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Bio

Sondra Peron grew up in Connecticut and resides in Northampton, Massachusetts. She is currently on the faculty at Springfield Technical Community College where she teaches photography as well as conducting independent studies with advanced students, and academic advising. She has also taught traditional and digital photography at Hampshire College, Holyoke Community College, and at her alma mater Northwestern Connecticut Community College.

Ms. Peron has produced a significant body of work using vintage cameras, most notably the Brownie Hawkeye manufactured by Kodak from the late 1940s to early 1960s. Her photography has been exhibited in solo, two-person and group shows throughout New England, Maryland, Tennessee, and China.

Her work was featured in a special issue of Afterimage: The Aesthetics of Atrocity, Cerise Press: A Journal of Literature, Art and Culture and The Sun Magazine. Work can also be found in the collections of the Mortimer Rare Book Room in Neilson Library at Smith College, and private collections. She has served as a guest artist and lecturer at the Smith College Museum of Art, Skidmore College, Hampshire College, and Brown University.

She holds her M.F.A. in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated as an Ada Comstock Scholar from Smith College with a B.A. in Philosophy in 1998.

On Serfios, the"iron island" of the Cyclades, Greece