Education

2005                 Master of Fine Arts, Photography, New Mexico State University

2000                 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, The University of Georgia

1998                 University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

Teaching Experience

2012 – Present  Associate Professor, School of Design, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

Fall 2013           Visiting Professor, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy (Quarter Sabbatical)

2007 – 2013       Photography Area Chair, School of Art, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

Spring 2008       Assistant Professor, French Quarter Studies Abroad, Louisiana Tech University, Paris, France

2006 – 2012       Assistant Professor, School of Art, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

2006 – Present  Mentor, The Art Institute of Boston – Low Residency MFA Mentor Program              

Summer 2006    Maine Media Workshops, Rockport College, Rockport, Maine

Spring 2006       Visiting Professor, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

Fall 2005           Visiting Professor, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

Workshops

2016                 One day bookmaking workshop, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

2016                 One week bookmaking workshop, Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, Maine

2015                 One day bookmaking workshop, Girls Scouts, Ruston, Louisiana

2015                 One day tintype workshop, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

2015                 One day bookmaking workshop, Makers Union, Ruston, Louisiana

2014                 One day bookmaking workshop, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

2014                 One day bookmaking workshop, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2014                 One day bookmaking workshop, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, Louisiana

2013                 Two day bookmaking workshop, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

2013                 Two day tintype workshop, Department of Art, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

2013                 Two day tintype workshop, Department of Art & Art History, University of Texas at San Antonio

2012                  One day bookmaking workshop – three classes, Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana

2012                  One day graduate bookmaking workshop, School of Literature & Languages, Louisiana Tech University

2012                  One day bookmaking workshop, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, Louisiana

2012                  Two week papermaking and book arts workshop, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

2012                  Six-session bookmaking workshop, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

2012                  One day bookmaking workshop, Department of Art, Nicholls State University, Thibodeaux, Louisiana

2010                 One day artist statement workshop, North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Dixie Theatre, Ruston, Louisiana

Visiting Lectures/Panel Discussions

09/01/2015       Sometimes Rivers Flow Backwards, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens

08/26/2015       Sometimes Rivers Flow Backwards, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville, Tennessee

02/26/2015       Careers In The Arts, Boy Scout Troup, Ruston, Louisiana

02/19/2015       I Want To Believe, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

04/24/2014       I Want To Believe, Liberal Arts Symposium, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

03/10/2014       Tintypes & Handmade Books, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

11/20/2013       I Want To Believe, Bry Art Gallery, School of Performing & Visual Arts, University of Louisiana at Monroe

09/17/2013       I Want To Believe, John D. Kehoe Center, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

03/28/2013       A Rabbit Runs In A Circle, Department of Art, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

02/28/2013       Keep Moving, Department of Art & Art History, University of Texas at San Antonio

02/21/2013       Keep Moving, Online Skype Lecture, Art Department, West Virginia Wesleyan College

11/30/2012       Keep Moving, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana

10/04/2012       A Rabbit Runs In A Circle, Livaudais Studio, Monroe, Louisiana

07/01/2012       Tintypes & Handmade Books, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

03/16/2012       Handmade Books, Department of Art, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana

10/26/2011       Keep Moving, Enterprise Center, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

09/15/2011       Handmade Books, Photo-Eye Photography Book Seminar, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

04/07/2011       Handmade Books, Liberal Arts Symposium, Wiley Auditorium, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

10/08/2010       Handmade Books, SPESC Regional Conference, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

09/30/2010       House Home, Art Department, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas

09/22/2010       Book Arts, Art & Art History Department, University of Texas at Arlington

09/09/2010       Photography & Book Arts, Online Skype Lecture, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

07/10/2010       House Home, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas

04/01/2010       House Home, Livaudais Gallery, Monroe, Louisiana

10/16/2009       Graduate School, panel discussion, SPESC Regional Conference, Nicholls State University

10/12/2009       House Home, Department of Art, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi

10/31/2008       House Home, SPESC Regional Conference, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tennessee

05/22/2008       House Home, Department of Art & Art History, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia

10/13/2007       Hideaway, SPESE Regional Conference, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, Georgia

04/12/2006       Hideaway, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

09/27/2005       Hideaway, John D. Kehoe Center, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

07/29/2004       Papermaking & Book Arts, Green Street Press, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

01/11/2001       One Year Squared, Department of Visual Arts, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas      

Book Dealer Representation

2015 – Present  Photo-Eye Books & Prints, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010 – Present  Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC, Birmingham, Alabama

Professional Experience

2015                 Technical Editor, Photography – 11th Edition, by London, Stone & Upton, Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishing

2015                 Juror, High School Art Contest hosted by the Bossier Arts Council, Bossier City, Louisiana

2014                 Technical Editor, Introduction to Photography, by Mark Galer, Focal Press

2013 – Present  Collections Committee – Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

2012                 Consultant – Holga Handbook, book proposal by Michelle Bates, Focal Press

2012                 Consultant – No Plastic Sleeves, by Danielle Currier, Focal Press

2012                 Technical Editor, Photography 10th Edition, by London, Stone & Upton, Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishing

2010                 Consultant – Focal Press, Reviewed two book proposals for Tablet and Smartphone Apps for Photographers.

2010                 Technical Editor, Plastic Cameras: Toying With Creativity, 2nd Edition, by Michelle Bates, Focal Press

2010                 Juror, High School Art Contest hosted by the Kiwanas Club, Ruston, Louisiana

2009                 Contributing Photographer, Smithsonian SITELINE Newsletter, Number 56

2008                 Contributing Photographer, iReport, CNN, 2008 Olympic Torch, Paris, France

2007                 Letterpress Internship, Hatch Show Print, Nashville, Tennessee  

2007                 Juror, Fourth Annual Friends of Black Bayou Photography Exhibition, Monroe, Louisiana

2004 – 2005      Fine Arts Aide, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico

2004                 Archives Assistant, Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

2000 – 2003      Photographer, University of Georgia Main Library, Athens, Georgia

2001                 Semester Internship, Nexus Press – Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

1999 – Present  Writer & Photographer, Flagpole Magazine, Athens, Georgia

Books

2001                 i found it when i stopped looking, Frank Hamrick, Nexus Press, Atlanta, Georgia

Permanent Collections/ Archives

2015

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings, Private Collection, Nashville, Tennessee

Art Institute of Chicago, Flaxman Library, Artists’ Book Collection, Chicago, Illinois

Aperture Foundation Library, New York, New York

Central Libraries Special Collections, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Franklin Furnace, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Museum of Contemporary Art, London

Candela Books & Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, Georgia

Jean & Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Savannah College of Art & Design, ACA Library, Artists’ Book Collection, Atlanta, Georgia

2014

Jean & Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

University of California at Santa Barbara, Special Collections

University of Utah, Special Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art, London

2013

Jean & Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

2012

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Baylor University, Waco, TX

Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, University of Kentucky

Blagg-Huey Library, Woman’s Collection, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2011

Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Red River Paper, Dallas, TX

Texas Woman’s University, Department of Visual Arts, Denton, TX

George Slade – Curator & Photography Critic, Private Collection, Minneapolis, MN

University of Texas at Arlington, Fine Arts Library Handmade Book Collection, Arlington, TX

Savannah College of Art & Design, ACA Library, Artist’s Book Collection, Atlanta, GA

The Weeks Gallery, SUNY, Jamestown, NY

2010

Art Department, Hendrix College, Conway, AR

Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Blagg-Huey Library, Woman’s Collection, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Savannah College of Art & Design, ACA Library, Artist’s Book Collection, Atlanta, GA

Jim Sherraden, Private Collection, Nashville, TN

2009

Anne Archer Dennington, Private Collection, Atlanta, GA

Angela Faris Belt, Private Collection, Denver, CO

2008

Sally Mann, Private Collection, Lexington, VA

Washington & Lee University, Department of Art, Lexington, VA

Boxerwood Gardens, Lexington, VA

2007

Hatch Show Print, Nashville, TN

Christa Kreeger Bowden, Private Collection, Lexington, VA

2005

New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

David Taylor, Private Collection, Tucson, AZ

Mary Anne Redding, Private Collection, Santa Fe, NM

2003

Center for Creative Photography Library, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2002                 

Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Green Street Press, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Nexus Press, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Macon, GA

Exhibitions

2016

University of North Texas Art Gallery, Curator: Trace Robertson

2015

Record, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama – Solo Exhibition

SPESC Members Exhibition, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman, Oklahoma, Juror: Katherine Ware

Art Melt, Capitol Park Museum, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Jurors: Kitty Pheney, Keene Kipper, Patty Ortiz

Foundry Art Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Makers Marks, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana, Curator: Ben Hickey

Unbound 4, Candela Books & Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, Curator: Gordon Stettinius

Penland School Of Crafts Annual Benefit Auction, Penland, North Carolina

Book Signing, Photo-Eye Books & Prints, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, New Orleans

2015 Project Postcard, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Contemporary Perspectives In Photography, Studio 301, Ruston, Louisiana, Curator: Hannah Cooper McCauley

9th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Juror: Burk Uzzle

Members Pinup Show, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana

Biennial Italy Auction, University of Texas at Arlington

Off The Wall Auction, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

North Central Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, Louisiana

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, School of Art, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

Downtown Art Crawl, The Big Room, Monroe, Louisiana

2015 Peach Art Exhibit, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, Louisiana

North Central Louisiana Arts Council – Arts Tour, Ruston, Louisiana

2014

Home, Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival, Georgia Perimeter College – Solo Exhibition

Currents 2014, PhotoNOLA, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, Juror: Roy Flukinger

Engaging Possibilities, SPESC Members Exhibit, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography, Invitational Group Exhibition, College of William & Mary

Pathways: Photography Invitational, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Cortona Studies Abroad Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Diversions, Press Street Reading Room, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jurors: Freidrich Kerksieck & Luba Zygareqicz

51st Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana, Juror: Kelly Schindler

How We See Her, Foundry Arts Center, St. Charles, Missouri, Juror: Janice Nesser-Chu

North Central Louisiana Arts Council – Arts Tour, Makers Union, Ruston, Louisiana

North Central Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, Louisiana

GO CARE Auction, Garden Inn, Monroe, Louisiana

Love 146 Silent Auction, Ruston, Louisiana

Off The Wall – Auction, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

Louisiana Peach Festival Arts & Crafts Show, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, Louisiana

2013

I Want To Believe, University of Louisiana at Monroe, (Solo Exhibition)

Mostra – Cortona Studies Abroad Exhibition, Palazzo Vagnotti, Cortona, Italy

Art of Photography Show, The San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California, Juror: Julia Dolan

Tangibles: Beauty and Purpose in the Art of the Book, North Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona, Jurors: Susan kae Grant and David Williams

Beneath The Covers, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, Missouri, Juror: M.J. Goerke (Group Award Winner)

Artists’ Books, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Curator: Kathy Smith

Fear and Loathing, Online Exhibition, artphotoindex.com, Juror: Kate Ware         

Art Melt, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Jurors: Jordana Pomeroy, Susan Edwards, Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker

55th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, Juror: Monica Bowman

Tintypes, Visual Resource Center, Department of Art & Art History, University of Texas at San Antonio

North Central Louisiana Arts Council – Arts Tour, Fine Line, Ruston, Louisiana

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, School of Art, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

Panchromatic, Gallery Fine Art Center, Bossier Arts Council, Bossier, Louisiana

ARTini, Bossier Arts Council, Bossier, Louisiana

Louisiana Peach Festival Arts & Crafts Show, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, Louisiana

50th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana, Juror: George T.M. Shackelford

Domestic Abuse Resistance Team Auction, American Society of Interior Designers, Ruston, Louisiana

Off The Wall – Auction, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

North Central Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, Louisiana

2012

Art Crawl, Livaudais Gallery, Monroe, LA, October (Solo Exhibition)

Currents 2012, Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, Curator: Richard McCabe

Works on Paper, LeQuire Gallery, Nashville, TN

Photographing The Landscape, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

PhotoNOLA, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA (Two-Person Exhibition)

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Penland Annual Benefit Auction, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Louisiana Peach Festival Arts & Crafts Show, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, LA

Penland Summer Instructor Exhibit, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

New Southern Photography, Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, Curator: Richard McCabe

49th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, Juror: Liza Simone

Elements of Photography Invitational, John Jellico Gallery, Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

Louisiana Tech University School of Art Faculty Exhibition, School of Art, LA Tech University, Ruston, LA

11th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Anne Lyden

North Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, LA

Off The Wall – Auction, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

2011

Keep Moving, Enterprise Center, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA (Solo Exhibition)

Visual Evolution, SFCC Photography Gallery, Spokane, WA (Two-Person Exhibition)

2011 Chowan University National Juried Exhibition, Murfreesboro, NC, Juror: Maxine Payne, Best in Show

A River Runs Through It, SPESC Member’s Exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio, Curator Libby Rowe

Seeing Myself, Seeing Others: The Art of the Portrait, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Juror: Andy Bloxham

Meltdown: 2011 Members Exhibition, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

2011 Juried Exhibition, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR, Juror: Raymond Meeks

2nd Annual Zine and Self-Published Book Fair, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

48th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, Juror: Alison de Lima Greene

24th Annual McNeese Works on Paper, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, Juror: Dan Cameron

2011 North Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, LA

Off The Wall – Auction, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

10th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Natasha Egan

7th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Juror: Keith Carter

2010

House Home, Hendrix College, Conway, AR (Solo Exhibition)

House Home, Livaudais Gallery, Monroe, LA (Solo Exhibition)

House Home, 102 a Bistro, Ruston, LA (Two-Person Exhibition)

Spirit of the Times, SPESC Member’s Exhibition, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Borders, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Zine and Self-Published Photo Book Fair, The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

47th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA, Juror: David Houston, Honorable Mention

28th Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, Juror: Hannah Frieser

ARTini, Bossier Arts Council, Bossier, LA

Off The Wall, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Wish! Auction, Dallas Contemporary Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

2010 North Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, LA

Louisiana Tech University School of Art Faculty Exhibition, School of Art, LA Tech University, Ruston, LA

2009

House Home, SRO Photo Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (Solo Exhibition)

Four More, Brunner Gallery, Covington, LA

American Society of Interior Designers, Domestic Abuse Resistance Team Auction, Norton Building, Ruston, LA

Crosswinds, SPESC Member’s Exhibition, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

46th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, Juror: Miranda Lash

8th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Katherine Bussard

2009 Downtown Artfest, Monroe, LA

Inside/Outside – Book Arts – Foundry Arts Centre, St. Charles, MO, Juror: M.J. Goerke

Texas Photographic Society’s 23rd Annual Members’ Only Show, Dishman Art Center, Beaumont, TX, Juror: Keith Carter, Honorable Mention

North Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, LA

6th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Jurors: Shana & Robert ParkeHarrison

2009 20x20x20 A National Compact Competition, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, Juror: Rene Barilleaux

2008

House Home, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA (Solo Exhibition)

Louisiana Tech University School of Art Faculty Exhibition, E.J. Bellocq Gallery, Ruston, LA

Sweep the Studio, The Carriage House, Ruston, LA

Making It: The Art of Contemporary Craft, RFD Gallery, Swainsboro, GA

Louisiana’s Finest, Arender Gallery & Studio, Monroe, LA, Jurors: Joey Slaughter & Anne Archer Dennington

Allegory & Identity, SPESC Member’s Exhibition, Jones Hall Gallery, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

7th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Lisa Hostetler

I Love You Love Me, Main Gallery, University of Northern Kentucky, Juror: David J. Knight

John Simoneaux Memorial Auction, Louisiana Tech University Foundation, Ruston, LA

North Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction, Ruston Civic Center, Ruston, LA

Fotofest: Transformations, Fine Arts Gallery, Kingwood College, Kingwood, TX, Juror: Clint Willour

Circulation, Booksmart Studios, Rochester, NY

2007

Mostra: UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Faculty Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA

Printmaking Currents 2007, Pacific N.W. College of Arts, Portland, OR, Jurors: Brian Shannon & Regina Held

Exchange & Community, SPE South Central Conference, Member’s Exhibition, University of Texas at Arlington

A Place Called Home, SCAD, SPESE Regional Conference, Member’s Exhibition, Savannah, GA, Juror: Jenny Kuhla

2007 Krappy Kamera Competition, Soho Photo, New York, NY, Juror: Miles Barth

Addressing Iraq: Mailart about the War, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

34th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, Juror: Marilyn Kushner

American Society of Interior Designers, Domestic Abuse Resistance Team Auction, Lincoln Parish Museum

Polaroid Online Artist Portfolio

Breakthrough, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Sponsored by JPG Magazine

2006

Regional Invitational, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Past & Present, Vanderbilt University, SPESC Regional Conference, Faculty Exhibition, Nashville, TN

Mostra: UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Faculty Exhibition, Cortona Museum, Cortona, Italy

Mostra: UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Faculty Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, GA

5th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Blake Fitch

Handmade Books, Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, ME, Juror: Douglas Holleley

2005   

Bunny in Bronze: The Lost Wax Method of Bronze Casting, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL

Mostra: UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Faculty Exhibition, Cortona Museum, Cortona, Italy

The Las Cruces-Chiapas Connection Auction, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Continuum: (MFA Thesis Exhibition), New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM

2005 Student Art Exhibition, NMSU Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, Juror: Debra Garcia y Griego

New Work, Corbett Center Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Curator: Heather Bradley

2004

Relative: Photographing Domesticity, Athica, Athens, GA, Curators: Edwyna Arey & Michael Marshall

8th Annual LSA Art Exhibition, University of Georgia Main Library, Athens, GA, Curator: Robin Fay

2004 Student Art Exhibition, NMSU Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, Juror: Philip Zimmerman

New Work, Corbett Center Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Curator: Rachel Downs

3rd Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibit, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Anne Wilkes Tucker

2003   

7th Annual LSA Art Exhibition, University of Georgia Main Library, Athens, GA, Curator: Robin Fay

Small Is More, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2003 Student Art Exhibition, NMSU Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, Juror: Barbara Lucero Sand

2002   

i found it when i stopped looking, Tate Center Art Gallery, University of Georgia, (Solo Exhibition)

Works on Paper, Mercury Art Works Gallery, Athens, GA, Curator: Chris Wyrick

SPE Southwest Regional Conference, STEP Gallery, University of Arizona, Tempe, AZ, Curator: Liz Allen

Recent Works, University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Curator: John Aldridge

Telling It Like It Is, Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA, Curator: Donald Keyes

Party Out Of Bounds, Georgia Music Hall of Fame, Macon, GA, Curator: Sherri Treadwell

2nd Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibit, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Deb Willis

More, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

6th Annual LSA Art Exhibit, University of Georgia Main Library, Athens, GA, Curator: Robin Fay

Self Portrait, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA, Curator: Camille Morgan

Annual Printmaking & Book Arts Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Curator: Rick Johnson

Our Show, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA (Two Person Exhibition)

Photo I, Mercury Art Works Gallery, Athens, GA, Curator: Chris Wyrick

i found it when i stopped looking, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

2001

Athens, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA, Curator: Melissa Link

Sowsopia, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

1st Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, Juror: Trudy Wilner Stack

11th Annual Mental Health Benefit Exhibition & Auction, The Globe, Athens, GA

One-Year Squared, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

5th Annual LSA Art Exhibit, UGA Main Library, Athens, GA, Curator: Robin Fay

2000

Obscura (BFA Photography Exhibition), University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

Baum Biennial, Baum Gallery, Central Arkansas University, Little Rock, AR

2nd Annual Fotosho, Quality Building, Athens, GA, Curators: Justin Davis and Kristine Potter

Annual UGA Student Photo Exhibition, Tate Center Art Gallery, UGA, Athens, GA, Juror: Robert Nix

25th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, GA

Europe, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

Us, Tate Center Art Gallery, Athens, GA, Curator: Marie Cochran

Scala, Corner Café, Carrollton, GA

1999

Vessels & Forms, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA, Curator: Kay Wang

1st Annual Fotosho, Quality Building, Athens, GA, Curator: Courtney Wolfgang

Night, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

Europe, Corner Café, Carrollton, GA

Mostra: UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Curator: Mark Steinmetz

Women, Golden Bough, Macon, GA

Annual University of Georgia Student Photo Exhibition, Tate Center Art Gallery, Athens, GA

9th Annual Mental Health Benefit Exhibition & Auction, The Globe, Athens, GA

Annual Printmaking & Book Arts Exhibition, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Curator: Joseph Sanders

Rock Show, Corner Café, Carrollton, GA

New Work, Commerce Public Library, Commerce, GA, Curator: Chris Jolly

Night, Corner Café, Carrollton, GA

1998   

Mostra: UGA Cortona Studies Abroad Exhibition, Cortona, Italy, Curator: Mark Steinmetz

Clayton Juried Exhibition, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, GA, Juror: Camille Morgan

8th Annual Mental Health Benefit Exhibition & Auction, The Globe, Athens, GA

Grants, Awards & Scholarships

2015                 Louisiana Tech University – Student Technology Fee Grant – Digital Photography & Video Lab Upgrades

2015                 Juror’s Choice, North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston, Louisiana

2015                 First Place, Louisiana Peach Festival, Ruston, Louisiana

2014                 President’s Artist Of The Year Award, North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston, Louisiana

2014                 Honorable Mention, Louisiana Peach Festival, Ruston, Louisiana

2013                 F. Jay Taylor Undergraduate Teaching Award, Louisiana Tech University College of Liberal Arts Nominee

2013                 Beneath The Covers Group Show Winner, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, Missouri

2012                 Louisiana Division of the Arts – Career Advancement Grant

2011                 Chowan University National Juried Exhibition, Best in Show

2011                 Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 22, Merit Award

2010                 Student Technology Fee Grant – Digital Photography Lab Upgrades

2010                 47th Annual Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana, Honorable Mention

2010                 Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 20, Runner Up

2009                 Texas Photographic Society, Members Juried Exhibition, Honorable Mention

2008, 2009        Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issues 13, 15, 16 and 17, Merit Award

2007, 2008         Louisiana Tech University Summer Research Grants

2004                  Rocky Mountain Writers & Photographers Scholarship

2003, 04, 05       New Mexico State University Art Gallery Student Exhibition Juror Award

1995-1996          Georgia H.O.P.E. Scholarship

Professional Organizations

2015 – Present     Aperture Foundation

2013 – 2014         Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2010 – 2011         McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas

2010 – Present     New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, Louisiana

2010 – 2011         The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009 – Present     Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas

2008 – Present     Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, Texas

2007 – Present     Twin City Art Foundation, Monroe, Louisiana

2002 – Present     Society for Photographic Education

Reviews

Jeff Rich, “Antique Process”, oxfordamerican.org, September 21st, 2015

“An Exhibit of Modern Day Tintypes Comes To JSU”, Anniston Star, February 15th, 2015

Mary Napoli, “The Eternal Imagery of Frank Hamrick”, Bayou Life Magazine, January 2015, pp. 72-75

Ashley Kaushinger, Light Leaked Online Journal, lightleaked.com, October 6th, 2014

Lisa Williams, Handmade & Bound Artist Spotlight, handmadeboundnashville.com, September 26th, 2014

Kathy Miller Stewart, “Soul and Skill”, dotphotozine.com, April 21st, 2014

Seth Muller, “NAU Art Museum exhibit showcases bound-less creativity”, Arizona Daily Sun, September 15th, 2013

“Paper Art”, The Edwardsville Intelligencer, July 13th, 2013

Leigh Anne Chambers, “Featured Gallery Fine Art Center Artist: Frank Hamrick” Bossier Creates, June 11th, 2013

Susie Kalil, “New Southern Photography” Spot Magazine – Houston Center for Photography, Spring 2013, p. 22

“New Books”, Georgia Magazine, March 2013

“NELAC honors outstanding contributions to the arts” The News Star, Monroe, LA, March 4th, 2013

“Eight from Louisiana Tech Chosen for National Exhibition”, Shreveport Times, February 27th, 2013

Judith Roberts, “Students bind to create books with art professor” News @ Tech, December 19th, 2012

Joe Nolan, “Paper Pushing”, Nashville Scene, Nashville, Tennessee, December 13th, 2012

Cameron Shaw, “Pick of the week: Frank Hamrick”, Pelican Bomb – Online, December 10th, 2012

Clarke Evans, “Member’s News”, Texas Photo Society Newsletter, Fall 2012

“Photographing The Landscape” Arkansas Times, Little Rock, Arkansas, November 2nd, 2012

Brittany Biddy & Emily Grant, “Class Notes”, Georgia Magazine, June 2012

Claire O’Neill, “The Visual South”, npr.org, May 8th, 2012

Jim Sherraden, “100 under 100 – The New Superstars of Southern Art …” OxfordAmerican.org, Issue 76, 2012

Judith Roberts, “Frank Hamrick has work in textbook”, Ruston Daily Leader, February 8th, 2011, p. 4

Judith Roberts, “Hamrick displays work across country”, News @ Tech, August 9th, 2011

Nate Ambrowski, “Photographer and book artist: Frank Hamrick”, Icon United, Online interview, June 2011

Judith Roberts, “Hamrick’s work chosen as Best in Show”, News @ Tech, February 1st, 2011

Jessica Cassels, “Cheers”, Ruston Daily Leader, February 2011

“Photography professor serves as technical editor”, News @ Tech, October 29th, 2010

Marlen Waters, “Shades of Gray”, Delta Style Magazine, August 30th, 2010

Monica Crowe, “Art lovers gather at bistro”, Ruston Daily Leader, August 5th, 2010

April Honaker, “Photographer’s expression grows from boyhood”, Ruston Daily Leader, July 2nd, 2010

Hope Young, “Cover features Tech photographer”, The News-Star, May 2010

Zach Nader, “An Interview with Frank Hamrick” SRO Photo Gallery, Online Interview, November 2009

Judith Roberts, “Art Students Take Summer By Storm” News @ Tech, May 28th, 2009

T. Scott Boatright, “Photography faculty at Tech capture organization’s attention” News @ Tech, April 22, 2009

T. Scott Boatright, “Tech photography captures spotlight”, News @ Tech, March 20, 2009

Beth Christian, “Tech photography students, professors snapping up recognition”, News @ Tech, January 15, 2009

Hope Young, “Magazine display photographs by Tech Students”, The News Star, November 14, 2008

Judith Roberts, “School of Art students, faculty receive recognition”, News @ Tech, October 7, 2008

“Through the Lens”, Delta Style, February 2008

“Tech School of Art professor…”, The Shreveport Times, January 27, 2008

“Tech art professor…”, Ruston Daily Leader, January 27, 2008

Brenda Lepenski, “Art faculty displays talent”, The Tech Talk, January 25, 2008

Judith Roberts, “School of Art Professor…”, News @ Tech, January 23, 2008

“The Sharp Shooter”, The News-Star, December 16, 2007

Ann Bloxom Smith, “Refuge celebration efforts applauded”, The News Star, December 3, 2007

Florence Cazenave, “Frank Hamrick”, Ruston Daily Leader, November 16, 2007

“Publisher uses Tech professor’s photography…”, The News-Star, November 9, 2007

“Publisher uses Tech professor’s photography…”, News @ Tech, November 8, 2007

Libby Rowe, “Member News” SPE South Central Region Newsletter, Fall 2007

Sonseree Gibson, “Frank Hamrick”, Making my way through Texas, October 26, 2007

Meredith Maines, “Photographers Featured”, The Tech Talk, October 18, 2007

Judith Roberts, “Faculty demonstrate abilities professionally”, News @ Tech, August 13, 2007

“Cheers: Art work accepted into exhibits”, Ruston Daily Leader, December 12, 2006

Sallie Hollis,  “Work of Three Profs Accepted into Exhibits”, News @ Tech, December 12, 2006

Roy van der Aa, “Act Quickly to See the Future”, The Ink, May 2005

Cassie McClure, “Masters of Fine Art”, The Round Up, May 2, 2005

Lucas Peerman, “Lucky Seven”, Pulse, April 21, 2005

Paula Monarez Diaz, “MFA Exhibition 2005”, El Paso Times, April 15, 2005

S. Derrickson Moore, “Masters at MFA Exhibit”, Las Cruces Sun News, April 15, 2005

Beth Sale, “Art Notes”, Flagpole Magazine, October 6, 2004

“Relative: Photographing Domesticity”, NonstarvingArtist.com, September 9, 2004

Kim Cretors, “September 11th: One year later”, Columns, September 9, 2002

Steve Labate, “Photographing Life and Human Experience”, Red & Black, June 20, 2002

Beth Roberts, “Seeing With Photographs”, Columns, June 17, 2002

Julie Phillips Jordan, “Buried Treasures”, Athens Banner Herald, June 13, 2002

Geoff Carr, “Don’t Look Now”, Flagpole Magazine, June 12, 2002

Renee Brock, “Artist Portrays Home”, Red & Black, April 19, 2002

Julie Phillips Jordan, “Plenty of April Left”, Athens Banner Herald, April 18, 2002

Geoff Carr, “Show and Tell”, Flagpole Magazine, April 17, 2002

Mary Jessica Hammes, “When Art Just Happens”, Athens Banner Herald, December 27, 2001

“Off The Wall”, Flagpole Magazine, September 5, 2001

Summer Skinner, “View Finder”, Denton Record-Chronicle, August 9, 2001

Janet Beckley, “Art Exhibitions”, Columns, August 6, 2001

Will Kiser, “Obscura”, Red & Black, November 12, 2000

Mary Jessica Hammes, “Art For Art’s Sake”, Athens Banner Herald, November 9, 2000

Publications

“Lauren”, Oxford American Magazine, Issue 91, Winter 2015, p. 122

“Nashville Obsolete”, Dave Rawlings Machine, Front & Back Album Covers, Acony Records, 2015

“Fan, Water, Feet”, The Sun Magazine, Issue 475, July 2015, p. 22

“Clothesline”, Bethany Raybourn, EP Record, 2015

Downtown Art Crawl, Bayou Life Magazine, April 2015, p. 26

Photo Review, Online Exhibition, photoreview.org

Artist Portfolio, Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography Exhibition Catalog, College of William & Mary, 2014

2014 Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival Guide, p. 48

Artist Portfolio, 500 Handmade Books Volume 2, Linda Kopp, Lark Crafts – Sterling Publishing Co, 2013, p. 151

“Letter Never Sent”, Art of Photography, Exhibition Catalogue, San Diego, California, 2013

Artist Portfolio, 1000 Artists’ Books by Sandra Salamony, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books, 2012, pp. 204-206

“Onion Field” and “Sunflower House”, The Sun Magazine, Issue 442, October, pp. 42, 49

“Wet Clothesline” by Frank Hamrick, The Sun Magazine, Issue 437, May 2012, p. 49

Artist Portfolio, The Elements of Photography: 2nd Edition by Angela Faris Belt, Focal Press, pp. 364-367

“Dial” by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 26, Winter 2012

“Carrie Mae Weems” image by Frank Hamrick, SPESC Regional Newsletter, Fall 2011

“Onion Blooms” by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 24, Fall 2011

Five Page Artist Portfolio by Frank Hamrick, River Styx Magazine, Issue 86, Fall 2011

Super America, e-book by Anne Panning, cover image by Frank Hamrick, UGA Press, 2011

“Mom’s Scar”, by Frank Hamrick, McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition Catalogue, McNeese State University, 2011

“Scarred Tree”, “Madalyn – Walnut Creek” by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 22, Spring 2011

“Scars” handmade book by Frank Hamrick, 7th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition 2011 catalogue, p. 16

“Philadelphia”, “Self Portraits” by Frank Hamrick, SPESC Newsletter, Spring 2010

“Carrot Harvest” by Frank Hamrick, The Sun Magazine, Issue 413, May 2010 (Cover Image)

“Standing Broom” by Frank Hamrick, Texas Photographic Society’s 23rd Annual Members’ Only Show Catalog

“Standing Broom” by Frank Hamrick, Wish! Auction Catalog, Dallas, Texas

“Shedding Cicada” by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 17, Winter 2009, p. 66

“Standing Broom” and “Intertwined Carrots” by Frank Hamrick, 2009 – 2010 SRO Photo Gallery Exhibition Catalog

“Jim Sherraden – Hatch Show Print” by Frank Hamrick, Smithsonian SITELINE Newsletter, Number 56, Fall 2009

“Christmas Lights in Florence” by Frank Hamrick, South Central SPE Newsletter, Fall 2009

“Christmas Lights in Florence” by Frank Hamrick, Light Leaks Magazine, Issue 15, Fall 2009

“Feeding Khaki” by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 16, Fall 2009, p. 69

Super America paperback book by Anne Panning, cover image by Frank Hamrick, UGA Press, 2009

“Carrot Harvest” and “Two Bugs” by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 15, Summer 2009

“Standing Broom” by Frank Hamrick, Texas Photographic Society Contact Sheet, Volume 29, Number 1

“Carrot Harvest” image by Frank Hamrick, 6th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition 2009 catalog, p. 7

“Memphis” by Frank Hamrick, SPESC Regional Newsletter, Fall 2008

“Charlotte’s Chair” image by Frank Hamrick, Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 13, Winter 2008, p. 72

“Pumpkin Leaves” image by Frank Hamrick, 2008 SPESC Regional Conference Catalogue

“Photograph and statement (On Gardening)” by Frank Hamrick, Moonshine – A Journal of the Arts, October 2008

“Late Summer Postcard” statement and image by Frank Hamrick, Flagpole Magazine, October 1st, 2008

“All The Fun In The World…” print by Frank Hamrick, I Love You Love Me Exhibition Catalogue

“Denver” image by Frank Hamrick, SPESC Regional Newsletter, Spring 2008

“All The Fun In The World…” print by Frank Hamrick, Printmaking Currents 2007 Exhibition Catalogue

“Madalyn with Turtle Shell” image by Frank Hamrick, 2007 SPESE Regional Conference Catalogue

Super America written by Anne Panning, dust jacket cover image by Frank Hamrick, UGA Press, Fall 2007

“Ask David Fricke”, rollingstone.com, August 10th, 2007

“New York Preacher” image by Frank Hamrick, JPG Magazine, March 2007, p. 96

“Cortona Shoe” image by Frank Hamrick, The Sun Magazine, January 2007, p. 28

“That’s Life” three short stories by Frank Hamrick, Front Porch Magazine, October 29th, 2006

“Cornstalks” image by Frank Hamrick, The Sun Magazine, May 2006, p. 11

“Found: A portfolio of photographs” by Frank Hamrick, The Southeast Review, March 2006 pp. 81-88

“New York Preacher Man” image by Frank Hamrick, Shots Magazine, #90, Winter 2005, p. 31

“Sharing Words of Wisdom” by Vyvyan Lynn, American Profile Magazine, June 6th, 2004

“David Clark to bring soulful music”, The Chattanoogan, May 3rd, 2004

“Artist to ‘Shake hands’” Fort Riley Post, March 19th, 2004, p. 12

“Drive-in” by Frank Hamrick, Fly On The Wall, New Mexico State University, 2003, pp. 15-16

The Peanut Farmer Stories by David Clark, Cover image by Frank Hamrick, Out of the Sky Records & Books, 2002

Live at Theatre Macon by David Clark, Cover image by Frank Hamrick, Out of the Sky Records & Books, 2002

Live Free or Die by David Clark, Cover image by Frank Hamrick, Out of the Sky Records & Books, 2002

“Bonnaroo 2002” by Chip Schramm, Hittin’ the Note Magazine, Fall 2002, pp. 30-32

“Higher Ground” by James Calemine, Hittin’ the Note Magazine, Fall 2002, p. 38

“Greetings from Cochran, Georgia” by Vyvyan Lynn, Georgia Magazine, July 2002, pp. 28-31

“Calendar” by Elaine Kalber – Events! Athens Magazine, 2002, p. 8

“Je Suis France” by Melissa Link, Stomp and Stammer Magazine, March 2001, p. 28

“Chasing Tales” by Kevin Oliver, No Depression Magazine, September 2001, p. 42

Out of the Sky Records advertisement, No Depression Magazine, September 2001, p. 61

Out of the Sky Records advertisement, No Depression Magazine, July 2001, p. 53

Random Acts of Kindness by David Evans, images reprinted by Frank Hamrick, Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2001

Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia by Anne Commire – Ed, Yorkin Publications, 2001

“Reviews Southeast – Athens” by Lizzie Zucker Saltz, image by Frank Hamrick, Art Papers Magazine, 2001, p. 34

Live at Golden Bough by David Clark, artwork by Frank Hamrick, Out of the Sky Records & Books, 2000

Myth America by David Clark, Album artwork by Frank Hamrick, Out of the Sky Records & Books, 2000

“Reserved” image by Frank Hamrick, Muses, Middle Georgia College, 1997, p. 9