Jason Langer

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Born: United States, Tucson, AZ 1967
  • Lived in Kibbutz Mishmar HaEmek, Israel 1973-1977
  • Lived in Ashland, OR 1977-1985
  • Studied at University of Oregon, 1985-1989
  • Assistant to photographer Michael Kenna 1989-1995
  • Private printer and photo-retoucher for: Michael Kenna, Ruth Bernhard, Arthur Tress, James Fee, Hansel Meith, among others 1990-2004
  • Freelance photographer 1990- 2003
  • Photo-educator and author for Academy of Art University, 1998–2010
  • Photographer 1990- Present

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Charles, A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, Possession, March 5-29, 2014
  • Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Les Deux Magots, "Urbanism," May 15-June 30, 2013
  • Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, Retrospective, November 1 - December 20, 2012
  • Brick Wall Gallery, Spokane, WA, The Diamond and The Lotus and Recent Travels, April 5 – March 14, 2012
  • Wessel O'Connor, Lambertville, NJ – Male Figure Studies March 31 – May 20, 2012
  • Brucie Collections, Kiev, Nightbook, January 2 – March 14, 2012
  • Packard Reath Gallery , Lewes, DE, After Hours, July 7 – August 19, 2012
  • Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris, New Work, January, 2012
  • SFO Museum, San Francisco, Berlin, September 1- November 30, 2011
  • Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, Female Figures, May 6 - June 6, 2011
  • Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, New Work, April 7-April 30, 2011
  • Aplanat, Hamburg, Secret City, April 16-May 29, 2010
  • Galerie Hiltawsky, Berlin, Secret City, January 14-March 6, 2010
  • Charles, A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, The Female Nude, December 2009
  • Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, Secret City, November 20 – January 20 2009
  • Charles, A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, Secret City, April 2 – April 26, 2008
  • Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, Secret City, July 12 – September 15, 2007
  • Palm Beach Photographic Center, Delray Beach, Secret City: A Ten Year Retrospective of Photographs January 6 – February 18, 2006
  • Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, Secret City July 6 - August 7, 1999

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Los Angeles Center of Photography. LACP Faculty Exhibition, May 15-29, 2015
  • Fotonoviembre XIII Bienal Internacional de Fotografia de Tenerife, 2015
  • Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, "Drive In," October 2014
  • Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia, "Drive In," July, 2014
  • Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR, Shine, January 2- February 21, 2014
  • International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, At Louis, February 7 - April 27, 2014
  • Photo LA, Wessel O'Connor, 2013
  • Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR, Selections Four: A Collection of Photographs, May 2 - June 1, 2013
  • Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR, GUN: A Collection of Photographs, February 29 - March 31, 2012
  • Helms Daylight Studio, Culver City, CA, Classic Photographs of Los Angeles, January 14 - 15, 2012
  • Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR, Selections Two: Recently Acquired Paintings and Photographs, August 3 - 27, 2011
  • Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, Smoke and Mirrors: The Magic of Photography, December 20 – February 4, 2010
  • Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, Introduction, July 1 – July 31, 2010
  • Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, OR, Faces: Vintage and Contemporary Photographic Portraits, August 5-29, 2009
  • Galerie Hiltawsky, Berlin, Homage to Irving Penn, June, 2009
  • Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, Open House, December 2008
  • Peer Gallery, New York, Degrees Of Separation, July 12 – September 8, 2007
  • Photographer's Gallery, Los Angeles, Invitation - Spring Show, April, 2007
  • Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, Re-examining the Male and Female Nude, October 2 – November 30, 2003
  • Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, Selections from the Gallery Collection, September 5 – October 26, 2002
  • Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, Night Life, March 1 – April 15, 2001
  • Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, Let's Have Lunch, May 31 – July 13, 2001
  • Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, Selections from the Gallery, October 3 - October 28, 2000
  • Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, Introductions, July 10 – August 29, 1998
  • Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, New Works in Photography, December 12 – January 15, 1993
  • Rayko Photo, San Francisco, Annual, September 13 – November 13, 1990

PERMANENT COLLECTION

  • Sir Elton John permanent collection
  • Gap/Banana Republic
  • Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
  • JGS Foundation
  • Sir Mick Jagger permanent collection
  • Yale University Art Gallery
  • Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
  • Heineken International

MONOGRAPHS

  • Twenty Years, Published by Radius Books, 2015
  • Possession Published by Nazraeli Press, 2013
  • Secret City, Published by Nazraeli Press, 2006

PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTIONS IN PRINT

  • Constable and Robinson's Male Nudes

PROFILED

  • New York Times, "Twenty Years," November 29, 2015
  • L'Oeil de la Photographie, "Twenty Years," September, 2015
  • Photo-eye Reviews, Proverbs by Gregori Maiofis, July 2015
  • Slate "These Dark, Mysterious Photos of London will Keep You Up at Night," July, 2015
  • Photo District News Picks of the Month, Twenty Years, June 2015
  • Lenscratch, Twenty Years, June, 2015
  • Resource Twenty Years, June, 2015
  • American Photography's Pro Photo Daily Twenty Years, February, 2015
  • A Photo Editor, Jason Langer Interview, February, 2014
  • Black and White Magazine "American Connection," October, 2013
  • Lensa Magazine, Possession, December, 2013
  • B & W Magazine "Ten Spotlight Winners," December, 2013
  • Fraction Magazine, Possession, 2013
  • Digital Photographer, Ukraine, 2012
  • Kult, Skrivnostno mesto, Romania, 2007
  • Picture Magazine, Books, January/ February, 2007
  • American Photo, Spotlight On Jason Langer, October 2, 2006
  • American Photo, Thanks for the Memories, Summer, 2006
  • Double Exposure, Photos to Inspire: Jason Langer, March, 2007
  • Bomb, Jason Langer, Summer 2006
  • Vanity Fair, Fanfare, August 2006
  • B&W Magazine, Spotlight, February, 2002
  • Popular Photography, Shadow Man, June 2000
  • American Photo, The Art of America, 1997
  • Photo Metro, Editorial: Jason Langer, August, 1995
  • Photo Metro, Editorial: Jason Langer, 1994
  • Magical Blend, Jason Langer Photographs, August, 1993

REVIEWS

  • Photo-eye Reviews, Twenty Years, August 2015
  • Oregonian "Noir-Like Images Capture Danger and Romance at Night," 2013
  • Photo District News Possession - "Picks of the Month" June, 2013
  • PhotoIcon, Secret City: Langer & Doisneau, January, 2009
  • Acuphoto, Secret City: Langer & Doisneau, January, 2009
  • Don't Panic, Secret City: Langer & Doisneau, January, 2009
  • Sloane Square, December Briefing, December 2008
  • The New York Sun, Hidden In Plain Sight, August 30, 2007
  • The New Yorker, Karine Laval/ Jason Langer, Leisure, August 27, 2007
  • American Photo, Photo Books to Write Home About, 2007
  • Artweek, Jason Langer at Shapiro Gallery, September 1999

RECORDED INTERVIEWS

  • Thoughts On Photography with Paul Giguere, 2009

PHILANTHROPY

  • Focus On Youth, 2010
  • Breast Friends, April, 2010
  • Focus on AIDS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Bomb, 26th Anniversary Auction, 2007
  • Center for Photographic Art Benefit Auction, 2004
  • Friends Without A Border, 2003
  • Eyewitness I, Graduate School of Journalism, 2003
  • Carousel of Hope, Children's Diabetes Foundation, 2002
  • PS Arts, Photography Auction, 2001
  • SF Camerawork, Annual Photography Auction, 1990 - 2001
  • Out Gay & Lesbian Center, Los Angeles, 1997
  • The Vision Gallery, San Francisco, 1993-1994
  • Eye Gallery, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Annual Benefit Auction
  • Festival At the Lake, Oakland, CA, 1990

AWARDS AND GRANTS

  • The Wood Institute Grant, 2012
  • Top Prize, Madrid Foto 2012
  • Fotofusion Rising Star Award, Palm Beach Photographic Centre 2006

PUBLIC LECTURES

  • Portland Art Museum, October 16, 2013
  • SF Camerawork, April 21, 1999

TEACHING AND AUTHORING

  • Academy of Art University, 1998-2010
    Fine Art Portraiture, Landscape As Fine Art, Visualization, Fine Art Project 1, Fine Art Project 2, Architecture As Landscape, Contemporary Fine art Practices, Fundamentals of Photography, Digital Photography, People Illustration, Digital Photography for Artists, Editorial Photography

WORKSHOPS

  • Santa Fe Photographic Workshops "Shots In the Dark," Spring 2014
  • The Fine Art Nude, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR April, 2010

ENDORSEMENTS

  • Crane, Museo Silver Rag, Featured Photographer, June 2008

JUDGING

  • 2014 ASMP PDX
  • Portland Photographers Forum, Members' Portfolio Review, September 2008
  • Friends of Photography, Members' Portfolio Review, June 2001
  • Advertising Photographers of America, Something Personal, September 12, 2000