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P A I G E  C R I T C H E R

PROFESSOR                                   Semester at Sea, Fall 2015

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR           Sweet Briar College, 1998 – 2015

MASTER OF FINE ARTS             VCU, Richmond, Va. 1991

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS       Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 1984

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS                  Chowan College, Murfreesboro, N.C. 1982




2015  The Art of Teaching, Pannell Gallery, Sweet Briar College

Speaking, Not Speaking, TRACTION ARTS, Los Angeles, CA

2014  Studio, VCCA, Mt San Angelo, VA

2013   Birds, Real or Imagined, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT.

2012   Transferred, Red Filter Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

2011   Studio, Pannell Gallery, Sweet Briar College

As Above, So Below, Chroma Projects, Charlottesville, Va

Six Weeks/Macondo, Miller Gallery, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Va

Transferred, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Va

2008  The Space Between, Rivermont Studio, Lynchburg, Va

2007  Objects and Images, Anne Gary Pannell Gallery, Sweetbriar College

2006  Notes from Prague, Lexington Art Gallery, Lexington, Va

2004  Images from Mexico, Daura Gallery, Lynchburg College

2003  Specimen, Babcock Gallery, Sweet Briar College

Magnolia, Lexington Art Gallery, Lexington, Va.

2003  Sweet Briar Studio Art Faculty, Babcock Gallery, Sweetbriar, Va.

Fall Showcase, Lexington Art Gallery, represented artists, Lexington, Va.

2000  The Object of Desire, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.

Three Photographers, Curated Invitational, Elon College, NC.

1999   1708 Gallery 20th Anniversary Invitational, Richmond, Va

Recent Photographs, Babcock Gallery, Sweet Briar College

1998   Coincidence Gallery, Richmond, Va.

1708   Gallery, Richmond, Va.

1993   Photography and New Genres’ 93, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Va.

Women Artists’ 93, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, Ca.

1991   Right Down To The Roots, Juried Invitational, Delaplaine Visual Arts

Still/Moving: The Figure in Contemporary Photography, 1708 Gallery

The Pamunkey River Series, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, NC

1990  Vital Signs, Curated Invitational, Key Gallery, Richmond, Va.

Rituals and Primitive Origins, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University,

Juried Exhibition’90, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Va.

•Guild Award Donald Kuspit, juror

Light Images’90, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va.

•Juried Invitational Exhibition traveled through December1992, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Between Vision and Memory, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery


2014     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts


2013         LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph
2012          Houston Fotofest
2011           Platinum portfolio development grant
2010          Portfolio development grant
2009          Sweet Briar college Faculty Grant / Platinum printing workshop
2005/07   Sweet Briar College Faculty Grant to study and work in Prague


2009     Original cover art, Plato’s Ghost, ed. Cathy Gutierrez
2005     Original cover art, The Occult in 19th Century America, ed. Cathy Gutierrez
2005     Portrait of poet Constance Merritt, Blessings and Inclemencies, Poets and Writers magazine
1999      Portrait of author Carrie Brown, Lamb In Love


2011     Heat and Light, Pamela Wallace, encaustic paintings
2009     New Zealand    self published
2009     Le Café du Murfreesboro    self published
2007     South/61    self published


Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.
Daura Gallery, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.
Pannell Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Sweetbriar, Va.
Magnolia House, Lexington, Va
Capitol One, Richmond, Va
Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague
Bank Of The James, Lynchburg, Va