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MARIANNE R. PETIT
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RECENT PROJECTS

  • 2018:  The Struwwelpeter and More Morbid Pop-Up Tales (A single volume pop-up book complete with scroll, printable paper craft activities, and animations based on the Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffman. The Kickstarter reached 116% of its goal at $46,527. Spring 2018.)
  • 2018 Our Hysterectomies (An eBook containing the illustrated first-person accounts of 16 women who have had hysterectomies, oophorectomies, myomectomies and more. The downloadable book contains animation, as well as printable DIY papercraft with all proceeds going to women’s reproductive health organizations. Fall 2018.)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2019 pa*per (Paradigm Gallery & Studio, Philadelphia, PA)
  • 2019 Women Forward, Part 2: Innovative Women (WAH Center, Brooklyn NY)
  • 2017 Structure Unbound (Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton OH)
  • 2016 Ornament (Central Booking Art Space, New York, NY)
  • 2016 New York Maker Faire (Best in Class and Editor’s Choice Awards) (New York Hall of Science)
  • 2016 Technology and the Evolution of the Book (Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, UK)
  • 2015 Hi-Tech Lo-Tech (Central Booking Art Space, New York, NY)
  • 2014 Book Art Art Book (Crawford Center Campus Gallery, Episcopal Academy, Newton Square, PA)
  • 2014 Kick (Gallery HO, New York, NY)
  • 2014 Exchange (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Gallery51, North Adams, MA)
  • 2012 CURIOSITY – a site-specific collaboration of Ephraim & Sadie Hatfield (Mass MoCA, Kidspace, North Adams, MA)
  • 2012 10Spot (Lichtenstein Art Center, Pittsfield MA)
  • 2011 Everything Must Go! – a collaboration of Ephraim & Sadie Hatfield produced by Greylock Arts (DownStreet Art, North Adams, MA)
  • 2011 The Illustrated Accordion (The Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo MI)
  • 2010 -2011 Ada’s Shop – a site-specific window installation, collaboration with Matthew Belanger (Mid-Manhattan Public Library, New York NY)
  • 2010 -2011 Struwwelpeter: Contemporary Hand-Made Books (Mid-Manhattan Public Library, New York NY) Solo exhibition
  • 2010 Trifold Book Exhibition (WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2010 Pop-Up Now (23Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR)
  • 2010 Not For Sale – a collaboration of Ephraim & Sadie Hatfield produced by Greylock Arts (DownStreet Art, North Adams, MA)

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

  • Berlin Children’s Library
  • Berlin Public Library
  • Boston Public Library
  • British Library, San Francisco
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Savannah College of Art & Design
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
  • Struwwelpeter Museum
  • Swarthmore University
  • Temple University,
  • Yuko Nii Foundation Permanent Collection
  • Numerous Private Collections.

SELECTED PRESS

  • 2016 “Movable Book Artists Who Move Me: A Survey of Contemporary Pop-up Artists’ Books”, Kyle Olmon, Parenthesis issue 31; The Journal of the Fine Press Book Association
  • 2016 “Telling Stories with 21st Century Pop-Ups”, Gareth Branwyn, MAKE Magazine
  • 2015 “Something Old, Something New: An Exhibition Weds Technologies of Yesterday and Today”, Melissa Stern, Hyperallergic

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • 2019 “Inside the Margins”, NYU Langone Health, LITMED: Literature & Arts Medicine Magazine
  • 2019 “Fairy Tales & the Necessity of Discomfort”, Adjacent Journal, Issue 5 “Reality?”  IMA/ITP/Tisch/NYU
  • 2019 “The Breath Series”, Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Spring 2019

SELECTED FESTIVALS, SCREENINGS & BROADCASTS

  • 2009 WGBY – New England Public Broadcasting
  • 2007 Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation
  • 2007 Picture This International Disability Film Festival (Calgary, CA)
  • 2006 The Independent Film Channel (IFC): MediaLab Featured Director (IFC, Rainbow Media)
  • 2006 San Diego Comic-Con Film Festival (San Diego, CA)

SELECTED AWARDS

  • 2016 New York University Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2008 Turbulence/New Radio and Performing Arts Grant Recipient – (Re)Connecting the Adamses
  • 2008 Massachusetts Creative Council Creative Schools Partner – Greylock Arts collaboration with
  • Kidspace at Mass MoCA and Berkshire Art and Technology School (BaRT(
  • 2006 New Radio and Performing Arts Grant Recipient – 2005 Commision for Turbulence Website,
  • Funded by the Jerome Foundation.

PROFESSIONAL/TEACHING

  • 1998- Present NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
    • Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Network Academic Planning (2017-Present)
    • Global Network Associate Arts Professor (2015-Present)
    • Associate Arts Professor, NYU Shanghai, Interactive Media Arts Program (IMA) (2013-2018)
    • Program Director, NYU Shanghai, Interactive Media Parts Program (IMA) (2014-2016)
    • Co-Director, NYU Ability Project, (2013-2018)
    • Associate Arts Professor, NYU Tisch, ITP (2005-Present)
    • Master Teacher, NYU Tisch, ITP(2001-2005)
    • Visiting Assistant Professor NYU Tisch, ITP (1998-2001)
  • 2007-2012 GREYLOCK ARTS, Adams, MA Co-Founder & Co-Director
    • Located at the foot of Mount Greylock in Adams, Massachusetts, Greylock Arts presented exhibitions and talks; fostered community involvement and developed educational programs to facilitate a deeper public appreciation for emerging art practice. Exhibitions included interactive audio and light sculpture, immersive environments, and alternative energy powered art. Greylock Arts routinely hosted school groups; all of its events were free and open to the public.

EDUCATION

  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, TSOA – Interactive Telecommunications Program (M.P.S.)
  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Studio Art/Printmaking (M.A.)
  • ATELIER 17, Studied under Stanley William Hayter, (Paris, France)
  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, Studio Art/Art Education (B.A.)