Clay Maxwell Jordan is a photographer who has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. He is a 2019 MacDowell fellow and currently resides in Athens, Georgia. His first monograph, “Nothing’s Coming Soon,” was published in February of 2019 by Fall Line Press. 

 

EDUCATION

2013            

  • MFA, Photography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 

1998            

  • BA, Psychology, Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2019           

  • Artist Residency, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH (3.18 -5.3)

  • Artist Residency, Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA (2.26 - 3.10)

2018           

2017           

  • Artist Residency, Taleamor Park, La Porte, Indiana (7.1 – 7.31)

2015           

  • Emerge Fellowship Award, Midwest Center for Photography Wichita, KS

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • FotoFilmic 2018 Traveling Exhibition, Polygon Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Travels to Seoul and San Francisco (Juried by Heather Snider, Joachim Naudts, Et Al.)

  • Royal Photographic Society International Exhibition 161, RPS Gallery, Bristol, U.K. Travels to Birmingham, London, Dublin, Hull (Juried by Aaron Schuman Et. Al.)

2018

  • Solo Exhibition, Nothing’s Coming Soon, White Space Gallery, Atlanta, GA

  • Independent Photographer Annual Exhibition, Eigenheim Gallery, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

  • Chelsea International Photographic Exhibition, Agora Gallery, N.Y., NY

  • Til the Lights Go Out, Hathaway Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

2017

  • Art Olympia 2017, Tokyo, Japan

  • Peaches and Cream, Photofusion Gallery, London, England

2016

  • Solo Exhibition, Further,  Sea Islands Center Gallery, Beaufort, SC 

  • Portfolio Showcase, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (juried by Maggie Blanchard, Twin Palms Press) (catalogue)

  • Fresh!, Jankossen Gallery, N.Y., N.Y. 

  • Edge to Edge, MOCA GA, Atlanta, GA

  • Same but Different, New York Center For Photographic Arts, N.Y., N.Y.

  • Street Shooting Around The World, Los Angeles Center of Photography, L.A., CA

  • Print Center, International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • Focus: The Portrait, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, OR (juried by Amy Arbus)

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Show, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)

2015

  • Color Photography: A Picture Show, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, OR

  • Mary Stanley Selects, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA

  • Square, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

  • Day for Night, Gallery@Indigo, Athens, GA

2014            

  • The Deposits, Collaboration with Leon Johnson, Blackbridge Gallery, Milledgeville, GA

  • Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA

2013             

  • Solo Exhibition, Transmission, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

  • MFA Thesis Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019           

  • Nothing’s Coming Soon, Monograph comprised of 59 color photo plates, Fall Line Press, 2.2019, Atlanta, GA (essay by Alexander Nemerov)

2018

2017

2016


LECTURES

2019

  • Artist Lecture, Vanderbilt University

  • Artist Lecture, University of Louisville

  • Artist Lecture, MacDowell Downtown, Peterborough, NH

  • Artist Lecture, Fathom Library, Providence Rhode Island

2017            

  • Visiting Critic, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2014            

  • Visiting Artist, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA

2013            

  • Visiting Critic, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  • Visiting Critic/Artist, University of the South, Sewanee, TN

2011            

  • Visiting Critic, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA