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EDUCATION

2014       Master of Fine Arts, Photography, San José State University, San José, CA

2010       Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

2007       Associate of Arts, General Studies, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018-       Adjunct Instructor, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Present   Art 141: Introduction to Photography

2017       Adjunct Instructor, San José City College, San José, CA

               Photography 079: Beginning Digital Photography

               Photography 022: Beginning Photography, Darkroom

2016       Part-time Lecturer, San José State University, San José, CA

               Photography 110: Intermediate Photography, Darkroom

               Photography 40: Beginning Photography, Digital

2015/17 Gallery Teacher, San José Museum of Art, San José, CA

              Tour Guide for K-12, activity facilitator for community days, youth summer art camps

2013       Part-time Lecturer, San José State University, San José, CA

               Photography 110: Intermediate Photography, Darkroom

               Photography 40: Beginning Photography, Digital

2011/15   Photography Curriculum Writer/Instructor/Assistant Director, Camp Edventure More, SF, CA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017       Freelance Consultant, LensCulture, San Francisco, CA

2017       Guest Services, Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, Portland, OR

 

RESIDENCIES

2017       Artist-in-Residence, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, (June)

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2018       Viva Las Fotos: A Day of the Dead Memorial for Laura Aguilar, Avenue 50 Studios, LA, CA

2017       Black & White, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2017       Woodstock Summer of Love, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2017       Strength & Beauty: The Women’s Show, South x Southeast, Molena, GA

2017       Triton Statewide 2D Salon Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

2017       Body/Image, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

2017       Nasty Women Oakland, Omi Gallery, Oakland, CA

2017       SPE Multi-Caucus Exhibition, Orlando, FL

2015       (Dis)Comfort: A National Exhibition, Piante, Eureka, CA

2015       Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2015       Through a Curious Lens, A National Art Exhibit, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA

2015       Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media, PVAC, Watsonville, CA

2015       The Photographic Nude 2015, LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR

2015       2015 Juried Exhibition Web Gallery, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

2014       Silhouettes Online Exhibition, Linus Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

2014       Photography Now?, Cal Poly University Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2014       Lift Off, Art Ark, San José, CA

2014       Solo Exhibition, Emergence, San José State University, San José, CA

2014       18th Annual New Generations Student Showcase, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2014       Emerging Artist Exhibition, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

2014       2014 MFA Student Showcase, San José State University, San José, CA

2013       Emerging Photographers Show, Swanlund’s Gallery Eureka, CA

2013       Me, Myself and I, curated by David Hilliard, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2013       Powerful Images/ Alluring Objects, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013       17th Annual New Generations Student Showcase, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2013       SKIN, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

2013       MFA Now 2013, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2012       Tango and the Modern Nude, Art Ark, San José, CA

2012       Photo Alchemy, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA

2012       Stark, San José State University, San José, CA

2011       Solo Exhibition, The Burden of Mine, Venatore Gallery, Arcata, CA, 2011

 

AWARDS

2017       Director’s Honorable Mention, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2016       San José ICA Portfolio Review Scholarship Recipient, San José, CA

2007       Best in Photography, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

2005       Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholarship

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018      Lenscratch, Photographers on Photographer: Samantha Geballe on Brittney Cathey-Adams, TBA

2018       Artifats Collection (@artifats_collection), Featured Photographer,

               https://www.instagram.com/p/Blx-vq8BAlk/?hl=en&taken-by=artifats_collection

2017       Center for Photography at Woodstock, Vimeo, “Brittney Cathey-Adams 2017 Artist-In-Residence,”   

               https://vimeo.com/259755242

2017       SPE Multi-Caucus Exhibition, show catalogue, Society for Photographic Education, Orlando, FL

2016        Roula Seikaly, “Q&A: Brittney Cathey-Adams”, Strange Fire Collective,

               http://www.strangefirecollective.com/qa-brittney-cathey-adams/

2015       Blur Magazine, Issue 42, Sesvete, Croatia

2015       Seities, “Theme: Nude”, Spring 14/15, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2015       Photo Alchemy 2015, catalogue, Watsonville, CA

2014       MFA Now 2014, catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2014       Aimee Santos, “Brittney Cathey-Adams: Body Positive Photographer,” Los Retratos,

               http://studiovisit.la/artists/brittneycatheyadams

2013       SKIN, catalogue The Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

2013       MFA Now 2013, catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2012       Photo Alchemy, catalogue, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA

2010       Don Anton, “Intercambio”, photograph, Nueva Luz Photographic Journal, Volume 14, No. 2, NY

 

LECTURES

2017       Guest photography lecturer, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

2016       Guest photography lecturer & wet lab demonstration, San José State University, San José, CA

2015       “Pop Up Pix: Brittney Cathey-Adams,” speaker, Joshua Tree 2015 Society for Photographic Education Southwest & 

                West Retreat, Joshua Tree, CA, November 13-15

2015       Guest lecturer and laser-trans demonstration, San José State University, San José, CA

2014       “Pecha Kucha”, speaker, Stritch, San José, CA                

2014       “Transition”, video guest speaker, Humboldt State University Alumni Association, Arcata, CA

2014       Guest photographer, speaker, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

2014       Guest photographer, lecture and demonstration, San José State University, San José, CA

2013       “Slide Slam 2013”, speaker, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2012       Guest photographer, speaker, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

 

COLLECTIONS

2017       The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017        Blue Sky Gallery Volunteer, Portland, OR

2015/17    Volunteer Darkroom Assistant, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA

2015/16    Juror, Annual New Generations Student Showcase, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2012       Graduate Assistant, designed program brochures, San José State University, San José, CA

2012/14   Instructional Assistant, Professors Robin Lasser, Valerie Mendoza, and Robert Dawson, San José State University, 

               San José, CA

2009/10  Instructional Assistant, Professor Don Gregorio Antón, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

 

TECHNICAL ABILITIES

2007/Present Wet Lab Proficiency: (operational and safety knowledge): Fiber Based Paper, RC Paper, Various Enlargers, Film camera knowledge of 35mm, medium format and large format, dry mount process, contrast filters, alternative printing methods, mural printing

2006/Present Digital Photography Proficiency: (operational and safety knowledge): Epson 7800 printer, Epson 9890 printer, Epson Stylus Pro 4800 printer, Canon Pro-100 printer, Imacon Flextight 343 Virtual Drum Scanner, Epson V600 scanner, Epson V700 scanner, Nikon and Canon Digital Cameras

2006/Present Digital Software Proficiency: Photoshop and Lightroom

2010/Present Alternative Processes: (operational and safety knowledge): Cyanotype, Van Dyke, Liquid Emulsions, Lasertran Waterslide Decals, printing on alternative surfaces

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2017       Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

2011        The Society for Photographic Education, Cleveland, OH

2017       The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2012       Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA