CV

  • Additional Information
  • Christopher Morris
  • Based in Paris, France
  • 1958 Born California, USA

Education:

1980

  • Bachelor of Science in PhotographyArt Institute of Ft. Lauderdale.
  • 1981 Advanced Studies Scholarship Recipient, International Center of Photography, NY.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2012
  • “New Fashion” City Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • 2009
  • “America” Gallery FNAC Toulon, Nîmes, Perpignan & Montparnasse, Paris, France.
  • “America” Gallery FNAC Milan, Rome, Turin, Verona, Genoa and Naples, Italy.
  • 2008
  • “Patriotism” Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • “My America” Zone Zero Gallery Washington D.C.
  • “My America” Host Gallery, London, England.
  • 2006
  • ”My America’ Hasted Hunt Gallery NY.
  • 2004
  • “New Republic” Mary Goldman Gallery Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2000
  • “Conflicts “The Museum of Contemporary History Milan, Italy.
  • 1998
  • “New Work” Forum des Halles, Paris, France.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2012
  • “Almost Dawn in Libya” Misrata, Benghazi, Tripoli & Zitan, Libya.
  • “I See” Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston, MA.
  • 2011
  • “Outside In” Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL. “North Korea” Lucca Photo Festival, Lucca, Italy.
  • 2010
  • “Questions Without Answers , Tufts University, MA.
  • “The America” Foto Leggendo , Musei Capitolini, Rome, Italy.
  • “Un Reve Americain” Pavillion Populaire Montpellier, France.
  • “Afghanistan” Museum of Army, The Invalides. Paris, France.
  • “Warzone” Noorderlicht Festival, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • “Our History”The Oradour Memory Center, d’Oradour-sur-Glane, France.
  • 2009
  • “Our World at War” ICRC Newseum Washington D.C.
  • “Our World At War” 401 Projects New York.
  • “Our World At War” Canadian Red Cross.“Our World At War” ICRC Tokyo.
  • “Our World At War” Espace SIG du Pont de la Machine Geneva.
  • “Parallel Perceptions”, Emerging Artists at New York City Opera. NY.
  • “Our History”Andre Malraux Center, Sarajevo.
  • 2008
  • “Humankind” Hasted Hunt Gallery NY.
  • 2007
  • “My America” Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • “Material World / My America” Noorderlicht Festival, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • 2005
  • “Traces & Omens, Ghosts of the Confederacy”, Noorderlicht Festival.
  • 2004
  • “War” USA-Afghanistan-Iraq. War Photo Limited, Dubrovnik, Croatia.“Rethink” Tufts University, MA. “Envoys of War” Tufts University, MA.
  • “Invitation to War” International Centre Excavations, Verona, Italy.
  • “The New Republic” Visa pour l’Image, Perpignan, France.
  • 2003
  • “War” International Center of Photography, NY.
  • 2002
  • “War”The Musée du Louvre , Paris, France “NY/Kabul. Commune di Verona, Italy.
  • 1998
  • “My Conflict” Visa pour l’Image, Perpignan, France.
  • 1990
  • “New Work” Visa pour l’Image, Perpignan, France.

Awards

  • 1990
  • Olivier Rebbot Award for best Photographic Reporting from Abroad, Overseas Press Club of America.
  • World Press Photo 2nd Prize Spot News Stories
  • 1991
  • Robert Capa Gold Medal Award, For Photography Requiring Exceptional Courage and Enterprise Abroad ,Overseas Press Club of America.
  • POY, Magazine Photographer of the Year, NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism
  • POY, Magazine News & Documentary 1st Place /NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism
  • POY, Magazine Story 2nd Place, NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism
  • POY, Canon Photo Essayist Award Judge Special Recognition
  • World Press Photo 2nd Prize Spot News
  • World Press Photo 2nd Prize Spot News Stories.
  • World Press Photo 3rd Prize People in the News.
  • 1992
  • World Press Photo 2nd Prize People in the News Stories
  • Visa Or For Photo Reportage, France.
  • Infinity Award for Journalism Award, International Center Photography.
  • POY Magazine Photographer of the Year 3rd Place, NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism.
  • 1993
  • POY, Picture Story 2nd Place NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism.
  • 1994
  • World Press Photo 1st Prize Spot News Stories.
  • 1995
  • POY , Global News Picture Story 1st Place, NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism.
  • POY , Global News/2nd Place, NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism.
  • 1996
  • POY, Global News Picture Story 3rd Place, NPPA/ Missouri School of Journalism.
  • 1997
  • World Press Photo 3nd Prize Spot News.
  • 2003
  • POY, Magazine Photographer of the Year 2nd Place, Missouri School of Journalism.
  • 2004
  • Award of Excellence ‘Unpublished Series’ Communication Arts.
  • 2005
  • Journalism Award from the Overseas Press Club of America.NPPA.
  • 'Celebrity Picture'Story 1st Place Award of Excellence ‘Editorial Series’, Communication Arts.
  • 2007
  • Infinity Award for Journalism , Int Ernational Center of Photography.
  • World Press Photo 1st Prize.
  • 2011PDN Look Fashion Editorial Award.

Monographs

  • “My America”2006 Steidl
  • “Americans” 2012 Steidl

Work

  • 1983-2001
  • Member Black Star Photo Agency.
  • 2001
  • Founding Member Photo agency VII.
  • 1990 to Present
  • Contract Photographer TIME Magazine.

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