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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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2009   "Gallery Talk" Photographs from the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Frick Art and Historical Museum, Pgh., PA
    "Cyanotype Workshop", Carnegie Museum of Art, Pgh., PA
2005   “Collaborations – Artists and Writers”, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pgh., PA
    "Gallery Talk", Margaret Bourke-White, the Frick Art and Historical Museum
2003   “The Garden Inside”, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA
2002   “Environmental Landscapes”, Lecture, Digital Imagers, Pittsburgh, PA
2001   “Pinhole Photography” Lecture in conjunction with the “Light” exhibition, Carnegie
Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    “Pittsburgh Elephants and Other Creatures”, Parent/Teen Workshop, in conjunction with “Creatures Henry Horenstein”, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pgh., PA
2000   “Hand Coloring Photographs”, Workshop for Design Students, Carnegie Mellon University
    “Artifacts from the Garden”, Lecture/Workshop, Associated Artists Gallery, Pgh., PA
1999   “Photography and Science”, Workshop, the Writer’s Project, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Pgh., PA
1998   “The Manipulated Image”, Lecture, Carnegie Mellon University, Life Long Learning
    “Pinhole Photography”, Workshop with three fifth grade classes, East Hills Elementary
School, Pittsburgh Public Schools
1997   “Seasonal Visions”, Gallery Talk, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Johnstown, PA
    “Ten Years of Work”, Lecture, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona, PA
    “Color, Collage and Reveal”, Presentation, Carnegie Museum of Art Education Program
for art teachers, (in conjunction with “Pittsburgh Revealed”.)
1996   “Pinhole Photography”, Residency and Workshop, Manchester Craftsman’s Guild,
Pittsburgh, PA
    “Landscape Obscura”, Lecture, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
1995   “Portraits and Cyanotypes”, Workshop for East End Ministries Summer Program,
Silver Eye Center for Photography
1994   “Cyanotype Portraits”, Workshop, Associated Artists, Pgh., PA
1993   “Cyanotype and Vandyke Printing”, Workshop with high school students for Manchester Craftsman’s Guild after school program, Pgh., PA
1991   “Hand Coloring Photographs, the work of Sue Abramson”, Lecture, Clarion University,
Clarion, PA