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About the Artist

David Underwood


Birth date:

1959. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio.

Education:

MFA, 1990, Studio Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee.
BA, 1982, Photography, Carson-Newman College, Tennessee.

 

Current Employment:

Since 1990, I have been a professor of Art and Photography at Carson-Newman University, in Jefferson City, Tennessee (institutional member, National Association of Schools of Art and Design). Since 1992, I have been the Director of Exhibitions and I continue in this role. I served the Carson-newman University Art Department as Chairperson from 2001 until I voluntarily stepped down from that role to return to full-time teaching in 2014. We offer separate majors in Art and in Photography, and regularly have about 50 - 60 combined majors in the Art Department. My art studio is located on the College campus. "Carson-Newman College" changed its name to "Carson-Newman University" in February of 2013.

 

 

My work is included in the permanent collections of 15 art museums:

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina.
California Museum of Photography, Riverside, California.
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio.
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California.
Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA.

Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana.
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

And my work is included in the permanent collections of several universities & colleges:

Carroll Reese Museum of Art, ETSU, Johnson City, Tennessee.
Carson-Newman College, Art Department, Jefferson City, Tennessee.
Erskine College, Bowie Arts Center, Due West, South Carolina.
Kellogg Community College, Visual Arts Dept., Battle Creek, Michigan.
Mars Hill College, Art Department, Mars Hill, North Carolina.
Murray State University, The Magic Silver Collection, Murray, Kentucky.
University of Virginia at Wise, Wise, Virginia.
Wabash College, Art Department, Crawfordsville, Indiana.

25 Solo Exhibitions:

2013 Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky.

2012 Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee.

2011 William King Museum, Abingdon, Virginia.

2009 Shorter College, Rome, Georgia.

2009 Three Flights Up Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee.

2008 ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia.

2007 Brevard College, Brevard, North Carolina.
2007 Bristol Public Library, Bristol, Virginia.
2006 Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.
2004 Bowie Arts Center, Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina.
2002 Union University Art Gallery, Jackson, Tennessee.
2001 Art and Soul Center, Charleston, South Carolina.
1999 Adams Gallery, Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee.
1999 Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, Michigan.
1997 The Photography Center of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia.
1996 Virginia Intermont College Photography Gallery, Bristol, Virginia.
1996 Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas.
1996 Mars Hill College Art Dept., Mars Hill, North Carolina.
1994 SoHo Center, New York, New York.
1994 The Arts Council of Greater Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee.
1992 Lee County Alliance of the Arts, Fort Myers, Florida.
1990 Omega Gallery, Carson-Newman College,Jefferson City, Tennessee.
1990 Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Department of State, Tallahassee.
1986 Alumni exhibition, Carson-Newman College, Tennessee.
1982 Senior exhibition, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN



Inclusion in more than 100 group exhibitions (many juried), including this selection from the last several years:


2014     Focus: Landscape and Architecture (gallery exhibition version), juried, international exhibition of photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Juried by Todd Johnson, gallery director. Exhibited one single-image photograph taken in the Sacajawea Cemetery, Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming.

 

2014     Concepts; Anything Goes, juired, national exhibition of non-traditional photography, The Atlanta Photography Group gallery, Atlanta, Georgia. Juried by Erica Jamison, Director of the Mint Gallery, Atlanta. Exhibited two image/text, mixed-media artworks, both from my Open to Interpretation portfolio.

 

2014    Art Auction, invitational group exhibition and fundraising event of artwork in a variety of media, at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California. May & June 2014. Exhibited one 30" x 30" composite color and silver gelatin photograph.

 

2014     Light Sensitive 2014, juried, international exhibition of handmade photography, at the Art Intersection gallery, in Gilbert, Arizona. Juried by Tom Persinger (writer, photographer, and founder of F295.org). One cyanotype made from a 4-part composite film negative was exhibited.

 

2013     Gallery group exhibitions, The Albright Art Gallery, Concord, Massachusetts. Exhibited mixed-media, image/text artworks.

 

2013     4th International Exhibition, Art In Miniature 2013, at the Society for Art, Culture, and Tourism, Majdan Art, in Majdanpek, Serbia. International juried exhibition of work in a variety of media. Local panel jury. Exhibited two small composite photographs. The host institution published a book of all accepted work.

 

2013    Photography at the Edge, at the Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon. National juried exhibition of photography, juried by Tricia Hoffman, Executive Director at the Newspace Center. Exhibited one 30" x 30" composite photograph.

 

2012   Gallery group exhibitions, The Albright Art Gallery, Concord, Massachusetts.

 

2012   Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography Exhibition, at the Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland. North American juried exhibition of photography, juried by Margaret Adams (art professor at The Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC). Won an Award of Merit. Exhibited one 30" x 30" composite photograph.

 

2012   Fund Raising Exhibition and Auction, at The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California. Invitational exhibition and auction of art in a variety of media to raise money for operating costs for the museum. Exhibited and sold one cyanotype photograph.

 

2011  The 2011 Dogwood Arts Festival Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, at the Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, Tennessee. Regional juried exhibition of artwork in a variety of media, juried by Virginia Derryberry (Professor of Art and Chair of the Art Dept, University of North Carolina at Asheville). Exhibited one mixed-media photo/drawing/painting piece.

 

2010  International Juried Photography Exhibition 2010, at the 12 12 Gallery, in Richmond, Virginia. International juried exhibition of photography, juried by Dr. Patrick Amsellem (Curator of Photography at the Brooklyn Museum). Exhibited 3 cyanotypes made from composite negatives.

 

2010  Arts In the Airport Spring 2010 Exhibition, in the Knoxville, Tennessee Airport (McGhee Tyson Airport). Juried regional exhibition of works in a variety of media, organized by the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, and juried by Stephen Wicks (Curator, Knoxville Museum of Art).

 

2010  Focal_Resolution-1, at the climate/gallery, in Long Island City, New York. Open call exhibition of photography, juried by Bonnie Benrubi, Gallery Owner, NYC. Exhibited 3 composite silver gelatin photographs.

 

2009  2009 International Exhibition of Fine Art Photography, at the Center for Fine Art Photography, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Juried by Andy Adams, Curator and Producer of www.flakphoto.com.

 

2009  2009 Dogwood Arts Festival Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, at the Dogwood Arts Festival, Knoxville, Tennessee. Juried by Karlota Contreras-Koterbay, Director of the Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee. Won a Honorable Mention Award.


2009  Members Exhibition, at The CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Juried by Heather Pesanti, Curator at the Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York.

 

2008  The 14th Annual Griffin Juried Show, at The Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts. Juried by Dr. Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania.

 

2008  The 82nd Annual International Competition: Photography, at the Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Juried international exhibition of photography. Juried by Joel M. Smith, Curator of Photography at the Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey.

 

2007 Will's Creek Survey, at the Allegany Arts Council's Saville Gallery, Cumberland, Maryland. Juried national exhibition of work in a variety of media. Juried by Jeffrey W. Allison, Educator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

2007 The Looking Glass, at the Silver Eye Center for Photography, in Pittsburgh. Group invitational exhibition of photographs with "The Looking Glass" theme.

2007 Gallery Artists; (20) Views + (4) Collaborations, at the Wall Space gallery, in Seattle, Washington. Group exhibit of photographers represented by the gallery. Exhibited a new mixed, color and B&W 30" x 30" composite photograph.

2006-07 Arts & Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition. Juried national exhibition in a variey of media, Arts & Culture Alliance, Knoxville, Tennessee. Juried by Stephen Wicks (Curator, Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia). December 2006 - January 2007.

2006 Landscape In the Postmodern. Juried international biennial exhibition of artwork in a variety of media, The Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, Florida. Juried by Corey Postiglione (art professor, Columbia College Chicago).

2006 The 49th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art. Juried national exhibition of artwork in a variety of media, The Chautauqua Center For Visual Arts, Chautauqua, New York. Juried by Louis Grachos (Director of the Albright-Knox Gallery of Art, Buffalo, New York).

2006 The Second Annual Alternative Processes Competition. Juried national exhibition of alternative processes photography, The Soho Photo Gallery, New York, New York. Juried by Christopher James (photographer, author, and educator).

2006 20th International Juried Show. Juried international exhibition of works in a variety of media, The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey. Juried by Patterson Sims (Director of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey).

2005 The 8th Annual National Prize Show. Juried national exhibition of works in a variety of media, The Cambridge Art Aassociation, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Juried by Joseph Thompson (Director, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts).

2005 Close To Home. Juried national exhibition of works in a variety of media, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut. Juried by Jacquelyn Sewer (Chief Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC).

2005 Illuminance 2005. Juried national group exhibition of photography, Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, Texas. Juried by Keith Carter (photographer & educator).

2005 Twentieth Annual Greater Midwest International Exhibition. Juried international exhibition of works in a variety of media, Central Missouri State University Art Center Gallery, Warrensburg, Missouri. Juried by Randall Griffey (Curator, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City).

2004 BIENNIAL 2004. Juried national group exhibition of works in a variety of media, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia. Juried by Carrie Przybilla (Curator, High Museum of Art, Atlanta).

2004 National Juried Photography Competition. Juried national group exhibition of photography, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, New Jersey. Juried by Katherine Ware (Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania).

2004 31st Annual Juried Competition. Juried national group exhibition of works in a variety of media, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana. Juried by Randall R. Griffey (Curator, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri).

2003 Captured Wilderness: The Photographs of William Henry Jackson, David Taylor, and David Underwood. Curated 3-person exhibition of vintage 19th Century Jackson photographs with contemporary work by Taylor & Underwood. Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana.

2003 Small Print Competition. Juried national exhibition of photographs, The Camera Club of New York (New York, New York). Juried by David Schonauer & Russell Hart (Editor in Chief & Executive Editor of American Photo Magazine).

2003 From These Hills. Juried regional exhibition of works in a variety of media, The William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, Virginia. Juried by Andrea Pollan (independent curator). This exhibit traveled to 2 other museum locations in Virginia in late 2003.

2003 David Underwood (Composite Photographs) and John Stockdale (Broken Grids). Two-person juried exhibition, The Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee. Juried by Mark Soppeland (Professor of Art, University of Akron).

2002 12th Annual Center Awards Exhibition. Juried international exhibition of photography, The Center For Photographic Art, Carmel, California. Juried by Weston Naef (Curator of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles).

2002 2nd Annual American Landscape Exhibition. Juried national exhibition of works in a variety of media, The Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland. Juried by M. Darsie Alexander (Curator, Baltimore Museum of Art).


2002 Photo National 2002. Juried national exhibition of photography, The Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Juried by Therese Mulligan and Jeanne Verhulst (Curators at The George Eastman House, Rochester, New York).

2002 18th Annual National Art Exhibition. New Mexico Photographer Magazine, Runnel’s Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico. Juried by Steve Simmons (Publisher & Editor of CameraArts and View Camera Magazines).

2001 American Landscapes 2001. Juried group exhibition of works in a variety of media, The Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland. Juried by Gary Vikan (Director, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland).

2000 Design + Tension = Composition. Group exhibition of works in various media on the theme of music (November 2000 through January 2001), Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, Michigan. Curated by Linda Tafolla, Gallery Curator.

2000 Three Views: An Exhibit of Photography by Glenna Butts, Russel Mobley, and David Underwood. Three-person group exhibition, The Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery,Nashville, Tennessee. Curated by Timothy Weber, Gallery Director.

1999 Permanent Collection, Contemporary Gallery. Group exhibition of works in the museum’s permanent collection, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

1999 Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show. Juried group exhibition of works in a variety of media, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts. Juried by Peter Rathbone (Director of American Paintings and Sculpture Department, Sotheby’s, New York, New York), Eliza Rathbone (Chief Curator, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.), and Belinda Rathbone (photography historian and independent curator).

1999 The Royal Photographic Society’s 142nd International Print Exhibition and Competition. Juried group exhibition of photographs (December 1998 through January 1999), The Octagon, The Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England. British panel jury. Exhibited four single-image (but related) photographs, which were also chosen for the promotional poster. This exhibition traveled to four other locations in Great Britain in 1999.

1995 Art On Paper. Juried group exhibition, The Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland. Juried by Frank Gettings (Curator, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D. C.).

1994 Fourth Annual Photography Exhibition. Juried group exhibition, The Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland. Juried by Philip Brookman (Curator of photography, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.).

1994 Foto Houston 1994. Juried group exhibition, San Jacinto College South, Houston, Texas. Awarded Second Place in the exhibition. Juried by William Stapp (Curator of photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York).

 
 

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