EDUCATION

  • 1997 BA Comparative Literature; University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI American University of Paris Semester at Sea

  • 1998 International Center of Photography, New York, NY

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018 "Southbound", Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

  • 2018 “Southern Rites”, Phillips Exeter Academy, Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH

  • 2017 "Showing (work x family)", Framingham University, Framingham, MA

  • 2016 "Feast for the Eyes", Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY

  • 2016 "WE: AMEricans", Station Independent Projects, New York, NY

  • 2016 “Group Show 48: Winter Pictures", Humble Arts Foundation, New York, NY

  • 2015 “Southern Rites,” Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2015 “Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

  • 2015 “The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2015,” Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

  • 2015 “The Rights of Summer,” Ripe Art Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2014 "Traffic," Jaffa Salon, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 2013 "Perchance to Dream," Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2012-2013 "WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; travelled to Corcoran Gallery of Art and The Brooklyn Museum.

  • 2012-2013 “Going Out,” 511 Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2011 "FOUR Generations," LOOK3 Festival Projections, Charlottesville, VA

  • 2011 “The Collectors Guide to New Art Photography,” Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY

  • 2011 "Fuck Pretty," Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2011 “Moment of Recognition,” International Center of Photography, New York, NY

  • 2010 “This Time in America,” Gallery I/D, Miami, FL

  • 2009 “The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography,” The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

  • 2009 “Au Feminin: Women Photographing Women 1849-2009,” Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France

  • 2008 “Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children,” The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

  • 2008 "Portraiture,” Getty Images Satellite Show, New York Photo Festival

  • 2007 “An American Life,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2007 “Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video Art,” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

  • 2007 “Act of Faith: On Faith and Conflict, Ecstasy, and Excess,” Noorderlicht Festival, Groningen, Netherlands

  • 2006 “20/30 Vision: An Anniversary Celebration,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2006 “Human Cost of Terror,” Pikto Photo Gallery, Toronto, CA

  • 2006 “Learning from a Vast River of Suffering: A Global Human Rights Epidemic,” The Human Rights Gallery, The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  • 2006 “New Art, New York: Reflections of the Human Condition,” Hangar 7, Salzburg, Austria

  • 2006 “Schweppes: Photographic Portrait Prize 2005,” National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

  • 2005 Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France

  • 2004 “Shifting the Political,” Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY

  • 2004 “Common Ground,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2004 “Water Water Everywhere,” Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2004 “Terrorvision,” Exit Art, New York, NY

  • 2004 “Beyond Compare: Women Photographers on Beauty,” Presented by Dove, Toronto, Canada (Canadian Traveling Exhibition)

  • 2003 “By the Sea,” Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2003 “Flash: Swimsuits & Sports,” Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

  • 2003 “Enough,” FOAM Photography Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2003 “CMYK: Contemporary Color,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2003 "Central Park 150th year Anniversary," The Arsenal, New York

  • 2002 “Advance Notice,” International Center of Photography, New York, NY

  • 2002 “Sexuality and Voyeurism,” Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

  • 2002 “At Play,” SoHo Triad Fine Arts, New York, NY

  • 2001 “Summer Saloon IV,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2001 “Identity in Relationships,” Makor Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2001 “Family,” Woodstock Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

  • 2001 Paris Photo International, Le Carousel de Louvre, Paris, France

  • 2000 “Air Conditioned,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

  • High Museum, Atlanta, GA

  • Fried, Frank, Harris Shriver & Jacobson Collection, New York, NY

  • International Center of Photography, New York, NY

  • Jewish Museum, New York, NY

  • Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

  • Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

  • Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

  • Terrana Collection, Boston, MA

  • William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

AWARDS & HONORS

  • 2017 21st Annual Webby Awards Winner for Best Use of Video or Moving Image

  • 2017 21st Annual Webby Awards Honoree for Online Guerrilla & Innovation

  • 2017 Davey Award Best in Show for Mobile Innovative / Experimental App

  • 2017 Wood Pencil Award - As American As - Photography for Advertising

  • 2017 American Photo 33, Award Recipient

  • 2017 PDN Photo Annual, Editorial Award Recipient

  • 2016 American Photo 32, Award Recipient

  • 2015 Humanitas Prize Finalist: Documentary Category

  • 2015 Social Impact Media Awards Jurors Pick

  • 2015 Lucie Award Nominee

  • 2015 American Photo 31, Award Recipient

  • 2015 PDN Photo Annual, Multimedia Award Recipient

  • 2014 Aaron Siskind Grant Recipient

  • 2014 PDN, Arnold Newman Portrait Prize Nominee

  • 2014 PDN Photo Annual, Mulitmedia Award Recipient

  • 2014 American Photography 30, Award Recipient

  • 2012 American Photography 28, Award Recipient

  • 2010 American Photography 26, Award Recipient

  • 2010 PDN Photo Annual, Award Recipient

  • 2009 American Photography 25, Award Recipient

  • 2009 PDN Photo Annual, Award Recipient

  • 2008 Prix de la Photographie Paris, 1st Place for Book -Testimony

  • 2008 Art Directors Club Annual, Award Recipient

  • 2007 Aperture Foundation, Award to Emerging Artist

  • 2005 Jerome Foundation Grant

  • 2005 Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize, Selected Exhibitor

  • 2005 American Photography 21, Award Recipient

  • 2005 PDN Nikon Story Tellers Award

  • 2004 American Photography 20, Award Recipient

  • 2003 World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Award Participant

MONOGRAPH

  • Southern Rites; Damiani, 2015

  • Testimony: Photographs by Gillian Laub; (hardcover) Aperture Press, 2007

  • Testimoni: Fotografie di Gillian Laub; (Italian Edition, hardcover) Contrasto, 2007

BOOKS & CATALOGUES

  • Southbound: Photographs of andabout the New South, Exhibition Catalog, 2018

  • 50 Years of New York Magazine, 2017

  • Fotorelief, Exhibition Catalog, 2016

  • Exit.No. 49: Autobiography, 2013

  • WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath, Exhibiton Catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, 2012

  • Photographs, The New York Times and Aperture Foundation, 2011

  • Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol II, Humble Arts Foundation, 2010

  • Au Feminin: Women Photographing Women 1849-2009, Exhibition Catalogue, Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, 2009

  • SP: Land, Sea, Air, Catalogue 2008

  • Center of Photography at Woodstock, Catalogue 2008

  • Portfolio: New York Photography Festival, Exhibition Catalogue, 2008

  • Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children, edited by DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, 2008

  • Act of Faith: On Faith, Conflict, Ecstasy and Excess, Noorderlicht Fotomanifestatie, Idea Books, 2007

  • Land in zicht: The World According to Vingboons in the 17th C., Exhibition Catalogue, Waanders Uitgevers, Nationaal Archief, 2007

  • Dateline: Israel, Exhibition Catalogue, Yale, 2007

  • New Art-New York: Reflections of the Human Condition, Exhibition Catalogue 2005

  • Recontres de la Photographie, Exhibition Catalogue, Actes Sud, 2005

  • Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize, Exhibition Catalogue, NPG 2005

  • Society of Publication Designers Photography and Illustration, Catalogue, 2004

  • American Photography 20, Amilius Inc., 2004

  • Because I’m Worth It, book, poem by Paula Bennett and text by Carol Hamilton et al., Assouline Press, 2004

  • Beyond Compare: Women Photographers on Beauty, Exhibition Catalogue, Sandy Alexander Inc., 2004

  • Enough; World Press Photo Catalogue, Mets and Schilt, 2003

  • Fashion Photography Now, ed. by Catherine Chermayeff, Harry N Abrams Inc, 2000

SELECTED TEACHING & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Anderson Ranch Art Center, CO

  • Annenberg Space for Photography, CA

  • The Aperture Gallery, NY Aperture Foundation Discussion: Survivors

  • Collaborative Portrait Practice for the Documentary Photographer

  • Columbia College, IL Columbia College Artist Lecture:Testimony

  • Eddie Adams Workshop, NY

  • ICP- Groundbreaking Women in Photography, NY

  • The International Center of Photography, NY

  • Iris Nights Lecture; Everything is Personal. Tales of Intimate Engagements

  • The Jewish Museum, NY Saul and Gladys Gwirtzman Lecture

  • Fashion Institute of Technology, NY

  • National Geographic Photo Seminar, Washington, DC

  • New York Photo Festival, NY

  • New York Public Library Mid-Manhattan Library, NY NYPL Lecture Series

  • New York SUNY Purchase, NY

  • The Photographers Gallery, UK Book Launch and Lecture

  • Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, NM

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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