Monica d. Church, MFA

Monica d. Church, is an artist/curator whose studio practice focuses on photography and collage. Many of her photographs have appeared in award-winning journals, magazines, and books. Her work has also been recognized by numerous foundations and arts organizations, including The Silvermine Guild Arts Center in New Canaan, Connecticut (The 2005 Steven Madwed Memorial Prize for Photography and 2004 Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Best in Show Award); four Strategic Opportunity Stipends from the New York Foundation for the Arts & New York Council of the Arts; A Carolyn Grant from Vassar College; and a fellowship for a six-week residency at the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York. In 2007-08, Monica was in residence at Talbot Street Studios in Dublin, Ireland. Blue Leaf Gallery showcased her work at the Dublin Art Fair ‘08 and the 2008 Edinburgh Art Fair.

Ms. Church has taught at Dia:Beacon, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky, Community College of Vermont, Dutchess Community College, State University of New York- College at New Paltz, Marist College, and Vassar College. 

In 2012, The Washington Gallery at Dutchess Community College, featured a fifteen year survey of her work, "From the Studio: 1995-2010." This exhibition travelled to the The Gallery at The State University of New York at Albany in March 2013. A catalog was published by the Dutchess Community College Foundation to accompany the exhibition.

Church is the Advisor to PHOCUS and The Baldeck Photographic Center at Vassar College and serves as a member of the board at Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.











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