Michael Mahne Lamb (b. 1988, Aotearoa) is an artist currently living and working in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington, NZ). He holds a Bachelor of Design with Honours from Massey University and is currently pursuing an MFA in photography at the University of Hartford. 



︎ @michaelmahnelamb


Master of Fine Arts candidate, University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA, anticipated completion 2022
Bachelor of Design with Honours (Photography), Toi Rauwhārangi, Massey University, Wellington, NZ, 2014


University of Hartford, Merit Scholarship, 2020–21
NZ Photobook of the Year Award, finalist, 2018
RT Nelson Emerging Artists Award, 2018
The People's Choice Award, NZ Art Show, finalist, 2018


Field Studies #9
Bad News Books. New Zealand, 2020
24 pages, 20 black and white plates, 135 × 195 mm
Edition of 100

Bad News Books. New Zealand, 2018
72 pages, 66 colour plates, 200 × 280 mm
Edition of 50, NZ Photobook of the Year finalist

Selected Exhibitions

Short Memory (with Hamish Coleman)
19 August – 12 September 2020
Bartley + Company
Wellington, New Zealand

Courting Frustration
13 June – 7 July 2019
Precinct 35
Wellington, New Zealand

Press, interviews & features

ArtZone, August 2020
Denizen Magazine, October 2019
AINT—BAD, March 2019
PhotoForum, August 2018