Cig Harvey

Cig Harvey, MFA, is a passionate working artist and educator. She is known for her autobiographical photographs and devotion to the craft of visual story telling. Her images are held in collections world wide, including the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY and The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas.

Cig's work has won awards and been highlighted in PDN, Popular Photography and American Photography. She regularly participates on panels in seminars and symposiums around the country on her personal work and its place in the history of the medium.

Cig is a full time Associate professor of Photography at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. The Joel Soroka Gallery is very proud to have represented Cig Harvey since 2005.

Assistant Professor, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley 

The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
The International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
The Masterworks Foundation, Hamilton, Bermuda

2008       Juror
                "Pause To Begin", International Emerging Artist Competition
2008       Artist Talk
                Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine
2007       Speaker
                Symposium on Contemporary Photography,Visual Studies Program, University of
                Houston, Texas Guest Speakers and Panel: Sally Mann, Vicki Goldberg, John Wood,
                John Stauffer, Sally Gall, and Cig Harvey. 

2009       Nominee
                The Santa Fe Prize
2008       Winner
                Critical Mass
2008       Award
                Image of the Year 2008, American Photo
2008       Gold Award
                Self Portrait Competition. Photo District News. December
2008       Award
                American Photography # 24
2008       Artist Profile
                "The Best Photography Workshops", American Photo, July/August
2008       Artist Profile
                "The Moments Between the Moments", Maine Home and Design, March
2008       Participating Artist
                "The Book of Alternate Photographic Processes", Second Edition, Christopher James,
                Delmar Press.
2007       Exhibit Review
                "Photosynthesis" Bangor Daily News, September 20th
2007       Exhibit Review
                "She Came, She Saw, She Focused", Maine Sunday Telegram, Jan. 14th
2006       Artist Profile
                "Schoner Schein", Frankfurter Rundschau, April 29th
2005       Award
                Best Artist of the Year - Placed 2nd Venus Magazine, December
2005       Award
                Honorable Mention
                Personal Fine Art Portfolio -Golden Light Awards
2005       Artist Profile
                Popular Photography, September
2005       Award
                "Emerging 30 of 2005", Photo District News
2004       Artist Profile
                "Rising Star" Photo District News
2005       Artist Profile
                "Cig Harvey's An Interview", Shots Magazine Spring
2001       Exhibit Review
                "An Inward Look Through Photograph", Record Journal, Connecticut, November 29th

2010       "The Hope Chest"
                Joel Soroka Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2007       "You Look at Me Like An Emergency"
                Robin Rice Gallery, New York City, New York
2007       "Burgeoning Exultations As One Thousand Stars Stammer"
                Carver Hill Gallery, Rockport, Maine
2006       "The Self Portrait, Updated"
                Joel Soroka Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2005       "Cig Harvey, Photographs"
                Robin Rice Gallery, New York City, New York
2005       "The Impossible Tasks"
                Watermark Gallery Houston, Texas
2005       "Eyes Like Disappointed Lemons & The Impossible Tasks"
                Pikto Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2002       "Tread Softly"
                The Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine
2001       "Tread Softly"
                Paul Mellon Arts Center, Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut
2000       "Artists Up Front Street", Masterworks Gallery, Bermuda

2010       AIPAD, the Photography Show
                Joel Soroka Gallery
2009       AIPAD, the Photography Show
                Joel Soroka Gallery
2008       Photo 50, "Untitled Tales", 10 International Artists,
                London Art Fair, UK
2008       "Minotaur in the Mirror - Artists Focusing the Lens on the Self"
                Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, New Hampshire
2008       "Fathom"
                Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2006       "Dreams, Desires and Fears"
                Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2005       "Figuratively Speaking, Cig Harvey & Tom Sale"
                Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2003       "Alternative Visions", Contemporary Maine Photography, 4 Artists
                University of Maine, Augusta, Maine

New York Times Style Magazine
Kate Spade
Domino Magazine
New York Magazine
Real Simple Magazine
O Magazine
Surface Magazine
Little, Brown and Company
Body + Soul Magazine
Prevention Magazine
Royal Shakespeare Company
Ralph Lauren
Ace Insurance
The Wyndham Hotel Group
Health Magazine

2000-2009        Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, Maine
2006-2009        The Santa Fe Workshops, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008                 The Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

MFA, Maine Photographic Workshops/Rockport College