Gordon Stettinius Photography



Founder/Director, Candela Gallery, 2011 - present

Founder/Publisher, Candela Books, 2010 - present

Adjunct Professor, V.C.U., 2005 - present

Freelance photographer / Fine artist, 1991 – present


Univ. of Virginia - B.A. Studio Art / B.A. History - 1988

Professional Experience:

Publisher, Black Forest, 2014 (November Release)

Publisher, Mangini Studio, 2014 (November Release)

Juror, CURRENTS, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, 2013

Portfolio Reviewer, Photo Lucida, 2013

Portfolio Reviewer, LOOK3 Festival, 2013

Publisher, Sunburn, 2013

Portfolio Reviewer, FotoWeekDC, 2012

Portfolio Reviewer, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, 2012

Publisher, Salt & Truth, 2011

Portfolio Reviewer, PhotoNOLA, 2010-2012

Critical Mass Reviewer, 2010-2012

Editor/Writer/Publisher, Gita Lenz, 2010

Emeritus Member, 1708 Gallery, 2009-present

Guest Editor, Light Leaks Magazine, March 2008

Juror, Artworks, Photography Show, November , 2007

Juror, Artworks, All Media Show, September , 2006

Juror, Governor’s Award, Virginia, 2004

Panelist for Virginia Commission for the Arts Fellowship Awards, 2003

Permanent Collections:

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Capital One, Richmond, Virginia

Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA

Rourke Art Gallery Museum, Moorhead, MN

Longwood University, Farmville, VA

Photo Media Center, Erie, PA

Collection Photographica, Malmo, Sweden

John Cleary Collection, Houston, Texas

Solo Exhibitions:

Signals, Saints and Side Roads, Robin Rice Gallery, New York, NY, 2014

Mangini Studio Series, a collaboration with Terry Brown, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA 2014

Route 1, Robin Rice Gallery, New York, NY, 2010

Route 1, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2010

Super Natural!, West Of the Moon, Flagstaff AZ, 2009

Recent Work, Robin Rice Gallery, NY, 2006

Low Fidelity, Capital One Galleries, Rich, VA 2004

Circus Royale, Page Bond Gallery, Rich., VA, 2002

12 Pictures, Collegiate Gallery, Rich., VA, 2000

Emot. Accessories, Occupied Space, Mpls, MN, 1999

Elvis Has Left..., Hopkins Cent. for Arts., MN, 1998

No Mistakes..., Occupied Space, Mpls. MN, 1998

Recent Work, Bero Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 1997

Crash Test, Congress St. Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 1992

25 Drawings, The Adobe, San Francisco, CA, 1991

2-3 Person Exbibitions

Mangini Studio Series, a collaboration with Terry Brown, Capital One, Rich., VA, 2012

Mangini Studio Series, a collaboration with Terry Brown, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2011

Super Natural!, Page Bond Gallery, Rich., VA, 2009

Signal To Noise, Red Door Galerie, Zurich, Switz., 2008

Naked Pilgrim, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2007

Mental Block Party, Artspace, Richmond, VA, 2001

Diaz & Stettinius, Blue Sky, Portland, OR, 2000

Last Picture Show, Coincidence Gallery, Rich. VA, 1999

Down Home, Occupied Space, Mpls, MN, 1996

Bride of Cheap Camerawork, Bero, Tucson, 1995

Horses in the Hair Salon, f/x, Tucson, AZ, 1994

Little Ghost Melting Ice, S & M, Tucson 1994

Cheap Camerawork, Bero Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 1994

Flesh, Fetish &..., Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN, 1993

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Hidden in Plain Site, Page Bond Gallery, Rich., VA, 2014

7th Annual Plastic Camera Show, Rayko, San Francisco, CA, 2014

Wondrous Indeed, Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado Springs, CO, 2014

Krappy Kamera, Soho Photo Gallery, NY, 2014

Mangini Studio Series, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, 2013

Soar, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, 2013

Portrayal/Betrayal, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2012

Snail Mail, Museum of Fine Art Houston, 2012

I'll Be Your Mirror, HomeSpace, New Orleans, 2012

Land Not Lost, Staniar Gallery, W&L, Lexington, 2012

Southern Memories, Griffin, Georgia, 2010

The American Dream, NOPA, N.O., LA, 2010

Click, Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2010

Pictures of People, V.A.C., Portsmouth, VA, 2009

Collectible, Wallspace, Seattle, WA, 2008

Cheap Shots, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA, 2007

Acts of Faith, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2007

More!, Plant Zero, Richmond, VA 2006

Radius 250, Artspace, Richmond, VA, 2005

Photo Play, Angel City, Santa Monica, CA, 2004

Advance/Recede, C.A.C., Glen Allen, VA, 2004

Summer Show, Robin Rice Gallery, NY, 2004

Summer Show, Robin Rice Gallery, NY, 2003

Think Small II, Artspace Gallery, Rich., VA, 2003

Memory..., Rourke Museum, Moorhead, MN, 2003

Summer Show, Robin Rice Gallery, NY, 2002

Cont. Photo. in VA, Roanoke Art Museum, 2002

Flow of..., William Woodward Gall., Cinc., OH, 2001

Summer Show, Robin Rice Gallery, NY, 2001

International Plastic , Tincher Gallery, Mpls., MN 2001

Fresh Works, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2001

Virginia Connections, 1708 Gallery Rich., VA, 2000

Toy Stories, Orange C.C.for A., L.A., CA, 1998

Art of Communication, Coincidence, Rich., VA, 1998

Rec. Acquisitions, Photos Do Not Bend, Dallas, 1997

Plastic Fantastic, E3 Gallery, New York, NY, 1997

Earth, Water, Air, Fire, Mpls.Institute of Art, 1996

Nat. Juried Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, NY, 1996

Nat. Juried Exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Rich. VA, 1996

The Horse Show, Sylvia White, L.A. CA, 1996

Shots, Afterimage Gallery, Houston, Tx., 1996

Secret..., Rourke Museum, Moorhead, MN, 1996

Father's Day Show, Parts Gallery, Mpls, MN, 1996

Reframing Tradition, C.A.W., New Haven, CT, 1996

Going to the Dogs, Nash Gallery, Mpls, MN, 1996

Bride of Cheap..., Bero Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 1995

Arizona Photographers 2, Polaroid Gall., Tokyo, 1995

Blue Light Inv., Mars Artspace, Phoenix, AZ, 1995

Photo Metro Annual Exhibition, Oakland, CA, 1994

La Phoeniquera, Mars Artspace, Phoenix, AZ, 1994

Interrogating the Other, Hoodoo Theatre, Tucson 1994

Small Works Salon, Red Eye Tucson, AZ, 1993

Grants, Awards:

Theresa Pollack Award, Excellence in the Arts, 2009

Golden Light Awards, Maine Workshops, 2003 & 2004

Exhibition Grant, Polaroid Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 1995


Emeritus, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2009 - Present

Artist Board, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2000 – 2009

Art of Elysium, Los Angeles, CA

Silver Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Project Aftermath, Los Angeles, CA

Hayes Hitzeman Foundation, Richmond, Virginia

SF Camerawork, San Francisco

Red Wiggler Community Farm, Frederick, MD

Virginia League of Planned Parenthood, Richmond, VA

Art 180, Richmond, VA

Emergency Foodshelf Network, Minneapolis, MN

Ramsey County Humane Society, St. Paul, MN

Tucson Pima County AIDS Coalition, Tucson, AZ


Fraction Magazine, February, 2010

Hot Metal Bridge, University of Pittsburgh, 2008

Circus Royale, portfolio, The Sun Magazine, 2008

Richmond Magazine, artist feature, April 2007

Toying with Creativity, by Michelle Bates, 2006

Scott Miller & The Commonwealth, Citation, CD, 2006

Creative Vision, Jeremy Webb, AVA, featured, 2006

JPG Magazine, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2, 2005

Virginia Living Magazine, September 2005

Richmond Magazine, September, 2005

Toycamera, Light Leak Press, 2004

Touch My Heart, Johnny Paycheck Tribute, 2004

Rockabilly Rumble Deuce, Golly Gee, 2004

Robert Earl Keen, The Party Never Ends, CD , 2003

Drill Magazine, November 2003

The Sun Magazine, October, 2003

New Stories from the South, cover ,Algonquin, 2002

Stephen Bruton, Spirit World, CD packaging

Richmond Magazine, “24 Hours in Richmond”, 2002

Shots Magazine, #75, #76, 2002

Bruce Hornsby, broad promotional campaign, 2002

Richmond Ballet, broad advertising, 2001

64 magazine, regular contributor, 2000, 2001

Chuck Brodsky, Last of the Old Times, CD, 2000

Shots Magazine, interview, December 2000

Blue Dogs, Letters From Round-o, CD cover, 2000

Punchline, Richmond, VA, 2001, 2000, 1999

Artscene, Los Angeles, CA 1999

Richmond Montessori School, annual report, 1999

Rykodisc, various promotional materials, 1999

Minnesota Technology, May, 1999

Hope Magazine, illustrations, March, 1999

Womenfolks, Shirley Abbott, cover, Mariner 1998

Hope magazine, illustrations, May 1998

Shots Magazine, #59 (cover, Spring 1998)

American Paint, American Paint, CD, 1998

Richmond Times-Dispatch, reviewed January 16, 1998

Style Weekly, Richmond, VA, review, Jan., 1998

The Shining Times, holiday 1997

A.I.G.A. Newsletter , featured artist, Nov. 1997

Harcourt Brace publishing, Spring catalog, 1997

Dog Soldiers, Robert Stone, cover, 1997

Night Ride Home, Barbara Esstman, cover art, 1997

Hope Magazine, September - October 1997

Backsliders, Throwing Rocks..., CD, Mammoth 1997

Shots Magazine, # 51, # 52, # 53, # 55, #56, #61

Stare Case, Twi n Cities Reader, reg. column, 1996-97

Lick Magazine, vol. 13, 1996; vol. 17 & 18, 1997

Utne Reader, cover art, January-February, 1996

Shout! Magazine, volume 2.5, November 1996

Minneapolis Star Tribune, review, January 19, 1996

City Pages, December 1995

35 Summers, Biblioteca, CD cover art, 1995

Aluminum Canoe, cover art, poetry collection, 1995

Smart Money Magazine, February 1995

Photo Metro, San Francisco, October 1994

Southwest Gallery, april 1994

In Cold Blood, Truman Capote, cover, Vintage, 1994

Visiting Artist:

University of South Carolina

Hampden Sydney College

Virginia Commonwealth University

Visual Art Center, Richmond, Virginia

Minneapolis Community College, MN

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

2004 S.P.E., Regional - Featured Photographer