amy lovera
AMY LOVERA | 21 Taft Ave, Providence, RI 02906 | | 978- 505-7907

b. 1977


Rhode Island School of Design
MFA with Honors, Photography, 2007

Brown University
Collegiate Teaching Certificate, 2007

Massachusetts College of Art
BFA with Honors, Major: Photography, Minor: Sculpture, 2000


Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Aaron Siskind Fellowship in Photography, 2009
• One award given state-wide

LEF Foundation
Moving Image Fund, Production Grant, 2008

Rhode Island School of Design
T.C. Colley Award in Photography, 2006
• One award given to a first year graduate student in photography
Graduate Student Fellowship, 2006-2005

Massachusetts College of Art
Dondis A. Dondis Travel Fellowship, 2006-2005
• For travel and Study in abroad, two awards given school wide
Studied abroad in Mexico
Albert Munsell Award in Photography, 2000, 1998
• One award given to an outstanding student in photography
Presidential Scholarship, 1996


New England Animation All-Stars, Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

New England Animators, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Into the Trees, Institut Franco-Americain, Rennes, France
Providence Children’s Film Festival, Experimental Category, Providence, RI

New Sounds Live: Bang on a Can All-Stars’ People’s Commissioning Fund
Merkin Hall, Kaufman Center, NY

Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Grant Recipients’ Exhibition, Women and Infants’ Hospital, Providence, RI
Vivid Wonders of a Startled Imagination, Gallery 51, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts,North Adams, MA

Self and Others, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, RI
Strange Escape, 17 Mules Art Space, Providence, RI

Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
The Phantom Limb, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
The Providence Window Project, Providence, RI
Yes to Everything, Edward Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
Rain or Shine, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
Alter Ego, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

2006, 2005
30 Under 30, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
Annual Juried Exhibition, The Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
Body Focus, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
Exchange, Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
The Fall, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

The Hotel Isabel Project, Hotel Isabel, Mexico City, Mexico

Voices Off, Rencontres d'Arles, International Festival of Photography, Arles, France


Chester College of New England, NH, Department of Photography, Media Arts & Design
Visiting Artist Symposium Lecture & Guest Critic: Senior Art Majors

Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art, Pont-Aven, France, Artist Lecture, Artist in Residence
Boston University, Boston, MA, Graduate Department of Painting, Lecture
New England Institute of Art, Boston, MA, Performance and Performativity, Visiting Artist

2010, 2009
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, Animation Department, Guest Critic, Senior Review Boards

New England Institute of Art, Boston, MA, Photography Seminar III, Artist Lecture
Brown University, Providence, RI, Juror, Annual Student Exhibition
South County Art Association, Kingston, RI, Juror, Photography Annual Juried Exhibition

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Photography Department, Guest Critic
Senior Reviews (Henry Horensein’s Photo III)

Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, México, The Constructed Image, Artist Lecture


Allen Kozinn, “Work by the People and for the People,”
The New York Times, February, 25
Kim Hall, “Artist Profile: Amy Lovera, Life in the Biggest Little City,”
Art Calendar, February issue (Cover Story)

Bill Van Siclen, “ The Camera Never Lies, or Does it? Artists Blur Identity With Digital Trickery in Brown Exhibit,”
The Providence Journal, June 26
*Greg Cook, “The Great Pretenders: Photographic Self-examination
at the Bell Gallery,”*
The Providence Phoenix, Providence, RI, June 10

Bill Rodriguez, “Fresh Views,”
The Providence Phoenix, Providence, RI, August 17
Doug Norris, “Review: Young Artists Reveal Edgy Dimension,”
South County Independent, Wakefield, RI, July13
Carlos Paul, “Una Trilogía la Historia de la Imaginación Contemporánea”
“A Trilogy of the History of Contemporary Imagination”
La Jornada, Mexico City, México, August 9
Erika P. Bucio, “Recupera 'Luna Córnea' a los 'Freaks'”
“Luna Cornea Recovers ‘Freaks’”
La Reforma, Mexico City, México, August 7


*Mapping the Intelligence of Visual Work: An explorative guide to
navigate, thinking, writing and being*
Anne West, Moth Press, Maine College of Art, 2011
My work is featured

The Life of Anya Petrovna, Maravillas, Luna Córnea
Issue #29, 2006 p.180-186
My photographs and writing the were published by Luna Córnea, CONACULTA
The National Council for Culture and the Arts, México City, México


Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Adjunct Faculty, Visual Arts: Digital Media & Foundations

Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (PASCA), Pont-Aven, France
Visiting Artist in Residence, Instructor

2011- 2008
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Adjunct Faculty, Photography: Intro - Advanced Digital & Darkroom Photography, Independent Study Advisor

Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA
Adjunct Faculty, Visual Arts Department: Animation

Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
Adjunct Faculty, Photography Department

2009, 2008
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Adjunct Faculty, Animation

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Instructor of Record, Photography Department

New England Institute of Art, Boston, MA
Adjunct Faculty, Photography Department

Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Providence, RI
Instructor, Photography Department

The Wheeler School, Providence, RI
Sabbatical Replacement, Photography Department

RIMOSA (Rhode Island Museum of Science & Art), Providence, RI
Member of the Board of Directors and Education Outreach Committee

Digital Imaging Specialist/Consultant, IO Labs, Providence, RI

Providence Children’s Film Festival, Providence, RI
On the workshop planning committee, 2011, Also give animation workshops

Chifferobe Tropigals, Providence, RI
A member of the neo-cabaret dance/performance company

Clever Girls Collaborative
A founding member of an experimental film collaborative

AMY LOVERA | 21 Taft Ave, Providence, RI 02906 | | 978- 505-7907