EDUCATION
1981     RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
             Master of Fine Arts, Photography

1971      MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART
              Bachelor of Science, Art Education


TEACHING (Highlighted from 39 years)
1994 – 2010     STONEHILL COLLEGE, Easton, MA
                        Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor

2007, 2008       Chair, Department of Visual & Performing Arts
Developed/instructed courses including: Travel Courses/Learning Communities to Paris, New Mexico and the Chihuahuan Desert, El Paso, Texas; Clothing, Art & Culture, Artists' Books, Installation Art and Mentoring Through Photography

1990 – 1999      RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Providence, RI
                         Photography Department Faculty
Developed courses including: Photography in Paris, a 6 week course during Wintersession , over 9 years, instructing RISD students at all levels of photography at Spéos: Paris London Photographic Institute


SELECTED AWARDS
2015      ANNIVERSARY PRIZE, Juried Exhibit, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
2014      Poster/Banner, 10th Annual Belfast Poetry Festival, Belfast, ME
1995      NATIONAL ENDOWMENT OF ART in PHOTOGRAPHY
             New England Foundation for the Arts
1988      FELLOWSHIP IN PHOTOGRAPHY, MA Foundation for the Arts
2006      New Acquisitions, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2008      Honorable Mention Award, Warwick Museum of Art, RI
2007      People’s Choice Award, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA
2006      Purchase Award, Chattahoochee Art Museum, Georgia
2006      Merit Award, Chattahoochee Art Museum, Georgia
2000      Semifinalist: Artists Books, Massachusetts Cultural Council
1999      Semifinalist: Photography, Massachusetts Cultural Council
1992      Purchase Award, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
              1982, 1983, 1986  
              Photography Fellowship Finalist, Massachusetts Artists Foundation


SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Arka Bookarts, Vilnius, Lithuania
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Brandeis University, Women’s Studies Research Center, MA
Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, RI
Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
Fuller Craft Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
Monmouth University, New Jersey
Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York
Chattahoochee Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia
Polaroid International Collection
Regis College, Weston, MA
Southeast Museum of Photography, Florida
Stonehill College, Easton, MA


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2011    SURFACE DESIGN JOURNAL, Volume 35, Issue 4
2010    CRAFTER'S DEVOTIONAL: 365 DAYS, Quarry Books
2009    METHOD MEETS ART, Patricia Leavy, Guilford Press
2008    DRESS/REDRESS, Brandeis University Publication
2008    WEARABLE EXPRESSIONS, Palos Verde Art Center, CA
2007    MIXED MEDIA: COLLAGE, Quarry Books
2005    BROADSIDE PORTFOLIOS, Center for Book Arts, NY, NY
2005    SENTIMENTAL IMAGE IN CONTEMPORARY ART, De Cordova Museum,
2003    ALTERED BOOKS, COLLABORATIVE JOURNALS, Rockport Publishers
2003    SURFACE DESIGN MAGAZINE, Layering: Of Mind and Material, winter
2003    AMERICAN STYLE MAGAZINE, “Tales to Tell: The Narrative Tradition”
2001    COMPLETE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES I, Delmar Publishers
2007    COMPLETE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES II, Delmar Publishers
1997    PHOTOMONTAGE: Guide to Building Pictures, Rockport Publishers
1997    WRITING ON THE BODY: FEMINIST THEORY, Columbia University Press
1996    FRESH WORK, Southeast Museum of Photography, FL.
1992    POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY, “Grand Illusions, January feature story
1991    CROSS CURRENTS & COUNTRY, Camera Works, San Francisco, CA.


GALLERY AFFILIATIONS
1990 - 2010      CLARK GALLERY, Lincoln, MA
2000 - 2010      MULFORD GALLERY, Rockport, Maine
1987 - 1989      HOYLE GALLERY, Boston, MA
1981 - 1985      BROMFIELD GALLERY, Boston, MA
2000 - 2002      www.aquine.com


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017      "GO HIGH", Betts Gallery, Belfast, Maine
2017      "LAND & SEA", Gallery of Maine Farmland Trust, Belfast, Maine
2017      "CONVERSATIONS", Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Jefferson, Maine
2016      "FEMMetonomy, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland, ME
2016      "Le Musee de la Femme, Sohns Gallery, Bangor, ME
2016      "Summer Invitational", MFT Gallery, Belfast, ME
2015      “20th Annual Juried Exhibit”, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine
2015      “Print Invitational”, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine
2014      “Featured Artist”, High Street Gallery, Belfast, Maine
2014       Anon”, , Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine
2014      “Printmaking”, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine
2014      “EAT”, Aarhus Gallery, Maine
2014       “PAPER”, Aarhus Gallery, Maine
2013      “Earth”, Waterfall Arts Center for the Arts, ME
2013      “HEART”, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME
2012      “I Bear Witness”, Belfast Poetry Festival
2012      “Primavera II”, Gallery Dufour, Belfast, ME
2011      “BLUE”, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME
2011       “arthousecoop.com, The Sketchbook Project 2011”, traveling show
2011      “STUCK: Collage, Assemblage”, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, ME
2011      “An Inventory of Chairs/Poetry Festival”, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME
2011      "Signs of Language”, Artist Book Installation”, Belfast Library, ME
2010      “arthousecoop.com, The Sketchbook Project 4, traveling show”
2010      “I 95 Biennial”, Museum of the University of Maine, Bangor, ME
2008      "Dress/Redress”, Brandeis University, Women’s Studies Center
2008      “Fiber & Thread National”, Museum of Sacred Heart University, CN
2008      “Wearable Expressions International”, Palos Verde Art Center, CA
2007      “101 DRESSES”, Artspace, New Haven, CN
2006      “4th International Artist's Book Triennial", Lithuania, Germany,
              South Korea
2006      “La GRANGE NATIONAL”, Chattahoochee Art Museum, Georgia
2006      “ARTISTS’ BOOKS”, Fiber Art Center, Amherst, MA
2005      “Pretty Sweet: The Sentimental Image in Art”, De Cordova Museum,
2005      “IN THE MEMORY OF THE HOUSE”, Clark Gallery, MA
2004      “23 SINS, 3rd International Triennial”, Gallery Manna, Bruges, 
              Belgium
2003      “23 SINS”, 3rd International Triennial”, Gallery Gravicell, Lille, France
2003      “Surface Design International”, Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri
2003      “Surface Design International”, Byron Cohen Gallery, Missouri
2002      “Sun Works, Alternative Process Photography”, Lesley University
2002      “Try It On, Exploring Women’s Traditions”, Clark Gallery, MA
2001      “RISD on the Road”, Westbeth Gallery, New York, New York
2000      “RISD on the Road”, Atrium Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999      “RISD on the Road”, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1998      “Light Boxes and New Work”, Mulford Gallery, Rockport, ME.
1998      “New Work Invitational”, Mauritz Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
1997      “White Lies & Prayers re-Installed”, Monmouth University, NJ.
1996      “Altar Ego”, Solo Show, Clark Gallery, MA
1996       “Fresh Work Invitational”, Southeast Museum of Photography, FL
1993      “Dans L’Ombre de L’Histoire”, Texas Women’s University
1992      Cross Cultural Exchange, Instituto Chileno, Santiago, Chile.
1989      “Ten Artists/Ten Visions”, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA.
1987      “Daughters of Mystery”, Hoyle Gallery, Boston, MA.


WEB SITES
www.mjvianocrowe.net
https://www.sketchbookproject.com/library/12262
www.pinterest.com/maryjeanvc/maryjean-viano-crowe/
http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Maryjean-Viano-Crowe/49528916


SELECTED VIDEOS
I Bear Witness: Argentina, Egypt, Searsport, Maine by MJVC
https://youtu.be/cM2E_s-uAUY

Chambers of the Human Heart: In the Studio
https://youtu.be/SeOe6m5ryTo

Gees Bend Collective at Fiber College by MJVC
https://youtu.be/6dGhh_1UO2M

Hearth Art Exhibit, 2014 by MJVC
https://youtu.be/EbOTqodbXqw

Searsport LPG Tank Circle of Resistance, 2013 by MjVC
https://youtu.be/KF4dq9aJV84
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