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Artists Bill Armstrong

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EDUCATION: B.A., History of Art, magna cum laude, Boston University, 1979

M.B.A., Boston University, 1987

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015 Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, “Buddha & Mandala,” February-April

2014 FORMA Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, “Infinity: Photographs by Bill Armstrong,” September-November

2013 Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, “Buddha & Mandala,” November-January, 2014 Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, “Buddha & Mandala,” August ClampArt, New York, NY, “Film Noir,” February-April

2012 FotoFest: Parkerson Gallery, Houston, TX, “Mandala,” March-April

2011 Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA, December-February 2012 Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, “Renaissance,” February-March Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL, “Chromozones,” January-March

2010 Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL, “Photographs From the Infinity Series,” November-February 2011 Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Renaissance,” July-August Hackelbury Fine Art, London, UK, “Bill Armstrong Renaissance,” May-July

2009 Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, “Renaissance,” February-March

2008 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, “Photo Mandalas: Bill Armstrong and Milan Fano Blatny,” Curated by Katherine Ware, September-January 2009 ClampArt, New York, NY, “Renaissance,” January-February

2007 Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, “Renaissance,” May-July Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA, “Apparition,” March-April (two person exhibition) DeSantos Gallery, Houston, TX, “Spirit: From Darkness to Light,” March

2006 Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, “Blue Sphere,” September Parkerson Gallery, Houston, TX, “Apparition,” March Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, “Photographs From the Infinity Series,” January

2005 ClampArt, New York, NY, “Apparition,” September Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, “Spirit,” January

2004 ClampArt, New York, NY, “Spirit,” January-February

2003 Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, “Recent Photographs,” August Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, “Mandala,” May-July Joel Soroka Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, “Mandala,” February

1997-2002 An American Space Gallery, New York, NY, “Photographs From the Infinity Series,” January, 2001 McCann-Erikson Gallery, New York, NY, “Recent Photographs,” August, 2000 Roy Park School of Communications, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, “Recent Photographs,” Nov.-Dec.,

1999 International Center of Photography Education Gallery, New York, NY, “Accidental Portraits,” July,

1997 Uma Gallery, New York, NY, “Recent Photographs,” May-June, 1997

INSTALLATIONS:

2015 Elle Décor Showcase, Miami, FL, “The Modern Life Concept House,” curated by Beth Martin, December

2013 The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, “Appropriation & Inspiration: George Washington,” September-Present 2011 U.S. Consulate General, Art in Embassies Program, Mumbai, India, “Mandala,” December-Present

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2018 IN FULL LIGHT: Nine photographers interpret the Vatican Museums, Municipality of Milan- Department of Culture, Palazzo Reale, Milan

2016 Vicki Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver, CO, “Learning To See Color,” January-March Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, “Three’s A Charm,” January-February

2015 The Halide Project, Philadelphia, PA, “Making Contact,” December Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, “Aperture: Photographs,” June-September Sara Nightingale Gallery, Watermill, NY, “Reinventing the Helm: Self-Styled Nautical Activists Pirate the Canon of Maritime Art,” June-August Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, “Heaven and Earth,” February-April

2014 Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY, “Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography,” Dec.- March 2015 Fotofest, Houston, TX, “The Collectors Eye: The Maloney Collection,” October-November Hackelbury Fine Art, London,”Gallery Artists Exhibition,” October-November 2014 Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, “The Noir Effect,” October-December Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, “Performance: Contemporary Photography from the Douglas Nielsen Collection,” September–January 2015 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, “Faculty Exhibition,” August-September Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, “Winter Group Exhibition,” January-February

2013 Photo-Eye, Santa Fe, NM, “Fear & Loathing,” Curated by Katherine Ware, December International Center of Photography, New York, NY, “Faculty Exhibition: Stories in the Social Landscape,” December-March 2014 Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA, “The Edge of Vision,” January-April University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR, “The Christopher Hyland Collection,” SeptemberDecember

2012 New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, “In Focus: Recent Acquisitions in Photography,” Nov-Dec. San Diego Art Institute, “The Art of Photography,” Curated by Julian Cox, September-November Photo Center NW, Seattle WA, “Equivalents,” Curated by W.M. Hunt, August-September American Museum in Britain, Bath, UK, “By Way of These Eyes: The Christopher Hyland Collection,” July-Oct. Clay Center for the Arts, Charleston, WV, “The Edge of Vision,” July-September Hackelbury Fine Art, London, UK, “Works on Paper,” June-August Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR, “The Edge of Vision,” January-March

2011 George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, “The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection,” October-February 2012 Stephen Kasher Gallery, New York, NY, “New Yorker Fiction/Real Photography,” A Tribute to Elisabeth Biondi, June-July Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, “Full Circle,” June-July Foley Gallery, New York, NY, “Altered States,” June-July Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, “The Edge of Vision,” January-March London Art Fair, London, U.K., “Photo 50” Curated by Joanna Pitman, January

2010 Appleton Museum, Silver Springs, FL, “The Unseen Eye: Photography from the Collection of W.M. Hunt,” November-January 2011 Boutique Montblanc, Paris, “Aperture Presents,” November-December Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ, “The Edge of Vision,” September-November FotoFest Houston, TX, “The Collector’s Eye: Collection of Fernando Castro,” September-October Cape Cod Museum of Art, “The Christopher Hyland Collection,” June-August Thomas Kellner Studio, “The Photographers Network,” Siegen, Germany, June-July Victoria and Albert Museum, London, “New Acquisitions,” April 2010-April 2011 Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ, “It’s All a Blur,” February-April

2009 Forma Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, “The Scene and the Dream of Photographs,” Dec-Jan. Hackelbury Fine Art, London, UK, “Photography Now,” October-December New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT, “New Acquisitions,” September-December Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Canada, “The Edge of Vision,” September-October Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China, “Edge of Vision,” September New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT. “The Christopher Hyland Collection,” June-Sept. Aperture Foundation, NY, NY, “The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography,” May-July School of Visual Arts, NY, NY, “Contact Sheet,” April Ambient Art Projects, Las Vegas, Nevada, “Pairs” February-May

2008 School of Visual Arts, NY, NY, “Faculty Exhibition,” January-February

2007 International Center of Photography, NY, NY, “Faculty Exhibition: About This,” November-January, 2008 Forma Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, Italy, “Faccia a Faccia, Il nuovo ritratto contemporaneo,” Apr.- June Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, “Oog-Eye: Photographs from Collection Dancing Bear,” Feb.-April

2006 International Center of Photography, NY, NY, “Faculty Exhibition,” September-October Houston Community College Central Fine Art Gallery, “Figure in the Landscape,” September Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, “On the Edge,” Curated by Stephen Perloff, July-Aug. Musee De l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland, “No Eyes: the Dancing Bear Collection of W. M. Hunt,” March-June

2005 Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, “Photo National,” Curated by Kate Ware, August-September Recontres D’Arles, Arles, France, “Sans regardes, or no eyes: looking at collection Dancing Bear,” JuneJuly Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, February-May

2004 DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, “Luminous Forms: Abstractions in Color Photography,” Sept.- January 2005 McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY, “I want to take you higher,” July-August Cooper Classics Collection, “Colorscapes,” Curated by Jennifer Gyr, June-September Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL, “Fresh Works,” Curated by Kevin Miller, JuneSeptember Hayward Gallery, London, UK, “About Face,” Curated by William Ewing, June-September The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, “78th Annual Competition,” Curated by Darsie Alexander, April-June Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, April-May Musee De l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland, “Je t’envisage,” Curated by William Ewing, February-June Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO, “Grand Opening Exhibition,” January-February

2003 Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal, Curated by William Ewing, October-December Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, “Fear of Flying,” October Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY, “Photographs by Seven Contemporary Artists,” July-August Woodstock Center for Photography, Woodstock NY, “Photography 2003,” Curated by Therese Mulligan, April Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, “Concerning the Spiritual in Photography,” Curated by Leslie Brown, January-March) Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, January-February

2002 International Center of Photography, New York, NY, “The House of Light,” Curated by Bernard Yenelouis, December American Space Gallery, New York, NY, “Gallery Artists Exhibition,” Fall Kingston Gallery, Boston MA, “New Art ’02,” Curated by Lelia Amalfitano, July Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, Curated by Anne Tucker, June International Center of Photography, New York, NY, “Faculty Exhibition,” Spring

2001 “Here is New York,” New York, NY, Fall Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY, “Contemporary Photography for the New Millenium,” Curated by Anthony Montoya, September-October Benham Studio Gallery, Seattle, WA, “Deceit of the Intellect,” June-July

2000 Casa da Fotografia Fuji, Sao Paulo, Brazil, “Mostra De Portfolios 2000,” December Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, “Material Revelations: Variations on Collage,” November Joel Soroka Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, “Gallery Artists Show,” October

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

American Museum in Britain, Bath, UK

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, Italy

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, PA

Musee De l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT

Norton Museum, Palm Beach, FL

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

U.S. Department of State: Consulate Mumbai, India

W. M. Hunt/Dancing Bear, New York, NY

Woodstock Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

Vatican Museum, The Vatican

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK