By Margaret McCarthy
Margaret McCarthy brings the eye of a poet to her photography, exploring archetypes of myth and dream in her imagery. Exhibitions include: the Fogg Art Museum, The Griffin Museum of Photography, the Overseas Press Club and The Hudson River Museum, as well as numerous galleries, universities and public exhibition spaces. Fine art publication include: BW GALLERIST ARTZEALOUS, LENSCRATCH, SHADOW AND LIGHT Magazine, MUSEÈ Magazine, aCURATOR, LE JOURNAL de la PHOTOGRAPHIE, Elizabeth Avedon’s Photography BlogSpot, U. of Georgia’s ARTS AND LETTERS JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CULTURE, WRITING ON WATER (MIT Press), PARABOLA Magazine and SOUTH X SOUTHEAST photomagazine.
Margaret McCarthy’s poetry collection NOTEBOOKS FROM MYSTERY SCHOOL (Finishing Line Press, Georgetown, KY, 2015) was selected as a New Women’s Voices Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in numerous literary magazines, journals and anthologies including The Pagan Muse: Poems of Ritual and Inspiration (Kensington Publishing), Cyphers Literary Magazine (Ireland), Working Papers in Irish Studies (Nova SouthEastern U.), HIV HERE AND NOW ON-LINE POETRY PROJECT, Home Planet News, Gargoyle Magazine, Shaking Like A Mountain: On line Literature about Contemporary Music and Poetry New Zealand. She publishes a broadside designed for the web, A VISION AND A VERSE, www.avisionandaverse.com combining her imagery and poetry.