KEVIN J MELLIS

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

INFO@KEVINJMELLIS.COM


EDUCATION

SEPT 2015 - completed

Masters in Fine Art: Photography

University of Calgary, Department of Art

Oct 2012

Certificate in Cyber Counselling

University of Toronto, School of Social Work

March 2012

Vancouver of Institute of Media Arts
Honours in Digital Photography, Vancouver, BC

May 2006

Masters of Social Work, Clinical Counselling
University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work

Sept. 2004

Honours in Bachelor of Social Work
University of Victoria, School of Social Work

April 2001

Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care
University of Victoria

Dec 1996

Diploma in Child and Youth Care
Confederation College, Thunder Bay, Ontario


PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

David Alan Harvey: May 2016 New York City ~ Finding Your Photographic Voice


EXHIBITIONS


* May 2016: University of Calgary: “Us – Them – Us” Curated Exhibition by Dr. Jennifer Eiserman, Art Department

* March 2016: American Photographic Association ~ Los Angeles Chapter ~ Off the Clock 2016, curated by Julie Grahame. Online copy of this exhibition  ~ http://la.apanational.org/exhibits-contests/gallery/apa-la-off-the-clock-2016-curated-exhibition/category_1/

* Feb 2016: Motion Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, group exhibition for the Exposure Photography Festival

* Jan 2016: Portraits 2016 group exhibition curated by Martha Schneider ~ the Center for Fine Art Photography 400 N. College Ave. Fort Collins, CO 80524

* Nov 2015: lluminate 2015 group exhibition curated by Elizabeth Avedon ~ the Center for Fine Art Photography 400 N. College Ave. Fort Collins, CO 80524

* Aug 12th 2015 to Sept 25th - "My Extended Family". Nickle Galleries: University of Calgary Master of Fine Art Final Thesis Exhibition

* March 2015, Group Show: ONWARD Compé 15. Opening March 14 2015, Project Basho 1305 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19122

* Feb 2015, Solo Show: Black on Black: A Celebration of Black History Month. Wet Plate Collodion. The Little Gallery, University of Calgary.

* Feb 2015, Solo Show: Framed on Fifth Commercial Gallery, Place, Space and Time: Alberta’s Exposure Photography Festival

* Jan 2015, Group Show: WET PLATE COLLODION GROUP SHOW, University of Northern Colorado, UNC Galleries, School of Art and Design, Greeley, CO 80639

* DEC 5TH - Solo Show: FACES AMONG US… Art Point Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada http://www.artpoint.ca/

* Nov 2014: Solo Show: The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Art Department 2nd year Masters in Fine art Semester show, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

* Oct 2014, Group Show: PhotoWorld2014 International Photography Festival, New York City: http://nyph.at

* May 2014: Group Show, ScotiaCONTACT International Photography Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: http://918bathurst.com/gallery-918/

* March 2014: Solo Show in the Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Art Department 1st year Masters in Fine art Semester show, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

* Nov 2013: Group show in the Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Art Department: Little Gallery, 1st year Masters in Fine art Semester show, Calgary, Alberta, Canada



PUBLICATIONS

* June 1st American Photographic Artist’s Association: “Proof Sheet” Spring 2016 Issue ~ (page 20) https://issuu.com/apany/docs/proof-sheet_spring2016_single

* Feb 2016: http://www.avenuecalgary.com/City-Life/3-Calgary-Photographers-Chris-Tait-Azriel-Knight-Kevin-J-Mellis/

* Sept 2015: Standout Publications: Pg 28 & 29, http://issuu.com/standoutpublications/docs/standoutpublicationissue02fall2015l/28

* Aug 2015: Global News Canada, Aug 2015,
http://globalnews.ca/video/2148097/calgary-photographer-using-antique-photography-to-capture-aboriginal-world  - interview

* Dec 2014: CBC Radio, Calgary Morning Show, - interview

* Dec 2014: Fast Track Weekly, Calgary, Alberta, online publication: http://www.ffwdweekly.com/events/faces-among-us...-by-kevin-mellis/

* DEC 2014: "Calgary is Awesome", Calgary, Alberta, online publication: http://calgaryisawesome.com/2014/12/15/calgary-arts-round-up-see-you-in-2015/

* DEC 2014: University of Calgary's UToday online publication: http://ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2014-12-12/graduate-student-wins-new-york-photo-festival-photoworld-2014

* NOV 2014: THE HAND MAGAZINE, Prairie Village, KS, United States, http://thehandmagazine.wordpress.com/issue-6-october-2014-purchase-and-artists-links-2/

* Nov 2014: SEITIES MAGAZINE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, http://publication.seities.ca/portfolio/summer-1314/

* June 2014: SWERVE MAGAZINE, CALGARY HERALD, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: http://www.calgaryherald.com/Kevin+Mellis+exposure+life+death+situations+helps+form+photographic/9907346/story.html#


AWARDS


1. Better Photography Magazine: Silver Award for Photographer of the Year 2015. International

2. Popular Vote: ONWARD Compé 15 Project Basho, 1305 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19122

3. September 2014: PhotoWorld2014, New York City’s International Photography Festival: Student Fine Art Finalist

4. Alberta Foundation for the Arts: Student Scholarship

5. Queen Elizabeth II: Student Scholarship


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