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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Stephen Petegorsky

Dates:  1954, 24 January -
Born:  US, NY, New York
Active:  US / France / Italy / England / Ireland / Costa Rica / Nicaragua / Honduras / Ethiopia
Website:  www.spphoto.com
 
  
Contemporary American photographer.

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Education
 
1980 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, M.F.A. in Photography
1975 Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, BA magna cum laude, Major: Fine Arts
1971-1973 Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
 
Teaching, Professional Experience
 
2003 Amherst College, Amherst, MA. Visiting Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts
1993-1996 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT. Lecturer, Department of Art
1990-1991 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Photography
1984-1989 Smith College, Northampton, MA. Assistant Professor, Department of Art
1980-1984 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT. Lecturer, Department of Art
1975- Northampton, MA. Artist, Freelance Photographer
 
Solo (and two-person) Exhibitions
 
2006 Office of Sen. Stan Rosenberg, The State House, Boston, MA
2006 Mercy Gallery, Richmond Art Center, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
2005 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
2003 100 Pearl Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut (two-person)
2003 Dakota Ridge Gallery, Jim Thorpe, PA
2003 The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C.
2003 Eliana Ortega Cultural Center, Mount Holyoke College, So. Hadley, MA
2002 University Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
2001 The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
2001 Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA
1999 Grubbs Gallery, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA
1999 Old First Church Gallery, Springfield, MA (two-person)
1999 Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA (two-person)
1998 See Gallery, Springfield, MA (two-person)
1996 South Rotunda Gallery, Hynes Center, Boston, MA
1994 The Photography Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
1993 Klebenov Gallery, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
1993 Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
1992 George Waters Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira, NY
1992 Icons Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1991 New Works Gallery, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1991 Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA
1990 Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA
1989 Hart Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts (two-person)
1988 Fogg Art Museum, Print Room, Cambridge, MA
1988 Midtown Y Gallery, New York, New York
1988 “Altered Images,” Hampden Gallery, University of MA
1988 Amherst, Massachusetts (two person)
1987 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
1986 Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA
1986 Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1985 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
1984 Barnes Gallery, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
1984 Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1983 Dibden Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont
1983 Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJ
1982 Silver Bullet Gallery, Providence, RI
1982 Thornes, Northampton, MA
1982 Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1981 Thornes, Northampton, MA
1980 Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1979 Dance Theater Workshop Gallery, New York, NY
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2005 “Metamorphosis: Choices from the Benton Collection,” Benton Museum, Storrs, CT
2005 "30 th Anniversary Exhibition,” Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
2005 "Displaced", The Chocolate Factory, Phoenix, AZ
2004 "Ten Years at 100 Pearl", 100 Pe 2004 "Crosscurrents", Pure Light Gallery, Turners Falls, MA
2004 "Viva Polaroid", A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA
2003 "Faculty Exhibition", Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
2002 "Counter Clockwise: Photographs from the Polariod Collection", Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
2002 "Small Works", A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA
2002 "Summer Show", The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C.
2002 "Changing Prospects: The View from Mt. Holyoke", Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum
2001 "18 Alumni Artists", Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
2001 "25th Anniversary Exhibition", Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
2001 "Valley Photographers", Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA
2000 "Millennium: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions", William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
2000 "Art From The Mechanism", Pivot Gallery, Florence, MA
1999 Summer Group Show, The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C.
1998 "Intimate Objects", The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C.
1998 "Selections 6", Weber State University, Ogden, Utah (national travel)
1998 Gallery 57, Springfield, MA (award)
1998 "Air & Water" The Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C.
1997 "Paradise Lost" Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA
1997 "Self Portrait" Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA
1997 "Contact Improvisation: 25 Years" Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
1997 Gallery 57, Springfield, MA
1996 "Light Traces" Richmond Art Center, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
1996 "Surveying the Landscape" Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
1995 "Focal Point" Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
1995 "30th Annual Art Department Faculty Exhibition" Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
1995 Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut (four person)
1994 "New England Photographers from the Danforth Museum Collection" Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1994 "New England Landscape" Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
1992 "Selections 6" Polaroid, Cologne, Germany (international traveling)
1992 "Selections" University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1992 Chilean-North American Institute, Santiago, Chile
1992 "New England Photographers" Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
1992 "Summer Invitational" Keeney Cultural Center, Wethersfield, CT
1991 "New England Biennial" Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
1990 "Selections 5" Polaroid, Cologne, Germany(international travel)
1990 "Postcards: Northampton " Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
1990 "Photography: From Fact to Symbol" Univ. of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
1990 "Landscapes," Wenniger Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1990 "Review and Preview" Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA
1989 "The Landscape: Painted, Drawn, and Photographed" Hart Gallery, Northampton, MA
1989 "Formers and Founders" Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1989 "Zone Artists" The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA
1989 "Smith at Sync" Sync Gallery, Northampton, MA
1988 "Zone" Berkshire Artisans Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
1988 Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 "Ghost of a Chance" Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
1988 "Beyond Light" University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (travel)
1988 "Photography, Etc." Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery, New York, New York
1986 "Photo-Collaborations" Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
1986 "Photo-Synthesis" Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
1986 Zone Gallery, Springfield, MA
1985 "Pioneer Valley Photographers" Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA
1985 "Chautauqua Faculty" S.U.N.Y. Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
1985 "The Figure" M.S. Gallery, Hartford, CT
1985 "Smith College Faculty" University Place, Cambridge, MA
1984 California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
1984 Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1984 Duke Art Museum, Durham, North Carolina
1984 New York Public Library, New York, NY
1984 M.S. Gallery, Hartford, CT
1983 Zone Gallery, Springfield, MA (award)
1983 Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
1983 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1983 "Coast to Coast," Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
1982 "The Finished Print" Farmington Art Guild, Farmington, CT
1982 "Alumni Biennial III" Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1982 "The Narrative on Paper," Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
 
Grants and awards
 
2002 World Health Organization Photography Competition, "Images of Health and Disability", award
2001 Polaroid International Photography Awards: Winner, Fine Arts/Americas
1999, 1993,1991,1990,1984,1982 Artists Support Program, Polaroid Corporation
1998,1990,1984,1983 Northampton, Massachusetts Arts Council Grant
1990 Holyoke, Massachusetts Arts Council Grant
1985 Harnish Faculty Fellowship, Smith College
1983 Purchase Award, University of Connecticut Health Center
1980 Artist in Residence Grant, Massachusetts Artists Foundation
1980 Finalist in Photography, Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Program
1980 Youthgrant (co-recipient), National Endowment for the Humanities
1975 Wise Fine Arts Award, Amherst College
1975 Americana Textile Design Competition, Regal Textile Corporation, Grand Prize for Best Design
 
Collections
 
Aetna, Hartford, CT
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
City of Northampton, MA
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania
First Massachusetts Bank
Holyoke Community College
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
Polaroid Collection, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Cambridge, MA
Rhode Island School of Design
Smith College Museum of Art
University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, Connecticut  
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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