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Allison Hunter | CV

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

2016
"Zoosphere," Eastfield College, Dallas, TX.

2015
"Video Bomb Houston," various locations, Houston, TX.
"Zoosphere," North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.

2013
"New Animals," Rice University, BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC), Houston, TX.

2011-12
"Hanging by a Thread," Alliance Gallery, Houston, TX

2010

"Zoosphere," Diverseworks Artspace, Houston, TX.

2009
"Allison Hunter," Artspace, Raleigh, NC.

2008
"Allison Hunter: Slower Still," Women & Their Work, Austin, TX.

2007
"Allison Hunter: New Animals," Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX.
"Allison Hunter: New Animals," MKG Art Management, Houston, TX.

2006
“Allison Hunter: Simply Stunning,” 511 Gallery, 529 W. 20th St., NY.
“Allison Hunter,” Kinzelman Art Consulting in conjunction with FotoFest 2006, Houston, TX.


2004
"Allison Hunter: New Work," 511 Gallery, New York, NY.

2002
“ALLISON HUNTER: ‘Port of Albany’ Series,” University of Massachusetts at North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
“SIGNMAKERS: Latvia,” The Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale, Pedvale, Latvia.

1999
“SIGNMAKERS: Lithuania,” Europos Parkas: Europos Centro Muziejus (Museum of the Center of Europe), Vilnius, Lithuania.

Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings


2017
"Architecture of Family," Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX. Public video screening, curated by Mary Magsamen.

2016

"Future Perfect: Picturing the Anthropocene," University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY.

“Kaleidoscope: Approaching Nature," Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX.

2015
"Retreat," Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX.
"Plant People," Galveston Art Residency, Galveston, TX.

"Animalia," Gensler, Houston, TX.

2014

"Inter/Action" public video screening by Allison Hunter, commissioned for "Transported + Renewed" arts festival, Houston Arts Alliance.

"Hunter / Plum," Alliance Gallery, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston, TX.
"PeepShow," Esperson Gallery, Houston, TX.
"Nykarleby Recall - A Retrospective," Bothnia Bienale, the cities of Vaasa, Seinäjoki and Nykarleby, Finland.
"New Visions: Polly Gaillard & Allison Hunter," Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL.
"Renewal," Esperson Gallery, Houston, TX.

2013
"Ratio," Darke Gallery, Houston, TX.
"Parallax Views," San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.

"Multiple Focus: Contemporary Photography from the Albany Institute's Collection," Albany Inst. of Hist. & Art, NY.

2012
La Turo de Babel (The Tower of Babel), Galleri Rotor, Valand School of Fine Arts, Gothenburg, Sweden.
"Digital Darkroom" Slideshow Night, The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA.
"It's a Phase," Russ Pitman Park, Houston, TX.
"Looking at Animals," Eastfield College, Dallas, TX.

2011
"Currents," Rudolph Blume Fine Art | Artscan Gallery, Houston, TX.
"Lucky 13," MKG Art Management, Houston, TX.
"Natural Perceptions: Allison Hunter and Marilyn Jolly," Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX.
"Other Nations," Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX.

Parallax Stereoscopic Video Art Festival, video screening, Prague, Czech Republic
TLC² Artists in Residence video screening, University of Houston, TX.
Inter-Species Salon, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC, video screening.


2010
"Open Season," Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC.

2009
“Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2009,” Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX, juried by
    Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

“Currents in Contemporary Photography,”  Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC.
"Fellowship 2008," Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA.


2008
“Allison Hunter, Cindy Hurt, and Michelle Murillo,” The Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington, TX.
“Stretching the Truth,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI. Curated by Jennifer Jankauskas.
“Subject to Change,” in conjunction with FotoFest 2008, Naühaus Gallery, Houston, TX.
Extremely Shorts 11, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, video screening, juried by Ed Halter.

2007
“Harvest Moon Rising: Donna Durbin and Allison Hunter,” Space 125 Gallery, Houston, TX.
"The Big Show," Lawndale Art Center, Houston, juried by Rita Gonzalez, Assistant Curator, Special Exhibitions, LACMA.
"Cold Cuts," Rudolph Projects/Artscan Gallery, Houston.
"Photography Now 2007," Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, juried by Alison D. Nordström, Curator of Photographs, George Eastman House.
"New American Talent," Arthouse, Austin, TX, juried by Anne Ellegood, Associate Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

“Expo 2007,” 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, juried by Francis Colpitt, corresponding editor to Art in America.
“Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2007,” Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX, juried by Carter Foster, curator of drawings, The Whitney Museum.

2006
“TPS 15: The National Competition,” Texas Photographic Society, travels to the Dougherty Art Center, Austin, TX;
the Contemporary Arts Center, Abilene, TX, (Dec. 06 and Jan. 07) and Options Gallery, Odessa, TX (2007).
“The Big Show,” Lawndale Art Center, Houston, juried by Dominic Molon, Pamela Alper Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
“Positive/Negative,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO.

2005
”Extreme: International Photography and Video Art,” Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany.
”The Material Image: Surface and Substance in Photography,” Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY.


2004
“Industrial/Landscape,” The Arts Center Gallery, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY.
“Hudson Mohawk Invitational Exhibition,” Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY.

2003
“Small Works Invitational Exhibition,” SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY.
“Kingston Sculpture Biennial 5,” ASK (Art Society of Kingston), Kingston, NY.
“Pirkkala Sculpture Symposium,” Pirkkala Sculpture Park, Pirkkala, Finland.
“Noah’s Ark: Animals Among Us,” Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY.
“Juried Membership Exhibition,” Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX.
“Photography Now 2003,” Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
“Spring Invitational Exhibition,” SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY.
“Americana,” School of Visual Arts Westside Gallery, New York, NY.
“Stop and Go,” City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ.

2002
“Eighth International Exhibition of Women’s Art,” SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY.
“2002 Exhibition of the Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region,” Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY.
2000
BOOK/ENDS Conference, video screening, Albany Center Galleries, NY.
Axelgrease, (television broadcast), Squeaky Wheel Media Art Cable Broadcast, Buffalo, NY.

1999
“Gathering Information: Photography and the Media,” Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
“Twenty-First Annual Photography Regional,” Rensselaer County, Center for the Arts, Troy, NY.
“Twenty-five Years of Photography,” CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
“Twenty-seventh Annual Photography Exhibit,” Larson Gallery, Yakima, Washington.
HOMEGROWN: Project 1, video screening, EMMEDIA, Gallery & Production Society, Calgary, Canada.
BEFF2, The Second Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, video screening, Bangkok, Thailand (catalogue).
Alternative Cinema, video screening, Hamilton College, Department of Art and Art History, NY.

1998
Lední slavnost (Ice art), Centrum pro Metamedia (Center for Metamedia), Hermit Foundation, Czech Republic, exhibition and video screening.
“NewArt '98,” Kingston Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.
“Twentieth Annual Photography Regional,” Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY.
“Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show,” Cambridge, Massachusetts.
“Photography, Drawing, and Print Show,” Artworks Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut.
Kick the Machine, video screening, Project 304, Bangkok, Thailand.

1997
“1997 Exhibition of the Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region,” University Art Museum, Albany, NY.
Banff Centre for the Arts, video screening, Alberta, Canada.
Alberta College of Art and Design, video screening, Calgary, Canada.
Electronic Arts Performance Series, video screening, R. P. I., Troy, New York.

1996
New York Experimental Film Festival, video screening, New York, NY.
Upstate Media Festival, video screening, Syracuse, New York.
Taos Talking Pictures, video screening, Taos, New Mexico.
Capital Region Film Festival, video screening, Albany, New York.


Residencies, Awards, Professional Service

2016
Artist Board Member: DiverseWorks Artspace, Houston, TX
Artist-Teacher: Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Visual Art program, Spring 2016.

Invited speaker: Gulf Coast Green 2016 symposium, "smART Design," American Institute of Architects, Houston, TX.

2015
Artist Board Member: DiverseWorks Artspace, Houston, TX
Award: Faculty Grant, Humanities Research Center's Public Humanities Initiative at Rice University.
Award: Individual Artist Grant, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston, TX.
Workshop: Silo City Medium Format Photography Workshop, Buffalo, NY

2014
Invited panelist: BioInclusive Design, Gulf Coast Bionneers Conference, Blackwood Educational Land Inst., TX.

2013
Invited artist: Award creator for Bill Viola, honored by Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX.

2012-Present
Artist-in-Residence: Rice University, Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts, Houston, TX.

2012
Invited artist/speaker: Environmental Policy and Culture, Northwestern University, IL.
Invited artist/speaker: Hermanns Symposium 2012, Dept. of English, University of Texas at Arlington, TX.
Invited artist/speaker: Artist Eye Lecture Series, Menil Collection, Houston, TX.
Invited artist/speaker: Looking at Animals Artist Lecture, Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX.

2011
Jury Committee Member: Animal Architecture Awards, Houston. TX
Invited artist/speaker: Video Jam, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Houston, TX.
Award: Individual Artist Grant, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston, TX.

2010
Artist-in-Residence: University of Houston, Co-sponsored by the Mitchell Center and Texas Learning & Computation Center

2007
Award: Honorable Mention, "Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2007," juried by
   Carter Foster, Curator of Drawings at the Whitney Museum of Art.
Artist Mentor: College Art Association Annual Conference, NY.

2006
Award: Individual Artist Grant, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston, TX.
Reviewer, “2006 Meeting Place,” FotoFest 2006, Houston, TX

2005
Reviewer, Portfolio Critique, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX., Feb.
Invited artist and conference panel moderator, Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Chicago IL, Nov.

2004
Juror, 8th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, The Arts Alliance Center At Clear Lake, TX

2003
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.
Panel Member: “Arts Grants for Individuals,” New York Foundation for the Arts.
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.
Residency: Pirkkala Sculpture Symposium, Pirkkala, Finland.
Committee Member: The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY.

2002
Committee Member: The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY.
Residency: AiR (Artists in Residence), The Swedish Polytechnic, Nykarleby, Finland.
Guest Artist: Master Class, Baltic Photoschool, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.
Award: University Art Museum Purchase Award, University at Albany, NY.
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.

2001
Residency: The Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale, Pedvale, Latvia.
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.

2000
Guest Artist: Alternative Cinema, Hamilton College, Department of Art and Art History, Clinton, NY.

1999
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.
Residency: Europos Parkas: Europos Centro Muziejus (Open Air Museum of the Center of Europe), Vilnius, Lithuania.
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.

1998
Residency: Center for Metamedia, Plasy, Czech Republic.
Award: Ellen Traut Collection, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut.
Award: Graduate Fellowship, Department of Humanistic Studies, University at Albany, Albany, NY.
Committee Member: The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY.

1997
Residency: Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Award: Special Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts.
Committee Member: The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY.

1996
Award: Best Director, Capital Region Film Festival, Albany, NY.

Collections
US
Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY.
Center for Photography Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), Houston, TX.
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.
University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY.

Europe
Pirkkala Sculpture Park, Pirkkala, Finland.
Europos Parkas (Museum of the Center of Europe), Vilnius, Lithuania.
Open-Air Art Museum, Pedvale, Latvia.

Numerous private collections in the US and Europe.

Reviews/Citations, Catalogs/Publications (for details, see Press)

2015
Anspon, Catherine. "Allison Hunter is Da Bomb: Scintillating Street Art via #VideoBombHouston," PaperCity, July 11, 2015.
Glentzer, Molly. "The Must List, July 2-8," Houston Chronicle, July 1, 2015.
Goode, Jo-Carolyn. "Allison Hunter Launches Video Bomb Houston with Public Reception Monday, July 6," Houston Style Magazine, July 3, 2015.
Ketterer, Samantha. "Hunter Gatherer," Houstonia, July 6, 2015.
Zastudil, Nancy. "Show Up: Allison Hunter," Arts + Culture Texas, October 14, 2014.

2014
Glentzer, Molly. "A few words with NEA chairman Jane Chu," Houston Chronicle, October 14, 2014.

2013
Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, photographs featured in Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2013.
Baker, Steve. Artist Animal, (U. Minn. Press, 2013), pgs. 66, 212-13, 223-24. Includes interview.
Griffiths, Michael, "It's a Phase,", Sculpture, Sep., vol. 32, no. 7, pgs. 77-78.
Lapham's Quarterly, "Animals" issue, Vol. 6, No. 2, Spring 2013, pg. 38.

2012
Gulf Coast, Fall, 2012, photo spread accompanied by essay written by Diane Barber.

2011
Hirsch, Robert. Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels, Focal Press, Jan. 2011, 119.
Last, Nana, "Allison Hunter's Zoosphere," Sculpture, March, vol. 30, no. 2, 38-39.

2010
Alvarez, Olivia Flores, "Step into my Zoo," Houston Press, March 11-17, vol 22, no. 11, 22.
Anspon, Catherine. "Allison Hunter, " Texas Artists Today, 1st Edition, Marquand Books, 2010, 253-255.
Britt, Douglas, "2010: A Look Back at Art," 29-95.com, Dec. 30, 2010.
Campana, Joseph, "Less blockbuster, more indie surprises," Culture Map, Dec. 27, 2010.
Wender, Jessie, "Frames From Fiction: It Came from the Swamp," The New Yorker, Photo Booth, July 22, 2010.
Wozny, Nancy, "What's the scariest thing in the world for an artist? Explore something new." Culture Map, April, 1, 2010.
Stevens, Bob, "'Zoosphere' at DiverseWorks," The Front Row, KUHF Radio interview, April 9, 2010.
"Best Bets," Houston Chronicle, Mar. 7, vol. 109., no. 145, Zest, 9.

2009
Lucia Smex, "The Obama Art Fund: Art I'd buy with my First-time Homeowners Tax Credit," Renegade Bus, blog.
"Allison Hunter," Impracabeza, Number 6, featured artist, September, 2009.

Tom Tyler and Manuela Rossini, eds. Animal Encounters, Brill, cover image.
Wolfe, Cary, What is Posthumanism?, U. of Minn. Press, Dec. 2009, cover image.

2008
Hunter, Allison, Recent Animals: Photographs, 2005-2008, with essays by Branka Arsic and Nana Last., blurb.com.
"And the Cover Goes to..." 002 Houston, Dec. 2008. p. 44 and cover.
Stanley Cavell, Cora Diamond, John McDowell, Ian Hacking, Cary Wolfe, Philosophy and Animal Life, Col. U. Press, cover image.

2007
Murray, Kathleen Wereszynski. “Exhibit Illuminates Fresh Ideas,” Poughkeepsie Journal, June 7.
Britt, Douglas. “My Work: Art”, Zest, Houston Chronicle, April 1, 15.
Garza, Evan.
“For Art's Sake,” 002 Magazine, September, 22.
Gunter, Wesley. “The Loop Art: Animal Instincts,” HOUSTON, March, 78.
Hirsch, Robert. Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age, Focal Press, Sep., 2007, 303.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly and Troy Schulze. “Allison Hunter: New Animals,” Artbeat, Houston Press, April 12-18, vol 19, no. 15, 47.
“Allison Hunter: Simply Stunning/511 Gallery, New York,” www.Vernissage.tv: The Window to the Art World, Jan. 12.

2006

Adamczyk, Stefanie, Fokus Auf Allison Hunter (Focus on Allison Hunter), Frankfurter Rundschau, Nov. 11, 8.
“News/Notes,” Art on Paper, July/August, 14.
Johnson, Patricia. “Hellos and goodbyes in Texas art community,” Zest, Houston Chronicle, Oct. 1, 11.
Uddin, Lisa, “Cary Wolfe, ‘Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory,’ ” Parallax, vol. no 38, 146-147.
Catalog: Fotofest 2006, Kinzelman Art Consulting, 81.

2005

Maloney, Tim. “The Gallery: A Developing Story,” 002 magazine, 22.

2004

Brickman, David. “Judging the Juried,” Metroland, Jan. 22-28, 23.

2003

Kingston Sculpture Biennial 5, Sculpture, October, 21.
Brickman, David. “Focus on Diversity,“ Metroland, May 8-14, 35.
Cahill, Timothy. “A too-narrow regional falls short of its mission,” Times Union, July 13, D1, D14.
Catalog: Pirkkala Sculpture ’03, 18-19.
Catalog: Kingston Sculpture Biennial 2003, p 42.
Catalog: 2003 Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, University Art Museum, University at Albany (SUNY), 12-13.

2002

“Local Web designer displays art in Latvia, Baltic region,” The Business Review, vol. 29, No. 37, Dec. 20-26, 38.
Bjornland, Karen. "67 Artists Featured in Regional Show at Albany Institute," Daily Gazette, June 29, C6.
Cahill, Timothy. "Regional Rewards," Times Union, June 22, 2002, D1, D4.
Catalog: 2002 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk/Hudson Region, Albany Institute of History & Art, 24-25.

2000

Wolfe, Cary. "Allison Hunter's ‘Signmakers,’" electronic book review (ebr), vol. no. 11, 2000.

1999

Valentaite, Milda. "Vienas Vakaras Skulpturu Parke" (One evening in the sculpture park), 7 Meno Dieuol (Seven art days), September 9, 1999.
Catalog: BEFF2 (2nd Bangkok Experimental Film Festival), Bangkok, Thailand, 160-161.
Morgenbroth, Lynda. "Zooming in on Photography," Boston Globe, November, 1999.

1998

"Creative Mix from Cambridge," Boston Globe, April 22, 1998.

1996

Publication: Best of College Photography, Photographer’s Forum, 1996, 42.

1991

"Bookmakers: Allison Hunter," PHOTO (French edition), June, 1991, 65.

Authored Articles

2012
"Artist Finds a Link to Richard Serra," Houston Chronicle, June 4, 2012, D3-4.


2010
"Henrique Oliveira's Tridimensionals: Brushstroke, Form, and Space,' Sculpture, June, 2010, 34-39.
"Light as Air," Sculpture, April, 2010, 75-76.
"The Art Guys: McClain Gallery," Sculpture, March, 2010, 76-77.

2008
"The Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale," and "Finland's Pirkkala Sculpture Park," Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks, ISC Press (Oct. 2008), 165-168; 212-214.

2004
"Giuseppe Penone: The Poetry of Art and Nature," Sculpture, December, 2004, 28-33.
"Pirkkala Sculpture Park," Sculpture, May, 2004, 20-21.
“Perspectives 141: Aaron Parazette," GlassTire, April 21, 2004.
"The House as Art," Cite: The Architecture and Design Review of Houston, Vol. 60, Spring, 2004, 35.
"Matthew Ritchie: Proposition Player," GlassTire, Jan. 27, 2004.

2002
"The Open-Air Art Museum at Pedvale," Sculpture, July/August, 2002, 20-21.

2001
"Stuttering Screams and Beastly Poetry," ebr 12, www.altx.com/ebr/ebr12/hunt.htm
"Weaving the Web," HOW, December, 166-71.

2000
"Unfolding Laramée," ebr 11, http://www.altx.com/ebr/ebr11/laramee.htm.

EDUCATION
1998-99 Doctorate of Art Candidate, Department of Humanistic Studies, University at Albany.
1997 Master of Fine Art in Electronic Art, Department of Art, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
1990 Diplôme (MFA equivalent) Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne, Switzerland.
1989 Certificat (BFA equivalent) Ecole Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne, Switzerland.
1986-87 Undergraduate Studies (MICA) Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

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