Michael Mergen CV


Assistant professor of art/photography, Longwood University, Farmville, VA

Education

MFA, Rhode Island School of Design | 2011

BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology | 2000


Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2015

Inscribed Landscapes:150 Years After the Civil War

j fergeson gallery, Farmville, VA

Memorials to the War on Terror

Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR

2014

Memorials to the War on Terror

Whittier College, Whittier, CA

2012

Vote

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA

2011

Vote

South Gallery, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

2010

India

Jasper Arts Center, Jasper, IN

2009

India

University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: American Landscapes

The Art Institutes International, Minneapolis, MN

2007

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA


Selected Group Exhibitions
2013

FEED2013
1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012

Peripheral Views: States of America
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Adapt
PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin, Ireland

2011

New Insight 2011 at Art Chicago 2011, Chicago, IL.

Juror: Susanne Ghez, Curator, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

Photo National 2011: A Survey of Contemporary Photography University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME. Jurors: Brian Clamp, Director, ClampArt, George Kinghorn, Director and Curator, University of Maine Museum of Art

2010

PHOTOGRAPHY NOW: Either/And, The New Docugraphics

The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY. Juror: Leslie Martin, Publisher and Director of Content, Aperture Foundation

America, America

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

HOME

Gallery One Visual Arts Center, Ellensburg, WA

Humor

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Photography MFA Biennial 2010

Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

What Now?

Red Eye Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2009

first

Red Eye Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


2008

PHOTOWORK ‘08, National Juried Exhibition

Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Juror: Malcolm Daniel, Curator of Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art

82nd Annual International Competition: Photography

The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juror: Joel Smith, Curator of Photography, Princeton University Art Museum

2007

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2007

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

Art of the City

City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

2006

2006 Center Awards Juried Exhibition

Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

Cul-de-Sac: Art from a Suburban Nation

Radford University, Radford, VA,
(catalogue). Curator: Preston Thayer, Director, Art Museum, Radford University

PHOTOWORK ‘06, National Juried Exhibition

Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Juror: Allison Morley, International Center of Photography

Juried Photography Exhibition

Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Juror: Stephen Perloff, Founder and Editor, The Photo Review

2005

AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Exhibitor, New York, NY

Photography 2005, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

CFEVA Baltimore Bound II

Maryland Institute Gallery of Art Baltimore, MD

PROOF Juried Exhibition, SPE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Fairfax, VA

Photo National 2005

Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

2005 National Juried Competition

LBIF, Long Beach Island, NJ

Vox Populi's Voxennial

Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2005

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

CFEVA Winter Exhibition

Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

A Square Foot

Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

CFEVA Winter Exhibition

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2004

CFEVA Collaboration I at Chashama

New York, NY

William Penn Foundation Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA

CFEVA Spring Exhibition

CFEVA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

CFEVA Winter Exhibition

Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA