EDUCATION

2010
BFA, Photography, Arizona State University, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Tempe, AZ

2010
BA, Art History, Arizona State University, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Tempe, AZ

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Mimesis, The Art and Design Gallery, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Mimesis, London Gold Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2017
Mimesis, Arizona Community Foundation, Phoenix, AZ
Mimesis, Stark Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2015
Mimesis, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
PHOTOGRAPH, an exhibition with David Emitt Adams, Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA
Mimesis, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2014
Mimesis, Art Intersection Gallery, Gilbert, AZ

2012  
SALT: Studies in Preservation and Manipulation, Eye Lounge: contemporary art space, Phoenix, AZ

2008
In the Shadow of the Volcano, Buzz Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2018  
Not of This World: Transcending Reality in Photography, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY
InSight Artist Collaboration, New City Studio, Phoenix, AZ

2017
Art and Oppression, CENTER online exhibition, Santa Fe, NM
Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strange Fire, online and at Denver Month of Photography
Stillness: Colin Blakely, Kate Breakey, Sean-Paul Pluguez, Claire A. Warden, Bernal Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2016
Lemniscate of Diffusion, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX
Contemporary Forum Artist Grant Winners, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Flash Forward Group Exhibition, Boston, MA
FotoFilmic 2015 Exhibition, Space 22 Gallery, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Convergence / PHX–BG, Cultural Center Gallery, Kragujevac, Serbia, curator Maida Gruden

2015
FotoFilmic 2015 Exhibition, Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Cielo, Perro-Lobo, National Archeology Museum, Guatephoto Festival, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Flash Forward Exhibition, Division Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
FotoFilmic 2015 Exhibition, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York City, NY
Nascent Site: Sight, Northlight Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
UnBound4! Exhibition, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA
Photography Award Exhibition, Photobook Melbourne Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Convergence / PHX–BG, City Cultural Center Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, curator Maida Gruden

2014
Convergence / PHX–BG, Combine Studios, ASU Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, curator Maida Gruden
LensCulture Emerging Talents 2014 Exhibition, Valid Foto, Barcelona, Spain
20th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts, juror Aline Smithson
Voertman’s Annual Exhibition, West Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas, juror Leigh Arnold
PhotoSpiva 2014 Exhibition, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO, juror Dornith Doherty
Emerging Focus Top 20, photo l.a. 2014, Los Angeles, CA, jurors Brian Clamp, Susan Spiritus, Peter Frank and Ken Gonzales-Day
Through a Different Lens: The Ordinary from a Unique Perspective, University of Dallas Gallery, Irving, TX

2013
Selected Work: TWU Visual Arts Graduate Students, Lillian Bradshaw Gallery, Dallas Public Library, TX
La Lumiere Fantastique: Brittany Shines in Baltimore, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MA
Alfred and Trafford Klots Summer Residency Exhibition, Léhon, France
American Dream, Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ

2012
8th Annual Juried Alternative Processes Exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, juror Elisabeth Biondi 2012 Transitive Ephemera, THE Gallery, Be'eri, Israel
Menophem, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
Transitive Ephemera, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
FRESH: New Works, Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ
New Images Photography Award, Gallery Photographica, San Francisco, CA, juror Rose Marasco
Illusion, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, juror Terry Etherton
Intimacy and Voyeurism: The Public/Private Divide in Photography, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, juror Todd Hido
Poetic Object: Still Life as Subject, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
A Confluence of the Uncanny and Mundane, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ, juror Andrea Modica
Distance, TEJAS Gallery, Dayton, OH

2011
Alternative to What?, Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ jurors Jim Hajicek and Carol Panaro-Smith
Art of Photography International Exhibition, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA, juror Anne Lyden
Eye Candy Group Show, Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ
Natl. Juried Exhibition, Center for Photography, Steenbock Gallery, Madison, WI, juror Andy Adams 

2010
Elsewhere, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ, jurors Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
Getty Underground, Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Paradigm Shift, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ
An Equation of the Fanciful and Bizarre, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ juror Joel Meyerowitz

2009
Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ, jurors Sam Chung and Forrest Solis
You’re My Only Hope, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ, juror Darius Himes
Without. Memory., Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2018
92nd Annual International Competition semifinalist, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

2017
Ed Friedman Award, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
Artist Research and Development Grant, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ

2015
Critical Mass finalist, Photolucida, Portland, OR
Flash Forward winner, Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Ontario
Contemporary Forum Artist Grant, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Professional Development Grant, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ
New York Times Portfolio Reviews, New York, NY
FotoFilmic finalist, FotoFilmic, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Photography Award finalist, Photobook Melbourne festival, Melbourne, Australia
30 Under 30 Women Photographers, Photo Boite, Paris, France

2014
Top 50 Emerging Talents Award, LensCulture, Paris, France
Honorable Mention, 2014 PhotoSpiva Exhibition, Joplin, MO
Student Award and Scholarship, Society for Photographic Education, Baltimore, MA

2013
Joyce Elaine Grant Endowment Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Kobler Visual Arts Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Individual Artist Grant Award, Creative Capacity Fund, San Francisco, CA

2012
Honorable Mention, Lens Culture International Exposure Awards 2012, Paris, France
Ted Decker Catalyst Fund Artist Grant, Ted Decker Art Consulting, Phoenix, AZ

2010
Dean’s List, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Getty Foundation’s Multicultural Grant, Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Western Photographic Historical Society Award, Tucson, AZ

 

COLLECTIONS

The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY
Private Collections

 

PUBLICATIONS  

2018   Art + Science, Lenscratch upcoming feature.
2017   Der Greif Magazine, featured interview and selection from Mimesis.
           OURS Magazine, featured selection from Mimesis.
2016   LUEL Magazine, featured interview and selection from Mimesis.
           Episode 10: Claire A. Warden, Interview with Mike Sakasegawa, Keep the Channel Open podcast.
2015   Strange Fire Collective interview with Hamidah Glasgow, featuring Mimesis. Published 26 November 2015.
           Diffusion 2015 Invitational, Featured artist with selection from Mimesis.
           Grahame, Julie. aCurator Magazine, 30 September 2015. Selection from Mimesis.
           Avedon, Elizabeth. L’Oeil de la Photographie, 24 April 2015. Select images from Mimesis.
           Prism Magazine, Issue No. 19. Published 4 February 2015. Feature on Mimesis.
2014   Common Ground Journal, Issue No. 2. Published 31 December 2014. Feature on Salt: Studies in Preservation and
           Manipulation.
           Ross, Deborah, “Mimesis by Claire A. Warden” Online. Visual Art Source, 20 December 2014.
           Smithson, Aline. “Claire A. Warden: Mimesis” ,Online. Lenscratch, 12 December 2014.
          “LensCulture Weekly: Claire A. Warden”, Online. World Photography Organization, 4 December 2014.
           The HAND Magazine, Issue No. 4. Published April 2014. Selected images from Mimesis.
2013   “What Makes My Life Real Simple”, In print. Real Simple Magazine, December issue. Single image from Salt.
            Le Jardin de L'abbaye est Vraiment Extraordinaire. Ouest-France, July 7, 2013.
2012    Meyers, William. “The Past and the Land in Detail” In print. Wall Street Journal, 16 November 2012.
            Smithson, Aline. “Claire Warden” Online. Lenscratch, 1 October, 2012.
            Rabens, Tye. “Platinum, Chemistry, and Creosote in SALT at Eye Lounge” Online. Phoenix New Times, 21
            February 2012.
            Poetic Objects: Still Life as Subject, In print. Exhibition catalogue, March 2012.
2011     Art of Photography exhibition catalogue. In print. Exhibition catalogue, August 2011.
            Eid, Kholood. “Making Platinum Prints with Claire Warden” Online. Phoenix New Times, 14 July 2011.
            Eisner-Kleyle, Jessie. “NJE Photographer: Claire Warden” Online. Steenbock CPM blog, 18 February 2011. 
2010   Whitaker, Liz. “Photographica Digest” Western Photographic Historical Society Publication. Vol. XVII
2007   Tso, Susanne. “Student captures beauty, suffering in Mexico” In print. Arizona Republic, 26 September 2007. 

 

LECTURES AND PANELS

2017
Photography artist lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
“Now What?” panel discussion, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
Panel discussion, Bernal Gallery, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ

2016
Visiting Artist, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

2015
Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
Kruglak Gallery, Miracosta College, Oceanside, CA
Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2014
InFocus Studio Visit Series, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Photography guest lecture, University of North Texas, Denton, TX


2010     
Panel Discussion, South Phoenix through the Eyes of Youth, ASU Museum of Anthropology, Tempe, AZ
Western Photographic Historical Society, Tucson, AZ