Curriculum Vitae

J. Jason Lazarus — Fairbanks, Alaska — 907-687-4685 — lazarus@obscura-works.com

2005 – Current – Adjunct Professor, Photography — University of Alaska Fairbanks – Art and Journalism Departments & Summer Sessions [List Classes Taught]
2004 – Current – Computer Systems / Darkroom Lab & Studio / Equipment Manager — University of Alaska Fairbanks – Journalism Department

Education:
2010-2014:  MFA in Photography – Summa Cum Laude – Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Ca.
1998-2003:  BA in Journalism – Photojournalism – University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Ak.

Exhibitions
2017
Aug-Nov:Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, UA Museum of the North, Fairbanks, Ak.34 prints on display
May - July:Juried Exhibition, Landscapes 2017, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Co.Juror: Lisa Volpe
February:Group Invitational, FAA Members Show, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, Ak.1 print on display
Jan-Feb:Juried Exhibition, Snow & Ice, Gallery 1650, Los Angeles, Ca.2 prints on display
January:Art Fair, PhotoLA with Gallery 1/1, Los Angeles, Ca2 prints on display
2016
December:Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, 625 Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.34 prints on display
December:Group Invitational, Au: The Northern Element, Well Street Art Co., Fairbanks, Ak.1 print on display
Nov-Dec: Group Exhibition, Emblem and Artifice, Gallery 1/1, Seattle, Wa. 8 prints on display
Fall-Spring '17:Juried Exhibition, Rarefied Light, Statewide touring show in Anchorage, Fairbanks & Kenai, Ak.Juror: Amy Arbus
Oct-Dec:Solo Exhibition, Irene Carlson Photography Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, Ca.24 prints on display
Oct-Nov:Juried Exhibition, 31st Annual 64th Parallel, Bear Gallery, AK Center, Fairbanks, Ak.3rd PlaceJuror: Jovencio de la Paz
September:Juried Exhibition, Remnants, Lightbox Photographic, Astoria, Or.Jurors: Nadezda Nikolova & Kaden Kratzer
July 30:Group Popup Exhibition, Studio Buckman for Gallery 1/1, Burbank, Ca.1 print on display
Apr-Mar ’17: Juried Exhibition, Pacific Northwest Viewing Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Or.Juror: Katherine Ware
March-April:Juried Exhibition, Light Sensitive, Art Intersection, Gilbert, Az.Juror: Susan Burnstine
2015
August: Juried Exhibition, Mother Earth, Lightbox Photographic, Astoria, Or.Juror: Stu Levy
May-June:Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, RealArt Gallery, DeRidder, La.28 prints on display
April: Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, Resurrect Art, Seward, Ak.14 prints on display
Jan-Feb: Group Invitational, Stories Fading Fast featured, Millikin University, Decatur, Il.14 prints on display
January: Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, Ak.28 prints on display
2014:
October:Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, Kenai River Brewing Co., Soldotna, Ak.14 prints on display
October:Juried Exhibition, 29th Annual 64th Parallel, Bear Gallery, AK Center, Fairbanks, Ak.Juror: Dennis Sipiorski
June:Dual Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast featured, Well Street Art Co., Fairbanks, Ak.28 prints on display
April:Solo Exhibition, Stories Fading Fast, Fairbanks Community Museum, Fairbanks, Ak.14 prints on display
2013:
November:Juried Exhibition, 7th Annual Alt. Process Competition, SohoPhoto Gallery, New York, Ny.Juror: Jill Enfield
May-June:Juried Exhibition, AAU Spring Show 2013, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, Ca.Various Jurors
January:Juried Exhibition, Enchantment 2012, Plates to Pixels Online Gallery, Portland, Or. Juror: Blue Mitchell
2012:
Oct-Nov:Group Exhibition, Living Light featured, Sipping Streams Team House, Fairbanks, Ak.5 prints on display
October:Juried Exhibition, 27th Annual 64th Parallel, Bear Gallery, AK Center, Fairbanks, Ak.Juror: Michael Azgour
May-Aug:Juried Exhibition, AAU Spring Show 2012, The Cannery, San Francisco, Ca.Various Jurors
2010:
November:Solo Exhibition, Living Light & Detrite: Alaska’s Hidden Past, Chartreuse, Fairbanks, Ak. 20 prints on display
Sept-Oct:Solo Exhibition, Detrite: Alaska’s Hidden Past, River City Cafe, Fairbanks, Ak.29 prints on display
2007:
October:Group Exhibition, Artists of the Interior Invitational, The Annex, Ester, Ak.Various Jurors
September:Dual Exhibition, Detrite: Alaska’s Hidden Past featured, The Grange, North Pole, Ak. 15 prints on display
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Mentorships, Residencies & Workshops:
2016: Workshop: Photogenic Drawings with Wet Plate CollodionInstructor: Nadezda Nikolova
2015: Residency: Selected Artist-in-Residence: Meg Hunt Residency Wrangell Mountains Center.Location: McCarthy, Ak.
2014: Workshop: Mordancage, Chemigram & Chromo Printing Instructor: Christina Z. Anderson
2013: Mentorship: Refining VDB Printing Process & Digital Negative CreationMentor: Christina Z. Anderson
2012: Workshop: Albumen PrintingInstructor: Jill Enfield
2011: Workshop: Collodion Printing Out PaperInstructor: France Scully Oesterman.

Workshops / Short Form Courses Taught:
Understanding your Digital Camera (JRN 040)
Cyanotypes (JRN 040)
Van Dyke Brown (JRN 040)
Bridging the Digital Divide (JRN 043)

Classes Taught:
Basic Darkroom Photography (ART 283 / JRN 203)
Basic Digital Photography (ART 284 / JRN 204)
Advanced Darkroom Photography (ART / JRN 402)
Alternative & Historical Photographic Processes (ART / JRN 495)
Seminar: Handmade Photographs (ART / JRN 492)

Publications, Awards & Press:
3rd place in: 31st Annual 64th Parallel Art Show, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, Ak. October 2016.
Remnants, Lightbox Photographic Juried Exhibition Catalog, September 2016.
— The Hand: A Magazine for Reproduction-Based Art Issue 12, April 2016.
— Portfolio Featured in Alternative Photographic Processes: Crafting Handmade Images by Brady Wilks, published by Focal Press. pgs. 186-188. 2015.
— Raising the dead: Photographer aims to catch Alaska mining relics before they fade… Alaska Dispatch News – Link to ArticleLink to ADN Video Project – 2015.
— Fairbanks photographer seeks old mines: Abandoned digs hold stories. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (AP Story) – Link To Article – 2013.
— Enchantment 2012, Plates to Pixels Juried Exhibition Catalog.
— Fairbanks Concert Association’s “Ovation” – Various Publications, 2007-2011

Affiliations & Service:
Member, Society of Photographic Education (SPE), 2013-Current.
—  Vice Chair, Northwest Region, SPE, 2016-Current.
Member, Alaska Photographic Center. 2015-Current.
Member, Fairbanks Arts Association. 2016-Current.
Member, AlternativePhotography.com 2013-Current.
Member, McCarthy-Kennecott Historical Museum. 2015-Current.
Fairbanks Concert Association Event Photographer, 2007-2011.
UAF Staff Advisor for Frozen Lenses Photography Club, 2009-2016.
Juror for Fairbanks Art Association Portfolio Review, Fairbanks, Ak. – 2016
Juror for Meg Hunt Residency Program, Wrangell Mountains Center, McCarthy, Ak. 2016
Juror for Illuminate Photography Show, The Venue, Fairbanks, Ak. 2016
Juror for Peter MacKeith Memorial Photography Contest, UAF, Fairbanks, Ak. 2011 & 2015

Theme — Timber
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