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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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2003   "A is for Aperture", Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA, Curator.
2002   "Silver Images in the Steel City" Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Pittsburgh Coordinator, Pittsburgh, PA
1998   "Tones", A group photography show, Garfield Art Works, Pittsburgh PA , Exhibition Curator and Coordinator.
1996   "Portraits in the Classroom", A group show of student work from Silver Eye's outreach program, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pgh., PA , Exhibition Coordinator.
    "Group Photography Show", Associated Artists Gallery, Pgh., PA , Juror.
1994   "Natural World Photography Competition", the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pgh. PA , Juror.
1987   “Woman Photographers in Pittsburgh”, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, Pgh., PA , Juror