Catherine Wagner
United States, b. 1953

Art making is a problem-solving process . . . and that includes the viewer. In photographing, I am asking people to re-see that which has become invisible.

Catherine Wagner, in Anna Wilkes Tucker, “No-Nonsense Scrutiny in Search of Vernacular Beauty,” in American Classroom: The Photographs of Catherine Wagner (Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1988), 72.