Resume / CV

Laurie Beck Peterson

6904 Henley Street

Philadelphia, PA  19119




1980 -1984

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York



1984 - present

BECK Photography                        

Rochester, NY & Philadelphia, PA

Commercial location photography


Teaching and Workshops


2018 - present

Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Photo Process



Workshop Instructor - Googleworks, Reading PA                

Gum Bichromate


2011 - present

Part Time Faculty - University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA             

Non-silver Photography


2005 - 2011

Teaching Assistant - University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA             

Non-silver Photography


2007 - 2011

Instructor - University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA                 

Continuing Studies


2010 - 2014

Adjunct Faculty - Pennsylvania College of Art and Design – Lancaster, PA    

Lensless Photography

Non-silver Photography

Photo Process                            



Workshop Instructor - Project Basho – Philadelphia, PA                

Digital Photography                        



Workshop Instructor  - Chemical Heritage Foundation – Philadelphia, PA        

Cyanotypes / Sunprints                        


Workshop Instructor - Studio B– Alys Beach Florida

Non-silver Photography                 


1985 - 1986

Instructor - Community Darkroom (CE workshops), Rochester, NY        


1984 - 1986

Instructor - Aesthetic Education Institute, Rochester, NY                


2005 - 2007

Board of Directors                                

First Person Arts – Philadelphia, PA


1986 - 1987

Sales Representative                                

Deborah Wolfe Ltd., Philadelphia, PA

Agent for commercial and advertising photographers


1985 - 1986

In-house Photographer                            

Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY


1984 - 1985

Artist in Residence                                

Aesthetic Education Institute, Rochester, NY



"We All Fall Down - Artists Respond to the Emerald Ash Borer", The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA - 2019

"Mobile Camera Obscura", Collaboration between Tyler School of Art + Architecture - Photo Process and Architecture, Philadelphia, PA - 2019 

“Kind of Blue: Small Works and Postcard Show”,1241 Carpenter Studios, Philadelphia, PA - 2018

“Let’s Connect”, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA - 2018

“Rebirth: An Exhibition of UArts Faculty and Staff”, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA - 2018

“Making Contact”, SPE National Conference, Philadelphia, PA - 2018

“Works In Progress”, High Point Fairmount, Philadelphia, PA - 2018

"University of The Arts CAMD Faculty Exhibition", Kimmel Center for The Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA - 2016

Visible Obscured, Kol Ami Gallery, Elkins Park, PA, 2016

Alchemical Ensemble, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia College, MO, 2015

Ways of Making, Goggleworks, Reading, PA 2015

Past Imperfect Time, Museum of Contemporary History, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2014

School of Art Faculty Exhibition. University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA  2014

Philadelphia School Closings Photo Collective, UPenn Graduate Center, Philadelphia, PA 2014

Philadelphia School Closings Photo Collective, Scribe Video, Philadelphia, PA  2013

Infinite Light, Olde City Jewish Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA 2012/2013

Local Alternatives, The Light Room Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  2012

Pinhole Featured Photographer,  Chris Keeney, San Diego, CA  2012

Palladium over Gold Leaf, High Point, Philadelphia, PA 2011

In My Body Reworks The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA  2011

Recent works in non-silver. High Point, Philadelphia, PA  2009

Bed Umbrella Arts, NY, NY  2009

Ellarslie Open XXVI. The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ  2009

Ellarslie Open XXVI. The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ  2008        

Recent Works in Gum Bichromate. High Point, Philadelphia, PA  2008    

Places. High Point, Philadelphia, PA  2007

-Allens Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA  2007

Picturing Communities. Penn Charter, Philadelphia, PA  2007

Undressed – Looking at Nudes. Umbrella Arts, NY, NY  2007

The Subversive Lens. Wired Gallery, Bethlehem, PA  2007

Two Photographers. Infusion Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  2006

National Alternative Processes Show.  Soho Photo, NYC  2006

Handcrafted. Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA  2006

The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA  2005

Fine Arts Exhibition.  Joe and Emily Lowe Gallery, Syracuse, NY  1984

London Exhibition Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY  1984



Speaker at Professional Practices classes, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design 2008

Work included in PhotoPlus Expo – Jill Enfield presentation and workshop  2007

Commencement speaker at The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA  2002

Speaker at The Women in Photojournalism Conference, Baltimore, MD  1998



Krappy Kamera 2007. Soho Photo, NY, NY “People’s Choice Award”

Juror, SMS corporate juried photo competitions, Philadelphia, PA  1994 -1 998

Addy Award.  Philadelphia Inquirer Ad Campaign, Philadelphia, PA  1994

Rochester Society of Communicating Arts. Rochester, NY, Honorable Mention  1986

Campos Photography Center. Best of Show. Honorable Mention, Rochester, NY  1989

Rochester Community Savings Bank Annual Calendar, Rochester, NY  1985



Solutions for Progress, Robert Brand – Philadelphia, PA

Valley Green Bank, Philadelphia, PA

The Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

Private, Michael Masch, Philadelphia, PA 

Private, Tonya Bates and Don Helgeson , NY, NY

Private, Mira Rabin and Tom Whitman, Philadelphia, PA

Private, Laura Morris Siena and Ronald Siena. Philadelphia, PA

Private, Mairi and Jefferson Luce, Philadelphia, PA

Private, John Beck, Rochester, NY




Gum Printing, A Step-By-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice - Christina Z. Anderson, Focal Press, 2017

Portraits – Sante Fe Photographic Workshops  A&I Studios Publication 

Percussion Matters – University of Rochester Press

Encyclopedia of Percussion - Garland Press, Inc.

Encyclopedia of Percussion second edition – Routledge, Taylor Francis Group



The Print Center – Philadelphia, PA

Fleisher Art Memorial– Philadelphia, PA

Society for Photographic Education – Oxford Ohio

American Society of Media Photographers – Philadelphia, PA

Editorial Photographers – Seattle Washington

Wedding and Portrait Photographers International – Los Angeles California