William Mark Sommer

williammarksommer@gmail.com

Selected Shows

Solo Shows:

2013

Ro Sham Bo “365/Circles show” –Photography & Painting.

2012

Blue Lamp “The Boy with the Russian Camera” –Photography show


Selected Group Shows:

2016

The Photocopy Club "Xerox and Destroy 2" (Exeter City Centre) 
-Photography.

The Photocopy Club “Hit The Road” (Fotofestiwal, Poland) 
-Photography.

KVIE Art Auction 2016 Featured Artist
 –Photography.

KVIE Gallery "Fine Art of Public Television Group Show" –Photograph

2015

Desert Companion Photo Show –Photograph

Blue Line Gallery “Lottery for the Arts 2015” –Painting

2014

Grant Hall Gallery UNLV, “Just Being Human” Group show –Photographs.

Book and Job gallery, Findrangers Zine #3 release “Smoke andMirrors”  –Photographs.

Book and Job gallery, Findrangers Zine #2 release –Photographs.

2013

Taste and Toast Art Auction Featured Artist 
–Photography.

KVIE Art Auction 2013 Featured Artist
 –Photography.

Lifecycles “Go Gettas” Group Show –Photography.

Placer Arts “2013 Open Juried Show, celebrating Placer Arts 30th Jubilee” –Painting.

2012

Placer Arts “Under 30 Show” –Photography & Painting.

Sacramento News and Review: News Stand Project.  –Painting.

Raw Artist “The Blend” Showcase. –Photography.

Blue Line Gallery “Shine Juried Show” –Photography.

Blue Line Gallery “Minimal/Colorful” –Painting.

2011

Blue Line Gallery “Lottery for the Arts 2011” –Photography

KVIE Art Auction 2011 Featured Artist 
–Photography.

Viewpoint Gallery “Members Show 2011” –Photography

Blue Line Gallery “2011 Juried Show: Medley of Masterpieces” –Photography

Blue Line Gallery “New Beginnings Show” 
–Painting

Blue Line Gallery “Photography Open Exhibition 2011”

2010

Blue Line Gallery “Lottery for the Arts 2010” –Photography.

KVIE Art Auction 2010 Featured Artist 
–Photography.

2009

Viewpoint Gallery “Twelve- Play of Light 2009”  –Photography.

2008

Sierra College Ridley Gallery “Art show 2008” –Photography

Selected Publication

2017

Feature Shoot “12 Photos will make you yearn for the American West” –Photography.

Aesthetica Magazine "New Artists: August 2017 –Photography.

2016

Equilibrium Vol.3 group zine –Photography.

Xerox and Destroy 2 group zine –Photography.

Find Rangers Zine #11 group zine (Travel) –Photography.

Find Rangers "X" group zine –Photography.

2015

Paper Memory "Something Personal" group zine –Photography.

The Analogue Project Feature “Abandoned” –Photography

Nido Magazine(Germany) –Photography

Desert Companion Magazine –Photography

Blackout Magazine “One Photo Story” –Photography

Find Rangers Zine #6 "Close to Home" group zine –Photography.

Thrasher Magazine March 2015 –Photography.

2014

Find Rangers Zine #5 "Far From Home" group zine –Photography.

Portland Mercury “Catching Out”article  –Photography.

Nighted zines “Nighted Life 6” –Photography.

Blackout Magazine interview, feature. –Photography.

A Love Token Zine “All The Time In The World” Solo zine –Photography.

Find Rangers Zine #2 group zine –Photograph

Fecal Face Dot Com –Photo of the day

2013

Blood of the Young Magazine “100 photographs 2013” groupzine –Photograph.

A Love Token Zine “Moonbeams” group zine –Photograph.

Cover Artwork for “Sauver La Peau” By David Leon, French Play –Photograph.

Blood of the Young Magazine “Go Getta Zine” – Photograph.

Japan Camera Hunter “Inside Your Bag #453” –Featured Photographer

Blood of the Young Magazine “That’s Life Solo Zine” –Photograph.

2012

Fecal Face Dot Com –Photo of the day.

SFMOMA Blog –Featured Photograph.

KALTBLUT Magazine –Featured Artist with Interview

DearPhotograph.com –Featured Photographer

Strongbox Magazine Spring 2012 issue –Featured Artist withStatement

The Sierra Journal 2012 –Featured Photographer

2011

The Press Tribune Newspaper “Face to Face with Blue LineGallery Artist” –Featured Painter.

Light Leaks Magazine “Issue 19: Secrets...” –Photography


Self-Published Books / Zines:

2017

To The Sea

Nomad

All The Time In The World

2016

We Don't Know Where We'er Going But We'er Ok With That

Pacific North West

Desert Days

2015

Vegas Streets

10 years

2014

365 Days of Photographs Part 2

2012

365 Days of Photographs


Screenings

2013

John Worthington Flat Broke (5 minute long skateboarding Film. Produced, Filmed, and Edited)

Online Premiere September 13th 2013

2012

Say Hi To Your Neighbor (21 minute long Skateboarding movie. Produced, Filmed, and Edited)

Online Premiere August 10, 2012

RCK//: First Day Of Hell. (24 minute long BMX movie. Produced, Filmed, and Edited)

Outdoor Theater Premiere: 7-1-12

2011 - 2012

Last Day of Heaven Part: 1-5 (2 to 4 minute long skateboarding shorts. Produced, Filmed, and Edited)

Online Premieres

2009

Rebuild it All (20 minute skateboarding movie. Produced, Filmed, and Edited)

Online Premiere 7-5-09.

2008

Destroy it All (61 minute long skateboarding movie. Produced, Filmed, and Edited)

Theater Premiere 10-18-08.

Education

BFA Arizona State University

AA in Photography from Sierra College 2012

Past: UNLV and SFAI

Professional Experience

2016-2017

Special Education Teacher in the Loomis Union School District

2014

Polaroid Fotobar Museum Technician

2011-2013

Artist Assistant of Chris Fraser.

2009-2012

Teachers Assistant for Chris Fraser at Sierra College.

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