STEPHEN MILNER                                                                 CURRICULUM VITAE

San Diego, CA 92104


2015-2018– MFA Studio Art, Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Oregon
2013 – BFA Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2011/2012 - SCAD Hong Kong

Group Exhibitions

2018- Black Box Gallery, Best of Oregon MFA Show, Portland, Oregon

2018- University of Oregon MFA Thesis Exhibition, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR

2017- Cherry Picker, Tropical Contemporary, Eugene, OR

2017- On The Wall, Fertilab, Eugene, OR

2017- 2nd Year MFA Show, White Box Gallery, Portland, OR

2016- “Continuous Lattice” MFA Group Show with Portland State University, Hayden Gallery, Eugene, OR

2016- “Higher Ground” 1st Year MFA Group Show, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

2016-Atlanta Photography Group, “Portfolio 2016” Atlanta, Georgia

2014 - "The American South by Aint-Bad Magazine", Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta GA

2014- Emerging Photographer Auction, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY

2014 - "The American South by Aint-Bad Magazine", Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, GA

2014- Visual Narratives, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2014- “The American South”, Morris Museum, Augusta, GA, Curated by Aint-Bad Magazine

2014- 9/50 Southeast Presenter's Summit, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA,

2013- SCAD Silver and Ink Exhibition (Juried), Savannah, Georgia

2011- The Art of Timeless Precision, Top 10 Group Exhibition, Beijing, China & Hong Kong

Solo Exhibitions

2015- “Ogeechee”, Jelinek Creative Spaces, Savannah, GA


2019- Goat Trails, Published by Aint-Bad


2019- Strange Fire Collective, The Modern Day Explorer

2018- BOOOOOM!, Aint-Bad Magazine

2017- Collective Quarterly, Yet Magazine

2016- FotoFilmic, iGNANT, This Is Paper , C-41 Magazine, Paper-Journal

2015- Southern Glossary, The Photographic Journal, Connect Savannah, The Photographic Dictionary, The States Project: Georgia, Lenscratch, BOOOOOOOM, Juxtapoz Magazine

2014- Feature Shoot,, The Future and Forever, Group Feature, TIME Lightbox, Humble Arts Foundation, Light Leaked: Aline Smithson’s Five Favorite: Photographers to Watch, Lenscratch, Aint-Bad Magazine, Best Of Eyes on the South, Oxford American, Mull It Over, The Inertia

2013- Oxford American Magazine, PDN Magazine Best of College Photography Winners Gallery


2015-2018- Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon

2017- Jan Zach Memorial Scholarship, University of Oregon

2016- Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward 2016 Winner

2016- Society for Photographic Education, Student Award for Innovation in Imaging Grant

2015- David McCosh Memorial Scholarship, University of Oregon

2014- International Photography Awards Environmental Documentary, Honorable Mention    2014- PDN Magazine & Panasonic "Changing Photography" Grand Prize Winner  2013- PDN Magazines Best of College Photography Grand Prize Still Life                          2011- “The Art of Timeless Precision” Top 10 Finalist, Presented by Hasselblad and Audemars Piguet Hong Kong                                                                                                    2009- SCAD Academics and Portfolio, Undergraduate Scholarship

Teaching Experience

Fall 2015- Teaching Assistant, ART 101, Understanding Contemporary Media

Fall 2015- Instructor of Record, ART 407, Visiting Artist Lecture Seminar

Winter 2015- Teaching Assistant to Ron Jude, Digital Photography II

Fall 2016- Instructor of Record, ART 115, 2D Design Surface, Space and Time, 2 sections

Winter 2017- Instructor of Record, ART 250, Introduction to Photography

Spring 2017- Instructor of Record, ART 250, Introduction to Photography

Winter-Spring 2017- Assistant to Terri Warpinski, Rural Voices On a Changing Environment, Public Photographic Workshop Series in various locations in Central Oregon

Fall 2017- Instructor of Record, ART 199, Introduction to Photography for the Non-Art Major

Winter 2018- Instructor of Record, ART 250, Introduction to Photography

Spring 2018- Instructor of Record, ART 250, Introduction to Photography

Visiting Artist

SCAD De-Fine Art 2016 photography department lecturer

Relevant Experience

2018 February, Assistant to Robert Morat Gallery (Berlin)

-Assisted Robert Morat for installation, sales, gallery representation for the 2018 San Francisco Photo Fair

2014 July, Little Brown Mushroom, Dispatch Georgia Travel Assistant

- Assisted American photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar on a weeklong road trip throughout the state of Georgia for the New York Times Magazine

2014 February – May, Assistant Studio Manager, Steve McCurry Studios

-Fine art print management, receiving, inventorying, handling, packing, and shipping

- Writing and proofing legal contracts and presentations, research and organization of travel, management of research website, blogs and special projects

- Coordinator of digital archive, scanning, labeling and organization of 28,000 film scan project

2012 January – March, Vision First Hong Kong

-  Managed professional photo studio equipment and programs

- Developed curriculum and taught documentary and editorial photography to African refugees