Alan J. Perry

Chicago, IL

www.alanjperry.com
aperry2 (at) saic (dot) edu

Education

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

2016
University of Washington, Non-matriculated Coursework (CSE142 Computer Programming I, PHIL 445 Philosophy of Art), Seattle, WA

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

2007
Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO (ART 138 Film Photography I)

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

2019
Alternative Image Capture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,IL
Future Conditions, Flex Space Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
MFA 2019, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art, Science, & Culture Exhibition, Grey Center, University ofChicago, Chicago, IL

2018
BYOBeamer, LITHIUM Gallery, Chicago, IL
Inside/Outside, Deans’ Office, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Open Studio, Studio 1207, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Algomotion, Flex Space Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago,Chicago, IL

2017
Open Studio, Studio 1033, 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

2019
Arts, Science, & Culture Initiative Grant, University of Chicago
Frederick and Frances Wagner Scholarship

2018
SAIC Graduate Dean Professional Development Award
Frederick and Frances Wagner Scholarship

2017
Frederick and Frances Wagner Scholarship

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

Professional Experience


Fall 2019
(Anticipated) Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
ARTTECH 2120 Holography

Spring 2018 - Spring 2019
Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,IL

ARTTECH 3075 AlternativeImage Capture
ARTTECH 4900 Advanced Projects Capstone
ARTTECH 5010 Experimental Media
FVNMA 2015 Introduction to Experimental 3D

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


2019
Presentation, Graduate Collaboration Grant Presentations, Art, Science, and Culture Initiative, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 8.


2018
Panel Organizer & Co-Chair, Authentically Artificial, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 12.
Presentation, Boundaries, Borders, and Transgression, Art Department, 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

College Arts Association, New York, NY

References available upon request.

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