Jamie Kreher


Education

Master of Fine Arts, Photography, 2005
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science, Sociology/Anthropology, 1996
Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
Graduated Summa Cum Laude


Exhibitions

2015
A donkey is a lion. Insecticide, a message from god, Blackburn 20/20 Gallery, New York, NY
Something Happened, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

2014
In the City: International Artists Exploring Perceptions of the City on a Global Scale, Hanover Project, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom (catalogue)
Memory, Objects, and Place, Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Colleagues: UMSL and STLCC Art Faculty Exhibit, St. Louis Community College at Meramec Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

2013
A donkey is a lion. Insecticide, a message from god, Gallery FAB, University of Missouri – St. Louis (catalogue)
Faculty Exhibit, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

2012
Equivalents, Good Citizen Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo show)
Faculty Exhibit, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO

2011
Contemporary Anthropomorphism, Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Calling Their Shots, Davis Gallery, Stephens College, Columbia, MO
Faculty Exhibit, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
Take 4, PSTL Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Humanature, La Esquina, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

2010
Jamie Kreher: Fundamentals, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO (solo show)
Gallery Now, Washington, MO
Bricaleur-ing, Fort Gondo, St. Louis, MO

2009
Seeking Art Bargain Basement, Select Media Festival, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, East Central College Gallery, Union, MO
Open Studios Preview, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Seeking Art Bargain Basement, NFO XPO, Version Fest ’09, Chicago, IL

2008
Espace Vert, Flatfile Galleries, Chicago, IL
City Myths, The Luminary Center for the Arts, St. Louis, MO
Liv Ullman, Anaerobic Digestion, Post-Psychiatry, Open Lot, St. Louis, MO
Jamie Kreher: Some Islands and Re-constructions, East Central College Gallery, Union, MO (solo show)
Intersect: Photographs of the Urban Environment, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Take Out, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
"Is it possible to make a photograph of New Jersey regardless of where you are in the world?", curated by Laurel Ptak, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey (catalogue)
Focus: Midwest, curated by Scott Grow, Midwest Museum of Contemporary Art, Carmel, IN
Jamie Kreher: re-construction, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo show with catalogue)
Annual Faculty Exhibition, Meramec Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis Community College at Meramec, St. Louis, MO

2007
Prescribed Environments, Maps Contemporary Art Space, Belleville, IL
Slinger, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis, MO
Jamie Kreher: Some Islands, Foundry Arts Centre, St. Charles, MO (solo show)
Truck: A Kansas City/St. Louis Exchange Exhibition, curated by Barry Anderson, La Esquina, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO
Annual Faculty Exhibition: 4x7, Meramec Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis Community College at Meramec, St. Louis, MO
5th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, juried by Mark Klett, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2006
Recent Trends: Works on Paper, juried by Michael Byron, Millstone Gallery, Center of Creative Arts, St. Louis, MO
Current Works 2006: International Photomedia Biennial, juried by Lesley A. Martin, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
Photography Invitational Exhibition, curated by Brian D. Smith, St. Charles Community College Art Gallery, St. Charles, MO
Recent Work, Snowflake Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Selections from the Contemporary's Flat Files, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Some Islands, Central Missouri State University Art Center Gallery, Warrensburg, MO (solo show)
Photography: A Regional Juried Exhibition, juried by Kim Mosley and Hans Levi, Foundry Arts Centre, St. Charles, MO

2005
Video Heart, Modern Formations Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Unfinished, Station 13, Chicago, IL

2003
Eye and Ear Clinic, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Photogrammar, Art Coop Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2002
Woman Image: Image of Women, The Gallery at Dodds Hall, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
Annual Juried Student Exhibition, St. Louis Community College at Meramec Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Venus Envy, IN/FORM Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2001
3rd Annual Art for Sarah's Sake, Swedish American Museum, Chicago, IL
Student Art Exhibition, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000
8 Artists, North Gallery, Ferguson, MO
Going Postal: A Mail Art Exhibition, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Student Art Exhibition, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO


Collections

St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley
Various private collections


Publications

In the City: International Artists Exploring Perceptions of the City on a Global Scale, exhibition catalogue, Hanover Project, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom, 2014
A donkey is a lion. Insecticide, a message from god, exhibition catalogue, Gallery FAB, University of Missouri – St. Louis, 2013
Photofloodstl.com, Photo Flood 10: Lafayette Square, May 28, 2013
Photofloodstl.com, Photo Flood 1: Downtown, August 2, 2012
Culturehall.com, curated artist registry for contemporary artists, ongoing
Apartmenttherapy.com, David and Bevin’s Curated Lifestyle, August 23, 2010
St. Louis Magazine’s At Home, “Art Within Reach,” March/April 2009
Fanzine 10x15, Issue #11, http://www.10por15.net, 2009
Retitle.com, January 2008 Photography, Film, and Video Newsletter
"Is it possible to make a photograph of New Jersey regardless of where you are in the world?," exhibition catalogue, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, 2008
Jamie Kreher: re-construction, exhibition catalogue, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 2008


Bibliography

Jessica Baran, “In the Galleries: Equivalents Closes April 7 at Good Citizen Gallery,” Riverfront Times, March 22, 2012
Laura Elizabeth Barone, “Jamie Kreher at Good Citizen,” Temporary Art Review, March 8, 2012
Nancy Fowler, “Photographer Goes Back to the Future with iPhone Pics,” St. Louis Beacon, February 26, 2012
Jessica Baran, “In the Galleries: Contemporary Anthropomorphism at Webster University,” Riverfront Times, November 24, 2011
Jill Renae Hicks, “Female Photographers Mine the Beauty of Everyday Patterns in Stephens Exhibit,” The Columbia Daily Tribune, November 20, 2011
DeAnna Michele Anderson, “Photography Coordinator is Artist at Heart,” The Scene, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, Fall Issue 5, November 7, 2011
Jessica Baran, “Take 4,” Riverfront Times, August 11, 2011
Ivy Cooper, “Review: PSTL Presents Tidy Show of Four of St. Louis’ Best,” St. Louis Beacon, June 1, 2011
Elizabeth Schurman, “Outlining Our Collective Footprint,” Review, April 13, 2011
Theresa Bembnister, “A Packed La Esquina Gallery Reflects the Curator’s Themes,” Kansas City Star, April 6, 2011
Rachelle Richardson, “Photographer Turns Business Doors into Art,” The Scene, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, Fall Issue 6, November 22, 2010
Jessica Baran, “Bricaleur-ing,” Riverfront Times, March 24, 2010
Michael Weinstein, "Review: Jamie Kreher / Flatfile Galleries," Newcity Chicago, November 17, 2008
Ken Wampler, "ECC Teacher Featured in Art Gallery," East Central College Cornerstone, October, 2008
Susan Watt Grade, "A Midwest Aesthetic," NUVO, March 12, 2008
Dana Turkovic, "Jamie Kreher: re-construction," exhibition catalogue, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 2008
Malcolm Gay, "On the Wall: re-construction," Riverfront Times, January 24, 2008
Erik Zorumski, "Artist Combats American Decay Through Art," Webster University Journal, January 24, 2008
Jaime Ingle, "Putting Artists on the Map: Brothers Open Belleville Gallery," Belleville News Democrat, September 2, 2007
Theresa Bembnister, "I-70 Art Show Comes to KC," Kansas City Star, May 10, 2007
Theresa Bembnister, "Lasting Images at SCP," Kansas City Star, February 15, 2007
Scott Wilson, "Art Capsule Reviews: Current Works, 2006," The Pitch, February 8, 2007
Sydney Norton, "Paper Unfolds: Area Artists Elevate This Everyday Medium," Sauce Magazine, January, 2007
Holly Gitlin, "Artists Open Their Doors For City-Wide Open Studios," Sauce Magazine, July, 2006
Alex Graves, "You Are Here: Photogrammar," PlaybackSTL, March, 2003
Chris McClarren, "Venus Envy," Confluence, April 2002
Nancy K. Wenger, "North Gallery Opens New Storefront Art Show," North County Journal, October 4, 2000


Lectures And Panels

Artist Lecture, University of Missouri – St. Louis, 2014
“Terrasapiens, The Role of Anthropomorphism in Contemporary Art and Culture,” panel member, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 2011
“Correlations,” artist lecture and panel member, La Esquina, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO, 2010
Artist Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, November 2008
Visiting Critic, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, February 2008
Artist Lecture, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO, February 2008
Artist Lecture, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, January 2008
“Beyond Realism? Digital Photography Now,” panel member, Ellen Curlee Gallery, March 2007
Artist Lecture, St. Louis Community College at Meramec, St. Louis, MO, September 2006
Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, November 2004
Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 2004
Artist Lecture, Washington University School of Art, St. Louis, MO, April 2003


Honors

Residency, Paul Art Space, St. Louis MO, 2013
Studio visit with Mats Stjernstedt, Director of Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway and International, 2010
Excellence Award, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO, 2006
Exhibition Assistance Grant, Art Gallery at Central Missouri State University, 2006
Solo Show Award, Foundry Art Centre, 2006
Missouri Bright Flight scholarship, 1992 to 1996
Truman State University President's Honorary scholarship, 1992 to 1996
Truman State University Combined Ability scholarship, 1992 to 1996