Myra Greene: My White Friends

Interview by Tate Shaw
36 color plates, 80 pages, softcover, 10.5 x 9.5 inches
Kehrer Verlag (2012)

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May 2  - September 13, 2015

Character Recognition is a part of Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

March 10–May 17, 2014

Solo exhibition of My White Friends at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke Universtity in Durham, North Carolina

October 11 - December 8, 2013

Character Recognition is a part of Histories/ Photographies a new exhibition at DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago IL.

September 3 - October 12, 2013

My White Friends is a part of the show titled Framed: Identity and the Photographic Portrait at the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, Boston, MA.

August 15 - September 19, 2013

My White Friends is a part of a group show titled Construction at the Averill and Bernard Leviton A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL.

August 9, 2013 - January 19, 2014

Character Recognition is a part of About Face: Contemporary Portraiture at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.

March 2013

Solo exhibition of My White Friends at the Williams College of Art in Williamstown Massachusetts.

Febuary 2013

Invited as the Hogue-Sponenburgh Lecture to Willamette University in Salem Oregon.

Winter 2012

My White Friends publication is produced by Kehrer Verlag in Heidelberg Germany.

Fall 2012

'Some of Her Best Friends Are White' an article by David Gonzalez about My White Friends and Character Recognition in the New York Times Lens Blog.

Summer 2012

Character Recognition is a part of a group show titled Installed at Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago Illinois.

Summer 2012

Solo exhibition of My White Friends at Rayko Gallery in San Francisco California.

March 2012

Character Recognition on display at the New York Public Library in an exhibition titled Photography and Ruin.

March 2011

Character Recognition purchased into the collections of the National Gallery in Washington D.C.

November 2011

Hairy Pillows are a part of the group show titled Black Gossamer at Glass Curtains in Chicago. On November 22: Critical Encounters Cafe Society will host a discussion with artist Myra Greene and Curator, 4-6pm.

September 2011

Self Portrait at Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University.

Summer 2011

Character Recognition purchased into the collections of the New York Public Library, Nelson- Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City Missouri, Museum of Fine Art Houston and Spelman Art Museum in Atlanta Georgia.

March 2011

Character Recognition displayed at Catherine Edelman Gallery Booth at AIPAD fair (The Association of International Photography Art Dealers) at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Booth #309.

March 2011

Character Recognition is on display at Catherine Edelman Gallery Booth at The Armory Show in New York City. Pier 94 Booth 1075.

January 2011

Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera opens at the David Driskell Center in Maryland. This group show contains work from my Self Portrait series as well as work from Character Recognition

Summer 2010

My White Friends published in European Magazine Issue 87.

March 2010

My White Friends will be a part of the exhibition Road to Nowhere? curated by Natasha Egan of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, at the Foto Fest Biennial in Houston, Texas.

September 2009

Character Recognition featured to two group shows. Hall of Mirrors at Northlight Gallery, Tempe Arizona, and Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities. Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. Atlanta, Georgia.

June 2009

Center for Photography at Woodstock New York hosted a solo showing of the work Character Recognition.

February 2009

Taking Another Look at Race: Myra Greene and Carla Williams. Catalog essay written by Shawn Michelle Smith.

January 22 - February 27, 2009

Looking Both Ways at the Hartnett Gallery at the University of Rochester. This solo show features work from Character Recognition and My White Friends.

January 2009

Featured in Volume 22 Number 2 of The International Review of African American Art.

January 2009

Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Photography recipient.