Jeffrey Silverthorne Biography

Born in Hawaii in 1946, Jeffrey Silverthorne lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island. Recent solo exhibitions of his prestigious international career as a photographer include retrospectives at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg in 2016, the FoMu in Antwerp in 2015, the Nicéphore Niepce Museum in Chalon-sur-Saône in 2014 and the VU’ Gallery at the Rencontres de la photographie d’Arles in 2008. Jeffrey Silverthorne has participated in numerous group exhibitions, notably in France at the Suzanne Tarasieve Gallery in 2015 and in 2008 at the Bibliothèque nationale and the Maison d’art Bernard Anthonioz in Nogent-sur-Marne. His works are part, between others, of the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, of the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, TX, of the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland and of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. Jeffrey Silverthorne is a member artist of L’ahah since 2017.

SOLO-SHOW

2021
  • Pleasures, Sadness, Sometimes, L’ahah #Griset #Moret, Paris, France

2019

  • LOOKING, PNDB gallery, Dallas, Texas, United States
2016
  • Ken Schles, Jeffrey Silverthorne, Miron Zownir, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
  • Studio Work, Galerie Pascaline Mulliez, Paris
2015
  • New Works and Darlings, Kehrer Berlin Galerie, Berlin
  • The Precision of Silence, FoMu, Antwerp
2014
  • Portraits : 1968-2012, Galerie VU’, Paris, France
  • The Precision of Silence Retrospective, Musée Niepce, Chalon-sur-Saône
2013
  • Portraits and Figures, Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen
2011
  • Fotografie Noorderlicht, Groningen
  • Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Copenhagen
  • Galerie VU’, Paris
2010
  • Photon Gallery, Ljubljana
2008
  • Galerie VU’, Rencontres d’Arles, Arles
  • Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas
2007
  • Fotografisk Gallery, Copenhagen
2005
  • Ahorn-Grieneisen Gallery, Berlin
2004
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
  • Loomis Chaffee Art Gallery, Windsor, Connecticut
2002
  • C Pop Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
2000
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
1999
  • Artists’ Alliance, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1998
  • University of Toledo, Ohio
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
1997
  • The Deep Gallery, Tokyo
  • Galerie A, Stuttgart
1995
  • Galerie 4, Cheb, Czech Republic
  • Galerie A, Stuttgart
1994
  • Galerie Stelling, Leiden
  • Museum for Photography, Antwerp
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
1993
  • Galerie A, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
1992
  • The Print Club, Philadelphia
1991
  • Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe
  • Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, Texas
1990
  • Book Beat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan
1987
  • Columbia College, Chicago
1985
  • Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
1984
  • Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
1982
  • Ufficio Dell ‘Arte, Paris
  • Robert Samuel Gallery, New York
1977
  • Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
1974
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
1973
  • Witkin Gallery, New York, NY, USA
1972
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Californie
1968
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

GROUP-SHOW

2016
  • Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
  • Photon Gallery, Ljubljana PhotoFest
2015
  • Paris Photo, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris
  • Welcome Collection, London
  • Galerie VU’, Paris
2014
  • Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
  • Galerie VU’, Paris
2013
  • Galerie VU’, Paris
2012
  • Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
  • Galerie VU’, Paris
2011
  • Quinzaine Photographique Nantaise, Nantes
  • Daniel Blau, London
2010
  • Fondation Frances, Senlis,
  • Paris Photo, Leica Gallery, Paris
  • Galleria Dora Bassi, Gorizia
  • Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas
  • Photon Gallery, Ljubljana PhotoFest
  • Le Capital, Galerie VU’, Rencontres d’Arles
2009
  • Le Capital, Galerie VU’, Rencontres d’Arles
  • Galerie Kunstagenten, Berlin
  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas
2008
  • Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
  • La Maison d’art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne
2007
  • Paris Photo, Gallerie VU’, Paris
  • Gallery Z, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas
2006
  • Rogue Artists Studios , Manchester
  • Impression 2006, Grafisch Centrum HogeDrukgebied, Rotterdam
2005
  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas
2004
  • L A. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Californie
2002
  • Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Here is New York, New York
  • Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, Texas
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
2001
  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
2000
  • Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne, Lausanne
1999
  • Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
  • Friends of Photography, San Francisco
  • Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
1998
  • Photographic Center, Skopelos, Grèce
1997
  • Flying over water, Curator Peter Greenaway, Foundacio Joan Miro, Barcelone
  • Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt
  • Galerie A, Stuttgart
1995
  • Venice Biennale, Venise
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • American Center in France, Paris
1994
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1993
  • The Drawing Center, New York
1991
  • The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
1989
  • Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Tartt Gallery, Washington, D.C.,
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, Californie
1988
  • Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
1984
  • Boston Museum School, Boston
1982
  • Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, New York
  • Galerie Texbraun, Paris
1979
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara
1977
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1976
  • International Center of Photography, New York
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1974
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1969
  • Hallmark Gallery, New York
  • Underground Gallery, New York

AWARDS

2007
  • MacCall- Johnson Fellowship Finalist, Providence, Rhode Island
2001
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, guest critic
2000
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, guest critic
1999
  • Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY, Artist’s Residency, deferred Louisiana Division of the Arts Artist’s Mini Grant
1997
  • Moderator, The Grotesque in Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
1996
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana — Works On Paper, First Prize
1993
  • South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, USA 18th Biennial, Best of Show
1992
  • Art Matters Inc, New York, NY, USA, Grant Recipient
1986
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C., USA Grant Recipient
1979
  • Massachusetts Artists Foundation, Boston, MA, USA, Grant Recipient

ACQUISITIONS

  • Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, L A, CA, USA
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Fondation Frances, Senlis, France
  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, USA
  • International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, S B, CA, USA
  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, R.I., USA
  • Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, USA
  • Museum for Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
  • State Gallery of the Czech Republic, Galerie 4, Cheb, Czech Republic
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, USA
  • Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Isabelle Darrigrand, Paris/Biarritz, France
  • Lars Schwander, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Christian Caujolle, Paris, France
  • Marin Karmitz, Paris, France

Jeffrey Silverthorne

Contemporary

Photography

American artist born in the United States. 

Localisation
United States
Themes
Société

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