Dru Donovan was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Exhibitions include: Cast, PPAC, Philadelphia, PA (2014); Desire, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York NY (2013); There’s Something Happening Here, Brancolinigrimaldi, London , England (2012); Californial Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art (2010); reGeneration 2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, Musée de lʼElysée, Lausanne Switzerland (2010). Her work has been published in Blind Spot, Wallpaper and The New York Times Magazine. In 2011 TBW Books will publish her first book, Lifting Water. She received a B.F.A. in Photography from California College of the Arts and an M.F.A. in Photography from Yale University, where she was awarded the Richard Benson prize for excellence.

Image credit: Donovan, Untitled, from the body of work Survey, 2007