Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett is a Photographer currently living in Detroit, MI. He received his BFA from Indiana University and MFA in Photography from the Hartford Art School’s Limited Residency Photography Program. He has exhibited his work at Froelick Gallery (OR), the Oregon Historical Society, Camerawork Gallery (OR) The Phoenix Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne Museum of Art (IN), Center for Contemporary Art (Santa Fe, NM), INOVA (Milwaukee, WI), Klompching Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Circuit Gallery (Toronto) and Kominek Gallery (Berlin).

MFA Photography, Hartford Art School
BFA Photography, Indiana University

Black & White, Galerie Camille, Detroit, MI
Captured in the D's, Black Box Gallery, Dearborn, MI
Landscapes 2018, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Photography 2018, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
The Vernacular of Landscape, Subjectively Objective Gallery, Detroit, MI
UnBound5!, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
Salon: Portland2016 Biennial, The Studio Visits, Disjecta, Portland OR
Dark Wood, Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR
Photographs from the Collection, Honickman Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Apprehensions, Circuit Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Fresh 2015, Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Curve, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
Pacific Midwest, INOVA Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
The National: Contemporary Photography, Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, IN
Controlled Burn, CCNY Gallery, New York, NY
Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, OR
Umpqua Valley Arts Association Artworks Northwest Exhibit, juried selection, Roseburg, OR
Place: Framing Oregon's Landscape, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
INFOCUS Photo Books Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum
Picture Books, Power Plant Gallery, Duke University
Along the Way, Pushdot, Portland, OR
Controlled Burn, Joseloff Gallery University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
Unfolding Images, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA selected by Seth Curcio
Halfway Pretty, Kominek Gallery, Berlin Germany
Louisiana Purchase: 2nd National Biennial, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA Curated by Dr. Paul Manoguerra
Along the Way, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR
Photography and Environmental Concern, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Curated by Katherine Ware
LightLeak, Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR
Cascade Aids Project, silent auction, Portland, OR
Portland Photography, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR
Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, Portland, OR
Photolust, PCNW 5th Annual Auction, Seattle WA, Curated by Ann Pallesen
Two of a Kind, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
New Directions 2010, Wall Space Gallery, Seattle WA, Curated by Carol McCusker
re:focus, PCNW 4th Annual Auction, Seattle WA, Curated by Ann Pallesen.
Town & Country; Oregon at 150, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
Cascade Aids Project, live auction, Portland, OR, Curated by Rock Hushka.
Between West and West, Pushdot, Portland, OR
Onward, Project Basho, Philadephia, PA, Curated by Peter Barberie
Shelter, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, Curated by Randy Gragg
13th Annual National Photography Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY
Resurrection, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, Curated by Laura Moya
New Antiquarians, Chambers Fine Art, Portland, OR
Short film For Jonathan, The Sound of Music Videos, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
Short film Gravitational Pull vs. the Desire for an Aquatic Life, Flicker Film Festival, Chapel Hill, NC
Inside/Out, Buckley Center Gallery, University of Portland, Portland, OR
Lightleak, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
Pepper Gallery, Portland, OR
The Hall Gallery, Portland, OR
Short film For Jonathan, Portland Documentary and Experimental Film Festival; Los Angeles Intermational Short Film Festival; Deep Ellum Film Festival, Dallas, TX
Short film In These Hills, Rural Route Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY and selected for the 2004 Rural Route touring series.
Program of selected short films, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
La Palabra Gallery, Portland, OR
The Modern Zoo, Portland, OR
Short film For Jonathan, Light Plays Tricks Film festival, Montreal Canada; Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria Canada; Splice This Film Festival, Toronto Canada
1st juried Krappy Kamera Competition Exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY
National Society of Arts and Letters, Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN

The Print Center & Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchase Award
2015 Curator's Choice Awards, 3rd Place, Center Santa Fe
2014 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Professional Development Grant
2012 Review Santa Fe, Center Santa Fe
Finalist 2011 Clarence John Laughlin Award, New Orleans Photo Alliance
2012 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Professional Development Grant
2011 Regional Arts & Culture Council, Project Grant
Evelyn Glazer Scholarship for outstanding merit in Photography
National Society of Arts and Letters-Elanor Kahn Memorial Award
Indiana University Honors Division Teaching Internship Grant
Indiana University Honors Division Non-Teaching Internship Grant

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Portland Art Museum
Various private collections

Aint-Bad Magazine, From Here On, Vol. 3 Issue 1
Mossless Issue Three: The United States (2003-2013)
Western Landscape Photography, Then and Now Oregon Historical Quarterly
The Matter of Light Diffusion Magazine
Photographing the House of Sound
Between West and West Lights Leaks Magazine
Travel Photography Hemispheres Magazine

Brown Bag Lecture Series, Portland Art Museum
Panel Discussion, Oregon Historical Society