1987 M.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
1984 B.A. Fine Art, with Honors, Metropolitan State College, Denver
2019 ANGLIM GILBERT GALLERY, San Francisco, CA "Natural Light"
2015 GALLERY PAULE ANGLIM, San Francisco, CA "Nurture"
2011 GALLERY PAULE ANGLIM, San Francisco, CA "Philanthropy"
2008 GALLERY PAULE ANGLIM, San Francisco, CA "Plain Sight"
2007 JOSEPH BELLOWS GALLERY, La Jolla, CA
SCHNEIDER GALLERY, Chicago, IL "Farm Sites and Other Works"
2005 GALLERY PAULE ANGLIM, San Francisco, CA "Farm Sites and Other Works"
2003 GALLERY PAULE ANGLIM, San Francisco, CA "Dwell"
SCHNEIDER GALLERY, Chicago, IL
2000 FRAENKEL GALLERY, San Francisco, CA
FAY GOLD GALLERY, Atlanta, GA
1999 FAY GOLD GALLERY, Atlanta, GA
G. GIBSON GALLERY, Seattle WA "Once Removed"
1997 FRAENKEL, San Francisco, CA "Saved"
PULLIAM DEFFENBAUGH GALLERY, Portland, OR "Paradise"
1996 MARC FOXX GALLERY, Santa Monica, CA
1994 FRAENKEL GALLERY, San Francisco, "Paradise"
PAUL KOPEIKIN GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA
1991 INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS, San Francisco, "My Darling Sweetheart"
2019 C4FAP, Ft Collins CO, “Contemporary Portraiture with Juror Ann M. Jastrab” 2017 Carriage Trade, New York, NY “Social Photography VI” 2016 ANGLIM GILBERT GALLERY, San Francisco, CA "Order & Nature"
MUSEO DE ARTE MODERNO, Medellin Columbia, "Camera of Wonders", Curator: Jens Hoffman
2014 BERKELEY ART CENTER, Berkeley CA,"Local Treasures: Bay Area Photography" (catalogue)
2007 MUSEUM of PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, San Diego CA,"Picturing Eden" (traveling)
JANE VOORHEES ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM, New Brunswick, NJ, "A New Reality: Black-And-White Photography"
2006 GEORGE EASTAMN HOUSE/INTERNATIOANL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Rochester NY, "PicturingEden" (traveling) (catalogue)
PATRICIA FAURE GALLERY, Santa Monica CA, "Photographs"
SONOMA VALLEY MUSEUM OF THE ARTS, Sonoma CA,"The Gray Area"
2004 PULLIAM DEFFENBAUGH, Portland OR, "Bay Area Bazaar"
2003 CCA WATTIS INSTITUE, San Francisco CA, "The Gray Area"
2002 WINSTON WACHTER FINE ARTS, New York, "Horses - A History in Art"
WALTER McBEAN GALLERY, San Francisco CA, "Lost and Found"
2001 ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago IL, "Object as Subject"
GALLERIA D'ART MODERNA BOLOGNA, "La natura della natura morta."
FRIENDS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, San Francisco, CA "Beyond Boundaries"
2000 ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago IL, "Crossing The Line"
THE CONTEMPORARY, Atlanta, GA, "Precious: the Pathos and Pleasure of Kitsch"
FRAENKEL GALLERY, San Francisco CA, "About Faces"
CAL STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH, Long Beach, CA "Beyond Boundaries"
SANTA BARBARA CONTEMPORARY ARTS FORUM, Santa Barbara, CA "Beyond Boundaries"
1999 FRAENKEL GALLERY, San Francisco, "20Twenty"
1998 FRAENKEL GALLERY, San Francisco, "Dust Breeding"
1997 CENTER FOR THE ARTS, San Francisco CA, "Bay Area Now"
JACKSON FINE ART, Atlanta GA, "Food, Glorious Food"
1996 SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE, Frankfurt, "Prospect 96"
CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ART, Carmel
1995 JULIE SAUL GALLERY, New York, "Choices"
LEHMAN COLLEGE, Bronx, "Fact, Fiction and Truth"
UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM , Berkeley, "In a Different Light" (catalogue)
FRIENDS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, San Francisco, "The Inscrutable Object"
BARRETT HOUSE GALLERIES, New York, "Photowork '95"
NORA ECCLES MUSEUM, Utah, "5th Biennial Photography Exhibition"
1993 CLARK AND CO. GALLERY, Washington, DC, "True Phallacy-The Myth of Male Power"
EYE GALLERY, San Francisco, "Queerly Defined"
spanERSE WORKS, Houston, "Without"
1992 NEW LANGTON ARTS, San Francisco, "501,272"
THE LAB, San Francisco, "Without"
CASE GALLERY, Skidmore College, New York, "Insight: Out"
GRANT GALLERY, Denver
ZEN CENTER GUEST HOUSE, San Francisco, "Still Lives"
1991 SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION GALLERY, San Francisco, "Chain Reaction VII"
CALIFORNIA MUSEUM OF ART, Luther Burbank Center, "California Small Works"
OBUDAI GALERIA, Budapest, Hungary, "Fresh Squeezed"
SF CAMERAWORK, San Francisco, "Beyond Belief"
SOUTHERN EXPOSURE GALLERY at Project Artaud, San Francisco, "Viscera"
INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS, San Francisco, "Photo Works"
1990 ANDREA RUGGIERI GALLERY, Washington, DC., "The Great American Fax Attack"
1989 INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS, San Francisco, Tableaux Vivant
1988 VORPAL GALLERY, San Francisco, "Environments"
1987 FORT MASON, San Francisco, "Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition"
1986 WALTER McBEAN GALLERY, San Francisco, "Spring Show," Award (Paul Tomidy)
1984 SF CAMERAWORK, San Francisco, "Student show"
1983 GRANT STREET ART CENTER, Denver, "Grant Street Invitational"
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York
ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
DENVER ART MUSEUM
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, San Diego
OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS HOUSTON
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART San Francisco
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART
UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, Berkeley
THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, Honolulu
KADIST ART FOUNDATION, San Francisco
2005 JOHN ANSON KITTREDGE FUND
2003 CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL Grant
2001 THE ART COUNCIL, Juror Awar
1998 AARON SISKIND FOUNDATION
1997 PURCHASE AWARD PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
1995 CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, Carmel CA, Merit Award
1986 SPRING SHOW AWARD from Paul Tomidy, San Francisco Art Institute
2015 V̶E̶N̶T̶R̶I̶L̶O̶Q̶U̶I̶S̶T̶, PHOTO Issue #3, Featuring a collection of 24, 4x6 photos
1998 ONCE REMOVED, Portraits by J. John Priola, Monograph, 74 plates, Arena Editions
1996 SEVEN SEAS, Japan, June, back pages
ZYZZYVA, Fall/Winter XII, 3/4
GRAPHIS, photography review, New York
1995 SEE, A Journal of Visual Culture, Winter, Issue 1:1, pages 18-23, and inside cover
THE NEW THEATER REVIEW, A Lincoln Center Publication, Fall, issue no. 14
1994 POLIESTER, "Sick", AIDS Abstracted, Alisa Tager, Summer, vol. 3 no. 9, p 8-19
2017 Beyond Repair: Styles of Mending, Cultures of Wounding, Nicole Archer, SFAQ/NYAQ/LXAQ, Column LXAQ Issue 2
2015 SFGate, Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, January, 9
Visual Art Source, DeWitt Cheng, Editorial Recommendations
ArtBusiness, Teri Goodson, First Thursday, January 8, Part II
2011 Entertainment, Kimberly Chun, special to the Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, November 24
2008 Datebook, Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, September 20, p. E10
2007 Art Review, Alan G. Artner, Chicago Tribune, March 23, section 7, p.20
Art Exhibits Photography Newcity Chicago, March
Art Review, Robert L. Pincus, Union-Tribune, April 5
2003 Art Review, Alan G. Artner, Chicago Tribune, January 17, section 7, p.27
Critics Choice, Fred Camper, Chicago Reader, January 31, section 2, p. 19
2000 Datebook, Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, June 3, p D1, D8
1999 Alanta, Jason Forest, Art Papers Magazine, September / October, page 41
1998 Superb Viewing, David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner, September 23, page C-19
1997 Datebook, Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, March 15, p E1
Speak, Memory, Steven Jenkins, Bay Area Reporter, Vol. 27. No 11, March 13 p. 41
1996 Snapshots of LA Photography Market, ART Newsletter Vol. XXI. No 24, p. 6
1995 Portraits That Use Absence, William Zimmer, The New York Times, October 22, p 16
Contemplating Queer Art, Roberto Freidman, Artweek, August, Vol. 26 # 8, p. 21
In A Different Light review, Michael Duncan, Art In America, July, pages 27-30
1994 New Meanings, Susan Kandel, Los Angeles Times, May 26, page F12
San Francisco Fax, Rebecca Solnit, Art Issues, September-October
A New Round, David Bonetti,San Francisco Examiner, July 15, page C-19
Introductions, Steven Jenkins, Artweek, August 4, page 15
Thrill of the New, Roberto Friedman, Bay Area Reporter, July 14, page 33 and 34
Introductions, Trine Miller, Arts Monthly, July, Volume 5 #4, page 5
1993 Behind The Fig Leaf, Paul Richard, The Washington Post, December 4, page E-1
A Look at Self-definition, David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner, June 25, p C-9, C-10
Domestic Grist, Warren Sonbert, San Francisco Sentinel, June 30, pages 38 and 39
Display's...Demand a Closer Look, Nancy Kapitanoff, LA Times-Calendar, January 3
1992 Leaving the "white cube", David Bonetti, San Francisco Examiner, November 20, p D-2
501,272 and Counting, Elliot Linwood, Bay Area Reporter, Vol. xxii, No 43 22, p 34, 44
1991 This Week, photo-caption, Bay Area Reporter, Vol. XXI No. 27, July 11, page 40
Critics Choice, Harry Roche, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Vol. 25 # 38, June 26, p80
Severed Heads, Slavery, Exposed Flesh, Glen Hefland, San Francisco's Magazine, The City, February, Vol. 2, No. 2
1988 The Changing Ideal, Deborah Irmas, SF Camerawork, Vol. 15 No. 1, Spring, p 7-11
Environments, David Shaw, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Vol. 22, # 26, April 13, p 28
VISITING ARTIST / LECTURE:
2018 SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY, Visiting Artist Lecture 2012 SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, Graduate Lecture Series
2011 INTERNATIONAL CENTER of PHOTOGRAPHY, ICP Lecture Series
2007 SCHOOL of the ART INSTITUTE CHICAGO, Lecture, Photography Department
2005 FROMM INSTITUTE, San Francisco, Lecture Series
2002 SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, adjunct faculty
2000 CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER, Atlanta GA, Panel discussion "Precious: The Pathos and Pleasures of Kitsch"
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, Lecture series, adjunct faculty
1999 CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, Lecture series, adjunct faculty
SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, adjunct faculty
SF CAMERAWORK, San Francisco, Lecture program
1997 SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, adjunct faculty
1996 CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, Lecture series
1995 PRIOLA / WAGNER STUDIO TOUR, Friends of The Friends of Photography
1994 UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, Noon lecture series
SF CAMERAWORK, San Francisco
1991 METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE, Denver