TERRY EVANS

b. 1944, Kansas City

 

 

EDUCATION

BFA, Painting, University of Kansas

Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Knox College, 2001

Honorary Doctor of Arts, University of Kansas, 2016

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014    Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans, Amon Carter Museum of Art, Fort Worth,

2014 Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom, text by Elizabeth Farnsworth, The North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota

2013 Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom, text by Elizabeth Farnsworth, The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, ILHeartland Retrospective, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN

2012 Heartland Retrospective, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011 Matfield Green, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KA

2009 A Greenland Glacier: The Scale of Climate Change Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas

Steel, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Revealing Chicago, Clam-Gallas Palace, Prague, Czech Republic

2008 Exploring the Collection: Photographs of Terry Evans, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

2006 Chicago’s Backyards, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica

2005 Revealing Chicago: An Aerial Portrait, Millennium Park, Chicago

2003 Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

2002 From Prairie to Field, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Tales from the Prairie, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

2001 In Place of Prairie, Center for Great Plains Studies, Lincoln

Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City

Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

2000 Carol Ehlers Gallery, Chicago

In Place of Prairie, Kansas City Public Library

1999 In Place of Prairie, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

1998 In Place of Prairie, Art Institute of Chicago

Prairie Stories, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland

  Matfield Green, Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago

1993 Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth

1990 Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

1989 Salina Art Center, Kansas

1984 Bethel College, Newton, Kansas

1982 Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln

1980 Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln

Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

1979 Colorado Mountain College, Leadville

1974 University of Kansas Museum of Art, Lawrence

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016  Museum of Contemporary Photography Tracing Dirty Energy

2016  Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa  Picturing the Prairie

2016   Smithsonian Museum of American Art No Mountains in the Way  

2015     No Mountains in the Way, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas.

2015    This Big Land, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney.

2015     Permanence/Impermanence, University of North Texas, Denton.

2015    Climate of Concern, Cattholic Theological Union, Chicago.

2014 and 2015    Millennium Park: An Anatomy in Photographs, Millennium Park, C

2014    Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom, text by Elizabeth Farnsworth, Center for Art+Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada

2013            Climate of Uncertainty, DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

                  A Democracy of Images, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

                  From Above: Aerial Photography from the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

2012      The Altered Landscapes, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

                  American in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI

2011            Beautiful Vagabonds, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY

                  Masterworks, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Texas

                  Winged Shadows, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks

                  Public Works, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

            Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment, New Mesico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

                  Eye Wonder: Photography From the Bank of America Collection, National Museum of Women

                  in the Arts, Washington D.C.

2010 Proof, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL

On the Road: A Legacy of Walker Evans, Rober Lehman Art Center, North Andover, MA

2008 Picturing Modernity: The Photography Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2006 Eyes on Collections, Los Angeles Museum of Natural History

2005 Otherworlds, Sofa Gallery, Indiana University

National Academy of Science, Washington, DC

Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence

  Homage to the Flint Hills, traveling exhibition

On View: Photographing the Museum,Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

Off the Wall: A Rotation of Gallery Artists, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

2003 In Response to Place Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

New to View, Art Institute of Chicago

Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence

2002 Masterworks of American Photography, Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

2002 Photographers and Writers, etc., Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego

Visions of America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2001 In Response to Place, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.; Akron Museum of Art, Ohio; Center of Creative Photography, Tucson

2000 Indivisble, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

All Terrain, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia

This is North America/Is this N.A.?, University of Rhode Island

Chicago in the Year 2000, Chicago Cultural Center

The Landscape we Make, Evanston Art Center, Illinois

The Inhabited Prairie, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland

 Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison

 Indivisible, Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago (Traveling)

Chicago in the Year 2000, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Crossing the Line, Photography Reconsidered, Art Institute of Chicago

Visions of Prairie, Center for Great Planes Study, Lincoln

Water in The West, Humboldt State University, California

1999 As Far as the Eye Can See, Atlanta College of Art

Altered Landscapes, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

1998 Contemporary Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Land Used, Carlton College, Minnesota

1997 Recent Acquisitions, Art Institute of Chicago

1996 Western Waters, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Plain Pictures, University of Iowa Museum of Art

Midwestern Landscapes, Columbia College, Chicago

1994 Center for Great Plains Studies, Lincoln

Philbrook Museum, Tulsa

1993 Water in the West, University of Colorado, Boulder

Reinterpreting the Land, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

1992 National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.   

1991 Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography, Massachusetts College of Art

The Country Between Us: Contemporary American Landscape Photography, University of Nevada

Water in the West, Salina Art Center, Kansas

1990 Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS. Faculty Show

Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. Ten Photographers

1988 Sandzen Gallery, Lindsborg KS. Faculty Show

1987 Skyborne: Aerial Photography, North Dakota Museum of Art, University of North Dakota

1985 Winners, Mid-America Arts (traveling)

Alliance

1984 Exposed and Developed, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC.

1983 An Open Land, Art Institute of Chicago

1978 Mid-American Photograph: A Contemporary Document, Mid-America Arts Alliance (traveling)

 

MONOGRAPHS

2013 Prairie Stories, Radius Books

2012 Heartland: The Photography of Terry Evans, Yale and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

2005 Revealing Chicago: An Aerial Portrait, Harry N. Abrams, New York

2002 From Prairie to Field: Photographs by Terry Evans, Field Museum Catalogue

1998 Disarming The Prairie, Johns Hopkins Press, 50 color photographs.  Essay by Tony Hiss,

The Inhabited Prairie, University Press of Kansas

1986 Prairie: Images of Ground and Sky, University Press of Kansas

 

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

2011 Altered Landscapes

Earth Now

2010 On the Road: A Legacy of Walker Evans

2007 To Fly

2003 Visions from America, Whitney Museum of American Art

The View from Here, Heartland Project Series catalogue

The Land Through a Lens, Smithsonian American Art Collection

2002 From Prairie to Field: Photography by Terry Evans, Chicago Field Museum of Natural History

Visions of America: Photographers, Writers, and the American Scene, Whitney Museum of American Art

1996 Crossing the Frontier, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art catalogue

Plain Pictures, University of Iowa Museum catalogue

1993 Ansel Adams, New Light, The Friends of Photography

1992 Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary Landscape Photography, Smithsonian National Museum of Art

1989 Terry Evans, Foreign and Familiar: Portrait Photographs, Salina Art Center

1983 An Open Land: Photographs of the Midwest, 1952-1982, Spenser Museum, University of Kansas

1978 Self-Portrayal, Friends of Photography, California

 

 

 

PERIODICALS

2014    Brick, A Literary Journal

2011 Issues in Science and Technology (Fall Issue)

2003 Sierra Magazine, May-June

2002 The New Yorker

1993 Double Take, Spring

 

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2006 Anonymous Was A Woman Fellowship

1996 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

1995 Joliet Arsenal, Openlands Project, Chicago       

1983 Mid-America Arts Allinace/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1979 Prairie Roots/Human Roots, Kansas Committee for the Humanities

1974 No Mountains in the Way, National Endowment for the Arts

1973 Kansas inTransition, Kansas Committee for the Humanities

 

 

LECTURES

Amon Carter Museum

Art Institute of Chicago

Canal Corridor Association

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

Chicago Architecture Foundation

Chicago Cultural Center

Columbia College, Chicago

Federal Reserve of Chicago

Field Museum of Natural History

Goshen College, Indiana

The High Museum, Atlanta

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Kansas Land Trust

The Land Institute

LaSalle Bank Photography Collection

Lewis and Clark College

Miami Dade College

Minnesota Center for Photography

Museum of Contemporary Photography

National Museum of American Art

National Museum of Natural History

Notre Dame University

Openlands Project

Regional Society of Photographic Educators, Omaha

Rhode Island School of Design Museum

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Savannah College of Art and Design

Sioux City Art Center

Spencer Museum of Art, U. of KS

Sun Valley Center for the Arts

University of Kansas Department of Design

University of North Carolina

 

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS

Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

Corcoron Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.

Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Hallmark Collection, Kansas City

Hirshhorn Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.

Indiana University, Bloomington

Kansas Wesleyan University Gallery, Salina, KS

Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State Universtiy, East Lansing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

LaSalle National Bank, Chicago

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

North Dakota Museum of Art, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

Paine Webber Photography Collection, New York

Portland Museum of Art, Oregon

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame

Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Japan

Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York