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Terri Maxfield Lipp 


Curriculum Vita

Objective:
To appreciate this very moment, and live it as fully as I can, without getting too distracted by the trivial flutterings of existence. 

Personal Profile:
Born in the midwestern United States; raised in a quaint little town surrounded by forest and corn; received grade/high school public education; wandered around the United States, following bliss and exploring Life for approximately 15 years; attended Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL; after that, the adventure continued with a delightful amount of time spent in Tuscany, followed by a six year stay in Washington, DC. Now living in Rome, Italy. All is good. 

Education:
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL,
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
BA in Art History
minor in Fine Arts
minor in Anthropology
honorary masters in Ridiculous Behaviour

Selected Experience and Exhibitions:

  • The Studio, Rockford, IL 1986-1988: Photography, portrait studio; family portraits, senior photos, newborns, engagement photos, etc.
  • Freelance Photographer, Midwest United States, 1987-1992: Photographer-For-Hire: weddings, business events, family and personal portraiture, etc.
  • DJ, Beloit, WI, 1989-1991: Beloit College Radio host, created the “The Max Factor,” 3 hours a week of the best of anything odd, obscure, and psychedelic that I could get my hands on.
  • The Dark Room, Rockford, IL 1989-1992: custom photo lab; machine and hand develop film and prints, specializing in B&W

  • Arts Walk, city festival, Rockford IL 1991: exhibited/sold hand printed B&W photography, hand colored with ground pigment on Ilford Texture Cotton Rag paper

  • Gallery 10, Rockford IL 1991: exhibited custom, hand printed/colored B&W and color prints

  • Artisan Gallery, Northampton, MA 1993: curator of exhibits and really nice salesperson

  • The House Cafe, DeKalb, IL 1999: Grand opening; group show, exhibited 3 large paintings ~ one even got stolen 

  • Tuscan Sun Festival, Cortona, Italy 2005: Curator for J Henry Fair photographic exhibit

  • Nocchia Gallery, Cortona Italy 2005: independent curator & consultant

  • Tuscan Sun Festival, Cortona, Italy 2006: translator for award winning Italian journalist Lilly Magi

  • Coffee And Poetry Festival, Cortona, Italy 2006: onstage translator for U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand ~ it was a complete disaster: read all about it here

  • Facets, Solo exhibition in 2012; private location in Washington, DC: great fun

  • Back To Life Exhibition, Washington, DC, April 2014: Curator and participant in 5 artist exhibition, Chapel of Historic Congressional Cemetery: awesomeness

  • Off The Beaten Track Warehouse Private Grand Opening, Washington, DC, April 2014: group show, exhibited numerous in new studio spacepaintings

  • Off The Beaten Track Warehouse Public Grand Opening, Washington, DC, May 2014: paintings

  • TML Arts Open Studio Exhibitions, Washington, DC (last Saturday of June, July, August, October 2014) exhibition of paintings, photography, soundscapes

  • The Alchemy Of Making, at Homebody Interior Design Boutique, 2014; 2 artist exhibition, 9 paintings

  • TML Arts Studio Closing Exhibition, Washington, DC March 2015; exhibition of my own work plus that of up-and-coming young artist Adrienne Adams, and recent MFA graduate Claudia Furlow.

  • Nebula Creatives, Chicago, IL 2015: Resident Artist, Graphic Design, and Director of Communications – Producer on film projects “Light My Fire: The Burlesque Diaries” (a documentary about the psychological transformations students of burlesque undergo), and “Lab 99” (a science fiction comedy-drama).

  • American Visionary Art Museum’s Shining Walls/Shining Youth Mosaic Project, Baltimore, MD March 2015 to present; grouting, cleaning, and assistance with installation of large scale mosaic, Phase IV on the rooftop of the AVAM building in Baltimore, directed by Sara Allen Harper.

  • MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE ARTI VISIVE “OMAGGIO A GINO SEVERINI – PREMIO CITTA’ DI CORTONA” 4° EDIZIONE, Cortona (AR), Italy; October 2015: winner of 1st Annual “Premio Nocchia Galleria” and CCGS Award for use of color as expression

artist of ever changing hues