Carlos Javier Ortiz
Carlos Javier Ortiz
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Carlos Javier Ortiz is an American documentary photographer and experimental filmmaker.
His work is in collections including the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York, NY, the
MoCP, The International Museum of Photography, Rochester, New York and The Library of Congress, D.C., His work has appeared in: The Atlantic, The New York Times, [1 ] Newsweek, and Washington Post, [2 ] Time Magazine, NPR, The Guardian, [3 ] Stern Magazine. He was a staff photographer for “Chicago In The Year 2000″, a yearlong project. [4 ]
Life and work [ edit ]
He lives between Chicago and Oakland, CA. Oritz is an adjunct lecturer at UC Berkley and is represented by Jenkins Johnson Gallery, (San Francisco/New York).
Ortiz is working on a cross-cultural youth violence project, which documents adolescents in Chicago,
and Guatemala. [5 ] [6 ] In 2011 he received the [7 ] Open Society Institute Audience Engagement Grant.
2006 The Chicago Community Arts Assistance Grant
2009 Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights: Photography Award
2011 The Chicago Community Arts Assistance Grant
2011 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Arts & Culture
2011 Open Society Foundation Audience Engagement Grant
2012 The California Endowment Fellowship
2013 Artist Fellowship Illinois Arts Council
2013 Pulitzer Center Grant
2015 BMRC Fellow The University of Chicago
Publications [ edit ]
Collections [ edit ]
2004 Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit, MI
2008 Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, IL
2008 Library of Congress Washington, D.C.
2013 International Museum of Photography Rochester, NY
2014 Permanent Collection Open Society Foundation New York, NY
2014 Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts Worcester, MA
2015 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York, NY
Solo exhibitions [ edit ]
2009 Violent Realities, Gun Violence in the Americas Gage Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011 Too Young to Die Loyola University Chicago, School of Communication Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Migrant Workers Leica Gallery , Cologne, Germany
2014 David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015 We All We Got, Bronx Documentary Center
Group exhibitions [ edit ]
2012 50 States and the Poor, American Poverty Project Group Exhibition
2012 Occupy This Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, Washington, D.C.
2013 Fields/Contre-Champs, Group Exhibition GwinZegal, France
2014 Guns Without Borders Worcester Art Museum , Worcester, MA
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