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David Politzer
Director, School of Art
Associate Professor, Photography / Digital Media

David Politzer is the Director of the UH School of Art and Associate Professor of Photography and Digital Media. He received his MFA from Syracuse University in 2005 and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2004.

Politzer makes videos, photographs and performance works that explore the relationships between consumer technology, nature and social interactions. His solo exhibitions include those at the Museum of Northern Arizona, Artspace (NC), Artspace (CT), Real Art Ways, Lawndale Art Center, Houston Center for Photography, Galveston Art Center, Western Georgia University and Grand Central Art Center (CA).

Some group shows include those at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Museum of Northern Arizona, the El Paso Museum of Art, NURTUREArt, Southern Exposure and Vox Populi.

In 2011, Politzer received the Carol Crow Fellowship from the Houston Center for Photography. And he was an artist in residence at Yaddo, Roswell Artists in Residence, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Artspace (NC) and the Museum of Northern Arizona.