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RAY MORTENSON

(b. 1944)

CHRONOLOGY

1944 Born in Wilmington, DE

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

2019 Rocks – Diptychs, Panels, Details | L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, NY

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

2019 AIPAD – The Photography Show | L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, NY

2018 Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981- 2001 | Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

2016 AIPAD- The Photography Show | L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York, NY

Recent Acquisitions and From the Vault | Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

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 Annual Biennale | Vienna, Austria

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019 Rocks – Diptychs, Panels, Details, scale 1:12 | L. Parker Stephenson Photographs 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 – Details, scale 1:1 | Ray Mortenson

Rocks – Diptychs, Triptych, Details | 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. Roundtable Press, New York

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 illus.

1983 Meadowland. Lustrum Press, New York, NY

1981 Extended Photography. (Vienna: 5th International Biennale). Exhibition catalogue 1981 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 Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA 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