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John Kitts

 


John Kitts

Phoenix, AZ

P: 602-670-1342

John422@mindspring.com

QUALIFICATIONS

20 years studying Fine Art Photography working with masters to perfect the technique. Extensive travel determined to capture the true beauty of nature. Using a 4 x 5 large format camera, traditional silver gelatin process and study of black and white platinum palladium and other  alternative printing processes.

From 2002-20015, owner of 422 Gallery, a gallery dedicated to the growth and education of photography throughout Arizona.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

• 2016 Portfolio Sharing, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ

• 2009 Light in Nature, Photomart Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

• 2008 Botanicals, Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

• 2017 Abstract Image, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

• 2017 Landscapes, Cattle Track Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

• 2017 Force of Nature, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ

• 2015 Diverse Analogue Photography, Method Art Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

• 2014 Imageworks Group Show, Arizona Art Alliance Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

• 2013 Imageworks Group Show, Gamage Auditorium, Tempe, AZ

• 2013 Light Sensitive, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ

• 2011 Imageworks Group Show, The Vault Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

• 2011 Landscapes, Method Art Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

• 2009 Carmel Art & Film Festival, Carmel, CA

• 2007 3 Johns, 422 Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

• 2006 Scotland Platinum Prints, 422 Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

• 2005 Black and White Photographs, Annie Waters Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

• 2000 – Present Studied intensively with Randy Efros

• 2005 Studio Nudes – Kim Weston

• 2006 Platinum Printing – Scotland

• Platinum Printing – Phoenix, AZ

• 2007 Landscape – Kim Weston  Nature - Hawaii

PUBLIC ART MANAGEMENT

• Art Consultant, Facets Design, Phoenix, AZ. Oversee picture framing, design and installation for Bank of America

• Corporate Art Collection throughout Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas

EDUCATION

• Scottsdale Community College – 2006 - 2008

AFFLILIATIONS

• Member and Past President,       Imageworks, Arizona – 2009 - Present

• Member, InFocus Photography Support Group, Phoenix Art Museum – 2009 – 2011

• Member of Contemporary Forum of Phoenix Art Museum - 2006-2009