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Selected Solo* / Two Person Exhibitions

2018
Language Acquisition*: Frances Sewell Plunkett Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, GA
Language Acquisition*: Main Gallery, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
Chemical/Alchemical*: Center for the Arts Gallery, University of South Carolina Beaufort

2017
Language Acquisition*: Panoramic Gallery, William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, VA

2016
Signifying the Invisible: Gallery 1/1, Seattle, WA

2015
Language Acquisition*: Center for Art and Theatre, Contemporary Gallery, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
Handcrafted Auguries*: Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Handcrafted Auguries*: Milliken Arts Center, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

2011
Tea Retrospective*:
Holden Gallery, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC

2010
Handcrafted Auguries*: Castell Photography, Asheville, NC
Conjure Tales*: Badami Gallery, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
Fictional Histories: Selden Gallery, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Norfolk, VA

2009
Quilt of Days*: Contemporary Arts Exchange, Macon, GA

2007
Modern Altars*: Blackbridge Gallery, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA
Dinner Table Stories*: Art Lab, Art Museum of the University of Memphis, TN
Memory Womb*: Peacock Gallery, Middle Georgia College (Middle GA State University), Cochran, GA

2006
Alchemical: Augusta State University Fine Arts Gallery (Augusta University), Augusta, GA
Recipes for Ritual*: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2005
Reliquary*: Elsewhere Artist Collaborative, Greensboro, NC

2004
How to Eat an Apple*: Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

2003
Tea Secrets*: Project Room, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Future Past: Curator Tracey Morgan, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC
Alternative Techniques in Image-Making: Curator Diana Bloomfield, www.laphotocurator.com
2nd Anniversary Show: Curator Dan Shepherd, Gallery 1/1, Seattle, WA
Manifest Light
: Curator Armon Means, Sheffield Wood Gallery, The Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC

2017
Collective Experiences: Curator Patricia Lois Nuss, Chiang Mai Photography Festival, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2016
A Constellation: Curator Lori Johns, Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL
2016 SPE Combined Caucus Exhibition: Curator Aline Smithson, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
LA Pop-Up Show: Curator Dan Shepherd, Studio Buckman, Burbank, CA
This is a Photograph: Curators Dan Estabrook & Kathryn Gremley, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
a thing re | sembling a win · dow: Curator Dawn Roe, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC

2015
Alchemy of Tea: Curator Jen Crickenberger, Kingwood Gallery, Lonestar College, Kingwood, TX
Off the Web, On the Wall II: SPE National Headquarters Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2014
{Re}Happening 2014:
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Lake Eden, NC
Alchemy of Tea: Curator Jen Crickenberger, Cornelius Art Center, Cornelius, NC

2013
{Re}Happening 2013: Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Lake Eden, NC
Miniature Show: Curator William Dunlap, Southside Art Gallery, Oxford, MS

2012
Waking Up With Van Gogh: Curator Moni Hill, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC

2010
Spiritual Homecoming: Curator Liz Allen, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2008
Hungarian Multicultural Center AIR Exhibition: Vizivarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Art Papers Annual Auction: Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
Tea: Curator Lori Johns, C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

2005
Art About-From-For Nature: Geumgang Nature Art Biennale Traveling Exhibition: Gongju, Pusan, Suwon, South Korea

2004
Gathering: Curators Lisa Alembik & Virginia Philip, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2018
Size Matters: Juror Brian Clamp, Medium Festival of Photography, Sparks Gallery, San Diego, CA
LA Artcore 2nd Annual Photographic Competition and Exhibition: Jurors Gregg Cobarr, Bob Francis, Jane Szabo, LA Artcore Annex Gallery at the Brewery Lofts, Los Angeles, CA

2017
2nd Annual Alternative Process Photography Exhibition: Jurors Max Kellenberger & Mark Nelson, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA
Process Alternative: Jurors David Emmitt Adams & Claire A. Warden, lightleaked.com

2016
Center Forward: Jurors Hamidah Glasgow & Aline Smithson, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
The Abstract Image: Juror Blue Mitchell, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

2013
Units of Measure: Juror Natalie Dunham, Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN

2010
Emerging Carolinas: Juror William Dunlap, Hub-Bub, Spartanburg, SC
Idols and Icons: Transforming Tradition: Jurors Billy Hunter & Jeanne Moore, Madonna University, Livonia, MI

2009
Society for Photographic Education Southeast Crossroads: MOCA GA, Atlanta, GA
Memento Mori: Juror Eleanor Heartney, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

2007
Looks Good on Paper:  Juror Julia A. Fenton, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Some Assembly Required: Juror Lauren Levato, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Press / Publications

2018
Photographers on Photographers: Benjamin Dimmitt on Bridget Conn: Lenscratch, lenscratch.com (8/11/18)
Women on Women: Focal Plane Magazine, No. 5 (Summer 2018)
Future Past: Wall Street International Magazine, wsimag.com (2/14/18)
The Hand Magazine: Issue 19 (1/5/18)

2017
Paper Parts: Carbon Copy Press, Salford, England (7/17)
Art of the Assignment: Exposure Magazine, medium.com/exposure-magazine (9/29/17)
Art Speaks: WEHC 90.7, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA (5/4/17)

2016
Artistry and chemistry: A new way to look at the old practices of photography: In Sight (Bronwen Latimer), The Washington Post (3/28/16)

2015
Off the Web, On the Wall 2: Exposure Journal, Vol. 48:2, p. 52-3 (9/15)
The Asheville Darkroom: Temporary Art Review, www.temporaryartreview.com (7/15)
Rich Community: An Anthology of Appalachian Photographers: Sapling Grove Press (6/15)

2014
Film Spots: FotoFilmic, www.fotofilmic.com (5/14)

2012
North Carolina Literary Review: East Carolina University (No. 21, 2012)

2010
Photo Shop: Verve Magazine, p. 26 (12/10)
Light Therapy:
Phoenix New Times, Events (3/15/10)

2008
Artists Among the Trees: Southern Living Magazine (Georgia Edition), Vol. 43, No. 4 (4/08)

2006
Far From City Lights: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Arts & Books (5/21/06)
Visual Arts: Object Lesson: Mundane Finds…: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Living (3/12/06)

 

Selected Lectures / Panel Discussions / Presentations

2018
“Kodachrome Rumors: Why Outdated Technologies Thrive in the Art World”: “Being Analog in a Digital World” Panel, SECAC Conference, Birmingham, AL
Panel Member: Women in the Arts Symposium, Armstrong Campus, Georgia Southern University
“Painting is Dead, They Said”:
Art Department, University of South Carolina Beaufort
“Kodachrome Rumors: Why Outdated Technologies Thrive in the Art World”: Ogeechee Theatre, Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus, Savannah, GA

2015
“Language Acquisition”: Georgia Southern University, Center for Art and Theatre, Statesboro, GA

2013
“Handcrafted Auguries”, “Society for Photographic Education SE Conference: Charlotte, NC
“Alternative Photographic Processes”: Book Works, Asheville, NC

2012
“A Special Photography Evening”: Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2011
Senior Portfolio Class Visit: Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
Advanced Photo Class Visit: Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA

2008
Artist Lecture: Humanities Department, Paine College, Augusta, GA

2007
Imagemaker Lecture: Society for Photographic Education Southeast Conference, Savannah, GA
Artist Lecture: Art Department, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA
Artist Lecture: Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, Hungary

 

Selected Teaching Experience (College Curriculum)

Georgia Southern University: Armstrong Campus: Savannah, GA (8/16 – present)
Assistant Professor of Art: Analog and Digital Photography, Experimental Processes

Warren Wilson College: Swannanoa, NC (8/15 – 5/16)
Adjunct: Photo I (Analog), Alternative Processes  

Blue Ridge Community College: Flat Rock, NC (8/13 – 5/16)
Adjunct: Photo I and II (Digital) and Art Appreciation  

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College: Asheville, NC (8/12 – 5/13)
Adjunct: Graphic Design Tools and Intro to Digital Media

Walters State Community College: Morristown, TN (8/11 – 5/12)
Adjunct: Photo I, Photo II, Photo Independent Study (Digital)

Georgia College & State University: Milledgeville, GA (1/09 – 8/09)
Visiting Assistant Professor: Photo I (Analog), Photo III (Digital), Photo IV (Analog Color) and Two-Dimensional Design

 

Selected Teaching Experience (Non-College Curriculum)

Society for Photographic Education SE Regional Conference: Penland, NC (10/18)
The Science and Magic of Chemigrams: One-day workshop

University of South Carolina Beaufort: Beaufort, SC (4/18)
Chemigrams: Cameraless Photography: One-day workshop

Penland School of Crafts: Penland, NC (7/16)
Gelatin Silver as Alt Process: Two-week course

The Asheville Darkroom: Asheville, NC (5/10 – 4/16)
Monthly Photo 101 Classes, Mixed Media / Alternative Process / Digital Workshops, Private Lessons

Society for Photographic Education SE Regional Conference: Greenville, NC (10/14)
Building Images on Object-Based Paper: One-day workshop

Asheville Art Museum: Asheville, NC (3 – 4/14)
Spring photography workshop series: Cyanotype, Pinhole Cameras, Lazertran/Mixed Media

Kimball Art Center: Park City, UT (6/10)
Lazertran/Mixed Media: Two-day workshop

Selected Art / Design / Photo Professional Experience

Sulfur Studios Community Darkroom: Co-Founder and Instructor, Savannah, GA (6/18 – present)
Co-founder of local darkroom initiative offering workshops and public access to facilities

The Asheville Darkroom: Founder, Executive Director, and Instructor, Asheville, NC (8/12 – 5/16)
Director of non-profit darkroom facility focused on photographic education

photo+craft: Event Organizer, Website Designer, Asheville, NC (9/15 – 5/16)
Member of six-person team creating three-day festival in Asheville celebrating photography and craft

77 Million Paintings: Volunteer, YMI Cultural Center, Asheville, NC (11/11)
Staff for multimedia traveling exhibition by Brian Eno: managing visitors, technician

Fire House Gallery: Graphic Designer, Louisville, GA (12/06 – 10/10)
Designer for printed exhibition promotional materials

BookOpolis 2009/10, Edible Book Festival 2010: Photographer, Asheville, NC (9/09, 4/10)
Photographer for book festivals and exhibition openings at Asheville Book Works

Gallery RFD: Preparator, Website Designer, Swainsboro GA (12/06 – 4/09)
Member of design team, site-builder for www.galleryrfd.org; packing/unpacking artwork

Manifest Hope DC: Installation Crew Member and Photographer, Washington, DC (1/09)
Fabricated and documented installation work for Michael Murphy at Manifest Hope Gallery

Stillmoreroots Group: Public Relations Coordinator, Swainsboro, GA (7/03 – 12/08)
Member of artist collaborative focused on exhibition, outreach and education

Society for Photographic Education: Lecture Coordinator, SE Regional Conference, Athens, GA (10/04)
Organizer of Audio/Visual needs of lecturers, technical assistant

Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: Volunteer, Athens, GA (8/02 – 5/05)
Gallery receptionist for non-profit art center

Summer in Ghana: Photographer in Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, and Tamale, Ghana (5 – 6/02)
Documentary photographer for University of Georgia Social Work Student sites in Ghana

UGA Photo Retreat 2002: Director, University of Georgia, Athens GA (4/02)
Organizer of lectures, workshops and exhibition, workshop presenter

 

Selected Juror / Portfolio Reviewer Appointments

2018
Alternative to What?, Juror, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

2017
Student Art Exhibition: Juror, University of South Carolina at Beaufort, Beaufort, SC

2016
Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition: Portfolio Reviewer, Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, NC

2015
SPE Southeast Conference: Portfolio Reviewer, Greenville, SC

2013
SPE Southeast Conference:
Portfolio Reviewer, Charlotte, NC

2007
Student Juried Art Show: Juror, Middle Georgia College, Peacock Gallery, Cochran, GA  

 

Selected Grants / Awards

2017
Tech Fee Proposal: Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA
Teaching and Learning Grant: Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA
Art, Music, Theatre Dept. Summer Research Grant: Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA

2014
Regional Artist Project Grant: North Carolina Arts Council, Buncombe County, NC

 

Education

2003
University of Georgia: Athens, GA
Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Photography

2000
Tulane University: Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Photography, Cum Laude

 

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