Danielle Ellen Owensby

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Deo Photography

Chicago, IL
(586)-362-9791
owensbydanielle@gmail.com
deophotography.wordpress.com


Education

2017:
M.F.A. Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2015:
B.F.A. Studio Arts, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Concentration in Photography
Secondary Concentration in Painting
Art History Minor

2015:
B.A. English, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Concentration in Creative Writing


Exhibition History

2017:

2017 Weisman Exhibition, Arcade Gallery, Chicago, IL

Insanity, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL

PERSIST: Columbia College Chicago MFA Thesis Exhibition, MANA Contemporary, Chicago, IL

Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, New York, NY

2016:

Mediating Bodies, ThoughtWorks, Chicago, IL

Dream or Nightmare, (SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

Small Towns & Rural Places, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Self: Selfies and Self Portraits, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Something Blue, Potter Art Gallery, Saint Joseph, MO

Never Not Broken, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI 

We Are Survivors, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA

2015:

The Gift You Never Wanted, Art Rise Savannah, Savannah, GA

In Progress, University of New Mexico, Taos, NM

Throwing Light, Catching Shadows, Cressman Center for Visual Arts, Louisville, KY

Somerville Toy Camera Festival, Washington Street Gallery, Somerville, MA

University Activities Board Student Art Exhibition, International Center, East Lansing, MI

Lost/Found, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

Home Sweet Home: A Solo Exhibition by Danielle Owensby, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University Undergraduate Art Exhibition, (SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

STA 391: Special Topics in Drawing Exhibition, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

2014:
[Dis]Comfort Zones: ArtPrize 2014 at GRAM, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

The Dark Side: Night Photography, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Stop the Cloud I Want to Get Off: The Art of Instagram, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

One Life Group Show, SeeMe Exhibition Space, Long Island, NY

Obtuse Perspectives, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University Undergraduate Art Exhibition, (SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

University Activities Board Student Art Exhibition, MSU Union Ballroom, East Lansing, MI

2013:
Imagined Realities, Jurors: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

FIGURES|CONTEXTS, Juror: Cig Harvey, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

Curiouser and Curiouser, Juror: Blue Mitchell, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

Time and Space in the 3rd Dimension/Through the Stereoscope, MSU Museum, East Lansing, MI

FOUR SEVENTY FIVE, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University Undergraduate Art Exhibition, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

Lansing Take Back the Night, LookOut! Gallery, East Lansing, MI

Stop the Cloud I Want to Get Off: The Art of Instagram, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2012:
Ways of Seeing, LookOut! Gallery, East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University Undergraduate Art Exhibition, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI


Awards

2017:
Albert P. Weisman Award, Winner of Grant to Complete Artistic Project 

2016:
College Photographer of the Year, Award of Excellence in Illustration

2015:
Photographer's Forum 35th Annual College and High School Photography Contest, Finalist

University Activities Board Student Art Exhibition, First Prize

Columbia College Graduate Merit Award Full Ride Scholarship

2014:
Society for Photographic Education Midwest Undergraduate Scholarship

College Photographer of the Year, Silver Medal in Illustration

International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention in Non-Professional Fine Art Portrait

Photographer’s Forum 34th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Finalist

University Activities Board Student Art Exhibition, Most Spartan Spirit

Photographer’s Forum 34th Annual College and High School Photography Contest, Finalist

2013:
Photographer’s Forum 33rd Annual Spring Photography Contest, Finalist

PDN EDU Student Photography Contest, People’s Choice, Runner-Up

Photographer’s Forum 33rd Annual College and High School Photography Contest, Finalist

2010:
Scholastics Art and Writing Awards, Best of Show for Photography Portfolio, Gold Key Photography Portfolio, Gold Key in Mixed Media, Silver Key in Photography


Publications

2016:

The OffBeat Volume 16: Cover Art and Featured Artist

2015:

Red Cedar Review 50th Anniversary Edition: Cover Art and Featured Artist

2014:

1650 Gallery, “The Dark Side: Night Photography”

1650 Gallery, “Stop the Cloud I Want to Get Off 2014: The Art of Instagram”

Best of College and High School Photography, Photographer’s Forum, Serbin Communications

2013:
Best of Photography 2013, Photographer’s Forum, Serbin Communications

ParkeHarrison, Shana and Robert, “Imagined Realities: An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery”, Pg. 49

Harvey, Cig, “FIGURES|CONTEXTS: An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery”, Pg. 72

Mitchell, Blue, “Curiouser and Curiouser: An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery”, Pg. 62

1650 Gallery, “Stop the Cloud I Want to Get Off: The Art of Instagram”



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