Lucinda Devlin was born in 1947 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1971, and an MFA in Photography i 1974. Her photography is in private and public collections around the world including the Guggenheim Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of Art, and others.
She lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for many years before moving to Greensboro, North Carolina. She was awarded the Mississippi Institute of Arts & Letters Award in 1999 for photography. Her photographs feature rooms where the body is acted upon (such as execution chambers, hospital rooms), landscapes, subterannean rooms, and other interesting landscapes. There are no people in her photographs.