1987, San Jose State University, CA, M.F.A., Photography
1983 University of California, Berkeley, CA, M.A., Visual Design
1977 Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, B.A. with Distinction
1974-75 Brown University, Providence, RI
2018 Smith Andersen North, San Anselmo, CA, Dreams of Transformation 2003 SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Guggenheim Bilbao 1998 Art Space at San Francisco Zen Center, San Francisco, CA, What Persists 1997 Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, Sara Leith-Tanous/R.R. Jones/Maggie Perry: Winners of the 1996 Center Awards 1995 Union Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, What we mean when we talk about love 1992 Photography Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 1991 Pro Arts Tempspace Gallery, Oakland, CA, Honored Artists’ Exhibition (with painters Suzanne Dunaway and Paula Metallo) 1990 BC Space Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Cultural Codes, work by Martha Fuller, Sara Leith, Jo Whaley 1989 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Introductions 1989 1983 Smith-Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA 1979 Smith-Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
2014 Smith Andersen North, San Anselmo, CA, Fauna 2007 Gallery at City Hall, San Francisco, CA, Our World: From the Document to the Expressive Image 2000 The Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY, Face 1999 Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, A Vision Honored 1997 Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, Statewide Competition & Exhibition, Photography San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, The Compound Image 1996 Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, Families: Rebuilding, Reinventing, Recreating Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, Family Matters: Traditional and Contemporary Depictions of Home Life Runnels Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, 11th National Photography Competition Center for Phtography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, Familiar Relations 1995 Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, Radius 1994 SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, 20th Anniversary Members’ Exhibition 1993 SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Paradise Lost The Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Memories of Childhood The Gallery, University High School, San Francisco, CA, Family Images 1992 Zen Hospice Project Guest House, San Francisco, CA, Passage 1991 Maison de la Culture Parc Frontenac, Montreal, Canada, Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal, Autobiography San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, Critically Situated, Photography Beyond the Bounds Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford IL, Women Viewing Women 1988 Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA and SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Cross Currents, Cross Country (catalog)
Kenneth Baker, Galleries, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 July 1989, p. E3. Center for Phtography at Woodstock, Bloodlines, Photography Quarterly #66, Volume 17 no. 1, illus. p. 10. Jessica Chiswick, Camerawork: a Journal of Photographic Arts, Spring/Summer 1993, In the Gallery, Recent Exhibitions at SF Camerawork, p. 42. Victoria Dalkey, A Show of Force, The Sacramento Bee, 22 April 1990, Encore, pp. 16-18. DoubleTake, summer 2002, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 14-15. Casey Fitzsimons, Families: Rebuilding, Reinventing, Recreating at the Euphrat Museum of Art, Artweek, February 1997, Volume 28, no. 2, p. 20, illus. p. 20. Casey Fitzsimons, Inappropriate Appropriations Critically Situated: Photography Beyond the Bounds at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Artweek, 4 July 1991, pp. 11-12. Anne Hurley, Fossilized Funk, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, 18 April 1990, p. 41. Bruce Nixon, Human Nature, Paradise Lost at SF Camerawork, Artweek, 18 February 1993, pp. 4-5, illus. p. 5. Ann Elliott Sherman, Family Affairs: plugging into personal pasts at Euphrat Museum, Metro, January 12-22, 1997, Volume 12, no. 46. Marcia Tanner, Panorama of the ‘New Landscape’, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 January 1993, Home, p. 8. Mark Van Proyen, A Fashionable Pluralism, Artweek, 25 February 1989, pp. 5-6. Kelly Wise, A Coast-to-Coast Photography Exchange, Boston Globe, 4 October 1988, Arts & Film, p. 68.
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