About

Robb Siverson is a award-winning large format fine art and commercial photographer who has been photographing the Northern Great Plains landscape for the past decade.  He continues to work with both digital and analog photographic processes including traditional darkroom techniques and various historic photographic processes.  Robb currently lives and works out of Fargo, North Dakota.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emphasis in Photography, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Minnesota, 2004
Associate in Applied Science, Human Resources, Northwest Technical College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 2000

Professional Experience

Photographer/Owner, Robb Siverson Photography, 2004 – Present
Darkroom Assistant for Wayne Gudmundson, 2004 – 2010
Professional Sales Associate, Ritz Camera Centers, 1998 – 2010
Teacher Assistant, Introduction to Photography, Northwest Tech. College, 1999 – 2000

Clients / Collections / Partial Listing

Continental Resources
Schlumberger
Bakken Oil Express, LLC
CHS Inc.
Dow AgroSciences, LLC
Arysta LifeScience
DuPont
AgCountry Credit Services
Piping and Equipment Co.
CH2M Hill
Mondelez International
The Library of Congress
Taube Museum of Art
The Rourke Museum of Art
Saatchi Art
Target Logistics
Peregrine Petroleum
Heritage Documentation Programs
Russell Construction Co.
Butler Machinery
Floor To Ceiling Carpet One
Sandbox Logistics
Melet Plastics, Inc.
Johnson Brothers Liquor Company
Meierhenry Sargent, LLP
Great River Energy
Flatirons Resources, LLC
Milestone Investments, Inc.
Guerdon Enterprises, LLC
Advanced Business Methods
Brin Glass Company
Jarret Yoshida Design
NorthMarq Capital, LLC
Riley Bros Construction
University of South Dakota
Minot State University
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Valley City State University
Morgan Stanley
Vision Bank
Eide Bailly, LLP
Pioneer Heritage Center
Fargo Country Club
Unison Bank
Thomsen Homes, LLC.
Property Resources Group
Acoustic Geometry
Cantor Commercial Real Estate
Coldwell Banker
Building Blocks, Inc.
Zonar Systems
Elliott Transportation Systems
ICON Architectural Group
Stahl Architects
Land Elements
Becknell Industrial
Trump Inc.
Vigen Construction, Inc.
Climate Control, Inc.
Wizard Academy
Mercury Associates, Inc.
Maxwells, West Fargo
Homecrest Outdoor Living
The Toasted Frog
West Acres Shopping Center

One / Two-Person Exhibitions / Partial Listing

Prairie Music with Bagpipes, Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN, April 8 – May 8, 2011
From Iceland to North Dakota, Photographs by Wayne Gudmundson and Robb Siverson, Icelandic State Park, Cavalier, ND, June, 28 – Sept. 30, 2010
From Iceland to North Dakota, Photographs by Wayne Gudmundson amd Robb Siverson, The Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, ND, June, 17 – July, 16, 2010
The Hybrid Collection, Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN, February 12 – March 28, 2010
Robb Siverson Photographs, Rourke Art Museum Moorhead, MN, April 11- June 8, 2008
The North Dakota Landscape, Bismarck, ND, State Capital Building, Jan. 3 – March 31, 2008
The Photographs of Robb Siverson, The Third Street Gallery, Grand Forks, ND, June 1 – July 6, 2007
The Photographs of Robb Siverson, Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN, Nov. 3, 2006 – Feb. 25, 2007
The Bromide Stained Landscape, Spirit Room Gallery, Fargo, ND, April 1 – 30, 2006
When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Nothing, Spirit Room Gallery, Fargo, ND, March 1 – 31, 2006

Group Exhibitions / Partial Listing

North Dakota / South Dakota Photography Portfolio Exchange Traveling Exhibition, Various Locations, Nov. 2015-2017
Intimate Alchemy, Plates to Pixels Gallery, Juror, Blue Mitchell, February 15 – March, 2016
The Fargo Annual Exhibition, The Uptown Gallery, Fargo, ND, October 4 – November 1, 2014
Northern National Juried Art Competition, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, Juror, Linda Benedict-Jones, July – Sept. 2005, 07, 08, 10, 14
Plains Art Museum Spring Gala, Fargo, ND, 2007, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Black and White, The Center for Fine Art Photography. Fort Collins, CO, Juror, Susan Spiritus, April 6 – May, 19, 2012
Baker Arts Center’s 13th National Juried Art Exhibition,  Liberal, KS, April 16 – June 4, 2011
46th Annual National Art Exhibition, Tennessee Art League. Nashville, TN, May 7 – June 24, 2011
Onward ’11, Project Ring Cube Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Juror, Larry Fink, May 4 – May 22, 2011
Human + Being, The Center for Fine Art Photography. Fort Collins, CO, Juror, Phil Borges, March 25 – April 23, 2011
Art Paris – Saatchi Online, Paris, France, ARTPARIS Grand Palais, March 30 – April 3, 2011
Onward ’11 Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA, Juror, Larry Fink, February 10 – March 27, 2011
Midwestern Invitational Exhibition of Fine Art, Rourke Museum of Art, Moorhead, MN, June – Sept. 2005, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11
Paducha Photo 2010, Yeiser Art Center, Paducha, KY, Juror, Micheal Johnson, June 19 – July 24, 2010
Arts Dakota, Touring Exhibition of Art Across the State of North Dakota, 2008 – 2010
Arts in Harmony, Annual National Juried Art Show, Sherburne County Government Center, Elk River, MN, Feb. – March, 2007,
Members Artist Exhibition, Taube Museum of Art, Minot, ND, Feb. 2-20, 2010
Photofest, Group Show, SoOh Gallery/Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, NE, February 1 – 28, 2009
Baker Arts Center 11th National Juried Art Exhibition, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, Kansas, juror, Scott A. Shields, January 10 – February 21, 2009
Art on the Plains X, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, juror, T.L. Solien Nov. 26 – March, 1, 2009
Art and Addiction 2008, Rockville, MD, May, 5 – May, 16, 2008, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June, 15-17, 2008
51st Annual National Juried Art Exhibit, The Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC, juror, Elma Johnson, May-September, 2008
10.20.2007, Cooperstown, North Dakota Group Show with Frank Gohlke and Wayne Gudmundson, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Dec. 1 – Jan. 31, 2008
City Life, Country Life, Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA, Nov. – Dec. 2007
Good Earth Good Art, Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN, April 22 – June 3, 2007
Gallery UAF Award Winners Show, Salt Lake City, UT, March 16 – April 11, 2007
Texas Photographic Society, “TPS 15: The National Competition,” San Antonio, TX 2006, Juror Harris Fogel, Sept. 2006 – Aug. 2007
Saint Valentine’s Invitational Exhibition, Rourke Gallery, Moorhead, MN, Jan. – Feb. 2006
18th Annual Northern National Juried Art Competition, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, juror, Dana Saulnier, July – Sept. 2005
True Fiction, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles, MO, juror, Libby Reuter, Feb. – March 2005
Art at the Center Exhibition of Photographs, Overland Park, KA, Dec. 2004 – Feb. 2005
Spectra ‘04 National Photography Triennial, Silvermine Galleries, New Canaan, CT, juror Barbara Hitchcock, Nov. – Dec. 2004
Americas 2000: All Media Competition, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND, juror, Neil C. Cockeline, Sept. 2004
Taste of the Valley Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Heritage-Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, Moorhead, MN, juror, Rusty Freeman, Aug. – Sept. 2004
47th Annual National Juried Art Exhibit, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC, juror, Michael Crane, May – June, 2004
Eleventh Annual Regional Art Exhibit, New York Mills Cultural Center, New York Mills, MN, May – July 2004
Minnesota State University Moorhead Juried Student Art Exhibition, juror T.L. Solien, March 2004
Rolland Dille Center for the Arts Bachelor of Arts Senior Show, Moorhead, MN, Feb. 2004
Americas 2000: 32nd Annual International Paper Works Exhibition, Northwest Art Center, Minot, ND, Juror, Bunny Conlon, Jan. – Feb. 2003
North Dakota Museum of Art Regional Student Art Exhibition, juror, Brian Szott, Jan. – Feb. 2003
Minnesota State University Moorhead Juried Student Art Exhibition, juror, Lyndel King, March 2003

Publications / Partial Listing

In The Spirit of the Crow, A Gathering of Art and Poetry, 2014
American Banker, Source Media, 2013
HR Magazine, June, 2013
Photographer’s Market, Featured Artist, F + W Publications, 2011
Alligator Juniper, Prescott College, Arizona, 2010
God – Given: Cultural Treasures of Armenia, Repousse Metal and Stone Work by Norik Astvatsaturov, 2010
Art and Addiction, John Hopkins University Press, 2010
Grain Journal Magazine
Lesphotographes Web Magazine, Paris, France, Featured Artist, 2009
Alligator Juniper, Prescott College, Arizona, 2009
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, 2009
Arts Pulse, The Arts Partnership, 2009
The Printmaking Bible, The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques, Chronicle Books, 2008
Open Magazine, Featured Artist, September, 2008
Art Calendar Magazine, Featured Artist, January, 2008
Prairie Arts, Issue 08-1, Featured Artist, 2008
Best of Photography Annual, Serbin Communications, 2004, 05, 07
Griggs County Courier, 2008
Arts on the Town, Grand Forks Herald, 2006, 07
Forum Communications, 2005, 06, 07,  08, 09, 10

Awards / Scholarships / Residencies

Benefactor Award, 27th Annual Northern National Juried Art Competition, 2014
Honorable Mention, ONWARD ’11, juried by Larry Fink, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Christopher Patrick McKee Memorial Award, Tennessee Art League, 2011
Finalist, Alligator Juniper Magazine Photography Contest, Prescott College, Arizona, 2010
North Dakota Council on the Arts and the North Dakota State Parks Artist-in-Residency Program. Icelandic State Park, 2010
3rd Place, Alligator Juniper Magazine Photography Contest, Prescott College, Arizona, 2009
Honorable Mention, Alligator Juniper Magazine Photography Contest, Prescott College, Arizona, 2009
Honorarium Award, Innovators’ Art Advisory Board, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2008
Donor Award, 20th Annual Northern National Juried Art Competition, 2007
Award of Excellence, Elk River Area Arts Alliance, Arts in Harmony ’07, 2007
Best of Show, Utah Arts Festival, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2006
Honorable Mention, Photographers Forum 25th Annual Photography Contest, 2005
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Foundation of Art and Design Scholarship, 2003
Honorary Winner, Ritz Camera Centers/Boaters World Scholarship, 2003
Scholarly Achievement Award, Minnesota State University Moorhead 2002,03