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Larry Eugene McPherson, American photographer, educator. Faculty Development grantee University Memphis, 1983, 92, 99; grantee-fellow National Endowment for Arts, 1975, 79; Guggenheim fellow, 1980. Member Society Photograph Education.


McPherson, Larry Eugene was born on May 1, 1943 in Newark, Ohio, United States. Son of Eugene Edward and Ethel Grace (Lehman) McPherson.


BachelorMaster of ArtsBachelor of Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, 1976;Master of Arts, Northern Illinois U., 1978.


Instructor, Columbia College, 1971-1976;associate professor photography, U. Memphis, since 1978. Instructor School of The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, spring 1972. Workshop instructor Ohio State University, Columbus, summer 1980, VSW Summer Institute, Rochester, New York, summer 1988.


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    • One-man shows include Art Institute Chicago, 1969, 78, 81, Dayton Art Institute, 1992. Exhibited in group shows at Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1978, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, 1982, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, 1982, New Orleans Museum Art, 1992, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1996, Birmingham Museum Art, 1996, Art Institute Chicago, 1997. Represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, Art Institute Chicago, George Eastman House, New Orleans Museum Art, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, Memphis Brooks Museum Art, The Dayton Art Institute, Birmingham Museum Art, Milwaukee Museum Art, Ogden Museum Southern Art.

      Author: "Memphis", Santa Fe, New Mexico: Center for American Places, 2002, Beirut City Center, 2006, The Cows, 2007.


Member Society Photographic Education.


Eugene Edward McPherson

Ethel Grace (Lehman) McPherson