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Terry Gips has been professionally active in the art, art criticism, and museum fields since the 1970's. She has taught at the University of Maryland in College Park, the University of Vermont, the University of Michigan, Goddard College, and Colgate University. In addition to scholarly work in conjunction with teaching, she has participated as a presenter in a number of professional arts and museum organizations. Below is a sampling of this work.

"West Rutland, Vermont / Meg Walker," review of exhibition at the Carving Studio Gallery, published in Sculpture magazine, July/August 2003.


"Possession Obsession: Objects from Andy Warhol's Personal Collection," review of exhibition at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, published in Art Papers, November/December 2002.

Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) Advisory Board Member


"Independent Museum Consulting 101," Panel Chair, New England Museum Association

2000 "Collaborative Consulting: Extending the Museum Via the Web," New England Association of Museums conference, Portland, ME (presentation)

MITH "Digital Dialogues:" Visual Culture on the Web: Reconsidering the Problems and Possibilities. University of Maryland (presentation)


Editor and author, "Close Enough: Photography by David Seymour (Chim)" exhibition catalog

The Hastings Center Report, Original art used to illustrate article on " Implantable Brain Chips?," Vol. 29, No. 1, January-February.

Temple University Press, book proposal and manuscript reviewer, 1997-99.


"Chimera for the 21st Century: Cyborgian Structures as Feminist Strategy," paper given at the second International Post-Biological Consciousness conference at the University of Wales College, Newport, Wales, Center for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts

"Three Models of Museum Use of the Web," Panel organizer and presenter for State of the Arts Conference at the University of Maryland


"Current Issues in the Visual Arts," State Arts Advocacy Day, Annapolis, MD (joint presentation with Gary Vikan, Director, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore)

"New Media in the Museum," speaker at annual symposium, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Docents Program.

Getty Art History Information Project: MESL, Museum Educational Site Licensing Pilot Project. Team member at the University of Maryland.

"Working the Web: Gathering, Studying, Creating, and Presenting Images," College Art Association National Meeting, New York

Editor and introductory essay, "Terra Firma" exhibition catalog.


"The World Wide Web as Teaching/Learning Environment," American Studies Association, National Meeting, Kansas City

"The World Wide Web as Source and Venue for Image Production and Presentation," Symposium of Museum and University Participants in the Getty Museum Educational Site Licensing Project, held at the University of Maryland

"Creating Art on the Web," workshop presenter for the Teaching with Technology Colloquium at the University of Maryland

Terry Gips, "Joyce J. Scott's Mammy/Nanny Series," in Feminist Studies 22, No. 2 (College Park, MD: Feminist Studies, Inc.)

Editor and foreword, "Willem de Looper/Retrospective Exhibition 1966-1996" exhibition catalog.


Ann Zelle, Terry Gips, David Adamson, & Charles Ossola, "Image Manipulation: Four Points of View on the Future of Reality," in Visual Communications: Bridging Across Cultures. Judy Clark Baca, et al., editors (Blacksburg, VA: International Visual Literacy Association)

Digital Dialogues: Photography in the Age of Cyberspace (A Special Issue of TEN- 8, Vol. 2, No 2), Birmingham, England. Original photographs included in journal.

"Visual Design: A Model Learning Process," Paper given at Ninth International Conference on Technology and Education, Paris


"Formal Experiments, Ideological Agendas, Commercial Enterprises: Photomontage on Both Sides of the Atlantic." Lecture given in conjunction with exhibition, "Dreams, Lies, and Exaggerations" at the University of Maryland Art Gallery

Terry Gips, "Computers and Photography," in Robert Hirsch, ed., Photographic Possibilities: The Creative Use of Ideas, Materials, and Processes (Boston: Focal Press)

Visiting Artist Lecture, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

Artist Slide Lecture in "Meet the Masters Series," Washington Center for Photography


Terry Gips, Guest Editor. Art Journal/Computers and Art: Issues of Content, Vol. 49, No. 3, a theme issue of the quarterly publication of the College Art Association (New York). Also authored introductory essay: "Computers and Art: Issues of Content" and organized panel of same title for February 1989 College Art Association national meeting in San Francisco

"Electronic Technologies and the Future of Photographic Education." Paper given at national conference of the Society for Photographic Education, Santa Fe

University of Michigan, Department of Art, One Week Workshop in Computer Imaging
Slide lecture as part of Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota at Duluth, Artist lecture in conjunction with solo exhibition.

University of Buffalo, Visiting Artist Lecture.

Artist in Residence, Light Work, Syracuse, NY


Terry Gips, "A New Goddess of Memory," in SPOT (Houston: Houston Center for Photography) Winter

Architecture, Memory and Computer-Aided Photomontage." Paper given at the annual Symposium of the Small Computers in the Art Network, Philadelphia

"Creativity, Vision, and Problem Solving." Panel presentation as part of Art and Computers: New Frontiers in Academic Computing at EDUCOM conference, Washington, DC

"Reconstructing Memory: Using the Computer as a Tool for Photographic Montage." Working paper given at the National Conference of the Society for Photographic Education, Houston

1985 "Photography and the Constructivist Avant-Garde," paper delivered at Avant-Garde Art and Literature Conference, Hofstra University, Hempstead, Long Island
1983 Terry Gips, "Alice Austen," in VIEWS, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Boston: Photographic Resource Center)
2000 Assistant Dean, School of Architecture, Art, and Historic Preservation, Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island

Assistant to Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park. Areas of teaching: photography, digital imaging, drawing, and design. Established the digital imaging studio for graphic design students in 1985.


Adjunct faculty, Department of Art, University of Vermont, Burlington. Areas of teaching: photography, drawing, design, environmental art, history of women in 20th century art.


Goddard College BA Adult Degree Program, Plainfield, Vermont. Areas of teaching: photography, fine art, history of women in 20th century art, interdisciplinary studies in the arts.

1975-6 Assistant to the Dean of Summer Programs and Director of New Artisans Summer Program.

Adjunct faculty, Community College of Vermont.


Adjunct faculty, Department of Art, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York. Areas of teaching: photography, drawing, design, history of modern architecture.


Faculty at the Creative Arts Center, New Haven Connecticut.