Jason Anderson

3580 Ridge Road, Timberville, VA 2285

jason.j.e.anderson@gmail.com

Education

2012, MFA,James Madison University,  Photography

2005, BFA,Rochester Institute of Technology,  Fine Art Photography

Teaching Experience 

2017 (Current)  Intro Black & White Photography. School of Art, Design and Art History, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Undergraduate course focusing on the fundamentals of traditional black & white photography. Assignments were comprised of exposure of film in camera, correct development of film, printing from negatives,lecture and student critiques.

2015  Crash  Course: DSLR Photography.  Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

A one day 4 hour course designed to teach basic functionality of using a digital SLR camera.Assignments included understanding exposure principals, focusing, and other camera functions.

2010 – 2012  Intro Black & White Photography.  School of Art, Design & Art History, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Undergraduate course focusing on the fundamentals of traditional black & white photography. Assignments were comprised of exposure of film in camera, correct development of film, printing from negatives,lecture and student critiques.

2011  Horizons Summer Program.  PhotoWorks, Glenn Echo Park, Glenn Echo, MD

Summer camp course for 5-8th graders to learn digital camera functions and have an experience of printing in the darkroom. Fun assignments such as portraits, motion pictures, and Photoshop editing were explored.

2011-2012  Fiber Arts (Teaching Assistant) School of Art, Design & Art History, James MadisonUniversity, Harrisonburg, VA.

2010  Foundation 2D Design (Teaching Assistant)  School of Art, Design & Art History, James MadisonUniversity, Harrisonburg, VA.

Professional Experience 

2017- Adjunct Professor.    James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

2013- Educational Intern.    Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

2011- Social Media Intern.  PhotoWorks at Glenn Echo Park, Glenn Echo, MD

2006- Photographer.  Lifetouch Portraits Inc.Chattanooga, TN

2005- Photographer.  Olan Mills.  Olan Mills Portrait Studio,Hixson, TN

Awards

2016    Artist Choice Award.   Larkin Arts Juried Show.  

            Larkin Arts Center, Harrisonburg, VA

2002   Wallace Library Purchase Price.   Student Honors Show Exhibition.   

             School of Photographic Arts & Sciences

             Rochester Institute ofTechnology, Rochester, NY

Exhibitions

2016         "Polaroid" A Group Show *Group Exhibition The Golden Pony, Harrisonburg, VA

             "Collections": Works by Jason Anderson *Solo Exhibition  The Little Grill Collective,Harrisonburg, VA

             2016 Art Lotto *Group Exhibition  Spitzer Fine Arts Center, Harrisonburg, VA

             Larkin Arts Juried Exhibition  *Local Group Show  Larkin Arts Center, Harrisonburg, VA

             "Longing for More"  *Solo Exhibition  Demi – Lune Gallery, Seattle, WA

             "A Grid (of Sorts)" *Solo Exhibition  The Essential Bakery & Café,Seattle, WA

2012   

             MFA Thesis Show  “Self / Center”  *Solo Exhibition, Degree Completion  Saw Hill Gallery, JMU, Harrisonburg, VA

             "The Winning Hand: Photographs of theDeck"  *Group Exhibition  Artworks Gallery, JMU, Harrisonburg, VA

2011  

             "Crosscurrents: : MFA Work  *MFA Student Group Show   Clementine’s Bar & Restaurant, Harrisonburg, VA

             "Instant Gratification": A PolaroidExhibit  *Solo Exhibition   The Artful Dodger, Harrisonburg, VA

             International Works on Paper Exhibition *National Juried Group Exhibition  1212 Gallery, Richmond, VA

             Image FIX  *Group Exhibition  Capital One Corporate Art Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010  

            "Reflections of a Troubled Past" *Solo Exhibition  Smith House Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

            "Light Scatters": A Photographic Exploration  *Group Exhibition  Capital One Corporate Art Gallery, Richmond, VA

2009  

             MFA Group Exhibition: New Beginnings  *MFA Group Exhibition Artworks Gallery, JMU, Harrisonburg,VA

2008  

            "In the Stillness.": Color Photographs in Paris  *Solo Exhibition  Clementine’s Art Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2006

             "Is this a Photograph? What Is?"  *Solo Exhibition  The Inkredible Cartridge, Chattanooga, TN

2005

             "How am I a man?"  *Solo Exhibition  Wallace Library Art Gallery, RIT, Rochester, NY

             "Isolated Possessions": Items on White *Solo ExhibitionRIT, Rochester, NY

              Honors Show 2005: Final Exhibition *Group ExhibitionRIT, Rochester, NY

2004  

            East Avenue Exhibition *Group Exhibition  Rochester Contemporary Gallery, Rochester, NY

            Street Works: Summer in Buffalo, NY *Solo Exhibition Wallace Library Art Gallery, RIT, Rochester, NY

            "2,000 Polaroid’s, 2,000 Words" *Solo ExhibitionRIT, Rochester, NY

2002

           Honors Show 2002: Final Exhibition *Group Exhibition, RIT, Rochester, NY

1999  

           The Art Group, Member Exhibition *Group Exhibition  The Art Group Gallery, Mt. Jackson, VA

           "Self / Image / Collage" *Solo Exhibition  The Artful Dodger, Harrisonburg, VA

Publications

         Q Town Magazine, FeaturedArtist Interview

         2010 October Issue, GLBT Publication, Richmond, VA

Lectures

2010          Madison Equality Symposium

                  Artist Lecture on works dealing with GLBT issues

                  James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

2009         The Work of Collier Schorr

                  Guest Lecturer for Womens’ Contemporary Art Course

                  James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

2008         Graduate Student Forum: Virginia MFA Forum

                   1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

                   (Nominated by the faculty of the School of Art, Design & Art History)

Technical Background

         • Black & White silver gelatin developing and printing

         • RA-4 Color printing (Kreonite Processor)

         • Studio Lighting (Strobes and tungsten)

         • 35mm, Medium and Large Format proficiency

         • Super 8 and Digital Video Production

         • Alternative processes (Polaroid Transfers, Albumen)

         • AdobePhotoshop CS5 +

         • Digital Color Printing & Calibration Profiling

         • Digital drumscanning, film & flatbed scanners

         • Darkroom safety and protocol

Professional Organizations

         Society of Photographic Education (SPE)

         College Art Association (CAA)

         National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)

         Association of Media Photographers (ASMP)

         International Center of Photography, Distinguished Member (ICP)

Using Format