Chronology

 
1948 Born, Detroit, Michigan
   


Awards

 
2011 Lens Culture International Exposure Awards, Honorable Mention, Paris, France
   
2009 Director's Selection Award, Negative Space Exhibition, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO
   
2009 Jury Selection, Santa Fe Portfolio Reviews, Santa Fe, NM
   
2008 Winner, 6X6, Society of Photographers Competition (Invitation Only), Rooke Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
   
2008 Critical Mass 2008 - 1 of 50 Finalists (top 20), Portland, OR
   
2007 Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs and the Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, Illinois
   
2006 Jury Selection, Photography Now, 100 Portfolios, Wright State Univ., Dayton, OH
   
2006 Jury Selection, The Photo Review Annual Competition, Langhorne, PA
   
2006 Finalist, Photo Lucida Critical Mass, Portland, OR
   
2006 Jury Selection, Santa Fe Portfolio Review, Santa Fe, New Mexico
   
2005 Honorable Mention, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
   
2005 Curator's Choice Award, Houston Center for Photography Membership Competition, Houston, Texas
   
2004 Cone Editions Press National Print Competition, Third Place, East Topsham, VT
   
2004 HCP Photography Fellowship Award, Honorable Mention, Houston, Texas
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2012 Detroit: Unbroken Down, Amerika Haus, Munich, Germany
   
2012 Prairieland, Stieglitz 19 Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
   
2011 Faith and Fury, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
   
2010 Terra-Caelum, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY
   
2009 New Works Gallery - Prairieland, Silvereye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
   
2009 Articles of Faith, Small African American Storefront Churches in Chicago, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
   
2008 Marktown, Chicago Water Tower Gallery of Photography, Chicago, Illinois
   
2007 Prairieland, Images from Rural Illinois, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI
   
2007 Simple Faith, Small African American Storefront Churches in Chicago, Brickton Art Center, Park Ridge, Ilinois
   
2007 Simple Faith, Small African American Storefront Churches in Chicago, The Sol Mednick Gallery for Photography, Univ. of the Arts, Philidelphia, PA
   
2006 Simple Faith, Small African American Storefront Churches in Chicago, Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography, Univ. of La Verne, La Verne, CA
   
2005 Simple Faith, Small African American Storefront Churches in Chicago, Jane Addams Hull House Center for Arts and Culture, Chicago, Illinois
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2012 Collective Views, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
   
2012 Center Forward, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
   
2012 Audio Visual, New York Photo Festival, Dumbo, New York, NY
   
2009 Negative Space Exhibition, (Brooks Jensen, Judge), The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
   
2009 American Spirit: Freedom, Growth, Grace and Power (three person show), Weeks Gallery, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
   
2009 27th Annual Membership Exhibition, Katherine Ware, Judge, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
   
2009 Portraits (Mary Ellen Mark, Juror), The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
   
2008 National Competition, Toledo Friends of Photography (Todd Hido, Judge), University of Toledo, OH
   
2008 6X6, Society of Photographers Competition (Invitation Only), Rooke Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
   
2008 Beyond the Backyard, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   
2008 Glimpses in Time (Steven Wirtz, Judge), Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
   
2007 Up & Now: Curated by Charlotte Cotton, PCNW 12th Annual Photographic Competition, Seattle, Washington
   
2006 National Competition, Toledo Friends of Photography, University of Toledo, OH
   
2006 In Sight: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   
2005 Membership Competition Exhibition (Honorable Mention), Photographic Center Northwest Membership Competition, Seattle, Washington
   
2005 Membership Competition Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
   
2005 Place(meant), Recent Photography by Midwest Photographers, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasent, Michigan
   
2003 Membership Competition Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston , Texas
   
2003 Chicago Photographers, Skylight Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
2002 Collected Visions, Supreme Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
   
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Collections

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Permanent Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Mass.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Federal Reserve Bank Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Harris Bank Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Several corporate & private collections
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Bibliography

Migration: Lost and Found in America. Donald McCrea. Michael Wiese Productions, San Francisco, CA, 2011 (photo-eye Cat# ZE110H)
 
Articles of Faith. Dave Jordano. Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, 2009 (photo-eye Cat# UC082H)
 
6x6. Dave Jordano. SOCIETY OF PHOTOGRAPHERS, Johannesburg, 2008 (photo-eye Cat# ZD343)
 
Lenswork Magazine. Issue #48. Brooks Jensen, 2003 (photo-eye Cat# LQ021)
 
Assembled Works. Dave Jordano. Paper Mirror Press, Chicago, 2003 (photo-eye Cat# ZC307S)
 
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Education

 
1970 - 1974 College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, BFA in Photography
 




Favorite Photography Books

Eugene Atget, James Borcoman, (photo-eye Cat# NT001H)
 
Charles Sheeler, Cult of the Machine, Karin Lucic, (photo-eye Cat# HD010H)
 
Treadwell, Andrea Modica, (photo-eye Cat# CI087H)
 
Sleeping by the Mississippi, Alec Soth, (photo-eye Cat# DP003H)
 
On Being a Photographer, David Hurn, Bill Jay, (photo-eye Cat# ZB216S)
 



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