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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University
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Christa Kreeger Bowden

Associate Professor of Art

Wilson Hall 1008
(540) 458-8880
bowdenc@wlu.edu

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Education

Master of Fine Arts in Photography, with Honors & Distinction, 2000
Lamar Dodd School of Art
The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1996
Newcomb College
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Teaching

Darkroom and digitally-based photography as well as alternative and 19th-century processes

Exhibitions

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions:

  • 2010 Recent Work, WorkSpace Gallery, Lincoln, NE
  • 2010 Recent Work, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • 2010 Still Flight, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • 2010 Christa Bowden & Robert Sulkin, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Pauley Center, Richmond, VA
  • 2010 Christa Bowden & Robert Sulkin, VMFA at Richmond International Airport, Richmond, VA
  • 2009 Still Flight, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
  • 2008 Still Flight, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA
Selected Group Exhibitions:
  • 2009 Crossroads, Museum of Contemporary Art, Georgia
  • Atlanta, GA
  • 2009 Signs & Revelations - Ultimate Eye Foundation, Peninsula Museum of Art, Belmont, CA
  • 2009 New Directions 2009, WallSpace Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2008 Pictures of Things: Contemporary Still Life, 340 High Street, Portsmouth, VA
  • 2008 Mixed Images: Photography & Encaustics, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Kingston, NY
  • 2006 Scanner as Camera, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • 2006 Friends of the Gallery Emerging Artist Exhibition, Verve Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2005 Binary Articulations, George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO
  • 2003 Women in the New Millennium, Seton Hall University, S. Orange, NJ
  • 2002 DPI Digitally Propelled Ideas, California State University, Pomona, CA
  • 2002 Deus Ex Machina, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
  • 2002 Womenʼs National Art Invitational, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  • 2001 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
 

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2009-10 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Recipient
  • 2006 "Scanner as Camera" Panel Chair - Society for Photography Education National Conference
  • 2005 Nominated for the Santa Fe Prize for Photography
  • 2005 Qualex Award Winner, 4th Photography Image Biennial, East Carolina University
  • 2003 Honorable Mention, Ultimate Eye Foundation Grants