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ISH ISHMAEL

Education

Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA Photography, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2020
Seattle University, BFA Photography, Seattle, WA, 2009, Cum Laude

Lakeland Community College, Associate of Arts Photography, 2007, Cum Laude

Exhibitions

Massillon Museum, Studio M Exhibiting Artist, Massillon, OH (Solo Exhibition), 2023

Wasserman Projects, Graduate Degree Exhibition, Detroit, MI, 2021

Bread & Circus, Nature Calls, Fort Wayne, IN, 2021

1301 Broadway, Tell Me Where To Go | Considering Permanence, Detroit, MI, 2020

Kaladi Bros Coffee, The Revolution Will be Televised, (Solo Exhibition) Seattle, WA, 2019

Gallery Frames, Push | Pull Photo Collective, Seattle WA, 2018

Photographic Center Northwest, Alumni Exhibition, Seattle, WA, 2017

Feast Gallery, Water Bearers, (Solo Exhibition) Tacoma, WA, 2016

The Crow’s Nest, De(Con)Struction, (Solo Exhibition) Seattle, WA, 2015

Long Shot Exhibition, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, 2014

Machine House Brewery, Southern Sun, Seattle, WA, 2013

That One House, Our House, Seattle, WA, 2013

Small Voids, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA, 2013

Kaladi Bros Coffee, Aurora Motels, (Solo Exhibition) Seattle, WA, 2012

Gallery (206), Phone Booth, Occidental Park, Seattle, WA, 2012

Monkey Grind Espresso, Mi Corazon Del Sur, (Solo Exhibition) Seattle, WA, 2011

Bocabierta, Smile Is Not Metal, (Solo Exhibition) Quito, Ecuador, 2011

King County Metro Transit, Bus Shelter Panorama Project, in Partnership with Photographic Center Northwest and 4Culture, Two wooden photographic panels permanently installed in bus stops, Seattle, WA, 2011

Seattle University, Vachon Gallery, Synergism, BFA Installation, Seattle, WA, 2009

Seattle University, Vachon Gallery, International Photo Exhibit, 2nd Place Award, Seattle, WA, 2009

Photographic Center Northwest, Long Shot Exhibition, Seattle, WA, 2009

Seattle University, Kinsey Gallery, Photography from Siena, Seattle, WA, 2009

Lakeland Art Gallery, Visual Arts Student Group Exhibition, Kirtland, OH, 2007

Lakeland Community College, Scotland, Kirtland, OH, 2006

Lakeland Art Gallery, Visual Arts Student Exhibition, Merit Award, Kirtland, OH, 2006

Bibliography

Detroit Research Vol III, Contributing Artist, If not now, when…? Solidarity and Confrontation in Portland in the Summer of 2020, 2021

Country Roads, City Streets, Photo Place Gallery Juried Exhibition, Jurors Alex & Rebecca Webb, Online Gallery and Print Publication p.59, Middlebury, VT, 2013

Lectures/Critiques/Presentations

Presenter, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Whiny Radical Bitch, 2019

Presenter, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Visual Culture; Protest in the Cyborg World, Posthuman Symposium, 2018

Presenter, The Northwest School, Images from the RNC, Community Meeting, 2016

Visiting Lecturer, Seattle University, On Portraits from the Resistance, 2016

Visiting Lecturer, The Northwest School, Aurora Motels, 2012 & 2013

Visiting Presenter, Photographic Center Northwest, Smile Is Not Metal, Ecuametal, 2011

Presenter, Photographic Center Northwest, Strangers are Friends I’ve Never Met, New Works Community Slideshow, 2008

Teaching Experience

2010 – 2018
Faculty, The Northwest School

2011– 2018
Faculty, Photographic Center Northwest

2015
Teaching Artist, Pratt Fine Art Center
Teaching Artist, Coyote Central

2013 – 2015
Teaching Assistant, The Seattle World School

2012
Teaching Artist, Art for Animals Sake & Peace For the Streets by Kids from The Streets,

2011
Teaching Artist in collaboration with Orion Center, Telo Skateboards and Photographic Center Northwest

Professional Experience

Department Assistant, Darkroom Manager, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2019-2020

Freelance Photographer, Seattle, WA, 2009-2018

Photo Lab Manager, The Northwest School, Seattle, WA, 2010-2018

RA-4 Processor Maintenance Manager, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA, 2013-2016

Front Desk Staff, The Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, 2008-2009

Photo Lab Technician, Dodd Camera, Cleveland, OH, 2006-2007

Darkroom Lab Technician, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH, 2005-2007