Bio & CV

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Bio

Douglas Stockdale, b. 1949, Pennsylvania (American) is an artist located in Southern California. He is also the Editor/founder of the contemporary photographic book review blog, The PhotoBook Journal.

He is on the faculty of the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), providing Portfolio Reviews, Book presentations, Mentorships and Workshops, as well as provides workshops with the Medium Photo Festival (San Diego, CA), and is a submission reviewer for LensCulture.

He is represented by Fabrik Projects (gallery), Los Angeles, California and on Artsy.

Stockdale has a Masters from the University of La Verne, California and an undergraduate degree in design from Michigan State University.

CV

One Person Exhibition

2018 Fabrik Projects (gallery), Middle Ground, Los Angeles, California

2018 Artsy, Middle Ground

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2018 Faculty Exhibition, Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), Los Angeles, CA

2017 Members Exhibit, Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), Los Angeles, juried by Paula Tognarelli

2016 Irvine Fine Arts Center (IFAC), “All Media 2016”, Honorable Mention, Irvine, CA juried by Dan Cameron

2015 BC Space Gallery, “Quarter Century of Sharing the Light”, Laguna Beach, CA, curated

2012 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, “Give us your best Shot”, Santa Ana, CA curated by Jeff Alu

2009 23 Sandy Gallery, “Photo+Book”, Portland, OR juried by Christopher Rauschenberg

2007 Connect 07, Irvine Fine Arts Center (IFAC), Irvine juried by Rudy Vega

 

Permanent Collections

Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma (MACRO), Rome, Italy

Reminders Photography Stronghold, (RPS) Tokyo, Japan

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, Boston, MA

Franklin Furance Archive, Brooklyn, NY

School of Visual Arts Library (SVA), NY, NY

 

Published Books 

2017 Bluewater Shore, self-published, Limited Edition Artist Book (E 100)

2017 Guide to Self-publishing an Indie Artist Book, Self-published/commission

2013 Pine Lake, self-published, Limited Edition Artist Book (E 25)

2012 CiociariaLimited Edition book + print (self-published) (E 25)

2011 Ciociaria, Edizioni Punctum, Rome, Italy

2010 nsomnia – Hotel Noir, book dummy/Marquette

 

Publications (selected)

2018 Lenscratch, Aline Smithson, Middle Ground, book review

2017 Douglas Stockdale Mixtape, Lenscratch, Aline Smithson, Editor

2016 SilverShotz, May,Pine Lake

2014 Looking at Images, Brooks Jensen, Editor, pg. 252-253 In Passing

2011 In Focus: Douglas StockdaleUnderexposed,Susan Burnstine, Editor

2008 LensWork#74, In Passing, Brooks Jensen, Editor, pg. 30 - 49

2008 LensWork Extended#74 DVD, In Passing, extended portfolio, and interview

2008 Lenscratch, Aline Smithson; CiociariaInsomnia – Hotel Noir

2008 to current, Photo-blogger: Singular Images

2012 Photobook reviewer for photo-eyemagazine (Santa Fe, NM)

Curatorial projects & talks

2018 Fall, on-line exhibition, SoCal Photo Exchange, California

2018 Contemporary Landscape Photography, on-line exhibition, SoCal Photo Exchange, California

2018 CONNECTIONS, on-line exhibition, SoCal Photo Exchange, California

2018 Publishing your Photo Book, Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP), L.A., CA

2018 Photo Book as Art, Palos Verdes Art Center (PVAC), Palos Verdes, CA

2017 Guest Curator, Boundaries, LA Photo Curator

2017 Photo Book Independent, International Photobooks, competition judge 

2017 curatorial talk, Photo Book Independent, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Photo Book Independent, International Photobooks, competition judge 

2016 curatorial book talk, Photo Book Independent, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Best Photobook of the Year, Fotobookfestival Kassel, Germany

2014 10x10 American Photobooks, NYC; PGH PhotoFair, PA; Tokyo Institute of Photography, Japan

2012 Work, “XI FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale di Roma”, Rome, Italy, 2012 & pop-up at IFAC, CA

Best photobook selections: photo-eyemagazine (Santa Fe, NM), EMAHO magazine (India), The PhotoBook Journal

 

Workshops

2017 Introduction to Photo Book Design, Los Angeles Center for Photography (LACP), October

2017 Introduction to Photo Book Design, Los Angeles Center for Photography (LACP), May

2009 Developing a Photographic Project, Long Beach City College (LBCC), Long Beach, CA

2009 Self-publishing Your Photographic Book, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR

 

Awards, honors, events & giving back (selected)

2018 Exposure 2018, Portfolio Reviewer, Los Angeles Center for Photography (LACP)

2017 Best Photographic Books of 2014, Bluewater Shore, by Elizabeth Avedon

2017 The PhotoBook Journal, Ranked #1 Photobook blog worldwide by blog.feedspot

2017 Exposure 2017, Portfolio Reviewer, Los Angeles Center for Photography (LACP)

2016 Honorable Mention, Irvine Fine Arts Center (IFAC), All Media 2016, Irvine, CA

2016 Exposure 2016, Portfolio Reviewer, Los Angeles Center for Photography (LACP) 

2014 Best Photographic Books of 2014, Pine Lake, juried by Elizabeth Avedon

2013 Text Editor, The Day the Dam Collapses, Hiroshi Watanabe, Daylight Books

2012 Findings 99, interview of Hiroshi Watanabe, iPod, English w/ Japanese translation; 

2009 Photographic Project Workshops: Long Beach City College, CA; 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR

 

Education

1991 Masters, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA

1971 Bachelors, Industrial Design, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI