Ann Murdy

"specializing in photographing cultural events and ethnic dance"

Artist Type: Photographer

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Ann is an award-winning photographer living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.   Her photography has been seen in publications such as New Mexico Magazine, El Palacio, AAA’s New Mexico Journey, the Santa Fe Visitor’s Guide, Santa Fean Magazine, the Santa Fe New Mexican, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affair’s Treasures of New Mexico Engagement Calendar, the New Mexico Vacation Guide, Living Without Magazine, Hacienda and other publications.  Her photos are also in the following books: Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art, Saints and Sinners, Dos Mundos, Visions of Santa Fe, The Santa Fe Fiesta Reinvented, Christmas in Santa Fe and Southwest Art Defined.

In 2012 Ann received the Juror’s Award for one of her photos displayed at the Fuller Lodge Art Center’s Crece Come Va exhibit.  All three of her photos were juried into the first all female photography exhibit InSight New Mexico in April at Expo New Mexico and her two submissions to ABQ Arts and Entertainment’s annual photography contest received the editor’s choice award in July.  Currently she has a solo photography exhibit at the Hubbard Museum of the American West called “A Land So Strange” which will be up until February 8, 2013. In December of 2012, two of her photos were in the Annual New Mexico Photographic Art Show (ANMPAS) at New Mexico Expo in Albuquerque.

She has been recognized for her work by placing 2nd, 3rd and two Honorable Mentions in the Hubbard Museum’s annual fall photography contest in Ruidoso, New Mexico.  She also placed 3rd place color in the annual New Mexico Magazine photography contest.

Ann specializes in photographing cultural events in New Mexico, Mexico and Guatemala.  Ann’s online portfolio can be seen at