Solo Exhibitions:

  •      2010 January                  Calumet Gallery                                       Santa Ana, California
  •      2006 June                       City Hall Gallery                                       Newport Beach, California
  •      2002 July                         Exposure Gallery                                      Palm Springs, California
  •      1998 September             Texas Tech University                              Lubbock, Texas
  •      1992 February                 Flags Photo Gallery                                 Pasadena, California
  •      1991 May                          Empire Gallery                                           Upland, California
  •      1990 August                    Flags Photo Gallery                                  Pasadena, California
  •      1986 November              Northlight Gallery                                     Tempe, Arizona
  •      1985 April                        Northlight Downstairs                               Tempe, Arizona

 

Group Exhibitions:

  •       2017 January                      California African American Museum                      Los Angeles, California
  •       2016 December                 The Billboard Creative                                              Los Angeles, California
  •       2015 September                University of New Mexico Art Museum                   Albuquerque, New Mexico
  •       2014 September                Phoenix Art Museum                                                  Phoenix, Arizona
  •       2003 March                         The Chicago Historical Society                              Chicago, Illinois
  •       2002 September                University of Wisconsin, Green Bay                        Green Bay, Wisconsin
  •       2002 July                              Orange County Fair                                                 Costa Mesa, California
  •       2002 June                            Royal Photographic Society                                    Bath, England
  •       2000 September                California State University, Chico                           Chico, California
  •       1999 October                     Napa Gallery                                                               Costa Mesa, California
  •       1999 October                     Silvermine Arts                                                          New Caanan, Connecticut
  •       1999 September                California State University, Chico                           Chico, California
  •       1996 September                L.A. Center for Photographic Studies                     Los Angeles, California
  •       1996 February                     Gallery at 777                                                          Los Angeles, California
  •       1996 February                     Yosemite Museum Gallery                                    Yosemite, California
  •       1995 December                   Irvine Fine Arts                                                           Irvine, California
  •       1995 August                        The Center Gallery                                                  San JuanCapistrano, California
  •       1995 February                     Allen Priebe Gallery                                                 Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  •       1995 January                      Long Beach Arts                                                          Long Beach, California
  •       1995 January                      GDCTAjuried show                                                    Atlanta, Georgia
  •       1994 September                Los Angeles CO Fair                                                   Pomona, California
  •       1994 September                Gallery at 777                                                              Los Angeles, California
  •       1994 September                Society of Contemporary Photography                    Kansas City, Missouri
  •       1994 May                             Eye Gallery                                                                San Francisco, California
  •       1994 February                     Long Beach Arts                                                       Long Beach, California
  •       1992 December                Gallery at 777                                                              Los Angeles, California
  •       1990 April                          Cleveland Photographic Workshop                          Cleveland Heights, Ohio

 

Books Published:

  • 2014 – Alphaville – Arizona State University in the 1980s’s by William Karl Valentine.   Photographs of the social side of ASU football and the Greeks.  126 images
  • 2012 – Is that a Camera in your Pocket?..., by William Karl Valentine.  An introspective look at image capture in the modern digital age.  197 images. ISBN#: 978-0-9856751-0-3
  • 2001 – Newport Beach – A Photographic Portrait, by Melanie Aves; William Karl Valentine - Associate Editor, contributed 12 color images.  Twin Light Publishers. ISBN#: 1-885435-19-3
  • December 1991 - Santa Anita, by William Karl Valentine -a documentation of the Santa Anita Racetrack (86 duotones).  Carpenter and Associates publisher. (LCN#91-076843, ISBN#'s: 0-9631400-0-0 (H.B.) , 0-9631400-1-9 (S.B.)

Permanent Collections:

  • 1999               Chicago Historical Society                                 Chicago, Illinois
  • 1996               Fogg Museum, Harvard University                   Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1995               California State University , Long Beach          Long Beach, California
  • 1995               University of New Mexico                                 Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1995               The Kentucky Horse Park Museum                   Lexington, Kentucky

 

Private Collections:

  • 2016      RSM                                                                             Newport Beach, California
  • 2010     JP Morgan Chase                                                        Newport Beach, California
  • 2000     City of Chino                                                               Chino, California
  • 2000     ResMed                                                                        San Diego California

 

Photography Education Details:

I have studied photography under the following individuals: Tamarra Kaida, Bill Jay, Bill Jenkins, James Hajicek, Eric Kronengold, and Jack Stuler.  I have attended lectures, workshops, and/or have had my portfolio reviewed by the following individuals: Becky Senf, A.D. Coleman, Van Deren Coke, Helmut Gernsheim, Mary Ellen Mark, Mark Klett, Ellen Manchester, William Wegman, John Divola, Chris Killip, Mary Virginia Swanson, and Robert Glenn Ketchum.

 

Bodies of Related Work:

  •             1993 - present   The Sports Series
  •             1991 - present   The Horse Racing Series
  •             1989 - present   The Law Enforcement Series
  •             1987 - present   The Santa Anita Racetrack Series                   
  •             1987 - present   The City Series
  •             1987                  The Rio Hondo Police Academy Series
  •             1987 - present   Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, & Tiger Stadium Series
  •             1986 - present   The Cactus League Series (Spring Training Baseball)
  •             1985 - 1989       The Pasadena Police Department Series
  •             1984 - present   The Cemetery Series               

 

Photography and Art Association Past and Present Memberships:

  • Society for Photographic Education                                  Cleveland, Ohio
  • Museum of Photographic Arts                                            San Diego, California
  • San Francisco Camerawork                                               San Francisco, California
  • Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies                  Los Angeles, California           
  • The Photographic Resource Center                                    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Center for Photography at Woodstock                              Woodstock, New York

 

Selected Art Related Administrative Experience:

               Arts Commissioner – Chair                       City of Newport Beach                    July 1997 – June 1999

               Education Committee Member              Orange County Museum of Art      June 1998 – June 1999

 

Law Enforcement Experience:

              Corporal-  Chino Police Department                                                                                                            

              September 1996 - January 1998 and February 2001 to October 2008

              Detective-  Chino Police Department                                                                                                            

              January 1998 – February 2001

              Police Officer-  Chino Police Department                                                                                                            

              August 1987 - September 1996

                           Selected Training & Awards:

                           Meritorious Action Award - July 1993

                           State of California Auto Theft Investigation Award (eight times including Masters Award, 1991-2000)

                           State of California Advanced P.O.S.T. certificate - September 1993

                           Over 200 hours of training related to specialized  Investigations

                           Expertise in Gangs and Graffiti, Narcotics, and Auto Theft investigations

                           Chino Police Department - "Distinguished Expert" shooting badge award            1996 - 2008

                Level III Reserve Police Officer - Pasadena Police Department

                August 1985 - August 1987

Personal:

            Education:

             1986     Arizona State University

            Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree specializing in Photography - Magna Cum Laude      

            Born:   

            1963     Pasadena, California