contact & resume

P. O. Box 632 Provincetown MA 02657

+1 415 321 0382

jane@janeParadise.com

www.janeParadise.com

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Dune Shack Catalog, available online

Of Strength and Grace: Elegy for Love, catalog available online

WOMR Radio Interview with Jane Paradise, 2017

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Jane Paradise Resume

Solo Exhibitions

· 2017 - “Dune Shacks of Provincetown: Series 1” Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA

· 2015 - “This is Your Future: Women and Aging” Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA

· 2015 - “Carpe Diem” Artspace, Raleigh, N.C. (three person)

· 2015 - “Women and Aging” Simmons College, Boston, MA

· 2015 - “Here and There” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

· 2014 - “When I was Young, I was Considered Beautiful” Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital, Lebanon, NH

· 2013 - “When I was Young, I was Considered Beautiful” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

· 2013 - “When I was Young, I was Considered Beautiful” Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA

· 2012 - “Herring Cove” (two person) Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

· 2011 - “Saturday Night Swim” Gallery Ehva, Provincetown, MA

· 2010 - “Not Quite Strangers” Photographic Resource Center (PRC), Boston, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions

· 2017 - “Narrative Photography” Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR, July 1-July 20

· 2017 - ”The National” Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA, July 10-Aug 13

· 2017 - “Wanderlust” Dickerman Prints and Gallery, San Francisco,CA

· 2017 - “Aviary” Lafayette Gallery, Boston, MA, March 14-July 14

· 2017 - “Summertime” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, June 16 - July 30

· 2017 - “Portraits 2017” Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

· 2017 - “Intimate Portraits” PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

· 2017 - “The Photograph” and “Lighting” Cape Cod Art Association and Bob Korn Gallery, Orleans, MA

· 2017 - Juried Show, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

· 2017 - “Summertime” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX

· 2016 - 4th Int’l Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Berlin, Germany

· 2016 - “The Nor’Easter” New Britain Museum of American Art Juried Show, New Britain, CT

· 2016 - Members’ Juried Shows, Winter/Spring, Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)

· 2015 - “Waterfall” and “Currents” Gallery EHVA, Provincetown MA

· 2015 - “Empty beds: an installation” wallpaper photographs AS220 Project Space, Providence, RI

· 2015 - Dune Shack ART Show, Cape Cod National Seashore, Eastham, MA

· 2014 - “3rd Int’l. Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography” Municipal Heritage Museum, Malaga, Spain

· 2014 - “12th National Prize Show” Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, Juror Award

· 2014 - “Home” 4x5 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

· 2013 - “New England Collective IV” Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA

· 2013 and 2011 - “New England Photo Biennial” The Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

· 2013 and 2012 – “Spring Competition” Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

· 2013 - “Light and Dark: Photography Now” Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA

· 2013 - “Community of Artists” Danforth Art, Framingham, MA

· 2013 - “(Un)Clothed” and “Water and “Family” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

· 2013 - “Magic of Light” and “Photography and Environmental Concern” Vermont PhotoPlace, Middlebury, VT

· 2012 - “2nd Int’l Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography” Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

· 2012 - “Portraits” Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA

· 2012 - “Big Picture Show” Cape Cod Art Association, Cotuit Center for the Arts, MA

· 2012-2010 - Various juried shows, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

· 2012-2008 – “Annual Invitational Auction” Photographic Resource Center (PRC), Boston University

· 2011 - “The Prime Years” The Photographer’s Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

· 2011 - “SNAP: A Photography Exhibition” Bedford Galley, Walnut Creek CA, Juror Award

· 2011 - “For Japan” by Architecture for Humanity,” Hotshoe Gallery, London, UK

· 2011 - “Life Support Japan” Wallspace Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

· 2010 - “For Terminally Ill Children” Angelight Films, New York City, NY

· 2009 - “Anthology, Highlights from the Permanent Collection” Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona, FL

· 2009 - “The Prime Years” Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Awards

· 2014 Finalist Photolucida Critical Mass

· 2017 Merit Award “All About Photo” (top 20 out of 4,00)

· 2013 Juror Selection, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

· 2013 Best Photograph, Still Point Gallery, Brunswick, ME

· 2013 Honorable Mention, Cambridge Art Association, National Prize Show

· 2013 Second Prize, Pacific Art League, National Prize, Palo Alto, CA

· 2013 First Prize in Photography “Breath of Spring,” Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable MA

· 2012 Juror Award “The Big Picture” Cape Cod Art Association, Cotuit Center for the Arts, MA

· 2011 Worldwide GALA Awards: Inter-regional Honorable Mention, 2nd Prize for Editorial and Current Affairs, finalist for Culture, Gold (top 2%) for Portraits and People

· 2011 Juror Award “SNAP: A National Juried Photography Exhibition” Bedford Galley, Walnut Creek, CA

· 2006 The Environmental Photography Invitational, Runner-Up Environment at Risk

· 2005 Runner-Up in 3 categories in The Lucie Awards (International Photography Awards)

Books/Magazines

· 2017 Dune Shacks of Provincetown, Catalog

· 2015 “Of Strength and Grace: Elegy for Love” Book by Shanti Arts Press of my photographs paired with poetry of Tom Whayne

· 2014 Still Point Arts Quarterly Fall 2014, featured photographer “Dune Shacks of Provincetown”

· 2014 “Summertime” Chronicle Books

· 2013 Still Point Arts Quarterly Winter 2013

· 2013 “When I Was Young I Was Considered Beautiful” catalog for solo show at Griffin Museum of Photography

· 2010 “Not Quite Strangers” This is a body of work of people in public places throughout the world often catching them in unguarded private moments. “Often, it seems, as introspection, a turning away from one’s surroundings to survey inner landscapes,” wrote George Slade independent curator and former curator of the PRC of this body of work.

· 2005 “The Saturday Night Swim” Portraits of a group of men swimming and showering nude contrasted with portraits of them at home and/or at work.

Photos in Selected Publications

· 2017 Provincetown Pubic Library newsletter

· 2014 Cape Cod Times Newspaper, MA

· 2012 Provincetown Arts Magazine, Provincetown Banner newspaper

· 2011-2009 Boston Globe newspaper

· 2011 Frontispiece for the book Tennessee Williams The Magic Tower and Other One Act Plays, introduction by Terrance McNally, A New Directions book

· 2010 The Atlantic, The Daily Dish blog “Face of the Day”

Artist Residency

• 2011 Outer Cape Artist Residency Consortium (OCARC)

Residency in a historic dune shack at the edge of the Atlantic “back shore” in Provincetown, MA

Speaking Engagements

· 2017 Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, “Women an Aging”

· 2017 Seashore Point, Provincetown, MA, “Women and Aging”

· 2013 Danforth Art, Framingham, MA, “The Dune Shacks of Provincetown”

· 2011 Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, “When I Was Young I Was Considered Beautiful” A portrait of aging as told through Paradise’s photographs of Norma Holt, a Provincetown and New York photographer

Press

· 2017 Artscope, Boston, MA

· 2017 Provincetown Banner, MA

· 2016 Prime magazine, New Britain, CT

· 2016 Cada dia un fotografo blog, Spain

· 2015 Omen magazine No 14

· 2015 Boston Globe, featured exhibit

· 2013 Cambridge Art Association 12th National Prize book, comments by juror Toby Kamps

· 2013 The Daily Beast, The Dish Andrew Sullivan

· 2011 The MetroWest Daily News, “Danforth Biennial showcases diverse work of 39 photographers”

Curator

· 2016 Ray Elman and Norma Holt co curator Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)

· 2015 Amy Arbus “After Images” co curator Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)

Education

  • 1999-2009 Photography coursework: UC Berkeley, CA, Fine Arts Works Center, Provincetown MA and Tuscany Photography Workshop (TPW) Italy
  • Studied with Alex Webb, Jeff Jacobson, Constantine Manos, Douglas Kirkland, Amy Arbus, David Hilliard, Joanne Dugan
  • 2003-2004 Photography, One year of study at City of Westminster College, London, England
  • B.A. Psychology, University of Hartford, Bloomfield CT (cum laude)

Professional Affiliations

2012 - Juried Artist Member: Cape Cod Art Association

2012 - Invited Member: Art Photo Index (API)

2011-Present - Trustee: Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)

2011-2006 - Advisory Board member: Fotovision, a California documentary photography non-profit

2002-2001 - Deputy Director International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA

Collections: Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL and private collections worldwide

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