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EDUCATION
2011-13 San Francisco Art InstituteMaster of Fine Arts/Photography, San Francisco CA
2000-06 University of Applied Sciences Dortmund/FH Dortmund)
Master of Science, Communications Design/Photography, Dortmund DE
1998 -2000 Residence in Budapest HU
◦ Prepared drawing/photo portfolios
◦ Deepened artistic knowledge in the areas of light, form and shape
◦ Studied in the fields of dance, photography, drawing and painting at
Tamás Kopasz et al.
◦ Attended silver jewelry, photographic and graphic design intensive classes
FORTHCOMING
2016 Instant, Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco CA
2017 Art by Telephone… Recalled, curated by Sébastien Pluot and Fabien Vallos, Emily Harvey Foundation, Chicago IL
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Penumbral States, (peephole gallery) Alter Space, San Francisco CA
moonABC, Savernack Street Gallery, San Francisco CA
2014 Babel, 9th WC installation, Ramon‘s Tailor, San Francisco CA
2013 Exported Dreams, Imported Desires, Ramon’s Tailor, San Francisco CA
2012 Ginnungagap/Yawning Void, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco CA
2011 Analogue Memories, Union Gewerbehof, Dortmund DE
The Scent of the West, curated by Simone Czech, Galerie 143, Dortmund DE
PUBLICATIONS (excerpt)
2016 Elisabeth Ajtay, Brad Woodville & shesaidred, curated by Ann Jastrab, RAYKO Photo Center, San Francisco CA
2015 Transmissions, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio TX
2014 Small Works, curated by Mary Negro, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Bay Area Now 7, B.A.A.W.A. Bay Area Art Workers Alliance, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco CA
More or less Freedom? Art Moves, The Festival of Art on Billboards, Torun PL
Times Square, Billobard Display, see.me, New York NY
if…, curated by Cléa Massiani, Google Headquarters, Mountain View CA
M.A.C.H.I.N.E. (Master of Arts Collective in Higher Idea Navigation and Exploration), Gallery West,
University Texas at Arlington TX
Global Mission of Art – Reversality, project curated by Farhad Bahram, Geroges Hattab, Kevin Nazar
Postal Collage Project N°3, curated and initiated by Marty McCutcheon
The Shuman Block, Berkeley CA
Ramon‘s Tailor, San Francisco CA
Group Study, curated by Shmulik Krampf, Cléa Massiani, Refusalon, San Francisco CA
Art by Telephone…, Recalled, curated by Sébastien Pluot and Fabien Vallos, Art Center of La Panacée, Montpellier, FR
Juried Exhibition 2014, curated by Diana L. Daniels, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art at the Crocker Museum Sacramento, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA
2013 Me, Myself & I, curated by David Hilliard, RAYKO, San Francisco CA
Small Works, curated by Mary Negro, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Currency, Final MFA show, The Mint, San Francisco CA
Sledgehammer Constitution, curated by Christina Elliott, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA
Merkle Dir Was, 15 Jahre Galerie Merkle, curated by Verena Zeiner, Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, DE
Art by Telephone… Recalled, curated by Sébastien Pluot and Fabien Vallos, Centre National Édition Art et Images-CNEAI, Chatou, FR
2012 Art by Telephone… Recalled, curated by Sébastien Pluot and Fabien Vallos, CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, FR
Rob The Noisebank, THE LAB, San Francisco CA
Nomads, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA
Then and Now : Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute, 1945-2013, curated by Toni Gentilli, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA
Not Kansas, Photographers Explore Their Own Worlds,curated by
Ann Jastrab, RayKo, San Francisco CA
2011 BAN6 Slide Slam, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco CA
2010 Moving Bikes, collaboration with Katrin Keller, RWE Ruhrtal-Rad Weg,
Arnsberg DE
Zuhause/At Home, Bibliothek Scharnhorst, Dortmund DE
4. F/STOP Leipzig, Photo Festival, Leipzig DE
2009 inSPIRACJE, 5th Festival for Visual Arts curated by Krzysztof Ked Olszewski,
Szeczin, PL
raum-fluss-vektoren/space-flow-vectors, photographic installation,
KVWL-Kassenärztlicher Verband Westfalen-Lippe, Dortmund DE
The Christmas Photo Album, curated by Tina Schelhorn, Gallery, Moscow RU
HONORS AND AWARDS
2016 Artist in Residence, 3rd Street Studios Program, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
2015 ◦ Inclusion in the 2015/16 Prequalified Artist Pool by the San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco CA
◦ Semi Finalist, Immigration / Emigration Residency, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe NM
2014 4th ArtSlant Showcase Winner, juried by Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Sebastian Campos and
Anca Rujoiu
2013 7th ArtSlant Juried Winner, juried by Maria Jenson, Bea de Souza, Daniela Kostova
5th ArtSlant Juried Winner, juried by Neysa Page-Lieberman, Darren Jones, Deb Klowden Mann
1st place, Paul Sack Building Award in Black & White Photography
2011-13 Scholarship of Merit, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
2012 Honorable Mention, Paul Sack Building Award, San Francisco CA
Honorable Mention, PX3-Prix de la Photographie Paris, Paris FR
2009 Semi Finalist, Photofestival Groningen, Groningen NL
2005 Material grant, Kodak, Köln DE
2002 3rd place-Skin Aesthetics and Fascination, 2. Hamburger Triennale der Photographie, Hamburg DE
PUBLICATIONS (excerpt)
2015 ◦ Goddard, Dan R., Everyday Life Connects The Dots In New Blue Star Exhibits, San Antonio Current, June 17, 2015
Global Mission of Art – Reversality, book publication
2014 M.A.C.H.I.N.E. (Master of Arts Collective in Higher Idea Navigation and Exploration), exhibition catalogue, University Texas at Arlington TX
Colloquy, in conversation with Cléa Massiani, published by San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
Juried Exhibition 2014, exhibition catalogue, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA
2013 Currency, exhibition catalogue, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
2012 Sehstücke, Kunstwerke für die KVWL, KVWL Dortmund, Dortmund DE
◦ MFA NOW 2012 Archive Project, catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco CA
2010 Amtsblatt des Ministeriums für Schule und Weiterbildung 10/2010, Schule Nordrhein-Westfalen, Ministerium für Schule und Weiterbildung, Düsseldorf DE
Kultur Elektrisiert, book, RWE Aktiengesellschaft Essen, Katrin Osbelt-KO2B, Klartext-Verlag, Essen DE
VoRWEggehen und den Ruhrtalradweg zur Open-Air Galerie machen, catalogue, RWE Deutschland AG, Essen DE
2009 inSPIRACJE/space, exhibition catalogue, inSPIRACJE, Szeczin PL
2008 Camera Austria International N° 103/104, Graz A
2006 Nah und Fern N° 32/Bilder in unseren Köpfen, cultural magazine for Migration and Participation, Prof. Dr. Birgit Rommelspacher, von Loeper Literaturverlag, Karlsruhe DE
2005 7. Internationale Fototage Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, exhibition catalogue, Mannheim DE
2002 Reality-check, 2. Hamburger Triennale der Photografie, catalogue, Hamburg DE
LECTURES
2012 Ginnungagap/Yawning Void, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco CA
2010 Zeit.Räume – Über Migration, Bibliothek Scharnhorst, Dortmund DE
2009 Interview with Danko Rabrenovic for Balkanizer, Funkhaus Europa, Köln DE
2007 Hanging Around, Casa Matei, Cluj RO
TEACHING
2013-2014 ◦ Teaching Artist, Young Interns Program, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 ◦ Teaching Assistant to Paul Klein – Friending Art with Benefits, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
2012 ◦ Teaching Assistant to Jack Fulton – Introduction to Digital Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA
2009-2011 ◦ Immaculate, workshops developed in collaboration with Petra Linden, Youth program manager, Witten DE
2001-03 ◦ Teaching Assistant to Jörg Winde, – div. photography classes, University of Applied Sciences and Art, Dortmund DE