David Zimmerman



October, 2014 - The Annenberg Space for Photography will host David’s presentation of images and stories from his One Voice work, Portraits of Tibetans in Exile, October 9, 2014. Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA.

June, 2014 - Work from David's One Voice project, Portraits of Tibetans in Exile, will be exhibited at Les Bains du Nord, Frac Bourgogne Museum, Dijon, France, June 15 - October 19, 2014

March, 2014 - David and his wife have founded the Himalayan Art Centre in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India. The school is dedicated to providing free education in photography, filmmaking and the visual arts.

December, 2013 - Work from David's One Voice project will be exhibited at Art Miami by Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, December 3-8, 2013.

October, 2013 - David's One Voice project will be exhibited in a solo exhibition at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery in New York City, October 10 - November 30, 2013. Press release.

October, 2013 - David will give a public lecture at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery in New York City where he will discuss the stories of the people, and the motivations behind his One Voice work. October 21, 2013.

July, 2013 - David will give a public lecture in Mumbai, India - "Conversations on Photography", at the National Centre for Performing Arts' Piramal Art Gallery. Nariman Point, Mumbai. July 7, 2013.

January, 2013 - Portraits of Tibetan Tulkus selected from David's One Voice; Tibetans in Exile series will be exhibited in, Photographic Portraits of Tibetan Tulkus 1880-2018, curated by Paola Pivi. Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. January 24 - May 5, 2013

November, 2012 - Portraits of Tibetan Tulkus selected from David's One Voice; Tibetans in Exile series will be exhibited in, The Complete Collection; Photographic Portraits of Tibetan Tulkus 1880-2012, curated by Paola Pivi. Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art. Turin, Italy. November 9, 2012 - January 6, 2013.

November, 2012 - David will be a guest speaker at the Society for Photographic Education in Fort Collins, Colorado. November 1-3, 2012.

October, 2012 - The portrait, "Niyki Dolma. Ladakh, India" from David's One Voice; Tibetans in Exile series will be auctioned at the Tibet Fund Annual Fundraising Gala in New York City. October 2, 2012

April, 2012 - David will be teaching a 3-day photography workshop in Dharamsala, India at the Tibetan Community Hall. April 13-15, 2012.

March, 2012 - The Bibliotheque Nationale de France has acquired the exhibition catalogue "Last Refuge" from David's Last Refuge series for its collection.

February, 2012 - Work from Last Refuge will be exhibited in a group exhibition at the Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State College of Denver. May14 - August 27, 2012

January, 2012 - David will participate as a Finalists Juror in the 2012 Taos Shorts Film Festival. Taos, NM.

September, 2011 - David's Last Refuge project will be exhibited in a solo exhibition at Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York City, December 8, 2011 - January 27, 2012.

September, 2011 - Juror Michael Mazzeo has awarded David third prize for his platinum / palladium images from the Desert series. A group exhibition will be held at the Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, November 3 - December 3, 2011.

September, 2011 - Juror Nancy Barr ( Associate Curator, Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs - Detroit Institute of Arts) has selected work from David's Last Refuge project to be exhibited in a group exhibition at the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, October 1 - October 25, 2011.

September, 2011 - David's Desert project will be exhibited in a solo exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, November 4 - December 31, 2011.

August, 2011 - Recent work from David's Desert project will be exhibited at the upcoming Singapore AAF by Capital Culture Gallery, London.

July, 2011 - David has been named a member of the Artistic Advisory Board for the World Photography Gala Awards. Madrid, Spain.

June, 2011 - New work from David's Desert series will be exhibited in a solo exhibition at Hulse Warman Gallery. Taos, New Mexico, May 22 - July, 9 2011.

May, 2011 - Work from the Abandoned Landscape series will be exhibited at the New York AAF by Capital Culture Gallery, London.

April, 2011 - David's work is now represented by Hulse Warman Gallery in Taos, New Mexico.

April, 2011 - David will participate as a juror in the World Photography Gala Awards international competition. Madrid, Spain. May, 2011.

March, 2011 - Harwood Museum of Art curator Jina Brenneman has selected images from the Abandoned Landscape series to be exhibited on the "Curator's Wall". Taos, New Mexico. March 5 - June 19, 2011.

March, 2011 - Work from the Desert series will be exhibited in "New Mexorado", a group exhibition at the Harwood Museum of Art, Taos New Mexico. March 5 - June 19, 2011.

March, 2011 - The Taos Shortz Film Festival has selected David's film "Plaquemines Parish - Faces & Voices from the Gulf", to screen at the Harwood Museum of Art. March 5, 2011.

March, 2011 - Large scale portraits from Gulf Coast series will be exhibited at the Hulse / Warman Gallery, Taos, New Mexico. March 10, - April 30, 2011

December, 2010 - David's work at the Louisiana Gulf Coast is featured on Feature Shoot.

December, 2010 - David's work at the Gulf Coast is featured on Get Addicted To.

December, 2010 - David's work at the Gulf Coast is featured on No Caption Needed.

November, 2010 - David's Barriers project will be exhibited in a solo exhibition at the Thessaloniki Culture Museum, Thessaloniki, Greece through December 31, 2010.

October, 2010 - Select images from David's Salton Sea and Desert series' will be exhibited at the Slick Contemporary Art Fair in Paris. October 21-24, 2010

August, 2010 - David's work at the Louisiana Gulf Coast is featured on National Public Radio.

August, 2010 - David is interviewed by Mossless magazine about his work at the Gulf Coast.

August, 2010 - David's work at the Louisiana Gulf Coast is featured at the World Photography Organization.

August, 2010 - David's work at the Gulf Coast is profiled at Dark Cloth Diaries.

May, 2010 - David's work is now represented by A. galerie in Paris, France.

April, 2010 - David's work is now represented by Capital Culture in London, England.

April, 2010 - David's Desert images and short film will be presented in a solo exhibition at A. galerie. Paris, France. April 29 - June 5, 2010.

April, 2010 - David's Barriers project will be presented in a solo exhibition at the Contrast Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece. October, 10 - December 10, 2010.

April, 2010 - Selected images from David's Desert series will be presented in a group exhibition at the World Photography Awards, Madrid, Spain. June 21 - August 5, 2010.

March, 2010 - David's Desert images are profiled in PDN Emerging Photographer magazine.

January, 2010 - David's work will be exhibited by Susan Spiritus Gallery at Photo LA 2010, January 14-18 and at the Los Angeles Art Show January 20-24.

January, 2010 - Outdoor Photographer Magazine article.

November, 2009 - ePHOTOzine article.

October, 2009 - David's Desert work is awarded the Jurors Selection Award at the Center for Fine Art Photography, "Art in Nature" exhibition. Ft Collins, CO. December, 4 - January 9, 2010. Kathy Moran, juror.

September, 2009 - David's Barriers project is a finalist in 2009 Critical Mass.

September, 2009 - David's work at the Salton Sea is awarded an Honorable Mention at En Foco, "People, Places. Things". Jurors Debra Klomp Ching, Hossein Farmani, Elizabeth Shank (Bruce Silverstein Gallery), Mark Sealy (Autograph: ABP).

August, 2009 - David's short film "Desert" will debut at the World Photography Awards in Cannes, April, 2010.

August, 2009 - David's work on the Barriers project will be exhibited in a solo exhibition at the World Photography Awards in Cannes in April, 2010 and at the Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO in early 2010.

Susan Spiritus Gallery. July, 2009. David's work is now represented by Susan Spiritus in Newport Beach, CA.

July, 2009 - David's work at the Salton Sea is recognized as a finalist in London's Scream Gallery "London Calling" competition by jurors Venessa DesClaux (Tate Modern), Tom Morton (Hayward Gallery) & Francesco Manacorda (Barbican Gallery).

Sony World Photography Awards, Cannes, France. April, 2009 - David's Desert Landscapes project is awarded the L'Iris D'Or Prize. The desert landscape images will be part of a worldwide touring exhibition through April, 2010. Judges Mary Ellen Mark, Sarah Moon, Philippe Garner, Zelda Cheatle, Arnaud Adida, Sue Steward & Bruce Davidson.

"...a unique vision of beauty, poetry and power possible in great landscape photography."
-Mary Ellen Mark

"...both image and meaning coincide in the imagery of David Zimmerman. In his sensuous sharp focus, we become more aware of where we are as humans in the drifting sands of time."
-Bruce Davidson

"When the grand prize-winning Landscapes appeared on the big screen we knew that these were special images - the result of rigorous work and heartfelt intentions. The purity, the almost spiritual quality and sense of scale impressed us all greatly. David Zimmerman's work combines composition, purity of vision and consummate skill. With his control of that symbiosis, he addresses the important subject of our environment in trouble. To find this work was a great joy to us all."
-Zelda Cheatle

June, 2009 - Select large format images from David's Desert & Salton Sea projects will be exhibited at the Paris AAF by Capital Culture from June 4th - 7th, 2009. Espace Champerret, Paris.

2009 The Center for Fine Art Photography. Ft. Collins, CO. David's work at the Salton Sea is awarded the Directors Selection in the "Works of Man" exhibition, June 26 - July 25, 2009. Artists reception at the Center July 3, 2009 (Chris Jordan, juror).

Hearst 8x10 Photography Biennnial - David's work at the Salton Sea is selected by judges Mary Ellen Mark, John Bennette, David Granger (Esquire), Charles Stainback (Curator, Norton MOA) & Virginia Heckert (J. Paul Getty Department of Photographs) to be exhibited in a group show at the Hearst Tower in New York from March 30th through September, 2009.

PDN. "A Studio That Powers Itself" looks at David's newly constructed studio in Taos, New Mexico. January, 2009. Holly Stuart Hughes.

Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD - David's Desert Landscapes project is named Best in Show in a group show at Fraser Gallery, opening February 13, 2009 and continuing through March 10, 2009.

Miami Art Fair - David's new work at the Salton Sea is selected as a finalist by Elizabeth Sussman (Whitney Museum of Art), Janet Bishop (SF MOMA) and JoAnne Northrup (San Jose MOA). November, 2008

PDN PIX - David's most recent work in the New Mexico deserts is recognized by PDN. October, 2008

APANY "Tell Us a Story" - David's "Manmade Landscapes" work is recognized by jurors Michelle Bogre (Chair, Parsons Photography) and Stella Kramer (New York Times). March, 2008



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