Laura Letinsky is a Professor in the Department of Visual Arts. Her still life photography often focuses on questions of materialism and consumerism, as well as transformation and sensation. Her color photographic series have been shown at museums and galleries including the Yancey Richardson Gallery and The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Nederlands Foto Institute, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, and the Shine Gallery in London. Her work has received support from the Richard Driehaus Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council, the Anonymous Was A Woman Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, and the Canada and the Manitoba Arts Council. Letinsky received her B.F.A. from the University of Manitoba and her MFA from Yale University.