|Fascinated with the relations between people, their living spaces, and their possessions, San Francisco-based photographer Beth Yarnelle Edwards collaborates with her subjects to re-create scenes from their daily lives. She has photographed extensively in Silicon Valley and has also worked by invitation in France, Spain, Holland, Germany, and Iceland. |
Edwards' photographs have been exhibited and published frequently in the US and Europe. Solo museum exhibitions include Chateau d’Eau in Toulouse, France and the Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi, Belgium. In June 2013, Edwards' Iceland Series will be shown at the Museum of Photography in Reykjavik, Iceland. Recent book publications include Noorderlicht's Thought Provoking, Sense Provoking: Wall House II, the French book, Est-ce Ainsi Que Les Hommes Vivent, and Masquerade: Women’s Contemporary Portrait Photography (UK). Edwards is the winner of the 1999 Santa Fe Center for Photography (Center) Project Competition and the Ruttenberg and Gerbode Foundation Awards. Her work resides in numerous collections, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Chateau d'Eau, and the Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi.
Edwards' first monograph, Suburban Dreams, will be published in English by Kehrer Verlag in Germany. It will be released in Europe in March 2011 and in the United States the following September.
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