William Mark Sommer

williammarksommer@gmail.com

Education

2019

BFA Photography from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2012

AA Photography from Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

Other

University of Las Vegas and San Francisco Art Institute

Residencies

2018

OpenWabi Artist in Residence, Fredricktown, Ohio 

Selected Shows

2019

Sparrow Gallery, “The Latent Image”  (Sacramento, CA) –Photograph

2018

Gallery 100 "Surface: A Different Landscape" –Photography.

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

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

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.

Blue Line Gallery “Shine Juried Show” –Photography.

Blue Line Gallery “Minimal/Colorful” –Painting.

2011

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 “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”  –Photography.

Fairs

2018

La Zine Fest. Pasadena Convention Center. May 27, 2018

2016

SF Zinefest. County Fair Building. September 4, 2016

Self-Publised Books and Zines

2020

Route 66 book (Forthcoming)

Lost Highway book (Forthcoming)

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

2014

365 Days of Photographs Part 2 book

2012

365 Days of Photographs book

Selected Publication

2019

Aint-Bad “Dusted” Series Feature

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

Eyeshot Magazine “Lost Highway” Series Feature

Analog Forever “Loosen Up” Online Group Exhibition

Findrangers Camera Club “#20” Group Zine 

Subjectively Objective “Observations in the Ordinary” GroupBook

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: WilliamMark Sommer” Solo Zine

Indisposable Concept “Roll 6” Feature

2018

Format Magazine “18 LandscapePhotographers 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 theAmerican West” Article

Aesthetica Magazine “New Artist: August 2017” Feature

Indisposable Concept “Roll 4-5” Film Feature

Awesome Cameras Podcast Episode #31 William MarkSommer

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 1-2” Feature

Desert Companion Magazine 2nd Place AwardsArticle

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

Blackout Magazine Interview and Feature.

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

Find Rangers Zine “#2” Group zine

2013

Blood of the Young Magazine “100 photographs of 2013” Groupzine

A Love Token Zine “Moonbeams” Group zine

Cover Artwork for “Sauver La Peau” French Play By David Leon

Blood of the Young Magazine “Go Getta” zine

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

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

2012

SFMOMA Blog “Photo of the day.” Feature

KALTBLUT Magazine Featured Artist

Strongbox Magazine, Spring Web Issue “365” Feature

The Sierra Journal feature

2011

The Press Tribune Newspaper “Face to Face with Blue LineGallery Artist” feature

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

Collections

2019

Northlight Gallery ASU “Dusted Book” (Tempe, AZ)

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.

Professional Experience

2011-2019

Studio Assistant to Chris Fraiser

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