Medium drawing | painting | photography | printing
LocationPresque Isle, ME
Morgain Bailey (b.1970, she/they) is an artist photographer whose artwork is influenced by issues of working-class life, queer experience, the social construction of whiteness, anti-racist theory, history, politics, social structures, gender, class, geography and ecosystems. She has a creative practice that blends meditative gazing with looking for visual evidence and metaphor in everyday reality. Her work witnesses the trauma in wounded places and celebrates the resilience of the land and the people.She is an exhibiting artist and teaches photography workshops while also accepting commissions and assignments. She has a BFA from The San Francisco Art Institute and an ecotherapy certificate from the Pacifica Graduate Institute. Some of the places her work has been seen in the United States include the Tacoma Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, University of Maine at Farmington and The Humid in Athens, Georgia. Her work is held in various private collections. She lives in rural northeastern Maine and grew up on the California coast. Morgain’s roots are in the radical cultures of the U.S. west coast that were formed in the 1960’s and 70’s around the San Francisco bay area.