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Greta Pratt

Biography

Greta Pratt is the author of two published books of photographs, In Search of the Corn Queen (Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, 1994) and Using History (Gottingen, Germany: Steidl, 2005.) Pratt’s works are represented in major public and private collections, including National Museum of American Art: Smithsonian Institution, The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Portland (Oregon) Art Museum and Minneapolis Institute of Art. Also, her works have been included in major museum exhibitions at such prestigious venues as Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Park Avenue Armory in New York City, and The Mattress Factory Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Beirut (Lebanon) Art Center, and The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. among others. Pratt was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, served as photography bureau chief of Reuters International in New York City, and her photographs have been featured in The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker. She is a recipient of a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Artist Fellowship. Pratt is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Old Dominion University.