Laura Kurtenbach is an American artist, photographer and educator. Laura has worked in the photography industry professionally for over 20 years and has over a decade's worth of teaching experience in a variety of settings including: Portland State University, Newspace Center for Photography Portland, Northwestern Illinois University Evanston, Wright City Collage of Chicago, and Columbia Collage Chicago. She is currently an adjunct professor of photography at the Academy of Art University.


Laura has an established exhibition record for her fine art, photographic work both locally and nationally, some selected exhibitions include: The International Museum of Surgical Science Chicago, IL,  Alan B Dow Museum of Art and Science, Midland, MI, 79 Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Viscosity Seattle, WA , FM Photo Studio St. Louis, MO, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR, The Projection Museum, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Black Box Gallery, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR and many others.


Laura is currently based in Portland, OR and exhibits her fine art, photographic work both locally and nationally.

MFA Photography - Academy of Art University, San Francisco 2007

BA Photography/Fine Art - Columbia College, Chicago 1999


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