Leah Dyjak is a interdisciplinary, lens-based artist splitting her time between New York and Massachusetts. Her site-specific work combines performance, labor, film, and photography to explore how generations of human use affect the ecologies of the place. She is an Assistant Professor of Photography and Video at Winthrop University.  

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2017 New Beach, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown MA

2016 Coastliners, Pump Project, Austin, TX (solo)

2016 Gathered Clay with Angel Oloshove, Companion Gallery, Austin, TX

2012 Last Summer at Boo’s House, Dwell Costal Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2009 Thin Lines, Dirty Truth, Northampton, MA (solo)

2008 Thin Lines, Hope and Olive Gallery, Greenfield, MA (solo)

          Thin Lines, Vermont Center of Photography, Brattleboro, VT (solo)

Group Exhibitions

2017 To Be Honest, Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen CO

2016 Art by the Pound, MoHA, Austin, TX

2016 In the Wake, Houston Center of Photography, Houston, TX

2015 Agree to Disagree, MFA Thesis exhibition, Visual Art Center, Austin, TX

2015 Parallels, RISD Gallery, Providence, RI

2014 Surface Tension with artist from Royal College of Art London, Pool, Austin, TX

2014 AMoA, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX

2013 Reach Festival, EastWorks Galleries, Easthampton, MA

2007 Alumni Exhibition, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

2007 40 Years of Continuing Education, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA

2006 Make Use, Senior Thesis Exhibition, Presidents Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA


MFA Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, 2015, Austin, TX

BFA Photography, Massachusetts College of Art and Design , 2006, Boston, MA

Awards and Scholarships

2017 Resident Scholarship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown MA

2017 Tending Space Fellowship, Herma Foundation

2017 Excellence in Teaching Nomination, Texas State University

2016 Anderson Ranch, Artist in Residence Fellowship

2015 Society for Photographic Education, Conference Scholarship, New Orleans, LA

2015 Travel Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas, Austin TX

2014/15 Russell Lee Presidential Fellowship in Photography, University of Texas, Austin, TX

2014/15 Nowlin Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Photography, University of Texas, Austin, TX

2013/14 Wells, Fleming, and Demming Fellow, Austin, TX

2013 Travel Grant, University of Texas, Open Engagement, Social Practice Symposium, Portland, OR

2012/13 David Bunting Fellow, University of Texas, Austin, TX

2010/11 The Fine Art Digital Print Workshop, International Center for Photography, New York, NY

2009 el Viejo Residencey, Solola Guatemala (four months)

2009 Haystack, Residency Scholarship, Deer Isle, ME

2008 Cone Editions Workshops, Scholarship recipient, Deer Isle, ME

Using Format