QTLS 2012 Teaching IfL - Institute for Learning, UK
Cert Ed. 2007 Visual Art Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Education
M.F.A. 2002 Visual Art Vermont College, Montpelier USA
Certificate 1996 Art & Design City & Islington College, London UK
Diploma 1994 Youth & Community Work Brunel University, Middlesex UK
B.A. 1990 Sociology State University of New York at Albany USA
Fine Art, Business minors
RESEARCH FUNDING AND AWARDS
2008 Line #5 - Knyazhevo Multimedia Installation - Amherst Cultural Council Artist Grant
- Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Research Award
- Harold Grinspoon Foundation Jewish Arts & Culture Initiative Grant
2006 Asnuntuck Community College Professional Development Mini Grant
2001 G. Roy Levin/Jessica Lutz Merit Prize, Vermont College
2009 Line #5 - Knyazhevo, Incubator Project Space, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA Solo Exhibition
2006 Blanchard Campus Center, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA Designed for The Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts annual event
2004 Baggage Claim, ‘The X-Exhibitionists’, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, Group Invitational
2003 Kings Highway & 26th Street, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA, Solo Exhibition
Strawberry Patch from A Marriage to Melvin, ‘Art & Proud’, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA
She Wasn’t Who She Said She Was, ‘New England/New York/New Talent’
Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Juried Group Exhibition
Jury: Edward Winkleman, Joshua Stern, Directors of Plus Ultra Gallery, NY
2002 M.F.A. Graduate Exhibition, T.W. Wood Gallery, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT
She Wasn’t Who She Said She Was, ‘Band of Outsiders’, Hallspace, Boston, MA
Group Invitational, Curator: Mary Behrens
1994 Six-Sided, AJY House, Wembley, Middlesex, UK, Solo Exhibition
2012 Open Art Competition, Radcliffe and Newlands, London UK, Jury: Romilly Eveleigh
2011 Faculty Exhibition, West Herts College, Watford UK
2009 Line #5 - Knyazhevo Video, Raindance Film Festival - Plug & Play, London UK
2007 Sun Pictures to MegaPixels: Archaic Processes to Alternative Realities
Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Juried Group Exhibition, Juror: Joel Simpson
2006 Child's Play: Irony & Consequence, Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, Group Invitational, Curator: JC Gray-Sawyer
2005 The Valley Photo Center, Springfield, MA, Group Exhibition
2004 The Valley Photo Center, Springfield, MA, Group Exhibition
The Paper Show, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, Group Exhibition
2003 The Exhibitionists II, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, Group Invitational
2002 Pixels, The Valley Photo Center, Springfield, MA, Group Exhibition
Small World, New City Art, Easthampton, MA, Group Invitational
The Exhibitionists, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, Group Invitational
2000 Over There: Photographic Images from Southeast Asia, Burnett Gallery, Amherst, MA
Solo Exhibition, Jury: Burnett Gallery Committee
2001 The Valley Portfolio, Springfield Arts Festival, Springfield, MA, Group Exhibition
1996 Tavistock Repertory Company, Tower Theatre, Islington, London, UK
Lost in Yonkers: Neil Simon
On Golden Pond: Ernest Thompson
1995 Apprentice Productions at the Tower Theatre
Goldilocks & The Three Bears
I Ought to be in Pictures: Neil Simon
Jane Broderick, “Artist’s first solo exhibit: Views of a traveler in Southeast Asia”
The Recorder, Greenfield, MA, July 20, 2000.
Jaymi Heimbuch, Interview, Girlistic Magazine: Feminist Thought and Culture (on-line), December 1, 2006.
Cate McQuaid, “Outside looking in” from “Using Found Objects, Artists Create Works That Grapple With Loss”
The Boston Globe, Boston, MA, March 29, 2002.
Phoebe Mitchell, “An exhibit not at all for nothing,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA September 15, 2003.
Phoebe Mitchell, “Exhibit offers evidence that laughing matters,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton MA April 8, 2003.
Larry Parnass, “Arts Almanac: A Traveler’s Report,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton MA, July 17, 2000.
Larry Parnass, “New Talent at Hampden Gallery,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA February 10, 2003.
Mary Sanderson, “A fine how do you do,” Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, August 13, 2002.
The Valley Advocate, exhibition announcement with photograph, Easthampton, MA, August 8, 2002.
The Valley Advocate, photograph of artwork, Easthampton, MA, April 21, 2005.
Bonnie Wells, “Asian Wanderjahr Show and Tell,” Amherst Bulletin, Amherst, MA, July 21, 2000.
Bonnie Wells, “Layer Cakes, Catalog Shreds and Emerging Artists,” Amherst Bulletin, Amherst, MA January 31, 2003.
Bonnie Wells, “Picturing a Grandmother’s Stories,” Amherst Bulletin, Amherst, MA, May 8, 2009.
2011 Barking and Dagenham College BA (Hons) Photography Third Year Top Up 2009 Hampden Gallery, UMass, Amherst, MA, ‘Sephardic Bulgarian Jewry & The Making of Line #5’
2008 Vermont College, Montpelier, VT, Alumni Slide and Audio Lecture
2005 Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield, CT, Photography Workshop Leader
Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA, Slide and Audio Lecture
2004 Beloit College, Beloit, WI, Slide and Audio Lecture
2002 Vermont College, Montpelier, VT, Alumni Slide Lecture
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, Second Saturday Workshop Leader
2000 Burnett Gallery, Amherst, MA
Readings from Over There: A Collection of Curious Tales from Southeast Asia & the Pacific Rim
2001 Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK, QCollege Lecturer/Workshop Leader
2010 - Present IfL - Institute for Learning, UK 2009 - Present Amherst Community Television
2008 - Present Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival
2008 - Present InterSpace New Media Art Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
2004 - Present The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts
2003 - 2007 College Art Association
2002 - 2004 Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA: Exhibition Committee Member
2006 Picture Perfect Issues: Multimedia Exhibition, Screening on Ware Community Television, Ware, MA
2005 Photogetic: Multimedia Exhibition, Screening on Ware Community Television, Ware, MA
2004 Picture This: Outdoor Multimedia Exhibition, Ware, MA
2003 Anything is Everything: Gallery Walk and Exhibition
Wednesday Nelena Sirokin, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA
1997 Young Women Telling It Like It Is, Museum of London (in collaboration with LUYC) London, UK
2010 - Present Lecturer, West Herts College, Watford, UK Teacher of BTEC National Diploma in Photography, Media Production, and Interactive Media