About

Jo Ann Walters
http://www.joannwalters.com
Vitae: 2015

Collections:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris France
The St Louis Art Museum, St Louis MO
Girls’ Club, private foundation, FL
Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Friends of Photography / Ruttenberg Foundation, San Francisco, CA
The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
The Maine Photographic Workshops, ME
DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA
The Portland Museum of Art, ME
The Center for Fine Photography, Bombay, India

FellowshipGrants + Awards:
Doris + Carl Kempner Distinguished Professor +  Senior Research Award 2012 – 14
Nomination: ANONYMOUS WAS A WOMAN  2011
International One Life Photography Project, Top 100   2011
The Photo Review International: 17 Photographers from Around the World_selected by Leslie Martin 2009
Women in Photography International, WIPI: Finalist 2008
San Francisco Foundation Award: Finalist: 2006
The Kittredge Educational Fund Award, 2004
The Peter S Reed Foundation Grant 2002
Connecticut Commission of the Arts,, Individual Artist Fellowship 1995 + 2002
Weir Farm & The National Park Association, Artist Fellowship 1998
Friends of Photography, Ruttenberg Award for Portraiture, CA 1992
Awarded by Sandra Philips, Senior Curator / Photography SFMoMA
Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation NY 1986

Artist Presentations: 

Columbia University, forthcoming

Hampshire College, forthcoming
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence forthcoming 2013
Fairfield University, Fairlfield CT 2012
Maine Photographic Workshop   2009 + 2011
The Art Institute of Chicago  2008
Amherst College   2008
Columbia College, Chicago  2007
Maine Media Workshops  2007 + 2011
Brown University  2006

Solo Exhibitions:
Vanity + Consolation. Kris Graves Projects, NY, NY 2010
Along the Mississippi, Sheldon Art Galleries+Museum, ST Louis, Missouri 2004
Photographs, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME 2002
Recent Landscape, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport ME 2001
Photographs, Florida International University, North Miami FL 2001
Landscape & Portraits, Pietra de Luan Gallery, Miami FL 2002
Portraits, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport ME 2000
Dreams & Vanities, The Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia PA 1998
Portraits of Young Girls, Laurel School, Cleveland, Ohio 1996
Women, Girls & Families, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA, 1992
Portraits of Women & Girls, The University of Nevada, Reno 1992
Recent Work, Ithaca College, NY, 1992
Women and Girls, Florida International University, North Miami FL 1990
Thresholds, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe 1987
Landscapes, The University of Akron, OH 1996
Color Landscape, Florida International University, Miami 1985
Recent Landscapes, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, 1985
Photographs, Camera Vision, Los Angeles, CA 1983

Invitational + Group Exhibitions:
Fresh Works: The Flash Forward Festival.: Curator: George Slade, The Photographic Resource Center, Boston  2011
Iinfluential: School of Visual Arts, NYC 2011
Reframing the Feminine, Girls Club_ Miami, FL  2012
Of Land (Lois Connor, Jan Groover, Laura McPhee, Ray Mortensen, Victor Schrager, Steve Smith, Jed Devine, Jo Ann Walters) KG Projects, Dumbo, NY_2009
Photo Review International_17 Photographers from Around the World_curated Leslie martin of Aperture Books_University of the Arts, Philadelphia_2009
About Face, (William Eggleston, Garret Engel, Judith Joy Ross, Andrea Monica, Jo Ann Walters) The Rene Bibro Gallery, Chelsea, NY 2004
Fellowship Exhibition, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Hartford, CT 2003
Ophelia Rising: (Jo Ann Walters, Judith Ross Debra Mesa Pely, Martha Madigan) Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 2002
Images of Isolation_ the Permanent Collection,DeCordova Museum of Art, MA 2002
Photographs, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME 2002
Landscape, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport ME 2001
Camerawork Biennial Exhibition and Auction, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA 2001
Strengthening Generations, Hartford Legislative BLDG/Capital Concourse, CT 2000Five Photographers,The Bezalel Academy of Art, Tel Aviv, 2000 Snapshot, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore MD 2000
          Traveling to:       The Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT 2002
Work from the Permanent Collection: The St Louis Art Museum 1999
Landscapes, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 1999
Misc., James Fuentes Gallery, New York City, 1999
Artists at Weir Farm, The Stamford Museum of Art 1998
Illuminating Darkness (Diane Arbus, Debbie Caffrey, Nicholas Nixon, Joel Sternfield, Jo Ann Walters…) The St Louis Art Museum, MO 1998
Human/Nature(Laura McPhee, Ann Fessler, Jo Ann Walters) Steinmetz Gallery, St Louis, MO 1996
Bonds of Awareness, The Connecticut Commission of the Arts, Hartford, CT 1996
Portraits & Landscapes, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 1996
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1995
Photography from Connecticut, Alexy Von Schlepp Museum of Art, Avery Pt, CT 1994
Women Photograph Mythology, Book Gallery, Oak Park, MI 1993
New England Photography, The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA 1993
The Pleasure & Terror of Domestic Comfort: The Museum of Modern Art, NY 1991
Traveling to:       The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD 1992
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA 1992
The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati OH 1993
4 American Photographers(Linda Connor, Jo Ann Walters, Hally Pancer, Andrew Roth)
The Artist’s Space, Jerusalem, Israel,
The Landscape in Question, Hartwick College, Oneanta, NY 1990
The Friends of Photography Biennial Exhibition, San Francisco, CA 1993-96
San Francisco Camerawork Biennial Exhibition, CA 1990-96
Manuel + Jo Ann Walters, Aetna Gallery, Hartford, CT 1990
Points of View, Creative Arts Workshops, New Haven, CT 1989
Landscapes, The Portland School of Art, ME 1987
50-Year Retrospective(Jenny Holtzer, Jo Ann Walters…) Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, 1986
The New Color: Ten American Photographers, (Eggleston, Sternfield, Epstein, Walters)
          Traveling to:       The Kunstandel, Oslo, Norway, 1987
The Museet, Odense, Denmark, 1988
Fotographisk Gallery, Copenhagen, 1988
New Color/New Work: The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago IL 1985
Yale Univeristy School of Art, Photography Faculty (Richard Benson, Thomas Roma, Joel Sternfeild, Jo Ann Walters), New Haven CT 1985
Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT 1985-91
Three Photographers, EJ Bellocq Gallery, Louisiana State University, Ruston, LA 1984
New Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, NY 1984
The New Color, The Jones Troyer Gallery, Washington D.C 1984
A Response to Nature, (Mitch Espstein, Len Jenshel, Joel Sternfield, Jo Ann Walters + others) Center Gallery, New York University, NYC, 1983
Photographs in Color, The Art Institute of Boston, MA 1983
Photographs, Foto Gallery, NYC 1982
The Color Landscape, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME 1982
American Vision, Grey Art Gallery, NYC 1981
Photography in Louisiana, The Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA 1976
Publications + Reviews:
Book: Vanity + Consolation, Kehrer Verlag, Berlin forthcoming 2013
Cover + Interview, Ahorn Magazine, Dialogue with Jo Ann Walters by Michael Serra. Editor: Daniel Augushall_Berlin Germany  forthcoming 2012
 “Influential”_School of Visual Arts, Exhibition Catalogue:NYC Fall 2011
50PM, APP v.1.2,  produced by Bite + Daylight and Magazines_ Issue #1_(1st Fine Art Documentary Photography Portfolio APP for iPad) 2011
Family Matters_2011
International One Life Photography Project_Top 100_digital portfolio 2011
Interview: Jo Ann Walters_Amy Stein Photography Blog_ http://amysteinphoto.blogspot.com/2010/12/few-questions-for-jo-ann-walters.html
Photo Review International_2010
WIPI: Women In Photography International Website, internet portfolio, 2009
Hey Hot Shot Blog_Stacy Oborn_2010
Hey Hot Shot Blog_2009
Hey Hot Shot Blog_2008
Shortlisted, San Francisco Foundation Fellowship, Sandra Phillips, SFMoMA 2007
Village Voice, NYC/ About Face / “Voice Choice” by Vince Alletti, Feb. 2004
“Along the Mississippi”, DoubleTake, Heartland, Spring 2003
Art Takes on History”, Grant Winners CT Commission on the Arts, Hartford Advocate, 2003
Girls : 2-18, Diana Edkins unpublished
Panel Discussion: Ophelia Rising: Women Photographers on Female Adolescence
Ophelia Rising” essay by curator Kevin Melchione, Temple Art Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia PA  2002
Photographers Frame Female Issue”, E. J. Soznski, Philadelphia Inquirer, PA  2002
Girls on Film”, Roberta Fallon, Philadelphia Weekly, PA 2002
Ophelia Rising”, Karen Williams, Artpicks, Philadelphia PA 2002
Short listed, Women Portrait Photographers, IRIS, Stafordshire U., England 2002
Short-listed, Photographers at Work, (book series) Smithsonian Institute.
SFCamerawork (exhibition/auction catalogue) San Francisco CA  2001,1992, 1991,1990.
Snapshot (CD ROM) The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore MD 2000
Artists at Weir Farm”: The New York Times, NY 1998
Artists at Weir Farm: The Weir Farm Trust + National Park Association 1998
Gallery Talk, Artists at Weir Farm, The Stamford Art Museum, CT 1998
Women Artists”: The Hartford Courant, CT 1996
Five Women and the Power of Myth”: The Detroit News, MI 1993
Mythology Rekindled”: The Detroit Free Press, MI 1993
New England Photography:  The Danforth Museum of Art 1993
REVIEW: The Friends of Photography, CA 1992
Gallery Talk, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA 1992
Grants + Awards, Washington International Arts Letter, 1992
Family Matters: George Washington University Magazine, Washington DC 1992
Updating Friend’s”, Artweek, San Jose CA 1992
The Pleasure & Terror of Domestic Comfort: The Museum of Modern Art, NY 1991
Visiting Artist Workshop & Slide Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design. RI 1991
Jo Ann Walters & Manual, Aetna Gallery Photography Series, CT  1990
Interview: Jo Ann Walters: Q: A Journal of Art, Cornell University, NY 1990
“Four Americans: Linda Connor Andrew Roth, Hally Pancer, Jo Ann Walters”: The Jerusalem Post, Israel 1990
The Landscape in Question: Hartwick College, NY 1990
Visiting Artist Lecture, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA 1988
 Invitation to photograph for book Sacred House: Early Churches, Meeting Houses Synagogues of the Hudson Valley, w Photographers:
_Frank Gohlke, Richard Pare, Jo Ann Walters, Jerome Liebling, Jerry Thompson, William Clift, unpublished.
Art in the Shadows Photographs by Jo Ann Walters”: Arizona Republic, AZ 1987
Jo Ann Walters Photographs: Dialogue: An Art Journal 1986
Artist lecture: The University of Akron, OH 1986
Color Photography Comes of Age: 18 Photographers”: Washington Post, 1984
New Color”: Vicki Goldberg, American Photographer, 1984
New Color/New Work: Sally Eauclaire, Abbeyville Press, NY 1984

Panels:             
MEDIA ON THE VERGE, sponsored by B+ H PHOTO & Maine Media Workshops  2011

Video:
East-West: single channel video_collaboration w Jawed Mirza + Bill DePalma
_Amherst College, Massachusetts_2008
_Maine Media Workshops, Rockport 2007Acquainted with the Night: single chanel video_co-editor w Jawed Mirza
David + Godzilla: single channel video_collaboration w Jawed Mirza_in progress
Blue Pool: single-channel video_ collaboration w Katy Scihmirt_sculptor + performance artist, Stamford Art Museum 1998
The Arctic Blast_ phone  images_ editing + sequencing, in progress
The Middle Passage_ research assistant for videographer_ william depalma + Jawed Mirza
_Olaudah Equiano: the interesting narrative of olaudah equiano also known as gustava vassa written by Himself
_Richard Wright’s 1,000,000 black voices
_Tom Feelings’ the Middle Passage
_Slave and Prison songs, spirituals

Education:
MFA, Photography, Ohio University, Athens, OH 1983
BA, Education, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ 1976

Teaching:
Head of the Photography Board of Study, Purchase College, SUNY 2002-present
Associate Professor, Purchase College, State University of New York 1997-present
Visiting Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI 1992-1999
Associate Professor Adjunct, State University of New York, Purchase College, 1991-97
Graduate Faculty + Head Undergraduate Photography, School of Art, Yale University 1984-91
Director Undergraduate Studies. Yale University School of Art 1988-89
Yale Summer School of Music & Art, Norfolk, CT 1985-91
Master Class: Maine Media Workshops, ME summer  2000 thru 2007, 2009