(1951 Greely, Colorado. EEUU)
Vicki Ragan has exhibited her photographic work in outstanding venues worldwide, including the Modern Art Museum, Moscow; Museum of Modern Photography, Tokyo; Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris; Espace Van Gogh—Rencontres, Arles, France; WestLicht—Schauplatz für Fotografie, Vienna, Austria; Photokina, Cologne, Germany; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona; Brooklyn Museum of Fine Art, New York; FotoFest, the Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; and Southeastern Museum of Photography; Daytona Beach, Florida.
Her work is in permanent collections at the George Eastman Museum, the Center for Creative Photography, the High Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Houston Museum of Fine Art, and the Polaroid Corp International Art Collection. Moreover, her work has appeared on the covers of the Smithsonian magazine and The British Journal of Photography. Articles about Vicki and her work have appeared in The New York Times, Houston Center for Photography’s Spot magazine, and Woodstock Center for Photography’s Photography Quarterly.
She has received numerous commissions for public art and has permanent installations in Jackson-Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, the Adamsville Community Center, and the historic Block Candy Building in Atlanta, and in the Island Grove Community Center in Greeley, Colorado.
She has published three books: Oaxaca Wood Carving: the Magic in the Trees (Chronicle Books, 1993), The Edible Alphabet Book (Bullfinch Press, 1996), and Oaxacan Ceramics (Chronicle, 2000).