Educator

THOMAS CARABASI

EDUCATION
1990 M.F.A. Tyler School of Art, Temple University
1977 B.A. Princeton University. Studied art and photography with Peter Bunnell and Emmet Gowin
1978-1980 Apprenticeship with Frederick Sommer
1978 Assisted Paul Caponigro

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1996-Present  Department Head, Photography and Digital Imaging , Ringling College of Art and Design
1991-1996  Photography Faculty, Ringling School of Art and Design
1986-1991  Assistant Professor of Photography, Moore College of Art and Design
1989-Present  Visiting Artist, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
1982-Present  Instructor and Lecturer at The International Center of Photography, New York
1980-1990  Instructor at The Art Institute of Philadelphia, The Photography Place, Tyler School of Art, The University of Delaware, Bucks County Community College.
1984 Visiting Lecturer, Counsel of the Humanities, Princeton University
1983 Visiting Lecturer/Artist, University of Melbourne and Phillips Institute of Technology, Australia.

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2000 First Prize, Anne Norton Gallery Juried Exhibition, West Palm Beach, FL
1994 Florida Artists Show, Ringling Museum of Art (Purchase Award)
1990 Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Grant
1989 Abington Art Center, Purchase Award (Philadelphia Museum)
1987 Top New Photographers’ List, Maine Photographic Workshops
1984 Australia Council for the Arts Grant
1981 Philadelphia Print Club International Competition, Purchase Award (Philadelphia Museum of Art)
1978 Southwest Biennial Exhibition, Santa Fe Museum of Fine Art Max Kozloff Award in Photography

REPRESENTED by Howard Schickler Fine Art, Sarasota, Fl. (www.artnet.com/gallery/3277454/howard-schickler-fine-art.html)

EXHIBITIONS
2007 Art Basil, Miami. AIPAD exhibition
2007 Images Against War, Gallerie Litchblick, Cologne, Germany
2005 Pure/Impure Exhibiton 2, Sarasota, FL.
2004 Pure/Impure Exhibiton 1, Sarasota, FL.
2003 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
2003 New Eye Exhibition, Contemporary Florida Photographers, Mannatee Visual Arts Center
2002 Plum Door Gallery, Sarasota, FL
2001 Philadelphia Free Library .
1991-2001 International Center of Photography, Summersite Exhibitions,New York
2000 Alfred University, Emmet Gowin and His Students
2000 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Photographers
1999 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO
1998 Millersville University, Lancaster, PA.
1998 Philadelphia Free Libray, Robert Looney Collection
1998 Paul Cava Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA.
1997 Towles Court Art Center, Sarasota, FL.
1996 Kanega, Sarasota, FL.
1996 Sur la Mer Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1995 Sur la Mer Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1994 Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1994 “Human All To Human”, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
1994 Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1994 Florida Artists, Statewide Juried Exhibition, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL (Purchase Award)
1993 Art Beyond Boundaries, A Collaboration of Local Artists, Sarasota, FL
1993 Five Contemporary Photographers, Eckerd College, FL
1993 Contemporary Landscape Photography, Center for Creative Photography, Tuscon, AZ
1993 Studio Six, Verona, Italy
1993 Accademia di bella Arti , Bologna, Italy
1993 Museo Ken Damy, Milano, Italy
1993 Museo Ken Damy, Brescia, Italy
1993 “Images of Innocence and Experience”, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, FL.
1992 “The Nude,” Classic Beauty, The Siver Image Gallery, Seattle, WA
1992 ArTarget, Sarasota, FL
1991 Hochschul Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
1991-1992 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Hard Choices/Just Rewards II Travelling exhibition presenting the work of 1989 and 1990 Pennsylvania Council on the Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients
1990 Ninety Works: Fifteen Master Photographers, Community Gallery Lancaster, PA
1990 Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA
1989 Alternative Visions, Seven Photographic Artists, Moravian College (Alternative Processes Show)
1988 International Center of Photography, New York
1988 Chicago Books – Window Mural Installation, Tribeca, New York
1987 Photography as an Art, The Philadelphia Sketch Club
1987 The Book Trader, Philadelphia, PA
1986 Haverford School, Haverford, PA
1985 A Decade of Visual Arts at Princeton University
Four Landscape Photographers, University of Connecticut
1985 Texas Cultural Center, Temple, TX
1984 The Photographer’s Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
1983 University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA
1983 Society of Photographic Educators Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
1982 Princeton University Museum, Millersville State College
The Center for Creative Photography
1982 Charles Sessler’s, Philadelphia, PA
1983 Society of Photographic Educators Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
1982 Princeton University Museum, Millersville State College
The Center for Creative Photography
1981 The Philadelphia Print Club International Competition
1981 The Photography Place, Philadelphia, PA
1979 Tyler School of Art
1978 Santa Fe Gallery of Photography

COLLECTIONS
Howard Schickler Fine Art, Sarasota, FL
Gallerie Litchblick, Cologne, Germany
Museo Ken Damy, Brescia, Italy
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Princeton University Art Museum
Philadelphia Free Library

LECTURES - Partial List

2009 Longboat Key Education Center, Sarasota, FL.
2007 International Center of Photography, New York
2006 Longboat Key Education Center, Sarasota,FL
2005 Longboat key Education Center, Sarasota,FL
1989-2004 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO.
1996 Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL (Contemporary Photography)
1995 Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL (Moderator on panel discussion on censorship and the NEA)
1993 Tampa Museum of Art, FL (Panel Discussion of Postmodernism in Contemporary Photography)
1992 Jacob Javit’s Center, New York City, (Featured Speaker Photo ‘92)
1989 Boston Museum of Fine Arts
1988 Princeton University
1987 Millersville State College, PA
1985 Texas Cultural Center, Temple, TX
1984 Princeton University
1984 University of Melbourne, Australia
1983 International Center of Photography, New York
1979-1980 Assisted Frederick Sommer with the preparation and presentation of twelve seminars on photography and aesthetics at Princeton University

PUBLICATIONS
2002 The New Nude, Nerve
1998 British Amateur Photography
1997 Nerve Magazine, online magazine of photography and literature.
1996 The Independent, London, England
1995 Popular Photography, (March issue)
1995 The Art of Living, Sarasota, FL
1994 Mirabella Magazine, (February issue)
1994 Zoom Magazine, American Edition, June
1993 Zoom Magazine, Italian Edition, January/February.
1991 View Camera Magazine, November Issue, Feature Article
1991 The Photo Review, discussion with Emmet Gowin and Stephen Perloff, Spring Issue
1989 “Traces” – Monograph of original photographs and poetry form 1977-1988.

WORKSHOPS
1982-Present International Center of Photography
1991 Organized and led a photographic workshop to Tuscany, Italy entitled “Italian Journey” for Moore College of Art and the Art Kane Photo Workshop
1987-Present Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado; Summer workshops
1989-1992 The Art Kane / Cape May Photo Workshops

1987-1992 Summer program at The International Center of Photography
1981-Present Critical and Technical seminars for the general studies group at The International Center of Photography, New York
1985-1990 Operation of commercial photography studio specializing in still-life, interiors and location portraiture. Clients include Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Financial World, Interiors, Philadelphia Magazine and Goldman Sachs