Lisa McCarty is an imagemaker, curator, and educator based in Durham, North Carolina.
Lisa has participated in over 60 exhibitions and screenings at venues such as The Carnegie Museum of Art, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Chicago Photography Center, Houston Center for Photography, Griffin Museum of Photography, Asheville Art Museum, and the American University Museum. Lisa’s photographs have also been shown internationally in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Argentina. Additionally her moving images have been screened at festivals such as the New York Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Experiments in Cinema, Cairo Video Festival in Egypt, Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival in England, and Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival in Scotland.
Lisa received a MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University. She curates the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University and teaches courses in photography, video, and archival research for a variety of programs at Duke including the Center for Documentary Studies, the Arts of the Moving Image program, and Graduate Liberal Studies program.