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Contact: roger@rogershepherd.com

ROGER SHEPHERD interviews ROGER SHEPHERD

EDUCATION
The Cooper Union, New York, BFA 1970

HONORS / AWARDS
Award of Merit: Bookbinders’ Guild of New York, 2007
Painting Fellowship: New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1991–92.
Design Advancement Grant: National Endowment for the Arts, 1988–89.

PROJECTS / COMMISSIONS / ADMINISTRATION
Founder / CEO / Creative Director
: panOpticon | Information Architects, 2006 to present
Project Manager: Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné Online, Adelson Galleries, NY, 2006–09.
Concept / Book Design: Waiting for Godot, a bilingual commemorative edition of the Beckett play, published by Grove/Atlantic, NY, 2006.
Co-Web Designer: BOMB Archives, the web archives of BOMB magazine; funded by a grant from the N.E.A., New York, 2000.
Organizer / Co-Curator / Catalogue: Drawing in the Present Tense: a traveling exhibition of over 200 drawings by 40 major American artists, (funded in part by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation), New York, Connecticut, North Dakota, 2000.
Web Designer: architecturalrecord.com: the entire re-design of the Architectural Record magazine website; launched July 2000, New York, 1999–2000.
Concept / Writer / Web Design: What in the World? a monthly feature of the Architectural Record magazine website, New York, 1998–99.
Program Director, Private Issue Family Arts Program: a Nationwide educational program for elementary school children; funded by Discover Card, 1995–97.
Founder / Director / Grant Writer: Visual Artists, Inc., a not-for-profit fiscal agent sponsoring large-scale, collaborative cultural projects in public places, 1989–1999.
Producer / Writer / Film Director: A Reservoir in the Air, a video documentary produced for NJ public television, 1988–89.
Concept / Project Manager: The Weehawken Water Tower, Designs for Adaptive Re-use of a Landmark in Industrial Architecture, a feasibility study funded by the Hackensack Water Company with a Design Advancement Grant from the NEA, 1987–88.
Artist: Murals, Lobby, 588 Broadway, Manhattan: design and execution of murals for the entire lobby of an office building, New York, 1986–87.
Artist: Murals, Private Residence: design and execution – two walls in an apartment in Montmartre, Paris, France, 1984.
Artist: Murals, Architecture Office: design and execution – walls and ceiling in the offices of the architecture firm Poetic License, Paris, 1983.
Artist: Murals, Ambassador’s Residence: American Ambassador to UNESCO, design and execution – garden and wall, Paris, 1982.
Director of Instructional Programs: Parsons School of Design at The American University in Paris, France, 1981–84.
Curator: Delaware Water Gap: American Landscape Painting 1825-1975, an exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Wash. D.C., 1975
Assistant to the Dean / Director of Financial Aid: Parsons School of Design, New York, 1970–75.

TEACHING
Instructor: Art History, The Art Institute of Mill Street Loft, a pre-college portfolio development program, ages 14–19, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2005–07.
Instructor: Visual Problem Solving, Art Theory, Color Theory & Design, Painting, and Drawing, Parsons School of Design at The American University in Paris, France, 1981–84.
Instructor: Electronic Archiving, Web Design, Critical Thinking & Writing, and Visual Culture: BFA and MFA levels, Parsons School of Design and the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, New York, 1974–2004.
Instructor: Printmaking, Artists for Environment Foundation, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Walpack, New Jersey, BFA program sponsored by the Union of Independent Colleges of Art (UICA), funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior, 1971–1981.