Bio

b. New York, 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

1986-2017

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Electricities, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

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

2017

McKnight Foundation Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

2008

McKnight Foundation Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

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

Cray Research, Seattle, WA

Dayton-Hudson Foundation, Minneapolis, MA

Dow Jones, New York, NY

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

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

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

  Verlagsanstalt, 2008</li>

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.