Resume for David Gardner

 

Photo Exhibits:

October 2017 - "Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads". Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography. CA.

April 2015 - 12 Selections from "Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads". Open Shutter Gallery. Durango, CO.

August 2014 - "The Documentary Project". David Gardner, Stan Raucher, Dima Gavrysh, Andrea Camuto. Davis | Orton Gallery, NY.

January 2013 - "Take Me Away", David Gardner, Alice Shaw, Rebecca Horn, San Francisco City Hall Gallery, CA.

June 2012 - "Marking Our Place in the World," David Gardner, with Stephen Johnson. Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento, CA.

February 2009 - "Marking Our Place in the World," San Francisco Airport Museums, CA.

December 2006 – "Examples," 8 recent photographs. Starbucks Gallery, 24th St. San Francisco, CA.

April 1992 - "End of the Road," Survey of the Embarcadero Freeway. U.C. Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA.

November 1987 - "Alumni Show," Skyline Collage, San Bruno, CA.

June 1984 - "Polaroidian Slips," Manipulated and enlarged Polaroid SX-70 prints. Augusta's Restaurant, San Francisco.

January 1984 - Three examples from "The Witness Series." SFMOMA. Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

January 1983 - "Colour," Color prints by three photographers. Eye Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

 

Juried Exhibits:

2017

Center Choice Awards. Directors Choice 2nd Place. Juror: Kim Sajet, Director, National Portrait Gallery, Simthsonian.

The Image Flow. Reflect & Engage. Jurors: Linda Connor, Henrik Kam, Jeff Breidenbach.

Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA. Into the Light. 2 prints selected. Juror: Judy Walgren.

Spiva Center for the Arts. PhotoSpiva 2017. 1 print selected. Juror: Örjan Henriksson.

 

2016

Emerald Art Center. 1st Annual Photo Exhibition 2016. 2 prints selected. Jurors: Susie Morril, David Turner, Ron Jude

Ann Arbor Arts Center. Real American. 1 print selected. Juror: Peter Baker.

Gallery - Site: Brooklyn. American Road Trip. 2 prints selected. Juror: Erik Hougen.

Spiva Center for the Arts. PhotoSpiva 2016. 1 print selected. Juror: Sean Kernan.

 

2015

Darkroom Gallery. H2O. 1 print selected. Juror: Gary Braasch.

Darkroom Gallery. Curvilinear. 1 print selected. Juror: Sarah Hadley.

PhotoPlace Gallery. Going Places. 1 print selected. Juror: Carlan Tapp.

Center For Fine Art Photography - Landscapes. 1 print selected. Juror: Chantel Paul.

University of N. Florida Gallery of Art. Regarding Leisure. 1 print selected. Jurors: Alexander Diaz, Christopher Luhar-Trice.

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Going Places. 1 print selected. Juror: Carlan Tapp.

Spiva Center for the Arts. PhotoSpiva 2015. 2 prints selected. Honorable Mention. Juror: Shannon Perich.

RayKo Photo Center - San Francisco, CA. Plastic Camera Show.1 print selected. Juror: Ann Jastrab.

 

2014

PhotoPlace Gallery. Traces Left Behind: Evidence of Humanity. 1 print selected. Juror: Matthew Christopher.

LH Horton Jr Gallery. Stockton, CA.. 2014 Photography Exhibition. Documentary Photography. Best of Show. Juror: Mark Leong.

Griffin Museum of Photography. 20th Juried Exhibition.1 print selected for Virtual Gallery. Juror: Aline Smithson.

4 X 5 Gallery/Dickerman Prints. Home. Jurors: Gwen Lafage, Dave Christensen.

Ft. Wayne Museum of Art. The National Best Contempory Photography 2014. 2 prints selected.

 

2013

RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco. The Easiest Season. APA Curators' Choice. Honorable Mention. Juror: Ann Jastrab.

RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco. Me, Myself, I- Benefit for SF PhotoAlliance. 1 print selected. Juror. David Hilliard.

Griffin Museum of Photography. 19th Juried Exhibition.1 print selected. Juror: Kathy Ryan.

MPLS Photo Center. Home: Where We Live. 2 prints seected. Juror: David Fraher.

PhotoSpiva 2013. George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Juror:Natasha Egan.

RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco. Center Forward. Juror: Hamidah Glasgow, Ann Jastrab.

Wallspace Gallery - Seattle. Beautiful My Desire. New Directions 2013, Juror: Ann Jastrab.

Wallspace Gallery - Santa Barbara. Beautiful My Desire. New Directions 2013. Juror: Ann Jastrab.

Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado. Box Squared. Juror: Kim ARam.

 

2012

Newspace Center for Photography. 4th Annual Members Showcase. Juror: Staff.

The Kiernan Gallery. Terrain. Juror: Sean Kernan.

Center for Fine Art Photography. Center Forward. Jurors: Hamidah Glasgow, Ann Jastrab.

A. Smith Gallery. TPS 21 International Competition. Texas Photographic Society. Juror: Aline Smithison

PhotoSpiva 2012. George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Juror: Andrew L Moore.

Colorado Photographic Arts Center. iWorld. Jurors: Chuck Mobley, SF Camerawork; Brian Paul Clamp, Owner ClampArt, NYC.

Black Box Gallery. Landscape: The Eloquent Light. Juror: Lauren Henkin.

 

2011

3rd Annual Members Showcase. Newspace Center For Photography. Portland, OR

California Fine Art Competition. Juror: Kent Lacin. 3 Awards of Merit

Newspace Center for Photography. The Good Earth. Juror: Laura Valenti. Program Director.

Mpls Photo Center. Urban View / Rural Sights • Documenting a Sense of Place. Juror: David Travis.

 

2010

Vermont Photo Space Gallery. Managed Landscapes. Juror: Thomas Bachand. People's Choice Award.

California Fine Art Competition. Juror: Kurt Fishback. Award of Merit.

Mpls Photo Center. Landscape • Unfeigned or Illusory. Juror: Todd Brondo.

Center For Fine Art Photography. Red. 1 print selected. Juror: Amber Terranova.

PhotoSpiva 2010. George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Juror: Deborah Klochko, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego.

Center For Fine Art Photography. Elements of Water. 1 print selected. Juror: John Paul Caponigro.

 

2009

Center For Fine Art Photography. Art in Nature. 1 print selected. Juror: Kathy Moran.

International Photography Awards 2009. 3 entries received Honorable Mentions.

California Fine Art Competition. Juror: Sharmon Goff. Award of Excellence.

PhotoSpiva 2009. George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Juror: Jim Stone. 3rd Place Award.

 

2008

International Photography Awards 2008. 2nd place Award - Bridges Catagory.

International Color Awards - Photography Masters Cup. Received a nomination in the Abstract category.

New Orleans Photo Alliance. Elemental/Environmental: SPACE. Juror: Juror: Gary Braasch.

Center for Fine Art Photography. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. Juror: Andrew Darlow.

 

2007

Texas Tech University International Curtural Center. High and Dry. Juror: Norman Mauskopf.

International Color Awards - Photography Masters Cup. Received a nomination in the Abstract category.

The Darkroom. New Orleans' Photographic Arts & Framing Center. The Red Show. Juror: Richard Sexton.

Pilsner Urquell International Photography Awards 2007. 2 Honorable Mentions Awarded.

The Coastal Arts League of Half Moon Bay, CA. Through a Lens - Life in Motion. Juror: Michael Collopy.

PhotoSpiva 2007. George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Juror: John Paul Caponigro.

Center for Fine Art Photography. The Art of Digital Imagery. Juror: George DeWolfe, Seinor Editor CameraArts Magazine.

 

2006

Art Center of Estes Park, CO. 2006 National Juried Photographic Exhibition. Lines into Shapes. Honorable Mention.

California Fine Art Competition. Juror: Jack Fulton. Merit Award.

Toledo Friends of Photography 2006 National Juried Photographic Exhibition. Juror: Kathy Vargas.

 

2005

Botanica. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. September show. Juror: Adam Wolport.

Open Fine Arts. Marin Society of Artists. August show. Jurors: Tom Soltesz, Mary Edwards.

A Moment in Time. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. July show. Juror: Art Rogers.

 

1984 - 1989

Eroticism: West Coast Expression," The best of West Coast Erotic Art. Gallery Six-Oh-One, San Francisco, CA.

"Contrasts," B & W photography exhibit. 3rd Place. Juror: Joseph Folberg, Director Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

San Jose Art League's 18th Annual Photography Competition. Juror: Robert McDonald, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA.

Monterey Museum of Art 4th Annual Photography Competition. Juror: James Alinder, Director Friends of Photography, CA.

"California Works," San Jose Art League. Juror: Henry Hopkins, Director SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA.

 

Education:

1994-2000 San Francisco State University Extended Education. Multimedia Studies Certificate Program. Graduated June 1996.

Portfolio project: Golden Gate Park Interactive.

1994 Photoshop Conference, January 24 - 26, Sheraton Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

1993 The Digital Photography Workshop, May 21-22. Graphic Arts Institute, San Francisco, CA.

1985 One year study program. San Francisco Art Institute.

1979-1981 Skyline College, San Bruno, CA. Advanced photography. Stephen Johnson, instructor.

 

Honors & Grants

2017 - 2nd place Directors Award Into the Anthropocene.Invited to Review Santa Fe.

2014 - Selected Portfolio, Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads, in CENTER Review Santa Fe.

2014 - Awarded Photomedia Center's 2013 Contempory Imagemakers Grant. Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads.

2013 - Selected Portfolio, Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads, in San Francisco PhotoAlliance portfolio review.

2012 - Selected Portfolio, Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads, in San Francisco PhotoAlliance portfolio review.

2011 - Roundtable Review. RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco. Juried in.

2010 - Selected Portfolio, Marking Our Place in the World, in San Francisco PhotoAlliance portfolio review.

2009 - Selected Portfolio, Marking Our Place in the World, in San Francisco PhotoAlliance portfolio review.

2008 - Our World. Presented by Sand Francisco PhotoAlliance. Juried in.

2007 - Review LA. Presented by CENTER. Non-juried.

Collections: San Francisco Arts Commission, permanent collection.

 

Representation:

WIN-Initiative. Rights Managed stock agency. WIN is partnered with Getty Images and Corbis.

Art Photo Index.

Lens Culture.

 

Publications/Blogs:

2016 - The Picture Professional. 50th Anniversity issue. Featured Portfolio from Life on Wheels. View the PDF.

2015 - Verve Photo. Geoffery Hiller highlights one image on his blog from Life on Wheels.

2014 - Dodho Magazine. Life on Wheels featured in online magazine.

2014 - F-Stop Magazine (Online). Issue #66. On The Road. Featured Artist

2014 - InSight Magazine. A Publication of Photomedia Center. Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads

2014 - ToneLit (Online). Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads featured. Issue 7

2012 - PHOTO/arts Magazine (Online). Included in Self-Contained online exhibit & published in book catalog. View Exhibit.

2012 - The Photo Review (Online). 2011 Review Competition published in 2012. View Page.

2012 - Esquire (Online). Russian edition. Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads featured.

2012 - Radek Burda, a photographer in the Czech republic, blogs about Life on Wheels. Translation in English.

2012 - Lenscratch. Featured artist on Aline Smithison's popular blog.

2012 - PhotoArtTalk (Online). Interview: Marking Our Place in the World.

2011 - Super Massive Blackhole (Online). Issue 8. Selections from Marking Our Place in the World.

2011 - LPV Magazine (Online). Selections from New American Nomads featured.

2011 - aCurator (Online). Selections from Marking Our Place in the World featured.

2011 - F-Stop Magazine (Online). Issue #45. Abstraction Group Exhibit.

2009 - Society for Photographic Education. Featured portfolio, Spring edition, exposure, the journal for SPE.

2007 - StreetFilms.org. Contributed still images for pro biking organization in New York City. View Site

2006 - Photographers Forum. Finalist, Best of Photography Annual 2006.

2006 - Stephen Johnson On Digital Photography. Portrait of Stephen Johnson

2003 - Francis Scott Key, Patriotic Poet. Francis Key memorial, photographed in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

1998 - Walks in Downtown San Francisco. Embarcadero demolition photograph.

1986 - Soma Direct, Quarterly magazine. Featured photograph.

1983 - Best of Photography Forum, Finalist, Best of Photography Annual 1983.