Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION 

2008 Master of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA 

2001 Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015

Maggie Preston & Peter Kirkeby, 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco, CA

New Photography, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

Femme Papel, RayKo, San Francisco, CA

New Jack City, Humble Arts Foundation, Online Exhibition

Security Question, David Brower Center, Berkeley, CA (upcoming)

Friends with Karma, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

2013

New Directions 13, Wallspace Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

New Directions 13, Wallspace Gallery, Seattle, WA

IMBY, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

2012

 An Unfixed Form, (solo exhibition) SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

Contact, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA 

2011

Quasar, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA

Dark Star, Z Space, San Francisco, CA 

Bay Area Currents, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

Hootenany, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

29th Annual Juried Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX 

2010

The Edges of Light, Arts Benicia, Benecia, CA

Borders, Root Division, San Francisco, CA  

2009

Duplicate Location, Spare Room Project, San Francisco, CA

Ersatz, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2008 

MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, SF, CA

Destination:San Francisco, Queen's Nails Annex, SF, CA

Destination:London, Working Rooms, London, England    

Destination:Berlin, Many Mini, Berlin, Germany

2007 

The Group of 13, Spare Room Project, SF, CA

Never Seen, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA

For the Duration, Spare Room Project, SF, CA

2006       

Closer, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

Private Viewing, Leroy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2005

Brooklyn Artists, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

When We Were Young, Foley Gallery, New York, NY


LECTURES & PANELS


2013

Visiting Artist Lecture, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2012

Visiting Artist Lecture, Mills College, Oakland, CA 

Participant on panel discussion on contemporary photography moderated by Tulsa Kinney of Artillery magazine. ArtPadSF art fair, San Francisco, CA. 

Participant on panel discussion on teaching in the arts, moderated by Maria Porges & Glen Helfand. California College of the Arts, SF, CA.

2011

Artist Presentation, Question & Answer Lab, Queen’s Nails Projects, SF, CA

Visiting artist lecture & workshop, First Exposures, San Francisco, CA

2010

Artist panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibition Edges of Light, moderated by Glen Helfand. Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

2009

Artist presentation & studio visit, The Contemporary Collectors Council, SF, CA

2007

Guest lecturer, The New School, New York, NY 


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2013

Creative Capacity Fund professional development grant recipient, San Francisco, CA. 

2012

Artist-in-Residence, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2010 

 SECA award nominee, SF Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Burke, Sarah, “Buildings Bought or Leased: 'New Photography Inspired by the Paul Sack Collection,'” East Bay Express, October 2015

Judy Walgren, “‘Femme Papel’ at Rayko Photo Center,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 2015.

Sura Wood, “Women behind the lens,” Bay Area Reporter, October 2015.

Woodard, Joe, “Light Shadow and Beautiful Differences,” Santa Barbara News Press, January 2013

Barbara Morris, “Maggie Preston, SF Camerawork,” Artillery Magazine, Volume 6 Issue 5, 2012

Simon Hodgson, “The Art of Food,” Spring 2012, CCA Glance Magazine. 

Porges, Maria, “The Idea of Light,” exhibition essay for “Quasar,” November, 2011

Dewitt Cheng, “Edge of Light Exhibit Highlights Photographic Experimentation,” Benicia Magazine, November 2010. 

Bethany A. Monk, “ ‘Edges’ pushes boundaries,” October 6, 2010, www.beniciaherald.me

Catie Smith, “A Snapshot of Light and Mystery,” October 8, 2010, www.benicia.patch.com 

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