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William D. Wade

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, Waterfall Spirits

2006 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA Art In Our Lives

2001 Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh's Spirit

2000 Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Melwood Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA Another Earth: Cross-processed Landscapes

1994 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH Television In Our Culture and Growing Up Small Town, U.S.A.

1989 Blatent Image•Silver Eye, Pittsburgh Television in Our Culture

1989 Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Melwood Gallery, Pittsburgh After Dark

1985 Blatent Image Gallery, Pittsburgh trading places

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, #Pixburgh: A Photographic Experience

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania’s People and Places

2016 International Photography Awards, The Family of Man, Honorable Mention (online exhibition)

Gallery 937, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Magenta Foundation, Pittsburgh Portrait Photographers

Saint Vincent College Gallery, Latrobe, PA, The 6th Nationwide Juried Catholic Arts Exhibition

2015 Butler Institute of American Art, Trumbull Branch, Ohio, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual 2014

The Mine Factory, Pittsburgh, AAP Members (5 person exhibit curated by Tom Sokolowski, former Andy Warhol Museum director)

2013 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual (also 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 1998, 1997,1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1991, 1989)

2011 August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Teenie Memories (2 person)

2010-11 Prague House of Photography, Czech Republic, Connecting Pittsburgh (traveling to 4 venues)

2010 Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Biennial

2009 The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, 83rd Annual International Competition: Printmaking

2008 The Andy Warhol Museum, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual

2006 Gallery 10, Washington, D.C. Secrets: Group A

2005 Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh Now (commissioned and curated by Linda Benedict-Jones)

2002 The Andy Warhol Museum, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual

2000 Silver Eye Center for Photography, Fellowship 2000 (juried by Jeffrey Hoone)

1995 Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Ten + 10

1994 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh Biennial

1993 Silver Eye Center for Photography Photo Opportunity (biennial, also 1991, 1989)

1991 Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA Pennsylvania Photographers

1989 Levy Gallery for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA Hard Choices/Just Rewards

1988 Puchong Gallery at Saint Marks Foto/Grafik, New York, NY Homage to Andy Warhol

1987 Los Angeles Photography Center, Los Angeles, CA Women & Work

1986 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH Annual May Show (also 1983)

Donetsk, Ukraine, U.S.S.R, Pittsburgh-Donetsk Exchange Project

Collections

Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio

Kodak Gallery, New York, NY

Haverford College, PA

Private collections

Awards, Grants, and other distinctions

2016 International Photography Awards The Family of Man, HM

2013 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual Abraham C. Frank Award

2011 Photolucida Critical Mass, Top 200

Center, Review Santa Fe Photo Festival

2010 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual, Gruber and Mendelson Awards

2006 Westmoreland Museum of American Art Award, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual, for The Glow

2000 Pennsylvania Press Photographers Association Photographer of the Year portfolio

News Photographers Association of Greater Pittsburgh Photographer of the Year portfolio

1998 Maine Photographic Workshops Golden Light Awards Top 100 Art in Our Lives

1996 Pulitzer Prize Nomination, Team of 7 photographers of the Appalachian Adventure series

1995 Pennsylvania Press Photographers Association Photographer of the Year portfolio

PA Press Photographers Assoc. Best of Show

1993 Nikon/NPPA Sabbatical Grant Finalist Tube: Television In Our Culture

1989 Maine Photographic Workshops, Golden Light Award and HM Portfolio, Television In Our Culture

1988 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship

1987 Pennsylvania Press Photographers Association Photographer of the Year portfolio

1986 Cleveland Museum of Art, Photography Award 67th Annual May Show

1981-1984 Pulitzer Prize Nominations:

Ohio Gubernatorial Race Mental Health & Mental Retardation Growing Up In Small Town USA

1981 National Mental Health Association Grand Prize All Media

Education

1978 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photo-Communication, cum laude, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio Minor: Art History and journalism

Professional Experience

2018 - Board Member, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

2001 - present Adjunct Associate Professor, Pittsburgh Filmmakers (teaching Documentary Photography)

1993 - 2015 Staff Photographer (and Photography Editor) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

1993 - 2002 Photographer, Zuma Press, for international photo agency

1987 - 1997 Board Member (includes President), Silver Eye Center for Photography

1984 - 1992 Staff Photographer, The Pittsburgh Press

1978 - 1984 Staff Photographer, Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohio

Publications

America Illustrated (United States Information Agency magazine sent to the Soviet Union, Growing Up U.S.A.)

Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Ohio Magazine, Cleveland Magazine, Friends Magazine, American Photographer, Los Angles Times, New York Times, Seattle Times, New York Daily News, Detroit Free Press, Newsday, The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CA, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Der Spiegel (Germany), Focus (Germany)

Books

Women & Work, NewSage Press, 1986

Appalachian Adventure, Longstreet Press, 1995

The Best of Photojournalism 9 (1984), The Best of Photojournalism 11 (1986), The Best of Photojournalism 14 (1989), Best of Photojournalism 17 (1992): all Running Press FE In the Making: 250 Years/250 Artists, FE Gallery, 2008, page 30, Photograph:Wrapped, 16th Street Bridge) Art In Our Lives, (2011) self-published

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