Megan Paetzhold (b. 1992) is a photo based artist, writer, and curator whose work focuses on photography’s relationship to perception and memory. Megan lives and works in New York City and completed her BFA in Photography at Parsons the School for Design as well as her BA in Culture & Media at Eugene Lang the College for Liberal Arts in 2016.
EDUCATION BFA in Photography; Parsons the New School for Design, NY 2016 BA in Culture & Media; Eugene Lang the College for Liberal Arts, NY 2016 Minor in Museum & Curatorial Studies
EXHIBITIONS Family of No Man, Cosmos / Arles, 2018 Batch 3: New Voices in Photography, Rubber Factory Posters, New York, NY August 2017 [x] Counterpart, Gallery 114, Portland, OR, August 2016 Photography is Magic, The Aperture Foundation, New York, NY July-August 2016 Future Now, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York NY, May 2016 Parsons BFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York NY, May 2015 concept: process, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York NY, May 2015 FEAST Pinup Show, The New School, 2013-2016
PUBLICATION Batch 3: New Voices in Photography, Rubber Factory Posters, New York, NY August 2017 [x] Net 2.4: Moments that Stay, Oranbeg Press, May 2017 [x} Issue No. 1, Flat Magazine, Fall 2016 [x]
AWARDS Flash Forward 2019, The Magenta Foundation, June 2019 [x]
PRESS Gallivan, Joseph. "Art Focus" KBOO Public Radio August 2016[x] Kaur, Ravleen. "Sublime Vision" The Tigard Times August 2016 [x] The Aperture Foundation. "Photography is Magic: An Inside Look at the 2016 Aperture Summer Open" July 2016 [x] The Aperture Foundation. "In Experimental Photography, Is There Ever a Decisive Moment?" July 2016 [x] Johnson, Terricka. "Mark Woodward & Megan Paetzhold (BFA Photo) Discuss Transgender Transition and Gender Fluidity In “Lia” Photo Series" March 2016 [x]
ARTIST TALKS Marble Hill Camera Club, May 2017 [x] The Assembly, Rubber Factory Gallery, 2016
CURATORIAL PROJECTS Syntagma, New York NY, April 2016 [x] Lia - Photographs by Mark Woodward, No. 4 Studio, New York, NY, March 2016 re:definition, New York, NY October 2015 Familiar, Familial, New York NY, May 2015 Sentimental Scape, New York NY, May 2015[x] No Exit, New York NY, May 2015 Truth, Perception, and the Image, New York NY, October 2014