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educator , photographer

Sheron Adeline Rupp, American Photographer, educator. Recipient Massachusetts Fellowship award in photography Artist Foundation, 1984, 87; visual artist fellow National Endowment for the Arts, 1986, 94, Guggenheim fellow, 1990. Board of directors Zone Art Center, 1987-1994.


Rupp, Sheron Adeline was born on January 14, 1943 in Mansfield, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Warren Edmund Rupp and Frances Adeline (Hanson) Christian.


Bachelor in Sociology and Psychology, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1965. Master of Fine Arts in Photography, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1982.


Teaching assistant in photography, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1981;instructor photography, Northfield (Massachusetts) Mount Hermon School, 1982-1983;instructor photography, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1984;instructor photography, Holyoke (Massachusetts) Community College, 1986, 87-88;visiting assistant professor photography, Hampshire College, 1985, 87;visiting lecturer photography, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1994. Guest artist, lecturer Boston Museum School, Portland (Maine) School Art, New York University, U. Massachusetts, Deerfield (Massachusetts) Academy, Hartford School Art/U. Hartford-Connecticut, Springfield Museum Fine Arts, Massachusetts, Bard College, New York, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, others.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Tisch School Arts New York University, 1987, Portland School Art, 1989, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York City, 1992, Cleveland Museum Art, 2000, "Sheron Rupp: Dialogue with A Collection" University Massachusetts Fine Arts Gallery, Amherst, 2009. Two-person shows include Columbus Museum Art, Ohio, 1997-1998. Springfield Technology Community College, Massachusetts, 1997, exhibited in group shows at Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1991, since 1999, Springfield Museum Fine Art, 1993, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1993, Directors Guild, Los Angeles, 1994, Manchester Institute Arts and Sciences, New Hampshire, 1995, Weber State University, Utah, 1995, Photograph Resource Center 3d Biennial, Boston, 1995, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, since 2000, Smithsonian Arts and Sciences, Washington, 2001, Denison University Art Gallery, Granville, Ohio, 2002, Around the House, Anugrah Narayan Bush Gallery, Salem, Oregon, 2002, Boston Museum Fine Arts, 2002-2003, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York, 2003, Smith College Museum Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2004, Berman Collection, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2006-2007, Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Kunsthalle, Emden, 2007-2008, Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 2010, Represented in permanent collections De Cordova Museum, Museum Modern Art, New York City, Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Hallmark Collection of Photography, Kansas City, Columbus Museum Art, The Jean Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Rose Art Museum Brandeis University, Mead Art Museum Amherst College, Smith College Museum Art, Danforth Museum Art, Springfield Technology Community College Foundation, Carpenter Center for Visual Arts Harvard University, The Smithsonian, Corcoran Galley of Art, Washington, Sir Elton John Photography Collection.

      Photographs (including cover photo) in Double-Take Magazine, winter 1998. Publication and exhibit, Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection, 2006, Garden Eden, 2007, publication, Emden, Germany, 2007.


Board of directors Zone Art Center, 1987-1994.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, bicycling, writing.


Warren Edmund Rupp Christian

Frances Adeline (Hanson) Christian