Laura Carton

Emerging Fields, 2006

Laura Carton’s practice explores the relationship between art, economics and politics. Her work has been exhibited at the Queens Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, The Nelson Gallery at UC Davis, the Kunstmuseene Bergen, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and in galleries in New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. She is the recipient of a Creative Capital Foundation grant, a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, a NYFA Fellowship (Computer Arts), and was nominated for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant. Stripped, a monograph of photographs, was published by Nazraeli Press in 2010. Her work is in in public and private collections in the U.S. and Europe. Born in Los Angeles, California, she received a BA in French Literature from the University of California, Berkeley and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program. She lives and works in New York.

Awards and Accomplishments


Carton's book Stripped is published by Nazraeli Press, with essay by Catharina Manchanda

2007: Carton receives Jerome Foundation Grant