Meghann Riepenhoff

Meghann Riepenhoff, originally from Atlanta,  is now based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, and San Francisco. She received a BFA in photography from the University of Georgia and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute. Her work is held in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others. Riepenhoff’s awards include a Fleishhacker Foundation grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and recognition as a Critical Mass Top 50 Photographer. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Banff (Alberta) Centre for the Arts and the RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco and an Affiliate Artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California.

Meghann Riepenhoff


Collaborations, Water and Light (with an interview by Douglas Carlson)

INTRODUCTION Photographer Meghann Riepenhoff travels without a camera. Instead, she packs paper that has been coated with a solution of ammonium ferric citrate and potassium ferricyanide. And instead of traditional photographic prints, she creates cyanotypes—the result of a printing process that involves exposing the two iron salts in solution to ultraviolet light. Cyanography was developed […]

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