Resume-Lorran Meares

EDUCATION 1994 M.F.A., Photography, School of Art and Art History, University of Denver, Denver, CO.
  1974 B.A., Photography, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
  Mercer University, Macon, GA.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2004 Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM.
Photography Program, School of Arts and Design.
1987 to 2003 Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE.
Photography Instructor,  Visual and Computer Arts.
  1993 to 1994 University of Denver, Denver, CO.
Interim Chair and Visiting Professor, School of Art and Art History.
1981 to 1987 Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA.
Fine Art Photography Instructor, Division of Visual Arts.
1979 to 1981 Crealdé School of Art, Winter Park, FL.
Fine Art Photography Instructor.
1979 to 1981 Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL.
Fine Art Photography Instructor, Department of Art.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1988-Present Owner, president, Enlight-10, Ltd., Fine-Art Photography, Santa Fe, NM.
  2002-2012 Owner, president, Rainforestbaskets.com, virtual gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
  2007-2008 Co-Owner, Splendors of the World Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
  2005-2006 Guest curator, Native Design: A Journey Through the Darién Rainforest, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

1971 to 1981 Photographic Supervisor,  Division of Instructional Resources,
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
1969 to 1971 Freelance commercial and aerial photography, CA and FL.
1967 to 1969 Photographer, Department of Educational Resources,
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
AS VISITING ARTIST
2000 Quay School of Art, Wanganui, New Zealand
1998 University College of Belize, Belize City
1996 University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
1994 Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO.
1993 to 1994 University of Denver, Denver, CO.
(full academic year)
1992 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.Clemson University, Clemson, SC.
1990 Joslyn Art Museum,  Omaha, NE.
1988 Penland School of Crafts,  Penland, NC.
Bellevue College,  Bellevue, NE.
Virginia Intermont College,  Bristol, VA.
  1985 Society for Photographic Education,
Southeast Regional Convention,  Penland, NC.
University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
1984 Penland School of Crafts,  Penland, NC.
1983 Middle Tennessee State University,  Murfreesboro, TN.
Sawtooth Center for Visual Design,
Winston-Salem, NC.
1982 Virginia Commonwealth University,  Richmond, VA.
College Art Association,  Southeast Regional Meeting,
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
Penland School of Crafts,  Penland, NC.
1981 The Arkansas Arts Center,  Little Rock, AR.
Crealde School of Art,  Winter Park, FL.
1980 Virginia Intermont College,  Bristol, VA.
1979 The Maryland Institute College of Art,  Baltimore, MD.
Loch Haven Art Museum,  Orlando, FL.
1978 University of Florida,  Gainesville, FL.
University of South Florida,Tampa, FL.
University of Central Florida,  Orlando, FL.
1976 Valencia Community College,  Orlando, FL.
INDIVIDUAL PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS   2013-2016 Sacred Places, Traveling Exhibitions Program of the Museum of The Red River, Idabel, OK.
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Shawnee, OK.
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK, others TBD.
    2003-2005 Moments in Time, Monuments, Ruins and Shrines in the American Southwest, Traveling Exhibitions Program of the Museum of New Mexico (TREX), Santa Fe, NM.
  2004-2005 Moments in Time, Anasazi Heritage Center, in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management, Dolores, CO.
1994 Toh Atin Gallery of Southwest Art,  Durango, CO.
1993 Shwayder Art Gallery, University of Denver,  Denver, CO.
Bellevue University Hitchcock Humanities Center Gallery, Bellevue, NE
1992 Garden of the Zodiac Gallery,  Omaha, NE.
1991 Virginia Intermont College,  Bristol, VA.
1989 The Photographers’ Gallery,  Omaha, NE.
1987 Emory & Henry College,  Emory, VA.
1986 Light Painted Photographs, New Image Gallery,
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
Hollins College, Roanoke, VA.
1983 Middle Tennessee State University,  Murfreesboro, TN.
Sawtooth Center for Visual Design,  Winston-Salem, NC.
1982 Photoworks,  Richmond, VA.
1979 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,  Montgomery, AL.
University of South Florida,  Tampa, FL.
Church Street Station Gallery,  Orlando, FL.
1974 University of Central Florida,  Orlando, FL.
Maitland Art Center,  Maitland, FL.
Creative Art Gallery,  Winter Park, FL.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2006 America’s Priceless Heritage: Snapshots in Time, celebrating the Centennial of the Antiquities Act, Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institution.
1999 Recent Acquisitions, Works from the Permanent Collection,
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.
1997-1998 Midlands Photography Invitational, Joslyn Art Museum,
Omaha, NE.  (Seven-state region)
Visions, an exhibition of Alternative Photography,
Patricia Carlisle Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
The Digital Show: Artists Using Computers,
Haydon Gallery,  Lincoln, NE.
1992 Landscape as Subject, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE.
1989 The Creative Camera,
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH.
Three Nebraska Photographers, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.
1988 Images of an Urban Canyon, Metropolitan Gallery, Omaha, NE.
1987 Virginia Artists’ Invitational
Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts,  Roanoke, VA.
From the Outer Banks to Infinity,
Greenville Art Museum,  Greenville, SC.
Light Factory,  Charlotte, NC.
Appalachian Environmental Art Center,  Highlands, NC.
1986 National Aperture ’86,
Winston Square, Winston-Salem, NC.
Juror : Van Deren Coke,  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Positive/Negative II,
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.
Juror: Diane Vanderlip, Curator of Contemporary Art,
Denver Art Museum< Denver, CO.
1985 Durham Photographic Arts Gallery, Durham, NC.
LandEscapes, Joys and Sorrows, Light Factory, Charlotte, NC.
Appalachian Environmental Arts Center, Highlands, NC.
1984 Instant Images, Durham Photographic Arts Gallery,
Durham, NC.
1983 Seeing is Believing: Stereoscopic Images in the Arts and Sciences, (30 International Stereo Image-Makers),
Boston’s Museum of Science and Hayden Planetarium, Boston, MA.
1982 Seeing Double: A Survey of Contemporary Stereoscopic Imagery,
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY.
1981 New American Nudes,
MIT Creative Photography Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
The Stereo Show: International Trends in Contemporary
Stereoscopic Photography,

Open Spaces Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Southern Eye/Southern Mind,
Memphis Academy of Art, Memphis, TN.
Southeastern Photography,
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC.
Juror: Lee Witkin, Witkin Gallery, New York.*Purchase Award”.
Southern Exposures,
Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach FL.
Lorran Meares, Masumi Hayashi,
Edison Gallery of Fine Arts, Fort Myers, FL.
1980 1 + 1 = 1,  Contemporary Trends in Stereo
Photography,
The Art Institute of Chicago,  Chicago, IL.
1979 Visiting Artists, Decker Gallery, The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD.
Southeastern Photographers, Museum of Arts and Sciences,  Daytona Beach, FL.
Florida Light, Loch Haven Art Museum,  Orlando, FL.
1978 Southeastern Photography,
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR.
1977 Artists’ Biennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA.
1976 Dimensions ’76, Loch Haven Art Museum,  Orlando, FL.
1975 Artists’ Invitational, Creative Art Gallery,Winter Park, FL.
1974 Florida Creates, Loch Haven Art Museum,  Orlando, FL.
PUBLIC
COLLECTIONS
1975-Present Joslyn Art Museum,  Omaha, NE.Maryland Institute College of Art,  Baltimore, MD.Greenville County Museum of Art,  Greenville, SC.University of Central Florida,  Orlando, FL.East Tennessee State University,  Johnson City, TN.Middle Tennessee State University,  Murfreesboro, TN.Ramapo College,  Mahwah, NJ.Crealdé School of Art,  Winter Park, FL.
CORPORATE
COLLECTIONS
1975-Present Polaroid Corporation, The Witkin Gallery, New York,Toyota USA, Roger Tory Peterson Institute, New York
FELLOWSHIPS
GRANTS & AWARDS
1999 Con-Agra Award for Excellence in Teaching   Metropolitan Community College
  1995 & 1997 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist’s Fellowship in Photography
1989 Sierra Club, Utah State Parks Commission, in cooperation with the United States Bureau of Land Management (grant support provided to document ancient Anasazi Indian ritual/sacred burial & ceremonial sites).
1987 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts/Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship  (for work in stereoscopic light-painting photography).
Juror: Lisa Dennison,  Guggenheim Museum,  New York.
DuPont Faculty Development Grant, Virginia Intermont College.
Exhibition Purchase Award, Positive/Negative II,
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.
Juror: Diane Vanderlip, Curator of Contemporary Art,
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.
19851985 Second Annual Governor’s Award for the Arts in Virginia
Polaroid Corporation Individual Artist’s Support Grant
1981 Purchase Award,  Southeastern Photographers
Greenville County Museum of Art,  Greenville, SC.
Juror:  Lee Witkin,  Witkin Gallery, New York.
1978 Florida Commission for the Arts Individual Artist’s Fellowship
(for stereoscopic light-painting photography).
PUBLISHED WORKS 2013 Light Painting Sacred Places in Stereo, Stereoscopy, Series 2, Number 94, Issue 2.2013, The Journal of the International Stereoscopic Union, Zurich, Switzerland
  2011 Darién Ethnographic: The Meares Collection, authors Lorran Meares & Charlotte Meares, Art of Discovery® Press, Santa Fe, NM.
2009 Weaving the Scarlet Macaw: Hösig Di  Rainforest Baskets of Panamá, authors Lorran Meares & Charlotte Meares, Art of Discovery® Press, Santa Fe, NM.
  2005 Pueblo del Arroyo, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Annual Report, New Mexico Historic Preservation Division, Santa Fe, NM.
  2003 Guadalupe Ruin on the Río Puerto, Cabezon Peak, NM, poster, Mexico Historic Preservation Division, Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe, NM.
2002 Moments in Time, Preserving the Past on New Mexico Public Lands,  Special Edition Solo 2003 Calendar, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, NM.
2001 Photographing Sacred Places, View Camera Magazine, November-December 2001.
1993 to 1997 Southwest Photography, Outside, Backpacker, Natural History, New Mexican
& other publications
1996 Sacred Places of the Native Americans, Special Edition Calendar, Landmark Press, Novato, CA., Australia, and New Zealand.
1995 Photography, 7th ed., Phil Davis, Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, IA.
1992 to 1996 Exploring Color Photography, 2nd-3rd eds.,
Robert J. Hirsch, Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, IA. Sacred Places: Native American Sites, 1993 Sierra Club Special Edition Calendar, Random House,  NY.
1991 Photographic Possibilities, Robert J. Hirsch, Focal Press, Boston, MA., London
1990 The Creative Camera, Nancy Howell-Koehler,
Davis Publications, Worcester, MA.
Photography, 6th ed., Phil Davis,
Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, IA.
1989 Chaco, Commissioned by the National Park Service to commemorate United Nations designation of Chaco Culture National Historical Park as a World Heritage Site.
Pueblo Alto, Commissioned by the National Park Service to commemorate United Nations designation of Chaco Culture National Historical Park as a World Heritage Site.
1988 Exploring Color Photography, Robert J. Hirsch, Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, IA.
1987 Pinhole Journal, Figure Studies 1. Vol. 3, #3., Dec. 1987.
“Painting with Light-Actualization/Materialization
of a Fantasy Image Using Polaroid Materials,”
Lorran Meares, The Polaroid Newsletter for Photographic Education,
Spring, 1987,  Cambridge, MA.
1986 Photography, 5th ed., Phil Davis, Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, IA.
Instant Projects: A Workbook for Photographic Educators, Baker & London, The Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA.
1985 “Constructing a Polaroid Stereo Camera,” Lorran Meares, The Polaroid Newsletter for Photographic Education, Spring ’85
1983 Macmillan Biographical Encyclopedia
of Photographic Artists and Innovators,
Turner Browne and Elaine Partnow, Macmillan & Co.,  NY.
The New Virginia Review, Vol. III, The New Virginia Review, Inc., Richmond, VA.
1982 New American Nudes, Arno Minkkinen.
Morgan and Morgan,  NY.
Photography, 4th ed., Phil Davis, Wm. C. Brown, Dubuque, IA.
Afterimage, Jan. ’81, The Visual Studies Workshop,  Rochester, NY.
1981 Southern Eye, Southern Mind, Memphis Academy of Art,
Memphis, TN
1980 Florida Photographic Artists, Southeastern Center for Creative Photography,          Daytona Beach, FL
1979 “Stereoscopic Photography,” H.A. Layer, Exposure, Vol. 17:3,
Society for Photographic Education,  NY.
BOOKS & CATALOGS FOR ART MUSEUMS & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS 2012 The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: Vol. 3, Joslyn Art Museum in conjunction with the University of Oklahoma Press.
  2010 The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: April-September 1833, Vol. 2, Joslyn Art Museum in conjunction with the University of Oklahoma Press.
  2008 The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: May 1832-April 1833, Vol. 1, Joslyn Art Museum in conjunction with the University of Oklahoma Press.
1999 Georgia O’Keefe Catalogue Raisonné, B. Buhler LynesNational Gallery of Art, Washington DC and the Georgia O’keefe Foundation, Abiquiu, NM. Yale University Press, New Haven and London
1998 Degas and the Little Dancer
Yale University Press, New Haven and London
1997 American Vision, The Epic History of Art in America, Robert Hughes, Alfred A. Knopf, NY.
1990 Art Across America – Regional Painting
from 1710-1920,
  Wm. Gerdte, Abbeville Press,  NY.
1987 Paintings and Sculpture from the European and American Collections, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.
1984 Karl Bodmer’s America,
Joslyn Art Museum and the University of Nebraska Press, Omaha, NE.
1982 Jules Breton and the French Rural Tradition
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.
Legacy of the West, The InterNorth Collection,  Omaha, NE.
1981 The West as Romantic Horizon,
The InterNorth Collection, Omaha, NE.
Fauna und Flora, Frauen und Masken, Objekte und Ziechnungand:
Gaudnek Kollektivausstellungen in Regensburg,  Munchen, Germany.
1980 Angels and Urchins: Images of Children at the Joslyn
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.
Adolph Gottlieb: Paintings 1921-1956.
The Adolph Gottlieb Foundation, NY
1979 Art, Inc., The F.T. Blount Corporation,
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts,  Montgomery, AL.
1978 Walter Gaudnek Retrospective,
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL.
1977 The Blount Collection,  Montgomery, AL.
  1976 Master Prints, 15th-18th Century,
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL.
The George Verdak Collection, Era of the Dance,
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
Paolo Soleri, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL.
Marathon Art, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL.
The Corporate Collection, Loch Haven Art Museum,
Orlando, FL.
CLIENTS INCLUDE
American Museum of Natural History; New Mexico Bureau of Land Management; American Greetings; CBS Publishing Group; Coca-Cola; Eastman Kodak; National Park Service; the National Gallery of Art; Newsweek; Random House; Schering-Plough; Sea World; Sierra Club; Polaroid Corporation; United States Department of the Interior, Utah State Parks; Walt Disney World
 FEATURING WEBSITES  2013  www.Enlight-10.comPersonal website exhibiting past and current works.
2001-2002 www.3Dworld.com
Featured artist portfolio of streaming stereoscopic images on Native American Sacred Sites. This website is no longer in operation.
 www.polaroidwork.com
Featured image-maker, authored three articles on light painting and sacred-site preservation. This website is no longer in operation.
PROFESSIONAL
& OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
1975-Present Society for Photographic Education; American Society for Media Photographers; National Stereoscopic Association; International Stereoscopic Union; Board of Directors, Sierra Club Native American Sites Committee; Archaeological Conservancy; Keepers of the Treasures; National Parks & Conservation Assn.; National Resources & Defense Council; Native American Rights Fund; Nature Conservancy; Wilderness Society; World Wildlife Fund; American Rock Art Research Assn.

 

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