Jack Fulton

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Ingrid & Her Dog, 1978 Cibachrome Print 16x20 © Jack Fulton and Togonon Gallery
Oakland, California July 1976, 1976 Cibachrome Print 16x20 © Jack Fulton and Togonon Gallery
16th & Mission Cibachrome Print 16x20 © Jack Fulton and Togonon Gallery
Surfin' with Mickey, 1979 Cibachrome Print 16x20 © Jack Fulton and Togonon Gallery
A Pending Imminence , 2010 © Courtesy of the Artist and Togonon Gallery
16th and Mission, San Francisco © Jack Fulton
© Courtesy of the Artist and San Jose Museum of Art
Portrait of the Artist as Bruce Nauman V2 (detail) © © Jack Fulton ARS, NY and DACS, London 2016
Quick Facts
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1969 initiated a career at the San Francisco Art Institute. Over the years I have chaired the department approximately half that period of time. I have also taught at U of CA Santa Cruz in the capacity of Lecturer since 1978 into approximately 1990. In addition I have lectured, taught and given workshops throughout the United States including Alaska and portions of Europe.

Born:            San Francisco, CA … June 30, 1939
Studied:        College of Marin 1957-58 & 1960-62 (Architecture)
U of CA Extension 1962 (Creative Writing & English Literature)
Self Taught in photography during 1963-67
Employment:    San Francisco Art Institute 1968 to present (Professor of Art/Photo)
Univ. of CA at Santa Cruz 1978 to early ’90s (Lecturer)

1979 - 2005

Paule Anglim (w/Joan Brown • 6 Kabuki Homage digital prints)    2005
Churchill Arts Center, Fallon, NV (inauguration of new Arts Center Gallery)    2004
San Jose Mus. Of Art Conversation Gallery (9 months centerpiece exhibit)    2004
Spectrum Gallery (digital)    2002
Orange Coast College (photograms)    2001
Atelier pH7  •  Brussels, Belgium (digital photo prints)    2000
Orange Coast College    2001
Buckham Gallery, Flint MI    2000
Special installation : Oakland Museum as part of What Is Art For?    1999
Mumm Champagne Cellar, Napa, CA    1998
Fallon Cultural Center, Fallon NV (selected cliché-verre/photograms)    1998
Gallery Loja Vazia, Lisbon, Portugal (Oct)    1997
1839 Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal “Recent Selected Works” Oct/Nov    1997
Truckee Meadows College, Reno    1997
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV    1993
Churchill Arts Center, Fallon, NV    1992
The Halsted Gallery West, San Francisco, CA    1991
"20 Years of Work", Bakersfield College Art Gallery    1991
"Suite Nevada", Nevada Historical Society, Reno, NV (& many other venues)    1990
Encontros De Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal    1989
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego  CA (w/ Robt. Heinecken) ”That was Then This is Now”    1989
Santa Monica College Photo Gallery, Santa Monica, CA    1989
Oakland Museum (w/John Divola), Oakland, CA    1988
Lightwork, Rochester, NY    1988
Silver Image Gallery, Seattle, WA    1987
Univ. of Missouri, St. Louis, MO    1987
Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA    1986
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"New Work", Robert Freidus Gallery NY  NY    1984       
Silver Image Gallery, Seattle  WA (w/Lee Friedlander)    1980
San Francisco MOMA    1979
PS 1 New York (Mellowstone Along The Yellowstone)    1979
Marin Country Main Library    1973
DeYoung Museum, San Francisco    1968
Sacramento State College Main Art Gallery (1st exhibit)    1968

1981 - 1997

A Rose Has No Teeth: B. Nauman in SF in 60-70’s  •   UC Berkeley    2007
Works by Male Artists    fr Johnson Collection/Brisbane CA    2007
Contemporary Desert Photography  • Palm Springs Desert Museum    2006
Intelligent Distribution: Artists Respond to Technology (Sonoma State/digital)    2005
The Desert  •  Palm Springs Desert Museum    2005
Artworks, San Rafael (digital)    2005
Museum  of Photographic Arts, San Diego    2004
SFMOMA Rental 25th Anniversary    2003
Mumm Napa ‘Wanderer, Travelers and Adventurers’    2003-04
DiRosa Preserve    2003
DiRosa Preserve “Nature Remains”    2002
Digital Decisions, Art Academy of Cincinnati    1997
SFAI Faculty     1997
Family Matters  Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek    1996
Kobe Aid Fund   Osaka, Japan    1996
Water  Photo Metro Gallery, San Francisco    1996
A History of Ft. Churchill, NV State Historical Society (6 prints)    1995
Moholy-Nagy & Present Company  Art Inst. Of Chicago 4.29-9.17    1995
Contemporary Photog  The CA Focus”, Armand Hammer Mus. LA    1995
Travel in Time  Benicia Arts CA    1994
California Photography of the 1970's , Seagram Bldg., NY  NY    1994
Searching For The Hidden Queens College, Cambridge Eng., Biola U, La Mirada CA    1994
In the Spirit of Fluxus”mail art, Santa Barbara Mus. Art 8-10/94      1994
Photographic Book Art in the United States (touring: 20 venues)    1993-95
New Work, Ryko Gallery, San Francisco  CA    1993
Moonrise Show  ,Friends of Photography, San Francisco  CA     1992
Nature & Reconciliation, Friends of Photography, San Francisco  CA    1991
Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR    1990
California Photography: A Sense of Place, Oakland Museum, Oakland  CA    1989
Univ. of CA at Irvine, Irvine  CA    1988
Space in Photography, Univ. of New Mexico, Las Cruces, NM    1987
24 Photographer iew Paris", Museé d'Art Moderne, Paris, France    1985
Alternative Images, J. Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygen, Michigan    1984
Self as Subject, Univ. of New Mexico, Santa Fe    1984
American Photography Today, Univ. Denver, CO    1984
North CA Artists, Modesto Jr. College Art  Gallery    1984
Out of Context, Sesnon Art Gallery, Univ. of CA at Santa Cruz    1984
Four California Photographers, Andover Gallery, Andover  MA    1984
California Photography Since 1945 San Francisco MOMA (touring + catalogue)    1984-85
Arboretum, Smithsonian Museum, Washington D.C. (touring)    1984-85
Landscape Now, SFMOMA Rental Gallery    1983
Slant Step Re-Visited, Univ. of CA at Davis    1983
The County of Marin Show, Falkirk Center, San Rafael  CA    1983
Urban Images, San Francisco Art Commision at the Airport    1983
Central Washington State Univ. at Evergreen    1983
Coffman Gallery, Univ. of Minnesota    1982-83
Color Photography: Surface Fabrication, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA    1983
Hand Colored Photography, De Saisset Gallery, Univ. of Santa Clara  CA (catalogue)    1982
Cancelled Print Show, 20x20 Gallery, San Francisco  CA    1982
American Photography Today, Univ of Denver  CO    1982
Altered States, Univ. of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana    1981
New American Color Photography, Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), London    1981


Lecturship @ Philadelphia College of Art    1994
Marin Arts Council (grant for television production)    1993-94
Nevada Arts Commission (grant)    1991-92
NEA Fellowship    1990
Belkin Lecturship, Univ. of CA at San Diego "Ethics & The Wilderness"    1989
Marin Arts Council Fellowship    1986
"Eugene Atget Award", (Prix Air France), Paris Audiovisuel, France    1985
NEA Publishing Grant    1981
NEA Fellowship    1980
American Institute of Graphic Arts (for design of S&W Foods label)    1976


"Interviews With Ten Marin Artists", Viacom Community Access TV    1994-2000
"Close Encounters of the Best Kind"  written & directed PBS pilot for series    1978
"Glenaradale"     1971
Worked w/Peter Hutton on "Awful Offal In The Offing"    1969
Gopher for Robert Frank, SF Bay Area locations for "Me & My Brother"    1968
"400 Miles Through The Grand Canyon" Unfinished film of the journey    1968
"Ohmage To Nature" (silent)    1968
Worked w/Robert Nelson & Wm. Wiley on films including: "The Great Blondino" & "Super Spread"                      1960's


“Spaced Out: Radical Environments of the psychedelic sixties”    2008
“Architecture & Nature: creating the American Landscape” ISBN 0415283590    2004
“Luna Cornea “# 6 (4 images from “Suite NV”    1995
"10th Encontros De Fotograpfia"    1989
"Picturing California: A Century of Photographic Genius", Oakland Museum    1989
"Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946", Abbeville Press    1988
"Photography In California  1945-80" SFMOMA book    1984
"Over The Hill But Not Out To Lunch", Shelter Publications    1983
"Contemporary Hand Colored Photographs", De Saisset Museum    1981
"Picture" magazine, #'s 11 & 17    1979-80
"Sequence Photography", Santa Barbara Museum of Art    1980
"Beyond Color", San Francisco MOMA    1980
"Attitudes: Photography of the 1970's", Santa Barbara Mus. of Art    1980
Los Angeles Center of Photography: interview (LACPS) Vol. 5 #6    1979
LACPS Newsletter  Vol. 5 #10    1979
"Kodak's 2203: A New Way To Print Slides" (article), Darkroom magazine Vol.1 #2&3    1979
"Jack Fulton's Puns & Anagrammatic Photographs", SF MOMA (catalogue)    1979
'Latent Image' magazine Vol 1 #'s 2 & 3    1979
"Shelter II", Shelter Publications    1978
'Bombay Duck' magazine #4 (article/statement)    1977
"Contemporary California Photography"    1976
"Slant Step Book"    1976
"San Francisco Bay Area Photography 1976" (article) SECA    1976
Various publications by Shelter Publications, Bolinas  CA  including:
"Shelter", "Domebook I", Domebook II"    early to mid-1960's


SFMOMA; Oakland Museum; Los Angles County Museum; University of AZ; Chicago Art Institute; Biblioteque Nationale, Paris; Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris; Seagram’s; UNOCAL; DiRosa Foundation (Napa, CA); San Jose Museum of Art, and multiple private collections.


“Masque” (portolio of Bruce Nauman, 1967 11 archival digital prints)    2008
“Nellie’s (K)night” S.F. gay Halloween 1968 (portolio of 10 b/w photographs)    2008
"2 Saunters: Summer & Winter", 37 photographs w/text, Pencil Press    1986

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