Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan

Born in San Francisco, CA, 1963


o 2005

Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption, Yossi
Milo Gallery, New York, NY

Foto&Photo Festival, Cesano Maderno, Italy

Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American mass Consumption, Paul
Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

o 2003

Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim, Ireland

o 1998

Benham Gallery, Seattle WA

o 1996

Benham Gallery, Seattle WA


o 2005

Urban Jungle Environmental Expo, U.N. International Environment
Day, San Francisco CA

o 2004

Agora Gallery SoHo/Chelsea New York, NY

International Fine Art Photography Exhibition, Center for Fine Art
Photography, Ft. Collins, CO
Artivist Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

o 2000

Intimate Landscapes, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

o 1999

IRIS Inkjet Prints, Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR

 Earth Day, A Photographic Celebration, Eastshore Gallery, Bellevue, WA

The Third Annual Earth Day Invitational Exhibit, Seattle, WA

o 1998

The Second Annual Earth Day Invitational Exhibit, Seattle, WA

o 1997

The First Annual Earth Day Invitational Exhibit, Seattle, WA

Visions of Grace, Seattle, WA

o 1996

Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

The Search for Transcendence, Seattle, WA

o 1995

Worth a Thousand Words, Seattle, WA


o 2004

First Place, Gary Horowitz Award, Allegany Arts Council Wills Creek Survey, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Photo Espana Descubrimientos, Honorable Mention (runner up to grand prize), Madrid, Spain


o 2005

Gefter, Philip. "Chris Jordan's Great Big Beautiful Piles of Junk." The New York Times 24 July 2005.

Royte, Elizabeth. "E-Gad!" Smithsonian Magazine August 2005.

Hares, Amber. "Afterimage." The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism Spring 2005.

o 2004

"CNN Newsnight with Aaron Brown." December 2004

 "Beauty and the Blight." PhotoMedia Magazine Fall 2004.

"Shooting From the Soul," Pacific Northwest Magazine 21 Mar. 2004.

"Throwaway Culture in Focus." Seattle Times 15 Feb. 2004; (article also in Dallas Morning News, San Antonio Express News & Tampa Tribune)

o 2003

"Chris Jordan & the Miracle of the Mundane." View Camera Magazine, July/Aug. 2003.

o 2001

"Night Blooming: Chris Jordan's Camera Captures Dazzling Urban Trees." Seattle Post-Intelligencer June 2001.