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Christopher Dant, (b.1989, US)

www.chrisdant.com

christopher.dant@ung.edu

614 905 0448

 

 

EDUCATION

2013-16      MFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Photography, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2009-12     BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Photography, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017           (Forthcoming) Worthy Sons, TVCD Gallery, Denton, TX

2016           Worthy Sons - MFA Thesis Exhibition, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017           (Forthcoming) 2017 Black + White Exhibition, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Juried by Ann M.

                    Jastrab. 

2015            WPA Prints: The Amity Arts Foundation Collection (Commissioned Photographs of Works Progress Administration

         locations in Indiana shown with the Amity Collection) South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

2015            Solarium Gallery Exhibition, Solarium Gallery, Main Building, University of Notre Dame. Juried by Administrators in The

         Graduate School.

2015            Part 2, Second Year MFA Group Show, Isis Gallery, Notre Dame, IN

2014            Birdsell Project Group Exhibition, The Birdsell Mansion, South Bend, IN. Juried by Myles Robertson and Nalani Stolz.

2014            National MFA Competition, First Street Gallery, Chelsea, New York. Juried by Asya Geisberg.

2013            New Faces, First Year MFA Group Exhibition, Isis Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2012            Picture Day University of North Texas BFA Senior Photography Group Exhibition, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

2012            You, Me, We, North Gallery, Denton, TX

2011            Fall Show, The Village Church Gallery, Denton, TX

2011            Parallax Photography Club Group Exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, Denton, TX

2011            Spring Show, The Village Church Gallery, Denton, TX

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE       

Present         Assistant Professor of Photography, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, GA  

2017            (Spring) Adjunct Professor, Advanced Darkroom Photography (View Camera), University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2017            (Spring) Adjunct Professor, Darkroom Photography 1, Tarrant County College, North East Campus, Hurst, TX

2017            (Spring) Associate Professor, Digital Photography 1, Collin College Preston Ridge Campus, Frisco, TX

2016          Summer Scholars, Photography 1, Teaching Assistant, Assisting Jayson Bimber, Visiting Lecturer, with a two week

         summer course for visiting high school students, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2014-16      Instructor of Record, Photography 1, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2014           Graduate Teaching Assistant, Photography 1 for Research Associate Jayson Bimber, University of

                    Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2013           Graduate Teaching Assistant, Photography 1 for Professor Martina Lopez, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2013           Studio Manager/Assistant, Scott Cunningham, Columbus, OH

2012           Billiamjeans Photography Intern, www.billiamjeans.com, Greenville, SC.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016           Artist Talk, WPA Prints: The Amity Arts Foundation Collection (Commissioned Photographs to be shown with the Amity

        Collection), South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

2015            Assistant, Mark Klett; Assisted Mark Klett in a “re-photographic” project focusing on locations of Notre Dame’s campus. The

         project digitally merged historical imagery with contemporary imagery.

2014            High School Art Day, Photography Workshop Instructor, University of Notre Dame and Clay High School

2013-16      Exhibition Curator & Preparatory Technician, Riley Hall of Art, Art History and Design,University of Notre Dame

2012            Co-coordinator for ‘Picture Day’ BFA Senior Photography Exhibition, Denton, TX

2012            Installation Committee for ‘You, Me, We’ Group Exhibition, Denton, TX

2011            Installation Committee for Parallax Photo Club Group Exhibition

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PUBLICATIONS

2017           Deep Red Press, Monthly Feature, April 2017

2016           Float Magazine Instagram Takeover, Oct. 12th-15th.

2016           YIELD Magazine, Issue #2, April

2016           Lange, Tom, Photography MFA Student Comissioned for Indiana Bicentennial Project, Exhibition Review, South Bend

                   Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2016           Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Recognizes graduate students who demonstrate excellent teaching,

        University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2016           Walter R. Beardsley Award for Best in Show, 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN

2015           Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA); Awarded $2,000 to fund thesis research.

2015            Solarium Award, for Outstanding Artist, Solarium Gallery Exhibition, The Graduate School,

         University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2013-16      Department of Art, Art History & Design MFA Tuition and Stipend Award University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS & COMMITTEES

2014-Pres.   Society for Photographic Education (SPE), Member

2015-16      Campus Crossroads Art Committee, University of Notre Dame Crossroads Project

2013-16      Young Life, Team Leader, Michiana Area, South Bend, IN

2010-12      Parallax Photography Club, University of North Texas

2010-12      Young Life, Leader, North Texas Area, Denton, TX