Curriculum Vitae

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • Shared Seas, 2018, Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Artists as Teachers, 2018, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA
  • Anne and Mark’s Art Party, Santa Clara Fairgrounds, 2016, San Jose, CA
  • Sand City Art Committee Juried Art Exhibition, 2016, The Independent Gallery, Sand City, CA
  • A Sense of Place, (Juried), 2016 PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
  • Weston Scholarship: Recognizing the Alumni, 2016, Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel, CA
  • 8X10, 2016, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • Hartnell College Faculty Exhibition, 2015, Hartnell Gallery, Salinas, CA
  • Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photo. Media (Juried), 2015, PVAC, Watsonville, CA
  • 8X10, 2014, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • Pushing the Envelope, 2014, Cabrillo Gallery, Aptos, CA
  • Green Up, 2014, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Miniatures, 2013, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
  • Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photo. Media (Juried), 2012, PVAC, Watsonville, CA
  • An Unexpected Aesthetic, 2012, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • Re-modified: Found Object Exhibition, 2012, Hartnell College Gallery, Salinas, CA
  • QX.net Nude 25th Anniversary Exhibition (Juried), 2011, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
  • Monterey Now, Greg Mettler, 2011, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
  • Greg Mettler: Recent Work, 2011, Exit Gallery-online, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV
  • Modified, 2010, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA
  • Julia Dean Alternative Photography (Juried), 2010, Julia Dean Gallery, Venice Beach, CA
  • Monterey Peninsula College Art Faculty 2D Exhibition, 2010, MPC Gallery, Monterey, CA
  • Lift-Off, 2009, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
  • 2009 Studio Exhibition, 2016 Sunset Collective, Pacific Grove, CA,
  • North American Graduate Art Review (Juried), 2009, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Orphaned Machines, 2008, Photographs by Greg Mettler, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA
  • 2008 Summer Exhibition, 2016 Sunset Collective, Pacific Grove, CA
  • Bronze Condoms, 2008, Gallery III, SJSU, San Jose, CA
  • Intervene! Interrupt! Rethinking Art as Social Practice, 2008, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Scopophilia, 2008, Gallery III, SJSU, San Jose, CA
  • Cross Contamination, 2007, Herbert Sanders Gallery, SJSU, San Jose, CA
  • North Eastern Mission Industrial Section, 2006, Black Gallery, SJSU, San Jose, CA
  • Varieties of the Photographic Experience, 2006, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
  • Photographs From the Museum’s Permanent Collection, 2006, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
  • Post Card Show, 2006, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
  • Legal Show, 2005, Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Oakland, CA
  • Greg Mettler: Photographic Works on Canvas, 2005, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
  • ArSpace Open Studios, 2004, Arspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Greg Mettler: Photographs by Hand, 2004, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • SDAC Open Studios, 2003, Art Span, San Francisco, CA
  • SDAC Spring Exhibition, 2003, Sunset District Artist Collective, San Francisco, CA
  • Polaroid 20X24 Group Show, 1999, Calumet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996 Juried Exhibition, Reese-Bulletin Gallery, Arcata, CA

EDUCATION

2008 MFA Photography – San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1996 BS Biology/Minor Art – Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005-Present – Photography Instructor, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA
ARTP11A- Beginning Photography (black and white film curriculum)
ARTP10 – Beginning Photography (color digital and film curriculum)
ARTP11B – Intermediate Photography (black and white film and alternative process curriculum)
ARTP55 – Alternative Process Photography
ARTP93 – Practicum in Photography (individual instruction with advanced students)

2008-Present – Photography Instructor, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA

AP 6 – Introduction to Digital Photography
AP 9A – Beginning Photography (black and white film)
AP 9B – Intermediate Photography (black and white film and alternative process curriculum)
AP 14 – Introduction to Video Art (digital video course)
AP 15 – History of Photography
AP 47 – Lighting for Photography

2009Summer – Program Director, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
PhotoFocus 2009 summer youth photography program, Organized budget, scheduling, and instruction of program.  Designed, edited and published program photography book

2006-2008  –  Photography Instructor, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Photo 40 – Beginning Photography (digital curriculum)
Developed and implemented curriculum during transition from analog to digital beginning core course

AWARDS

  • 2016 First Place 2D, Sand City Art Comission Juried Exhibition
  • 2015 Best in Show, Photo Alchemy Juried Exhibition, Pajaro Valley Art Council
  • 2010 Julia Dean Alternative Photography Award
  • 2008 Catherine Urban Photography Scholarship
  • 2007,2008 Violet Speddy Photography Scholarship

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Exhibition Catalog (Center for Photographic Art), “Artists as Teachers”, Takagawa Design, 2018, p. 24-28
  • Monterey Herald, “A photographer’s hands and the hands of a farmer”, Patrice Vecchione, February 2018, Go Section: p. 1-2
  • West Coast Focus, Television Program, Image Presentation, September 2016
  • Exhibition Catalog (Photoplace Gallery), “A Sense of Place”, 2016, p. 30
  • Register-Pajaronian, “Photographic Experimentation”, Erik Chalhoub, Published photograph, p.1, No.156, March 2015
  • Exhibition Catalog “Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media”, 2012, p.124,125
  • Exhibition Catalog (Center for Photographic Art), “An Unexpected Aesthetic, The Search for New Directions”, Takigawa Design, 2012, p. 13-14
  • Carmel Magazine, “Clear Vision, The Center for Photographic Art Moves Forward”, Richard Pitnik, Winter 2012, p. 112-116
  • Lexington Art Beat, “5 Questions for Karen Gillenwater”, Lexington Art League Publication, February, 2011
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, “How ‘Nude’ Took Shape”, Candace Chaney, January 2011, p.14-15
  • Your Town, Television and Radio Interview, John Sanders (interviewer), September 2010
  • Black and White Magazine, Greg Mettler – Artist Spotlight and Interview, Richard Pitnik, Issue 75, June 2010, p. 76-83
  • Lift Off 2009, Catalog,“The Artist as Nexis”, Artist Profile, Sally Sumida, p. 6-7, 48-51
  • Monterey County Weekly, Photograph, August, 2009
  • Spartan Daily, “Art Exhibit Revitalizes Junk”, Elizabeth King, April, 2009
  • 831 Magazine, Greg Mettler – Artist Feature, Fall/Winter Issue, 2008, p.38
  • The Beacon, “What Happened at 2016 Sunset?”, Alex Vance, Interview, Vol XXVI, 2008, p.11
  • Monterey County Weekly, “A Look at the creative options for area kids this summer”, Maureen Davidson, June 2007
  • Monterey County Weekly, Photograph and exhibition announcement, August 2007

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

  • 2018 Artist Panel Member, “Artists as Teachers”, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • 2017 Artist Lecture: Photography Lecture Series, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
  • 2013 Monterey Peninsula Continuing Education Instructor, “Making Tintypes”, Monterey, CA
  • 2012 Monterey Peninsula Continuing Education Instructor, “Studio Lighting”, Monterey, CA
  • 2012 Panel Member: “An Unexpected Aesthetic” Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • 2012 Workshop Instructor: “Studio Lighting for Fine Art Photography”, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
  • 2011 Artist Lecture: “In Conversation with Artist Greg Mettler”, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
  • 2011 Lecturer: “Conceptual Photography”, Gentrain Society of Monterey County, Monterey, CA
  • 2011 Workshop Instructor: Cabrillo Summer Arts Program “Photographic Emulsion”, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
  • 2010 Workshop Presenter: Exposure-A Weekend of Workshops “Conceptual Photography”,
  • Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • 2010 Artist Lecture, Carmel Foundation, Carmel, CA
  • 2008 Artist Lecture, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • 2008 Performance Piece, UCSC: Intervene! Interrupt! Rethinking Art as Social Practice, Santa Cruz, CA
  • 2007 Artist Lecture, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
  • 2005 Artist Lecture, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
  • 2004 Artist Lecture, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999 Workshop Presenter: Liquid Emulsion, Calumet Photographic, San Francisco, CA
  • 1998 Workshop Presenter: Print Matting, Calumet Photographic, San Francisco, CA