Efrem is a white non-binary queer who grew up near a Miami beach, but not on it

    they work, live, and are receiving their MFA in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Efrem organizes undisclosed resource at localhost gallery

                                                                                                                                                  Please feel free to be in touch




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Photo by: Ian Lewandowski


2011     BFA, School of Visual Arts, NY
2025     MFA, University of Arkansas, AR

Lectures, Talks & Visits:

2022     Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

             New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

2021     University of Arkansas — School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

             Alternatives | Existence: Text + Image Panel w/ Jenica Heinzelman, André Ramos-Woodard & 

                                                                                        Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Ohio University Galleries, OH

             Columbia College Chicago, IL

             Thursday Night Photo Talk w/Eileen Rae Walsh & Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Philadelphia Photo Art Center, Philadelphia, PA 

             In discussion: Logan Bellew, David Campany, Sadie Cook, Kristen Joy Emack, Diana Guerra, Gregory Eddi Jones,

                                    André Ramos-Woodard, and Efrem Zelony-Mindell moderator; Jason Koxvold, Virtual—Assembly

             Univeristy of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

             Listaháskóli Íslands — Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavík, IS

             SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

             Roberto Tondopó in conversation with Leonard Suryajaya and Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Robert Giard Foundation

             University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

             University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

             Dairy Character in conversation with Odette England, Virtual—Assembly

             Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

             Opening curatorial talk for Witness at Texas Tech University, LHUCA

             Photography Week, In Conversation: Simone Tobias, KC Crow Maddux, Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Columbia College Chicago, IL

             Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2020     Washington State University, Pullman, WA

             University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

             Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

             Aperture Members Event: In the Studio with W.M. Hunt & Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Aperture, NY

             Amherst College, Amherst, MA

             Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

             School of Visual Arts, i3 Lecture Series, New York, NY

             WKGP Presents, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

2019     The New Future: Opportunity and the Market for Emerging Photography, Red Hook Labs, NY

             Curatorial Talk: n e w f l e s h, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC

             Residency Vist at McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

             University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

             n e w f l e s h Gallery Talk with Time Out Youth, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC

             n e w f l e s h Panel w/Kris Graves, KC Crow Maddux, Patricia Voulgaris, and Efrem Zelony-Mindell

                                                                                                    moderator; Sara Rodberg, Red Hook Labs, NY

             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

             SUNY New Paltz Photography, New Paltz, NY

2018     Pratt, Brooklyn, NY

             Residency Visit at NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

             The Center w/The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center @ POWRPLNT, Brooklyn, NY

             Rubber Factory Posters in conversation with Jessica Pettway, Rubber Factory, New York, NY

2017     Columbia University, New York, NY

             CUNY, New York, NY

             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

             Women In Colour in conversation with Ellen Carey, Rubbery Factory, New York, NY

             American Wildlife in conversation with Mickey Aloisio, Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, New York, NY 

Selected Interviews & Press:


2022     The Inside Kids w/Ricki Castanieto discusses Witness w/Efrem Zelony-Mindell, The Inside Kids

             The Prototype Podcast Hosted by Infinite Prototype w/Efrem Zelony-Mindell, The Prototype Podcast

2021     nothing here: conversations between Efrem Zelony-Mindell and Drew Nikonowicz, nothing here

             Episode 136 of the Real PhotoShow, Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Real Photo Show

             Episode 21 of Open Curtain, Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Open Curtain

             Efrem Zelony-Mindell — On Curating, The Messy Truth

2017     Episode 41 of the Photo Show, Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Real Photo Show



2021     Lucie Foundation Photo Book Awards 2021 Shortlist — Primal Sight

2020     Authors League Fund

             Paris Photo | Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2020 Shortlist — n e w f l e s h


2022     Silver Eye: 2022 Silver List, Silver Eye

             undisclosed resource: HORROR SHOW, localhost

             The Prototype Podcast - Episode 02: Ryan Frigillana, The Prototype Podcast

             2022 Pacific Northwest Drawers, Blue Sky Oregon Center for Photographic Arts

             Light Work Announces 2022 Grants in Photography, Light Work

             OD Photo Prize 2022 | Winner Announced, Open Doors Gallery

2021     André Ramos-Woodard, mediocre-ass nigga, Artist Talk, Filter Photo

             Silver Eye: 2021 Silver List, Silver Eye

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 9, a new nothing

             Roberto Tondopó in conversation w/ Efrem Zelony-Mindell & Leonard Suryajaya, Robert Giard Foundation 

             undisclosed resource, localhost

2020     As MFA Shows Get Canceled, Alternative Projects Take Shape, Hyperallergic

             YOURS: self-published titles fifth wheel press believes in, fifth wheel press

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 7, a new nothing

             Justin Liam O'Brien, Damned by the Rainbow, Press Release by João G. Rizek and Harry Tafoya, GNYP Gallery

             The Robert Giard Grant for Emerging LGBTQ+ Photographers, Queer | Art

             Annie Flanagan wins Robert Giard Grant for Emergning LGBTQ+ Photographers, ArtForum

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 8, a new nothing

             Vision Slightly Blurred, The Folded Map Project's Tonika Johnson Confronts Alec Soth & the NYT (WIlliam Camargo), PhotoShelter

             Announcing the 2020 PhotoBook Awards Shortlist, Aperture

             Strange Fire's 5-Year Anniversary, Strange Fire Collective

             The Robert Giard Grant for Emergining LGBTQIA+ Photographers, Queer | Art

2019     fototazo, LatAmf100: Roberto Tondopó and Martin Wannam, fototazo

             Queer | Art and Robert Giard Foundation Launch Grant for LGBTQ Photographers, ArtForum

             ARTnews in Brief: Queer|Art and Robert Giard Foundation Partner, ARTnews

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 6, a new nothing

             Artist Feature: Bryson Rand — [Portfolio] Michael (Provincetown), Der Greif

             Losing In the Form of Darkness: Justin Liam O'Brien @ Monya Rowe Gallery, Juxtapoz

             Sara Cwynar Featured in British Journal of PhotographyCooper Cole

             Photobooks of Note 2019 - Kris Graves, Deadbeat Club

2018     a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 5, a new nothing

             The Robert Giard Foundation, Board Member, The Robert Giard Foundation

             Trans-cen-der art talk July session 2018, Trans-cen-der

             PDN, The Curator 2018, Photo District News

             W.M. Hunt at 2018 INSPIRED LIVE, SVA NYC​

2017     Your Picture on the Wall: Dealing With Collectors, PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2017

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 4, a new nothing

             SaveArtSpace, Your Art New York feat. Ken Lavey, SaveArtSpace

             FOCUS: Photo LA Summer 2017, FOCUS Photo LA

             PDN, The Curator 2017, Photo District News

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 2, a new nothing

             a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 3, a new nothing

2016     a new nothing w/W.M. Hunt: Chapter 1, a new nothing

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2012     Blear, Skyclad Gallery, Boonton, NJ
2011     Black, School of Visual Arts Thesis Space, New York, NY
2010     Ghosts, School of Visual Arts Workspace, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022     The 2022 National Photography Invitational, Iowa City, IA

2018     Paper Folds Ltd., Centerspace Gallery, Bristol, Untied Kingdom

2017     Backyard Biennial, Helmar Gallery, Queens, NY

             Gays Against Guns Benefit, Re: Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

2016     Dust Off Prints Editions, Seoul, South Korea

2015     Explaining the Unexplainable, The Living Gallery, Bushwick, NY

2014     Off The Grid; Beyond the Noise, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY

              Chelsea Art Walk, Group Space, New York, NY

             Astoria Art Festival, Crescent Gallery, Long Island City, NY 

2013     Salon Show of 2013 Season, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             EARTH AIR FIRE WATER, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
2011     Away, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
             Thesis Show, School of Visual Arts Thesis Space, New York, NY
             Raisons d'être, School of Visual Arts Group Space, New York, NY
2010     Hell’s Kitchen Artist Studio Tours, Skyline Gallery, New York, NY
2009     ARTribe Benefit Exhibition, Swiss Institute, New York, NY


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