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NATE FRANCIS - CV

(he/him/his)



EDUCATION

2021       BFA - Photography and Digital Imaging, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
           
           Minor in Sculpture Intermedia, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT



EXHIBITIONS


2021       Queer Spectra Arts Festival 2021, Virtual Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT

2021       2021 Juried Student Exhibition, Alvin Gittin’s Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2021       In Place: a Study of Loneliness in Utah’s Landscapes, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT*

2021       2nd Annual The Art of Instant Photography Exhibition, Analog Film Photography Association, Orlando, FL

2020       Interior Life, Strange Fire Collective, Filter Photo, Chicago, IL

2020       Queer Spectra Arts Festival 2020, Online Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT

2020       12th Anniversary Group Exhibition, (f)RACTION Magazine, Online Exhibition

2020       Project apART, Sorenson Impact Center, Online Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT

2020       2020 Juried Student Exhibition, Alvin Gittin’s Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2020       Things and Pictures of Things, Alvin Gittin’s Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2020       The Birthday Show, Private Exhibition, South Jordan, UT

2019       Expressions of Pride, Draw Inc. Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

2019       Queer Spectra Arts Festival 2019, Commonwealth Studios, Salt Lake City, UT

2019       Call It Art, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2019       Presence-Impact, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2019       Art In Form, Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT

2018       Making Waves, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2018       2018 Juried Student Exhibition, Alvin Gittin’s Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

*INDICATES SOLO EXHIBITION



PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS

2020-2021  Queer Visibility: Disrupting Public Space, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, UT

2018       Wake Up!, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, UT



SCHOLARSHIPS

2020-2021  Carmen Morton Christensen Scholarship Recipient

2019-2020  Carmen Morton Christensen Scholarship Recipient

2019-2020  Kamille Corry Endowment Scholarship Recipient

2017-2018  Trustee’s Scholarship Recipient

2016-2017  Trustee’s Scholarship Recipient



AWARDS & GRANTS

2021       University of Utah Undergraduate Research Scholar Designation

2021       Best in Photography, 2021 Juried Student Exhibition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

2021       University of Utah Undergraduate Research Opportunity Recipient (UROP)

2021       University of Utah Undergraduate Research Grant

2020       University of Utah Undergraduate Research Opportunity Recipient (UROP)

2020       University of Utah Undergraduate Research Grant

2019       J. Willard Marriott Library Public Art Grant

2018       Merit Award, 2018 Juried Student Exhibition, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT





PUBLICATIONS

2021       University of Utah BFA Senior Catalog 2021

2021       University of Utah 2021 Undergraduate Research Journal

2021       The Art of Instant Photography by the Analog Film Photography Association

2021       Contemporary Photography Projects Multibook Publication

2020       HYPER/FOCAL, Issue 3, University of Utah Photo Club Annual Zine Publication

2020       The Art of TraumaExhibition Catalog

2020       (f)RACTION Magazine, 12th Anniversary, Issue 134

2019       Art In FormExhibition Catalog, Art In Form,University of Utah Student Exhibition

2019       HYPER/FOCAL, Issue 2, University of Utah Photo Club Annual Zine Publication

2018       HYPER/FOCAL, Issue 1, University of Utah Photo Club Annual Zine Publication



RELATED EXPERIENCE

2021       Studio Visit with Paul Mpagi Sepuya

2018-2021  University of Utah Sculpture Club Member

2019-2021  University of Utah Photo Club Member

2019-2020  University of Utah Sculpture Club Co-President

2019-2020  Society for Photographic Education Member

2019       Society for Photographic Education 2019 Regional Conference

2019       Performance workshop with Felix Gonzalez-Torrez



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2021       Utah Museum of Fine Arts Digital Assets Intern

2020-2021  Utah Museum of Fine Arts Assistant Preparator

              Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity

              Confluence

              Black Refractions: Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem

              Regular Rotations for the UMFA permanent collection gallery spaces

2018-2021  Utah Museum of Fine Arts Visitor Services and Private Events Assistant

2020       University of Utah Studio Lighting Teaching Assistant

2020       Things and Pictures of Things Curator and Preparator

2019       Call It Art Curator

2019       Art In Form Preparator

2019       Encircle Together Love Loud Art Series Facilitator



TECHNICAL SKILLS


Software:

Photoshop

Illustrator

Bridge

InDesign

Camera Raw

Premiere Pro

Laser cutting

Vinyl Cutting















Cameras:

Canon R5

Canon DSLR

Fuji GFX 100

35mm

120mm

     Mamiya

     Hasselblad

     Rolleiflex

Large Format

     4x5 monorail

     4x5 land camera





Other:

Alternative Photo Processes

B&W Film Developing

Darkroom

Epson Printing

Studio Lighting

     Profoto Strobes

     Profoto B10

     Westcott LED

Sekonic Light Metering

Vinyl Installation

Woodshop

Welding