Bonnie J MacAllister » CV

Solo Shows
  • 2012 Branching Away/Zig Zag Handmade, Puppet Manualfesto, Walking Fish Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012 Jouissance:: Play, Et Al Projects, New York, NY
  • 2012 Transformation: 19104, Flying Kite, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012 What the Water Wore: Young Women's Caucus, Sandy Spring Museum, MD
  • 2011 She Should Have Written It: A Tale of Bohemian Surveillance, Shubin Theatre
  • 2011 Sidewalk Expose, Square Peg Artery & Salvage, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Coptic: Ethiopian Mysticism, Germ Bookstore, Jennifer Bates Memorial Gallery
  • 2010 Reading Ethiopia: Wharton African Business Scholars Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009 Online Exhibition, Bonnie MacAllister, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA
  • 2004 Oils and Sprays, Café Soliel, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004 Solo Show, A-pop-ca-lipstick Burlesque Spectacle, Church of Divine Energy, Philadelphia, PA
Group Shows
  • 2012 All Female Juried Show: Cultural Awareness, F&N Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012 Daily Acts of Feminism, Death By Audio, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2012 Daily Acts of Feminism, Big Snow Buffalo Lounge, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2012 Gender Games, International House Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012 Invitational Show, Imperfect Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012 Making Herstory 7, Center for Green Urbanism, Washington, DC
  • 2012 National Women’s Caucus for Art 40th Annual Conference, Japanese National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2012 Re/Using our Re/Sources, WCA/DC, Sandy Spring Museum, MD
  • 2012 TechKnowledge (six person show), Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012 Women’s Caucus for Art Philadelphia Chapter, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA
  • 2012 Womynsfest, Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2011 99th Annual Members’ Medal Show, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2011 Battle of the Sexes, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
  • 2011 Making Herstory 6: The Era of Our Dreams, Center for Green Urbanism, Washington, DC
  • 2011 Members’ Choice, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2011 Mirror, Florissant Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  • 2011 Neb Photo Ethiopian Art Show, Fox Gallery, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2011 Reflection Gallery, Finlandia University, Hancock, MI
  • 2011 Traveling Journal, Florissant Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  • 2011 Wings of Peace Juried Show, Galeria 6, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • 2011 Women and Water: An International Women’s Day Show, International House Philadelphia
  • 2010 98th Annual Members’ Medal Show, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Exploring New Dimensions: Juried Show (4 entries), Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD
  • 2010 Going Green: Juried Show (3 entries), San Diego Women's Caucus for Art
  • 2010 Making Herstory 5: Juried Show, Peace and a Cup of Joe, Baltimore, MD
  • 2010 New Members Show, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Soul Revival, by invitation, Meroe Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • 2010 Teaching the Human Experience: Fulbright-Hays Ethiopia, Regency Cafe, Lansdowne, PA
  • 2010 The Color Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010 The Fiction Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010 The Starving Artist Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010 Women: An International Women's Day Exhibition, International House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009 Canvas Project 2, Art House Co-op, Atlanta, GA
  • 2009 Girls Gotta Run: Bodies in Motion, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009 Teaching the Human Experience: Fulbright-Hays Ethiopia, Kaffa Crossing, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009 Workshop Show, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
Education and Residencies
  • 2010 Lyon Lumineux: Film and Cultural Immersion Residency, French Traveler, Lyon, France
  • 2010 Master Class with Ursula Rucker, Scribe Video Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009 Fulbright-Hays: Teaching the Human Experience, Forum for Social Studies and University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • 2008 Teaching Artist, Crafting Your Personal Narrative, Immigration Awareness Conference, Central High School and Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2008 Teaching Residency, Greater Philadelphia Corps Member, Teach for America, High School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Discovery Charter School, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2008 Teaching Residency, Pipeline to the Future, Philadelphia Education Fund, Shaw Middle School, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004 Teaching Artist, Deconstructed Breath Verse and Performance, Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2003 Teaching Artist, Lincoln Legacy Project, Mural Arts Program at Greenfield and Bache Martin Elementaries, Philadelphia, PA
Publications and Press
  • 2010 Arts Pick, An International Women's Day Exhibition, Philadelphia Weekly, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Bonnie MacAllister by Ruth Schanbacher, Manufactured Dissent Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Canvas Project 2 Catalog, Art House Co-op, Atlanta, GA
  • 2010 Girls Gotta Run by Katie Haegele, Bitch Magazine, Portland, OR
Other Projects
  • 2011 What Women Want, Curated Performance, Raandesk Gallery and National Women's Caucus for Art, New York, NY
  • 2010 Crowning the May Queen (theatre performance) for The Waiting Room, Green Light Arts, Philadelphia Live Arts and Fringe Festival
  • 2010 Dental Dames, Deconstructed Breath Verse Performance, The Magic Garden, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Film and Performance, Curated, Poet-tree in Motion, Rotunda, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Film and Performance, Curated, Fringe Festival Cabaret, National Mechanics, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 Film and Performance, Curated, Eris Temple Artspace, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION:

Temple University, 2008, Master of Education, Secondary Education.
Albright College, 1999, BA, English-French-Women's Studies.
Universite de Paris, Sorbonne, 1997-98, Cinema, French Lit, Women's Studies.
Fleisher Arts Memorial, 1999-Ongoing, Watercolor, Ceramics, Painting.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

National Women's Caucus for Art
Women's Caucus for Art, Philadelphia Chapter, Co-President, Membership and Publicity Chair
Women's Caucus for Art, DC Chapter, Member, Guest Speaker
District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington, DC, Member
Fabric Workshop Museum, Philadelphia, PA, Member
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Member
National Audubon Society, Member

SELECTED SHOWS:

2009
Plastic, Plastic Club, Women's Caucus for Art Philadelphia Chapter, Philadelphia, PA
Florrisant Valley Art Gallery, St. Louis MO
Edison Gallery, Washington DC

2008
Utopian Library, Viraggio (LU), Italy.
rEVOLUTION, Feminist Art Project, Duderstadt Gallery, University of Michigan.
AR(t)CEVIA International Art Festival, Arcevia, Italy.
Six Women: Six Perspectives, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA.
Postcard Art Connection, National Postal Museum Show, Washington, DC.
My Voice. For Democratic National Convention. RappCity Art. Pine, CO.
Libertad Para El Pueblo Saharaui. Sahara Libre. Artifariti. La oficina de ideas libres. Madrid, Spain.
Concentrated Experimental Poetry, la Galería del MEC, Montevideo, Uruguay.
A Moving Commentary, Girls Gotta Run: Fall Collaborative Exhibit, the DC Women's Caucus for the Arts, Municipal Center Galleries, Takoma Park, MD.
Sustaining Our Environment, International Women's Caucus for Art A Benefit for the United Nations February 2008 WCA and College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conferences Ft. Worth-Dallas, Texas.
Women Helping Women: Stitch by Stitch (A Partnership with Rubia.org and Women of Afghanistan) and Enviromental Distress, Women's Caucus for Art, Philadelphia Chapter, Redding Gallery Louis L. Redding City/County Building, Wilmington, DE.
Women Helping Women: Stitch by Stitch, Grace Episcopal Church, Merchantville, NJ
Women Helping Women: Stitch by Stitch, Art on the Park Members Gallery, Upstairs Gallery, Lakeland, FL
Women Helping Women: Stitch by Stitch, Pamplin Gallery, Public Library, Bartow, FL
Lion Artists, Penn State University, Library, Brandywine Campus, Delaware County, PA
Public Art Lion, Penn State University,Deals, Media, PA

2007
Wish You Were Here 6, AIR Gallery, New York, NY.
Get Spotted!, Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
Wall Mountables, District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington, DC.
Birds, Art & Faith Space, Grace Episcopal Church, Merchantville, NJ
Art Star Craft Bazaar, Philadelphia, PA.
Inliquid's Art for the Cash Poor, Philadelphia, PA.
Solo Show, Eris Temple, Philadelphia, PA.

2006
"Dress Project," High Wire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. (Funded with grant from 5 County Arts Fund).
"Le Viel Engreux," the Auberge, Brussels, Belgium.
"Beginnings," Holy Family College, Philadelphia, PA.

2005
"Dissonance," Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA.
Women's Caucus for Art, Posh Design Store, Media, PA.

2004
Multeity, Zonk Arts, Women's Caucus for Art, Philadelphia, PA.
Videohouse, Emerald City, Philadelphia, PA.
Solo Show, Oils and Sprays, Café Soliel, Philadelphia, PA.
Solo Show, A-pop-ca-lipstick Burlesque Spectacle, Church of Divine Energy, Philadelphia, PA.
Women's Caucus for Art, Picturing Women Conference, Bryn Mawr College.

2003
Editing and film exhibition design, "Shocking!" The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Museum de la Mode, Paris.

2002
Production work and editing,"Thomas Eakins: A Sharp Eye on Nature"

2001
Production work and editing, "Sunkaraku: The Japanese Tea House at the Philadelphia Museum of Art"(screened on WYBE, WHYY, National Muse Award)

2000
"Japanese Tea Ceremony," film screening, New at Noon, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

2000
"Wall Power," film exhibition, Fleisher Arts Memorial.

1999
"Fog Full of Grace," film screening, Berks Film Festival, Reading, PA.

1999
Juried student show, Freedman Gallery, Reading, PA. Gallery Director's Award.

1998
Juried student show, Freedman Gallery, Reading, PA.

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS (1992-present):

2007 Pushcart Prize Nominee for "Rosary, "Coevolution 2: Shivering through the Details (the Monday Night Poetry 2007 Anthology). Nominated by editors Amy Lawson-Cassady and John Beck.

Black Robert Journal
Helix
Parlor
The Feminist Journal
Paper Tiger Media in Brisbane, Australia
UK's nth Position
New York City's Small Spiral Notebook
Magnaphone
Hinge Online
Venus Zine
Ireland's Dead Drunk Dublin and Other Imaginal Spaces
Amherst Press
Turtle Ink Press
University of Judaica Press
Seventeen Magazine
Philadelphia Arts Writers
Doylestown Patriot

LITERARY COLLECTIONS:

Zine Library, Barnard College
Utopian Library, Viraggio (LU), Italy
Concentrated Experimental Poetry, la Galería del MEC, Montevideo, Uruguay

FEATURED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

"Burlesque-A-Go-Go." Arts Picks, City Paper.

Pressler's Miscellaney, Philadelphia Weekly.

"Film Junkie." Albright College Alumni Publication.

Literary Fan Magazine, Underground Literary Alliance.

FEATURED PERFORMANCES:

1992-2002
Pebble Hill Peace Center, Doylestown, PA
Prufrock, Lambertville, NJ
Karla's Restaurant (4 time slam champion), New Hope, PA

1992
Cafe Arielle, Doylestown, PA

1993
Doylestown Inn, Doylestown, PA

1995
Bucks County Free Library (HS Poet Laureate Showcase), Doylestown, PA
Montgomery County Community College, PA

1995-1999 Albright College, Reading, PA
"Boucher," Directed and starred in own screenplay.
"Kate," Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare.
"Hero," Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare.
"Naomi", Naomi in the Living Room, Christopher Durang.
Various, Marsha Norman Showcase, Marsha Norman.
"Betty/William," Cloud Nine, Carol Churchill.
Various, Cabaret Series.

1996
Bordentown Poetry Slam, Bordentown, NJ

1997-98
Sorbonne, Paris, France

1997
Cat Cat Club (slam champion), Paris, France
Salon Salon, Reading, PA
Fire and Ice, Reading, PA
Chef Alan's Restaurant, West Reading, PA

1998
Morgantown Public Library, Morgantown, PA
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Sahara Restaurant, West Reading, PA

2000
Borders, Reading, PA
Borders, Princeton, NJ
Borders, Philadelphia, PA

2003
Philadelphia Ethical Society, Philadelphia, PA

2004
Bryn Mawr College (presented at Picturing Women Symposium), Bryn Mawr, PA
Women's Spoken Word Series, Verve Poetry Series Robin's Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA
Rotunda, West Philadelphia, PA
C.O.D.E., West Philadelphia, PA
Director, filmmaker, performer in "Avant-Pop-Ca-Lipstick Burlesque"
Community Education Center, West Philadelphia, PA
Kelly Writers House, U of Penn, West Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
Adrienne Theatre Playground: Ellipsis Cabaret, Philadelphia, PA
Wilma Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
Clark Park Festival for World Peace, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Panoramic Poetry, October Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Temple of Eris, Philadelphia, PA
Sigma Tau Delta, National Convention, Pittsburgh, PA
Panoramic Poetry, October Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008
Germ Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA
Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Temple of Eris, Philadelphia, PA
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA
Blam!, The Set Table, Philadelphia, PA
Blam!, Mugshots, Philadelphia, PA
Dreamscape Festival, Philadelphia, PA

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