Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, articulate, patient teacher with excellent communication
skills. Supportive, honest, student centered approach to teaching.
Rochester Institute of Technology, M.F.A. 1979
Albright College, BA 1974
2-Dimensional Design, Introduction to Computer Art, Digital Photography I,
II and III
Graphic Design I,II, III and IV
Introduction to Photography, Photography II, Advanced Topics in
Photography, I,II, Color Photography, The Zone System, Photographic Advertising
Design, Studio Lighting.
Ceramics: Introduction to Ceramics, Ceramics II, Advanced Ceramics
Foundation: 2 Dimensional Design, 3Dimensional Design, Color (Albers
Art History: History of Photography, 20th Century Art History, Language
of Visual Art, The Museum Experience.
Textiles: Weaving, floor loom and tapestry, Fabric Design and Construction,
quilting and patchwork.
Courses taught 20011-20012:
Two Dimensional Design, (computer based, using Adobe Photoshop and
Adobe Illustrator)...Three Dimensional Design, Introduction to Computer
Art, Digital Photography I, II, Graphic Design I, II, III,IV
(Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) Photography I, II, III, IV, Ceramics
I, II, III,IV , The Museum Experience
Online Courses: Digital Photography I,II
to Computer Art
Graphic Design I, II
Visual and Performing Arts Department, Albertus Magnus College,
New Haven, CT.
Professor, Albertus Magnus College, Teaching a variety of
theory and art history courses.
Professor, Albertus Magnus College.
1986-present Lecturer, Southern Connecticut State University,
New Haven Photography,
Introductory black and white, advanced color.
Photography I,II,III, Mac lab, Epson 4800 printer.
level Digital Photography I, II, fall 2006
2007-2011 Instructor, Art Institutes of Pittsburgh,
Online, a division of EDMC. Teach
5 1/2 week 3 credit modules to online student cohorts
Paier College of Art, New Haven, Photography, Foundation
Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT 1983 Instructor, Creative
Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
1977-80 Art teacher,
Stoneleigh Burnham School, Greenfield, MA
Assistant, Color Photography with John Pfahl, Rochester Institute
Intern, International Museum of Photography, George Eastrnan House,
Rochester, New York.
2004-Present Co-Chair, Visual and Performing
Arts Department, AMC
1986-2002 Chair, Visual and Performing
Arts Department, Albertus Magnus College.
2004-present Co-Chair, Visual and Performing Arts Department,
2012- Member, Faculty Status Committee
Faculty budget committee
Judicial Board Representative
Faculty Status Committee
Faculty Status Committee
2001 -02 Chairman,
Faculty Welfare and Development Committee
Faculty Status Committee, promotions, tenure review
Faculty Status Committee
Visual and Performing Arts Department.
Chair, AAUP, Albertus Chapter.
1980-present Coordinator, Margaret MacDonough Gallery,
representative, college wide search committee for Vice President
for Academic Affairs.
Chairman, Art Department.
Chairman, Faculty Assembly.
Voting and Procedures Committee.
1980-present Have served on most of the committees
of the faculty
Snap To Grid, January 10th - February 2, 2013, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, LosAngeles, CA
2012 Finer Line Gallery, Mystic, CT, New work
2011 Juried Faculty show, Art Institute of Pitsburgh, April-July 2011
2009 Featured Artist, Sprint Systems of Photography website, home
page, including recent
images and a link to my home website.
2009 Carbon pigment prints, The finer Line Gallery, Mystic, CT
2008 New Digital work, The Finer Line Gallery, Mystic, CT
2007 Images 2007, Twenty-Sixth Annual Exhibition, Honorable Mention, Juried by Ellen
Carey, Denny Moers and Florence Penault. Feb 12-March, 2007.
Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT
2006 Elementum II, Group Show, MacDonough Gallery, Albertus Magnus
2006 Faculty Exhibit, University Student Center, Southern Connecticut
State University Sept-Oct,
2006 Exhibit of digital quad tone prints, The Finer Line Gallery, Mystic,
2005 The Southern Connecticut State University 2005 Faculty Art Exhibition,
Sept. 1 - 30,
2005, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
2004 Exhibit and sale of Quad Tone Prints, Finer Line Gallery, Mystic,
2003 Juror, MYSTIC PHOTO XXV. Sole juror of competitive photography exhibition
drawing entries from the New York, New England region, Mystic Art Association
Gallery, Mystic, CT
Sept 26- Nov 4, 2003
2003 Small Wonders, Internationl small works exhibit,
November 18 – December 2003,
Gallery Vertigo, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
2002- Continuing exhibit and sales of digital quadtone prints, Finer Line Gallery, Mystic,
2001 The New Digital Print,
curated survey show featuring 17 artists from across the
US and Canada who are exploring quadtone and archival color desktop injet
printing. Margaret MacDonough Gallery, Albertus Magnus College, February
8 - March 3.
2001 Irish Journal: Digital Quadtone Landscapes From the West Coast of
Ireland, Koenigs Gallery,
Hamden, CT. April, 2001
2001 Irish Journal: Digital Quadtone Landscapes From the West Coast of
Ireland, solo show, MacDonough
Gallery, Albertus Magnus College, March 5 - 23.
2000 Represented by Finer Line Gallery, Mystic CT. Show and sale of
new digital photography.
1999 Images, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT, national juried photography
show. Displayed new
digital grayscale prints on watercolor paper.
1998 Faculty Exhibit, Connecticut State University Faculty, Eastern Connecticut
State University. Faculty
Exhibit, Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern Connecticut
1997 Primavera, Margaret MacDonough Gallery, Albertus Magnus College,
17 new prints.
1996 Exhibit, Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT.
1995 Faculty Exhibit, Connecticut State University Art Faculty annual show,
Activities: Samuel Chen
Art Center, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain,
1994 39th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT.
1994 Recent Photographs, The Little Gallery, Albertus Magnus College, New
Haven, CT, One man show,
1993 38th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters, Middletown,CT, This
craft show is a national
juried annual exposition and is one of the oldest craft showcases in the
1992 37th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT 1991
Illuminance '91, Lubbock
Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, Texas, national juried photography
exhibition, juried by Betty Hahn.
1991 36th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters.
1991 Color Constructions, photography, Connecticut Hospice, Branford
1990 35th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters
1989 Recent Photography, One man show, Durham Public Library, Durham, CT
1988 33rd Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters
1988 Honorable Mention, Mystic Photo X, Mystic Art Association, Mystic,
CT, national juried
1987 Recent Work: Photography and Clay, solo show, The Little Gallery,
Albertus Magnus College.
1987 32nd Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters.
1987 Light Exposure '87, National Juried photography exhibition, Mark
Cohen, Juror, Lycoming
College, Williamsport, PA.
1986 Honorable Mention, Mystic Photo VIII, national juried exhibition,
juried by Christopher
James and Jane Tuckerman.
1986 Work accepted to National Craft Showroom, New York City, a Manhattan
showcase for fine
1986 IMAGES '86, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT, New England wide juried
by Gary Metz, Miles Barth and Stephen Bliss.
1986 31st Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters.
1985 30th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters.
1985 Photographs purchased by First Bank of Boston for their Manhattan offices, represented by Photoworld.
1985 Mystic Photo VII, national juried exhibition, juried by Emmet
Gowin and Doug Prince.
1985 National Mail Art Show, California Museum of Photography, University
of California, Riverside,
1985 Images '85, New England juried exhibition, juried by Christopher
James and Bill Burke,
The Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT.
1984 The Finished Print, national juried photography show, Farmington
Art Guild, Farmington,
CT, juried by Nathan Lyons and Marcuse Pfeifer.
1984 Faculty Show, The Little Gallery, Albertus Magnus College
1984 Faculty Show, The Shop, Wesleyan Potters
1984 Holiday Exposition, group show, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford,
1984 28th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters.
1983 Art Faculty Show, The Little Gallery, Albertus Magnus College.
1983 27th Annual Show and Sale, Wesleyan Potters.
1983 Mystic Photo IV, national juried show, juried by Harry Callahan
and Aaron Siskind.
1982 Honorable Mention, Mystic Photo III, juried by Lee Witkin and
1982 Faculty Show, The Little Gallery, Albertus Magnus College.
1980 Recent Photography, one man show, The Hillson Gallery, Deerfield
1979 Faculty Show, The Hillson Gallery.
1976 180' Panoramic Pin hole Color Photographs, solo show, School
of Photographic Arts
and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology.
1976 Fireworks, Thesis Show, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Photography in the permanent collections of the following institutions:
International Museum of Photography
George Eastman House
Museum of Modern Art
University of Illinois
University of Chicago
The San Francisco Art Institute
California Museum of Photography University of California
Riverside First Bank of Boston
Coca Cola Corporation, Atlanta
Katehooper.co.uk Gary Winogrand: Differing perspectives an essay that reexamins Winogrand's Street Photography aesthetic. Diamonstein B An Interview with Garry Winogrand from Visions and Images: AmericanPhotographers on Photography, Interviews with photographers Available from http://www.jnevins.com/garywinograndreading.html
Pinterest online pin board, 2013, Images of my work pinned by others and collected here.
97 Art Quotes
about Teaching, Painter's Keys, "Excellence in teaching begins with having
a profound respect for the integrity and honest intent of every student."
in Panoramic Photography "directory of the world's leaders of panorama,
panoramic imaging, and VR- virtual reality; using all types of panoramic cameras
Was John Szarkowski the most influential person in 20th Century Photography? Sean O'Hagan On Photography, The Guardian.co.uk, July 20, 2010
Traditional Fine Arts Organization,
a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering education in American art
through advocacy, grants, publication and research, Resource for discussion
of Szarkowski's "The Photographer's Eye"
Online Photographer Discussion of Equivalence in Photography as Metaphor
using my reading for AR 235, Digital Photography I
Photo Course, Resources
in Digital Photography, AR 335 syllabus as reference
University of Wolverhampton, Course resource, Wolverhampton UK
Luminous Landscape forum on Clouds as Equivalence Essential Readings on Photography (http://www.jnevins.com/readings.htm) (with thanks to Professor Nevins)
Inks Piezography workflow "World's most recognized name in monochromatic
inkjet printing". Wrote tutorial on Transfer Curve pringting with carbon
Redoubt Reporter, Soldotna, Alaska, "… should probably be read by every
photographer who aspires to doing anything more than taking casual snapshots."
Professor A Kerne, Computer Science Department, Texas A&M University.My
resolution tutorial is part of required reading for CPSC
489 Information Media (Structures of Interactive Information).
University of Pittsburg, Computing
for Biologists Workshop, Spring 2004, Resolution Tutorial.
UK Ask.com, Glossary of Ceramic terms....
Camera Resource "We have searched the internet to bring you all the
finest digital camera resources available on the net today."
Online Photographer, Reference to The concept of the photograph as "Equivalent"
"What is the image resolution? The concept of resolution may be confusing
even to experienced photographers or designers, and in order to fully understand
it, we highly recommend reading at least a few articles presented below."
Finerline Gallery, Mystic,
CT, "Featured Artists"
Office of Public Affairs, Yale University, New Haven, CT, News
The Photographer's Eye: A Way of Seeing, Exhibition resource, January 19 - April 20, 2008 as referenced on TFAO, Traditional Fine Arts Organization, an Arizona not for profit arts organization.
Reading in online photographer's resource.
Listed as online resource
Link to my glossary of ceramic terms in ceramics article.
Public Schools, My website is a recommended resource in digital imaging.
"While there are certainly other valuable sites than the sample listed
below, please limit your browsing to these and/or other educational sites.
If in doubt, ask"
Schools, Georgia sole resource on "college 2-D syllabus"
my website as online resource.
Format Photography Forum, listed as reference article on creating stepwedge.
"This portal site is provided as a resource for anyone looking for information
about teachers and teaching.". Links to teaching philosophies.
Differing Perspectives , resource for Barbara Diamonstein interview with
Forum On Gary Winogrand reference
Photographer, Phillippines on Winogrand and streetshooting as found on
Digital Photography.net Directs its members to my site.
of Photography Forum, referencing my material on Edward Weston.
Brazil, listed as inkjet printing resource.
Karen Petitto, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Class resource for my article
lists my site as a resource for syllabus design...www.jnevins.com. Design/Creating
a Syllabus design unit home
Photography, Digital infrared resources.
Directory of Maps and Views of Middletown, CT
Cited as resource for online presentation, on color theory and principles,
and Colors", p. 77, Florin Leon, Professor, Faculty of Computer Engineering,
Technical University "Gh. Asach", Romania.
Glossary of Ceramic Terms, Integrating Technology into Secondary Education,
SanFrancisco State University, Course# ITEC 712
Reviewer for proposed textbooks:
Elsevier/Focal Press 2007-present Photography
Prentice Hall/Pearson Education 2011, Graphic Design, Photography. Was a reviewer
for the seminal text Photography, now in its 10th edition, London,
College Art Association, Society for Photographic Education, American Association of University Professors
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
1995-2001 Chairman, Durham Housing Partnership
1991 -1995 Vice Chairman, Housing Partnership, Durham
1986 - 96 Member, Democratic Town Committee, Durham
1971 Civil Rights worker, Mendenhall, Mississippi. Assisted the Charles Evers
for Governor campaign in registering under represented African-Americans in
a rural farming community, south of Jackson, Mississippi. Observed polls on
election day for irregularities.
Married to Deborah J. Nevins, 37 years, two sons, Tyler, 32 and Conor 29.