LEAH BEDROSIAN PETERSON

www.leahbedrosian.com

leahbedrosian@gmail.com

Born 1975, Long Island, NY

 

EDUCATION

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                                         

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2007- current  
Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

Associate Professor of Digital Media (Film and Video)

Chair, Department of Communication

Gallery Director, Digital Media Gallery

           

2005-2007      
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Teaching Assistant to Sharon Harper

 

2005-2007      
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Post Graduate Teaching Fellow/Instructor of Photography

 

2002-2005     
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Graduate Fellow/Instructor of Photography

 

2003-2005       
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Teaching Assistant to Jim Dow and Ron Rizzi

AWARDS

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



PUBLICATIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

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        

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

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

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS

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

 

FILM BOARD/ORGANIZATIONS

Central Pennsylvania Film Office- Board of Directors

Billtown Film Festival- Executive Board

 

COLLECTIONS

Berkman, Henoch and Peddy, LLC, NY

Philip Morris, c/o Michael Treff, NY

CBM Associates, NY

Mark Gallery, NJ

 

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

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                                                                            

 

 

PROFESSIONAL GRANTS/FACULTY DEVELOPMENT

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)

 

                                               

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