Bookmaking is central to Terri Weifenbach’s artistic practice. Since her first book, In Your Dreams, was published in 1997 she has authored seventeen more titles including Between Maple and Chestnut, Lana, Politics of Flowers and Gift (co-author Rinko Kawauchi). Publishers include Nazraeli Press, onestar Press and Loosestrife Press. Weifenbach’s Instruction Manual concept realized and initiated Nazraeli press’s One Picture Book series with #01, #03 and #04. In Your Dreams was included in The Photobook: A History Volume II by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger.

 

She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Japan and published widely in periodicals such as Audubon, Union Magazine and The New Yorker. Terri’s first solo museum show took place in 2017 at Izu Photo Museum in Clematis no Oka, Japan. Her work can be found in international collections such as the Center for Creative Photography in Arizona and the Sprengel Museum Hannover in Germany.

 

Weifenbach is also renowned as a teacher. In addition to national and international workshops, she has taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Georgetown University and is Lecturer at American University.

 

Born in NYC, raised in Washington, DC and educated at the University of Maryland, Terri Weifenbach spent a dozen years from her early twenties living in New Mexico and California before returning to the Washington, DC area where she resides today. She is a Guggenheim Fellow having received the distinction in 2015.

 

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Interview by Christine McFetridge There’s no denying we take our environment for granted. Celebrated photographer and photobook maker Terri Weifenbach abstracts figure and ground in her photographs, giving importance to features of the natural world that are often overlooked.

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Bookmaking is central to Terri Weifenbach’s artistic practice. Since her first book, In Your Dreams, was published in 1997 she has authored seventeen more titles including Between Maple and Chestnut, Lana, Politics of Flowers and Gift (co-author Rinko Kawauchi). Publishers include Nazraeli Press, onestar Press and Loosestrife Press. Weifenbach’s Instruction Manual concept realized and initiated Nazraeli press’s One Picture Book series with #01, #03 and #04. In Your Dreams was included in The Photobook: A History Volume II by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger.

 

She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Japan and published widely in periodicals such as Audubon, Union Magazine and The New Yorker. Terri’s first solo museum show took place in 2017 at Izu Photo Museum in Clematis no Oka, Japan. Her work can be found in international collections such as the Center for Creative Photography in Arizona and the Sprengel Museum Hannover in Germany.

 

Weifenbach is also renowned as a teacher. In addition to national and international workshops, she has taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Georgetown University and is Lecturer at American University.

 

Born in NYC, raised in Washington, DC and educated at the University of Maryland, Terri Weifenbach spent a dozen years from her early twenties living in New Mexico and California before returning to the Washington, DC area where she resides today. She is a Guggenheim Fellow having received the distinction in 2015.