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Jeanette May

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Morbidity & Mortality: Raccoon , 2014 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36' © 2014
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Morbidity & Mortality: Mouse , 2012 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36 © Jeanette May 2012
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Morbidity & Mortality: Bunny, 2013 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2013
20130923145319-fox
Morbidity & Mortality: 2013, 2013 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2013
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Morbidity & Mortality: Deer, 2014 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2014
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Morbidity & Mortality: Chipmunk, 2013 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2013
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Morbidity & Mortality: Frog, 2013 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36' © 2013
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Morbidity & Mortality: Flamingo , 2012 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36 © Jeanette May 2012
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Morbidity & Mortality: Bird Head , 2012 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36 © 2012
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Morbidity & Mortality: Squirrel , 2012 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36 © Jeanette May 2012
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Morbidity & Mortality: Fish , 2013 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2013
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Bachelor #9 Luke, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2011
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Bachelor, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36 © Jeanette May
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Bachelor #2 Jeff, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2011
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Bachelor #3 Amin, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2011
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Bachelor #8 Kevin, 2011 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2011
20150908183411-09_may_mm-pheasant
Morbidity & Mortality: Pheasant , 2014 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2014
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Morbidity & Mortality: Otter, 2014 Archival Pigment Print 24 X 36" © 2014
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Illinois
Lives in
Brooklyn, NY
Works in
Manhattan
Schools
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts), 1987, MFA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985, BFA
Tags
photography
Bio

Jeanette May is a photographer using a critical, sometimes playful, approach to investigate representation itself. Her work most often examines the use of visual pleasure and the power of "the gaze" in contemporary culture. She received her MFA in Photography from the California Institute of the Arts and her BFA in Painting from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has been awarded grants and fellowships from the NEA Regional Artists’ Projects Fund, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and Ms. Foundation. Ms. May’s work is exhibited in galleries and museums internationally, including New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto Canada, and Athens Greece. Ms. May teaches photography at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in NY. Her work can be viewed at http://www.jeanettemay.com