GREGORY HALPERN

   

1977

in Buffalo, NY

   

1999

BA in History and Literature, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2004

MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

   
   
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

   

2020

Omaha Sketchbook, Loock Galerie, Berlin

 

Let the Sun Beheaded Be, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

 

Let the Sun Beheaded Be, Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation, Paris

 

Buffalo, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH (working title)

2019

Omaha Sketchbook, Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, UK

2018

Confederate Moons, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017

ZZYZX, Webber Gallery Space, London, UK

 

ZZYZX, MiCamera Gallery, Milan, Italy

2016

California, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015

East of the Sun, West of the Moon, collaboration with Ahndraya Parlato, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2012

A, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

A, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

A, ClampArt, January 5 – February 11, New York, NY

2011

Day-Blink, Primary Gallery, Curated by Tim Barber/Tiny Vices, New York, NY

 

University of Rochester Art and Music Library Gallery, Rochester, NY

2010

Omaha Sketchbook, Polyester Gallery, Omaha, NE

2009

Thin on the Ground, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2007

I’m Afraid I Love You, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA (July-August, 2007)

 

City on the Edge, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2006

Buffalo, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2005

Buffalo, The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA

 

Harvard Works Because We Do, Glen Urquhart School, Beverly, MA

2004

MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts

2003

Harvard Works Because We Do, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University

   
   
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

   

2020

But Still, It Turns, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

2018

At Home in the American West, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY

 

Unseen, Foam Magazine Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Summer in the City, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018

2017

Speech, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY

 

Fotodoks Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography, Lothringer13 Halle, Munich, Germany

 

American Surfaces and the Photobook, Museum of Modern Art (Cullman Building)

2016

Indivisible, Fotomuseum Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

2015

The Photographer’s Playspace, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY

2014

Big Pictures, Cincinnati Art Museum

 

Performance: Contemporary Photography from the Douglas Nielsen Collection, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

 

Hindsight, V1 Gallery/The Depot, Copenhaven, Denmark

 

BredaPhoto International Photo Festival, Breda, The Netherlands

 

Unseen, Foam Magazine Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

PGH Photo Fair, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

About Portraits, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013

Six Rooms, The Mine Factory & Spaces Corners, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Unseen, Foam Magazine Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Summer in the City, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Collection, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

 

White Boys: Some Perspectives, curated by Hank Willis Thomas, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2012

PhotoForum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

 

The 2012 VICE Photo Show, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, August, 2012

 

Transitions: Rochester, Fotodok, Utrecht, The Netherlands

 

Into the Woods, ClampArt, New York, NY

 

A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks: Selections from the Indie Photo Book

 

Library, September 14 – October 18, Gallery Carte Blanche, San Francisco, CA; Contemporary Arts Center

 

PhotoNOLA, New Orleans, LA

2011

The Greater Area, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

Transitions: Rochester, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

 

Transitions: Rochester, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

2010

Six Photographers, Young & Rubicam, New York, NY

 

There’s a Way in Which: An Exhibition in Honor of Larry Sultan, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

New Work New York: Curated by Tim Barber/Tiny Vices, Levi’s Workshop, New York, NY

 

Biennial Septembre de la Photographie (Le Garage Artists' Books), Lyon, France

 

One Hour Photo, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

2008

Let Us Now Praise San Francisco, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA

 

Working Title, MomentaArt, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Collectively, Yuerba Beuna Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

CCA Centennial, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA

 

Never Been to Tehran, Parkingallery, Tehran, Iran, and locations in Turkey, New Zealand, Denmark, Germany and the USA (www.neverbeentotehran.com)

2005

Showcase: San Francisco Emerging Artists, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA

2004

Land of the Free, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Subject to Oneself, Playspace Gallery, California College of the Arts New Faculty Show, Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts

2003

Twenty-Five Under Twenty-Five: Up and Coming American Photographers, Tisch School of the Arts Gallery, New York University

 

Selections, California College of the Arts, North/South Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

More Than Code: The Best of American Graduate Student Photography, (Juried Show), Buffalo, NY; Albuquerque, NM; Tucson, AZ; Bloomington Hills, MI

 

Landing, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   
   
 

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

   

2020

Soleil cou Coupé, Aperture (forthcoming / working title)

2019

Omaha Sketchbook, MACK Books, 2019

2018

Confederate Moons, TBW Books

2016

ZZYZX, MACK Books

2014

East of the Sun, West of the Moon, Études Books, collaboration with Ahndraya Parlato

2014

The Photographer’s Playbook, Aperture Foundation, co-editor with Jason Fulford (now in 5th printing)

2011

A, J&L Books

2009

Omaha Sketchbook, J&L Books (limited edition artists book)

2003

Harvard Works Because We Do, Foreword by Studs Terkel, W.W. Norton / Quantuck Lane

   
 

AWARDS AND GRANTS (SELECTION)

   

2018

Immersion Commission, SFMoMA/Hermès Foundation/Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation

2018

Finalist, Infinity Award, ICP

 

Finalist, Prix Elysée, sponsored by the Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

2016

PhotoBook of the Year, Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

2014

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

2014

Residency, Light Work, Syracuse, NY

2013

Nominee, Henri Cartier-Bresson International Award, Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation and the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès

 

Gitner Family Prize, Rochester Institute of Technology

2012

International Photobook Award, selected by Todd Hido, 5th Annual Fotobook Festival, Le Bal, Paris

 

Photo-Eye Top Ten Book of the Year for A

2011

Nominee, Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund

2010

Photo-Eye Top Ten Book of the Year for Omaha Sketchbook

2006-08

Artist-in-Residence, Risley College for the Creative and Performing Arts, Cornell University

2005

Individual Photographer’s Fellowship, Aaron Siskind Foundation, New York, NY

 

John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA

 

Finalist, Artadia San Francisco

 

Full Fellowship Residency, Bemis Center, Omaha, Nebraska (9/2005–12/2005)

2004

Nominee, Infinity Award, International Center for Photography

2003

Full Fellowship Residency, Vermont Studio Center (June-July)

2002

Graduate Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts (2002-2004)

 

Grant, Center for Student Democracy, Cambridge, MA

 

Grant, Progressive Student Labor Movement, Cambridge, MA

2001

Grant, LEF Foundation, Cambridge, MA

 

Mark DeWolfe Howe Grant, Cambridge, MA

 

Grant, Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, Cambridge, MA

 

DoubleTake Magazine Summer Institute Full Scholarship, Amherst, MA

1999

Grant, Ella Lyman Cabot Trust, Dedham, MA

1998

Harvard College Research Grant, Cambridge, MA