BIO

Flavio Martin Morante, Photographer

Born in Uruguay, 1976 (currently living in the USA).


Education_

Studies on Graphic Arts on_

1998_ORT University, Montevideo Uruguay
2005-2007_MIAD (Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
2009-2010_LSCC ( Lawson State Community College), Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Studies on Photography_

1999-2000_Fotoclub Uruguay, Montevideo Uruguay
2006-2007_MIAD (Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design), Milwaukee, USA

Recent Past Working Experience_

_Contributing photographer for the former Aqui Milwaukee Magazine
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
_Volunteer Intern for the Photographic Department at the Birmingham Museum of Art
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
_Currently working as Studio Manager at Studio 224, part of the organization Gallery 224 (www.gallery224.org)
_Currently working at the Oscar Grady Public Library, Saukville, Wisconsin.

Selected work for_



2017_

"Letters to Sassnitz", Collective show at Gallery 224.
Port Washington, Wisconsin.
 
2016_

Selected for On Wisconsin, Triennial of Photography in Wisconsin. 
Wustum Museum of Art, Racine Museum of Art,  Racine, Wisconsin.


2015_ 

"In Light We Trust", ARTStart Rhinelander, Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

"In Light We Trust", Crossmann Gallery, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.

"In Light We Trust", Cedarburg Museum of Art, Wisconsin.

2014

_Selected for "Small Matters of Great Importance"
Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, New York.

_Show "Alternatives"
Photographic Alternative Processes at Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin.

_Show "Marinas_Short Tales by the Harbor" 
at Java Dock Cafe, Port Washington, Wisconsin.

_Featured at Lensculture Magazine 
with series "The Genovese Rhapsody" and "Marinas".

_Self-published the book "MARINAS_Short Tales by the Harbor".

_Coordinator of the PORTfolio series of art related films at the W. J Niederkorn Library of Port Washington, Wisconsin.

Website based out of Tokyo, Japan.

_Invited by the Cedarburg Artist Guild (Wisconsin) as a judge for the Port Washington branch of their 2014 Plein Air Competition.

_Show "Harbor Reframed"
, Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA

_Wisconsin Biennial of Arts 2014

2013

_Selected as finalist for the Wisconsin Biennial of Arts 2014
Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend-Wisconsin

_Invited featured artist for the "First Friday Series" show at Cassy Tully Fine Arts. 
Plymouth, Wisconsin, USA

_Selected artist for "Photography", show at Gallery 224. 
Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA 

2012

_Invited featured artist for the "4th Saturation-Reflection" Show at the Arts Mill Gallery.
The Arts Mill Gallery, Grafton, Wisconsin, USA

_Invited featured artist for the "Fish & Ships" Show at Gallery 224.
Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA

_Selected by the Village of Grafton for the Paramount Plaza Guitar Banners Project.
Village of  Grafton Government, Wisconsin, USA

_Invited featured artist for the "Portraits" Show at Gallery 224.
Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA

_Featured artist at the NRCSA International Art Exhibit.
(National Registration Center for Studies Abroad) 
Marshall Building, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

2011 
_Wisconsin Biennal of Arts.
Anderson Arts Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
_COPA (Coalition of Photographic Arts) 5th Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition
Walker´s Point Center for the Arts, Wisconsin, USA
_Juried Show "Birds of a Different Feather"
Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA
_Juried Show " Food for Thought"
Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA
_Juried Show "Winter White".
The Arts Mill Gallery, Grafton, Wisconsin, USA
_Community and Environmental Project "Rain Barrels on Parade"
Grafton Chamber of Commerce, Grafton, Wisconsin, USA

2010
_COPA ( Coalition of Photographic Arts) 4th Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition.
Walker´s Point Center for the Arts, Wisconsin, USA.
_Graphic & PrePress Communications Award for Academic Excellence.
LSCC (Lawson State Community College), Birmingham, Alabama, USA

2009
_Invited by the Birmingham Museum of Art to work in the layout of the Wedgwood Annual Seminar catalog book.

2008
_Latino Artists Emerging in Milwaukee
Walker´s Point Center for the Arts, Wisconsin, USA.
_PHOTOMIDWEST 08,  Biennal of Wisconsin Photography
Center for Photography at Madison, Wisconsin
_Selection on Vital Source Magazine Photo Contest
The Eisner American Museum of Advertising and Design, Milwaukee, USA
_Show "The Lights of Coyotepe" 
Galerie Renoir / Cine Le Latina, Paris, France

2007
_Prix Union Latine-Martín Chambi de la Photographie 2007 
Union Latina de Paris, France
_Honorable Mention Award on the Ozaukee Art Show
Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, USA

2005
_Show "3 Historias Made in Uruguay"
Latino Arts of Milwaukee Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
_Honorable Mention Award on the Ozaukee Art Show
Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, USA

2004
_Honorable Mention Awards on "Imágenes de Canelones Noroeste"
COMECA, Canelones, Uruguay.

2001
_Silver Medal for the National Historic Patrimony Photographic Contest 
Lolita Rubial Foundation and the Uruguayan Ministry of Culture and Education, Montevideo, Uruguay
_Honorable Mention Awards for the National HIstoric Patrimony Photographic Contest
Lolita Rubial Foundation and the Uruguayan Ministry of Culture and Education, Montevideo, Uruguay.

2000
_Salon Portafolio Show
Fotoclub Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Added to this list I had the pleasure of having participated in numerous collective shows in Uruguay and the USA.