William S. Sutton
William Stephen Sutton
845 Lost Angel Road
Boulder, Colorado 80302
(303) 819-3426 (303) 458-4287
EDUCATION University of Colorado. Boulder, Colorado. MFA 1984, BFA 1978.
Arizona State University. Tempe, Arizona. 1973-1975.
EMPLOYMENT Professor. Regis College. Denver, Colorado.
FELLOWSHIPS National Endowment for the Arts. Fellowship in Photography. 1981.
Guggenheim Fellowship. 2015.
COLLECTIONS The Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
The Denver Art Museum
Joslyn Art Museum
Princeton University Art Museum
Yale University Art Gallery
The Bellevue Art Museum.
Colorado Historical Society
Southwest Collection-Texas Tech
Arizona State University
University of Colorado Special Collections
University of Chicago
Phoenix Arts Commission
Chase Manhattan Bank
Denver National Bank
2017 Wyoming. O’Sullivan Art Gallery. Regis University. Denver, CO.
Inside Outside Colorado: Chuck Forsman and William Sutton. Colorado State Capital. Denver, CO.
2016 40th Anniversary Exhibition. Arvada Center for the Arts. Arvada, CO.
Celebration! A History of the Visual Arts in Boulder. Highland City Club. Boulder, CO.
Grass/Roots. Colorado Photographic Art Center. Denver, CO.
2015 The Grasslands of Wyoming Photographic Project. Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
The Grasslands of Wyoming Photographic Project. National Museum of Wildlife Art. Jackson, WY.
The Grasslands of Wyoming Photographic Project. Ucross Art Gallery. Ucross, WY.
The Grasslands of Wyoming Photographic Project. (14) Local libraries through out Wyoming.
2014 The Lure of Public Land. Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha, NE.
Wilderness. Marion Center for Photographic Arts. Santa Fe University of Art. Santa Fe, NM. (three person).
The Western Terrain. PACE. Parker, CO. (two person).
2013 Public Lands in the American West. Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha, NE. (solo)
2011 American Landscape: Contemporary Photographs of the West. Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha, NE.
Portrait of the Artist. Loveland Art Museum. Loveland, Colorado.
Situating Robert Adams. Colorado Photographic Arts Center. Denver, Colorado.
2010 Faith, Mourning, Concadence. BC Gallery Space. Bellevue College. Washington. (three person).
2009 Inherent Form. College of Southern Nevada. Las Vegas, Nevada. (solo).
Yavapai College. Prescott, Arizona. (three person).
Colorado Photographs. Arvada Center for the Arts. Arvada, Colorado.
WATERSHED. Regis University. Denver, Colorado. (solo).
2008 Inherent Form. The Dairy Center for the Arts. Boulder, CO (solo).
Inherent Form. Chadron State College. Chadron, NE. (solo).
2006 Considering the Sublime. Ironton Studios. Denver, CO. (two person).
2005 Water and Trees. The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO (solo).
2004 SPE Exhibition. Colorado Institute of the Arts. Denver, CO
2002 Places in the West. Francis McCray Gallery, Western New Mexico State. Silver City, NM (solo).
2000 Black Tiger Gulch Fire Landscapes 1989/ 1999, SRO Gallery, Texas Tech University, TX (solo).
1999 Rephotography, Colorado History Museum, Denver, Colorado.
1997 20th Anniversary Show, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.
1995 The Real West: A Contemporary Photographic Overview, Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO
1994 Timothy O'Sullivan, William Bell, Mark Klett, W. S. Sutton, Grant Gallery, Denver, CO.
Real Vision- Photographs from the Southwest, Colorado Gallery of the Arts, ACC, Denver, CO.
1993 Boulder Flow: Boulder County Artists, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
1992 Landscape as Subject: Contemporary Photography, Nebraska Wesleyan University, NE.
Expanded Visions, Lincoln Center Galleries, Fort Collins, CO.
1991 Recent Landscapes and Other Swan Songs..., Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO.
Environmental Photographs, Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO.
1990 Black Tiger Gulch, After the Sugar Loaf Fire, July 9, 1989. (solo exhibitions)
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR. Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO.
1989 Recent Work (solo exhibitions), Regis University, Denver, CO. University of Northern Iowa.
Three Photographers, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE.
1987 Terrestrial Territory (solo exhibitions), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.
Photography and the West: The 80s, The Rockwell Museum, Corning, NY.
1986 Phrasing (solo exhibition), UMC Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Symbiotic Notion (solo exhibition), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1985 Photography Exhibition, The Waterworks Gallery, Salisbury, NC.
1984 La Photographie Creative, Pavillon des Arts, Paris, France.
Young Southwest Photographers, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
Colorado Photographers, Visual Studies Workshop Galleries, Rochester, NY.
W. S. Sutton/Karen Lee, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1983 Twelve Songs from the Hill (solo exhibition), Arvada Center for the Arts, CO.
Arboretum, The Tree As Symbol, Form and Object in American Photography, U of Denver.
Contemporary Photography as Phantasy, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA.
1982 I Want Clean Air and No Bombs (solo exhibition), Project Art Center, Cambridge, MA.
Colorado Photographers, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.
Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1981 Recent Landscapes (solo exhibition), Colorado Photographic Art Center, Denver, CO.
1980 Northlight Southwest, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1979 Sixth Colorado Annual, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.
BIBLIOGRAPHY Wyoming Grasslands. Photographs by William Sutton and Michael Berman. Inroduction by Dan Flores.
Essays by Frank Goodyear and Charles Preston. University of Oklahoma Press. 2015.
At Home in the West: The Lure of Public Lands. William Sutton. Essays by Toby Jurovics and Susan Moldenhauer.
George Thompson Publishing. 2013.
Art Can Help. Robert Adams. Yale University Press. 2017.
The Orthodox Icon, editor, O’Sullivan Arts Center, Regis University, 2000.
Where Land is Mostly Sky, Essays on the American West, Richard F. Fleck, Passeggiata Press, 1997.
Santos: Sacred Art of Colorado, Regis University, LPD Press, 1997.
Paintbrush: A Journal of Contemporary Multicultural Literature, Northeast Missouri State Press, 1994.
Public Lands in the American West, portfolio, W. S. Sutton, 1993.
A History of Photography: Social & Cultural Perspectives, Jean-Claude Lemagny and Andre Roville, Cambridge Press, 1987.
La Photographie Creative, Jean-Claude Lemagny, Bibiotheque Nationale, Paris, 1984.
New Art Examiner, Exhibition review, Dec. 1991, May 1990, Sept.1990.
Swan Songs, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 1991.
Sugar Loaf's Black Tiger Gulch Fire, July 9, 1989, Dawn Kummli, Sugar Loaf Press, 1990.
The Kiote Landscape Project, Kiote Press, S.W., U.S., 1984.
Afterimage, "NEA Supplement", Rochester, New York, 1980.
Various exhibition catalogs.