EDUCATION

MFA Photography/Visual Design, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
B.F.A. Photography, Minor Art History, Ohio University, Athens, OH

EXHIBITIONS

2018
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

2017
South East Center for Photography, Greenville, SC
Bologna Fotografata: Tre Secoli di Sguardi, Bologna, Italy

2016
George Eastman Museum, National Parks Exhibition
Photography at Oregon Gallery, Commitment to Vision, Eugene, OR
Art Intersection Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2015   
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Biannual Finger Lakes Exhibition
Shandong University, Jinan, China
Mill Gallery, Rochester, NY
Nazareth College, Rochester, NY

2014
Soho Photo, NYC, NY, Alternative Photo Competition
International Photography Festival Organ Vida, Zagreb, Croatia
CRAF Spilimbergo Fotografia, B.Kiegeland/W.Osterman, Udine, Italy, from the collection
Unexpected Images on Glass, Gallery r, Rochester, NY

2013
ChemoToxic, I Am That & Other Stories, Solo Exhibition with 98 ambrotype glass plates, Visual Studies Workshop

2012
Austria Felix, exhibition with Inge Morath and Burkhardt Kiegeland, Gallerie della Provincia, Spilimbergo, Italy

2011
ChemoToxic, Solo Exhibition, Through This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, Group Exhibition, High Point University, Highpoint, NC

2010
Galerija Uluphu, Fotografije unutrasnjosti I tiorct (Gallery Uluphu, Croatian Association of Photographic Arts) Group exhibition, Zagreb, Croatia
From a Corner of My Dreams, Galerija Klovicevi dvori Kula Lotrscak in Zagreb, Solo Exhibition, Croatia

2009
San Vito al Tagliamento Gallery, Group Exhibition, Udine, Italy

2008
Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, CO
MVNYC, New York, NY
Centro Ricerca Archiviazione della Fotografia, Group Exhibition, Milan, Italy
Recent Acquisitions, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Photography In Dubrovnik, Gallery r, Group Exhibition with students, Rochester, NY
Center for Fine Art Photography, Group Exhibition, Fort Collins, CO

2007
Ping Yao International Photography Festival, Ping Yao, Group Exhibition, China
30 Years of Eye Work, Community Darkroom, Rochester, Group Exhibition, NY

2006
Spectrum Fine Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Fresno, CA
FotoFest 2006, Group Exhibition, Houston, TX
Nazareth College Casa Italiana Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Rochester, NY
Calumet Photo Gallery, Group Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

2005
Barco Library Gallery, Solo Exhibition, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Cineteca Museo d’Arte, Solo Exhibition, Bologna, Italy

2004
Nash Gallery, Minneapolis Center of Photography, Group Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN
Uluslararasi Foto raf Yari masi International Exhibition of Photography, Group Exhibition, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

2003
Dyer Arts Center, Group Exhibition, Rochester, NY
Crystal City Photography, Solo Exhibition, Corning, NY

2002
Spectrum Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Rochester, NY

2001
Museo Civico Archeologico, Solo Exhibition, Bologna, Italy
Periferia E Centri Storici, Facoltà di Architettura sede di Cesena, Group Exhibition, Università di Bologna, Chiesa dello Spirito Santo, Bologna, Italy

2000
Galleria di Ex Chiesa di San Maria, Group Exhibition, Bologna, Italy
Palazzo Flangini-Biglia, Friuli, Incorocio sulla via del Sale, Group Exhibition, Sacile, Italy
Centro di Ricerca e Archiviazione della Fotografica La Strada ‘Regina Margherita’, Group Exhibition, Spilimbergo, at Friuli, Italy
Diavassi Cultural Center, La Strada ‘Regina Margherita’, Group Exhibition, Athens, Greece
The Gallery @ 49th Street, Group Exhibition, New York, NY

1999
Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Group Exhibition, Denver, CO
Lotus Gallery, Ernsting/Salzburg, Solo Exhibition, Austria
Photo Gallery, Group Exhibition, Milan, Italy
Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento Valley Photographic Art Center, Group Exhibition, CA

1997
Silver Eye Center for Photography, Solo Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
University of Oregon, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR

1996
New York Aids Coalition, MV Gallery, Group Exhibition, New York, NY
Spectrum Fine Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, Fresno, CA
University of Oregon, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR

1995
The Center for Photography, Group Exhibition, Woodstock, NY
The Cutting Edge in Photographic Education, Group Exhibition, Sinclair C. College, Dayton, OH

1994
Light Impressions Spectrum Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Rochester, NY

1993
The Center for Photography, Group Exhibition, Woodstock, NY

1992
The Ansel Adams Gallery, Group Exhibition, Yosemite Village, CA
Yosemite National Art Museum, Solo Exhibition, Yosemite Village, CA

1991
Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR

1990
The Photographic Center, Group Exhibition, Carmel, CA

1989
Blatent Image/Silver Eye Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
Light Impressions Spectrum Gallery, Group Exhibition, Rochester, NY
Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Group Exhibition, Spokane, WA
Whitman College, Group Exhibition, Walla Walla, WA

1988
Deland Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, Deland, FL
Museum of Fine Arts, Group Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL
Mitchell Museum, Group Exhibition, Mount Vernon, IL
Anderson Fine Arts Center, Group Exhibition, Anderson, IN

1987
Campos Photo Center, Solo Exhibition, Rochester, NY
Village Gate Art Center, Group Exhibition, Rochester, NY
Crown Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Temple Building, Rochester, NY
Harvard University, Group Exhibition, Sert Gallery, Cambridge, MA
University of Alabama, Group Exhibition, Moody Gallery, Tuscaloosa
Umpqua Community College, Group Exhibition, Roseburg, OR
Schneider Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, Ashland, OR
Syracuse Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, Syracuse, NY
Swietzer Gallery, National Technical Institute for Deaf, Solo Exhibition, Rochester, NY

1986
Vision Gallery, Solo Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Visual Studies Workshop, Group Exhibition, Rochester, NY
Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Cummings Nature Center, Group Exhibition, Naples, NY
A Personal Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Greensboro, NC

1985
Bevier Gallery, Group Exhibition, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
University of Colorado, Group Exhibition, Fine Arts Department, Boulder, CO
Memorial Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, Rochester, NY

1984
Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Benton County Historical Museum, Group Exhibition, Philomath, OR
Blue Sky Gallery, Group Exhibition, Portland, OR
Artist Union Gallery, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Maude Kerns Art Center, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR

1983
Gallery 141, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Museum of Art, Group Exhibition, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
North View Gallery, Group Exhibition, Portland, OR
USSR Traveling Photographic Exhibit, Group Exhibition
Camerawork Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Portland, OR
Mayor's Invitational Fine Art Show, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Ansel Adams Gallery, Group Exhibition, Yosemite National Park, CA

1982
Aperature Gallery, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Outright Graphics, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Maude Kerns Gallery, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Project Space Gallery, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR

1980
Open Gallery, Group Exhibition, Eugene, OR
Gallery 141, Group Exhibitions, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

1979
Photography at Oregon Gallery, Group Exhibitions, Museum of Art, Eugene, OR,
Ivy School of Art, Solo Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA

1977
Seigfred Gallery, Group Exhibition, Ohio University, Athens, OH

 

COLLECTIONS

Muzej Grada Zagreba (City Art Museum of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Muzeja zap Umjetnost i Orbt Zagreb (Museum of the Arts & Crafts, Zagreb), Croatia
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
Museo della Fotografia Cinisell Balsamo, Milan, Italy
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Museum of Art, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Alinari Collection, Florence, Italy
Cineteca del Comune di Bologna, Italy
Museo Civico del Risorgimento, Bologna, Italy
Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio, Bologna, Italy
Villani Collection, Bologna, Italy
Maringoni Foundation, Florence, Italy
Lotus Collection, Salzburg, Austria
Wenzlau Collection, Los Angeles, CA.
The Knox Collection, Greensboro, NC
The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR
Other private collections

 

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

2014
Juror’s Award, Inspire online magazine

2010
Fulbright Scholars Award to the Academy of Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb, Croatia, or formation of the Masters of Arts degree program in Photography, (first in the country)
US Embassy Artistic Grant, for production of catalogue for exhibition entitled; From a Corner of My Dreams, Lotrscak in Zagreb, Croatia

2001
Gitner Prize for Outstanding Professional Achievement in Graphic Communication, RIT College of Imaging Arts & Sciences

2000
Agfa Italy, Artistic Development Award
RIT Faculty Development Grant

1999
Friuli, Incrocio Sulla Via Del Sale, (Friuli, Across the Salt Road) CRAF, Spilimbergo, Italy
Commission to photograph The Salt Road in Salzburg, Austria

1998
Bologna2000, Italy, Individual Artist Fellowship Award

1994
Addy Award for public service poster against violence entitled: Let’s Stop Playing Tag

1991
Yosemite Association, Individual Artist Fellowship Award

1981
National Endowment for the Arts Grant for the operation of the Museum of Art, Photography at Oregon Gallery, Eugene, OR
City of Eugene for the Museum of Art, Photography at Oregon Gallery, Eugene, OR

1980
Teaching Fellowships Awards, University of Oregon, Eugene, academic years 79/80 & 80/81

 

PUBLICATIONS  

2017
Rovinj PhotoDays, exhibition catalogue with extensive jurors’ statement, Rovinj, Croatia
Comprehensive Alternative Process Manual, Oxford Press, includes examples of my work Brian Arnold editor

2015
Collecting Images: Wet Plate Collodion Photography by Jon Rees, Glass Art Society News Magazine, reviews my collodion sculptural work, Winter 2015, Volume 26, p.8-9

2014
Aperture: The Photographers Playbook, inclusion of assignment
Afterimage, published catalogue from VSW exhibit with essay by Carla Williams

2013
fotosavant, online magazine interview

2012
From A Corner of My Dreams, Catalogue for solo exhibition at Galerija Klovicevi dvori Kula Lotrscak in Zagreb, Croatia

2008
Americana,
book published by Centro Ricerca Archiviazione della Fotografia, Milan, Italy, 6/08-9/08, pg 209
Schwarzweiss 60 Magazine, Steifruts, Germany, Winter 08, pgs 42-45

2007
Deja View: Bologna Italy, Pendragon Press, Bologna, Italy, Monograph of personal work, 130 pages, 12/00. Second printing 4/02, sold out 9/07
Moskar Journal, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 4/5/07, pg 40

2002
Photovision, NY, NY, 3/02, pg 8

2000
Photo, Edizione Italiana, Milan, Italy, 12/00, pg 9
Progresso Fotografico, Milan, Italy, 12/00. pg 82 & 86                 
Domani di Bologna, Italy, 12/16/00, pg 21
il Resto del Carlino, Bologna, Italy, 12/16/00, pg 41
la Rebubblica, Rome, Italy, 12/16/00, pgs 16-17
Bologna & Bologna, Italy 12/14/00, cover & pg 3
Friuli, Incorocio sulla via del Sale, (Friuli, Across the Salt Road) CRAF, Friuli, Italy, 11/00, pgs 100-105
La strada ‘Regina Margherit’ Photographic Circle, Athens, Greece, 4/00, pgs 24-35
New York Art World, NYC, 2/00, pg 6

1999
D Magazine, La Repubblica della Donna, Rome, Italy, 11/99, pg 83-94
The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, 10/13/99, pg 1F

1995
The Cutting Edge of Photographic Studies, Sinclair Community College Publication, 5/95, p.21
Photography Quarterly Magazine, Woodstock, NY, Spr/95, pg.18-21
Camera & Darkroom Magazine, 3/95, pg.40-41

1994
Meditation for Absolutely Everyone
, by S.S. Khalsa, C.E. Tuttle, Bosten, 94, cover photo
Book of Days, Austin, TX, 8/94. Images included in Illustrated calendar
Stage to Yosemite, Annie Reynolds and Albert Gordon, Big Tree Books, El Portal, CA, p.85

1993
Yosemite and Sequoia
, Edited by Richard J. Orsi, Alfred Runte, and Marline Smith- Branzini, U.C. Press, Berkeley, pg. 122-123
Focus: The Center for Photographic Arts Magazine, Monterey, CA, Summer 93 p.6, Winter 93 p.7
Focus 93, The Center for Photographic Arts Magazine, Carmel, CA, Sum/93 p.6, Winter 93 p.7
Review: Friends of Photography Newsletter, San Francisco, CA, 1/93, p.12

1992
Shots Magazine
, Joseph, OR, 11/92, pg.24-25, & rear cover
Photography Center Quarterly #56, Woodstock, NY, p.13

1991
Countryside Magazine
, New York, NY, 9/91, p.34
Yosemite Photographic Survey:  A Prospectus, Yosemite Association, El Portel, CA, Fall/91, pp. cover, 2, 7, 12
Photo District News, NYC, NY, 5/91, p.55
Photo Forum, Travel Workshop Directory, Santa Barbara, CA, 1/91, cover
Yosemite Association Journal, El Portel, CA, Sum/91, pp.7, 8

1990
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA, 1/6/90

1989
Photo Educator Newsletter
, Eastman Kodak Company, Vol. 22, No.1, 6/89
Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, 6/18/89
Guide to 35 mm Photography, Eastman Kodak Company, 1989, p.16
Photometro, San Francisco, CA, 3/89, pp.23, 38, 44
Photographers Forum, Annual Workshop Directory, 1989, cover

1988
Reporter Magazine
, Rochester, NY, 4/88, p.3
American Photographer Magazine, 5/88, p.6, 3/88, p.6, 4/88, p.8, 5/88, p.61

1987
Commitment to Vision
, Catalog to the Exhibition, Eugene, OR, 1/87 pl.26
Daytona Beach Community College Photography Center Newsletter, Daytona Beach, FL, 4/87,p.23; and 6/89, p.10
Technical and Education Newsletter, Rochester, NY, 4/87, p.4

1986
Artweek
, San Francisco, CA, 12/13/86, p.11
Darkroom Photography Magazine, 5/86, p.35
American Photographer Magazine, 4/84, p.98 and 3/86, p.71

1984
The Bellingham Herald
, Bellingham, WA, 4/29/84, p.d-1

1983
The Bridge, Portland, OR, 11/10/83, p.2
Inquiry Magazine, Eugene, OR, Spring 82 and Spring 83, Cover Photos

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018
Full Professor, Program Chair, Fine Art Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 9/84 – present
The Therapeutic Camera Workshop, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, 4/15/18

2010
Program Consultant and awardee of a Fulbright Scholars Award, University of Zagreb in the creation of Croatia’s first MA degree program in Photography, 9/09-2/10
Groznjan Photography Workshop, Groznjan, Croatia 9/10

2007
Travel Course through RIT to Dubrovnik, Croatia, 3/07-5/07
Master Printing Class, Maine Media Workshops, 8/07

2006
Maine Photography Workshops, Rockport, ME, 7/04, 8/05, 9/06

2005
Anderson Ranch Workshops, Snowmass Village, CO, 7/05
Idaho City Workshop, Idaho City, ID, 5/05

2002
Southwest Desert Photography Workshop, Four-Corners area of the US, 3-week, traveling workshop, 5/93 – 5/02

2001
SPEOS Center of Photography, Paris, France, 8/01
St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO, 4/01

1999
Tuscany Photographic Workshops, Bouconvento, Italy, 8/96, 8/97, 8/98, 8/99

1998
Centro di Ricerca e Archiviazione della Fotografia, University of Friuli, Italy, 3/98
Salzburg College of Art, Salzburg, Austria 2/98

1997
Organizzazione de Fotographia, Bologna, Italy, 11/97
Moginano Photographic Workshops, Tuscany, Italy, 10/97
Montaire Photographic Workshops, Fierra, Italy, 10/97

1993
Shore Acres Landscape Photography Workshop on the Oregon Coast, 8/93

1990
Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, OR, 4/90

1989
Rochester Yoga Society, RIT Class on Creativity as a Lifestyle, Rochester, NY, Fall 89
Ansel Adams Gallery, Photo I Symposium, Rochester, NY, 6/89

1987
Daytona Beach Community College, International Symposium on Documentary   Photography, 2/86 and 2/87

1984
Portland Photographic Workshop, Coos Bay, OR, 8/83 and 9/84
Oregon Photographic Workshop, University of Oregon, 4 week traveling workshop, 6/83 and 6/84
Nevada Traveling Workshop, 5/84
Idaho City Workshop, Idaho City, ID, 5/83 and 5/84

1983
Ansel Adams Yosemite Workshop, CA, 6/83

1982
Teaching Assistant, Ansel Adams Yosemite Workshop, CA, 6/81 and 6/82
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 6/81-8/82

1981
Teaching Fellow, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Academic years 79/80 and 80/81