Hearts of Deception

Hearts of Deception



    Beatrice Geller
  3107 No. 13th St.
  Tacoma, WA. 98406

Professional Teaching Experience

1984-Current   Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, 
                       Associate Professor
1982-83          Stockton State College, Pomona, New Jersey, 
                       Assistant Professor
1982-84          Southampton College, L.I.U.  Long Island, New York,
                       Assistant Professor of Photography
1981-82          Wagner College, Staten Island, New York City, 
                       New York
1981-80          Mercy College, Yonkers Campus, New York, 
                       adjunct Professor

1975-79          Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. 
1970-1974      New York University, Film School, New York, N.Y.     

Awards, Grants, Commissions, Residencies and Publications
2009               In Motion Annual Photography Auction and Benefit
                       Waldorf Astoria, New York City, New York

2007               Pierce County Arts Commission, 
                       Portable Works Award

2007               Hands Off! Gallery 621,  Honorable Mention, 
                       Tallahassee Fla.

2005               70th National Juried Art Exhibit, Cooperstown
                       Art Museum, Cooperstown Art Association 
                      Merit Award

2003               Weir Farm, Artist Residency, Wilton Connecticut,

1996               Center on Contemporary Art , Seattle Washington,
                       Category award in photography

1992               Not Necessarily Silver, Category Award, 
                       Corvallis, Oregon

1991               Metropolitan Arts Commission,  Commissioned 
                       artwork for Multinomah Health Center, Portland, 

1989               One Hundred Years of Washington Photography,
                       Tacoma Art Museum

1989               8th Annual Northwest International Art Competition
                       Whatcom County Art and Historical Museum,
                       Category Award Prints and Photography

1988             Presidential Grant, Media Arts Lab, Pacific Lutheran 

1986-87         Regency Scholars Award, Pacific Lutheran University

1983-84               New Jersey State, Creative Artists Fellowship

1995             Exhibition Catalogue for Texas National, 95

1995             Exhibition Catalogue for Illuminance, 95

1993             CD ROM Disc, Chemeteka, Community College 

Juried Exhibitions & Catalogues

2009          In Motion Annual Photography Auction and Benefit 
                  Catalogue Waldorf Astoria, New York City

2007          Art Matters Exhibition, Lemon Tree Gallery Tacoma, Wa.

2007          Own It!   AOC GALLERY, Tacoma,  Wa.

2007          Hands off!  International Juried Digital Show,
                  621Gallery, Tallahasse Fla. Honorable mention

2005          Pen and Brush Club, National Photography,  
                  Juried Exhibit Small Works Exhibit, Circle of Friends 
                  Exhibit, New York City New York

2005          Pen and Brush Members Annual,  New York City, 
                  New York.

2005          Cooperstown Art Association , 70th Annual  Juried Show

1996          Within and Without, the Intimate Moment  
                  Muskingham College, New Concord, Ohio

1996          31st National Exhibition, San Bernadino 
                  County Museum, Redlands, CA.

1996          Body Language, SOHO Gallery, Pensacola, Fla.

1996          Printwork ‘ 96, Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, 
                  New York

1996         Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, 
                 Seattle, WA.

1995          Bellevue Art Museum, Pacific Northwest Annual, 
                  Bellevue, WA.

1995         Texas National 95, Stephen F, Austin State 
                 University Gallery, Austin, TX.

1995          Illuminance 95, Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

1995          Fred Wells National, Nebraska Wesleyan University

1994          Riveria Fine Arts Center National, Santa Barbara, CA.

1994        Integration, Disintegration, Reintegration; 
                Parents Foundation, Yale University, New Haven,  CT.

1994         Northwest International Art Competition, 
                Whatcom County Museum, Bellingham, WA.

1993         State of the Art, New England Art Expo, Trade Center, 

1992          Not Necessarily Silver, Corvallis Art Center, 
                 Corvallis, Or.

1991          Illuminance ’92, Lubbock, Texas Fine Arts Center, 
                  Lubbock TX

1991          45th Annual Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair, 
                  Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA.

1990          36th Annual Exhibit, San Diego Art Institute, 
                  San Diego, CA.

1990         44th Annual Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair, 
                 Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA.

1989         Northwest Annual Exhibition, 
                 Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle WA.

1988          Chroma Zone, Galleria Mesa, Mesa, AZ

1988           National Aperture, North Carolina

1988           Nuclear Visions, Two Year Traveling Exhibition, 
                   Oregon Coast, Council for the Arts

1981           Gombrich Art Gallery, Tribecca, New York City

1979           Bellevue Art Museum, Photoworks ’79 , Bellevue WA.

1979           Crosby Demper Gallery, Kansas City Art Institute

1979            Duke Fine Arts Center, James Madison University, 
                    Harrisburg, Va.

1978            Photoworks Gallery, Norfolk, VA
1978            Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York


2009          Rearview Forward, Grand Impromptu Gallery, 
                  Tacoma Wa.

2009          Rock, Paper, Scissors, Grand Impromptu Gallery, 
                  Tacoma, Wa.

2009          It’s A Spring Thing, Grand Impromptu Gallery, 
                  Tacoma, Wa

2009          Evolutionary Tales, Grand Impromptu Gallery, 
                  Tacoma, Wa.

2009          Treasures, Grand Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma Wa.

2008          Toward Abstraction, Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma Wa.

2008          Enchantments, Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma Wa

2008          Close Encounters, Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma Wa.

2008          Texture and Tension, Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma, Wa.

2008          Beyond Convention, Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma, Wa.

2008          Ya Gotta Love it, Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma Wa.

2008          Icons Show, Two Vaults Gallery, Tacoma Wa.

2005          Circle of Friends, Pen and Brush Club, New York City, 
                  New York

1995         Hanforth Gallery, Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma, WA.

1993         Interfaced: Art and Technoculture,     
                 Evergreen State College, Olympia WA.

1993        But is it Art? Currents in Electronic Imaging, 
                Pacific Lutheran University, and the 
                University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA.

1993         In Her Headspace, Pacific Lutheran University, 
                 Tacoma, WA.

1989-90     New Perspectives, One Hundred Years of Washington 
                 State Art, Tacoma Art Museum

1989          One Hundred Years of Washington State Photography,
                  Tacoma Art Museum

1989          Coos Bay Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, 
                  Group Exhibit for Photography

Curated Exhibitions:

2006      Geller’s Studio  Classe’s,  Seven Muses Gallery, 
              Tacoma Washington

2005      Geller’s Studio  Classe’s, Karpeles Manuscript Library 
              Museum. Featured exhibitors: Geller’s photography 
              program’s students, Pacific Lutheran University, 
             Tacoma, Washington

2002     Digital Imaginations, featured artists: Paul Berger, 
             Steve Davis, Carolyn Krieg, Hughe Lentz, 
             Jody Coleman and Beatrice Geller
             Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington

1999     Photographic Currents: Featured artists: 
             Northwest Regional Northwest Society 
             of Photographic Educators, Pacific Lutheran 
             University, Tacoma, Washington

1998      Women in Media Arts, Selected Artists: 
              Unique Editions Artists, Judy Moncrief, 
              Karin Schminke, Karen Guzak, Kathy Fridstein, 
              and Beatrice Geller. University Gallery, P.L.U.

1993     But is it Art…..Currents in Electronic Imaging, Exhibit of 200
             Digital Artists and Photographers, 
             Pacific Lutheran University.

1987     3rd Annual Women in the Arts Exhibit, 
             Pacific Lutheran University

1986     2nd Annual Women in the Arts Exhibit, 
             Pacific Lutheran University

1985     Annual Women in the Arts Exhibit, 
            Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma Washington

1984-85   Gallery Director for Pacific Lutheran University, 
               Tacoma WA.

1985-88   Coordinator for Northwest Women in the Arts Exhibition

84—87     Coordinator for the Wekell Gallery, and University Gallery
84           Conducted Workshops on Women in the Arts
93           SPE Regional Coordinator
99           Forum Leader : The Body and Body Politic 

2006       Digital Lighting Photographic workshop
               for Pacific Northwest  Arts and Crafts Guild,
              donated honorarium to Katrina Relief Fund

2006       Juror for Grand Cinema’s 1st Annual 
              Film Festival, Tacoma Washington

                Society of Photographic Education
                College Art Association
                Pen and Brush Club , New York City, New York
                American Association of University Professors
                Center for Fine Art Photography, Co.
                Impromptu Gallery, Tacoma Washington

Past Non-Elected Committees
Women Studies
Printing and Publishing

Past Elected Committees
Rank and Tenure (twice)
Environmental Studies Committee