Martha Schnee is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, educator, and mover exploring the intersections between collective memory, radical healing pedagogy, critical cultural ethnography, and (re)imagining worlds. She received her honors B.A. in American Cultural Studies from Bates College and an Ed.M in Arts in Education from Harvard University. Her work has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Liminalities: Journal for Performance Studies, The Portland Press Herald, as well as with the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (Forthcoming), The University of Utah Health Systems, and the Free Witch Press. She was named an emerging Maine Photographer under 30 by PhoPa Gallery and her photography work has appeared in shows and publications nationally and internationally. She was a 2019-2020 recipient of the Leadership in Education Award from Harvard University.

Ed.M., Arts Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Honors B.A., American Cultural Studies, Bates College

2020              12 Artists on the Financial Crisis, Tomashi Jackson, New York Times Magazine

2020               Forthcoming: Brown II, Tomashi Jackson, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

2020               Renew: Finding Beauty in a Broken World, University of Utah Health Systems.

2019            Interview with a Descendant of Malaga Island, Liminalities Journal, Vol. 15, Issue II.

2019               My Mind Calders, Free Witch Press.

2016              Front Street Study Center Coloring Book, Portland Housing Authority.

2015              Going West: An Interdisciplinary Study of Marfa, Texas, Honors Thesis.

2014             The Bates Review, Vol. 2, Cover Photograph.

2020          Leadership in Education Award, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2015           Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, Bates College, Lewiston, ME  

2015           Community Engaged Research Fellowship to carry out research and photography in Marfa, TX

2014           Bates Student Research Fund Grant to carry out research and photography in Marfa, TX

2011           Gold Key for Senior Photography Portfolio in the 61st Annual Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

contact: martha [dot] schnee [at]