Zachariah Szabo (b. 1989, Richfield, OH) is an artist currently based in Pittsburgh, PA. A native of the midwest and a former competitive figure skater and dancer, his work explores personal identity, loss, reference and subculture through photography, video and mixed media. His work has been collected privately across the US and Europe.

APPOINTMENTS

2016-present
Part-Time Assistant Professor, School of Communications
Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA

2015
Assistant Lecturer, Photography
The University of Akron, Akron, OH

2015-present
Adjunct Instructor - Photography
Extended Learning Institute, Northern Virginia Community College

2014-2015
Adjunct Instructor - Photography
Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA

2014-2015
Adjunct Instructor - Photography
The Art Institutes of Washington-Dulles, Sterling, VA

EDUCATION

2013
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Masters of Fine Art, Photography

2010
University of Akron – Akron, OH
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Photography
Minors: Professional Photography, Computer Imaging, Mass Media Production
Summa Cum Laude

SOLO / TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Conceit of Memory - with Brittany Campbell
Terhune Art Gallery, Owens Community College, Perrysburg, OH - January 2017

"ZACH" in person
Clement Gallery, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH - September 2015

Sides Lesser Seen 
Honors Complex Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH - December 2010

Abstractions in Architecture/Sides Lesser Seen
RedLight Gallery, Akron, OH - November 2010

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Visual Arts Exhibition
Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2017

Structures
LAB-A, Cagliari Italy, October 2016

10:10 Selected Photographers from Ten Leading American Academies
Rishon Lezion, Tel Aviv Israel, April 2014

Alter Ego    Juried by Stephen Sheffield
Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, August 2013

Me, Myself and I   Curated by David Hilliard
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, August 2013

2013 Graduate Degree Exhibition 
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, May 2013

Stories, Memories, Histories Juried by Regina Anzenberger
Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, March 2013

I like you and I together Juried by Alison Wong
Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI, February 2013

Colors, Colors
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, February 2013

Thin Skins – co-curator
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, December 2012

Annual Photography Exhibition
Pontiac Creative Arts Center, Pontiac, MI, November 2012

BLING
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, November 2012

Sum of Parts
Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, MI, September 2012

Visual Arts Alliance 29th Juried Exhibition 
Heritage Plaza, Houston, TX, May 2012

RAW: Curated by Butter Projects
Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, April 2012

Bazaarbeque – Juried Exhibition
Forum Artspace, Cleveland, OH, July 2011

4U Exhibition
Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH, March 2011

Confronting the Uncomfortable – Printmaking Exhibition
Honors College Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH, March 2011

2011 Juried Student Exhibition
Myers School of Art University of Akron, Akron, OH, January 2011

University of Akron/Kent State University Undergraduate Student Art Showcase
GAR Foundation, Akron, OH April – November 2010

2010 Spring Senior Exhibition
InfoCision Stadium, Akron, OH, May 2010

2010 Juried Student Exhibition
Myers School of Art, University of Akron, Akron, OH, March 2010

VISITING ARTIST VENUES

Casey Droege Cultural Productions’ SIX x ATE: In Situ
Pittsburgh, PA, 2017

University of Toledo
Toledo, OH, 2016

University of Akron
Akron, OH, 2015

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, 2014

Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV, 2014

AWARDS

Recipient of the Myer's Grant for Part-Time Faculty Research / Creative Activities
University of Akron, Akron, OH, Spring 2016

Director's Honorable Mention - Stories, Memories and Histories
Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, March 2013

2 pieces selected for loan by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Farmington Hills, MI, April 2012

Daschiell Travel Scholar; selected to travel to Art Basel Miami Myers School of Art, University of Akron, December 2010

Student Slideshow Finalist
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, November 2010

Outstanding Senior Award – Photography
Myers School of Art, University of Akron, May 2010

Bidwell Travel Scholar; selected to travel to AIPAD New York City, Myers School of Art, University of Akron, March 2010

Student of the Year
Cuyahoga Community College, May 2008