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RAY MORTENSON

(Born 1944)

CHRONOLOGY

1944

Born in Wilmington, Delaware

1963-65

Studied at Carnegie Institute of Technology, Department of Painting, Design & Sculpture

1966-68

Studied at the San Francisco Art Institute (Sculpture)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Meadowland
L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, NY

2011

Full Scale
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

2009

Manhattan
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

2008

Broken Glass
Museum of the City of New York, NY

2005

Cedars/Sea & Sky
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

2004

Rocks
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

2003

Ocean Point
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

2002

Weeds
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

2000

Ray Mortenson
Portland Gallery, Portland, ME

1995

Island Pond
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

1992

Pleasant Hill
Janet Borden, Inc., New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

AIPAD - The Photography Show
L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, NY

2014

All that glitters is not Gold
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

2012

DIY: Photographers and Books
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

2011

Contemporary Landscape Photography
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

2009

Of Land
Kris Graves Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Weak Foundations
Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

Lustrum Press
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

2006

75 Years of Collecting Photography
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

2005

Landscape/Nature
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Rose Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003

Ocean Views
Microsoft Corporation campus, Redmond, WA

The Land Through a Lens
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

1998

Montclair State Art Galleries, Montclair, NJ

1992

Changing Visions of the American Landscape: From Ansel Adams to Robert Adams
Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA

1991

The Technological Muse
Katonah Museum of Art, NY

1990

The New Pastoral
Whitney Museum of American Art, Equitable Building, New York, NY

1988

The Homeless in America, traveling exhibition
New York Public Library, New York, NY

1987

This is Not a Photograph
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

1986

Interiors
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

The Real Big Picture
Queens Museum, Flushing, NY

1983

200 Photographs from the Permanent Collection
Seattle Art Museum, WA

1981

Fifth Avenue Biennale
Vienna, Austria

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009

Manhattan. Janet Borden, Inc. (catalog)

2008

Broken Glass. Museum of the City of New York. (catalog)

2005

Cedars/Sea & Sky. Janet Borden, Inc.

2004

Rocks. Janet Borden, Inc.

“Bad Lands,” BlackFlash Magazine 21.3 Spring Summer.

2002

Weeds. Janet Borden, Inc.

1999

Ocean Point. Janet Borden, Inc.

1994

Island Pond. Janet Borden, Inc.

1993

Robert Smithson: Photoworks. Sobieszek, Robert. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and University of New Mexico Press.

1992

Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography. Washington: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

1990

The New Pastoral. George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.

1988

The Homeless in America. Ed. Michael Evans, Acropolis Books, New York, NY.

1987

New Jersey. Round Table Press, New York, NY.

This is Not a Photograph: Twenty Years of Large-Scale Photography 1966-1986. Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL.

1984

Amateur Photographer. England article, 5 illustrations.

1983

Meadowland. Lustrum Press, New York, NY.

1981

Extended Photography. Vienna: 5th International Biennale Exhbition Catalog.

Parnassus. Poetry in Review.

1980

Contact Theory. Ed. by Ralph Gibson, Lustrum Press, New York, NY.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada

Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Museum of the City of New York, NY

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Seattle Art Museum, WA

Zeit Foto Museum, Tokyo, Japan

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