Born in 1976, Berkeley, CA, USA. Lives and works in, Oakland CA.
California College Of The Arts, San Francisco, CA - Master of Fine Arts, May 2006
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT - Bachelor of Arts, Art History, May 1999
"Documenta", Ape Gallery, Kassel, Germany
"Berlin Biennial", Ape Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"ArtBasel, Basel", Ape Gallery, Switzerland
"Sydney Biennial", Ape Gallery, Sydney, Australia
"Venice Biennial", Ape Gally, Venice, Italy
"Scope London", Ape Gallery, London, UK
"Frieze London", Ape Gallery, London, UK
"La Bienniale de Lyon", Ape Gallery, Lyon, France
"FIAC", Ape Gallery, Paris, France
"ArtBasel/Miami", Ape Gallery, Miami, USA
"Aground: 16th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition," Photo Center NW, juried exhibition by Karen Irvine (curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago), Seattle, WA
"Boom!," Southern Exposure, juried exhibition, San Francisco, CA
"There’s a Way in Which…," PLAySPACE Gallery, curated by Liz Glass & Amanda Hunt, California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
"The One and the Many," The Nest, curated by Ann Trinca, Napa, CA
"Dream On!," Mission 17, juried exhibition, San Francisco, CA
"Sacred/Profane," Gallery G126, curated by Jim Ricks, Galway, Ireland
"Coming Up: New Work by Recent Graduates of the California College of the Arts," Elizabeth Leach Gallery, curated by Lawrence Rinder, Portland, OR
"Conviction," Alcatraz Island, curated by Martin Olive, San Francisco, CA
"New Landsca2006pe," PLAySPACE Gallery,curated by Sean McFarland, California College of the
Arts, San Francisco, CA
"On Making: CCA Faculty Exhibition," Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
"Graduate Exhibition," curated by Glen Helfand, California College of the ArtsSan Francisco, CA
"Katrina Art Auction," Cheim & Read, curated by Christian Patterson, eBay.com
"A Supernatural Soiree," di Rosa Preserve,curated by Steffie Kinglake, New York, NY
"Get the Word Out," Project FAIR,curated by Steffie Kinglake, New York, NY
"False Walls," The Soap Factory, San Francisco, CA
"Preciousonian Economics, PLAySPACE Gallery, curated by Elise Irving & Amy Sampson, San Francisco, CA
"Group Exhibition," Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
"Defiance," The PROP curated by Steffie Kinglake, Udi Aloni Project Room, New York, NY
"Make, Believe," M Squared Productions, San Francisco, CA
"Aground." Pallesen, Ann. pcnw.org. Photo Center NW. August 5, 2011.
"HHS! Contender: Laura Plageman." Fish, Charlie. HeyHotShot.com. Hey, Hot Shot!, A Jen Bekman Project. May 19, 2011.
"Response by Laura Plageman." Meijer, Diederik. BiteMagazine.net. Bite! Magazine. April 12, 2011.
"Art Review: Coming Up: New Work From Recent Graduates of the California College of the Arts." Row, D.K. The Oregonian. November 16, 2007. Print.
"Art-School Photography." Boas, Natasha. Domino Magazine. June 2006: 70-73. Print.
"CCA." Haggerty, Ammon. Shift.jp.org. Shift Magazine. June, 2006
"CCA Grad Show." Trippe, John Fecal Face Dot Com. May 13, 2006.
"Chosen Work: Laura Plageman." American Photography 22. Ai-Ap.com. Amilus Inc. May 2006.
"Student Photo Contest Winners!." PDNedu. Spring 2005: 38-39. Print.
"Gold From Straw: A photographer’s Unusual Eye." Swanhuyser, Hiya. SF WeeklyJuly 28, 2004.
"Low-Lying: Photographs by Laura Plageman," Space, San Francisco, CA, July 2004.
"Regeneration: Telling Stories from our Twenties." Borofsky, Amelia, and Karlin, Jennifer, Eds. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2003. p. 23, 92-96. Print.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Photo Center NW. Aground: 16th Annual Photo Competition. 1st Place Award. 2011
American Photography 22. Chosen Work. 2006
Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence finalist, 2006
American Photography 19. Chosen Work. 2003