Resume

HERB STRATFORD BORN: 1965, Evanston, IL RESIDES: Tucson, AZ EDUCATION: 1988, BFA – Photography, University of Arizona 1995, MFA – New Genre, University of Arizona Solo Exhibitions: 2009 O.K.Harris Works of Art, New York, NY 2006 Graficas Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2005 Graficas Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2001 O.K.Harris Works of Art, New York, NY 2001 Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 2001 Etherton Gallery: Temple, Tucson, AZ 2000 Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 1999 Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 1995 University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 1994 Fire-Arm Facts, Tucson, AZ 1993 Valley of the Moon, Tucson, AZ 1993 Central Arts Collective, Tucson, AZ 1992 Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ 1992 Valley of the Moon, Tucson, AZ 1992 Rotunda Gallery, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1991 Central Arts Collective, Tucson, AZ 1991 Phantom Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1990 City Hall, Mayor’s Office, Tucson, AZ 1987 Todd Walker Gallery, Tucson, AZ Selected Group Exhibitions: 2008 Other Words, Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, AZ 2008 16th Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2004 D’Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 2003 What’s love got to do with it, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 2003 Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ 2002 D’Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 2002 The life behind what lies still, 3 Falk Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2001 Arizona A to Z, Tohono Chul Park & Sky Harbor Airport, Tucson, & Phoenix, AZ 2001 20th Anniversary Show, Etherton Gallery, Tucson AZ 2001 Vanier Gallery, Tucson AZ 2000 Helix Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2000 Bright Shining Lights, DC Harris Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2000 No Red Dots II, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 2000 Fall ’00 Show, DC Harris Gallery, Tucson, AZ 2000 Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 1999 Arizona-New Mexico Invitational, GOCAIA Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1999 No Red Dots, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 1999 Fall ’99 Show, DC Harris Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1999 Objects and Installations, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 1999 Millennium Show, Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, AZ 1999 KCAD Juried Exhibition, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI 1999 Objects, Installations & Sculpture, Apparatus Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1999 Bug Show, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1998 Phoenix Art Museum, Contemporary Form, Artist’ Material Fund Grant Recipients show, The Icehouse, Phoenix, AZ 1998 La Bandera Vieja, traveling exhibit, touring North America via Arizona Commission on the Arts 1997 7th Biennial 7-State Juried Exhibition, Dinnerware Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ 1997 Dis/functional, Nelson Fine Arts Center, ASU Museum of Art, Tempe, AZ 1997 Coming Home, Galleria Mesa, Mesa, AZ 1997 T/PAC Visual Arts Fellowship II Finalist exhibition, Tucson, AZ 1996 La Bandera Vieja , MARS Gallery, Phoenix, AZ 1996 T/PAC Visual Arts Fellowship I Finalist exhibition, Tucson, AZ 1995 Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 1995 1st Annual Men’s Club Show, Tucson, AZ 1994 Natural Selection: The rest of the story, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1994 Fine Art for Rare Species, Nature Conservancy, Tucson, AZ 1992 14th Annual Alumni Exhibition, Union Gallery, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1992 Day of the Dead Installation, Tucson Center for the Performing Arts, Tucson, AZ 1992 Blue Light Special, MARS Artspace, Phoenix, AZ 1992 Chandler Invitational: A photography Show, Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ 1992 Art Detour, Eleven East Ashland, Phoenix, AZ 1992 Louis Carlos Bernal Benefit Auction Exhibition, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ 1992 Group Show, Central Arts Collective, Tucson, AZ 1991 13th Annual Alumni Exhibition, Union Gallery, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1991 Blue Light Special, MARS Artspace, Phoenix, AZ 1991 Photographs of the restoration of the Temple of Music and Art, Oasis Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1991 Fine Art for Fine Causes, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 1991 3rd Annual Historic Preservation Photography Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ 1991 Arizona 1980-1990 A Decade in Perspective, Kerr Cultural Center, Tempe, AZ 1991 Art With Words, Shane Huse Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1991 Arts Ole, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ 1991 Desert Storm Show, Central Arts Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1991 Big Vision 1991, Temple of Music and Art, Tucson, AZ 1991 New Members Show, Central Arts Collective, Tucson, AZ 1990 3rd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake Charles, Louisiana 1990 Photographs of the restoration of the Temple of Music and Art , Community Design Resource Center, Tucson, AZ 1990 GPI (Group for Photographic Intentions) Group Show, Dublin, Ireland 1990 12th Annual Alumni Exhibition, Union Gallery, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1989 Mail Art Show, Center For Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ 1988 10th Annual Alumni Exhibition, Union Gallery, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1987 Student Art Exhibition, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1987 Hall of Fame Gallery, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Performance Art 2004 "Wounded By Love" Solo performance during “What’s love got to do with it” exhibition, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 1995 "Control and Conform" Solo performance, Wasteland Circus at Mars Gallery, & Phoenix, AZ 1995 "Control and Conform" Solo performance, Downtown Center for the Performing Arts, Tucson, AZ 1995 "Rock, Paper, Scissors" A collaboration w/ Brigitte Jordan, Fine Arts Complex, & University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1995 "Sonic Fez" A spoken word collaboration w/ musician Chuck Koesters, Cabaret Magritte, Tucson, AZ 1994 "Pompous Ass or Poet, You Decide" Cabaret Magritte, Tucson, AZ 1994 "Wounded By Love" Solo performance, Cabaret Magritte, Tucson, AZ 1993 "Bedtime Stories" A collaboration w/ Leslie Epperson, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ 1993 "My Father's Shoes" Solo performance, The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ 1993 "My Father's Shoes" Solo performance, Fine Arts Gala, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Public Art 1999 “Earth, Air, Fire, Water” sculpture for Golf links Roadway improvement project, Pima County Department of Transportation, Tucson, AZ 1993 Tucson Arts District Partnership-Artist in Residence; Photo Mural Project - 6 month long residency in the Tucson Arts District - 12 temporary murals created, 8' x 12' each 1991 Tucson Partnership Phantom Fronts Mural Project - "Roadside Attraction", 8' x 48' Photographic Mural located in the Tucson Public Market, Downtown Arts District, Tucson, AZ Bibliography: Books/Catalogues/Essays The Design of Dissent, Milton Glaser and Mirko Ilic, Rockport Publishers, Inc., Gloucester, MA, 2005 Institutional Alchemy, Essay by Julie Sasse, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, 2001 NATIVES – Animals of the Sonoran Desert, Stratford Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 1995 DIS/FUNCTIONAL, Essay by John Spiak, Curator, Dis/Functional, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Arizona State University Museum of Art, Tempe, AZ Bibliography: Newspapers Tucson Weekly, “Obama Issue”, January 14-20, 2009 Tucson Weekly, “Bring on the Sizeys!, Margaret Regan, June 5, 2008 Arizona Daily Star, “Music gets a new look with instrumental art”, Kathleen Allen, Feb 22, 2002, cal. pg. 19 Tucson Weekly, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Old Year”, Margaret Reagan, Dec 28-Jan 3, 2001, p. 30 Arizona Republic, “Tucson Art Museum aims for big time with 3 ambitious shows”, Sept. 2, 2001, John Villani Tucson Weekly, “Out of the Box”, Margaret Reagan, October 12-18, 2001, p. 34 Tucson Weekly, “Box Set”, Pamela Portwood, October 11-17, 2001, p. 44 Tucson Weekly, "Long-term Developments", Pamela Portwood, Sept. 20-27, 2001 Tucson Weekly, “Rule Out Art”, Jan. 11-17, 2001, p. 18 Arts District Quarterly, photo, Fall 2000, pgs. 3 & 5 Tucson Weekly, "The Big Picture", Margaret Reagan, Sept. 14-20, 2000, pg. 35 Tucson Weekly, "A Contemporary Future", Margaret Reagan, June 29, 2000 Tucson Weekly, "Roaring 20", Margaret Reagan, March 23-29, 2000, pg. 44 Tucson Weekly, "Memory as Muse", Margaret Reagan, Feb. 7-23, 2000, pg. 40 Arizona Daily Star, “Harris Gallery assortment worth a sift”, Charlotte Lowe Bailey, Dec. 24, 1999, pg. 15E Tucson Weekly, photo, Oct. 7-13, 1999, pg. 23 Tucson Weekly, "Myth and Mystery”, Feb. 4-10, 1999, pg. 21 Tucson Weekly, "Art in the Open", Tucson, AZ, December 1998 Tucson Weekly, "Growing Pains”, Margaret Regan, Feb. 26 - March 4 1998 Arizona Daily Star, “Biennial features Katano’s bizarre iconography”, Pamela Portwood, Feb. 21, 1997, pg. 12, sec. D Arizona Daily Star, "For the love of art", Pamela Portwood, September 27, 1996, pg. E-17 Tucson Citizen, “Exhibit details boyhood shame”, Charlotte Lowe, Dec. 14, 1995, Calendar pg. 17 Arizona Daily Star "Cabaret Magritte takes it mélange to new digs", Gene Armstrong, Nov. 3, 1995, pg. E-7 Tucson Citizen, “A rambunctious hodge podge”, Charlotte Lowe, July 6, 1995, Calendar pg. 15 Tucson Weekly, "And the winner is…", Margaret Regan June 22- 28, 1995, pg. 27 Tucson Weekly, "Warped Theatre", Margaret Regan May 25-31, 1995 Dateline: Downtown, “Cabaret Magritte’s success…”, Elizabeth Zandee-Buser, March, 1995 HOW International Design Magazine," A Shot in the Dark" Article and images of five of the six Fire-Arm Facts Posters, February, 1995 Arizona Daily Wildcat , "Cabaret Magritte Redefines Coffee House", December 1994 Tucson Citizen, “Mural mystery cleared up”, Charlotte Lowe, August 25, 1994, calendar pg. 13 Tucson Weekly, “New Space”, Margaret Regan, Feb 16-22, 1994, pg. 36 Tucson Citizen, “Artists merge words, visuals”, Charlotte Lowe, Feb 24, 1994, calendar sec. Tucson Weekly, “Performance Art Showcase”, Margaret Regan, May 5-11, 1993 Tucson Citizen, “Forkan show exudes urgency”, Charlotte Lowe, April 8, 1993, calendar, pg. 15 Tucson Weekly, “High Tech: Color Copy Murals May Be Newest Art Form” March, 1993 Arizona Daily Star, "Sonoran Desert Portraits", Ed Severson, April 1, 1993, pg. C-1 Tucson Citizen, "Stratford piece gets personal", Charlotte Lowe, March 1993 Arizona Daily Star, "Excitement is in the air at new gallery", Robert Cauthorn, Dec. 4, 1992 GPI Aesthetic Tabloid, “Interview: Herb Stratford”, Fall 1992 Tucson Citizen, "Mural Going, but not the artist.", June 1992 Arizona Daily Star, "Orts and Friends join for ‘surprise’ weekend", Gene Armstrong, June 1992 Tucson Citizen, "Earth artists in full bloom at UA, Charlotte Lowe, April 30, 1992, calendar HOW International Design Magazine, "Roadside Attraction" mention and photo, April 1992 Arizona Alumnus Magazine, "Post no bills?", April 1992 Zone Magazine, Featured Artist, Robin DeLong, Spring Issue,1992 Arizona Daily Wildcat, Phantom Gallery Show, Jason Vosu, September 1991, pg. 10 Tucson Weekly, “Chromophobic Tendencies”, Margaret Regan, August 1991 Tucson Citizen, “UA magazine out of the shadows”, Charlotte Lowe, August 1, 1991, calendar sec. Arizona Daily Wildcat, “Magazine displays UA artists”, Sarah Tully, July 23, 1991 Access Tucson, Art Gallery Section, July, 1991 Arizona Daily Wildcat, “Photographers celebrate Temple’s restoration”, Michael Klein, July 9, 1991, pg. 8 Tucson Citizen, “Local photo wins contest”, June 15, 1991 HOW International Design Magazine, "Black and white and gold all over", 1988, pg. 120 Arizona Daily Star, “Art glass show in Union Gallery has fun title, shatters expectations”, Robert Cauthorn, July 5, 1987, pg. 10 Arizona Daily Wildcat, “2 art students in spotlight”, Jenny Thompson, June 9, 1987, pg 11 Arizona Daily Star, “Art magazine debuts today on UA campus”, Robert Cauthorn, Tucson, AZ, March 6, 1987 Arizona Daily Wildcat, “Exhibit is diverse sampler of student art”, Jenny Thompson, March 3, 1987 Bibliography: Media TV: Arizona Illustrated, Artist profile, KUAT Channel 6, Tucson, AZ , February 1999 TV: Arizona Illustrated, Natives Interview, KUAT Channel 6, Tucson, AZ , May 1993 Radio: Arizona Magazine , “Chromophobia” , KTUC Radio Tucson, AZ, August 1991 TV: “Out of the Shadows”, KOLD TV Channel 13, Tucson, AZ, October 1990 TV: Arizona Illustrated KUAT Channel 6, Tucson, AZ, March 1990 Awards/Honors: 2007 Awarded the 2007 Tucson/Pima Arts Council LUMIE award, Tucson, AZ 2006 Awarded the Visionary Downtown Leadership award – Arts and Culture 2005 & 2007 Nominated for Governor’s Arts Award, State of Arizona 1997 T/PAC Visual Arts II Fellowship in New Genre, Tucson, AZ 1997 Phoenix Art Museum: Contemporary Forum, Artists Materials Fund Grant Recipient 1996 Best of Show Award, 7th Biennial 7-state Juried Exhibition, Dinnerware Contemporary Art Gallery, Tucson, AZ 1994 Best of Show Award, Student Showcase, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1994 Creative Achievement Award/Outstanding Graduate Student, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Art, University of Arizona 1992 Show Award, 14th Annual Alumni Art Exhibition, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1991 Contributor to Rebirth of the Temple of Music and Art Special Supplement to The Tucson Weekly - First Place Arizona Press Club Awards for Special Sections or Supplements, Tucson, AZ 1991 First Place, 3rd Annual Historic Preservation Photography Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ 1988 First Place, Color Photography, New Times Fiction and Photography contest, Phoenix, AZ Juror/Lecturer: 1993 Juror - University of Arizona Alumni Art Invitational, Tucson, AZ 1999 Adjunct Lecturer, Photography, Extended University, U of A, Tucson, AZ 2000 Present - Adjunct Lecturer, University of Arizona, College of Fine Arts, Tucson, AZ 2000 Guest Lecturer, Contemporary Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 2003 Juror – Public Art for Stone Ave, Tucson Pima Arts Council, Tucson, AZ 2008 Juror – Public Art for Drachman/Miracle Mile Corridor, T/PAC, Tucson, AZ Selected Collections: Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ
 Center For Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
 Ms. Jan Crebbs, Tucson, AZ Mr. Dan Leach, Tucson, AZ
 Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Joyce, Tucson, AZ 
 Ms. Elaine Litvack, Tucson, AZ Mr. and Mrs. Jordan Nerenberg, Tucson, AZ Mr. and Mrs. Alex Mautner, Tucson AZ Mr. Kenneth Rosenthal, Tucson, AZ Ms. Jennifer Camano, Tucson, AZ Mr. John Wells, Tucson, AZ Mrs. Elaine Cohen, Phoenix, AZ Mr. Jeffrey Kaplan, Washington, D.C.