Stephen Tourlentes

Stephen Tourlentes

Stephen Tourlentes

Florence, Colorado, Federal Supermax Prison, 2005
Archival pigment print
40 x 50 in.

Stephen Tourlentes

Stephen Tourlentes

Rock Haven, Pennsylvania Death House, 2003
Archival pigment print
40 x 50 in.

Stephen Tourlentes

Stephen Tourlentes

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Federal Prison, 2011
Archival pigment print
40 x 50 in.

Stephen Tourlentes

Stephen Tourlentes

Rawlins, Wyoming, Wyoming Death House, 200
Archival pigment print
40 x 50 in.

Stephen Tourlentes

Stephen Tourlentes

Comstock, New York, State Prison, 2009
Archival pigment print
40 x 50 in.

b. 1959 Galesburg, IL
Lives and works in Somerville, MA

Education

1988
MFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1982
BA, Knox College, Galesburg, IL

Solo Exhibitions

2012
Of Length and Measure; Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA

2005
Center of Fine Arts, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois

2001
Revolution, Detroit, MI
Johnson County Community College Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2000
Rhode Island School of DesignRed Eye Gallery, Providence, RI

1999
Source, Revolution NY, New York, NY

1998
Cultural Confinement, RevolutionDetroit, MI

1996
Art Center, Galesburg, IL

1995
Harvard University's, Carpenter Center for Visual StudiesCambridge, MA

1994
Maine College of ArtPortland, ME
Marlboro CollegeMarlboro, VT

1992
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ

1990
Washington UniversitySt. Louis, MO

1989
Gallery of the School of ArtUniversity of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

1988
Gallery PergalattoFerrara, Italy

Group Exhibitions

2012
Cruel and Unusual, Prison Photography on the Road; Norderlicht Photography, Groningen, Netherlands
Cruel and Unusual, Prison Photography on the Road; Photoville, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Night Vision: Photography After Dark Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Wide Angle: Photography and It's Influence on Contemporary Art,” Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.
State of Prison; Fotodk, Utrecht, Netherlands

2010
James and Audrey Foster Prize Exhibition, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
State of Prison, Fotodok, Utrecht, NL

2009
No Such Place. Territories of the Invisible, Castillo de Santa Barbara, Alicante Spain
Singer Editions, Boston, MA

2008
Artadia, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
Remembering Dakota, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks,  North Dakota

2007
On Death and Dying, McAninch Art Center, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

2006
Family, Civic Art Center, Galesburg, Illinois

2005
Taking Inventory; Transformation Through Compilation, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Once Over, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
Photography Now/ Artspace Gallery, Maynard, MA

2003
City’s EdgeImages of the Changing Landscape, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Master Print Program, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Group Exhibition, Revolution, Detroit, MI

2002
No Exit: Images of Imprisonment, San Francisco Camerawork, CA
Pas de Deux, Revolution: A Gallery Project, Ferndale, MI

2001
Art at the Edge of the Law, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary ArtRidgefield, CT
Art and Science, PCR National Art Museum, Beijing, China.
Achromatic, RevolutionDetroit, MI
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ

2000
Rapture, Massachusetts College of ArtBoston, MA

1999
Views from the Edge of the World, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Inside Outside, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY
Portraits of Our Time II, RevolutionDetroit, MI

1998
Measure of Nature: Landscape Photographs from the Permanent Collection,
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Il
With and Without Gravity, Blind Spot #10Soho Triad Gallery, New York, NY
Expanded Visions: The Panoramic Photograph, Addison Gallery of
American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

1997
Friends And Family, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL.
Still and Moving, Revolution, Detroit, MI

1996
Massachusetts Cultural Council Gallery, Boston, MA

1994
Fables of the Visible World, Instituto Chileno En Constante Apoyo A la Cultura, Santiago, Chile

1992
Parents, Wright State University/ Dayton Contemporary Art MuseumDayton, OH
N E Photographers 92 Biennial, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

1991
40 Days and Nights, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Hopes and Fears," Gallery NAGA, Boston, MA

1990
Pro-Arts Polaroid 20x24 Photography Retrospective, Boston Architectural CenterMA
Our Father's, Mills Gallery, Boston Center For The Arts, Boston, MA

1989
Solid Gold Cerise, Alchemie GalleryBoston, MA

1988
Art Truck, a two person traveling exhibition. Boston, MA

Awards, Fellowships and Residencies

2011
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship

2010
ICA Boston Foster Prize Finalist

2007
Artadia Artist Fellowship, Boston

2005
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant

2003
MacDowell Colony Residency Fellowship

2001
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant

2000
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship

2000
MacDowell Colony Residency Fellowship
Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1999
Contributing Editor, BlindSpot Magazine
MacDowell Colony Residency Fellowship

1998
MacDowell Colony Residency Fellowship
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship, Somerville, MA

1997
"Ernst Haas, Golden Light" Photographic Project Grant Recipient

1996
Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship, Somerville, MA

1995
National Endowment for the Arts/New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1996
Artist Fellowship, The Banff Centre for the ArtsBanff, Alberta, Canada

Selected Collections
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
The Santa Barbara Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Barbara, CA
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
The Polaroid Collection, Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA
Johnson Country Community College, Overland Park, KS