BRYAN HIOTT

9/30/17

PERSONAL

Born:  Greenville, SC.  1966.

Email: hiottb@gmail.com

Website: http://www.bryanhiott.com

Facebook:  Bryan Hiott Studio

Gallery Representation:  Mary Praytor Gallery

EDUCATION

MFA, Photography and Related Media, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, January 2007.

BA, Philosophy (cum laude), Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, May 1988.

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Anderson University, Anderson, SC.  Adjunct Faculty Member, The South Carolina School of the Arts.  Fall 2015 to Present.

  • Black and White Darkroom I
  • Alternative Process Photography

Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.  Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Art History and Studio Art Concentration, Fall 2013 to Present.

  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Advanced Digital Photography

Furman UniversityGreenville, SC.  Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Continuing Education, Undergraduate Evening Studies, Fall 2013 to Present.

  • Digital Photography

The University of South Carolina – Upstate, Spartanburg, SC.  Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Fine Arts and Communications Studies, Fall 2012 to Spring 2014.

  • 20th Century Art
  • Western Art:  Prehistory to the Middle Ages
  • Introduction to Art
  • Digital Photography
  • History of Photography

Parsons The New School for Design, New York NY.  Lecturer and Part-Time Faculty Member 2007 to 2012.

  • Digital Photography and Video
  • Black & White Photography with Darkroom
  • Digital Imaging with Photoshop

SELECTED SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

FOTO BOOTH, Eyewash Projects at 319W2 Project Space, Erie, PA.  A group exhibition of photo-based self-portraiture, exploring the psychological states of mind that transcend the surface of literal photo representation.  Invitational exhibition by curator Larry Walczak.

Instantaneous, Vandiver Gallery of Anderson University, Anderson, SC.  Invitational group photography exhibition.

Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition, City Gallery, Charleston, SC.  Juror:  Becca Barnet.

Artisphere 2017 Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition, Greenville, SC.  Juror: Denise Detrich, Director of the Lee Gallery at Clemson University.

Alternative Processes, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC.  Juror:  Jill Enfield, an internationally known alternative process photographer and educator.

The Flatfiles, Pierogi Gallery, New York, NY.  Selected works curated by Joe Amhrein.

Post-Romance:  Artists’ Valentines, Eyewash Projects at Gallery Center, Erie, PA.  Invitational exhibition by curator Larry Walczak.

Alternative Processes: A Group Photography Show, Vandiver Gallery of Anderson University, Anderson, SC.  Exploring exploring contemporary fine art photography made with non-digital means.

2016

(S0lo Exhibition) ArtSeries, Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, SC.  Wet plate collodion portraits shown in the inaugural ArtSeries exhibition of the 2016-2017 season and curated by the Greenville Center for Creative Arts.

Artisphere 2016– Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition, Greenville, SC.  Founder’s Room above Larkin’s on the River.   Award of Excellence by Juror:  Kathleen Thum, Assistant Professor of Art, Clemson University.

New Faces 2016, Upstairs Artspace Gallery, Tryon, NC.

2015

(Solo Exhibition) Abstractions from the Wet Plate Collodion Process, Milliken Science Center at Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.  New series of large scale archival digital prints exploring fractal patterns and other traces of the chemical process in collodion photography.  Sponsored by the Wofford Biology Department.

Best of the UpstateSE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC.  Invitational exhibition including photographers Ben Nixon, Sandy King, and Sam Wang.

Wet Plate Collodion Juried Show, Mariani Gallery, The University of Northern Colorado, Greely, CO.  Juried by wet plate collodion artist and educator Quinn Jacobson.

3rd Annual Collegiate Invitational Art Exhibition, Spartanburg County Public Library Gallery, Spartanburg, SC.  Represented the Studio Concentration faculty of Wofford College.

2014

Far Peripheral, Baiden Gallery of Furman University, Greenville, SC.

Taylors Mill Artists, Hampton III Gallery, Greenville, SC.  Group exhibition of selected artists with studios at Taylors Mill (July 3rd to August 16th 2014).

Likeness, Portrait Exhibition Curated by Kara Blanken, Merge offices of the NEXT Innovation building, Greenville, SC.

One Stop Open Studios – A Retrospective Exhibit of Open Studios Artists, 2002-2013, Metropolitan Arts Council Gallery, Greenville, SC.

Trick or Treat, Online Exhibition at Lenscratch.com (Fine Art Photography Daily).

2013

1st Annual Juried Exhibition, Spartanburg County Public Library, Spartanburg, SC.  First Place Award by Juror Will South, Chief Curator of The Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC.

34th Annual Juried Exhibition of South Carolina Artists at The Pickens County Museum of Art and History, Pickens, SC.  Honorable Mention by Juror Kristen Watts of The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Curtis R. Harley Gallery of The University of South Carolina – Upstate, Spartanburg, SC.

Beyond the Classroom:  Wofford College Faculty Art Exhibition, Spartanburg, SC.

Transformation, Community and Self, Juried Exhibition, Baiden Gallery of Furman University, Greenville, SC.

All Squared Away, Exhibition of Selected Works from Fall 2013 Open Studios Artists, The Greenville Metropolitan Arts Council Gallery, Greenville, SC. (Oct. 5th to Dec. 6th 2013).

2012

Now and Then:  Some Photographers’ Work, Invitational Exhibition at The Pickens County Museum of Art & History, Pickens, SC.

16th Annual Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

2011

2011 Juried Faculty Exhibition, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.

2010

Group Exhibition at The Earth, Ise Jingu Prefecture, Japan. Curated by TheJapanese Mythology Research Center of Kogakukan University, Fall 2010.

Small Works Show,440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.  Juror:  Charles Long.

2009

A Book About Death, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY.

Bunk8 Design Gallery, Bejing, China.  Exhibition of work from Sanlun Yishu, a mobile gallery exhibition  and collaborative project in Bejing.

Sanlun Yishu, Mobile Art Gallery Project, Bejing, China.  Curated by Lee Somers and Elisabeth Pellathy and funded by a grant from Blackrock Arts Foundation.

Visual AIDS:  11th Annual Postcards from the Edge Benefit, Metro Pictures, New York, NY.

2008

The Last Book, Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina, Buenos Aires.

5x5x(5), National Juried Exhibition, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA.  Juror:  Elaine Levin.

2007

Ruburbs and Other Spaces in Between: Land Use and Environmentalism, ATHICA (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art),  Athens, GA.  Curated by Quinn Gorman and Sage Rogers.

2006

Parsons MFA Thesis Exhibition, Peer Gallery, New York, NY.

How To Love A Readymade, 238 S. 3rd, Brooklyn, NY.

2005

Society for Photographic Education Exhibition, The New School, New York, NY

2004

De Norte a Sur, Museo de la Fotografia, Rafaela, Argentina.

Postcards From the Edge, 7th Annual Visual Aids Benefit, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY.

2003

Luminism and the Narrative in Photography, 70 NW Gallery, Milford, PA.

2002

Snapshot, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT.

Reactions, Exit Art, New York, NY. Exhibition in response to 9/11 acquired by The Library of Congress.

(Solo Exhibition) Southern Landscapes, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY.

2001

(Solo Exhibition) The Southern Landscape, Sandor Teszler Gallery of Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.

Out of Darkness Into Light, Episcopal Church & The Visual Arts Online Exhibition.

2000

18th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY.  Juror:  Philip Brookman, Chief Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Flatfiles, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

4th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

1999

Moving Into Outside, Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY.  Curated by Marni Kotak.

Apocalypse 1999, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

ARTIST AWARDS

2016

Award of Excellence, Artisphere 2016 Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition.  Juror:  Kathleen Thum, Assistant Professor of Art, Clemson University.

2014

Judge’s Choice Award, 3rd Annual South’s Greatest Photographers Competition, South Magazine (April/May 2014), Savannah, GA.

2013

1st Place Award1st Annual Spartanburg County Public Library Juried Exhibition, Spartanburg, SC.  Juror, Will South, Chief Curator, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC.

Honorable Mention34th Annual Juried Exhibition of South Carolina Artists, Pickens County Museum of Art and History, Pickens, SC.  Juror:  Kristen Watts, Director of Collections and Exhbitions, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC.

ARTIST TALKS & DEMONSTRATIONS

February 2017, Vandiver Gallery of Anderson University, Anderson, SC.  Artist talk in conjunction with Alternative Processes: A Group Exhibition.   The exhibition explored non-digital photographic methods for fine art photography.

May 2016, ARTLAB Artist Presentation at Artisphere 2016, Greenville, SC.  Sponsored by Furman University.  Live demonstration of the 19th century wet plate collodion photographic process.

October 2015, Milliken Science Center at Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.  Discussion of images from my exhibition Abstractions from the Wet Plate Collodion Process.

June 2015, Furman University, Greenville, SC.  Presentation on 19th century photography for Olli course Reflections on Photography in the Herring Center for Continuing Education.

October 2013, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.  Discussion of work in Beyond the Classroom, an annual exhibition of the college’s fine art faculty.

April 2013, Upcountry History Museum, Greenville, SC.  Demonstration and discussion of the 19th Century wet plate collodion photographic process.

ARTIST MENTORING

Greenville Center for the Creative Arts, Greenville, SC.  Mentor to Antonio Modesto Milian,  one of GCCA’s three inaugural Brandon Fellows (2015-2016).

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Albumen Printing Workshop with Jill Enfield, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC, May 2017.

Introduction to Wet Plate Collodion Printing Onto Glass and Metal with Keliy Anderson-Staley, Center for Alternative Photography, New York, NY, November 2009.

Wet Plate Collodion Workshop with John Coffer, Camp Tintype, Dundee, NY, May 2008.  Hands on instruction in making glass negatives, abmrotypes and tintypes in addition to albumen prints.

Wet Plate Collodion:  Portraits and Landscapes with Eric Taubman at the Center for Alternative Photography, New York, NY, September 2007.

ACADEMIC HONORS

Dean’s Scholar, Parsons The New School for Design

James F. Byrnes Scholar

PUBLICATIONS

William Eggleston and the Rise of Color Photography, Hyperion: On The Future of Aesthetics, May 2010.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Here’s Looking at You, Erie Reader, Erie, PA, 9/27/17.  Review of Foto Booth exhibition through Eyewash Projects at 319W2, curated by Larry Walczak.

Camera Obscura:  Bryan Hiott Revels in the Beauty of Tintype Photography, TOWN Magazine, Greenville, SC, October 2015.

Keeping Antique Processes Alive, The Greer Citizen, Greer, SC, 6/10/15.

Far Peripheral, Furman University News & Events, Feature Article on the  Curated Student-Faculty Photography Exhibition, October 2014.

Second Glance, TOWN Magazine, Greenville, SC, April 2014.

World Wet Plate Collodion Day 2009, edited by Quinn Jacobson (1/4 plate image on aluminum), published by Blurb.

Hiott Goes Back In Time To Produce Experimental Photography, Wofford Today, Summer 2009.

ATHICA Exhibit Takes A Look At Our ‘In Between’ Spaces, The Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, GA, 5/10/07.

Ruburbs and Other Spaces in Between, Exhibition Catalogue, ATHICA (The Athens Institute for Contemporary Art), Athens, GA, March 2007.

The Changing Southern Landscape, Wofford Today, Summer 2001.

Images Of A Vanishing Lifestyle, The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 6/10/01.

Photos Reflect Changing Southern Landscape, Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, SC, 5/6/01.

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

The Library of Congress, Washington DC

Museo de la Fotografia, Rafaela, Argentina

Cogent Partners, New York, NY

Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Wofford College Archives, Spartanburg, SC