Born in Sandusky, Ohio, 1961

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Catherine Opie is a photographer studying the relationships between mainstream and alternative society. She incorporates the concept of community in her work and investigates through her imagery perplexing questions about relationships to community. For Converge 45, Opie will present two bodies of work from a series of photographs of public gatherings and demonstrations of diverse communities. She is represented by Regen Projects in Los Angeles and Lehmann Maupin in New York.