Brenna McLaughlin is a photographer and educator who believes the camera is an important pedagogical instrument. Her work has been published in New City Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. In addition to exhibiting widely in Chicago and New York, McLaughlin has provided imagery for several non-profits including the Brooklyn Food Coalition and the South African Development Fund.
Photography is a constant record of history and a way to tell inventive stories. Through both analog and digital photography McLaughlin’s work gives an interesting perspective on ordinary life. She appreciates the imperfections in her photographs and has been working in analog still photography for over ten years. McLaughlin received her graduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her undergraduate degree from Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.