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One Person Photography Exhibitions
   
2013 Gallery 270, Westwood, NJ
2008 Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
2001 Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
2000 University of the Arts, Sol Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  The Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1996 Centro Colombo Americano, Medellin, Colombia
  Drexel University, Design Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1994 National Museum of Wales, Turner House, Penarth, Wales, UK
  The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1993 Royal National Eisteddfod, Llanelwedd, Wales, UK
  Wyeside Art Centre, Builth Wells, Wales, UK
1992 University of the Arts, Craft Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  Booktrader Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
   
Selected Group Photography Exhibitions
 
2015 “50 Shades: Black to White,” Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
  “Salon Art Mora,” Art Mora Gallery, New York, NY
  “50 Years of Works,” Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
  “It's a Long Way to Tipperary,” Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA
2014 “The 21st Century Handmade Print,” Gallery 270, Englewood, NJ
2013 Friends of Friends Photography Auction, Friends Without A Border, New York, NY
2012 Gallery 339, AIPAD, New York, NY
2011 Gallery 339, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL
  June Bateman Fine Art, AIPAD, New York, NY
  Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
  “Photography 31,” Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
2009 “8x10 and Under: Small Landscapes,” Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA
2008 “Photography 28,” Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
2007 Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA
  “Photography 26,” Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ (Award)
2006 “Everyday,” Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA
  “Photography 25,” Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ (Award)
2004 “Objects of Desire,” June Bateman Gallery, NY, NY
2002 “Portraits”, June Bateman Gallery, NY, NY
  “Harry Kalish, Richard Kagan, Brian Peterson”, List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
  “Hometown: Philadelphia-area Photographers in the Photo Review”, Owen Patrick Gallery Philadelphia, PA
2001 “Photo 2001, Part II”, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, NY, NY
  “Tenth Anniversary Exhibition”, Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, MD
  “Photography 20”, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
1999 “Photography: Retrospect/Prospect”, Historic Yellow Springs, Chester Springs, PA
1998 “Tails of the City”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philly Paws Benefit Auction, Philadelphia, PA
  “The Fine Art of Giving”, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
1996 “Photography: Contemporary Prospect'96", Historic Yellow Springs, Chester Springs, PA
  “A Show of Hands”, Moore College of Art, Manna Benefit Auction, Philadelphia, PA
1995 Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR
  "(dis)still(ed) lives", Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX (7 person exhibition)
  "Photography 14,"; "Photography 13," 1994; "Photography 12," 1993, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
1994 "Midwest Photography Invitational VIII;” University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lawton Gallery.
    Travels to (1994-1996): Vincennes University (IN); Grinnell College (IA); Quincy Art Center (IL);
    Upper Arlington Arts Commission (OH); Port Huron Museum of Arts and History (MI); Indiana State University (IN)
    University of Cincinnati (OH); DePauw University (IN); South Dakota State University (SD)
  "Photography 94", Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
  "Images: Six Photographers", Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
  "Peters Valley Faculty Exhibition", Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ 1993; 1994
1993 "Returning to Eden: Images of Innocence", Puchong Gallery, NY, NY
  "Objects Human Made", 3 person exhibition, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
  "Earthviews II", Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD
  "Bittersweet Longings: Attitudes on Landscape", The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA
  "Nature Morte", Puchong Gallery, NY, NY
  "Photo 1", Center for the Arts in South Jersey, Marlton, NJ, (Award)
1992 "Works On or Of Paper Biennial Exhibition", University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE (Purchase Award)
  "Midwest Photography Invitational VII," University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lawton Gallery.
    Travels to (1992-1994): University of Wisconsin-Platteville, (WI); North Dakota State University, (ND);
    Blanden Memorial Art Center, (IA); Jasper Community Art Center, (IN); Morningside College, (IA);
    Saint Mary's College, (MN); Ohio State University, (OH); Louisiana Technical University, (LA).
1991 "Photography 10,"; "Photography 9,"1990, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
  "Photography '91", Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
  "Philadelphia Juvenilia", Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  "Action AIDS Invitational Benefit Exhibition", Booktrader Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 1991; 1992; 1993
1990 "Photograpy '90", Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
  "Artists of South Philadelphia", Painted Bride Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Level 3 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1989 "Photography '89", Abington Art Center, Abington, PA (Award)
   
Photography Collections
 
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
  Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
  Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  The Free Library of Philadelphia
  Johns Hopkins Kimmel Center Art Collection, Baltimore, MD
  Llandrindod Wells School, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, U.K.
   
Catalogs -- Photography
 
  Friends of Friends Photography Auction, Friends Without A Border, 2013
The Photo Review (Benefit Auction Catalog), 2012
Washington Convention Center Art Collection (Catalog), Washington DC, 2003
The Photo Review (Benefit Auction Catalogs), 2004, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997
Tails of The City (Catalog), Philly Paws Benefit Auction, I.C.A, Philadelphia, PA 1998
A Show of Hands (Catalog), MANNA Benefit Auction, Moore College of the Art, Philadelphia, PA 1996
Lecciones de Objetos: Fotografias Richard Kagan (Catalog), Centro Colombo Americano,
Medellin, Colombia, 1996
Photography: Contemporary Prospect (Catalog), Historic Yellow Springs, Chester Springs, PA, 1996
Artistiaid Preswyl, Artists-in-Residence 1984-1994 (Catalog), Newport Museum and Art Gallery,
Gwent, Wales, UK, 1994
Midwest Photography International VIII (Catalog), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1994
Photo Review Benefit Auction (Catalog), Vol. 17, No. 4, 1994; Vol. 16, No. 4, 1993
Works On or Of Paper (Catalog), University of Delaware, 1992
The Photo Review (Benefit Auction Catalog), Vol. 15, No. 4, 1992; Vol. 14, No. 4, 1991;
Vol. 13, No. 1, 1990
Photography '89 (Catalog), Abington Art Gallery, Abington, PA, 1989
   
Selected Photography Articles and Reviews
 
  Mark Fields PhotoTalk, (Blog), December 16, 2008
Image World: Nancy Brokaw on Photography, (Blog), December 3, 2008
Apogee Photo Magazine, (Author), Introduction and Interview with David Lebe, January, 2007
B&W- Black & White Magazine,(Article), Issue 27, October 2003
Copia, Vol. 05, Issue 02.02
City Paper (Baltimore), (Review), July 12, 2000
The Photo Review Newsletter (Cover Photo), April/May, 2002
Philadelphia City Paper, (Review), May 18, 2000
The Photo Review, (Review and Interview), Vol. 19, No. 2, Spring 1996
El Mundo Vida (Review), Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 1996
The Photo Review (Author), An Interview with David Lebe, (revised) Vol. 18, No. 2, Spring, 95
Uned Gelf, Art Unit (Review). Autumn, 1994 #8 Wales, UK
Pinhole Journal (Author), Introduction and Interview with David Lebe, Vol. 10, No. 2, August 1994
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Review), July 1, 1994
Art Matters (Review), Vol. 13, No. 10. July-August, 1994
Philadelphia City Paper (Review), July 15, 1994
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Review), April 17, 1994
Art Matters (Review), November 1993
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Review), November 7, 1993
BBC TV (Interview), Wales, UK, August 1993
Arddangosfa Celf A Chrefft 1993 (Article - Exhibition Catalog), National Eisteddfod of Wales,
Llanelwedd, UK
Light Reading Photo Newsletter (Article), No. 8, July 1993, UK
The Photo Review (Photography competition), Vol. 16, No. 3, 1993; Vol. 15, No. 3, 1992;
Vol.14, No.3, 1991
Art Matters (Review), Vol. 12, No. 5, February 1993
The Photo Review (Review), Vol. 15, No. 2, 1992
The Welcomat (Review), November 11, 1992
The Philadelphia Inquirer (Review), October 26, 1990
   
Book IRON PORTRAITS, Richard Kagan, Blurb, 2011 (monograph)
   
Grants and Awards
 
1993 Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, Wales, U.K.
  Arts Council of Wales, International Artists Exchange Program, Wales, UK
   
Teaching and Workshops -- Photography
 
1996-98 Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (Adjunct Associate Professor)
1993 The Llandrindod Wells School, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, U.K. (Artist in Residence)
  Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ (Photo Workshop) 1993, ‘94, ‘99, 2000
   
Selected Lectures - Photography
 
2006 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1999 Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
1994 Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
  Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
1993 Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, Llanelwedd, Wales, UK
  Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
  Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
1992 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
   
Professional Training and Photography Education
 
1988-91 Darkroom Assistant to David Lebe, Philadelphia, PA
1989 International Center for Photography, New York, NY
  Maine Photo Workshop, Rockport, ME
1988 Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
   
Education
 
1966 New School for Social Research, New York, NY
1962-65 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
   
Born 1945, Philadelphia, PA


Prior to his photography career, Richard Kagan was a woodworker/furniture designer, woodworking professor, and director of the Richard Kagan Gallery. A chronic back condition forced the closing of his workshop in 1987 and led to a career change to photography.