Dan Fenstermacher Photography | CV

DAN FENSTERMACHER CV

 

www.danfenstermacher.net

 

EDUCATION

 

2016    M.F.A., Photography, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

2007    B.S., Advertising, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2017-               Instructor of Record, Online Beginning Digital Photography,

West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

2016-               Instructor of Record, Black and White Film/Digital Photography,

                        Eastside College Preparatory School, East Palo Alto, CA

2016-               Instructor of Record, Beginning Digital Photography,

                        Community School of Music and Arts, Mountain View, CA

2014-2015       Instructor of Record, Beginning Digital Photography, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

2010-2011       Fine Arts Professor, Xiangfan University, Hubei, China

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, Vyne Bistro, San Jose, CA

2016    Personal Space and Perceptions of Identity, MFA Thesis Exhibition, SJSU

2016    Overcoming Challenges Daily, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2016    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, Kaleid Gallery, Featured Artist, Spring Term, San Jose, CA

2016    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, Martin Luther King Jr. Library 4th Floor, San Jose, CA

2015    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, San Ramon Museo, San Ramon, Costa Rica

2015    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland

2015    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, Black Gallery at San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

2015    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, First Friday Art Walk, Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San Jose, CA

2015    Sonrisas Jóvenes Que Hacen, Felices a Corazones Viejos, Third Space Fitness, San Jose, CA

2015    Overcoming Challenges Daily, Gallery 5 at San Jose State University

2014    Views From Above, Herbert Sanders Gallery, San Jose, CA

2014    We All Regret, Belcher Gallery, San Jose, CA

2013    #IamProject, Belcher Gallery, San Jose, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Best Photo, Hosted by Through The Lens, Harvey Milk Photo Center, CA

2018    Places of Change 2, Photo Yokohama 2018,Yokohama, Japan

2018    Anthroposcene, Arc Gallery & Studios, San Francisco, CA

2017    Holiday Show, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2017    Places of Change, Pina Zingaro, San Francisco, CA

2017    Using Art to Humanize OCD, OCD National Conference,San Francisco, CA

2017    Mirrors and Windows, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

2017    Courage Kenny Art Show & Sale, Golden Valley, MN

2017    Post Presence: An Instagram Gallery Take Over, Rayko Photo Center, CA

2016    Chocolate & Art Show, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2016    This Is San Jose, History San Jose

2016    Minted, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2016    Vote Your Subconscious, Works/San Jose Gallery, San Jose, CA

2016    Encounters: Portraits & Identity, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016    SUPER Hunger Anti-Valentine Bowl Games Part 50, WORKS/San José, CA

2016    Wunderkammer, The Art Thou Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2015    Benefit Auction, WORKS/San José, CA

2015    Photo Illustration, Belcher Gallery at San José State University

2015    Burning Down the House, Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, San Francisco, CA

2015    2015 MFA National Competition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY

2015    Legacy and Divergence, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015    April Arts in The Garden, Victorian Preservation Association, San Jose, CA

2015    De Young Student Showcase 2015, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2015    Art in a Different Light, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015    MFA Now 2015: Archive Project & Juried Exhibition, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2015    MFA Showcase 2015, Belcher Gallery at San Jose State University

2014    Spartan Pop-Up Gallery 2014, San Jose South First Fridays, San Jose, CA

2014    RAW: San Jose Presents Revolution, Motif, San Jose, CA

2014    Beyond Structure, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014    Emerging Artists Exhibition, California State University East Bay

2014    MFA Showcase 2014, Belcher Gallery at San Jose State University

2014    The Art of Street Photography, Instructor of Record, Herbert Sanders Gallery at San Jose State University

2013    Alternative Photographic Processes, Gallery 8 at San Jose State University

2013    Image and Idea Class Show, Herbert Sanders Gallery at San Jose State University

2013    It Came From The Darkroom, Gallery 5 at San Jose State University

2010    Passion Photography Exhibition, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2015    Odysseys Artist Residency, San Ramon, Costa Rica (June-Aug)

 

SELECTED AWARDS, HONORS, AND GRANTS

 

2018    Smithsonian 15th Annual Photo Contest Winner, The American Experience Category

2017    StreetPX Film Week Contest Winner

2017    Americans for the Arts Conference Scholarship from genARTS

2017    2nd Place Best Magazine Photo Series, California College Media Awards

2016    Peripheral Vision Arts MFA Publication Fellowship

2016    Award of Excellence, This Is San Jose, Photo Exhibition

2016    Speddy, Urban, Dooley Scholarship, SJSU

2016    Honorable Mention: Photographer’s Forum 36th Annual Best of College and High School Photography

2016    Finalist: Photographer’s Forum 36th Annual Best of College and High School Photography

2016    SPE West Travel Grant to attend the National SPE Conference

2016    Honorable Mention in Family of Man Contest, International Photography

            Awards

2015    Honorable Mention, Monochrome Awards, Portrait Category

2015    Honorable Mention for Overcoming Challenges Daily, International

            Photography Awards

2015    Honorable Mention for Sonrisas Jóvenes, International Photography Awards

2015    William and Janet Lahey Art Education and Visual Arts Scholarship,

            San Jose State University Nominee

2015    Associated Students Advocacy Award, SJSU

2015    Catherin Urban Scholarship, SJSU

2015    Most Valuable Volunteer Award, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

2015    Finalist: Photographer’s Forum 35th Annual Best of College and High School Photography

2015    Finalist: Photographer’s Forum 35th Annual Spring Photography Contest

2015    Quick Grant Award, Creative Capacity Fund

2014    Hoover-Langdon Scholarship, SJSU

 

INTERNSHIPS

 

2015    Event and Exhibit Photographer, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2013    Auction and Exhibit Photographer, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2007    Advertising and Production Coordinator, Apex Advertising & Post Production Accra, Ghana

2006    Sales Internship, KIRO 7 TV, Seattle, WA

 

CERTIFICATIONS

 

2013    Certified Photographic Consultant, Photo Marketing Association International

 

PARTICIPATING ARTIST PANEL DISCUSSIONS

 

2017    “The Audience Perspective,” Moderated by Matt Lehrman of Audiene Avenue, LLC, Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA

2016    “A2A Alliance and Mental Health,”May 1, Half Moon Bay, CA

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

2017    Bay Area Photographers Collective Member

2017    SF Camerawork

2017    CENTER Member

2016    Peripheral Vision Arts MFA Publication Fellow

2015    Society of Photographic Education Member

 

PRINT PUBLICATIONS

 

2018    Smoke Break, Self-published limited edition zine

2017    Save the Bay 2018 Photography Calendar, Contest Winner

2017    South Valley Review, Vol. 1, No. 1

2016    Content Magazine, Issues 8.1, 8.2, and 8.4

2016    Minted Catalog, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

2016    SJSU Washington Square Magazine, Spring/Summer Issue

2016    Access Magazine, Aerial Photography of San Jose Article

2016    Photographer’s Forum 36th Annual Best of College and High School Photography

2016    Photographer’s Forum 36th Annual Spring Photography Contest

2015    South Bay Pulse, ‘Overcoming Challenges’ Review

2015    SJSU-Alzahra Photography Collaborative

2015    Photographer’s Forum 35th Annual Best of College and High School Photography

2015    Photographer’s Forum 35th Annual Spring Photography Contest

2015    MFA Now Catalog, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2014    MFA Now Catalog, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2013    Image and Idea Catalog, San Jose State University

2011    Port Ludlow Voice, November 2011

 

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

 

2017    F-Stop Magazine

            Issue 86, Street Photography

2017    Viewfind

            https://viewfind.com/story/the-rickshaw-drivers-of-delhi

2016    Peripheral Vision Fellowship

            http://www.peripheralvisionarts.org/journal/dan-fenstermacher

2015    The Huffington Post

            http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mental-illness-photos_us_568ea8b8e4b0c8beacf60c48

2015    UK Daily Mail

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3405749/A-man-trying-drink-Windex-woman-tormented-thoughts-cat-s-death-mom-plagued-noise-Powerful-images-examine-private-struggles-OCD-sufferers-detailing-fought-overcome-them.html

 

SELECTED COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

 

2017    Content Magazine Featured Artist Instagram Takeover

2015    #InsideOutProject with artist JR

2015    Alzahra University (Tehran, Iran) and San Jose State University International Photography Collaborative

2015    Host: ‘Ellis’ Film Screening, San Jose State University