Born 1975, Long Island, NY



2005 M.F.A., Studio Art, Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2000 B.F.A, summa cum laude, Photography and Art History, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY                                         



2007- current  
Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

Associate Professor of Digital Media (Film and Video)

Chair, Department of Communication

Gallery Director, Digital Media Gallery


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Teaching Assistant to Sharon Harper


The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Post Graduate Teaching Fellow/Instructor of Photography


The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Graduate Fellow/Instructor of Photography


The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Teaching Assistant to Jim Dow and Ron Rizzi


2012    Best in Show, Park Art Fair International, Geneva, Switzerland


2013     Heritage of the World (Germany) Spring 2013 ed. published with National Geographic, Feature story http://daserbeunsererwelt.com/spring2013/ pages 108-112

2013    Hunger Magazine and HungerTV.com, London, UK (Finalist for print featue) Selected for feature story on Hunger TV.com http://www.hungertv.com/feature/leah-peterson-erasure/

2002     Elbow/Cityful Press, Boulder, CO        




2015    I’m So Sorry Bloomsburg University

2014    The Past Is Present Solo Exhibition, Lycoming College      

2013    Park Art Fair International Triberg, Germany

2012    Park Art Fair International Geneva, Switzerland

            A Path Home: Visualizing Trauma and Healing Montclair University, Jersey City, NJ

            From What I Remember, From What I Forget Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA

            Hyperrealism Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ

            Faculty Exhibition Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2011    Billboard Arts Project Projections in Corona/Riverside, CA

            Final Girl Coup d’Espace, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

            Faculty Exhibition Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2010    Between Realities Principle Gallery, Alexandria VA          

2009    24x24 Thomas Paul Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                               
            Solo Exhibition Flatiron Gallery, Williamsport, PA        

            Faculty Exhibition Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2008    Broken Telephone/Telefono Roto Version II   Meliton Rodriguez Gallery, Art Institute of Medellin, Colombia

                                                                             Workspace Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder,CO           

            Open Studios The Pajama Factory, Williamsport, PA                                                     
            Women’s Month Exhibition CT Room, Williamsport, PA                                         

            Faculty Exhibition Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2007    Faculty Exhibition Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2005    Bridge-Breach Patricia Doran Gallery, Boston CyberArts Festival, Boston, MA                 
            Big & Awesome: Thesis Exhibition Aidekman Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA          

            Suburban Archeology The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA  

            Open Space Foyer Gallery, Boston, MA                    

            Open Studios Anderson Gallery, Cambridge, MA       

2004    Turkish Coffee The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA     

2003    Group Show D Gallery, Boston, MA                                                                        
            Photo Annual Atrium Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA       

2002    The Suburban Condition Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL  

2001    Dreams and Nightmares 3rd Eye Gallery, Denver, CO



2015    Southern Colorado Film Festival Alamosa, CO

2013    Experimental Video SPE, Chicago, IL

2012    What a Long Night It Has Been Gallery 214, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

2011    Multi Cultural Caucus Film and Video Festival SPE, Atlanta, GA

            Voice of This Generation: War Wedding Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2010    Local Female Filmmakers Billtown Film Festival, Williamsport, PA           

            Faculty Exhibition Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA                                   

2009    Women’s Film Festival SPE, Dallas, TX                                    

2006    International Digital Media Arts Festival Yerevan, Armenia                     

2004    Film and Video Annual Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, MA        

2000    Armenian Memories Void Video Space, New York, NY



Central Pennsylvania Film Office- Board of Directors

Billtown Film Festival- Executive Board



Berkman, Henoch and Peddy, LLC, NY

Philip Morris, c/o Michael Treff, NY

CBM Associates, NY

Mark Gallery, NJ



2005    Dean’s Discretionary Fund, SMFA         

2004    The Semerjian Fund                                         

2003    ASA Foundation                                 

1999    APS of the Bay Area                                                                                         

1999    Koomruian Fund

1999    The New York Community Trust                                                                                                          

1998    The New York Community Trust                                                                      

1998    Azarian Management and Development Company                                           

1997    Helen Gray Memorial Award                                                                            




2014    “The Past is Present” (photography)

2012    “May I Go Blind” (animation)

2010    “Erasure” (photography, drawings, and video)

2009    “Yeah, I Was Looking at You “(photography and video)