Dana Fritz

Dana Fritz

Website: danafritz.com

Dana Fritz

Professor of Art (Photography)
Area of Focus: Photography
BFA 1992 Kansas City Art Institute
MFA 1995 Arizona State University

Selected Publications of Work
  • Fritz, Dana, William L. Fox, Carrie Robbins, and Rebecca Reider. Terraria gigantica: the world under glass. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017.
  • Hariban Award 2015 and 2014 Competition Catalogs, Benrido Collotype Atelier, Kyoto, Japan
  • Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art. Brandon Ruud, editor. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013*
  • “Artists: Dana Fritz & John Pfahl.” Interview with Brandon Ruud. Artland. Spring 2013: pp. 42-45.
  • “World Under Glass. Photographs by Dana Fritz.” Orion. November/December 2010: pp. 66-71
  • Grasslands/Separating Species. Essays by William deBuys, Mary Anne Redding and Rebecca Solnit. Santa Fe: Radius Books, 2009
  • LAND/ART New Mexico. Introduction by Bill Gilbert, Kathleen Shields. Essays by Lucy Lippard, William L. Fox, Nancy Marie Mithlo and MaLin Wilson. Santa Fe: Radius Books, 2009.
Recent Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
  • Nihonbashi Institute of Contemporary Arts, Tokyo, Japan
  • Branigan Cultural Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Place M, Tokyo, Japan
  • Xi’an Jiaotong University Art Museum, Xi’an, China
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska
  • Prescott College Art Gallery, Prescott, Arizona
  • Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts
  • Château de Villandry, France
Recent Group Exhibitions
  • Nature, So-Called... (Dana Fritz, Meike Nixdorf, and Toshio Shibata), Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • [dis]functional: Products of Conceptual Design, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Representing the West: A New Frontier, Sangre de Christo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
  • Living Together: Nurturing Nature in the Built Environment, William Patterson University Galleries, Wayne, NJ
  • Broadcast, Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • The (Not So) Secret Life of Plants, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • Field Study, David Weinberg Photography, Chicago, IL
  • Photography Since the Millennium, Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN
  • Depicting Nature: From the Scientific to the Sublime, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
  • Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
  • Photography and Environmental Concern, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT
  • The Sixth Art on Paper, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota City, Japan
  • Shift: Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign, IL
  • Thinking Photography: Five Decades at the Kansas City Art Institute, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
  • HyperReal World: Landscape as Commodity, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
  • Re-imagining the West: selections from the permanent collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Hopey Changey Things, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
Public Collections
  • Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
  • Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
  • Center for Art + Environment Archive, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
  • Center for Photography at Woodstock/Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
  • Doane College, Crete, NE
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
  • University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • Wayne State College, Wayne, NE
  • Weeks Gallery Global Collection of Photography, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
  • Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China

Courses

Intermediate and Advanced Photography
Film and Darkroom
Japanese Visual Culture in Context- Summer Study Abroad
Environment/Landscape/Photography Seminar

Honors and Awards

Invited Artist Residency, PLAYA, Summer Lake, OR
Senior Faculty Research Award, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts , 2016
Leadership Award in Faculty Outreach/Engagement/Service, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, 2014
Imagemaker Award, Society for Photographic Education (2013)
Leadership Award in Curriculum or Programmatic Development, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts (2011)
Midwest Photographers Project, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (2008-12, 2004-06, 2015-17)
Artist Residency, B2 Institute, Biosphere 2, Oracle, AZ (2008-11)
Alfred and Trafford Klots Artist Residency Program, Rochefort-en-Terre, France (2005)
Rotary Foundation Group Study Exchange to Japan (2000)