RECENT PRESS FOR THE BOOK MOUNTAIN RANCH:
ANALOG FOREVER MAGAZINE: Michael Crouser – Storytelling and the Art of Done
LOMOGRAPHY: Before They Disappear
NPR – HERE AND NOW: Documenting the Lives of Colorado Mountain Ranchers
COLORADO PUBLIC RADIO – COLORADO MATTERS: Photographer Captures Mountain Life
SHUTTERBUG MAGAZINE: True Grit
PHOTO DISTRICT NEWS: Old Ways of Life on a Mountain Ranch
NPPA MAGAZINE: Capturing On Film a Culture That Hasn’t Changed
HUFFINGTON POST: The Real Deal Out on the Mountain Ranch
COWBOYS & INDIANS MAGAZINE: Calm Within the Storm
MODERN FARMER MAGAZINE: The Modern Cowboys of Colorado
THE EASTMAN MUSEUM: An Evening With Michael Crouser
Finally got to hand out Mountain Ranch books to all the people who helped with, and appeared in the book! What a great party…thanks to Matt and Hope Kapsner of the L Quarter Circle Ranch in Sweetwater, Colorado!
Quite an honor to be speaking about “Mountain Ranch” last night at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. Thanks to everyone who came out to the event!
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.
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.
With Pep Bonet, Peter Guttman, Ross Knapper (Eastman House), Eliza Kozlowski (Eastman House), Lauren Greenfield, Gerd Ludwig, Sylvia Plachy and Eddie Soloway.
With Roman Loranc and Lauren Greenfield on Chinese TV.
Thanks to Saint John’s University for putting on such a great reception event for my exhibition “A Mid-Career Retrospective.”
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 >
Nikon USA is featuring an article on Michael’s book DOG RUN: Click Here >
Read Michael’s Kodak interview on photographing children: Click Here >
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 >
I’m extremely honored to have been included in photographer Tim Mantoani’s cool new book “Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends”. Tim picked living photographers with imagery he felt to be iconic to our time. It’s quite an honor to be rubbing elbows in this book with some of my favorite shooters, like Jay Maisel, Neil Leifer, Mark Seliger, William Wegman, Steve McCurry and also an old guard of photographers whose images helped define the 60s and 70s.
The photography website www.bwphotopro.com is featuring an article on Michael’s use of Tri-X film and the traditional darkroom.
T he Santa Fe Photographic Workshops are offering Michael Crouser’s class “Finding Your Voice as a Photographer” in September 2010. Click Here >
The Verve Gallery of Photography in Santa Fe, NM will be exhibiting Michael’s series “Mountain Ranch” in January 2010. Click Here >
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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”.
Communication Arts honors Michael Crouser’s LOS TOROS as one of the eight top photography books of 2007.
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.
New York publishing house Viking Studio has signed Michael Crouser’s photo essay “Dog Run” for publication in Fall 2008. Purchase DOG RUN >
B&W Magazine is featuring seven pages of Michael Crouser’s photographs in the Spotllight section of their June 2007 issue.
Michael Crouser has been signed for representation by the DeSantos Gallery of Houston, Texas and Galeria Punto Arte of Barcelona, Spain. Click Here >
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.
The John Stevenson Gallery of New York has signed Michael Crouser as a represented artist.
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”.
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
PhotoDistrict News has chosen two of Michael Crouser’s portraits as Best Wedding Portraits of the Year in their annual Top Knots competition.
Michael Crouser has been nominated for the Santa Fe Prize for Photography for his series “Los Toros.”
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.
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 >