LEO RONALD MORRIS
M.F.A. (Photography), Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982
B.A. (Art History), University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1969
Newton North High School, Newton, Massachusetts: 1985-87 and 1992-2013,
Beginning to Advanced Photography and Beginning Art Classes.
Retired, June 2012, part time teaching 2012-13
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston: 1982-1989, Visiting Assistant Professor
Photography I, II, III, and Portrait Classes.
Brookline High School, Brookline, Massachusetts: 1985, Art Teacher
Beginning to Advanced Photography and Film.
Project Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1977-87
Instructor, Member of the Board of Trustees, Acting Director, 1987.
Taught photography courses, obtained and supervised exhibitions grant from the National
Endowment for the Arts, organized exhibitions, and directed workshop program.
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts: 1982-85, Instructor
Photography I, Photography II, and History of Photography.
Art Institute of Boston: 1980-81, Instructor, History of Photography
Apeiron Workshops in Photography, Millerton, New York: 1973-77
Administrator of workshop program for professional photographers; supervised grant
applications and programs funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New
York State Council on the Arts; directed federally funded traveling exhibitions project;
taught beginning to advanced photography.
Long Island Project:1977. Selected as one of fourteen photographers to document Long Island.
Funded by Olympus Camera Corporation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky: 1969-70
Organized collection, prepared and installed exhibitions, and managed the darkroom.
Arlington Cablesystems, Arlington, Massachusetts: 1981-82, Producer/Director
Directed a regularly scheduled program of senior citizens in cooperation with Minutemen
Home Care Corporation; directed a studio drama on black history; produced panel
discussion on world events; worked with local groups toward community access.
United Press International; Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, D.C.; Buckingham,
Browne, and Nichols School, Cambridge, Massachusetts; direct mail jewelry catalogs,
brochures, political campaigns, and magazines.
“Clotheslines”, Wayside Christian Mission, Expressions Gallery, 2016
Quills Coffee Shops, Louisville and New Albany, Portraits, 2015
Newton North High School, New Orleans Photographs, 2012
Sacramento Street Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1996
Newton Art Center, Newton, Massachusetts, 1992
Boston Center for Adult Education, 1991
Gallery One, New England School of Photography, Boston, Massachusetts, 1983
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, 1982
Vernon Street Studios, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1982
Memphis Academy of Art, Memphis, Tennessee, 1980
Concord Academy, Concord, Massachusetts, 1980
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 1977
Project Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976
Rugg Road Artists Open Studio, Allston, Massachusetts (Each Year 1988-97)
Horn Gallery, Babson College, Babson Park, Massachusetts, “Outside the Box” 1996
Boston Photo Co-op, Boston, Massachusetts, “First Takes” October, 1994
Boston Visual Artists Union, Boston, Massachusetts, “An Education of the Heart” April, 1993
Newton Arts Center, Newton, Massachusetts, “Eye and Heart” 1990
Shadow Box Gallery, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1988
Newton Arts Center, Newton, Massachusetts, “The Teaching Artist” June, 1986
Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, March 1986, “Project Arts Faculty”
Sharon Arts Center, Sharon, New Hampshire, June, 1987, “Portraits”
Vision Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 1984
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1984, “The Lens in the Garden”
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, “Sticks” 1984
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1983. Two Person Exhibition
Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, 1981. Two Person Exhibition
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1979, Long Island Project Exhibition
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hayden Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977:
“Eye of the West: Camera Vision and Cultural Consensus”
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, 1975
Light Work, Community Darkrooms, Syracuse, New York, 1975
Beebe Estate, Melrose, Massachusetts, 2004 Two Person Exhibition
Studio Soto Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, "Persistent Objects", October 2004
Curator: “Lunenburg Revisited” Exhibition, Studio Soto Gallery, 2006
“The Figure Revealed” Kaviar Gallery, Louisville, 2016
Open Studios, Fort Point, Boston, 2016
Biotrope, Gallery 51, North Adams, Ma., 2017
“The Figure Revealed”, Kaviar Gallery, Louisville, 2018
Boston Globe, July 13, 1984. Review of Exhibition At Vision Gallery
New York Times, August 26, 1984. Review of “The Lens in the Garden”
“The Lens in the Garden”, Catalog of Exhibition at Hudson River Museum, 1984
“Sticks”, Catalog of Exhibition at Addison Gallery of American Art, 1984
“Views”, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts, September, 1981, Review
New York Times, August 17, 1980, Interview on Long Island Project
Afterimage, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, October, 1980
Review of Long Island Project Exhibition
Hudson Valley Magazine, October, 1976:
“Uncommon View of the Commonplace: Photographs by Ron Morris”
“Local Light: Photographs Made in Kentucky”, Gnomon Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 1976
Camera Magazine, July, 1974: “Young Photographers”
"Newtonite" School Newspaper of Newton North High School, October 29, 2004,
Review of exhibition at Soto Studio Gallery
"Newtonite" School Newspaper of Newton North High School, March 28, 2008, Review of
Newton North High School Faculty and Student Exhibit, New Art Center, March, 2008
The Courier Journal, Announcement and Article about “Clotheslines” March 2017
Review of “Biotrope”, Berkshire Fine Arts, 2017
Blurb book "The Long Bookshelf" selected as a nominee for People's Choice Award, 2011
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
University of Louisville, Photographic Archives, Louisville, Kentucky
New York Public Library