Marlow D.J. Shami

Marlow D. J. Shami, M.S.
PO Box 33
Goshen, CT 06756-2025
Tel: 860-491-2067 Cell: 860-605-6916
Email: marlowshami@gmail.com
website:  www.marlowshami.com

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

1999-Present, Teaching: Sensory ecology, creativity, and healing workshops. 

Hosts of presentations include: New York State Outdoor Environmental Educators Annual Conference NY, New England Experiential Educators Annual Conference VA, True Colors Annual Youth Conference CT, White Memorial Conservation Center CT, Camp Jewell Colebrook CT, Highly Sensitive People (HSP) Conference PA,  Geer Village CT, Goshen Land Trust CT, Flanders Nature Center CT, Roaring Brook Nature Center CT, Oliver Wolcott Library, CT

2009—present, manage and book Nancy Tucker Artist/Musician/Comedian.

2007 -- Create, show, and sell artwork. Freelance video and still photography. 

1999 – 2006, Teaching: Monthly Nature As Healer Meditation Groups, sensory ecology workshops.

1988 – 2000, Produce, Manage & Book Performance Artist/Musician Nancy Tucker. Booked national tours, set up radio / television interviews, newspaper previews / reviews, produced Ms. Tucker’s award winning one-woman show Everything Reminds Me of My Therapist in MA, PA, NY, CT

1987 – 1996, Free Lance Videographer: clients include WCBS, Dr Pepper,7- UP, Women’s Education and Legal Fund, Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, Aetna, Travelers, CT Public Television, ITT Htfd. Ins. 

1981 – 1987, Videographer, Editor, Producer CBS-Post Newsweek TV3, Hartford, CT.

1980, Wrote and created a multi-media presentation for the 1st national conference in Washington D.C. of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

 1977- 1978, Co-Directed & Wrote U.S. Commission on Civil Rights video documentary “Coming Out Of Violence,” an award winning one-hour educational program on domestic violence and the legal system. 

1975-1981, Directed, Wrote, Videotaped, Edited YWCA Sexual Assault Crisis Service training videotapes for police and counselor training. Writer/photographer/director for a bilingual photonovela to assist in outreach/education to the Spanish speaking community.

1975 – 1981, Free Lance Photography/Video. Clients included CPTV, Xerox Educational Products, St. Joseph College, PCSW, Hartford Interval House for Battered Women, Hartford Parks & Rec., Trinity College Dance Program, Hartford Ballet.

 EDUCATION:  

1975 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford. Major in photography & video.

1977 - Goddard Community Media Program, Plainfield, VT

2003 - Master of Science in Applied Ecopsychology – Integrated Ecology, Greenwich University

Special Studies:

1988 - Sivananda Integral Yoga Teacher certification

1999 - Touching Spirit Professional Program. Certified in the Science of Energy Medicine and the Art of Spiritual Healing.

2001 - Natural Systems Thinking Process, Certification to Teach, Project NatureConnect

2007 - Practicum in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, University of Massachusetts Medical School.


EXHIBITS

2014Wind was Awarded the "Most innovative with the Medium" Award in the Celebrate The Healing Power of Art Exhibition, Manhattan Arts Internationalhttp://www.ManhattanArts.com/Gallery/Healing-Power-of-ART/Winners.htm

Calling Me was juried into the Sacred Places Exhibition, Stamford Art Association at the Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT.

The Personal and Collective Landscape Explored, one-woman exhibition Torrington University of Connecticut Brick Wall Exhibition Space and Whitson Gallery. Sponsored by the ARTS Project. 

2013The Personal and Collective Landscape Explored, one-woman exhibition Torrington University of Connecticut Brick Wall Exhibition Space and Whitson Gallery. Sponsored by the ARTS Project. 

Secrets was juried into New Directions '13. Juror Susan Sayre Batton, Managing Director Dia:Beacon. Barrett Arts Center, Poughkeepsie, NY 

Secrets selected to exhibit in the 84th Connecticut Women Artists, Inc 84th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT Juror Douglas Hyland Director, New Britain Museum of American Art. August 31 - September 27, 2013
2012Restoration-picking up the pieces, a one-woman exhibition Good News Cafe & Gallery, Woodbury, CT
2011 
Flowers, Trees, Birds, Bees: Nature Explored, juried by Alan Nyiri. PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury. VT January

2010
University of Hartford Alumni Show

Abstraction in Photography, juried by Stephen Strom, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT Oct 5-30th

Self-Searching: The Art of Self-Portraiture, juried byAline Smithson.Sept. 7 - Oct. 2, 2010. Vermont Photography Workshop, Middlebury, VT
Salmagundi Club Annual Juried Photography and Graphics Group Exhibition for non-members, June 28 - July 9, New York, NY.

Botanical Dreams & Nightmares juried by Cynthia Roznoy. April 25 - May 26, The Gallery Of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

Visual Memoirs and Restoration solo show, January. Gallery at Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield CT.

2009--Work it! Measure it! 120 Hartford Art School Alumni Show

Cultural Passages-What’s Art Got to Do With It, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT juried show

11th Annual Photographic Processes International Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NB juried show

80th Annual Open Juried Exhibit, Connecticut Women Artists, Jorgensen Gallery University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2008--Northern Exposure Gallery, Cornwall CT., juried show

Hartford Art School alumni show

SPECIAL PROJECTS/AWARDS
2014Wind was Awarded the "Most innovative with the Medium" Award in the Celebrate The Healing Power of Art Exhibition, Manhattan Arts Internationalhttp://www.ManhattanArts.com/Gallery/Healing-Power-of-ART/Winners.htm

2011 - The Memoir Project, a program of The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY Curated by the Arts Center's Literary Committee. "Changing Course: Mid-Life Epiphanies". My piece "The Shift" was selected for the April program.

2004 - Co-wrote and co-produced “Keep Goshen Green” a power point presentation designed to raise funds, awareness, and membership for the Goshen Land Trust

1983 - Nominee for the Women in Communications Matrix Award.

1982 - Emmy Award Nominee, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston New England Chapter for news series Co-produced with Gayle King

1978 - Awarded the Montevideo Prize for Best Documentary "Coming Out Of Violence"

1973 - Coordinated a "Women In Art Panel" for the University of Hartford Art School. Panelist included: Cindy Nemser, Judith Berstien

1972 - Established University of Hartford Art School Video Library

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