Anna Chupa

Lehigh University AAD - Anna Chupa
Anna Chupa
Associate Professor of Design
M.F.A., University of Delaware
Department of Art, Architecture and Design Chandler-Ullman Hall
(610)758-3718
Anna Chupa is an Associate Professor in the department of Art, Architecture and Design at Lehigh University and teaches Digital Photography, Video and Experimental Animation. Before coming to Lehigh, she taught at Mississippi State University where she was the Graduate Coordinator of the Electronic Visualization program. Anna documents the communities in New Orleans that celebrate St. Joseph’s Feast day, as well as Voodoo altars and ceremonies. Recent work is influenced by Islamic tiling patterns and Mudejar architectural ornament in southern Spain. Anna's digital photography, textiles and mixed media installations have been exhibited in China, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and throughout the United States. Anna received her Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Delaware and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies at Dartmouth College.
 
Exhibitions:
        17th Generative Art Conference/Exhibition. Council Hall of the Adrian
        Temple. Rome, Italy. International Juried. December 16–19
 
        3rd Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art
        LuminArte Gallery, Dallas, TX. October 25–November 29.
 
        Material Matters. Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL. National
        Juried. Honorable Mention. September 24–October 25
 
        Grants:
        Lehigh University Faculty Innovation Grant: In the Ditch: The Art Quilt
        and Longarm Machine Quilting Original Fivefold Symmetries and Two-Level
        Designs. June 2014–May 2015
 
        Lehigh University Humanities Center Collaborative Grant Priestess Miriam
        and the New Orleans Voodoo Spiritual Temple: A Photographic Reading Nov.
        2013–Oct. 2014
 
        Lecture:
        Lehigh University Humanities Center. The Royal Path of the
        Mystical Serpent, Priestess Miriam Williams and the New Orleans Voodoo
        Spiritual Temple December 5, noon-1:00 p.m.