Evie McKenna is an artist, educator and environmentalist. She has been working with images and media primarily using the natural world as a subject. Her work uses optical tools in camera or applied by hand to create scenes that question locations and understanding of vision, space and form in her compositions. She is on the School of Visual Art Photo Dept. faculty where she has taught for a number of years. She has also been an instructor at Pratt Institute, Moore College of Art and Adelphi University and AAVI in Mexico City.
Her work has been shown across the US including at Ricco Maresca Gallery, the Queens Museum and the Wave Hill House. She has been an artist in residence at Yaddo, PS122, Wave Hill, The Montello Foundation and the Judd Foundation in Marfa, Texas.