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Lisa McCarty

2004, Art and Visual Technology, BA


Lisa McCarty is a photographer, filmmaker, curator, and educator based in Durham North Carolina.

Most recently she has participated in exhibitions and screenings at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Chicago Photography Center, Griffin Museum of Photography, Houston Center for Photography, Asheville Art Museum, the American University Museum, the New York Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Cairo Video Festival, and Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival.

Lisa has held curatorial positions in archives, libraries, galleries, and private collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum Library, the Peace Corps Archive, George Mason University Art Galleries, the Cassilhaus Collection, The Nasher Museum of Art, and The Center for Documentary Studies. Lisa received a MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University and is currently Curator of the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University’s Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library as well as an instructor at the Center for Documentary Studies.

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