Ben Sloat Resume

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Born 1977 New York, NY

EDUCATION
2005 M.F.A. Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2002 Post-Baccalaureate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1999 B.A. with honors, University of California, Berkeley, CA

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS
2009 Fulbright Scholar’s Grant, seven month research photo project in Taiwan
2008 Ford Foundation Grant
2008 Faculty Development Grant, Art Institute of Boston
2006 Graduate Teaching Fellowship, SMFA
2004 Travel Grant, SMFA
2002 Yousuf Karsh Prize in Photography, SMFA

SOLO SHOWS
2010 This Midas Earth, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
2010 Cycle, MMX, Berlin
2010 Package from China, 126 Gallery, Galway, Ireland2009 In Depraved May, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA
2008 I’m Not Like Other Guys, OH&T Gallery, Boston, MA
Death is just a rumor/Spread by life, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 Half Asian, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA
2005 Independence, Safe-T Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Portraits, CCAE, Cambridge, MA
2002 Half-Asian, Safe-T Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2010 American Footsteps, Koahsiung History Museum, Taiwan
2008 A Rake’s Progress (opera set installation), BRIC studio, Brooklyn, NY
In Between: (2 person show), Simmons College, Boston, MA
OH&T Gallery, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL
2007 Word of Mouth, Bridge Art Fair, Miami, FL
Safe-T Gallery, Art Now Art Fair, Miami, Fl
OH&T Gallery, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL
Situation of Seeing, Gallery 1600, Atlanta, GA
An Orchid In The Land of Technology, OH+T Gallery, Boston, MA
2006 Fetish Gesture, G.A.S.P. Brookline, MA
2006 Postcards From The Edge, Sikkema, Jenkins & Co. New York, NY
2005 The Once Over, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
I Am Your Secret, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
Fresh Fiction, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Genealogies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2004 New Work, New Faces, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
6th Annual Juried Photo Show, Providence Arts Club, Providence, RI
Digital Art, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
Juried Exhibition, Contemporary Artist Center, North Adams, MA
2003 Decked, Safe-T Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Photo I.D., Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
Blackburn Memorial, Cooper Union, New York, NY
2002 Funny You Don’t Look It, Gallery@Green Street, Boston, MA
Asianlens, Chambers Fine Arts, New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2010 “Communist Consumerism,” Kernan Andrews, Galway Advertiser, March
2009 “Through The Lens,” Noah Buchan, Taipei Times, July
2008 “A Pop Icon’s Many Layered Image,” Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, September
“Now You See It…,” Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, April
“Photography, Chess, and Death,” BigRed&Shiny, March
2007 “The Whole Picture,” Brenda Payton, Oakland Tribune, March
“Mixed Doubles,” Rachel Swan, East Bay Express, February
“Half Asian,” Hokubei News, February
2006 “Going To Extremeties,” Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, April
2005 “Five Degrees of Inspiration,” Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, May
2004 “Photography,” ArtMatters, spring issue
“Photo Show at the Art Club,” Providence Journal, April
“The Edge,” Tenley Woodman, Boston Herald, January
2003 “Photo I.D.,” Dominick Lombardi, New York Times, March
“Kyogen,” Andover Townsman, Janaury
“Half-Asian,” David Hsieh, World Journal, December
2002 “Up and Coming,” Brooklyn Journal of Art, November
“Half-Asian,” Liberty Times New York, November
“Asianlens,” Adrian Leung, AsiaWeek Magazine, August
“Photos Play Out Against Racial Backdrops,” Boston Herald, July