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Lonnie Graham, American Photographer, artist. Residency grant Baltimore Clayworks, 1990. Volunteer Manchester Craftsmens Guild, Pittsburgh, 1988-1989; Travel grant National Endowment for the Arts & Pew Trust, 1994; grant, fellowship pennsylvania Coun.on the Arts, 1992; grant, resident Acadia Summer Arts Program, 1994-1997; travel grant/commission Fabric Workshop, 1997-1998.

Background

Graham, Lonnie was born on June 3, 1954 in Cleveland. Son of Lonnie Graham and Barbara Jean (Forrest) Williams.

Education

A in Specialized Technology, Ivy School of Art, 1976;student, Nova Scotia College Art & Design, 1977;Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1978;Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1984.

Career

Freelance photographer, designer, San Francisco, 1980-1986. Instructor photography Pittsburgh Film Makers, since 1988, Manchester Craftsmens Guild, Pittsburgh, 1989-1990, director photography, 1990-1997. Photographer Urban Redevelopment Authority, since 1996.

Advisory panel member Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Harrisburg, 1991-1997, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Baltimore, 1995-1997. Advisory committee member Public Art Advisory Committee, Pittsburgh, 1996. Advisory board Greater Pittsburgh Committee for Women, since 1995.

Board directors Pittsburgh Foundation Multi-Cultural Arts Initiative, since 1999.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (limited edition) Friendship, Strength, and Vitality, 1996. Photographic author: Thaddeus Mosley, Sculptor, 1997. Contributor: Pittsburgh Revealed, 1997, Family of Black America, 1996, Imagining Families, 1994.

Membership

Volunteer Manchester Craftsmens Guild, Pittsburgh, 1988-1989. Travel grant National Endowment for the Arts & Pew Trust, 1994. Grant, fellowship pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1992.

Grant, resident Acadia Summer Arts Program, 1994-1997. Travel grant/commission Fabric Workshop, 1997-1998.

Connections

father:
Lonnie Graham Williams

mother:
Barbara Jean (Forrest) Williams