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Marydorsey Wanless
3 SW Pepper Tree Lane
Topeka, Kansas 66611
(785) 232-5040                                   
·         University of Missouri, Columbia
Bachelor of Science, Art Education
·         University of Missouri, Columbia
Master of Arts, Interior Design
·           Kansas State University
Masters of Fine Arts, Photography
Professional Experience
Washburn University, Topeka Kansas
Associate Professor of Photography                                                    1998-Present (Retirement May 2015)
                        Courses Taught
·         Black/White Darkroom Photography I
·         Black/White Darkroom Photography II
·         Advanced Photo Techniques I and II
·         Professional Photographic Lighting
·         Non-silver Alternative Processes I and II
·         Experimental Photography I and II
·         Documentary Photography (Hybrid Online) I and II
·         Advanced Conceptual Digital Photography
·         Workshop in Art Media
·         Independent Studies in Black/White Photography
·         Mural Printing (Special Topics)
·         Reframing the Female Figure (Special Topics)
·         Bookmaking (Special Topics)
·         Photogravure (Special Topics)
·         Retro Camera Seminar (Special Topics)
·         Photography and Printmaking (Special Topics)
·         iPhoneography (Special Topics)
·         Travel Photography Course to Malta  and Peru (Trip Leader)
·        “Square Magazine”, Volume 504, January 2015
·       “Hand Magazine,” Volume #3, January 2014
·         Plates to Pixels Magazine: Lensless: Cover Photo, January 2014
·       “Hand Magazine,” Volume #2, October 2013
·       imprints magazine”, PCP Spring 2013 International Women’s Photography”, Professional Women  2013Photographers, Online year-long exhibit, Juror; Julie Saul, Gallery Owner, NYC; Honorable Mention ; 2013
·       “Chairs Exhibit,” A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, Exhibit Catalog 2013
·         [scissorsandspackle] Literary Magazine, August 2012 Edition Vol. 1 issue Viii 2012
·         Anthotypes-The Darkroom in Your Garden, Malin Fabbri , Sweden (images, proofreader) 2012
·         Black & White: Absence of Color Catalog, March 2012, Minnneapolis Photo Center, Minneapolis MN
·         Momentum: Commemorating 40 Years of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Women’s Caucus for the
          Art 40th Annual Conference Exhibition, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, CA 
·         “Illusion and Chemistry: The Alternative Process”; Kiernan Gallery, Lexington 2012
·         “On the Road: Travel Photography,” Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT;
               Juror Sandra Chen Weinstein, National Geographic and Magnum
·         The Book of Alternative Processes, Christopher James, Edition 3, images and text Fall 2012
·         State of the Art/Kansas: The Artistic Perspective, September 2011, SouthWind Gallery, Topeka KS
·         Hand + Eye: International Competition of Handmade Photograpyh Catalog, October 2011, Through                           This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC
·          “Marydorsey Wanless: Gum Bichromates - Tri-Color over Cyanotype,” Photografico Eidolo Magazine,
              Thessalonica, Greece; Volume 28, 2010, pp.20-25.
·          Plastic Cameras: Toying With Creativity, by Michele Bates, Edition 2, 2010
·         “Timeless Wanless,” by Vern McFalls; p.26-28; Topeka Magazine, Summer 2010, Vol. IX, No. III
·         Black & White and All Points In-between,  Minneapolis MN, exhibition catalog
·         Visual Narrative: A National Juried Exhibition featuring fine art that tells a story; exhibition catalog
·         Self-Portrait Project, 1st Edition, May 2010, Art House Coop, Atlanta GA
·         Plains Song Review, Vol. X11, University of Nebraska Center for Great
 Plains Studies, Kaitlin EK, Editor, 2010
·                    Art Buzz, The 2010 Collection, International Juried Art Competition, Art Buzz Magazine, 3rd Place Photography  
·                    Visual Overture Magazine,Spring 2010, Atlanta GA   Portfolio Selection Juror: Beata Szechty; Cover image
·                    Silvershotz Folios 2009, Silvershotz International Journal of Fine Art Photography, Queensland, Australia
·                    Water Juried Competition Catalog, August 2009, The Vermont Photography Workplace, Middlebury, VT
·                    Px3 Annual 2009,” Fall, 2009, Prix de la Photographie Paris, Paris France
·                    Plates to Pixels Magazine, January 2009, Pacific Northwest Center for Photography, Juror: Christina Z. Anderson
·         “2008 Exhibition Collection,” January 2009, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO
·         Plains Song Review, Vol. VX, University of Nebraska Center for Great
Plains Studies, Katie Sisneros, Editor, 2008
·         Lightleaks Magazine, Issue 9, “Happy Hour,” 2008 Guest Editor: Gordon Stettinius
·         Touchstone Literary Magazine, Featured Artist, 2006-7, Kansas State University
·         Plains Song Review, Vol. VIII, University of Nebraska Center for Great
Plains Studies, Mary Kate McCamey, Editor, 2006
·         Plains Song Review, Vol. VII, University of Nebraska Center for Great
Plains Studies, Mary Kate McCamey, Editor, 2005
·    “Famine De hambruna,” Desmond Egan, 2003; Author’s photograph
·    “Barbie's Body Images.” Feminist Media Studies, Vol. l, No. 1, 2001, pp. 125-127.
·    “Global Makeovers and Maneuvers: Barbie's Presence in India.” Feminist Media Studies, Vol. 1, No.
1, 2001. (Photographs by Marydorsey Wanless, article by Radha S.Hegde)
·       Shots Magazine, Millenium Issue, January 2000
Awards and Recognitions
·        “Flower Power Juried Exhibition 2014,” 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles CA Best of Show 3rd Place
·        “Hays 5-State Photo Exhibition,” Hays KS Juror: Charlie Riedel, AP; Cash Award: Nature, and Juror’s    Merit Award          
·        “Flower Power Juried Exhibition 2014,” 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles CA Best of Show 3rd Place     
·        “International Exhibit of Alternative Processes,” Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, Co
·                  Juror: Christopher James, author, educator; Awards: Juror’s Honorable Mention and Director’s
·                   Honorable Mention
          16th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition”, Upstream

·                  People Gallery, Omaha NE “Special Recognition”  

·       Maitland Art and History Museums Artist-in-Residency, Maitland FL, Spring 2014
·       27th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper”, McNeese State University, Juror Louis Grachos, The                      Contemporary, Austin TX; Purchase Award (permanent collection)
·       “Black & White and Alternative Process International Competition”, Rangefinder Magazine, Jurors: Jill                           Enfield, Photographer and teacher; Chuck Keltlon,   Artist and educator; Runner Up                            Alternative Process, David J. Carol, Director of Photo, Rangefinder;  

·        “Eye Eye Nose Mouth Online Portrait Exhibit,” ArtisTTable Gallery, Juror: Michal Ben Zee, Israel Artist ,         Honorable Mention

·        “2nd Annual Juried International Art Competition”, Four Points Contemporary Online Gallery;             Juror Reginald Adams, Museum Cultural History, Houston; Honorable Mention Award
·       “30th Annual Five-State Photography Contest,” Hays Arts Center, Hays KS; 1st Place Nature Award
·        Plates to Pixels Magazine: Lenless”; Founder’s Honorable Mention Award, Cover selection
·       “8th Annual Juried Photo Exhibition,” Morpho Gallery, Chicago IL Juror: Tom Nowak, Columbia College          Gallery Curator; Honorable Mention Award
·       “Map of Kansas Photographers”, included
·       “Hand-Made Photograph,” Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James NY Juror: Christopher James,
      educator and author of Alternative Process Photography;   Honorable Mention
·       “PCP Spring 2013 International Women’s Photography”, Professional Women Photographers, Online year-
·          long exhibit, Juror; Julie Saul, Gallery Owner, NYC; Honorable Mention
·       “Day of the Dead, Voices of our Ancestors,” Infinity Online Gallery; Juror: Mardee Hansen, artist;
                     Founder’s Choice Award
·       “Photospiva 2012,” George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO Juror: Andrew L. Moore, 
      Honorable Mention Award
·       “Beyond the Lens 2012” Tubac Art Center, Tubac AZ Juror: Joseph Labate, Chair Photography
      Univ. of AZ, 3rd Place Award of Merit
·       “Open Theme On Line Exhibit,” Women’s Caucus for the Arts, San Diego, CA Juror: Ilene Skeen,
      artist and educator; 2nd Place Award  
·       “Black & White: Absence of Color,” Minneapolis Photo Center, Juror: Bevin Bering Dubrowski, Houston
 Center for Photography Director; Honorable Mention Award
·         “The Ned Fleming Excellence in Teaching Award for 2011,” Washburn University, Topeka KS
·         “Photography Re-Imagined,” Tilt Gallery, Phoenix AZ, 3rd Place Award
·       “Figurative Expo 2010,” Infinity Gallery Online, “Art Director’s Award”
·       “27th Annual Five State Photography Show,” Hays Art Center, Hays KS Juror: Skip Kohloff and
                         Lisbeth Neergaard Kohloff , 1st Place Award
·       “A Show of Heads,” Limner Gallery, SlowArt Productions, Hudson NY (Purchase Award)
·       “Beyond the Lens 2010,” Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac AZ Juror: Ken Rosenthal, Photographer,
            “Award of Excellence” winner
·       “4th Annyal Photography Re-Imagined,” Tilt Gallery, Tempe, AZ Juror: Anna Strickland, RISD
             Photography Chair; 3rd Place Award
·       “Photography Today,” Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA Juror: Linda Connor, photographer and
            educator; 3rd Place
·       “River Market Regional Exhibition,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City MO Juror:            
            Barbara O’Brien, curator, Kemper Museum of Art; Juror’s Prize (1 of 4)
·       “2010 CCNY National Photographic Competition,” Camera Club of New York, NY Juror:
            James Casebere: Honorable Mention
·       “A Decade of Images, 2000-2010,” Women In Photography International, Honorable Mention
·       “VAST 42nd Annual National Visual Arts Exhibition,” Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX: T. Jervis    and Carmen Underwood Cash Award
·        Invited Juror: Photo/Digital Juror for Infinity Online Gallery’s International Spring 2010 Exhibition
·       “12th Annual Faces Juried Online International Art Exhibition,” Special Recognition
·       Visual Overture Magazine, Spring 2010, Atlanta, GA Cover Design Image                                               
·       Art Buzz, The 2010 Collection, International Juried Art Competition, Art Buzz Magazine, 3rd Place  Photography
·       Studio West Call to Artists,” Studio West, Eugene OR (1st place, solo show)                                   
·        Silvershotz Folios 2009, Silvershotz International Journal of Fine Art Photography, Queensland,      Australia, Portfolio selection
·       “Fall Expo 2009,” Infinity Online Art Gallery, (2nd Place)                                                                                    
·       “Px3 2009: Prix de la Photographie,”Paris, France (Honorable Mention Professional Division)    
·       “Photo-Alternative: the Past as Future,” Berea Arts Council, Berea KY Juror: Kurt Gohde,            
·        (3rd Place Award)
·       “Krappy Kamera XI Juried International Photography Show” SoHo Gallery, NYC ( “Best                                            of Show “Award)
·       “Baker Arts Center 11th Juried Competition,” Baldwin City KS, 3rd Place Award                                
·       “11th Annual All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibit,” Upstream People Gallery,              
Omaha, NE (Special Recognition Award)
·      “24th Annual Juried Art Show,” Costal Arts, Half Moon Bay, CA            (Shirley Zynda Award                             for Best of Show in Photography)                                   
·        “Women in Photography International Juried Competition,” WIPI, (Honorable Mention)                
·       “Juried Exhibition 2008,” (Juror’s Award)   Gallery Saintonge, Missoula, MT           
·       “National Photography ’08,” (Juror’s Choice Award) Main Street Gallery, Groton NY           
·       “5-State Photography Competition,” (Juror’s Merit Award) Hays KS                                   
·        Golden Key International Honour Society, Kansas State University, Manhattan KS                       
· “Touchstone: KSU’s Literary Magazine,” Featured Artist, Manhattan KS                                               
·   Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, Kansas State University, Manhattan KS                                               
· “Famine De hambruna,” by Desmond Egan, Photograph of author on cover                                    
·  Washburn University 2005 Catalog Cover Design, Topeka, KS                                                           
· “PhotoSpiva 2005,” (3rd Place – Body of Work) Joplin, MO                                                           
· “5-State Photo Competition,” (4th Place) Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS                                               
· “Relentless Visions,” (3rd Place) Albuquerque, NM                                             
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