Curriculum Vitae

Nathan Wagoner
Curriculum Vita

Single Person Shows

  • 2019, Standing Stone Coffee Gallery, Huntingdon, PA, New Paintings
  • 2018, Juniata College Dept. of Physics, The Secret Lives of Simple Things
  • 2000, Studio Z, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1996, Mountaintop Gallery, Cresson, PA
  • 1994, Mountaintop Gallery, Cresson, PA
  • 1991, Penn State University, Altoona, PA
  • 1991, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
  • 1990, Laurel Arts Center, Somerset, PA
  • 1990, Mountaintop Gallery, Cresson, PA
  • 1989, Nancy Taylor Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 1987. Shoemaker Galleries, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
  • 1985, Greathouse Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1982, Shoemaker Galleries, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
  • 1980, Kline Commons Gallery, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • 1979. Carriage House Experimental Theater Gallery, Huntingdon, PA

Selected Group Shows

  • 2018, Nordhaus Small Gallery (Art Force), Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Johnstown, PA
  • 1993, Images ‘93, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
  • 1992, Art in Common, Blair Art Museum, Hollidaysburg, PA
  • 1991, Achromatic and Polychromatic, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • 1991, Triennial Invitational, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA
  • 1991, James Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1991, Mountaintop Gallery, Cresson, PA
  • 1990, James Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1990, Artisan’s Loft, Ligonier, PA
  • 1990, Blair Art Museum, Hollidaysburg, PA
  • 1989, Mountaintop Gallery, Cresson, PA
  • 1985, Greathouse Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1984, King Street Gallery, New York, NY

Recent Juried Shows

  • 2019, Minnesota State Fair
  • 2020, Minnesota State Fair
  • 2017, The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Really Affordable Art Show,  Brooklyn, NY
  • 2017, Is Photography Enough? Interdisciplinary Approaches Beyond the Still Image, Society for Photographic Education NE Chapter Conference
  • 2017, The Passporte Prize for Surreal Photography Honoring Man Ray
  • 2017, The Curated Fridge, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
  • 2017, Art Through the Lens, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY


  • 2017, Light, A Journal of Photography and Poetry, Issue 04
  • 2017, Folk Opera Magazine, Volume 4, No. 2
  • 1980 – 2015, Numerous featured Illustrations for academic research and alumni publications including Research Penn State, Ohio University Perspectives, Whitehead Institute Perspectives, The Penn Stater, The Progressive and others.

Independent Filmmaker

  • 2015, It Never Did Rain, independent short film
  • 2014, Spring Training, independent short film
  • 2013, A Close Call, independent short film
  • 2012, Contact Improvisation at 36, feature length documentary on the 36th anniversary of the dance form, Contact Improvisation. In conjunction with renowned choreographer and dancer Nancy Stark Smith (producer).
  • 2009-2011, Office Hours, satirical web series about academia, 8 episodes
  • 2011, Junk: You Can Call It Trash, feature length documentary on informal recycling in a small Pennsylvania town.
  • 2010, Stephanie’s Class, independent short film with choreographer Stephanie Skura
  • 2006, World of Matter, World of Spirit, 30 minute documentary on Jack Troy, potter, and Anagama ceramics at Juniata College.
  • 2005, Smoke, independent short film

Exhibition Printer

1980 – 1986, Exhibition Printer, New York City. Printed for various artists, Jill Freedman, Anita Chernewski, Rosalind Solomon, as well as assisting for 220 Print. Clients of 220 Print included:

  • Robert Mapplethorpe
  • Lisette Modell
  • Larry Clark
  • Larry Fink
  • Bruce Davidson


  • 2000, Graham Shearing, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, “Oil on paper by Nathan Wagoner”, 10.27.2000
  • 1991, John Wall, Altoona Mirror, “ SAMA Show”, 6.11.1991
  • 1991, John Wall, Altoona Mirror, “Triennial”, 3.26.1991
  • 1990, John Wall, Altoona Mirror, “A Pool of Local Talent”, 8.23.1990

Lee Atkyns Memorial Award, 1991, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA


  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
  • Duke University Library
  • Notre Dame University Library
  • Juniata College
  • Academy of Art University
  • President William J. Clinton Library
  • Private collections worldwide


  • 2014 – 2018, Freelance Film worker: Gaffer/Grip, Austin, TX & Minneapolis, MN. Independent shorts, features, documentaries and PSA’s. Commercial features, commercials, industrials, television, including work for Delta Airlines, Nike, Coors, SyFy Channel, Target, University of Minnesota, The Voice and many others.
  • 2000-2016, Director of New Media Communications, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA. Produced over 75 videos/year for Enrollment, College Advancement, Marketing, academic departments, etc. Managed all staff and budgets, community outreach and support.


  • 2016, Adjunct Instructor, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. Taught 2D Design, Advanced Drawing
  • 2000-2016, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA. Taught Digital Media Production, Digital Animation, Integrated Media Arts Lab, as well as independent studies in Photography and mixed media.


MFA, Academy of Art University, 2007

Non-degree, Quantitative Communications Studies, Penn State University, College of Communications Graduate School, 2004-6

BA, Bard College, 1980