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Darcie Goldberg
Fine Art, Black & White Photographs
Darcie Goldberg is a professional photographer with over 30 years experience.  Her extensive travels and strong award winning B&W photographs have been featured in solo exhibitions, as well as in public and private collections.
Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Goldberg studied photography at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh before going to work for UPI.  After several years of freelance work and teaching B&W film and darkroom, she completed her Masters in the Creative Arts at Hahnemann University, Philadelphia. 
She was the Executive Director of the Chester County Art Association for 17 years and recently completed a lateral move to Facility Development Director where she will lead CCAA’s Capital Campaign for renovations. 
She continues to pursue her photography through documentation of her travels and exhibitions to exotic locations. She specializes in B&W handmade silver gelatin prints.  Inspired by a recent trip to Cuba, she plans to pursue documentary and street photography with digital images and reproductions, as well as medium format film and photographs. 
She lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

·       Innovative art educator with ability to work with community and art patrons to increase public awareness and appreciation of art and develop art education programs for all ages.
·       Exceptional charismatic leader with managerial and leadership skills to get people to work together on common goals.
·       Outstanding ability to work with community to increase funding for daily operations, scholarships and outreach programs.


Chester County Art Association                                                                    West Chester, PA
Executive Director (4/98 – 01/2014)
Responsibilities include the overseeing of the education programming, exhibitions, budgets, staff, faculty, membership, fundraising, community outreach programs, grant writings and daily operations.
* Created popular art education programs throughout the year for children and adults including summer art camps with an increase in enrollment from 120 students to over 3,000 participants and expanded from one to three sites.
* More than doubled the faculty from 20 to 50 independent contractors, which has increased and elevated education programs internally and extended community outreach.
* Increased exhibitions to include more group participation and solo exhibitions with artists from the Delaware Valley and nationally known artists such as Tom Bostelle, John Suplee, Adrian Martinez, Maria Keane and many other reputable artists.
* Arranged and hosted a private viewing for First Lady Laura Bush of Adrian Martinez solo exhibition which also included a black tie preview party.
* Tripled operational budgets and maintained balanced budgets, increasing memberships by 62%, endowment by 100 %.
* Created and implemented ongoing year-round fundraising events, including black tie galas, annual appeals, matching fund campaign, Latin dance night, Venetian Ball, which has increased the budget by 72%.
* Created a first ever satellite branch in the Exton Square Mall over the holiday season offering 150 free art classes bringing more education programs to the public including drawing, painting, clay, mosaics.
* Created a corporate art outreach program rotating artwork in corporate board rooms, lobbies and conference rooms.  Within one year increased art sales by 25%.
* Developed a scholarship program so no one is turned away from any art education class at CCAA or outreach locations.
* Reinstated a public arts program to celebrate CCAA’s 75th anniversary, which included creating a film documenting the accomplishments and history of CCAA. Created a county-wide display of 75 planters created by local artists and art groups and maintained by local area garden clubs.
* Created a database system to manage membership and enrollment for CCAA’s education programs and for artists participating in CCAA’s exhibitions
* Provided management leadership to achieve recognition locally and nationally, including Honoree for Arts and Business Management 2001 and Arts Partnership Award 2006 from the Philadelphia Arts Business Council and the Bravo Award for Art Education for Children 2000. Also, winner of National Chalk It Up Award for large parking lot chalk mural recreation of Andy Warhol’s Elephant.
* Competed in the Philadelphia Flower Show in competitive classes (2005- present).  Recreating paintings and art displays to the world’s largest flower show and oldest flower show in the United States.  CCAA is the only art center participating in this yearly event.  Awards include:  Best of the Blues, Silver Bowl, First, Second and Class Accommodation Acknowledgments.


Darcie Goldberg Photography (1976 – present)  Pittsburgh, PA/West Chester, PA
Clients include publishing companies, advertising agencies, businesses, and law firms. Solo exhibitions at local galleries, including    The Last Frontiers – Alaska & Easter Island (2011) at West Chester University: India-A Photographic Journey at West Chester University (11/2007)   Hidden Tribes – China (7/2005) and Trekking in Nepal (7/2002) at the DeBottis Gallery, West Chester, PA.  Awards from Women In Photography International (2011). 
Progressions Health System - Chester County                                        Malvern, PA
Art Therapist (1992-1995)
Coordinated care with educators and other mental health professionals.
Developed/implemented an art therapy program for children/adolescents.
United Press International - Photographer (1978 – 1980)                     Pittsburgh, PA
Assigned to photograph news stories and sporting events.

Community Involvement

Russel R. Tyson Award of Hope                                                                     West Chester, PA                                     
Chester County Hospital
Outstanding Citizen of the Year                                                               West Chester, PA
Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce
Chester County Women of Achievement 2005 Honoree                          Chester County
For excellence in the field of Public Service
Co-Chair 2007
Citizens’ Advisory Committee of Chester County                                    West Chester, PA
Department of Children,Youth and Families                                                                                                                                                
Member of the Advisory Council (2004-Present)
West Chester University Poetry Center                                                   West Chester, PA
Member of the Board of Directors (2011-Present)
West Chester Downtown Foundation
Member of the Board of Directors (2002 – 2005))West Chester, PA
Community Mental Health Services                                                           Downingtown, PA
Member of the Board of Directors (1989 – 1998)
West Chester School District                                                                     West Chester, PA
Chairman - Art Goes to School (1991 - 1997)


Rosemont College                                                                                      Rosemont, PA
Facilitator/Arts & Management Department, Graduate Division (5/01 – 5/04)
Facilitator/Social Policies and Pluralism in the Arts/Humanities Course
Facilitator/Creativity Graduate Course

Immaculata College Workshop
Instructor - Russian History and Art (10/98)                                                    Immaculata, PA
Instructor - Graduate Program Creative Arts Workshop (9/10/01)
Art Institute of Philadelphia                                                                     Philadelphia, PA
Photography I & II Instructor - Commercial Art Department (9/80 - 9/83)

Medical College of Pennsylvania & Hahnemann University                     Philadelphia, PA
Master of Arts Degree in Creative Arts (5/96)
Thesis: Case Study of a Female Graffiti Artist. Presented at the annual
meeting of the American Art Therapy Association.  
Immaculata College                                                                                  Immaculate, PA
Bachelor of Arts Degree (May 1993)
Graduated Cum Laude


Solo Exhibition
2012 Exits, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA
2011 The Last Frontiers – Alaska & Easter Island, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
2007 India-A Photographic Journey, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
2005 Hidden Tribes – China, DeBottis Gallery, West Chester, PA
2002 Trekking in Nepal, DeBottis Gallery, West Chester, PA

Select Exhibitions
2017 Chester County Studio Tours, Art Trust, West Chester, PA
2016 Cuba: It's Complicated, Curated and Created, Sunset Hill Fine Arts Gallery, West Chester, PA
2016 Contrasts, Art Trust, West Chester, PA
2016 Chester County Studio Tours, Art Trust, West Chester, PA
2015 Chester County Studio Tours, Art Trust, West Chester, PA
2015 The 24/7 Project, West Chester University, West Chester, PA - Founder with Ceramic Artist Rhoda Kahler


2015 Havana Times Finals International Photo Contest
2011 Women In Photography International Honorable Mention Decade of Images

Juried Exhibitions
2008, 2009 Immaculata Art Show
2009 Arcadia University

Photography Group Leader and Organizer

2012, 2013, 2015 People-to-People program in Havana Cuba and Eastern Cuba

Interviews & Publications

2015 TEDx Presenter – "One City One World" TEDxWest Chester University
2012 FIG Magazine – West Chester Fall – Authentic Darcie Goldberg page 26
2011 Interview-Artists in Restaurants: Darcie Goldberg in Teca, – Jeff-
2011 Philadelphia Inquirer Art Review 04/29/2011 by Victoria Donohoe –

Women In Photography International Charter Member

Darcie Goldberg
West Chester, PA

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