EDUCATION

2000    Master of Fine Arts in Photography. Massachusetts College of Art. MA

1998    Bachelor of Fine Arts. San Francisco Art Institute. CA

 

PROFESSIONAL &  ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

15 - 18 Visiting Junior Professor / Faculty of Media. Bauhaus University. Weimar, Germany.

17 - 18 Assistant Professor of Art. Emmanuel College. Boston, MA.

07 - 11 Special Instructor of Art. Emmanuel College. Boston, MA.

04 - 07 Adjunct Instructor of Art. Emmanuel College.Boston, MA

02        Fast Company Magazine (Photography Editor), Boston, MA

00- 03  INC Magazine. (Director of Photography), Boston, MA

 

NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS

2016    Bauhaus Journal. Feature “Silver & Moonshine” workshop.

2015    Bauhaus Journal. Feature “Silver & Moonshine” workshop.

2007    ARTNEWS Magazine. March. Theater of Combat, by Richard B. Woodward

2004    TOKION Magazine. March. King of Photography, Editors.

2002    Washington Post Magazine. December 29. Attack of the Clones, by Richard B. Woodward

 

NOTABLE GRANTS & AWARDS

2017    Lehrpreis/Teaching Award, School of Media Art & Design. Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany.

2017    Erasmus+ European Union, Faculty Mobility Grant. Bauhaus University. Weimar, Germany.

2016    Fulbright Specialist / CIES . Bauhaus University. Weimar, Germany.

2000    St. Botolph Club Foundation. Emerging Artist Award recipient.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016    Boston Latvian Church. Brookline, MA

2016    International Photography Festival, Jaffe Port, Israel.

2011    Latvian Museum of Naïve Art. “Under a Midnight Sun”. Riga, Latvia.

2011    Madrid Foto. Iris Editions. Madrid, Spain.

2010    Madrid Foto. Iris Editions. Madrid Spain.

2009    FIFI Projects Gallery, New York, NY.

2008    Art Basel/Miami.

2008    The Gallery Project, “Semiotics of Space”. Ann Arbor, MI.

2006    Fine Arts Center Galleries, “States of Siege”. Univ. of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center.

2005    Gallery Kayafas, “War Games”. Solo Exhibition. Boston, MA.

2005    The Space, “Boys Life”. Portland, ME.

2005    LeRoy Neiman Gallery, "Out of Conflict". Columbia University, New York, NY.

2005    Evos Art Center, “Boys Life”. Lowell, MA.

 

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES GIVEN

2015-18 Photography workshops at Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany. Presentation of recent European based photographic series and contemporary resurgence of historic photographic processes. Four week technical workshop on advanced analog practices for undergraduate and graduate students at BUW.

2016 Guest critic for MFA Photography exit review. New Hampshire Institute of Art.

2010 Harvard University. Cambridge, MA. Presentation of photographs and lecture regarding the content of “Dark Wood” project: a document of the historical enclaves of anti-fascist/Soviet partisans in Poland’s eastern primeval forests.

2009 University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Presentation of photography advisory meetings with graduate students of fine art photography.

2009 New England School of Photography. Boston, MA . Presentation of Photography.

2008 Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA. Presentation of Photography to undergraduate students of photography / developing independent photographic projects.

2007 Emerson College. Boston, MA. Presentation of Photography to undergraduate students of work in progress.

 

RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS

2015 George Eastman House. Rochester, NY. A five-day photography workshop

regarding collodion-based practices with Mark Ostermann.

2012 Cultural Project NOASS. Riga, Latvia. 7 week artist residency in Riga,

Latvia. Began investigation and image series regarding cultural significance of 20th Century allotment gardens in post independence Latvia. Continued series of photo documents of sites of the Soviet deportations of the Latvian people during the occupation of the country (19391992). Created a folio of imagery regarding the environs of Riga and the first generation of Latvians coming of age in a free society.

2011 Cultural Project NOASS. Riga, Latvia. 9 week artist residency in Riga,

Latvia. Established professional contacts and began building network of experts in the history, culture and language of Latvia, with the intent of returning to continue developing and building a folio of imagery regarding Latvian /Russian relations. While there, I began creating a series of photo documents of sites of the Soviet deportations of the Latvian people during the occupation of the country (19391992). Created a folio of imagery regarding the environs of Riga and the first generation of Latvians coming of age in a free society.

2009 Koepenicker 164 Artist Residency. Berlin, Germany. Continued research and

documentation of civilian and military bomb shelters in northern Germany. Collaborated with directors/archivists of Berliner Unterwelten (Berlin Underworlds), gathering archival data and documenting military architecture in Berlin and the German state of Brandenburg erected 1936 -1945. Additionally, with Berlin as a base of operations, I travelled to eastern Poland and began documentation of the environs of anti fascist/Soviet partisans in Bialowieza forest.