SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Bull City Summer, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY

2012

Curvature (an ode to the window seat & Isamu Noguchi’s Sky Above 1988), RTKL Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL 

Arches, Loops & Whorls: Fingerprints, Silkscreens & Photographs, ESS: Audible Gallery, Chicago, IL  

2005

The Quench Tank, Art + Industry, Santa Fe, NM

Grassland Phase II: Residents and Government Reshaping South Africa’s Informal Settlements, Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

Not Long Hidden, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY

2012

Mimesis: A Contemporary Photography Exhibition, 311 West Martin Street

Galleries, Raleigh, NC 

2011

You’re Pushing Too Hard, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL 

2010

Art Loop Open Competition, Block 37, Chicago IL 

2009

Generations, Santa Fe Arts Commission Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2008

Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, Museum of New Mexico Palace of the

Governors, Santa Fe, NM

2006

Aporia, Victoria Price Contemporary Art & Design, Santa Fe, NM

Resonance: 11th Annual Photographic Competition, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

2005

Is Patriotic, Art & Industry, Santa Fe, NM

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2014

Stephenson, Sam, Bull City Summer: A season at the ballpark, Daylight Books

2013

Petry, Michael, Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life Tradition, London: Thames & Hudson

Baldwin, Rosecrans, “Soliloquies” The Morning News, November 4, 2013

Cass, Pelle, “Photographer Captures Offbeat Wanderings During Daily Wanderings” Feature Shoot, November 8, 2013

Stephenson, Sam, “The Liminal Space” The Paris Review Daily, August 7, 2013

“CTA Morgan Street Station” Architect Magazine, April 2013 

2012

Stephenson, Sam, “A Mark So Fine: Joe Henry and You.” The Paris Review Daily, May 18, 2012

2011

Stephenson, Sam, “Mary Frank.” The Paris Review Daily, May 26, 2011

Munro, Alice, “Axis” The New Yorker, January 31, 2011: 65

2010

Freudenberger, Nell, “An Arranged Marriage” The New Yorker, September 6, 2010: 68

Eugenides, Jeffrey, “Extreme Solitude” The New Yorker, June 7, 2010: 60

2009

Beyond Beauty: Photographs from the Duke University Special Collections Library, North Carolina: Nasher Museum of Art

2008

Redding, Mary-Anne, and Elrick, Krista, ed. Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press

Lopez, Barry and Stewart, Frank, Ed. “Threshold of Human Touch.”Gates of Reconciliation: Literature and the Ethical Imagination: Manoa Journal, University of Hawai’i: 20:1:108-112

2005

“Dearly Beloved” Internationalist Journal of Culture & Currents, Vol. 3, Issue 2: 22-23

2000

Solnit, Rebecca & Schwartzenberg, Susan, Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism, London: Verso

 

AWARDS & HONORS

2013

Illinois Arts Council Professional Development Grant

2011

Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grantee, City of Chicago

Department of Cultural Affairs 

2010

Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grantee, City of Chicago

Department of Cultural Affairs

2004

Lewis Hine Documentary Initiative Fellowship, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University

 

Collections

Museum of New Mexico Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM

Duke University Perkins Library Special Collections & Rare Book Archive, Durham, NC

The Center for Documentary Studies, Durham, NC

 

PUBLIC SCREENINGS AND GUEST LECTURES

2013

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012

Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Land Up Conference, Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago, IL

2011

The Expressive Marriage of Image and Word, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

2010

Pecha Kucha Chicago, Volume 14, Chicago, IL

2009

Bridging Perspectives Conference: Intervening with men who batter, Minneapolis, MN

2005

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 

 

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2010-Present

Kate Joyce Studios, Chicago, IL 

2006-2009

Apprenticeship and staff photographer, Hedrich Blessing Photographers, Chicago, IL 

2006

Photography Art Teacher, O’Keeffe Art and Leadership Program for Girls, Santa Fe, NM

2005-2006

Program Coordinator, Lewis Hine Documentary Initiative, Center for Documentary Studies, Durham, NC

2004

Documentary projects specialist, Diketso Eseng Dipuo Community Development Trust, Bloemfontein, South Africa

 

ED

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Instituto Central America Spanish School, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala