CATHERINE WAGNER
BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION
1977
M.A., San Francisco State University, CA

1975
B.A., San Francisco State University, CA (Honors -- Cum Laude)

1972-1973
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA

1971
San Francisco Art Institute, CA

1970-1971
Instituto del Arte, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (Full Scholarship)

trans/literate
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2013

Reparations
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2010

Morphology
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2010

A Narrative History of the Lightbulb
Stephen Wirtz Gallery 2007

Re-Classifying History
2005

Trilogy
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2004

Selections: 1980 - 2000
Stephen Wirtz Gallery

Comme des Garcons, 2002

San Jose Museum of Art, 2001-02

Monographs

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2015
Arc Cycle, Moscone Central Subway

2012
Wave Echo. Commissioned by the Santa Monica Arts Commission. Location: The Village, Santa Monica, CA.

2009
Ghost Grove. Commissioned by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles. Location: LAPD Headquarters Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA.

2008
Swimmers’ Waves. Commissioned by the San Francisco Arts Comission. Location: Sava Pool, San Francisco, CA.

2004
Flux Density. Commissioned by Andrew McCormack. Location: Frisson Restaurant, San Francisco, CA.

2003
Cell Wall II. Commissioned by the University of California, San Francisco. Location: UCSF Medical School, San Francisco, CA.

2002
-86 Degree Freezers (12 Area of Concern and Crisis).  Commissioned by Comme des Garçons.  Location: Comme des Garçons, Kyoto, Japan.

AWARDS

2007
Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue Award
Artist-in-Residence, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA

2002
Joan and Robert Danforth Distinguished Professorship in the Arts, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1998
Visual Arts Fellowship, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel

1997
San Jose Museum of Art, Visual Arts Fellowship, San Jose, CA

1995
Aaron Siskind Foundation Fellowship
Research Corporation, Fellowship for Art & Science Project

1994
Cypress Award, Center for Photographic Arts
Visiting Artist Fellowship, Art and Science Project, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1993
Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1990/91
National Endowment for the Arts -- Visual Artist Fellowship in Photography

1987
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1985
Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1984
Ferguson Grant -- Friends of Photography

1983
Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA
Mellon Foundation Grant

1982
Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1981
Mellon Foundation Grant
National Endowment for the Arts -- Visual Artist Fellowship in Photography

1980
Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
trans/literate, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Franicsco, CA
trans/literate, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

2010
Reparations, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, November.

Morphology, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
A Narrative History of the Lightbulb, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006
Re-classifying History, deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA

2004
Trilogy: Reflections on Frankenstein, The Arctic Circle, and The History of Science, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
12 Areas of Concern and Crisis, Installation at Comme des Garcons, Kyoto, Japan
Catherine Wagner: Museum Pieces, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

2001-2003
Cross Sections + Annotations: Catherine Wagner, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; traveled to Pasadena Museum of California Art

2001
Selections: 1980 - 2000, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000
Realism and Illusion: Catherine Wagner Photographs the Disney Theme Parks, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO

1999
Realism and Illusion: Catherine Wagner Photographs the Disney Theme Parks, Modem Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX; Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
Art & Science: Investigating Matter, Photographs by Catherine Wagner, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
Catherine Wagner, Selections 1978-1998, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Catherine Wagner: Art & Science, Investigating Matter, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA; Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles, CA; International Center of Photography, New York, NY; Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Realism and Illusion: Catherine Wagner Photographs the Disney Theme Parks, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Armand Hammer, Los Angeles, CA
Catherine Wagner Photographs: Investigating Matter, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Art & Science: Investigating Matter and American Classroom, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City, MO

1994
American Classroom, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany (Netwerk Kulture catalog)
Home and Other Stories, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

1993
Home and Other Stories, Mills College, Oakland, CA; Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
American Classroom: Photographs by Catherine Wagner, University Gallery Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA

1991
American Classrooms: The Photographs of Catherine Wagner, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Catherine Wagner, Selections, Turner/Krull Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990
American Classroom: The Photographs of Catherine Wagner, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY

1989
American Classroom: The Photographs of Catherine Wagner, The Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA
Photographs 1978-1988, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988
Catherine Wagner: Photographs from the American Classroom Project and the George Moscone Site, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Changing Places, Photographs by Catherine Wagner, Farish School of Architecture, Rice University, Houston, TX (catalog)
American Classroom, The Photographs of Catherine Wagner, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (publication)

1987
Catherine Wagner, 1976-1986, Mm Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (catalog)

1985
Oakland Museum - Oakes Gallery, Oakland, CA (brochure)

1980
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

1983
New Image Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

1982
Equivalents Gallery, Seattle, WA
Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1978
Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007
Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper, The Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
Bios 4, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Seville, Spain

2005
The Altered Landscape: The Carol Franc Buck Collection, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC
The Big Picture: Contemporary Large-Scale Photography, University Art Gallery Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
AxS: At the Intersection of Art & Science, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2003
How Human: Life in the Post-Genome Era, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Public Record, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics, Berkeley Art Museum, CA

2002
Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art 1940-2001, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions 3, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Gene(sis): Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
PhotoGENEsis: Opus 2, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California, 1950-2000 San Jose Museum of Art, CA
National Millennium Survey, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001
Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, travelling exhibition organized by the Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA
Depicting Absence/Implying Presence, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
California State University, Long Beach, CA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
A Love Affair with Pictures: 25 Years of Collecting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Architecture in Photography, Museum Folkwang, Germany

2000
Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000
Paradise Now: Creating the Genetic Revolution, Exit Art, New York, NY
Our Quarter Century: The University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography Turns Twenty-Five, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Into Our Prime: Acquisitions Since 1996, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Neural Notations, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Noise, The Wellcome Trust's Two 10 Gallery, London, England (catalog); Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England (catalog)

1999
Historically Speaking, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA
Body as Commodity, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Outside the Box: Photography Portfolios from the Collection, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Museum Pieces: Bay Area Artists Envisioning the de Young, de Young Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA (brochure)
Bay Area Now, II, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
Into the Next Century: Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (catalog)
Phenotypology, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY (brochure)

1998
Home Sweet Home, Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Inside These Walls, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
American Vernacular, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Interface: Art & Tech in the Bay Area, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC
Prime Focus, University Galleries, Normal, IL

1997
Absolute Landscape: Between illusion and Reality, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan (catalog)
Scientia Artifex, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

1996
Art & Science: Investigating Matter, Washington Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO

1995
Assembled Photographs, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Selections From the Permanent Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Landscape: A Concept, Oliver Art Center at the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
Facing Eden: 1OO Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA

1994
Family Lives, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC
Old Glory, New Story, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Discards, Secession Gallery at Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Shrines, Symbols & Cherished Objects, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA

1992
Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures VI, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Passages, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New Acquisitions/New York/New Directions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
To Collect the Art of Women: The Jane Reese Williams Collection of Photography, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM (catalog)

1991
Past/Present: Photographs from the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Upper Jones Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
SITE WORK: Architecture in Photography since Early Modernism, The Photographers' Gallery, London, England
Silent Interiors, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, WA (catalog)
California Cityscapes, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA (catalog)

1990
Natural History Recreated, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Perspectives on Place: Attitudes Toward the Built Environment, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

1989
Picturing California, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (catalog)
Theme and Variations: The Photographic Still Life, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1988
Cross Currents/Cross Country, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA; The Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA (catalog)
Evocative Presence: Twentieth-Century Photographs in the Permanent Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (catalog)

1987
A Look at Photography Books of 1987, International Center for Photography, New York, NY
New American Photography, Fogg Art Museum Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

1986
Midtown Review: A Look at Photography Books of 1986, International Center of Photography/Midtown, New York, NY (Publication: San Francisco Observed)
Bay Area Biennial, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (catalogue)
Mills College Faculty Retrospective, Mills College, Oakland, CA (catalog)
New American Photography, Mm Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (catalog)

1985
20 x 24 Polaroid Exhibition, Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA
Photography from the Permanent Collection, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Settings - The Civic Center Project, A.P. Giannini Bank of America World Headquarters, San Francisco, CA

1984
La Photographie Creative, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France

1983
California Sharp School, facets of the collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Landscape Now, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA
University Memorial Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (two-person exhibition)

1982
Slices of Time - California Landscape, 1860-1880, 1960-1980, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (catalog)

1981
University of California at Santa Cruz (two-person exhibition with Gail Skoff)
Landscape Photography, 1850-1980, Sacramento, CA (catalog)

1980
Faculty Exhibition, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

1978
Memorial Union Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA (two-person exhibit with brochure)
Equivalents Gallery, Seattle, WA (two-person exhibition with Walker Evans)
Contemporary California Photography, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog)

1977
Cityscapes, Downtown Center Invitational Group Show, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Atholl McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (four-person exhibition)

COLLECTIONS (partial listing)

Bibliotheque National de Paris
CCA Montreal
Center of Creative Photography
Chase Manhattan Bank
de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
First National Bank of Chicago, IL
Hewlett Packard Corporation
International Center of Photography, New York
Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
La Salle Bank
Levi Strauss Corporation
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art - Smithsonian Institution, NY
The Oakland Museum, CA
Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, MA
Progressive Corporation
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, CA
Sprint Corporation
Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

REVIEWS & ARTICLES

2004
Arcade, Sheryl Conkelton "The Modern Image of Architecture," spring, p.24.
ArtForum.com, Glen Helfand "Critics' Picks," 
March 18.
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker "Photos from world of science resemble abstract sculpture," March 27.
San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, Zahid Sardar "Time Passages," February 15, pp.20-25.
SEED, Spring, p.19.

2003
The Los Angeles Times, Scarlet Cheng "Her Enigmatic Science, March 9, p.E50.
SEED, January/February, pp.74-83.

1999
San Francisco Examiner, David Bonetti "Genial Deconstruction of de Young Museum," November 26.
The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Q & A with Susan Gerhard "The New 'Now'," November 17-23, Vol. 34, No. 7.
Art in America, Micheal Amy "Catherine Wagner at Jack Shainman," March.

1998
Artnews, Katie Clifford "Catherine Wagner," June 1998, Vol. 97, No. 6.
Neune Kunst, Michael Macinnis "Catherine Wagner's Art and Science: Investigating Matter," May, Vol. 1, No. 6.

1997
Los Angeles Times, William Wilson "The Artful Science of Photography," December 2.
So California Live, Shine Gottlleb "Artfully Capturing the World of Science," November 19.
Art Scene, "Previews of Exhibitions," November, Vol. 17, No. 3.
Grunion Gazette, Lisa Buck "Big Questions Pictured in 'Art and Science'," November 27, p. 13.
Doubletake, Alan Lightman, Fall, Vol. 3, No. 4, p. 136.
The Los Angeles Times, Susan Kandel "Art Review," September 19, p. F26.
The New York Times, Vicki Goldberg "Art and Science, the Yin and Yang of Culture," April 27, p. 37.
Artweek, Lane Barden "A Conversation with Catherine Wagner," February, Vol.28, No.2, p. 17-18.
M.I.T.'s Technology Review, Cornelia Homburg "An Artist Explores the Lab," April, pp. 47-55.
The Kansas City Star, Alice Thorson "The Miracle, Madness of Catherine Wagner," February 14-20.
New Times, Roberta Lord "The Private Life of Science," Kansas City, MO, February, pp. 20-26.
Artnews, Kenneth Baker "Catherine Wagner," January.

1996
New Art Examiner, Debra Parr "Catherine Wagner, Art and Science," November.
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker" Catherine Wagner: Images of Science," November 8.
The River Times, Alexandra Bellos "Laboratory of the Mind," September 25-October 1.
San Francisco Examiner, David Bonetti "Catherine Wagner, Art & Science: Investigating Matter," November 15.
St. Louis Dispatch, Robert Dulfy "Art and Science," September 1.

1993
San Francisco Examiner, David Bonetti "Homing in on Private Spaces, Personal Lives," December 10.
Photographer's Forum, James Kaufman "Home & Other Stories: Photographs by Catherine Wagner," November.
Artforum, Maria Porges "Catherine Wagner: Los Angeles County Museum of Art," October, Vol. XXXII, No. 2.
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker "Wagner's Photos Take Measure of Domestic Interiors," September 7.
Review: Newsletter of the Friends of Photography, Nadine Lemmon "Home and Other
Stories: Photographs by Catherine Wagner," September/October.
San Francisco Chronicle, Sam Whiting "Illuminated Windows into Private Lives," August 25.
San Francisco Chronicle, Connie Ballard "A Peek Into the Domestic Self," August 24.
Artweek, Pat Leddy "How We Become the Some of Our Stuff," July 22, Vol. 24, No. 14.
Los Angeles Times Calendar, Nancy Kapitanoff "Photo Exhibit Opens Door to Families' Homes and Lives," July 4.
Los Angeles Times, Susan Kandel "For Catherine Wagner, Every Home Tells a Story," June 11.

1992
Artweek, Leigh Ann Clifton "A Dialogue between Lewis Baltz, Andy Grundberg, Sandra Phillips and Catherine Wagner," July 23, Vol. 23, No. 20.

1991
Artweek, Hal Fischer "A Conversation with Catherine Wagner," December 12, Vol. 22, No. 42.
Artweek, Collette Chattopadhyay "A Passionate Objectivity," December 12, Vol. 22, No. 42.

1990
Center For Photography at Woodstock Quarterly, "Natural History Re-Created," Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 4-11.
Women Photographers (Anthology of Women in History), Constance Sullivan Harry Abrams, Inc., NY, pp. 177-178.
Artweek, Ron Glowen "The Eloquence of Empty Rooms."
The New York Times, Andy Grundberg, March 30.
The New Yorker, April 16.
The New York Observer, A.D. Coleman, March 26.
Chelsea Clinton News, Hilda Bijur "Bodies and Classrooms," March 22-28, Vol. LI, No. 12.

1989
Artweek, Jeanette Ross "Organizing Meaning," December 21, Vol. 20, No. 43.
San Francisco Examiner, David Bonnetti "A Classification of Classrooms."
Artforum, Bill Berkson, Review, November.
The Daily Review, Mike McAuliffe "A Place for Photography," November 8.
San Francisco Chronicle, Liz Lufkin "Catherine Wagner; Selections from 1979-1989," August 20.
Afterimage, Anne McCauley "Catherine Wagner and Photographs of Urban Change," January, Vol. 16, No. 6.

1988
Arete A Forum For Thought, "American Classroom," December, pp. 62-63.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday Book Review, December 11.
St. Petersburg Times, Alida Becker, December 4.
New York Times, Andy Grundberg, December 4. Chicago Tribune, Catherine Reeves, October 28.
Houston Chronicle, September 25.
Houston Chronicle, September 18.

1987
Los Angeles Times, Suzanne Muchnic, "American Photography As Seen From Japan," December 20.
Artweek, Joan Murray, review of publication: "Catherine Wagner, 1976-1986," December 12.

1986
Oakland Tribune, Charles Schere "Mills College Faculty Retrospective."
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker "A Bay Area Biennial," November 9.
Los Angeles Times, William Wilson "The Bay Is On View," October 26.
Artweek, Leah Goldman, November 8.

1985
Artforum, Hal Fischer, Review, October.
Artweek, March 30.
Photo Metro, John Bloom, April.
Los Angeles Times.
Oakland Tribune, Harriet Swift, January 29.

1982
Artweek, Ron Glower, October 23.
Artforum, Hal Fischer, Review, October.
Northwest Photography, James W. Thomas "What Is Not Art?," October.
Artweek, "Slices of Time," February 27.

1978
Afterimage, "Contemporary California Exhibition at Camerawork," November.
Artforum, Hal Fischer, Review, September.
San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Albright, May 6.

1977
Washington Post, Paul Richards, June 18.
Artweek, Joan Murray, May 20.
Washington Art Market Newsletter, "What's Up In Art?," June.
San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Albright, February 11.
Artweek, Hal Fischer, February 10.

1976
Sacramento Bee, Review.

MONOGRAPHS

Homburg, Gass, Longino.  Art & Science: Investigating Matter.  Nazraeli Press and Washington University Gallery of Art, 1996.

Conkelton, Sheryl. Home and Other Stories, Photographs by Catherine Wagner.  The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The University of New Mexico Press, 1993.

Changing Places: Photographs by Catherine Wagner.  Houston: Farish Gallery, Rice University, 1990.

Tucker, Anne Wilkes.  American Classroom, The Photographs of Catherine Wagner. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988.

Catherine Wagner, 1976-1986. Tokyo: Min Gallery, 1987.

PUBLICATIONS

2000
Blind Spot, Issue 15.
Limn, "Catherine Wagner: Miracles and Madness," Issue 5, p. 15.
Noise, The Wellcome Trust's Two 10 Gallery, London, England. (catalog)
Noise, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England. (catalog)

1999
Bay Area Now 2, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA. (catalog)
Museum Pieces, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA. (brochure)

1997
The New Yorker, photograph, May 19, p. 28.
The Village Voice, Critics Choice, photograph, April 1, p. 13.

1996
SEE: A Journal of Visual Culture, Issue 2:2, pp. 32-41.
Zyzzyva, Vol. XII, No. 2, pp. 74-79.

1995
Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA. (catalog)

1994
Family Lives, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Kunst in Frankfurt, "Em Dialog Europa-Amerika," Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany.

1993
House & Garden, "Portraits Without People," June, p. 52.
Los Angeles Times Magazine, "Interiors," May 23, p. 18.

1992
To Collect the Art of Women: The Jane Reese Williams Collection of Photography, Essay by Eugenia Parry Janis, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM.

1991
California Cityscapes, Mary Stofflet, Curator, Essay by James A. Clapp, San Diego, CA.
SITE WORK: Architecture in Photography since Early Modernism, by Martin Caiger-Smith, The Photographers' Gallery, London, England.
The Science of Words, George A. Miller, Scientific American Library, New York, NY, p. 3.

1990
Changing Places: Photographs by Catherine Wagner, Farish Gallery Rice University. (catalog)
Metropolis, Richard Gehr "Insights & Reviews," May, p. 35.
The New Yorker, "Goings On About Town," April 16, p. 19.
Details, "I Left My Art in San Francisco," April, pp. 149-153.

1989
SF Magazine, Vicki Bates "Profile of Catherine Wagner," November.
Harpers Magazine, "Who Needs the Great Work?," September, pp. 47-51.
The Sciences, "The Stage is Set - Photographs by Catherine Wagner," July/August, pp. 30-33.
Metropolitan Home, Andy Grundberg "The New Hot Shots," July.

1988
Connecting Conversations, Edited by Moira Roth "Interviews with 28 Bay Area Women Artists," Eucalyptus Press.

1987
Aperture, "Technology and Transformation," No. 106. Athletes, Ruth Silverman, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA.

1986
Zyzzyva Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 3.
Bay Area Biennial, Newport Harbor Art Museum. (catalog)
Mills College Faculty Retrospective, Mills College, Oakland, CA. (catalog)
New American Photography, Mm Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. (catalog)
San Francisco Observed, Chronicle Books.

1985
The American Classroom, essays by Therese Heyman and Lewis Baltz, Oakland Museum, CA. (brochure)

1983
Picture Magazine, No. 20.

1982
Slices of time, Oakland Museum, CA. (brochure)

1981
Archetype, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA. (brochure)

1980
Large Spaces in Small Places, "Survey of Western Landscape Photography 1850-1980," Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA. (catalog)

1979
35mm Photography, Winter.
Picture Magazine, No.11. Latent Image, No. 2.
Latent Image, No.3.

1978
New West Magazine, Peter Plagens and Carol Field "Eye The Collector," Nov. 6.
Untitled, essay by Marla Katz Westover, Guest Curator, University of California, Davis, CA. (brochure)
Untitled, essay by Jack Welpott, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA, No. 14.
Contemporary California Photography, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, CA. (catalog)
Arts Contemporary, essay by Hal Fisher "Contemporary Bay Area Photography," LaMamelle, exhibition page

1977
College of Mann Times, interview.
Pacific Sun, exhibition page.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - TEACHING

1995-present
Full-time Professor of Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1994
Visiting Distinguished Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

1992-1994
Chair, Art Department, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1979-1994
Associate Professor of Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA

1979-1985
Lecturer of Art, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

1978
Part-time Lecturer of Fine Arts, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
Lecturer of Art, University of California
Part-time Lecturer of Fine Arts, College of San Mateo, CA

1977
Full-time Lecturer of Fine Arts, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA

1975
Part-time Lecturer, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA