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:

  • 2019 May 12th Pollux Awards - Space Nau Bostik - Barcelona, Spain

  • 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 Awards and Noteworthy Accomplishments:

  • 2018 12th Pollux Awards - HM Documentary Series

  • 2016 Critical Mass Finalist

  • 2014 Critical Mass Finalist

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