Forrest Wasko

Bio

  • Forrest Wasko is a fine art photographer. He will receive his BFA in Photography from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2017. In the Spring of 2016, he attended AICAD’s New York Studio Residency Program in Brooklyn, New York, where he mentored under Letha Wilson. In the Fall of 2016, he interned for JoAnn Verburg. He currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • He has TA-ed for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and Perpich Arts High School in Golden Valley, Minnesota.

  • Working in traditional photo essays, photosculpture, and installation, his work investigates photography as a visual language and its relationship to memory. The subjects of his work are primarily the snapshot, the everyday, and the photograph itself.

  • Education

  • BFA in Photography
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 2017

  • New York Studio Residency Program
  • AICAD
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 2016

  • Exhibitions

  • 2017: Made at MCAD, Juried group exhibition, MCAD Main Gallery (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2017: Working Title, Juried group exhibition, BI Worldwide Gallery (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2017: It’s a Small World (After All), Juried group exhibition, Concourse Gallery at MCAD (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2016: Untitled, Juried group exhibition, Barnes and Thornburg (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2016: Happy Camera, Group exhibition, A-Mill Artist Lofts (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2016: Coverage, Group exhibition, OST Tractor Works (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2016: Untitled, Juried group exhibition, Barnes and Thornburg (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2016: Anti-Pro, Group exhibition, NYSRP Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

  • 2016: Made at MCAD, Juried group exhibition, MCAD Main Gallery (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2016: XI, Juried group exhibition, BI Worldwide Gallery (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2015: Hallways, Juried group exhibition, Casket Arts (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2015: Semblance, Juried group exhibition, Darkroom Gallery (Essex, VT)

  • 2015: Made at MCAD, Juried group exhibition, MCAD Main Gallery (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2014: Stylized, Juried group exhibition, Happy Face Space (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2014: In the Land of Color, Solo exhibition, MCAD (Minneapolis, MN)

  • 2013: Artists Against Hunger, Group exhibition, 8th and Railroad (Sioux Falls, SD)

  • Press

  • 2016: The Waterstone Review, Literary annual, Issue 19: Paper Bones, Print

  • 2016: MCAD, Website, Featured Art Sale Artist Preview

  • 2016: NEXT Magazine, Periodical, Student Showcase, Print

  • 2015: The Waterstone Review, Literary annual, Issue 18: We Cannot Alter, Print

  • 2015: Lightbox Magazine, Solo exhibition, In the Land of Color, Web

  • 2015: Shots Magazine, Issue 128, Print

  • 2015: SnappedAway, Interview and solo exhibition, An Introduction to Forrest Wasko

  • 2015: Icikles (LP), Album cover artwork for Lister Rossel and John Keston

  • 2015: Lenscratch, Juried group exhibition, Cell Phone Exhibition, Web

  • 2015: PhotoPlace Gallery, Juried group exhibition, Alternative Process, Web

  • 2015: F-Stop Magazine, Issue 70: New Beginnings

  • 2014: Lenscratch, Juried group exhibition, The 2014 Gif Exhibition, Web

  • 2014: MCAD, Website, Student Showcase: In the Land of Color