Chris Bennett



GALLERY
Circuit Gallery
401 Richmond St W
Toronto, ON M6R 2G5
+1 647.477.2487
info@circuitgallery.com


PROFESSIONAL
2017-Present
Founder, Detroit Image Works
2014-2017
Production Supervisor, Pushdot Studio
2012-2014
Gallery Director, Newspace Center for Photography
2002-2012
Founder & Executive Director, Newspace Center for Photography


EDUCATION
2014
MFA Photography, Hartford Art School
1999
BFA Photography, Indiana University


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Darkwood, Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR
2014
Along the Way, Pushdot, Portland, OR
2013
Along the Way, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR
2009
Between West and West, Pushdot, Portland, OR


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION & FILM SCREENINGS
2016
UnBound5!, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
Salon: Portland2016 Biennial, The Studio Visits, Disjecta, Portland OR Photographs from the Collection, Honickman Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art
2015
Apprehensions, Circuit Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Fresh 2015, Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Curve, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
Pacific Midwest, INOVA Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
The National: Contemporary Photography, Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, IN
Controlled Burn, CCNY Gallery, New York, NY
Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, OR
Umpqua Valley Arts Association Artworks Northwest Exhibit, juried selection, Roseburg, OR
2014
Place: Framing Oregon's Landscape, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
INFOCUS Photo Books Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum
Picture Books, Power Plant Gallery, Duke University
Controlled Burn, Joseloff Gallery University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
2013
Unfolding Images, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA selected by Seth Curcio
Halfway Pretty, Kominek Gallery, Berlin Germany
Louisiana Purchase: 2nd National Biennial, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA Curated by Dr. Paul Manoguerra
Photography and Environmental Concern, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Curated by Katherine Ware
LightLeak, Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR
2012
Cascade Aids Project, silent auction, Portland, OR
Portland Photography, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR
2010
Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, OR
Photolust, PCNW 5th Annual Auction, Seattle WA, Curated by Ann Pallesen
Two of a Kind, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
New Directions 2010, Wall Space Gallery, Seattle WA, Curated by Carol McCusker
2009
re:focus, PCNW 4th Annual Auction, Seattle WA, Curated by Ann Pallesen.
Town & Country; Oregon at 150, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
Cascade Aids Project, live auction, Portland, OR, Curated by Rock Hushka.
Onward, Project Basho, Philadephia, PA, Curated by Peter Barberie
2008
Shelter, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, Curated by Randy Gragg
13th Annual National Photography Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY
Resurrection, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, Curated by Laura Moya
New Antiquarians, Chambers Fine Art, Portland, OR
Short film For Jonathan, The Sound of Music Videos, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2007
Short film Gravitational Pull vs. the Desire for an Aquatic Life, Flicker Film Festival, Chapel Hill, NC
Inside/Out, Buckley Center Gallery, University of Portland, Portland, OR
2006
Lightleak, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
2005
Pepper Gallery, Portland, OR
The Hall Gallery, Portland, OR
2004
Short film For Jonathan, Portland Documentary and Experimental Film Festival; Los Angeles Intermational Short Film Festival; Deep Ellum Film Festival, Dallas, TX
Short film In These Hills, Rural Route Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY and selected for the 2004 Rural Route touring series.
Program of selected short films, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2003
La Palabra Gallery, Portland, OR
The Modern Zoo, Portland, OR
Short film For Jonathan, Light Plays Tricks Film festival, Montreal Canada; Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria Canada; Splice This Film Festival, Toronto Canada
1999
1st juried Krappy Kamera Competition Exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY
1998
National Society of Arts and Letters, Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN


AWARDS
The Print Center & Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchase Award
2015 Curator's Choice Awards, 3rd Place, Center Santa Fe
2014 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Professional Development Grant
2012 Review Santa Fe, Center Santa Fe
Finalist 2011 Clarence John Laughlin Award, New Orleans Photo Alliance
2012 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Professional Development Grant
2011 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Project Grant
Evelyn Glazer Scholarship for outstanding merit in Photography
National Society of Arts and Letters-Elanor Kahn Memorial Award
Indiana University Honors Division Teaching Internship Grant
Indiana University Honors Division Non-Teaching Internship Grant


COLLECTIONS
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Portland Art Museum
Various private collections


PUBLICATIONS
Aint-Bad Magazine, From Here On, Vol. 3 Issue 1
Mossless Issue Three: The United States (2003-2013)
Western Landscape Photography, Then and Now Oregon Historical Quarterly
The Matter of Light Diffusion Magazine
Photographing the House of Sound Wired.com
Between West and West Lights Leaks Magazine
Travel Photography Hemispheres Magazine


LECTURES
Brown Bag Lecture Series, Portland Art Museum
Panel Discussion, Oregon Historical Society