1955 Born, Philadelphia, PA


2007 Juror’s Selection, Center for Fine Art Photography
2007 Honorable Mention, “Photography Now ‘07”, Center for Photography at Woodstock
2006 Honorable Mention, HCP Photography Fellowship, Houston Center for Photography
2006 Griffin Award, Griffin Museum of Photography
2005 Finalist, Santa Fe Prize for Photography
2005 Top 50, Critical Mass
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Solo Exhibitions

2006 In the Kitchen, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
2006 In the Kitchen, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 In the Kitchen, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN
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Group Exhibitions

2008 Teen City: L’aventure adolescente, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
2007 Regarding Intimacy, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY
2007 Photocentric, Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN
2007 Spectra '07 National Photography Triennial, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
2007 The Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2007 Suburban/Domestic, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
2007 Kinsey Confidential, Kinsey Institute Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2006 Aus Amerika, Galerie Lichtblick, Köln, Germany
2006 Midwestern Views: Contemporary Photography in Minnesota, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
2006 Center Awards Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
2006 Photo Review Best of Show, University of the Arts Gallery 1401, Philadelphia, PA
2006 12th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
2006 Domestic Diaries, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
2006 Selbstsicht—der Schritt ins Bild, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstädt, Germany
2005 Artists Interrogate: Race and Identity, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2005 Contemporary American Photography, 7th Internationale Fototage, Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Germany
2005 Focused, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
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George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Midwest Photographers Project, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
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In the Kitchen. Dona Schwartz. Kehrer Verlag, 2009 (photo-eye Cat# ZD789)
Contesting the Super Bowl. Dona Schwartz. Routledge, New York, 1997
Waucoma Twilight: Generations of the Farm. Dona Schwartz. Smithsonian, Washington, DC, 1992 (photo-eye Cat# SQ040S)
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1977 University of Pennsylvania, BA
1974 New School for Social Research, Photography
  Studied with Benedict J. Fernandez
1973 Parsons School of Design, Photography
1983 University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communications, PhD in Visual Communication

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