Ben Davis

509 N Austin St. ● Denton, TX 76201

Phone: 713-628-5981 ● E-mail: ben@benldavis.com ● Website: benldavis.com

EDUCATION

2017

MS-LS Archival Studies & Imaging Technology

University of North Texas

Certificate, Digital Libraries

Denton, TX

2014

M.F.A. Photography

University of North Texas

Certificate, Arts Leadership

Denton, TX

2010

B.A. Creative Arts

Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX

EXHIBITIONS

2016

Historic Homes of Harrison County

Curated by: Texas State Historical Association

Solo Show

Marshall, TX

A Corner of Canaan

Schreiner RECALL: Alumni of Record

Curated by: David Smith & Marcia McCulley

Solo Show

Kerrville, TX

3 Texas Artists, Fotofest 2016

Galveston Arts Center

Curated by: Clint Willour

Three Person Show

Galveston, TX

2015

Sensuous World

Eastfield College Art Gallery

Curated by: Iris Bechtol

Group Show

Mesquite, TX

Allegany National Competition

Seville Gallery, Allegany Arts Council

Group Show

Cumberland, MD

Texas National

SFA Art Galleries

Curated by: Zhi Lin

Group Show

Huntsville, TX

Fare Thee Well

University of Texas at San Antonio

Curated by: Clay McClure

Group Show

San Antonio, TX

2014

A Corner of Canaan

The Community Artist’s Collective

Curated by: Sarah A. Trotty, Ph.D.

Solo Show

Houston, TX

After Jordan

UNT Galleries

Solo Show

Denton, TX

We Put This___ On Everything,

 And We Think You Should Too

Mokah Gallery

Curated by: Kathy Lovas

Group Show

Dallas, TX

2013

SPE South Central, Member & Student Show

Galveston College

Jurors: Kristy Peet, Brian Florentine

Galveston, TX

A Corner of Canaan

East Texas Regional Art Center

Curated by: Jeanne Humphries

Solo Show

Jasper, TX

Photographs of Denton

UNT on the Square

Curated by: Herbert Holl, Paho Mann, & Ben Davis

Group Show

Denton, TX

Musings: 18th Annual Exhibition

Photo Center NW

Juror: John A. Bennette

Group Show, honorable mentioned

Seattle, WA

500x: Student Discount

500x Gallery

Juror: Iris Bechtol

Group Show

Dallas, TX

CVAD MFA Showcase, UNT Galleries

Curated by: Victoria DeCuir & Tracee Robertson

Group Show

Denton, TX

12th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition

TWU Galleries

Juror: Sarah Kennel

Goup Show

Denton, TX

2012

SPESW Regional Members Exhibition

Center for Fine Art Photography

Juror: Jim Robinschon

Group Show

Fort Collins, CO

Pieces of Eight

Frisco Art Gallery

Curated by: Paige Prater

Group Show

Frisco, TX

Newman Village Annual Exhibition

Newman Village Art Gallery

Curated by: Christen Brown

Group Show

Frisco, TX

2011

Songs of the Martin

Photography 414 Gallery

Curated by: Rhonda Lashley Lopez

Group Show

Fredericksburg, TX

2010

A Church Home

Cailloux Center Art Gallery

Curated by: Lydia Kualapai

Solo Show

Kerrville, TX

COLLECTIONS

The Wittliff Collections

San Marcos, TX

The Portal to Texas History

Denton, TX

PUBLICATIONS

2016

Oxford American magazine

Fall Issue, Cover Image

2013

This Corner of Canaan

University of North Texas Press

2009

Finding A Church Home

Kerrville Daily Times

GRANTS & AWARDS

2015

Portal to Texas History Fellowship

University of North Texas Libraries

Denton, TX

2013

CVAD Creative Project Grant

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

2012

Priddy Scholarship

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

LECTURES

2016

Texas Historical Commission:

Architectural Photography Archive

University of North Texas

Denton, TX

2014

A Corner of Canaan: Artist Talk

The Community Artist Collective

Houston, TX

Historic Architecture of San Augustine County:

Research Presentation

The Community Artists’ Collective

Houston, TX

2013

Photography in the Community

Rice University Media Department

Houston, TX

CONFERENCES

2015

Digitizing Negatives from the THC Photography Archive

Crosstimbers Library Consortium

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2014

Photographs of Denton

UNT on The Square

Denton, TX

WORK EXPERIENCE

12/2/2014 -

Present

Library Specialist

University of North Texas Libraries

Managed and directed the digitization of a 26K item architectural photography archive.

Denton, TX

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2014 - 2012

Photography 1

Teaching Assistant

Denton, TX

2012

Design 1

Teaching Assistant

Denton, TX

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2017

Schreiner University Board of Trustees

Advisory Member

Kerrville, TX

INFORMATION SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite

Google Suite

Programming Languages: 

HTML5, XML, Java, PHP, Python

Metadata Data Entry

MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Photographic Education

Society of Architectural Historians

Society of American Archivists

Vernacular Architecture Forum