David J. Warrington
OBJECTIVE: A position using my extensive experience as a
photojournalist documenting the world.
Â· Started up and officially registered my business, The Photo Eye,
in 1979 at age fifteen.
Â· Over twenty years experience photographing musicians both on and
Â· In 2003 Sony Signatures produced 3000 shirts from five
photographs taken of Stevie Ray Vaughan in 1990. The project was
authorized through the estate of Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Â· In 1997 produced first printing of âSomewhere on a Desert
Highwayâ poster (Neil Young on his Fatboy Harley-Davidson). Brought
in over $10,000 for the Bridge School in Hillsborough, CA. In 2000 a
limited edition second printing of this poster was produced.
Â· In 1997 provided photographs to Perry Farrell of Janeâs
Addiction for advertisement of Lighting of the Menorah in San
Â· Established Arts and Entertainment Section for the Statesman
Journal in Salem, OR, in 1988.
Â· In 1992 created poster of Grateful Dead concert that was
Â· Established Celebrities 4 Charities, a small nonprofit
foundation, in 1997.
Â· Photographed the Portland Trailblazers NBA basketball team from
1979 to 1990.
Â· Freelanced and/or worked on âspecâ for newspapers such as The
Oregonian, Statesman Journal, Mid Valley Arts, Downtowner, Willamette
Week, and Cascadia Times.
Â· Twenty years of custom dark room/lab experience
Â· Produced a high quality poster for Jerome Baker Designs
(glassblowers) for advertisement of their products worldwide.
Â· Contributed photographs to The Clean Water Act: An Ownerâs
Manual, an environmental guide published in 1999.
CURRENT SPECIAL PROJECT:
Â· Working on a book of photographs of musical performances from
1982 to present which will be titled A Look at Music.
RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
Potter/Pottery Instructor, h.o.m.e., Orland, ME, December 2002 to
Create all kinds of pottery to be sold at retail store on premises
of a cooperative of Maine crafters (Part of the World Emmaus
Movement). Instruct introductory pottery and tile-making classes.
Owner/Photographer, The Photo Eye, Rhododendron, OR, 1979-1999 and
Bucksport, ME, 1999-Present. Have completed contract work for a
variety of clients including the United States Department of the
Interior Fish and Wildlife Services, Oregon Natural Resource
Council, Oregon Biotechnology Association, Burson Marsteller
(Chicago advertising agency), Bill Graham Presents/SFX (San
Francisco), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, Oregon Classic
Cars, and many other Oregon based businesses. Photograph
landscapes, sporting and music events, children, families, pets,
weddings, and birthday parties. Specialize in hand oil painted
black and white prints from personalized photo shoots.
Head of the Black and White Film Processing Department, Wyeast
Color Lab, Portland, OR, 1988. Processed 35-mm film, 2 Â¼ x 2 Â¼
film, 110 film, and 8 x 10 sheet film. Mixed chemicals for film
Â· Downtowner, Portland, OR. Three month internship, 1993.
Â· Portland Art Museum School of Arts, Portland, OR. Photography,
Filmmaking, and Screen Printing classes, 1980-1983.
Â· Advertising Arts School, Portland, OR. Life Drawing and Air
Brush classes, 1980-1983.
Â· Northwest Film Study School, Portland, OR. Filmmaking classes,
Â· Kinner School of Fine Photography, Portland, OR. Color Printing
Â· Lincoln High School, Portland, OR, High School Diploma.
Photographer for yearbook and school newspaper, 1980-1983.
Â· Helped construct a small park for children off Spring Street and
Center Street in downtown Bangor, ME. Coordinated donations from
many local small businesses. Project was featured twice on Channel
7âs (ABC) local news.
Â· Bangor City Nursing Facility, Bangor, ME. Brought Flash and
Lucky (two service dogs) to visit residents from 2000 to 2005.
Â· Portland Providence Medical Centerâs Childrenâs Hospital.
Brought Flash and Lucky to visit 58 neurologically impaired and
physically disabled children twice a week from March through October
1999 prior to relocating to Maine.
MUSICIANS AND SPORTS CELEBRITIES PHOTOGRAPHED:
Musicians: Aerosmith; Alice Cooper; Amy Grant; B.B. King; B-52âs;
Big Head Todd and The Monsters; Billy Idol; Black Crowes; Blues
Festival Musicians; Bonnie Raitt; Bono; Brian Wilson; Carlos
Santana; Chris Issaks; Curtis Selgado; Dave Grisman, Doc Watson,
and Jimmy Kerwin; Dave Matthews Band; David Byrne; Dire Straits;
Dwight Yoakam; Eddie Vedder, Elton John; Emmy Lou Harris; Eric
Clapton; Eric Johnson; Fleetwood Mac; Grateful Dead; Indigo Girls;
Janeâs Addiction; Jeff Healy; Jerry Garcia; Jethro Tull; Jimmy
Cliff; Joan Armatrading; Joe Cocker; Joe Satriani; John Cougar
Mellencamp; John Fogerty; John Lee Hooker; John Trudell and The
Graffit Man Band; Johnny Lange; Kiss; Lenny Kravitz; Little Feet;
Lucinda Williams; Lynyrd Skynyrd; Mark Knophler; Metallica; Miles
Davis; Missing Man Formation; Moody Blues; Natalie Merchant; Neil
Young; Neville Brothers; Paul McCartney; Pearl Jam; Phish; Red Hot
Chili Peppers, Robert Cray; Sarah McLachlan; Sheryl Crow; Sinead
OâConnor; Smashing Pumpkins; Steve Miller; Stevie Ray Vaughan;
Sonic Youth, Sting; Styx; TesLa; The Beastie Boys; The Doobie
Brothers; The Other Ones; The Who; Tina Turner; Tom Petty; Tony
Bennett, Wide Spread Panic; Yes; Zen Trixters; Ziggy Marley; and
Sports: Includes Ernie Banks, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio, Whitey
Ford, Julius Irving, Magic Johnson, Special K, and Chocolate
Â· Works on permanent display at WERU the radio station in Orland,
Â· Works on permanent display at the Roseland Theater, Portland,
OR; The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA; The Fillmore, Denver, CO; the
Bangor Public Library, Bangor, ME; and the Waterfront Bar & Grill,
Â· Borders Books and Music, Bangor, ME, December 2001.
Â· CafÃ© Nouveau, Bangor, ME, July 2001.
Â· The Whig & Currier Pub, Bangor, ME, February 2001.
Â· Bangor Public Library, Stairwell Lobby, Bangor, ME, November
Â· US Bank Corporation Building, Lobby, Portland, OR, February
Â· Gypsy Restaurant, Portland, OR, 1994.
Â· âAn Art Showingâ, La Patisserie, Portland, OR, 1989.