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Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

Desai|Matta Gallery, California Institute of Integrational Studies, San Francisco, CA, March-April 2017, 46 Lahiri Lane, large format photographs, text, video installation, With Emma Nishimura, curated by Tomiko Jones

Clovis Community College, Clovis, California, April 2017, The House on Lahiri Lane, Alternative Process Prints, Video installation, Curated by Stephen Dent & Dawn Hart

Kadambari Gallery, Dakshinachitra Museum, Dissolution, Chennai, India, January 2017, with Veer Munshi, mixed media alternative process photographs, curated by Kathryn Myers

Corridor 2122, Fresno, CA, March 2015, Burdens and Desires, Digital photomontage; wall installation of alternative process photographic prints; digital video, Indian Road Trip,12’ loop

Ann Felton Multicultural Center Gallery, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY, January 2013

Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY, September – November 2010, Windows Project, Waking from Dreams of India, digital photomontage and digital video installation, curated by Anja Chavez

Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, New York, June 2010, Dubai, the Golden Days

Jorgenson Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, October 2008, Waking from Dreams of India, curated by Kathryn Myers and Barry Rosenberg

Overground Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 2004, digital photography and digital video installation: Waking from Dreams of India

Zoots, Detroit, MI, November 1996

Quicksilver Gallery, Bellingham, WA, April 1990

Fairhaven College, Bellingham, WA, June 1989

Geneva Gallery, Bellingham, WA, 1988

Benham Gallery, Seattle, WA, February 1988

Group Exhibitions

2017 SPE West/Southwest Chapter Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, November 2017, Tahoe CoLab Juried Exhibition, curated by Hamidah Glasgow, Elizabeth Allen

Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, September 2017, “Notions of Home,” curated by Michelle Dunn Marsh

M Street Graduate Art Studios, Fresno State University, Fresno, California, September 2006, Faculty Works, seven 20×24 Cyanotype-Van Dyke brown combination alternative Process photographic prints, curated by Chris Lopez

China Central Academy of Fine Art Museum, 2nd Beijing Photo Biennial, Unfamiliar Asia, Beijing, China, October 15, 2015, Waking from Dreams of India, curated by Chun Wai

Spectrum Art Gallery, Fresno, CA, March 2015, New Member Exhibition, curated by Steven Dzerigian

Conley Art Gallery, Fresno State University, Fresno, CA, September 2014, Art and Design Department Faculty Exhibition, curated by Ed Lund

William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, October 2013, Convergence: Contemporary Art from India and the Diaspora, (works from the museum collection) curated by Kathryn Myers

Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, March 2013, Motherhood to Mother-Goddess: Transcendence from Self to Absolute, curated by Neeta Omprakash

Emmanuel Gallery, The Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University, Denver CO, March 2012, Semblance, curated by Tomiko Jones and Cecily Cullen

Chateau d’Aubenas, Aubenas Invitation a Inde, Aubenas, France, February 18-24, 2013, “L’Inde… Entre Deux Temps” with Dhruv Dhwawan, and Binu Bhaskarm, curated by Dominique Charlet

Gallery 400, The University of Illinois, Chicago, October 2012, Radiate, curated by Kathryn Myers

ArtRage Gallery, Syracuse, NY, September 2012, The Everson Biennial, The Other New York: The Fearless Eye, Large Format Photography, toned cyanotypes/Vandyke brown prints, curated by Deborah Ryan and Rose Viviano

Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse, NY, August-December 2012, Capturing identity: Selections from the Light Work Collection, curated by Lindsey Erhardt

Kolga Award 2012, Tbilisi, Georgia, June 2012, curated by Tina Schelhorn and Wolfgang Zurborn

Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT, May 2012, Radiate, curated by Kathryn Myers

FotoFreo 2012, The City of Fremantle Festival of Photography, March-April 2012, Fremantle, Australia, Waking from Dreams of India, Digital Photomontages, Lost and Found in Mumbai

Jorgensen Gallery, September 2011, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2011, curated by Vijay Kumar

Light Work Hallway Gallery, Syracuse, NY 2011, Light Work Grants Exhibition

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY, August 2011, Stone Quarry Hill Photo Exhibition, curated by Joseph Scala

Aicon Gallery, New York, NY, August 2011, IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2011, curated by Vijay Kumar

Theodore Case Film Festival, Auburn Public Theater, Auburn, June 2011, A Portrait of Mumbai, video

The Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai, UAE, June 2011, Sampling India: Of Blind Men and Elephants, curated by Hester Keijser

Smithy Gallery, Cooperstown, NY, June 2011, Statement: Central New York Photographer’s Exhibit, curated by Danielle Newell and Michael Forster Rothbart

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, May 2011, Made in New York 2011 curated by Kim Waale and Kenise Barnes

Gallerie Dubois, Paris, France, May 2011, This is Not That: Indian Contemporary Photography curated by Dominique Charlet and Fabien Charuau

Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, April 2011, IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2011, curated by Vijay Kumar

Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, March 2011, IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2011, curated by Vijay Kumar

Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ, March 2011, India from my Window, curated by Bindia Puri

Cazenovia College Art Gallery, January 2011, Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition

Duna Galéria, Budapest, Hungary, December 2010-January 2011, International Artist Residencies Exhibition and MiniArtVideoFest, curated by Beata Szechy

Syracuse Technology Gardens, October 2010–January 2011, Syracuse, NY, Fresh

Jokai Club, Budapest, Hungary, August 2010, International Artist Residencies Exhibition and MiniArtVideoFest, curated by Beata Szechy

The Guild Gallery, New York, New York, August 2010, IAAC Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

Twelve Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June- July 2010, IAAC Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

DC37 AFSCME AFL-CIO, New York, NY, May 2010, Asian Heritage Month Art Exhibition

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey, April 2010, IAAC Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

Asian Popular Culture Symposium, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, April 2010, Asian Art Exhibition, curated by Kristen Rudsill

XL Projects, Syracuse, NY, January 2010, Stone Canoe; India, Little India, large format environmental portraits, curated by Kim Waale

Gallery At Penn College, Williamsport, PA, November 2009, Erasing Borders, 2009, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, September 2009, Erasing Borders, 2009, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2009, Contemporary India, curated by Kathryn Myers

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Project Space, New York, NY, August 2009 Erasing Borders, 2009, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

Cazenovia Counterpoint Festival, Cazenovia, NY, July 2009

Everywhere, Nowhere, American Center, Delhi, India, April 2009, curated by Kathryn Myers

Art 4 Barter, New York, NY, March 2009, curated by Antonio Puri

The Dowd Fine Art Gallery, March 2009, Erasing Borders, 2009, curated by Vijay Kumar and Amina Ahmed

Cazenovia College Gallery, Cazenovia, NY, March 2009, biannual faculty exhibition

Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY, February 2009. Gershwin India Pop

The International Festival of Sacred Arts, Delhi, India, February 2009, Everywhere Nowhere, curated by Kathryn Myers

Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, September 2008, Society of Photographic Educators Multi Cultural Caucus juried exhibition, curated by Ariel Shanberg

Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, June 2008, The Object and Beyond: 2008 Everson Biennial, curated by Edward Winkleman

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn NY, July 2008, Made in NY 2008, curated By Jen Pepper and John McQueen

Kirkland Art Center, February 2008, India Interpreted, two person exhibition with Barry Perlus, curated by Mary Murray, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute

Farmworks, Cazenovia, NY, October 2007, two person exhibition with Jen Pepper, curated by Natalia Mount

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY, August 2007, Made in New York, curated by Buzz Spector and Michael Sickler

Photomedia Center, Erie, PA, 2007, Juried Exhibition, digital montage from Waking from Dreams of India

CAS Gallery of the University of Miami, March 2007, SPE Multicultural Caucus Exhibition, curated by Miriam Romais

Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY, January 2007, Annual Faculty Exhibition

Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY, October 2006, Photo Narrative, curated by Jennifer Pepper

Bamboo Lane Gallery, Los Angeles CA, July 2006, juried group exhibition

Art Wallah Festival, Los Angeles, CA, June 2006, Waking from Dreams of India, digital photo collages, curated by Andaleeb Firdosy

VIII Salón Internacional de Arte Digital, Havana, Cuba, June 2006, Metropolis, collaborative video work with LABTEST

Frontal Flatness, April 2006, Seattle, WA, W Hotel, Mexican Time Lapse, video installation, group exhibition curated by Dino Martini

File Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 2005, Metropolis, a collaborative video installation with LABTEST

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, September 2005, Snap to Grid! Unjuried group exhibition, digital photography

Les Rencontres d’Arles, HypeGallery, Arles, France, July 2005, group exhibition, digital photography

Chashama Gallery, New York, NY, April 2005. Contributed to collaborative video installation, Labtest: Transmission 42nd St.

File Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 2004. with Labtest: Transmission, a collaborative video installation at Hipersonica

Abu Dhabi Cultural Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 2004, Fourteen Artists

Total Arts, Dubai, UAE, May 2004, Twelve Artists

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, March 2003. Masses Video Installation showed with the Paul Berger Beyond Digital Novelty retrospective exhibition, curated by Rod Slemmons, Director MOCP

Berozkina Gallery, Kirkland, WA September 2001, Twelve Northwest Masters, curated by Young Hee Chang

Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA July, August 2001, with Peter Bill, Christopher Zimmerman, Return to Babylon video installation, Dandelion Productions, Dimension Elevator immersive four channel video environment

Phoenix Festival, Klickitat, OR, July 2001,  Masses video installation, Dandelion Productions’ Dimension Elevator immersive four channel video environment, curated by Christopher Zimmerman

Vital Five Productions, Seattle, WA June 2001 Before and After, curated by Greg Lundgren

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, May 2001, Masters of Fine Arts thesis exhibition: Masses, Multi channel digital video and photography installation

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, spring 2000, collaborated with Peter Bill to create video content for Tony Oursler The Empty Cabinet exhibition

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, December 2000, Terraform1: Digital multimedia collaborative installation, curated by Richard Karpen

The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, November 2000, Works on Paper, juried competition, exhibition

Center on Contemporary Art (COCA), Seattle, WA, June 2000, Video piece Take Back the Streets included in The Whole World Is Watching juried group exhibition

Photo Circle Gallery, Seattle, WA, February 2000, Pushpin Invitational group exhibition

The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, November 1999, Works on Paper

Awards

CSU Award for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, Fall 2016, California State University, Fresno, College of Arts and Humanities

Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, June 2012, Shortlisted in the categories Documentary Series, Experimental Photo, and Best Moment

37th Annual Light Work Grant in Photography, Syracuse, NY, May 2011

Pinet Fund Grant, Cazenovia College, 2007, 2009-12, funding for professional opportunities

21st Century Fund Grant, Cazenovia College, spring 2008, for innovative idea in education, video equipment for new course

NYFA Strategic Opportunity Grant, February 2008, New York Foundation for the Arts Strategic Opportunities Stipend

Garry B Fritz Imagemaker Award, March 2005, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Portland, OR

Zayed University Professional Development Grant, Zayed University, Dubai, UAE, December 2003-6

Collections

Tasveer Print Collection, Tasveer Foundation, Bangalore, India, July 2012, curated by Nathaniel Gaskell

Light Work Collection, Light Work Community Darkrooms, Syracuse, NY, February 2012

United States State Department Art On Loan Program, Djibouti City, Djibouti, January 2012

The Gershwin Hotel Collection, New York, New York, 2009

National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopia, Macedonia, 2009

William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Mansfield, Connecticut, November 2008, two works purchased for the permanent collection, gift of the India Studies Program

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, 2003, Masses, Video, 2003, work donated to MOCP Permanent Collection, curated by Rod Slemmons

Artist Residencies

Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY, June 2011, Saltonstall Artist’s Colony, juried artist residency

Hungarian Multicultural Center Budapest Artist In Residence Program, Budapest, Hungary, January 2010, juried artist residency

Galichnik Art Colony, Galichnik, Macedonia, August 2007, juried artist residency

Can Serraut International Arts Center, Barcelona, Spain, July-August 2004

Cholamandal Artists’ Village, Chennai, India, January 2002

Lectures and Presentations

Queens Museum, Queens, NY, July 1, 2017, Panel Discussion, “Photography, Document and Archive,” with Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Gautam Nikolai Kansara, Asma Kazmi, Leena Jayaswal Moderator: Santhi Kavuri Bauer in Fatal Love: Where Are We Now? Colloquium, June 29,-July 2

Collect Literary Salon, Fresno, CA, June 22, 2017, Artist Lecture, panel discussion with Samina Najmi and Erica Hughes, Moderated by Randa Jarrar

Corridor 2122, Fresno CA, March 25, 2015, Artist Lecture, Burdens and Desires

College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, April 2, 2014, Photography Department Visiting Artist Lecture, Neil Chowdhury Speaks in Images

Trinity College, Hartford, CT, October 2013, Visiting Artist Lecture, Department of Art and Art History

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, October 2013, Visiting Artist Lecture, Department of Art and Art History

Society of Photographic Education 50th National Conference, March 2013, Multi Cultural Caucus Film and Video Festival, Chicago, Il, festival coordinator and curator

Emmanuel Gallery, The Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University, Denver CO, March 2012, Semblance, artist talk and panel discussion with University of Arizona Associate Professor, Photography Department Chair, Sama Alshaibi

ArtRage Gallery, Syracuse, NY, October 2012, The Fearless Eye, panel discussion with Bob Gates, Ben Altman, and Paul Peirce

South Asian Studies Association 6th Annual Conference, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, April 2012, Panel Discussion, Evolving, Revolving, and Entangling Influences: Contemporary Indian Art of the West, with Professor Kathryn Myers, University of Connecticut, and Professor Kathrine Anne Harper, Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles

Society of Photographic Education 49th National Conference, March 2012, Multi Cultural Caucus Film and Video Festival, San Francisco, CA, festival coordinator and curator

The Attic, Delhi, India, December 2011, Artist Lecture

Jorgensen Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, November 2011, Panel Discussion on Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Art of the Diaspora, moderated by Kathryn Myers, Amina Ahmed, and Vijay Kumar

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY, August 2011, Artist Lecture

Society of Photographic Education 48th National Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2011, Multi Cultural Caucus Film and Video Festival, festival coordinator and curator

Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, New York, October 2010, Waking from Dreams of India, Artist’s Lecture

XL Projects Gallery, Syracuse, NY, February 2010, gallery talk, India, Little India, Stone Canoe exhibition

Hungarian Multicultural Center Budapest Artist In Residence Program, Budapest, Hungary, January 2010, Artist’s Lecture

New York State Summer School of the Arts program, Oswego, NY, July 2009, Waking from Dreams of India, visiting artist’s lecture

Trinity College, Hartford, CT, March 2009, Waking from Dreams of India, visiting artist’s lecture

Light Work, Syracuse, NY, February 2009, Putting the Pieces Together, taught seminar on digital photomontage

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, November 2008, visiting artist’s lecture

Society for Photographic Education 44th National Conference, March 2007, Miami, Florida, peer reviewed conference lecture, Teaching Photography in Dubai: An Emerging Regional Photo Scene in the UAE

2006 Wheeler Conference on World Affairs, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY, September 2006 conference presentation: Intercultural Understanding in the Aftermath

Mexican International Family Strengths Conference, Cuernavaca, Mexico, June 2005, peer reviewed paper, student video presented in collaboration with Annita Sani, Cultural Globalization and Family Challenges in the United Arab Emirates

Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Portland, OR March 2005, peer reviewed artist’s lecture: Waking from Dreams of India

Publications, Press & Reviews

Neil Chowdhury,Waking from Dreams of India,” Creative Image Magazine, January-February, 2017, Delhi, India, text and photographs, pp. 82-85.

Jessica Johnson,A Hopeful Renaissance at Fresno State,” The Collegian, Web: http://collegian.csufresno.edu/2016/09/06/a-hopeful-renaissance-at-fresno-state/ September 6, 2016.

Zhangyu, Deng, “Asia Through New Eyes,” China Daily USA, October 27, 2015.

Zhangyu, Deng, “Asia Through New Eyes,” The State Council; The People’s Republic of China, October 27, 2015.

Mancilla, Yvette, “Inspired by India: Photographs Explore ‘New India’,” The Collegian, March 5, 2015.

Munro, Donald, “Corridor 2122 ArtHop show showcases Fresno State Photography Assistant Professor’s Work,” The Fresno Bee, March 4, 2015.

Munro, Donald, “ArtHop focus: Neil Chowdhury’s ‘Burdens and Dreams’ at Corridor 2122,” The Fresno Beehive, March 4, 2015.

Weinstein, Elizabeth, author, Chowdhury, Neil, photography, “Out of the Fire and Off the Shelves: Borough Furnace Skillets are Hot”.”>Plank Road Magazine, photographs pp. 28-33, summer 2014.

Lancien, Maxime, author; Mahan, Akshay; Shantaram, Mahesh, Shukla, Nishant, photography, “La Novelle, Inde,” Fish Eye Magazine, Volume 6, May, June 2014, photo illustration, pp. 13-14.

Young, Liam, Editor; Chowdhury, Neil, photography; Others; Brave New Now (Lisbon Architecture Triennale- Close, Closer ebook series 1), Photo Illustrations, pp. 18, 20, 88, 98, Kindle Edition, ebook, Lisbon, May 15, 2014.

Convergence, Contemporary Art From India and the Diaspora, Cover, p. 16-17, Catalog Essay by Neeta Omprakash, Laundry Puja, Child Mechanic, Illustrations by Neil Chowdhury, University of Connecticut, The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT, ISBN 978-0-918386-53-3. Exhibition Catalog. Web, PDF http://benton.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/382/2014/07/convergencecatalogue.pdf

Paglia, Michael, “Metro goes beyond the Month of Photography with two new exhibits,” Westword, April 4,  2013, Web, http://www.westword.com/arts/metro-goes-beyond-the-month-of-photography-with-two-new-exhibits-5120105

Krause, Tobias. CVA features dual exhibit with “Semblance” and “Guised”.  The Metropolitan. Web, Newspaper. March 6, 2013, http://www.metnews.org/features/cva-features-dual-exhibit-with-semblance-and-guised/

Mellor, Carl. “Fantastic Four.” Syracuse New Times. October 3, 2012. Print and Web. http://www.syracusenewtimes.com/newyork/article-6140-fantastic-four.html

Khaindrava, Beso, KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2012 CATALOGUE, July 2012, Neil Chowdhury, photograph, “Hunters and Gatherers,”  p. 106; Neil Chowdhury, essay, “An Afternoon in Old Delhi”(Georgian), p. 204, (English), p.206; Neil Chowdhury, photograph, “Polio Victim Visiting the Sufi Dargah, Nizmuddin, Delhi, India”, p.205; Neil Chowdhury, photograph, “Man with Very Large Rings, Old Delhi, India”, p.207; Neil Chowdhury, essay, “Waking from Dreams of India”, (Georgian, English), p. 244; Neil Chowdhury, digital photomontage, “Burdens and Desires”, p. 245

“Behind the Atom Curtain: Foto Freo Divergence Exhibition” Atomic Photographers Guild, Web, April 20, 2012, Atomic Photographers Guild, Web, April 20, 2012, Atomic Photographers Guild, Web, April 20, 2012,    https://atomicphotographers.com/2012/04/20/behind-the-atom-curtain-foto-freo-divergence-exhibition/

Chowdhury, Neil, “Waking from Dreams of India”. Essay, five digital photomontages. Tasveer Online, Web Gallery, Magazine. Februrary 2012. http://tasveeronline.com/waking-from-dreams-of-india/?projectid=2507&category=95

Heckman-Reed, Jessica. Essay, “2011 Light Work Grants.” Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual 2012 No. 167. September 2012, Neil Chowdhury, digital photomontage, “Burdens and Desires”, p. 64

Jayaraman, Geetha, “Six Senses” Andpersand Magazine, August, September 2012. Cover, pp. 60-73. Illustrations, Neil Chowdhury: Machine In the Garden, Cycles, p. 64, Krishna Jam, p. 65

Welych, Anita, “The Fearless Eye.” Essay. The Other New York: 2012, Everson Museum Biennial Exhibition Catalog, p. , Neil Chowdhury,  Photograph, p.

“IAAC Erasing Borders 2011 Exhibition Announcement.”  Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, University of Connecticut. Web. September 2011.  http://jorgensen.uconn.edu/about/gallery.php

“Erasing Borders 2011 Press Release.” Asiart Archive In America. Web. 31 August 2011. www.aaa-a.org/org/2011/07/31/erasing-borders/

“Stone Quarry Hill Photo Exhibition Opens Sunday.” Madison County New York News. Web. 26 August 2011. http://www.madisoncountycourier.com/2011/08/26/stone-quarry-hill-photo-exhibition-opens-sunday/

“Indian abroad: 10 Indian Photographers Show in Paris,” India Vogue. Web. 17 August 2011. http://www.vogue.in/content/india-abroad-10-indian-photographers-show-paris

Scala, Joseph A. “Photography Competition Exhibition.” The Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. Web. August 2011. http://www.stonequarryhillartpark.org

“Erasing Borders 2011: Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora.” Tribune Connecticut. Web. 27 July 2011. www.tribunact.com/news/2011-07-27/indian_Community

“Sampling India: Of Blind Men and Elephants.” The Culturist. Web. 23 July 2011. www.theculturist.com/home/tag/mumbai

“The Saltonstall Arts Colony Latest News.” Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts.  Web. 11 July 2011. www.saltonstall.org/news/story/aliquam-eratvolutpat.html

“Sampling India: Of Blind Men and Elephants.” Expat Echo Dubai. Web. 10 July 2011. www.expatechodubai.com/whats-on/sampling-india-of-blind-men-and-elephants/

“Portfolio-July’11-Sampling India, Of Blind Men And Elephants.” L’agenda. Web. July 2011. www.lagendagolfe.com/viewSpotlightStory.asp?page_id=388

Heckman, Jessica. “Light Work Announces The Recipients Of The 37th Annual Light Work Grants In Photography.” Light Work. Web. 2011. www.lightwork.org/news/pr/2011_lw_grants.html

“Regional Photographers Exhibition Announcement.” Arts at The Smithy. Web. 30 June 2011. www.smithypioneer.org/exhibitions.html

Director, Chamber Cooperstown. “Statement: Opens at The Smithy Thursday at 5 PM.” Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce Member News. Web. 28 June 2011. www.cooperstownchamber.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/statement-opens-at-the-smithy-thursday-at-5-pm/

Rothbart, Michael F. “Making a Statement.” Michael Forster Rothbart Photography. Web. 27 June 2011. www.mfrphoto.blogspot.com/2011/06/making-statement.html

Cochrane, Alex. “Brilliant New Photography Exhibition Paints a Rich and Diverse Portrait of India.” Southall Travel. Web. 21 June 2011.
www.southalltravel.co.uk/news/Dubai/800589320/Sampling-of-India-Of-Blind-Men-and-Elephants.html

Lord, Christopher. “Indian Photographers Exhibit in Dubai. The National. Web. 20 June 2011. http://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/art/indian-photographers-exhibit-in-dubai

“Indian Artists on the Show in Dubai.” Time Out Dubai. Web. 15 June 2011. http://www.timeoutdubai.com/gallery/24671-indian-artist-on-show-in-dubai?image=3

Needel, Sylvia. “CNY Artist Explores People, Environments through Photography.” Madison County Courier New York News. Web. 14  June 2011. www.madisoncountycourier.com/2011/06/14/cny-artist-explores-people-environments-through-photography/

“Sampling India: Of Blind Men and Elephants, The Empty Quarter Gallery.” Canvas Guide, the Ultimate Cultural Agenda. Web. 14 June 2011. www.canvasguide.net/en/listings/uae/sampling-india-of-blind-men-and-elephants.html

“On Blind Men and Elephants.” Spiky Penguin. Web. 14 June 2011. www.spikypenguin.com/exhibitions/571/blind-men-elephants.html

Keijser, Hester. “The Idea of India as a Future State of Things.” Mrs. Deane Blog. Web. 7 June 2011. www.beikey.net/mrs-deane/?p=5763

Reporter, Staff. “Snapshots of Indian Subcontinent.” The Gulf Today. Web. 6 June 2011. www.gulftoday.ae/portal/57dc6178-9787-454e-8112-307835210be5.aspx

Colberg, Jörg. “Neil Chowdhury.” Conscientious. Web. 3 June 2011. www.jmcolberg.com/weblog/2010/06/neil_chowdhury/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jmcolberg%2Fconscientious+(Conscientious)

Olson, Ami. “Syracuse Photographer Awarded one of the Three Light Work Grants.” Eagle News. Web. 1 June 2011. http://www.eaglebulletin.com/Articles-c-2011-06-01-106854.114134-sub-Syracuse-photographer-awarded-one-of-three-Light-Work-grants.html/#axzz1VOAal.Wob

Heckman, Jessica. “Current Exhibitions.” 2011 Light Work Grants. Light Work Web. 1 June 2011. www.lightwork.org/exhibitions/

“Sampling India: Of Blind Men and Elephants Exhibition Announcement.” The Empty Quarter Fine Art Photography. Web. 2011 www.theemptyquarter.com/index.php

Keijser, Hester. “Waking from Dreams of India.” The Empty Quarter Gallery Newsletter. Web. June 2011. http://www.theemptyquarter.com/newsletters/june-newsletter.html

“Imaging India.” Pakistan Art Review. Web. June 2011. http://www.pakistanartreview.net/9th_Issue/9th_Page_7.html

“Sampling India: Indian Photographers at the Empty Quarter.” Read. The Weekly. Web. June 2011. http://www.readme.ae/articles/sampling-india

Wolinski, Natacha. T, “Saison Indienne.” Air France Magazine, Magazine. June 2011.

Keijser, Hester. “Neil Chowdhury/ The Duboys Gallery.” Mrs. Deane Blog. Web. 20 May 2011. www.beikey.net/mrs-deane/?p=5500

Ratnam, Dhamini. “Caught in Action.” The Guide Photo Essay. Web. 15 May 2011. http://www.mid-day.com/specials/2011/may/150511-photo-exhibition-duboys-gallery-paris.htm

Mellor, Carl. “Mix and Match.” Syracuse New Times. Web & Newspaper. 11 May 2011. www.npaper-wehaa.com/syracusenewtimes/2011/05/10/#?page=27&vw=1

Needel, Sylvia. “CNY Artist Explores People & Environment through Photography.” Cazenovia College News & Events. Web. 10 May 2011.
www.cazenovia.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=355&ctl=Details&mid=2157&itemID=4191

“Indian photography exposed.” La Lettre. Web. May 2011. www.lalettredelaphotographie.com/entries/indian-photography-exposed

“Ete Indien.” Le Magazine Ever. Web. May 2011. http://fr.lemagazineever.com/2011/05/ete-indien-this-is-not-that/

Nathalie Cattaruzza. “La Nouvelle Photographie Indienne.” Photo. Magazine. May 2011.

“This Is Not That, The Photo Exhibition of Contemporary Must Marais!” At Paris Expo Buzz. Web. May 2011. www.mybestaddressbook.fr/fr/mag/buzz/this-is-not-that-I-expo-photo-contemporaine-incontournable-du-marais

Rushworth, Katherine. ” Sculptures Shine in Auburn.”  The Post Standard. Newspaper. 17 April 2011

“Understanding Contemporary India.” Photography by Neil Chowdhury. Youth KI Awaaz. Web. 29 March 2011. www.youthkiawaaz.com/2011/03/understanding-contemporary-india/

“Made in NY 2011.”  Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center. Web. 26 March 2011. www.properproof.com/madeinny2011/current.html

Press, Independent. “Watchung Arts Center Looks East for March Gallery Shows, Press Release.” NJ.com Everything Jersey. Web. 1 March 2011. http://www.nj.com/independentpress/index.ssf/2011/03/watchung_arts_center_looks_eas.html

“SPE Multicultural Caucus Film Festival.” Society for Photographic Education. Web. March 2011. www.exhibitors.spenational.org/resources/calls-for-entry/spe-multicultural-caucus-film-festival

J, Jim. “Cazenovia College Art Gallery Host Faculty Biennial Exhibition.” Cazenovia Pilot. Web. 23 January 2011. www.cazpilot.com/wordpress/index.php/2011/01/cazenovia-college-art-gallery-hosts-faculty-biennial-exhibition/

Table of Contents. Photography by Neil Chowdhury. Plank Road Magazine. Summer 2011. Page 5 (2 images in upper left)

Negrea, Sherrie. “A Wreath of Products From Central New York.” Photography by Neil Chowdhury. Plank Road Magazine. Summer 2011. page 26,29,30,32

Weinstein, Elizabeth, writer. ” Off the Shelf.”  Photography by Neil Chowdhury. Plank Road Magazine. Summer 2011. Page 38,40,42

Hogan, Annette. ” From Pasture To Table.” Photography by Neil Chowdhury. Plank Road Magazine. Summer 2011. Page 45,48,49

“Art Lecture: Photographer Neil Chowdhury to Discuss His Window Project at the Warehouse Gallery.” The Connective Corridor. Web. 21 October 2010. http://connectivecorridor.syr.edu/news/events-week-of-1018-1024/

“Th3 Artist Lecture with Neil Chowdhury at The Warehouse Gallery.” Eventful.com. Web. October 2010. www.eventful.com/syracuse/events/th3-artist-lecture-neil-chowdhury-warehouse-galler-/E0-001-033693791-6

“Upcoming Window Projects.” The Warehouse Gallery. Web. 16 September 2010. http://thewarehousegallery.syr.edu/windows/upcoming.html

“Neil Chowdhury: Waking From Dreams of India.” It’s All Here Syracuse. Web. 11 September 2010. www.itsallheresyracuse.com/neil-chowdhury-waking-dreams-india_sep-16-2010

Correspondent. ” Erasing Borders showcases Diaspora artist. India Abroad. Web. 13 August 2010. www.indiaabroad-digital.com/indiaabroad/20100813?pg=59&pm=1&fs=1#pg59

“International Artist Residencies Exhibit and Mini Art Videofest, Budapest.” Rhizome. Web. 13 August.2010. www.rhizome.org/announce/events/55769/view/

Rabinowitz, Sima. “A Journal of Arts and Ideas from Upstate New York.” New Pages Magazine Review. Web. 16 July 2010. www.newpages.com/literary-magazine-reviews/2010-07-16/index.htm#Stone-Caneo-4-spring-2010

“Dispora at Twelve Gates.” Indo-American Arts Council, INC. Web. 2 July 2010. www.iaac.us/erasing_borders2010/review1.htm

Birmington, Mary. ” Indo-American Arts Council Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora.” Twelve Gates Art Gallery. Press Release, Works. Web. June 2010. www.twelvegatesgallery.com/%23curt.php& www.twelvegatesgallery.com/%23ebartist.php?id=6

“Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Disapora.” Artetc News & Views. Web. June 2010. www.artnewsnviews.com/vies-article.php?article+erasing-borders-exhibition-ofcontemporary-indian-art-of-the-dispora&ii

“Erasing Borders 2010.” The Guild Art Gallery. Web. June 2010. www.theguildny.com/IAAC_2010_Show.html & www.theguildny.com/IAAC_2010_LP8.html

Needel, Sylvia.” Cazenovia College Kicks Off Summer Arts Series.”  Web. 26 May 2010. www.madisontourismblog.com/1/archives/05-2010/2.html

Chowdhury, Neil, “Waking from Dreams of India” Stone Canoe: A Journal of Arts and Ideas from Upstate New York I Number 4.“. Quarterly Journal. Spring 2010. Page 165,166,167,168,169,170

Birmington, Mary. ” Indo-American Arts Council Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora.” Visuals Art Center of New Jersey. Exhibition Catalogue. 2 April 2010. Page 9,22

Chowdhury, Neil. “7th Annual Erasing Borders 2010 Exhibition Bio.” Indo-American Arts Council INC. Web. April 2010. www.iaac.us/erasing_borders2010/NeilChowdhury/bio.htm

Jevis, Eileen. “Stone Canoe artist to speak about their work as part of Th3.” Inside SU. Web. 21 January 2010. http://insidesu.syr.edu/2010/01/20/stone-canoe-2/

Kumar, Vijay. “Indo-American Arts Council’s Erasing Borders 2009, Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora.” Pennsylvania College of Technology. Web. November 2009. www.pct.edu/gallery/pastExhibits.asp

“Erasing Borders 2009 – Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora.” The Indo American Arts Council Inc. and The Gallery At Penn College. Exhibition Catalog. November 2009. Neil Chowdhury, Digital Photomontage, Brahma’s New World, page 7,8

“Social issues on the palette, Diaspora artists erase borders.” India Abroad Publications. Magazine. Oct 2009.www.allbusiness.com/humanities-social-science/visual-performing-arts/13243381-1.html

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http://www.henryart.org/exhibitions/past/82/2000

Education

University of Washington, 2001 MFA Photography, emphasis on digital Imaging, digital video

Fairhaven College, Western Washington University, 1990 BA Photography

Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI 1987 AS Photojournalism, Summa cum Laude

Professional Experience

California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA, August 2014- present, Assistant Professor of Photography, Department of Art and Design

Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY, August 2006-2013, Assistant Professor, Director of Photography Program, Department of Art and Design

The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Delhi, India, December –January 2011-12, Co taught study abroad course, Art and Popular Culture of India, a three-week art and cultural exploration of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Mumbai, with Kathryn Myers, Professor of Art at U Conn. Students documented and interpreted their trip in photographic stories and journals

Plank Road Magazine, Skaneateles, NY, September 2011-13, photo editor, contributing photographer

Zayed University, Dubai, UAE, August 2003-June 2006, assistant professor, photography, Art and Design Department

College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, October-June, 2003, adjunct faculty, Photography Department

Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities CARTAH University of Washington, Seattle, WA September 1999 to June 2001, graduate student assistant, digital imaging and digital video consultant

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, summer 2000, instructor of record, Art 240, Basic Photography

Ford Motor Company Creative Photographic Unit, Dearborn, MI, 1994-1998 (Automotive Support Group Agency), technical and creative photographer, responsible for studio photo illustration, photographing events, photo documentation of automotive testing, industrial processes, architecture, portraiture, general corporate photography

Ford Motor Company Photo Instrumentation Unit, Dearborn, MI, 1997-1998, Automotive Support Group Agency, photo instrumentation photographer documenting crash tests at Ford Proving Grounds Crash Barrier and Safety Lab facility with multiple high-speed 16mm film cameras and digital still photography

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