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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Mark Ruwedel

Dates:  1954 -
Born:  US, PA, Bethlehem
Active:  US
 
  
Contemporary American landscape photographer.

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Education
 
1983 MFA. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
1978 BFA. Kutztown State College, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
 
Selected solo exhibitions
 
2006 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2006 University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC
2006 Musee d’art de Joliette, Joliette, QC
2005 Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005 Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
2005 Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
2004 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnepeg, MN
2004 MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK
2004 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON
2003 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2003 Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AL
2003 Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, BC
2003 Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, AL
2002 Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC (Touring through 2005)
2002 Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
2001 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2000 Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD, Halifax, NS
1998 Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris, France
1998 Chinati Foundation: Installation for Art and Architecture Symposium, Marfa, TX
1997 Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1997 Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
1996 Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
1996 North Central Washington Museum, Wenatchee, WA
1996 Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
1995 Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS
1995 Galerie Art 45, Montreal, QC
1995 Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris, France
1995 Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
1994 Doris E. Roberts Gallery, Richland Public Library, Richland, WA
1994 Springville Art Museum, Springville, UT
1994 Scheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
1993 Galerie Vox, Montreal, QC
1992 Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
1991 Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Montreal, QC
1990 Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal, QC
1990 Heritage Montreal, Montreal, QC
1989 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1989 Galerie Art 45, Montreal, QC
1988 King County Arts Commission Gallery, Seattle, WA
1988 Toronto Image Works, Toronto, ON
1987 Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal, QC
1985 Galerie Dazibao, Montreal, QC
1985 Donnally/Hayes Gallery, Seattle, WA
1983 Galerie Optica, Montreal, QC
1982 The New Brunswick Craft School, Fredericton
1982 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
 
Selected group exhibitions
 
2006 “The Road to Utopia”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2006 “The Earth”, Houston FotoFest, Houston, TX
2006 “A Complex Eden: Photographs of the American West”, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
2005 “Imaging a Shattering Earth”, Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
2005 “Contemporary Desert Photography: The Other Side of Paradise”, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
2005 “1995 - 2005”, Galerie Francoise Paviot, Paris
2005 “Real Pictures: Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft”, Vancouver Art Gallery,Vancouver, BC
2005 “Tree”, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2004 “Picturing the Land: From the Sublime to the Document”, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
2004 “Faces, Places, Traces: New Aquisitions”, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
2004 “The Altered Landscape: The Nevada Museum of Art Collection”, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2004 “Lewis and Clark Territory”, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2004 “Crime Scene”, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
2003-2004 “Consuming Nature”, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2003 “Shorelines: Responding to Place”, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2003 “Temporal Surfaces”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2003 “Histories of Photography”, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
2003 “Rocks and Stones “, Photographic Archives of the City of Lisbon, Portugal
2003 “The New World’s Old World”, Axa Gallery, New York, NY
2003 “Industry and Entropy”, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
2002 “Photo Works from the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art”, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON
2002 “Animal Logic”, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002 “Re-Viewing Photography: The Photo Review at 25”, The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2002 “Railroad Vision”, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2001 “Visibility and Invisibility in the Nuclear Era”, Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON (Touring)
2001 "Nous n’irons plus au bois”, Galerie Francoise Paviot, Paris, France
2001 “White”, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
1999 “L’Evocation”, Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal, Montreal, QC
1999 “From Tornadoes to Tractors: Photographers of the Rural Landscape”, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
1999 “Vie de Chien”, Galerie Mistral, Montreal, QC
1999 “The Altered Landscape”, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV (Touring)
1998 “The Paving of Paradise”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1998 “Reve d’Egypte”, Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France
1998 “Poetic Evidence”, National Gallery of Art, Ottawa, ON
1997 “Landscapes: Denis Farley and Mark Ruwedel”, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON
1997 “Water: The Renewable Metaphor”, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR
1997 “Work, Workers, Works: Rearranging the Land”, Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
1996 “Crossing the Frontier”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1996 “Around Wendover”, Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, UT
1996 “Before the Land, Behind the Camera”, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON (Touring)
1996 “Illuminating the Story of Projection”, Cinematheque Quebecoise, Montreal and National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa, ON
1996 “Images of the Great Salt Lake”, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
1995 “Shadow of the Cloud”, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1995 “Fragile Landscapes”, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
1994 “Re: Place”, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
1993 “Crossing Territories”, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
1992 “Selections 6, Polaroid Collections”, Photokina 92, Cologne, Germany
1992 “Atomic Photographers Guild”, International Radiation Victims Conference, Berlin; World Uranium Hearings, Salzburg, Germany (Touring throughout Germany)
1992 “Montreal: Ville de Cinema”, Cinematheque Quebecoise, Montreal, QC
1991 “Paysage/Paysages”, Galerie Occurance, Montreal, QC
1990 “Selections 5, Polaroid Collections”, Photokina 90, Cologne, Germany
1990 “The Landscape: Eight Canadian Photographers”, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
1989 “Une Ville en heritage/memoire photographique”, Maison de la Culture Marie-Uguay, Montreal, QC
1988 “Gallery Artists”, Art 45, Montreal, QC
1988 “Photoperspectives 88”, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
1987 “Winter City”, Institute for Future Studies, University of Akron , Akron, OH
1987 “Pennsylvania Photographers”, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
1985 “Photoperspectives 85”, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
1979 “Pennsylvania Photographers: A Selection of Current Work”, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
 
Awards and commissions
 
2005 Canada Council Travel Grant
2005 California State University, Long Beach, SCAC Grant
2004 California State University, Long Beach, SCAC Grant
2003 PASTA Artist Residency, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
2001 Canada Council “A” Grant
1999 Canada Council “A” Grant
1999 Canada Council Travel Grant
1999 Center For Land Use Interpretation Artist Residency, Wendover Studio
1998 Concordia University CASA Grant
1998 Canada Council Travel Grant
1997 Concordia University CASA Grant
1995 Concordia University Fine Arts Special Projects Grant
1994 Canada Council Short Term Grant
1994 Concordia University Fine Arts Special Projects Grant
1993 Concordia University Fine Arts Special Projects Grant
1993 Canada Council Short Term Grant
1992 Canada Council Project Cost Grant
1992 Concordia University Fine Arts Special Projects Grant
1991 Minister des Affaires culturelles du Quebec, Bourse Type “B”
1989 McGill-Queens University Press: Commission to photograph McGill University
1989 Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography Site Survey Commission
1988 King County Office of Historic Preservation: Commission to photograph King County Courthouse
1987 Ministere des Affaires culturelles du Quebec, Soutien a la creation
1980-1981 Concordia University Graduate Fellowship
 
Collections
 
National Bank of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Hallmark Cards Collection, Kansas City, MO
Michael Wilson Center for Photography, Los Angeles, CA
Artotheques d’auxerre, Annecy, Pessac, France
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
St. Michaels College, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
McLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Fonds Nationale d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Department of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, QC
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, ON
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
Maison Europeenne de la photographie, Paris, France
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
Cinematheque Quebecoise, Montreal, QC
Polaroid Collections, Cambridge, MA
Concordia University, Montreal, QC
Musee du Quebec, Ville de Quebec, QC
King County Office of Historic Presentation, Seattle, WA  
  
 

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