MEREDITH DAVENPORT

 

EDUCATION

MFA    Hunter College, New York, NY    2009

BFA     Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 1988

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Pew Fellowship International Journalism (IRP), School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC  2001

 

TEACHING

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY Assistant Professor, Photography 2011-

International Center of Photography, New York, Adjunct Professor, Photography 2007-2010

Nassau Community College, Long Island, NY, Adjunct Professor, Photography 2007-2010

 
EXHIBITIONS

2015- “Theater of War” UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY  (solo)

2015- “Research, Scholarship and Creativity” at RIT, Rochester, NY

2014- “Project Midtown”, Visual Studies Workshop Project Space, Rochester, NY  (solo)

2012- “The Other New York (TONY) 2012”, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY

2012- “MARK on MAIN”, New York Foundation of the Arts, Catskill, NY

2012-“Mark 11/2012”, Rockefeller Arts Center, Fredonia, NY

2010-“Greener on the other Side”, International Video Art Festival, Chongquing, China

2010- MMX Screening Program, Show III, Berlin, Germany

2009- Hunter College MFA Thesis Show, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

2009-”Fractions of Sight”, Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, NY

2009- “Lived/Relived- Photography and Videos by Rebecca Loyche and Meredith Davenport, WA State University Tri-Cities Gallery, WA

2008- “MAs curate MFAs”, Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

2008-“The Legacy of Nemagon in Costa Rica”, St. Francis College, NY, (solo)

2007- “Faculty Exhibit”, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

2007- “Space Stories” Chashama Times Square Gallery, NY Group Show “Space Stories”

2005- “Nuba Mountains of Sudan“, University of Maracaibo, Venezuela, (solo)

2004-“The 10 Show”, Chelsea Market, New York, NY

2001- Women in Photojournalism, National Press Photographers Association, San Antonio, Texas

1997- Women in Photojournalism, National Press Photographers Association, Seattle, Washington

1993- “Six Women; Six Visions” exhibition in the French Cultural Center, Caracas, Venezuela

 

BOOKS
Theater of War, Edited by Meredith Davenport, Intellect Press, Fall 2014

 

FILM

Child Soldiers, HBO Films, 2003 - Location Producer and videographer in Colombia


SELECTED EDITORIAL PUBLICATIONS

Smithsonian, December 2006, “Waging Peace in the Philippines”

National Geographic, April 2006 "Venezuela According to Chavez"

National Geographic, March 2005, “Medellin Stories from an Urban War”

Harper’s Magazine, May 2005, “It’s not easy here in Kathmandu”

National Geographic Adventure, May 2005, “War’s Over, Surf’s Up”

The New York Times Magazine, Jan. 23, 2005, “The Next Islamist Revolution?”

German Geo, July 2003, “Ein Streitfall namens  ‘el veneno’ “

National Geographic, February, 2003,  “The Nuba Still Standing”

Newsweek, February 5, 2000, “Bill Clinton’s New York”

Newsweek, November 13, 2000, p.41-42, “A tale of One City”

Newsweek International, May 11, 1998 “Murder of a Bishop” Cover and inside photo

The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Sept. 24, 1995, “The Cocaine Conundrum”

 

WRITING

Visual Communication Quarterly, Vol. 21 No. 4, 2014 “Theater of War” Cover and pp. 24-255

Afterimage, Vol. 42 No. 1, 2014 “On Memory City: A Conversation with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb”  p.6

Afterimage Online, November 2013, Exhibition Review “Becoming Visible”

Afterimage, Vol. 41 No. 1, 2013 “House of Pictures: A conversation with Susan Meiselas” p.9

SAIS Review, Vol. XXI, No. 2, 2001 “Life in a Threatened Land”, Cover and pp. 123-132

 

REVIEWS

ARTnews, TONY 2012 Review, January 2013

 

LECTURES

UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY “Theater of War and In Country”, 2015

TEDX, Rochester, NY “Upstate Girls”, 2014

New School for Social Research, New York, NY  “Socially Engaged Practices in Art and Photojournalism” 2013

Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY “Art of War” artist talk and panel, 2012

Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL "Photo Night with Meredith Davenport", 2007

St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY "Writing in the Public Space", 2006

New York University, New York, NY "Ethics in Photojournalism" 2005

Columbia University, New York, NY "Child Soldiers", 2004

National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, "Nuba Mountains of Sudan" 2003

University of Missouri and Human Rights Watch, Columbia, MO " Child Soldiers", 2003

Tulane University, Center for Biomedical Research, New Orleans, LA "Children and Pesticides in Costa Rica", 2002

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, "New Wars, New Media" 2001

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2015-The Gitner Family Prize for distinguished scholarship in publishing in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology

2015- Faculty Education and Development Grant, Rochester Institute of Technology

2014- Faculty Education and Development Grant, Rochester Institute of Technology

2012- Everson Museum, Fellowship, TONY Biennial 2012

2012- Faculty Education and Development Grant, Rochester Institute of Technology

2011- New York Foundation of the Arts, Mark 11, Buffalo, New York

2011- Faculty Education and Development Grant, Rochester Institute of Technology

2009- Shirin Neshat Master Class, Hunter College, New York, NY

2007-Photo of the Year International Award, 1st Place, War Games, Best Sports Feature Story

2005- Photo of the Year International Award, Award of Excellence, “Medellin”, National Geographic, Best Multiple Page News Story

2004- Special invitation to Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York

2001- Winner of the UNICEF Child Photo of the Year, Berlin, Germany

2001- Puffin Foundation Grant Recipient

1998- Eddie Adam's Workshop Recipient

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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