Chris Macan


Contact Information

cmacan@dissentia.com

Phone: 610-420-3143

http://www.chrismacan.com/

Bethesda Studio 404 S. Manoa Road Havertown, PA 19083

Please contact artist for purchases, commissions, etc.

Photography

Pinhole Solargraphs

Selected Exhibitions

Solo
2006
TORSOS, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

2005
Recent Infrareds, The Sassafras Shop, Malvern, PA

2004
The ID Project, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

Altered Color, Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Group
2010
Pinhole Dreams, Nexus Foundations for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA
Invitational

2008
Invented Landscapes, Yo-Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Invitational

Toyland, Nexus Foundations for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA
Curator & Artist for Invitational

2001
Steal this Show, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Dissentia Curatorial Services

2000
The Button Project, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA
Dissentia Curatorial Services

1999
Art2U, Philadelphia, PA
Dissentia Curatorial Services in a U-haul on Second Street, Philadelphia PA

1998
Outhouse / Inhouse, New Arts Salon, Philadelphia, PA
Dissentia Curatorial Services

Figurative, Printmaking/Photography, Rogues' Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Dissentia Curatorial Services

1997
Photography Now, Subculture Gallery, Third Street, Philadelphia, PA
Invitational

1996
La charcuterie des beaux-arts, New Arts Salon, Philadelphia, PA
Invitational

Art Swap, New Arts Salon, Philadelphia, PA
Invitational

2up, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Juried Exhibition

Artist's Bibliography

partial list

2010
BAK, MEREDITH A. "Eadweard Muybridge at the Tate Britain," mabak.wordpress.com, November 10, 2010

"Sweet Pinhole Dreams in Old Kensington," activerain.com

"Chris Macan and Gillian Pokalo," clovermarket.blogspot.com, March 24, 2010

2008
"PW’s Picks for the week," Philadelphia Weekly, November 5, 2008

Vettese, John Fit to be Toyed," Philadelphia City Paper, October 14, 2008

"Toyland Show - Philadelphia PA - Oct 9th -Nov 7th ," Lomography, October 9, 2008

"Toyland," Nexus TV, October 2008

"Top 10 "Wired" Holga Photos" Lomography, May 17, 2008

Top 10 Wired Holga Photos, Decided by You,” Wired Magazine, February 2008

2006
Chapman, Gabriel "Chris Macan - Photographer" Tasteful Nude Art, December 19, 2006

2004
"First Friday Focus," Philadelphia City Paper, July 1- 7, 2004

2002
"Getting Hooked," Philadelphia City Paper, May 2002

2001
"Goin' on a Treasure Hunt," Arts Pick, Philadelphia City Paper, October 2001

"Please Touch," ARTnews, May 2001

2000
"Fringe Benefits," Philadelphia City Paper, August 2000

1999
"Keep on Trucking," Philadelphia City Paper, May 1999

1998
"Don Polic's World," KYW News 3 Philadelphia, November 1998

1997
New Arts Journal, Philadelphia, June 1997

Gallery Affiliations

2004 - 2010
Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia PA

2009 - 2010
SOTA, New Hope PA

2002 - 2004
The Well Fed Artist Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1998 - 2001
Dissentia Curatorial Services, Philadelphia PA

1997 - 1998
Vertigo Gallery, Philadelphia PA

1997 - 1998
Subculture Gallery, Broome Street, New York, NY

1996 - 1997
Subculture Gallery, South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Lectures and Talks

2010
Guest speaker, "Pinhole Photography," Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

2008
"Toy Camera: Beyond Cult" part of the Lecture Series, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA

Publications

Jenx, Sean, culture de tragédie, The Fall Studios Publishing, 2008

Exhibitions Curated

2010
Pinhole Dreams, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

2008
Toyland, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

2006
TORSOS, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

2004
The ID Project, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art, Philadelphia, PA

1998 - 2001
Dissentia Curatorial Services, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Curator

1997 - 1998
Vertigo Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Director / Curator

Education

1990 - 1993
Rochester Institute of Technology
BS, Photographic Systems Technology / Marketing

1988 - 1990
West Virginia University
Photo Journalism / Business Administration