EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology, MFA, Photography & Related Media

Anticipated Graduation: May 2019

Austin Community College, AAS, Photographic Artist                                                                     

December 2016

 

Excelsior College, BS, Liberal Studies                                                                                             

November 2012

 

RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

2018

William E. Kramp Jr. Scholarship Recipient, Williamsville, New York.

Tigers Abroad Photo Contest Winner, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.

Creative Quarterly 52 Winner, New York, New York.

2017

Photographer’s Forum 37th Annual College & High School Photography Contest Finalist.

2016

Best of Show Award, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

Judge’s Choice Award, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

Honorable Mention, Photo Lab Techniques, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

Honorable Mention, Portfolio Development, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

Honorable Mention, Portfolio, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

Creative Quarterly 46 Runner-Up, New York, New York.

Darkroom Gallery Winner, “Haunted” Theme, Essex Junction, Vermont.

Reagan Bradshaw Scholarship Recipient, Austin, Texas.

Texas Professional Photography Association Best Master Artist by a Student Award, Conroe, Texas.

Texas Professional Photography Association Distinguished Image by a Student Award, Conroe, Texas.

Creative Quarterly 44 Winner, New York, New York.

Best of Retouching II Award, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

Honorable Mention, Photojournalism, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

2015

2015 Best of Portfolio, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas.

EXHIBITIONS

2018

Home: Absence or Essence, Specto Art Space, Bridgewater, Virginia; Juror: Jeremiah Morris.

Eleven Eyes, University Gallery, Rochester, New York.

18 Emerging, Gallery Q, Rochester, New York.

2017

MFA Workshare, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, New York.

Object Matter, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, New York.

2016

Haunted, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont; Juror: Russell Joslin.

 

PRINT PUBLICATIONS

Creative Quarterly, Vol. 52.

Photographer’s Forum. Best of College & High School Photography 2017.

Creative Quarterly, Vol. 44.

Texas Professional Photographers Association’s Summerfest 2016 Texas Professional

    Photographers Association Gallery Collection.

Texas Professional Photographer, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pgs. 27-29.

SXSWorld, Vol. 10, Issue 5, pg. 26.

 

SELF-PUBLISHED BOOKS

Untitled, in collaboration with Jean Richard Marques, artist book, 2017.

 

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

“Place by Design Pitches Are Live (Video)”, SXSWEco.com. Image accompanied story.

“Getting Around”, SXSW.com. Webpage Header Image.

“Comedy Festival”, SXSW.com. Webpage Header Image.

“Welcome SXSW Eco Volunteers!”, SXSWEco.com. Webpage Header Image.

“Crews”, SXSWEco.com. Image accompanied story.

 “The Picture Review - David Farmerie & Hahnemuhle Paper”, Austin Community College. Images accompanied story.

“SXSW Eco 2015 Images”, SXSWEco.com. Images included in event gallery.

 

COLLECTIONS

Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

Private Collector, Fort Meade, Maryland

Private Collector, Killeen, Texas

Private Collector, Houston, Texas

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cary Graphic Arts Collection, Graduate Assistant                                                                            

August 2018 - Present

Responsibilities include: Fulfilling archive reproduction requests by photographing rare materials in accordance with library preservation guidelines, applying metadata to large quantities of photographs for optimal searchability,and creating and updating entries on an online database of reproduction projects

 

William Harris Gallery, Gallery Assistant                                                                                           

August 2017 - May 2018

Responsibilities included: Assisted with the physical installation and breakdown of exhibits, ensured installations functioned properly at all times, and repaired and painted walls and pedestals

 

Roy Christian at CenTex Photos, Photographer’s Assistant                                                             

March 2017 - May 2017

            Responsibilities included: Created multiple school, dance, and sports photography        

            templates, post-production work including transferring of files, catalogued digital files,   

            provided digital retouching, and prepared digital files for print

 

ACCMe Studios, Principal Photographer                                                                                          

October 2015 - December 2015

            Responsibilities included: Sought, planned, and coordinated photographic opportunities;

            directed technicians to perform various tasks in studio, and completed administrative

            responsibilities for production and budget records

                                                                                                                                                           

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, Tram Driver                                              

August 2018 – Present

National MS Society, Bike MS, Volunteer Photographer                                                                  

August 2018

 Photo Arts Collective, Holiday Auction, Runner                                                                                

December 2017

 South by Southwest Festival, Official Photographer                                                                         

2015-2017

South by Southwest ECO, Official Photographer                                                                              

2015 - 2016

MEMBERSHIPS

RIT Veterans & Military Club, Club President                                                                                   

August 2017 - Present

Photo Arts Collective                                                                                                                         

August 2017 - Present