Laurie Tümer

1951, Los Angeles

MFA, Vermont College, 1995
BA, University of Arizona, 1974


2017 Night Writer Book Installation, Northern New Mexico College Library, Espanola NM
2012 Clouds, Photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe NM
2008 Glowing Evidence, Ecological Writers Honor Rachel Carson, Boothbay ME
2007 Glowing Evidence, Ecological Farming Conference, Asilomar CA
2003 Glowing Evidence, Photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe NM
2001 Planted, Photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe NM


2017      HISTORY/Her Story, “Glowing Evidence,” David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe NM
HISTORY/Her Story, “Glowing Evidence,” Warehouse 1-10 Contemporary Art and Performance Space, Magdalena NM
The States Project, “Night Writer,” The Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe NM
2016      Small Wonders, “Untitled Collages,” New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe NM
2014      Art Photo Index (AIP): Fear & Loathing, “Glowing Evidence,” (Curator Katherine Ware)
2011      SPE: Photographic Truths & Other Illusions, “Glowing Evidence,” Santa Fe Community College NM
2010      photo la, Photo-eye Gallery, “Clouds” Santa Monica CA
2008     Cautionary Tales: A Visual Dystopia, “Glowing Evidence,” 516 Arts, Albuquerque NM (Curator Holly Roberts)
2005     Mass Reproduction, “Glowing Evidence,” College of Santa Fe NM
2004     Honoring César Chávez, “Glowing Evidence,” Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe NM
Divergent Talents: Santa Fe Community College Art Faculty, “Glowing Evidence,” Governor’s Gallery NM
2003     The Show, “Glowing Evidence,” New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM (Curators Susan Rothenberg,
Terezita Romo, and  Charles Stainback)
2001     Evolutions of Narrative Photography: An International Exhibition, “Glowing Evidence,” (Curator Van Deren
Coke) Santa Fe Community College NM


2017       Clouds, Monograph
“Clouds” and text on making photobooks in Photographic Possibilities.  Robert Hirsch.  Fourth Edition
Exhibition Catalogue Essay by Kathryn Davis for HISTORY/Her Story Exhibition
2016       Night Writer, Monograph
2014       Autophotography, A Book of Photographers of New Mexico, Axle Contemporary
2008       “Beautiful Terror” Interview with Tabitha Alterman. Glowing Evidence Mother Earth  News
2007       “Glowing Evidence: Farmworker,” Light and Lens, Robert Hirsch. Focal Press
“Laurie Tümer: An Environmental Artist Among Green Farmers,” Karin Kloosterman, Tree Hugger
2006       “Interview with Laurie Tümer, Glowing Evidence,” SHOTS Photography Magazine
“Story of the Bug Killer,”LYang, Glowing Evidence Wan Ke Magazine, China
2005       “Glowing Evidence,” Karin Kloosterman, Grist Environmental News & Commentary,
2003       “Style is Substance,” Glowing Evidence Tom Collins, Albuquerque Journal North
“Glowing Evidence,” Zane Fischer, THE MAGAZINE
2003       “Glowing Pains,” illustration for essay by Alice Hoffman, House and Garden Magazine
2002       “Glowing Evidence,” Teri Thomson Randall, The Santa Fe New Mexican
1995       “The Fire Series,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, University of New Mexico


New Mexico Museum of Art, “Glowing Evidence, Collages, Photograms” Santa Fe NM
New Mexico Palace of the Governors, “Motherfrackers,” Santa Fe NM
The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods Library, “Glowing Evidence,” Lincoln MA
Pacific Northwest Safety and Health Center, “Glowing Evidence,” University of Washington, Seattle WA
Santa Fe Community College, “Glowing Evidence,” Santa Fe NM
Helanshan National Rock Art Museum, “Tassili,” UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yingchuan, China
Anthony and Florence Rodale “Glowing Evidence”
Taos Women’s Health Center, “Glowing Evidence,” Taos, NM


1990, 2007, 2008 Nominee, Eliot Porter Award, New Mexico Council on Photography
2002 Willard Van Dyke Award, New Mexico Council on Photography


1994- present Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM (Photography, Art History, Art Criticism)
1994- present   Northern New Mexico College, Española NM (Writing)