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

1971      MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART
              Bachelor of Science, Art Education


TEACHING
1994 – 2010     STONEHILL COLLEGE, Easton, MA
                        Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor
2007, 2008       Chair, Department of Visual & Performing Arts

1990 – 1999      RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Providence, RI
                         Photography Department Faculty


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
2016 - Present   MFT Gallery, Belfast, ME
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


RECENT SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019

Paperworks, Juried Exhibit, artsworcester, MA
ROOTS, Betts Gallery, Belfast, ME
Summer Stable Show, Gallery of Maine Farmland Trust (MFT Gallery)
Public Art Project, Bangor, ME
Boston Printmaking National Biennial, Wellsley College, MA

2018   
THE INVISIBLE UNKNOWN, Sohn Gallery, Bangor, ME

PERFORMAMCE: (stillness)18, Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Jefferson, ME
HALCYON, Betts Gallery, Belfast, ME

Summer Stable Show, Gallery of Maine Farmland Trust (MFT Gallery)

2017    
Union of Maine Vision Artists, Quarterly Publication, "Dress Narratives"
Small Works, Sohn Gallery, Bangor, Maine
Land & Sea, Gallery of Maine Farmland Trust (MFT Gallery)
CONVERSATIONS", Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Jefferson, Maine
GO HIGH", Betts Gallery, Belfast, Maine

2016 

FEMMetonomy, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland, ME
Le Musee de la Femme, Sohn Gallery, Bangor, Maine
Summer Invitational, Gallery of Maine Farmland Trust (MFT Gallery)

2015
20th Annual Juried Exhibit”, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, Maine
PRINT Invitational, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME

2014
Featured Artist”, High Street Gallery, Belfast, Maine

Anon”, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine
Printmaking”, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, Maine
EAT”, Aarhus Gallery, Maine
PAPER”, Aarhus Gallery, Maine
 


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