Ken Kollodge, Fine Art Photographer


EDUCATION

University of Minnesota, Master of Art’s degree in Philosophy and Psychology, graduated 1972

University of Minnesota Morris, Bachelor of Art’s degree in Sociology and Philosophy, graduated 1965

EMPLOYMENT

2009-present Self employed as an art photographer in Duluth, MN

2005-2008 Self employed as an art gallery owner in Duluth, MN

1982-2004 Self employed as a free-lance commercial photographer and publisher in Fairbanks, AK

1964-1982 Various employment: Wage and Hour Investigator, Juvenile Probation Officer, Psychiatric Social Worker, Carpenter, Philosophy Instructor, Farm hand, Railroad Switchman, Self-defense Instructor

EXHIBITIONS

2011 Solo Exhibit, “Unbridled Vision,” University of Minnesota Morris

2011 Solo Exhibit, “Iced Light Show,” at The Art of Hair on London Road, Duluth, MN

2010 “Arrowhead Biennial” juried art exhibition at the Duluth Art Institute. Jurer: Paula Brandel

2010 “National Photography Show” presented by Louisville Art Association, CO

2010 “Landscape” exhibition, Mpls Photo Center. Juror: Todd Brandow

2004 64th Parallel, juried art show, Fairbanks Alaska. Juror: Ed Levine

2004 Rarefied Light, statewide juried photo exhibition, AK Photographic Center

2004 Alaska Positive, statewide juried photo exhibition, Alaska State Museum

2004 Solo Exhibit of color photographs, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks

2003 Solo Exhibit of color photographs, Denali State Bank, Fairbanks

2003 Invitational, Special Exhibits Gallery, University of Alaska Museum

2003 Two Invitational shows at Well Street Art Co., Fairbanks

2002 64th Parallel, juried art show, Fairbanks Alaska. Juror: Bella Feldman

2001 Rarified Light, statewide juried photo exhibition, AK Photographic Center

2001 Alaska Positive, statewide juried photo exhibition, Alaska State Museum

2000 Solo Exhibit of color and B&W photographs, Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, Alaska

2000 Photography Invitational, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, Alaska

1997 Solo Exhibit of color photographs, Denali State Bank, Fairbanks, Alaska

1997 64th Parallel, juried art show, Fairbanks, Alaska. Juror: John Olbrantz

1997 Solo Exhibit of color photographs, SITE 250 Fine Art Gallery, Fairbanks

1991 10,000 Eyes (ASMP exhibition), Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska

1990 64th Parallel, juried art show, Fairbanks, Alaska

1989 Solo Exhibit of color photographs, Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, Alaska

1983 Statewide Juried Poster and Graphics Exhibition, Fairbanks, Alaska

1979 All Alaska Juried Art Show, Fairbanks, Alaska. Juror: Henry T. Hopkins,

Director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

AWARDS

2002 Recognition Award Artist, Alaska Positive, statewide juried photo exhibition, Alaska State Museum, Juror: Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

2000 The Alaska Wilderness League and the Natural Resources Defense Council selects an image for their Alaska Lands Act 20th Anniversary photo exhibit and brochure cover. It traveled nationally and was displayed at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.

1997 By invitation, the first and only photographer selected as featured artist for HIPOW (Fairbanks, AK parochial school fund-raiser)

1996 $1000 winner in the cover art competition for the Fairbanks phone book

1995 By invitation, the first photographer featured as the poster artist for KUAC (local PBS station in Alaska)

1993 Pentax selects two photo images for international trade show displays representing “The Best of Pentax”

1993 The U.S. Information Agency selects a Mount McKinley image for display in 97 U.S. Embassies

1986 Received a commission for 14 original photographs for one floor of the Standard Oil Company’s new Alaska headquarters in Anchorage

1982 Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife contest winner

PUBLICATIONS

2010 Feature article with a photo, “Ken Kollodge brings Alaskan ice to Duluth, ” Duluth, MN

2008 Feature article with a photo, “Ken Kollodge: Artistic Policy,” in “Reader Weekly,” Duluth, MN

2004 Feature article and cover photo, University of Minnesota Morris Alumni “Profile” magazine

1993 and 2000 Featured with art photographs in “Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,” Fairbanks, AK

Self-published a 12-month calendar, 6 posters and 12 note cards that sold throughout Alaska as tourist items.

Published many cover photographs on books, magazines, calendars, and a variety of publications as a free-lance stock photographer.

Published a one-page yearly calendar for Denali State Bank, Fairbanks, AK for 21 years.

Published 12 month calendars for Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Fairbanks, AK for 9 years.

MISCELLANEOUS

Fine Art Photographs were purchased by the Alaska State Museum and the University of Alaska Museum

Sold out a limited edition (15) fine art print of Fairbanks, Alaska

GALLERY  REPRESENTATION

Lizzards Gallery, Duluth, MN

Well Street Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK