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Robert Knight


Robert Knight
Robert Knight

Associate Professor of Art

Kennedy Center 107
315-859-4266

Robert Knight uses photography, audio, video and installation to explore his research on the relationship of contemporary culture to the domestic. His work has been exhibited in the Boston area at Gallery Kayafas, Alpha Gallery and The Danforth Museum of Art, and nationally at the Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Jen Bekman Gallery, and the Houston Center for Photography, among other places. He received an master's in fine arts in photography from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design.

Recent Courses Taught

Introduction to Photography
Advanced Photography
Special Topics in Photography: Curating the Archive

Distinctions

  • First place, Faces, Photo District News, September 2013
  • Fourth place, American Art Today: Figures, The Bascom, 2013
  • Class of 1963 Excellence in Teaching Award, Hamilton College, 2013
  • Class of 1966 Career Development Award, Hamilton College, 2013
  • Finalist, Critical Mass, Photolucida, 2010
  • Honorable mention, Family, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, 2010
  • Emerging artist profile, Boston Home Magazine, Spring 2010
  • Photographer of the Year, Cambridge Art Association, 2007
  • Photographer of the Year, Cambridge Art Association, 2006
  • First place, National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, 2006
  • Critic’s Choice Award, 24th Annual Juried Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, 2006
  • Honorable mention, New England Open, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, 2005
  • Honorable mention, Blue, University Place Gallery, 2004

Select Exhibitions

  • Class of 2015, Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, forthcoming, 2015
  • In God's House, Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, NY, 2015
  • In God's House, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014
  • Rated G, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, Mass., 2013
  • Sleepless, The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Mass., 2010
  • Sleepless, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, Mass., 2010
  • My Boat is so Small, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, Mass., 2008
  • Things I’ve Seen, ArtSpace, New Haven, Conn., 2008
  • Dwelling, The Boston Drawing Project @ Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, Mass., 2007
  • MFA Thesis Show, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art (Catalog), 2006

Professional Affiliations

College Art Association
Society for Photographic Education

Appointed to the Faculty: 2011

Educational Background

M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art
B.A., Yale University

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