• Russell Hart
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  • EXHIBITIONS (selected)
  • 2018 • DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, Bodies in Water
  • 2017 • Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, Chasing Bugs: Insects as Subject and Metaphor
  • 2017 • Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, Rhode Island, Making Our Mark: An American Landscape (one-person)
  • 2017 • Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, Rhode Island, Unseen
  • 2017 • Brickworks Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Southern Landscapes
  • 2017 • Piedmont Arts, Martinsville, Virginia, Brink of Light/Water Rights (one-person)
  • 2016 • Griffin Museum, Winchester, Massachusetts, 22nd Peter Urban Juried Exhibition
  • 2016 • The Cultural Landscape Foundation, ASLA Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2015 • State Art Gallery, Madhapur, Hyderabad, India (one-person)
  • 2014 • The Photo Review, Langhorne, Pennsylvania, The Photo Review2014 Competition
  • 2014 • Griffin Museum, Winchester, Massachusetts, Griffin Museum 20th Annual Juried Show
  • 2013 • McIninch Art Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 2012 • The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Landslide: Landscape and Patronage (traveling)
  • 2010 • ArtsQuest/The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Views: Photographs by Russell Hart (one-person)
  • 2009 • The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • 2006 • The Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2001 • The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • 1996 • G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1992 • Grand Central Station, New York, New York (one-person)
  • 1989 • The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York (one-person)
  • 1989 • The Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1988 • The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1988 • The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
  • 1987 • The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1986 • The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1985 • The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • 1983 • The Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1982 • Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (two-person)
  • 1981 • The Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1980 • The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

ARTWORK HELD IN COLLECTIONS (selected) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts; DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York; University of Richmond Museums; Reader’s Digest Art Collection; International Polaroid Collection; Hallmark Art Collection; numerous private collections

ARTWORK PUBLISHED AND REVIEWED (selected) Harper’s Magazine, Fotografare, Camera Arts, Photographer’s Forum, Zoom Magazine, Views: The Journal of Photography in New England, Shutterbug, Polaroid Newsletter for Photographic Education, The Boston Phoenix, The Real Paper, The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe Magazine, Boston magazine

  • FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES, OTHER RECOGNITION (selected)
  • 2017 • Charles Dodgson B&W Award, Second Place in Editorial and Documentary category
  • 2017 • Charles Dodgson B&W Award, Finalist in Portraiture category
  • 2015 • Keynote Speaker, Indian Photography Festival, Hyderabad, India
  • 2013 • Artist in Residence, Isle Royale National Park, Isle Royale, Michigan
  • 2009 • Lecture on magazine photography, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University
  • 1992 • Arts for Transit artist, MTA, New York, New York
  • 1987 • Wallace Traveling Fellowship in photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 1986 • Award of Excellence, Mead Annual Report Show, for Polaroid Corporation
  • 1986 • Polaroid Artists Support Grant
  • 1981 • Bartlett Traveling Fellowship in photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 1978 • Finalist, Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship
  • 1978 • Photography Award, The Art Directors Club of Boston
  • 1977 • Whitin Traveling Scholarship in photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE (selected)
  • 2011-2018 • Adjunct Faculty, Masters/MPS in Digital Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York
  • 1983-1986 • Instructor in Photography, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 1984-1986 • Instructor in Photography, Mount Ida College, Newton, Massachusetts
  • 1976-1980 • Instructor in Photography, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
  • >Lecturer and workshop instructor at a variety of academic and photographic venues, including Society for Photographic Education (Denver, Colorado national meeting); Photographic Resource Center (Boston University); Boston College; Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (Hyderabad, India); Radford University (Radford, Virginia); Piedmont Community College (Roxboro, North Carolina); Palm Springs Photography Festival; Indian Photography Festival (Hyderabad, India); InVision Photography Festival (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania); FOTOfusion (Palm Beach Photographic Centre); Monserrat College of Art (Beverly, Massachusetts); Hallmark Institute of Photography (Turners Falls, Massachusetts); Scottsdale Artists’ School (Arizona)
  • PHOTOGRAPHY WRITING AND CRITICISM AWARDS (selected)
  • 2009 • Susan Sontag Scribe Award for best photographic writing, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts
  • 2006 • Best Photography Magazine, International Photography Awards (Lucie Foundation), for American Photo
  • 2003 • Gold Medal for Best General Feature, International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA), for Albemarle magazine
  • 1993 • National Magazine Award for General Excellence, American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME), for American Photo magazine
  • 1989 • President’s Award for Editorial Excellence, DCI Magazines
  • 1987 • Best Technical Writing Award, CBS Magazines
  • 1973 • Citation of Merit in Art History, Dartmouth College
  • BOOKS (author)
  • 2015 • Enlightened Blooms, photographs by Brad Oliphant (foreword), Glitterati Incorporated
  • 2004 • Photography, Revised Edition (college text), Pearson Education; with Henry Horenstein
  • 2004 • Photography For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Wiley Books
  • 2000 • Photographing Your Artwork, 2nd Edition, Amherst Media
  • 1998 • Photography (college textbook), Prentice-Hall; with Henry Horenstein
  • 1998 • Photography For Dummies, IDG Books
  • 1995 • Color Photography: A Working Manual, Little, Brown and Company (by Henry Horenstein, contributing author)
  • 1991 • Wilderness Scenario: The Photographs of Pat O’Hara (essay), American & World Geographic Publishing
  • 1989 • The Photographic Essay: William Albert Allard, Little Brown and Company; co-author Erla Zwingle
  • 1989 • The Photographer’s Source: A Complete Catalog, Simon & Schuster (by Henry Horenstein; contributing author)
  • 1987 • Photographing Your Artwork, North Light Books
  • 1985 • The New Joy of Photography, Addison-Wesley
  • >Consultant and reader for National Geographic Books, Amphoto Books, Scott Foresman, Focal Press, Addison-Wesley, World Book Encyclopedia, and other book publishers
  • EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE (selected)
  • 2013-2018 • Editorial contributor and consultant for photography magazines and media businesses
  • 2011-2013 • Editorial Director, Adorama
  • 2000-2011 • Executive Editor, American Photo magazine
  • 1996-2011 • Editor, American Photo On Campus magazine
  • 2007-2009 • Editor, Pop Photo College Edition magazine
  • 1990-2000 • Senior Editor, American Photo magazine
  • 1988-1990 • Senior Editor, American Photographer magazine
  • 1986-1988 • Senior Editor, Popular Photography magazine
  • 1984-1986 • Contributing Editor, Petersen’s PhotoGraphic magazine
  • >Also served as photography columnist, The New York Times; Editor at Large, Outdoor & Travel Photography magazine; Contributing Editor, Popular Photography magazine; Contributing Editor, Photo/Design magazine; Contributing Editor, Polaroid Newsletter for Photographic Education; contributor to Photo District News, Digital Photo Pro, Outdoor Photographer, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, Fotografare, and Alpha Universe magazines
  • >Additional writing on photography for The New York Times, La Repubblica delle Donne, Men’s Journal, Us magazine, Parenting magazine, Babytalk magazine, Departures magazine, Smart Money magazine, Memories magazine, Boston magazine, The Boston Phoenix, and other general-interest periodicals, as well as The World Book Encyclopedia
  • EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS JUROR/CURATOR/CONSULTANT (selected)
  • 2017 • Indian Photography Festival, Hyderabad, India, Emerging Photographers exhibition (juror)
  • 2015 • Global Tiger Day Competition, Ranthambore National Park, India (juror for all media)
  • 2015 • Landslide: The New American Garden, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (print consultant for traveling exhibition)
  • 2013 • Landslide: The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (print consultant for traveling exhibition)
  • 2010 • InVision College Photography Competition, ArtsQuest, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (juror)
  • 2010 • Landslide: Every Tree Tells a Story, Cultural Landscape Foundation (exhibition curator)
  • 2009 • 14th Annual Juried Exhibition, Photographic Resource Center, Boston University (juror)
  • 2003 • 4th Polaroid International Photography Awards (competition/exhibition juror)
  • 2003 • Small Print Competition, Camera Club of New York (exhibition juror)
  • 2002 • Tobias Award, Tisch School, New York University (juror)
  • 1997 • Advanced Amateur Forum, Eastman Kodak (consultant)
  • PORTFOLIO REVIEWER (selected)
  • 2015 • Indian Photography Festival, Hyderabad, India
  • 2014 • Maine Media Workshops (PDN PhotoPlus International Conference & Expo, New York City)
  • 2012 • InVision Photo Festival, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 2012 • Griffin Museum/PRC, Winchester/Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2011 • InVision Photo Festival, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • 2010 • Palm Springs Photo Festival, Palm Springs, California
  • 2009 • Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2007 • Hallmark Institute of Photography, Turners Falls, Massachusetts
  • 2004 • Society for Photographic Education Conference, Denver, Colorado
  • PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE, 1977-2014 (selected)
  • Freelance and contract work for clients including Polaroid Corporation, Public Broadcasting System, New England Aquarium, The Canadian Centre for Architecture; Eastman Kodak, Nikon Corporation; Boston magazine, Inc.magazine, The Boston Globe Magazine, Yankee magazine, Horticulture magazine, Saveur magazine, The National Jewish Monthly; Flying Fish Records, Rounder Records; The Whitney Museum, The Jewish Museum of New York
  • Consultant to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston photographic services department, 1979-1984
  • EDUCATION
  • 1978 • Master of Fine Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1977 • Diploma, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1976 • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
  • 1973 • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (art history, transferred to Tufts/SMFA)
  • PRO BONO WORK The Cultural Landscape Foundation; Westchester Humane Society; National Library of Scotland; Hingham Historical Society; ArtsQuest InVision Festival advisory committee; Baton Rouge Blues Foundation
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Available for photographic and editorial consulting; photographic and writing assignments and commissions; photography and writing instruction; curatorial services and teaching, both private or in academic and workshop settings. Available for portfolio reviews, curating and jurying of exhibitions and contests, and arts consulting.
  • STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY Getty Images (Photonica Collection)
  • FINE ART PRINTS Various-sized prints of images at russellhartphoto.com, as well as others on request, are available for sale. Please visit the Website for details, or contact Russell directly

© Russell Hart 2018