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b. New York City, 1947

  • EDUCATION

    • 1977

      • M.F.A. Visual Studies Workshop in Photography, Rochester, NY
    • 1971

      • M.A. in Molecular Genetics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    • 1968

      • B.A. in Biology and Chemistry, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • ACADEMIC POST

    • 1986-Present

      • Professor, Media Arts Department, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    • 2017

      • Electricities, Spazio Damiani, Bologna, Italy
    • 2016

      • Zap and Flow, Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
    • 2014

      • Electro-graphs, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2013

      • Electrified Drawings, Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2007

      • Traces, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2005

      • David Goldes: Art/Science, Wright State University Galleries
      • Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
    • 2004

      • Soap & Water, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Looking at Water, Fotofest, Houston, TX
    • 2001

      • The Elements, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2000

      • Project Wall: From the Orchard, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
    • 1998

      • Recent Work, Thomas Barry Fine Art, Minneapolis, MN
      • Natural Observations, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
    • 1996

      • Water, etc., Thomas Barry Fine arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1995

      • Photographs by David Goldes, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
    • 1993

      • Light and Liquids, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1991

      • Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1987

      • David Goldes, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    • 1985

      • Musee Nicephore Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saone, France
      • Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1984

      • Phenomenal Space installation, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1982

      • Barry Richard Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1980

      • Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
      • Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN
    • 1979

      • Memphis Academy of Art, Memphis, TN
      • George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
    • 1977

      • Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, CO
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2015

      • Photography and the Scientific Self, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
    • 2014

      • Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography at the College of William & Mary, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    • 2013

      • Soft Target, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2012

      • The Skin We’re In, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Verlangsamte Performance, Van Horn, Dusseldorf, Germany
    • 2011

      • Midnight Party, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2010

      • The Things Themselves: Contemporary Still Life, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
      • 2008 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Photographers, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
      • The Pencil of Nature, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2008

      • 9th Shanghai International Photographic Art Exhibition
      • Stilles Leben, Found Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
    • 2007

      • Seeing Things, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
      • The Grotesque, MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2005

      • Water Views: On, Over and Below, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
    • 2004

      • Drawing: Seven Curatorial Responses, Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, MN
    • 2003

      • By the Sea, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
    • 2002

      • Complexity, Samual Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
    • 2001

      • Object as Subject, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      • Recent Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
    • 2000

      • State of the Art: Recent Acquisitions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1999

      • Summer Reading: Photographs of Books, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
      • Future Present: Photographs of Children from the Reader’s Digest Collection,
      • Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
      • Phenomena: The Poetics of Science, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA
    • 1998

      • Cornucopia, Winston Wachter Fine Arts, New York, NY
      • Formi-cation, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
      • Mississippi-Neva: An Exhibition of Contemporary Photography, Russian State Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
      • Beyond the Image, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1997

      • Tatistcheff and Company, New York, NY
      • Small World: Images of Children, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
      • New Faces and Recent Acquisitions, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      • Surface Tensions, Blue Star Art space, San Antonio, TX
      • Flesh! Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1996

      • The Subject is Music, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      • Blind Spot: The First Four Year, Baldacci Gallery, New York, NY
      • Cornucopia, Champion International, Stamford, CT
      • Birds!, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
      • Project Wall, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
      • Watershed, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
      • Art & Science: Creative Solutions, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN
      • Photography in the 1990’s, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
    • 1995

      • McKnight Fellowship Exhibition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
      • New Photography, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
      • H2O: Photographs of Water, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
      • Self-Portrayals, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1994

      • Summer Salon, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York., NY
      • Sci-Art, Museum of Modern Art Advisory Exhibition at Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY
    • 1993

      • Contemporary Still Life, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
      • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
      • FISEA 93, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1992

      • Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort travels to the Baltimore Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    • 1991

      • Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
    • 1990

      • Landscape Photography Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, MN
      • 12 Photographers, Southdale Plaza, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1989

      • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Permanent Collection: Recent Acquisitions
      • Lafayette College, Eaton, PA
    • 1988

      • Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN
    • 1986

      • Neglected Realities, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Las Angeles, CA
    • 1985

      • Taking Liberty, N.Y. State Museum, Albany, NY
      • Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
    • 1983

      • Life Times, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN
      • Photographers Invite Photographers, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL
    • 1982

      • Floods of Light, The Photographer's Gallery, London
      • Contemporary VII, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
    • 1980

      • Visual Studies Workshop 1970-80, Pratt Center Gallery New York, NY
    • 1979

      • New Talent, N.Y. State Gallery Association, Albany, NY
    • 1974

      • Southwest Biennial, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
  • GRANTS AND AWARDS

    • 2008

      • McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN (1998, 1994, 1989, 1986, 1983 as well)
    • 2003

      • MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH
    • 2001

      • MacDowell Colony National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Peterborough, NH
    • 1999

      • John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
    • 1997

      • Residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
    • 1994

      • McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1995

      • Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship
      • Arts Midwest/ Regional NEA Fellowship
    • 1993

      • Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship
      • Travel and Study Grant sponsored by the Jerome, General Mills and Dayton Hudson Foundations
    • 1989

      • McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1986

      • American Center Studio Residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
      • McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1984

      • American Center Studio Residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
      • National Endowment for the Arts, Photography
    • 1983

      • McKnight Foundation Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1982

      • Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship
    • 1981

      • Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship
  • COLLECTIONS

      • Art in Public Places, Olympia, WA
      • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
      • Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France
      • Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH
      • Coca Cola Company, Atlanta, GA
      • Cray Research, Seattle, WA
      • Dayton-Hudson Foundation, Minneapolis, MA
      • Dow Jones, New York, NY
      • First Bank Systems, Minneapolis, MN
      • Fond National l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
      • Frederick Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, MN
      • George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
      • General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
      • H. Buhl, New York, NY
      • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
      • McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
      • Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN
      • Musee Nicephore Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saone, France
      • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
      • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
      • North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
      • Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
      • One Percent for the Arts, MN
      • Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, MA
      • Readers Digest, New York, NY
      • Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
      • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
      • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
      • Wright State University Galleries, Dayton, OH
      • Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT
  • COMMISSIONS

    • 1993

      • Art at Work, General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1985

      • Art-Side Out, Billboard Project, Minneapolis, MN
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    • 2017

      • "Electricities."Wall Street International 11 December 2017
      • "David Goldes’ Electricities at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York."Blouin Artinfo 11 October 2017
      • "Electricities by David Goldes."Wall Street International 11 December 2017
      • Goldes, David. Electricities. Damiani, October 2017. [book]
      • “Portfolio: David Goldes, Snakes in the Garden.” Osmos Winter 2017
    • 2014

      • Rosenberg, Karen. "David Goldes: 'Electro-graphs'." The New York Times 13 March 2014
      • Aletti, Vince. "David Goldes." The New Yorker 10 March 2014
      • Cornet, Laurence. "David Goldes: Electro-graphs." L'Oeil de la Photographie 21 February 2014
    • 2009

      • Harvard Review, No. 37, Houghton Library of The Harvard College Library, 2009.
    • 2008

      • Herwig, Oliver and Thallemer, Axel. Water / Wasser: Unity of Art and Science. Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt, 2008
      • Vapnyar, Lara. “Pot Luck.” The New York Times 25 May 2008
      • Chinese Photography, Issue #5, 2008 pp. 71-81 (interview and portfolio)
    • 2005

      • Ball, Phillip and Vince Leo. Water Being Water: Photographs by David Goldes. Dayton: Wright State University Art Galleries, 2005.
      • Schurmann, Wilhelm. Kurzdavordanach, Gegenwart als Zwischenraum. Catalog. Cologne, 2004.
    • 2004

      • “Portfolio: Water Variations.” Seed Spring 2004: pg 8-16.
      • Looking at Water: FOTOfest 2004. Catalog. 2004.
      • [essay and portfolio] European Photography 2004.
    • 2003

      • “H2O: Experiments in Black and White.” American Scientist January/February 2003.
      • “Natural History.” Museum of Natural History Magazine May 2003.
    • 2002

      • “Glow”, 2wice magazine 2002.
      • Grundlund, Melissa. “David Goldes: Yossi Milo Gallery.” ARTnews May 2002.
      • Loke, Margaret. “Making Artful Images Out of Science.” New York Times 25 January 2002.
      • Wolf, Sylvia and Andy Grundberg. Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2001. New York: Prestel, 2002.
    • 2000

      • Jeffrey, Nancy Ann. “Betting on Photo Futures.” Wall Street Journal 31 March 2000.
    • 1999

      • Bayliss, Sarah. “The Shifting Visions of Childhood.” New York Times 14 March 1999.
    • 1998

      • Boxer, Sarah. “David Goldes at Yancey Richardson.” New York Times 12 June 1998.
      • Aletti, Vince. “Voice Choice: Photo.” Village Voice 7 July 1998.
    • 1997

      • Image (George Eastman House publication), 39.3-4 (1997).
    • 1996

      • Rhem, James. “The New Art Examiner: New Photography…” March 1996: 47.
      • Wolf, Sylvia. The Subject is Music. Catalog. Art Institute of Chicago 1996.
    • 1995

      • Hagen, Charles, “H2O at Yancey Richardson.” NY Times 11 August 1995.
      • “W.a.t.e.r..” Hungry Mind Review No. 36 1995.
      • “Water Balance.” BLIND SPOT Spring 1995.
    • 1994

      • Hagen, Charles. “Summer Salon at Bonni Benrubi.” New York Times 22 July 1994.
    • 1992

      • “Art at Work,” General Mills, Minneapolis, MN 1992.
    • 1991

      • Galassi, Peter. “Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort.” New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1991.
      • Kimmelman, Michael. “Pleasures and Terrors.” New York Times 27 September 1991.
      • Martin, Mary Abbe. Star-Tribune 11 April 1991.
      • McDermott, Alice. “Dark Domestic.” New York Times 13 October 1991.
    • 1989

      • Borden, J. “Science Projects.” Lafayette College, PA.
    • 1988

      • Clinton St. Quarterly 10.2 (1988).
      • Silberman, R. “David Goldes at Art Institute.” Art in America April 1988.
    • 1986

      • “Angels of Language.” Beyer & Heartney 1986.
      • ZOOM [Paris] 21 (1986).
    • 1985

      • Ellis, Valerie. “Images of the Heart.” Art Paper November 1985.
    • 1984

      • Graham, M. “Constructions of Imagery.” Artweek March 1984.
    • 1979

      • Euclaire, Sally. “Goldes' Vision.” Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 21 April 1979.