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Christopher C. Faust

Education

1980 Master of Science in Educational Media, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
1978 Bachelor of Arts in Biology, St. Cloud State University.

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2009 Minnetonka Arts Center, Uncommon Landscapes.
2008 Walker Art Center, Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes.
2007 Concordia University, St.Paul, MN. Photography Biennial 5: Night.
2004 Tacoma Art Museum, Lewis and Clark Territory: Contemporary Artists Revisit Place Race and Memory.
2003 Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO, Night.
2003 Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Roots of Renwal.
2003 Photographic Center Northwest, Sustaining Vision.
2003 University of Wisconsin- Stout, Blue Collar:A Show of the Great Lake States.
2002 Carleton College, Vantagen Points: Campus as Place.
2001 Warker Art Center, American Tableaux.
2000 Minneapolis Institute of Art, Night/Photographs by Chris Faust and Paintings by Mike Lynch.
2000 National Building Museum Washington D.C, Nature Constructed/Nature Revealed: Eco-Revelatory Design.
1999 Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota 2000, Twelve Photographers look at the State at the end of the Century.
1998 Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, McKnight Fellowship Recipients.
1998 Sioux City Art Center, Midwest Photography Invitational.
1998 Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Metroscapes.
1998 Carlton College, "Land Used"
1998 The Addison Gallery of American Art, Expanded Vision ,The Panoramic Photograph.
1997 Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Poetics of Vision : The Collection of Harry Drake.
1997 Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Surfing The Wave: Water Media
1996 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,Ca. Crossing the Frontier.
1996 Minneapolis Institute Of Art, The Minnesota Arts Exhibition Program Show on Earth
1996 Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.
1993 ArtSquad Gallery, Easton, PA Edge Cities.
1993 Film in The Cities, St. Paul, MN McKnight FellowshipRecpients.
1993 The Eye Gallery, SanFrancisco, Ca. Selections 93.
1992 Forum Gallery, Jamestown, N.Y. Utopia.
1992 The Center For Photography, Woodstock, N.Y. The American Dream.
1990 Alias Gallery, Atlanta , GA. Contemporary Landscapes.
1990 Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN. McKnight Fellowship Recipients.
1990 Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. The Landscape.
1989 No Name Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Collection of present Pinhole Photographs.
1989 PhotoCentral, Hayward, CA.The Extended Image.

Individual Exhihbitions (Selected)

2006 Pump House Gallery, Lacrosse WI. River And Civilization.
2003 Columbia University, Midwest Photographers Project.
2003 Berea College, Center for Appalachian Studies Eclectic Visions: Cultural Landscapes from Appalachia,
1999 Science Museum of Minnesota, Portaits of the Gorge:The Many Faces of the River.
1997 Graham Foundation, The Lake Calumet Region: The Juxtaposition Between the Natural and Built Environment.
1996 Minneapolis Foundation Cultural Landscapes.
1994 Wave Hill, Bronx N.Y., Exhibit of photographs made of the Landscapes of the Architect Samuel Parsons.
1994 Northern State University, Aberdeen South Dakota, RecentLandscapes.
1993 University of Minnesota , Department of Landscape Architecture,Veneer of Greenness, suburban landscape photographs.
1991 St. Sebastian Press Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Recent panoramic work of emerging suburban landscapes on the metropolitan fringe.
1990 PhotoCentral, Hayward, CA. Collection of large scale recent pinhole work entitled: Childhood Memory.
1989 North Suburban Center for the Arts , Fridley, MN. Collection of pinhole photographs.

Awards

2000 Graham Foundation
1997 McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Photography
1996 Graham Foundation
1995 Minnesota Humanities Commission
1995 Bush Fellowship
1994 Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship
1993 American Society of Landscape Architects, National Honor Award in Communications.
1992 McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Photography
1990 First Honors, PhotoMetro Annual Print Competition, San Francisco, CA.
1989 McKnight Foundation Fellowship for Photography

Collections

Minnesota Historical Society; Federal Reserve Bank Minneapolis; Cray Research, ConAgra; The Center for Photography Woodstock N.Y; Hennepin County Historical Society (Twin Cities); 3M ; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Wisconsin State Historical Society; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; PaineWebber; Sioux City Arts Center; Sloan Kettering Institute; Bethel College; Weisman Museum; General Mills; The Walker Art Center; The Bush Foundation; US Bank; Great Plains Software; Northwest Area Foundation; Carleton College; Berea College.

Commissions

2007 Minnesota State Arts Board, New commissioned pieces for the MNDOT offices
2006 Wisconsin State Arts Board, Mural Project for the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of Wisconsin -Madison
2004 Metropolitan Airport Commission, Murals for the LRT tunnel.
2003 University of Minnesota, Design Institute: Knowledge Map On Area Community Gardens.
2002 McKnight Foundation, Embrace Open Space.
2002 Berea College, Center for Appalachian Studies, Changing Appalachia Project.
2000 FORECAST, Public art project in the Minneapolis Greenway Corridor
1999 Open Spaces Project, Through the City of Chicago
1998 St. Paul Foundation. Greening River Park Project.
1997 Minnesota 2000, Photo documentation Project through the Minnesota Historical Society.
1997 Wisconsin Historical Society, Susquicentennial Rephotograpic Project
1994 The Swenson Collection, a private commission through the Minnesota Historical Society.
1994 National Park Service, a commission on urban parks of Samual Parsons in New York City.

Publications

Nocturnes: Night photographs by Chris Faust. Essay by Joan Rothfuss. University of Minnesota Press, 2007
Vantage Points; Campus as Place: Photographs by Beth Dow, Chris Faust and Alec Soth. Carlton College Art Gallery. 2002
Minnesota in Our Time; A Photographic Portrait: Edited by George Slade. Minnesota Historical Society Press. Pp. 47-58. 2000.
Placing Nature; Culture and Landscape Ecology. Joan Nassauer. pp. 15,33,45,65,85,109,123,139,163. Island Press. 1997

Born 1955, Fort Riley, Kansas. Lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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