Kev Filmore began her lifelong love of exploring processes that mix media while earning a BFA from University of the Arts in 1976 for illustration. She was featured in the New York Times, PDNEDU and PDN’s 2010 Annual for her work and teaching. Her Dreamers series received a 2005 Golden Light Award and her Abandoned series earned second place Portfolio from PIEA in 2009. Ms. Filmore was a Nationally Honored Educator in 2016, and was awarded a Vivian Pomex Sabbatical for 2017-2018.
Images from her current series, 21 Magnolia Rd. have been selected by jurors Marvin Heiferman, Cig Harvey, Hamidah Glasgow, Gordon Stettinius, Ashby Nickerson, J.Sybylla Smith and Brian Paul Clamp to be included in exhibitions at Garrison Art Center, Tilt Gallery, The Griffin Museum, Candela Gallery and on The Curated Fridge, 2014 through 2018. The project was featured in October 2017 issue #18 of The HAND Magazine and is in the permanent PhotoPlace Online Gallery for Myths, Legends, and Dreams, juror Amy Holmes-George. Juror and curator Paula Tognarelli selected work from her Abandoned series for the Tree Talk exhibit at The Griffin Museum at Lafayette City Center, opening in Boston January 2018. Ms. Filmore is exhibiting her series 21 Magnolia Rd., opening April 7 and on view through May 6 2018, at Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson NY, along with a handmade, limited edition book showcasing the work.