Education

2000 University of Oregon: Eugene, OR
Master of Fine Arts, Photography

1997 Colorado State University: Fort Collins, CO
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography

Exhibition Record

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2017
Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2016
Rule Gallery, Second Nature, Marfa, TX. 
SRO Photo Gallery, Confected, Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX. 
2015
Rule Gallery, Confected, Month of Photography, Denver, CO.
2012
Detroit Center of Contemporary Photography, Panacea, Detroit, MI.
2011
The Art Institute of Wisconsin, Utopic, Milwaukie, WI.
2010
Wessel Snyman Creative, Utopic, Cape Town South Africa.
2009
Rule Gallery, Utopic, Denver, CO.
2006
Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography, Restoring Memory, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA.
2004
Over-ground Gallery, Restoring Memory, Dubai, UAE.
E3 Gallery, Restoring Memory, New York City, NY.

Group Exhibitions
2017
Wasserman Project, After Industry, Detroit MI. 
Richard Levy Gallery, Art on Paper Fair, New York City, NY.

2016
Seidel City, Grand Opening Exhibition, Boulder, CO
Museum of Outdoor Arts, Reinventing the Image, Denver CO.
Ann Arbor Art Center, All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor MI
Filter Photo, Filter Space, Context, Chicago IL. (Featured Artist) 
Rule Gallery, Gone Green, Denver CO. 

2015
The University of the Arts, Hamilton & Arronson Galleries, Spinning Yarns, Philadelphia, PA
Ft Wayne Museum of Art, The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2015, Ft. Wayne IN. (Juror Merit Award)
Red-Line Arts Center, Playing with Beauty, Month of Photography, Denver CO.
Tiny Tiny Group Show, Unreal, tinytinygroupshow.com
Yuma Art Center, Yuma Art Symposium Presenters, Yuma AZ. 
Ann Arbor Art Center, Allegorical Space, Ann Arbor MI. 

2014
Andrews Gallery, Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg VA.
Watkins Gallery, How to Disappear, Winona State University, Winona MN. 
Ft Wayne Museum of Art, The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2014, Ft. Wayne IN.
Art Gallery, Spinning Yarns, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA.
Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, Spinning Yarns, San Antonio, TX.
Rechnitz Hall Gallery, Spinning Yarns , Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.

2013
Foster Gallery, Animal Skins Photographic Surfaces, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire WI.
University Art Gallery, Consumption, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant MI. 
Pterodactyl Gallery, Animal Show, Philadelphia PA. 
The Scarab Club Arts and Cultural Center, Blooms Bugs, Beasts, Detroit MI. Honorable mention
Photo Center NW, Seattle, Spinning Yarns, WA.
Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Spinning Yarns, Waco, TX.
Newspace Center for Contemporary Photography, Spinning Yarns, Portland OR. 
Art in the Sky, public billboard project, various locations in the state of Michigan. 2013

2012
LaVerne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, SPE Conference/Alumni Exhibition, Eugene OR.
Northlight Gallery, Sustenance, Arizona State University Phoenix AZ. 
Gallery Project, Post Apocalypse, Ann Arbor MI.
University Gallery, Annual Faculty Exhibition, Ypsilanti MI. 
Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Spinning Yarns, Buckhannon, WV.

2011
Gallery Project, Food for Thought, Ann Arbor MI.
Anton Art Center, Mystic and Mysticism, Mount Clemens, MI. 
Kendall Gallery, Spinning Yarns, traveling exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI.
University of St. Francis's Lupke Gallery, Spinning Yarns, traveling exhibition Fort Wayne, IN. 
Gallery 44, International Exchange Project, Toronto, Canada. 
SoftSpot. (un)seen and (un)heard, www.soft-spot.net Online Exhibition
Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Artist’s Choice, Detroit MI.
Kendall Galleries, College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Spinning Yarns Grand Rapids, MI.
University Gallery, Annual Faculty Exhibition, Ypsilanti MI. 
Ford Gallery, New Faculty Exhibition, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI.

2010
Los Angeles Center of Exhibitions, Open Daybook, L.A. CA.  
ClampArt , The Museum of Unnatural History. NYC. 
1366 space Midnite Snacks, Chicago, IL.

2009
Rule Gallery, Red at Rule, Denver, CO.
Chelsea Galleria, Earth Part Two / Art Basel, Miami, FL.
Santa Fe Community College Gallery, University of New Mexico Faculty exhibition, Santa Fe, NM
Ghost Print Gallery, Midnite Snacks, Richmond, VA.
USSA Gallery, Midnite Snacks, Brooklyn, NY.
Fraction Magazine Online Journal, The Un-natural Nature of Food (Online Juried Exhibition) 7/09
McComas Hall Gallery, Faculty exhibition, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

2008
Photographic Center Northwest, PhotoVision Invitational Auction, Seattle, WA.
Meridian Museum of Art, New Perspectives, Meridian, MS.
Chelsea Galleria, Solitary States, Miami, FL.
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. LACDA Top 40, Los Angeles, CA.
Chelsea Galleria, Rollover Minutes, Miami, FL.
Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court, Biannual Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM.

2007
Chelsea Galleria, Barely Legal, Miami, FL    .        
Gallery 1401, Photo Review, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.(International juried exhibition/publication)
Chelsea Galleria, Global Warning, Miami, FL. (Featured Artist)            
Pacific Northwest Center for Photography, Plates to Pixels (Online international juried exhibition)
New Life Shop Gallery, Digital onsite exhibition, Berlin, GER                
Trahern Gallery, Terminal, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN (International juried exhibition)
McComas Hall Gallery, Faculty exhibition, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

Curatorial
University Gallery, Atmosphere, Artists Responses to Space(s) Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI.  10/2015

Publications, Reviews & Interviews

-HI-Fructose Magazine, Jason DeMarte Depicts the Natural World With Nothing Natural, by Andy Smith, 8/4/2016
-Quarterly West, Literary Journal, issue 88, Featured Artist. Summer, 2016
-Crave Online, Artist Jason DeMarte Seductive “Second Nature” by Miss Rosen, 7/22/2016                                         -Filter Photo, Jason DeMarte, 3/18/2016
-Thrillist, Things You Didn't Know About Cheetos, 2/25/2016
-Life is too Short for Beige, 5 Artists to Watch, 2/3/2016
-Denver Post, Denver's Rule Gallery connects art to nature — and Astro Turf, 1/1/2016
-Gestalten, Utopic, Immaculate Consumption in Absurd Juxtapositions. 11/2015
-Eclat International, Rule in Marfa, A Love Story, by Rachel Beitz and Valerie Santerli, Summer 2015
-The Denver Post, At Rule Gallery, Art and Legacy Live on, review by Mark Rinaldi, 4/10/2015
-Limitless Magazine, Artist Interview, Jason DeMarte. 4/2/2015, Denver CO.
-Westword Magazine, Gallery Sketches: Three New Shows in Denver For The Weekend, review by Susan Froyd, , 3/27/2015. 
-L’Oeil de la Photographie, MoP Denver 2015 Redline, works sited 3/19/2015
-Westword Magazine, Moth of Photography 2015:Ten Not To Miss Shows, review by Susan Froyd, 3/6/2015. 
-Freshland Magazine, Consumo y naturaleza x Jason DeMarte, 3/6/2015
-Erectile Magazine: The Beauty of Cheetos, by Marion Regnier, 9/25/2014
-San Antonio Current, Strange Narratives Unfold in “Spinning Yarns: Photographic Storytellers” works sited by Tom Turner 07/02/2014
-Talk of DC, Spotlight: The Beauty of Cheetos by Jason DeMarte, 06/28/2014
-BeStreet, Jason DeMarte, Nature vs Commercial Products, 06/26/2014
-Beautiful/Decay, Jason DeMarte Juxtaposes Sublime Landscapes With Cheetos And Donuts, 06/26/2014
-Ignant, The Beauty of Cheetos by Jason DeMarte, 06/25/2014
-Huffington Post, Artist Explores The Tantalizing Beauty Of Cheetos And Donut Holes, by Priscilla Frank, 06/23/2014
-Feature Shoot, Bizarre Photos Mash-up the Natural World and Consumer Society, by Amanda Gorence 6/13/2014
-BLOW Magazine, Published by Trocadero, Dublin, Featured Artist, Issue 9, 2013.  
-Diffusion Magazine, Unconventional Photography, One Twelve Publishing, Portland OR. Special Issue #1, 2013
-Waco Tribune, “Wood-fired ceramics, tale-telling photos in new Baylor art show” Review by Carl Hoover, 01/31/2013
-Humanimalia, Relocating “Stuffed” Animals: Photographic Remediation of Natural History Taxidermy Volume 4, Number 2, Spring 2013. Article written by Stephanie S. Turneer. Published by DePauw University. 
-Light Leaked, Online journal, “Jason DeMarte, Interview” April 1, 2013.
-Make 8elieve, Online journal “OIL” Issue #3 February 2013. 
-British Journal of Photography, Featured Artist, Published by Incisive Media, UK, Featured Artist, December 2011 issue.
-The Elements of Photography, 2nd edition, written by Angela Faris Belt. Published by Focal Press, 2011 works cited. 
-Six years Later, Art and design Magazine, Issue 2 Surface. Melbourne Australia. 2011 works cited. 
-A Short Course in Photography, 8th edition, written by Barbara London & Jim Stone. Published by Prentice Hall, 2011 works cited. 
-A Short Course in Digital Photography, 2nd edition, written by Barbara London & Jim Stone. Published by Prentice Hall, 2011 works cited. 
-Open Daybook  edited by David P Earle, Mark Batty Publisher. 2010, works cited.
-Horizons British Airways in-flight publication, October 2010
-Black Warrior Review, Spring/Summer 2010 36.2 Published by The University of Alabama, Featured Artist. 4/1/2010
-Oxford American, Southern Food 2010, Issue 68 Works Cited, 03/ 1/2010
-Art Week Colorado, Art Writer, Online Journal, Review by Leanna Goebel. 7/14/09
-Denver Arts Online Journal  Rule: Jason DeMarte and Ronnie B Johnson, Review by Ken Hamel. 7/10/09
-Santa Fe Reporter  Teachers Turn UNM Faculty Exhibition, Review by Kim Russo. 3/30/09
-The Denver Post, The Frugal Valentine, works sited by Kyle Macmillan. 02/13/2009
-A Short Course in Digital Photography, 1st edition, written by Barbara London & Jim Stone. Published by Prentice Hall, 2009 works cited. 
-Wynwood, The Art Magazine, Solitary States, Review by Raisa Clavijo. 07/08
-Photoshelter Online Journal, Jason DeMarte: Utopic, , Interview by Rachel Hulin. 6/10/08
-The Photo Review,Critical Journal, Volume 29. Winner in the 2007 Photo Review International Photography -Competition. Juried by Toby Jurovics, Curator of Photography, Smithsonian Museum of American Art. 2008
-Philadelphia City Newspaper, Catch it or Regret It, Review by Holly Otterbein. 12/12/07
-Photography Now: One Hundred Portfolios, International Juried DVD Published by Wright State University Art Galleries, 2006
-Campus Times, University of La Verne, Found Objects Evoke Memories, Interview/Article by Len Ly 9/29/06
-Jason DeMarte Exhibition ‘Restoring Memory’ on Display at Irene Carlson Gallery, University Of La Verne Website, article 8/06
-The Reflector, Mississippi State University Students, faculty still helping, The Reflector, works cited. 9/12/06

Gallery Representation

Rule Gallery, Denver, CO, www.rulegallery.com                                                                                                 Richard Levy Gallery Albuquerque, NM www.levygallery.com
Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI, www.wassermanprojects.com
Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM , www.photoeye.com (online)
Clamp Art, NY, NY,www.clampart.com (artist inventory)

Artist Lectures/ Artist Residencies / Portfolio Reviews

2015
Redline Arts Center, Denver CO. An Artificial Relationship to Nature, Artist Lecture
Yuma Art Symposium, Yuma AZ. An Artificial Relationship to Nature, Artist Lecture
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. An Artificial Relationship to Nature, Artist Lecture
2014
Vermont Studio Center AIR
2013
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Artist Lecture
Art Institute, San Antonio TX. Utopic, Artist lecture
2011
National Society of Photographic Education, Utopic, Artist lecture. 
2009
Daniel Cooney, Amador, Clamp Art, Foley and Sasha Wolf Galleries, Project 5, NYC (International juried review)
2008
Center, Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM (International juried review)

Grants / Fellowships / Awards

2015
Ft Wayne Museum of Art, The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2015, Ft. Wayne IN. (Juror Merit Award)
E.M.U. Facility Research Fellowship, 
2014
E.M.U. Provost Research Award.  
2013
E.M.U. Provost Research Award.  
The Scarab Club Arts and Cultural Center, Blooms Bugs, Beasts, Detroit MI. (Honorable mention)
2011
Society of Photographic Education, Gary B Fritz Image Maker Award. 
2010
E.M.U. Provost Research Award.  
2009
Photolucida, Critical Mass finalists. 
M.S.U. Office of Research and Economic Development Humanities Grant, Artist research and travel grant
2008
Photo District News Magazine, Nominated for 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2009
2007
M.S.U. Office of Research and Economic Development Humanities Grant, Artist research and travel grant    
M.S.U. Humanities and Arts Research Program, Artist research grant    
Jen Beckman Gallery, Hey Hot Shots Honorable Mention
MyArtSpace.com, Featured Artist
MyArtSpace.com, Artist of the Week 8/17                
2006
M.S.U. Faculty Research Department, Artist research grant
2004
Zayed University, Study Grant, London’s Escape Studios
2002                        
ITT Technical Institute, Study Grant, Pacific Northwest College of Art    
2000
University of Oregon, Studio grant
1999
University of Oregon, Graduate Teaching Fellowship
1998
University of Oregon, Graduate Teaching Fellowship
1997
Creative Arts Symposium Juried Exhibition, Nocturnal, Awarded Best in Photography 

Permanent Collections

Museum of Outdoor Arts, Denver, CO.                                                                                                                   Siedel City, Art Center, Boulder, CO.                                                                                                                        Ft. Wayne Museum of Contemporary Art, Ft. Wayne IN.
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. Mid-West Photographers Project                                             Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA. 
Fort Collins Colorado Historical Museum
 

Recent Teaching Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                    Associate Professor of Photography (Tenured)
 2010 – Current, Eastern Michigan University
College of Art and Design
Assistant Professor of Photography (Tenure Track)
 2005 – Current, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
College of Architecture, Art and Design
Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography
 2008 – 2009, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
College of Fine Arts, Department of Art and Art History
Assistant Professor of Multimedia/Photography
2002 – 2005, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE
College of Arts and Sciences, Art and Design Department