KATE JOYCE

Kate Joyce is a photographer from Santa Fe, New Mexico who has pursued the visual image for over 25 years. Recently in May 2018, Kate opened, We Are Time Is, at the Santa Fe Institute, an exhibition of color photographs on the subject of embodiment and passing of time. She is currently working on a forthcoming book titled Big Ears Knoxville (Spring 2019), a five-year collection of photographs about a music festival and the town where the festival takes place, with essays by musicians Rachel Grimes and Joe Henry, published by Hat and Beard Press, Los Angeles. Kate studied photojournalism and sociology at San Francisco State University; Spanish in Guatemala and Chile; and documentary photography at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Kate received a Lewis Hine Documentary Initiative Fellowship (2003-2004) during which she worked in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Between 2006-2009 she worked for the renowned architectural photography studio, Hedrich Blessing, based in Chicago, IL, at that time becoming their first female photographer in their 80-year history. In 2010 she founded Kate Joyce Studios to manage her freelance commercial architectural photography commissions. Joyce’s photographic works are included in the collections of The Museum of New Mexico, Palace of the Governors; North Carolina Museum of Art; Duke University, Perkins Library Special Collections & Rare Book Archive; The Cassilhaus Collection; and the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection.