Discipline: Visual Art – photography

Margeaux Walter

Discipline: Visual Art – photography
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Margeaux Walter’s work examines the fragility of identity, and the role that photography plays in our ability to remember and create a self-image. She received her M.F.A. from Hunter College in 2014 and her B.F.A. from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2006, and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She has received multiple honors from the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward, Photolucida, Prix de la Photographie Paris, International Photography Awards, and other organizations. She has been awarded artist-in-residence programs at Red Gate Gallery in Beijing, China (2011), Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA (2012), Marble House Project in Dorset, VT (2015), and MacDowell (2017). In 2016, she was selected for The New York Times Portfolio Review. She has participated in dozens of exhibitions at institutions such as MOCA in Los Angeles, CA; Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, NJ; The Center for Photography at Woodstock in Woodstock, NY; Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA; Sonoma County Muesum in Santa Rosa, CA; Tacoma Art Museum in Tacoma, WA; and the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA. Her work has been featured in publications including The New York Times, New York Post, Seattle Times, Boston Globe, and Blouin Art Info.



Margeaux Walter worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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