Brittney Denham: The States Project: Wyoming | LENSCRATCH

Brittney Denham: The States Project: Wyoming – LENSCRATCH

Brittney Denham was born in California and raised in Wyoming. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2012 with an MFA. Currently she is Printmaking and Photography Faculty, as well as the Gallery Director at Sheridan College in Sheridan Wyoming. Her work has been exhibited nationally, including most recent North by Northwest, at The


Coming from a place that city folks might find remote has led to some polarizing conversations. I got asked as a kid if I rode my horse to school every day, or if we had running water. On the other side of the spectrum, until I moved to the city I never thought it was odd that most people I knew had an animal mounted to living room wall. Moving from place to place gave me an outsiders perspective. I think my upbringing made me more flexible as a maker as well as more susceptible to making work about what I’m encountering in the moment, much like how Western Vestige or This is to tell you we’re out in the Old West was made.