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Robert Renfrow M.F.A.

1102 W. Huron St.
Tucson, AZ 85745
520-620-6613
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www.robertrenfrow.com

Born

Topeka, Kansas USA

Education


1994-2000 Independent research in Europe - Renaissance Art History, Photography
1991 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Fellowship - M.F.A. in Photography
1988 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO. Salutatorian, Honors - B.F.A. in Photography / Video / computer imaging and alternative photographic processes

Achievements


1993-Present

Co-Founder and Program Coordinator of "Art Research Tours and International Studios"

(ARTIS), a non-profit organization helping artists travel and study abroad. On-site photography instruc tor in Florence, Italy.

Photographic Workshop instructor in Norway, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, USA

Faculty, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute, Tucson AZ

Artist-in-Residence, Arizona Commission on the Arts.

Artist-in-Residence, Tucson Pima Arts Council

1994 Oasis Award for Cablecasting Excellence in Video Art. Tucson Community Cable Corp., AZ
1992 Local Origination Award for Independent Producers. Tucson/Pima Arts Council AZ
1991

Graduate Academic Scholarship, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

Honorable Mention - Photographer's Forum: 11th Annual North American Photo Competition

1990 1st place: Oasis Award for Cablecasting Excellence in Video Art, Tucson Community Cable Finalist — Photographer's Forum: 10th Annual North American Photo Competition.
1989 Edward Francis Dunn Award — University of Arizona, Tucson AZ<
1988

Graduate Fellowship Award — University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Salutatorian Award, Honors— Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Connie Griffith Memorial Award, 1st Place in Photography, Kansas City MO

Solo Exhibitions


2008 The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ
2004 Access Tucson, Cablecast of The View. Tucson AZ
2003

Limelight Gallery, Tucson AZ

Access Tucson, Cablecast of Water, Tucson AZ

2002 Rancho Linda Vista Gallery, ( two person show) Oracle AZ
2001 Phantom Gallery , Tucson AZ
2000

University of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff AZ

Phantom Gallery, Tucson AZ

1999 University of Arizona Alumni Invitational, ( two person show) Tucson AZ
1997

Phantom Gallery, Tucson Z

Orgone Cinema Video Series, Pittsburgh PA

1996 Offline Cablecast, Ithaca NY
1994

Buffalo Media Resources cablecast of Glyphs, Buffalo, NY

Offline Video Program cablecast of Glyphs, Ithaca NY;

Milwaukee, WI; San Francisco CA

Phantom Gallery, Tucson AZ

1993 Oasis Television Network cablecast of Glyphs, Children's Stories, Happy Meals.
1992 Oasis Television Network cablecast of Give Me Shelter - Tucson AZ
1991 Oasis Television Network cablecast of Shorts: The Shaman, The Humpbacked Flute Player, Home Movie, Targa Stills, The Flag, Midsummer Night's Dream, Tucson AZ
1990 

Feature Gallery, Tucson AZ

Relay Zone Gallery, Kansas City MO

1989 

Oasis Television Network cablecast of Extended Connections - Tucson AZ

Oasis Television Network cablecast of Connections - Tucson AZ

1988 Unicorn Gallery - Kansas City MO

International Exhibitions 


2011 Arts Eye Gallery, Curious Camera, Tucson, AZ
2010 Arts Eye Gallery, Curious Camera, Tucson, AZ
2009 Arts Eye Gallery, Plastic and Pinhole, Tucson, AZ
2006

Coconino Center for the Arts "Night Skys" Flagstaff AZ 

Arizona International Film Festival, Tucson , AZ

2003 Paper Road Expositiion, Geneva, Switzerland
2002

Fourth International Paper Art Exhibition, Charmey

Switzerland Omvandling III, Karlsborg, Sweden

1999 Third International Paper Art Exhibition, Charmey, Switzerland
1997 Cacophony Drive-In International Movie Festival: San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix
1996 Cacophony Drive-In International Movie Festival: San Francisco CA Brnenska Sestnactka, Brno, Czech Republic Arsfilm - Kromeriz, Czech Republic
1995 Habana '95, Habana, Cuba
1994

Arizona International Film Festival - Media Arts Showcase, Tucson AZ

International Networker Culture, University of Texas, Dallas TX

1993 AIDS International Mail Art Project, Seattle WA
1992 Villa Rossa Gallery, Florence, Italy Centro Insular de Cultura, Islas Canarias, Spain National Group Exhibitions

National Group Exhibitions


2011

Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO. Electromediascape

Alligator Juniper National Photography Contest, Prescott, AZ. Second Place Award.

Lousiana State University, 20x20x20 Exhibition, Baton Rouge, LA. Merit Award.

2010

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Electromediascope 2010, Kansas City, MO

Temple Gallery (Etherton Saguaro Invitational) Tucson, AZ

Phoenix Airport Museum (Saguaro Invitational) Phoenix, AZ

2005 Alligator Juniper National Photography Contest, Prescott, AZ
2004 Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Nature Photography Exhibition, Tucson AZ
2003

The Center for Book Arts, Washi in American Artist's Books, New York NY

Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, 10th Biennial Exhibition, Tucson AZ

The Bowery Video Lounge, Short Works, New York NY

Knitting Factory Video Lounge. Bi-weekly series, New York NY

2002

Smithsonian Institution Arthur M Sackler Gallery. India

Through the Lens, DC Exit Art Gallery, Reactions, 548 Broadway , New York NY

2001 CAA One line Exhibition , Chicago IL
1998 Brainwash Movie Fest, San Francisco CA
1997 Video Space Boston, Boston MA
1996 AIDS Quilt, Traveling Exhibition
1995 Art in General Video Show, New York NY
1993

Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA

UMC Fine Arts Center, University of Colorado, Boulder CO

School of Arts Gallery, University of Texas, Dallas TX

Chicago Children's Museum, Chicago IL Gallery West, Davenport IA

1992

Re-Communication, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle NY

Selected Regional Group Exhibitions


2010-12

AZ Sonora Desert Museum Faculity exhibit, Tucson, AZ

Porter Hall Gallery (Etherton Saguaro Invitational) Tucson, AZ

Temple Gallery, Temple of Music and Art, Tucson, AZ

Sky Harbor Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

JCC Gallery, TPAC open studio's exhibition, Tucson, AZ

2009

Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona Biennial, Tucson, AZ

Ironwood Gallery, Faculty Invitational, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson. AZ

Dinnerware Gallery, Tucson. AZ

"The Luminous Landscape" Dinnerware Gallery, Tucson. AZ

2008

Tohono Chul Gallery, Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Tucson, AZ

Solar Culture Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2007

Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona Biennial, Tucson, AZ

Solar Culture Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2006 SPE Southwest "Alternative Processes-Borders" (Honorable Mention) Las Crucus, NM
2004

Access Tucson, cablecast of Water, Tucson AZ

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Faculty/Student show

Davis Dominguez Gallery, Small Works Show, Tucson AZ

2003 Limelight Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2002

Tucson / Pima Arts Council Gallery , Ancient Skins, Tucson AZ

Rancho Linda Vista Gallery, Oracle, AZ

2001

Alwun House, Exotic Art Annual Exhibit, Phoenix AZ

Pima College , Alternative Photography Show, Tucson AZ

2000

Apparatus Gallery, Alternative Photographic Exhibit Tucson AZ

Alwun House, Exotic Art Annual Exhibit, Phoenix AZ

1999 Apparatus Gallery, Religious Art Exposition, Tucson AZ
1998

Rosso & Russ Gallery, Tubac AZ

Apparatus Gallery, Tucson AZ

1997

Central Arts Collective: "Death - A Round Trip Ticket" , Tucson AZ

Tucson Arts District Partnership Urban Picnic Show, Tucson AZ

Apparatus Gallery, Illumination & Steel Sculpture, Tucson AZ

1996 Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
1995 Apparatus Gallery Winter Exhibition, Tucson AZ Magritte Gallery, Tucson AZ
1994

Central Arts Collective, American Dream Exhibition, Tucson AZ

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

AZ TV Video Installation, Tucson AZ

Central Arts Collective, "The Nelsons Don't Live Here Anymore", Tucson AZ

Video Access Festival, Tucson AZ

Patagonia Film & Video Festival, Patagonia AZ

Swanstock Gallery, "Small Works Exhibition", Tucson AZ

Southwest Regional SPE members Exhibition, Tucson AZ

1993

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ

Student Union Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

1992

Tucson Arts Coalition Gallery, Tucson AZ

Big Vision Arizona Exhibition, Tucson AZ

1990 Lightsong Gallery, Tucson AZ
1989

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

Arizona Center for the Media Arts, "Film/Video Expo '89", Tucson AZ

Publications


2011 Alligator Juniper 2011 issue, Prescott College, Prescott, AZ. Award.
2010 Tucson Weekly, Biennial Review, Tucson, AZ
2006

Inklight, Afterimage Online, Rochester, New York

Art of Seeing, Alcove Books, LA,CA

American Art Collector, Alcove Books

2005 Alligator Juniper 2005 issue, Prescott College, Prescott, AZ
2004 Arizona Daily Star, Tucson AZ
2003 Tucson Weekly, Tucson AZ
2002

Haydens Ferry Review Arizona State University, Phoenix AZ

Tucson Weekly, Tucson AZ

Omvandling III , Karlsborg, Sweden

Peau & Papier, Charmey, Switzerland

2001 Photographic Possibilities II by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press, Buffalo NY
1998 Paper Sculpture, by Michael LaFosse, Rockport Publishers, Boston MA
1997

Arizona Daily Star Accent, Tucson AZ

Tucson Weekly, Tucson AZ

1996 Brnenska Sestnactka - Echo, Brno Culture & Information Center, Czech Republic
1995 Catalina Sunrise, Tucson AZ
1993

History of Photography Calendar, Ctr. for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ

Annual Report, Tucson Community Cable Corporation

1991 Best of College Photography Annual, Photographer's Forum
1990 Best of College Photography Annual, Photographer's Forum