contact name: alec soth
3058 Stinson Blvd NE
Minneapolis MN 55418
open to public: no
Alec Soth resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He teaches photography at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He received his B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY.
Santa Fe Prize for Photography, 2003
MCAD / Jerome Fellowship, 2001.
Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, 2001.
Jerome Travel and Study Grant, 2001.
McKnight Photography Fellowship recipient, 1999.
Selected Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions:
Yossi Milo Gallery (New York, NY): Photographs from the series Sleeping by the Mississippi. Exhibition date TBA (2003)
Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago, IL): Photographs from the series Sleeping by the Mississippi. October, 2003.
Weitman Gallery of Photography (Washington University, St. Louis, MO): Photographs from the series Sleeping by the Mississippi. October, 2003.
Central Lakes College Gallery (St. Cloud, MN): Exhibited photographs from the series Portraits (From Here to There), March 2001.
Minnesota Center for Photography (formerly Parts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN): Two-person exhibition of portraits with Joel Sternfeld, June 1998.
Icebox Gallery (Minneapolis, MN): Photographs from the At the Bar series, 1995-96.
Minneapolis Photographer’s Gallery (Minneapolis, MN) : Two-person exhibition of photographs from the series, The Middle Night, 1993.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (Tehran, Iran), Group Photography Exhibition, Date TBA
John Stinson Fine Arts (New Orleans, LA), Picturing Bill - Portraits of William Eggleston, October, 2003
Alice Austen House Museum (Staten Island, NY), Summer Life, August, 2003.
Gallery T (Minneapolis, MN), Dog Days, August, 2003.
Weinstein Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), Group Exhibition , January, 2003.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery (Minneapolis, MN:) Photographs from the series Sleeping by the Mississippi, exhibited as part of the 2001-2002 Jerome Fellowship exhibition, November, 2002.
Carleton College Art Gallery (Northfield, MN): Campus as Place, Photographing Carleton, February 2002
Weinstein Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), Group Exhibition , January, 2002.
Katherine Nash Gallery (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN): Exhibited photographs from the series Portraits (From Here to There), as part of the McKnight Fellows Exhibition, September 2000. (This exhibition also traveled to Winona State Universtiy in November, and Bemidji State University in December.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN
Minneapolis Institute of Arts MN
Odged Museum, New Orleans, LA
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis
Yossi Milo Gallery, NYC
Photo District News, "Alec Soth wins Santa Fe Prize," August, 2003, DeFoore, Jay.
Santa Fe Center for Photography, 2003 Award Winners Publication, Cover and 7 color photographs by Alec Soth. ( inserted into Camera Arts Magazine, August/September 2003)
Vantage Points: Campus as Place, 2002, photographs by Alec Soth, Beth Dow, Chris Faust, Cover image and 12 color plates by Alec Soth, Carleton College Press, Northfield, Minnesota.
Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Fellow Travelers, Six Photographers", Sept. 15, 2000, Abbe, Mary.
Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Photo Exhibits display spiritual musings", June 19, 1998, Abbe, Mary.
Linked to the Future: Minneapolis and St. Paul, 1997, 6 b/w plates by Alec Soth, Towery Publishing, Inc. Memphis, TN.
Country of Citizenship:
December 30, 1969