Albert V. Chong

                                                   140 Cherokee Way, Boulder CO

                                       Home Phone 303 - 554 -1598, Studio phone: 303 - 492 - 6055

                                       email: or





               School of Visual Arts, New York City. B.F.A., Honors, 1981

            University of California, San Diego, CA. 1991  M.F.A.

Academic Appointments

2006 - Present  University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Art and Art History


January - March 2006  Stanford University, Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA) and Department of Art & Art    History, Palo Alto, California (Visiting Professor)

1997- 2006  University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Art and Art History (Associate Professor)


1996 - 97  Rhode Island School of Design, Department of Photography, Providence Rhode Island

  (Associate Professor)


1991 - 96  University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Art and Art History

                (Assistant Professor)

1989 - 91  Mira Costa Community College, Art Department, Oceanside, California (Photography Instructor)


1986 - 88  School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Department of Continuing Education,

                (Photography Instructor)  



Awards, Fellowships & Grants


2011 - Dean’s Fund for Excellence, College of Arts & Science, University of Colorado at Boulder


2010 - Dean’s Fund for Excellence, College of Arts & Science, University of Colorado at Boulder


2009 - Technology Grant, Department of Art & Art History, University of Colorado at Boulder


2008 - Dean’s Grant, College of Arts & Science, University of Colorado at Boulder


2006 - Institute for Diversity in the Arts Fellowship (IDA), Stanford University, California


2002 - Absolut Expressions: Commission for Absolut Spirits Company


 2000 - Dean’s  Advancement Fund, University of Colorado at Boulder


 1998 - John Simon Guggenhein Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Photography,

                       John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, New York


 1998 - Pollock Krasner Artist Grant, Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York, New York


 1997 - ArtPace, 1997/98 International Artist-in-Residency Program, Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas


 1996 - Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, Visual Artist Initiative (Artist In Action

                      Series) Black Fathers & Sons Performed at BAM's Majest ic Theatre Nov./96 in Brooklyn in

                       collaboration with Johnny Coleman, Quincy Troupe & Keith Antar Mason & The Hittite Empire.


 1992 - National Endowment for the Arts,  Individual  Artist Fellowship (Photography)


 1991 - National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship (Photography) Western States

                       Arts Federation


 1990 - California Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, (Photography)


 1982 - C.A.P.S. Photography Fellowship, (Creative Artist Program Service Grant, New York, New York


 1977 - Silver and Bronze Medals for Photography, Jamaica Festival of the Arts, Kingston,

                       Jamaica, West Indies.


Solo Exhibitions


                2011 - The Mosaics & Other Works, The Mutual Gallery, September 12, 2011 - October 22, 2011,

                       Kingston, Jamaica  

                         - Hope Deferred: The Tile Photomosaics: New Works on Stone by Albert Chong at Walker

                       Fine Arts, Denver, Colorado Aug 5- Sept 10, 2011


                  2010 - Dread In Exile: A Survey of Works by Albert Chong from June 11–Aug. 26  

                      at Loves Jazz & Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska


                         - Eco, Xiang, Echo: Meditations on the African, Andean & Asian Diasporas,

                       Photomosaics, on Stone at Project Row Houses in Houston, Texas

                          3/ 27/10 - 6/20/10        


            2009 -  Layered Associations, Folio Gallery, Art Department Texas Tech University, Lubbock,  

                        Texas, USA  Jan. 26th – Feb. 9th 2009                    


                   2004 - Albert Chong: 20 Photographs, Zemicon Gallery, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies

                      Aug.-Sept. 5/2004


            2003 - Projections: Photographs by Albert Chong, Chelsea Galleria, Miami, Florida, USA

                         - Natural Spirits: Photographs by Albert Chong, African American Museum in

                          Philadelphia, March 14 – August 13, 2003

                                 -  Incantations: Images & Objects at the University Library California State University,

                            San Marcos, CA



             2002 - Family Love: Photographs by Albert Chong at The Zora  Neale Hurston National Museum  

                          of Fine Arts, Eatonville, Florida, USA

                            - Memories in Exile an exhibition of photographs and an object at Salina Art Center, Salina,  

                       Kansas, USA July 20 - Sept 22, 2002


             2001 - Extremes of Violence, Extremes of Religions, (tribute to the victims of WTC Tragedy in

                           form of thousands of Paper Airplanes. Kaohshiung International  Container Arts Festival,

                           Kaohshiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. 

                         - Imaging The Spirit  at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Boulder. Colorado, USA

                         - Winged Evocations at Emison Arts Center, Depauw University Greencastle, Indiana, USA


        2000 - Projections, at Throckmorton Fine Art, NY, NY, USA  


        2001 - Winged Evocations, Kinetic Sculptural Installation in La Cabana Fortress at the Seventh

                  Havana Bienal, Havana, Cuba, (Jamaica’s representative to the 7th Havana Biennal)

                          - Across The Void, Photographs by Albert Chong at Robert B.Menschel Photography

                       Gallery, Schine Student Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA


            1999 - Albert Chong, Photography, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

                      - Illuminated Allegories, An Exhibition of Photographs at University Art Gallery Atrium,  

                      University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

                        - Albert Chong, An Exhibition of Photographs 7/9 - 8/18/99, The Airport Atrium Gallery,

                         Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

                      -  Selected Images, Carol Keller Gallery, Denver, Colorado


Traveling Solo Exhibitions


1998 - Winged Evocations, A Kinetic Sculptural Installation work at Allen Memorial Art Museum,

                      Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.(3/17/98)

                        - Winged Evocations, A Kinetic Sculptural Installation work at William Benton Museum of

                      Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT,

                1999 - Winged Evocations  at William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, VA

                        - Winged Evocations at IRADAC, City University of New York (CUNY)

                2000 - Winged  Evocations at Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo, Iowa (Exhibition supported in

                      part by Hawkeye Community College, Friends of the Art Museum & The Iowa Department

                      of Cultural Affairs.

                1997 - Albert Chong,, Photographs, Pan American Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                1996 - Works & Objects, Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York City

                        - Ancestral Dialogues, Photographs and Installation at the Project Row Houses.  

                      Co-sponsored project of FotoFest’96, Houston, TX and Project Row Houses, Houston, TX

            1995  -  Ancestral Dialogues, Albert Chong at Inter Amercan Art Gallery, Miami Dade Community

                         College, Wolfson Campus, Miami, Florida.  12/14/95 - 2/2/96

                          -  Selections : Photographs by Albert Chong, Artscene, Lamar Community  College, Lamar,


                          -  Albert Chong: Photographs from Ancestral Dialogues, Cleveland, Museum of  Art,

                           Cleveland, Ohio

                1994 - Yard : A Jamaican Portrait, Chelsea Galleries, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies

                    - Albert Chong, Selections From Recent Works, CU Art Galleries, University of Colorado at    

                      Boulder. Boulder, Colorado, USA

                                   - Yin/Yang, Us/Them, La Torre de Tejuana, Mexico, InSite 94

                               - Albert Chong, Sangre De Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO. (3/7/94 - 4/24/94

                    - Albert Chong, Works from Ancestral Dialogues, The Friends of Photography,

                      Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA


                1993 - Albert Chong - Works, Porter Randall Gallery, La Jolla, CA                                                 -                                  

                    - YIN/YANG, US/THEM, BLACK/WHITE, GOOD/BAD. An Installation at

                       the Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, N.Y.                


            1991 - Albert Chong "Homecoming "New Photography Chelsea Galleries, Kingston, Jamaica,

                      West Indies.

                    - Sunday Dinner for the Ancestors at Angels Gate Cultural Center San Pedro, CA.

                  - Blood is Thicker ("Sunday Dinner For The Ancestors") An Installation at

                             Southwestern College Art Gallery.


                                   1990 - A Substitute Sacrifice, An installation at Kruglak Gallery, Mira Costa College,  

                                     Oceanside, CA.


            1989 - Healing the Cross, Healing the Symbol: A Substitute Sacrifice Sacrifice. An Installation

                      Work at The Mandeveille Annex Gallery, University of California, San Diego.

            1983 - Undercurrents, at Just Above  Midtown/Downtown Gallery, NYC.


            1981 - Dread In Exile," School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.


Group Exhibitions

            2010 - Third World Festival of Black Arts & Cultures, Dakar, Senegal Dec.10 -30, 2010

                     - 1st International Caribbean Triennial, Santo Domingo 2010, Dominican Republic, September    

                      1st – Oct. 24th 2010 (representing Jamaica)

                     - Untitled Art Show, Walker Fine Art, Denver, Colorado


            2009 - Out of the Archives: Process and Progress: Asian American Arts Centre, NYC,

                      New York, USA  September 18 –Oct 16 2009

                    - The Art of Caring : A Look at Life Through Photography, May 16- Oct 11, 2009

                         The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA

                    - Click, A Trigger Happy Photography Show, Pan American Art Projects, Miami, Florida,  

                      USA January 31st - February 28th, 2009

                    - Through The Lens :Photography From the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami,

                      Florida, June 27 –  October 4th , 2009

                    - Inaugural Exhibition, 12/1/09-1/1/10, ARTSITE, Coral Gables, FL,  

                    - Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera, DePaul University  

                       Museum from April 16 - June 14, 2009, Chicago, IL


            2008 - DIALOG: Denver.  Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado (April 27 to June 28, 2008)

                    - Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera,

                      Traveling Group Exhibition: Venues as follows:

                      Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) San Francisco, CA (6/19/08 – 9/28/08)

                  DePaul University Museum from April 16 - June 14, 2009, Chicago, IL

                   The Southeast Museum of Photography from Jan 16 - April 23,

                      Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, Florida

                      The David Driskell Center, Univ of Maryland from Jan 20 - March 11, 2011

                      University of Maryland College Park , MD 20742


                    - Curators Eye 111: Ceremony in Space, Time & Sound at the National  Gallery of Art, Jamaica,    

                      Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.(April 27 to June 28, 2008) 

                    - Performing Identities, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO Jan. 7- Feb. 16, 2008

                    - Nation of Immigrants: What influenced their Art? At Arts Students League of Denver,Denver,

                      Colorado  (Jan 4 - Feb 27)


            2007 - Crossing The Line: African American Artists in the Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis, Jr. 

                      Collection, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, Jan. 19 – May 20

                    - Expressions of Freedom and Justice, MLK at The Dairy, Dairy Center for The Arts, Boulder, CO

                    - Equatorial Rhythms, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway (Sept.– Dec. 2007)

                    - Blacks In and out of the box, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California

            2006 - New Possessions: An Islands Independence: Jamaican Art on the 44th Anniversary of Jamaican  

                      Independence, Art Museum of The Americas, Washington, D.C.

                    - Religion And Personal Identity, 9/21/06, Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery, Southeastern  

                      Louisiana University, Hammond, La

                    - Double Exposure: African American Photographers Before and Behind the Camera at the Wadsworth

                      Athenaeum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

            2005 - No Country is an Island: Issues of Freedom and Diaspora in Caribbean Art, September 12-October

                      20, Raritan Valley Community College Art Gallery, North Branch, New Jersey


            2004 - Three Visions One Sculptor: Aspects of Humanity, Nov.29-Dec. 31st, 2004, Chelsea Galleria,

                      Miami, FL.

                    - PILLish: Harsh Realities and Gorgeous Destinations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

                    - Curators Eye, National Gallery of Jamaica, Jamaica, West Indies

                    - Rousings, Contemporary Jamaican Art, National Gallery of The Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman,

                      West Indies

  Traveling Group Exhibition

                    - Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of The American Self, curated by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis,

                      International Center of Photography, NYC 2004                                                                                      

                    - Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of The American Self, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA,                2005

           2003 - Defying Gravity: North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA  (Winged Evocations)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       - Love and/or Terror: A Book Arts Exhibition and Symposium, at The University of Arizona Museum of Art

                      Tuscon, AZ, USA                                                                                                                                  

                    - Public Responsibility, Art Museum of The Americas, Washington, DC

                    - Un/Familiar Territory (premier of Throne for Third Millenium) at Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California

                    - Images of The Spirit, works by Albert Chong, Radcliffe Bailey & Whitfield Lovell at the Arts Center St. Petersburg, Florida


            2002 - Mundos Creados: ijns-Amerikaanse Fotografie, 2002 Photo Festival Fries Museum, Leeuwarden,


                    - Fifteen Jamaican Artists January 26 to March 2, 2002,  Skoto Gallery, NYC

            2001 - Jamaica In Venice: Albert Chong, Keith Morrison, Arthur Simms

                      Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy at  Palagraziussi Antico Oratori Fillipp Neri Castello 5500/c(Rialto)

                      30122 Venezia, Jamaica’s First Participation  in the Venice Biennial. June 10 - Nov. 4, 2001

                    - Marks of the Soul: Poetics, Philosophies & Religions, Eight Caribbean Artists, curated by

                      Barbaro Ruiz Martinez at Ritter Art Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Mar. 10 -April 14, 2001,

                    - Committed To The Image: Contemporary Black Photographers Brooklyn Museum of Art,  

                      Brooklyn, New York


                          Traveling Group Exhibition

    2001 - Jamaican Art: In The Fullness Of Time, Plymouth State College, New Hampshire, Karl Drerup Art       Gallery 2/9,01-4/7,20

                - Jamaican Art In the Fullness of Time: Jamaican Culture and the Well  Grounded Memory, Feb. 1

              to Mar. 1, 2002 Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch  College, NYC


           1989 - Syncretism: Marta Maria Perez Bravo, Albert Chong & Mari Cravo Neto, 10/31 – Jan 5, 2000,

                     Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York

                   - American Perspectives: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection Tokyo Metroplitan Museum of

                     Photography, Tokyo, Japan

                   - ELEMENTAL VISIONS: Photographs by Mario Cravo Neto, Carlos  Emilio, &  Albert Chong at

                     Carmen Llewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

                   - Imaging African Art, Documentation Ands Transformation curated by Daniell Cornel and Cheryl

                     Finley, Yale University Art Gallery,  New Haven, Connecticut

                   - Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present, Smithsonian,

                     Anacostia Museum and Center for African American  History and Culture, Washington, D.C.

                   - The Book As Art, 4/14 - May 7, 2000, Boulder Public Library, Boulder, CO


Traveling Group Exhibition

                       - Soon Come : The Art of Jamaica, (Traveling Exhibition)

                   - Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, May 13 - June 25, 2000

                       - Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska, 7/17 –9/4th, 2000

                       - Norfolk Arts Center, Norfolk, Nebraska, Sept. 25 - Nov. 13, 00                

                       - Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado, Aug.23, 01-Oct.01

                       - The Lowe Art Museum, Corol Cables, Florida, 6/12, 2002 – 7/28/02


                      1999 - Chairs! Chairs! Chairs! The Center For The Visual Arts, Metropolitan State College of Denver

                - Collide, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver Colorado

                  - Place & Diversity: Memory & location, Sept. 28-Dec 16 IRADAC, City University of New York, Harlem, NY

                  - Faces & Places: Non  Traditional Portraiture & Landscape through the Contemporary Photographic  

                    Perspective, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA


                     1998 - Centro America y el Caribe: una historia en blanco y negro, XXIV Bienal   Sao Paulo  1998, Sao Paulo,             Brazil (representing Jamaica)

                             - Caribe, exclusion, fragmentacion y paraiso curated by Maria Lluisa Borras and Antonio Zaya at MEIAC,

                    Spain, traveling to Madrid, Paris, Berlin             


          1997 - Ancestors, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

          1996 - Act/Language:Power & Display, Nov. 15 - Dec 23, 96, IRADAC Institute for Research on

                    African diaspora the Americas &  Caribbean, City University of New  York

                  - Chambers of Enchantment: recovery & loss, CEPA Gallery Buffalo,  NY  (Sept 20- Dec 1, 1996)

                  - The Familial Gaze, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

                  - Untitled Exhibition, Regis University, O'Sullivan Arts Center

                  - Close To Heart, The Light Factory Photographic Arts Center


                              Traveling Group Exhibition


         1995 - New World Imagery: Contemporary Jamaican Art,

                     - Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall(Sept/95)

                     - Arnolfini, Bristol Sept.23-Nov.12,95                                

                     - City Art Gallery, Southampton, Nov.24/95-Jan. 7/96

                     - Royal Festival Hall,London, Jan - Feb. 1996

                     - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Feb.22-April 5/96

                     - Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, April 12- May 11/1996


 Traveling Group Exhibition

                 - Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting &  Sculpture, Center for Fine Art, Miami,

                   Florida(Sept 7/95)

                     - New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana 1/27/96 - 3/24/96)

                     - Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, Virginia (July 13 - Sept. 8/96)

                     - African American Museum, Dallas, Texas (Oct.5 - Dec.15/96)

                     - Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont (Jan 11 - Mar. 9/97)

                     - Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut(April 5-June 15/97

                     - Center For African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution,

                   Washington, DC (July 12 - Oct.4/97)


                                Traveling Group Exhibition

                 - Points of Entry: Tracing Cultures, A Nation Of Strangers, Reframng America at

                 - Ansel  Adams Center for Photography, SF, CA,

                     - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA,

                     - The Center For Creative Photography, Tuscon, AZ, respectively                                                                                 Traveling to: International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, (April 1996)

     - National African American Museum Project Smithsonian Institution, Wash. D.C.,(Aug 96)  

                - High Museum of Art,Nexus Contemporary Arts Center,

                    - Jimmy Carter Presidential Library-Museum, Atlanta, GA (Feb/97)

                    - Center For The Fine Arts, Miami, FL(Sept/97)

                - Traces : The Body In Contemporary Photography, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx,

                  NY (6/ 14-9/95)               

     -  Africus, The First Johnannesburg Biennial, Johnnesburg, South Africa,

                  representing Jamaica.

                     - Still/Life, The Body as Object in Contemporary Photography, The Americas  Society Art

                  Gallery, NYC.

                    - Cultural Connections, Spaces gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

                    - Ancestors, Asian American Arts Centre & Kenkeleba House, NYC                


        1994 - Imagining Families: Images and Voices, National African American Museum, Smithsonian

                  Institution, Wash. DC

      - Fire  Without Gold, Center For Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.                                

                - Pequeno Formato Latino Americano,(Latin American Small Format Show) Luigi Marrozzini  

                  Gallery, Puerto Rico,West Indies

      - The Fifth Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, May-June 94, The Wifredo Lam Centre,


        1993 - ‘The Family Seen' SF Camera Work. San Francisco, CA.

                    - Ritos en Vivo (Living Rites) Carla Stellweg Latin American and Contemporary Art, N.Y, N.Y.

                    - Ancestral Spirits', El Camino  College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA.

                    - There Is A World Through Our Eyes: Perceptions and Visions of The African American

                  Photographer', Rockland Center For The Arts & Blue Hill Cultural Center, Rockland County, NY.

                - Inside the Black Experience, Union Gallery University of Arizona, Tuscon,  Arizona


        1992 - Counterweight' Alienation, Assimilation, Resistance Contemporary Arts Forum , Santa

                   Barbara, California

                    - El Dia De Los Muertos' Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO                 

                    - "Cross Cultural Explorations" The Atlanta College Of Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

                - Parents, Museum of Contemporary Art at Wright State University Creative  Arts Center,

                  Dayton, Ohio

                    - "Jamaica to Brooklyn 1992" A Cross Section of Current Jamaican Art,.Salena Gallery, Long

                    Island University, Brooklyn Campus

                - "Remains" Grove  Gallery, University of California, San Diego

                - " Persona" Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

                - "Images and Objects" Porter Randall Gallery, La Jolla,CA

                    - "The Decade Show," The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC

                    - "Outside of Tradition," Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA.

                    - "American Resources II," Jan Stein Gallery, Tampa, FL.


                                 Traveling Group Exhibition


            1991 - The Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

                    - Baltimore Museum of Art(Aug. 26-Oct. 4 /1992)

                    - Los Angeles County Museum of Art(Nov. 12, 92 -Jan. 24,93

                        - Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (April 3- May 29, 1993)


                                Traveling Group Exhibition


                       - "Interrogating Identity: The Question of 'Black' Art," Grey Art  Gallery & Study Center/NYU Art

                       Collection (Travelling Show)

            - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

            - Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN., Madison Arts Center, Madison, Wisconsin.


             1990 - "Poetic License," State University of New York, Stony Brook.


                                Traveling Group Exhibition

                          - "Convergence," Photographic Resource Center at Boston University,

                                        Boston, MA

                          -  Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY.

                          - Film In The Cities, St. Paul, MN.(9/20 - 10/25, 1991)

                          - Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas.(11/8 - 12/29, 1991)

                          - University of California, Irvine. (1/9/ - 2/13 - 1992)

                          - Hammonds House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia(3/15 -4/26-1992)

                          - University Art Gallery, University of Albany, NY

                          - Pennslyvania School of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA.(Nov.7- 30, 1992

                          - Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida,(Feb. 6 - April 1st/94)

                          - Frostburg State University,Frostburg, MD. Oct.5-Nov.                 21, 1993

                          - Olin Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH. 12/ 12/93- 1/24/94

                          - University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO.  9/30 -10/11/94

                          - Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.  Feb. 6 - Mar. 18, 95

          - Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY


                   1989 - "American Resources: Selected Works of African-American Artists,"

                          Downtown Arts Gallery, Church Street Center, Nashville, TN/

  Bernice Steinbaum Gallery,  NYC.

               - "Bridges and Boundaries," New House Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural

  Center, Staten Island, NY


                                             Traveling Group Exhibition

              "American Pictures of the 1980's: The Photography of Invention,"

                                - National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC.

                                - The Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC.

                                - The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.

                                - The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.


                                 Traveling Group Exhibition

                              -"New Photography: Constructed Images," Studio Museum in Harlem,  NYC.

                                - Houston Fotofest, Houston, TX.

                                - High Museum of Art, Atlanta

                                - Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD.  

                                 - Berkeley Museum, University of California. Berkeley

                                 - Mandeville Gallery,University of California, San Diego.

                                 - Port Washington Public Library,Port Washington,NY

                                 - Bamani Gallery, San Franciso, California.


                    1988 - "Imprinted Memories," Gallery at Hastings on Hudson, Hastings, NY.


                         - "Double Vision, "Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, NY.


                     1987 - "Rooms With A View," B.C.A. Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY.

                                 - "Mixed Material," Gallery 69, Bronx, NY.

                                 - "Faculty Photos," Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

                                 - "Curator's Choice:  The Photographer's Mind," CEPA Gallery,

                                 - "En Foco," Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY.

                                 - "The Mind's I," Part 4, Asian Arts Institute, NYC.

                                 - 'Inaugural Exhibition' Harlem Renaissance Gallery, NY

                       - "ars brvklyniensis Part IV:Photography, "Wiesner Gallery, Brooklyn NY.


                                Traveling Group Exhibition

                                -"Large as Life,"

                                :Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY.

                                 Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, NY.


                  1986 - "Myth and Magic, Offerings and Amplifications," Henry Street, Settlement, NYC

                                  - "Vision and Re-vision," Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building

                             Gallery, curated by Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

                                  - "Asian Artists of Brooklyn," Brooklyn Museum Community Gallery, Bklyn. NY

                                  - "Women of Color Defined and Redefined, A Photographic Essay,"Unicorn Gallery/Museum,

                             Newark, NJ.

                                  - "Annual Open Studio Exhibition," Asian Arts Institute, NYC                

                                  - "We Follow the Dream," Collaborative Installation with Wayne

                                     Providence and  Albert Trotman, BACA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY


                      1985 - "Seeing is Believing," Alternative Museum, NYC

                                  - "Another World," Bronx River Gallery, Bronx, NY.

                                  - "10 Photographers," Fotoforum, New York, NY.

                                  - "The Atriumshow," Fotoforum, New York, NY.

               - "Photo Collective," Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.


                      1984 - "Photography on Women," Studio Gallery, Bklyn,  NY.

                                  - "Contemporary Afro-American Painting and                                                 

                                    Sculpture," Bayly Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

                                  - "Photonational/84," Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA.

                            - "Alternate Visions," Mercer County Community College, Trenton, New Jersey.

                                  - "Caribbean Influence," The Rotunda Gallery, Bklyn. NY


                                Traveling Group Exhibition

                                  - "Contemporary Afro-American Photography,"                                                 

                                  - Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH.

                                  - University Center, Delta College, Detroit, MI.

                              - Chicago public Library & cultural Center, Chicago,                

                           - Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC.

   - Colgate University Art Collections and Picker Art Gallery, Hamilton, NY

   - The Mary Louise Center for Black Culture, Duke University, Durham, NC


                      1983 - "14 Photographers," Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture, New York. NY

                              - "Photography," Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

               - "People of Color," William Patterson College, Wayne,NJ


                                 Traveling Group Exhibition

                   - "1982-83 C.A.P.S. (Creative Artists Program Service ) Photography Fellowship

                             Recipients Exhibition,"

                                  - Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY.

                                  - Munson-William Proctor Institute, Utica, NY., Nikon House, New York, NY.


                       1982 - "Image and Imagination," Jazzonia Gallery, Detroit,MI

                                  - "Atlanta Life Third National Art Exhibition," Atlanta Life Insurance, Company, Atlanta, GA.


               1981 - "The Senior Show" Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.

                              - Polaroid Land Corporation Group Show," Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, MA.


                1977 - "Festival Photography Exhibition," Jamaica Festival of the Arts, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies





                          - Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

                          - Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

                          - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University,

                            Lubbock, Texas, USA

                          - Khalil Moses, West Palm Beach, Florida

  - Sandran Bramwell, Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.

  - Tony Walters, NY

                          - John & Jennifer Wedemier, Boulder, CO

                          - Jacqueline Bishop, New York, New York

                           - Travis Allison, Boulder, Colorado, USA

                          - Marshall Student Center at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

                          - The Colorado Collection, University of Colorado at Boulder

                          - Kristen Moore, Englewood, C

                          - Charles Guice, Oakland, CA

                          - Greg Smith, Shorthill, New Jersey

                          - National Art Gallery Committee of Barbados/National Cultural Foundation,  

    Barbados, West Indies (2004)    

                            - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO  (2004)  

    - Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, Florida (2004)

    - Sprint Corporation Art Collection, Overland Park, Kansas (2003)

                                   - International Center of Photography (ICP) NYC, NY (2004)

                                - Kathryn Keller, Boulder, Colorado (2003)

                                     - Joan Markowitz, Boulder, Colorado (2004)

                                  - Clarence Otis Jr. & Jacqueline L. Bradley, Windermere, Fl (2002)

                                  - Stephen & Sandra Darros, San Diego, CA, USA  (2002)

                                - Stella Holmes, Miami, FL

                                - Martha Schneider, Chicago, IL                

                                     - Joan Wich, Houston, TX

                                     - Veronica Chambers, New Jersey

                                     - Daniel Echavarria, Miami, Florida

                                     - High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

                                     - Mark & Polly Addison, Boulder, Colorado (2003)

                                     - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

                                     - Danny Simmons, Brooklyn, NY

                                     - Celeste Lacy Davis, Brooklyn, NY

                                     - Catherine Ross and Danny Boston, Atlanta, Georgia

                                     - Peter & Eileen Norton, Santa Monica, CA

                                     - Colorado Collection, Dept. Fine Arts, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

                                     - Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia

                                     - David Teplitzky & Peggy Scott, Evergreen, Colorado

                                    - Spencer Throckmorton, NY, NY

                                    - Tina Spiro, Stony Hill, Jamaica

                                    - Charles & Kristin Foresman, Boulder, Colorado

                                   - Jan Barr, Tacoma, Washington

                                    - John Valentino, Buffalo, NY

                                  - Ken Iwamasa, Boulder, CO

                                - Whitney Houston, Atlanta, GA

                                - Boris Penth, Hambourg, Germany

                                - Best, Best & Krieger, San Diego, CA

                                - Kimberly Strelov, NYC

                                - Rick Griffith, Boulder, CO

                                - Bernard Williams, Chicago, IL

                                - Arthur & Jay Richardson, Washington, DC

                                - David Kaplan, Denver, Colorado

                                - Artist of Color Collection, University of Colorado at Boulder

                                - Kathryn Wenderski, Colorado Springs, CO                                                

                                - Dellroy & Nashormeh Lindo, Oakland, CA

                                - Dr. David Boxer,Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.

                                - Drina & Randall Krimm, San Diego, CA

                                - Quincy & Margaret Troupe, La Jolla, California                

                                - Charles Powell, Oceanside, California

                                - Terry McMillan, Danville, California

                                - Kip Fullbeck, Santa Barbara, CA.

                                - Ron & Cynthia Thompson, St Louis, Missouri                

                                - Shabaka Barry Henley, Venice, California

                                - Pasquale Verdicchio, San Diego, California

                                - Bonnie Dell, N.Y. , N.Y.

                                - Willa Burns,Oceanside,Southern California

                                - Bibliotèque Nationale, Paris, France

                                - Leah and Arthur Ollman, San Diego, CA

                                - Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

                                - Margie Waller, San Diego, CA

                                - Verity Lambert, London, England

                                - Virginia Charteris, Yorkshire, England

                                - Silas Rhodes, New York,NY

                                - Itzik Kasovitz, New York,NY

                                - Alain Giguere, New York,NY

                                - Carlton Ingleton, Brooklyn, NY

                                - Cora Wright Kennedy, New York,NY

                                - Roslyn Reed, Detroit, MI

                                - J.W. Sherwood, Mobile, AL

                                - Alva and Barbara Constantine, Laurel, DE

                                - Nancy Yates, New York, NY

                                - Merton Simpson, New York,NY

                                - John Bennette, New York, NY

                                - Paul Chevaness, Brooklyn,NY

                                - Palli and Mike Holubar, Oberlin, OH

                                - Italo Scanga, San Diego, CA

                                - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC

                                - Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin,                 Ohio

                                - Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA                                                                                                                                       - The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

                            - Museum Of The National Center Of Afro-American Artists Inc. Boston, MA                                                                                                               - Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art

                            - William Benton Museum of Art, University of CT. Storrs, CT                 

                                - Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Fla.                

                            - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas



                   2011 - Jamaican Art: Then and Now with text by Petrine Archer Straw & Kim Robinson, Kingston

                              Publishers Limited, 2011

                  Tallawah Magazine:Jamaican Culture, Culture Picks, What’s on the Tallawah Culture Radar This

                              week, Sunday September 11, 2011

                - New Books, Zaidie Smith, Reviews, Harpers Magazine, September 2011

                - High Marks at CU, Faculty Art on Display on Campus by Kristin Le Grice. Day & Night

                              Arts & Entertainment, Longmont Times-Call, Feb. 11th , 2011


                   2010 - Dodge & Burn,  Albert Chong,



                   2009 - The Photograph as a Receptacle of Memory by Albert Chong, Small Axe, A

                              Caribbean Journal of Criticism, SX 29, July 2009

                         - Through The Lens: Photography from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

                           published on the occasion of the exhibition.


                           - The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography with essay by Cynthia

                           Goodman, catalogue for the exhibition published by Ruder Finn Press.


                 2008 - Critical Dialogue: Signifying “Asian”and Afro Cultural Poetics:A Conversation with

                 Willian luis. Albert Chong, Karen Tei Yamashita and Alejandro Campos Garcia by

                 Lisa Yun, Binghamton University. SUNY, published by the Afro Hispanic Review,        

                 Vol. 27, Number 1, Spring 2008, Vanderbilt University


                 2007 - Crossing The Line: African American Artists in the Jacqueline Bradley &

                 Clarence Otis, Jr. Collection, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter

                 Park, Florida, January 19th –May 20th , 2007 (Exhibition Catalogue)       

           No Date - Emphasis: From the Body Photographic to the photographed body (Variations of a

                          discourse regarding spirituality in contemporary photography by Juan Antonio Molina,

                          Zone Zero Magazine

                        - Blacks In And Out Of The Box:Published by the California African American Museum,

                          Los Angeles 2007 (Exhibition Catalogue)

                        - Equatorial Rhythms, published by The Stenersen Museum-Du store verden!-the DSV

                          network (Exhibition Catalogue) 


                2006 - Albert Chong: Giving Back to Inner City Youth by Barbara Ellington, Flair, Magazine cover story,

                          Monday July 31,2006, Daily Gleaner, Jamaica             


                2005 - The Polaroid Book: Selections from the Polaroid Collections of Photography Edited by

                 Steve Crist, essay by Barbara Hitchcock, published by Taschen

                        - Fotographia Jamaicana en la Diaspora :Albert Chong & Paul Stoppi by Irina Leyva

                          Perez, Extra Camara: Revista De Fotografia, 1/2004


               2004 - Albert Chong: 20 Photographs catalogue for exhibition at Zemicon Gallery, Bridgetown, Barbados

                         Foreword by Alissandra Cummins, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., F.M.A  (Chairperson of the National Gallery,  

                         Committee, Introduction by Therese Hadchity,

                       - Homecoming Again: Albert Chong In The Caribbean by Veerle Poupeye, National Gallery of Jamaica,      

                         Kingston Jamaica, July 2004

                       - Nailing Memory By Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, Assistant Professor of Art History, Stanford,  University,

                         Palo Alto, California

                       - Albert Chong: Magic and Memory by Harclyde Walcott, University Of the West Indies,

                         Bridgetown, Barbados.

                       - Chong Showcases 20 years of contemporary art by Jenique Millington, The Barbados Advocate,  

                         Wednesday August 11, 2004

                       - Caribbean Chong displays his Art (no writer credited) Centerpiece, Daily Nation, Thursday Aug 12th,

             2004    (Barbados Daily Newspaper)

                      - Assembling Identity: Photographer Albert Chong’s Inclusion of different art makes for interesting  exhibit 

                       at Zemicon Gallery, by Lilian Sten. AICA, Sunday Aug 8th, 2004, (Barbados Daily)

                     - Eden, Ohio by Shawne Johnson, reviewed by Khalil Abdullah for Fictions/Review sections of Black

                       Issues Book Review Magazine, Mar-April 2004 (Full Page Reproduction of Aunt Winnie 1995)

                     - Critics Pick by Elisa Turner, Miami Herald Jan. 2nd 2004 (Review of Projections at Chelsea Galleria)

                     - Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of The American Self, Edited by Coco Fusco and  Brian Wallis,

                       International Center of Photography published by Harry N. Abrams Inc.          


                                     2003 - State of The Arts by Tina Spiro from the Island Hop section of Air Jamaica’s in flight

                                                           magazine ‘Skywritings” (Nov-Dec 2003)

                                                          - Mapas Abiertos 1991-2002, Fotographia Latino Americana, by Alejandro Castellote,  Rebens

                                                           Fernandes Junior, Juan Antonio Molina, Ivan de la Nuez

                                      - ‘Responsibility’ Fails To Live Up To Title by Michael O’ Sullivan, Washington Post, August 1,

                                        2003 (review of Public Responsibility at Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC

                                                          - Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes: Conversations on Asian American Art, edited by Elaine H. Kim,

                                                            Margo Machida, Sharon Mizota, published by University of California Press

                                                  - CU faculty Art Show reveals strengths by Kyle MacMillan, Art, Denver Post, Sept. 26, 2003

                     - ‘Incantations’ reflect artist’s multicultural background by Marcia Manna, Community Arts

                       & Leisure, The San Diego Union Tribune (North County, Sunday Feb. 2, 2003


                                 2002 - Different: Contemporary Photographers & Black Identity by Stuart Hall & Mark Sealy published

                                                            by Phaidon

                            - Mundos Creados: Latin-Amerikaanse Fotografie, Exhibition Catalog by Noorderlicht,


                            - A celebration of Jamaica: Proud people maintain cultural identity through vibrant art. By

                              Robin Caudell, Press Republican, Vermont, Oct.3-10, 2002

                                  - Absolut Expressions Salutes Albert Chong, Savoy Magazine, June/July2002,

                                                     - Blink: 100 Photographers, 010 Curators, 010 Writers published by Phaidon Press.

                     - A Creative Legacy: A History of The National Endowment for The Arts Visual Artists’

                       Fellowship Program published by Harry N. Abrams Association with The National

                       Endowment for The Arts.

                                        - Absolut Expressions: A Celebration of 14 African American Artists inspired by Absolut,

                                          Savoy Magazine, Feb.2002, (Issue #1) first issue


                                2001 - Tuesdays With...Albert Chong interview by Cara Hopkins, Colorado Daily,

                                          Tuesady Jan. 29th. 2002

                    - The Arts: Dig Deeper at CU Faculty Show by Cara Hopkins, Coloraado Daily, Tuesday


                                       -  Nueva Luz, 25th Anniversary Issue, Jan. 2002

                                       - Sweet Dreams: The 7th Havana Biennial by Grady T. Turner, Art In America, Oct. 2001,

                      Pg. 72 & 74  

                                       - La Biennale di Venezia  49.Esposizone Internazionale D’Arte, Plateau of Humankind,

                      (Venice Biennial Catalog) June -Nov. 2001

                    - Robert Gober’s “Virgin” Installation: Issues of Spirituality in Contemporary American Art by

                    Erika Doss from the book The Visual Culture of American Religions  edited by David

                      Morgan & Sally M. Promey , University of California Press

                                       - Outside artists face censorship when exhibiting works in Cuba By Elisa Turner, Sunday,

                                         January 28, 2001, Miami Herald

                                       - Island Universe by Edith Newhall, New York Magazine, Jan.29,2001

                                       - Albert Chong by  Jeffrey Hoone & Irwin Gershow NY ARTS, Jan 2001

                                       - Photography In New York International, Jan/Feb 2001 (cover image)

                                       - About The Cover by Jean Dykstra


                               2000 - Happily Ever After: Photographer Albert Chong’s complex story tellingmakes for an

                      enthralling experience by  Carl Mellor, Art Syracuse New Times, Feb 9-16, 2000

                    - American Perspectives: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection, 2000 catalogue for the

                      exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, 2000 

                                       - Photos piece together artist’s island heritage, by Elisa Turner, Galleries Review, The Miami

                                           Herald, Sunday Oct. 15, 2000

                       - After Representation by Horace Brockington, The International Review of African American

                      Art, Volume 16 Number 4 , 2000

                                       - Imaging African Art: Documentation & Transformation by Daniell Cornell and Cheryl Finley,

                                         catalogue for exhibition

                                       - Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers: 1840  to the present, by Deborah

                                         Willis  Kennedy, published by W.W. Norton 2000

                                       - Chong’s Images influenced by his Jamaican heritage, by Dirk Martin, Arts & Science, A

                                         Special insert of the Carillon (March 17, 2000)

                                       - Black And White Photography, Manifest Visions/ An International Collection by James

                                         Luciana, Quarry Books an Imprint of Rockport Publishers, Inc. Gloucester, Massachusetts

                                       - Artist's imagination takes flight By CJ HINES Courier Assistant Lifestyles Editor, Waterloo

                                         Courier, Thursday, February 17, 2000 -Albert Chong : Across The Void, Contact Sheet 105,

                                         published by Light Work, Syracuse, NY

                                       - Poignant Artifacts put Accent on Ancestors by Jerry Cullum, Weekend Review, Visual Arts,

                      The Atlanta Journal Constitution,

                                       - St. James Guide To Black Artists, St. James Press, Detroit, Michigan

                                       - Collecting African American Art, Work On Paper & Canvas By Halima Taha , published by

                                         Crown Publishers Inc. New York


                               1999 - Albert Chong: Selected Works by Michael Paglia, Art, Westword, Feb. 18- 24, 1999               

                                       - Prize Photos: Albert Chong’s Gallery Exhibit offers some disturbing images by Glenn Giffin,

                                         The Weekend  Scene, The Denver Post, Fri. Jan. 22, 1999

                    - The Famalial Gaze, Edited by Marianne Hirsch, published by University Press of New England,  

                   - XXIV Bienal de Sao Paulo, Representacoes  Nacionais, Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo, 1998        

        - Caribbean Art  by Verle Poupeye, published by Thames & Hudson for The World of Art Series


                               1998 - University  Press  of New England, Fall 1998, Cover of the Fall Catalogue                          

                                          - Modern Jamaican Art, by  David Boxer  and Veerle Poupeye, published by  Ian Randle

                                         Publishers on Behalf of The University of the west Indies Development and endowment Fund

                                       - Personal Effects  By  Michael Read, Camerawork  Spring/Summer 1997         

                                       - Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century by Richard J. Powell published by Thames & Hudson


               1997 - Art  on Stage: What would theater and dance be like if visual artists were in charge of their

                          production?  The Brooklyn Academy of Music decided to find out. by Janet Koplos,

                          Art In America , Sept. 1997                                 

                        - Shifting Allegiances, Immigrant Artists explore the letting go of        cultural roots by Jerry  Cullum,

                          The Atlanta Journal /The Atlanta        Constitution, Fri. March 14,1997. (reproduced Throne For The

                          Justice) B Bibliography

                        - Artist In Action: finding a new frame for performance, The Next Wave Magazine 1996,

                      Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY                                                             

                                       - Merry Christmas, Baby.  A Christmas & kwanzaa Treasury by Paula L. Woods & Felix H. Liddel,

                                         Published by Harper Collins


                               1996 - Caribbean Visions, American Way, American Airlines Magazine, 12/1/96

                                       - FotoFest, Houston The Sixth International Festival Of Photography, Albert Chong, Ancestral

                                         Dialogues, Essay by Carla Stellweg

                                       - Albert Chong, Throckmorton Fine Art, The New York Times, Fri. 6/28/96

                                       - Encyclopedia Of African American Art & Culture, Simon & Schuster, MacMillan 1996, NY

                                       - Moonrabbit Review, Asian Pacific American Voices, Vol. 1, Number 2

                                       - Caribbean Winds, NOMA Exhibit Sweeps Away Cliches About Art From The Islands’ Lagniappe,

                                              - Entertainment Guide, The Times Picayune, Jan 26, 1996

                    - Warm Your Soul  by Linda Luise Brown, Creative Loafing, Feb. 3/96                 

                    - Picture Window, 3 Photo exhibits shed light on the relationship between artist & audience, by

                      Lawrence Toppman, Arts & Entertainment The Charlotte Observer, Sun. Feb. 4/96

                    - Albert Chong, The Contact Sheet 87,published by LightWork, Syracuse, NY

                                       - Africa 95, Events Catalogue, page 14-15 (image-The Sisters)

                                              - DUBVISIONS, New World Imagery runs from Sept. 23-Nov 12 at Arnolfini, Bristol, 6 Venues, 15-29 9/96

                   - New World Imagery At London's Royal Festival Hall, Stepping Out, Caribbean Times Week

                                          Ending Sat. Jan. 13, 1996(image-The Sisters)


1995 - Exhibitions, Amateur Photographer, 21/10/95(image-Throne For The Justice)

        - La feria de Arte y sus entormos por Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Exito, 17 de enero de 1996

        - El Caribe de algunos en el CFA: Caribbean Visions  By Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Exito! 27 de

          Septiembre de 1995(Object Reproduced - the Cowrie Rocker w/ vest & Codfish Book, 1994

        - The Figure from 12 Earnest Viewpoints, by Vivien Raynor, Sunday New York Times

           (Westchester version) July 13, 1995

        - Bodies of work in foto show, 12 artist narratives, New York Daily News, July 28,1995

        - Traces: The Body In Contemporary Photography, The Short List, The Village Voice, Aug.29, 1995

        - Eclectic Group New to the Limelight by Holland Cotter, New York Times,                 Aug. 11/95

        - Points Of Entry; Tracing Cultures, 1 of 3 exhibition catalogue for three part exhibition. Tracing

          Cultures first published by the Friends of Photography for 3 part exhibition by Museum Of

          Photographic Art, San Diego, and The Center For Creative Photography, Tuscon and The Friends Of        Photography, San francisco  

        - New World Imagery: Contemporary Jamaican art, Exhibition Catalogue published by National

           Touring Exhibitions, curated Petrine Archer Straw, Exhibition organised by Roger Malbert             assisted by Julia Risness

         - Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting & Sculpture, 9/95 Exhibition Catalogue Published   by Arts   Services International, curated by Samella Lewis

          - Body Language, Museums, New York, Vol. 2 ,#1, Summer 1995. (Traces:The Body In

            Contemporary Photography at the Bronx Museum)(Winged Desire,Image used)

          - A Common Canvas by Tricia Paik, A. Magazine(Inside Asian America, Arts) (Image used - Story about my Father/Aunt Winnies Story

          - Multicultural Show Enticing by Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland,  Wed. Mar 15/1995

          - Crossing Borders by Frank Green, The Cleveland Free Times, April 5, 1995 (Image used Blessing w/cigar smoke The Throne For Gorilla spirits)

             - Still/Life 'The Body As Object In Contemporary Photography' by Charles Hagen Weekend,

               The New York Times, Fri. April 7,1995

              - Still/Life, The Body as Object in Contemporary Photography by Joseph R. Wolin, Creative Camera, Feb/March1995,page 14 & 15

              - Coda Page, The Sisters 1986 with text from The Past is a Foreign Country  by David Lowenthal

                (New York:Cambridge University Press, 1985) Museum News, March/April 95

                   - Photographs by Albert Chong, Review: Latin American Literature  &                        Arts, Spring 1995

               - Fire Without Gold: Works by Photographers of Color, 1994 , Photography Quarterly, Center for

                 Photography at Woodstock

               - Who's Who in American Art, 21st. Edition, 1995, Reed Reference Publishing, New Providence, NJ



        - U.S. Contingent in Havana By Betty Klausner, Art In America, 10/94                

        - Visual Literacy  By A.D. Coleman(Review  of Ancestral Dialogues) Photography In New York,

          A Guide Sept/Oct 1994

        - Artists Explore American Family In Smithsonian Exhibit, By Elisa Lee. Asian Week, Sept 2,

        - Photobiographers By Deborah Willis, The International Review of African American Art                

        - Thrones For Ancestors : The Albert Chong Photo Exhibit by Mary Motian-Meadows, Colorado

          Arts, June1994,#90

        - The Cowrie Necklace , image used for the cover of Toni Morrison's novel The Bluest Eyes,

          reprinted by Griot Editions                

        - Albert Chong - Blending Art & Spirituality By Mary Jean Porter, Lifestyles, The Sunday Pueblo

          Chieftain, Sun, April 10,94

        - Mystical Images , Albert Chong Blends reality,dreams & Cultural Visions for his arresting &

          compelling Photographs,  By Mary Voelz Chandler , Spotlight , Rocky Mountain News, April     28,1994

        - Asian Week, Albert Chong Conducts Ancestral Dialogues, 2/4/94

        - Inside Colorado,a supplement to the Colorado Alumnus,PI,  April 94                

        - Art from political to personal, Exhibits canvass the artistic spectrum, by Mary Voelz

          Chandler, Spotlight, Sun.  April 3 /94, Rocky Mountain News. (Image used - The Red Altar)                                        - Acclaimed CU-Boulder photography professor Albert Chong to sign copies of his famous poster

          The Sisters by Robert Jackson, Rocky Mountain News, 3/9/94

        - Chong uses art to Explore his African  & Asian Heritage  by Steven Rosen, The Sunday Denver

          Post, Sun, Mar. 27,94                

        - Poster for the Artist of Color Collection, University of Colorado at Boulder.

        - Photograph used for the Cover of the Book titled Life Notes: Personal Writings By Contemporary  

          Black Women, Edited with an intro by Patricia Bell - Scott

        - UCSD Perspectives, Vol 6 Number 2, Winter 1993-94, Alumni News : More Than A Thousand

          Words by Dirk Sutro

        - Capturing the Spirit World on Film: Albert Chong's Artistic recipe blends Jamaica, Catholicism,

          Santeria and America in an eclectic stew. by Leah Ollman,, Los Angeles Times/Calender,

          Sunday, Oct. 10, 93


1993 - Chong's thrones honor Family, history, root's, by Robert  Pincus, The Arts, The San Diego

          Union- Tribune, Sun. Oct. 3,1993

        - Like offerings in the houses of the Gods: Albert Chong's Photographs Eulogize his ancestry

          by Lisa Marquart, The Daily Aztec, San Diego State University, Fri. Oct. 1993

        - American Visions, A Magazine of African American Art & Culture, 9/93

        - Chinese American Artists Find Commonality In 'Ancestral Spirits' Works by Lee, Fulbeck and

          Chong Showing until April 23, by Dena Hawes, Asian Week 4/16/93

        - River Styx, # 37(1993)Front & Back Cover(Stealing Eggs/Throne For Ogun


1992 - UCB'S Albert Chong Receives $20,000 NEA Fellowship, Silver &  Gold Record  12/10/92

        - Artist Draws On His Heritage, By Niki Hayden, Daily Camera, Friday Magazine, Oct. 30/92

        - Laughing at Death, Rocky Mountain News by Lorenzo Chavez,

        - LIFESTYLES, Oct. 28, 1992 (Image used : Sunday Dinner for Ancestors)


1991 - New York, November 1991 by Gabriel Bauret, PHOTOGRAPHIES Magazine Numero 38,

          Janvier- Fe'vrier 1992, Image used The Two Sisters

        - Documenting The Evidence: Afro-American Photography by Susan Y. Dyer Women's Art

            Magazine, Sept/Oct. 1991                                

        - Men's Look at Men Has Blind Spot By Susan Freudenheim, Los  Angeles Times, San Diego

          Edition,Mar. 3, 1992                

        - Letter From New York, NO. 29 by A.D. Coleman, Photo Metro

          "From Men Only" by Robert L. Pincus, Night & Day, San Diego Union Tribune  2/20/92

        - "The Naked Truth" by Jonathan Saville,The third of 3 part reviews of the Persona Show ,

          San Diego's Weekly Reader , 3/19/92

        - "Remains" Artists look at death in surprisingly positive show by Sue Keller, La Jolla Light, March

           19, 1992. Picture used Untitled Throne W/Monkey Skull & Eggs Shells

        - "Chong's Works Highlight Exhibit "by Robert L. Pincus, The San Diego Union, January 16,

          1992, Picture used The Sisters , 1986                

        - At The Galleries, Images and Objects  at Porter Randall Gallery, by Victoria Reed,

           Image used The Two Sisters, Calendar Section, Los Angeles Times, 1/22/92

        - Treats-both visual and aromatic by Kinney Littlefield, San Pedro Press- Telegram, Sunday,


        - MoMA MEMBERS QUARTERLY(The Members Quarterly of The Museum of Modern Art,

          No  9,Fall 1991, page16  (The Two Sisters) Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort,

          Peter Galassi, Museum of Modern Art, NYC

        - ARTSPIRAL(Bi-annual Publication of Asian American Arts Center Winter 1991 Is There An

          Asian American Aesthetics ? page 10, picture used The Chair, 1986

        - 'Interrogating Identity' The view from outside. Christine Temin, Boston Globe, Aug. 13, 1991.

        - The Art of Questioning Identity (MFA show lets artists define otherness), Christine Temin,

          The Boston Sunday Globe, Aug. 4, 1991.

        - "Interrogating Identity," Exhibition catalog, Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, New York

           University, 1991.

        - "Exhibit, an exploration of African-American journeys," Joanne Silver, Boston Herald, 12/28/1990.

        - "How Racial and Cultural Differences Affect Art," Charles Hagen, New York Times, 8/23/1991

        - "Aesthetic intellect, pulsing emotion blend in Convergence' Kelly Wise,The Boston Globe 1/25/91

        - "1990 a year of promises" Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, Jan 1, 1991

        - "Art Exhibits Offer Insight Into Artist's Family Heritage" Chris Plotz.

        - "Strong Impact Provided by Installations," Leah Ollman, Los  Angeles Times, February 27, 1991.

        - Exposure, Vol. 27, no. 4, A Publication of the Society For Photographic Education, Kellie Jones


        - ZYZZYVA, SPRING 1991, Vol. vii, no. 1.


1990 - Mixed Blessing: New Art in a Multicultural America, By Lucy Lippard, Pantheon Books

        - "Sacred Meets Profane Via 'Sacrifice'" Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, October 4, 1990.

        - "Through a Lens Darkly" Roger Anderson Express, Aug. 10/90

        - "Artist's Work reflects black Life" Joanne Milani, The Tampa Tribune, February 12, 1990.

        - "Outsiders Elude 1 Show, Find Haven in Other," Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, 3/23/90              


1989 - An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography of Black Photographers, 1940-1988, Deborah Willis Thomas

          Garland Press. NY, 1987                

        - "Rise of A New Black Culture, Cult-Nats Meet Freaky-Deke," Greg Tate, Village Voice Literary

          Supplement, Dec. 1991

        - "Sisters," "Stealing Eggs," "Malcolm," "Staff of Life," "Self Portrait  with Eggs," (illustrations) B

          Culture, Vol. II, No. 2, NY, NY

        - Lehman Shows Products Of Bronx Alternative Spaces by Vivien Raynor, New York Times,

          Sunday May 10, 1987

        - "The Mind's I, Part 4," Russell Leong (catalogue essay), Asian Art Institute, New York, NY.

        - "Large as Life Contemporary Photography," Kellie Jones (brochure), Jamaica Arts Center,

            Jamaica, NY.


1986 - "Seeing is Believing," O'Reilly, Village Voice, Jan. 14                 


1985 - "Seeing is Believing," Allen Ludwig (catalogue essay), Alternative Museum, New York, NY.


1984 - "Caribbean Influence," The Phoenix, Brooklyn, NY

        - "Contemporary Afro American Photographers," William Olander (catalogue essay),Allen Art

          Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin,OH

        - "Contemporary Afro American Photographers,"Allen G Thomas, New Art Examiner, November.

        - "Contemporary Afro American Photographers," Steven Cagan, Dialogue, 7 No. 1, February.

        - "Contemporary Afro American Photographers," By Clarence Madison, Oberlin Review,

           Oberlin, OH, vol. 112October 7. 1983

        - "14 Photographers," Deborah Willis-Thomas (catalogue essay), Schomburg Center for

          Research in Black Culture, New York, NY.

        - Images From Imagination By Akinshiju C. Ola The Guardian, Dec.7, 1983            

        - "Symbolic Vision in Pictures," Hilda Bujur, Westsider, New York, NY, Dec.22/83                                

        - "26 Photographers, An exhibition of work by the '82-83 C.A.P.S.                         

           Photography  Fellowship Recipients," Kathleen Kenyon (catalogue essay), Catskill Ctr. For

           Photography, Woodstock, NY


1982 - "Jazzonia Displays Photos...," Marsha Miro, Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI, September.

        - "Albert Chong's New Color Photographs," Nancy Princethal (essay), Just Above Midtown/Downtown, NYC

        - "People of Color," James Andrew Brown, Artery, February


Published Book


          Ancestral Dialogues: The Photographs of Albert Chong published by the  Friends of

          Photography 1993, essays by Quincy Troupe & Thelma Golden, edited by Michael Read.



Radio & Television   Cable One Television, London (Interview for New World Imagery, 1/19/96)

           - NY1 TV (interview for Black Fathers & Sons) Nov. 1996

           - WDNA Radio Miami, Interview for Projections at Chelsea Galleria (Dec. 2003)

           - Radio Interview on Cayman Radio for Rousings: Contemporary Jamaican art. Jan. 2004

           - Good Morning Barbados: Interview on Barbados morning Television program Aug. 2004

        - Untitled Art Show - Episode 130, Radio Interview, Denver, Colorado

        - Television Interview on Smile Jamaica,September 15, 2011


 Theatre & Dance

          (contributor to Strange Fruit and Other Secrets a dance work by Paz Tanquaquio presented at Merce          Cunnigham Studio, NYC. (construction of Throne For Gorilla Spirits during performance)  June 17-19, 1999


Portfolio Reviews   - Photographers of Salina, Kansas

         - Photographers and photo artists of San Jose, hosted by MACLA, 4/03, San Jose, CA

         - Members Workshop, Friends of Photography, 1993

Teen Workshop   -  Archiving Family Pictures and Creating Digtal slide shows, 4/03

                                   San Jose Museum of Art Teen Program directed by Diana Sanchez

         - Using Polaroid Instant Film Photography Workshop, San Jose Museum Teen Program directed by     Diana Sanchez            

         - Click Digital Photography Youth Workshop, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, June 9th - August  12th 2006


Artists Workshop  -  Photography workshop with the artists of Barbados hosted and directed

                                  By Therese Hadchity of Zemicon gallery and Harclyde Walcott

                                  Barbados, West Indies Aug.2004


Visiting Artist & Speaker


 2011- Public Lecture at Mutual Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica, Sept.22,2011


 2010 – Visiting Artist, Penn State University


 2009 - Visiting Artist, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas


 2008 - Visting Artist & Public Lecture at the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA


 2006 - Public Lecture at the Stanford University Museum.


 2005 - Visiting Artist & Public Lecture at The University of California, Santa  Barbara,

                                     California, USA,  (April 11-15th 2005) Sponsored jointly by the Art & Music Department


 2004 - Public Lecture at the University of the West Indies, Barbados, West Indies.

      - Public Lecture for the Toledo Friends of Photography at Toldeo Museum of Art,  Toldeo, Ohio, USA (Jan. 23rd, 2004)

                                        - University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA


 2003  - Public Lecture at California State University, Monterey Bay, CA, USA 4/23/03


 2002  - Public Lecture at Columbia College, Chicago, ILL, USA


 2001 - Public Lecture Massachusetts College Of Art, (MassArt) Boston, Mass. USA


 1999 - The Lamar Dodd School of the Arts at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia,            

- Art Department at University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth

                               - University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO

                               - School of the  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.

                               - University of South Florida at Tampa, Florida


 1998 - Public Lecture at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut


 1997 - Public Lecture Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio


 1996 - Public Lecture Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

 - Art Institute of Boston Visiting Artists Program Dupont Lectureship ( Feb. 1/96)


 1995 - Public Lecture for Visiting Artist Program of San Francisco State University

                        - Public Lecture for the Stanford Studio Series, Visiting Artist Program


Tele Conference Presentations -


 2003 - Fiber Linked video conversation with Prof. Senga Neguidi Fitz’s class at

                 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs  from CU Boulder. 5/2/03

 2005 - Fiber Linked video conversation with Prof. Senga Neguidi Fitz’s class at

                                              University of Colorado, Colorado Springs  from CU Boulder. 5/2/03




 2010 - Achronology, From the Past to the Present, Works in Photography,

                                 Installation and other Media, A Public Lecture at Palmer Museum Auditorium

                                 at Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA (10/19/2010)


 2009 - Public Lecture on my work for the New Orleans Museum of Art, May 16th


 2003 - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California 4/13/03         

                                         - A Decade of Photographs, and Installations a lecture for The Photo Alliance at San Francisco Art Institute on 4/21/03

                                         -  Artist Talk at California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA 4/18/03


 2002 - Keynote Address for Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Arizona State

                          University, Tempe, Arizona

                               - Salina Art Center, Salina Kansas

                               - Columbia College, Chicago, ILL


 2001 - Massaschusetts College of Art,( Mass Art)

                             - Depauw University, Greencastle, Indiana


 2000 - Public Lecture at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa

- Public Lecture at University of Northern Iowa, in the  Kamerick Art Building, 2/16/2000    



 1999 - Public Lecture at The Georgia Museum of Art for The Lamar Dodd School of the Arts at the

                          University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

                     - Public Lecture for Art Department at University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth

                         -  Public Lecture for University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO

                            -  Public Lecture for The School of the  Museum of Fine Arts,  Boston, Mass.          

                             - “Quest for the Divine: Intuition, Invention, Fabrication, the Intersection of Art & Culture,

Public Lecture for Colloquium titled Beauty & It’s Discontents at University at Colorado at

            Boulder, (March 5, 1999)  

                         -  Public Lecture for University of South Florida at Tampa, Florida


 1998 - ‘Works from the Last Ten Years’, public lecture at the William  Benton Museum of Art at The

                          University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut


 1997 - Paper Written and delivered to the Fifth Conference on the Chinese American Experience,

                        New York University

                         -  Public Lecture, Princeton University

                         -   Public Lecture for the National Graduate Student Seminiar, New York University, June 8th, 1997

                         -   Public Lecture, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio                


 1996 - Public Lecture, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, April, 19th , 1996

         - Ancestral Dialogues, Art Institute of Boston Visiting Artists Program Dupont Lectureship ( Feb 1/96)

                    -  Ancestral Dialogues, Sponsored by Iniva & Autograph, London, England, 1/19/96


 1995 - Public Lecture, Visiting Artist Program of San Francisco State University, SF, CA, USA

                     - Ancestral Dialogues, Public Lecture at Stanford University for the Stanford Studio Series,  

                       Visiting Artist Program

                         - Ancestral Dialogues, SPE, Atlanta, Georgia

                         - Ancestral Dialogues: Talk for Prof. Tom Drysdale's  Class,  New York University,

 Tisch School of the Arts, NY

         - The Ancestral  Dialogues, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                         -  The Yuma Symposium, Yuma, Arizona


  1994 - Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

                              - Arapahoe Community College, Colorado

                              - Southern Illinois University at  Carbondale, 3/30/94

                         - Ancestral Dialogues' Lecture in conjunction with exhibition & Book Launch

                           at The Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA. 1/18/84


   1993 - Closing Speaker for The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) at SF Camera Work,

San Francisco, CA. Nov. 13/93

                               - "Expanding the Boundaries of Spirituality & Belief", Rockland Community  College,

    Suffern, NY, 2/6/93                 


    1992        - Gateway High School School, Aurora, CO, 4/7/92

                        - Dialogue With The Ancestors, Mar. 18, 1992, The Museum of Natural History  Auditorium,

   San Diego, CA


    1991 - Lecture for the Homecoming Show, United States Information Service, Mutual  Life Building,

                            Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies


    1990 - Visiting Artists Lecture Series, California Arts Institute, Valencia, California, February 13


    1982        - Visiting Artist Program, William Patterson College,Wayne, New Jersey

                          Artist Lecture Series, Paterson High Schools, Paterson, NJ, Mar.               

Panel Participation


    2010 - Shutter Shift: Panel Discussion an event of Denver Arts Week at Walker Fine Arts, Denver,  

                       Colorado, (11/11/10)

                   -  Panel discussion on the slide lecture Achronology: From the Present to  the Past, Works in    

                      Photography, Installations and Various Media by Alber Chong, Pennsylvania State University,

                      State College, PA (10/19/2010) 


    2007 - Panelist for Massachusetts Cultural Council panel on photography

            - Juror for Open Studios, Boulder , Colorado                           


    2000 - Panelist for Illinois Arts Council panel for photography artist fellowsship Committee member  

                        for Spring 2000 review committee for Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grants program,  

                         University of Colorado at Boulder


    1999 - A Brief Introduction to my Art. International  Society  for the Study of  Chinese Overseas

                      (ISSCO) Conference in Havana, Cuba

                        - Envisioning The Artist Role in the New Century, A round table discussion  with Albert Chong &

                       Local Artists, Hammonds House Galleries, Atlanta, GA


    1998 - Panelist for Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation,Baltimore Maryland funding artist fellowships in photography  

               for Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania


    1998 - Panelist for panel discussion on racial stereotypes, Dept. of Fine Arts  University of Colorado

                         at Boulder


    1997 - Panelist for Arts International Artists at Giverney Program, NYC


    1996 - Panelist for MN/McKnight Photography Fellowship Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                         -   Representing Ethnicity, paper presented at New School for Social Research as part of a  

                          panel Mar. 6/96 Panelist (Art Speigleman,  Margo Jefferson, Todd Gitlin,

  Moderator-Terry Lichstenstein)


     1994 - Panelist for Visual Artists Organization NEA Grants, National Endowment for The Arts,  

                          Nancy Hanks Center, Washington, D.C.

                         - Panelist for Arts International (Artist Travel Grants), NY, NY                


     1993 - Juror, Arizona Arts Commission, State Artist Fellowships in Photography, Film, Video

                                - Inside The Black Experience" Symposium W/ Todd Gray, Sulaim Ellison, Martin Dixon,

                         Moderator George Welch  at Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizonia. 2/21/93

                               -   Who's Your Audience ? Panel Discussion with Wanda Hammerbeck, Jim Stone, Morrie  

                          Camhi, Peter Stackpole, Barbara DeGenevieve, Moderator Andy Grundberg  at Friends o

                         f Photography Members Workshop, Pebble Beach, CA.


     1990 - The Decade Show, Mid-America College Art Association Conference,  Borders & Bridges,

                        University of Arizona,Tucson, AZ


     1987 - Juror, Photographers' Fund, Catskill Center of Photography, Woodstock, NY.


     1984 - Confronting Realities, Artists Speak On Identity in conflict /Transition, Asian Arts Institute, NYC

                              -  New York State Council on the Arts, Special Arts Project, New York, NY.


     1984-88 - Consultant, New York State Council on the Arts, New York, NY.


     2004 - Juror for Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, Colorado


     2003 - Juror for 2003 Toledo Friends of Photography Juried Exhibition, Toledo, Ohio, USA


     2011 -  Juror for the Congressional Art Show, Rocky Mountain College of Art, Denver, CO                             


Gallery Representation: William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado


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