EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, Photography and Computer Imagery, University of Houston, Houston, TX, May 1994.

Fellow, American Photography Institute National Graduate Seminar, NYU/The Tisch School of Art, New York, NY, June 1994.

Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 1978.

 

AWARDS

1995-1997 Core Fellowship/Artist-in-Residence, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.

1994-1995 Cultural Arts Council of Houston/Harris County Creative Artist Award, Houston, TX.

1995 Portfolio Commission, the University of Houston Athletic/Alumni Association, Houston, TX.

1994 Fellowship, American Photography Institute National Graduate Seminar,NYU/The Tisch School of Art, New York, NY.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching:

Instructor of Digital Imagery and Photography, Rice University Dept. of Continuing Studies, Houston, TX, 2001-2008, 2010.

Adjunct Faculty , Computer Graphics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 2009.

Adjunct Faculty in Computer Graphics, University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, TX, January - May, 2000.

Lecturer in Photography, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX., August - December, 1998.

Visiting Lecturer in Photography, Rice University, July - December, 1996.

Teaching Assistant, Photography and Digital Imaging, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1992-1993.

Artist-in-Residence:

Core Fellowship, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, August 1995 - May 1997.

Institute for Media Literacy, Houston, TX., 2000.

Visiting Artist:

Contemporary Art Museum Summer Institute, Houston, TX, June, 1996.

Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT, April, 1995.

Austin College, Sherman, TX, February, 1995.

Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacadoches, TX, November 1994.

Studio Polygonia, Proprietor: Specializing in Still and Animated 3D Illustration, Graphic Design, and Photographic and Computer Imaging Services, since 1991.

Advanced Systems Engineer, Advanced Space Systems Design, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, 1989-1991.

Supervisor, Systems Requirements Engineering, Thiokol, Brigham City, UT, 1987-1989.

Research Scientist, Aerothermodynamics, Kaman Sciences, Colorado Springs, CO, 1983-1985.

Aerodynamicist, Boeing, Seattle, WA, 1979-1983, 1986.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012

Hardwired, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX.

A Multitude of Multiples, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX.

Snail Mail, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.

aboutFace (solo), Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.

2011

foldedSpace (solo), Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX.

2010

postOrganic (solo), Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

2009

codedResponse (solo), Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX.

2008

Enigmatic Variations, Houston Fotofest, Art Gallery at HCC Central, Houston, TX.

2007

Hunting Art Prize, finalist, Houston, TX.

2006

wayoutwest (solo exhibition), Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, TX.

2004

Visual Arts Alliance 21st Juried Exhibition, Williams Tower, Houston, TX.

wayoutwest, Houston Fotofest, Mother Dog Museum of Art, Houston, TX.

2002

Hard Core, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX.

The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX.

second thoughts, Houston Fotofest, Mother Dog Museum of Art, Houston, TX.

2001

New Work, (solo exhibition), The Jung Center, Houston, TX.

2000

Drawing in the Fourth Dimension, Artscan Gallery, Houston, TX.

10x2+2, Houston Fotofest, Art League of Houston/ DiverseWorks, Houston, TX.

University of Houston Alumni Exhibition, Houston Fotofest, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX.

Fragments for the Memory of a Human Body, Houston Fotofest, Mother Dog Museum of Art, Houston, TX.

1998

The Hotel Naked, Houston Fotofest, Mother Dog Museum of Art, Houston, TX.

1997

1997 Core Fellows Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts/Glassell School, Houston, TX.

1996

1996 Core Fellows Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts/Glassell School, Houston, TX.

cyberWhat , Houston Fotofest, Commerce Street Warehouse, Houston, TX.

Past Core Present, Houston Fotofest, Museum of Fine Arts/Glassell School, Houston, TX.

Digital Dramas, (travelled) Arlington Museum of Art - Arlington, TX., Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria -Austin, TX, Houston Center for Photography - Houston, TX.

1995

At Rest, In Motion, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

The Third Rail, (solo exhibition) Ida Green Gallery - Austin College, Sherman, TX

Paradoxical Scale, Houston Fotofest, Museum of Fine Arts/Glassell School, Houston, TX.

1994

National Graduate Seminar Fellows Exhibition, The Tisch School of Art, New York University, New York, NY

1994 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Opening Moves, Lynn Good Gallery, Houston, TX.

Oblique Views, Wierzbowski Gallery, Houston, TX.

1993

1993 Student Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

University of Houston & Louisiana State University Student/Faculty Photography Exhibition, Baton Rouge, LA.

1992

Politics as Usual, Lawndale Arts and Performance Center, Houston, TX.

Something Else, Summer-White Studios, Houston, TX.

1992 Juried Members Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX.

1990

1990 Juried Members Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX.

1989

1989 - The Year of Photography Invitational Exhibition, Salt Lake City Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT.

1988

Utah 88, University of Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT. Inscapes Institute Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT.

Charles Wiese - Landscapes, (solo exhibition) Karro Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

PUBLICATIONS and ARTICLES

Resident Alien, Renfroe, Daniel, Houston Magazine, June 2012, pg. 66 (http://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?i=113268&p=68).

Learning by Doing: 25 Years of the COre Program, Museum of Fine Arts Houston/Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX, 2008.

Houston Fotofest Exhibition Catalog, Houston Fotofest, Houston, TX, 2000.

Houston Fotofest Exhibition Catalog, Houston Fotofest, Houston, TX, 1998.

Core Fellows Exhibition 1997,Glassell School of Art, Houston, 1997. Exhibition catalogue, essay by Frances Colpit.

“Cutting Edge Core Show @ Glassell”, Anspon, Catherine D., Public News, March 19, 1997, Houston, TX.

Core Fellows Exhibition 1996,Glassell School of Art, Houston, 1996. Exhibition catalogue, essay by David Pagel.

Houston Fotofest Exhibition Catalog, Houston Fotofest, Houston, TX, 1996.

Digital Dramas: Computer-Generated Photography + Video, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX, 1995. Exhibition catalogue with essay by Edward Earle.

At Rest In Motion, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1995. Exhibition catalogue, essay by Lynn Herbert.

The Artist of the Next Century, Howard, Aaron, Jewish Herald-Voice, May 12, 1994, Houston, TX.

Photo Metro Magazine, San Francisco, California, February, 1990.

“David Levinthal - Mein Kampf”, Wiese, Charles, Spot Magazine, Houston, TX., 1998

“Drawn to the Light: Montage 1993”, Wiese, Charles, Spot Magazine, Houston, TX., 1994.

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