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Sue Abramson
6314 Crombie St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA   Kennametal, Ligonier, PA
The Polaroid Corporation, Waltham, MA   Clarion University, Clarion, PA
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA   University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA   Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France
Pittsburgh National Bank, Pittsburgh, PA   Bolt Technology Corp., Norwalk, Ct.
Equitable Resources, Pittsburgh, PA   Sweetheart Cup, Atlanta, Ga.
Allegheny Teledyne, Pgh., PA    

Professional Experience
2000-present   Associate Professor, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pgh., PA
1995-2000   Assistant Professor, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pgh., PA
1992-1996   Project Director, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Outreach Workshops for Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pgh., PA
1987-1995   Adjunct Photography Instructor, Pgh. Filmmakers, Pgh., PA
1979- 1989   Freelance Photographer

Professional Affiliations
1997-present   Society for Photographic Education
1989-present   Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pgh., PA (Advisory Board, education committee and past board member.)
1992, 1993, 1995   Pittsburgh Filmmakers, exhibition committee
1984-1994   Photoimagers Guild (past president), Pgh., PA
1982- 1998   Friends of Photography, San Francisco, Calif.

1979   B.F.A. in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Md.
1974 - 1976   Undergraduate Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Phila., PA


2004   Honorable Mention, Fellowship 2004, Silver Eye Center for Photography
2002   Honorable Mention, Fellowship 2002, Silver Eye Center for Photography
    Fourth Place, Persad Art Auction, Pittsburgh, PA
2001   Pennsylvania Turnpike commission, a portfolio of hand colored photographs produced
from the original turnpike negatives for the PA Turnpike headquarters
    Artist’s Support Grant, Polaroid Corporation
    Honorable Mention, Fellowship 2001, Silver Eye Center for Photography
2000   Honorable Mention, Persad Art Auction, Pittsburgh PA
1996   Semi Finalist, Golden Rule Award (Community Service)
1990   Purchase Award, New Growth Arts Festival, Indiana, PA
1989   Fourth Place, "Photo Opportunity", Blatent Image/Silver Eye
1987   Outstanding Achievement, "Pgh. Society of Artists Annual"
1986   First Place, "Women Photographers in Pittsburgh"
    Juror's Award, "Photoimagers Annual"