Department of Art Alumni

Catherine Vanaria


Catherine Vanaria President and Co-Owner of Connecticut Photographics, Inc. in Danbury, a professional photographic and digital lab. Besides teaching Introduction to Photography at WestConn, she has taught Alternative Photographic Printmaking Workshop and Intermediate Photography at Wooster Community Art Center in Danbury, CT.


Hartford Art School
University of Hartford
B.F.A. in Photography, 1977

Portrait Workshop
With Mary Ellen Mark
International Center of Photography, 2001

Portrait Workshop
With Andrea Modica
Woodstock Center of Photography, 2002

Portrait Workshop
With Shelby Lee Adams
Woodstock Center of Photography, 2003


Artist Fellowship in Photography, 2004
Connecticut Commission on the Arts


The Polaroid Collection Cambridge, MA
Corporate Photography Collection
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cleveland, Ohio
Numerous Private Collections


10th Annual Juried Exhibition
Griffin Museum of Photography Winchester, MA
Dec. 2003- Feb. 2004

Spectrum Group Exhibit
Silvermine Guild of Art, New Canaan, CT
October-November 2001

Snapshot Group Exhibit
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
January –April 2001

“Playing off Time” Invited Artist
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
September 1999-January 2000

Gallery 13
Danbury CT
Solo Exhibit, August 1997

Gallery 13
Danbury CT
Solo Exhibit, August 1996

1992 Exhibition of Photography
Group Exhibit

Berkshire Art Association
The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
September 1992

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