Edition 2011

Mark Ruwedel

Born in 1954 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Lives and works in Long Beach, California.

Mark Ruwedel received his MFA from Concordia University in Montreal and taught there from 1984 to 2001; he is currently an associate professor at California State University in Long Beach. He was awarded major grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and was given the Outstanding Faculty Award from CalState, Long Beach, in 2010. Ruwedel has exhibited and published internationally for almost thirty years, his work is represented in museums throughout the world: Tate Modern, the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum in New York, National Gallery of Australia, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, amongst others. In 2008, the Yale University Art Gallery published Ruwedel’s monograph Westward the Course of Empire and in 2010 his book 1212 Palms.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture