About - Juliet Haas

About the Artist

Juliet Haas began her photographic journey in 1993 as a photography major at Santa Monica College. That year she also volunteered as a photography and darkroom instructor to at risk youth ages 6 to 18 with the original Venice Arts Mecca. She went on to work as a black and white proof printer with four professional Hollywood film processing labs while honing her skills in wedding and portrait photography. When the industry went digital and she found herself without a profession she branched out into other areas of the entertainment industry acquiring many unique skills including loading 35mm Arriflex Motion Picture magazines on Commercial and Short Films, booking the occasional set-stills gig on theater productions and student films as well as working as a Production Coordinator at the dynamic Commercial Boutique FUEL resigning in 2000 while the Dot Com boom was at its height.

After a five year hiatus from photography and unable to shake the yearning to create images, Juliet finally picked up her first digital DSLR over the course of a two-week road trip Summer 2005 and the future was set. Although it would be a number of years before she would be able to devote herself to a full time photography practice in 2012 Juliet was able to return to study with the Julia Dean Photography Workshops and completed their One Year Professional Program August 2013. In January 2014 she won her first award as a Finalist in the Emerging Focus competition exhibiting at PHOTO LA and spoke about her work publicly for the first time as a presenter with Open Show Los Angeles. By May that year she began co-producing Open Show Los Angeles, and in December of 2014 she began working as Project Manager with Your Daily Photograph.

Now a full-time resident of Sacramento, CA, Juliet continues to collaborate with other artists and galleries producing photo-based artist screening events as an exhibition Curator and lead-producer of Open Show Sacramento. In March of 2017 she founded the fine art critique group PHOTO-Sacto whose six founding members continue to meet once a month sharing new projects and inspiration. 

Juliet's most recent awards include Jurors Choice Award for her image Owens Lookout for The 2018 SAC Open Studios Tour, Finalist and Honorable Mention for her image Surveilled which has been published in the Photographer’s Forum hard cover book Best of Photography 2018.


Her series Marionettes and Ghosts of Other Visions has been selected for the exhibition in the Main Gallery at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center August 2019.


CURRICULUM VITAE


EXPERIENCE

Guest Curator, Your Daily Photograph ~ Sacramento segment, TBA 2019

Lead Producer, OPEN Show Sacramento, March 2016 - Present

Curator/Founder, Curate Sacramento, 2019

Curator, The Latent Image, Sparrow Gallery Sacramento, August 10 - Sept 4, 2019

Curator, GOLDEN MEAN, Between Two Paths, Sparrow Gallery | Photography Month Sacramento, April 13 - May 4, 2018

Founder, PHOTO Sacto CRIT Group, March 2017 - Present

Co-Producer, OPEN Show Los Angeles, May 2014 - June 2015

Project Manager, YourDailyPhotograph, Los Angeles, Dec 2014 - Aug 2015


AWARDS

Honorable Mention/FinalistPhotographer's Forum, 38th Annual Spring Photography Contest 2018

Jurors Choice AwardSAC Open Studios Tour, Week 2, VERGE Center for The Arts, Sacramento, CA 2018

Finalist10th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Award  - Fine Art Single Image, 2017

Third Place competition winner, Abandoned  TBM Picture Compete 2017 

FinalistEmerging Focus competition, Photo L.A. 2013

Honorable Mention, What Happens at Night II, TBM Picture Compete 2013


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

SAC Open Studio #201,  HAAS Studio, Citrus Heights, CA, Sept. 15-16, 2018

2015

Return to the Desert, Groundwork Indie Garage | Month of Photography LA,  Santa Monica, CA, April 2015 - Produced by Kelly Layne 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Solo Series: Three Points of View, Main Gallery, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA - August

New Members exhibit, Smith + Wamish Gallery, Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA, April 5 - May 18,  2019

March 500, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA, March 9 - April 5,  2019 


2018

Mixing Light with Clay, Viewpoint Gallery, Sacramento, CA, Sept. 4-Oct. 6,  2018 - Juror: Mark Citret

SAC Open Studios Preview Exhibit, VERGE Center for The Arts, Sacramento, CA, Sept. 6-30, 2018 

SAC Open Studios Tour Preview, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA, August 1-30, 2018 

2018 Members Exhibit, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA, July 10-Aug.4, 2018 

Found Objects, Gallery 625 - Inaugural Photography Month Sacramento, Woodland, CA, April 2018

Still Lifes, SxSE Photo Gallery , Molena, GA, Jan 2018 - Juror: Aline Smithson


2017

Twelve:Balance, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center , Dec 2017, Sacramento, CA - Juror: Jane Edberg

Open Show Sacramento #3, ARTners Collaborative, Sacramento, CA - speaker/presenter


2015

Estuaries: where the tide meets the stream, Holiday Bazaar 2015, Rush Center, Gold Beach, OR 

Not a Dirty Word, LA Mother Launch and fundraising event, Los Angeles, CA 


2014

Opening Doors | Graduate Work, Los Angeles Center of Photography, CA 

Public Art Project, City PanoramaKing Co. Metro and Photo Center NW Photomural Project, Seattle, WA

Through the Lens: New Photography, Los Angeles Center of Photography, CA 

Galvanize Art Showcase, Harwell Design Studio, Los Angeles, CA 

Emerging Focus 2014, photo l.a., LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA 

Open Show LA #23, photo l.a., LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA  - speaker/presenter

LACP Street Shots, Los Angeles Center of Photography on-line exhibition 


2013

Los Angeles Center of Photography Member's Exhibition

Street Shooting in Cuenca, Ecuador, Julia Dean Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2011

Art-ful Soiree, Rheeway Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2010

50 Dollar Art Show, The Red Loft, DTLA, CA, 2010


2004

Invent Oraison, Electric Lodge, Venice, CA 

Venice Art Walk, Le Claire Fontaine, Venice, CA 

Studies on Living Meditation, Center for Living Meditation, Santa Monica, CA


2000

Night Flights, Sponsored by Air France, Casa Del Mar, Santa Monica, CA 


1993-1995

Selected Exhibitions at the SMC Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


PUBLICATIONS

Best of Photography 2018, Photographer's Forum Hard Cover Book, December 2018

Your Daily Photograph, Emerging/Contemporary, Cannery Stack, Jan 14, 2018

Let It Snow Exhibition, LENSCRATCH – Pink Ribbon, Jan 1, 2017

@The Print Swap, Feature Shoot: Instagram and Twitter, Tiny Dancer, Aug 14, 2017

Your Daily Photograph, Emerging/Contemporary, Agave "Attenuate" Nova, Aug 1, 2017

The 2016 Your Favorite Photographs Exhibition Part 3, LENSCRATCH, Jan 1, 2017

Your Daily Photograph, Emerging/Contemporary, Gold Beach Port 01, Oct 10, 2016

The 2014 Your Favorite Photographs Exhibition Part 7, LENSCRATCH, Jan 1, 2015

Your Daily Photograph, Emerging/Contemporary, Dans le Bus, Dec 21, 2014

Joe Baraban’s Digital Photography Blog, Sunrise at the Louvre, July 31, 2014

Your Daily Photograph, Emerging/Contemporary, Marionette, May 26, 2014

Through The Lens: New Photography, LENSCRATCH Feature Article, April 18, 2014

Abandoned 2014, TBM World Photography Network - Featured, March 20, 2014

The 2014 Self Portrait/Selfie Exhibition, LENSCRATCH, March 14, 2014

Your Daily Photograph, Emerging/Contemporary, Tiny Dancer, March 13, 2014

What Happens at Night II, TBMPN Newsletter Feature, February 6, 2014

The Open Portfolio 2014, TBMPN Newsletter Feature, January 22, 2014

Night Exhibition, LENSCRATCH, October 31, 2013, Curator: Aline Smithson

Backyard Exhibiton, LENSCRATCH, May 31, 2013, Curator: Aline Smithson


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