ABOUT

Trent Davis Bailey (b. 1985) is a photographer born and based in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Education

2015   Master of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts
2009   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, Photography, University of Colorado Boulder
2009   Bachelor of Arts, Art History, University of Colorado Boulder

Solo Exhibitions

2016   The North Fork, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California
2010   Dean's Award Exhibition, Old Main, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Human Impact on Landscape and Living Spaces
, Fine Art Galerie and Kunstverein, Traismauer, Austria
Thinly Veiled
, Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Unexpected Affinities
, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California

2017
Grow-Conserve
, West Wing Galleries, Somerset House, London, England

2016
The North Fork, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California
Alma Mater, CCA Hubble Street Galleries, San Francisco, California

2015
Wheaton Biennial
, Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts
More Than One Way, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco, California

2014
Reimagining Progress, David Brower Center, Berkeley, California
One by One, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado

2013
The Human Impact, Book & Job Gallery, San Francisco, California

2010
Heaven Can Wait, Patton-Malott Gallery at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2009
Interpreting the Political Landscape
, Patton-Malott Gallery at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
BFA Thesis Exhibition, Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, Colorado

Art Fairs and Festivals

2017
PHOTOFAIRS, Robert Koch Gallery, Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, San Francisco, California

2016
Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
EXPO Chicago, Robert Koch Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois
The Photography Show at AIPAD, Robert Koch Gallery, Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York

2015
Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
EXPO Chicago, Robert Koch Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

2014
LOOKbetween, LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, Virginia

Awards and Honors

2019   Film Photo Award, Spring 2019 New Project Award
2019   Gold Medal, Feature Photography, SPD 54, The Society of Publication Designers, New York, New York
2016   J.P. Morgan Curator's Highlights, Paris Photo, Paris, France
2015   Snider Prize, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
2014   The Atlantic Philanthropies Grant, Magnum Foundation
2014   First Prize, John P. Thornborrow Memorial Trust, Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont, California
2010   Dean’s Award, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

Residencies and Fellowships

2018   Tending Space Fellowship for Artists, Hemera Foundation, in partnership with Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center, Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico
2017   Tending Space Fellowship for Artists, Hemera Foundation, in partnership with Spirit Rock, Woodacre, California
2016   Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
2015   Artist-in-Residence, Elsewhere Studios, Paonia, Colorado

Collections

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
Cassilhaus Collection, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Visiting Artist and Guest Lectures

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
Visual Supply Company Headquarters (VSCO HQ), Oakland, California
California College of the Arts, Oakland, California
Root Division, San Francisco, California

Selected Features and Interviews

Walker, David, "Squeezing Water Out of Dust," Photo District News, May Issue, 2018, pp. 8-11 (Link)
Stone, Bryony, "Photographer Trent Davis Bailey documents rural American community The North Fork," It's Nice That, February 17, 2017 (Link)
Hunt, W.M., "San Francisco Treat by the Unseen Eye," L'oeil de la Photographie, February 6, 2017 (Link)
Ferri, Graziano, "Trent Davis Bailey Rediscovers the Valley in Colorado He Used to Visit as a Child," FotoRoom, December 7, 2016 (Link)
Kail, Ellyn, "The Beauty and Timelessness of Rural Colorado," VICE, November 22, 2016 (Link)
Duffy, Tyson, "The Photographic Alphabet: N is for The North Fork," Musée Magazine, November 9, 2016 (Link)
Kraft, Coralie, "The North Fork," LensCulture, November 7, 2016 (Link)
Moglia, Marie, "Trent Davis Bailey's North Fork," Fisheye Magazine, November 4, 2016 (Link)
Fu, Joanna, "经历之后, 看见故乡," CITY ZINE China, November Issue, pp. 113-119,
Mróz, Monika, "The Intimate Journey of Trent Davis Bailey," IGNANT, October 21, 2016 (Link)
"The North Fork," VSCO, September 5, 2016 (Link)
"Itinerary: September 2016," Surface, September Issue, 2016, p. 236 (Link)
Gallagher, Tim, "Journey of Discovery," Sioux City Journal, Sioux City, Iowa, July 13, 2016, pp. A1, A5 (Link)
Nagaoka, Ricardo, "The North Fork," AINT-BAD, June 12, 2016 (Link)
Boshernitsan, Rimma, "In Dialogue with Spencer Bailey & Trent Davis Bailey," DIALOGUE, May 30, 2016 (Link)
Cirillo, Dexter, "Fertile Imagination," Aspen Sojourner Magazine, May 1, 2016, pp. 107-112 (Link)

Selected Print Publications

American Photography 34, AI-AP, New York, New York, 2018, p. 21 (Link)
Fisheye Photobook Vol. 1
, Paris, France, 2017, p.129 (Link)
spot, "The Heaviness of Memory: Unpacking Personal Archives," Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas, Spring Issue, 2017, pp. 26-35 (Link)
American Photography 31, AI-AP, New York, New York, 2015, pp. 15-16 (Link)

Critical Writing

GRAPHITE Journal No.1, "Alfredo Jaar: On the Questioning of Photographic Display," Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 2010, pp. 102-108 (Link)

Selected Editorial Commissions

The Guardian, “Who keeps buying California's scarce water? Saudi Arabia,”  London, England, March 25, 2019 (Link)
SSAW Magazine
, “Pacific Theater,” Spring Summer Issue, Helsinki, Finland, 2019, pp. 38-53 (Link)
T: The New York Times Style Magazine
, “Portrait of a Lady,” New York, New York, May 20, 2018, pp. 44-49 (Link)
The California Sunday Magazine
, “A Kingdom from Dust,” February Issue, San Francisco, California, 2018, pp. 22-75 (Link)
SSAW Magazine
, “Roode Hoek,” Autumn Winter Issue, Helsinki, Finland, 2017, pp. 50-65 (Link)
T: The New York Times Style Magazine
, “The Cassandra Effect,” New York, New York, August 20, 2017, p. 107 (Link)
SSAW Magazine
, “Badwater,” Spring Summer Issue, Helsinki, Finland, 2017, pp. 78-95 (Link)

Teaching Experience

2017   Guest Faculty, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
2016   Adjunct Faculty, California College of the Arts, Oakland, California
2014   Teaching Assistant to Abner Nolan, California College of the Arts, Oakland, California
2010-2013   Teaching Assistant to Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, Brooklyn, New York