ANN PARKER

BOTANICAL METAMORPHICS

 DRAGON FLY & LILY | 2003 | 38’ x 30"

DRAGON FLY & LILY | 2003 | 38’ x 30"

 ARTICHOKE| 1997 | 30" x 30"

ARTICHOKE| 1997 | 30" x 30"

 LACY CHINESE LANTERN | 1995 | 20” x 15"

LACY CHINESE LANTERN | 1995 | 20” x 15"

 FRITILLARIA | 2001 | 24” x  20”

FRITILLARIA | 2001 | 24” x  20”

 CHINESE LANTERN | 2000 | 20" x 15"

CHINESE LANTERN | 2000 | 20" x 15"

 NASTURTIUM BLOSSOMS &.LEAVES | 1997 | 38" x 30"

NASTURTIUM BLOSSOMS &.LEAVES | 1997 | 38" x 30"

ANN PARKER - PHOTOGRAPHER, WRITER, GRAPHIC DESIGNER

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Yale University, Department of Graphic Arts 1954 -1956 (BFA)
Rhode Island School of Design, Painting Department 1952-1954
Also studied privately for 3 months with Minor White, Rochester, NY 1955,
Lisette Model, The New School 1961, Josef Breitenbach, The New School 1962

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS: 1982-2016:
2016 Deborah Bell Gallery
2010  American University in Cairo New Campus
2008 Adham Center, American University in Cairo
2004 Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL
2004 Copia, The American Center for Wine, Food, & the Arts, Napa, CA
2004 Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA
2004 Galerie Rimonim, East Hampton, Long Island, NY
2003 Babbidge Library, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2002 Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
2002 Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
2001 Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC
2000 Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA
2000 Gallery of Graphic Arts, New York, NY
1999 Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, West Boyleston, MA
1999 Casa de Chavon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1998 Galeria Principal, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic
1997 Sony Gallery, American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
1996 University of Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, Worcester, MA
1996 Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA
1996 William Benton Museum, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1995 Gallery of Graphic Arts, New York, NY
1994 Gallery of Graphic Arts, New York, NY
1993  Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (Major Retrospective) 
1992 San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
1991 Galerie Twerenbold, Lucerne, Switzerland
1988 Maxwell Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1987 Gallery of Graphic Arts, New York, NY
1987 El Instituto Dominicano de Cultura Hispanica, Santo Domingo, D. R. 1987 Galeria Principal, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic
1986 Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ (Major retrospective)
1986 The Princeton Club, New York, NY
1985 National Museum of Art, La Paz, Bolivia (Sponsored by the U.S.I.S.)
1983 Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: (selection)
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY (traveling 1997-2003)

PHOTOGRAPHS PURCHASED BY PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: (selection)
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 
NY Center of Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Helmut Gernsheim Collection, Lugano, Switzerland
Boston Public library, Boston, MA
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ
Worcester Art museum, Worcester, MA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Brown University Library, Providence, RI
Amon Carter Museum of Art, Fort Worth, TX
Maxwell Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, MN Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
American University in Cairo, Faculty Room, New Cairo, Egypt

PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOKS:
HAJJ PAINTINGS, Folk Art of the Great Pilgrimage (Revised) American University in Cairo Press, Cairo, Egypt 2010 An Arabic translation was also published in 2010

TWILIGHT VISIONS, In Egypt’s Nile Delta
American University in Cairo Press, Cairo, Egypt 2009

HAJJ PAINTINGS, Folk Art of the Great Pilgrimage, 
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1995

DIE KUNST DES HADSCH
Wandbilder Erzahlen Von Der Pilgerreise Nach Mekka
Frederking und Thaler, Munich, Germany, 1995

EARLY AMERICAN STONE SCULPTURE
Found in the Burying Grounds of New England
Sweetwater Editions, New York, NY, 1982

LOS AMBULANTES, The Itinerant Photographers of Guatemala
MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1982

SCARECROWS
Barre Publishers, Barre, 1978

MOLAS, Folk Art of the Cuna Indians
Barre/Clarkson N. Potter, New York, NY, 1977

EPHEMERAL FOLK FIGURES Scarecrows, Harvest Figures, and Snowmen Clarkson N. Potter, New York, NY 1969

LIMITED EDITION PORTFOLIOS:
DOMINICAN PORTFOLIO
Thistle Hill Press, 1985

LOS AMBULANTES, ITINERANT IMAGES OF GUATEMALA
Thistle Hill Press, 1983

PHOTOGRAPHS PUBLISHED IN PERIODICALS:(selection)
American Heritage, American Photographer, Americana, Aperture, Art in America, Artist’s Proof, Country Home, Life, Natural History, Smithsonian, Stern, US Camera

COMMISSIONS FOR CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:  (selection)
2004 JAY JILL , Beverly, MA Botanical Metamorphics to be hung in executive offices
2002 HILLMAN CANCER CENTER, Pittsburgh, PA

A selection of Botanical Metamorphics
2001 SK FOODS,  Monterey, CA

Extra Large Botanical Metamorphics for display in executive areas.
1997 POCANTICO ASSOCIATES, INC. 11 Dupont Circle, Washington DC

Series of Botanical Metamorphics for display
1996 PETER KIMMELMAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, New York, NY 

A series of Botanical Metamorphics for display in office areas.
1996 FIDELITY INVESTMENTS, Boston, MA

Extra Large Botanical Metamorphics for display in office areas.
1992 MERCK AND COMPANY, White House Station, NJ |116 Large Cibachrome Images for permanent display in 12 separate areas of the Merck Corporate Headquarters designed by Kevin Roche.

1991 WOMAN’S WORLD BANKING, New York, NY | 17 large Cibachromes for permanent display in office areas.

1985 THE CHAVON FOUNDATION, New York, NY | 25 Cibachrome images of rural life in the Dominican Republic.

PANEL MEMBER:
1998, 1997, 1996 Jacob Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund
1986, 1985, 1983 Fulbright Hayes Committee, Panel for Photography, Film, and Video

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE:

1984 Photographer in Residence, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic
1983 Photographer in Residence, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS:
American Antiquarian Society
American Institute of Graphic Arts Awards
American Society of Botanical Artists
Arts Council of Massachusetts Awards
Association of Gravestone Studies Achievement Award
Ford Foundation Fellowship - 1 & 2
Fund of the Four Directions Fellowship

BIOGRAPHICAL LISTINGS:
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who The World’s
Who’s Who of Women
Who’s Who in American Art
An Index to American Photographic Collections, James McQuaid, 
The Photographic Collector’s Guide, Lee D. Witkin & Barbara London