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Sue Abramson
6314 Crombie St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
susan.abramson@verizon.net

Collections
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.

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

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2011   “Gestures 15”, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
2010   “Connecting Pittsburgh”,Galerie Frantiska Drtikola, Pribram, Gallerie Nahore, Ceske Budejovice, the American Center, Prague, Czech Republic
2009   “Digital to Daguerreotype”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Connecting Pittsburgh” Prague House of Photography, Czech Republic
    “The Contemporary Photograph”, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, CO
2008   “The Forest Inside” Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Two Person Show
    “Botanical Works” Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
2007   “Best of Pittsburgh”, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
    “In Blue”, New Works Gallery, Two Person Show, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
2006   “Sugar Maple”, Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2005   “Inkjet” Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh PA
    “Art of the Parks” Concept Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
    “Teachers in Western PA”, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA
2004   “Best of 2003” Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh PA
2003   “The Garden Inside”, One Person Show, Pittsburgh Filmmakers New Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Organic Matter”, Garfield Artworks, Two Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Droppings”, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA
2002   “76th Annual International Competition: Photography”, The Print Center, Phila., PA
    “Fellowship 2002”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Artifacts from the Garden”, Francis Marion University, Florence, Two Person Show, South Carolina
2001   “Artifacts from the Garden”, Sol Mednick Gallery, One Person Show, Philadelphia, PA
    “Group Garden Show”, Houston Center for Photography, Houston TX
    “Why Pinhole”, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
2000   “Artifacts from the Garden”, FotoCircle, One Person Show, Seattle, Washington
    “Artifacts from the Garden”, Associated Artists Gallery, Two Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA
1999   “Photo Opportunity 1999”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pgh., PA
    “Woodlands”, Valhalla, Two Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA
1998   “Woodlands”, Melwood Photography Gallery, Two Person Show, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pgh., PA
    “From the Garden”, Last Call Gallery, Pgh., PA
1997   “Pittsburgh Revealed: Photographs since 1850”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Woodlands”, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Two Person Show, Johnstown, PA
    “Woodlands”, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Two Person Show, Altoona, PA
1996   “Too Close to Home”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Three Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Members Exhibition”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pgh., PA
1995   "Pennsylvania Photographers 9", Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
    "Arts on Thirty", CNG Tower, Pgh., PA
1994   "Post Modern Botanicals", 808 Penn Modern, Pgh., PA
1993   "Close to Home", Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pgh., PA
    “Group Show”, La Fond Gallery, Pgh., PA
1992   "Steel and Silver", Frick Fine Arts, Univ. of Pittsburgh., Pgh., PA
1991   "Regional Invitational", Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA
    "Painted Planet", Clarion University, One Person Show, Clarion, PA
1990   "Fossils", Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, One Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA
    "New Directions in Photography", the State Museum of PA, Harrisburg, P
    "New Growth Arts Festival", Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA
    "80th Annual Exhibit" of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
1989   "Perspectives from PA ", Carnegie Mellon Gallery of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    "Photo Opportunities '89", Blatent Image/Silver Eye, Pgh, PA
    "Juxtapositions", Hiram College, One Person Show, Hiram, OH
1988   "Painted Planet", Soho Photo Gallery, One Person Show, New York, NY
    “Juxtapositions”, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, One Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Women Photographers”, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pgh., PA
    “Photoimagers Annual”, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pgh., PA
1987   "77th Annual Exhibit" of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Photo Opportunity 1987”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pgh., PA
1985   "Matter of Taste" Blatent Image/Silver Eye, Two Person Show, Pittsburgh, PA