Wayne Lazorik

Wayne R. Lazorik | American, 1939 -

1958-1966 Studies, University of Minnesota
1962-1965 Director, Westbank Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1963-1966 Graduate Assistant, Film and Photography, University of Minnesota
1964-1966 Designer and film maker, Minnamath, national Science Foundation Project
1965 Summer Visiting Lecturer, Central Washington State College, Ellensberg, Washington
1966-1971 Instructor, Art Department, University of New Mexico
1967 B.S. University of Minnesota
1971 M.F.A. University of Minnesota
1972-1976 Assistant Professor of Art, University of New Mexico
1977-1987 Associate Professor of Art, University of New Mexico
1977-1978 Studio Coordinator, Department of Art, University of New Mexico
1978-1980 Chairperson, Department of Art, University of New Mexico
1981 Associate Chairperson, Department of Art, University of New Mexico
1984-1985 Visiting Associate Professor of Art, Studio Arts Department, University of
Minnesota
1986-1988 Associate Chairperson, Department of Art and Art History, UNM
1987 Spring and Summer, Acting Chairperson, Dept. of Art and Art History,
1987
1987-1996 Professor of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico
1992,1993 Summer Chairperson, Department of Art and Art History, UNM
1992-1995 Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Art and Art History, UNM
1996- Professor Emeritus, University of New Mexico
1997-1998 visiting Adjunct Professor, Appalachian State University, Boon, NC

HONORS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Bookcliff Petroleum Corp, Artist Fellowship, 1982-1986
National Endowment for the Arts, Photographer Fellowship, 1976, 1980
Visiting Artist, Columbia College, Chicago, IL. 5/11-5/16/81
Visiting Artist, tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 9/81
Treasurer, Southwest Region, Society for Photographic Education, 1975-1980
Treasurer, Board of Directors, Society for Photographic Education, 1973-1977
University of New Mexico Faculty Research Grants, 1968, 1974 and 1978

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

The Neighbors May be Watching, Fitzgerald Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 3/12-3/24/96
DETAILS, CAFE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 4/22-5/27/95
Muse and Angle Studies, CAFE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 4/12-5/16/93
Recent Work: Allegories Without Meaning, Teaching Gallery, Department of Art and
Art History, University of New Mexico 11/17-12/189
Recent Work by Faculty: The ’86 Show, University of New Mexico Art Museum,
Albuquerque, NM 2/18-3/23/86
Extended Portraits, The Little Gallery, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
10/14-11/15/82
Anomalies, Photogenesis Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 12/5/81-1/2/82
E.J. Bellocq Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 3/10-3/27/81
Isis Gallery, Notre Dame University, Southbend, IN 11/78
Pennsylvania State University, Lemont, PA 2/1-3/1/76
Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO 1976
Photography at Oregon Gallery, Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
11/18-12/19/75
Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 11/15-12/15/74
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 1974
Library Gallery, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ 3/6-3/30/73
Fantasy 1971, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI. 3/2-4/7/71
Quivera Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 12/7-12/31/69
University of Minnesota Fin Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 4/65
Westgate Theater, Edina, Minnesota, 1963

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Looking Back at the Present – Photography and New Media, University of New
Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM, 7/15/05-?
Work from the collection, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN, Oct
2003
Rayfusés: Photographs from the Ray Graham Collection, DBL 00 Space, Albuquerque,
NM 6/17-8/31, 2003
The UNM Graduate Photography Program: Van’s Vanguard, University of New
Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM, 6/17-8/31, 2003
Curatorial Selections: Acquisitions to the Historic, Contemporary and Photographic
Collections, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM, 3/29-5/19/1996
“Where’s the Art?”, Zone One Contemporary Gallery, Ashville, NC, 7/15-8/22/98
In Search of the Pleasure Principle, center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (CEPA)
Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 4/8-5/26/95
Art of this Century, 30th Anniversary, University Art Museum, University of New
Mexico, Albuquerque, 9/26-12/19/93
CAS is five, Café, Albuquerque, 8-20-9/20/93
New Mexico Association of People Living with Aids Exhibition, Kimo Gallery,
Albuquerque, 9/26-12/19/93
Photography Faculty and Graduate Students UNM, University of Texas of the Permian
Basin, Odessa, TX, 11/19-12/18/91
Twenty-One Photograpgers from New Mexico, Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA 8/15
9/28/91
Figure It In: The Human Figure in American Art Since 1945, University Art Museum,
UNM, Albuquerque, 6/2-7/28/91
Exhibition at Cafe, Cafe, Albuquerque, NM 3/14-3/30/90
Polaroid 20x24, Jayne H Baum Gallery, New York, NY 6/10-7/31/89
Centennial Exhibition of Polaroid 20x24 Photographs, University of New Mexico Art
Museum 4/1-4/20/89
Recent Acquisitions, Collett Art Gallery, Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 4/7-5/5/89
Big Photographs, Collett Art Gallery, Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 1/12-2/10/89
Polaroid Exhibition, raw Space gallery, Albuquerque, NM 10/4-13/88
Kron/Reck Gallery Group Exhibition, the University of Texas, Odessa, TX 2/9-2/25/88
Visions 88, Fine Arts Gallery, New Mexico State Fair Grounds, Albuquerque, NM 2/6
2/28/88
Kron/Reck Gallery Group Exhibition, Kron/Reck gallery, Albuquerque, NM 5/30
6/27/87
New Visions, Fine Arts Gallery, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 2/20-3/13/87
Photo-Irrealism, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 1/24
3/14/87
Commitment to Vision, the Photography at Oregon gallery, Museum of Arts, University
of Oregon, Eugene, OR 11/86-1/87 Traveling sic institutions through June
1989
Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Kron/Reck Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 2/15-3/15/86
100th Photography Exhibition, Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN 4/2-4/30/86
Photographs from the Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM 11/7/85-1/586
Recent Gifts, University Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 7/1
8/23/85
Selected Work, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
4/29-5/10/85
The Body Beautiful, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM 8/3-8/24/84
Light of Our Past: Minnesota Photographic Heritage 1947-1974, Film in the Cities, St.
Paul Minnesota, 1984
Arboretum, University of Colorado at Denver, CO 9/12-10/7/83
Photographers Invite Photographers, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL 2/18-3/2/83
Looking at Women, Artemisa Gallery, Chicago, IL 2/4-3/4/83
The Nude, Silver Image Gallery, Seattle, WA 12/2/82-1/9/83
Words and Images, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Los Angeles, CA 7/9
8/7/82
The Nude in Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
8/14-9/28/81
A Show of Nineteenth Century Monochromatic Photographic Processes, The Santa Fe
Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, NM 7/6-8/81
New Mexico Photographers, Blaffer gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX 1/23
2/22/81
New Acquisitions to the Columbia College Permanent Collection, Columbia Galleries,
Columbia College, Chicago, IL 12/80
Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 10/15-11/16/80
Photographer’s West, Louisville School of Art, Louisville, KY 9/26-10/22/80
Attitudes: Photography in the 1970s, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
1979
Albuquerque Artists II, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM 9/15-11/26/78
Photographie Le Nouveau Mixique, Centre Cultural Americain, Paris 5/17-6/17/78
Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago, IL 1/78
The New Mexico Film and Photography Festival Exhibition, The Armory for the Arts,
Santa Fe, NM 3/23-4/24/77
Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven,
CT 4/77
New Photographics/77, Central Washington State College, Ellensberg, WA 4/1-5/20/77
Four Photographers/Four Directions, White Oak Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 9/25
10/14/77
Images of Women, Portland Museum of Art, ME 1/14-2/27/77
1976 Southwest Fine Arts Biennial, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM 9/15-10/10/76
Masterworks from the permanent Collection, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
5/23-8/12/76
Invitational Exhibition, Florida Technological University, Orlando, FL 2/20-3/20/76
Contemporary New Mexico Artists, Beaumont Art Museum, Beaumont, TX 5/10-6/23/74
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 1974
1974 NM. Fine Arts Biennial, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM 1974
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1974
Invitational Exhibition, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 1974
Quivera Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 1973
Five Photographers, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM 10/28-11/29/73
Hill’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1973
60’s Continuum, International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY 2/4-2/29/72 (Traveling Show)
Photography at UNM/1971, F22 Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2/14-4/11/71
New York/New Mexico: Two-Person Photography Show, with David Vestal, museum of
New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM 1/16-2/20/72
Portland Art Center, Portland, ME 1970
University of Minnesota Fine Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, MN 1969
New Mexico Photographers/68, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM 4/7-6/16/68
Art Museum, New Mexico Institute of Mining and technology, Socorro, NM 2/8-2/29/68
7 Photographers, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 1967
Westbank Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 1964, 1965

COLLECTIONS

Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ashville Art Museum, Ashville, NC
California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
Center for Contemporary Photography, University of Arizona, AZ
Collett Art Gallery, Weber State College, UT
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Mpls., MN
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Mpls., MN
Museum of Contemporary Photography, IL
Museum of New Mexico Fina Arts Museum, Santa Fe, NM
Museum of New Mexico Photographic Archives, Santa Fe, NM
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
National Museum of Canada, Canada
New Haven Colony Historic Society, CT
New Mexico State University Art Museum, NM
New Orleans Museum of Art, LA
North Light Gallery, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ
Polaroid Corporation
Pomona College Museum of Art, Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA
Portland Museum of Art, OR
Robert Meyer Collection, Norway
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC
Stanford University Museum of Art, CA
University of Louisville, Photographic Archives, KN
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, OK
Yale University Art Gallery, CT
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

FILMS

Skid Row, Wayne R. Lazorik and John Baschich – Two Versions, 16 mm, 12 min., black
and white, sound, 1964; 28 min., color, silent, 1963.


PUBLICATIONS OF/ON WORK

In Search of the Pleasure Principle, catalog, Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (CEPA) Gallery, Buffalo NY, 1995
In Search of the Pleasure Principle, a review by Elisa Deynka, ARTVOICE, Vol. 6,
Issue 10, May 10, Buffalo, NY, 1995
Twenty-one Photographers from New Mexico, Catalog, Vision Gallery, San Francisco,
CA 1991
Interview with Dana Asbury, by Bernadette Powell, Photo Metro, SF, CA, Vol 8, Issue
77, March 1990, p. 25
Art Finder, April/June 1987, p. 1, 73, Egret Publications, New York, NY
Commitment to Vision, Catalog, Photography at Oregon Gallery, Museum of Art,
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1986
Recent Gifts, Catalog, University Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Mpls. MN 1985
Art Week, December 14, 1985, p. 13
Photographers Invite Photographers, Catalog, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Il 1983
Image: A Publication of the Houston Center for Photography, Issue 2, September 1983,
pp. 4 and 5
New Mexico Sun, Dec. 8, 1982, p. 15
Sulfur, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1981, p. 170, Tri-Quarterly, California Institute of Technology
Albuquerque Journal, April 24, 1981, p. 6-7. Review by James Olsen
Century, July 1, 1981, pp. 25-27. Review by Ann Skye
Photography for Collectors, Vol. I: The West, 1980
Fotograafi, July/August 1979, p. 63 (misattribution)
The New Mexico Portfolio, Center of the Eye Photography Collaborative, 1976, Santa
Fe, NM
Art Week, Dec. 7, 1974, p. 11. Review by Sherly Farness.
Creative Camera, No. 108, June 1973, p. 206-211
II Diaframma Fotografia Italiana, No. 172, Maggio, 1972, Review of 60’s Continuum
Image: a Publication of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Vol. 15, No. 1, March 1972. “Some Thoughts on 60’s Continuum,” Van Deren
Coke
1976 Southwest Fine Arts Biennial, Catalog, The Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1976
Photography at UNM/1971, Catalog, f22 Gallery Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM, 1971
Views, Photographs by E. Gldbarg, W. Lazorik, W.Harvey, G. Lang, R. Rudisill, 1963, Westbank Gallery Portfolio, Minneapolis, MN


LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

“Sabatical Report,” University of New Mexico 10/17/89
“The Contrived Image,” Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN 5/17/82
“Sabbatical Report,” University of New Mexico 3/2/82
“Recent Work,” A Symposium: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Photography,
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 12/3/78
“The Contrived Image,” The National Meeting of the Society for Photographic
Education, Pacific Grove, CA 3/22-25/78
“Photography in the National Parks,” Photographer’s Symposium, University of
Colorado, Boulder, Co. 9/15-17/77
Guest Artist, Photography Symposium, Summer Vail Workshops, Vail, CO 871-3/75
“Photography and Its Effects on Everyday Living,” Los Alamos Arts Council, Los
Alamos, NM 4/27/75