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Education  |  Selected Awards  |  Work Experience  |  Teaching Experience

Panels & Lectures  |  Committee Memberships  |  Service |  Curatorial Work

Selected Articles about Yvonne Welbon  |  Selected Articles by Yvonne Welbon

Selected Exhibition History  |  Films & Videos  |  List of Work for Hire



SELECTED COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

    2000 - 2001
    20th Anniversary Honorary Committee, Women in the Director's Chair

    2000
    Reeling: Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival Advisory Board

    1997 - 1999
    Media Arts Panel, Illinois Arts Council

    1995 - 1998
    Black Harvest International Film and Video Festival Committee Member

    1994
    Faculty Search Committee, Film Department, School of the Art Institute
    MFA Search Committee, Video Department, School of the Art Institute

    1991 - 1994
    Board Member, Women in the Director's Chair

    1992 - 1993
    12th and 13th Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festivals

    1991 - 1993
    Conference Co-Chair, Third African American Women in the Arts Conference
    ETA Creative Arts Foundation, Chicago


SERVICE

    2005 – 2006
    Working Group - Black Metropolis Research Consortium – University of Chicago

    2005
    Committee Member - Legacy Project for LGBT Film Preservation
    UCLA Film & Television Archive

    2002
    Juror - Feature Film - Outfest, Los Angeles

    2001
    Juror - Atlanta International Film Festival

    2000 - 2001
    20th Anniversary Honorary Committee, Women in the Directors Chair

    2000
    Reeling :Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival Advisory Board

    1997 - 1999
    Media Arts Panel, Illinois Arts Council

    1995 - 1998
    Black Harvest International Film and Video Festival Committee Member

    1994
    Faculty Search Committee, Film Department, School of the Art Institute
    MFA Search Committee ,Video Department, School of the Art Institute

    1991 - 1994
    Board Member, Women in the Directors Chair

    1992 - 1993
    12th and 13th Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festivals

    1991 - 1993
    Conference Co-Chair, African American Women in the Arts Conference
    ETA Creative Arts Foundation, Chicago


SELECTED CURATORIAL WORK

    1997
    Trace: Films and Videos about Race & Identity,
    Randolph Street Gallery

    1994
    Transitions: New Experimental Narrative Works, Chicago Filmmakers

    1993
    Experimental Spirit: New Experimental Works by African American Women
    Coming of Age: Black and Lesbian in America,
    Chicago Filmmakers

    1992
    Mosaic in Black: Works by Black Women Directors
    Women in the Director's Chair 11th International Festival


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (about Yvonne Welbon)

    Ehrenstein, David. Sisters with Cameras. The Advocate, February 17, 2004.

    Lindsey, Craig D. 'Sisters' gives Fascinating Insight.
    The News & Observer, February 6, 2004.

    Moss, Marilyn. Sisters in Cinema. The Hollywood Reporter, February 6, 2004.

    Sumner, Jane. Filmmaker finds 'Sisters' in cinema but not Hollywood,
    Dallas Morning News, February 6, 2004.

    Bianco, Robert. Critics Corner- What to Watch This Weekend.
    USA Today. February 5, 2004.

    Mertes, Cara. Yvonne Welbon: The Indies' Own Self-Help Guru,
    The Independent, March 2003
    Koehler, Robert. Sisters in Cinema. Variety. March 11, 2003.

    Merk, Ron. Be Your Own Distributor: If You Want Something Done Right...,
    Release Print, April 2002

    "The Innovators - Featuring 117 Gay and Lesbian Trend-Breakers: Yvonne Welbon"
    The Advocate. August 14, 2001

    Juhasz, Alexandra - Yvonne Welbon. Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.

    "She Said Cinema: Yvonne Welbon," broadcast on the Sundance Channel, April 2001

    Stein, Rob. "Living With Pride,"
    In The Life, #904, broadcast on PBS, April/May 2000

    Raab, Barbara. "The Book of Ruth,"
    The Advocate, April 11, 2000

    Graham, Renee. "Life in the Pop Lane: Inspiring 'Pride' Depicts Life of Oldest Black Lesbian," The Boston Globe, April 11, 2000

    Wisco, Albert. "Yvonne Welbon at the Toronto Film Festival."
    Studio2, TV Ontario, broadcast November 12, 1999

    Willis, Holly. "Fifty Creatives to Watch."
    Variety, August 23 -29, 1999

    Shen, Ted. "Film Explores Pride, Prejudice of a Lifestyle."
    The Chicago Tribune, August 26, 1999

    Willis, Holly. "Twenty-Five New Faces of Indie Film."
    Filmmaker, Summer 1998

    Redding, Judith M. and Victoria A. Brownworth "Yvonne Welbon: Memory."
    Film Fatales: Independent Women Directors, Seattle,WA: Seal Press, 1997, pp. 112 - 116.

    Walker, Cary. "Rethinking the Past: Learning to Question Mainstream Perceptions"
    Focus,
    Vol. XVII, 1997, pp. 13-22.

    Carter, Tammy."Soul Searching in the Far East."
    Times-Picayune, (New Orleans) July 28, 1996.

    Mura, David. "Alternative Gazes."
    New Observer, (Philadelphia, PA), July 17, 1996.

    Scott, Tony. "P.O.V. Remembering Wei Yi-fang..."
    Variety, July 29, 1996,

    Shen, Ted. "Reel Life: The Kindness of Strangers,"
    The Reader, February 2, 1996.

    Miller, Cheryl. "In The Life: New Works by Black Lesbian Filmmakers."
    Hot Wire Vol 8, No. 3, September 1992.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (by Yvonne Welbon)

    "Euzhan Palcy." Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, 2nd Edition,
    New York: MacMillan Reference, 2005

    "Ruth Ellis." Encyclopedia of American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered History
    and Culture. Editor Marc Stein, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004

    "Hattie Victorious."
    American Movie Classics Magazine August, 2001.

    "Trying Hard to Hear Her."
    Sundance Channel Program Guide April, 2001.

    "The State of Black Independent Film."
    Sundance Film Festival Program Book 2001.

    "Daughters of the Dust"
    Take Two Quarterly (1996).

    "Black Lesbian Film and Video Art"
    P-Form, No.35, (Spring 1995).

    "Go Fish"
    Deneuve (The name has since been changed to Curve), July, 1994.

    "Left in the Dust: Lesbians Become More Visible on Screen...Sort of"
    Windy City Times , December 1992.

    "Determined to Create a Presence: Black Lesbian Film and Video Artists"
    Windy City Times, July 16, 1992.

    "Calling the Shots: Black Women Directors Take the Helm"
    The Independent, March 1992.

    "A Review of Rea Tajiri's History and Memory"
    on Backstage Pass, WBEZ (Chicago's National Public Radio affiliate),
    Nov. 22, 1991.

 

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