Laura Pierpont (b.1991) is a photographer born and based in East Tennessee. Her current and ongoing series THE LOCAL focuses on narrative portraiture of Southern subjects in and close to her home in Tennessee.



Knoxville Community Darkroom, Knoxville, TN.,  Board Member April 2018-Present

Tennessee Arts Commission, Grant Panelist—Rural Arts Project Support, Spring 2018


Farm Folk Series, Walnut Kitchen, Maryville, Tn, 2018 (Group)

Black and White Open Call, Broadway Studios & Gallery, Knoxville TN, 2017 (Group)

Interiors, Knoxville TN, 2016 (Solo)

The Body of the Living, The Emporium, Knoxville, TN, 2015 (Group)

Death of the Muse, Maryville College Thesis Show, Maryville TN, 2014 (Group)


Public House on High

Open Spigot Farm/Randall Beans 

The Walnut Kitchen 

Fleetwood Photo 

Blackberry Farm 


 BFA Art-Photography, Maryville College, Maryville, Tn. 2014 

 Portrait Collaboration with Hayley Pierpont.

Portrait Collaboration with Hayley Pierpont.