Jock Jock - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery

BORN

New York, New York, 1947

EDUCATION

BFA (Magna cum Laude) in Perceptual Photography. Marlboro
College, Marlboro, Vermont, 1974
MFA in Photography. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California, 1985

WORK

1997 – Present
Fine art photographer working in California, Washington
state, Ireland, The Netherlands and the Atlantic coast of France.
Workshop instructor. Lecturer on Aesthetics and the First Amendment.
Commercial free-lance photographer specializing in fashion and classical
dance. Contributing editor to various photography magazines. Private
photography instructor
1977-1978
Instructor of advanced photography, Anyart Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
1976-1977
Business manager and printer (working with the negatives of Paul Strand, Eugene Atget, Walker Evans, Gary Winogrand, et al.) with Richard Benson at the Fisher Press, Newport, Rhode Island
1973-1975
Instructor of photography, Brattleboro Community College,
Brattleboro, Vermont
1972-1974
Commercial portrait and marine photographer, Newport, Rhode Island
1970-1974
Began photography program and taught all levels of undergraduate photography at Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont
1968-1970
Instructor of photography, special services facility, Yokohama,
Japan
1966-1970
U.S. Navy. Interpreter of Russian and photographer

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2003 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Van Cel Gallery, Miami, FL
2001 Photo Eye Gallery, NM
2001 Il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo
2001 Stepping Stone Gallery, Long Island, NY
2001 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
2001 Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, TX
2001 Scalo Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Scalo Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland
2000 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
2000 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
2000 A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans, LA
2000 Dorothy DePauw Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2000 Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000 Il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999 Mauritz Gallery, Columbus, OH
1999 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1999 Galerie Bodo Niemann, Berlin, Germany
1999 David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1999 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
1998 Galerie DePauw, Brussels, Belgium
1998 Galerie Farbre, Vienna, Austria
1998 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan,
1998 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France
1998 Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1998 Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 Lallak & Tom, Chicago, IL
1998 Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998 J. Magdison Gallery, Aspen, CO
1998 Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1998 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston
1997 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Photo Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997 Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997 Ogilvy and Mather, New York, NY
1997 A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans, LA
1997 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 Scalo Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1996 Galerie Bodo Niemann, Berlin, Germany
1996 Il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1996 Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1996 Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
1996 Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany
1996 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
1996 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Kunsthaus Fischinger, Stuttgart, Germany
1995 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Robert Klein Gallery, Miami, FL
1996 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
1996 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Kunsthaus Fischinger, Stuttgart, Germany
1995 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Robert Klein Gallery, Miami, FL
1995 Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1995 Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1995 Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
1994 Studio Parade Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1994 Steltman Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 Vision North, San Francisco, CA
1994 Galerie Bodo Niemann, Berlin, Germany
1994 The Prinz Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1994 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994 A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans, LA
1993 Il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1993 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1993 Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1993 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1993 Klein-O.K. Harris Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1993 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
1993 Silver Image Gallery, Seattle, WA
1993 Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992 Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1992 Steltman Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1992 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Alpha Cubic Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1992 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
1992 Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1992 Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1992 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1992 Il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1992 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1992 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
1991 Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
1991 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
1991 Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990 Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
1990 Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
1989 Gallery Artotheque, Montpellier, France
1989 Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1987 Stephen Johnides Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983 Maelstrom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 MOMING Gallery, Chicago, IL
1981 Hera Women’s Gallery, Wakefield, RI
1981 Capricorn Asunder Gallery (San Francisco Art Commission)
1978 Anyart Gallery, Providence, RI
1976 Nikon Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

MONOGRAPHS

The Last Day of Summer. Aperture, New York, NY. Introduction by
Jayne Ann Phillips. Now in its 7th American, 2nd German and 1st
Japanese editions. 1991.
Radiant Identities. Aperture, New York, NY. Introduction by
Elizabeth Beverly. Afterword by A.D. Coleman. Now in its 6th American edition. 1994.
Evolution of Grace. Gakken Books, Tokyo, Japan. 1994.
Jock Sturges. Scalo, Zurich, Switzerland, in conjunction with the
Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany. Now in its first
English, German and French editions. 1996.
Jock Sturges
New Work 1996—2000. Scalo, Zürich, Switzerland. 2000.
"Evolutions of Grace," A CD ROM version of the publication by the same
title. MediaMuse, Tokyo, Japan. Fall, 1995.
A poster of "Fanny; Montalivet, France, 1995" was published by Galerie
Bodo Niemann. Spring, 1996.
A poster of "Misty Dawn; Northern California, 1993" was published by the
Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Spring, 1996.
A miniature exhibition catalogue of ten images was published by Galerie
Bodo Niemann in Berlin, Germany. Spring, 1994.
A catalogue for the "Standing on Water" portfolio was published by the
Cava Gallery. Spring, 1992 and reprinted Summer, 1995.
Notes. Aperture, New York, NY. 2004.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

"Picture" magazine interview with Rebecca Klein, New York, NY, October
2004.
"Black and White" magazine, cover and portfolio April, 2001
"The Century of the Body", Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
"View Camera" Portfolio and interview with Jean-Paul Caponegro, 1998
"21st" Annual journal of photography and literature. Includes a gravure
portfolio in a museum edition of 50 copies plus 25 A.P. gravure prints
of "Hanneke"
"ADDICT" Magazine, Brussels, Belgium, 1998
"Picture" magazine, New York, NY, 1998
"Specchio della Stampa," Sunday Supplement, Rome, Italy, October, 1996
"Nieu Revu," Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July, 1996
"Stern Magazine," Hamburg, Germany, June 6, 1996
"Redaktion Joy," Munich, Germany, Spring 1996
"Siksi," Art Review of the Nordic Center for the Arts, Helsinki, Finland
"Fotofiktion," (museum catalogue), Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
"Das Magazin," Zurich, Switzerland, February, 1996
"Underworld," Kelly Klein, editor. Alfred Knopf, NY, 1995
"Image Magazine," Helsinki, Finland, June, 1995
"Camera and Darkroom Magazine,"(cover and portfolio),
Los Angeles, CA, 1995
"PHOTO Technique International," #4, Munich, Germany, 1994
"Nippon Camera," Tokyo, Japan, November 1994
"The Nude and the Contemporary Photography," (sic) Tokyo, Japan, 1994
"The Cultural Battlefield,"(chapter) Avocus, Washington, DC, 1994
"The Body," William Ewing, editor. Chronicle Books,
San Francisco, CA, 1994
"An Encyclopedia of Photographers," CD ROM, Tokyo, Japan
"Read Only Memories," CD ROM Magazine, San Francisco, CA, April, 1994
"Graphis Nudes," Graphis Press, Zurich, Switzerland, 1993
"The Art of Absolute Nude II," Brutus Magazine, Tokyo, Japan, June, 1993
"Aperture," 40th Anniversary Issue, New York, January, 1993
"Shukan Shincho," Tokyo, Japan, Fall, 1992
"Geijutsu Shincho," Tokyo, Japan, Summer, 1992
"Deja-vu," Photography Quarterly. Tokyo, Japan,Spring, 1992
"To," Literary journal, (cover and portfolio, Philadelphia, PA, 1992
"Zoom," Italy, Spring, 1992
"Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort," The Museum of Modern Art,
New York, NY, 1991
"Shots," Shots Publications, Joseph Oregon, 1991
"Border Crossings," Arts Manitoba Publications, 1991
"Nude 4," Asahi Press, Tokyo, Japan, 1991
"The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine," cover and article, January, 1991
"The Body in Question," Aperture, publication and traveling
exhibition, 1991
"Camera International," cover and portfolio, Paris, France, Summer, 1990
"Swimmers," Aperture, traveling exhibition, 1989
"Camera International," Paris, France, 1989
"Brothers and Sisters," Putnam Press, 1989
"Mothers and Daughters," Aperture, publication and traveling
exhibition, 1988
"ZYZZYVA," portfolio, San Francisco, CA, Spring, 1988
"A Day in the Life of California," Collins Press, 1988
"ZYZZYVA," cover, San Francisco, CA, Spring, 1987
"The Naked Portfolio" (Society for Photographic Education, in
cooperation with the University of Colorado)

LIMITED EDITIONS

"The Last Day of Summer". Aperture, New York, NY. 1992. Introduction by
Jayne Ann Phillips. A boxed edition containing an original 8 x 10" print of "Marine, The Last Day of Summer; Montalivet, France, 1989," in an edition of 65.
"Radiant Identities". Aperture, New York, NY. 1994. Introduction by
Elizabeth Beverly. Afterword by A.D. Coleman. A boxed edition containing an original 14 x 11" print of "Raphäelle; Montalivet, France, 1993" in an edition of 65.
"Jock Sturges". Scalo, Zurich, Switzerland in conjunction with the Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany. 1996. A boxed edition containing an original 14 x 11" print of the cover image, "Fanny; Montalivet, France, 1996" in an edition of 60.
"Jock Sturges
New Work 1996—2000". Four boxed editions of 33, each containing an original 14 x 11" print.

PORTFOLIOS

"The Defense Portfolio". Four 11 x 14" prints in an edition of 60, 1990.
"Standing on Water". Ten 20 x 24" gelatin silver prints in an edition of 40, published by the Cava Gallery, 1991.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
The San Jose Museum of Art, CA
The Denver Museum of Art, CO
Museum Ludwig, Berlin, Germany
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN
The Musée de la Louvière, Brussels, Belgium
The Seattle Museum of Art, WA
The Milwaukee Museum of Art, WI
The Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, Germany
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The New Orleans Museum of Art, LA
The Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, NY
The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
The Dartmouth University Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
The International Center of Photography, New York, NY
The Portland Museum of Art, OR
The Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
The Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence
The Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, NE
The Erie Art Museum, PA
The Toledo Museum of Art, OH
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
The Yale University Museum, New Haven, CT
The Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
The San Diego Museum of Fine Arts, CA
The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX

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