Abelardo Morell lives and works in Boston. He studied at Bowdoin College and holds an MFA from Yale University and an honorary doctorate from Bowdoin. In 1993, he was the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Until 2009, Morell was a professor of photography at Massachusetts College of Art. Morell was the subject of the documentary film Shadow of the House in 2007. He has published eight books, including Book of Books, Flowers for Lisa, and his illustration of Alice in Wonderland. His works are held in numerous private and public collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Art Institute of Chicago; Fondation Cartier, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.