ARTIST RESUME


A PDF of my artist CV can be downloaded here.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (solo shows marked with an asterisk*)


2015

Fraction of a Second, Curated by David Bram of Fraction Magazine, 516 ARTS, and UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM


2014

The Fortieth Parallel: East of the Mississippi River, Gallery 1401, Philadelphia, PA *
The Washington Elm, Cambridge Historical Society, Cambridge, MA *
INFOCUS PhotoBid Exhibition and Silent Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Off the Web, On the Wall - An SPE Member Show, Society for Photographic Education, Cleveland, OH
PERSONAL TERRAIN: Contemporary Mapping, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
[Photo]gogues: New England (Part 2), Flash Forward Festival, Boston, MA
Artists' Choice Exhibit, Somerville Open Studios, Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA


2013

The Fortieth Parallel, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA *
RISD Faculty Biennial Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI


2012

Terrain, Spoke Gallery at Medicine Wheel Productions, South Boston, MA
Visual Texts, Jewett Art Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
AIB Photography Faculty Exhibition, The AIB Gallery at University Hall, Cambridge, MA


2011

Selections from The Fortieth Parallel: Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado, Workspace Gallery, Lincoln, NE *
MassArt Alumni Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Juried by Tammy Dayton, Creative Director, Moth Design; Michelle Lamunière, Assistant Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museum; and Edward Saywell, Chair of Contemporary Art and Programs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


2010

Selections from The Fortieth Parallel: Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA *
Moving Image Show, Gallery 303, Brookline, MA (videos)


2009

Fort Juniper, Special Collections Library Gallery, Jones Library, Amherst, MA *
Locations, Gallery 303, New England Institute of Art, Brookline, MA *
Landscape and Memory, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
RSVP: Arbor, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY (online and ongoing)
27th Anniversary Membership Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, Juried by Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art
Apperceptions, Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY
Apperceptions, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


2008

Markers: Memory, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA *
The View Home, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA *
place-mark, University of Michigan School of Art & Design, Ann Arbor, MI


2007

Selections from The Fortieth Parallel, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA *
Groundtruthing, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA
You are Here, Lillian Immig Gallery, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
Roadside Attractions, Arts Council of Greater New Haven, CT
Landscape: Fact and Fiction, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT


2006

Markers: Memory, Artists Foundation, Boston, MA *
Markers: History, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA *
Malden Contemporary, Gallery at Elm Street, Malden, MA


2005

The Fortieth Parallel, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA *


AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FUNDING


2014

Cambridge Arts Council Grant, “The Washington Elm”


2012

Kickstarter Campaign, The Fortieth Parallel project, http://kck.st/k40thP, raised over $17,000


2007-2009

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


2008

MFA Graduate Travel Grant, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


1993

Local Cultural Council Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Melrose, MA


1991

Departmental Honors, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA


COLLECTIONS

Fidelity Corporate Collection
ISM Corporate Collection
Art in Embassies Program (2008 – 2010, Yaounde, Cameroon, and online)
Numerous private collectors


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS


2015

Essay: Kelly Dennis, "Eclipsing Aestheticism: Western Landscape Photography After Ansel Adams," Miranda, "Expressions of Environment in Euroamerican Culture / Antique Bodies in Nineteenth Century British Literature and Culture," Issue 11, 2015


2014

Essay: Katherine Palmer Albers, "Accessing the Landscape: Photography, Technology, and Place Today," Broken: Environmental Photography, Photography at Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg, Hasselblad Foundation, and Art and Theory Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden

Feature: Tupelo Quarterly, “Fort Juniper: A Poet’s Place by Jessamyn Smyth and Henry Lyman,” July 14


2013

Article: Deanna Archetto, Cambridge Chronicle, “Cambridge photographer documents 40th Parallel trek,” Sept. 10

Review: Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, Galleries - Exhibits, “Images that echo through time and spaces,” Sept 24

Article: Sarah Pollman, “Landing at Zero,” Big Red and Shiny, Vol 2 Issue 10, July 2013

Article: Sarah Kessinger, "Photographer documents sites along the 40th Parallel" Marysville Advocate, July 2

Article: Greg Cook, "From Sea To Shining Sea: Bruce Myren's Photo Cross-Section Of U.S.," WBUR, The Artery, April 3

Article: Hal Stucker, “Bruce Myren: A Parallel Life,” PDNedu, Spring issue, March 7


2012

Article: Hallie Sekoff, " Photographer Bruce Myren's Fortieth Parallel Series Documents The Full Width Of The U.S.," Huffington Post, Arts & Culture, Photography, November 4

Article: Michael Zhang, " Photographer Capturing the 40th Parallel All Across the United States PetaPixel.com, October 29

Review: Anulfo Baez, "Terrain at Spoke Gallery,” Our Daily Red, Big Red & Shiny, October 1

Feature: Selections from “Fort Juniper,” Fraction Magazine, www.fractionmagazine.com,
Issue 36, March


2011

Review: Robert Moeller, "Peg and Rope Geometry," Afterimage, Jan/Feb 2011, Vol. 38, No. 4


2010

Review: Cate McQuaid, "Making a dream reality," Boston Globe, November 10

Review: Greg Cook, "Tedium and Enchantment," Boston Phoenix, November 5


2008

Exhibition catalog: United States Embassy Yaoundé, Cameroon
Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State

Review: "Danforth showcases 3 artists who view things their own way," Metro West Daily News, November

Essay: "A Grad Student's Story" by Bruce Myren, TeachingPhoto.com


2007

Feature: "Along the 40th Parallel" Photographs and Text by Bruce Myren
Four panoramas highlighted in 2 fold out spreads. View Camera Magazine, July/August


2005

Review: D’lynne Plummer, “Absolute Latitude: Laconia Gallery displays the Beauty of Random Locales,” South End News, October


SELECTED LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS, AND PANELS


2013

Artist Talk: "The Fortieth Parallel," Beaver Country Day School, Brookline, MA


2012

Panel: PhotoPlus Expo, New York, NY, "Preparing College Students for Success in the Field"

Juror: Joan Johnson Scholarship Exhibit, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

Panel: Flash Forward Festival, Boston, MA, “Critique and the Creative Process: Photography Education In and Out of the Academy”

Panel: Society for Photographic Education National Conference, San Francisco, CA, "Where Are We Now? Google Maps, GPS, and GeoTags in the Landscape," substitute moderator invited by Kate Palmer Albers, with panelists Nathan Jurgenson, Doug Rickard, and Marni Shindelman


2011

Portfolio Reviewer/Curator: November Online Portfolio reviewer-of-the-month, SPE Members Gallery

Artist Talks: Simmons College, Boston, MA; Northeastern University, Boston, MA; and Boston University, Boston, MA

Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer: Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Panel: Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Atlanta, GA, "What Students Want, What They Expect and What They Need from Their Education," chaired by Jill Waterman with panelists Deidra Tyree, Layne Sizemore, Rafael Soldi, and Bruce Myren


2010

Conference Chair: Society for Photographic Education, Northeast Regional Conference, Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, The Experiential in Photography


2009

Paper: Society of Photographic Education National Conference, Dallas, TX, "Markers: History, Memory, and Home in the Landscape Work of Bruce Myren"


2008

Artist Talk: Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, "Markers: Memory"

Panel: College Art Association, Artspace, Dallas, TX, "Landscape: Fact and Fiction," with panelists Judith Thorpe, Thomas Bruhn, Janet Pritchard, Kelly Dennis, and Bruce Myren


2007

Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer: Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

Artist Talks: Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, 2007 - 2005


OTHER DISTINCTIONS, SELECTED


2013

Review Santa Fe, Selected to participate, Center, Santa Fe, NM


2007-2010

Art in Embassies Program, artwork on long-term display at the US Embassy, Yaoundé, Cameroon, Africa


2006

Critical Mass, Selected as top 150 photographers, Photolucida


Ongoing: Invited donations to benefit auctions for various non-profits: George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film; Photographic Resource Center; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; Artists Foundation; and Brattle Film Foundation.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE, SELECTED

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA, Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2015

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Adjunct Faculty, 2013 to present

Lesley University College of Art and Design (AIB), Boston, then Cambridge, MA, Adjunct Faculty, 2011 - 2014
Teaching variety of courses: Color Photography: darkroom, Large-Format, Advanced Printing: Black and White darkroom, Advanced Printing: Digital, and Color Digital.

Rhode Island School of Design, Critic, Providence, RI, Fall 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
Taught View Camera with advanced printing techniques, including digital and chemical workflows.

Amherst College, Visiting Lecturer of Art, Amherst, MA, Spring 2012
Taught Photo I, an introduction to darkroom based black-and-white still photography, and advising photo majors.

New England Institute of Art, Brookline, MA, Assistant Professor, Summer 2009 - December 2010
Taught multiple courses, at a variety of levels, including Large Format/Studio Lighting, Post Production I & II, Principles of Photography, Theory & Criticism, Advanced Studio, and Landscape. Sat on Technology Committee and managed equipment budget for the Photography Department. Acted as liaison to MIS and system admin for department computers and printers. Oversaw Photo Studio and Print Lab. Advisor to Photo Club, Studio Anonymous, and about 30 majors.

New England Institute of Art, Instructor, Brookline, MA Fall 2006 - 2009
Taught a variety of courses: Landscape Photography, Theory and Criticism, Advanced Studio, Large Format/Studio Lighting, Post Production I and II, and Principles of Photography.

University of Connecticut, Instructor of Record, Storrs, CT, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009
Taught digital photography course to junior and senior BFA majors and helped to manage the digital lab. Co-taught intro darkroom-based intro class to honors students with Associate Professor Janet Pritchard.


EDUCATION


2011 - 12

Program in Reflective Collegiate Teaching Practice: Department of Teaching + Learning in Art +Design at RISD in association with the Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University


2009

University of Connecticut at Storrs, MFA in Studio Art, Concentration in Photography, Graduate assistantship, Storrs, CT


1991

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, BFA in Photography with honors, Boston, MA