Goddard College, Master of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts, 2014
Georgetown University, Bachelor of Arts in English, minor in theology, 1979
SOLO and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2014 POCKET: The Big Magazine of Small Creation | Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
2009 Process Word & Image, with Matthew Smith | Photoworks, Glen Echo, MD
Closet Opera | Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park, MD
2006 Identified, with Chehalis Hegner | Gallery Imperato, Baltimore, MD
2004 Sex Education and Other Memories | Electric Maid, Washington, DC
1978 Collages in Two and Three Dimensions | Georgetown University, Washington, DC
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (partial list)
2015 CROTCH: Contested Territory | Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI
2012 Skin | Strathmore Hall, Rockville, MD
The Collective & the Collection | ArtGallery Bat-Yam, Bat-Yam, Israel
2010 Alternate Selves | Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
This Is Our Body |Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park, MD
2009 Beyond the Pond | Beyond the Image, Suffolk, UK
2008 The Minotaur in the Mirror | Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Photoworks: Faculty Exhibit | Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD
2007 Ganymede Arts Festival | Church Street Theatre, Washington, DC
2006 Notes, Symbols and Icons | VisArts, Gaithersburg, MD
The Lens as Mirror | Glenview Mansion, Rockville MD
2005 Is That a Boy or a Girl? | Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC
The Seventh Side of the Dice | Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Under the Influence: Tom Wolff and Friends | Spectrum Gallery, Washington, DC
The Fraser Gallery Summer Group Exhibition | The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD
Glen Echo, Then and Wow! | Photoworks, Glen Echo, MD
Queering Sight - Queer Insight | Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC
Bethesda International Photography | Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD
Series & Sequentials | Photoworks, Glen Echo, MD
2004 Anonymous Returns | WPA/Corcoran, Washington, DC
Introspective Images | Capitol Arts Network, Bethesda, MD
Me/My/Self/Eye | The B Complex, Atlanta, GA
SNAP 2004 | Eastern New Mexico Univ., Portales, NM
Regional Juried Gallery Show | Washington Gallery of Photography, Bethesda, MD
Second Prize | Maryland Writers’ Association, Annapolis, MD; Short Works Contest, Poetry, April 2005
First Prize | Bethesda International Photography Competition, Bethesda, MD; March 2005, Juror: Connie Imboden
Third Prize | Introspective Images, Capitol Arts Network, Bethesda, MD; November 2004, Juror: Joe Yablonsky
Best in Show | SNAP 2004 National Juried Photography Exhibition; Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM; April 2004, Juror: Carol Squiers, ICP
“The Wonderful Freedom of Not Being Finished: Four Values for Constructive Critique,” article in Youth Drama Ireland, 2012.
“Liz Lerman Dance Exchange: Superheroes and Everyday Dancers, Young and Old” article in Generations, Journal of the American Society on Aging, 2006.
“Liz Lerman Dance Exchange: An Aesthetic of Inquiry an Ethos of Dialogue” article in Dialogue in Artistic Practice: Case Studies from Animating Democracy edited by Pam Korza and Barbara Schaffer Bacon, published by Americans for the arts, 2005.
The Critical Response Process: A Method for Getting Constructive Feedback on Anything You Make, from Dance to Dessert, Co-Author (with Liz Lerman) and illustrator of book published by Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, 2003, currently in its third printing.
Opera reviews, Parterre Box, the Queer Opera ‘Zine, 1998-99
“Multiple Personalities” Metro Weekly magazine cover feature of performance photography work, October 25, 2001.
Dance photographs published in the Washington Post, City Paper, Dance Magazine and other publications, 1999-2010.
TEACHING, FACILITATION and COMMUNITY ARTS
Curator, Self & Subject: Ideas in Contemporary Photography, Photoworks Gallery, Glen Echo, MD, 2016
Instructor at Photoworks Glen Echo, ongoing since 2006.
Instigator and co-organizer of Photoworks Photo Slam 2010-2012.
Visiting artist at James Madison University, 2010-12.
Organizer and co-artistic lead on community component of Shadowplay: Borderlands, a photography-plus event at the Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, Maryland, 2009.
Slide lectures on my work at Photoworks Glen Echo and Eastern New Mexico University, 2004-2005.
Lectures on Creativity Theory for North Bethesda Camera Club, Bethesda, MD, and Gateway Arts District, Mt. Rainier, MD, 2011-2012.
Collage, spray paint, guerrilla costuming, text-and-image, altered book and altered map workshops for Dance Exchange institutes, 1999-present.
Organizer and facilitator of numerous post-performance and humanities panels, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange 1997 – present.
Teaching and facilitation of Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process, 1999 to present, numerous sites including Arena Stage, Washington, DC; St. Louis Symphony, St. Louis, MO; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul, MN; New York Theater Workshop, New York, NY; Annual Conference of the Theater Communications Group, Milwaukee, WI; Opera America Trustee Council, New York, NY; Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT; The Curb Center at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN: Contredanse, Brussels, Belgium; The Big Intensive, Sadler’s Wells, London, UK; Kunstfactor, Utrecht, Netherlands; Theatre for Young Audiences, Kilkenny, Ireland; Kedja Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.
Independent Consultant (Current)
Arts writing and editing; artistic coaching; meeting facilitation; training and facilitation of Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process.
Dance Exchange, Takoma Park, Maryland
Senior Advisor Humanities (2011-2015)
Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Takoma Park, Maryland
Humanities Director (2000-2011)
Director of Development (1993-2000)
The Pennsylvania Opera Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education Administrator/Marketing Associate (1993)
The Washington Bach Consort, Washington, DC
Assistant to the General Manager (1992-93)
Central City Opera, Central City, Colorado
Public Relations Assistant/Summer Staff (Summer 1992)
FIDIA Research Foundation, Washington, DC
Publications Specialist (1990-92)
RII/TRITON, Inc. Silver Spring, Maryland
Senior Graphics Editor (1986-90)
The Kids on the Block, Alexandria, Virginia
Puppet Maker (1982-86)
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, DC
Assistant to the Business Manager (1979-81)