Megan E. Doherty is an award-winning photographer based in Chicago, IL. She received her PhD from the University of Chicago in 2010.


Recognition:

Finalist, Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography, PHOTO IS:RAEL - 2018

Finalist, Lange-Taylor Prize, Center for Documentary Studies - 2018

Individual Artist Support Grant, Illinois Arts Council Agency - 2018

Awesome Foundation Grant - 2017

Individual Artist Program Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs - 2017

Finalist, Exhibition Competition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center - 2016

Finalist, Diane Dammeyer Fellowership, Columbia College Chicago - 2016

Project Development Grant, CENTER - 2016

Finalist, Monograph Award, Critical Mass, Photolucida - 2016

Shortlist, Gomma Photography Grant - 2016

Shortlist, International Emerging Artist Awards, Dubai - 2015

Shortlist, Emerging Artist & Photo Taken Scholarships, Lucie Foundation - 2015

Finalist, Emerging Vision Award, The Documentary Project Fund - 2015

Top 50, Critical Mass, Photolucida - 2015

Finalist, Lange-Taylor Prize, Center for Documentary Studies - 2015

Finalist, Emerging Photographer Activist Award, Catchlight - 2014

Tuition & Travel Grants, National Press Photographers Association - 2014

Solo exhibitions:

Mirage Gallery, Kobe, Japan - 2017

Group exhibitions:

Head On, Sydney, Australia - 2019

PHOTO IS:RAEL, Tel Aviv, Israel - 2018

Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strange Fire Collective, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA - 2018

The Curve, photo-eye Gallery, Santa FE, NM - 2016

Points of Entry, Fotofestiwal Łódź, Poland - 2016

LENS, Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL - 2016

You can read a write-up about my Back of the Yards project and winning the CENTER grant in LENSCRATCH.