The Navigation Series: The Artist

Vicki Ragan has exhibited as an artist photographer in major venues around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in Moscow, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, FotoFest in Houston, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Photokina in Cologne, Germany, the Southeastern Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida, and the Houston Center for Photography.

Her work is in the permanent collections at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Polaroid Corp.'s International Art Collection at the Musee de l'Elysee in Lausanne, Switzerland. It has also appeared on the covers of Smithsonian Magazine and The British Journal of Photography.

Profiles of Ms. Ragan and articles about her work have appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Houston Center for Photography's SPOT magazine, and Woodstock Center for Photography's Photography Quarterly.

Ms. Ragan has published three books: Oaxacan Wood Carving: The Magic in the Trees (1993: Chronicle Books), The Edible Alphabet Book (1996: Bulfinch Press), and Oaxacan Ceramics (2000: Chronicle).

She has received numerous public art commissions and has permanent installations in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Adamsville Community Center in Atlanta, and the Island Grove Regional Park Community Building in Greeley, Colorado. She lives in Atlanta with her family.