MFA in Photography, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois 1989.
MA in Photography, California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, California 1987.
BFA in Graphic Design & Photography, Herron School of Art of Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 1985.
|2003 - Present||Area Head of Photography, Associate Professor, Art Department, University of Alaska Anchorage, AK|
|1998 - 2003||Area Head of Photography, Assistant Professor, Art Department, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK|
|1994 - 1998||Area Head of Photography, Visiting Assistant Professor, Art Department, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK|
|1989 - 1994||Assistant Professor, Art Department / Photography, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA|
|2004||Windhover Publication, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX.|
|2001||"True Fictions", Museum Brochure, Anchorage Museum of History & Art.|
|1996 & 1992||Exploring Color Photography, Second and Third Edition, By: Robert Hirsch.|
|1993||Ilford Corporation, Artist Video for Education, Color Photographic Works.|
|1992||Parents, Exhibition Catalog, Museum of Contemporary Art, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.|
All images Copyright Deborah Tharp 1999
|2004||"Fine Art Photography in Alaska" Exhibition, International Gallery, Anchorage, AK.|
|2004||Two-Person Exhibition, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Canada (March - May).|
|2003||Double XX Ivitational Exhibition, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.|
|2003||Exhibition of 2002 Acquisitions, Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, AK (January - March).|
|2002||"The Collective Conscious" Group Polaroid Installation, Oglethorpe Row Gallery, Savannah, GA.|
|2001||Solo Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University Gallery and Visiting Artist Lecture, Ruston, LA (September - October).|
|2001||"True Fictions" Solo Exhibition, Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, AK (April 29 - June 10).|
|1999||"True Fictions," Solo Exhibition at the Bunnell Gallery, Homer, AK (November).|
|1999||Society for Photographic Education Exhibition, University of Western Washington, Bellingham, WA (October).|
|1998||"All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition", Juried by Lucinda Barnes; Curator of Collections at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK|
"Rarefied Light" Exhibition, Juried by Susan Kae Grant, Anchorage Museum of Art, Anchorage, AK (October).
|1996||Solo Exhibition, International Gallery, Anchorage, AK (May).|
|1994||"New American Photographers: Diverse Approaches and Cultures," CC Bond Gallery, Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN.|
|1992||"Parents," Group Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.|
|1991||Deborah Tharp and Lori Akins, Two Person Exhibition, The Works Gallery, San Jose, CA.|
|1991||Solo Exhibition, Stoner Arts Center, Main Gallery, Shreveport, LA.|
"Common Ground: New Directions," Dallas Women's Caucus National Juried Exhibition, Dallas City Hall, Dallas, TX.
|1989||"Relationships," Solo Exhibition, Gallery Nine, Champaign, IL.|
|2004||"Excellence in Fine Art Photography in Alaska Award" Alaska Photographic Center, Anchorage, AK.|
|2004 & 2001||University of Alaska Anchorage, Faculty Development Grant.|
|2003 & 2001||Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant.|
|2002||Selected to Participate in the BC / Yukon Summer Research Institute, Canadian Consulate Generals Office, Seattle, WA.|
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