Chris Macan

Chris Macan

    Contact Information

    cmacan@dissentia.com

    Phone: 610-420-3143

    http://www.chrismacan.com/

    Studio & Gallery

    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