Ted Orland
Photographer, Teacher, Writer

Ted Orland in Yosemite,1973, Ansel Adams Winter Workshop, photographed by Neil A. Miller

B.S. Industrial Design, University of Southern California. (1963)
M.A. Interdisciplinary Creative Arts, San Francisco State University. (1974)

Graphic design, photography & filmmaking for designer Charles Eames (1965-70).

Assistant to Ansel Adams (1970-74)
Printer of Adams’ Special Edition Yosemite Negatives (1969-75).
Ansel Adams’ Yosemite Workshops
Assistant (1967-70)
Instructor (1971-75; 1984-87; 1990)
Director (1973-74; 1985-86)

Founder/owner of Image Continuum Press (1981-present)

Collections:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, CA)
Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA)
The Oakland Museum (Oakland, CA)
Amon Carter Museum (Dallas, TX)
National Museum of Modern Art (Kyoto, Japan)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barbara, CA)
Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
Clarence Kennedy Gallery (Cambridge, MA)

Selected College Teaching Positions:
Cabrillo College (1976-79, 1987-2011)
San Francisco Art Institute (1996; 2001)
University of Oregon (1981-84)
Stanford University (1979-80)
Foothill College (1993-96)

Selected Workshop Teaching Positions:
Carmel Visual Arts (2015-present)
Center for Photographic Art (1992-95; 2004-present)
Independent workshops (1990-present)
University of California Extension (1973-2001)
Ansel Adams Yosemite Workshop (1967-75; 1984-87; 1990)
Maine Photographic Workshops (1985-90; 1998)
Oklahoma Arts Institute (1985; 1994-95)
Penland School of Crafts (1980; 1996)
Friends of Photography (1977-1985)

Selected One-Person Exhibitions:
Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite, CA (2018, 2010)
Orlandia – Photographs by Ted Orland; Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (2017)
Creative Center for Photography, Los Angeles CA (2012)
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (2001)
Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno CA (1994)
The Yosemite Museum, Yosemite CA (1992)
The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA (1990)
Monterey Peninsula Art Museum, Monterey CA (1986)

Selected Group Exhibitions:
A Community of Artists XI; R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2018)
Finding Your Work; Form+Content Gallery, Minneapolis MN (2018)
Longer Ways to Go: Photographs of the American Road; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ (2017)
Landmark: Yosemite through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography; SF Camerawork, San Francisco CA (2017)
Rain Percussions; Radius Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2016)
Landmark: Yosemite through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (2016)
Preserving the Vision: A Trio of Photographers; Seijong Art Center, Seoul, Korea (2015)
This is Santa Cruz; The Art League, Santa Cruz CA (2014)
Un/Natural Color; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA (2013)
A Community of Artists VI; Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2013)
Art for Art; R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2012)
Center for Photographic Art Juried Exhibition; Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (2012)
Pathways; Rockford Art Museum, IL. (2011)
A Community of Artists V; Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2011)
Celebrate Santa Cruz; County Bank of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA (2011)
Santa Cruz Artists; Davenport Gallery, Davenport CA (2011)
Old Friends; The Main Gallery, Redwood City CA (2010)
A Community of Artists III; Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2010)
Facing West; Eiteljorg Art Museum, Indianapolis IN. (2009)
Beyond the Edge: Photography Invitational; Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln NE (2009)
ACOA Squared; Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2009)
Yosemite Renaissance XXIV, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (2009)
A Community of Artists II; Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2008)
Yosemite: Art of an American Icon; Eiteljorg Art Museum, Indianapolis IN. (2008)
Yosemite: Art of an American Icon; The Oakland Museum, Oakland CA (2007)
40th Anniversary Show; Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (2007)
A Community of Artists; Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (2007)
Yosemite Renaissance XXI, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (2006)
Yosemite: Art of an American Icon; Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Pasadena CA (2006)
The Assistants of Ansel Adams; Highlands Inn, Carmel Highlands CA (2006)
Monterey Collects: Masterworks from Monterey County Collections; The Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey CA (2006)
Center for Photographic Art Juried Exhibition; Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (2005)
Animal Magnetism; Pajaro Valley Gallery, Watsonville CA (2005)
Yosemite Renaissance XX, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (2005)
Photographers’ Portfolios; The Main Gallery, Redwood City CA (2005)
The Pajaro River Project; Pajaro Valley Gallery, Watsonville CA (2004)
America the Beautiful; Mumm Gallery, Napa CA (2004)
Another Side of Ansel Adams: Santa Cruz & Beyond; Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz CA (2004)
Yosemite Renaissance XIX, Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (2004)
The Art of Process; Glendale Community College, Glendale CA (2004)
Edges and Intersections; The Steinbeck Center, Salinas CA (2003)
Merry Art at Main; The Main Gallery, Redwood City, CA (2003)
Edges and Intersections; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (2002)
Ansel Adams: Inspiration and Influence; Oakland Museum, Oakland CA (2002)
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ (2002)
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA (2002)
Contemporary Configurations; Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz CA (2001)
Altered Landscapes; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA (2001)
Made in California; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA (2001)
Capturing Light: Masterpieces of California Photography 1850 to the Present; Oakland Museum, Oakland CA (2001)
All Our Children: Photograph from the Fine Print Collection; University of Louisville, Louisville KY (2001)
Painting with Light; Pajaro Valley Gallery, Watsonville CA (2001)
Concurrent Divergences: Lightwork Gallery, Sacramento CA (2000)
Artist and Animals: Photographs from the Permanent Collection; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA (2000)
The Hand Printed Photograph; Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel CA (2000)
Faculty Show; Cabrillo College, Aptos CA (1999)
Ernst Haas Memorial Collection; Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME (1998)
From Exploration to Conservation: Picturing the Sierra Nevada; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno NV (1998)
Artists Collection Artists; Davis Art Center, Davis CA (1998)
Maine Photographic Workshop Gallery, Rockport ME (1998)
Gallery Sur, Carmel CA (1998)
Yosemite Renaissance XII Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1997)
Alumni Show; Penland School of Crafts, Penland NC (1996)
The Portrait Show; Photographers Gallery, Palo Alto CA (1996)
The Dog and Pony Show; Chromatics Gallery, Nashville TN (1996)
High Country Artists 8th; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1996)
Special Voices; The California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa CA (1995)
The Electronic Image; San Jose City College, San Jose CA (1995)
Monterey Bay Area Photographers; Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (1995)
High Country Artists 6th; California State University Stanislaus, Turlock CA (1995)
Black and White; Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz CA (1994)
Extraordinary Landscapes; Photographers Gallery, Palo Alto CA (1994)
High Country Artists 5th; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1993)
Digital Images; The Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite National Park and Pebble Beach CA (1993)
Essential Art: 140 Years of American Photography; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ (1993)
Food and Wine: A Feast of Photographs; Alinder Gallery, Sea Ranch CA (1992)
High Country Artists 4th; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1992)
Tenth Anniversary Show; The Photographer’s Gallery, Palo Alto CA (1992)
Moonrise Hernandez, and Otherwise; The Friends of Photography, San Francisco CA (1991)
Gallery Artists; Alinder Gallery, Sea Ranch (1991)
Four by Four; The Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz CA (1991)
Consuming Landscapes; Modesto Community College Art Gallery, Modesto CA (1991)
Northern California Artists; Monetary Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey CA (1990)
Beyond Black and White: Contemporary Hand-Printed Photographs; The Farnsworth Museum, Rockport ME (1990)
High Country Artists 3rd; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1990)
Shoot the Earth; Alinder Gallery, Sea Ranch (1990)
Picture Perfect; Alinder Gallery, Sea Ranch (1990)
Artist in Residence Show; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1989)
High Country Artists 2nd; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1989)
Picturing California: A Century of Photographic Genius; The Oakland Museum, Oakland CA (1989)
The Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno CA (1988)
High Country Artists 1st; Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park CA (1988)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan (1987)
The American Landscape; Maine Photographic Workshop Gallery, Rockport ME (1986)
Altered Photographs; Photographers Gallery, Palo Alto CA (1986)
Commitment to Vision; University Art Museum, Eugene OR (1986)
Hand-colored Photographs; Friends of Photography, Carmel CA (1985)
Northern California Artists; Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey CA (1985)
Recontres International de la Photographie, Arles, France (1985)
Witkin Gallery, New York City NY (1984)
Yosemite: Five View; Wrubel Gallery, Berkeley CA (1984)
101 Photographs: Selections from the Steinman Collection; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA (1984)
Point Lobos; Friends of Photography, Carmel CA (1984)
Weston Gallery, Carmel CA (1983)
Landscape Now; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA (1983)
Oregon Artists Biennial; Portland Art Museum, Portland OR (1983)
Oregon Artist Fellowship Recipients; Lawrence Gallery, Portland OR (1983)
Sacramento Collects; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA (1983)
The Photography Gallery, La Jolla CA (1982)
New Photographics; Central Washington State University, Ellensburg WA (1982)
Northwest Artists; Littman Gallery, Portland OR (1982)
Weston Gallery, Carmel CA (1982)
Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene OR (1982)
Critic’s Choice; Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco CA (1982)
Yosemite Viewfinders: Social Perspectives in Landscape Photography; Frederick S.Wright Art Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles CA (1982)
Tenth Anniversary Show; Afterimage Gallery, Dallas CA (1981)
New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA (1981)
The Out of State Portfolio; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA (1981)
New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (1981)
Twelve Photographers; Images Gallery, Cincinnati OH (1981)
Santa Cruz Art Center, Santa Cruz (1981)
Members Show; Friends of Photography, Carmel CA (1980)
The Mechanical Eye; The Oakland Museum, Oakland CA (1980)
New Landscapes; Friends of Photography, Carmel CA (1980)
The Out of State Portfolio; Focus Gallery, San Francisco CA (1979)
New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection; Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, MA (1979)
Attitudes: Photography in the ’70’s; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA, (1979)
Smith-Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto CA (1979)
Diablo Valley in Focus; Civic Arts Center, Walnut Creek CA (1979)
Members Show; Friends of Photography, Carmel CA (1978)
Polaroid Images; The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia PA (1978)
Visual Landscapes: Five Photographers; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA (1978)
Contact High: Photographs from Volcanoes National Park; Volcano Arts Center, Volcano HI (1978)
New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection; The Oakland Museum, Oakland CA, (1978)
Cityscapes; The DeYoung Museum Downtown Center, San Francisco CA (1977)
West Coast Continuum; Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek CA (1977)
Instant Images; Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco CA (1977)
California Scenes; The Oakland Museum, Oakland CA (1977)
The Image Continuum Group; Afterimage Gallery, Dallas TX (1976)
Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco CA (1976)
Four San Francisco State Graduates; Friends of Photography, Carmel CA (1975)
Silver Image Gallery, Tacoma WA (1974)
The Image Continuum Group; New Roses Gallery, Palo Alto CA (1974)
Focus Gallery, San Francisco CA (1973)
The Monterey Peninsula Art Museum, Monterey CA (1973)

Selected Circulating Group Exhibitions:
Commitment to Vision, organized by the University of Oregon Art Museum.
Major Exhibits, 1987-89:
University Art Museum, Eugene OR.
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland OR.
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton FL
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg FL.
American Photographers and the National Parks, organized by the National
Parks Foundation. Major Exhibits, 1981-83:
Amon Carter Museum
Carnegie Institute Museum of Art
Chicago Historical Society
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Denver Art Museum
Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
New York Public Library
Oakland Museum
At Mono Lake, organized by Friends of the Earth; shown at 15 museums and
galleries throughout California and the west during 1980-89.
Ten Young American Photographers, organized by the United States International Communications Agency; show toured U.S. Embassies and Cultural Centers, 1981-84.

Selected Publications (Author):
The View From The Studio Door (2006)
Photographic Truths (a poster) (2000)
Art & Fear (co-authored with David Bayles) (1993)
Scenes of Wonder & Curiosity (1987)
Man & Yosemite (1984)
The Image Continuum Journal (Editor and publisher) (1973-85)

Selected Publications (Contributor/Introduction):
Uelsmann’s Yosemite, by Jerry Uelsmann
Past Lives, by Martha Casanave
At Twelve, Exhibition Catalog to the first showing of Sally Mann’s series

Selected Publications (Editor):
The Image Continuum Journal (1973 to 1985)

Selected Publications (Illustrator):
Yosemite Reflections: The Words of John Muir, The Photographs of Ted Orland
Revelation Countdown, by Cris Mazza

Selected Publications (Video/Interview/Lecture):
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA; https://photography.org/video/ted_orland/
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA; https://photography.org/interview/ted-orland-interview/
Photostock; Harbor Springs, MI (2019); https://www.photostockfest.com/?page_id=1146
TED Orland Talk; Carmel Visual Arts Center, Carmel CA (2012); https://www.carmelvisualarts.com/ted-orland-talk/
“The rise, fall – and revival – of the Center for Photographic Art,” by Maureen Davidson; Monterey County Weekly (2009); http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/cover/the-rise-fall-and-revival-of-the-center-for-photographic/article_4fc2bcde-23c0-56d2-9eff-d657623eea20.html
“Ted Orland – View from the Studio Door;” The WELL; https://people.well.com/conf/inkwell.vue/topics/278/Ted-Orland-The-View-From-The-Stu-page01.html

Selected Honors
Reviewer, PhotoAlliance Our World Portfolio Review, San Francisco CA (2018)
Juror, Valley Focus on Photography, Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock CA. (2017)
Trustee, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA. (2013-16)
Juror, Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media Juried Exhibition, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville CA. (2011)
Curator, “Alchemists’ Vision – Photographs by Diane Kaye and Kerik Kouklis”, at the Center for Photographic Art, Carmel CA (2011)
Juror, Center for Photographic Art Juried Exhibition, Carmel CA. (2011)
Curator, Ansel Adams’ Centennial Exhibition, “Edges & Intersections”, at the Yosemite National Park Museum (2002)
Recipient, Teacher Recognition Award, from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (1996)
President, Board of Trustees, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA. (1992–96)
Artist in Residency, Yosemite National Park (1987, 1990, 2000, 2010, 2014)
Artist in Residency, Volcanoes National Park, Volcano HI. (1976, 1989)
Recipient, Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence in the Creative Arts, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville TN. (1989)
Juror, Yosemite Renaissance Print & Photography Competition, Yosemite CA. (1988, 1998, 2010)
Recipient, United States Congress Certificate of Special Recognition for work in the conservation movement to save Mono Lake. (1988)
Best of Show and First Place Purchase Awards, Northern California Artists Juried Show, Monterey CA (1985)
Participant, Annual High Country Pack Trip, Yosemite National Park,sponsored by the National Park Service. (1987-2006)
Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Grant for creative photography of the Diablo Valley, CA. (1978-79)