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VITA

Curtis Bliss

EDUCATION

1999 M.F.A., University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

1991 B.G.S., University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

EXHIBITIONS

1999 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia, Missouri.

1999 Golden Hippo Gallery, Solo Show, Columbia, Missouri

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2003-4 I have been teaching photography on a private level while working outside the field of art in the security business for a night club on Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

2002 I taught English as a second language to Korean adults in Seoul, Korea at YBM/Sisa Chongno ELS. The classes were made up of people from all walks of life and changed monthly. ELS Chongno is one of the best known language institutes in South Korea and is located in the center of Historic Downtown Seoul. ELS let me teach a class on aritistic photography during the second half of my year there. I taught all levels of English conversation and writing. ELS Chongno, Seoul Korea.

1999 I taught Beginning Photography, Intermediate Photography and Problems in Photography (calendar year). University of Missouri, Columbia.

1997-98 I was a Graduate Assistant, team teaching Beginning Photography, Intermediate Photography, Advanced Photography and Problems in Photography with Professor Oliver Schuchard. University of Missouri, Columbia.

AWARDS

1999 Donald K. Anderson Graduate Student Teaching Award for 1998-99.

1997 Graduate Teaching Assistantship.

1999 Honorable Mention, Arts Rolla Photography Exhibition, Rolla, Missouri.

1998 Honorable Mention, Columbia Art League Local Photographer's Exhibit, Columbia, Missouri.