Margaret McCarthy has exhibited her photographs extensively, including the Fogg Art Museum, the Overseas Press Club and The Hudson River Museum, as well as numerous galleries, universities and public exhibition spaces. Her “Divine Feminine” series is now part of the Kinsey Institute Art Collection.
A few of the fine art publications where her work has appeared include: LENSCRATCH, MUSEÈ Magazine, aCURATOR, LE JOURNAL de la PHOTOGRAPHIE, Elizabeth Avedon’s Photography BlogSpot, ARTS AND LETTERS JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CULTURE, WRITING ON WATER (MIT Press), PARABOLA Magazine, IN PRAISE OF THE MUSE: Women Artists Datebook, and COMBINATIONS: A JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY
McCarthy has been awarded fellowship grants from The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Ragdale Foundation and The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences. . A graduate of New York City’s School of Visual Arts, she has served on its BFA Scholarship Awards Panel, and taught and mentored art students through The Great Lakes Colleges New York Arts Program.
She is a member of ASMP, the American Society of Media Photographers and its Fine Art Brain Trust, American Photographic Artists (APA), and American Photography Archive Group (APAG).
ArtZealous Magazine listed her as a photographer to watch in 2016.