1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

2010 Finalist

Sally Mann

Born and raised in Lexington, Virginia, Sally Mann is best known for her intimate photographs of her family and her unique portrayal of the southern landscape. Using a hundred year old camera, she creates photographs from eight by ten inch wet-collodion glass plate negatives. Mann has exhibited her work throughout the world and is included in many prestigious collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art.