Fritz Liedtke’s Arts Resume

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Quite Normal and Welcome to Wonderland at DaVinci Arts, Portland, Oregon

2017  Astra Velum and Liminal Spaces, Gallery 1401, Philadelphia

2015 Skeleton in the Closet, Lishui Photography Museum, Lishui, China

2015  Astra Velum, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon Statue University, Corvallis, Oregon

2013  Astra Velum, The Light Factory Museum, Charlotte, NC

2013  Astra Velum, Lishui Photo Festival, Lishui, China

2013  Skeleton in the Closet, Corban University, Salem, Oregon

2012  Skeleton in the Closet, Alexander Brest Museum, Jacksonville, Florida

2011  Astra Velum, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2011  Astra Velum, Gallery 291, San Francisco, California

2011 Skeleton in the Closet, Anderson Center for the Arts, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York

2011 Astra Velum, Lightbox Photographic, Astoria, Oregon

2011 Skeleton in the Closet, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

2011 Skeleton in the Closet, IAEDP Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona

2011 Quite Normal, Root Gallery, Bellingham, Washington

2010 Quite Normal, CameraWork Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2010 Skeleton in the Closet, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon

2009 Skeleton in the Closet, Washington State University, Richland, Washington

2008 Skeleton in the Closet, New Work, Camerawork Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2007 Skeleton in the Closet, Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland

2007 Through the Shadow, Pacific NW College of Art Photography Gallery, Portland

2005 Through the Shadow, Navigator Gallery, Sisters, Oregon

2005 Secrets, White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

2004 Hearts are Broken Everyday, Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington

2004 Caldera, Weiden and Kennedy, Portland, Oregon

2002 Sightseers and Sights Unseen, with guest Terry Toedtemeier, Northview Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2002 The Way We Look, Nine Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2001 The Way We Look, Phillip Feldman Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2000 Monody, CameraWork Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1999 Body Language, WindRiver Gallery, Bend, Oregon

1998 Recent Work, Artisan’s Center, Portland, Oregon

1997 Selected Works, Artisan’s Center, Portland, Oregon

1990 El Cipres, Murdock Exhibit Space, George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon

Juried and Invitational Group Exhibitions

2022 Depth of Field, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, Oregon

2022 Our Diversity is Our Strength, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2020 Our Diversity is Our Strength, ProPhoto and Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2019  Diffusion IX, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina

2019 Immigrant Stories, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2016  Skeleton in the Closet, Beijing Photo Festival, Beijing, China

2016  Skeleton in the Closet, Shanghai International Photography Festival, Shanghai, China

2015 Black and White and Read, Various galleries, Pacific Northwest

2015 Tourists Out of Bounds, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui, China

2015 The Alternative Process, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York City, juried by Geoffrey Berliner

2014 Scrutiny After the Glimpse, Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014 Editions of Grandeur, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2014 Portable Works, PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2014 The Weight of History, Dogana Reale Gallery, Bobbio Pellice, Italy

2013 Oregon Project Dayshoot, Columbia Arts Center, Hood River, Oregon

2013 Sometime Other Than Now: Alternative Processes in Contemporary Photography, LightFactory Contemporary Museum of Photography, Charlotte, NC, featuring 10 Astra Velum photogravures

2013 Fototropia,  Guatemala City, Guatemala

2013 Historic Process/Contemporary Vision, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL

2013 Oregon Project Dayshoot, Portland International Airport

2013 Photography at the Edge, Newspace Gallery, Portland, Oregon, included one of my sculpted book/photograph pieces, juried by Tricia Hoffman

2013 Blue Sky Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, showing my series Quite Normal, juried by Diana Millar and Ed Marquand

2013 Beautiful My Desire, curated by Ann Jastrab, WallSpace Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013 Beautiful My Desire, curated by Ann Jastrab, WallSpace Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2012 X, Arte360 Gallery, Algeciras, Spain

2012 TRUST, Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, Oregon

2012 What’s in a Face, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA

2012 Blue Sky Drawers, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, curated by Laura Moya and Clint Willour

2012 The Body, Walter Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

2012 Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, curated by Darius Himes, Fraenkel Gallery

2012 Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon curated by Darius Himes, Fraenkel Gallery

2012 Contents: Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA, curated by Darius Himes, Fraenkel Gallery

2012 Black and White, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, juried by Chris Bennett

2011 Newspace Showcase, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, juried by Chris Bennett

2010 (Por)trait Revealed, Featured Artist, Rayko Photo Center,  San Francisco, California

2010 Photobook, Davis Orton Gallery, New York, juried by Paula Tognareli

2010 Two of a Kind, Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2010 Cascade Aids Project Art Auction, Portland, Oregon, juried by Charles Froelick

2010 Carnival, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, juried by Chris Bennett

2009 Self Portrait, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

2009 Slideluck Potshow PDX III, Portland, Oregon

2007 All Photographers Now, Musee de l’Elysee, Lausenne, Switzerland

2007 Best, Benham Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2006 Photography at Oregon, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon

2005 Friends of Friends Photography Auction, Phillips de Pury, New York

2005 One Foot After Another: Photography, Mark Woolley Gallery, Juried by Christopher Rauschenberg

2005 People in Places, Habitat for Humanity, Portland, Oregon

2005 Room of Thoughts, 5th Avenue Suite, Portland, Oregon

2005 Women’s History Art Deck Show, Tribe Theater Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2004 About Face, Gresham City Hall, Gresham, Oregon

2004 One Foot After Another: 10 Years, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2003 Emerging Artists, Catlin Gable, Portland, Oregon

2001 Crossing Boundaries: East-West Symposium of Print Art, Gordon and Vivian Gilkey Printmaking Studios, Portland, Oregon

2001 9.11: Artists’ Response, Savage Fine Art, Portland, Oregon

2001 Elements of Light, Lake Oswego, Oregon, Curated by Mark Woolley

2001 PNCA 2001, OHSU, Portland, Oregon, Curated by Jeffrey Thomas

Museum Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston

Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Yale University Library Collection, New Haven, Connecticut

Scripps College Collection, Claremont, California

Suzzallo Special Collection, University of Washington, Seattle

Lishui Museum of Photography, Lishui, China

Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Gordon and Vivian Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Art Museum

Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Oregon

Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, Oregon

Oberlin Art Library Collection, Oberlin, Ohio

Private Collections

Various private collections in the US and abroad.

Awards and Honors

2022 The Independence Creative Fellowship

2019 Pine Meadow Ranch Arts Residency

2017 Caldera Arts Residency

2013 Grand Prize, Lishui International Photography Festival, Lishui, China

2013 ASMP Photographer of the Year

2013 PDN awarded “Fox” a top award in their Faces competition

2013 Rangefinder Black and White Alternative Processes Competition, Grand Prize Winner for “Asia” from Astra Velum

2013 PDN’s Photo Annual 2013 awarded my website a top spot, featuring an image from Astra Velum

2012 Critical Mass Finalist

2011 Critical Mass Top 50

2007 RACC Project Grant Award

2007 Critical Mass finalist

2004 Caldera Arts Residency award recipient

2002 Tamron/Bronica National Photography Scholarship, 1st Place Award for 2001-02

2002 William Jamison Memorial Award

2002 Nancy Tonkin Memorial Award

2001 Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Art Museum, Membership Award Recipient, 2000-2001

2000 Northeast Art Competition, Judge’s Choice Award, December 2000

2000 Photographer’s Forum Photography Competition, First Place Award in Black & White, June 2000


2012 Astra Velum Limited Edition Artist Book

2013 Skeleton in the Closet: Eating Disordered Lives



Please see the PRESS link to the left for a full and current Bibliography.

Arts-Related Experience

– BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art

– Caldera Artist Residency recipient, 2004, 2017

– Artist-in-Residence, DaVinci Arts School, 2002-2004

– Artist-in-Residence, Washington State University, Vancouver

– Freelance photographer, 1991-Present

– Guest lecturer and teacher at schools, museums, and conferences

– Instructor, Pacific Northwest College of Art and Newspace Center for Photography


·Lenswork Magazine, May 2011, portfolio of Beneficio de Café series, plus audio interview in Lenswork Extended