Alison Carey • Chicago, IL • alisonjcarey@gmail.com • www.alisoncarey.com

(updated May 2012)

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions:

2011    
Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA. New Kingdoms.

2007    
Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY. Organic Remains of a Former World.

2006    
Roswell Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM. Ghost Craters.

2005    
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Albuquerque, NM. Organic Remains of a Formal World.

2004    
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Albuquerque, NM. From Science to Fiction: The Creation of a Planet.

2003    
Mariani Gallery, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO. Uncharted Territories.
Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM. Uncharted Territories, (installation).
Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM. Uncharted Territories.
Weitman Gallery of Photography, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Uncharted Territories.


Group Exhibitions:

2012
(upcoming/July) Not Kansas: photographers explore their own worlds, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
Reconsidering the Photographic Masterpiece, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

2011
Pingyou Photography Festival, Pingyou, China
Conversation Pieces, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Our Origins, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

2010
Fantastic Landscape, 310 ConTemporary, Chicago, IL
ArtLoop Open 2010, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

2009
Light Festival Kaunas Photo 09, Kaunas, Lithuania
Reflections on Darwin, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Art! Fair, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY
Hyper-Nature, SPACES Gallery, Cleaveland, OH
Wonder Lands, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA
Other Worlds, Jupiter Arts Center, Centralia, WA

2008
Resurrections: A New Look at Old Photographic Processes, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR.
Annual Benefit Auction, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL.
Photo Vision Award Auction, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA.
Topography of Nature, Arcade Gallery, New York, NY.

2007
The Art and Artifice of Science, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM.
The Art and Artifice of Science, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
Locations of Elsewhere, Peer Gallery, New York, NY.
Beyond a Gift of Time, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.
Artist-In-Residence Exhibition, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR.
New Mexico Pics: The State of Photography II, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM.

2006
Technology of Meaning, Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
Art and Science / Observation and Imagination, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM.

2005
Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China.
Observed Fabrications, Bruce Gallery of Art, Edinboro University, PA.
Conduit: Mapping the Connections Between Art and Science, Columbus State University, GA.
Looking Back at the Present, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM.

2004
Oculus Photo Folio, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
SPARK Gallery, Syracuse University, NY.

2003
Art Market, Magnifico!, Albuquerque, NM.
Oculus Photo Folio, Temple Gallery of Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
Arrival Upon Departure, Albuquerque Sunport, NM.
Illuminance 2003, Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX.
Texas National 2003, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX.
Third Photography and Digital Biennial, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
Art of the Southwest,
Kotinsky Gallery, Pompton Lakes, NJ.


Fellowships, Grants & Awards:

2009    
Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, IL.

2007    
Junior Artist-in-Residence, Oregon School of Art & Craft, Portland, OR.

2005    
Roswell Artist-in-Residence fellowship recipient, Roswell, NM.
Graduate Research and Development Grant, University of New Mexico

2004    
Graduate Research and Development Grant, University of New Mexico
Research, Project, Travel Grant, University of New Mexico
SPE Student Award, Society for Photographic Education, National Conference, Portland, OR.

2003    
Brooks Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO.
Albuquerque Journal Scholarship, University of New Mexico
Graduate Research and Development Grant, University of New Mexico
Research, Project, Travel Grant, University of New Mexico

Bibliography:

2012    
Harper’s Magazine. "Findings", January, 2012, p.80, photograph

2011    
Feeney, Mark. "Seeking Otherworldly Worlds,” Boston Sunday Globe, (October 30th), review & photograph
Conversation Pieces, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. catalog, photograph

2010    
Photography, tenth edition, London/Upton/Stone, Prentice Hall, photograph

2009    
Kuanas Photo Recycled 2009, Nine Lessons of Photography, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas. photographs and essay

2008
Resurrections: A New Look at Old Photographic Processes, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR. catalog, photographs

2007    
The Art & Artifice of Science, Laura M. Addison and Arif Khan, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe. catalog, photographs & essay
Schneider, Wolf. “516 ARTS Gives Albuquerque a New Hub,” New Mexico Magazine, (March, 2007) pgs.28-31, photograph
Photography, ninth edition, London/Upton/Kobre/Brill, Prentice Hall. p.241, photograph
Beyond a Gift of Time, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM. p.11, catalog, photograph

2006
Ghost Craters, Alison Carey, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Exhibition catalog. Essay by Johanna Fauerso.
Tucker, Joyce. “Artist-of-the-Month,” Visions, (August 2006) pgs. 6-7, interview & photographs
Cunningham, Christopher. “For the Arts: Artist in Residence Program Simplifies Life for the Inspired,” Daily Record, (February, 2006) pgs. A1, A3, quote
Gibbons, Tom. “University of New Mexico Department of Photography: A Conversation with Jim Stone,” Photo Journal, (January, 2006) pgs.4-5, photographs & quote

2005
Organic Remains of a Former World, Alison Carey, New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Exhibition catalog. Foreword by paleontologist Barry Kues
Martinez, Rozanna. “Ocean View: Photography exhibit offers look at creatures and landscapes of Paleozoic era,” Albuquerque West Side Journal, (May 27, 2005) pg. 3, interview & photographs
Wellman, Charlotte. “Observed Fabrications”, Exhibition catalog, p.11-16, essay & photographs

2004
O’Keefe, Trisha. “Transpose/Transform- A review of Alison Carey’s From Science to Fiction: The Creation of a Planet” The Donkey Journal, review & photograph
From Science to Fiction: The Creation Of A Planet, Alison Carey, New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Exhibition catalog. Foreword, "Through a Glass Darkly" by Chief Curator of Exhibitions, David Mandel, essay by Tom Barrow, pgs. 4-5
Photography, eighth edition, London/Upton/Kobre/Brill, Prentice Hall. p.241, photograph

2003
Fischer, Zane. “Alison Carey: Uncharted Territories,” THE Magazine, (August 2003) p.59, review & photograph
Randall, Teri Thomson. “Alison Carey, Primal Sanctuaries,” The New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, (May 30-June 5, 2003) pgs.38-39, article & photographs
Jackson, Amanda. Daily Lobo, Albuquerque, NM (Fall 2003), p.1, quote
Oculus Photographic Folio, Artist Folio Cards
Santa Fe Reporter, (May 28-June 3, 2003) p.22, photograph
Allen, Steven Robert. “Art Magnified, Alison Carey and Todd Anderson,” Alibi, (March 13-19, 2003) p.20, photograph
Texas National 2003, Stephen F. Austin State University. p.10, catalog, photograph
Third Photography and Digital Biennial, Wellington B. Gray Gallery. p.14, catalog, photograph


Lectures:

2011    
“Organic Remains of a Former World”, Public Talk, Our Origins exhibition, MoCP, Chicago, IL
“New Kingdoms”, Public Talk, New Kingdoms solo exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

2010    
“Alison Carey,” Visiting Artist Lecture, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2007    
“Alison Carey,” Junior Artist in Residence, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR

2006    
“Ghost Craters,” Roswell Artist in Residence, Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
“Alison Carey,” Visiting Artist Lecture, Photography Lecture Series, Los Alamos, NM

2005    
“Organic Remains of a Former World,” MFA Thesis Talk, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


Collections:

University of New Mexico Art Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Kuanas Light Festival Lithuania

Gallery Representation:

Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York City


Education:

M.F.A., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
M.S. in Art, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT.
B.F.A., School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.