Bridget Murphy Milligan’s artwork explores the relationship between photography, communication, and storytelling. Milligan received an MFA in Photography from Indiana University in 2000 and a BFA in Painting and Photography from Miami University in 1997. She also studied photography and painting in Cortona, Italy through the University of Georgia’s studies abroad program. While working on her MFA at Indiana University, she received the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from the United States Department of Education in 1998-2001.
Milligan is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at The College of Wooster and has had the privilege of teaching photography, digital imaging, and drawing since 2000. She has exhibited in group shows throughout the US and in solo shows at, among others, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh and the galleries of Miami University, Kent State University, and the University of Missouri. Milligan was a finalist in Photolucida’s Critical Mass competition. She is the recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships in 2003 and 2007 and is represented by the PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont.