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Terri Maxfield Lipp 


Curriculum Vitae

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 before attending 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

Earth
Honorary Doctorate in Ridiculous Behavior


Vaguely Relevant Work Experience:

The Studio, Rockford, IL 1986-1988: Photography, portrait studio; family portraits, senior photos, pets, newborns, engagement photos, etc.

Freelance Photographer, Midwest United States, 1987-1992: weddings, business events, family and personal portraiture, etc.

Radio Host, Beloit, WI, 1989-1991: Beloit College Radio, created the “The Max Factor,” a 3 hour a week program, the best of psychedelic music and obscure recordings

The Dark Room, Rockford, IL 1989-1992: custom photo lab; machine and hand develop film and prints, specializing in B&W

ARTisan Gallery, Northampton, MA 1993: curator, sales

Nocchia Gallery, Cortona Italy 2005: independent curator & consultant

Nebula Creatives, Chicago, IL 2015 – present: Resident Artist, Graphic Design, and Director of Communications, and Producer for the film “Lab 99” (a science fiction comedy-drama).

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

Workshops and Other Studies:

The Third Eye Photographic Workshop, Southern France, May/June 2017: instruction and inspiration from fine art photographer Robin Davis

Traditional Painting Techniques Workshop, Rome, Italy, July 2017: intensive study of traditional Florentine and Flemish painting techniques, with Italian master painter, Adriano Fida

Dal Reale al Visionario (From the Real to the Visionary) Workshop, Rome, Italy, July 2018: intensive study of taking one’s creativity to a higher level, with Italian master painter, Adriano Fida

Corsi di Pittura e Disegno (Painting and Drawing Courses), 2016 to present: continuing studies with Master Adriano Fida, as well as fine artist Bianca Camilla Gambrioli

Selected Exhibitions and Festivals:

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

The House Cafe, DeKalb, IL 1999: Grand opening; group show, exhibited 3 large paintings ~ “honored” to have one stolen

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

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 about that humiliation here

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

Back To Life Exhibition at Historic Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC, April 2014: Curator and participant in 5 artist exhibition, Chapel of Historic Congressional Cemetery: and yes, it was awesome

Off The Beaten Track Warehouse Private Grand Opening, Washington, DC, April 2014: group show of 22 artists

Off The Beaten Track Warehouse Public Grand Opening, Washington, DC, May 2014: group show of 22 artists

TML Arts Open Studio Exhibitions, Washington, DC, 2014-2015 monthly exhibitions of paintings, photography, soundscapes

The Alchemy Of Making, Homebody Interior Design Boutique, Washington, DC, 2014: 1 month exhibition

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.

Mostra Internazionale Arti Visive “Omaggio a Gino Severini – Premio Città di Cortona” 4 Edizione, Cortona (AR), Italy; October 2015: winner of 1st Annual “Premio Nocchia Galleria” and CCGS Award for exceptional use of color as expression

La MIAV, Lucignano (AR), Italy; April 2016 – Exhibition of international artists

THOMA, Rome (RM), Italy; August 2017 – Exhibited paintings at this annual multimedia festival of the arts

THOMA, Rome (RM), Italy; July 2018 – Exhibited paintings at this annual multimedia festival of the arts

 


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