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Education

2017     Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Photography Emphasis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (expected May 2017)

2014     Bachelor of Fine Arts Photography, California College of the Arts, Oakland, San Francisco, CA

2011     City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Teaching Experience

Present             Instructor of Record, Photography Division, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2015                 Instructor of Record, First Year Experience (Foundations) Division, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2014                 Teaching Assistant, First Year Experience (Foundations) Division, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2010 – 2011      Digital Skills Mentor, Photography Department, City College of San Francisco, CA

2009 – 2010    Intro to Photography (Darkroom) Mentor, Photography Department, City College of San Francisco, CA

2010                 Teaching Assistant, Color Darkroom Printing Workshop, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2006 – 2007   Teaching Assistant, Photography, Youth Art Exchange (formerly known as Out of Site), San Francisco, CA

Awards, Grants, & Scholarships

2016     Albert M Haldenman Photography Scholarship, University of Arizona School of Art, Tucson, AZ

2016     Medici Scholar Award, University of Arizona College of Fine Arts, Tucson, AZ

2016     University of Arizona Broadside Award, University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ

            Selected as Artist to Collaborate with a Poet

2016     Illustration and Design Award, University of Arizona Illustration and Design Division, Tucson, AZ

            First Place – Book Design

2016     Travel Grant, University of Arizona Graduate & Professional Student Council, Tucson, AZ

2014     Graduate Access Fellow, University of Arizona Graduate College, Tucson, AZ

2011     Faculty Honors Award, California College of the Arts, Oakland, San Francisco, CA

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2016     21 in 21, A.I.R. Studio Paducah, Paducah, KY

2013     My Mornings with San Francisco, The Screening Room, San Francisco, CA

2013     The Excelsior Archive, Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2013     Home, Test Strip, Oakland, CA

2012     Paint it Black, RGB Shop & Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Juried Group Exhibitions

2016     Annual Illustration and Design Awards Show, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2015     Library Thoughts 5, MAMU Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2014     75 Years, Obscura Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012     The Showcase, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

2011     The New Look, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

Group Exhibitions

2017     MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

2016     Broadside Exhibition, Jeremy Ingalls Gallery of the Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ

2015     Pop Up, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2013     Acts of Contact, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

2013     Between Here…and There, Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2013     Do you wanna (PIE)ce of this?, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

2012     So Nah pt.2, Tecoah & Bruce Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012     So Nah, Tete Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2012     Sequential Relations, Hatch Gallery, Oakland, CA

Visiting Artist Lectures & Presentations

2016     Artist Talk, Photographers and Their Images Series, City College of San Francisco Photography Department, San Francisco, CA,                         October, 17th

2015     Portfolio Preparation Lecture, City College of San Francisco Art Department, San Francisco, CA, November 16th

2014     Artist Talk, Survey of Contemporary Studio Practices, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, October 30th

2014     Transferring out of Community College Lecture, City College of San Francisco Art Department, San Francisco, CA, September, 16th

2013     Life at Art School Lecture, Professional Artists Lecture Series, City College of San Francisco Art Department, San Francisco, CA,                          October 16th

Collections

University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, AZ

Artist Residencies

2016     A.I.R. Studio Paducah, Paducah, KY (August 1st – 20th)

Technical Abilities

Digital Photography

Extensive knowledge in DSLR Cameras, image management, and digital photographic editing. Known software includes, but not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Bridge.

Digital Video and Sound

Extensive knowledge in a variety of High-Definition video cameras, audio recorders, and editing. Known software includes, but not limited to: Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Audition. 

Digital Printing

Extensive knowledge in Epson printers and all color calibration associated with digital reproduction. Experience in producing custom ICC profiles. 

Darkroom Printing

Extensive knowledge in traditional darkroom techniques that include, but are not limited to: print toning, zone system, and various alternative processes. Knowledge in color darkroom printing.

Laser Cutting

Extensive knowledge in testing various materials for laser cutting. Knowledge of various laser cutting and etching techniques. Established policies and procedures for School of Art laser cutter at the University of Arizona.

Letterpress Printing

Extensive knowledge in lead & woodblock typesetting, printing, and polymer plate making. Experience using Vandercook, Pilot, and Chandler Price presses.

Book Art

Extensive knowledge in various book bindings both traditional and non-traditional. Knowledge in book as object, sculpture, and ephemeral.   

Computer Operating Systems

Extensive knowledge in operating Apple & Windows computers and their various operating systems. Knowledge in cross integration of the two major operating systems.

Related Work Experience

2011-2014         Enrollment Services, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

                        Student Ambassador, Tour Guide, Data Entry, Receptionist

2013                Consultant, Bayview Opera House (Community Center), San Francisco, CA

                        Community Outreach Consultant, Web Designer

2012                Intern, Laurie Frankel Photography, San Francisco, CA

                        Office Assistant, Digital Printing Assistant, Grip

2007-2011       Intern, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

                        Darkroom Intern, Gallery Intern, Studio Intern, Teaching Assistant

2008-2009     Lab Attendant, City College of San Francisco Photography Program, San Francisco, CA

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

College Art Association

Society for Photographic Education

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art