Walter Crump | Future of the Past, Lesley University 2020

Walter Crump, WOMEN'S MARCH, 2020, Inkjet pigment print, 20" x 15"

Artist Statement

Dedicated to Elizabeth Warren

In my photography, I am attracted to happenstance, to integrating ‘controlled accidents’ within my work. Within that category I’m working on a new series I call two-dimensional movies, that is, creating two dimensional images that imply the passage of time. The Women’s March is such an image. While in San Francisco, this January, my wife and I participated in the women’s march which I photographed extensively. With this photograph of overlaid images captured during the march, I wanted to convey an empowered community of united women confirming their strength and comradery. I would hope that this image is a metaphor for the fusing of women of different ages, sexual persuasions, and social strata as a powerful, diverse and positive cohesive movement that with each passing year gains deepening respect, recognition and power

Artist Bio

EDUCATION

Boston University School for the Arts, 1967-1970, BFA
Harvard University Extension College, 1964-66
Guilford College, North Carolina, 1961-64.

TEACHING 

Commonwealth School, Boston, MA 1972 – Present.
National College of Art, Lahore Pakistan 1991-1993 (Fulbright Scholar)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • VISIONARIES, Four Person Exhibition, 555 Gallery, South Boston MA, September 2016http://www.555gallery.com/
  • PAINTINGS, Rafius Fane Gallery, Boston MA, Winter 2016 http://www.rafiusfanegallery.com/
  • MIGRATIONS, Roxbury Community College Gallery, July 2015
  • 02127/0221, Spoke Gallery@Medicine Wheel Productions, South Boston, MA, June 2014
  • Somerville International Toy Camera Exhibition, BrickBottom Gallery, Somerville MA, June 2014
  • OBJECTS, Portfolio Exhibition, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson New York April 2014
  • POETICS OF LIGHT, New Mexico History Museum, Pinhole Resource Collection, April 2014
  • MATERIAL ILLUSIONS, The New York Center for Photography & the Moving Image, New York City, May 2011
  • PANDEMONIUM, The Museum of Photography and the Moving Image, New York City, March 2011
  • WOMAN IN THE 21ST CENTURY: MARGARET FULLER AND THE SACRED MARRIAGE, Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge MA, May 2010
  • WOMAN IN THE 21ST CENTURY: MARGARET FULLER AND THE SACRED MARRIAGE, HP Garcia Gallery, New York City, August 2010
  • GOING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK – PRACTICING HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, University of New England Gallery, Portland, Maine: November; 2010; Simmons College, Trustman Art Gallery, Boston, MA, April 20 – May 2010; University Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA, June 2010
  • Photographs featured in PHOTONOLA (New Orleans Photo Festival) at the Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans 2010
  • AMERICAN METAPHOR, Katowice & Warsaw, Poland, November 2009
  • HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: ANTICIPATING THE ART OF THE FUTURE”, A WORLDWIDE GROUP EXHIBITION, Distillery Gallery, Boston, MA, April 2009 – The exhibition was reviewed in “The Dig”
  • POWER STRUCTURES, Group Photography Exhibition, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, March 2009
  • ALTERED CITIES, Pinhole & Double Exposure Photographs, Iranian Artists Forum, Teheran, Iran 2009
  • ACQUIRED TASTES: 200 YEARS OF COLLECTING FOR THE BOSTON ATHENEUM, Athenaeum, Boston, MA, February, 2007
  • AN EXHIBITION OF PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHY: Four Pinhole Photographers, Museum of the History of Photography, Krakow, Poland, Jan 2005
  • GATHERINGS (paintings and photographs), Carol Robinson Gallery, New Orleans, La. November, 2005
  • TREE IN LANDSCAPE: Panopticon Gallery, Waltham MA, May – July 2005
  • THE GRIFFIN MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY 10TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Winchester Ma, December 2003
  • PHOTOPLAY: THREE ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS; Art Complex at Duxbury, Duxbury, MA; August 2003
  • MILLENNIAL BOSTON: 15 ARTISTS VIEW THE CITY, The Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA , September 2003
  • BENT & TARNISHED, One Person Show, SAS Gallery, St. Andrews – Sewanee School, Sewanee,  TN, 2002
  • TARNISHED & BLEACHED, University Gallery, Two Person Show, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, 2001
  • ALTERED CAMERAS, ALTERED IMAGES, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA 1998
  • BOSTON PHOTOGRAPHERS, Wiggens Gallery, Boston Public Library, 1999
  • VAULT SERIES: BIRDS, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA 1998
  • BENT CITIES, Urban Pinhole Photographs, Photography Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 1998
  • PINHOLE CAMERAS AND PHOTOGRAPHS, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma., 1997
  • BEYOND THE INSTANT IMAGE (pinhole and double exposed photographs), American Center, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1993
  • MONOPRINTS, Rhotas Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1993


GRANTS

  • HUGHES GRANTS 2005,2007, 2009
  • FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIP 1991-1993
  • INGRAM MERRILL FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP, 1975-1976


COLLECTIONS

  • NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM, Pinhole Resource Collection
  • DECORDOVA MUSEUM, Lincoln, MA
  • MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Krakow, Poland,
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE MUSEUM OF ART IN BANGOR. Bangor, ME,
  • THE ART COMPLEX AT DUXBURY, Duxbury, Ma.
  • BOSTON ATHENAEUM, Boston, MA
  • PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, Philadelphia, PA
  • NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, (Smithsonian), Washington, DC
  • FOGG ART MUSEUM, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART, Raleigh, NC
  • DANFORTH MUSEUM, Fitchburg, MA
  • CORNING MUSEUM, Corning, NY
  • NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART, HANOI, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  • BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, Print, Drawing & Photography Collection, Boston, MA
  • HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA
  • SOUTHEASTERN CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Winston-Salem, NC
  • MEDITECH, Canton, MA
  • FIDELITY INVESTMENT CORPORATION, Boston, MA
  • CITY CORP WORLD HEADQUARTERS


SELECTED BOOKS, LECTURES, WORKSHOPS & OTHERS

  • Co-Curator, “SEVEN PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM POLAND” Gallery at Art, Institute of Boston, Boston, Ma, January 2007; University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA. Summer, 2007, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. October 2007
  •  “Covered Car & Cat”, Holgar Camera Photograph SHOTS MAGAZINE#93, Autumn 2006
  • Artists Talk: Color Symposium, Meditech, Canton, MA October 2006
  • Pinhole Photographs included in: “New Dimensions in Photo Processes, Fourth Edition:” by Laura Blacklow, published by Focal Press, 2006; “Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I:” edited by Malin Fabbri, Published by LuLu Press, 2006; “Adventures with Pinhole and Home-Made Cameras” by John Evans, publishedby RotoVision 2003,”‘From Pinhole to Print” by Gary Fabbri, Malin Fabbri and Peter Wiklund.
  • Alternative Photo & Pinhole Workshop at the Society for Photographic Education Conference, Newport RI, March 2004
  • Gallery One /PRC Word-Image Lecture Series, PRC, Boston, MA. October 22 2003
  • Photography Painting Workshops, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, April, 2000, November 2000, November 2001
  • Mississippi Art Colony, Guest Instructor, September 2000
  • Pinhole Workshop, Cape Cod Photo Workshops, Eastham MA, August, 1999
  • Pinhole Workshop, University of Rhode Island, 1998
  • Specialist Reviewer for Fulbright Art Applications 1994
  • Co-Curator, “Out of Pakistan Exhibition”, AAMARP Gallery, Boston, MA 1995
  • Karachi School of Art, Pakistan, Monoprint Workshop, 1993


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

555 Gallery, Photography, 555East Second Street, South Boston.MA 02127 http://www.555gallery.com/

Rafius Fane Gallery, Paintings, 460C Harrison Ave, Suite #C24, Boston MAhttp://www.rafiusfanegallery.com/

Carol Robinson Gallery Figurative Paintings 1975 – 1998
840 Napoleon Avenue (at Magazine Street), New Orleans, LA 70115 http://www.carolrobinsongallery.com/

Price List and Contact Information

Price list: $1,600 (framed)

Email: rustart@gmail.com
Website: waltercrump.com