Andrew Borowiec

BIOGRAPHY

Andrew Borowiec Biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal

Born 1956.

BA in Russian, Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 1979.

MFA in Photography, Yale University, School of Art, 1982.

Professor of Art, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, The University of Akron, OH, 1984-2014.

 

Photographs in Public Collections

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH.

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal.

Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.

Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC.

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH.

The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH.

The Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, MO.

Haverford College, Haverford, PA.

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.

LaSalle National Bank, Chicago, IL.

Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Midtown Y Photography Gallery Permanent Collection, New York City.

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.

National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian, Washington, DC.

Princeton University Art Museum, NJ.

Vereins- und Westbank Collection, Hamburg, Germany.

Yale University , New Haven, CT.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015

Andrew Borowiec, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.

Provence, Sasha Wolf Gallery, NY.

 

2013

Along the Lincoln Highway: Photographs by Andrew Borowiec, Massillon Museum, Ohio.

Nights in Provence, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Ohio.

The New Heartland, Catich Gallery at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

 

2011

Andrew Borowiec, Sasha Wolf Gallery, NYC.

 

2010

Compromised Paradise: The Gulf Coast in the 21st Century. Show video

Akron Art Museum, Ohio.

The Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, OH.

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.

 

2008

The Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.

 

2003

The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago.

Cincinnati Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

2002

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh.

Promega Corporation, Madison, WI.

 

2001

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio.

Festival L'Art Dans La Ville, St. Etienne, France.

 

2000

The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA.

 

1999

The Photography Gallery, Florida International University, North Miami, FL.

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN.

Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo, TX.

Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO.

 

1997

O.K. Harris, New York, NY.

The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL.

 

1996

Regis University, Denver, CO.

 

1995

Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO.

The McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH.

The Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH.

 

1994

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.

Midtown Y Photo Gallery, New York, NY.

Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.

 

1991

Blatent Image, Silver Eye. Pittsburgh, PA.

The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH.

 

1990

Florida International University, North Miami, FL.

 

1989

Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH.

 

1988

Exit Gallery, Reno, NV.

Workspace Gallery, Boulder, CO.

 

1987

Dillingham Gallery, Ithaca College, NY.

 

1986

Dishman Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX.

 

1984

Midtown Y Photography Gallery, New York, NY.

 

1982

Galerie Les Arcenaulx, Marseille, France.

 

1981

Le Poisson Banane, Arles, France.

Galerie Un Moment En Plus, Paris, France.

 

1978

Club House, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

Kentucky Captured: Photographs Inspired by the Bluegrass State (photographs from the collection of the University of Louisville Photographic Archives), KY.

 

2015

Proof: Photographs from the Collection, Akron Art Museum, OH.

 

2014

The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN.

 

2010

Horizons 20/21, Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, IN.

 

2009

Yesterday & Tomorrow: Issues in Contemporary Photography, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapollis.

 

2008

A Century of Haverford Alumni Photographers, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania.

A Shared Vision: The Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Photography Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron.

 

2007

Visions of a City with a Soul: Four photographers in Cleveland. Cleveland Artists Foundation.

The (sub)Urban Landscape, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio.

Celebration of Creativity: OAC Fellowships 1980-2006, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.

 

2005

The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

 

2003-2004

The View from Here: Recent Pictures from Central Europe and the American Midwest: Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungary; Stone Bell House, City Gallery of Prague, Czechoslavakia; Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, Columbus; SPACES, Cleveland, OH; Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis; Erie Art Museum, PA.

 

1999

Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX.

 

1998

Photography and Industry, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.

 

1994

Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.

 

1988

Houston Fotofest, Houston, TX.

 

1987

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH.

J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY.

 

1980

International Center of Photography, New York City.

 

1978

Jeunes Photographes, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France.

 

Selected Publications

2008

Cleveland: The Flats, the Mill, and the Hills. Center for American Places & Columbia College, Chicago.

 

2005

Industrial Perspective: Photographs of the Gulf Coast. Staunton, VA:Center for American Places.

 

2003

The George Gund Foundation Annual Report 2002, Cleveland, OH.

 

2002

The View from Here: Recent Pictures from Central Europe and the American Midwest, catalogue of exhibition curated by Catherine Evans, Curator of Photography, Columbus Museum of Art, OH.

DoubleTake Magazine, Winter Issue: Landscapes of Industry.

Details Magazine, January Issue.

 

2000

Along the Ohio, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London.

The Dog, by Ruth Silverman, Chronicle Books, San Francisco.

Up and Down: Vereins- und Westbank Collection. Hamburg.

 

1996

DoubleTake Magazine, issue 9: Along the Ohio.

The Photo Review, August, 1996.

 

1993

Blue Sky #10, Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland, OR.

 

1989

Historic Architecture in Canton, 1805-1940, text by M.J. Albacete, photographs by Andrew Borowiec, Canton, Ohio: The Canton Art Institute.

America's Uncommon Places: Sites from the National Register of Historic Places, Washington: The National Trust for Historic Preservation.

 

1985

Documentary Photography, Leica Fotografie #6/86, Munich, West Germany.

 

Awards

2012

Summer Research Fellowship, The University of Akron (also '09, 06, '03, '00, '97, '90, '88).

 

2009

Promoted to Distinguished Professor, the University of Akron.

 

2006

The Cleveland Arts Prize.

 

2002

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship (also in 1998, 1988).

 

2001

Ohio Arts Council Artists Projects Grant.

 

2000

Summer Research Fellowship, The University of Akron (also in 1997, 1990, 1988).

 

1998

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship.

Fellowship Award, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO.

 

1997

The Photo Review National Museum of American Art Purchase Prize.

 

1988

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship.

 

1986

National Endowment for the Arts/Arts Midwest Photography Fellowship.