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Will May   b. 1964

contact: will [at] willmay [dot] com

Education

MFA Photography and Film, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2005

BA Drawing and Printmaking, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, 1986

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Half Life, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia

2009 Up & Away, New Image Gallery, James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, Virginia

2006 Interrupt, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2005 Long Walk – Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA

2003 Navigation, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

2002 Resolve, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

     New Work, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

2001 Fountain, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Contemporary Portraiture, Craddock-Terry Gallery, Lynchburg, Virginia

        Let There Be Light, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia

2010 Let There Be Light, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia

2009 Let There Be Light, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia

2007 Photography Now, One Hundred Portfolios, Wright State University, Dayton Ohio

2005 Radius 250, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia. Juror: John Ravenal

2004 Critical Mass, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia. Juror: Peter Schjeldahl

        4th Photography Image Biennial, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. Juror: Maggie Taylor

        Light Friction, Plant Zero, Richmond, Virginia. Curator: Amy Hauft

2002 Biennial Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts, Newport News, Virginia. Juror: Philip  Pearlstein

2001 Virginia Film Festival (Masquerade)Fool - 16mm short, negative projection, Charlottesville, Virginia

        Il Mare Color Del Vino, Poggio a Caiano, Italy

2000 H20 Project, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida.

       Exile, Genema Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

Selected Grants and Awards

2007 Photography Now – One Hundred Portfolios International exhibition and DVD-100 photographers / 60 countries

2006 Publication Funding, Art Disk, Virginia Museum of Fine Art. Richmond, Virginia

2004 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship - Graduate Level

2002 Jurors Award, Philip Pearlstein, Biennial Juried Exhibition  Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

Selected Work Experience

2006-2010  Exhibition Director, LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph

2005-2006  Adjunct Professor, Department of Photo and Film, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

2006 Editor/Publisher, Art Disk. A DVD publication comprised of curated video works and interviews with six practicing artists