Jarvis Grant
Photography, Adams Morgan District of Columbia United States
 
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Brief Summary
Photographer, Designer and educator, Jarvis Grant began his Washington, DC studio in while still a student at Howard University where he became the University's first Photography BFA recipient 

He is recipient of many art awards including Visual Arts fellowships from the DC Commission of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Prix de la Photographie, Paris, the Surdna Foundation's Artist Teacher fellowship, and a featured artist in Portfolio Issues of Graphic Design magazine, Create magazine and a finalist in the Digital Photo Pro magazine Ultimate Creativity competition.

Jarvis an Adobe Certified Expert: Photoshop
Clients
Commercial clients include Coca-Cola, Burson-Marsteller, McCann-Erikson, Roberts & Raymond Associates, Dix & Eaton, American Cancer Society, Smithsonian Press, Southwest Airlines, HBO, and Sony Music.

Magazine assignments include Black Enterprise, Runners World, Muscle & Fitness, Advertising Age, House Beautiful, Sculpture Magazine and The Washington Post Sunday Magazine. 
Professional Experience
JARVIS J. GRANT
1650 Harvard Street NW #709
Washington, DC 20009
http://www.jarvisgrant.com

202*387*8584 jarvo@aol.com


EXPERIENCE:
Jarvis Grant Imaging, Washington, DC
Photographer/Designer/Educator, 1972 to Present
Freelance Photographer, Digital Imaging Designer/Consultant, Arts Educator - REFERENCES & CLIENT LIST ON REQUEST

National Endowment of the Arts, Washington, DC
Panelist, Visual Arts-Education Panel, 2011

Clarity Media Group, LLC – Examiner.com, Washington, DC
DC Photoshop Examiner, Columnist, 2010

Panasonic Digital Photo Academy, Washington, DC
Freelance Instructor, 2010

Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, DC
Imaging Specialist/Instructor, Museum Studies Department/Visual Arts Department, 1994 to Present

America Online, Inc., Vienna, VA
System Operator/Community Leader, Teacher Information Network, 1995 to 1999

Howard University, College of Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Assistant Professor of Art, Department of Art, 1979 to 1993

AWARDS:
6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, London, UK – Beverly Hills, CA
Nominee, Professional: Photojournalism & Nature Categories, 2011

Epson International Pano Competition, Fullarton, Australia
Bronze Award, The Built Environment, 2010

Digital Photo Pro Magazine, Los Angeles, CA
Finalist, Ultimate Creativity Competition, 2009

DC Commission of the Art & Humanities/ National Endowment of the Arts
Art Teacher Fellowship – Professional Development, 2009

DC Commission of the Art & Humanities/ National Endowment of the Arts
Visual Arts Fellowship – Multi-Disciplinary (Photography-Adult Art Education), 2008

Create Awards 2008, Orlando, FL
Gold Award: Fine Art Photographic Series, My Mother’s Garden, 2008

Portfolios.com Fifth Annual Awards Show, Ontario, Canada
Silver Metal Award: Photography/Photographic Series, 2008
Merit Award: Photography/Self Promotion, 2008; Merit Award: Photography/Miscellaneous, 2008

Prix de la Photographie, Paris
Honorable Mention Recipient: Professional Landscape, 2007

Portfolios.com Third Annual Awards Show, Ontario, Canada
Merit Award: Photography/Digital Art, 2006

American Landscapes, Bethesda, MD
Honorable Mention Recipient: Photographic Print Exhibition, 2006

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Recipient, Small Projects Grant, 2003

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Integrated Arts & Technology Grant, 2001

Surdna Foundation, Inc. New York, NY
Art Educator Fellowship, 2001

DC Public Schools, Washington, DC
Competitive Mini-Grant, 2000

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Recipient, Small Projects Grant, 1998

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Recipient, Arts Education Grant, 1995

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Recipient, Visual Arts Fellowship, Photography, 1993

Southern Center of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Nominee, Award in the Visual Arts #7, 1987

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Recipient, Visual Arts Fellowship, Photography, 1983

EXHIBITIONS:
Digital Migrations, Washington, DC
Woman’s National Democratic Club, 2011

The Blues and Other Colors, Washington, DC
District of Columbia Arts Center, 2011

Sacred Reflection, College Park, MD
David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, 2011

Omnipresence, Washington, DC
Mandarin Oriental Gallery, 2010

Photo Plus Expo, Javits Center, New York, NY
Featured Artist, Crane Museo Fine Art, 2008

hot, sizzling art, Washington, DC
Katzen Art Center-American University, 2008

Art Basel, Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL
Buena Vista Building, LoGlo Exhibition, 2006

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles, CA
The Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, 2006

American Landscapes, Bethesda, MD
Capital Arts Network, Washington School of Photography, 2006

The Naked Truth, Fort Collins, CO
The Center for Fine Art Photography, 2006

Hidden Treasures, Washington, DC
The Graham Collection, 2005

A Proud Continuum: Eight Decades of Art at Howard University, Washington, DC
Howard University College of Fine Arts Gallery, 2005

Stories in the Stones: The Mt. Zion Cemetery Project, Internet
Web art project, Martha Jackson-Jarvis collaborator, 2001-2003

Mixed Messages: Commentaries in Traditional & Conceptual Art, Washington, DC
Ellington Gallery of Art, 2002

American Identities: land body word people spirit, Potsdam, NY
Gibson Gallery of Art, State University of New York at Potsdam, 2000

Snapshot, Baltimore, MD
Contemporary Museum, 2000

Photography & Digital Art Competition, Washington, DC
eklektikos gallery of art, 2000

The Ellington Mystique, Washington, DC
Fondo Del Sol Art Center, 1999

SEEING JAZZ: Artist and Writers on Jazz, Washington, DC
Smithsonian International Gallery, 1997

Through the Looking Glass, Washington, DC
The Washington Center for Photography, 1992

Kaleidoscope: African American Photography, Washington, DC
Smithsonian Institution Anacostia Museum, 1991
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The Washington Show: Options 83, Washington, DC
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983


COLLECTIONS:
Crane & Company
Museo Fine Art, Dalton, MA

The Center for Fine Art Photography
Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO

Art Bank, Images of Washington
DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC

Center for Creative Photography
Ansel and Virginia Adams Collection,The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Art in Embassies
United States Department of State, Washington, DC


GALLERY AFFILIATION:
Soho Myriad Fine Art & Art Consultation
Atlanta, GA / Los Angeles, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
B&W Collection No.1, The PHOTO Paper Magazine
Vol.1, Issue #1, November 2011, London, United Kingdom

PORTFOLIO ISSUE, DESIGN GRAPHICS Magazine
Issue #125, September 2006, Victoria, Australia

A PROUD CONTINUUM: EIGHT DECADES OF ART AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY
Edited by Carolyn E. Shuttlesworth
Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 2005

PORTFOLIO ISSUE, DESIGN GRAPHICS Magazine
Issue #112, January 2005, Victoria, Australia

COLLECTING LIMITED EDITION PRINTS: Contemporary African American Printmakers
By Dennis L. Forbes
Sebbrofforbes Press, Burke Virginia, 2004

IN OUR OWN IMAGE: Treasured African-American Tradition, Journeys, and Icons
By Patrick Ross & Karen Pugh
2001, Running Press, Philadelphia


PORTFOLIO ISSUE, DESIGN GRAPHICS Magazine
Issue #66, January 2001, Victoria, Australia

SEEING JAZZ: Artist & Writers on Jazz
Edited by Elizabeth Goldson
1997, Chronicle Books, San Francisco

REVIEW NOIR
1991, USA: Memory Revealed, by Alexander Bohn
Volume 3, December, Jean Loup Pivin, Paris, France

EDUCATION:
Adobe Certified Expert: Photoshop


THREE-DAY CONFERENCES & EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS:
Photo Plus Expo, Professional Conference, New York, NY/Selected Seminars on Professional Photography & Design, 1983-2008

PHOTOSHOP WORLD – NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOSHOP PROFESSIONALS - THREE DAY CONFERENCE Photoshop World 2009, Boston, MA Photoshop World 2003, Miami, FL Photoshop World 2008, Orlando, FL Photoshop World 2002, Tampa, FL Photoshop World 2007, Boston, MA Photoshop World 2001, Los Angeles, CA
Photoshop World 2005, Boston, MAPhotoshop World 2000, Orlando, FL
ONE – TWO WEEK EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS:

Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, CO
Fine Art Digital Printmaking w/ Barry Haynes, 2004
Web Animation: Making Art with Macromedia Flash w/ Josh Davis, 2004

Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe, NM
Crafting the Fine Digital Print w/ John Paul Caponigro, 2001

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION:
George Washington University College of Continuing Education, Washington, DC
Certificate, Macromedia Director, 1998

Howard University College of Fine Arts, Washington, DC
BFA Photography; Minors: Printmaking, Astronomy, and Anthropology, 1974

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Photographic Artist
National Association of Photoshop Professionals
Professional Photographers of America 
Awards and Recognition
6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, London, UK – Beverly Hills, CA
Nominee, Professional: Photojournalism & Nature Categories, 2011

Epson International Pano Competition, Fullarton, Australia
Bronze Award, The Built Environment, 2010

Digital Photo Pro Magazine, Los Angeles, CA
Finalist, Ultimate Creativity Competition, 2009

DC Commission of the Art & Humanities/ National Endowment of the Arts
Visual Arts Fellowship – Multi-Disciplinary (Photography-Adult Art Education), 2008

Create Awards 2008, Orlando, FL
Gold Award: Fine Art Photographic Series, My Mother’s Garden, 2008

Portfolios.com Fifth Annual Awards Show, Ontario, Canada
Silver Metal Award: Photography/Photographic Series, 2008
Merit Award: Photography/Self Promotion, 2008; Merit Award: Photography/Miscellaneous, 2008

Prix de la Photographie, Paris
Honorable Mention Recipient: Professional Landscape, 2007

Portfolios.com Third Annual Awards Show, Ontario, Canada
Merit Award: Photography/Digital Art, 2006

American Landscapes, Bethesda, MD
Honorable Mention Recipient: Photographic Print Exhibition, 2006

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Integrated Arts & Technology Grant, 2001

Surdna Foundation, Inc. New York, NY
Art Educator Fellowship, 2001

DC Commission of the Arts & Humanities, Washington, DC
Recipient, Visual Arts Fellowship, Photography, 1993

Southern Center of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Nominee, Award in the Visual Arts #7, 1987
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