Crista Cammaroto



© Crista Cammaroto
704-287-0415
Charlotte NC

Crista Cammaroto  |  Education

MFA

1997

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

BFA

1989

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

Teaching

2011-2008

Adjunct Professor, Queens University, Charlotte, NC

2003-2004

 

2001-2003

Department Chair of Photography, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland Oregon

 

Adjunct Professor, Winthrop University and UNC Charlotte

1998-2001

Department Chair of Photography & 3D, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

 

 

Curatorial Work

 

2011-2017

 

2014 -2017

 

2010

 

Director of Galleries, College of Arts + Architecture, UNC Charlotte

 

Co-Founder of the Keeping Watch Initiative

 

Curator of Visual Art, TEDx Charlotte , NC

2010

Reviewer, Photo Lucida, Critical Mass Photography Review, Portland Oregon

2008

Reviewer, Photo Lucida, Critical Mass Photography Review, Portland Oregon

2007

Onsite Reviewer, Critical Mass Photography Review, Portland Oregon

2004-2007

Artistic Director and Curator, The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photo & Film, Charl. NC

2000

What’s Missing: an exhibition on loss, Peace Gallery, CPCC, Charlotte, NC

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

 

 

 

 

2011

Terra Forma onsite North Carolina Locations:

{Re}Happening Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center, Black Mountin, March 2018

Spring Raptor Nesting, Carolina Raptor Center, Huntersville, April 28, 2018

Winter Raptor Sustenance, Carolina Raptor Center, Charlotte, Jan. 2018

Midwood Star, Midwood Park, Fall Crawl Festival Fall, Charlotte, 2017

 Five Openings, Mercer University, Macon, GA

2002

Southern Roots: Not Cost Effective, site installation, Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, NC

2001

Temporal Visions in the Queen City:site installations, Freedom Prk, McAlpine Prk, Ribbon Walk, Charlotte, NC

1993

White Tigers in the Family Den, Johnny Hubris Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1993

Cutting Out the Gold, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA

1992

Cutting Out the Gold, Cone Center Gallery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC

1991

Realities of Performance, New Waves of Joy, Charlotte, NC

1990

Realities of Performance, Phoenix College, Phoenix AZ

 

Group Exhibitions

2014         

2010

CORE Currencies, the Mcoll Center for Art and Innovation

When We Met, Evergreen Studios, Charlotte, NC

2010

Queens University Faculty Exhibit, Charlotte, NC

2009

Artists in Residence, Little Italy Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

2008

The Good The Bad and The Ugly, The Print Center, Fort Collins, CO

2008

The Hemlock Tree Project, Siskate Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2008

Honoring the Earth, a tribute to Kitty Couch, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC

2007

RSVP, traveling exhib., Clos De L’Abbaye Galerie, Paris – Insit. De Artes de Mellin, Columbia S. America

2007

Smart Art, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

2006

CATS Southend Bus Depot (commission), Charlotte, NC

2006

SPACE 301, Birmingham, AL

2006

Composite: Betty Saunders Dept. of Art, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

2004

4thPhotography & Image Biennial, Wellington B. Gray Gallery,  East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2003

Affiliate Residencies Exhibition, The McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2003

Faculty Exhibition, Oregon College of Arts and Craft, Portland, OR

2002

What’s New, Spirit Square, The McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2002

The LOVE Show, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2002

“Sit” (exhibit traveled to): Lake Forrest Col., Michigan - Arts Institute, Medellin, Columbia S. America

2001

Journal of Influences:  Eastern Shore Arts Center, Fairhope, AL

2000

Women of Vision Revisted, Watkins Fine Art Center, Queens University, Charlotte, NC

1999

Photon Rangers, Wilson Arts Council, Wilson, NC

1998

Hardware / Software: Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO

1997

Tangle of Complexes: Space 111, Birmingham AL – Nexus Center, Atlanta GA – The Light Factory, Charlotte., NC - Sibell Wolle Fine Arts, UCB, Boulder, CO

1997

MILK: Fuse Gallery, Boulder, CO

1995

Day Without Aids, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, EDGE @ Fuse, both Boulder, CO

1995

EDGE BOX SHOW, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

1995

Women’s Work, EDGE Gallery, Denver, CO

1994

Altered States, Birmingham Arts Association, Birmingham, AL

1994

Bi-location,University of Arts & Sciences, Oacxa, Mexico

1993

Reflections: Women Looking at Women, Furman University, Furman, SC

1993

Women of Vision, Watkins Fine Art Center, Queens University, Charlotte, NC

 

Awards/Fellowships/Honors

 2018      Artist in Residence, Carolina Raptor Center, Huntersville, NC 2017/18

 2015      Curatorial work, NEA, ASC, Foundation for the Carolinas for Keeping Watch on Water 

 2014      Curatorial work, NCAC Keeping Watch on Plastics: Sustain Me Baby

 2012      Curatorial work, NCAC, ICARUS

 2012      Curatorial work, ASC for Henrique Oliveira

2010

Artist Residency, Little Italy Arts Center, Huntersvilleh, NC

2003

Affiliate Artist Residency, The McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2001

Artist Project Grant, Charlotte Mecklenburg ASC – Arts & Science Council

1997

Resident Artist, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snow Mass Village, CO

1994

Dean Small Grant, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1993

Best of Show, The Light Factory Members Exhibition, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC

 

Invited Talks

Image Maker, Society for Photographic Education – Southeast Conference, Boone, NC 2006

Invited Artist, Meet the Maker, The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC  2006

Visiting Artist Lecture, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA   2006

Sites of War, presentation of curated exhibit, The Shepherds Center, Charlotte, NC 2005

Visiting Artist Lecture, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR   2003

Gallery Talk, Cone Center, UNC Charlotte, NC  1992

 

Performance Art

2018      Equinoctal Hours: 8thAnnual {RE} Happening, Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center

2014

 

2010

Crashing Bubbles: the Housing Crisis for CORE Currencies, The McColl Center for Visual Art

 

“Five Openings”, Pecha Kucha, Volume 8, Dharma Lounge, Charlotte, NC

2003

“Revelations on a Sphere”, Affiliate Residency Opening, The McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2000

“The Present”, site specific at Trade & Tryon Dec 21, Charlotte, NC

1999

“Overgrowth”, Vision Explosion, Hart Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1999

“Fertility”, CPCC Series on Creativity –Student Life, Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC

1997

“Support The Arts”, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snow Mass Village, Snow Mass, CO

1997

“Dis-Abled”, Artopia Event, Denver, CO

1997

“Longing”, Fuse Gallery, Boulder, CO

1996

“Fire”, and “Stinky Meat”, Bug Theatre, Denver, CO

1995

“Fertility”, CPCC Series on Creativity –Student Life, Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC

1997

“Support The Arts”, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snow Mass Village, Snow Mass, CO

1997

“Dis-Abled”, Artopia Event, Denver, CO

1997

“Longing”, Fuse Gallery, Boulder, CO

1996

“Fire”, and “Stinky Meat”, Bug Theatre, Denver, CO

1995

“Tornado Received”, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

1997

“Death Work”, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

 

Professional Memberships

Society for Photographic Education

The Light Factory Center for Visual Art

 

Collections

The Bechtler ContemporaryCollection

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 

Denver Art Museum