Christine Zuercher

                                                                             zuerchcd@gmail.com I  www.christinezuercher.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 Education

 2016                      M.F.A. Studio Art in Photography, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (Summa Cum Laude)

 2011                      B.F.A. Studio Art in Photography, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH (Cum Laude)

Professional Experience

2017                     Creative Facilities Coordinator, Visual Communication Design, Kent State University, Kent, OH,

                             August 2016- Current

                             Teacher of Record, Visual Communication Design, VCD 28003, Photo Technology, Kent State University, 

                              Kent, OH, Fall 2017                             

                              Teacher of Record, Visual Communication Design, VCD 28003, Photo Technology, Kent State University, 

                              Kent, OH, Spring 2017  

2016                      Belvoir Terrace, Digital Photography Instructor, Lenox, MA, June-August 2016

                              Teacher of Record, School of Art and Design, Art 1250, Digital Photography for Non Majors,

                              East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Spring 2016

2015                      Teacher of Record, School of Art and Design, Art 2220, Photography Survey,

                              East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Fall 2015

                              Teaching Assistant, Maine Media Workshops and College, Assisted photographers Karen Divine,

                              Laurie Klein, Meg Griffiths, Jesse Stansfield, Doug Beasley, Sean Kernan, and Sean Duggan,

                              Rockport, ME, June-August 2015 

                              Teacher of Record, School of Art and Design, Art 2225, Basic Black and White Photography

                              East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Spring 2015

2014                      Teacher of Record, School of Art and Design, Art 2220 Photography Survey,

                              East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Fall 2014

                              Teaching Assistant, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, "Contrasting Digital Landscapes:

                              Nature and Neon", assistant to Daniel Kariko, Gatlinburg, TN, August 10th-16th

                              Workshop and Residency, Pocosin Arts.  Taught students and adults alternative  

                              photographic processes including cyanotype, polaroid lifts, and lumen printing, Columbia, NC,

                              June 16th- July 16th

                              Photographer, documentation of private collection owned by nationally recognized                                

                              photography collector Allen Thomas Jr. Wilson, NC.

Honors and Awards

2017                    CAMMIE Award, nominated by the San Antonio Museum of Art for Contemporary Art Month 

2016                     Juror for Arts of the Pamlico Annual Photography Exhibition, Litttle Washington, NC

                             Graduate Assistantship, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (2016-2013)

2015                     Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Permanent Collection, Cocodrie, LA (2015-2014)

                             Claire E Armstrong School of Art and Design Scholarship Recipient, East Carolina University,

                             Greenville, NC (2014-2015)

2014                     Graduate Scholar Award, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (2015-2013)

                             "Rebel 57" East Carolina Arts & Literary Magazine Exhibition, 1st Place Best Traditional Photograph, 

                             Greenville, NC 

                             Penland School of Crafts Summer Work-Study Recipient, Asheville, NC 

                             Research & Creative Achievement Week Graduate Student Humanities and Fine Arts

                             Oral Presentation Winner, Greenville, NC 

2013                     Society for Photographic Education Southeast Region Scholarship Recipient

                             Ohio Arts Council Excellence Award Recipient, $5,000 Award

2012                     Gift of Gift of Participant, photograph purchased, donated to Museum of Fine Arts Houston

2010                     Dayton Art Institute Yeck College Artist Fellowship, Dayton, OH, Spring 2010 

2008                     Artist in Residence, University of Dayton, 40 photographs permanently installed, Dayton, OH, Summer 2008

Group and Solo Exhibitions

2017                    Mudras, The Hand Magazine Exhibition, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO, July-August 2017

                            Distant Transmissions, Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX, March 10th-31st (Solo Exhibition)

                            Distant Transmissions, Imperial Centre for Arts & Sciences, Rocky Mount, NC. June-August 2017 (Solo Exhibition)                    

2016                    Off The Wall, Cleveland Print Room Member's Show, Cleveland, OH, December 2nd-16th

                            Greenhill 2016 Winter Show, Greenhill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC (Invitational Exhibition)

                            The Astronauts Return Home: Discoveries From The Final Frontier, University of Dayton Alumni Collective, 

                            Yellow Cab Tavern, October 2016, Dayton, OH 

                            Self, The Realization of Autonomy, Femme Fotale, The Liquor Gallery (Juried Exhibition) 

                           June 2016, Tempe, AZ

                           I Am Here, ‘Ana Huna, A Cultural Exchange Exhibition Between ECU School of Art and Design and the 

                           University of Sharjah, Artworks Studio, Jacksonville, NC 

                           Distant Transmissions, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

                           March 30th-April 5th (Solo Exhibition)

2015                   East Carolina University Joyner Library Graduate Student Exhibition, Greenville, NC

                           (Juror: Holly Garriott) 

                           Genus: Pherd, Species Unknown, Mendenhall Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

                           Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Coastal Landscape Photography Exhibition, Nicholls State University

                           Art Studio, Invitational Exhibition, Cocodrie, LA 

                           14th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography ExhibitionTexas Woman's University, Denton, TX

                           (Juror: April Watson, Curator of Photography at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO)

                           Continuum, Exhibition of Past, Present, and Future Residents of Pocosin Arts School of Craft, Mendenhall Gallery, Greenville, NC

                           Icon, Bridge Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Invitational Exhibition

                           New Works, BCAC Gallery, Beaufort County Arts Council, Washington, NC

                           Manic, Frantic, Antics, East Carolina University Graduate Student Exhibition, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

                           A Show of Hands, The Hand Magazine at A1LabArts, SGCI, Knoxville, TN, Invitational Exhibition 

2014                   Bro, Do You Even Expose? Photographs From East Carolina University Students and Alumni,

                           Art Avenue, Greenville, NC (Juror: Allen Thomas Jr)

                           East Carolina University Graduate Student Exhibition, Burroughs Welcome Gallery, 

                           Greenville, NC

                           Photographs from the series Voice of America (Greenville, NC) installed in Pitt-Greenville  

                           Airport, July-Dec 2014

                           Terra In-Firma, Images From Louisiana's Wetlands, Mendenhall Gallery, Greenville, NC

                           "Rebel 57" East Carolina Arts & Literary Magazine Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

                           (1st Place in Best Traditional Photograph)

                           East Carolina University Joyner Library Graduate Student Exhibition, Greenville, NC (Juror:

                           Michael Dorsey)

                           Merge, featuring work from the collections of W.M. Hunt, Allen Thomas Jr, And David

                           Raymond, hung alongside works from 8 emerging-mid career contemporary artists, Castell 

                           Gallery, Asheville, NC, Invitational Exhibition

                           Fototastic 2014: ECU School of Art and Design Photography Students, Joyner Library,

                           Greenville, NC

                           Potluck: A Show About Regional Food Traditions, Art Avenue, Greenville, NC

                          Displacement, A Reckoning of Affairs, Huff Gallery, Spalding University, Louisville, KY

                          New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Southern Indiana, New Harmony,  

                          IN, Invitation Exhibition

                          Take Flight, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, (Juror: Jennifer Schlesinger Hanson)

                          Tiny Art Show 2014, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

                          Imagined Realities, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (Jurors: Robert and Shana  

                          ParkeHarrison)

2013                  Next: New Photographic Visions, Castell Gallery, Asheville, NC,  (Jurors: Allen Thomas Jr. &

                          Dr. Larry Wheeler)

                          East Carolina University Joyner Library Graduate Student Exhibition, Greenville, NC, (Juror: 

                          Charlotte Fitz-Daniels, director of the Greenville Museum of Art)

                          Water, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (Juror: Wally Mason,

                          director of the Haggerty Museum of Art)                       

                          Longing, Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors, Dayton, OH (Curator: Francis

                          Schanberger)

                          Photography’s Back To The Future, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH, 13 images invitational 

                          Exhibition, (Curator Catherine Evans, the William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of

                          Photography at the Columbus Museum of Art)

                          ImageOhio 13, a yearly survey of the best photography, video, and new media artwork

                          made by artists living in or from Ohio, Roy G Biv Gallery, exhibited in Fort Hayes Shot

                          Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH (Juror: Wexner Center for the Arts Curator-at-Large Bill  

                          Horrigan)

2012                  Meme: Culture In Transmission, Herndon Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH (Invitational

                          Exhibition, Curated by Susan Byrnes) 

                          Small Works Exhibition, Tejas Gallery, Dayton, OH (Juried by Selection Committtee) 

                          Distance, Tejas Gallery, Dayton, OH (Juried by Selection Committee) 

                          Gift of Gift of, The Caroline Collective, Houston, TX, (Juried by selection committee, piece

                          purchased and donated to The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

                          (B+W) Exhibition, Tejas Gallery, Dayton, OH (Juried by Selection Committee) 

                          To The End of Space, The Southern Belle, Dayton, OH (Curator, invitational exhibition) 

                          Of Memory Bone and Myth, Rourke Art Gallery Museum, Moorhead, MN (Juror and 

                          Curator: Suzanne Gonsalez-Smith, Assistant Professor of Art & Design at the University of

                          North Dakota                       

2011                  Illusion and Chemistry Online Gallery Exhibition, Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA 

                          (Juror: Christopher James)

                          Astronauts Go West, The Southern Belle, Dayton, OH (Five Person Invitational Exhibition)

                          Manifestations, Marianist Hall Gallery, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH (Solo Exhibition)

                          Cline Show, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, OH (Invitational Exhibition)

2010                  Alternatives: Unconventional & Uncommon Processes, MPLS Photo Center 

                          Minneapolis, MN (Juror: Keith Taylor) 

                          Dayton Art Institute Yeck College Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Regional Artists Gallery

                          Dayton, OH (9 Images, Four Person Group Exhibition)

                          Works on Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH Honorable Mention (Juried Exhibition) 

                          Define, Color of Energy Gallery, Dayton, OH (Juror: Dr Judith Huacuja professor of Art

                          History at the University of Dayton)  

Affiliations and Professional Development

2016                    Interviewed by David Goren at the Shortwave Shindig, Winter Shortwave Festival,

                            North American Shortwave Association, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, February 19th  

                            Publishing Residency with Artist Barret Oliver, Los Angeles, CA, Dec-January 2016

2015                    Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Coastal Landscape Photography Workshop,

                            Participant, Cocodrie, LA (2015-2014)

                            Co-President, Visual Arts Forum, East Carolina University (2015-2014)

                            University of Sharjah Research Development & Student Exchange Program,

                            Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

                            Interviewed by Shortwave Radio Producer David Goren, 2015 Shortwave Shindig, Winter Shortwave Festival,

                            North American Shortwave Association, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, February 28th

                            Penland School of Crafts Winter Residency, January, Asheville, NC

2014                    Penland School of Crafts, Alternative Photography and Books with Brian Taylor, Participant, July,

                            Asheville, NC

                            Society for Photographic Education National Conference Attendee and Portfolio Review with

                           Joshua White and Kris Sanford, Baltimore, MD

2013                   Society for Photographic Education Southeast Conference Attendee and Portfolio Review

                           with David Emitt Adams, Charlotte, NC

2010                   Society for Photographic Education Member 2010-Present

                          FotoWeek DC Attendee and Portfolio Review with Michael Mazzeo, Corcoran Gallery,

                          Washington, DC

Bibliography 

2017                    Don't Smile, A Space Devoted To Showcasing Photography By Women Artists, Online Featured Portfolio, April 2017

                            "Artist Tunes Into 'Distant Transmission' In Clamp Light Show", Elda Silva, San Antonio

                            Express News, March 17th, 2017

                           The Hand Magazine, A Magazine For Reproducible Art, Issue #16, April 2017

                           Light Leaked, Process: Alternative Juried Exhibition, March 2017

                           Gum Printing: A Step-By-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice

                           By Christina Z. Anderson, Focal Press

2016                   Light Leaked Artist-on-Artist Interview with Deedra Baker, April 4th, 2016

                           Ticka Arts, Online Featured Portfolio, January 2016

2015                  The Hand Magazine, A Magazine For Reproducible Art, Issue #10, September 2015

                        "Perceptions," University of Dayton Magazine, Autumn 2015 

                          Ain't Bad Magazine, An Independent Bi-Annual Publication of New Photographic Art, 

                          Featured Portfolio, July 2, 2015 

                          "Rebel 57" East Carolina University Arts & Literary Magazine, April 2015

2014                  Terrebonne Parish Library, 2014 Jambalaya Writers' Conference Anthology 

                          State of the Arts: Merge at Castell Photography, Kyle Sherard, Mountain Xpress,

                          Aug 25, 2014

                          Imagined Realities, Produced by PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT Exhibition Catalogue

2013                  The Hand Magazine, A Magazine For Reproducible Art, Issue #2, October 2013                                        

                          The Transmission of Cultural DNA, Jud Yalkut, Dayton City Paper, January 2013

                         Shot Tower Gallery: Works Tinker With Issues of Identity, Christopher Yates,                                       

                          Columbus Dispatch, Jan 31, 2013