Ella Putney Carlson  - CV

Exhibitions
The Wren Gallery, "Orbits" - two artist show May, 2017
Manchester Arts Council, "Reconsiderations" - solo chow, February-April, 2017
Artistree Gallery, Unbound VI Annual Book Exhibition, 2016, (Honorable Mention)
Danforth Museum Annual Juried Exhibit, Summer, 2016, (Honorable Mention)
Arts League of Lowell Gallery, "On and Off the Wall", 2016, (First Prize)
Vermont Center for Photography, Annual Members Exhibit, 2016
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Williams Gallery, January, 2016, "Reconsiderations"
Professional Photographers of America, International Exhibitions, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, and 2008
Cove Gallery, "Digital Divas," Gloucester, MA
Winchester Public Library, "Landscapes"

Publications
"Fine Art Photoshop," book published by Amherst Media, May, 2017
Professional Photographer Magazine, February, 2017 edition, "Diamond Photographers"
Professional Photographer Magazine, February, 2016 edition, "Diamond Photographers"
Loan Collection Book, Professional Photographers of America, Marathon Publishing, 2017, 2016, 2015
Professional Photographer Magazine, 2010, Photographer Spotlight
Loan Collection Book, Professional Photographers of America, Marathon Publishing, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, and 2008
Showcase Book, PPA, Marathon Publishing, 2008
Professional Photographer Magazine, November, 2009 edition
Professional Photographer Magazine, February, 2010 edition

Photography Awards
Master Photographer, Master Artist, Photographic Craftsman, Certified Professional Photographer, Educational Associate – American Society of Photographers
Professional Photographers of America – Diamond Photographer of the Year 2017, 2016, and 2015 (highest level possible in PPA  international image competition)
PPA Photographer of the Year, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008, and 2007
Grand Imaging Award for one of the top ten Illustrative Photographs in International Competition 2011
PPA of Mass Photographic Excellence Award 2014, 2013, 2011
NHPPA Photographer of the Year 2009, highest scoring print 2011
Multiple Kodak Gallery Awards and Fuji Masterpiece Awards, and Courts of Honor Awards and Judges Awards in the  PPA New England regional, New Hampshire and Massachusetts print competitions

Education
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Masters Degree in Visual Arts
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A. in Fine Arts and Humanities
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Certificate in Graphic Design
Maine Photographic Workshops
New England Institute of Professional Photography
New Hampshire Institute of Art

Experience
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, 1999-present
            Instructor -  Photographic Imaging
Ellaprints Photographic Art
            Studio Owner, Photographer and graphic designer
            Portrait and fine art photographer, teacher, consultant, retoucher
PPA, PPANE, NHPPA, Maine PPA, and PPAM 2005 - present
            Speaker     - Photoshop® and Painter®
            Photographic Competition Judge
Bahamas International School of Photography
            Workshop Instructor, 2011
New Hampshire Institute of Art, 2003-2005
             Instructor  - Digital Imaging, Photoshop
Graphic Designer –     American Science and Engineering, Inc 1997-1999
                 Self-employed, 1999 - present
Middlesex College    Instructor – Photoshop and Web Design, 2001-2002
DeCordova Museum    Instructor  - Digital imaging, Photoshop, 2000
Studio Photographer – Self-employed, 1982-1996
News Photographer – Beacon Communications,  1980-1981
 
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