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               2003    "Mastering Epson Printers," Cone Editions, Vermont.
               2001    "The Digital Fine Print," Maine Photography Workshop,
                           John Paul Caponigro.  
               2000    "Dreamweaver and Flash Workshop," Ojai Digital Arts          
                           Center, Ojai, CA.
               1993    "Structuring the Novel," Johns Hopkins University,     
                           Baltimore, MD.
               1993    "Teaching Digital Imaging," Center for Creative Imaging, Maine.
               1992    "Operating in HyperSpace," University of Baltimore.
               1985    Master Degree. Purdue University. Lafayette, Indiana.
               1973    Bachelor's Degree, The San Francisco Art Institute. Early   
                           Graduation, a merit award.


   January 2007 to Present: Nanyang Technological University, Visiting Professor, Photography.
               Presenting both analog and digital photography.

   April 1998 to 2007: Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Japan.
               Delivering E.S.L., T.O.E.F.L. and Writing for Nonnative Speakers,
               Web Page Design, Digital Photography, Digital Fine Art Printing.

   January, 1996 to '98: Temple University Japan.
               Presented a variety of courses including Photography, E.S.L. at all levels,
               T.O.E.F.L. Preparation, Desktop Publishing, Digital Imaging and Web Page Design.

   January, 1996 to September 1996: SIMUL Academy, Tokyo. Web Page Design.

   September 1985 to January 1995: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore.
               Permanent Faculty member presenting media, analog and digital Photography courses.
               Departmental Chairman for last two years.
               Faculty Chairman for two years.
               Faculty Ombudsman for two years.
               "Excellence in Teaching," Trustee's Award.
               "Certificate of Merit," Trustee's award for work on the Faculty Handbook and in
               Faculty Governance.

   September, 1983 to June, 1985, Purdue University.
               Graduate Assistantship.
               Full Scholarship.

   September,1980 to June, 1983, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
               Instructor in photography and media related areas including the
               History of Photography and Art and Technology


               2010   Black-ink-only Inkjet Printing, Special Education Grant, NTU
               2008    Digital Creative Center Research Grant. NTU, “Analog/Digital Photographic Interface.”
               2006    Artist-in-Residence, Awagami Paper Factory, Tokushima, Japan 
               1999    Faculty Research Grant, Hardware purchase grant, Kawasaki University.
               1997    Takeshi Kaikou  Award Finalist. The only writer in English so honored.
               1993 and 1994 Baltimore City Arts Council Grants for Photography.
               1992 and 1993 Maryland State Arts Council Grants for Poetry and Photography.
               1989    "Excellence in Teaching" Award, Maryland Institute.
               1976    National Endowment for the Arts Artist's Photography Fellowship.


               2010                Master Printer, Singapore International Photography Festival.
               2009                Master Printer, “TransportASIA”, Singapore Art Museum            
               1994-1996       Chairman, Photography Department. Maryland Institute.
               1992/1993       Dean of Students, Summer Appointment. Maryland Institute.
               1993-1994       Faculty Ombudsman. Elected Position.
               1991-1993       Chairman, Faculty Executive Council. Elected Position.


               2010   Three-day “Analogue to Digital Photography” for the Singapore International Photography                            Festival.
               2009    Panel Member, “TransportASIA”, Singapore Art Museum.
               2009    Universiti Sains Malaysia, “Fine Art Digital Printing”.
               2008    Epson Print Center, “Analog to Digital, a Fine Print Workflow,” workshop.
               2008    Singapore Art Museum,  “Paul Kohl: A Retrospective Look.”
               2007    University of Victoria, Lecture and Slide Presentation.
               2006    iDMAa (International Digital Media and Arts Association) Japanese Paper,
                           Digital Prints.
               2006    University of South Carolina, Inkjet Printing on Japanese Papers;
                           a Workflow, workshop.
               2001    Les Episodes, poetry reading, Paris, FR
               1993    Baltimore Museum of Art. Poetry Reading
               1992    University of Maryland, College Park. Poetry Reading
               1992    BAUhouse Gallery. Poetry Reading. Baltimore.
               1992    "Multi-Culturalism in the Classroom," Paper for the Society for Photographic Education.


               2009    “Pixel Prints: A History of Digital Photographic Printmaking”. Exhibition Catalogue.
               2009    “Two Fish, Out of Water,” Monograph.
               2008    16th Tannan International Art Exhibition Catalog.
               2007    15th  International Tannan Art Festival
               2007    “New Art Now”, Okayama 2007 Exhibition Catalog.
               2006    "Intimate Conversations: Artists and Their Materials", Exhibition Catalogue.
                           Kurashiki Museum, Japan.
               2005    Kyoto Journal, Photographic Portfolio, "Two Fish, Out of Water", Fall Edition (#61).
               2000    Les Episodes, Poetry Anthology, Paris, FR.
               1999    Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare Journal, "CALL, A History."
               1995    AAAA (Forays), Short Story and Poetry
               1994    River Styx, Poetry and Photographs
               1984    Third Rail, Art and Literature Review, Tokyo Japan.
               1979    One Mind, Poetry and Art Review. Tokyo, Japan.
               1978    Camera Mainichi, Interview and Portfolio

(one person, selected)

               2011   The Leica Gallery, Singapore, Selected images from “Two Fish, Out of Water”.
               2009    Universiti Sains Malaysia. "Two Fish, Out of Water".
               2009    University of Victoria, Maltwood Art Gallery (scheduled, September 2009).
               2008    “Simple” Tan Kay Ngee Gallery, Singapore Japanese Landscapes on Japanese Paper
               2008    “Simplicity” Tan Kay Ngee Gallery, Singapore, American Color Landscapes.
               2006    "Two Fish, Out of Water", Gallery Punto Mar, Okayama, Japan.
               2006    Awagami Paper Factory Gallery, Tokushima, Japan
               2005    CASO (Contemporary Art Space Osaka) "West on East:
                           American Color on Japanese Paper".
               2005    Art Box, Uno Japan
               1992    Center for Creative Photography, Bombay, India.
               1991    Baltimore Museum of Art, Poetry Reading and  Slid Presentation                
               1987    Signet Arts; St. Louis, Mo.
               1986    Notre Dame College; Baltimore, Md.
               1985    Lindenwood College; St. Louis, Mo.
               1985    East Lancing Community College, MI.
               1985    Ralph J. Bilke Gallery; Purdue University, Ind.
               1984    Florissant Valley Community College; St. Louis, Mo.
               1983    Kamp Gallery; St. Louis, Mo.
               1980    Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
               1977    The American Culture Center; Tokyo, Japan.

(group, selected)

              2011    Gallery 2902, Singapore, Images from Yunan China.
              2010    Jokai Gallery, Budapest, Hungary: From “Two Fish, Out of Water.”
              2009    17th Tannan International Art Exhibition. Traveling: Osaka, Kyoto, Fukui Japan.
               2008    Singapore International Photography Festival.
               2008   16th Tannan International Art Exhibition (traveling)
                                      CASO (Contemporary Art Space Osaka) and
                                       Echizen Cultural Center, Fukui, Japan
              2007    “Embrace the Tiger”, Kurashiki City Art Museum.
              2007    “New Art Now”, Okayama 2007 (traveling):
                                       Tenjinyama Culture Center.
                                       Takahashi Historical Art Museum.
                                       Nagi Contemporary Museum of Art.
               2007    “From the Real World,” Kurashiki Art Museum, Japan
               2007    "Peace Work", Tenshinyama Plaza Museum, Japan.
               2007    "Artists on Paper", International Invitational, CASO Gallery, Osaka.
               2007    NT:07 [Portraits], Super Space, Tokyo, Japan.
               2007   15th International Tannan Art Festival (traveling):
                                       Echizen City Hall, Fukui
                                       Gallery CASO/contemporary Art Space Osaka
               2006    Kurashiki Photo Mural Invitational, Kurashiki, Japan.
               2006    "Artists on Paper" International Invitational, Fukui      
                           Museum of Art, Japan.
               2006    "Artists on Paper," International Invitational, CASO Gallery, Osaka.
               2006    "Expression", International Invitational, Kurashiki Museum of Art.
               2006    "Soil" Art from Nature, Kurashiki Museum of Art
               2006    "Peace Work", Okayama, Japan.
               2005    "Photofusion 2005", Tokyo, Japan
               2005    "The Independents", CASO (Contemporary Art Space Osaka).
               2004    "Art Today", Museum of Hyogo, Japan.
               2003    "The River," Kakogawa Cultural Center, Japan.
               2003    "The Spiritual in Art," Tenri Museum, Japan.
               1994    "100 Years, The Maryland Institute...Then and Now."        
               1992    "Collateral Damage," Arlington Center For the Arts.
               1992    "Text and Image," BAUhouse Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
               1989    Eye Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. Benefit Invitational.
               1989    "Pressing Statements;" Tuttle Gallery, Baltimore, Md.
               1988    "Comment;" Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
               1988    "Art in the Bell Tower," Baltimore, Md.
               1985    "Light Sensitive, VI," Thomas Art Center, Fl.
               1983    Detroit Center For the Creative Arts, MI.
               1982    "Portraits;" Invitational, St. Louis Museum of Art.
               1980    "Art on Paper;" Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
               1980    "The Blues" Capricorn Asunder Gallery, S.F., CA.
               1976    "Invitational;" San Francisco Museum of Art.
               1975    "New Directions in Photography," Fogg Museum, Cambridge,Mass.
               1974    "New Bay Area Photography," De Young Museum, San Francisco, Ca.

               San Francisco Museum of Art, USA
               Fogg Museum. Boston, USA
               Tuttle Gallery, St. Louis MO, USA
               Awagami Paper Museum, Japan
               Mu Art Box, Japan
               Numerous Private Collections (International)  


  Pierre Le Provost/Boundry Bay Gallery
  1182 Walalee Dr
  Delta, BC V4M 2M1, Canada
  Cell # 778-994-4450


   - Personal Site, "Collect Work". (
   - Temple University, Japan (Reworked after I left)
   - Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare
   - Seibukan Aikido Dojo


               • Black and White and Color Photography both Positive and Negative Systems. Digital and analog.
               • The Zone System.
               • Dye Transfer Printing.
               • Image and Text Manipulation in the Computer.
               • Digital Fine Art Printing.
               • Desktop Publishing.
               • Wide Format Digital Printing; Epson 3850, 7800, 9800. Digital Printing Inks and Papers. Color                    Management. ImagePrint and StudioPrint RIPs.
               • Web Page Design.
               • Software: Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop CS, Dreamweaver MX, PageMaker, PageMill 2.0,                    Quark Express, BB Edit, GIF Animation.
               • Issues in Computer Imaging, Photographic History, Contemporary Image Making.



               * Aikido: Shodan (Black Belt).
               * Kyudo (Japanese Archery).
               * Tai Chi (Shin style).
               * Japanese Language skills at intermediate conversational level.




Contact Information

Address (work):
Nanyang Terchnological University
Art, Design and Media
81 Nanyang Drive, Level 3
Singapore, 637458

Address (home):
9A Nanyang View
Singapore, 639623


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References Available upon Request.