Laura Beth Reese (b. 1987) holds an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University and a BA from Muhlenberg College. Her work has been exhibited nationally--most recently at the SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York, NY and the Colorado Photographic Arts Center in Boulder, CO. She was a 2016 recipient of the Traveling Fellowship from SMFA and she has been featured online at Feature Shoot and the Huffington Post, among others.

Reese was born in Iowa and raised on the east coast of the United States. She currently resides in Boston, MA and works as a Fine Art Digital Print Technician at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and a teaching fellow at Harvard University.

EDUCATION
2013     MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA
2009    BA, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018     Horrorscapes, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY
2017     YOUNG, DUMB, AND BROKE, Extension Gallery, Boston, MA
2017     Relationship Show, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Boulder, CO
2015     On Photography, John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, MA
2014     I Want to Smell Your Hair, New Art Center, Newton, MA
2014     20th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
2014     Shoot & Tell, StoneCrop Gallery, York, ME
2014     All Visual Triangle IV, The Carrack, Durham, NC
2014     Carousel V, New Art Center, Newton, MA (catalogue)
2013     Like a Rowboat: Looking Back and Moving Forward, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
2013     ARTcetera 2013, Park Plaza Castle, Boston, MA, Extension Gallery, Boston, MA
2013     Young New England Photographers II (online exhibition)
2013     Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery at Boston University, Boston, MA
2013     Carousel IV, Spontaneous Celebrations, Jamaica Plain, MA
2013     All Visual Triangle Slideshow, Casbah, Durham, NC
2013     MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fourth Wall Project, Boston, MA (solo)
2012     All Visual Boston Slideshow II, Spectacle, Jamaica Plain, MA (catalogue)
2012     Medium Without Measure, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2012     Proof of Purchase, Samsøn Projects, Boston, MA
2012     PRC Student Exhibition, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
2012     Photography Annual, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2012     All Visual Boston Slideshow, Spectacle, Jamaica Plain, MA (catalogue)
2011      Photography Annual, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2011      Home is Where the Camera Is, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2011      PRC Student Exhibition, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
2009    Senior Thesis Exhibition, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

PUBLICATIONS
2017     Papersafe Magazine, Issue #09: Other Eden, edited by Vivan Ewing, Easthampton, MA
2017     Reflections on the Burden of Men, edited by Laura Beth Reese and Madeline Zappala, Boston, MA
2015     The Coorain Calendar, edited by Coorain Devin, Boston, MA
2011      Memory Full, Issue 2, edited by Trevor Powers, Boston, MA
2009    Muses, Allentown, PA

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017     Reflections on the Burden of MenBoston, MA (art magazine, co-edited with Madeline Zappala)
2014     I Want to Smell Your Hair, New Art Center, Newton, MA (co-curated with Rob Chamberlin & Molly Segal)

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PRESS
2017     Aint-Bad, 4 December. "Laura Beth Reese."
2017     Big Red & Shiny, 28 September. "Reflecting on the Burden We Share: ROTBOM" by Casey Curry.
2017     LENSCRATCH, 25 January. "Relationship Show at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center" by Aline Smithson.
2015     NO TOFU, 10 June. "Laura Beth Reese's Intimate Ex-Boyfriend Portraits."
2015     Flavorwire, 6 June. "Intimate Portraits of Ex-Lovers in Bed" by Alison Nastasi
2015     Cultura Colectiva, 10 May. "Retratos de mis ex, por Laura Beth Reese" by Pilar Turu
2015     Huffington Post, 7 May. "Photographer Snaps Portraits Of Her Exes, Embraces The Awkwardness Of It All" by Priscilla Frank.
2015     Cosmopolitan, 1 May. "9 Intimate Portraits From a Photographers Revisiting Her Exes" by Mylan Torres & Blair Sylvester.
2015     Feature Shoot. 30 April. "Photographer Creates Vulnerable Portraits of Her Exes in 'Ex-Boyfriends'" by Ellyn Kail
2015     Light Leaked9 February. "Laura Beth Reese."

AWARDS & GRANTS
2015     Traveling Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
2012     Yousuf Karsh Prize in Photography,  First Place, School of the Museum of Fine Arts