Francine Weiss has been curating, teaching, and writing about photography for over fifteen years. As the most recent Curator of the Photographic Resource Center (2012-14), she wrote essays for the Loupe journal and curated and organized exhibitions on alternative processes, portraiture and identity, and color photography. Prior to the PRC, she organized and researched exhibitions at the Smithsonian’s National Gallery of Art, Harvard University Art Museums, and deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. Weiss has published extensively about art and has taught at Wellesley and Simmons colleges. She received her PhD in American Studies in photographic history from Boston University and now teaches in the MFA in photography program at New Hampshire Institute of Art and for the art history department at BU; Weiss is also the Collection Manager at Fitchburg Art Museum.
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