Photographer Evie McKenna received a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography from Philadelphia College of Art and a Master’s Degree in Photography at New York University and the International Center of Photography. For the past 19 years, she has taught at The School of Visual Arts.

Her photography has been exhibited at numerous galleries throughout the US. She is the recipient of an NYFA grant from New York State and has been awarded residencies at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, New York, and the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. In addition to teaching at Adelphi University, she teaches at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. She has been involved in the neighborhood through the Green Agenda for Jackson Heights and JHSCRAPS, which has informed her recent body of work.

Education:
BA, Philadelphia College of Art; MA, New York University
One-Person Exhibitions Include:
Dry Goods Art Gallery, Livingston Manor, NY; White Columns; Baird Center, South Orange, NJ

Group Exhibitions Include:
Ricco/Maresca Gallery; Queens Museum of Art; Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, GA; Von Lintel & Nusser Gallery; Silverstein Gallery; Williamsburg Art and Cultural Center; Richard Anderson Fine Arts; Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis

Publications Include:
The New Yorker, The Village Voice, Williamsburg Weekly, Art Papers, Flash Art

Awards Include:
New York Foundation for the Arts Grant; Yaddo Fellowship; residency, Chinati Foundation; PS122