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1987              M.F.A., Photography & Video, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

1982              B.F.A., Cornell University, College of Art & Architecture, Ithaca, N.Y.

1964-66        Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.




2008-2014    Chairman, Photography Dept. MICA, Baltimore, Md

1993-            Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Md.

2000              Photography Faculty, University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy (1 semester)

1999              Acting Chairman, Photography Dept, Maryland Institute, College of Art

1987-92        Visiting Assistant Prof. of Art , Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

1982-92, 2014  Adjunct  Assoc. Prof. of Art , Tompkins Cortland Comm. Coll., Dryden, N.Y.

1986-89        Instructor, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

1990              Visiting Artist, University of Colorado, Boulder (Fall semester)

1994              Co-teacher, Workshop, International Center for Photography, New York

1988,92,94,96,98,00   Co-teacher, with John Wood, Workshops in Photography and the Artist's                                     Book, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Colorado

1983-85        Instructor in Photography, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.

1983-89        Art Reviewer, The Ithaca Journal (A Gannett Newspaper)


Photography Exhibits (Individual):

2015            Duets, Reveling in Remembering, Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

2015            Botanical Cyanotypes, Nevin Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2014            Sabbatical Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2014            Kendal Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2005            Ink Shop Gallery, Ithaca, NY (with John Wood)

2004            Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD (with John Wood)

2002            Goucher College Art Gallery (with John Wood), Towson, MD

2001, 2007  Sabbatical Exhibition, Decker Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2000            Elmira College Art Gallery, Elmira, NY

1999            Tuttle Gallery, Owings Mills, Md. (2 person exhibit with John Wood)

1999            Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1998            “Verso” Photographs and Books, Loyola College Art Gallery, Baltimore, Md

1997            “Visual Reading: Books for Exhibition”, Olin Arts Center, Gambier, OH

1996            "Visual Reading: Books for Exhibition", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington,

1994            St. Xavier University Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1991            Harper-Collins Gallery, N.Y., N.Y., Artist's Book Exhibit w/ John Wood

1991            Photography Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.

1990            Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y.

1990            Spectrum Gallery, Light Impressions Corporation, Rochester, N.Y

1989            Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, N.Y.

1988            Upstairs Gallery, Ithaca, N.Y.

1988            Village Gate Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.

1988,92       Hibberd-McGrath Gallery, Breckenridge, Colorado

1987            Workspace Gallery, Boulder, Colorado

1986            Gallery 302, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

1986,81       Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

1985            Dillingham Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.

1984            Cortland Arts Council Gallery, Cortland, N.Y.

1987            Syracuse Photographers, California State College at Fullerton

1986            N.Y. Regional Survey Show, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.

1986            "North American Invitational - Photography" Florida Inst. of Technology

1986            "Alternatives", Ohio University, Athens, Oh.

1982            Lightwork Gallery, Syracuse, N.Y.


Selected Group Exhibits & Competition


2015            Projects in Black & White: Ben Altman & Laurie Snyder, Corners Gallery, Ithaca

2014            “Look Now”, MICA Photo Faculty exhibition, Baltimore, MD

2012            Casewerks Gallery, Baltimore MD

2011            University of Kentucky, Art Gallery.

2010            Towson Arts Collective 4 X 4 Photography Exhibition

2008            Alternative Processes in Photo Exhibition: Soho Photo, NY, NY

2007            Maryland State Arts Council, “40th Anniversary Exhibition”, Baltimore, MD

2006            Ink Shop Gallery “Her Mark 4 Artists”. Ithaca, NY

2007            Faculty Shows, 1993-2009, Maryland Institute College of Art

2005            “Contemporary Photographs,” Elmira College, Elmira, NY

2005            “Cover to Cover” Maryland Federation of Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2005            Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore Md

2005            Group Show, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC

2004            Artist’s Books, Durango Colorado Art Center

2001            “Kings, Hummingbirds & Monsters”, Evergreen House, Baltimore, Md

2001            “Sun Works, Contemporary Alternative Photography” Art Institute of Boston

2001            Artist’s Books, Schweinfurth Museum of Art, Auburn, NY

1998            “Evidence” Four Photographers, School 33 Art Gallery, Baltimore Md

1995            "View from Baltimore to Washington",7 Photographers,  University of Maryland, Baltimore

1995            "Maryland Institute College of Art, Then & Now" Shapolsky Gallery, N.Y. and Montpelier Arts                      Center, Laurel, MD

1995            "The Book Unbound", Ormond Museum of Art, Ormond Beach, Fl.

1994            "Scientist's Books/Artist's Books, Smithsonian Institute & Washington Project for the Arts

1993            "The Open Book?"  Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.

1992-93       Artist's Books V, National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington DC

1992, 93,95  Artist's Book Fair, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.

1992             Artist's Books, Cortland Art Gallery, Cortland, N.Y. (4 Book Artists)

1991,92        Cornell Faculty Exhibit, H.F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca, N.Y

1991            "Artist's Books", San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio Texas

1991            "Making Book: Artists' Books", Bevier Gallery, Rochester Inst, of Tech.

1991-95      "Photographic Book Art in the United States", University of Texas, San Antonio,  - this                              exhibit traveled for the next 4 years to 12 sites.

1990,92,94,98  Artists-in-Residence Show, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado

1989            "Recycled Imagery", Pyramid Gallery, Rochester, N.Y.

1989            Society for Photographic Educators Exhibit, Rochester Inst. of Technology

1983            "Unrestricted Color", Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.


Selected Publications:


2009            John Wood, at the edge of clear meaning, Nathan Lyons, I was a contributor & photos

2007            Photographic Possibilities, Laura Blacklow

2007            Artist in their Studios, Liza Kirwin and Joan Lord

2001, 2008,

2011, 2014  The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, C. James (photos, books)

2000            Digital Book Design and Publishing, D. Holleley (artist’s books)

1999            Making Memory Books by Hand, K. Feliciano, (4 artist’s books)

1999            Diacritics: 16 page sequence, Johns Hopkins Press

1999            Passager, cover and photographs, Univ. of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

1992            Keith A. Smith, The Structure of the Visual Book, 2 photographs of my books

1992           "Mute Words Mutter", 16 photographs and text, in Diacritics, Hopkins/Cornell

1990            Portraits, The Astronomers, by Donald Goldsmith, KCET, Los Angeles.

1987            Catalog Essay, Dowd Gallery, for John Wood Exhibit SUNY Cortland

1987            "Poetics of Science"in Cornell Alumni News, Cornell University

1987            Photographs, National Women in Photography, News Photographer




2006            Lucas Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art

1999            Maryland State Arts Council Award in Photography

1991-2        Award: Cornell Council on the Creative and Performing Arts

1990            Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Co.

1983            Lightwork Grant in Photography, N.Y. State Council, Syracuse, N.Y.

1982            Stone Award, Cornell University

1980            Award in Photography, Council on the Creative & Performing Arts, Cornell




Light Work, Syracuse, N.Y.

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

Pennsylvania State University Library

Smithsonian Museum: Dibner History of Science Library, Washington, DC

Neilson Library, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Boston Museum School of Art Library, Boston, MA

Private Collections