EDUCATION

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

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


FESTIVAL SCREENING AWARDS

2019
Women Film Critics Circle Award Nominee, Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (UTWT)
Director’s Choice Award, Black Maria Film Festival (Thomas Edison Film Festival), Traveling festival (UTWT)

2018
1st Place Audience Favorite, Florida Animation Festival, Tallahassee,FL (UTWT)
Best Animation Short Nominee, Arpa International Film Festival, Hollywood, CA (UTWT)


FESTIVAL SCREENINGS/Official Selection

2021
Demetera International Film Festival, Paris France 

2020
Black Maria (Thomas Edison) Film Festival, Newark, NJ
AI Animation Festival, Armenian Institute, London, UK 

2019
Armenians in Film at Lincoln Center, NYC 
KIN International Women’s Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia 
The Armenian Film Festival, Sydney, Australia 
University Film and Video Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Arizona International Film Festival, Tucson, AZ 
Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (Women Film Critics Circle Award Nominee), New York City, NY 
Black Maria Film Festival (Director’s Choice Award), Traveling festival 
SPE, Media Film Festival, Cleveland, OH 

2018   
Rockport Film Festival, Rockport, TX
Alexandria Film Festival, Alexandria, VA
Pomegranate Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
Arpa International Film Festival (Best Animated Short Nominee), Hollywood, CA
Montana International Film Festival, Billings, MT
Atlanta ShortsFest/ Atlanta Film Series, Atlanta, GA
Florida Animation Festival (1st Place Audience Award), Tallahassee, FL
Austin Spotlight Film Festival, Austin, TX
Animayo (Semi-Finalist, Oscar qualifying festival), Gran Canaria, Spain

2015   
Southern Colorado Film Festival, (Finalist for Best Foreign Film), Alamosa, CO

2014   
Aesthetica Film Festival, BAFTA qualifying festival (Finalist) London, UK,

2013   
Multicultural Caucus Film and Video Festival, SPE National Conference, Chicago, IL

2011   
Women’s Film Festival, SPE National Conference, Atlanta, GA
Voice of This Generation: War Wedding Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2010   
Local Female Filmmakers, Billtown Film Festival, Williamsport, PA

2009   
Women’s Film Festival,  SPE National Conference, Dallas, TX

2006    
International Digital Media Arts Festival, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia

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

2000   
Armenian Memories, Void Video Space, New York, NY

 

EXHIBITION AWARDS

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

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018   
I’m New Here: Perspectives on Migration, The Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA

2015   
3-person Exhibition, I’m So Sorry, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA

2014   
Solo Exhibition, The Past Is Present, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

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
What a Long Night It Has Been Gallery 214, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
Hyperrealism, Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Faculty Exhibition, Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2011   
Billboard Arts Project: Projections, 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
Faculty Exhibition, Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2009  
24x24, Thomas Paul Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Solo Exhibition, “Leah Bedrosian Peterson”, 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, Medford, MA
Suburban Archeology, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Open Space, Foyer Gallery, Boston, MA

2004   
Group show, Turkish Coffee, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA

2003   
Open Studios, D Gallery, Boston, MA
Photo Annual, Atrium Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA

2002   
The Suburban Condition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001   
Dreams and Nightmares, Third Eye Gallery, Denver, CO

 

PUBLICATIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Feature story, “Das Erbe Welt: Heritage of the World”, (Germany); pages 108-112, Spring 2013 ed., distributed with National Geographic Magazine 

Feature story, Hunger Magazine and HungerTV.com, London, UK (2nd place for print feature), 2013

Exhibition catalog, Park Art Fair International, 2012

Interview Feature (Armenian Online Dating), The Dig, Boston, 2005

Cover Art, Elbow/Cityful Press, Boulder, CO, 2002

 

LECTURES

Artist Lecture, On Identity and Praxis, The School of Visual Arts, NYC
Artist Lecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Guest Lecturer Professional Practices, MFA Program at the Nesin Graduate School, Memphis College of Art

 

INTERVIEWS and PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Good Morning Armenians, Glendale, CA  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jk2A_qeBN8&feature=youtu.be
School of Visual Arts, NYC: On Identity and Praxis  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfpqHvzioJI

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EDUCATION

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

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


FESTIVAL SCREENING AWARDS

2019
Women Film Critics Circle Award Nominee, Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (UTWT)
Director’s Choice Award, Black Maria Film Festival (Thomas Edison Film Festival), Traveling festival (UTWT)

2018
1st Place Audience Favorite, Florida Animation Festival, Tallahassee,FL (UTWT)
Best Animation Short Nominee, Arpa International Film Festival, Hollywood, CA (UTWT)


FESTIVAL SCREENINGS/Official Selection

2021
Demetera International Film Festival, Paris France 

2020
Black Maria (Thomas Edison) Film Festival, Newark, NJ
AI Animation Festival, Armenian Institute, London, UK 

2019
Armenians in Film at Lincoln Center, NYC 
KIN International Women’s Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia 
The Armenian Film Festival, Sydney, Australia 
University Film and Video Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Arizona International Film Festival, Tucson, AZ 
Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (Women Film Critics Circle Award Nominee), New York City, NY 
Black Maria Film Festival (Director’s Choice Award), Traveling festival 
SPE, Media Film Festival, Cleveland, OH 

2018   
Rockport Film Festival, Rockport, TX
Alexandria Film Festival, Alexandria, VA
Pomegranate Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
Arpa International Film Festival (Best Animated Short Nominee), Hollywood, CA
Montana International Film Festival, Billings, MT
Atlanta ShortsFest/ Atlanta Film Series, Atlanta, GA
Florida Animation Festival (1st Place Audience Award), Tallahassee, FL
Austin Spotlight Film Festival, Austin, TX
Animayo (Semi-Finalist, Oscar qualifying festival), Gran Canaria, Spain

2015   
Southern Colorado Film Festival, (Finalist for Best Foreign Film), Alamosa, CO

2014   
Aesthetica Film Festival, BAFTA qualifying festival (Finalist) London, UK,

2013   
Multicultural Caucus Film and Video Festival, SPE National Conference, Chicago, IL

2011   
Women’s Film Festival, SPE National Conference, Atlanta, GA
Voice of This Generation: War Wedding Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2010   
Local Female Filmmakers, Billtown Film Festival, Williamsport, PA

2009   
Women’s Film Festival,  SPE National Conference, Dallas, TX

2006    
International Digital Media Arts Festival, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia

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

2000   
Armenian Memories, Void Video Space, New York, NY

 

EXHIBITION AWARDS

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

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018   
I’m New Here: Perspectives on Migration, The Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA

2015   
3-person Exhibition, I’m So Sorry, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA

2014   
Solo Exhibition, The Past Is Present, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

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
What a Long Night It Has Been Gallery 214, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
Hyperrealism, Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Faculty Exhibition, Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2011   
Billboard Arts Project: Projections, 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
Faculty Exhibition, Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2009  
24x24, Thomas Paul Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Solo Exhibition, “Leah Bedrosian Peterson”, 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, Medford, MA
Suburban Archeology, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Open Space, Foyer Gallery, Boston, MA

2004   
Group show, Turkish Coffee, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA

2003   
Open Studios, D Gallery, Boston, MA
Photo Annual, Atrium Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA

2002   
The Suburban Condition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001   
Dreams and Nightmares, Third Eye Gallery, Denver, CO

 

PUBLICATIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Feature story, “Das Erbe Welt: Heritage of the World”, (Germany); pages 108-112, Spring 2013 ed., distributed with National Geographic Magazine 

Feature story, Hunger Magazine and HungerTV.com, London, UK (2nd place for print feature), 2013

Exhibition catalog, Park Art Fair International, 2012

Interview Feature (Armenian Online Dating), The Dig, Boston, 2005

Cover Art, Elbow/Cityful Press, Boulder, CO, 2002

 

LECTURES

Artist Lecture, On Identity and Praxis, The School of Visual Arts, NYC
Artist Lecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Guest Lecturer Professional Practices, MFA Program at the Nesin Graduate School, Memphis College of Art

 

INTERVIEWS and PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Good Morning Armenians, Glendale, CA  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jk2A_qeBN8&feature=youtu.be
School of Visual Arts, NYC: On Identity and Praxis  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfpqHvzioJI

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