Mary Berridge's photographs have been exhibited in many venues including the Museum of Modern Art in NY and The M.H. de Young Museum in San Francisco. She has received several awards- among them are a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Aaron Siskind Fellowship, and the Lange-Taylor Prize. She has published two books: A Positive Life: Portraits of Women Living with HIV (Running Press, 1997), and On the Eve, Moscow, 1998 (Blue Sky Books, 2014). Her photographs have been included in numerous anthologies and periodicals, including The NY Times Magazine and Harpers.
She is interested in how people find meaning in challenging circumstances.
Mary lives in Chapel Hill, NC, where she is working on a book about autism and neurodiversity. She serves on the board of the NC Autism Society's Orange-Chatham chapter, and is a member of the Special Needs Advisory Council for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District.