Brad Temkin

Focal points

Garden rooftops

 

Relics

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Education: 

University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL   – M.F.A in Photography

Ohio University – Athens, OH  –  B.F.A. in Photography

 

Selected One Person Exhibitions:

2012 “Gardens:  From The Backyard To Rooftops” – Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI

2011 Environmental Law & Policy Center – Chicago, IL

2010 “Green Roofs & Rooftop Gardens” –  City Gallery – Chicago, IL

2009 “Relics” – Blue Sky Gallery – Portland, OR

“Relics” – Baldwin Gallery – MTSU – Murphreesboro, TN

“Relics” – Dali International Photography Festival – Dali, Yunnan, China

2008 Sidney Yates Gallery – Chicago Cultrual Center – Chicago, IL

2007 Blanca Berlin Galleria – Madrid, Spain

2004 Scott Nichols Gallery – San Francisco, CA

2002 Stephen Bulger Gallery – Toronto, Ontario. Afterimage Gallery – Dallas, TX

2001 Bassetti Fine Arts Photographs – New Orleans, LA

1998Creative Photographic Arts Center – Lewiston, ME

1995Midtown Y Photography Gallery – New York, NY

1993Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

1992Northern Illinois University Art Gallery – Chicago, IL

1990Imagery Gallery – Lancaster,

OH Museum Of Contemporary Photography – Chicago, IL

1987Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

1981Exposure Gallery – Libertyville, IL

A. Montgomery Ward Gallery, University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1980 Milwaukee Center For Photography – Milwaukee, WI

The Northgate Gallery – Jackson, MS

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012 Anthology – Southeast Museum of Photography – Daytona Beach, FL

Domestic – Biennal de Fotografia Xavier Miserachs  – Paraf, Spain

2011 Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment – New Mexico Museum of Art – Santa Fe, NM

2010 Domestic – Espacio Cultural Caja Madrid  – Barcelona, Spain

There Is No There, There – PHOTO BIENNIALE 2010 – Teetix Gallery – Thessaloniki, Greece

2009 Place and Presence – Block Museum of Art – Evanston, IL

Chicago Gardens: Past and Present – Chicago Tourism Center – Chicago, IL

2008 Beyond The Backyard – Museum of Contemporary Photography – Chicago, IL

Found At FotoFest – John Cleary Gallery – Houston, TX

2007 Couples: The Art Of Connection – Stephen Daiter Gallery – Chicago, IL

Photographer’s Network –  Art Gallery – Seigen, Germany

Degrees of Separation  – Peer Gallery – New York, NY

Mysteries, Secrets, Illusions – M.K. Ciurlionis National Museum – Kaunas, Lithuania

2006 InSight – Museum Of Contemporary Photography – Chicago, IL

Intimate Spaces – The Methodist Hospital For Performing Arts Medicine – Houston, TX

Discoveries Of The Meeting Place at FotoFest – Erie City Iron Works – Houston, TX

2005 Birdhouses – Kathleen Ewing Gallery – Washington, DC

2004 Innocence Exposed: The Child In Modern Photography – Frist Center For Visual Arts – Nashville, TN

2001 Volbart, Langes Haar…: das Bildnis Jesu Christi – Fotographie Forum International – Frankfurt, GE

New Faces/NewPrints/New Space – Afterimage Gallery – Dallas, TX

White – Stephen Bulger Gallery – Toronto, Ontario

Chicago In The Year 2000 – Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

2000 Strength From Unity: Expressions On Cancer – Russell Senate Building – Washington, DC

1999 Strength From Unity: Expressions On Cancer – Waterfront Hall – Belfast, Northern Ireland

David Carol & Brad Temkin – Stephen Daiter Gallery – Chicago, IL

1997 Three Visions – William Bachman Gallery, NIAA – Munster, IN

1996 Illinois Photographers – Museum Of Contemporary Photography – Chicago, IL

1992 Gallery Artists – Edwynn Houk Gallery – Chicago, IL

1985 Christmas Show – San Francisco Camerawork Gallery – San Francisco, CA

1982 Illinois Photographers 82 – Illinois State Museum – Springfield, IL

1980 Inner Landscape – ARC Gallery – Chicago, IL

 

Grants and awards

2008 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant – Photography

2007  Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship – Photography

Teaching

1984-Present Columbia College Chicago – Chicago, IL

1981-1982 Oakton Community College – Des Plaines, IL

1979-1981 University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

 

Workshops

2011 Photographing Ireland Workshop – South & West of Ireland

2010 Photographing Ireland Workshop – NorthWest of Ireland

2009 Photographing Ireland Workshop – South & West of Ireland

2008 Photographing Ireland Workshop – NorthWest of Ireland

2007 Photographing Ireland Workshop – South & West of Ireland

2006 Photographing Ireland Workshop – North West of Ireland

2005 Photographing Ireland Workshop – South & West of Ireland

2004 Photographing Ireland Workshop – Northern Ireland

2003 Photographing Ireland Workshop – South & East of Ireland

2002 Photographing Ireland Workshop – West of Ireland

2001 Photographing Ireland Workshop – South & West of Ireland

1999 Workshop at Ateliers – St Remy, France

 

Lecturer and Visiting Artist

2010  Block Art Museum  “Barbara Crane & Brad Temkin: Choices In Contemporary Photography”                  

2009  Middle Tennessee State University – Murphreesboro, TN

Blue Sky Gallery – Portland, OR

2008  Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

2005  ICP School  “Lightstalkers” – New York, NY

2002  Zone System & Ansel Adams – Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, IL

1995  University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1991  University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1990  Ohio University – Athens, OH

1987  University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1983  Columbia College Chicago – Chicago, IL

1979  Barat College – Lake Forest, IL

 

Selected Bibliography

2012  TIME Magazine, October 4, 2012

2011  “Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment” – University of New Mexico Press

“Contemporary US Photographers” – ARTVAS/Photo – Seoul, Korea – Autumn 2011

“Fixing America by Fixing America” – TIME Magazine Vol. 178, No 13

2010  China Photo – Issue No. 5/2010 – May 2010

2008  European Photography – Issue No. 83 – Summer 2008

          PhotoNews – Issue No. 5/08

2007  Profifoto Magazin- Photographer’s Network – Issue NR.6/07, June 2007

2006  Photography Now: One Hundred Portfolios – Wright State Univeristy Art Galleries (DVD)

         “Chicago: A Geography of the City and It’s Region – Center For American Places/CCC

2005  “Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens” (monograph) – Center For American Places/CCC

2002  Black & White Magazine – Spotlight – Issue #22, November/December

2000  Strength From Unity: Expressions On Cancer – Exhibition Catalogue – Belfast/Washington/Dublin

1994  Ireland: A Troubled Mirror – Aperture, Inc. – Issue No. 134

1980  Inner Landscape – Exhibition Catalogue – ARC Gallery

 

Permanent Collections

Aer Lingus

Akron Art Museum

Art Institute of Chicago

Bank Of America (LaSalle Bank collection)

Block Museum Of Art

Brennan Steel

Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University

Continental Bank

Corcoran Gallery Of Art

Grateful Dead Archive, University Of California Santa Cruz

Ilford Photo

Krannert Art Museum, University Of Illinois

Milwaukee Art Museum

Museo de Arte Moderna – Rio de Janeiro

Portland Art Museum

Ruttenberg Art Foundation

Museum Of Contemporary Photography

Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston

Wright Gallery, Beloit College