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Ana Black
Born:      Vancouver Canada


Education

2004                       The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
                                  M.F.A., Visual Arts - Photography, Highest Honors

1996-97                Ecole Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-arts, Paris, France
                                  Certificat de Scolarité - Studio

1994-96                University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
                                  Studies in Fine Arts - Studio

1990-93                University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
                                  B.A., Art History


Additional Training
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
2004                       The Photography Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
                                  National Graduate Fellowship

                                  Brown University, Providence, USA
                                  Collegiate Teaching Certificate

1996-97                Apprenticed and studied with performance artist, Marina Abramović                                                                                                               

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011       Ana Black, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2009       Ana Black, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2005       Exit, State Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2002       3X Removed, State Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2000       Weaving The Web, A Photo Based Show Exploring Issues Of Personal Identity, Love And Deception On
                  The Internet, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1998       EX, A Portrayal of Former Yugoslavia in War, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1997       L'Etranger, Gauche Gallery, Ecole Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-arts, Paris, France
                  Existence Paralelle, Calouste Gaubenkian Art Gallery, Maison Andre Gouveia, Paris, France
                  Mother's Letter, (Performance), La Cour Vitrée, Ecole Nationale Supérieure Des Beaux-arts, Paris, France

1996       Mass Mind, (Performance), Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre Nationale D'Art Contemporain, Bretagne, France
                  Entropia, Ams Art Gallery, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017       Upcoming:    Shift, Surrey Art Gallery, BC, Canada

2013       Visual Aids Show, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA

2012       Global Echo: International Print Exhibition
                  University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, UK
                  Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
                  Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
                  Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan
                  Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada
                  Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
                  Parsons School of Design / University of New York, New York, USA
                  Sheffeild Hallam University, South Yorkshire, UK
                  Wirral Metropolitan College, Merseyside, UK
                   Art School Confidential, Faculty Show, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

2011       Postcards From the Edge, CRG Gallery, New York, USA

2009       Arcade, The Surrey Art Gallery, Canada

2008       Biological Imperative, Gallery Aferro, Newark, USA, Curated by: Emma Wilcox
                  Articulation, Faculty Show, UFV, Canada

2007       Proof 14, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Canada, Curated by: Stephanie Rogerson
                  The Drawing Show, The Artist's Space, New York, USA
                  Visual Arts Faculty Show, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
                   Visual Arts Faculty Show, UFV, Canada

2006       The Drawing Show, The Artists Space, New York, USA
                  Visual Arts Faculty Show, UFV, Canada
                  Video Works, Live Box Video Collection, Nova Art Fair, Chicago, USA

2005       The Drawing Show, The Artists Space, New York, USA
                  The Photography Institute Retrospective, Equitable Building, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA

2004       Toronto International Art Fair, State Gallery, Toronto, Canada
                  Mediated Images, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, The Photography Institute,
                  Columbia University, New York, USA
                  RISD Museum Group Show, The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, USA
                  Audition, solo section of a larger exhibit on Photography, The Sol Koffler Gallery,
                  The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

2003      Paper, State Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                 Photography, Sol Koffler Gallery, R.I.S.D., Providence, USA
                 A Show of Her Own, Sol Koffler Gallery, R.I.S.D., Providence, USA
                 Juried by: Deborah Balkin
                 The Video Show, Auditorium, R.I.S.D., Providence USA
                 On Memory and Artifact, Sol Koffler Gallery, R.I.S.D., Providence, USA

2002       Introduction, Red Eye Gallery, R.I.S.D., Providence, USA
                  Smallworks, State Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  Eye of Eros XII, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2001       Altered States, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2000       Super Natural British Columbia, Artropolis, Vancouver, Canada
                  Unseen Light, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  Eros X, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1999       Auto Exposure, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  The Nude, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  Altered States, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  Eros, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1998       The Salon Show, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  Altered States, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
                  Eros, Exposure Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1997       Plasticité, Maison Internationale, Cité Universitaire, Paris, France
                  Fête Des Nations, Maison Internationale, Cité Universitaire, Paris, France

1996       Cleaning The House, (A week long collaboration with Marina Abramovic)
                  Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre Nationale D'Art Contemporain, Bretagne, France
                  Et Moi Aussi, (Collaborative Video installation with Marina Abramovic), ENSBA, Paris, France


Awards, Grants and Scholarships


2004       Fellowship, The Photography Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA
                  Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA

2003       TC Colley Award for Excellence, the sole recipient of a juried, merit-based award, R.I.S.D, USA
                  Senior Scholarship Award, BC Arts Council, Canada
                  Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
                  Assistantship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
                  Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA

2002       Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
                  Assistantship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
                  Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design, USA

2001       Canada Council Professional Artist Production Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, Canada

2000       Visual Arts Development Award, A grant from The Vancouver Foundation and
                  the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1997       Granted a private studio for one year in Paris, at the Maison Andre Gouveia, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
                  French Government Foreign Cultural Subsidy, France

1996       Study Abroad Scholarship, The University of British Columbia, Canada


Lectures


2011       Artist Talk, Vancouver Association of Photographic Arts

2008       Artist Talk, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, Canada

2006       Guest Speaker, Arts and Culture, In the Spotlight and Behind the Scenes,
                  Arts Career Expo, sponsored by the ACSA and UBC Alumni Affairs,
                  The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

2005       Artist Talk, Guest Speaker, An event sponsored by the ACSA and the Golden Key Society,
                  The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

                 Artist Talk, Mediated Images, The Rhode Island School of Design, Auditorium, Providence, USA

2004       Artist Talk, Mediated Images, The Photography Institute, National Seminar,
                  Columbia University, New York, USA

                  Artist Talk, The Rhode Island School of Design, Auditorium, Providence, USA

2002       Artist Talk, 3X Removed, State Gallery, Vancouver Canada

2000       Guest Speaker, Vancouver Cultural Alliance, Round Table Lecture, Vancouver, Canada


Professional Experience

2007-Present     Kwantlen Polytechnic University
                                 Permanent Faculty, Fine Arts

2007-9                  The University Of British Columbia
                                 Sessional Lecturer, Photography.

                                 The University of The Fraser Valley,
                                  Sessional Faculty, Photography

2006-8                   Emily Carr University
                                  CS Instructor, Business of Art & Advanced Digital Photography

2002-4                   The Rhode Island School of Design,
                                  Instructor, Photography & Art History


Selected Bibliography
 
2012      Global Echo: International Print Exhibition, Catalogue, University of Central Lancashire, UK
                 Art School Confidential, Exhibition Catalogue, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

2008       Artist Feature, Ana Black, Constructing the Exit from Childhood, NY Arts Magazine, New York, USA
                  Emma Wilcox, Biological Imperative, Exhibition Catalogue, Gallery Aferro, Newark, USA
                  Dan Bischoff, Biological Imperative, The Star-Ledger, Newark, USA

2007        Proof, Review, Canadian Art, www.canadianart.ca, Toronto, Canada
                   Proof, The List, Toronto, Preview, A Cross-Canada Guide to the Season's Best Exhibitions, Canadian  Art,                               www.canadianart.ca, Toronto, Canada
                   Peter Goddard, At the Galleries, Proof 14, The Toronto Star, Toronto, Canada
                   Stephanie Rogerson, Proof 14, Exhibition Catalogue, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography,   
                   Toronto, Canada
                   Jessica Werb, News from the Art World, Arts Notes, The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Canada
                   Five Things this Week, Toronto Magazine, The National Post, Toronto, Canada
                   Sarah Fawcett, Ana Black, Culture, The Cascade, Abbotsford, Canada

2005         What's On, Canadian Art, www.canadianart.ca, Toronto, Canada
                    Mediated Images, Zing Magazine, New York, USA
                    Elaine Corden, Artscetera, Art Review, The West Ender, Vancouver, Canada

2004         Mediated Images Catalogue, The Photography Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA

2003         Mary Francis Hill, Artscetera, Art Review, The West Ender, Vancouver, Canada

2002         Straight Choices - Arts, The Georgia Strait, Vancouver, Canada
                    Mary Francis Hill, Artscetera, Art Review, The West Ender, Vancouver, Canada

                    Queue, The Arts, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, Canada

2001          Artist Feature, Ana Black, Exhibit:a Magazine, Vol.. 8, United Kingdom
                     Nick Stephens, Ana Black, Catch Her While You Can, Tamana Magazine, Canada
                     Janet Smith, Visceral Response, The Georgia Strait, Vancouver, Canada
                     Mary Francis Hill, Building On The Past, Looking To The Future, Artropolis 2001 Breaks New Ground,                                      Westender, Vancouver, Canada       

2000           Super Natural, Artropolis Exhibition Catalogue,Vancouver, Canada
                      Kimberly Klas, Ana's World Wide Web, The Courier, Vancouver, Canada
                      Mary Francis Hill, Artscetera, The West Ender, Vancouver, Canada
                      Fine Arts, Queue Magazine, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, Canada
                      Steve Burgess, Erotic Photography Survives Internet Porn, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, Canada
                      Tom Barnes, Erotic Photography Turns Heads, The Voice, Vancouver Canada
                      Strait Choices - The Arts, The Georgia Strait, Vancouver, Canada

1999            Strait Choices - Photography, The Georgia Strait, Vancouver, Canada
                       Blair Hirdle, Blackout!, Ana Black's Gun Girls, Loop Magazine, Vancouver, Canada

1998             Michael Scott, Arts Review, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, Canada
                        Calendar, Capsule Magazine, Vancouver, Canada
                        Short List - Fine Arts, Queue Magazine, The Vancouver Sun
                        War On Display, The Courier, Vancouver, Canada

1996              Christopher Brayshaw,Tha Art of Ana Black, The Ubessy, Vancouver, Canada


Televion/Web

2008      
www.nyartsmagazine.com
www.artcal.net
www.artslant.com
www.rhizome.org
www.canadianart.ca
www.technorati.com
www.digicult.it
http://lesmanguesitaliennes.blogspot.com
http://weblogart.blogspot.com

2007      
Ana Black, (Artist Feature) http://iheartphotograph.blogspot.com
Ana Black, (Artist Feature) http://zbendny.wordpress.com/polecalnia/

2006      
Ana Black, (Artist Feature) http://manystuff.over-blog.com/article-5056714.html

2005      
3X Removed Series featured on The Fabulous Life of Celebrity Couples, VH1, USA

2001      
Artist Interview, Ce Soir, CBC-TV, Canada

2000      
120seconds.com, Artist Feature, CBC (Web Site)
Artropolis, CBC www.artropolis.cbcr.com/collection


Collections & Archives
               

The Photography Institute Archive at The Getty Research Institute,
The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

The Opus Collection, Opus Hotel, Vancouver, Canada

The Rhode Island School of Design

Various private collections