More About the Author
BOOK PUBLICATIONS by three sisters press, Washington, DC
*CROWN ME! Capital Pool Checkers Club, Washington, DC 2010
*SMALL TOWN IN THE BIG CITY: The shopkeepers and business community of Chevy Chase, Washington, DC at the beginning of the 21st Century. By Peggy Fleming and Joanne Zich. 2005
*IN HER PLACE: inner views and outer spaces. 2000
*IN HER PLACE 1998 32-page brochure preceding larger book in 2000
*American Folklfe Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
*The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio
*D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC
*Kiplinger Research Library, The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
*Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
*The Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC
*Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, Montana
*Martha Jefferson Community Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia
*Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
*Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History,
*Smithsonian Institution, Human Studies Film Archives, Washington, DC.
*The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
The Art League Gallery & Multiple Exposures Gallery (formerly Factory Photoworks Gallery), #312, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia.
PHOTOGRAPHY and Film and Video CLASSES
Since 1988: Corcoran, Smithsonian, ICP, Maine Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe Workshops, Joe Cameron, John Sexton, Bruce Barnbaum, Arno Minkkinen, Sam Abel, Ruth Bernhard, Chan Chao. Film and Video, School of Communication, American University MA program Jan. 2009 - present
2004 - photographing and interviewing grandmothers where ever I travel. Baffin Island, Canada and Greenland, Inuit mid-wives and grandmothers, Cuba, India, Iran, Kaliningrad, Slovenia, Turkey, Israel, Palestine.
VIDEO PROJECT: CHECKERS AT 9 & S. Ten-minute video of a Saturday afternoon at the checkers club. The video is winning awards related to the book CROWN ME! BEST MINI DOC, Our City Fiulm Festival, Washington, DC, February 2010; CINESTUD film festival in Amsterdam, March, 2010; BEST SOUND and OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION at American University, April 2010. See it on www.vimeo.com/crownme
Secretary in Civil Rights Division for John F. Kennedy, in the Senate, Presidential Campaign and the White House 1959 - 1963.
Sixth Grade Teacher 1963 - 1964
MA in Anthropology from George Washington University - 1969
Cultural Anthropologist 1973 - 1975
National Park Service Park Ranger, Vegetation Management Specialist. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC 1977 - 1994. Retired 1994.
Photography 1988 to present. Film and Video Jan. 2009 - present