TERRY NATHAN                           
PHOTOGRAPHER __________________________________________

Terry is a professor in the Art/Science Fusion and Atmospheric Science Programs at the University of California, Davis, where he teaches “Photography: Bridging Art and Science,” as well as several courses on atmospheric fluid mechanics. Terry teaches “Lighting and Composition” at the Davis Art Center, “Principles of Composition” at the Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento, and Landscape Photography workshops at Sorensen’s near Lake Tahoe. He was also the principal grantee and co-organizer of the 2009 UC Davis Centennial Colloquium, “The Consilience of Art and Science.” Terry has served as portfolio reviewer, juror and judge for art exhibitions, and has been an invited speaker at several photography symposia. Most recently, Terry was an invited speaker at the 21st Annual “Shooting the West Photography Symposium” held in Winnemucca Nevada and was a pre-performance lecturer at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, where he spoke on renowned twentieth-century photographer Mike Disfarmer. Terry was an invited speaker and workshop instructor at the 2009 “Shooting West Texas Photography Symposium,” which was held at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Terry also was an invited speaker at the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting at Southern Oreogon University, where he spoke on "Art and Science: Bridging the Two Cultures through Photography." And Terry was the first W.D. Smithers Lecturer at Sul Ross State University during September 2010, when he spoke on "Mediating the Art-Science Dialogue through Photography." Terry’s photographic work spans landscape, architecture, documentary, and art/science fusion. His work has been shown in numerous juried exhibitions and he has published in a variety of international magazines and other print and electronic media. His recent images and articles have appeared in Sierra Heritage, Nature Photographer, Sacramento Magazine, Black and White, Weatherwise, The Remodeler’s Journal, and Architectural Stone and Landscape Design Magazine.  Terry’s fine art photographic work is represented by the Appel Gallery in Sacramento, California. 

-Professor, Art/Science Fusion Program, University of California, Davis
-Professor, Atmospheric Science Program, University of California, Davis
-Member, Board of Directors, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA
-Photography Instructor, Sorensen’s Resort, Hope Valley, California
-Photography Instructor, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA
-Photography Instructor, Davis Art Center, Davis, California
-Field Contributor, Nature Photographer Magazine

-Photography: Bridging Art and Science (University of California, Davis)
-Photography: Is Seeing Really Believing? (University of California, Davis)
-Principles of Composition (Viewpoint Photographic Art Center)
-A Snapshot of Photographic History (Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA)
-Critiquing Photographs (Viewpoint Photographic Art Center)
-Building with Light: Architectural Photography (Viewpoint Photographic Art Center)
-Lighting and Composition for Digital or Film (Davis Art Center, Davis, CA)
-Landscape Photography Workshops (Sorensen's Resort, Hope Valley, CA)
-Landscape Photography Workshops (Davis Mountains, TX; part of Shooting West Texas Photo Symposium)


Terry’s Photos have appeared in a variety of print media, including magazines, newspapers, commercial and educational websites, and marketing brochures.  Recently published articles and photos include:

- Photography, Transcendance, and Hyperseeing, to be submitted
- Photography and Science. Book review published in Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation, 27:4, 379-385.
- Photography, Encyclopedia of Applied Science (invited paper; in press)
- Aerial Photography, Encyclopedia of Global Resources, 2010
- Early Conservation Photography: An Enduring Legacy, Viewpoint Newsletter, 2009.
- Architecture and interior photographs, Sacramento Magazine, February 2009.
- "Cloud Splitter", Black and White Magazine, Special Issue #56, February 2008

- Cover Photo, The Remodeler's Journal, December/January 2008
- Photos, Architectural Stone and Lanscape Deisgn Magazine, November/December 2007

- The Oldest Living Trees on Earth, Sierra Heritage Magazine, August 2006
- Interior Photograph, National Association of the Remodeling Industry Magazine, 2005
- Art and Spirit of Timberline Ancients, Nature Photographer, Fall 2004
- Funnel Cloud, Davis, CA, Weatherwise Magazine, July/August 2005 Issue
- Lewis and Clark at the Oregon Coast, Nature Photographer, Summer 2003
- In the Land of the Chippewa, Nature Photographer, Summer 2002


Merit Award Winner, Black and White Magazine's 2008 Single Image Contest. The image, "Cloud Splitter," appeared in Special Issue #56.
Cover Photo, The Remodeler's Journal, December/January 2008 Issue
First Place, Best Two-Dimensional Art Work, Davis Art Center, juried by the Chief Curator,
Crocker Art Museu
m, Sacramento
Guest Photographer, Yolo Basin sponsored field trip, Vernal Pools of the Yolo Wildlife Area
Honorable Mention, Vivid Light Magazine’s Online Photography Contest, sponsored by Fuji Film Corporation
Cover Pho
to, 2003 Catalog of the FBC Corporation, Japan. 


Pence Art Gallery, Davis, CA (national juried exhibition)
Schneider Art Museum, Ashland, OR (national juried exhibition)
Palm Springs Sustainability Commission, Palm Springs, CA (national juried exhibition)
Kevin Milligan Gallery, Danville, CA (national juried exhibition)
Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento (three person show)
Reynold's Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA (national juried exhibition)
Axis Gallery's Third National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento (juried group show)
Tsao Gallery, Davis Art Center (solo show)
Appel Gallery, Sacramento, CA (group show)
KVIE 2007 Art Auction, Sacramento, CA (juried group show)
Buehler Alumni Center Gallery, Davis, CA (solo show)
Appel Gallery, Sacramento, CA (solo show)
Pence Gallery, Davis, CA (juried group show)
Design House Gallery, Davis, CA (solo show)
Art Connections, Davis, CA (solo show)
Stanford Faculty Club Gallery, Stanford University, CA (solo show)


2007 Photo Exhibition Review (PDF, 280 KB)
2006 Photo Exhibition Review (PDF, 300 KB)

2005 Photo Exhibition Review (PDF, 320 KB)

Ascending, Douglas Fir
Bryce National Park

















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