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artist , educator

Helene Bonnie Smith-Romer, American Artist, educator. Recipient scholarship Albert P. Weisman, 1981, 82, 83; Ragdale Artistresidency; grant Chicago Council on Fine Arts, 1990-1991, Photgraphy grantIll. Arts Council, 1992. Member Women Caucus for Arts (visiting artist/curator since 1994), Society for Photographic Educators.

Background

Smith-Romer, Helene Bonnie was born on July 6, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Julius and Annie (Kaminsky) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Columbia College, 1984;Master of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, 1990.

Career

Gallery assistant, Edwyn Houk Gallery, Chicago, 1983-1984;institute art and photography, Jewish Cmty. Center- Summer of the Arts, Skokie, Illinois, 1984-1985;instructor photography, Truman College, Chicago, 1984-1990;instructor computer graphics, experimental images, multi-media, Columbia College, Chicago, since 1991;curator, coordinator/curator visiting artist program, I Due Art 4 You Museum, Chicago, 1993, 95-. Curator Ukranian Institute Modern Art, 1986, University of Illinois, 1988, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1990, I Due Art 4 You Museum, 1998.

With visiting artist program Columbia College, 1992-1996. Director Chicago Women Artist Program, 1992-1997.

Works

Membership

Member Women Caucus for Arts (visiting artist/curator since 1994), Society for Photographic Educators.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, films, collecting.

Connections

Married Eric R. Romer.

father:
Julius Smith

mother:
Annie (Kaminsky) Smith

spouse:
Eric R. Romer.