Margaret LeJeune is an image-maker, curator, and educator from Rochester, New York (USA). She received an MFA from Visual Studies Workshop. Working predominantly with photographic-based media, LeJeune explores our precarious relationship to the natural world. Her work has been widely exhibited at institutions including The Griffin Museum of Photography (USA), The Center for Fine Art Photography (USA), ARC Gallery (USA), Circe Gallery Cape Town (South Africa), Science Cabin (South Korea), and Umbrella Arts (USA). LeJeune has been invited to create work at several residency programs including the Global Nomadic Art Project – The Ephemeral River, University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop Project Residency, and Santa Fe Art Institute Changing Climate Residency. She has been awarded two Puffin Foundation Artist Grants, The Sally A. Williams Artist Grant, and a Bradley University Research Excellence ‘New Directions’ Grant for her interdisciplinary project Growing Light. Her works have recently been published in Evolving The Forest from art.earth press (UK) and Becoming-Feral from Objet-a Creative Studio (UK). LeJeune is an Associate Professor of Photography at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
2023 Changing Climate
Peoria, Illinois USA