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Exhibition Resume

Solo Exhibitions Group ExhibitionsConference PresentationsSeminars and Lectures

WorkshopsReviews Catalogs & PublicationsAwardsSupport and Fiscal Sponsorship

Public/Private Collections CuratorialMembership/AffiliationsWebsites PortfolioTo Title Page

Bill Davis
444 Lake Forest Blvd.
Kalamazoo, Michigan
wdavis@wmich.edu • billzdavis@yahoo.com
269-720-9281


Undergraduate
OHIO UNIVERSITY
B.F.A.,1993
Athens, Ohio
Summa Cum Laude

Graduate
TYLER SCHOOL OF ART
M.F.A. 2004
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GPA: 3.9

Workshop
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2-Day Teaching Certificate

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Workshop Certificate

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•SOLO EXHIBITIONS•
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2004

Temple University Galleries
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


2002

Gallery 109 ~ Covington, Kentucky
Shannon Miller (Curator)


2001

University of Cincinnati ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
Anne Timpano (Curator)
juried by committee


Salamanca Arts Center ~ Hobart, Australia
Alan Sisley (Curator)


2000

Univ. of Leeds -Bretton Hall ~ Wakefield, England
Leonard Bartle (Curator)

Enjoy the Arts ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
Joelle Daniel (Curator)

New England Regional Art Museum ~ Armidale, Australia
Alan Sisley (Curator)


1999

Tweed River Regional Gallery ~ Tweed River, Australia
Alan Sisley (Curator)

The Photographer’s Gallery ~ Indianapolis, Indiana
Joan Green (Juror)

University of South Florida, New College, Sainer Fine Arts Center ~ Sarasota, Florida
Rob Rustermieir (Curator)


1998

Orange Regional Gallery ~ Orange, Australia
Alan Sisley (Juror) Press Release

Carnegie Arts Center ~ Covington, Kentucky
Bill Seitz (Curator)
juried by committee



1995

Czech Salon of Art & Ceramics ~ Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Miroslav Paral (Curator)

Mlada Galerie ~ Kladno, Czech Republic
Jiri Hanke (Curator)


1994

Triangle Gallery ~ Chicago, Illinois
Michael Ogata (Juror)


1993

The Dungeon ~ Athens, Ohio

 

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•GROUP EXHIBITIONS•

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2004

Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center "O.U. 25th Anniversary Exhibit" ~ Athens, Ohio
Lee Gray (Juror)

Perkins Center for the Arts "Photography 23" ~ Moorestown, New Jersey
Ruth Thorne-Thompson (Juror)

Oculus ~ Univ. of New Mexico (pending) ~ Albequerque, New Mexico
Julie Annand (Curator)

Oculus ~ Spark Gallery ~ Syracuse, New York
Staff (Curator)


2003

Tyler Gallery "New Videos" ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ian Vail (Curator)

Oni Gallery "Neither Here Nor There" ~ Boston, Massachusettes
A. Ortiz & Staff (Curator)

Work "Sensory Depravation" ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ian Vail (Curator)

Recitation 101 "Graduate Image Exchange" ~ Newark, Delaware
Ben Montague (Curator)

Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Field ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Penrose Gallery ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oculus ~Temple University Gallery
~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oculus (Co-Curators)

Main Line Arts Center "Faculty Exhibit" ~ Haverford, Pennsylvania
Allison Mackenzie (Curator)



2002

Tyler Gallery "Drawings" ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

S.S. Nova "Configuration" ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
Emily Budenbeck (Curator)


2000

Huntington Museum of Art ~"Focus on Photography"
Huntington, West Virginia
Robert Rowe (Juror)

University of Cincinnati: Reed Gallery ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
Anne Timpano (Juror)

Christ Hospital "Sight and Light: The 3rd Annual Diverse Art of Healing"
Cincinnati, Ohio
Daniel Brown (Juror)


1999

Images “Juried Member’s Show” ~ Covington, Kentucky
Staff (Juror)

Art & Soul Gallery ~ Indianapolis, Indiana
Wes Dwyer (Curator)

Kharkiv Municipal Arts Center ~ Kharkiv, Ukraine
Tatiana Pavlova (Juror)

Cinergy Corporate Art Collection Exhibit
Cincinnati, Ohio

Barrett Art Center
Poughkeepsie, New York
Howard Greenberg (Juror)

Suzanna Terrill Gallery ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
Suzanna Terrill (Juror)

HERTZ Gallery "Fresh Perspectives"

Louisville, Kentucky
Billy Hertz (Juror)

@ B.A.S.E. Gallery "Point of View"
Cincinnati, Ohio

Images “Juried Member’s Show” ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
Images Staff (Jurors)


1997

Carnegie Arts Center ~ Covington, Kentucky
Bill Seitz (Juror)


1995

“Perspectives of Sex”
~ Prague, Czech Republic
Peter Tillesin (Juror)

Galerie Kapelica “Young World Photographers”
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jure Breceljnik (Juror)

Chodov Citadel “Faculty Work” ~ Prague, Czech Republic
Pat Kroutel (Curator)


1994

Art Attack “21 New Chicago Artists” ~ Chicago, Illinois

1993

Baker Center Gallery ~ Athens, Ohio

 

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•CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS•
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2005

"Palimpsest Series: Grayscale Print Media"

Digital Bridges
Poster Session Presenter

Western Michgain University - Kalamazoo, Michigan


2005

"Why Digital Photography Never Happened"

Panel Chair: Visual Arts

Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities -Waikiki, Hawaii

2004

"Which Came First? The Photograph or the Computer"

Conference Presenter

Society of Photographic Education (Midwest) - Columbus, Ohio


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•SEMINARS AND LECTURES•
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2005

KALAMAZOO/PUSHKIN PARTNERSHIP ~ Kalamazoo, Michigan
"Photography from Eastern Europe: Tracing Culture Through Art"

2003

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Effective Lighting Technique"

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY GALLERIES ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"The Future of Oculus"

MAIN LINE ARTS CENTER ~ Haverford, Pennsylvania
"Individual Artist Series"

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART ~ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Studio Lighting and Safety"


2001

ANTONELLI COLLEGE ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
"Styles of Ukrainian Photography"


1999

INSTITUTE OF ART AND INDUSTRY ~ Kharkiv, Ukraine
"American Photography: 1975-1995"

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA ~ Sarasota, Florida
"Manifest Rites" (in conjunction with solo exhibit)


1998

LINWOOD SCHOOL ~ Fairfax, Ohio
"Photography as a Career"

IMAGES CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY ~ Cincinnati, Ohio
"A Survey of Czech Photography"


1996

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS ~ Bretton Hall Wakefield, England
"A Survey of Contemporary American Photography"


1995

OPATOV MEETING w/ FAMU Students ~ Prague, Czech Republic
"American Photography: 1975-1995"

UMELECKOPRUMYSLOVE ACADEMIE ~ Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic
"A Survey of American Photography"


1994

TRIANGLE CAMERA ~ Chicago, Illinois
"Manifest Rites" (in conjunction with solo exhibit)

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•WORKSHOPS•
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2004

Making the Digital Transition:
"A seminar for the film photographer who wants to work digitally."

Organized and taught digital workshop.

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•REVIEWS•
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2005

Cone Editions (U.S.) "Photographer of the Month" (4/1/05) J. Bishop


2004

"Perkins' Photography Show Puts Focus on Digital" (2/6/04) R. Baxter


2003

"Oculus Photos" (10/03) Glenn F. Benge

The Temple News (U.S.) "Tyler Students' New Focus" (10/9/2003) Pooja Shah


2001

City Beat: Year in Review (U.S.) "Arts Resolution for 2002: Give Youth A Chance"
(12/27/2001) Ramos

City Beat: Arts Beat (U.S.) "Beauty's Loss at University of Cincinnati" (10/11/01) Ramos

City Beat: Arts Beat (U.S.) "Bill Davis Strikes Back at These People" (12/31/01) Ramos

City Beat: Arts Beat (U.S.) "Cool is Money" (6/20/02) Trapp


1999

Vremia (Kharkiv, Ukraine) "Across Two Oceans" (9/11/99 No. 102) Purikovskaya


1998

Central Western Daily (Aus.) "Bill Davis : Portraits of Rite"

Orange Daily Weekender (Aus.) "Portraits of Rite" (9/26/98) Alan Sisley

Art Gallery (Aus.) "A Conjunction of Beauties" (9/26/98) Alan Sisley

Orange Daily Weekender (Aus.) "Art Gallery with Alan Sisley" (10/3/98)

1996

Optimism (Czech Rep.) "Bill Davis" (4/1996) Dr. Milena Klasova

 

1995

Kladenske Noviny (Czech Rep.) “Davis’ Black and White Answer”
(7/95) Jiri Hokuv

Czech Weekly (Czech Rep.) “Photography Like Recording a Face”
(8/95) by Michal Janata

Atelier (Czech Rep.) "The Photographic Line of Bill Davis"
(7-8/95) Michal Janata

 

New City (U.S.) "Jihad" (8/94) Weinstein

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•CATALOGS/PUBLICATIONS•
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2005

Digital Bridges Conference Catalog
Western Michigan University and Cone Editions Press

Limited Edition Prints
Palimpsest Series
Custom Prints made by Cone Editions Press

2003

Oculus Photo Website (U.S.)
www.oculusphoto.org

Oculus Photofolio (U.S.) Tyler Participant Card #4 of 37 from boxed set (9/2003) Staff

Tyler Admissions Catalog (U.S.) 2003 Foldout poster (8/2003) Paul Berkbigler

2001

Snitch (U.S.) Volume I, Issue 2 (12/13/01) Staff

1999

Enjoy The Arts Newsletter "Art Auction" (12/99) Joelle Daniel

The Fisher’s Image (U.S.) “The Art of Framing Art” (10/99) Staff

The Contact Sheet (U.S.) “Antonelli’s Roll in Cultural Exchange” (7/99) Staff

The Catalyst (U.S.) Sarasota, Florida (4/15/99) Rob Rustermieier


1998

"Portraits of Rite: An Interview with Bill Davis" (Aus.) (2/1998) Matthew Kunkleman

Tablelands Post (Aus.) Announcement (10/98) Alan Sisley

Cincinnati Enquirer (U.S.) Tempo Section

Photographer's Market (U.S.) "Fresh Photographers" (1998 edition) Megan Lane

Studio 124 (U.S.) "Bill Davis to Show in both England and Australia" (3/98)


1997

Photography Quarterly (U.S.) September Auction Catalog



1995

Young Photographers (Slovenia) "Exhibition Catalog" (3/1995) Jure Brecjelnik

Mala Galerie Sporitelna (Czech Rep.) Exhibition Catalog (12/95) Jiri Hanke & Jean Prafke

Athens News (U.S.) "O.U. Alum Makes His Mark on Czech Photography Scene"
(7/95) T. Harchick

 

1994

Chicago Reader Featured Artist Block (8/94)

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•AWARDS•
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2004
Honorable Mention
• (Jurors: Cone Editions Press) • Cone Edition Studios
Piezography Black & White Archives Competition • East Topsham, Vermont

Juror's Award (Juror: Ruth Thorne-Thompson) • "Photography 23"
Perkins Center For the Arts • Moorestown, New Jersey

2002
Nomination - Cincinnati Magazine - “Young and Talented Under 35”
Cincinnati, Ohio

1997
Images Gallery (Juror: J. Miles Wolf) • “Best of Show”
Cincinnati, Ohio

1988
Central Trust Bank “Blue Ribbon Award”
Cincinnati, Ohio

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•SUPPORT/ FISCAL SPONSORSHIP•
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2005
College of Fine Arts Technology Fellowship
Western Michigan University - Kalamazoo, Michigan

2004    
Faculty Development Fund
Western Michigan University - Kalamazoo, Michigan

2003
Teaching Assistantships and Sequential Tuition Remission
Temple University - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2002
Technical Assistantship and Tuition Remission - Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1999
Cincinnati/Kharkiv Sister City Group Exhibit and Exchange Delegate
Kharkiv, Ukraine

Ohio Arts Council Travel Grant
Cincinnati, Ohio

1998
Stipend from the Australian Federal Government Arts Funding Body
Orange, Australia

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•PUBLIC/PRIVATE COLLECTIONS•
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Cone Editions Press- East Topsham, Vermont (The Chamber Series, 2002)
Ukrainian Museum of Photography- Kharkiv, Ukraine (Growth, 1994-1996)
University of Louisville Photographic Archives-Louisville, Ky. (The Soup Queen, 1998)
Czech Guild of Art and Ceramic Design- Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic (Piano, 1995)
Art & Soul Gallery - Fishers, Indiana (Echo, 1995)
Suzanna Terrill Gallery- Cincinnati, Ohio
Ms. Rajir Narda - Newton, Massachusetts
Mr. Matthew Kunkleman- Asheville, North Carolina
Mr. Brian Macconnell - Cincinnati, Ohio
Mr. David Smith- Cincinnati, Ohio
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Morelli- Mariemont., Ohio
Mr & Mrs. Jim Barone- Denver, Colorado

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•CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE•
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2004
Michigan State Law School Exhibition

http://artuser.art.wmich.edu/www/exhibitions/studentcomp
Invited Juror for the Michigan State Law School Wmu Student Competition.
Selected preliminary round of WMU student work for next offsite jury phase.

2004
"Undergraduate Competition for Tyler's Permanent Collection"

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART - Elkin's Park, Pennsylavnia
Directed juried undergraduate competition for purchase
and inclusion in Tyler School of Art's Permanent Collection

2003
"Graduate Image Exchange"

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART- Elkin's Park, Pennsylvania
Simultaneous exchange between Tyler School of Art
and Univ. of Delaware Graduate Programs


"Dialogue: Mentors and their Students"

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART - Elkin's Park, Pennsylvania
Received stipend for touring exhibit
Curator for regional touring Ukrainian photography exhibit:
(2003-2004: Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Indianapolis)


2002

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART- Elkin's Park, Pennsylvania
• Coordinated jury and curated group exhibit for Elkin's Hall Exhibition Space


1997-2000

ANTONELLI COLLEGE AND IMAGES GALLERY- Cincinnati, Ohio
• Organized student exhibits

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•MEMBERSHIP/AFFILIATIONS•
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2004
Society of Photographic Education
College Art Association

2002
OCULUS Photographic Arts Group
http://www.oculusphoto.org/
- Co-founder
- Initiated "Collection and Archive Campaign"

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•WEBSITES•
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http://www.oculusphoto.org/

Print portfolio available upon request.