William Mark Sommer

williammarksommer@gmail.com

Education

2019

BFA Art - Photography from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2012

AA Photography from Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

Residencies

2018

OpenWabi Artist in Residence, Two Weeks, Fredricktown, Ohio

Selected Shows

2020

Axis Gallery "Portraits Without People" Juried Exhibition (Sacramento, CA) 

Subjectively Objective "Observations In The Ordinary” (Detroit, MI) 

2019

Sparrow Gallery, “The Latent Image” Juried Exhibition (Sacramento, CA)

2018

Gallery 100 "Surface" ASU BFA Show (Tempe, AZ)

2016

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

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

KVIE Gallery "Fine Art of Public Television Group Show" (Sacramento, CA)

2015

Desert Companion Photo Show (Las Vegas, NV)

Blue Line Gallery “Lottery for the Arts 2015”(Roseville, CA)

2014

Grant Hall Gallery UNLV, “Just Being Human” Group show (Las Vegas, NV)

Book and Job gallery, Findrangers Zine #3 “Smoke andMirrors” (San Francisco, CA)

Book and Job gallery," Findrangers Zine #2" (San Francisco, CA)

2013

Ro Sham Bo “365/Circles" Solo Show (Auburn, CA)

Lifecycles “Go Gettas” Group Show

Placer Arts “2013 Open Juried Show, celebrating Placer Arts 30th Jubilee” (Auburn, CA)

2012

Placer Arts “Under 30 Show” (Auburn, CA)

Blue Line Gallery “Shine Juried Show” (Roseville, CA)

Blue Line Gallery “Minimal/Colorful” (Roseville, CA)

2011

Blue Line Gallery “2011 Juried Show: Medley of Masterpieces” (Roseville, CA)

Blue Line Gallery “Photography Open Exhibition 2011” (Roseville, CA)

2009

Viewpoint Gallery “Twelve- Play of Light” (Sacramento, CA)

Self-Publised Books and Zines

Coming Soon

Route 66: An American Curios book

Lost Highway book

2018

Buckeye zine

That's Life zine

2017

To The Sea zine

All The Time In The World zine

2016

Pacific North West zine

Desert Days zine

2015

Vegas Streets zine

10 years zine

Selected Publication

2020

Aint-Bad "What We've Found - Mass Production" Article

Then There Was Us "Dusted" Feature and Article 

Lenscratch "2020 Self Quarantine Exhibition" Online Group Exhibition

F-Stop Magazine "Past/Future Issue" Online Group Exhibition

Analog Magazine "Dusted" Series Feature and Interview

Subjectively Objective "Observations In the Ordinary" Online Group Exhibition

The Modern-Day Explorer "Dusted" Series Feature

Booooooom “Dusted” Series Feature

2019

Aint-Bad “Dusted” Series Feature

Aint-Bad “What The F**k Are We Doing?” Article

Eyeshot Magazine “Lost Highway” Series Feature

Journal of Urban Photography "Vegas Streets" Series Feature

Analog Forever Magazine “Loosen Up” Online Group Exhibition

Findrangers Camera Club “#20” Group Zine

Subjectively Objective “Observations in the Ordinary” Group Book

Mono Visions “Dusted” Series Feature and Interview

NewLandscapePhotography.com “All The Time In The World” SeriesFeature

Phoenix Transect “Dusted” Series Feature

Subjectively Objective Mini Monograph “Issue 73: William Mark Sommer” Solo Zine

2018

Format Magazine “18 Landscape Photographers Who Will Inspire You to Get Outside” Article

Findrangers Camera Club “Color: #16” group zine

2017

Stay Wild magazine “We Will Survive” Winter 2017 Issue, Coverand Reverse Cover. Feature

Feature Shoot “12 Photos will make you yearn for the American West” Article

Aesthetica Magazine “New Artist: August 2017” Feature

Indisposable Concept “Roll 5” Film Feature

Awesome Cameras Podcast Episode #31 William Mark Sommer

2016

*82 Review Issue 4.4 –Photography.

Indisposable Concept “Roll 3” Feature

Findrangers Camera Club Zine #11 group zine (Travel)

Findrangers Camera Club Zine #X group zine

2015

The Analogue Project “Abandoned” Feature and Interview

Indisposable Concept “Roll 1” Feature

Desert Companion Magazine 2nd Place Awards Article

Findrangers Camera Club Zine #8 group zine

Thrasher Magazine March 2015 Photograffiti Feature

2014

Findrangers Camera Club Zine #5 Group zine

Portland Mercury “Catching Out” Train Hopping, Article.

Nighted zines “Nighted Life 6” Group zine

Findrangers Camera Club Zine #3 Group zine

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

Findrangers Camera Club Zine #2 Group zine

Fecal Face Dot Com “Photo of the day.” Feature

2013

Blood of the Young zine “100 photographs of 2013” Group zine

A Love Token Zine “Moonbeams” Group zine

Blood of the Young zine “Go Getta” zine

Blood of the Young zine “That’s Life” Solo zine

Fecal Face Dot Com "Photo of the Day"

Fecal Face Dot Com “Photo of the day”

SFMOMA Blog "Mouth Pinholes" April 12th, Photo Feature

2012

SFMOMA Blog “Mission Riot" November 9th, Photo Feature

KALTBLUT Magazine Featured Artist

Strongbox Magazine, Volume Four, Issue One,"The Boy With The Russian Camera" Feature

2011

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

Collections

Northlight Gallery ASU (Tempe, AZ)

Lectures 

Notre Dame Artist Talk March 2nd, 2020

Lincoln High School Photography Class Artist Talk October 15th, 2017

Professional Experience

2011-2019

Studio Assistant to Chris Fraser

2016-2017

Special Education Aid in the Loomis Union School District

2014

Polaroid Fotobar Las Vegas Museum Technician

2009-2012

Teachers Assistant for Chris Fraser at Sierra College.

Using Format