Deborah Cornell’s work in print, installation, and collaborative multimedia is seen nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Krakow, Dubai, Istanbul, Melbourne, Buenos Aires, and presentations in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. She was awarded the Grand Prix D’Honneur by the Krakow Print Triennial for her contributions to the discipline, and the Grand Prix of the Krakow Print Triennial for her prizewinning multimedia work “Reflecting Place”. She has also received a Bunting Fellowship from Harvard, and a Grand Prize from the LA Center for Digital Art.
Her work has been supported by the Radcliffe Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Cultural Council, and she was awarded artist residencies in Buenos Aires, Belgium, and Venice. Her work is in the collections of Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Hangzhau Art Academy, China, Turku Art Museum Finland, Purdue University Museums, RISD Museum, Boston Public Library, RMIT Melbourne, Weisman Art Museum, IBM, and others. Publications include Grapheion, Impact Conference Proceedings, College Book Arts Journal, and Contemporary Impressions. Cornell lectures widely and has curated international exhibitions in Havana, Abu Dhabi, Wroclaw, and Spain. She is Head of Printmaking at Boston University’s School of Visual Arts. Previously she was Founding Director of the Experimental Etching Studio, Visiting Artist at Radcliffe College, and Director of Visual Arts for the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.