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Cynthia Katz
Concord, Massachusetts

Concord Academy, Photography Instructor

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Walking, like photographing, cultivates a more heightened awareness of the world around us, and it is in this pedestrian mode that I make photographs. The series "Occupied" includes the image "Harrington Avenue". I seek out details and the unexpected in ordinary, human scaled landscapes. I walk searching for visual elements that juxtapose the environment with our humanity. I am drawn to the repetitive construction created by human hands, through obsession or habit, to found text, and to juxtapositions that reveal new understandings about our relationship to the environment. The patience that is often required of us as we go about our daily lives create cycles that ground our existence, and these are amplified as I pursue making work. I often find humor or intrigue where others merely were getting the job done. My interest in human intersections with the landscape, whether by design or by chance, encourages me to explore further, seeking out harmony and dissonance.





born: 1960, Newark, New Jersey



Bennington College, MFA, 1987

University of New Hampshire, BFA, 1983


selected awards/honors

Art Gallery Fellowship Award, University Of New Hampshire, 1982-83


selected publications

Attleboro Museum Exhibition Catalogue; Visions toward Wellness. Attleboro, Massachusetts, 1997

Hera Gallery Exhibition Catalogue; Visions toward Wellness 2000. Wakefield, Rhode Island, p 9, 2000

Ganim, Barbara. Art and Healing. Three River Press, New York. pp.175-176, 1999


selected solo or two-person exhibits

Cynthia Katz and Erica Wurtz, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont, 2003

Safe Boats/Saved Lives, Concord Public Library, Concord, Massachusetts, 1996

New Portraits, Cornerstone Gallery, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1989

Still Lifes, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, New York, 1987


selected group shows

Community of Artists, Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, 2014

New England Photographers Biennial, Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, 2007

Providence College: Landscape Revisited, Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, 2005

Plant Matter, New Art Center, Newton, Massachusetts, 2003




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