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Selected Juried Exhibitions

2023

The Art of Handmade Photography: Juror Dale Rio, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
2023 Juried Members’ Exhibition (Online selection): Juror Hamidah Glasgow, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

2022

18th International Alternative Processes Competition: Juror Ann Jastrab, Soho Photo, NY, NY
Comeback: Juror Samantha Johnston, Los Angeles Center for Photography (online), LA, CA
Size Matters:
Honorable Mention by Juror Bayley Mizelle, Medium Festival of Photography, Sparks Gallery, San Diego, CA
Living Image 2021/2022: Juror Aline Smithson, The Halide Project, Philadelphia, PA

2021

Photography Out of Control! New Approaches to Experimental Photography: Juror Pablo Giori, analogforevermagazine.com
Fall 2021 Members Gallery: Juror Catherine Edelman, Penumbra Foundation, New York, NY (online)
2021 CPA International Juried Exhibition (Online selection): Jurors Debra Klomp Ching and Darren Ching, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
s(L)ight of Hand: Juror Jill Enfield, The Photographer’s Eye Collective and Gallery, Escondido, CA
Politics of the Kitchen: Jurors Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman, April 18, 2021, lenscratch.com
A Certain Kind of Blue: Juror Jamie Aelavanthara, analogforevermagazine.com
Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!:
Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA

2020
2020 International Juried Exhibition (Online selection): Juror Aline Smithson, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
Let There Be:
Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Light Sensitive:
Juror Brett Abbott, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
Sculptural Photography: Juror Lynn Bierbaum, analogforevermagazine.com
LENS 2020: Juror Catherine Edelman, Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL

2019
Cameraless: Juror Dan Shepherd, Analog Forever Magazine, analogforeveramagzine.com
Alternative Process and Integrated Media Show: Juror Christopher James, The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, TX

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

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

Winter Solstice: Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
/ˈärˌkīv/ anth(r)opogeny in contemporary photography:
Curator Cali Banks, Institute of Photographic Studies of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Reading Between the Lines: Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC

2021
Winter Solstice: Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
Four + One to Grow On:
Curator Tracey Morgan, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC

2020
Depth of Field:
Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
By a Thread:
Curator Tracey Morgan, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC

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

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

 

Selected Solo* / Two Person Exhibitions

2023 (upcoming)
Coddiwomple*:
Institute of Photographic Studies of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain 
Motion Capture: FOCUS Gallery, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

2021
Language Acquisition: Evolution*: Main Gallery, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA

2019
Language Acquisition*: Atlanta Celebrates Photography 2019, Janet Day Gallery, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
Language Acquisition:
Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC
Language Acquisition*:
Round House Gallery, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

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

 

Selected Press / Publications

2022
The Experimental Darkroom:
Contemporary Uses of Traditional Black & White Photographic Materials: Christina Z. Anderson, pp. 184-187, Routledge, ISBN: 1032131861
Rfotofolio Interview: https://rfotofolio.org/2022/06/05/bridget-conn/ (6/5/22)

2021
Candelar 2022:
Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA
Aeonian Magazine:
Issue 4, pp. 3-5, aeonianmagazine.com

2020
Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes, 2nd  Edition: p. 279, ISBN-10: 1138229075

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 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)

 

Selected Awards / Grants

2023
Artist Residency: Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2022
FRESH: Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2021
The Denis Roussel Awards: Outstanding Work: Juror Christopher James, www.rfotofolio.com

 

Selected Lectures / Panel Discussions / Presentations

2023
“Painting is Dead, They Said”:
ECU Photo Portfolio Throwdown, Eastern Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC
“Light Talk with Bridget Conn”: Online Artist Talk, The Halide Project, Philadelphia, PA
“Common Ground #22”: Online Panel Discussion, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2022
“Mentorship of Creative Projects Course”:
Online Guest Presentation, Agora (Experimental Photo Festival), Barcelona, Spain
“Painting is Dead, They Said: Analog Photography in Context”:
Experimental Photo Festival, Centro Cívico Pati Llimona, Barcelona, Spain

2021
“Exp.22 Chance. Mistake. Repetition”:
Online Panel Discussion, Experimental Photo Festival, Barcelona, Spain
“Third Thursdays”:
Online Lecture, JKC Gallery, Trenton, NJ

2020
“Exp.21 Cameraless Month Meeting”:
Online Panel Discussion, Experimental Photo Festival, Barcelona, Spain
“Common Ground”:
Online Panel Discussion, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2019
“Portrait of the Icon as a Young Woman”: Georgia Southern University Moveable Feast Series, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA

2018
“Kodachrome Rumors: Why Outdated Technologies Thrive in the Art World”: “Being Analog in a Digital World” Panel, SECAC Conference, Birmingham, AL
“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

 

Selected Juror / Portfolio Reviewer Appointments

2023
ECU Photo Portfolio Throwdown:
Portfolio Reviewer, Eastern Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2022
Experimental Photo Festival: Portfolio Reviewer, Centro Cívico Pati Llimona, Barcelona, Spain

2019
Student Art Exhibition: Juror, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

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

 

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