a bi-lingual, detail-oriented, creative professional with international experience. strengths include: strategic thinking, warm inter-personal skills with an ability to work independently and in collaboration. recognized and awarded consistently for dedication to projects and innovative solutions. received grants for personal merit and on behalf of multiple art organizations by proposing ideas that inspired others. a devoted photographer, curator, and arts enthusiast.

Work Samples

  • wherever there is nothing read that i love you

  • every time you left the room without me

  • how to keep a secret

Work History

C H R I S T I N E S E R C H I A christine.serchia@gmail.com +44 ( 0 )7577 888172 E D U C A T I O N The Transart Institute Residency Program of Donaü Universitat Krems MFA in New Media Berlin, Germany 2011 Alfred University School of Art & Design BFA in Photography + Art History Minor Alfred, New York, USA 2005 P U B L I C A T I O N 2011 "a history of i love you" Self- Published June, London, UK 2009 'NOMAD Magazine' Buffalo, NY Fall ‘Reader’s Photos Polaroid Gallery’ David W. Dunlap “Lens” New York Times Blog May 29 ‘April Art Attack!’ An Artist Interview by Gus23 April ‘A Secret Worth Keeping’ by Buffalo Rising Buffalo, NY February 2008 “Artists Make Their Statement” Stephanie McGuiness Broad Street Studio Blog June ‘The Power in Their Pain’ Of Experiencing The War In Iraq By Nan Levinson Boston Globe Boston, MA ‘Experiencing The War in Iraq Through Art’ Providence Journal ‘The Art Of The Novel’ of Short Stories Exhibition by Lucy Yao Artvoice Buffalo, NY March ‘Experiencing The War in Iraq’ Through Art’ Bill Van Siclen Providence Journal March ‘The BNAC Takes A New Direction’ West Seneca Bee February ’Art Windows: Looking Behind The Glass’ Downtown Direction Quarterly Journal 2007 ’Providence Art Windows’ Providence Daily Dose December ’What’s Happening’ Providence Journal March 10th Providence, RI ’Providence Art Windows’ Rhode Island State Council Of The Arts Newsletter March 2006 ’Postcards From The Edge’ Washington DC Art News Washington D.C. Spring 2004 ‘Everything Nice’ Photography Series Published in Poesis Literary Magazine 2003 ‘Serchia Pulls Students Together With Everything Nice Exhibition’ Published In The Fiat Lux By Steve Frost A W A R D S 2009 Transart Award Presented By Donau-Universität Krems Friends of Transart Institute Linz, Austria May People’s Choice Award For Providence Art Windows From The New England Journal Of Aesthetic Research. Feb. The ‘Share Some Candy’ Creative Directory representing Italian artists February 2008 The PPL Visual Literacy Artist Lecture Series Visiting Lecturer Providence, Rhode Island October 2005 International Internship Award for Santa Reparata International School of Art & Studio 61 Gallery May Cum Laude Graduate from The School Of Art & Design at Alfred University Charles Treddennick Scholarship to Alfred University 2003 to 2005 Presidential Scholarship to Alfred University 2001 to 2005 2004 Representative of The Visiting Artists and Theorists Committee Alfred University 2002 to 2004 2003 Permanent Work in The Lewitt Collection Fall E X H I B I T I O N H I S T O R Y * indicates solo exhibition 2 0 1 1 "Ünterwegs" MMX Open Art Venue, Berlin, Germany, Summer 2 0 1 0 "wALL" San Gallo Gallery, Florence, Italy, November "Exhibition ONE: Zero Gravity" Women's Artist Salon, Lolita, NYC, NY June "Knickerbocker Art Show" Reverol & Co., NYC, NY, June "The Drawing Show" Tompkins Projects Brooklyn, NY, June "Spring" Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, February "Do I Have To Paint You A Picture?" Morgan Arcade, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Feb 2 0 0 9 “Language/Image” Tanzfabrik Berlin, Germany July “Form the Ashes” Collaborative Arts New Brunswick, NJ “Your Secret is Safe with Me” Fluchtige Kurst Stuttgart, Germany June “Photo Lottery”AS220 Gallery Providence, RI May “Post Cultural Interrogations” via Nictoglobe April “Peepshow: A Secret Worth Keeping” Squeaky Wheel Buffalo, NY 2 0 0 8 “Weather Photos” Transcultural Exchange Shanghai Zendai MoMA Nov. “Melbourne Film Festival” Melbourne, Australia September “Eliza as a Zoetrope” featured animation Digital Fringe Australia September “Educating Artists” Light Work Syracuse, NY Spring “Bulk Up” Rochester Food-not-Bombs Rochester, NY April “Anonyme Zeichner no.°8” Blutenweiss Berlin, Germany April * “Top Friends” online exhibition April “Plain” online exhibition by Illustration Friday January 2 0 0 7 “Wish Fulfillment” Providence Art Windows Public Installation Providence, RI Winter “Postcards from the Edge” James Cohan Gallery New York, NY December “Lo Zoe.” Jewelry exhibition with Stacy Hopkins Florence, Italy June “Armory Open!” Cranston Armory Providence, Road Island May “Plein Field” Armory Field Cranston, RI May “Photographic Memory” AS220 Providence, Rhode Island April “Providence Art Windows” Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI Spring 2 0 0 6 “Postcards from the Edge” Sikkema, Jenkins, & Co. New York, NY Winter “Carnegie Art Center Annual Exhibition” North Tonawanda, NY Nov. & Dec. “Da Portar Via” Studio 61 Florence, Italy August “Film Screening” CEPA Gallery Member’s Exhibition CEPA Gallery Buffalo, NY Spring 2 0 0 5 “Fuor d’ Acqua” Studio 61 Florence, Italy December “The Body: Visual Aids” Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY Fall “Hide and Seek” BFA exhibition John Woods Studio Alfred, NY May “Make Art Not War” Robert Turner Gallery Alfred, NY Spring “Lauren and Natalie” super8 film screening Holmes Auditorium Alfred CEPA Gallery Annual Exhibition CEPA Gallery Buffalo, NY Spring 2 0 0 4 “I Heart Light Boxes” The Brick Alfred, NY December 3 “Visual Aids: Postcards from the Edge” Brent Sikkemma Gallery New York City, NY *“Memories Across the Little Dipper” Moka Joka Alfred, NY Dec. “Hot Water Supply” ArtSite Gallery Wellsville, NY Spring “The Tiny Show” Scholes Library Alfred, NY “Alternative Processes in Photography” Robert Turner Gallery Alfred, NY “The Light Show” University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI / Alfred University Alfred, NY April “Lucid Translations” a duet with Heather Gerrand Cell Space, Alfred NY February 2 0 0 3 “The Sculpture Show” Sculpture and Light Annex Alfred, NY “Dieu Papier: Wet your Landscape” Fosdick-Nelson Gallery at ArtSite, Wellsville, NY Spring “The Light Show” The Museum of Luminous Phenomena Alfred, NY April “Obsessive Compulsive Art” The Brick Alfred, NY April 27- May 2 “The Tiny Show” Moka Joka Alfred, NY Spring “I rate” performative collaboration with Liz Clark and Kara Dunne Alfred, NY Fall 2 0 0 2 *“Current•ly” Cell Space Alfred, NY February “Smart Wall Digital Exhibition” John Woods Studios Alfred, NY Dec. “Unconventional Drawing” Holmes Auditorium curated by George Hrycun Alfred, NY November E X P E R I E N C E 2009 a c a + f l o r e n c e u n i v e r s i t y o f t h e a r t s international program director florence, italy / ny, ny a t l a n t i c g a l l e r y graphic design assistant new york, new york 2008 t o w n o f p o r t e r h i s t o r i c a l s o c i e t y photographer porter, ny p e t f a s h i o n w e e k photographer + runway assistant new york, new york a c a + i s t i t u t o e u r o p e o director florence, italy a s 2 2 0 instructor of artist statement development for broad street studio providence, ri c h a r l e s e. b u r c h f i e l d n a t u r e & a r t c e n t e r [BNAC] executive artistic director & gallery curator . w. seneca, new york r e c o n n e c t U S . o r g assistant director . providence, rhode island 2007 n a d a . n e w a r t d e a l e r ' s a l l i a n c e miami, florida . new york, ny b r o a d s t r e e t s t u d i o layout designer. providence, ri p e t f a s h i o n w e e k photographer /art handler/ installation assistant. manhattan, ny l i t t l e b e l l s d o c u m e n t a t i o n & p r e s e n t a t i o n photographer/editor/designer. international a c a & i s t i t u t o e u r o p e o photographer/teaching asst./ staff asst. florence, italy 2006 a u t h o r s u z a n n e s i m o n d i e t z .photo-editor 2005 . 2004 . 2003 s a n t a r e p a r a t a i n t e r n a t i o n a l s c h o o l o f a r t teaching assistant/staff representative to the university of south florida [including : photography / alternative processes / design / italian cinema] gallery attendant/ studio monitor / teaching assistant/ photo instructor c e n t e r f o r e x p l o r a t o r y & p e r c e p t i v e a r t g a l l e r y instructor of photographic assemblage at CEPA . buffalo, ny p h o t o g r a p h e r b r i a n a r n o l d artist assistant . alfred, ny f o s d i c k - n e l s o n g a l l e r y gallery attendant . alfred, ny S K I L L S photography & film digital & print media installation curating fine art programs : all adobe cs microsoft office apple software quarkxpress r e s u m e also available in italian

Education

alfred university

Specialties

Affiliations

behance.net/christine . flickr.com/photos/christineserchia . wooloo.org/cserchia

Awards

transart award sharesomecandy creative directory ppl visual literacy artist p.a.w. commission international internship award presidential scholarship charles tredennick scholarship poesis magazine artists & theorists committee permanent work in the lewitt collection

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