Molly Landreth

Born: Walnut Creek, California
Lives: Seattle, Washington

Molly Landreth (b.1978) is based in Seattle, WA, USA. Landreth is a photographer and producer who explores ideas of gender, community and subculture through intimate large format photography and multi-media video collaboration. Her ongoing series "Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America" (aka Queer America, Queer Brighton, Queer Munich, etc), has gained international acclaim and is currently exhibiting and expanding in scope internationally. She is the recipient of the Robert Gerard Memorial Fellowship, 4Culture's Individual Artist Award, The Kodak Film Grant and funding from the German consulate in Munich. She is actively seeking opportunities, grants and commissions to create a portrait of queer life in your town.

Education

2005
  • MFA, Photography and Related Media
    School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
2001
  • MA, Studio Art
    Scripps College, Claremont, California

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010
  • Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America
    Galeriehaus Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Queer Brighton
    Lighthouse Gallery, Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America
    Amerika Haus, Munich, Germany
  • Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America
    Amerika Haus, Munich, Germany
2009
  • Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America
    German-American Inst, Freiburg, Germany
2008
  • Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America
    Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America
    Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010
  • Versus
    Hous Gallery, New York, New York
  • Define Gender
    Farmani Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
  • The Great LGBTQ Photo Show
    Leslie Lohman Gallery, New York, New York
2009
  • GLOBAL PHOTOGRAPHY
    SI FEST, Savignano, Italy

Selected Awards and Grants

2010
  • Robert Giard Memorial Fellowship
    CUNY, New York, New York
  • 4Culture Individual Artist Grant
    4Culture, Seattle, Washington
  • Kodak + TMC Film Grant
    Kodak + TMC, Portland, Oregon
2008
  • GAP Grant
    Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington
  • 31 Women Under 31
    Humble Art Foundation, New York, New York
2007
  • Humble Art Foundation Grant
    Humble Art Foundation, New York, New York
Applications close August 12th

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