Brad Temkin (American, 1956 -)


Education

University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL – M.F.A in Photography
Ohio University – Athens, OH – B.F.A. in Photography

Grants & Awards

2017
John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation – Photography

2008
Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant – Photography

2007
Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship – Photography

Teaching

1984-Present
Columbia College Chicago – Chicago, IL

1981-1982
Oakton Community College – Des Plaines, IL

1979-1981
University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

Lecturer and Visiting Artist

2017
Indiana State University – Bloomington, IN
The Gage Gallery, Roosevelt University – Chicago, IL

2015
Southeast Museum of Phtography – Daytona Beach, FL

2014
Sivori Museum of Art – Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013
Lumiere Brothers Center of Photography – Moscow, Russia

2010
Block Art Museum “Barbara Crane & Brad Temkin: Choices In Contemporary Photography”

2009
Middle Tennessee State University – Murphreesboro, TN
Blue Sky Gallery – Portland, OR

2008
Chicago Cultural Center – Chicago, IL

2005
ICP School “Lightstalkers” – New York, NY

2002
Zone System & Ansel Adams – Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, IL

1995
University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1991
University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1990
Ohio University – Athens, OH

1987
University Of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL

1983
Columbia College Chicago – Chicago, IL

1979
Barat College – Lake Forest, IL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020

State of Water: Our Most Valuable Resource
Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX

2019

Sep 13, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020
State of Water: Our Most Valuable Resource
The Field Museum, Chicago, IL

The State Of Water
Dali, China

2017

Rooftop: Second Nature
The Gage Gallery, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL

Rooftop: Second Nature
Wright Art Museum, Beloit College, Beloit, WI

2016

Rooftop
Fotofest, Changing Circumstances, Williams Tower, Houston, TX

Rooftop Gardens
PDNB Gallery, Dallas TX

2015

Rooftop Gardens and Landscapes of Ireland
Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Second Nature – A Survey
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

ROOFTOP
Sol Mednick Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Rooftop: Second Nature
International Solo Exhibition, Lianzhou Festival, Lianzhou, China

2014

Rooftop: Second Nature
Sivori Art Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Rooftop: Second Nature
International Solo Exhibition, Lianzhou Festival, Lianzhou, China

2013

Rooftop
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL

Rooftop: Second Nature
Photovisa V, Krasnodar, Russia

2012

Gardens: From Backyard To Rooftops
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2011

Environmental Law & Policy Center, Chicago, IL

2010

Green Roofs & Rooftop Gardens
City Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009

Relics
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

Relics
Baldwin Gallery, MTSU, Murphreesboro, TN

Relics
Dali International Photography Festival, Dali, Yunnan, China

2008

Sidney Yates Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2007

Blanca Berlin Galleria, Madrid, Spain

2004

Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002

Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Afterimage Gallery, Dallas, TX

2001

Bassetti Fine Arts Photograph, New Orleans, LA

1998

Creative Photographic Arts Center, Lewiston, ME

1995

Midtown Y Photography Gallery, New York, NY

1993

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

1992

Northern Illinois University Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

1990

Imagery Gallery, Lancaster, OH
Museum Of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

1987

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

1981

Exposure Gallery, Libertyville, IL
A. Montgomery Ward Gallery, University Of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

1980

Milwaukee Center For Photography, Milwaukee, WI
The Northgate Gallery, Jackson, MS

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Industrial Photography
ShenYang, China

2018

In The Garden
Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, FL

In The Garden
Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis, TN

2017

Nature/Culture
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Ft Worth, TX

Grow/Conserve
Syngenta Photography Award Exhibition, Somerset House, London, UK

2016

Wonders of the World
Fotographie Forum Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

2015

In The Garden
George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY

Seeing China
MSU Art Museum, East Lasing, MI

2013

An Unusual Garden
Houston Center For Photography, Houston, TX

Rural/Urban
Syngenta Photography Award Exhibition, Somerset House, London, UK

2012

Domestic
Xavier Miserachs Biennial of Photography Biennieal, Palafrugell, Spain

Anthology
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

Looking At The Land, 21st Century American Views
Museum of Art, RISD, Providence Rhode Island

Looking At The Land
FotoWeek DC Festival, The Warner, Washington, DC

2011

Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment
New Mexico Museum of Art – Santa Fe, NM

2010

Domestic
Espacio Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona, Spain

There Is No There, There
PHOTO BIENNIALE 2010, Teetix Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece

2009

Place and Presence
Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

Chicago Gardens: Past and Present
Chicago Tourism Center, Chicago, IL

2008

Beyond The Backyard
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Found At FotoFest
John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX

2007

Couples: The Art Of Connection
Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL

Photographer’s Network
Art Gallery, Seigen, Germany

Degrees of Separation
Peer Gallery, New York, NY

Mysteries, Secrets, Illusions
M.K. Ciurlionis National Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

2006

InSight
Museum Of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Intimate Spaces
The Methodist Hospital For Performing Arts Medicine, Houston, TX

Discoveries Of The Meeting Place at FotoFest
Erie City Iron Works, Houston, TX

2005

Birdhouses
Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC

2004

Innocence Exposed: The Child In Modern Photography
Frist Center For Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

2001

Volbart, Langes Haar…: das Bildnis Jesu Christi
Fotographie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany

New Faces/NewPrints/New Space
Afterimage Gallery, Dallas, TX

White
Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Chicago In The Year 2000
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2000

Strength From Unity: Expressions On Cancer
Russell Senate Building, Washington, DC

1999

Strength From Unity: Expressions On Cancer
Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

David Carol & Brad Temkin
Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997

Three Visions
William Bachman Gallery, NIAA, Munster, IN

1996

Illinois Photographers
Museum Of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

1992

Gallery Artists
Edwynn Houk Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985

Christmas Show
San Francisco Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1982

Illinois Photographers 82
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

1980

Inner Landscape
ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

2019
The State Of Water” – (monograph) Radius Books

2018
The Photographer in the Garden
Copublished by Aperture and the George Eastman Museum, New York City, NY

2017
Eyes of the World: Photographs of the Grateful Dead 1965-1995
Rock Out Books, San Francisco, CA

“L’offensiva del TETTO”
AMICA Magazine #3, Milan Italy

“Portfolio”
Amica Magazine

2016
Paradise Found
New Republic Magazine

Picture Power
Newsweek, Japan

Changing Circumstances: Looking At the Future of the Planet
Fotofest/Schilt Publishing

2015
ROOFTOP
Radius Books, Santa Fe, NM

2012
The Rise Of Living Architecture
Green Roofs For Healthy Cities, Toronto, ON

“New Life for An American City: Pittsburgh”
Architectural Record Magazine, October 2012

2011
“Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment”
University of New Mexico Press

“Contemporary US Photographers”
ARTVAS/Photo, Seoul, Korea, Autumn 2011

“Fixing America by Fixing America”
TIME Magazine, Vol. 178, No 13

2010
China Photo, Issue No. 5/2010, May 2010

2008
European Photography, Issue No. 83, Summer 2008

PhotoNews, Issue No. 5/08

2007
Profifoto Magazin, Photographer’s Network, Issue NR.6/07, June 2007

2006
Photography Now: One Hundred Portfolios
Wright State University Art Galleries (DVD)

“Chicago: A Geography of the City and It’s Region”
Center For American Places/CCC

2005
“Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens” (monograph)
Center For American Places/Columbia College Chicago

2002
Black & White Magazine, Spotlight, Issue #22, November/December

2000
Strength From Unity: Expressions On Cancer
Exhibition Catalogue, Belfast/Washington/Dublin

1994
Ireland: A Troubled Mirror
Aperture, Inc., Issue No. 134

1980
Inner Landscape
Exhibition Catalogue, ARC Gallery

Aer Lingus
Akron Art Museum
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Art Institute of Chicago
Bank Of America (LaSalle Bank collection)
Block Museum Of Art
Brennan Steel
Broad Art Museum, at Michigan State University
Center for Creative Photography
Continental Bank
Corcoran Gallery Of Art
Federal Reserve Bank, Houston
Grateful Dead Archive, University Of California Santa Cruz
Ilford Photo
Krannert Art Museum, University Of Illinois
Milwaukee Art Museum
Museo de Arte Moderna – Rio de Janeiro
Museum Of Contemporary Photography
Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston
Portland Art Museum
Ruttenberg Art Foundation
Southeast Museum of Photography
Wright Art Museum, Beloit College