M A R T H A   S W A N S O N
Rockport, Massachusetts 01966 •  978.546.2860 • marthaswanson@comcast.net
 
Education
Tufts University, BFA
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Diploma
 
Post Graduate
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Peter and Ritzi Jacobi
Massachusetts College of Art, John MacNamara
Art New England Summer Workshops, Mark Millhof
Santa Fe Art Institute, Janet Fish
 
Professional History
Independent Print and Marketing Consultant and Projects Manager, 2006 to present
                  •Exhibitions manager, Cultural Center at Rocky Neck gallery
                  *Photo editor for The Dinner Party book and archivist for artist Judy Chicago
                  *Special projects for Reid Callanan, Director, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
                  *Projects Manager for photographer Nevada Wier
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, 1992-2006, Public Relations and Marketing
                  *Overseeing print advertising and budgets
                  *Catalog production and photo editing
                  *Maintenance of photo archives
                  *Writing and editing
Santa Fe Contemporary Art  a co-op gallery of  New Mexico Artists, 1993-'95
                  * PR and Marketing person
Art New England, monthly arts publication, Boston, 1986-'88
                  *Designer and Art Director
Mt Ida College, Newton MA
Boston Architectural College
New England School of Art and Design, Boston
                  *Instructor of typography
Designworks, Inc., Cambridge MA
                  *Partner and Treasurer of a full service graphic design firm
specializing in production of books and publications.
Selected Clients: The Boston Globe, WGBH-TV, Houghton Mifflin, Little, Brown
Artist Partners, LTD, London, England
                  *Staff designer
Little, Brown and Company, Boston
                  *Art Director for trade books
 
Professional affiliations
Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester MA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization
                  Artistic Director,
                  Trustee
CENTER, formerly Santa Fe Center for Photography, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that honors, supports and provides opportunity for gifted and committed photographers.
                  *Current Advisory Council member
                  *Former Managing Director
Cambridge Art Association, a nonprofit visual arts organization, Cambridge MA
*Former President, responsible for budget formulation, fundraising and educational outreach
*Former board member, responsible for exhibitions, lectures, and volunteers
 
Professional Skills
Macintosh Computer literate; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop.
 



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