Kev Filmore began her love of exploring processes that combine photography with drawing and painting to build narratives after earning a BFA from Philadelphia College of Art, 1976.
Ms. Filmore has been featured in The New York Times for her teaching, exhibitions and photojournalism work. She received a Golden Light Award for Portraiture, 2005 with her “Dreamers” series and has received two NYFA grants. Her Abandoned series was included in PDN’s 2010 Annual and also awarded second place in the Faculty Portfolio category in the PIEA 2009 Annual International Competition.
In 2017 work from Ms. Filmore’s autobiographical series, 21 Magnolia Rd. was featured in Tilt Gallery’s, Photography Re-imagined VI, juried by Cig Harvey, Candela Book and Gallery’s UNBOUND6!, juried by Gordon Stettinius and Ashby Nickerson, and Griffin Museum of Photography’s 23rd Juried Exhibition by Hamidah Glasgow. Images are also in #18 of The Hand and The Curated Fridge, juror Brian Paul Clamp of Clamp Art.