News

2017
The book tour is on!  Thanks to Between the Covers bookstore of Telluride, Colorado for having me in for a book launch signing!

2017
Thanks to NPR in New York and Boston for interviewing me about my new book “Mountain Ranch” for the program “Here and Now” with host Peter O’Dowd.

2017
Finally a reality! After ten years of work, the book “Mountain Ranch” is finally seeing the light of day. For more information on the book, please Click Here.

2014
It is an amazing honor to be one of the recipients of the inaugural George Eastman/Power of the Image Award in Beijing, China, along with several others, including Sylvia Plachy, Eddie Soloway, Matthew Jordan Smith, Steve McCurry, Lauren Greenfield, Gerd Ludwig, Pep Bonet and Jocelyn Bain Hogg.

2013
Thanks to Saint John’s University for putting on such a great reception event for my exhibition “A Mid-Career Retrospective.”

 

 

2013
Very excited to be hanging a show at my alma mater, Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. The exhibition, at the Saint John’s Art Center, is open to the public on February 1st and the opening reception and gallery talk will be on March 1st from 5-8pm.

 

2013
It was a wonderful time in Bangor, Maine, where where the University of Maine Museum of Art opened an exhibition of my series, “Dog Run.” Thank you to George Kinghorn and UMMA.

2013
Thank you to Nashville Arts Magazine for doing a cover story on my series “Mountain Ranch” in their January 2013 issue. The article can be found by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/RuY5kO

 

 

2012
I’m very proud to announce that the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has acquired two of my prints for their permanent collection. Thanks very much to Joan Morgenstern and the Photo Forum selection committee.


2012
Thanks to LensWork magazine for featuring my series “Sin Tiempo” in their latest issue, along with wonderful photos by Beth MoonRui Pires and others.

 

 

2012
The Verve Gallery of Photography presented Michael Crouser’s series “Sin Tiempo” in conjunction with exhibitions by Susan Burnstine and Douglas Etheridge. The opening reception will be September 14th from 5-7pm.  Click here for more information on Michael’s photography at Verve:   Verve Gallery of Photography

2012
La Festival de la Luz in Buenos Aires, Argentina presented Michael Crouser’s series “Los Toros” at La FotoGaleria del Teatro San Martin.  The opening reception was Tuesday August 7th.   Click here for more details about Argentina’s premier photography festival:  Festival de la Luz

2012
The Minneapolis Photo Center presented “Michael Crouser: A Mid-Career Retrospective”, an exhibition featuring four distinct series from the last twenty-five years. The exhibition traveled to Minnesota from Leica Gallery in New York, where it was on display this winter. The MPC is located at 2400 North 2nd St. in Minneapolis.

 

2012
Leica Gallery, at 670 Broadway in Manhattan, has presented the exhibition “Michael Crouser: A Mid-Career Retrospective” from January 13 – February 25. The opening reception was Thursday January 12th from 6-8pm. The show included selections from four distinct photographic series made over the past 25 years.

2012
The Verve Gallery of Photography will be showing Michael’s new series “Sin Tiempo” alongside the work of Susan Burnstine and Douglas Ethridge from August 31-October 20, 2012. Click Here >

2011
Nikon USA is featuring an article on Michael’s book DOG RUN:  Click Here >

2011
Read Michael’s Kodak interview on photographing children: Click Here >

2011
Michael will again be offering his class “Finding Your Voice as a Photographer” in October of 2011 at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.  Click Here >

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The photography website www.bwphotopro.com is featuring an article on Michael’s use of Tri-X film and the traditional darkroom.

2010
T he Santa Fe Photographic Workshops are offering Michael Crouser’s class “Finding Your Voice as a Photographer” in September 2010. Click Here >

2010
The Verve Gallery of Photography in Santa Fe, NM will be exhibiting Michael’s series “Mountain Ranch” in January 2010. Click Here >

2009
DOG RUN, the new black and white monograph by Michael Crouser was recently awarded third place in the International Photography Awards, in the category of Fine Art Book. It is the second consecutive year Crouser has placed in this category, with his previous book LOS TOROS capturing a first prize in 2008.

2009
Michael Crouser gives an interview with Kodak’s Professional website on the subjects of the bullfights, Alaska Natives, dogs, the west and Kodak Professional Tri-X film.
See Interview >

2009
LOS TOROS Book Event – The new Los Angeles restaurant Rivera will be hosting a book party and signing for Michael Crouser’s LOS TOROS on April 15th, 2009.
Call 213-749-1460 for more information.

 

2008
Michael’s second monograph, DOG RUN, has been released by Viking Studio. For more information visit www.dogrunbook.com. Gallery FCB in Manhattan will feature an exhibit of 21 prints from the book, which William Wegman has called “a remarkable, unforgettable collection of photographs”. All images in DOG RUN were shot on Kodak Professional Tri-X Film.

2008
Farmani Gallery to Host LOS TOROS. The Farmani Gallery’s new location in Brooklyn, NY will exhibit a selection of 30 prints from Michael Crouser’s award-winning monograph LOS TOROS (Twin Palms 2007), with an opening reception on Thursday November 6.

2008
Michael Crouser’s book LOS TOROS (Twin Palms 2007) was awarded 1st Prize at the International Photography Awards in the category of Fine Art Book. His series “Dog Run” also won a 1st Prize in the special professional category of “Animals”.

2008
Communication Arts honors Michael Crouser’s LOS TOROS as one of the eight top photography books of 2007.

 

2008
Galeria Punto Arte of Barcelona, Spain will feature Michael Crouser’s “LOS TOROS” series in a solo exhibition opening March 7. Click Here >

The International Center of Photography presents Twin Palms Night with Duane Michals, Michael Crouser, Bill Burke and Anthony Goicolea. This book signing event featuring Twin Palms Publishers’ Fall 2007 offerings will take place at the ICP Museum Store on Friday November 16th from 6:00-7:30pm.

 

Kodak and Aperture Present an Evening with Eugene Richards and Michael Crouser.  Please join Kodak and Aperture for a one time only event featuring discussion with Eugene Richards, Michael Crouser and Bay Area photographers, as well as an intimate look at their work.  Tuesday October 9, 2007 at San Francisco Camera Arts from 7-9pm.  657 Mission St. San Francisco, CA.

2007
New York publishing house Viking Studio has signed Michael Crouser’s photo essay “Dog Run” for publication in Fall 2008. Purchase DOG RUN >

2007
B&W Magazine is featuring seven pages of Michael Crouser’s photographs in the Spotllight section of their June 2007 issue.

2007
Michael Crouser has been signed for representation by the DeSantos Gallery of Houston, Texas and Galeria Punto Arte of Barcelona, Spain. Click Here >

2007
Kodak will sponsor two of Michael Crouser’s current series, “Dog Run” and “The West”, with the film and chemicals necessary for the completion of these works.

2006
The John Stevenson Gallery of New York has signed Michael Crouser as a represented artist.

2006
SILVER, the black and white print competition sponsored by Calumet and Ilford has awarded Michael Crouser a Judge’s Choice Award for his toned silver gelatin print entitled “Aguas Vista” from the series “Los Toros”.

2006
The Minnesota Monthly spread entitled “Talk to the Animals” has won a Merit Award in photography for Michael Crouser from the 41st Annual Society of Publication Designers Competition

2006
PhotoDistrict News has chosen two of Michael Crouser’s portraits as Best Wedding Portraits of the Year in their annual Top Knots competition.

2006
Michael Crouser has been nominated for the Santa Fe Prize for Photography for his series “Los Toros.”

2005
Michael Crouser has placed for the second straight year in the The Lucies – International Photography Awards, taking a second place for his series “Dog Park.”In 2005 he was awarded a first place award for his series “Telluride” in the People/Culture category.

2005
Michael Crouser has been signed for representation by Verve Fine Arts of Santa Fe, NM. Verve will be featuring Crouser’s work in a solo exhibition in September of 2006. Click Here >