Margaret Holland Adams is an Assistant Professor of Photography of The Corcoran College of Arts and Design,
George Washington University. She is an artist and independent curator whose
works cross pollinates between analog photography and new media. She lives in Baltimore,
MD. She received her BFA in 2001 from The Corcoran College of Art and Design and her MFA
from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She has studied at The Maine Media Workshops
and under alternative process masters Jerry Spagnoli, Mark and France Osterman, and
Christopher James. Her work is included in both editions of The Book of Alternative Processes
by Christopher James. In 2008 she was named “Best Fine Art Photographer” by FotoWeek DC
and in 2011 curated Examinations in Light, a large scale new media projection event for
PROject/proJECT in Roanoke, Virginia. Margaret was born in Winston -Salem, NC, raised in
Statesville, NC and spends her summers photographing on her family farm in Cleveland, NC.
She uses an 8x10 view camera, toned silver gelatin prints, appropriation, video and sound installations to
explore portraiture, soil histories, southern vernacular, family and the legacy of war.