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Fredrik Marsh was born in Quantico, Virginia; lives and works in Columbus, Ohio.  He attended The Ohio State University, earning a BFA in Photography in 1980 and MFA in Printmaking in 1984.  His work has been included in invitational, international, national, regional juried exhibitions since 1978.  Marsh has taught photography at various colleges and universities since 1985, most recently for The Ohio State University and for the University of Georgia Studies Abroad in Cortona, Italy Program.

 
Marsh was recipient of a 2008 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Photography.  Additional awards received since 1985 include: Individual Artist Fellowship from Arts Midwest/National Endowment for the Arts; 3 Individual Artist Fellowships and 1 Artist’s Project Grant from Ohio Arts Council; 2 Individual Artist Fellowships and 1 Artist’s Project Grant from the Greater Columbus Arts Council; an Artist’s Project Grant from the Saxony Ministry for Science & Art, Dresden, Germany; and a 2002 GCAC/State of Saxony Artist Residency in Dresden, Germany.

 

He was also nominated anonymously for the 2009 Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers and by Rod Slemmons, Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago for the Paris, France based Fondation Henri-Cartier Bresson, HCB Award 2005.


Marsh’s work is represented in a number of corporate, university, museum, and private collections across the United States and abroad. Museum permanent collections include the Cleveland Museum of Art; International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House; Kupferstich-Kabinett Museum, Dresden, Germany; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark; Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago; Milwaukee Art Museum; Museum of Fine Arts–Houston; Stiftung Moritzburg Kunstmuseum–Halle, Halle, Germany; and the Toledo Museum of Art, among others.

 

One-person exhibitions of his work have been featured in a number of International Festivals of Light venues including the 7. International FotoTage Mannheim/Ludwigshafen Festival (Germany, 2005), the 2nd Lianzhou International Photography Festival 2006, (Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China), 9th International Photo Gathering in Aleppo, Syria (2006) and 2012 FotoTriennale.dk, the 5th International Photography Festival in Odense, Denmark.  In conjunction with Houston FotoFest 2006 Eleventh International Biennial of Photography, his photographs were selected for the Sixth Discoveries of the Meeting Place group exhibition.

 

Selections of Marsh’s color photographs were featured in Ruptures and Continuities: the Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection, at the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston in 2010 and Two Views: Contemporary Landscape Photography, mounted at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 2012.  The exhibition, China over the Last 15 Years: Photographs by Steven Benson, Luis Delgado, Fredrik Marsh, and Philipp Scholz Rittermann at the Michigan State University Museum in East Lansing, was on display January - August 2015 and featured a large selection of his 2008-09 Guggenheim-funded project on China.

Marsh’s first monograph Transitions: The Dresden Project.  Photographs by Fredrik Marsh, was published by Technische Sammlungen Dresden, Museen der Stadt Dresden, Germany, in 2009.

 
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Selected Awards, Fellowships & Grants

2009    Honorable Mention, Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2010, Stuttgart, DE
2009    Nominee, Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, San Francisco, CA, USA
2008    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY, USA
2007    Individual Artist Fellowship in Photography, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
2007    Individual Excellence Award in Photography, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
2007    Special Projects Grant (2007-08), Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
2005  
 Nominee, HCB Award 2005, Fondation Henri-Cartier Bresson, Paris, FR
2004    Individual Artist Fellowship in Photography, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
2004    Individual Artist Fellowship in Photography, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
2003    Artists Projects Grant (with Inga Paas), Sächsischen Ministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Dresden, DE
2002    Artists Projects Grant, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
2000    Artist-in-Residence, Dresden/Saxony Residency, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
1991    Individual Artist Fellowship in Photography, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
1988    Professional Development Assistance Award, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH, USA
1985    Arts Midwest/NEA Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts in Photography, Arts Midwest, Minneapolis, MN, USA
1983    Ford Foundation Professional Training in the Arts Award, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012     FotoTriennale.dk, the 5th International Festival of Photography, Funen, DK
2011     Galerien der Stadt Salzburg – Museumspavillon, Salzburg, AT
2010     Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH, USA
2009     Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH, USA
2009     Technische Sammlungen Dresden - Museen der Stadt Dresden, Dresden, DE
2007     9th International Photo Gathering, Aleppo, SY
2006     Lianzhou International Photography Festival 2006, Lianzhou, Guangdong Province, CN
2006     University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2005     7. International FotoTage Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, DE
2004     Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
2004     Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, USA
2003     Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, USA
2003     Gallery Sink, Denver, CO, USA
2003     Galerie Kunsthaus Raskolnikow e.V., Dresden, DE
2003     College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA
2000     University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015    Seeing China: Photographic Views and Viewpoints, Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
2011    Two Views: Contemporary Landscape Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
2011
    Cliché-verre in the Digital Age, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
2010    Ruptures and Continuities: the Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection,
            Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Houston, TX, USA
2009    Cataloguing Attitudes: Contemporary Photography and the Archive,
CUNY/College of Staten Island,
            Staten Island, NY, USA
2009    Before and After, organized by Tina Schelhorn, (Koln, DE). "Ost" Gallery, Moscow, RU
2009    Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2010 Touring Exhibition, Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels,
            Landesverband Baden-Württemberg e. V., Stuttgart, DE and various international venues through 2010

2008    Houston FotoFest 2008 International Fine Print Auction, Houston, TX, USA
2007    Heroes of Horticulture, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA and traveling
2007    Storage Space, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH, USA
2007    National Prize Show 2007, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA
2007    A River Runs Through Us: Engaged Documentary Practice, University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI, USA
2006    Houston FotoFest 2006 Discoveries of the Meeting Place Exhibition, Houston, TX, USA
2006    Fotobild's Choice, Fotobild-Berlin International Photography Fair, Berlin, DE
2006    Recent Work from Germany: Fredrik Marsh & Ardine Nelson, The Carnegie, Covington, KY, USA
2006    Image as Evidence: Regional Documentary Photography, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, OH, USA
2006    Houston FotoFest 2006 International Fine Print Auction, Houston, TX, USA
2005    Human Landscapes, Gallery Sink, Denver, CO, USA
2005    Photographers: Network Selection 2005, ART-Galerie, Siegen, DE
2005    15 Jahre Kunsthaus Raskolnikow e.V., Galerie: 1990 – 2005, Dresden, DE
2004    Visual Proof, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, USA
2004    Observations, Part 1, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, USA
2004    Friends Without A Border: Benefit Exhibit & Auction for Angkor Hospital. NYC, NY, USA
2003    Exhibition 280/Parameters, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, USA
2003    Trading Places: Paas/Marsh: Columbus/Dresden, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
2003    Marsh/Paas–ein Ortswechsel: Columbus/Dresden, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, DE
2002    The American River National Juried Competition, Battleboro, VT, USA and traveling
2002    Deus Ex Machina 2002, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, USA
2001    Emotional Distance, Gallery Sink, Denver, CO, USA
2000    Latest Development: Focus on Regional Photographers, Huntington Museum of Art, WV, USA

Selected Collections (Photographic Print)

Badlands National Park, Visitor Center, Interior, SD, USA
Central Washington University, New Photographics Permanent Collection, Ellensburg, WA, USA

Cleveland Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Cleveland, OH, USA

Columbus Museum of Art, Ross Collection & Permanent Collection, Columbus, OH, USA


Dresdner Stiftung Kunst & Kultur der Ostsächsischen Sparkasse Dresden, Permanent Collection, Dresden, DE

Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Permanent Collection, Dresden, DE


George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Permanent Collection, Rochester, NY, USA


Greater Columbus Arts Council, Permanent Collection, Columbus, OH, USA


Huntington Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Huntington, WV, USA


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Permanent Collection, New York, NY, USA


Library of Congress, Division of Prints and Photographs, Washington, D.C., USA


Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Permanent Collection, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts, Permanent Collection, Odense, DK


Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Joaquim Paiva Collection, Rio de Janeiro, BR

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Permanent Collection, Columbia College Chicago, IL, USA

Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Permanent Collection, Houston, TX, USA

Ohio Arts Council, Permanent Collection, Columbus, OH, USA

PriceWaterhouse Corporate Permanent Collection, Denver, CO, USA

Ross Museum of Art, Ohio Wesleyan University, Permanent Collection, Delaware, OH, USA

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - Kupferstich–Kabinett Museum, Permanent Collection, Dresden, DE

Stiftung Moritzburg Kunstmuseum, Permanent Collection, Halle, DE

Technische Sammlungen Dresden – Museen der Stadt Dresden, Permanent Collection, Dresden, DE

Toledo Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Toledo, OH, USA

University of Chicago, Department of Art History, Chicago, IL, USA (Gift of Joel Snyder)

University of Georgia Studies Abroad in Cortona, Italy Program Permanent Collection
University of South Dakota, Office of Research, Vermillion, SD, USA

 

Selected Collections (Libraries)

Albertina, Fotosammlung, Wien, AT

Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung, Köln, DE

Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Sammlung für Fotografie und Neue Medien, München, DE

Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur, Berlin, DE

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie, Paris, FR

Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, DK

C/O Berlin – International Forum, Berlin, DE

Deichtorhallen Hamburg Haus der Photographie, Hamburg, DE

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, CH

Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Helmut Newton Stiftung im Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, DE

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY, USA

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Imperial War Museum, London, UK

Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, FR

Manfred Heiting, Private Collection, Malibu, CA, USA
MIT Museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Münchner Stadtmuseum, Sammlung Fotografie, München, DE

Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts, Permanent Collection, Odense, DK

Museum Folkwang, Fotografische Sammlung, Essen, DE

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Sammlung Fotografie, Hamburg, DE

Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, Braunschweig, DE

Museum Ludwig, Fotografische Sammlungen, Köln, DE

Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, NL

P Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Forum Internationale Photographie, Mannheim, DE

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Sammlung Fotografie der Kunstbibliothek, Berlin, DE

Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, DE

Stiftung Moritzburg, Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle (Saale), DE

Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen, DE

Technische Sammlungen Dresden – Museen der Stadt Dresden, Dresden, DE

Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN, USA
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Departement Kunst und Medien, Zürich, CH


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