A native of Rochester, New York, Blake Fitch received her BFA on full scholarship from Pratt Institute, with a major in photography and minor in photo history. After graduating she studied photography and art and technology at the Art Institute of Chicago before earning her masters degree in Arts Administration at Boston University. Currently, she works as a fine art and editorial photography out of Boston, MA and has photographed extensively in the United States and Central and South America. Fitch's fine art work focuses on identity, adolescence, civil rights, and belonging. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is held in the collections of several museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The George Eastman House of Photography and the Worcester Art Museum. She is represented by ClampArt in New York and Catherine Couturier Gallery in Houston, Texas. Additionally, Fitch served as the Executive Director of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA from 2002-2007, making the museum a preeminent resource devoted to the exhibition of photography. She continues to curate independently and teaches photography at the New England School of Photography.
Posted on Saturday, August 22, 2009.
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