Chronology

 
1973 Born, Denver, CO
   
1998 Re-located from Raleigh to New England to pursue a career in photography.
   
1999 Took a workshop taught by Matt Mahurin who has always been a strong influence in my work.
   
2005 Sessions I attended at Review Santa Fe lead to my first book deal with Merrell Publishers.
   
2006 My first book, "Shelter Dogs" is released and became a bestseller with much national and international exposure.
   
2007 Spent 3 months traveling in Mexico and Puerto Rico make my second book "Street Dogs".
   
2008 Traveled through the western United States and Virginia to make my third book "Wild Horses".
   
2010 Spent three weeks in Thailand photographing a series on the Asian elephant via Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary.
   
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Awards

 
2011 Photographer's Showcase Award/Critical Mass
   
2010 Rhode Island State Council for the Arts, Fellowship in Photography
   
2008 Helen Woodward Humane Award , for raising social awareness thorugh Photography, San Diego, CA
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2008 Shelter and Street Dogs; The Wandering Spirit, Gail Cahalan Gallery, Providence, RI
   
2008 Four Legs and a Soul, HaNNa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
   
2007 "Shelter Dogs", a Heartbeat at my Feet, Upstairs Gallery, Greenboro, NC
   
1999 Recent Photographs, AS220, Providence, RI
   
1998 Abstraction and Adaptations, Gallery "A", Raleigh, NC
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2011 Across the Divide: Critical Mass 2010, Photography Center North West, Newspace, RayKo Photo Center, Seatlle, WA; Portland, OR; San Francisco, CA
   
2010 2010 Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Imago Gallery, Warren, RI
   
2010 Natural World, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
   
2009 Peek: The Lingerie show, The Darkroom, New Orleans, LA
   
2009 In Our Care, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC
   
2008 Going to the Dogs, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
   
2007 DIA Invitational, Center For Fine Art Photography, Denver International Airport
   
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Bibliography

Wild Horses; Endangered Beauty. All photographs and text by Traer Scott. Merrell, 2008 (photo-eye Cat# MR039)
 
Street Dogs. All photography and text by Traer Scott. Merrell, 2007 (photo-eye Cat# MR030)
 
Shelter Dogs. All photography and text by Traer Scott. Merrell, 2006 (photo-eye Cat# MR025H)
 
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Education

 
1991 - 1996 North Carolina State University, BA Mass Communication, minor Fine Art
 
1998 - 1999 New England School of Photography, Applied Photography
 




Favorite Photography Books

Matt Mahurin, Matt Mahurin, (photo-eye Cat# TT078)
 
The Animals, Garry Winogrand, (photo-eye Cat# DP002)
 
Folk Photography, Luc Sante, (photo-eye Cat# ZD914)
 
Dog Run, Michael Crouser, (photo-eye Cat# AB400)
 



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