Cig Harvey is an artist whose practice seeks to find the magical in everyday life. Rich in implied narrative, Harvey’s work is deeply rooted in the natural environment. Besides, it offers explorations of belonging and familial relationships.
The photographs and artist books of Cig Harvey have been widely exhibited and remain in the permanent collections of major museums and collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine; and the International Museum of Photography and Film at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York.
Also, most recently Cig was named one of the 2021 recipients of the Farnsworth’s Maine in America Award. The Maine in America Award is presented by the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Board of Trustees in honor of an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to Maine’s role in American art. Past winners include Lois Dodd, Alex Katz, Paul Caponigro, Robert Indiana and Andrew Wyeth
Furthermore, Cig Harvey is represented by Robert Mann Gallery in New York, Huxley-Parlour Gallery in London, Robert Klein Gallery in Boston, Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta, Dowling Walsh Gallery in Maine, Galleria del Cembalo in Rome, Photo-eye Gallery in Santa Fe and Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles.