Biography 

Edith Maybin (b. 1969 Canada) holds a BA in Sociology, University of Western Ontario, Canada and a Masters in Photography (Distinction) from the University of Wales, United Kingdom. Maybin is represented and exhibited internationally.

Maybin has been selected for the 2006 AXA Photographic Portrait Commission with the National Museum of Wales; 2007 Flash Forward Emerging Photographer, Canada; 2008 American Photo Magazine Emerging Artist. Maybin’s work is part of the permanent collections of the National Gallery Canada, The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, The National Museum, Wales; The National Portrait Gallery, London; and, The Sir Elton John Photography Collection. 

Exhibitions 

2013 March; La Fototeca, Fototropia, Guatemala 

2012 Nov 2011 - May 2012; Dr. Guislain Museum, Dangerously Young, Ghent, Belgium 

2010 November; Stadtmuseum Simeonstift, All My Lovin’, Trier, Germany 

2010 October; Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden 

2010 July; MOMA: Guatemala, Guatephoto: Enamored, Guatemala City, GT 

2010 June; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, All My Lovin’, Berlin, Germany 

2010 June; The American University Museum, One Hour Photo, Washington, DC, US 

2010 May; Lodz Art Center, All My Lovin’, Lodz, PL 

2009 June - September; Gulbenkian Cultural Centre, Au feminin (Women Photographing Women), Paris, FR 

2009 May 13-18, NYPF; curated by Jody Quon; I’m Not Sure I Know What Kind of Girl I Am?, New York, US 

2009 April - September; Hearst 8x10 Photography Biennial, New York, US 

2008 February - September; Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, CAN 

2008 Contemporary Portraits, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK 

2008 September - October; Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, US 

2008 June - August; Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, US

2008 June; ACRIA, Openhouse Gallery, New York, US 

2008 April; Portrait of the Month; National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2008 February - April; Featured Photographer, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK 

2007 May; Contact Photography Festival, Distill Gallery, Toronto, CAN 

2006 November; National Museum Wales, Cardiff, UK 

2006 June; FreeRange, Truman Brewery Gallery/Brick Lane, London, UK 

2005 November; Installation with Peter Greenaway; The Fall of Icarus,Swansea, UK 

Press 

Le Journal de la Photgraphie, Edith Maybin A Quest for the Mother (May 2012) 

Snoecks; Belgium, Her Real Work, 2010 (Autumn 2009) 

Epsilon, New York Photo Festival, Greece, 2009 

Pop Photo/American Photo, Emerging Artists 2008 

The New Yorker; Edith Maybin, July 21, 2008

Eyemazing; Edith Maybin, Summer 2008 

The Times: The Young at Art, London, May 26, 2007 

Flash Forward, hard cover, October 2007

InStyle Magazine UK: Get Arty, July 2006 

British Journal of Photography, Students Set to Capitalize, May 24, 2006 

Art of England: This Month Brick Lane, June 2006 

British Journal of Photography: Range Rover, June 14, 2006 

Advance Photoshop: Edith Maybin Talks Us Through Her Style of Art, Issue 19, 2006 

Awards

2009 Hearst 8x10 Biennial, New York, US 

2008 Pop Photo/American Photo, Emerging Artists 2008, US

2008 IPA: Lucie, Honorable Mention, Self-Portrait 

2008 Creative Graduate Prize, Medium Magazine, UK 

2007 Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, The Magenta Foundation, 

2006 FreeRange 2006 Photographer of the Year, London, UK 

2006 AXA Fine Art Photography Portrait Award, National Museum Wales & National Portrait Gallery, London 

Collections 

National Gallery of Canada 

Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography 

National Museum Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK 

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK 

The Sir Elton John Photography Collection

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