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1993 Master of Fine Arts - Rhode Island School of Design
1989 Bachelor of Fine Arts -Newcomb College of Tulane University

Awards and Academic Achievements
1992 Full Scholarship-Toyama Institute of Glass, Glass workshop with Pino Signoretto-Ist International Crafts Festival- Toyama, Japan
1989 Partial Scholarship- Pilchuck Glass School, Session 5 Engraving and printing from glass, with Jiri Harcuba of Czechoslovakia
1989 Mary L.S. Neil Prize, Newcomb College
1989 Full Scholarship- Pilchuck Glass School, Session 4 Hot Glass Sculpture with Bill Morris and Pino Signoretto of Venice, Italy
1989 Downman Foundation Travel Award to Italy , Newcomb College
1989 Claudia Woolworth Watkins Endowed Scholarship Award, Newcomb College
1988 Rusty Collier Memorial Award for Studio Art, Newcomb College

2015 The New Orleans Advocate oct 12, 2015 Photos; Family, fans say goodbye to iconic new Orleans Chef Paul Prudhomme outside of K-Paul's Kitchen, Photos by Eliot Kamenitz (
2015 the Daily Advertiser ,Acadiana the photo(s) included in article both in Print and online for " What's the big deal about coton jaune? by Dominick Cross Local 3A 5/15/15
2015 Eye Hand Magazine, "Coton Jaune", photos included in photogallery. ( identified) -
2015 Celtic Family Magazine, Dec. Winter Issue -100 years later 1916 Special Issue, The Irish in New Orleans. Interview.
2014 Photographer "The Irish in New Orleans",by Laura D. Kelley; ULL Press, - Bronze Medal-2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional-South Best Regional Non Fiction.
2014 Mentioned in Mother Earth NEWS Top Gardening Challenges and How to Overcome Them By Barbara Pleasant  April/May 2014
2014 Interviewed for Degrees in Action
2012 Keep Delete: turning messages into keepsakes-Andrea Wilkinson Design Researcher in the Social Spaces research group at the MAD faculty (LUCA School of Arts) in Genk, Belgium Published 31 Oct 2012 -
2011 Video - Times-Picayune - Environment, Food and Cooking » Carrie Lee Schwartz Talks About Beekeeping In Folsom, La. ©2011 By Eliot Kamenitz, The Times-Picayune
2009 Times Picayune Northshore Notables
2009 RISD Views, Providence RI
2008 Participant in The New York Times Polling Place Photo Project
2008 The Means by Which We Find Our Way: Observations on Design- Andrea WilkinsonSchool of Media Arts Waikato Institute
2008 St. Tammany Farmer article
2008 Covington Magazine
2005 Work Chosen for Cover Design and 3D illustration Royal Society of Chemists Publication issue 2 of 2005- Chem. Commun., 2005, (2), 166 - 167 DOI: 10.1039/b411915k
1997 The Times Picayune “ City Roots reflected in Badge” by Vicki Hyman,Thursday February 27 Kenner section 2D1
1997 Review of work Offbeat Magazine, “Eye Music” by Doug MacCash (review of Faberge & “ Isaac’s Gift”)February
1997 Interviewed for“ Cyberpets; Virtual Companions or Pet Crocks?” Barri Bronston, Living Section, July
1997 Interview/ photographed for “Independent Spirit” Christine Bordelon, Times Picayune, Kenner Section, Sunday, Nov, 16
1997 “Dramarama V” Lagniappe Section The Times Picayune, Friday Sept. 5
1997 “Big Easy Does it- Dramarama V” The Times Picayune, Section E Sunday Sept. 2,
1996 Photographed by Phillip Gould-“New Orleans, : Rolling on the River”, Angus Lind & Michael Tisserand, Towery Pub..p. 184
1996 Michael P. Smith "New Orleans Jazz Fest; A Pictorial History“ Photo graphed as Costumed Dancers" for Washboard Leo’s performance  on the Professor Longhair Stage
1996 The Blue Knight, Kenner, LA article on the Police Badge redesign
1996 DramaRama 4, Times Picayune Living Section, Saturday, Sept. 7th, .
1996 Big Easy Does it, Times Picayune Living Section,Sunday, Sept. 15th,.(Photo- DramaRama)
1996 “Birthday pARTy”, July 4th,, Time Picayune, by Barri Bronston, Cover Page and Living Section- E
1995 Time Picayune, “ Salute to Women”, and Celebration of Women Calendar pp. D1,6 Wed. March 1,
1995 New Orleans Art Review “Three Exhibitions”, by Stephen Bachmann, Sept / Oct issue
1995 National Geographic, January, “Upbeat, Downbeat, Off Beat, New Orleans” by Prit Vesiland
1995 “Artivities”, Gambit Magazine, New Orleans, LA Lecture and Exhibit at Loyola
1995 mentioned in “An Artistic Approach to Easing the Pain of Infertility” Times Picayune March 8, by Barri Bronston,
1994 Times Picayune “ Uptown Line” by Patricia Livingston, “Ace Celebration”
1994 Gambit, March 15, Volume 15, No.11 “ Big Easy Riding on the Info Highway” Photograph
1994 Review of solo exhibition “Hurricanes Hit the Danna Center Gallery” The Loyola Maroon; Sept. 9, review by Andrea Jackson
1993 Photo, The Phoenix New Paper- May Providence,RI
1992 Selected to be included in theCorning New Glass Review- 13 Juried International Glass Review “ James Brown’s Blue Suspended Souls”
1991 Reviewed in Times Picayune/ States Item Sunday April 14” S200leek Sculptures Make Modern Statements” review of “ Glass Eats light by Roger Green
1990 Stanwood/Camano News Wednesday, August 1, “Pilchuck Glass Artists show summer’s work at Gallery
1989 Photographed and quoted in Ronnie Virgets article on the “Napoleon House” Dixie Roto of Times Picayune /States Item ,
1987 USA TODAY Friday April 17th, Interview/Photo K-Paulís Louisiana Kitchen

Exhibitions, Installations and Collaborations
2015-6 "Weaving Light Series", “Haribo", “Cloud Hunting" , "Courir De Mardi Gras" and “Discarded Images of the Feminine” Photo Essays
2015-Participated in the RISD Collaborative Portrait 2015 assembly: 175 alumni collaboratively make portraits of their mentors organized by Susan Bickford- documented in Video and online
2015 " Ice Lens" Photo Series using Frozen Ice Lenses made at my Farm
2014 Large Photograph inclusion in New Orleans Culture Photography Exhibition at The Multi-Media Museum Moscow House of Photography, Juried by Frank Relle, Moscow, Russia
2013-12 A Day in the World ( on May15th 2012- The Digital Photograph Time Capsule in the Copper Mine National Heritage site in Sweden
2011 Bilboard Art Project-May 14th, 2011-Savannah, GA" Farm Friends"
2011 Bilboard Art Project- Saturday, April 2nd, 2011-Nashville, TN " Sky Garden" and "Sky on Sky"
2011 “St. Tammany Studies; Nature's Northshore Neighbors“ Solo Exhibtion, Covington Trailhead Museum
2011 "Studies of St.Tammany " Photo Essay, St.Tammany, LA
2011 "Gratis" Photo Essay, New Orleans, LA
2009 Potluck Slideshow participant NOLA NO Photo Alliance Week
2009 "Visions of the Northshore "St. Tammany Photographic Society exhibit --Juror Philip Gould
2008 Organized and participated in "Art to the Artic" Invitational travelling exhibition to Dead Horse Alaska, Artic Circle and Back to the Gulf Coast
2008 Juried Exhibition: Bill Fagaly, Juror Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust
2008 Juried Exhibition: Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: Funerary Urns, Reliquaries &Vessels-STAA- Spring for Art - Bill Fagaly, Juror
2007 Jack Swanson Photo Exhibition St. Tammany Art Association
2007 Games People Play, Tangipahoa Art Association, Hammond, Louisiana
2007 42nd Annual Summer Juried Artists Exhibition St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA
2001-2002 Exhibited, George Ohr Museum, Annual Juried Exhibition, Kiln & Quill, Biloxi, MS
2001 Art in Bloom participant, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, La v1996-77 “12 x 12”, First RISD Juried Traveling Exhibition, Providence,Rhode Island, Boca Raton,Florida, Philadelphia, PA, San Francisco, Califormia
1996-7 “Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition” Contemporary Arts Center, Invitational Exhibition, NOLA
1996-7 Solo Exhibition and Commission“ Isaac’s Gift” Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, Delgado College, New Orleans, LA
1991 Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Biennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
1991 Glass Gravityworks Installation, New Orleans School of Glassworks, New Orleans, LA
1991 Exhibited in Glass Eats Light, New Orleans School of Glass, New Orleans, LA
1991 Exhibited in the Choice Exhibit, Le Mieux Gallery, New Orleans.,LA
1991 Exhibited in Art and War, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
1991 Solo Exhibition-“Glass Monoprints from Pilchuck ", True Brew, New Orleans, LA
1990 Exhibited in the Glass 90, Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA
1990 Pilchuck Staff Show, Stanwood, Washington
1990 Exhibited at the New Orleans School of Glass, New Orleans, LA
1990 Members Show, Foster White Gallery
1989 Eastern Shore Art Association, Fairhope Alabama
1989 Breaking Tradition-II Place St. Charles Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1989 Newcomb Senate Spring Arts Festival, “Tie One On”, Helium Balloon Sculpture, New Orleans, LA
1988 18th Annual International Glass Art Society, Kent Ohio1988 Juried Exhibition-Newcomb Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1988 Breaking Tradition-I exhibition Place St. Charles Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Conferences, Workshops and Presentations & Performances
2017 2nd Tuesdays@ NOPA: Open Portfolio Share (Presenter-March 14, 2017 New Orleans Photo Alliance) New Orleans, LA
2015-Participated in the RISD Collaborative Portrait 2015 assembly: 175 alumni collaboratively make portraits of their mentors organized by Susan Bickford- documented in Video and online
2015 Instructor for the Technology Section of Dr. Wade Schindler's Training the Trainer Security Workshop
2015 Invited by Henry Harrison, County Agent, Washington Parish, to present on Beekeeping, Products of the Hive and Bee Culture at their Master Gardners Meeting, LSUAg Center, Franklinton, LA July
2014 SOFAB Institute International Symposium, FT2 Farm to Table- Moderator for Pollinator Partnerships: The Latest Buzz about Bees with Dale Pollet, Phd., Kevin Mixon, and Steve Coy
2014 Co-Chair for First Annual St. Tammmany Men's Health Symposium sponsored by the St. Tammany Library Foundation, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington
2012 Beeswax-products of the hive workshop- handcream and lipgloss-About Face Mandeville, LA and - Tangi Tamington Beekeepers, Covington, LA
2011" Fear and Creativity" Lecture STAA, Covington, LA
2011 Guest Lecturer on Photo Restoration Tips and Tricks; St. Tammany Photographic Society
2010 Digital Trends,Innovative Learning Center, Tulane University
2008 Guest Lecturer on Composition and Critique; St. Tammany Photographic Society
2004 Presenter, THE GIMP vs Adobe Photoshop- 1st Linux Fest, University College, Elmwood Campus
2001 Guest Lecturer, Learning Styles ILC Tulane University
2001 Instructor for the Technology Section of Dr. Wade Schindler's Training the Trainer Security Workshop
1997 Guest Lecturer, Delgado Fine Arts Department, New Orleans, LA

1997 Guest Lecturer, West Bank Artist’s Guild, Gretna, LA

1992 Attended International Crafts Festival, Toyama, Japan
1982 Bread Sculpture workshop- New Orleans School of Cooking, New Orleans, La- I gave the first alligator and crawfish bread sculpture workshop to Joe Cahn's New Orleans School of Cooking

Conferences, Workshops and Presentations attended

2007 New Media Consortium Conference Tulane University
2004 Macromedia MX Conference
2003 New Media Experience Conference
2000 Independent School Management workshop, Technology Leadership in a Networked School, Wilmington, DE
1999- 2002 ACM SIGGRAPH Conferences
1990 Attended the 20th Annual International Glass Art Society,
1989/91 Watercolor Instruction, Stanislav Libensky, Pilchuck Glass School
1988-89 Workshops attended Stephen Paul Day, Pino Signoretto, Bill Donnan, Richard Jolly, Asahara Chiyoji, Curtiss Brock, Tulane University
1980 Cake Decorating Workshops, Royal Icing and buttercream decoration techniques., Metairie, La

1970’s attended Isamu Nogouchi, Peter Volkous, and Gene Koss workshops, New Orleans, LA

Work & Community Engagement
2017 Online Marketing Consultant to Greg Arceneaux Cabinetmakers, Covington, LA
2014-5 Acadian Brown Cotton - supporter and photographer of Roundtable and Premier, Lafayette, Louisiana, and HNOC , New Orleans, LA
2013-14 The International Irish Famine Commemoration New Orleans, 2014 Logos and Web and social media Design
2012 American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) NOLA 2012 - Web Designer, Photographer and Consultant
2012 St. Tammany Library Foundation, Inc. Logo & Web design- see original version of site design here<
2012 American Conference for Irish Studies, Annual International meeting, paper presentation; The Irish Influence on the Culinary Landscape of New Orleans beginning with Maunsel White and:
2012 American Conference for Irish Studies, Annual International meeting, Chair- Screening Genre: Views on Irish Film, March 2012, Monteleone hotel
2011 Logo and Web Design
2011 Lightpainting;Evidence of Action Series: St. Tammany Art Association
2010 Multimedia presentation facilitator to Michael Tisserand-"Searching for George Herriman"
2009 3D visualization of Nanomolecular Structures for Dr. Grayson, Tulane University
2009 Children's Animation workshop, St. Tammany Public Library, Mandeville Branch
2005 3D visualization of Nanomolecular Structures for Dr. Yunfeng Lu, Tulane University
2004 CD design and Photography for "Parlez Gras" EP
2003 Videographer and cameraman, Documentary- IMAGINE THE BAND- performance, Howlin'Wolf, NOLA
2002 Web Design- QUEST FOR THE UNKNOWN, with E.Willy P.
2001 Dance Choreographer for MPCDS for “Mambo”, ISAS Arts Festival, Austin, TX
2000-1 MPCDS ISAS Fine Arts Festival Web Weaver
2000 Video Footage and Interviews for IDC fund raising and MPCDS Capital Campaign Kickoff
2000 Metairie Park Country Day Fulbright Master Teacher Program Japan Exchange Team Technology coordinator and Web Designer
2000 Lakeside Camera and Imaging first class in Photography 35 mm Photography & Digital Darkroom
1999-1 ISAS Video Documentation, MPCDS - Digital Editing and production
2010 Design Consultant Impera Identity and Brand
2009 Webdesign, organization, PR & webcampaign consultation Newcomb Alumnae Associaton
1991 Set Painter/ assistant to David Raphel, Stamford Theater Works, Stamford, CT “Listen To The Lions”
1991 Designer; “Museum; Dream left out to dry”student production, Trinity Rep Conservatory
1991 Set Painter/Designer's assistant, Werner & Lowe Production, under Juan Urrea, Tulane University
1991 Set Painter, "La Cage au Folles", Tulane Summer Lyric Theater, Rick Paul,Designer
1989/90 Set and Costume Designer, Junior Lyric Theater, New Orleans, LA "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" 5/89, "The Wiz"5/90
1989 The Napoleon House, banquet bartender and waitstaff; L'Apartment de l'Empereur) New Orleans, LA
1989 Scenic Artist,Tulane Summer Lyric Theater under David Raphel, Designer for "Gigi" and "42nd Street
1986 K Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, Hostess and Bartender; New Orleans, LA,
1985-6 Purveyor of Fine Wines, ( formerly North American Suppliers) Wine Wholesale representative in Greater New Orleans area; gave wine tasting workshops - accounts included Antoines & Galatoires -
1984 Whole Food Company, New Orleans; ( merged with WFM in 1988) in Cheese Department both at Esplanade and Cohn Street Stores, and Wine Dept. Manager, Esplanade Store.
1988 Tipitina's - original location; bartender, office assistant to Sonny Schneideau, wardrobe mistress, Ladysmith Black Mombazo, New Orleans, LA
1987-89 Assistant to Gene Koss, Professor of Glass Dept. Newcomb/ Tulane
1986-89 Newcomb College Art Dept. Studio assistant: Glass Studio, Photography Lab, Sculpture Foundry and Printmaking Studio.
1981 K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen,  New Orleans, LA, Hostess & Bartender -Mentioned in the acknowledgements of Pauls' first cookbook : Chef Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen( Carrie Pierson)
1980 Gingerbread Creation & contest - Cajun Cottage- Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans

Teaching Experience
2001-Present Senior Professor of Practice, Media Arts/ Digital Design, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2001 Adjunct Professor, Tulane University College, Intro to Graphics , New Orleans, LA
1997-01 Director of New Media Lab and Faculty/ Staff Training, Computer Graphics Instructor and Yearbook Advisor Metairie Park Country Day School, Metairie, LA
1996 New Orleans Center for Creative Arts ( NOCCA)- Lead Teacher-- Urban Systemic Initiative

Technical Experience
Adobe Creative suite: specializing in Photoshop, Flash, Lightroom, Dreamweaver and After Effects.
3D Design and Animation software: Maya, Strata, Rhino, Poser , Bryce, Sketch Up, and Second Life.
Digital Video editing software: Final Cut Pro, After Effects, iMovie and iDVD.
Sound editing & composition software: Audition, Musescore, Composer, Finale, Rosegarden & Garageband.
Educational Online interfaces: Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, Adobe Breeze & Google Wave
Blogging, Vlogging, Social Networking applications,  Web video conferencing and Google Products including Analytics.

Artistic Experience
Photography: Digital, SLR, Infrared, pinhole and sun prints
Ceramics: Handsculpted and hand thrown ceramics, raku, porcelein and mosaics
Glass: Handblown, sandcast, kiln cast crystal, pate de verre, coldworked, acid etched, sandblasted, stainedand grisaille technique
Metal: Light welding and braising, Lost wax metal casting; bronze, aluminum, hand work
Paint: Original oils on canvas, theatrical set painting
Paper: Papier mache, linoleum, wood, copper and glass plate etching and monoprinting
Wood: traditional mortise and tenon fabrication technique, joining, planing, sanding, oil and wax finishing
Fiber:Silk painting, quilting, knitting, weaving,spinning, traditional louisiana pine basket weaving

Farming, Gardening, Slow Food and Sustainable Living Experience
Culinary: candy creation and sugar sculpture, cake making and decorating including award winning gingerbread houses, bread baking and bread sculpture wine and food paring, former member of the Women's Claret club nola
Beekeeping- Hobbyist Beekeeper of both Italian and Russian bees, as well as Native Pollinator support practices (Planting for Pollinators, Monarch Way Station#6441)
Raising Poultry- Auracana, Cuckoo Maran, Leghorn Chickens, White Mini Wentworths and Bronze turkeys, Rouen and Mallard Ducks ( raise and release) free range organic.
Vegetable Gardening- Vegetables; Bush beans, okra, tomatoes, eggplant, celery, shallots and Companion planting and Composting
Fruit Farming- Blueblerries, Native Elliots ,Asian Pears, Peaches, Quince, Louisiana Sweet Oranges, Ruby Red Grapefruits, Louisiana Navel Oranges, Wild Cherries, Blackberries and Dewberries, Passionflowers
Culinary Herbs- Tarragon, thyme, lemon thyme, lemon balm, mint, spearmint, choclate mint, rosemary, sassafrass, nasturiums and parsley.
Flowering trees & plants-Gardenias, Clematis, Magnolias, Irises, Arrowwood, French Mulberry, Tulip Tree, Crepe myrtle, Yaupon, Privet, Camellias including Tea ( camellia sinensis) and , Roses ( Hybrids and Antique).2005-15 Grew and Registered " Vogthorstar"; a new Camellia Japonica Cultivar with the Amercian Camellia Society.

New Orleans Photo Alliance Bromide level
St. Tammany Photographic Society
Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.
New Media Consortium
Louisiana Beekeeper's Association
Tangi-Tammany Beekeeper's Club
Newcomb Fellow of the Newcomb College Institute
The American Camellia Society,The Ozone Camellia Club & Northshore Camellia Club( founding member)
Ducks Unlimited
Newcomb Alumni Association Board 2007-2009
The Irish Network, New Orleans (founding member)