Carol Dass



Carol Dass is the Senior Instructor of Photography in the Visual and Performing Arts Department, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

Education:
B.A. in Art, Northwest Missouri State University, 1983

Selected Invitational Exhibitions:

2013: Beauty
The Front, New Orleans, La.

Gods and Monsters
Gallery of Contemporary Art 121, Colorado Springs, Co.

Mother: Photographs by Carol S. Dass
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

2012: Pathos
Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, Co.

Devotional Realms
PPCC Art Gallery, Colorado Springs, Co.

Women of Influence: Colorado Artists and Curators
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Arvada, Co.

2011: Low Tech/High Art: An Invitational Show of Toy Camera Artists
Curator. The Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, Co.

Femme Forms – Cross Pollination
PPCC Downtown Studio, Colorado Springs, Co.

woman.embodied
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Co.

Sugar, Sugar
The I.D.E.A. Space, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Co.

2010: Other Species
Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, Co.

Moan: Pleasure and Pain
Gallery of Contemporary Art UCCS, Colorado Springs, Co.

2009: 1 Year + Dictionary + Photography
Collaboration with Heather Oelklaus and Monica Escalante.

Teach Me Show Me
Gallery of Contemporary Art UCCS, Colorado Springs, Co.

2008: Marilyn Monroe: Life as a Legend.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

2004: AKA : Also Known As, An exhibition of anonymous art by local and regional artists
Gallery of Contemporary Art UCCS, Colorado Springs, Co.

Phototroph Artists at Gallery Sink
Denver, Co.

9 Artists
Bryan and Scott Fine Art Galleries, Colorado Springs, Co.

2003: Zoom: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography
Colorado State University, Pueblo, Co.

Manifestations of the Sacred
Gallery of Contemporary Art UCCS, Colorado Springs, Co.

Faculty Exhibition
Gallery of Contemporary Art UCCS, Colorado Springs, Co.

2001: Something New: Contemporary Regional Artists
One of three featured artists, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

2000: Artesia: The Most Influential Local Artists
Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, Co.

1996: At the Speed of Light: Contemporary Photography from the Pikes Peak Region
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

Selected Juried Exhibitions:

2013: Plastic Fantastic IV
Lightbox Photographic, Astoria, Or.

Art of the State
Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Co.

Methods(Alternative)
The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington,Va.

6th Annual Juried Plastic Camera Show
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, Ca.

2012: Photo Spiva 2012
George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Mo.

Both Sides of the Lens: Self-Portraiture
The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, Va.

Rayko's 5th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, Ca.

2011: Food
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Co.

Rayko's 4th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, Ca.

2010: Photo Spiva 2010
George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Mo.

Self-Searching: The Art of Self Portraiture
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vt.

Rayko's 3rd Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, Ca.

PhotoPlace Open 2010
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vt.

2009: Fantastic Plastic: Greatest Toy Camera Show on Earth
Watson Studio and Gallery, Johnson City, Tx.

2008: The Invisible Age
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, Ca.

2004: Colorado 2004: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

2002: Colorado 2002: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

2000: Colorado 2000: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

Selected One Person Exhibitions:

2013: Mother: Photographs by Carol S. Dass
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Co.

2008: Avian
Smokebrush, Chapel of Art, Colorado Springs, Co.

2002: Les Petites
Phototroph Gallery, Colorado Springs, Co.

The Flowing of Honey
Manitou Center for Photography, Manitou Springs, Co.

Major Collections:

  • Denver Art Museum
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
  • Numerous Private Collections

Professional Activities:
  • 2011 Photographer for the Manitou Chair Project.
  • Portfolio Reviewer: Denver Month of Photography.
  • Consultant/Juror to the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Southeastern Colorado show The Courageous and the Brave.
  • Still Photographer for Now and Then Productions.
  • 2004 Portfolio Reviewer: Society for Photographic Educators, Southwest, Denver, CO.
  • Photographer for the "Breast Friends Pin-Up Girl Calendar", 15 images of breast cancer survivors.

Awards:

  • 2002 Award of Merit, Colorado 2002 CSFAC
  • 2000 Purchase Award, Colorado 2000 CSFAC
  • 1999 Best Professional Photograph, Focus: 24 Hours in the Pikes Peak Region
  • Best of Show/Juror's Choice: Photography. Colorado State Fair /Fine Art Exhibit
  • 1997 Best of Show, Best Shots

Publications:

  • Open to Interpretation: Love + Lust
  • Musee Magazine, Issue #6, "Nude, Naked, and More"

Member:

The Society of Photographic Educators.

CarolSDass

Contact: cdass@uccs.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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