curriculum vitae

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selected solo exhibitions

  • Everything Will Be Forgotten, Paul Bardwell Contemporary Art Gallery, Medellín, Colombia, 2015.
  • Everything Will Be Forgotten, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Colombia, 2015.
  • Everything Will Be Forgotten, Articsók Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2015.
  • Everything Will Be Forgotten, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2014.

  • Frank Rodick: Faces, Flesh, and Other Hallucinations, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, Texas, United States, 2014.

  • Selections from Labyrinth of Desire, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, United States, 2013.

  • Faces Interred, F.A. Kovalenko State Art Museum, Krasnodar, Russia, 2012.

  • Labyrinth of Desire: Work by Frank Rodick, The Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States, 2010.

  • The Longest Night, The Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States, 2010.

  • Arena, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, New York, United States, 2006.

  • Liquid City, Salade Exposiciones del Banco Exterior, Ciudad de Encarnación, Paraguay, 2006.

  • Liquid City, Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2006.

  • Arena, www.luminous-lint.com. Web site dedicated to the history of photography (online), 2006.        

  • Liquid City, Salade Exposiciones del Banco Exterior, Ciudad de Encarnación, Paragua, 2005.

  • Arena, Galeria de Arte del Museo Maritimo de Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, 2005.

  • Arena, Galeria Arkis, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2005.

  • The Celestial Abattoir, String Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2005.

  • Liquid City, Alliance Francaise, Asuncion, Paraguay, 2005.

  • Arena, Fotogaleria del Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2005.

  • Liquid City, Museo de Bellas Artes de La Rioja (La Rioja Museum of Fine Arts), La Rioja, Argentina, 2005.

  • Liquid City, Centro Cultural Los Espejos, Santa Fé, Argentina, 2004.

  • Liquid City, I.S.C.E.A. (Instituto Superior de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2004.

  • Liquid City, Horacio Echaniz Gallery, Santa Rosa, Argentina, 2004.

  • Liquid City, Museum of Fine Art and Museum of Photography, Rafaela, Argentina, 2003.

  • Liquid City, Pasaje Cultural Dardo Rocha, La Plata, Argentina, 2003.

  • Liquid City, José Hernandez Cultural Centre, Rawson, Argentina, 2003.

  • Liquid City, Emilio Saraco Room, Neuquén, Argentina. Congress of the Argentine Association for Canadian Studies, 2003.

  • Liquid City, Recoleta Cultural Centre, Buenos Aires, 2002.

  • Liquid City, Cabildo Historico Museum, Cordoba, Argentina, 2002.

  • Liquid City, Rosa Galisteo de Rodríguez National Museum, Santa Fe, Argentina, 2002.

  • Liquid City, La Plata Photography Museum, La Plata, Argentina, 2002.

  • Liquid City, Museum of Communications Media, Resistencia, Argentina, 2002.

  • Liquid City, The Photo Passage, Toronto, Canada, 2001.

  • The Bell Centre for Creative Communications, Toronto, Canada, 1998.

  • Toronto Image Works Photography Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1997. 

  • The Sir Sam Steele Art Gallery, Orillia, Canada, 1997.

  • The Bell Centre for Creative Communications, Toronto, Canada, 1997.

  • Eight Elm Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1992.

 

forthcoming exhibitions

  • Relics from a Space Ship, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China, 2017. (group)
  • CONTACT 2018, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 2018. (solo)

 

selected group exhibitions

  • Acquisitions 2015, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Salta, Salta, Argentina. (catalogue), 2016.
  • Galeria de Arte Contemporaneo Paul Bardwell Centro Colombo Americano, Medellín, Colombia, 2015.
  • Alliance Française, Pereira, Colombia, 2015.
  • Baltic Biennale of Photography, Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia, 2015.
  • MAC@20, Part II, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, United States, 2014.
  • The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, 2014.
  • UBUNTU, Articsók Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2014.
  • Extended Realities: The Language of Photomontage, curated by Stephen Perloff, editor & founder The Photo Review. Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States, 2013.
  • Fear & Loathing, Art Photo Index (online: www.artphotoindex.com), 2013.
  • Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, Texas, United States, 2013.
  • Continuum, Arts & Letters Club, Toronto, Canada, 2013.
  • A Different Kind of Order (Exhibition of photo books), International Center of Photography, New York, New York, United States.
  • FotoFest 2012, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States, 2012.
  • Transformations 2012, The Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States, 2012.
  • The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York, United States, 2011.
  • Nofound/photofair, Presented by EYEMAZING, Paris, France, 2011.
  • Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? The Charlatan Ink Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, The Carlton Arms, New York, New York, United States, 2011.
  • Center Forward, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States. Curated by Hamidah Glasgow, Executive Director of The Center for Fine Art Photography, 2011.
  • Colours: Blue, Luminous Lint (online), 2010.
  • Microcosm, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada, 2009.
  • In the Air, Arta Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2009.
  • Reflections, The Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States, 2008.
  • Pentimento Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2008.
  • Showcase, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada, 2008.
  • Clear Views 02, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2008.
  • Degrees of Separation, curated by John Bennette, Peer Gallery, New York, New York, United States, 2007.
  • Three Constructions of the Image, Ryerson University. Exhibition curated by Prof. Don Snyder, Dean of   Image Arts, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 2007. (Three artists)
  • The New: Part One, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada, 2007.
  • The New: Part Two, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada, 2007.
  • Discoveries, FotoFest 2006, Houston, Texas, United States. Erie City Iron Works.  Work selected by Katherine Ware, Curator at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2006.
  • Rhubarb-Rhubarb International Auction: Preview Show, The Custard Factory, Manchester, UK, 2006.
  • LePont Gallery, Aleppo, Syria, 2006.
  • Double 6: Six occurring dialogues, Lee Ka-Sing Gallery, Toronto, 2006.
  • Museum of Modern Art, Mendoza, Argentina. Three person show with Keith Carter and Cayetano Arcidiancono, 2005.
  • Body is Required: The Permanent Collection VI, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark, 2003.
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, 2002.
  • The Photo Review Benefit Auction, The University of the Arts, Dorance Hamilton Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2001.
  • CONTACT 2000, Art Gallery of Ontario, Rental and Sales Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2000.
  • The Photo Review Benefit Auction, The University of the Arts, Dorance Hamilton Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2000.
  • The Art Association of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 1999.
  • Photography ‘99,The Stage Gallery, New York, United States, 1999.
  • John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1999.
  • National Photography Competition, St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, New York, New York, United States, 1998.
  • Body Prints, A Juried Exhibition of Prints Focusing on Figurative Images, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Branchburg, New Jersey, United States, 1998.
  • CONTACT 1997, Art Gallery of Ontario, Rental and Sales Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1997.
  • The Bell Centre for Creative Communications, Toronto, Canada, 1997.
  • Toronto Street Photography, Toronto Image Works Photography Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1997.
  • CONTACT 1996, Art Gallery of Ontario, Rental and Sales Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1996.
  • John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1996.
  • Cedar Ridge Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1996.
  • Cornwall Regional Art Gallery, Cornwall, Canada, 1995.
  • The Library and Gallery, Cambridge, Canada, 1995.
  • Urban Sites, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, Canada, 1995.
  • John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1994.

 

selected grants & awards

  • Honorable Mention, International Photo Awards, 2013.
  • Finalist, Charlatan Ink Art Prize Competition, New York, 2011.
  • Photographic Art Competition, Honourable Mention, 2011.
  • The Robert Cornelius Award, First Prize in Portrait Category, 2010.
  • Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Project Grant, 2010.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2009.
  •  Nominee, Santa Fe Prize for Photography, 2006.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists: Mid-Career grant, 2005.
  • Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Arts Promotion Grant, 2005.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2005.
  • Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Arts Promotion Grant, 2005.
  • Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Arts Promotion Grant, 2002.
  • Canada Council, Travel Grant to Professional Artists, 2002.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2002.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2000.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant, 1999.
  • Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts Individual Grant, 1998.
  • Nominee, Jean A. Chalmers Award, Visual Arts, 1998.
  • Canada Council, Creation/Production Grant to Professional Artists in Photography, 1997.
  • Canadian Association of Labour Media Award, Photography, 1997.
  • Award of Merit, The Annual Open Juried Exhibition of the Ontario Society of Artists, 1994.

 

artist in residence positions

  • ZOOMLAB 2015, Partnership with Colegiatura Colombiana, Medellín, Colombia 2015.

 

selected exhibitions, awards, & festivals juried by Frank Rodick

  • Festival of Light, Selection Committee, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2018.
  • “The Language of Memory,” PHOTOVISA photography festival, Krasnodar, Russia, September 2015.
  • “Climate of Changes,” PHOTOVISA video competition, Krasnodar, Russia, Fall, 2013.
  • “Man and Sea,” Photography competition, part of PHOTOVISA, the Second International Festival of Photography, Krasnodar, Russia, Fall, 2010.
  • “Water,” Annual Juried Exhibition of the Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Canada, July 2003.
  • Joseph Mei Scholarship for Visual Arts Student, Centennial College, Toronto, Canada, 2000.

selected collections

  • Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
  • Brandts Museum, Odense, Denmark.
  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
  • Canadian Embassy to Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Escuela Argentina de Fotografia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States.
  • Franklin Rawson Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, San Juan, Argentina
  • Fundación Luz Astral, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • The Kinsey Institute Collection, Bloomington, Indiana, United States.
  • Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • The Library Project, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium.
  • Museo Nacional de Bella Artes de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Salta, Salta, Argentina.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, United States.
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
  • The New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fé, New Mexico, United States.
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alfred Stieglitz Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
  • Private collections in United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Latin America.

 

selected bibliography & other media

  • Revista Corrientes (2017) Everything Will Be Forgotten / Season of Mists. Available at http://situsambigus.revcorrientes.com/vanitas/rodick.
  • Agamben, G. (2017) El uso de cuerpos. Buenos Aires: Adriano Hildago Editora. (Book cover)
  • L’Oeil de la Photographie (2017) Frank Rodick, Familiar Strangers. Available at: http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/02/11/article/159937319/frank-rodick-familiar-strangers/.
  • Acquisitions 2015 (2016) Argentina: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Catalogue.
  • Frank Rodick: Familiar Strangers. (2016). [images] Available at: https://www.fotorevista.com.ar/autores/Rodick/index.php [Accessed 15 Jun. 2017].
  • Johnson, A. (2015) ‘Frank Rodick: Everything Will Be Forgotten’, Vie des Arts, (Summer 2015). Review.
  • Lapenkova, M. (2015) Culture the culprit in Russian morality drive. Available at: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2015/05/11/2003617990.
  • Krunák-Hajagos, E. (2015) Interview with Frank Rodick. Available at: http://www.artoronto.ca/?p=28274.
  • Brokaw, N. (2015) ‘A Conversation with Frank Rodick’, Image World, 6 April. Available at: http://nbrokaw.blogspot.ca/2015/03/a-conversation-with-frank-rodick-on.html.
  • Horizontes: XVIII Encuentros Abiertos - Festival de la Luz 2014 (2014) Buenos Aires: Encuentros Abiertos. Catalogue.
  • Abenavoli, V. and Bocchetto, A. (eds.) (2014) Liquid cities (alternative take). UK: AkinaBooks.
  • (2014) The Hand, (4). Photo.
  • One By One (2014) Denver: Colorado Photographic Art Center. Catalogue.
  • Miles, E. (2014) ‘Best books 2013’, photo-eye Blog, 3 January. Available at: http://blog.photoeye.com/2014/01/best-books-2013-eric-miles.html.
  • Carson, M. (2013) ‘Ten photobooks from 2013’, Monsters and Madonnas: The International Center of Photography Blog, 3 December. Available at: https://icplibrary.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/ten-photobooks-from-2013/.
  • Brokaw, N. (2013) ‘This Great Misfortune’, Image World, Available at: http://nbrokaw.blogspot.ca/2013/09/this-great-misfortune.html.
  • Jones, G. (2013) ‘Extended realities: The language of Photomontage, in the in-between’, In the In-Between, 2 December. Available at: http://www.inthein-between.com/extended-realities/.
  • Bocchetto, A. (2013) ‘Get high and hurt in the process: A conversation with Frank Rodick’, AkinaBooks, July. Available at: http://akinabooks.com/of-taboos-love-death-and-redemption/.
  • Bocchetto, A. (2013) Of liquid cities and celestial abattoirs. Edited by Valentina Abenavoli and Alex Bocchetto. UK: AkinaBooks.
  • Serrano, R. (2013) Frank Rodick in Conversation with Katherine Ware. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd6YlS2z3Nc&feature=youtu.be. Video produced by Art This Week and Whymedia Productions.
  • Adjarian, M.M. (2013) ‘Uncharted Frontiers: An interview with photographer Frank Rodick’, Arts + Culture (April).
  • PhotoVisa: 2012 (2013) Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQRrdmWBBL0. Video from Why.company Production.
  • (2012) Sobaka. Article on exhibition at F.A. Kovalenko State Art Museum.
  • Campion, D. (2012) ‘Frank Rodick’, The Incoherent Light, 31 October. Available here.
  • Px3 Competition 2012 (2012) Paris: Px3. Catalogue.
  • Hunt, W.M. and Ewing, W.A. (2011) The unseen eye: Photographs from the unconscious. London: Thames & Hudson.
  • Karl, J. (2011) ‘Frank Rodick: Masquerade’, Eyemazing.
  • Charlatan Ink Prize (2011) New York: Charlatan Ink LLC. Catalogue.
  • Chmyreva, I. (2011) ‘Portfolio Review’, Photo User. Article and photo.
  • Brokaw, N. (2011) ‘The death mask in the darkroom 1’, Image World, 19 June. Available at: http://nbrokaw.blogspot.ca/2011/06/death-mask-in-darkroom-1.html?q=death+mask.
  • Brokaw, N. (2011b) ‘The death mask in the darkroom 2: The window & the mirror’, Image World, 9 July. Available at: http://nbrokaw.blogspot.ca/2011/07/death-mask-and-darkroom-2-window-mirror.html?q=death+mask.
  • Center Forward (2011) Denver: The Center for Fine Art Photography. Catalogue.
  • Shots, 112 (Summer 2011). Photo
  • Maxwell, C. (2010) ‘Frank Rodick’, Eyemazing, (4) Available here.
  • Ware, K. (2010) Labyrinth of Desire: Work by Frank Rodick. Houston: Deborah Colton Gallery.
  • Campion, D. (2010) ‘From the Interior: Frank Rodick (Part 2)’, The Incoherent Light, 22 September. Available at: http://www.theincoherentlight.com/2010/09/from-interior-frank-rodick-part-2.html.
  • Campion, D. (2010) ‘From the Interior: Frank Rodick (Part 1)’, The Incoherent Light, 20 March. Available at: http://www.theincoherentlight.com/2010/09/from-interior-frank-rodick-part-1.html.
  • Participating Spaces: FotoFest 2010 (2010) Houston: FotoFest. Catalogue.
  • Brokaw, N. (2010) ‘The Charnel House and the Peep Show’, Image World, 10 March. Available at: http://nbrokaw.blogspot.ca/2010/03/charnel-house-and-peep-show.html.
  • Brokaw, N. (2009) ‘A ruthless voyeurism’, Image World, 9 May. Available at: http://nbrokaw.blogspot.ca/2009/05/ruthless-voyeurism.html.
  • (2009) Shots, (104). Image.
  • Ville Liquid de Frank Rodick (2006) Vay Ven, 25 November. Review.
  • (2006), El Pais, 25 November.
  • (2006), La Republica, November.
  • (2006), Galeria, November.
  • On the Town (2006) The New York Sun, 28 September.
  • Brokaw, N. (2006) ‘Sex, Death, and Videotape’ The Photo Review, 27, Spring(4).
  • Gripp, A. (2006) Photo News (May).
  • FotoFest 2006 (2006) Houston: FotoFest International. Catalogue
  • Black, R. (2005) ‘Life’s Lacuna: The Vanishing Pleasure Dome. A Review of Frank Rodick’s ‘The Celestial Abattoir’’, Art Post Toronto (June).
  • Frank Rodick (2005) Buenos Aires: Galeria Arkus. Catalogue
  • Travnik, J. (2005) Frank Rodick. Buenos Aires: Téatro del San Martin. Catalogue
  • Tortosa, A. (2005) ‘In quest of a sensitive identity’, Buenos Aires Herald (March).
  • (2006), Clarin, 6 March.
  • Sex, lies, fear, violence and video (2005) Diario Nuevo Rioja (February). Review.
  • Arena (2005) El Independiente, February. Review.
  • Frank Rodick (2005). Interview with Marc Montgomery, CBC Radio International.
  • Mangialardi, S. (2003) ‘Arena’, Foto Mundo.
  • Tortosa, A. (2003) ‘Keeping in touch’, Buenos Aires Herald.
  • Tortosa, A. (2003) ‘An indomitable quest for life as it is’, Buenos Aires Herald, January.
  • Farro, H. (2002) ‘Entrevista a Frank Rodick’, FotoRevista, Available at: www.fotorevista.com.ar. Interview.
  • Mangialardi, S. (2002) ‘Frank Rodick: Transformation of an urban landscape’, Foto Mundo.
  • XII Encuentros Abiertos - Festival de la Luz 2002 (2002) Buenos Aires: Encuentros Abiertos. Catalogue.
  • A festival of personal images (2002) La Voz del Interior.
  • Perloff, S. (2000) ‘Portfolio: Frank Rodick’, The Photo Review, Spring.
  • Dault, G.M. (2000) ‘Frank Rodick at Harbourfront Centre’, The Globe and Mail, 23 December. Review.
  • Buttery, H. (2000) ‘Blurred Reality in Photos’, The National Post, 28 October. Review.
  • Lypchuk, D. (2000) ‘The haunting beauty’, Tandem, 26 November. Review.
  • Waisberg, D. (2000) ‘City Mystery’, myTO.com, November. Review.
  • (2000) Manhattan Arts International (January). Photo.
  • Liquid City (1999) Merrick Life, March.
  • Summer 1997 Thirteenth Annual Juried Photography Competition (1997) The Photo Review, Summer. Juror: Emmet Gowin.
  • Rodick moves his art into the urban landscape (1997) Beach Metro News, 20 May.
  • (1996) Why Magazine, Fall. Photos.
  • Rodick’s lens eyes urban blur (1996) Lakesider, February.

 

selected lectures & workshops given by Frank Rodick

  • “Strategies & Mindsets for Developing Your Creative Process & Personal Vision,” workshops, Parts 1 & 2
  • Festival of Light, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016.
  • “Art and Psychotherapy,” Lacanian Forum, Medellin, Colombia, August 2015.
  • Zoomlab 2015, one week workshop with university students, Medellin, Colombia, August 2015.
  • “Strategies for becoming more creative,” workshop, Escuela Argentina de Fotografia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2014.
  • Dialogue with curator Katherine Ware, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, United States March 2013.
  • Guest Speaker, Blackout Fest, Toronto, Canada, August 2012.
  • Artist/Curator Presentation and Discussion, “Labyrinth of Desire: Work by Frank Rodick,” Colton & Farb Gallery, FotoFest Biennial, Houston,  Texas, United States, March 2010.
  • Guest speaker, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, United States, 2009.
  • “Working methods and creative process,” lecture to graduate students in Communications, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, May 2007.
  • “Photography and the creative process,” Argentine School of Photography, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2005.
  • “Liquid City, sub rosa, Arena, and the creative process,” Three day workshop, Argentine School of Photography, Cordoba, Argentina, August 2002.
  • “Liquid City and the progression to Arena,” Lecture, Alliance Francaise, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2002.
  • “Enhancing the creative process in the arts,” lectures to Centennial College students, Toronto, Canada, 2000-2004.