Jonathan Bailey jon@jonathan-bailey.com  
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JONATHAN BAILEY

339 River Road, Tenants Harbor, Maine 04860
(207) 372-8514      jon@jonathan-bailey.com


EDUCATION: B.S. in Human Development, University of Vermont (1976)


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:    (1994 TO PRESENT)

2006  

Loomis Chafee School   Windsor, CT

   
2005  

University of Rhode Island   Warwick, RI

   
2004   Spruill Center for the Arts   Atlanta, GA
   
2003  

University of Maine Museum of Art   Bangor, ME
Hotchkiss School    Lakeville, CT (Two person show)

   
2002  

Portland Museum of Art    Portland, ME

   
2001   University of Delaware Art Gallery    Newark, DE
   
1999   Bates College Museum of Art    Lewiston, ME
Pritchard Art Gallery    University of Idaho Moscow, ID
Lumiere,    West Newton, MA
University of Maine/Farmington Art Gallery    Farmington, ME
   
1998   University of Maine Museum of Art    Orono, ME
   
1997   Farnsworth Art Museum    Rockland, ME
   
1996   Unity College Art Gallery    Unity, ME
Pinacoteca del Estado (The State Gallery)    Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
The Creative Photographic Art Center    Lewiston, ME
   
1995   Maine Coast Artists Gallery    Rockport, ME
   
1994   Robert Hull Fleming Museum    University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: (1997 TO PRESENT)

2005   Baldwin Photographic Gallery   Murphreesboro, TN
University of New Hampshire Art Gallery   Durham, NH
   
2004   Freedman Gallery   Albright College    Reading, PA
Soho Photo Gallery   New York, NY
Farnsworth Art Museum   Rockland, ME
   
2003   Colby College Art Museum    Waterville, ME
University of Maine/ Presque Isle Art Gallery    Presque Isle, ME
The Center for Photographic Art    Carmel, CA
   
2002   Center for Maine Contemporary Art/Maine Coast Artists Gallery    Rockport, ME (Catalog)
The London Salon of Photography    London, England (Catalog)
Photographic Resource Center/BU    Boston, MA
   
2001   Middlebury College Art Gallery    Middlebury, VT
Art Institute of Boston    Boston, MA (Catalog)
Copley Society of Boston    Boston, MA
Center for Maine Contemporary Art/Maine Coast Artists Gallery    Rockport, ME (Catalog)
Portland Museum of Art    Portland, ME (Catalog)
E3 Gallery    New York, NY
College of the Atlantic    Bar Harbor, ME
   
2000   Maine Coast Artists Gallery    Rockport, ME (Catalog)
Governor’s State House Gallery    Augusta, ME
University of Maine Museum of Art    Orono, ME
Quay School of Fine Arts Gallery    Wanganui, New Zealand
   
1999   E3 Gallery    New York, NY
Copley Society of Boston    Boston, MA (Catalog)
Worcester Art Museum    Worcester, MA
Maine Photography Co-Op    Portland, ME
Groupe d'Animation Photographique de Cholet    Cholet, France
Soho Photo Gallery    New York, NY
   
1998   Denver Art Museum    Denver, CO
Cox Gallery Drury College,    Springfield, MO
The Royal Photographic Society    Bath, England
John Nichols Gallery    Santa Paula, CA
White Elephant Gallery    Boston, MA
Maine Coast Artists Gallery    Rockport, ME
   
1997   Between the Muse Gallery    Rockland, ME
Francis Colburn Gallery    University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Maine Photography Co-Op    Portland, ME
E3 Gallery New York, NY    Library Arts Center Newport, NH
Farnsworth Art Museum    Rockland, ME
FotoCircle Gallery    Seattle, WA
Robert Hull Fleming Museum    University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
PhotoCentral Gallery    Hayward, CA (Catalog)
Old Dominion    University Norfolk, VA 1996
AfterImage Gallery    Dallas, TX
Southeast Museum of Photography    Daytona Beach, FL (Catalog)

 

COLLECTIONS:

Bates College Museum of Art   Lewiston, ME
Bibliotheque Nationale   Paris, France
Brindl Fine Arts   Thomaston, ME
Brooklyn Museum of Art   Brooklyn, NY
Center for Creative Photography   Tucson, AZ
Centro Fotographico Manuel Alvarez Bravo   Oaxaca, Mexico
Coleccion Imagen Alterna   Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Collection Photographica   Malmo, Sweden
Dayton Art Institute   Dayton, OH
Denver Art Museum   Denver, CO
Farnsworth Art Museum   Rockland, ME
Loomis-Chaffee School   Windsor, CT
Middlebury College Museum of Art   Middlebury, VT
Museum of Fine Art   Houston, TX
New Orleans Museum of Art   New Orleans, LA
Portland Museum of Art   Portland, ME
Robert Hull Fleming Museum   Burlington, VT
Royal Photographic Society   Bath, England
Southeast Museum of Photography   Daytona Beach, FL
University of Maine Museum of Art   Orono, ME
Visual Studies Workshop   Rochester, NY
Worcester Art Museum   Worcester, MA

 

TEACHING:

Vermont College/ Norwich University    "Artist/Teacher" Faculty MFA Program
Art New England Workshops/ Bennington College    (one-week workshop)
Colby College    (visiting artist)
Colorado Mountain College    Breckenridge, CO (one-week workshops)
Jonathan Bailey Photography Workshops    (one-week workshops at my Maine Studio)
Maine Photographic Workshops    Rockport, ME Work-Study Program (visiting artist)
Photographic Resource Center at Boston University    (one-day workshop)
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops    Santa Fe, NM (scheduled one-week workshop)
Southwest School of Art & Craft    San Antonio, TX (weekend workshop)
Visual Studies Workshop    Rochester, NY (one-week workshops)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

2004   Artist Grant, Summer Ice Project, Maine Arts Commission
Guest Curator, "The Prospect of Light" University of Maine Museum of Art Bangor, ME (Travelling to University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 2005 and Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Murpheesboro, TN, 2005)
2003   "Seeing Bangor" Commission from The University of Maine Museum of Art Bangor, ME
2002   Two-week Artist-in-Residence, The Loomis-Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
"Open House" Commission from The Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME
2001   Collector's Fine Print Program Center for Photographic Arts Carmel, CA
2000   Artist Fellowship, Maine Arts Commission
Panel Member – The Great Photography Symposium (Maine Photo Workshops, Rockport, ME)
Panel Member – The Antiquarian Avant-garde: Old Processes Make New Art (New York University, NY, NY)
1997   Guest Curator, “Aperture: Contemporary Maine Photography,” The Governor’s Statehouse Gallery, Augusta, ME
1982   Artist Fellowship, Vermont Council on the Arts

 

HANDMADE BOOKS:

1993 - Alchemy    1992 - Prickles and Goo    1979 - The Bar Book / Deer Camp

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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Rexer, Lyle, PHOTOGRAPHY’S ANTIQUARIAN AVANT-GARDE: THE NEW WAVE IN OLD PROCESSES, (book) Abrams, New York, NY (due out May 2002)

Available from:
Amazon.com
Timothy Whelan Fine Photographic Books and Prints

 

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James, Christopher, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES, (book), Delmar Press, Albany, NY, 2001

Available from:
Amazon.com
Timothy Whelan Fine Photographic Books and Prints

 

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Hirsch, Robert, PHOTOGRAPHIC POSSIBILITIES: THE EXPRESSIVE USE OF IDEAS, MATERIALS, AND PROCESSES, (book), (Second Edition, 2001) Focal Press, Boston, MA

Available from:
Amazon.com
Timothy Whelan Fine Photographic Books and Prints

 

Bailey, Jonathan, “Lyle Rexer: An Interview,” THE WORLD JOURNAL OF POST-FACTORY PHOTOGRAPHY (magazine), New York, NY, Issue #6 (June 2001)

CONSCIENCE (magazine), Washington, D.C., Volume XXII, Spring 2001. Cover photo.

Nangle, Hilary, “Jonathan Bailey: Photographer as Philosopher.” MAINE TIMES (magazine), Bangor, ME, March 15-21, 2001.

Bailey, Jonathan, “Split-toning: Processes and Procedures.” CAMERA ARTS (magazine), Sacramento, CA. February/March 2001.

Bailey, Jonathan, “Split-toning: Background and Historical Precedents.” CAMERA ARTS (magazine), Sacramento, CA. December 2000/January 2001

Rexer, Lyle, “Chuck Close: Daguerreotypes.” APERTURE (magazine), New York, NY, Issue #160, Summer 2000 (J. Bailey mentioned in…)

Ernest, Dagney, “In Service of the Image.” THE COURIER GAZETTE, Rockland, ME, June 1, 2000

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Anchell, Stephen, THE DARKROOM COOKBOOK, (Second Edition, 2000)(book), Focal Press, Boston, MA

Available from:
Amazon.com
Timothy Whelan Fine Photographic Books and Prints

 

book coverLuciana, James, BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY: MANIFEST VISIONS/AN INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION, (book), Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, MA, 2000.

Available from:
Amazon.com
Timothy Whelan Fine Photographic Books and Prints

 

Bailey, Jonathan, "Toning: How 2 & Y" THE WORLD JOURNAL OF POST-FACTORY PHOTOGRAPHY (magazine), New York, New York, Issue #3 (May 1999)

Carrion, S. and Lynch M.A., "The Krappy Kamera Competition," CAMERA ARTS (magazine), Sacramento, CA, February/March 1999

Isaacson, Philip, "The Case for Plastic Cameras, Leaks and All," MAINE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Portland, ME, March 29, 1998

Russell, Jenna, "Snapshots from Wonderland," BANGOR DAILY NEWS, Bangor, ME, February 5, 1998

Isaacson, Philip, "Photographs From the Edge, and a Collection From the Heart," MAINE SUNDAY TELEGRAM, Portland, ME, October 26, 1997

Photo Central Gallery, "FORM and MAGIC" (book & exhibition catalog), Hayward, CA, 1997

Bailey, Jonathan "Pothos: A Gallery Talk," SHOTS (magazine), Minneapolis, MN, April 1996

Snyder, Barry, "Impressions of Mexico," VERMONT TIMES, Burlington, VT, January 18, 1995

Snyder, Barry, "You Are Where You Live," VANGUARD PRESS, Burlington, VT, March 4, 1984

Schreiber, Norman, "The Great Wall of Burlington," CAMERA ARTS (magazine), New York, NY, September 1982

Snyder, Barry, "Jonathan Bailey's Oranges and Pears," VANGUARD PRESS, Burlington, VT, June 10, 1980

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