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
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018    Contingency, Tulla Arts Center, Tirana, Albania
2017    8, 817 Goodbyes, Children’s Museum, Troy, NY
2017    8, 817 Goodbyes and Theater of War, The Sanctuary for Independent                 Media, Troy, NY
2016    8,817 Goodbyes, Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, Rochester, NY
2015    RICK’S HEART, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
2015    Theater of War, Gallery R, Rochester, NY
2015    Theater of War UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY
2014    Project Midtown, Visual Studies Workshop Project Space, Rochester, NY
2008    The Legacy of Nemagon in Costa Rica, St. Francis College, NY
2005    Nuba Mountains of Sudan, University of Maracaibo, Venezuela
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018    Monroe and Vicinity Biennial Exhibition,Tower Fine Arts, SUNY Brockport
2017    Reconstruction, Project Space, BANFF Center for the Arts, Canada
2016    Luxus, Corning, NY
2016    Together/Apart, Gallery Q, Rochester NY
2015    Compartmented, The Sunday School Space, Rochester, NY
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 11/201, 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
2007    Faculty Exhibit, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2007    Space Stories, Chashama Times Square Gallery, NY Group Show “Space             Stories”
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, French Cultural Center, Caracas, Venezuela
 
BOOKS
Theater of War, 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
Afterimage, “Midtown Plaza Portfolio”, Vol. 24, Nos. 1 & 2, inside and back cover
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
City, “Battlegrounds, once removed”, Vol. 44 No. 52, p. 16
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
2018    Yaddo, Artist in Residence
2017    Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artist in Residence
2017    Banff Arts Center, Artist in Residence
2016    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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