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Amber Davis Tourlentes

Amber Tourlentes
Title: 
Associate Professor
Department: 
Office: 
South 301
Bio: 

Amber previously taught photography and digital media at Princeton University, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Emerson College and Harvard University.

Education: 
MFA - University of Massachusetts, Amherst; BFA - University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Consortium Studies; Hampshire College, Amherst College, and Smith College)
Professional Experience: 

Exhibitions
Solo and Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA
  • JanKossen Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY 
  • Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Viewpoint Gallery, Halifax, NS 
  • Carpenter Center, Harvard University 
  • artStrand Gallery Provincetown, MA 
  • Photographic Resource Center, Boston University 
  • Circa Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts 
  • Art Institute of Boston Gallery, Cambridge, MA 
  • Harvey Milk Institute, San Francisco, CA 
  • Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
  • WORKS Gallery, San Jose, CA 
  • Oresmen gallery, Smith College, Northampton, MA 
  • Boston Public Library, Johnson Building 

Publications
Reviews & Published Work

  • Printer's Devil Review 
  • 2014 -glbtq Social Sciences Encyclopedia
  • 2013 - Harvard Gazette
  • 2013 - Artscope
  • 2013 - Boston Phoenix
  • 2013 - Bay Windows
  • 2008 - Edge Media Network
  • 2008 - Feminism & Motherhood  
  • 2007 - Seal Press
  • 2007 - Fox and Paula's On, photographs aired 
  • 2004 - Newsweek
  • 2004 - CNN, photographs aired 
  • The Advocate 
  • Arts & Understanding
  • Oxingale Record, Northampton, MA

Selected Panels & Talks

  • Harvard University/Carpenter Center
  • Society for Photographic Education/Rockport ME
  • AICAD Symposium/Baltimore MD
  • Tufts University Communication and Media Studies
  • NE Women in Photography, Simmons College, Boston, MA
  • Kahn Liberal Arts Institute Smith College

Organizations

  • The History Project, Boston MA 
  • Greater Boston PFLAG 
  • Family Equality Council 
  • GLAD, Boston MA 
  • New England Women in Photography 
  • Friends of Somerville Public Library

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2015 - Honorary Board, COLAGE
  • 2013 - Derek Bok Center for Undergraduate Education Teaching Award, Harvard University
  • 2005 - Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant