Katherine Turczan (b. 1965, Montclair, New Jersey) received her B.F.A. at Cooper Union School of Art & Sciences, NY and an M.F.A. from Yale University, CT. Turczan’s work in photography has been featured in exhibitions at the Ludwig Museum (Budapest), International Center for Photography (New York), the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (Israel), and the De Cordova Museum (Massachusetts), among other venues.

She is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011, a Fulbright Fellowship in 2010 and Bush Foundation in 1995 which have allowed her to travel extensively with her 8 x 10 camera in Eastern Europe.  Her works are represented in the collections of the
Museum of Modern Art,  the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum of Art among other public and private collections.

Turczan lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she is currently a Professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.