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TERESA CHRISTIANSEN
born in New York, NY
lives and works in Portland, OR

EDUCATION
MFA, Advanced Photographic Studies, International Center of Photography - Bard College, New York, NY, 2008
BA, Psychology and Studio Art, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, 2001

EXHIBITIONS
2017  PCNW 21st Juried Photography Exhibition, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2016-17  Photography and Contemporary Experience, The Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
2016  Indifferent Horizons, (solo show) Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR
2016  Introductions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015  Better Homes and Gardens, chashama 461 Gallery, New York, NY 
2015  Understory: Responses to Leland Iron Works, Leland Iron Works, OR  
2015  Deep End, The Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition, Wassaic, NY
2015  Natural Selections, (solo show) Pushdot Gallery, Portland, OR
2015  Shifting Practice, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, OR
2014  Short Stories Vol. 2, two person show with Melanie Flood, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2014  Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY
2014  PDX Photo Month, LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR
2014  Then. Now. Here., slideshow exhibition, Portland, OR
2013  Profound Impact, curated by Elizabeth Leach, The Heathman Hotel, Portland, OR
2013  Portland Porches, (solo show) The Corner Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR 
2013  Philadelphia Photo Art Center's 4th Annual Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2013  Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers juried selection 2013, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
2013  Photography at the Edge, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
2012  WORKS, curated by Amani Olu, The Gallery at Eponymy, Brooklyn, NY
2012  Alternative Realities, curated by Laura Moya, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT
2012  This Is To Be Looked At, curated by Modou Dieng, Valentines, Portland, OR
2012 Then. Now. Here., slideshow exhibition curated by Raymond Meeks, Portland, OR
2011  Newspace Juried Members Show, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
2011  PNCA Faculty Biennial, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2011  In the Electron Salon, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), LA, CA
2010  The Exquisite Landscape, School of the International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2010  So The Day, Brooklyn Fireproof East, Brooklyn, NY
2010  FEED_BACK, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), LA, CA
2009  10 from 25: Emerging Artists Using Photography, 25CPW, New York, NY
2009  Indecisive Moment: Photographers Using Video, Hendershot Gallery, New York, NY
2008  Screen Memory, (solo show) ICP-Bard MFA Studio Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2008  Fourteen, ICP-Bard MFA Thesis Show, School of the International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2007  Urban Space Off, a slideshow presented by Wooloo Productions, traveling: Rio de Janeiro, Berlin...
2007  Videogarden, curated by David Smith, ICP-Bard MFA Studio Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2006  Landmarks of New York, to travel 40 countries through 2008 including Tokyo, Japan, Frankfurt, Germany, Taipei, Taiwan, Beirut, Lebanon, Brussels, Belgium, and Mexico City, Mexico
2005  The Landmarks of New York: An Illustrated Record of the City's Historic Buildings, Presented by the Municipal Arts Society, The Urban Center, New York, NY
2003  The Solo Works Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY
2003  Chance Operations, TIXE Chashama Arts Space, New York, NY

HONORS / AWARDS
Portland Art Museum Collection 2016
Wassaic Artist Residency & Fellowship 2014
Tori Bryer Faculty Opportunity Award Grant Recipient 2014
Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Project Grant Recipient 2013
PDN Photo Annual Winner 2007

FEATURES / PRESS / INTERVIEWS
Melanie Flood Projects, Artist Interview, June 2016
Oregon Arts Watch, Art Review: Beyond the Horizon, April 25, 2016
Humble Arts Foundation Group show #47 Space Jamz, 2016.
Uprise Art, featured artist interview, 2015.
Daniel Cooney Fine Art's Emerging Photographer's Auction, August 2014.
Los Angeles Review of Books, Featured Artists, May 2014.
OPB Arts & Life,Portland, As Seen Through Its Porches, Interview and Slideshow, September, 2013
Forget GoodIssue 10 May 2013, Interview and Feature
Eye-On-PDX:Teresa Christiansen, Interview with Blake Andrews, 2013
Photo Op featured artist, 2012



PUBLICATIONS
Exposure Magazine - article by Blue Sky Gallery director Todd J. Tubutis. Fall 2014, Volume 47:2, The Society for Photographic Education, 2014.

Portland Porches, self published limited edition monograph, 2013.

Shift Magazine, Vol. 3, published by the International Center of Photography, 2008.

PDN Photo Annual, May 2007.

Saul Steinberg: Illuminations, by Joel Smith, Yale University Press, (photography), 2006.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Transparent Monument, Cai Guo-Qiang, Charta, (photography), 2006.

The Landmarks of New York: An Illustrated Record of the City's Historic Buildings, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, New York: The Monacelli Press, 2005.

Stone Houses, Andy Goldsworthy, Passage, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc (photography), 2004.