Resume - Joanne Scherf: Visual Explorer

Resume

Collections

• WIPI (Women in Photography International) spotlight/featured in Silvershotz: International Journal of Contemporary Photography, Volume 8, Edition 5, 2014. I was among eleven women photographers featured with an article and eight images from my Venus Rising series.  This Silvershotz journal is included in the WIPI archive in the following locations:

        • Harvard University; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

        • Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

        • National Museum of Women in the Arts; Washington D.C.

        • Smithsonian Museum Library; Washington D.C.

        • The Getty Museum Library; Los Angeles, California

        • International Center of Photography (ICP) Library; New York City

        • Center of Creative Photography, University of Arizona; Tuscan, Arizona

    

Honors & Awards

• Honorable Mention (3 Aerial Arboretum images); International Photography Awards (IPA) in Fine Art and Landscapes/Trees, 2016

• Nomination Award, 10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards; Nature and Still Life categories, December, 2015

• Honorable Mentions (4 images); International Photography Awards (IPA) in Fine Art and Landscapes, 2015

• Nomination Award, PX3 2015, Nature-Trees; Aerial Arboretum series, 2015

• Cell Phone Photography blog exhibit; Lenscratch, May, 2015

• Nomination Awards – 8th Annual Winners Gallery; (2); International Color Awards; Masters Cup Americana and Nature categories; April, 2015

• People’s Choice Award – 9th Annual Winners Gallery; Black & White Spider Awards; December, 2014

• Honorable Mention Award, ND (Neutral Density); Fine Art – Landscape category, December 2014

• Nomination Award, 9th Annual Black & White Spider Awards; Fine Art category; October, 2014

• Featured photographer; Women in the Photographic Arts, Silvershotz: International Journal of Contemporary Photography, Volume 8, Edition 5, 2014, 4-page spread

• Guest Artist, Susan Spiritus Gallery Newsletter, March 2014; 3 images

• Nomination Awards – 8th Annual Winners Gallery; (4); Black & White Spider Awards; Fine Art, Abstract, Nature and People categories; October, 2013

• Out of Focus Gallery; Women in Photography International (WIPI); Scenic category, 2013

• Honorable Mentions (12 images); International Photography Awards (IPA) in Abstracts, Architecture, Fine Art and Landscapes, September, 2013

• Featured photographer; Silvershotz: International Journal of Contemporary Photography, Volume 8, Edition 5, 2014

• Single Image Award winner-Landscape category; Black & White Magazine; Special Issue #95 Single Image Contest Winners; February, 2013

• It’s Magical Exhibit, Sunrise Category winner; Women in Photography International (WIPI), Juried Competition, October, 2012

• Annual 2012; Honorable Mention; Women in Photography International (WIPI); 2 images

• Bronze Award winner-Still Life category; B&W-COLOR Magazine; Special Issue Single Image Contest Winners; March, 2012

• Merit Award winner; B&W-COLOR Magazine; Special Issue Portfolio Winners; October, 2011

• Featured photographer/Emerging Artist; FOCUS Fine Art Photography Magazine; 2011 Collector’s Edition; Issue #19, February 2011

• Merit Award winner; COLOR Magazine; Special Issue Portfolio Winners; November, 2010

• Merit Award winner; COLOR Magazine; Special Issue Portfolio Winners; November, 2009

• 1st place b/w; Padzieski Gallery; 9th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit; 2004

• 2nd place color; Lawrence Street Gallery; Exposures 03; 2003


Exhibitions

photo-LA, Transportation, group exhibit, Women in Photography International (WIPI), January, 2013

Fourteen East; solo exhibit, Abstract Metals, Park Shelton Building, Detroit, Michigan; January and February 2013

Janice Charach Gallery; group exhibit, 20th Anniversary Retrospective Show; West Bloomfield, Michigan; May, 2011

Janice Charach Gallery; solo exhibit - The 3R Environment; West Bloomfield, Michigan; September, 2010

Vermont Photo Workplace Gallery Juried Show; Middlebury, Vermont; October, 2009

Art Rapids, Second Annual Juried Fine Art Fair; Elk Rapids, Michigan; 2007

Padzieski Gallery; 9th thru 12th Annual Juried Exhibit; Dearborn, Michigan; 2004-2007

Lawrence Street Gallery Juried Show; Ferndale, Michigan 2003-2005

The Scarab Club; Detroit, Michigan, 2003, 2005

College for Creative Studies; Student Art Exhibition; Detroit, MI 2003-2005


Book Publications

• Seeing in Sixes, Lenswork 2016 book; published my “Into the Woods: A Pathless Pleasure” 6-image series

Typography: A Journal of Inspiration; 2012 (self-published)

Embrace the Day; Lessons From My Mother’s Alzheimers; 2010 (self published)

AmerIcona: Pedestrian and Eccentric Impressions of the Great American Culture; 2009 (self published)

Vibrations of the Soul; handmade limited edition art book; 2008


Arts Education & Master Classes

• Marc Koegel, -Fine Art BW Long Exposure Master Class, June-August, 2013

• Joel Tjintjelaar, BW Long Exposure Master Class, May-June, 2013

• Dan Burkholder, iPhone Artistry, 2012

• Marc Koegel, Fine Art Long Exposure Photography, 2012

• Mary Virginia Swanson, Publishing Photo Books Today, FotoFest 12th International Biennial of Photography Portfolio Review, 2008

• Washtenaw Community College; Digital Media Arts; Photography and Graphic Design; 2005-2013

• Maine Media Workshops; Photography; Intimate Portraiture; Master Class-Joyce Tenneson, 2005

• College for Creative Studies; Continuing Education; Photography; 2003- 2005

• Oakland County Community College; Photography; 2002-2003

• B.S., M.S. and EdS degrees in non-art disciplines (upon request)


Memberships

• ArtServe Michigan

• The Arts Alliance (A3)

• Women in Photography International (WIPI)


Community Service

• Mini-Grant Reviewer, Professional & Organization Development, Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA); 2014

• Photography Dept Advisory Board; School of Digital Media Arts; Washtenaw Community College; 2009-2015

• Portfolio reviewer for photography graduates; Digital Media Arts; Washtenaw Community College; 2009-2014

• Limited edition print donation to benefit DAFT (Digital Arts, Film & Television); Student Film & Video Festival; 2010-2011

• Limited edition Belle Isle Aquarium print donation for auction to benefit FOBIA (Friends of Belle Isle Aquarium); 2005


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