Christina Seely : Bio

Jane Deering Gallery

Christina Seely

lives and works in San Francisco, CA


2006 Artists in the Marketplace The Bronx Museum, New York, NY
2004 Internship White Columns, New York, NY
2003 MFA Photography (with Honors) Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2003 Sheridan Teaching Seminar and Certificate Program Brown University, Providence, RI
2001 Internship San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2001 Post Baccalaureate Certificate School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1998 BA Studio Art Carleton College, Northfield, MN

solo exhibitions

2010 SF City Hall, North Light Court Exhibition: Lux San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
2009 Lux Country Club Projects, Cincinnati, OH
2009 Lux Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2008 Christina Seely: Lux Boliou and Hulings Halls, Carleton College, MN

group exhibitions

2010 Lux at the Contemporary Art Center, Sacramento CA  Jan-Feb 
2010 Earth Now: American Landscape Photographers and the Environment . Museum of Art,    Santa Fe, NM  April-August 
2010 Photography Now 2010: Docugraphics The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2010 FotoFest Biennial Exhibitions: Road to Nowhere FotoFest at Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX
2009 The Edge of Intent The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2009 1000 Days Scion Installation Space, Culver City, CA
2008 Up Close + Unframed : The Enduring Beauty of Work on Paper Jane Deering Gallery, Montecito CA
2008 CA2UK Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester MA
2008 States of Mind: New American Photographers TH Inside, Cityscape, Brussels
+ Dat-Schaub, Copenhagen
2008 Staging Reality The West Collection, Oaks, PA
2008 Sublime Landscape Project 4 Gallery, Washington DC
2008 The Natural World East/West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2008 RISD Northern California Biennial Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
2007 Never Seen The Oliver Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2007 PhotoBravo +07 Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN
2007 Exposure Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
2006 Forest Dreaming: Part 5 The Center for Contemporary Art and the Natural World,
Haldon Forest Park, Exeter, United Kingdom
2006 Beyond Words: 101Artist Books University of the South Art Gallery, Sewanee, TN
2006 AIM 26 The Bronx Museum, New York, NY
2005 Landscape Revisited Hunt/Cavanagh Gallery, Providence, RI
2004 International Photographic Exhibition Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, CO
2004 Place /No Place Gibbs Gallery, Boston, MA
2003 RISD Museum Group Show RISD Museum


Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago,IL
Fidelity Investments Collection Boston, MA
The SEI West Collection Oaks, PA
The Waud Collection Chicago, IL
Quantitative Investment Management Charlottesville, Virginia
Wellington Management Company Boston, MA
The Boston Public Library Boston, MA
Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA
The Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN
Yale University Collection New Haven , CT
The National Museum of Women in the Arts Washington DC
Rhode Island School of Design Collection Providence, RI
Carleton College Collection Northfield, MN
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art Collection Fort Collins, CO

awards + grants + honors

2010 Residency at Headlands Center for the Arts, California
2010 California College of the Arts Faculty Grant Oakland/San Francisco, CA
2010 The Arctic Circle Program Participant International Territory, Svarvald
2010 Flash Forward- Emerging Photographers 2010 Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Ontario
2009 MacDowell Colony Fellow Petersborough, NH
2009 Santa Fe Prize for Photography Nominee Center, Santa Fe, NM
2009 Center’s Project Competition Finalist Center, Santa Fe, NM
2009 Critical Mass Top 50 Photolucida, Portland, Oregon
2007 Co-Winner of the Next Generation Design Competition Metropolis Magazine
2005 Women’s Studio Workshop Artist Book Production Grant Rosendale, NY
2004 Cooper Union Residency Program New York, NY

teaching + lectures

2007-(present) Adjunct Faculty, California College of the Arts Oakland/San Francisco, CA
2007 Artist Talk: Carleton College, MN
“Concentrated Illumination: Addressing the Power of Light Pollution Through Art and Design”
2006 Adjunct Faculty, Rockland Community College Suffern, NY
2005 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Carleton College Northfield, MN
2003 Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
2002 Lecture, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Post Baccalaureate program Boston, MA


2009 “Christina Seely: Lux” Pop Up Magazine, Issue #1
2009 Nov/Dec The Virtual World/The Natural World, Adbusters Magazine
2009 June “Christina Seely :The Brightest Places on Earth” National Public Radio Blog
2009 Nymphoto Blog Interview: An Interview with Christina Seely (Jane Tam)
2009 Plazm Magazine Blog Interview: Lux (Josh Berger)
2009 Hayden Ferry Review, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2009 Yvi Magazine #3: Modern Explorers, The Netherlands
2008 artMatters “Art By Association”, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
2008 The Boston Globe,“ Eclectic Show Spans Coasts and Styles”, Cate McQuaid
2008 500 Handmade Books, Lark Books, Asheville, NC
2008 The Santa Barbara News, “Art Review: Angles on the Real World”, Joseph Woodward
2008 The Santa Barbara Independent, “Review: The Natural World”, Brett Leigh Dicks
2008, “Urban Resonance”, Daniela Morell
2007 May Metropolis Magazine, “Lunar Lights”, Karen E. Steen
2006 July/August NY ARTS Magazine, “Hitting the Mark”, Ryan Quigley