Resume

Art and Design Education

2007
MFA Book Arts + Printmaking  The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

1991-1992
Fulbright Artist in Residence  Fachhochschule Fachbereich Design, Bielefeld, Germany

1991
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography  Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA 

1984
Associate’s Degree in Specialized Photographic Technology  Antonelli Institute, Plymouth Meeting, PA

  

Awards

2013
Honorable Mention
3rd Annual Mobile Phone Images Juried Show  
gallery nrc, Denver, CO

Second Place Art of the State : Pennsylvania 2013

Graphic Chemical Purchase Prize
9th Biennial International Miniature Print 2013  
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

Honorable Mention
Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages  
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT 

2007
MFA Book Arts + Printmaking Faculty Award,  The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

1991
Fulbright-Hays Fellowship,  visiting artist at the Fachhochschule Fachbereich Design, Bielefeld, Germany 

1990
Sarah Peters Traveling Fellowship  funded by Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA 

1988-1991
Rohm and Haas Namesake Scholar,  Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

Advanced Education

2012
Photopolymer Gravure & Precision Digital Positives  Paul Taylor and Mark Nelson, Ashuelot, New Hampshire

2009
Leather Repair and Binding
  Don Rash, The School for Formal Bookbinding, Plains, PA

2007
The Fine Art of Digital Printmaking  Eric Kunsman, Book Smart Studio, Rochester, NY
Text and Image: Developing a Concept  John Risseeuw, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

2006
Book Conservation Intern  The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA

 

Selected Exhibitions

2013
3rd Annual Mobile Phone Images Juried Show  
gallery nrc, Denver, CO
Un-Inhibited  
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
Phone Art!  Brest Gallery, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL
Ambient Light: A Natural Luminosity  Minneapolis Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN
Phone-tography: The Art of Cell Phone Photography  Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
Alter Ego  The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA
ABC Collaborative  The Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Art of the State : Pennsylvania 2013  State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
9th Biennial International Miniature Print 2013  Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
& Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies and Mirages  PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT   
Sketchbook Project 2013  United States tour ending at The Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY 
Secondary Colors  Cabot Science Library at Harvard University & Philadelphia Museum of Art
Photography32  Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ 

2012
Stories  Elena Bouvier & Len Cowgill, 110 Church Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Dear Fleisher  4 x 6 Inches of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Philly Photo Day  Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Philadelphia Artists’ Books  Athenaeum of Philadelphia, PA and Scuola Internazionale Di Grafica, Venice, Italy 

2009
Art To Be Read  The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

2008
When Photography + Printmaking Collide  Central Library / West Gallery, The Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
Phillyana: A Print Exchange  The University of the Arts & The Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

2007
15th Annual Photographic Exhibition  Phillips’ Mill, New Hope, PA
Laying Around  Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
6th Biennial International Miniature Print  Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
East <-> Midwest  Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
Photography 26  Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ 

2006
Dear Fleisher  Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia. PA
Transforming the Book  Kamin Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

Collections

Special Collections University of Pennsylvania Van Pelt-Dietrich Library 

The Fine Print Collection of the Newark Public Library 

The Print and Picture Collection of The Free Library of Philadelphia 

The Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, PA

The Chemical Heritage Foundation

 

Presentations

2006-Present
Slide Rules II  workshop providing step-by-step, affordable digital methods for artists documenting their work, the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1998
Slide Rules  workshop providing step-by-step, affordable methods for artists documenting their work, Elena Bouvier and Link Harper, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

1995
People, Places, and Odd Moments  lecture to the Young Artists’ Photography Workshop students, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA (Instructor: Mary Gaetchens).

1993
Baggage Claim: Tapping Your Potential in the Face of Adversity  lecture to the faculty and student body of Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

1992
Seeing is Believing  Series of lectures and workshops designed to demystify photography and emphasize creativity, Nordheim- Westfalien School for the Sight-lmpaired, Bielefeld, Germany.
(Instructor: Carola Theis).

1990
Overland Trail: Traveling a 19th Century Route of Migration from a 20th Century Women’s Perspective lecture to the faculty and student body of Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA. 

 

Professional History

2008-2011
PEW Rare Book Conservation Bench Technician,  American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA 

2008-2009
Digital Facsimile Maker,  Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Bookbinder,  Production Assistant to Claire Owen, Turtle Island Press, Philadelphia, PA 

2006
Teaching Assistant,  Relief and Monoprint, Patricia Smith and Rebecca Gilbert Instructors, UArts, Philadelphia, PA
Book Conservation Intern,  Denise Carbone lead conservator, The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA
Teaching Assistant,  Book Structures, Carol Barton Instructor, UArts, Philadelphia, PA

1996-Present
Free lance photographer
Clients include: The University of the Arts, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Downbeat, The Weightman Group, WYBE Public Television, Opera Company of Philadelphia, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Temple Children’s Medical Center, Stratford Friends School, School District of Philadelphia, Community Behavioral Health, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, The Hix, Moore College of Art and Design

1995-1996
Staff photographer  Philadelphia Weekly.

1995
Photographer  “A Great Day in Philadelphia,” a portrait of 150 Philadelphia jazz legends.

1993-1995
Host/producer  Amazon Country (lesbian-feminist radio), 88.5 WXPN, Philadelphia, PA

1993-1994
Contributing editorial and news photographer  City Paper, Philadelphia, PA

1992-1995
Free lance photographer performances and special events, Goldie Paley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1992-1994
Photographer Ausdruckstanz dance company, Philadelphia, PA

1992-1994
Contributing editorial photographer  Welcomat, Philadelphia, PA

1990
Production and camera person  for a series of video walking tours of Eastern European cities: Budapest, Cracow, Warsaw, Prague, Belgrade, and Dubrovnik: Puffin Productions, Philadelphia, PA

1989-1998
Free lance photographer  (lectures, openings, and special events) for college publications, photo documentation of student work for Fine Arts Department, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA