Untitled Campfire (River)
'Untitled Campfire (River)', 2007
40 x 50" / 102 x 127 cm, Edition of 3

Born 1976 in Euclid, Ohio.
Lives in Chicago.

Columbia College Chicago awarded him a BA in photography, an Albert P. Weisman Memorial Fellowship, and a Presidential Purchase Award. 2007 REVIEWS: Focus Fine Art Magazine // Newcity Chicago, Tip of the Week, Michael Weinstein, Chicago Magazine // Beyond the Lens, August 2007 // Chicago Sun Times, America at work in modest ‚Mowing‘, Margaret Hawkins // Time Out Chicago, Erik Wenzel // Art on Paper, James Yood, May/June 2008 // Time Out Chicago, A stake in the grass, Madeline Nusser, June 2008

SOLO EXHIBITIONS ( SELECTION )

2014
An Appeal to Heaven, Under the Sign Flag Project (ltd los angeles), Los Angeles CA
2013
Lost Spike, In The Pines, Jackson, WY
2012
The Long Stare, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago IL
2011
Empire, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010
Self-Titled, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Self-Titled, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago
2008
Kaune, Sudendorf, Cologne, Germany
2007
Self-Titled, Museum of Contemporary Art, 12 x 12, Chicago, IL
Mowing the Lawn, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006
Project Space, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2014
PHANTOMS IN THE DIRT, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2013
The 7 Borders, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
Stanford MFA Thesis Exhibition, Stanford, CA
LAND AND SEA Event, Southern Exposue, San Francisco CA
2012
Self-Help Book Club, Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford, CA
2011
Is This Thing On? / Screen Test, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

 
2010
FAMILIAR: Portraits of Proximity, Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art
Whatever Was Splendid, Fotofest Biennial, Houston, TX
Road to Nowhere, Fotofest Biennial, Houston, TX
Faraway Nearby, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, KS
2009
Performance Anxiety, Souvenirs from Earth, Paris, France
2008
USA Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Preview Berlin, Video Art Program, Berlin, Germany
Bad Moon, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago
Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes
Heinz Architectural Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Beyond the Backyard, Museum of Contemporary Photography
Chicago, IL
Lawn Nation: art and science of the american lawn, Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, IL
Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
This Land is Your Land, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2007
Photocentric, MNCP, Minneapolis, MN
tinyvices, London, Mexico City, St. Louis, Tokyo
2006
tinyvices, London, Mexico City, St. Louis, Tokyo
Are you Serious, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
In Sight, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
MixArt, James Hotel (Curated / Karen Irvine), Chicago, IL
2005
The New Chicagoans, Select Media Fest 04, Iron Studios, Chicago, IL
Chicago Art Open, Chicago, IL
2004
Ultimatum, The Zoo, Chicago, IL
2002
Crocker Kingsley Biennial Art Exhibition (juried by Gladys Nilsson), Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA
2001
Nevada County Arts Council, Grass Valley, CA

 
2000
Phantom Gallery, Sacramento, C

 

Selected Public / Private Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago IL
The Ruttenburg Collection, Chicago IL
The Wieland Collection, Atlanta GA
The Capital Group
UBS Bank

Bibliography

Art in America Magazine, May 2010 p. 164
Le Monde 2, Corine Lesnes, June 13, 2009 p. 40-47
Artforum.com, Michelle Grabner, January 2009
Harpers Magazine, June 2008 p.29
Art on Paper, James Yood, May/June 2008 p.86-87
Time Out Chicago, A stake in the grass, Madeline Nusser, June 5 - 11 2008 p. 56
Dwell Magazine, Suburban Subversion, December/January 2008 p. 173-180
Focus Fine Art Magazine, August 2007 p. 80-81
Newcity Chicago, Tip of the Week, Michael Weinstein, August 7 2007
Chicago Magazine, Beyond the Lens, August 2007
Chicago Sun Times, America at work in modest 'Mowing', Margaret Hawkins, April 13, 2007
Time Out Chicago, Erik Wenzel, April 19-25, 2007
Medill Reports Chicago, Sarah Baicker, April 10, 2007
Newcity Chicago, May 2007
Museum of Contemporary Photography Newsletter Uber Punctum, Rod Slemmons, Febuary 5, 2007
Chicago Reader, The New Chicagoans, October 28, 2005 Medill Reports Chicago, Sarah Baicker, April 10, 2007"Newcity Chicago, May 2007

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