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Education 


MFA, Imaging Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 2013.
BA, Visual and Environmental Studies (cum laude), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2010.
Year Exchange Program, BA (Hons) Photography Program, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK, 2008-2009.

 

Solo Exhibitions


2013

Something Other Than I Had Planned, SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. 
  
 

Group Exhibitions


2013

Draft 10, Community Darkroom, Genesee Center for the Arts, Rochester, NY.
Midwest Photo Emerge
, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS.
Joyce Elaine Grant Annual Exhibition 2013
, West Gallery, Texas Women's Univeristy, Denton, TX. Juried by Sarah Kennel. 

The Family, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, MI. Juried by Aline Smithson.

2012

Picture This: What We Photography, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN. Juried by Cig Harvey.
The Art of the Book,
 
Rochester Public Library, Rochester, NY.
Familiar Relics, Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery, Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film, Nashville, TN.
Midwest Photo Emerge
, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS.
Vacate
, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS.
Play, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, Juried by Angela Bacon-Kidwell.
Change of Pace 2012, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, MI, Juried by David Bram.
Camera USA: National Photography Award, The Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL,
Juried by Bradly Treadaway.
Guernsey Photography Festival, The Gallery, Guernsey, UK.
Voyeurism & Intimacy: The Public/Private Divide in Photography, SPE Member Show, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, Juried by Todd Hido.

The Four Seasons, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Juried by David Middleton. (Exhibition Catalog)
Family Dynamics, Kat Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, Juried by Henry Horenstein. (Exhibtion Catalog)

2011

The Art of the Book: Illustration, Artist Books, Alternative Books, Rochester Public Library, Rochester, NY.
Dog Days of Summer, Method Art Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.
Open Call 2011: Blurb Photography Books for PhotoIreland Festival, Book & Magazine Fair, Dublin, Ireland.
6x6x2011: Benefit Exhibition, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY.
Camera USA: National Photography Award
, The Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL, Juried by Harry Benson.

I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Portrait, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Juried by J.A. Overtoom. (Exhibtion Catalog)

2010

Index: VES Thesis Show, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

2009

Photo + Book: Self-Published, On-Demand Photography Books, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR,
Juried by Christopher Rauschenberg.

2008

Arts First Festival: A Celebration of the Arts at Harvard, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Seeing Through, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.



Honors and Awards


2nd Place, Lenscratch Student Prize, Lenscratch Blog, 2013. 
Review Santa Fe Participant
, Santa Fe, NM, 2012. 
Merit Scholarship
, School of Photographic Arts and Science, RIT, Rochester, NY. 2010-2012.
People’s Choice Nominee
, Blurb Photography Book Now Competition, 2011.
Honorable Mention
, Santa Fe Photographic Workshop’s Photo Contest, Santa Fe, NM, 2011.

Harvard Hoopes Prize Nominee, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2010.
Best of Show, Photo + Book Exhibition, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, 2009.
New Artist Development Fellowship, Harvard Office for the Arts, Cambridge, MA, 2008.

 

Publications


Lenscratch Blog, Featured Artist, 2013. (http://www.lenscratch.com/2013/07/2013-lenscratch-student-prize-2nd-place.html)
Draft 10
,
Photography Magazine, RIT College of Imaging Arts & Sciences, Rochester, NY, 2013.
FotoFilmic '13 Shortlist #1,
Featured Photographer, 2013 (http://fotofilmic.com)
Picture This: What We Photograph,
Exhibition Catalog, MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2013. 
Women In Photography
, Humble Arts Foundation, Featured Artist, 2012. (http://hafny.org/women-in-photography/kristy-carpenter/)
Draft 9
, Photography Magazine, RIT College of Imaging Arts & Sciences, Rochester, NY, 2012.
Volume I: Mythical Explorations, Incandescent - A Color Film Zine, Pine Island Press, Por­­tland, OR, 2012.
Image used in promotional materials for Voyeurism & Intimacy Exhibition, web, 2012.
Poetic Objects: Still Life As Subject, Exhibition Catalog, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, 2012.
Lenscratch Blog, Featured Artist, 2011. (http://www.lenscratch.com/2011/12/kristy-carpenter.html)
Summer, Photographic Contest Winners Book, Santa Fe Workshops, Santa Fe, NM, 2011.
PhotoPlace Open 2011, Exhibition Catalog, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, 2011.
Project: Thoughts on Pictures by Harvard Photography Students, Blog, Artist Interview, 2010.
(http://thephotoproject.wordpress.com/spring-2010/kristy-carpenter)
Image used in promotional materials for Index: VES Thesis Exhibition, web, 2010.
Image used in promotional materials for Photo + Book Exhibition, print/web, 2009.
Arts at Harvard: The Students’ Take on the Harvard Art Scene, Blog, Artist Spotlight, 2009.
(http://harvardarts.wordpress.com/2009/02/03/artist-development-fellow-spotlight-kristy-lynn-carpenter-10)

 

Self-Published Books 


Something other than I had planned, Hand-bound Set of Artists Books, 2013.
Since We’ve Spoken
, Photography Book, Blurb, 2011.

Bronson, MI: A Book From Home, Photography Book, Blurb, 2010.
Some Harvard Bathrooms, Photography Book, Blurb, 2008.

 

Teaching Experience


(* Indicates courses taught more than one time)

Graduate Teaching Assistant to Patti Russotti, School of Photographic Arts & Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Spring 2012
Course: Elements of Fine Art Photography

Teacher of Record, Graduate Assistant, School of Photographic Arts & Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Winter 2011
Course Taught: Intro to Digital Photography*

Graduate Teaching Assistant to Gregory Halpern, School of Photographic Arts & Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Winter 2010
Course: Photo Arts 2

 

Professional and Academic Organizations


Society of Photographic Education, Member since 2010.
College Art Association, Member since 2012.

Graduate Photography Association, Member (2010), President (2011-2012), RIT.
College of Imaging Arts & Sciences Graduate Executive Board, Founding Member (2010), School of Photographic Arts & Sciences Representative (2010-2012), Rochester Institute of Technology.