McNeil, Larry 1955-
McNEIL, Larry 1955-
PERSONAL: Born May 12, 1955, in Juneau, AK. Education: Attended Brooks Institute School of Photographic Art and Science, Santa Barbara, CA.
ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o American Indian Contemporary Arts, 23 Grant Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108.
CAREER: Photographer. Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, instructor. Commissioned by Kootznoowoo Tribal Corporation to photograph village elders, 1983. Exhibitions: Photography represented in solo show at Western States Museum of Photography and in group exhibitions, including at Anchorage Fine Arts Museum, Stonington Gallery, American Indian Contemporary Arts, Sacred Circle Gallery, and University of Tulsa; work collected at Angoon Heritage Center, Princeton University, Heard Museum, Sealaska Heritage Foundation, and University of Alaska—Fairbanks.
MEMBER: Native Indian Inuit Photographers Association (vice president).
AWARDS, HONORS: Award of excellence, Public Relations Society of America, 1983; merit award, Advertising Federation of America, 1983-86; Native Inuit Photography Association Award, 1992, for outstanding photographic technical quality and outstanding outdoor photography.
Handbooks on North American Indians, Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC), 1981.
Contributor of artwork to books, including New Directions Northwest: Contemporary Native American Art, Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR), 1986, and Stronghearts: Native American Visions and Voices, 1995.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
New Directions Northwest: Contemporary NativeAmerican Art, Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR), 1986.
St. James Guide to Native North American Artists, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1998, pp. 373-375.*