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DR. LYNN IMPERATORE
PhD/2015 Title: Out of the Corner of the Eye (the “I”): Drawing as Disposition of Perception/UWE, Bristol, UK
MFA/Visual Art/1999 Drawing/Visual Culture, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
BA/1985 Humanities, Gallatin School/New York University, NYC
Certification /1983 Art Therapy, New School for Social Research, NYC
Diploma Program/1978-79 Drawing/Printmaking, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Boston
CONFERENCES: PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS
2018 Visual Futures through International Perspectives: An Interdisciplinary Gathering, The McLuhan Centre for Culture & Technology, University of Toronto. Paper: "Seeing (more or less): Drawing as Perceptual Engagement with the Visible."
2017 Artist-in Residency Programme, Project Presentations & Exhibition, CENTRE/SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS, Berlin, Germany.
2016 Image as Vortex: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Paper: “Drawing Out (of) the Image” (Panel 2: Mental Image/Time Image/Image in Flux) The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
Poster Presentation: “See for Yourself: Drawing as Application of Perception” The Eye’s Mind: Visual Imagination, Neuroscience & Humanities, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia
2015 10th Global Conference Creativity & Visual Literacy: Supporting, Sensing & Seeing, Lisbon. Presentation: “Out of the Corner of the Eye/the ‘I’”
2014 Museums of Memory: Narratives of Remembrance,Presentation: “Seeing/Past” Plymouth University, UK
2013 PLaCE UK Research Centre/Symposium & Master Class, Leeds University, UK Presentation: “Out of the Corner of the Eye/the ‘I’”
Thinking through Drawing Symposium & DRN Conference/ Interweavings: 3rd International Conference on Drawing, Cognition and Education, Columbia University, NYC, Paper & Presentation :“Seeing More or Less: Drawing’s Disposition of Perception”
Drawing in the University Today, University of Oporto, Portugal.
Paper:“Seeing More or Less: Drawing as Disposition of Perception”
2012 Drawing Research Network/Drawing Knowledge Conference, Loughborough University, UK, Co-presentation w/Dr. Stephanie Black: “Drawing into Knowing: A Natural History”
Situating & Interpreting States of Mind, Northumbria University, UK: “Drawing on a Dream”
Drawing Out/2012, University of the Arts, London. Paper: “Drawing on a Dream”, (http://process.arts.ac.uk/content/drawing-dream)
2011 Psyche in the Arts, University of Northampton, UK. Presentation: “Drawing & Dreaming”
2017 - present Asso.Lecturer (Drawing), Fine Art/BA Hons, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK
2016 Visiting Artist & Lecturer, Fine Art/BA Hons, The Centre for Art and Photography, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK
2015 Visiting Artist, ‘The RWA Archive Project', RWA Bristol & Emlea School, Bristol, UK
Guest Lecturer/Bristol University/MA in Curation (RWA): “What Makes Drawing Interesting?”
2003-2008 Artist/Teacher, Vermont College/Masters of Fine Arts (MFA), Montpelier, VT (Supervisor/Mentor for Graduate Studio Projects)
2000-2008 Instructor/Fine Arts Dept., Community College of Vermont, Burlington, VT(Courses: 2-D Design, Drawing I & II, Foundation & Studio Art)
Lecturer/Graduate School of Education, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT(Courses: Drawing for Classroom Teachers & Colour Theory & Painting for Classroom Teachers)
MA Project Supervisor, Graduate School of Education, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT
Instructor/Fine Arts Dept., Community College of Vermont, Montpelier, VT (Drawing)
Instructor, Burlington City Arts/ Firehouse Center, VT (Adult/Further Education: Drawing)
2000-2002 Lecturer/Fine Arts Dept., St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT (Drawing & 2-D Design)
2000-2001 Instructor, Shelburne Craft School, Vermont (Drawing)
Instructor, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT (Drawing Masterclass)
1996-1997 Instructor, Vermont State Craft Center, Burlington, VT (Decorative Painting Techniques)
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)
2017 To Permeate, Artist-in Residency Exhibition CENTRE/SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS, Berlin.
2016 Being in Place: The Highs and Lows of Sited Practices, PLaCE Intl. Research Centre, University of Dundee. Exhibiting Artist “Being in Place”, Dundee WASPS Studios.
2015 RWA Archive Project Exhibition (12/15 – 1/16), Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Crossing the Lines , Garrison Art Center, Garrison NY
2013 DRAW/2013, Royal West of England Academy Bristol, UK
2012 Bi-Sensual, Gallery Rom-8, Bergen, Norway
2011 Society of Graphic Fine Art 90th Open Annual Exhibition 2011, Menier Gallery, London
Sideshow, Part II, F-Block Gallery/Bower Ashton, UWE, Bristol
Sideshow, Part I, The College @ Artspace/Lifespace, Bristol, UK
Space, Place, & Spectral Trace, Gallery @ BV Studios, Bristol, UK
2010 158 Autumn Exhibition, RWA, Bristol, UK
2008 Exposition: Peintres & Sculptures, Musée de la Chateau de Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France
2005 Three Women, Gallery in the Woods, Brattleboro, VT
2004 Exposing Scarlet: A Visual Response to The Scarlet Letter, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, MA
Exposition: Peintres & Sculptures, Musée de la Chateau de Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France
2003 National Affiliate Members, SOHO20/CHELSEA Gallery, NYC
Portrait of My Mother...Things Left Unsaid, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
Contemporary Drawing 2003, T.W. Wood Gallery, VT
2002 Clean Your Plate, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT
National Affiliate Members, SOHO20/CHELSEA Gallery, NYC
Red Hot: Heated Works, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT
2001 12th Annual National Affiliate & Women’s Invitational, SOHO20 Gallery, NYC
Mapping New Directions, ArtWorks!, New Bedford, MA
Narration: Emblem & Sequence in Contemporary Art, (Honorable Mention), Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
New England/New York/New Talent 2001, Hampden Gallery, UMass/Amherst, MA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)
2007 Dark Side of the Moon, Gallery in the Woods, Brattleboro, VT
2005 Recent Work, Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont.
2002 Seasoned Greetings, Amy Tarrant Gallery, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT
the ages of anxiety, Doll-Anstadt Gallery, Burlington, VT
alter/pieces, Marlboro College, Wm. Holland Drury & Wm. Holland Drury , Jr. Gallery, Marlboro, VT
2000 the sacred & the mundane, Doll-Anstadt Gallery, VT
Featured Artist, Chaffee Center for the Visual Arts, Rutland, VT
1999 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Vermont College, T.W. Wood Gallery.
Story Lines, T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT
Near Occasions of Soul, McAuley Arts Center/Trinity College, Burlington, VT
1998 Souvenirs of Forgotten Journeys, Doll-Anstadt Gallery, VT
2017 Artist-in Residence, CENTRE/SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS, Neukolln, Berlin.
"The Triangle", HATCH @ Drawing Lab/ Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol, UK
2015 Summer Residency Staff, Vermont College/Masters of Fine Arts in Visual Art Program, HATCH @ Drawing Lab/ Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol, UK
Drawing the Archive, Royal West of England Academy & Lark Trust
2014 HATCH in Residence/Power of the Sea & Bristol Art Weekender/ RWA, Bristol, UK
2013 HATCH @ Drawing Lab/ Royal West of England Academy (RWA), Bristol, UK
2008 Maryland Institute College of Art/Artist Residency Program, Rochefort-en-Terre, France
2004 Maryland Institute College of Art/Artist Residency Program, Rochefort-en-Terre, France
2002 Visiting Artist, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
2001 Honorable Mention: Narration: Emblem & Sequence in Contemporary Art,Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Fellowship/Residency: Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2000 First Place Award/Annual Juried Exhibition: South End Art Hop, Burlington
1997 Vermont Arts Council/Art in State Office Buildings Award
2013 The Case for Drawing - Lynn Imperatore. TtD2013 (http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=HVBQoqkWIOc)
Kyra Pollitt, “Sign language ‘poetry’, or much, much more?”, British Deaf News, October 2013.
2004 Susan Boulanger, “Tempted by a Dream: Luminous Shadows Cast by The Scarlet Letter”, Art New England, Dec.04
Cate McQuaid, “Red-letter Days at the BCA reveal society’s secrets”, Boston Sunday Globe, 10 Oct.04.
Exposing Scarlet: A Visual Response to The Scarlet Letter (catalogue), Boston CTR. for the Arts, MA
“Artistes americains et francais exposent au musee”, Ouest France (Vannes), 21 June 04.
2003 Featured Artist, Hunger Mountain: The Vermont College Journal of Arts & LettersSpring Issue ‘03.
“Auckland to Vermont”, Neochroma: The Magazine for Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design (NZ), Mar 03.
2002Eve Thorsen, “Religion, personal experience, art collide”, The Burlington Free Press, 05 Dec. 02.
“Renaissance Woman?”, Seven Days, (Burlington,VT) 04 Dec. 02.
Anne Galloway, “Clean Your Plate: 20 artists respond to food” Times/Argus (VT) 08 Nov. 02.
2001 William Zimmer,“Creative Works With a Political Edge”, The New York Times, 24 June 01.
“Narration’ teems with stories well told”, New Haven Register, 03 June 01.
2000 William Zimmer, “Among a Show of Drawings, Looking for Ones With Bite”, New York Times, 14 May 00.
Vital Signs: “Drawing as Inquiry”, New Haven Advocate, 15 May 00.
Judy Birke, “Questions raised but left unanswered in “Drawing as Inquiry’”, New Haven Register (CT), 15 May 00.
Vital Signs: Drawing as Inquiry (Catalog). New Haven, CT: Creative Arts Workshop.
1999 Christine Temin, “Athenaeum show celebrates low-tech art of the line”, Boston Globe, 12 May 99.
Front Line: Ten Contemporary Draughtsmen in New England(Catalogue) Boston Athenaeum, MA.
OTHER ART & COMMISSIONS
1987-1997 Decorative Painter & Designer/NY, NY & Vermont.
1987-1989 Decorative Painter& Designer/NY /Eon Arts Inc. NY, NY
1997 Vermont Arts Council/Art in State Office Buildings Competition Award
1999 Installation: Mural Artwork for State Office Building, Springfield, VT
1989 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland: Set design for “The Return of Archie Major”