Parker Thornton

Parker Thornton is an artist and writer who lives and works in Atlanta, GA. She earned her B.A. in English Literature and Studio Art from Oglethorpe University in 2013 and is currently an MFA candidate in Photography at Georgia State University. Her practice ranges from lens-based media to sculpture, writing, and performance. She has exhibited work nationally at Whitespace, Historic Oakland Cemetery, and SOUP Experimental. In 2019, she was an artist in residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland. That year she was also granted a scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch Art Center. She was the inaugural guest curator in 2016 for Murmur Media’s Quarter Program. In 2014 she co-founded Callosum Collective, an Atlanta-based creative collective that applies collaborative methods across media to explore the intersections between art, technology, and the senses. Callosum Collective was awarded an Idea Capital grant in 2014 and invited to participate in Theater Emory’s Breaking Ground series in 2015.

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