Dan McCormack

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Medium: Pinhole Camera - Photography

Dimensions (In INs): 20 x 16

Country: United States of America

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Artist Bio

Dan McCormack studied Photography at the Institute of Design in Chicago Next, he earned an MFA in Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He began photographing the nude with Wendy, his wife while in graduate school. Then for over fifty years, he explored various techniques and processes while photographing the nude as a central theme.

In 1982, Dan McCormack won an NYSCA-CAPS Photography Fellowship with a series of infrared nude images made of Wendy. With that series, he produced a monograph, "BODY LIGHT-Passages in a Relationship" in 1989.

In 1998 Dan began to work with pinhole camera photography. In 2009, he won the Ultimate Eye Foundation’s grant for Figurative Photography and had his work featured in an exhibition at the Peninsula Museum of Art in Belmont, CA.

In January 2010, Dan McCormack had a solo show at the Photography Center of the Capitol District in Troy, NY. He showed over fifty images from ten diverse series made from 1990 to 2010.

Dan was one of the three founders of the Center for Photography in Woodstock in 1975
and in 1989 he was a founding member of Gallery 3 in Philadelphia, PA.

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