Leah Bedrosian Peterson

Leah Bedrosian Peterson


B.F.A., Pratt Institute
M.F.A., The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4340
Campus Post Office Box 169

Communication: Associate Professor of Film and Video Arts and Department Chair

Film and Video Arts: Director

Leah Bedrosian Peterson teaches filmmaking, video, 2D animation, and contemporary art history classes and is also the director of the college's Digital Media Gallery. She received an M.F.A. in studio art from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and a B.F.A. in photography and art history from Pratt Institute.

Bedrosian Peterson is an interdisciplinary artist who works in photography, video, 2D animation, and drawing. Her artwork deals with issues of cultural identity and questions the role of fantasy in our daily lives. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally, most recently in Geneva, Switzerland; Atlanta, Ga.; Chicago, Ill.; Washington, D.C.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Medellin, Columbia.

Bedrosian Peterson’s recent project, Erasure, was featured in the Spring 2013 issue of “Heritage of the World" (Das Eber Welt), Germany, distributed with “National Geographic.” (pgs 108-112). Erasure was also featured on HungerTV.com, the website for “Hunger Magazine,” published in London, UK.