GARY EMRICH

1570 Locust Street

Denver, Colorado   80220

 

EDUCATION

MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 1982.

BA, Political Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1977.

        University of Lancaster, Lancaster, England

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

Private Commission for Sage Hospitality/Curtis Hotel, Denver 2007

Public Art Commission. City of Denver, 2001

COvisions Fellowship in Media Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts, 1995

Creative Fellowship in Media Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts, 1990

Production Grant, Western States Regional Media Arts, 1990

Showcase Video Award, 14th Atlanta Film and Video Festival, 1990

Production Grant, Western States Regional Media Arts, 1989

Public Art Purchase.  State of Colorado 1985

Director’s Grant, Colorado Council on the Arts, 1984

Collaboration Grant, Colorado Council on the Arts, 1984

Artists in Education, Colorado Council on the Arts, 1983

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Head of Photography and Video, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

            2004-2014

Working Artist, 1979-present

President, Smoke and Mirrors 1983-present

Instructor of Photography and Video Art, Metropolitan State College 1983-1989

Instructor of Photography, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 1983-1986

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago                              Film Arts Anthology, New York

Denver Art Museum                                   Belger Museum, Kansas City MO

City of Denver                                             Detroit Zoological Society

State of Colorado                                       Continental Illinois National Bank of Chicago

University of Colorado Art Museum

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Member, City of Denver Public Art Committee, 1992-1995

Panelist, City of Denver Public Art Program, 1987

Advisor, The Denver International Film Festival, 1987

Curator, “Video Viewpoints”, Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver, Colorado  1983

PUBLICATIONS

New American Painting vol. 42                    The Chicago Tribune

The Independent                                          The LA Times

New Art Examiner                                         The Philadelphia Inquirer

Artlines                                                          The Atlanta Journal & Constitution

Artweek                                                        The Denver Post & Rocky Mountain News

WORK PUBLISHED

Camouflage & Crossings    Monograph

The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes

WORK REPRESENTED BY

Robischon Gallery  Denver, Colorado 

ONE & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016    “Gary Emrich: Promise” Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center,  Colorado Spgs CO

2012    “Gary Emrich: New Work” Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

2011    “Contact” Fuse Box Gallery, Denver Art Museum, Denver CO

2009    “Don’t Ask, Can’t Tell” Rude Gallery, Denver, CO

2007    “A Source to Consider” Dairy Center, Boulder, CO

2006    “Spectacles” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

2001    “Recent Works in Video.” Ironton Studio & Gallery. Denver, CO

1998    “Image Conscious: Chung/Rembrandt/Elway.” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

1995    “Men and Madonna.” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

1993    “Gary Emrich: Short Videos.” AlternaTV. Pirate Gallery. Denver, CO

1990    “Gary Emrich: Recent Work.” Orange Coast College Gallery. Costa Mesa, CA

1990    “Gary Emrich: Photography & Video.” The Print Club. Philadelphia, PA

1989    “Fabricated and Photographed.” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

1987    “Duluth, This Is Eddie.” The Art Dept. Gallery. Denver, CO

1986    “Slippery People.” 2-C Gallery. Denver, CO

1985    “Hook-Ups.” Spark Gallery. Denver, CO

1985    “Cecilia Condit & Gary Emrich.” University Art Gallery. University of

              Colorado. Boulder, CO

1985    “TRANSvision.” Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities. Arvada, CO

1980    “Gary Emrich Recent Work” Metropolitan State College. Denver, CO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011    “Blink Light Sound and the Moving Image” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

2011   “Photo Alchemy” 23 Sandy Gallery. Portland OR

2010   “Covering Ground”  Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

2009    “Remastering the Masters” Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art

2008    “In and Out of Time” Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2008    “Dialog Denver”  Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

2008    “Out of Place” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

2007   “30x30” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

2007    “Disasters of War” Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, Denver, CO

2006    “Signal Channel” Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha. NE

            “Alternative Processes”  Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

            “Nature of Things, Things in Nature” Art Students League, Denver

2005    “Alternative Borders”  White Raven Studios, Las Cruces, NM

2004    “Repeat Offenders” Singer Gallery, Mizel Arts Center, Denver, CO

2003    “Dichotomies” Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

            “DIVINING: Art & Water in the West” Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

2002    “Looped” Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001    “The Artist’s Book.” Singer Gallery, Mizel Arts Center, Denver, CO

2000      “Call & Response: Contemporary Colorado Artists and the Hebrew Scripture,

  Mizel Arts Center, Denver, CO

2000    “2000 Celebrate Colorado Arts Festival, Denver Performing Arts Complex.

1998    “Egypt on My Mind”, Denver Art Museum,  Denver, CO

1998    “Member’s Invitational”, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO

1997    “Visions: Contemporary Colorado Photography” Emmanuel Gallery, Denver

1995    “The Cultural Body” Coburn Gallery, Colorado College, Colorado Spgs.

1993    “100th Birthday Celebration.” Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO

1992    “1992 Dallas Video Festival.” Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX

1992    “15th Annual Denver International Film Festival.” Denver, CO

1991    “First Sightings.” Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO

1990    “Big Pictures.” Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

1990    “1990 Dallas Video Festival.” Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX

1990    “The Atlanta Film & Video Festival.” Atlanta Georgia

1990    “Colorado 1990.” The Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.

1990    “Right to View: Perspectives on Censorship”  Robischon Gallery. Denver, CO

1990    “Alternatives ‘90.” Seigfred Gallery. Ohio University. Athens, Ohio.

1989    “64th International” The Print Club. Philadelphia, PA

1988    “Denver/1988 20 Views.” Emmanuel Gallery. Denver, CO

1988    “Communications ‘88” 1999 Broadway Gallery, Denver, CO

1988    “The Video Medium.” Geoffrey Taber Gallery. Columbus, Ohio.

1988    “ Illuminance 88.” Lubbock Fine Arts Center. Lubbock, TX

1988    “11th Annual Denver International Film Festival.” Denver, CO

1988    “Self-Portraits.” Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities. Arvada, CO.

1988    “The 3rd Atlanta Photo Salon.” Nexus Contemporary Art Center. Atlanta, GA

1987    “10th Annual Denver International Film Festival.” Denver, Colorado.

1987    “4th Annual Photo Exhibition.” Phinney Art Center. Seattle, Washington.

1987    “Colorado All-Media Juried Exhibition.” Boulder Center for the Visual Arts.

1987    “Regional Photographers.” Close Range Gallery. Denver Art Museum.

1987    “Colorado Photographers.” University Art Gallery. University of Colorado.

              Boulder, Colorado.

1986    “Religious Art Show.” News Gallery. Denver, Colorado.

1985    “Public Domain.” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. Los Angeles, Ca.

1985    “8th Annual Denver International Film Festival.” Denver, Colorado.

1984    “7.” Center for Idea Art. Denver, Colorado.

1984    “Arts ‘84.” Boulder Center for the Visual Arts. Boulder, Colorado.

1983    “Summer Video Series.”  Center for New Television. Chicago, Illinois.

1983    “Non-Two-Dimensional.” Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

1983    “Christmas for Five.” Sebastian-Moore Gallery. Denver, Colorado.

1983    “Colorado Biennial 1983” The Denver Art Museum. Denver, Colorado.

1982    “The School Show.” The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois.

1982    “5 Photographers.” Beloit College. Beloit, Wisconsin.

1982    “Still Life/Still Lives.” UMC Gallery. University of Colorado. Boulder, CO

1982    “A Common Experience Diverse Interpretations.”  Emmanuel Gallery.                                   

1981    “Last Photo Show Before the Lake.”  School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

              Chicago, Illinois.

1981    “Maps-Reverie-Cosmos.” Moming Art Center. Chicago, Illinois.

1981    “Chicago Photographers.” Stillights Gallery. San Francisco, California.

1981    “Chicago Photographers.” Osaka Photo College. Osaka, Japan.

1980    “Color Photographs From the Collection.” Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO

1980    “Multiple Exposure.” 15th Street Gallery. Denver, Colorado

1980    “New Work.” Skidmore College. Saratoga Springs, New York.

1980    “4 Corners Juried Exhibition of Photography.” Northlight Gallery. Tempe, AZ

1979    “Exposure:  Ideas & Images in Contemporary Photography.”  Boulder Center

              For the Visual Arts. Boulder, Colorado.