Saturday, March 24, 2012

Latoya Fraiser is a Photograher. Her recent work has been included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial

LaToya Ruby Frazier was born and raised in Braddock, Pennsylvania. She earned a BFA in applied media arts at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2004, and a MFA in art photography from Syracuse University in 2007. She recently completed the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program. Her photographs and videos examine and re-define the impact of America's industrial revolution.

Frazier's work has been written about in The New York Times, The New Yorker, ArtForum, Artnet, Art Papers, Art Info, Art in America,The Brooklyn Rail, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The Village Voice.

Her work has been shown in museums and galleries in New York City including P.S.1 MOMA Greater New York, the New Museum of Contemporary Art Younger Than Jesus, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Living and Dreaming, the Museum of the City of New York, Moveable Feast and at the Andy Warhol Museum's first Pittsburgh Biennial, Gertrude's /Lot. Her first solo-museum show Mother May I was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit in 2010. Frazier's work has been exhibited internationally at the 2011 Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon Korea, in Commercial Break, Garage Projects, Venice Italy and at the Michel Rein Gallery in Paris. Currently LaToya is a featured artist in the new Art 21 online documentary series New York Close Up. She is also included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial.

She is the Associate Curator for the Mason Gross Galleries in the Department for Visual Arts where she also teaches photography in the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ. Digg It! Stumble Delicious Technorati Twitter Facebook

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