CONTACT

caleb.portfolio@gmail.com

Caleb Portfolio holds his BFA in Photography from the Hartford Art School and his MFA in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He is a past recipient of a Connecticut Artist Fellowship Award, and has presented at the National Arts Education Association conference. He specializes in experimental black and white photographic processes and explores ideas about male identity and love through digital video.  Caleb currently teaches photography and video at Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut where he also curates the Schumacher Gallery and assists with publications.

EDUCATION

 

2009-2011

Master of Fine Arts- Photography
Cranbrook Academy of Art- Bloomfield Hills, MI

2001-2005

Bachelor of Fine Arts- Photography
University of Hartford- West Hartford, CT

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013- Present

Westover School, Middlebury CT
Photography and Video Instructor | Schumacher Gallery Director

 

2007- 2017

Amistad Center for Art and Culture, Hartford CT
Neighborhood Studios Master Teaching Artist


2012

Real Art Ways, Hartford CT
Education Coordinator

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007

Rewinds | Real Art Ways, Hartford CT
Every Torment Sweet | Cheshire Academy, Cheshire CT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2022 In the Shadow of the Hills | Bennington Museum, Bennington VT
2022 EXPERIMENTA. THE OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY | Millepiani, Rome Italy
2022 Light Sensitive | Art Intersection, Gilbert AZ

2022 Far & Wide: Risk And Experimentation | Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock NY

2022 UNDERCURRENTS | Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven CT

2021 Black and White | Decode Gallery, Tucson AZ

2021 Open Theme | Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis MN
2021 Plastic Camera | Kansas City Stockyards Gallery, Kansas City MO

2021 Open Source | Artspace Online Gallery, New Haven CT

2020 Small Works | Five Points Annex, Torrington CT
2019 Then, What If? | Five Points Gallery, Torrington CT
2018 City Wide Open Studios | Artspace, New Haven CT
2018 Faculty Exhibit | Schumacher Gallery, Middlebury CT
2016 Faculty Exhibit | Schumacher Gallery, Middlebury CT
2015 Caleb Portfolio and Kate Truini | Schumacher Gallery, Middlebury CT
2014 Welcome to Bohemia | Theaterworks Gallery, Hartford CT
2013 Now & Then | Gallery at Constitution Plaza, Hartford CT
2013 Overhead Underfoot | John Slade Ely House, New Haven CT
2012 City Wide Open Studios | Artspace, New Haven CT

2011 Here Here | Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills MI
2011 Sequence: Cranbrook Video Fest | Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
2010 Fundraiser for Haiti | Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills MI
2009 Show for a Show | Artwell Gallery, Torrington CT
2009 The Connecticut Biennial | Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT
2009 FVAC Open Juried Show | Farmington Valley Arts Center, Farmington CT
2009 Group Showing | La Motta Fine Art, Hartford CT
2009 Camera Works | Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield CT
2008 Self Portrait Show | J. Vallee Brunelle Fine Art, Granby CT
2008 Show for a Show | Artwell Gallery, Torrington CT
2007 Providence Art Windows | Providence RI
2007 Nomad II, Hartford CT

HONOR AND AWARDS

 

2020 National Scholastic Art Awards Silver Medal Educator Recipient
2019 Presenter at the National Art Education Association Annual Convention
2018 National Scholastic Art Awards Gold Medal Educator Recipient
2012 Connecticut Artist Fellowship Award (New Media)
2010 Cranbrook Merit Award

PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

 

2021  Faculty Spotlight: Caleb Portfolio News Decoder https://news-decoder.com/

2011   Featured in the Greater Hartford’s Dance Umbrella (August 2011)
2009 Featured in “The Educator’s Journal” section of The Newsletter of the Amistad Center for Art & Culture (Winter 2009)
            “Oh, SNAP! Tonight at Wadsworth Atheneum”, ¡Mira! Hartford Blog, (August 9, 2009)
2008 “Using the camera to create a connection” Southington LIFE (November
            “YH Magazine Meets Caleb Portfolio”, Your Hartford Magazine (July 2008)
            “Award-Winning Apprentice Program for Teens Provides “On-Location” Training in Hartford’s Arts Organizations”, 

             Greater Hartford Arts Council, Neighborhood Studios (June 18, 2008)
2007 “Providence Art Windows Opening at Design With Reach”, State Council on the Arts, Rhode Island (December 2007)
            “Portfolio of Fluid Photos”, Hartford Courant (December 20, 2007), http://articles.courant.com


 

COLLECTIONS
 

Real Art Ways Collection, Hartford CT
Howard Gadlin Collection, Washington DC
Michael Shortell Collection, Hartford CT