Laura Burns

Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

Pearlstone 101-6


B.A. (French Literature), University of Maryland, College Park, 1983
M.F.A. (Photography), Yale School of Art, 1997

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Photography, Contemporary Art, Curatorial Practices

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

7th Art on the Gwynns Falls Trail, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
Looking Now: BMA Digital Photography Project, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, 2008.

Homenaje, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, 2008.

Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2007

Funded Research

Fulbright Lecture/Research, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2006

United States Consulate, Ciudad Juárez, Grant for 1er Festival Internacional Chihuahua, 2005

Puffin Foundation, Individual Artist Grant for documentary work in photography, 2003

Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award, 2001 and 2009

Exhibition essay for De Paso: Ruth Pettus Shoes and Landscapes, Palacete del Embarcadero, Santánder, Spain 2009

"Best Curator of 2001" by PeekReview