Chronology

 
1964 Born, Los Angeles, California
   
1988 Works as a printer for Arnold Newman in New York.
   
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Awards

 
2012 Hasselblad Masters Award, Semifinalist (Landscape)
   
2011 CENTER's Teaching Award, Honorable Mention, Santa Fe, New Mexico
   
2004 TPS 13: The National Competition. Honorable Mention. Juried by Sue Brisk., Texas
   
2003 Nominee for The Baum: An Emerging American Photographer Award, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
   
2002 Reviewer Picks: Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
   
1993 Jurors Distinguished Achievement Award: National Exposure II. Juried by Denise Miller Clark., Chicago, Illinois
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2012 KLOMPCHING Gallery, New York
   
2011 Retrospective, wall space gallery, Santa Barbara, California
   
2010 The Shadow Behind Your Eyes, De Santos Gallery, Houston, Texas
   
2007 Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2006 Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts
   
2006 Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, California
   
2006 Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
   
2006 Espacio Foto, Montevideo, Uruguay
   
2006 El Cabildo de la Ciudad de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
   
2005 Watermark Fine Art Photographs, Houston, Texas
   
2005 Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California
   
2005 Michael Dawson Gallery, Los Angeles, California
   
2005 Internationale Fototage 7: Contemporary American Photography, Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Germany
   
2004 Oswald Gallery, Austin, Texas
   
2004 Silver Eye Center for Photography Members Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
   
2004 White Room Gallery, West Hollywood, California
   
2004 Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon
   
2003 Ventana Medical Systems Gallery (managed by Etherton Gallery), Tucson, Arizona
   
2003 The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan
   
2003 Michael Dawson Gallery, Los Angeles, California
   
2003 Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington
   
2002 Temple Gallery @ the Temple of Music and Art (managed by Etherton Gallery), Tucson, Arizona
   
2001 Metroform Limited, Tucson, Arizona
   
1995 Ken Rosenthal: True Fiction, Bero Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2012 Processes and Dreams, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
   
2012 Morbid Curiosity: The Richard Harris Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
   
2012 Snail Mail, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Houston, Texas
   
2012 20th Century Americans (permanent exhibition), Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
   
2010 Nueva Luz/New Light: Recent Acquisitions, The Wittliff Collections, San Marcos, Texas
   
2010 A Grand View: Arizona Landscape Photography 1871-2010, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2010 Tucson Saguaro Photography Invitational, Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
   
2010 Tucson Saguaro Photography Invitational, Temple Gallery, Tucson, AZ
   
2010 Tucson Saguaro Photography Invitational, Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson, Arizona
   
2010 L’Union Fait La Force, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, GA
   
2010 Roll Call, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
   
2010 George Eastman House Benefit Auction Preview, Sotheby's, New York, NY
   
2010 Auction of Fine Photography Prints Exhibition, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
   
2010 Pimp the Timp, The Former Timp Hotel, Cologne, Germany
   
2010 Into the Light, wall space gallery, Santa Barbara, California
   
2009 Ersatz, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
   
2009 Auction of Fine Photography Prints Exhibition, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
   
2009 Bare Walls, School Of The Art Institute of Chicago's Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
2009 Input / Output: The Influences, Work and Collections of Photographer Dave A, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
   
2009 Flora & Fauna, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon
   
2009 Continuum, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
   
2009 Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
2008 15 Under 15, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
   
2008 Art Basel/Miami Beach/Anne Reed Gallery: Exceptional Works Discovered, Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
   
2008 Out of Tucson, Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne, Germany
   
2008 Photofest, JRB Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
   
2008 2008 Print Auction Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
   
2007 Myst - Mistica e Mistero di una Collezione Fotografica, Centro Ricerca Artistica Mezzocorona, Mezzocorona, Italy
   
2007 Contemporary Gallery Artists: Spirited Expressions, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2007 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   
2007 McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
   
2007 Photo Bravo 2007, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN
   
2007 An Eclectic Eye: Selections from the Dan Leach Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
   
2006 Photo Bravo 2006, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN
   
2006 2006 Annual Print Auction Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
   
2006 Bonfire of the Vanitas: Group Invitational, Temple Gallery (managed by Etherton Gallery), Tucson, Arizona
   
2006 Director's Choice, The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan
   
2006 Ready, Set, D'Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
2005 The Children's Hour, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, Michigan
   
2005 At Play (curated by Anne Wilkes Tucker), Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
   
2005 Photography In Houston Galleries, Fotofest Vine St. Gallery, Houston, Texas
   
2005 2005 Annual Print Auction Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
   
2005 Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Visual Arts Department Fine Arts Gallery, Denton, Texas
   
2005 Texas Photographic Society Members' Exhibition, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas
   
2005 12x12, Mark Wooley Gallery, Portland, Oregon
   
2005 OnLine/OnSite: Selections from Online: Photographer's Showcase, photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
   
2005 Wherefore ART Thou: Shakespeare by Tucson Artists, Temple Gallery (managed by Etherton Gallery), Tucson, Arizona
   
2005 First Anniversary Exhibition, Watermark Fine Art, Houston, Texas
   
2005 Arizona Biennial '05, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
2005 photographers:network selection 2005, Studio Thomas Kellner, Siegen,Germany
   
2005 Gallery Artists Group Exhibition, White Room Gallery, West Hollywood, California
   
2005 Grand Opening Exhibition, Oswald Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
   
2005 Vital Signs: Focus on Young Photographers, George Eastman House Museum of Intl. Photography, Rochester, New York
   
2005 26th Anniversary Art Auction & Exhibition, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2005 The Art of Summer, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2005 15th Annual Center Awards Exhibition, Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, California
   
2004 Ken Rosenthal, Jennifer Shaw, Hiroshi Watanabe, Bassetti Fine Art Photographs, New Orleans, Louisiana
   
2004 2004 International Photographic Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Colorado
   
2004 Viewpoint 2004, Bosque Conservatory, Clifton, Texas
   
2004 Ken Rosenthal, Jennifer Glass, Dave Anderson, Watermark Fine Art, Houston, Texas
   
2004 Director's Choice, The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan
   
2004 Small Works Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2004 A Sense of Place, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado
   
2004 Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, New York
   
2004 TPS 12: The National Competition, Image Gallery, Longview, Texas
   
2004 Best of FotoFest 2004, Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
   
2004 Ready, Set, D’Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
2004 TPS 13: The National Competition, Design Center of Austin, Austin, Texas
   
2004 TPS 13: The National Competition, Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, Texas
   
2004 14th Annual Center Awards Exhibition, Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, California
   
2004 San Francisco Cameraworks 2004 Auction of Fine Photography Prints Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California
   
2004 Pool Party, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
   
2004 Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   
2004 Photographs from the PCNW Collection, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington
   
2003 San Francisco Cameraworks 2003 Auction of Fine Photography Prints Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California
   
2003 The Photo Review Benefit Auction Preview, Christie's, New York, New York
   
2003 TPS 12: The National Competition, Chase Bank Art Corridor, Austin, Texas
   
2003 TPS 12: The National Competition, Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, Texas
   
2003 Black and White Photographs, Susan Spiritus Gallery, Newport Beach, California
   
2003 Recent Works: Ken Rosenthal and Rocky Schenck, Etherton Gallery at Joesler Village, Tucson, Arizona
   
2003 Inspirations and Interpretations, White Room Gallery, West Hollywood, California
   
2003 Delicate Objects, The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan
   
2003 10th Biennial National Juried Exhibition, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2003 Home Work/s, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
2003 The Buddha Form, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2003 Photowork '03, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
   
2003 Small Works Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2003 The Art of Baseball, Harrison Works, Oak Park, Illinois
   
2002 Tucson National Juried Exhibition, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2002 A Bouquet for Lou Bernal, The Drawing Studio, Tucson, Arizona
   
2002 21st Annual Art Auction Exhibition and Fundraiser, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2002 San Francisco Cameraworks 2002 Auction of Fine Photography Prints Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California
   
2002 Grand Opening Exhibition, The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan
   
2002 SPE Exhibition, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, Arizona
   
2002 Ready, Set, D’Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
2002 2002 Toledo Friends of Photography National Juried Photographic Exhibition, University of Toledo Center for the Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio
   
2002 Annual Photography Show, Metroform Limited, Tucson, Arizona
   
2002 Small Works Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2001 Stare: Photographic Survey, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona
   
2001 UA Art Faculty Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
2001 9th Biennial National Juried Exhibition, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
2001 Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Visual Arts Department Fine Arts Gallery, Denton, Texas
   
2001 Four Corners of the World, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
   
2001 20th Annual Art Auction Exhibition and Fundraiser, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
   
1999 UA Art Faculty Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
   
1995 Radical Belief: Art As Enlightenment? Art As Propaganda?, Central Arts Collective, Tucson, Arizona
   
1994 Just Good Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
   
1994 Refried, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
   
1994 Lousy Fear, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
1994 Camera Obscura/Obscura Camera, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
1993 National Exposure II, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
1992 The American Photography Institute National Graduate Seminar Fellowship Exhibition, New York University Photography Department Gallery, New York
   
1992 The Next Generation: Impact of Race, Class, and Sexuality on Family Life, School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois
   
1991 Amalgamations, School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois
   
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Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas
National Portrait Gallery, London, England
Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts
Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington
George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California
Wittliff Collections, Southwestern & Mexican Photography Collection, San Marcos,Texas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York
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Bibliography

Photographs:2001-2009. Ken Rosenthal. 2011 (photo-eye Cat# ZE789 )
 
Blue Sky #39. Numerous contributing photographers. Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, 2005 (photo-eye Cat# ZC532S)
 
Vital Signs. Various photographers, text by Alison Nordstrom. George Eastman House, Rochester, 2005
 
B&W Magazine #23 February 2003. Numerous contributing photographers. Arroyo Grande, 2003 (photo-eye Cat# MZ138S)
 
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Education

 
1982 - 1988 University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television, BA in Still Photography
  Studied with Robbert Flick
1991 - 1993 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA in Photography
  Studied with Joan Fontcuberta, Kenneth Josephson, and Barbara Crane




Favorite Photography Books

Images, Artwork by David Lynch
 
Masao Yamamoto, A Box of Ku, (photo-eye Cat# TR040S)
 
Snowbound, Lisa M. Robinson, (photo-eye Cat# ZD188 )
 
Prarie Fires and Paper Moons, Text by Hal Morgan and Andreas Brown.
 
Seeing Is Believing, Vik Muniz
 



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