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Curriculum Vitae
Bruce E. Checefsky
Writer, Director, Photographer, Curator


Born: 1957 Jessup, Pennsylvania

Lives: Cleveland, Ohio

Current Position

Director, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland Institute of Art

Education

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan MFA 1984

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania BS 1980

International Center of Photography, New York City 1977-78



Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Brooklyn Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University

Cranbrook Academy of Art Library

Hunt Library, Carnage Mellon University

Arts of the Book Collection, Yale University Library

Stanford University, Slavic & East European Collections

The Joseph Regenstein Library, University of Chicago

John M. Flaxman Artist’s Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia

The National Centre of Photography, St. Petersburg, Russia

British Film and Video Collection, London

Museum of Art, Lodz, Poland

Netherlands Foto Institute, Rotterdam

Hungarian Photomuseum

Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw

Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

Progressive Insurance Collection, Ohio

CV Museum of Art, LaGrange, Georgia

The Cochran Collection, Georgia

Ridge Tool Company, International Headquarters

Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing

Lamar Dodd Art Center, Georgia

ArtForum, Prague, Czeh Republic

The Mladek Collection, Washington, DC

Booz Allen Hamilton

The Sietlecka/Kossak Collection, New York City

The Joshua White Collection, New York City

Henry Steinberg Collection

The Piloff Collection

The Kanifer Collection

Film Projects

2005 IN NI (OTHERS), written and directed by Bruce Checefsky, b/w and color, sound, 22:40 min, digital DV, Warsaw, Poland. Released January 2005. Film shown at:

Ujazdowskie Castle, Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

Laznia Center of Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

2004 A WOMAN AND CIRCLES, written and directed by Bruce Checefsky, b/w, sound, 9:40 min, 35mm, Cleveland, Ohio, 2004. Released March 2004. Film shown at:

2005 Rotterdam International Film Festival [International Premiere]

Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio

Museum of Modern Art, New York City

28th Cleveland International Film Festival [U.S. Premiere]

Cranbrook Academy Museum of Art

Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

KvadraT Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

The National Centre of Photography, Russia

The Center of Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

2001 PHARMACY written and directed by Bruce Checefsky, b/w abstract photogram film, 4:40 min, silent, 35mm, Budapest, Hungary, 2001. Released March 2001. Film shown at:

2004 Tel Aviv Biennial, Israel

Museum of Modern Art, New York City

National Museum of Photography and Film and Television, London, England

Courtisane, Ghent, Belgium

Instytucja Kultury GornoElaski Festiwal, Katowice, Poland

OtherCinema, London, England

2004 Chivari International Animation Festival, Italy

KvadraT Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria

Cleveland Cinematique

Denver Film Society

Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw

Cinematique Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Berkeley Pacific Film Archive

Los Angeles Film Forum

2003 Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Netherlands

Beverly Arts Center of Chicago

Media Art Biennal, RO Center for Media Art Foundation, Poland (Received Special Award)

Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

University of Washington

Cranbrook Academy Museum of Art

Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati

University of Georgia, Atlanta

Zamek Center, Poznan, Poland

University of Illinois at Chicago

Hull Short Film Festival, London,

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio

Munich Haus der Kunst, Germany

Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

Athens Film and Video Festival

Cleveland International Film Festival

Estrada Poznaska, Poznan, Poland

Kutztown University

Shaheen Modern & Contemporary

Location One, New York City

Lamar Dodd Art Center, Georgia

Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia, Bulgaria


Commissions

2000 Ridge Tool Company World Headquarters, Histories - in Four Parts

1998 Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing, It is better to know

Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing, Truth and Freedom

Solo Exhibitions

Shaheen Modern & Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio 2005

National Centre of Photography, St. Petersburg, Russia 2004

Beverly Arts Center of Chicago, Chicago 2003

Shaheen Modern & Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio 2002

Galerie Tolgyfa, Budapest, Hungary 2001

Shaheen Modern & Contemporary Art 1999

Academie de Arte, Bucharest, Romania 1998

Lindner Gallery, Keystone College, Pennsylvania 1998

Kunsverein,Pforzheim, Germany 1998

Budapest Academy of Art, Budapest, Hungary 1996

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland 1996

The John J. McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio 1996

Museum of York County, South Carolina 1996

Chattahooce Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia 1995

Het Apollohuis, Netherlands 1993

Washington State University 1993

Galerie Litera, Prague, Czech Republic 1993

Kastrich Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany1993

William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio 1993

Afa Gallery, Scranton, Pennsylvania 1992

Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland 1991

ArtForum Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic 1991

BWA Galerie, Lublin, Poland 1991

Mala Galerie, Warsaw, Poland. 1990

Wschodnia Galerie, Lodz, Poland 1990

Poloni Galerie, Krakow, Poland 1990

Galerie Mheta, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1990

William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio 1990

Group Exhibitions

2004 Chivari International Animation Festival, Italy

Tel Aviv Video Biennale, Israel

“BC+KP+36=PROJECT,” Gallery 36, Cleveland, Ohio

“Big and Small Works,” Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

“ICOLS Strategy Defense and Arms Fair,” (dvd), Collectivity and critical

collective/cooperative cultural action, Oliver Gallery, University of

South Florida, Tampa FL, USA

“ICOLS Strategy Defense and Arms Fair,” Connect the Dots, The LeRoy

Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA

“ICOLS Strategy Defense and Arms Fair,” installation, ferry between

Helsinki, Stockholm, Mariehamn, Tallin, ISEA

2003 “ICOLS- FILE 2003-FestivalInternacional de Linguagem Eletrônica,” Brazil.

“Domestic Setting,” Jeanne Patterson Gallery, Los Angeles, California

“ICOLS AUDIO,” juniradio Berlin104.1 08.-30. juni

“ICOLS.ORG, FILE,” - festival internacional de linguagem eletrônica,

Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) São Paulo, Brazil

“ICOLS, How to be a perfect guest Sharjah International Biennial 6,”

Sharjah Art Museums and Expo Centre Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

“ICOLS Glasgow Event,” Wasps Studios, Glasgow, Scotland

“ICOLS.ORG, The Esplanade,” Theatres on the Bay, Singapore.

2002 “Bruce Checefsky & Kiril Prashkov: Bugs Reading & Eating,” Remont GalleryBelgrade

“Art meets Archive,” Sydney Records Centre, New South Wales, Australia

“Bruce Checefsky and Kiril Prashkov: Bugs Reading & Eating,” ATA Gallery, Sofia

“ICOLS Launch Event,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australiia.

“ICOLS.ORG, net.art,” - Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.

“Midwest Photography Project,” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

2001 “Bruce Checefsky, Michiko Itatani, Daniel Johnson, Edvins Strautmanis," Anita

Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

“Attention Recycling - Bruce Checefsky and Fia-Stina Sandlund,” Brody Sandor, Budapest, Hungary

“Bruce Checefsky and Kiril Prashkov: Bugs/Reading & Eating,” Institute of

Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

2000 “Painting Function: Making it Real,” SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

“Recent Acquisitions,” Cleveland Museum of Art

1999 “20/20 Vision,” Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1998 “Young Artists II,” Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

“The Bottle Project,” Academie de Arte, Bucharest, Romania

1997 “Young Artists – Painting and Sculpture,” Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

“Moving Modern,” Academy of Art, Budapest, Hungary

1995 “The Language of Place,” Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan (catalogue)

“The Language of Place,” The Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

“Young Artists - Painting and Sculpture,” Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

“Cleveland Bicentennial Photography Commission,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland traveled to Cuyahoga Community College and Baldwin Wallace College, Ohio. Book published.

“Black and White,” Fine Arts Association, Willoughby, Ohio

1994 Chicago House Benefit,” World Tattoo Gallery, Chicago

“Barbara Bachtell, Steven Bradford, Bruce Checefsky, Joan Domankos, E. Daniel

Klepper and John Hink,” SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1993 “Recent Abstract Photography by Mary Catalano, Bruce Checefsky, Anita Chernewski,

Teresa Curin, Jerome Mallmann, and Naoki Okamoto," Puchong Gallery, New

York City

“Art Move: New Work by Bruce Checefsky, Sharon Couzin, William Easton, Michael

Meyers, and Scott Rankin,” Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

“Bruce Checefsky, Jean Louis Marchetti, Alan Pelz-Sharpe,” Het Apollohuis,

Eindhoven, Netherlands

“Shadow Box,” Idea Garage, Cleveland, Ohio

“Young Artists,” Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

FOTOFEST, Houston, TX

1992 “A Portrait of Cleveland by Nine Photographers,” William Busta Gallery

“Still Here,” SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1991 “Contemporary Vision: Andrew Borowiec, Bruce Checefsky, Ellen Garvens,

Masumi Hayashi, Michael Loderstat, Penny Rakoff, and Carie Crawford Waltzer,” Images Center for Fine Photography, Cincinnati, Ohio

1990 “Labyrinth II,” BWA Galerie, Lublin, Poland

“Around the Coyote, Ludwig Drum Factory,” Chicago, Illinois

1989 “Homefront: Critical Documentary of Urban Crisis, If You Lived Here", Dia Center for

the Arts, New York City

“May Show,” Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

“New Work by Select Artists,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

“New Work by Contemporary Photographers: Bruce Checefsky, Linda Connor, Barbara DeGenevieve , John Ganis, Joyce Neimanas and Starr Ockenga," Delta College, Midland, Michigan

“DEMOCRACY, a project curated by Group Material,” Dia Center for the Arts, New York City

“Bruce Checefsky, James Lenavitt, and Michael Jones,” Lausche Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

“Demolished by Neglect," Urban Center for Photography, other facets of the project installed at exterior north wall of Tuller Hotel, Detroit, Michigan

“Demolished by Neglect,” 1515 Broadway Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

“Cross Current,” Detroit Artists Market, Michigan

“Recent Photographs,” Focus Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

“Michigan Photographers,” Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan traveled to Saginaw Museum of Art, Saginaw; Michigan Gallery, Detroit; Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor; Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan

“Eye for an Eye,” Urban Center for Photography Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

1985 “Recent Work”, Focus Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

“Road Show,” Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, MI, traveled to Jesse Besser

Museum, Alpena; Race Street Gallery, Grand Rapids; Detroit Artists Market; McKune Arts Center, Petosky; Midland Center for the Arts, Michigan, and Artemisa Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

“East Coast Image Makers,” National SPE Conference, Minneaplois, Minnesoate

“Image Makers,” Mercer Community College, Mercerville, New Jersey

1984 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Publications

2001 Bruce Checefsky & Kiril Prashkov: Bugs/Eating & Reading, Artist Book. Limited Ed. 150/signed, Institute

of Contemporary Art -Sofia, Bulgaria

1996 Bruce Checefsky: Other People's Money, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1996 Images from the Heart, Cleveland Bicentennial Commission

1995 The Language of Place, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

1991 Bruce Checefsky: The Nerve of the Present, ArtForum Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic

1990 Bruce Checefsky: Maszyna Wyobrazni, Mala Galerie, Warsaw, Poland

1985 Road Show, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Michigan

Select Bibliography

Maciej Tabor, Jan Brzękowski, FILM A NOWA POEZJA„Wiadomości Literackie”, 1933, nr 499., 2004

Jalu Kurek, Uwagi o filmie, („Linia”, nr 2, październik 1931, s. 62-64), 2004

The Anti-Disneys: Animators with a Political Edge, The Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2003, page D10

Sequel at Domestic Setting, Zero Degrees Art, March 6 – 29, 2003.

Sequel at Domestic Setting, Artnet Magazine, Mar. 5-29, 2003.

Brain Teasers – With light and shadow, Bruce Checefsky’s photograms mess with perception, Cleveland Scene, May 2 – 8, 2002, page 31.

Dreaming in Black and White: Bruce Checefsky turns thrift-store toys into transcendent visions, Free Times, Volume 10, NO 31, page 52, April 17-23, 2002.

Toying beautifully with intricacies of light and shadow; The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Wednesday, April 17, 2002, page E8.

Films reel in with a local flavor, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Friday, March 15, 2002, page 6.

Painting Function: Making It Real, Dialogue, Volume 23, #9, May/June 2000, pg. 47-48.

Abstraction just for fun. Post-modern pleasures a breakthrough show for Spaces. The Plain Dealer, Thursday, January 20, 2000. Section E, pages 1-E & 4-E.

The Object Itself: Thought-provoking SPACES show revels in ideas, Cleveland Free Times, page 48, January 19-25, 2000.

Painting Function: Making It Real, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio 2000 (exhibition catalogue)

Checefsky Shows Mature and Experimental Work, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 24, 1999

Seen through Bruce Checefsky’s lens, ordinary objects become macbre and magical, Cleveland Scene, November 25 – December 1, 1999, page 53.

Checefsky’s Photograms, Free Times, November 24-December 1, 1999

Technik fur Kunst genutzt: Der Fotokunstler Bruce Checefsky stellt im Reuchlinhaus aus, Pforzheim, Donnerstag, 7. Mai 1998 - Seite 20

I Am A Camera, Free Times, March 13, 1996.

Bruce Checefsky: Photograms, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 1996

Casting Shadows, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, pages 8-E & 12-5, February 20, 1996

Artist Shows photo magic, The Herald, March 19, 1995.

No Grey Areas, Cleveland Free Times, June 7, 1995CCCA: Absence and Presence, Free Times, March 13, 1996.

Expanding the views of landscape art, The Plain Dealer, Aug.7, 1994.

Places are explored through eyes of the mind, The Columbus Dispatch, pg.1H, Aug7, 1994.

The Language of Place, Dialogue: Arts in The Midwest, Sept/Oct 1994

The Artist Apart, Cleveland Sun Papers, November 1994

The Language of Place, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; and The Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio. 1994 (exhibition catalogue)

Ein Foto-Denkmal fur Cleveland, Bruce Checefsky in der Galerie Kastrich, Mainzer Rhein-Zeitung, Nr.280 - Frietag, 3 December 1993

Three make the show, The Plain Dealer, September 4, 1993

Fotografische Werke, Camera Austria International, Number 43/44, 1993

Portretten, Machineonderdelen, Surrealisme En Werkelijkheid, Foto, Mei,‘93

Werschillende Visies Op De Werkelijkheid, Eindhoven Daghad, Zaterdag 8 mei, 1993, pg 29.

Bruce Checefsky: Photograms, Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland 1991

Bruce Checefsky: The Nerve of the Present, ArtForum Galerie, Prague, Czech, May 1991

Kitsch, Birth and Sprockets, Cleveland Edition, July 18, 1991.

Bruce Checefsky: Cosmic Gamesman, Kastrich Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany, November 24, 1993 - January 22, 1994.

Artist brings work home, The Plain Dealer, March 22, 1990.

Powtorka z konstruktywizmu, Kultura, nr 6, rok VI, 11 lutego 1990 Warsaw, Poland.

Taking Control: Art and Activism, The Decade Show, Frameworks of Identity in the 1980’s, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Studio Museum of Harlem, 1990

Bruce Checefsky: Fabricated Works/Maszyna Wyobrazni, Wendy Jacobs, Mala Galerie, Warsaw, Poland, January, 1990.

Cleveland’s William Busta Gallery: Art With An Edge, Dialogue: A Midwest Art Journal, Volume 13, #3, May/June, 1990

Bruce Checefsky: Engine of Imagination, New Art Examiner, Volume 17, #10, June 1990.

Democracy: A Project By Group Material, Discussions in Contemporary Culture, No.5 Bay Press, Seattle 1990 in conjunction with Dia Center for the Arts “If You Lived Here...” exhibition, NYC.

If You Lived Here...The City in Art, Activism, and Theory, Discussions in Contemporary Culture, No.6, Bay Press, Seattle 1990, in conjunction with Dia Center for the Arts exhibition of the same, NYC.

Protest in Detroit, Through The Loupe, American Photographer, March 1988.

Making The Invisible Visible: Demolished By Neglect, Art Papers, Volume 12, 1988

Demolished By Neglect, Afterimage, May 1988.

Demolished By Neglect, Michigan Photography Journal 1988.

Demolished By Neglect, Revolutionary Worker, March 21, 1988

Making The Invisible Visible, Art & Artists, April/May 1988.

Mit perfektionierter Technik, Fotoarbeiten von Bruce Checefsky im Pforzheimer Kunstverein, KULTUR, Samstag 9, Mai 1998, Number 106, Seite 11.

Demolished By Neglect, Michigan Photography Journal 1987.

Demolished By Neglect, The Detroit News, October 28, 1987.

Photographers’ exhibit on city’s physical decay stirs giant controversy, The Detroit News, November 30, 1987.

Photo Project: Art or Visual Pollution, The Detroit News, October 15, 1987.

Artists express their dismay in Detroit decay, The Chicago Tribune, November 3, 1987.

Urban Center for Photography, Detroit Artists Market, March 1987.

Civil Disobedience, Metropolitan Detroit, October 1987.

Exhibit focuses debate on endangered buildings, The Metro Times, Detroit, Michigan, 1987.

Grants/Awards

2004-05 A.I.R. Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council and Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

2003-04 CEC ArtsLink International Fellowship, Baltic School of Photography, The National Center of Photography, St. Petersburg, Russia

2002 Rothermel Award for Professional Achievement, Kutztown University

2001-02 CEC ArtsLink International Fellowship, Institute of Contemporary Art- Sofia, Bulgaria

1998-99 CEC ArtsLink International Fellowship, Union of Hungarian Photographers Workshop, Budapest, Hungary.

1993 Murphy Foundation

1992 Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, New York City

1990 Art Matters, New York City

Murphy Foundation

1989 Ohio Arts Council

1988 Michigan Council on the Arts

Professional Activities

2005 A.I.R. Fellowship, Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

2004 Guest speaker, Cranbrook Academy Museum of Art

Artist-in-Residence, The Baltic School of Photography, National Centre of Photography, St. Petersburg,

Russia

2003 Juror, Cleveland International Film Festival, Eastern and Central European Film Competition

Panelist, Midwest Filmmakers Conference, Cleveland, Ohio

2002 Panelist, Program Support for Visual Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio

Artist-in-Residence, Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

Visiting Artist, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

2001 Visiting Artist, Photography Department, LaGrange College, Georgia

2000 Artist-in-Residence, Civitella d’Agliano, Italy, School of Applied Design, Germany.

Visiting Artist, Intermedia Department, Academy of Art, Budapest, Hungary

Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

Guest Speaker, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

1999 Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

Guest Speaker, Cleveland Public Library, Ohio

Artist-in-Residence, Mai Mano House, Hungarian Photography Union, Budapest, Hungary

1988 Visiting Artist, Department of Art Theory, Academia de Arte, Bucharest, Romania

Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

Visiting Artist, Art Department, Keystone College, LaPlume, Pennsylvania

1997 Visiting Artist and Director of the Moving Modern Project, Academy of Art, Budapest, Hungary

1996 Guest Speaker, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1995 Artist-in-Residence, Museum of York County, North Carolina

Visiting Artist, Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

Guest Speaker, Koszciuszko Foundation, New York City

Guest Speaker, Warsaw Academy of Science, Poland

Visiting Artist, School of Photography and Film, Prague, Czech

1992 Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Academy St.Joost, Netherlands

1991 Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Cleveland State University, Ohio

1990 Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Academy of Art, Warsaw, Poland

Visiting Artist, University of Lodz, Poland

1986 Visiting Artist, University of Michigan School of Art and Architecture, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Visiting Artist, Photography Department, Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio

Visiting Artist, Wayne State University, Michigan

Visiting Artist, Kent State University, Ohio

1985 Visiting Artist, University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado

Visiting Artist, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado

Visiting Artist, Henry Ford Community College, Michigan

Visiting Artist, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Published Reviews and Articles

The History of Absence, CVA Museum, Georgia; catalogue essay, June 2004.

Still-life Photographs by Laura Letinsky, Cleveland Museum of Art, Bridge Magazine, March 2004.

Dale Kistemaker, First Sight – An Encyclopedia of Childhood, Bridge Magazine, Dec. 2003

Interview with Alyssia Simon, Angle Magazine, March, 2003

Art Povera American Style: Funk, Poetry, Labor & Play, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2002

Heather White, New Art Examiner, November – December 2001, Volume 29 Number 2, pg.99

William Scarbrough at Inside Gallery, New Art Examiner, Volume 29, No.6, March 2001, pg.58.

Sharon Rupp, Art Papers, Volume 24, Number 6, November/December 2000.

Patrick Corrigan and Elliott Faye, Dialogue, Volume 23, Number 4, July/August, 2000.

Jerry Mann, Art Papers, Volume 24, Number 3, May/June, 2000

Graciela Iturbide, Art Papers, Volume 23, Number 5, September/October 1999

Camille Geraci, Art Papers, Volume 23, Number 6, November/December, 1999.

Contemporary Hungarian Photography, Union of Hungarian Photographers, Mai Mano Gallery, Budapest, Hungary. November 1999.

The Edge of the Image: Three Women in Photography, Dialogue Magazine, May/June, Volume 22 Number 3, 1999

Working People: Photographs by Lee Freidlander, Dialogue Magazine, March/April, 1998, and published in American Society of Media Photographers, Ohio Chapter, Spring Quarter 1998.

A History of Women Photographers, FreeTimes, October 1, 1997.

John Pfhal: Niagara, Dialogue Magazine, November/December 1997.

Women Celebrating Cleveland’s Bicentennial, Dialogue Magazine, Sept/Oct 1997, and published in American Society of Media Photographers, Ohio Chapter, October/November 1997.

Jenny Walters, Photographs, Dialogue Magazine, January/February 1997.

Barney Taxel, Photographs, Dialogue Magazine, November/December, 1996.

Geneieve Cadieux: Body Currents, Dialogue Magazine, March/April 1996.

Viktor Groschedl: Photographs, Dialogue Magazine, January/February 1995.

Selections 5: The Polaroid Collection, Dialogue Magazine, January/February, 1995.

Latin American Photography 1880 - 1992; Dialogue Magazine, September, 1994.

Re..Photo Construct, Dialogue Magazine, May/June 1994.

Carl Chiarenza Photographs, New Art Examiner, Volume 21, No.4 November 1993.

Ellen Brooks: Nature As Artifice, Dialogue Magazine, May 1993.

Richard Long: The Art Of Waking, Dialogue Magazine, January/February, 1993.

Contemporary Polish Photography, Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland, 1993.

Public Supported Artists Pay By Following The Herd, The Plain Dealer, Aug.9 1992

Ohio Selections X: Photography, Dialogue Magazine, March/April, 1992.

Sculpture on the Riverfront, Greater Columbus Arts Council, catalogue essay, 1991

Ray Metzker: Landscape Photographs, Dialogue Magazine, November/December, 1991.

Sculpture on the Riverfront, catalogue essay, Greater Columbus Arts Council, June 1991.

Artistic Maelstrom in Czechoslovakia is Lesson for All, The Plain Dealer, July 21, 1991.

Peter Magubane: Child Labor in South Africa, Dialogue: Arts In The Midwest, Mar/Apr 91.

Adrian Piper, New Art Examiner, Volume 18, Number 4, Dec.1990.

Czech Modernism 1900-1945: Photography, Dialogue Magazine, Volume13, Sept/Oct 1990.

Irwin, Dialogue Magazine, Volume 13 Number 4 July/August 1990.

Helen Levitt: Photographs, New Art Examiner, Volume 17 Number 4 December 1989.

Altered Visions/Personal Icons: James H. Dozier, Garin Horner, Braad Iverson, and Linda Menger, catalogue,essay, The Ongoing Michigan Artists Program, published by The Founders Society, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1989

Joel Meyerowitz: White Nights of Leningrad, Dialogue Magazine, July/Aug 1989.

Daniel Meyers n Gallerie Van Den Crommenacker, Gallerie Van Denrommenacker, The Netherlands, 1989.

The Magic Gardens of Josef Sudek, Dialogue Magazine, Vol. 12 No. 3 May/June 1989.

In Their Own Spaces: Photographic Installations/Chris Enos and Catherine Jansen, Dialogue Magazine, Volume 12 Number 1 January/February 1989.

The Turning Point: Art and Politics in Nineteen Sixty-Eight, Dialogue Magazine, Volume 11 Number 6 November/December 1988.

Post-Industrial Panoramic Landscapes: A Portrait of Cleveland, Dialogue Magazine, Volume 11 Number 5 September/October 1988.

Under Construction: New Photomontage, Detroit Focus Quarterly, Vol.7, Number 1&2,

Spring/Summer 1988.

Present Tense/Photography, Michigan Photography Journal, 1987.

Intimate Viewpoints, Michigan Photography Journal, 1987.

International travel: France, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Germany, Italy, Holland, Mexico, and Canada.

Contact Information:


Bruce Checefsky

2240 Professor Ave

Cleveland, OH 44113

216-771-5234

bchecefsky @gate.cia.edu

www.lux.org.uk/collection/nov04.html

www.lux.org.uk/pharmacy.html

www.icols.org

www.anitashapolskygallery.com

www.marbec.com


Represented by:

Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York City

Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

LUX, London, England































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