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MARTIN STUPICH  /  PHOTOGRAPHER

Presently
Documenting the final days of the ASARCO smelter site in El Paso, Texas. This will become the portfolio CHANGING FORTUNES, set for completion in mid-2013.

Documentation of New Mexico and neighboring areas as part of the Remnants of the First World portfolio.

Photographing central Rocky Mountain industrial/engineering/mining landscape as part of the Water in the West portfolio. This work began in 1980 and is ongoing.

Maintain studio and darkroom in Albuquerque, photographing for architects, engineers and historians everywhere.

Education    
Master of Visual Arts Degree in photography, with John  McWilliams, Georgia State University, Atlanta; 1978

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in photography, with Emmet Gowin, School of the Dayton Art Institute, Ohio; 1973.

Layton School of Art, Milwaukee (scholarship in painting & sculpture), 1967-69.

Teaching and Lectures
Teach Photographing the Built Environment, University of New Mexico, in the School of Architecture and Planning Summer Institute, since 2009.
Guest Lectures and Symposia: Guest Speaker - Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico, on Contemporary Desert Photography" (July, 2009); Artist Lecture Series - University of New Mexico Art Museum, on the Red Desert project, (January 2008); Symposium: Red Desert – A Public Conversation About the Value of Place, Unversity of Wyoming Art Museum (Sept. 2007); Workshop on The Red Desert Project, Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver (October, 2003); Landscape 2000 symposium lecture series, University of Wyoming Art Museum (2000); Tufts University, (1994); Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta (1996, 2000); Georgia State University, Atlanta (1996); Photographic Resource Center (1996) and at Water in the West conferences across the US during the 1990s.
Adjunct Instructor of Photography, Massachusetts College of Art (1986-87); the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1988, 1994); Boston College (1989)

Selected Grants and Awards    
Texas Photographic Society TPS 17, Third Palce (2008)

Nominee, United States Artist Fellowship, 2008
Juried into Review Santa Fe, 2007, 2010
First Place, High and Dry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (2003); (Honorable Mention, 2004)
Exhibition Grant, Boston Society of Architects, to show Industrial Landscape photographs at Boston Architectural Center (1994)
New England Foundation for the Arts, Photography Fellowship (1993)
Nevada Council for the Arts, Photography Fellowship, Great Basin Panorama Project (1983-84)
National Endowment for the Arts Documentary Survey Grants (1977, 1979)
Polaroid Corporation Artist’s Support program (1988-90)  

Work Included in Selected Publications

RED DESERT, History of a Place, with Annie Proulx, University of Texas Press, 2008
Altered Landscape, University of Nevada Press, 1999
Ansel Adams/New Light, Essays on His Legacy and Legend, The Friends of Photography, 1993
Architecture Record, September 1993
Arid Waters, University of Nevada Press, 1993
A River Too Far, University of Nevada Press, 1990
Canals, W. W. Norton, 2005
Barns, W. W. Norton, 2005
Harper’s Magazine, June, 1998; July, 2000
High Performance Magazine, September, 1993
Landmark American Bridges, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1993
The Paris Review, (September, 2004)
Through the Lens of the City, The NEA Photography Surveys of the 1970s, University Press of Mississippi, 2005
Photography, 8th & 9th editions, Norton, 2005, 2007
The Polaroid Book, Taschen, 2005
Exhibition catalogues in Japan and the United States

Independent Photographic Projects
In the Red Desert of southern Wyoming, collaborated with writers and scientists on an extended “biographical-historical” documentation of the sparsely settled steppe of the central continental divide.
In Carbon County, Wyoming aerial photographic documentation of industrial, agricultural and mining geography (1998-2002)
In Vietnam, preliminary survey of architecture and artifacts reflecting colonial influences of the Chinese, French and Americans (1996-).
In the Western United States: project to photograph monumental engineering/water projects along major rivers of the arid west, work which is presently incorporated into The Water In The West Project (1989-ongoing)
In Japan, a portfolio project documenting the urban/industrial interface on the rim of Tokyo Bay  (1991-2002)
In Panama, photographed the Canal, petroleum shipping and transfer operations in the Isthmus (1981)
 
Exhibitions   (*solo)
Etherton Gallery, Tucson, 2010
222 Shelby Street Gallery, Santa Fe, 2010
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2010
AIA Albuquerque Chapter Gallery, 2008*
University of New Mexico Art Museum, 2008
University of Wyoming Art Museum, 2007*
FotoFest Biennial, Houston TX, 2006, 2007
Exhibitions (continued)
Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX, 2005
Center for Creative Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 2005
FotoFest Biennial, Houston, TX, 2004
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2003, 2004
Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC, 2004
Photographic Resource Center, Boston: 1996, 1998, 2003
Norsk Museum for Fotografi, Horten, Norway: 2002
Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan; 2002*
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; 2001
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie; 2000
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; 2000
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA; 2000
Alfred University, Alfred, NY; 2000
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV; 1999
Photographic Resource Center, Boston; 1998
Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA; 1998
Princeton Museum; 1998
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA; 1997
Photographic Resource Center, Boston; 1996, 1998
University of Colorado-Boulder, 1993
Salina Arts Center, Salina, KS; 1991
Sheppard Fine Arts Center, University of Nevada-Reno; 1991
Fotokina, Colon, Germany, 1990
Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, MA , 1989
Boston Athenaeum, 1988
Houston Center for Photography, 1988, 1993
University of Texas-Austin, 1988
The National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., 1988
Massachusetts College of Art*, 1987
Western Nevada Community College*; 1986
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta; 1984
The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.; 1984
Nevada Historical Society, Reno*; 1984
UNLV Museum, University of Nevada-Las Vegas*; 1984
Chan Elliot Gallery, Sacramento, CA; 1983
Middendorf-Lane Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 1982
Nevada Governor's Mansion, Carson City*; 1982
New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center; 1980

Atlanta Historical Society, Atlanta, GA 1979
Northern Virginia Community College at Sterling*; 1979
Nexus Gallery, Atlanta; 1976, 77*, 78, 79, 80, 81*, 86
Rizzoli-Atlanta; 1977
Princeton University*; 1976
            
Collections     
The Art Museum, Princeton University, NJ
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Centre Canadien d'Architecture, Montreal
The Controller of the Currency, United States Department of the Treasury, Denver
Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City, MO
Georgia Power Company, Atlanta
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas-Austin
The Bunnen Collection,  High Museum of Art, Atlanta
International Polaroid Collection, Offenbach, Germany
Polaroid (USA) Collection, Cambridge, MA
The Library of Congress, Washington, DC
The National Archives, Washington, DC
The National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
Wyoming Arts Council Collection, Evanston, WY
Private collections across the United States

Gallery Representation
Photo Gallery International, Tokyo

Professional Affiliations
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) New Mexico Chapter

The Photographic Resource Center, Boston
Co-Founder, The Water in the West Project, archived at the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ






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