Born in Dayton, OH, 1979 - Lives and works in San Diego, CA

 

EDUCATION

2003    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

2008    Master of Fine Arts, Columbia College of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 Verso, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy

 

2013   A Matter of Structure and Utility, Kavi Gupta CHICAGO | BERLIN, Chicago, IL

 

2012    Modifications – SECCA – South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art – Winston Salem, NC

              Medium – Luce Gallery – Turin, Italy

              Materiality – Monica De Cardenas – Milan, Italy

              Openings – Almine Rech Gallery – Paris, France

 

2011   Resurfaced – Luce Gallery – Turin, Italy

              Making oneself – Kavi Gupta Gallery – Berlin, Germany

             

2010    Everything After – Kavi Gupta Gallery – Chicago, IL

              Something After – Almine Rech Gallery – Brussels, Belgium

              Altered States – Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art – Kansas City, MO

              Modality –  Foster Gallery at the Noble and Greenough– Dedham, MA

             

2009    12X12 New Artists/New Work - Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago, IL

              New Work : Curtis Mann – The Solo Project - Kusseneers Gallery – Basel, Switzerland

 

2008    Modifications - The Solo Project - Kusseneers Gallery - Basel, Switzerland

              Modifications - Kusseneers Gallery - Antwerp, Belgium

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013    Sea Stories, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco

              Black Hole / White Rabbit, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

              Shades of Darkness, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

             

             

2012    Fruits of Passion – Centre Pompidou – Paris, France

              Daegu Photo Bienniel – special exhibition curated by Karen Irvine – Daegu, South Korea

              Eclectic Coherence – Expo Chicago – Chicago, IL

              Limits of Photography – Museum of Contemporary Photography – Chicago, IL

              After Image – Cerritos College Art Gallery – Norwalk, CA

              Rupture – Volume Gallery – Reed College – Portland, OR

 

2011    After the Gold Rush: Contemporary Photographs from the Collecton – Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

              Shutter – Union Art Gallery – University of Wisconisn Milwaukee – Milwaukee, WI

              Microwave – Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

             

2010    2010 : Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art – New York, NY

              Armory Art Show, w/ Kavi Gupta Gallery – New York, NY

American ReConstruction: An exhibition of new photography, Curated by Mike Hoeh, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

Altered Appropriations: Making Strange, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, curated by Jody Zellen, Orange, CA

 

 

 

2009    MP3 II: Midwest Photographers Project - Museum of Contemporary Photography - Chicago, IL

              Bad Moon - Andrew Rafacz Gallery - Chicago, IL 

              Altered States - Howard Yezerski Gallery - Boston, MA

              Almost Reality - Dayton Visual Arts Center - Dayton, OH 

              Pulse Art Fair - Kusseneers Gallery - New York, NY

              Visual Morphology - Klompching Gallery - Brooklyn, NY

              Troposhpere - Hampshire House - New York, NY

              Art Chicago – Aperture Books/Gallery – Chicago, IL

 

2008    The Ubiquitous Image – curated by Lesley Martin - New York Photo Festival - Brooklyn, NY 

              Strange Habit – curated by Luke Batten - I Space - Chicago, IL 

              Are We There Yet – curated by Dawoud Bey - GASP Gallery - Boston, MA 

              Are We There Yet – curated by Dawoud Bey - Hyde Park Art Center - Chicago, IL

              MFA Thesis Exhibition - Raw Space - Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

              Weisman Exhibition - Hokin Gallery - Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

              It’s All Relative - South Union Arts - Chicago, IL

              Next Art Fair - Harold Arts - Chicago, IL

 

 

2007    Synched - Museum of Contemporary Photography - Chicago, IL

              SPA, 10 Artists/10 Curators - Silverstein Photography - New York, NY

              Concerning Tomorrow – curated by Jason Lazarus - Harold Arts Gallery - Chicago, IL               

              Bridge Art Fair - Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

              Art LA - Lisa Boyle Gallery - Los Angeles, CA

              Weisman Exhibition - Hokin Gallery - Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL

              New Art 2007 – curated by Adam Brooks - Orleans Street Gallery - St. Charles, IL

 

2006    Hey Hot Shot - Jen Bekman Gallery - New York, NY

              New Trends in Photography – curated by Brian Ulrich & Greg Stimac - Iron Studios, Chicago

 

2005    Honors Exhibition - Scholars Gallery - University of Dayton - Dayton, OH

              Horvath Exhibition - Rike Gallery - University of Dayton - Dayton, OH

 

 

AWARDS

2010    John Gutmann Photography Fellowship Award – San Francisco, CA

              Illinois Arts Council Artist Project Grant

 

2009    Leopold Godwosky, Jr. Award – PRC at Boston University

 

2008    Getz Merit Scholarship - Columbia College Chicago

              Albert P. Weisman Project Grant - Columbia College Chicago

              Flash Forward Emerging Artist Selection - Magenta Foundation

              Foam Talent Selection - FOAM Magazine, Amsterdam

 

2007    Albert P. Weisman Project Grant  - Columbia College Chicago

              Santa Fe Award for Photography Nominee - Center Santa Fe

 

2006    National Crystal Apple Award - Society of Photographic Education

              Graduate Opportunity Award - Columbia College Chicago

              Albert P. Weisman Project Grant - Columbia College Chicago

              Stuart and Iris Baum Project Completion Grant - Columbia College Chicago

               

2005    Visual Arts Award - University of Dayton - Dayton, OH

              Follett Fellowship - Full Tuition Award - Columbia College Chicago

              Getz Merit Scholarship - Columbia College Chicago

 

ARTIST LECTURES and PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2013    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM [Upcoming]

              Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA [Upcoming]

              Filter Photo Festival Keynote Speaker, Chicago, IL

              Columbia College Chicago, Visiting Artist, Chicago, IL

             

2012    South Eastern Contemporary Arts Center, Winston Salem, NC

              Weatherspoon Art Museum – Greensboro, NC

              University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign, Illinois

              Tulane University – New Orleans, LA

             

2011    Artist as Educator / Educator as Artist – AAM – Whitney Museum of Art

              Weber State University, Utah

              University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

 

2010    University of Central Florida, Center for Emerging Media, Orland, FL

              Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

              Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, MA

              Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

              University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

              California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

              Art Chicago – Aperture “After the MFA”

 

2009    Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

              New York Photo Festival, Aperture Books, Brooklyn, NY

              Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

              Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL