Curriculum Vitae

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

-8X10, 2017, 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), 2016PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

-Weston Scholarship: Recognizing the Alumni, 2016, Marjorie Evans Gallery, 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

-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

  • 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