Join Griffin Museum’s Executive Director and Curator, Paula Tognarelli, as she gives a guided walk and talk around the show, Down Garden Paths. The show includes work by the artists Craig J. Barber, Joan Lobis Brown, Jimmy Fike, Ivana Damien George, Emily Hamilton Laux, Marcy Palmer, Paula Riff, and Vaughn Sills.
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Paula Tognarelli is the Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. Ms. Tognarelli is responsible for producing over 54 exhibitions a year at the Griffin and its surrounding satellite and online gallery spaces. She holds an M.S. in Arts Administration from Boston University, BA from Regis College, is a graduate of the New England School of Photography and a candidate for her Masters in Education at Lesley University. She has juried and curated exhibitions internationally including American Photo’s Image of the Year, Photoville’s Fence, Flash Forward Festival, Deland Arts Festival, Darkroom Gallery, VT, Center for Fine Art Photography, PDN’s Photo Annual, PDN’s Curator Awards, Roy G. Biv Gallery, Image Ohio, The Curated Fridge, the Kontinent Awards, The Clarence John Laughlin Award/New Orleans Photo Alliance, the Filter Festival in Chicago, San Francisco International Photography Exhibition, Your Daily Photograph for Duncan Miller Gallery, Dedham Portrait Project, Peter Miller Fine Art Gallery, Rhode Island Art League, Yankee Magazine, Vermont Center for Photography, The Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Through the Lens Exhibit of the Art League of Rhode Island, Davis Orton Gallery, Santa Fe Workshops, the Congressional Institute’s national visual art competition for high school students, A Smith Gallery, TX, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Lens 2018 Perspective Gallery, Evanston, Illinois, Flora, Columbus State University’s Rankin Arts Photography Center in Columbus, GA, Shore line Alliance, Guilford, CT, Camera USA, Naples Art Association, Colorado Photographic Art Center, Denver, SohoPhotoGallery National Competition, NYC, Atlanta Photography Group Portfolio 2019, LightWork 2018 Transmedia Photography Annual, member of the jury panel for 2018 Arnold Newman Prize and the Lishui International Photography Festival in Lishui, China.
She is a regular participant in national and local portfolio reviews, has been a panelist and featured speaker at photography events and conferences including MacWorld and Color Connections. She has been a panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Photography Fellowships twice, as well as Danforth Art Museum and Arts Worcester, a juror for the Cambridge Art Council’s Community Supported Art Initiative, South Shore Art Center, Cape Cod Art Center, Marblehead, Rockport, Bedford, and New Hampshire Art Associations, Shoreline Arts Alliance, CT, Wickford Art Association, RI Art League, RI and many area camera clubs and art councils. She is a nominator for the Prix Pictet in Geneva, Switzerland, a nominator for the Heinz Prize in Pennsylvania, the Robert Gardner Fellowship at Harvard University, St. Botolph Club Foundation, MOPA Triennial, Kyoto Prize and the Rappaport Prize in Massachusetts. Ms. Tognarelli was recognized by “Printing Impressions Magazine” as one of twelve women in the United States who contributed to digital advances in the printing and graphic arts industries.
She is a past member of the Xerox Technical Advisory Board, Winchester Rotary and the board of the Winchester Multicultural Network. She is on the advisory board of the New England School of Photography, is a member of SPE and is a member of ASMP as well.
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