Selected Exhibitions

 

2017

“Photo Cat”, Schilt Publishing and Gallery, Group, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

“Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania’s People and Places”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Group, Pittsburgh, PA

“Imaginarium”, Irma Freeman Center, Group, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2016

“The Stories You Tell, Carnegie Museum of Art, Group, Pittsburgh, PA 

“Faculty Show”, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Group, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2015 

“Elements”, Hunt Institute, Group, Pgh, PA 

“Photography Now”, Center for Photography, Group, Woodstock, NY 

“As Good as the Guys”, Framehouse Gallery, Group, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2013 

“Green”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Group, Pittsburgh, PA 

“Play”, Panza Gallery, Group, Millvale, PA

 

2011  

“Gestures 15”, Mattress Factory, Group, Pittsburgh, PA 

“No Mirrors”, Rayko Photo Center, Group, San Francisco, CA 

“Grief Work” New Works Gallery Online, Silver Eye, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2010

"Connecting Pittsburgh",Galerie Frantiska Drtikola, Pribram, Gallerie Nahore,

Ceske Budejovice, the American Center, Group, Prague, Czech Republic

 

2009

"Digital to Daguerreotype", Group, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA 

"The Contemporary Photograph", Group, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, CO

 

2008 

“The Forest Inside” Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Two Person Show 

"Botanical Works" Group, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2007

"Best of Pittsburgh", Three Rivers Arts Festival, Group, Pittsburgh, PA 

“In Blue”, New Works Gallery, Two Person Show, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2006 

“Sugar Maple”, Two Person Show, Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2005 

“Inkjet” Artist Image Resource, Group, Pittsburgh PA  2005“Art of the Parks” Concept Gallery, Group, Pittsburgh PA 

“Teachers in Western PA”, Manchester Craftmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2004 

“Best of 2003” Garfield Artworks, Group, Pittsburgh PA

 

2003 

“The Garden Inside”, One Person Show, Pittsburgh Filmmakers New Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

“Organic Matter”, Garfield Artworks, Two Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA 

“Droppings”, Westmoreland County Community College, Group, Youngwood, PA

 

2002 

“76th Annual International Competition”, The Print Center, Group, Phila., PA 

“Fellowship 2002”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Group, Pittsburgh, PA 

“ Artifacts from the Garden”, Francis Marion University, Two Person Show, Florence, South Carolina

 

2001 

“Artifacts from the Garden”, Sol Mednick Gallery, One Person Show, Philadelphia, PA 

“Group Garden Show”, Houston Center for Photography, Group, Houston TX 

“Why Pinhole”, Visual Studies Workshop, Group, Rochester, NY  2001

 

2000

“Artifacts from the Garden”, FotoCircle, One Person Show, Seattle, Washington 

“Artifacts from the Garden”, Associated Artists Gallery, Two Person Show.  Pgh, PA

      

       

 Awards & Commissions

 

2017

Silver Eye Editions, Limited Edition Woodland Cyanotype

2016

April Artist for Start with Art program

2015

Grand Prize Winner, Persad Art for Aids, Pittsburgh, PA

2014

Nominee - Carol Brown Award for established Pittsburgh Artist

2013

Public Art commission, Magenta Foundation, Triangle Park, Pittsburgh, PA

Judge’s Commendation, Fellowship 13, Silver Eye Center for Photography

Permanent installation of work at the restaurant Root 174 in Pittsburgh, PA

Honorable Mention, Persad Art for Aids, Pittsburgh, PA

2004

Honorable Mention, Fellowship 2004, Silver Eye Center for Photography

Honorable Mention, Fellowship 2002, Silver Eye Center for Photography

Fourth Place, Persad Art Auction, Pittsburgh, PA

2001

Pennsylvania Turnpike Photography Commission

Artist’s Support Grant, Polaroid Corporation

Honorable Mention, Fellowship 2001, Silver Eye Center for Photography

 

Lectures, Workshops and Conferences

 

2017

Six x Ate “Memento Vivere” presenter, Pittsburgh, PA

“Flash Bulb Friday” speaker, the Irving Penn exhibition Frick Art and Historical Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

2015

Co-coordinator and host, SPE mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

Presenter, Depth of Field--Processing the Work of Women Photographers, Frick Art and Historical Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

2014-2015

Photography Workshop Instructor, Pittsburgh Arts in France

2007-2015

Workshop Coordinator for f295 Symposiums

2012

“Emotional Relocation”, Lecture, F295 Symposium

2009

"Gallery Talk" Photographs from the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Frick Art and Historical Museum, Pgh., PA          

2005

“Collaborations – Artists and Writers”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pgh., PA

"Gallery Talk", Margaret Bourke-White, the Frick Art and Historical Museum

2003

“The Garden Inside”, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA

2002

“Environmental Landscapes”, Lecture, Digital Imagers, Pittsburgh, PA

2001

“Pinhole Photography” Lecture in conjunction with the “Light” exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

Publications, Catalogues, Articles and Interviews

 

2017  

Photo Cat, Schilt Publishing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013  

Portfolio published in ebook “Camera 9”

2009  

Connecting Pittsburgh/Prague House of Photography (Exhibition Catalog)

2005  

Photo Bistro Gallery on the Web

2002  

Silver Eye Center for Photography, Website Home Page

2000  

Pinhole Journal, August 2000 Issue

1997  

Pittsburgh Revealed, Photographs since 1850 (Exhibition Catalog)

 

 

Selected Reviews and Photo Credits

 

2017  

“A New Photo Book for People Who Love Cats”, Photo, Feature Shoot

“Leading Photographers’ Snapshots of Nonchalant Cats”, Photo, Another Magazine

2011  

“Mattress Factory displays welcoming 'Gestures' installations by local artists”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 04, review and photograph

2007  

"TRAF puts its "Best" Foot Forward", Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

June 7, review and photograph

2003  

“Together or as individuals…”, Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 13, review

“Natures Way”, Alice Winn, Pulp Magazine, April 13th, review

2002  

“Why Pinhole”, Afterimage, Jan./Feb. Supplement, Photo Credit

2000 

“AAP turns a page…”, Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 18,

 

                      

Juror and Exhibitions Coordinator

 

2015  

Magenta “Why People Photograph”, Co-Coordinator, July Pgh., Gallery Crawl

2014  

Magenta Pop-up and Pittsburgh Fence Project, Co-Curator

2013  

“Pigment and Silver”, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, Curator

2012  

“Through the Pinhole”, Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, Pgh., PA, Curator

2003  

“A is for Aperture”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA, Curator

2002  

“Silver Images in the Steel City” Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Pittsburgh Coordinator, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

Collections

 

The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

The Polaroid Corporation, Waltham, MA

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh National Bank, Pittsburgh, PA

Fidelity, Wexford, PA

Equitable Resources, Pittsburgh, PA

Allegheny Teledyne, Pittsburgh, PA

Kennametal, Ligonier, PA

Clarion University, Clarion, PA

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France

Bolt Technology Corp., Norwalk, Ct.

Sweetheart Cup, Atlanta, Ga.

 

 

Professional Experience

 

2000-2016   

Associate Professor, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pgh., PA

1995-2000   

Assistant Professor, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pgh., PA

1992-1996   

Project Director, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Outreach Workshops for Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pgh., PA

1987-1995   

Adjunct Photography Instructor, Pgh. Filmmakers, Pgh., PA