Miller Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MADina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL
Yale University, BAMilton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard CollegeMilton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, MFA
Holly Lynton is a photographer, who received a BA from Yale University (1994), and a MFA in Photography from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College (2000). Lynton has been a Visiting Lecturer at Amherst College in Massachusetts and the Aegean Center for the Fine Arts in Paros, Greece. Lynton's photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally with solo and group exhibitions in New York City, Miami, Boston, Santa Barbara, Albuquerque, Atlanta, and Berlin. Recent exhibitions include Somerset House in London, and the Noorderlicht Photography Festival in the Netherlands. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Village Voice, The Miami Herald, Photo District News, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Oxford American, Water ~ Stone Review, Preview Massachusetts, and ARTnews. Recent awards include a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship (2013), The Syngenta Photography Award (2013), a nomination for the Prix Pictet (2012, 2013) and an Artist Resource Trust Grant (2011). Lynton is represented by the Miller Yezerski Gallery, Boston, and the Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami. Solo exhibitions of her new photography series will open at Miller Yezerski in May 2014 and Dina Mitrani in March 2015.
Drawing on the centuries-long tradition of portraying agriculture in a heroic light, these photographs celebrate the intimate and spiritual practices of modern-day local farmers.