About

kenda

KENDA NORTH

UT Arlington       Art and Art History Department

kenda@uta.edu

EDUCATION

MFA from the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY,  January  l976.

BA in Fine Art, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, l972.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Professor , Art and Art History, UT Arlington (first appointment 1989).

Chair, Department of Art and Art History, UT Arlington, August 1991 to January 2000.

Visiting Assistant Professor in photography, University of California, Riverside, l979 to l989.

AWARDS

Honored Educator, Society for Photographic Education South Central Region, October 2009.

Alicia Wilkerson Smotherman Faculty Award, UT Arlington, COLA, Fall 2007.

ONE and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

“Notations of Beauty and Loss”, Craighead Green Gallery, October 2010.

Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, TX, February 2008, January 2006, April 2003.

UTSA Satellite Space, Blue Star Complex, San Antonio, TX.  September 2008

“Urban Pools”, Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Middle Tenn University, Murfreesboro,  March 2007.

Over fifty one person shows since 1977

JURIED GROUP  EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

“7th Photo Biennial”, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, January 2011.

“Elements of Water”, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO.  March-April 2010.

“Art in the Metroplex”, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, August 2006.

Over ninety-five national and international group exhibitions since 1977

PUBLICATIONS

Numerous references in major publications include: Taking the Plunge, Modern Luxury, Dallas, October 2010; Both Sides of the Camera:  Photographs from the Collection of Judith Ellis Glickman, Portland Museum of Art, 2007; Photography, 8th edition, edited by London, Upton and Stone, Prentice Hall, 2004 (full page reproduction of current work); Masterworks of the Photography Collection: Transforming Nature, The Amon Carter Museum Program, Fall 1997;The Desert, 1996 Calendar, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA.; Between Home and Heaven:  Contemporary American Landscape Photography , Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, 1992; Swimmers, Aperture Number 111, l988;  Blumen and  Korper, (from the International Polaroid Corporation), l988;  Contemporary   American Photography Part 1, Gallery Min, Tokyo, l986;  ZOOM  (Japan), “Instant Image”, September l986; The Polaroid Newsletter for Photography Education, Summer l985 (feature article).

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS  (Selected)

Photographic work is held in over fifteen major public national collections including the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth TX; Center for Creative Photography Tucson, AZ; International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, Rochester NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.