Charles T. Wiese

Houston, TX 77096

 

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, Photography and Computer Imagery,

University of Houston, Houston, TX, May 1994.

 

Fellow, American Photography Institute National Graduate Seminar, 

New York University - 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, University of Houston Athletic/Alumni Association, Houston, TX.

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

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015    Mixed Doubles – Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX

2014    Selections – Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX

2013    Winter Garden – Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, TX

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

            Night – Devin Borden Hiram Butler 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) – Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, TX.

2004    Visual Arts Alliance 21st Juried Exhibition – Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX.

            Bound to Nothing, Mother Dog Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Fotofest, 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) –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) –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 – Tisch School of Art, NYU, New York, NY

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

            Opening Moves – Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, TX.

            Oblique Views – Wierzbowski Gallery, Houston, TX.

1993    1993 Student Exhibition – Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, April 1993

            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) –Karro Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 

Artist-in-Residence:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 

Artist-in-Residence:

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

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

            Artist in Residence, 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, Nacogdoches, TX, November, 1994.

 

Teaching:

            Instructor - Digital Photography, Rice University- Continuing Studies, Houston, TX, 2001-2008, 2010, 2013.

            Adjunct Faculty - Computer Graphics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, Jan - May, 2009.

            Adjunct Faculty - Computer Graphics, University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, TX, Jan - 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.

 

Studio Polygonia, Proprietor:

Specializing in 3D Illustration, Photographic Compositing, Special Effects, Sound Design, and Graphic Design services, 1991-present. 

 

Engineering and Research Science:

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

            Supervisor - Systems Requirements Engineering – Loads and Environments, Thiokol, Brigham City, UT, 1987-1989.

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

            Aerodynamicist - New Product Development, Boeing, Seattle, WA, 1979-1983, 1986.

 

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, 2008.

Ft. Worth Star Telegram, Ft. Worth, TX, September 9, 2006.

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, A., Jewish Herald-Voice, May 12, 1994, Houston, TX.

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

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

“Drawn to the Light: Montage 1993”, Charles Wiese, Spot Magazine, Houston, TX, 1994.Core Fellowship, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1995-1997.