Charles Beau Pollock
Studied photography under professor Eugene Crow And Rebecca Gregg
(both understudies of Ansel Adams and other f/64 members)
THE YOUNG SONS: a black and white portrait series.
(best of show award Nevada county fair 1997)
THE DARK DAYS: an expose of black and white photographs and paintings
(grass valley, ca. 1999)
THE HISTORY EXPERIMENT: an essay of documentary images exposing the history, nature, and culture in the sierra nevadas.
(in permanent collection of Sierra College Library 2000)
BLACKS & WHITES: selective works at multiple displays.
(auburn, ca. 2000)
TREES & DREAMS: a photographic exploitation of nature and our created world.
(sacramento, ca. 2001)
TREES, DREAMS & REALITIES: ongoing exploration through black and white images of nature, the violence of emotions, and the confliction of the created and natural worlds.
(Roseville, ca. 3 separate showings 2002-2004)
FORGOTTEN DREAMS: Exploring emotions through images, bridging the gap between photography about life and photography about death. (two images selected as best of show & most original in “Relationships Through Time, A Journey Through Art” a benefit art exhibit in recognition of domestic violence awareness month) (chico, ca. 2004)
1078 GALLERY: combined show of multiple artists/mediums (only photographer invited to show) (chico, ca. 2005)
MIKE MARTIN STUDIOS: solo photography show with multiple rotating pieces through the fall/winter. (sacramento, ca. 2005)
Heat: solo photography show of new black and white works
(santa cruz, ca. 2006)
THE HIDE GALLERY: selected by gallery owner/curator to be only resident photographer to have rotating display (santa cruz, ca. 2006-2007)
THE OPEN HEART GALLERY: private showings and select works
(santa cruz, ca. 2007)
lived in maui for most of the year and surfed and did not show work in 2008
NAKED PAPARAZZI: a studio exploration of the fashion genre teamed up with stylist Christopher Jovan and a full crew.
(multiple publishings internationally and in los angeles, ca. 2009)
LEFT OUT HEART: a book published in exclusive retail outlets and online of portraits of women (one hundred percent of proceeds from book sales are donated to susan g. komen for the cure foundation for breast cancer awareness, research and treatment) (Hollywood, ca. 2009)
IMMORTAL GALLERY: first showing of the “MANIFESTO” series, a pictorial attack on western culture and modern globalization of which a 2011 calendar will be printed and sold at exclusive galleries and retailers. (downtown los angeles, ca. 2010)
MANIFESTO: ongoing showings of the manifesto series and additions to the genre. (venice and hollywood, ca. 2010)