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EDUCATION

2005

M.F.A, Photography, Syracuse University

2004

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1998

B.S., Studio Art, Skidmore College, (Honors, Cum Laude)

1997

Spring and Summer Semesters, Department of Fine Art Photography, Glasgow School of Art

EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

2014

HDL: Hyper Democratic Landscapes, Artspace, New Haven, CT. (solo show)
New Growth,
Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA.
TBA, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Sam Houston State, Huntsville, TX. (2 person)
This Might Not Be For Now,
Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY and Public Fiction, Los Angeles. (screening)
VideoRover 7, NURTUREArt, Brooklyn, NY and Pratt DDA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Light it Up!, Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix, AZ. (screening)

2013

When You’re Out There, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX. (solo show)
VIDEO_DUMBO, Eyebeam, New York, NY.

VideoRover 7, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY. (screening)
Archetype Drift,
Filter Photo Festival at Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL.
Only a Signal Shown,
Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA.
Disturbance of Distance, Box 13, Houston, TX.
III Bienial Juarez - El Paso Biennial 2013, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX and Museo De Arts, Cuidad Juarez, Mexico
Nature: Flipped, Faked and Fantastic, Gensler Architecture, Houston, TX.

2012

When You’re Out There, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX. (solo show)
Restless, The Art Salon, New Orleans, LA. (solo show, part of “the One Series”)
Prospectors, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. (3 person show)
Photo Forum, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX.
Paysages Occupes, Saison Video, Espace Criose Contemporary Art Center, Lille Cedex, France. (screening)

2011

Syracuse International Film Festival, Various Venues, Syracuse, NY.
Nowhere Near Here: New Photo Work by Texas Artists, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX.
Curated by Michelle White and Toby Kamps of the Menil Collection
Voxulvision, 1.0, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA.

2010

Peripheral Vision, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ (solo show)
video_dumbo, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY  (screening)
Troika, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, OH (3 person show)
Lumen Video Festival, Atlantic Salt (sponsored by COAHSI), Staten Island, NY
Other People’s Projections, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Cristi, TX
Sole Mates, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Saison Video 2009, Espace Criose Contemporary Art Center, Lille Cedex, France
ImageOHIO 10, Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center, Columbus, OH
Rehearse, Rewind, Repeat, Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2009

Awkward, Association for Visual Arts, Chattanooga, TN
Brooklyn Artillery
(With Eyelevel BQE Gallery), Brooklyn, NY
Third Coast National, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX
Baltimore vs. the World, Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Sprawl, Victory Park Super Screens (in conjunction with SPE conference), Dallas, TX (screening)

2008

Hanging Baggage, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (solo exhibition)
David Politzer
, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM (solo exhibition)
Freeze Frame, Rush Arts Gallery (in conjunction with Miami Basel), Miami, FL
Considering the Monuments, Urban Culture Projects, Kansas City, MO  (screening)
Binational 2008, El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

2007

Host, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN (Curator: Elizabeth M. Grady)
Artists in the Marketplace 26, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Flesh, The 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
Travel, Fox Art Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Does Gender Still Matter?, Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN
Video Fireball, Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco, CA (screening)
R.A.i.R. Works 40, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
Maine International Film Festival, Railroad Square Cinema, Waterville, ME (screening)
Here and Elsewhere, Boots, St. Louis, MO (screening)
Selections from the 60 Second Southern Video Festival Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland and
Mantua Projects, Co. Roscommon, Ireland (screening)
The 60 Second Southern Video Festival, Harmony Landing, Pegram, TN (screening)

2006

After, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA (Curator: Laura Donaldson)
Hi/Lo Film Festival, Parkway Theater, Oakland, CA, (screening, included in touring exhibition)
Signal and Noise, Video in Studios, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (screening)
Geld Spielt Keine Rolle, Bauhaus Universität, Weimar, Germany, and
Limehouse Town Hall, London, UK, (screening)

2005

Beyond Stills, Gallery Korea, New York, NY (screening)
Parakeet Film Salon
, Metropolitan Building, Queens, NY (screening)
ADD Videos, Wizard Electronics, Brooklyn, NY (screening)
2005 Chungdam Video Art Screening
, Gallery The Space, Seoul, South Korea, (screening)
Everything I’d Ever Discovered
, Vox Populi, Phliadelphia, PA and
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, (screening, Curator: Daniel J. Fuller)
Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
International Shorts, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA (screening)
Man and Beast, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron OH
Hi/Lo Film Festival, the Red Vic, San Francisco, CA (screening, included in touring exhibition)
Breaking the Ice (traveling exhibition), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY,
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, and Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

2004

Homes, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY (solo exhibition)
The Persistence of Becoming, The Nave Gallery, Boston, MA
Notes From the Underground Vol. 2, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (screening)
2004 Everson Biennial, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Video Now, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY (screening)
Photowork ‘04, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

2003

Bienal De Video Y Nuevos Medios de Santiago, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile (screening)
Scene:Unseen ‘03
, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
Photowork ‘03
, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Reunion Art Show
, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

AWARDS, HONORS AND RESIDENCIES

2013

Residency, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA

2012

Carol Crow Fellowship, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
Review Santa Fe, Center, Santa Fe, NM

2011

Lawndale Artist Studio Program, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX. (2011 - 2012)

2010

Nesnadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator Program selection, MOCA Cleveland (Ian Berry, Visiting Curator)
Juror’s Award, ImageOHIO 10, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH.

2009

Residency, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ
Nesnadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator Program selection, MOCA Cleveland (Raphaela Platow, Visiting Curator)

2007

Residency, Roswell Artists In Residence, Roswell, NM
Residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2006

Artists In the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2004

Summer Fellowship, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Creative Opportunities Grant, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Shaffer Fellowship Award, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2003-05

Full Assistantship for Graduate Study, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2002

Residency and Scholarship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2000

Fellowship Award, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA

1999

Juror’s Award, “the Camera vs. the Computer,” Heywood Gallery, Worcester, MA

1998

Honors in Art, Senior Art Exhibition, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Juror’s Award, Annual Student Art Show, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM
Pavel Zoubok, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS

2012

Rauschenberg, Christopher, “Spotlight”, Spot, Fall.
Zalman, Sandra, “David Politzer at the Houston Center for Photography and Lawndale Art Center”, Glasstire, May, 25.
Bram, David, Dubrowski, Bevin and Rauschenberg, Christopher, “Collaborations: HCP”, Fraction Magazine, May.
Koskinen, Anssi, “Beautiful Nature”, (interview), PhotoArtTalk.com, July.
Smith, Geoff, “Review: Prospectors at Lawndale Art Center”, Houston Arts and Culture, May, 31.
Klassmeyer, Kelly, “Lawndale’s Stellar Studio Show”, Houston Press, May 30.

2011

Oko, Dan, “Nowhere Special”, Houston Modern Luxury, March.
Engle, Eric, “Aesthetic Expansion”, Flagstaff Live!, Jan 13-19, Vol 17, Issue 2.
Hooper, Rachel, “Nowhere Near Here,” …Might Be Good, April 15, Issue #167, www.fluentcollab.org/mbg/

2010

Trowbridge, Adam and Westbrook, Jessica, Eds.  “Dynamic Coupling”, Journal of the New Media Caucus, Fall.
Reese, Elizabeth B., “Other People’s Projections”, Art Lies, Summer 2010.
Traugott, Joseph, Sole Mates: Cowboy Boots and Art, Santa Fe, NM, Museum of New Mexico Press. (Catalog)
Pallas, Amy, “Sole Mates: Cowboy Boots and Art”, Cowboys and Indians, the Premier Magazine of the West, July.
Johnson, Martin, L. “Place Evaders”. Baltimore City Paper, Sept 29.
Yates, Christopher A., “Photos, Videos Offer Unprocessed Look”, the Columbus Dispatch, January 31, 2010.

2008

Schwendener, Martha, Self Deprecation 101, Hartford, CT, Real Art Ways. (Catalog)
Eagan, Matt, “The Jury’s Favorites,” The Hartford Courant, July 17, 2008.
Tucker, Joyce, “The Works of David Politzer at the RMAC,” Vision Magazine, April 2008.
Fleming, Stephen, David Politzer, Roswell: Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Catalog)

2007

Schwendener, Martha, “Creative and Commercial: the Starving Artist as to Eat,”
The New York Times, May 3.
Klefstad, Ann, “Host at the Soap Factory,” ww.minnesotaartists.org, September 10.
Riley-Lopez, Erin. Here and Elsewhere, AIM 27, Bronx: Bronx Museum of the Arts.  (Catalog)

2006

McQuaid, Cate. “Among the Missing,” Boston Globe, March 2, 2006.
Orchard, Chris. “After at the BCA,” South End News, February 9, 2006.
Donaldson, Laura and Raine, Adra, After, Boston: Boston Center for the Arts. (Catalog)
Stovall, Luane, “After at the Mills Gallery,” www.bigredandshiny.com, February, 20.

2000

Cohn, Terri, “‘Layerings: New Work by Four Kala Fellows’ at Kala Art Institute,” Artweek, November.