Alan J. Perry

Chicago, IL

aperry2 (at) saic (dot) edu

Exhibition Record

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Playing Chess in the Chinese Room, Columbus Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016
Virtual Memory, Electronic Arts Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2013
Thesis & Recent Work, Colorado State University, MINI Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

2012
Methods of Manifestation, Rendition Gallery, Fort Collins, CO


Group Exhibitions

2018
Inside/Outside, Sharp Building, Chicago, IL
Algo-motion, Flex Space Gallery, MacLean Building, Chicago,IL
MFA Pre-Thesis Performance, SITE Gallery Columbus, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017
MFA Pre-Thesis Performance, Flex Space Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Answering Machine, Flex Space Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
     Exhibiting Artist & Co-Curator

2016
Transience, LA Photo Curator
     Curator: Adam Finkleston
Future Isms, Humble Arts Foundation
     Curator: Jon Feinstein

2015
Viewpoint: Landscape and Architecture, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
     Juror: Laura Valenti
Biennial Art Exhibition, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA (catalogue)

2014
Icebreaker 5, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, CO
     Juror: Dean Sobel

2013
TILT Exhibition, Institute for Learning and Teaching, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2012
BFA Thesis Exhibition, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Undergraduate Exhibition, Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
7th Annual Art & Science Exhibition, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO

2011
Kids These Days, Private Residence, Fort Collins, CO (participant and organizer)


Awards

2018
Student Grant, SAIC

2017
Student Grant, SAIC

2015
ASMP's Best of 2015, American Society of Media Photographers

Education

2019 (Expected)
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Master of Fine Arts, Art & Technology Studies, Chicago, IL

2016
University of Washington, Non-matriculated Coursework (Computer Science and Philosophy), Seattle, WA

2013
Colorado State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photo Image Making, Fort Collins, CO

2007
Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO (Summer photography course)

Professional Experience

2018
Alternative Image Capture Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art & Tech Advanced Projects Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017
Department Technician, Art & Technology Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013
Teaching Assistant, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (Photo Image Making I, Spring 2013)

2010-2011
Staff Photographer and Arts Columnist, The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Fort Collins, CO

2009
Photographer's Assistant, Photo de Novo, Fort Collins, CO (assisted with lighting, equipment, and editing workflow)

Full resume available upon request.

Bibliography

ASMP Bulletin, feature with images, October 2015. 2, 24. 

The HAND, Issue 10, October 2015. 16.

"Best of 2015: Alan Perry," ASMP National, access date: October 31, 2015.
     https://asmp.org/best-2015-perry

Publications as Author

7x17, Alan Perry and Alyssa Sommers, July 2016. 

“Unique town, unique art,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, August 2011.
http://archives.collegian.com/2011/08/02/perry_unique_town_unique_art/

“'A Portrait of Queer Life in America' at Fort Collins studio a real look at people,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, September 2011. http://archives.collegian.com/2011/09/28/quota_portrait_of_queer_life_in_americaquot_at_fort_collins_studio_a_real_look_at_people_0928/

Other articles available upon request.

Visiting Artist Lectures & Presentations


2018
Panel Organizer & Co-Chair, Authentically Artificial,School of the Art Institute ofChicago, Chicago, IL, April 12.
Presentation, Boundaries,Borders, and Transgression, ArtDepartment, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill,NC, March 24.

2016
Lecture/Presentation, Department of Art and Art History, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February 5.

Professional Organizations

American Society of Media Photographers, Seattle/Northwest Chapter, Seattle, WA

Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

References available upon request.

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