Charles Brackett


 

Education
         1962 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering / University of Michigan / Ann Arbor, Michigan
         1963 Master of Science, Electrical Engineering / University of Michigan / Ann Arbor, Michigan
         1965 Master of Science, Physics / University of Michigan / Ann Arbor, Michigan
         1968 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering / University of Michigan / Ann Arbor, Michigan

Professional Experience
         1968 – 1984          Bell Telephone Laboratories / Murray Hill, New Jersey
         1984 – 1997          Bell Communications Research / Morristown, New Jersey
                                          Optical Communications Research
                                          Founder and Director / Optical Networks Technology Consortium (ONTC)
         1997 – 1999          Tellium / Founder and Chief Technical Officer / Red Bank, New Jersey
                                          Startup optical communications gear manufacturer
         1999    Retired
         2004 – present     C A Brackett Photography / Traverse City, Michigan

Publications
         Over 100 publications, presentations, invited papers and talks in the United States, Germany,
         England, Japan, France, all on the subject of Optical Communications

Awards
        Third Place, Spirit Waters, 2014 Juried Photography Show, Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey

Selected Artwork Exhibitions
         2014          2014 Juried Photography Exhibition / Crooked Tree Art Center/ Petoskey / Michigan
         2013          Eighth Juried All Media Show / Oliver Center for the Arts / Franfort / Michigan
         2012          Northwest Michigan Artists Regional Show / Dennos Museum / Traverse City / Michigan
         2010          Fifth Juried All Media Show / Crystal Lake Art Center (now the Oliver Center for the Arts) /
                            Frankfort, Michigan
         2010          Artworks Alliance Spring Show / Traverse City / Michigan
         2009          Fourth Juried All Media Show / Crystal Lake Art Center / Frankfort, Michigan
         2009          Art Center Traverse City Summer Art Fair / Traverse City, Michigan
         2008          Art Center Traverse City Summer Art Fair / Traverse City, Michigan
         2007 – 2008         Governor’s Residence Michigan Artists Program year-long exhibit at the Governor’s
                             Residence in Lansing, Michigan, curated by the Dennos Museum of Traverse City

Gallery Showings
         Current        Bella Galleria and Old Mission Tavern / Old Mission, Michigan
                               Traverse City Art and Design Studio/ Traverse City, Michigan
                               Paige Wiard Gallery, Calumet, Michigan
         Former         Kuhlhaus Gallery / Harbor Springs, Michigan (closed)
                              Twisted Fish Gallery / Elk Rapids, Michigan
                               Art of Framing and Gallery / Traverse City, Michigan (closed)
                               Belstone Gallery / Traverse City, Michigan (closed)
                               Gallerie Medici / Traverse City, Michigan (closed)