Jack Deese Douglasville, GA 478.456.6411 jackwdeese@gmail.com - www.jackdeese.com


MFA 2016 Photography, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

BFA 2011 Photography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA


2018 "SlowExposures" RF Stricklands, Concord, GA

2018 "Contemporary Photography 2008-2018" Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2018 "Time Share" Plough Gallery, Tifton, GA *SOLO

2018 "trusted, secure" Slayer Gallery (online) 

2018 "Black & White Now" South x Southeast Gallery, Molena, GA

2017 "Seeing Sound" Humble Arts Foundation, (online) 

2017 "SlowExposures" Cochran Gallery, LaGrange, GA

2017  "SlowExposures" RF Stricklands, Concord, GA

2017  "alacarte" Parlor Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2016 "How to Orient Yourself in the Wilderness" Slow Exposures PopUp Show, Concord, GA *SOLO

2016 "How to Orient Yourself in the Wilderness" Atlanta Photography Group, Main Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016 "New Kids on the Block 3" Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2016 "How to Orient Yourself in the Wilderness" Ernest G. Welch Gallery, GSU, Atlanta, GA *SOLO

2015 "The Relationship Between Things" Aqua Art Miami, Aqua Hotel, Miami, FL

2015 "SlowExposures" Concord Arts Building, Concord, GA

2015 "Schismatic" Kai Lin Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2015 "New Kids on the Block 2" Mint Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2015  "Interpolation" Ernest G. Welch Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2015 "Not Found" Glass Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2014 "New Kids on the Block" Mint Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2014 "SlowExposures" Concord, GA

2014 "LaGrange National Biennial" LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA

2013 "Slideluck" Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2013 "Artfields" Lake City,SC

2011 “Portfolio Show” APG Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2011 “Cumming UMC Juried Arts Festival” Main Gallery, UMC, Cumming, GA

2011 “Prime Cuts: BFA 1 Exit Show” Gallery 101, Lamar Dodd School of Art
           University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2011 “Georgia Gaze” Main Gallery, SGHS, Brunswick, GA

2010 “Georgia Gaze” Plaza Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art 
           University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2010 “2nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition”Gallery 101, Lamar Dodd School of Art
           University of Georgia, Athens, GA *Juror’s Award

2010 “Emerging Young Artists: 2010 National Juried Exhibition” 
           Anita P. Folmar Gallery, Montgomery, AL *Honorable Mention

2010 “Nothing’s Precious” Suite Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art
           University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2009 “21st annual Juried Printmaking and Book Arts Exhibition” Suite Gallery
           Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2009 “Hullaballo” Main Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA

2008 “Studio Arts Foundations Exhibition” Suite Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of
           University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Awards & Scholarships 

2016 Student Prize, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA

2016 Ernest G. Welch Graduate Photography Award, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2013 Welch Fellowship, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA


Welch Collection, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Southeast Georgia Health Systems, Brunswick, GA

Archway Partnership Collection, Athens, GA

Photography Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Printmaking Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Related Experience 

2018 Instructor of Record, Introcution to Photohgraphy, Studio Processes

          University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

2016 Instructor of Record, Introduction to Photography, Intermediate Photography,

         Advanced Photography, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant "Intro to Photography" (Digital Based) Georgia State University

2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant "Intro to Photography"(Darkroom Based) Georgia State University

2014 Guest Instructor of Record, "Documentary Photo" Georgia State University

2014 Graduate Lab Assistant, Head of Purchasing/Ordering, Digital Print Lab

2013 Graduate Lab Assistant, Alternative Darkroom, Gang Darkroom

2011 Film Development and Print Technician
          E-6 Photo Lab, Atlanta, GA

2010 Darkroom and Digital Lab Assistant, University of Georgia
         Photography Department, Athens, GA


2018    Humble Arts Foundation On Death

2017    Looking at Appalachia Georgia

2017    Humble Arts Foundation Seeing Sound 

2017    Fraction Magazine Issue 98 May

2017    AINT BAD Feature April 25

2017    AINT BAD What We've Found: Color April 18

2017    Latent Image Stear January 15 

2016    Humble Arts Foundation 18 Photographers to follow on Instagram before the Apocalypse

            December 30 

2016    Eyes on the South, Oxford American Magazine Photo Blog Feature

            The Foreign and Familiar

2016    Splash & Grab Weekly Selection May 

2016    State of the Arts: ArtsGeorgia Volume 4 Spring & Summer 2016

2016    Atlanta Photography Group Q & A with Jack Deese

2015    Southern Glossary Volume 1


2015    Latent Image  Rent November 6 2015

2015    Southern Glossary, Interview, May 


2017    Yield Magazine Conversation with Mark Steinmetz November

2017    Yield Magazine Conversation with Sarah Hobbs October

2017    Yield Magazine Conversation with Gregory Harris, Assistant Curator of Photography, High Museum September

2015    Burnaway  "Photo Show Upends Tradition at Swan Coach House Gallery" October 26  

Artist Talks

2015    Southeast Seminar, Colloquium Room, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta, GA

2014    Serenbe Photography Center, Chattahoochee Hills, GA



2016    Publishing Workshop with Fall Line Press, 3 Centuries Farm, Sparta, GA

2013   Tintype Workshop with Sean J. McCormick, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA