Birgit Blyth

Artists Statement

Education:
Denmark and U.S.A.
Project, Inc., Cambridge MA (Photography)
DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln MA (Printmaking)
Maine Photography Workshop, Rockport ME (Photography)
Boston Museum School (Photography and Printmaking)

Member of:
Cambridge Art Association
Photographic Resource Center, Boston MA
Concord Art Association, Distinguished Artist Member since 1988

Co-founder of CAMERADA (Critique group of 6 photographers), 1978

Shows with CAMERADA:
University Place, Cambridge, 1998
University Place, Cambridge, 1994
Cornelius Wood Gallery, Middlesex School, Concord, 1993
Concord Art Association, 1989
Juliani Gallery, MBCC, Wellesley, 1988
Newton Free Library, 1987
Cambridge Art Association, 1984
Concord Library, 1982
Project, Inc., Cambridge, 1980

Solo Shows
Koussevitzky Art Gallery, Pittsfield, MA, 2003
Wainright Bank, Cambridge, MA, 2003
Carrie Haddad Photographs, Hudson, NY, 2010

Group Shows:
Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge, MA, 2016
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2015
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2012
Washington Art Gallery, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2012
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2010
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2008
Haddad Lascano Gallery, Great Barrington, MA 2007
GASP (Gallery Artist Studio Projects), Brookline, MA, 2007
Welles Gallery, Lenox, MA, 2006
Concord Art Association, 2005
Higgins Art Gallery, Barnstable, MA, 2005
BF Gallery, Boston, 2005
Haddad Lascano Gallery, Gt. Barrington, MA, 2005
Cambridge Art Association (3 Person show), 2002
Concord Art Association, March, 2002
New England Photographers 2001, Danforth Museum, Framingham, 2001
Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, December 2000
Cambridge Art Association, National Invitational show, 2000
Fuller Museum, Brockton, 9th Triennial, 1999
Cambridge Art Association, members’ show (1st prize, prints), 1998
Cambridge Art Association, National Invitational show (1st prize, prints), 1998
Spazi Gallery, Housatonic MA, 1994
New England Photographers 1994, Danforth Museum, Framingham, 1994
Cambridge Art Association (Juror’s citation), 1994
Albany Center of the Arts, Albany, N.Y., 1990
Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center (4 person show), 1986
Cambridge Art Association (4 person show), 1984
Cambridge Art Association, 1983
Project, Inc., Cambridge, 1981
Cambridge Art Association, 1979
Pratt Institute, N.Y., 1979
Museum School, Boston, 1978
Project, Inc., Cambridge, 1976
Panopticon Gallery, New England Photographers, 1976

Residencies
Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg, South Africa
1996 Pinhole and alternative photography
1997 Photography and Silkscreen
1998 Photography and waterless lithography
2000 Printmaking
2004 Pinhole and alternative photography
2005 Black and white photography
2006 Alternative photography
2007 Alternative photography
2008 Alternative photography

Northern Territory University, Darwin, Australia
2001 Pinhole and alternative photography; car battery etching

“Out of the Dump” Project, Guatemala City
2000 Alternative photography

Visiting Artist:
1996 School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Paper making; alternative photography
2000 School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Chromoskedasik alternative photography
2001 Interlaken School of Art (IS 183), Stockbridge, MA; Alternative photography
2003 Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA; Alternative photo processing

Publications:
The Mothers’ Book, ed. Ronnie Friedland and Carol Kort. Boston, 1981
Speaking of Galbraith, by Peggy Lamson. Boston, 1991
New Dimensions in Photo Processes, by Laura Blacklow, 4th edition, 2006