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Christine E. Holtz, M.F.A.
Professor of Media Arts (Media Arts)
holtz@rmu.edu
412-397-6210 phone (M)
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 232


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Educational Background

  • Master of Fine Arts, Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2002
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, Rhode Island School of Design , 2000

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Photography

Publications

  • Selected Exhibitions 
    2018- 
    THE WESTMORELAND MUSUEUM OF AMERICAN ART, Greensburg, PA – Artists Who Teach. Curator Barbara Jones   
    ASSOCIATED ARTISTS OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA – Sight Line. Curator Eowyn Mays
    UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, Phildelphia, PA - Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood. Juror Deborah Willis
  • 2017 - 
    SILVER EYE CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, Pittsburgh, PA - Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania's Places and People.Curator David Oresick 
    SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA - The Domesticity of Abandonment. Curator Carolina Loyola-Garcia
    UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA – Shifting Ground. Curator Isabelle Chartier  
    MEDIA ARTS GALLERY, ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, PA - Start with Art Pittsburgh: A Retrospective. Curator Matthew Conboy
  • 2016- 
    RE:NEW FESTIVAL, Pittsburgh PA - Juried Exhibition, Jurors Eric Crosby, DS Kinsel and Kilolo Luckett
    THREE RIVERS ART FESTIVAL, Pittsburgh, PA – Juried Visual Art Exhibition
    SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA - John Riegert, Curated by Brett Yasko 
    4TH INTERNATIONAL COMBINED CAUCUS EXHIBITION. Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Juror Aline Smithson
  • 2015 -
    PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOURCE CENTER, Boston, MA - Evidence + Advocacy
    MANIFEST GALLERY, Cincinnati, OH - Monolithic 
    THE FENCE AT PHOTOVILLE, Brooklyn, NY
    ATLANTA CELEBRATES PHOTOGRAPHY, Atlanta, GA - The Fence
    HOUSTON CENTER FOR PHOTOGARPHY, Houston, TX - The Fence
    CAMERA ARTS CREATIVE, Pittsburgh, PA – PITTSBURGH: A Personal Vision
  • 2014 -
    COPLEY SOCIETY OF ART, Boston, MA – GRIT, Juror Paul Ha  
    THREE RIVERS ART FESTIVAL, Pittsburgh, PA – Juried Visual Art Exhibition
    SHARON ARTS CENTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE INSTITUTE OF ART, Peterborogh, NH – Looking Out 
    SUNSHINE ART + DESIGN, Lancaster, PA – SPEMA Regional Conference Members Show
    DIANE KIDD GALLERY, TIFFIN UNIVERSITY, Tiffin, OH – Sustainability 
    BLACK BOX GALLERY, Portland, OR – Landscape: Looking at Photography, Juror Todd Tubutis
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
    International Photography Annual 5. Manifest Press. 2017 
    John Riegert. by Eric Lidji, Brett Yasko and John Riegert. 2017  
    RICH COMMUNITY: An Anthology of Appalachian Photographers. Edited by David Underwood. Sapling Grove Press. 2015
    LENSCRATCH. Christine Holtz and Lauren S. Zadikow: 50 Greenspace Dumpsites. By Daniel George. 2018
    The Pitt News. Shifting Ground and A Part from Nature. By Prachi Patel. 2017
    City Paper (Pittsburgh). Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania’s People and Places at Silver Eye Center. By Bill O'Driscoll. 2017
    City Paper (Pittsburgh). The Domesticity of Abandonment explores dispossessed people and objects. By Bill O'Driscoll. 2017  
    CRITIC’S PIC. Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA – Invited by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director
    LANDESCAPE. Dario Rutigliano, Interview with Christine Holtz and Lauren S. Zadikow. January 2015
  • 2014- SLATE.COM  David Rosenberg, Are You Enjoying a Picnic on a Dumpsite? October 2, 2014
    PITTBURGH POST GAZETTE, Pittsburgh, PA – Mary Thomas, Arts Festival Juried Visual Art Exhibition Revels Rich Local Scene, June 13, 2014, Home and Garden B

Presentations

  • 2018 - POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE, Indianapolis, IN, 50 Greenspace Dumpsites
  • 2017 - MID-ATLANTIC POPULAR AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE, Philadelphia, PA - PANEL MEMBER - Poison in he Garden: Politics, Industry and Health
  • 2015 - SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION, National Conference, New Orleans, LA - IMAGEMAKER PRESENTATION with Lauren S. Zadikow - 50 Greenspace Dumpsites
  • 2015 - SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION, Mid-Atlantic Conference, Pittsburgh, PA - PANEL MEMBER - Compromised Landscape
  • 2014 - PECHAKUCHA NIGHT VOLUME 17, Pittsburgh, PA - ARTIST PRESENTATION - 50 Greenspace Dumpsites
  • 2013 - SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION, Midwest Conference, Lincoln, NE - LECTURE - PGH Dumpsites
  • 2012 - PITTSBURGH OPEN SHOW, Pittsburgh, PA - ARTIST LECTURE - PGH Dumpsites
  • 2011 - POINT PARK UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, PA - ARTIST LECTURE - Speaking Light Photographic Arts Lecture Series
  • 2006 - SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION, Midwest Conference, Omaha, NE - LECTURE - The Power of Place: Americans on Vacation
  • 2006 - THE CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AT MADISON, Madison, WI - ARTIST LECTURE - Meeting Places
  • 2006 - JAMES WATROUS GALLERY, Madison, WI - GALLERY TALK - Meeting Places
  • 2006 - DE RICCI GALLERY, Edgewood College, Madison, WI - GALLERY TALK - Meeting Places
  • 2006 - Edgewood College, Art Department Madison, WI - VISITING ARTIST
  • 2003 - GALLERY KATZ, Boston, MA - Gallery Talk - Meeting Places
  • 2002 - SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION, National Conference, Las Vegas, NV - panel Member - The Next Landscape
  • 2002 - SPAS GALLERY, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY - Gallery Talk - Meeting Places