BIO    Chuck Mobley  is the former executive director and curator of  San Francisco Camerawork . He is currently a director, producer, and writer living in Los Angeles.

BIO

Chuck Mobley is the former executive director and curator of San Francisco Camerawork. He is currently a director, producer, and writer living in Los Angeles.

  UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER SET PHOTOGRAPHER   "The Visitor Owl," 2014   D.L. Alvarez , dir. Location and studio  indie feature shoot San Francisco (SFMOMA)

UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER
SET PHOTOGRAPHER


"The Visitor Owl," 2014
D.L. Alvarez, dir.
Location and studio
indie feature shoot
San Francisco (SFMOMA)

CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

“The Afternoon of a Swan: Fifty Shades of Pale"
(The Size Queens)
2014 / 4m, 47s
Exclusive premiere
@ The Believer

(Comfort Bringers Pub.
& The Cork Farm)

CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

“EPK: To The Country"
(The Size Queens)
2015 / 26m, 32s
Electronic press kit/2-song sampler embedded in a re-edit of Luciano Martinengo's 1975 documentary "Grass Roots"
(Comfort Bringers Pub.)

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR 2013

“Little Colored Balloons” (John Murry)
2013 / 9m, 8s
Exclusive premiere
@ Billboard
(Bucketfull of Brains)

  PRODUCTION ASSISTANT 2014    "Soldiers' Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan”   Jennifer Karady, artist Location photo shoot  Twentynine Palms, California  (Palm Springs Art Museum)

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT 2014

"Soldiers' Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan”
Jennifer Karady, artist
Location photo shoot
Twentynine Palms, California
(Palm Springs Art Museum)

  EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2009-14    SF Camerawork Publications  64-pp / Hardcover  Biannual / Monographs  Exhibition catalogues

EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2009-14

SF Camerawork Publications
64-pp / Hardcover
Biannual / Monographs
Exhibition catalogues

DIRECTOR / PRODUCER 2010

“Tenderloin Hotel 1991”
(The Size Queens)
2010 / 6m, 53s
Found film & video alongside surveillance footage of the SFPD conducting illegal searches & seizures
(Comfort Bringers Pub.)

  FEATURES, PROFILES, & REVIEWS 2006-09    Various short-form writing  for international print publications such as “Art on Paper,” “Contemporary,” and “Sculpture,” among others.

FEATURES, PROFILES, & REVIEWS 2006-09

Various short-form writing for international print publications such as “Art on Paper,” “Contemporary,” and “Sculpture,” among others.

  BACKGROUND ACTOR 2008   "Milk,"  Gus Van Sant , dir.  Location feature film shoot San Francisco  (Axon Films, Groundswell Productions, and Jinks/Cohen Company)

BACKGROUND ACTOR 2008

"Milk," Gus Van Sant, dir.
Location feature film shoot
San Francisco
(Axon Films, Groundswell Productions, and Jinks/Cohen Company)

  PRODUCTION ASSISTANT SET PHOTOGRAPHER 1997   "Ladle" ( Vic Chesnutt )   Scott Stuckey , dir.  Location music video shoot  Athens, Georgia  (Capitol Records)

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
SET PHOTOGRAPHER 1997


"Ladle" (Vic Chesnutt)
Scott Stuckey, dir.
Location music video shoot
Athens, Georgia
(Capitol Records)

  COMMENTARY © 2015    “RE: Mary Ellen Mark and Laura Albert”  A Shaded View

COMMENTARY © 2015

“RE: Mary Ellen Mark and Laura Albert”
A Shaded View

CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

“Consumption Work”
(The Size Queens)
2012 / 50m, 14s
Mash-up of classic films by Jersey, Lefteriotis, Lorentz,
Metzner, Newman, and others
Premiere @ Johns Hopkins'
Eckleburg Review

(Comfort Bringers Pub.)

  FILM REVIEW © 2014    “National Gallery: The Ridiculous”  eatdrinkfilms.com

FILM REVIEW © 2014

“National Gallery: The Ridiculous”
eatdrinkfilms.com

  EXHIBITION CURATOR 2009-10    "An Autobiography of the  San Francisco Bay Area, Parts 1 & 2"  Two group exhibitions with  accompanying catalogues  featuring the work of more  than 80 artists + a  commissioned work by  artist and filmmaker  Lynn Hershman Leeson  (SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2009-10

"An Autobiography of the
San Francisco Bay Area,
Parts 1 & 2"

Two group exhibitions with
accompanying catalogues
featuring the work of more
than 80 artists + a
commissioned work by
artist and filmmaker
Lynn Hershman Leeson
(SF Camerawork)

  BACKGROUND ACTOR 1994   "Whisper Your Name"  (Harry Connick Jr.)  Gregg Masuak , dir. Location music video shoot New Orleans (Sony/Columbia Records)

BACKGROUND ACTOR 1994

"Whisper Your Name"
(Harry Connick Jr.)
Gregg Masuak, dir.
Location music video shoot
New Orleans
(Sony/Columbia Records)

  PRODUCER 2001    "Camera Obscura"  Abelardo Morell, artist Location photo shoot  San Francisco, California  (SF Camerawork)

PRODUCER 2001

"Camera Obscura"
Abelardo Morell, artist
Location photo shoot
San Francisco, California
(SF Camerawork)

  EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2005-09    Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts  48-pp / softcover Biannual / essays + critical book, exhibition, and film reviews

EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2005-09

Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts
48-pp / softcover
Biannual / essays +
critical book,
exhibition, and
film reviews

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2013

"Jason Lazarus:
T.H.T.K. San Francisco"
Solo exhibition of the
"Too Hard To Keep" archive
(SF Camerawork)

  ACTOR 2009-11   "Love Can Build a Bridge” & “Dance World Gym" Plays by  Kevin Killian  &  Karla Milosevich  Performances @ California College of the Arts and Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

ACTOR 2009-11

"Love Can Build a Bridge” & “Dance World Gym"
Plays by Kevin Killian & Karla Milosevich
Performances @ California College of the Arts and Berkeley Art Museum /
Pacific Film Archive

  EXHIBITION CURATOR 2007   “Traces of life on the  thin film of longing” Featuring film and video  work by  Jem Cohen ,   Jenni Olson , and   Natalie Zimmerman  (SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2007

“Traces of life on the
thin film of longing”
Featuring film and video
work by Jem Cohen,
Jenni Olson, and
Natalie Zimmerman
(SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2008

Katsushige Nakahashi:
The Depth of Memory”
Solo exhibition featuring commissioned work co-curated with Aaron Kerner
(SF Camerawork)

  EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2007   “There is always a machine between us” Group exhibition featuring work by  Matt Wolf  and many others co-curated with  Kate Fowle ,  Karla Milosevich , &  Dan Orendorff  (SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2007

“There is always a machine between us”
Group exhibition featuring work by Matt Wolf and many others co-curated with Kate Fowle, Karla Milosevich, & Dan Orendorff
(SF Camerawork)

  CRAFT SERVICES 1991   "Shiny Happy People" (R.E.M.)   Katherine Dieckmann , dir.  Location music video shoot Athens, Georgia  (Warner Bros. Records)

CRAFT SERVICES 1991

"Shiny Happy People" (R.E.M.)
Katherine Dieckmann, dir.
Location music video shoot
Athens, Georgia
(Warner Bros. Records)

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2013

Dinh Q. Lê: Mot Coi Di Ve”
Solo exhibition / photographic installation
(SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2003

“Agitate: Negotiating the Photographic Process”
Group exhibition of new work by 11 artists co-curated with Dore Bowen (Time-lapse by Patrick Loungway)
(SF Camerawork)

  BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-18    La Pocha Nostra , an  interdisciplinary  performance art troupe;   Guillermo Gómez-Peña ,  artistic director

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-18

La Pocha Nostra, an
interdisciplinary
performance art troupe;
Guillermo Gómez-Peña,
artistic director

  DESIGNER / PHOTOGRAPHER 2015   "To the Country" iBook Multimedia publication  Public Books

DESIGNER / PHOTOGRAPHER 2015

"To the Country" iBook
Multimedia publication
Public Books

  GUEST CURATORIAL 2010    David Horvitz    The Poor Farm Artist Residency   Little Wolf, Wisconsin

GUEST CURATORIAL 2010

David Horvitz
The Poor Farm Artist Residency
Little Wolf, Wisconsin

  CO-FOUNDER 2007-09    Right Window Gallery , an exhibition space in the  Artists' Television Access (ATA)  building on Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

CO-FOUNDER 2007-09

Right Window Gallery, an exhibition space in the Artists' Television Access (ATA) building on Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

  BIO    Chuck Mobley  is the former executive director and curator of  San Francisco Camerawork . He is currently a director, producer, and writer living in Los Angeles.
  UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER SET PHOTOGRAPHER   "The Visitor Owl," 2014   D.L. Alvarez , dir. Location and studio  indie feature shoot San Francisco (SFMOMA)
  CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR   “The Afternoon of a Swan: Fifty Shades of Pale" ( The Size Queens ) 2014 / 4m, 47s  Exclusive premiere @ The Believer  (Comfort Bringers Pub. & The Cork Farm)
  ESSAY © 2010   "The future lasts a long time"  Coleccion Punto de Vista, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Navarra
  CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR   “EPK: To The Country"  ( The Size Queens ) 2015 / 26m, 32s  Electronic press kit/2-song sampler embedded in a re-edit of Luciano Martinengo's 1975 documentary  "Grass Roots"  (Comfort Bringers Pub.)
  PRODUCER / DIRECTOR 2013   “Little Colored Balloons” ( John Murry ) 2013 / 9m, 8s Exclusive premiere   @ Billboard  (Bucketfull of Brains)
  PRODUCTION ASSISTANT 2014    "Soldiers' Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan”   Jennifer Karady, artist Location photo shoot  Twentynine Palms, California  (Palm Springs Art Museum)
  EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2009-14    SF Camerawork Publications  64-pp / Hardcover  Biannual / Monographs  Exhibition catalogues
  DIRECTOR / PRODUCER 2010   “Tenderloin Hotel 1991”  ( The Size Queens ) 2010 / 6m, 53s Found film & video alongside surveillance footage of the SFPD conducting illegal searches & seizures (Comfort Bringers Pub.)
  FEATURES, PROFILES, & REVIEWS 2006-09    Various short-form writing  for international print publications such as “Art on Paper,” “Contemporary,” and “Sculpture,” among others.
  BACKGROUND ACTOR 2008   "Milk,"  Gus Van Sant , dir.  Location feature film shoot San Francisco  (Axon Films, Groundswell Productions, and Jinks/Cohen Company)
  PRODUCTION ASSISTANT SET PHOTOGRAPHER 1997   "Ladle" ( Vic Chesnutt )   Scott Stuckey , dir.  Location music video shoot  Athens, Georgia  (Capitol Records)
  COMMENTARY © 2015    “RE: Mary Ellen Mark and Laura Albert”  A Shaded View
  CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR    “Consumption Work” ( The Size Queens ) 2012 / 50m, 14s Mash-up of classic films by  Jersey ,  Lefteriotis ,  Lorentz ,   Metzner ,  Newman , and others  Premiere @ Johns Hopkins' Eckleburg Review  (Comfort Bringers Pub.)
  ESSAY © 2012    “Excerpts from notes on Oliver Herring”   University Galleries of Illinois State University
  FILM REVIEW © 2014    “National Gallery: The Ridiculous”  eatdrinkfilms.com
  EXHIBITION CURATOR 2009-10    "An Autobiography of the  San Francisco Bay Area, Parts 1 & 2"  Two group exhibitions with  accompanying catalogues  featuring the work of more  than 80 artists + a  commissioned work by  artist and filmmaker  Lynn Hershman Leeson  (SF Camerawork)
  BACKGROUND ACTOR 1994   "Whisper Your Name"  (Harry Connick Jr.)  Gregg Masuak , dir. Location music video shoot New Orleans (Sony/Columbia Records)
  PRODUCER 2001    "Camera Obscura"  Abelardo Morell, artist Location photo shoot  San Francisco, California  (SF Camerawork)
  EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2005-09    Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts  48-pp / softcover Biannual / essays + critical book, exhibition, and film reviews
  EXHIBITION CURATOR 2013   " Jason Lazarus :  T.H.T.K. San Francisco" Solo exhibition of the   "Too Hard To Keep" archive  (SF Camerawork)
  ACTOR 2009-11   "Love Can Build a Bridge” & “Dance World Gym" Plays by  Kevin Killian  &  Karla Milosevich  Performances @ California College of the Arts and Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive
  EXHIBITION CURATOR 2007   “Traces of life on the  thin film of longing” Featuring film and video  work by  Jem Cohen ,   Jenni Olson , and   Natalie Zimmerman  (SF Camerawork)
  EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2008   “ Katsushige Nakahashi :  The Depth of Memory” Solo exhibition featuring commissioned work co-curated with  Aaron Kerner  (SF Camerawork)
  ESSAY © 2017    "There is No Shelter in  the Arts: An Introduction  to the Life and Times of  Danny Nicoletta"   Reel Art Press, London
  EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2007   “There is always a machine between us” Group exhibition featuring work by  Matt Wolf  and many others co-curated with  Kate Fowle ,  Karla Milosevich , &  Dan Orendorff  (SF Camerawork)
  CRAFT SERVICES 1991   "Shiny Happy People" (R.E.M.)   Katherine Dieckmann , dir.  Location music video shoot Athens, Georgia  (Warner Bros. Records)
  ESSAY © 2010    "The Dangerousness of the 12-inch Politician (or the Half Million Dollar Arts Administrator)"  Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive blog
  EXHIBITION CURATOR 2013   “ Dinh Q. Lê : Mot Coi Di Ve”  Solo exhibition / photographic installation  (SF Camerawork)
  EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2003    “Agitate: Negotiating the Photographic Process”   Group exhibition of new work by 11 artists co-curated with  Dore Bowen  (Time-lapse by  Patrick Loungway )  (SF Camerawork)
  BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-18    La Pocha Nostra , an  interdisciplinary  performance art troupe;   Guillermo Gómez-Peña ,  artistic director
  DESIGNER / PHOTOGRAPHER 2015   "To the Country" iBook Multimedia publication  Public Books
  GUEST CURATORIAL 2010    David Horvitz    The Poor Farm Artist Residency   Little Wolf, Wisconsin
  CO-FOUNDER 2007-09    Right Window Gallery , an exhibition space in the  Artists' Television Access (ATA)  building on Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

BIO

Chuck Mobley is the former executive director and curator of San Francisco Camerawork. He is currently a director, producer, and writer living in Los Angeles.

UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER
SET PHOTOGRAPHER


"The Visitor Owl," 2014
D.L. Alvarez, dir.
Location and studio
indie feature shoot
San Francisco (SFMOMA)

CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

“The Afternoon of a Swan: Fifty Shades of Pale"
(The Size Queens)
2014 / 4m, 47s
Exclusive premiere
@ The Believer

(Comfort Bringers Pub.
& The Cork Farm)

CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

“EPK: To The Country"
(The Size Queens)
2015 / 26m, 32s
Electronic press kit/2-song sampler embedded in a re-edit of Luciano Martinengo's 1975 documentary "Grass Roots"
(Comfort Bringers Pub.)

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR 2013

“Little Colored Balloons” (John Murry)
2013 / 9m, 8s
Exclusive premiere
@ Billboard
(Bucketfull of Brains)

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT 2014

"Soldiers' Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan”
Jennifer Karady, artist
Location photo shoot
Twentynine Palms, California
(Palm Springs Art Museum)

EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2009-14

SF Camerawork Publications
64-pp / Hardcover
Biannual / Monographs
Exhibition catalogues

DIRECTOR / PRODUCER 2010

“Tenderloin Hotel 1991”
(The Size Queens)
2010 / 6m, 53s
Found film & video alongside surveillance footage of the SFPD conducting illegal searches & seizures
(Comfort Bringers Pub.)

FEATURES, PROFILES, & REVIEWS 2006-09

Various short-form writing for international print publications such as “Art on Paper,” “Contemporary,” and “Sculpture,” among others.

BACKGROUND ACTOR 2008

"Milk," Gus Van Sant, dir.
Location feature film shoot
San Francisco
(Axon Films, Groundswell Productions, and Jinks/Cohen Company)

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
SET PHOTOGRAPHER 1997


"Ladle" (Vic Chesnutt)
Scott Stuckey, dir.
Location music video shoot
Athens, Georgia
(Capitol Records)

COMMENTARY © 2015

“RE: Mary Ellen Mark and Laura Albert”
A Shaded View

CO-PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

“Consumption Work”
(The Size Queens)
2012 / 50m, 14s
Mash-up of classic films by Jersey, Lefteriotis, Lorentz,
Metzner, Newman, and others
Premiere @ Johns Hopkins'
Eckleburg Review

(Comfort Bringers Pub.)

FILM REVIEW © 2014

“National Gallery: The Ridiculous”
eatdrinkfilms.com

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2009-10

"An Autobiography of the
San Francisco Bay Area,
Parts 1 & 2"

Two group exhibitions with
accompanying catalogues
featuring the work of more
than 80 artists + a
commissioned work by
artist and filmmaker
Lynn Hershman Leeson
(SF Camerawork)

BACKGROUND ACTOR 1994

"Whisper Your Name"
(Harry Connick Jr.)
Gregg Masuak, dir.
Location music video shoot
New Orleans
(Sony/Columbia Records)

PRODUCER 2001

"Camera Obscura"
Abelardo Morell, artist
Location photo shoot
San Francisco, California
(SF Camerawork)

EDITOR / ESSAYIST 2005-09

Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts
48-pp / softcover
Biannual / essays +
critical book,
exhibition, and
film reviews

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2013

"Jason Lazarus:
T.H.T.K. San Francisco"
Solo exhibition of the
"Too Hard To Keep" archive
(SF Camerawork)

ACTOR 2009-11

"Love Can Build a Bridge” & “Dance World Gym"
Plays by Kevin Killian & Karla Milosevich
Performances @ California College of the Arts and Berkeley Art Museum /
Pacific Film Archive

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2007

“Traces of life on the
thin film of longing”
Featuring film and video
work by Jem Cohen,
Jenni Olson, and
Natalie Zimmerman
(SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2008

Katsushige Nakahashi:
The Depth of Memory”
Solo exhibition featuring commissioned work co-curated with Aaron Kerner
(SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2007

“There is always a machine between us”
Group exhibition featuring work by Matt Wolf and many others co-curated with Kate Fowle, Karla Milosevich, & Dan Orendorff
(SF Camerawork)

CRAFT SERVICES 1991

"Shiny Happy People" (R.E.M.)
Katherine Dieckmann, dir.
Location music video shoot
Athens, Georgia
(Warner Bros. Records)

EXHIBITION CURATOR 2013

Dinh Q. Lê: Mot Coi Di Ve”
Solo exhibition / photographic installation
(SF Camerawork)

EXHIBITION CO-CURATOR 2003

“Agitate: Negotiating the Photographic Process”
Group exhibition of new work by 11 artists co-curated with Dore Bowen (Time-lapse by Patrick Loungway)
(SF Camerawork)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2016-18

La Pocha Nostra, an
interdisciplinary
performance art troupe;
Guillermo Gómez-Peña,
artistic director

DESIGNER / PHOTOGRAPHER 2015

"To the Country" iBook
Multimedia publication
Public Books

GUEST CURATORIAL 2010

David Horvitz
The Poor Farm Artist Residency
Little Wolf, Wisconsin

CO-FOUNDER 2007-09

Right Window Gallery, an exhibition space in the Artists' Television Access (ATA) building on Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

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