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David Horan CV Links

Education

Professional Experience

Professional Associations

Grants and Fellowships

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Selected Group Exhibitions

Film

Exhibitions Curated

Selected Presentations

Selected Publications (Reviews, Articles, and Images)

Committees and Service

David Horan


Photography
Instructor
A.R.T.S. Faculty Advisor

U of M Photographic Society Advisor
OFFICE: Meeman Journ. Bldg. 116A
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EMAIL: dhoran@memphis.edu

EDUCATION

The University of Memphis, University College, Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Combined degree in Fine Art Photography and Sociology, University Dean's List, National Dean's List, Who's Who in American Universities, University College Academic Achievement Award, Faculty Council Award, Alumni Award. Twenty hours of study towards M.F.A at The University of Memphis

PDN Workshops, New York, NY (1989). Concentrations in Photographic Lighting, Fine Printing, Light Analysis, and History of Photography.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Instructor, The University of Memphis, Department of Art. Responsibilities include teaching classes in all photographic media, undergraduate academic advising, planning and program development, management and administration, student recruiting, research, employee training and supervision, departmental hazardous materials/waste coordinator, departmental and community service, and community relations, and chair of the department gallery committee., 1986-Present

Freelance photographer, specializing in portraiture, architectural, promotional and product imaging. Clients include Backyard Burgers, WoodWare Systems, Harley Davidson (Moravia), SSI Management, Rutland Simmons Group, Sunsports Atheletic Wear, Earth Technologies Corporation, The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeology, Warren Johnson and Associates, Sposto Productions, First Tennessee Bank, and The University of California Berkeley., 1989-Present

Volunteer photography instructor, Creative and Performing Arts Program, Overton High School, Memphis, TN. Responsibilities include teaching photography, course and program development, academic advising, college recruitment and counseling, text book review, and exhibition coordination. This work is part of the University of Memphis Adopt-a-School program., 1992-PresentAdjunct faculty, Memphis College of Art. Teaching classes in the History of Photography and Photography As Social Document., 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000

Tour Manager for regional, national, and international entertainers., 1975-1984

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Society for Photographic Education. Promoting the teaching of photography as a Fine Art, its history and philosophies., 1991-Present

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Memphis Arts Council Emerging Artist Award, 1998

University of Memphis International Studies Grant for photographic project in Japan., 1994

Kodak Professional Imaging Matching Grant for applied photographic research., 1992-1995

Sasakawa Fellowship for social and photographic research in Japan, Hong Kong, The Peoples Republic of China, and South Kore, 1986

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden – Self and Identity, 2004
PS Galerie, Oslo, Norway – Baslance of Memory, 2004

Caesar Galerie, Olomouc, Czech Republic – Mozart’s Wigs/Heavy Metal Fan – Collaborative project with Petr Lysacek, 2001

Opva City Galerie, Roznov, Czech Republic – Balance of Memory, 2000

Memphis Arts Council - Sacred Places, Japan, 1999

Galerie 761, Ostrava, Czech Republic - Balance Of Memory, 1998
Memphis Arts Council, Memphis, TN - Sacred Places, 1998

The Art Museum of The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN - A Mouth Full of Words - Collaborative project with Lesley Dill., 1997

Dum umeni Zlin, Zlin, Czech Republic - Zlinsky Salon - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek, 1996

Galerie Manes, Prague, Czech Republic - Universal Information - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek., 1995
Galerie Tutch, Brno, Czech Rep. - Elvis Part I - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek, 1995
Galerie Novo Sin, Ostrava, Czech Rep. - Elvis Part II - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek., 1995
Solkolska Hall 26, Osrtava, Czech Rep. - Universal Information - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek., 1995
Galerie CKV, Ostrava, Czech Republic - Installations - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek, 1995
Kultur der Stadt, Koln, Cologne, Germany - Maikafer Flieg - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek, 1995
Galerie Manes, Prague, Czech Republic - Test Run - Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek, 1995

The Art Museum of The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN - Czech Out Memphis - Collaborative installations with Petr Lysacek., 1994
Gallerie MXM, Prague, Czech Rep. - Czech Out Memphis., 1994
Cultural Center of the United States Embassy, Prague, Czech Rep. - Czech Out Memphis., 1994

Crawford Gallery, Houston, TX - Autotransformations - Polaroid emulsion manipulations., 1990

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

PS Gallerie Stockholm, Sweden - Further Passage, 2005

Galerie Maank, Pultansk, Poland – Identity 04, 2004

Galleri Enkehuset, Stockholm, Sweden – Wunderland – Collaborative installation with Petr Lysacek, 2003
Frombork, Poland – Trees of Light, 2003
Pultusk, Poland – Trees of Light, 2003

Gallery 203, Memphis, TN – U of M Faculty Exhibition, 2002
Art Museum at U of M – 20 at 20 (20 artists from the last 20 years), 2002

Galerie Puda, Ostrava Czech Republic, 24k Gold, 2000

Manes Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic - OSTRAVA , 1998
Memphis College of Art, Memphis TN - Art's Council Art Day Exhibition, 1998
Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN - Dish It Out II, 1998
The Edge of Memphis Gallery, Memphis, TN - Focus Your Attention, 1998
The Art Museum at the University of Memphis - Comfort Zones: Domestic Galaxies with Todd Slaughter, 1998

National Gallery of the Czech Republic, Prague - Modern Art: 1900-1996, 1996

Delta Axis Gallery, Memphis, TN - In Search of Elvis., 1995
Askew, Nixon, Furguson Gallery, Memphis, TN - Regional Invitational., 1995
Chuden Denka Hall/Fujin Kyoiku Kaikan, Hiroshima, Japan - Out of the Mud Blooms the Lotus: Art Out of Extremity., 1995
The Art Museum of The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN - What Have We Here?, 1995

Museo Nacionale Centro de Arte Reina Sophia, Madrid , Spain - Cocido Y Crudo., 1994
Orpheum Theater, Memphis, TN - Orpheum Annual Invitational, 1994

Art Studio Gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY - Views From the Toxic Tour., 1993
University Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN - Views From the Toxic Tour II., 1993
Eads Gallery, Eads, TN - Focus II: Photographers From MSU, 1993
Orpheum Theater, Memphis, TN - Orpheum Annual Invitational., 1993

University Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN - In Focus: Photographers at Memphis State., 1992
Browning Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA - Faculty Show: SPE Regional., 1992

Exposition Centre, Maricaibo, Venezuela - Festival de las Artes., 1990

CNC Gallery, Bryan, TX - New Work., 1989

FILM

Normal to Oily – Digital film collaboration with Michael Schmidt, 2002

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

The Edge of Memphis Gallery, Memphis, TN - Focus Your Attention, 1998

Chuden Denka Hall/Fujin Kyuiko Kaikan, Hiroshima, Japan - Out of the Mud Blooms the Lotus: Art Out of Extremity., 1995

University Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN - View From the Toxic Tour II., 1993
Eads Gallery, Eads, TN - Focus II: Photographers From MSU, 1993

University Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN - In Focus: Photographers at Memphis State., 1992

University Gallery, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN - Views From the Toxic Tour., 1991

CNC Gallery, Bryan, TX - New Work Annual, 1990

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Peace in the Self and Relationships - Fujin Kyuiko Kaikan, Hiroshima, Japan. Collaborative presentation with Christina Horan., 1995
Photographing the Small Town: From Walker Evans to the New Modernism - Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg, TN., 1995

Towards a New Landscape Ethic - ReViewing Paradise Workshop, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN. Collaborative presentation with Dr. J. Rex Enoch., 1994
The River in Photography - Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg, TN, 1994

George Herbert Mead, Reflexivity and Self-Portraiture - West Tennessee Sociological Society Conference, Lambuth University, Jackson, TN., 1992

The Feminist Response to Gender Identification in Art - Memphis State University, Memphis, TN., 1991

Photography lectures at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (REVIEWS, ARTICLES, AND IMAGES)

NUMBER: 27 - Horan and Lysacek Czech Out Madrid, 1995
International Quarterly: Summer 1995 - Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Fifty Years After., 1995
Landek Art Magazine (Czech Republic) - FotoPerformance., 1995
NUMBER:25 - Czech Out Memphis., 1995
ArtNews - Summer 1995, Cocido Y Crudo, 1995

The Commercial Appeal, April 24 - Horan and Lysacek at the University Gallery., 1994

Acient Egypt: An Educator's Guide - Memphis State University., 1991

COMMITTEES AND SERVICE

Director, Jones Hall Gallery, 2005-Present

Hazardous Waste Coordinator, The University of Memphis Department of Art., 1991-Present

Provost's Committee on Hazardous Waste and Environmental Issues, The University of Memphis, 1994-Present

Ad Hoc Committee on Hazardous Waste, The University of Memphis., 1993

Faculty advisor for The University of Memphis Photographic Society., 1989-Present

Faculty advisor for The University of Memphis Arts, Research and Travel Society., 1995- Present

Photography coordinator for United Way of Greater Memphis Day of Caring., 1995

Art Department Student Enrichment Committee, 1995- 1999

The University of Memphis Environmental Health and Safety Task Force, 1998

University of Memphis Art Department Enrichment Committee, 1997-1998

Memphis City Schools Honors Curriculum Committee, 1998

The University of Memphis Safety committee, 1999-2000

University Of Memphis Staff Senate (chair of Issues Review Committee), 2002-2004

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