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Richard Gilles
Sacramento. California

gilles@hues.com

www.hues.com

 




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statement

California Valley
ìBeautiful California Valley in the bountiful heart of California, for only $10 down and $10 a month you can own a full 2 1/2 acre Rancho midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. This is just part of the pitch made in a 1961 full-page LIFE magazine ad when a developer carved up a dusty alkaline desert into a grid of over 7200 parcels with nothing more than scraping out "roads" and adding some signs. Located 50 miles east of the California pacific coast, in the Carrizo Plain, California Valley is comprised of over 24,000 acres that were unsuitable for farming or ranching. This series of photographs picks up some 50 years later on that California dream.

 

 

 

bio

born: 1952, Brunswick, Georgia

 

education

San Francisco State University, B.A. Fine Arts 1981

 

selected awards/honors

First Place, West Coast Biennial, Turtle Bay Museum, Redding, California, 2013


First Place, Paducah Photo 2011, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, 2011


First Place, Voertman Award, William B. Warde Award, 42nd Annual Visual Arts Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas, 2010


Honorable Mention, Aperture Foundation, Portfolio Review, 2007

 

selected publications

2014 Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, 2014


International Photography Annual 2, Manifest Press, 2013


International Photography Annual 1, Manifest Press, 2012


Road: conceived & curated by W. M. Hunt, Castell Photography, 2012

 

selected solo or two-person exhibits

Towers, dnj Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 2013


Had Enough? (and other questions of pride), Axis Gallery, Sacramento, California, 2011


Signs of the Times, dnj Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 2010


Signs of the Times, b.Sakata Garo Fine Art, Sacramento, California, 2009

 

selected group shows

Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Womanís University Fine Arts Gallery, Denton, Texas, 2013


West Coast Biennial, Turtle Bay Museum, Redding, California, 2013


SNAP: A National Photograph Exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California, 2011


The Observed, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011

 

 

 

 

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