PAGINA DELL'ARTISTA DAN MCCORMACK

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           Dan McCormack studied Photography from 1962-1967 at the Institute of Design, the New Bauhaus, at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago where he studied with Aaron Siskind, Arthur Siegal, Wynn Bullock and Joe Jachna. Next, he earned an MFA in Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1967 to 1970 having studied with Barbara Crane and Ken Josephson. He began photographing the nude with Wendy, his wife while in graduate school. Then for over forty years, he explored various techniques and processes while photographing the nude as a central theme.

          In 1971,  Dan co-founded the Mombaccus Art Center in Accord which received NYSCA grants for two years. The center offered classes in photography, ceramics, painting, drawing, house building and mime. The Mombaccus Art Center had local and national shows every month. Dan McCormack curated a show of photographer Judith Steinhauser.

From 1973 to 1975 Dan McCormack was a founding member of the Woodstock Artists Co-Operative and he had a solo show with the Co-op.

          In 1975 Dan joined the Catskill Center for Photography and served as Vice President of the Board of Directors for ten years. During that term, he had a solo show at CCFP and he participated by hanging every show with another director for the first ten years. During his time with CCFP, Dan curated several shows, one with the work of Aaron Sisikind, and another of photographers who were teaching photography in a college and another of early digital imagery.

.In 1982, Dan McCormack  won an NYSCA-CAPS Photography Fellowship with a series of infrared nude images made of Wendy. With that series, he produced a monograph, “BODY LIGHT-Passages in a Relationship” in 1989.

          In 1988, Dan joined Level 3 Gallery, a Co-Operative Photography Gallery in Philadelphia as a founding member. He participated in monthly shows and he had a solo exhibition celebrating the publishing of his monograph, “BODY LIGHT”…

          Also I in 1988, Dan McCormack became the director of the Art Gallery of the Art Department at the Dobbs Ferry campus of Mercy Collegey. During his year he curated several shows including a solo show of photographer Will Faller and of painter Nancy Ostrovsky.

         Dan McCormack has taught photography at Purdue University, Pratt Institute, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College, Mercy College, Ramapo College, Columbia-Green Community College, Somerset Community College, County College of Morris before coming to Marist College twenty-five years ago. He currently heads the Film Photography program at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Dan McCormack began teaching an Advanced Seminar in Photography at the Mombaccus Art Center in 1971. The Seminar next moved to the Catskill Center for Photography for over ten years. In the mid-1980’s Dan McCormack teamed up with Eric Lindbloom and they co-taught the Advanced Seminar in Poughkeepsie, next back at the Center for Photography in Woodstock, and then back again in Poughkeepsie at the Barrett Art Center. In 2015 Eric Lindbloom stepped down and Michael Sabilia assumed the co-leader with Dan McCormack.

         In 1998 Dan began to work with pinhole camera photography. In 2009, he won the Ultimate Eye Foundation’s grant for Figurative Photography and had his work featured in an exhibition at the Peninsula Museum of Art in Belmont, CA.

In January 2010, Dan McCormack had a solo show at the Photography Center of the Capital District in Troy, NY. He showed over fifty images from ten diverse series made from 1990 to 2010.  In May 2013, Dan had a solo show at the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. In this exhibit, he showed 28 images from his “Nude at Home” series. Then in January 2016,  he had a solo show of the “Nude at Home” series at the Beacon Artists Union in Beacon, NY and in May of 2016, Dan had another show with newer images of the “Nude at Home” series at the Arts Upstairs Gallery in Phoenicia, NY.

      In 2017 Dan began to explore the cell phone and with those image he started his series of grid images.

 

 

VITAE

  DAN McCORMACK           13 Beehive Road,  Accord,   New York 12404               ( 845 / 626-7958 )       

  http://ulsterartistsonline.org/user/130                       e-mail   dan_mccormack@yahoo.com

 

                                                                   EDUCATION:

 

  SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO                                 Sept. 1967 - Aug. 1969

  Michigan at Adams, Chicago, Illinois 60616  (312/567-3310)                   M.F.A. in Photography 1970

  Studied with Ken Josephson, Barbara Crane, Frank Barsotti

 

  INSTITUTE OF DESIGN - ILL. INST. OF TECH.                                      Sept. 1962 - June 1967

  3300 S. Federal Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603  (312/899-5100)                   B.S.  in Photography 1967

 Studied with Aaron Siskind, Joe Jachna, Wynn Bullock, Arthur Siegel

  

                                                                  TEACHING:

 

  MARIST COLLEGE         Poughkeepsie, N.Y.                                       Feb. 91   -    current

  ACADEMY of ART UNIVERSITY, non-resident MFA program         Feb.        -     May    2010

  ART INSTITUTE of BOSTON,  non-resident MFA program                Sept.       -    Dec.    2003

  VERMONT COLLEGE,  non-resident MFA program                            Feb.        -    July     2000

  S.U.N.Y. COLLEGE AT NEW PALTZ,  N.Y.                                       Jan.         -    May    1997

  RAMAPO COLLEGE,               Mawah, N.J.                                            Sept.       -     Dec.   1994

  INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY NYC.            June 92   -     Dec.   1993

  IONA COLLEGE, SETON SCHOOL, Yonkers, N.Y.                              Sept.90   -     Dec.   1992

  MERCY COLLEGE,          Dobbs ferry, N.Y.                                         Jan.  82    -   Aug.   1989

  COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS,  Randolph, N.J.                               June 81    -    Aug.   1982

  HARRIMAN COLLEGE,          Harriman, N.Y.                                       Sept.80    -     June   1981

  JUNIOR COLLEGE OF ALBANY,    Albany, N.Y.                                 Sept.79    -    June    1980

  BARD COLLEGE,             Annondale, N.Y.                                             January    term         1979

  SOMERSET COUNTY COLLEGE, Somerville, N.J.                           Sept.76    -    Dec.    1985

  COLUMBIA-GREENE COMM.COLLEGE, Hudson N.Y.                      Feb. 72    -    Dec.    1979

  MOMBACCUS ART CENTER         Accord, N.Y.                                  Sept.71    -    Aug.    1974

  S.U.N.Y. COLLEGE AT NEW PALTZ,       N.Y.                                 Sept.70    -     June    1971

  PRATT INSTITUTE,           Brooklyn, N.Y.                                           Sept.69   -      June    1970

  PURDUE UNIVERSITY,   West Lafayette, IN.                                      Feb. 69   -      June    1969

 

                                                                  COLLECTIONS:

 

Central Connecticut State University, permanent art collection,  New Britain, Connecticut

THE  PINHOLE RESOURCE,  San Lorenzo, New Mexico

THE  ONTOLOGICAL MUSEUM, Fort Worth, Texas

ULTIMATE EYE FOUNDATION, San Francisco, Calif

MUSEUM of MODERN ART, LIBRARY,  New York, NY

 FOUNDATION FOR SEX POSITIVE CULTURE,  Seattle, WA.

 SAMUEL DORSKY MUSEUM, SUNY, New Paltz,    New Paltz, New York

 ART INSTITUE OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois  

 CENTER  FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY-UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Tuscon, AZ

 MASSACHUSETS INSTITUTE. OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, MA

 CHICAGO CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Chicago, Illinois

 VISUAL STUDIES WORKSHOP, study collection, Rochester, New York

 CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY at WOODSTOCK, Woodstock, New York

 INSTITUTE OF DESIGN ARCHIVES, Chicago, Illinois

 MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, Texas

 KALAMAZOO INSTITUTE of ARTS, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 PRIVATE collections

                                                    PUBLICATIONS

 

  Gender Matters  Matters of Gender, Albright College, pg 35, Reading, PA    July       2020

  Center for Photography Woodstock, Member Show. Image 60 Wdst, NY      Jan.       2020

 10th Lessedra Intwenational ,   pg 24    Spfia, Bulgaria                                      Dec.      2019

  ART tour INTERNATIONAL, Fall 2019  Issue  USA       Pg. 22                    Nov.   2019

  Art & Beyond Magazine  Vol.   65,   pg. 18-19   Vancouver,  Canada            June      2019

   Spotlight  Magazine   # 14    pg. 75     Circle Foundation.   Netherlands         June      2019

   18th  Lessedra World Art Project,  pg 34    Sofia, Bulgaria                            March   2019               

  Spot Light Magazine Issue 12     pg. 68-69   Circle Foundation, France        March   2019

 “Best of the Best Photographers 2018”. One Eyeland,  India                           Dec.     2018                

 SPLASH”, 1650 Gallery,  catalog   Los Angeles, CA                 Sept.    2018

 “Members Show” Catalog , Photography Center at Troy, Troy, NY             Sept.     2018

 “KUNSTRETREAT  2018”,  Cologne, Germnay    catalog                                 July      2018

 “38th Mini Print of Cadaques 2018”, Barcelona, Spain                                     June     2018

“Close Up”, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA       catalog                                       June     2018

 “The NUDE at HOME – Pinhole Camera Images”,   blurb  monograph        April    2018

 “Together”, 1650 Gallery. Los Angeles, CA         catalog                                     April    2018

 “Enter into Art”, Mini print, Cologne &, WeiBenthurm, Germany                      Mar.     2018

“I’m in the Band”, 1650 Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA        catalog                           Mar.     2018

No Place Like Home”, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis,MD                     Feb.      2018

“BLURRY”,  1650 Gallery, juried show,  Los Angeles, CA    catalog                   Jan.      2018

“PORTRAITS”.  CICA Museum, Featured, Gimpo, South Kprea  catalog            Dec.     2017

“16th Annual Lessedra World Mini Print”,  Sofia, Bulgaria    catalog                Dec.     2017

“Cadaques Mini Print International 2017”,  Barcelona, Spain   catalog            Dec .    2017

“In the Zone”, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA   show catalog                               Nov.     2017

Members Show”, Photo Center of the Capitol District,  Troy, NY                          Sept.    2017

“Wall to Wall”, Collaboration Show, Nave Gallery.Sommerville,MA                    Sept.    2017  

“Planes-Trains-Autos”, 1650 Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA   catalog                         July      2017

Exposed: The Contemporary Nude”, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                  May     2017

 

                                                         PUBLICATIONS: 

“Windows & Doors”, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA       catalog                            May     2017

 “The HAND # 15”, page 9,                                                                                       Jan.      2017

“MHR-80”,  Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Regional, Glens Falls, NY                  Oct.     2016

“Self: Selfies & Self Portraits”,  1650 Gallery, catalog,  Los Angeles, CA             Sept.    2016

“Members Show”,  Photo Center of the Capitol District  Troy, NY                         Sept.    2016

“art & beyond”, Nude and Figurative Art, Issue 38. Page 28 & 29                          July     2016

“Girls, Girls, Girls”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.                       May     2016

Lines & Curves”, PH 21 Gallery,  Budapest, Hungery                                        April    2016

“Donnie 2016” Museum of Computer Art,  Brooklyn, NY                                     Feb.     2016

“Reflections”,  show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                  Feb.     2016

“The Man Show”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                             Jan.     2016

“The Body”, PH 21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungery                                                    Dec.    2015

“Skyward”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                       Dec.    2015

“Splash”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                           Sept.    2015

“Trees”, ”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                         Aug.    2015

“Urban Landscapes”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                       May    2015

FONLAD # 11  Festival for Digital Arts  Photography       Portugal                     May     2015

14th Lessedra– Mini Print 2015, show catalog Sofia, Bulgaria                                April    2015         

“NUDE”, SEITIES14/15, show catalog, Calagary, Canada                                    April    2015

“Hidden Treasure Art Magazine”,  Szekesfehervar, Hungary                                   March  2015

“I'll be your mirror”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                        March  2015

DONNIE 2015” MOCA:Museum of Computer Art, juried, Brooklyn, NY               Feb.    2015

 “Mini Print International of Cadaques”, Barcelona, Spain                                    Jan.     2015

“5th  Lessedra International”, show catalog, Sofia, Bulgaria                                     Dec.    2014

“BODY LANGUAGE”, show catalog, OCCCA,  Santa Ana, CA.                              Oct.    2014

“DOORS & WINDOWS”,  show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                Oct.    2014

Blanche Arts National Show, catalog,  Sharon, MA                                                    Sept.   2014

“Personality”,  PH21 Gallery,  Budapest, Hungery                                                   Sept.   2014

“Dreams, Fantasies & Illusions”, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middleburry, VT                   Sept.   2014

“LANDSCAPES: THE BIG COUNTRY”, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA             June    2014

 Art & Beyond,  “NUDE theme”, online magazine,                                                   June   2014

 “The Contemporary Nude”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA             June    2014

 “Pratt Pack 2014 Fine Art Auction” benefit Catalog, juried, Seattle, WA               April   2014

 “DONNIE 2014” MOCA:Museum of Computer Art, juried, Brooklyn, NY               Feb.    2014

 “One by One”, show catalog , Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver               Jan.     2014

 “Snow & Ice”, show catalog, 1650 Gallery, juried, Los Angeles, CA                         Jan.     2014

 “CELESTE prize”, catalog of finalists, Photography and Digital Graphics, Rome    Dec.    2013

 “Reflections: The Visual Echo”, 1650 Gallery, juried, Los Angeles, CA                   Nov.    2013                        

 “Important World Artists Volume 1”, Premium Artist,  Santa Barbara CA             Nov.    2013

 “Annual Members Show”, show catalog, Photography Center, Troy, NY                 Oct.     2013 

 “FACES”,   A Smith Gallery, show catalog,  Johnson City, TX                                  Aug.    2013           

 “Okanagan Erotic Art Festival”, show catalog, Kelowna, BC, Canada                    July      2013

 “Top 100”, Perfect Exposures Gallery, show catalog, Los Angeles, CA                     June     2013

 I'LL BE YOUR MIRROR: PORTRAITS 2013, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA     May     2013

 “ENCHAMENT”, Plates to Pixels Gallery, juried show catalog, Astoria, Oragon     Jan      2013

  “Get Real”, juried group show catalog, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                        Nov.   2012

 “Regarding the 3rd Dimension”, South Shore Art Center, Award, Cohasset, MA    Oct. .   2012

  “Photo Center Troy”, catalog of group show, Troy, NY                                           Oct.     2012

  Direct Art magazine, Volume 19  pg. 42,   Hudson, NY                                            Nov.    2012

  ePHOTOzine, online magazine, Interview with Pinhole Photographer,                     Aug.    2012

“EXPOSED”, Contemporary Nude”,  juried show, catalog, 1650 Gallery,  L.A.         July     2012

 “Nude But not Rude”, juried show catalog, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA                 June    2012

 “BEAUTY”, juried show catalog, Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA.                                Feb.     2012

 “UNREAL”,  juried show, catalog of show, Gallery 1650,  Los Angeles                   Sept.   2011

 “Photo Center 5”, members show, catalog, Photo Center, Troy, NY                          Aug.    2011

 “The Edge of Night”, Okanagan Erotic Art Show, catalog,  B.C.  Canada                  Aug.   2011

“TPS 20:International Competition”, juried show, catalog, San Antonio, TX          Aug.    2011

 “EXPOSED: Contemporary Nude”,  juried show, catalog, Gallery 1650,  L.A.       July     2011

 “Seattle Erotic Art Festival”, juried show & catalog, Seattle, WA                             May    2011

 “I'll Be Your Mirror”,  juried show, catalog of show, Gallery 1650,  Los Angeles    April    2011

  “Anthology of Friends”, group project by members of Ovation TV,  pg 36-37        April    2011

 “My Nude Valentine”, Rogue Space Gallery, catalog, pg 13 Chelsea, NYC              Feb.     2011

“THAT’S WEIRD”, catalog, juried group show, Gallery 1650,  Los Angeles,            Feb.     2011    

 “Exploring Color Photography”, 5th ed.  textbook, page 208, Robert J. Hirsch       Jan.      2011

 “Museum of Computer Art”  Donnie 2011, catalog, pg 34,  Brooklyn,NY                Jan.      2011

 POSE AND GESTURE”, PhotoPlace Gallery,catalog, pg 56,Middlebury, VT         Jan.       2011

 “One Cubed”,  RoHo Gallery, juried show, catalog,  pg. 50, Cincinnatti, OH             Sept.     2010

  PHOTOCENTER, color catalog, members show 2010,  pg . 75-76Troy, NY            Aug      2010                                  

“9th  LESSEDRA WORLD ART PRINT ANNUAL”,  pg. 19  Sofia , Bulgaria         June      2010

“Planet Earth Planet Art”, Mirca Art Group,  Edited Bruce R 10imell                       Feb.      2010

“A Book About Death”, Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery, New York City                 Sept.     2009

“Neo Pop Realism STARZ, EROTICA”, color catalog,                                                  Sept.     2009

“Figures & Faces” color catalog, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, CA                         Aug.    2009

“8th  LESSEDRA WORLD ART PRINT ANNUAL”, Sofia , Bulgaria                      June     2009

“PHOTOCENTER”, color catalog, PCCD group show, Troy, NY                               Jan.      2009

“Neo Pop Realism STARZ”, color catalog,                                                                    Jan.      2009

“Museum of Computer Art”  Inaugural Exhibit, catalog of show, Brooklyn,NY         Sept.    2008

“Le Stenope”, De La Photographie Sans Objectif”, Photo Poche,  pg34,  Paris          Nov.    2007       

“Light and Lens - Photography in the Digital Age”,  textbook,  pg 251,   Robert J. Hirsch     Sept.     2007 

“Camera Arts”, Krappy Kamera Show,  image on pages 24 / 25                         May – June    2007                                                 

“4th  LESSEDRA WORLD ART PRINT ANNUAL”, Sofia , Bulgaria                       June     2005

Exploring Color Photography”, textbookpg 177, Robert J. Hirsch                           July      2004

“The 2River Review”, Spring Issue 2004, cover of poetry review Pitsburgh, Pa.           April     2004

“CONSTELLATION, celebrating the Center’s first 25years” CPW, Woodstock          May      2003

“SHOTS #79” quarterly of Photography, Minneapolis, MN, pg 42                                 Mar.       2003

“Digital    photography & design”   Australia   Issues  15  &   16                   March & June     2001

 

"Black and White Photography / Manifest Visions",  James Luciana                          Mar.      2000

 "The Art of the ENHANCED PHOTOGRAPH",  James Luciana                              Mar.      1999

 "LAKE GEORGE ARTS PROJECT LITERARY REVIEW"                                          Nov.     1997

  "EAT" Russell Sage Coll., Edited by Ken Johnson                                                          April     1992

  "NEW RELATIONS ..." CPW CENTER QUARTERLY #50                                         Feb.      1992

  "THE CONSTRUCTED IMAGE" catalog, M.A.S.C. Pough.,                                         Feb.      1991

 "VIEWFINDER"# 20, Focal Point Gallery, City Island                                                    July      1996

 "KOBE AID FUND",        Tokyo, Japan                                                                          Jan.       1996

 "SIGNS OF THE TIMES", CPW CENTER QUARTERLY #58                                      Feb.      1994

 "TRADITION ... UNPREDICTIBLE", Muse. Fine Art, TX                                           Jan.       1994

 "THE PHOTO REVIEW" Phila., Summer issue                                                                Aug.     1993

  "BODY LIGHT-Passages in a Relationshipmonograph  of my work                       Jan.       1989

  "26 PHOTOGRAPHERS"  1982/83 CAPS Fellows pg.17                                                Oct.       1983

  "NEW AMERICAN NUDES"   Morgan & Morgan pg.54-55                                         May      1981                                            

  "THE DIANA SHOW"    UNTITLED #21 pg.23                                                             Mar.      1980

  "OFF THE WALL"      FLASH 2:1 pg.8                                                                            June       1979

  "APERTURE"                   18:2-1974               17:1-1972             15:3-1970

  "THE MULTIPLE IMAGE"   Univ. of Rhode Island                                                     April      1972

  “PHOTO MEDIA”, show & catalogue,  Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC     .    October  1971