K I R S T E N H O V I N G
Charles A. Dana Professor of Art History, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753 (802) 443-5934
Ph.D. Columbia University M.A. University of Delaware B.F.A. Ohio Wesleyan University.
• Teaching Experience:
Middlebury College, 1983-present. Tenured, full, and chaired professor of art history.
Pont-Aven School of Art, Pont-Aven, France, Summer 1998
• Fine Art Photography:
Solo and Small Group Exhibitions:
"Daydreamers | Night Wanderers: Photographs by Emma Powell and Kirsten Hoving," Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, Feb. 1- Feb. 28, 2013
“Quaint and Curious Volumes of Forgotten Lore,” Ilsley Library, Middlebury, VT, May 2012
“Night Wanderers,” Sibley Gallery, New Orleans, December 2011
“Swimmers and Dreamers,” Southern Vermont Arts Center, August 28 - Sept. 26, 2010. (29 black and white photographs)
“Root and Wings,” Creative Space Gallery, Vergennes, VT, May-July, 2010. (10 color photographs)
“Nature’s Leavings,” 51 Main, Middlebury, VT, June 1-July 31, 2009. (12 color photographs)
“When Trees Dream,” The WalkOver Gallery, Bristol, VT, July 6-September 5, 2008 (36 color
Selected Group Exhibitions and Awards:
“Structure,” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX. Honorable Mention Award.
“Texas Photographic Society, TPS 21: The National Competition,” A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, Aug. 3-26, then travelling throughout Texas for one year. (Juror: Aline Smithson. Second Place Prize)
“Intimacy and Voyeurism,”
Society for Photographic Education, Women’s Caucus Juried Exhibition, California Institute of Integral Studies, Minna Street Gallery, March 19 – March 30, 2012. (Jurors: Patrick Nagatani and Joyce Neimanas)
“Domes of the World,” International Congress, Photography exhibition, Auditorium al Duomo, Florence, Italy. March 19-23, 2012.
Texas Photographic Society Member’s Only Show,
Options Gallery, Odessa College. Jan. 9 – March 9, 2012. (Juror: Henry Horenstein)
“Still Life and Diorama,” Plates to Pixels Gallery (online), Nov. 2011. (Juror: Blue Mitchell. Eight photographs chosen)
“Num6ers,” Amanda Smith Gallery, Denton, TX. Sept. 30-Nov. 6, 2011. (Jurors: Carol Watson and Amanda Smith) Honorable Mention
“Now You See It: Color and the Mind’s Eye” Central Booking Gallery, New York. September 8 – October 24. Invited group exhibition of artists working in various media.
Photographer’s Forum Annual Spring Photography Awards. Over 14,000 photographs submitted from over 90 countries. Finalist. (Juror: Nell Campbell, photo editor Photographer’s Forum magazine)
“Photo + Craft,” Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR, Aug. 13-Oct. 11. (Jurors: Blue Mitchell, Chelsea and Michael Vincent Granger). Exhibition also featured on the Plates to Pixels online gallery.
"2nd Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Awards,"
“Open to Interpretation: Water’s Edge” Collaborative artist/writer book project. (Juror: Doug Beasley, one of 31 photographs chosen from over 1500 submissions).
WPGA, UK. Honorable Mention, Fine Art Cateogry
“Science, Poetry, and the Photographic Image,” SPE Women’s Caucus Juried Exhibition,
Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA; March 4-April 1; Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, dates tbd. (Jurors: Mary Ann Lynch and Deb Willis).
“Blue,” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, Jan. 7-29, 2011. (Jurors: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, one of 53 photographs chosen from 2492 submissions) Juror’s Honorable Mention Award.
Texas Photographic Society 19th International Exhibition, A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, October 23 – November 17, 2010. (Juror: Kate Ware, one of 51 photographs chosen from 1206 submissions).
“Plates to Pixels, ORTUS,” Diffusion Magazine. April 2011. Diffusion magazine feature. (Juror: Blue Mitchell).
“Wonders of Water,” Terrabella Media, August 2010, on–line gallery competition. Honorable Mention Award.
“Black and White,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, Aug. 27-Sept. 5, 2010 (Juror: Andrea Modica, one of fifty photographs chosen from 2558 images submitted) (featured artist in C4FAP’s “Perspectives” blog, September 1, 2010)
“Strange Beauty,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, July 30-Aug. 21, 2010 (Jurors: Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching, one of fifty photographs chosen from 1869 submissions)
“Landscape,” Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT, juried exhibition, May, 2010.
“Red,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, April 23-May 22, 2010 (Juror: Amber Terranova) (one of 38 photographers chosen from 507 photographers’ work)
“Primavera,” Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT,April 2010 (exhibiting members show)
“The Element of Water,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, Feb. 19-March 13, 2010 (Juror: John-Paul Caponigro) (one of fifty photographs chosen from 2300 images submitted)
“Evolving Patterns: In Honor of Darwin’s 200th Birthday,” Jackson Gallery, Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, VT, Nov. 13-Jan. 1st. (Jurors: Ken Pohlman, Alice Berninghausen, and Helen Young.)
“SMaLL,” Corden-Potts Gallery, San Francisco, Jan. 5 – Feb. 15, 2010 (Jurors: Jan Potts and Liz Corden)
“Body Pulses,” Plates to Pixels Gallery, Nov. 1-Nov. 30, 2009. (Juror: Nichole DeMent). Third Place Award.
“The Spirit World,” New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, October 1-November 22, 2009 (Juror: Russell Joslin)
“Fall Invitational Exhibition,” Southern Vermont Art Center, Sept. 26th – Oct. 25th, 2009 (Juror: David Miller)
“Five Years of Artists at the WalkOver Gallery,” September 18-November 1, 2009.
“Lake Champlain through the Lens,” Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, September 6 – October 18, 2009 (jurors: Gary Chassman, Jared Gange, Jerry LeBlond). First prize, nature photography, amateur division.
“International Juried Exhibition,” Texas Photographic Society, 2009-10, year-long travelling exhibit: Dishman Gallery, Johnson City; Center for Contemporary Art, Abeline (Juror: Cig Harvey)
“6 x 6 x 2009,” Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, June 6-July 12, 2009.
“2009 Amateur Nature Photography Contest,” University of Utah, May 2009
“Champlain’s Lake Rediscovered,” Travelling juried exhibition (May 8 – October 31, 2009 Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, Vermont; National Arts Club, New York; The Boston Public Library; Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont; The Vemont State House, Montpelier, Vermont
“Spirits, Dreams, and Half-Remembered Tales: Photographs by Emma Powell, Kirsten Hoving, and Bridget Milligan,” The Town Hall Theater Gallery, Middlebury, VT, March-April 2009
Texas Photographic Society Member’s Exhibition, Dishman Museum, Beaumont, TX, January-Feburary 2009 (Juror: Keith Carter)
“Formerly and Hereafter,” Plates to Pixels, Pacific Northwest Center for Photography Second Annual Juried Exhibition (Juror, Christina Z. Anderson)
“Art in the Round Barn,” Waitsfield, VT July 5-September 1, 2008
• Published Photographs
Square Magazine, 3.1(April 2012): feature spread on Night Wanderers
Diffusion Magazine, no. 3,April 2011: Andromeda.
Clare O’Neill, ed. Water’s Edge.
St Paul, MN: Taylor and O’Neill, 2011, p. 32. Earth’s Atmosphere
magazine, summer 2011: Return (full page)
Southern Vermont Art Center, Yesterhouse Gallery Catalogue, 2010 (Floating, full page)
Southern Vermont Art Center Summer Catalogue, 2009: Water Wing (cover)
Champlain’s Lake Discovered (Monkton, VT: Willowell Foundation, 2009): Water Wing
Diffusion Magazine, 2008: Transformation I.
Diffusion Magazine, 2010: Shouldering
Maine Frame Photo Contest (Maine Media Workshops, Blurb, 2009): Twenty-Three
“Exhibitions,” Art New England, August/September 2009: Water Wing (p. 60).
• Photography-Related Publications:
Exhibition Catalogues and Book Chapters:
“ ‘Blonde Hands over the Magic Fountain’: Photography in Surrealism’s Uncanny Grip,” in Speaking with Hands: Photographs from the Buhl Collection, (ed. Jennifer Blessing) (New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2004), pp. 92-113.
“Convulsive Bodies: The Grotesque Anatomies of Surrealist Photography,” in Modern Art and the Grotesque (ed. Francis Connelly) (New York and London: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 220-40.
“Le Violon d’Ingres: Man Ray’s Variations on Ingres, Desire, Deformation, and de Sade,” in Fingering Ingres (eds. Adrian Rifkin and Susan Siegfried) (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001): 122-49.
"Man Ray's Disarming Venuses: The Classical Torso in Surrealist Photography," History of Photography 29(Summer 2005): 123-134.
“ ‘Flashing Through the Gloom’: Julia Margaret Cameron’s ‘Eccentricity’ ” History of Photography 27 (Spring 2003): 45-59.
“Abstract Visions and Satisfied Passions: Man Ray’s Mathematical Objects,” History of Photography 25(Summer 2001): 1-8.
“Le Violon d’Ingres: Man Ray’s Variations on Ingres, Desire, Deformation, and de Sade,” Art History (December 2000): 771-98. (Reprinted in Fingering Ingres, 2001)
“Hands-On Surrealism,” Art History 20(December 1997): 516-33.
• Gallery Representation:
Creative Space Gallery, Vergennes, VT
• Corporate and Public Collections
Gautier Stacy Inc., Boston, MA
The Center for Fine Art Photography