Meghan Duda
Adjunct Professor of Architecture
Megan.Duda@ndsu.edu

Research and Interest:

MFA candidate in mixed media / photography with a background in architecture. Fifteen years experience in photography, seven of which focused on architectural fine art photography, with three years experience in teaching architectural, color digital, and traditional black and white fine art photography

Educational Credentials:

Masters of Fine Art, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Bachelor of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005
Center for European Studies and Architecture, Riva san Vitale, Switzerland, 2004,
Completed in conjunction with 5th year thesis project

Solo Exhibitions:

"Exhibition of Cut Works," Green Market Kitchen, Fargo, 2010 "Architecture in the Landscape: Photographs of North Dakota and Minnesota," New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, New York Mills, MN, 2010 "Secrets of the City: Photographs of Fargo by Meghan Duda," Plains Art Museum, Fargo, 2009 Exhibition of work in downtown businesses, Blacksburg, VA, 2005 Permanent Collection West Acres Mall Regional Showcase, Fargo

Awards:

Honorable mention, "Of Memory, Bone, and Myth," Grand Forks, ND, 2011
Finalist, Spring Photography Contest, published in Best of Photography Annual, 2007
Finalist, College Photography Contest, published in Best of College Photography Annual, 2006 Thesis Merit Award, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2005

Professional Experience:

Fabric Form, Fargo, 2009, assisted in construction of a fabric form concrete flood wall at private residence along the Red River in Fargo
Ecce, Fargo, 2009, design and construction of reception desk and wrapping table with students from 2nd year studio for local gallery and yoga studio
Owner, Meghan Duda Architectural Photography, Fargo, 2007-present
"Slot House" documentation for noroof architecture, Brooklyn, NY, 2005-2006. Selection of images were chosen for publication in Contemporary Design and Detail: Small Environments, Rockport Publishers, 2006
Architectural Adaptations, Dublin, VA, 2005, assisted in construction of private residence, photographed construction process for documentation

Courses Taught:

NDSU- ARCH728 Architectural Photography seminar
MSUM- Foundation Design course
UND- Introduction to Digital color Photography seminar
UND- Introduction to Black and White Photography seminar

Teaching Experience:

Adjunct Instructor, North Dakota State University, Department of Architecture
Adjunct Instructor, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Department of Art and Design,
Instructor, University of North Dakota, Department of Art and Design, Introduction to Digital