cv overview

MFA | Photography, Louisiana Tech University, 2009, Thesis: “Fictional Photography”

Solo Exhibitions
9months | Livaudais Studio, Monroe, LA, 2014
Shootapalooza | Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan, Buckhannon, WV, 2013
Fictions | Photography Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2013
Fictions | LEVEL|Gallery, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, 2012
Fictions | Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2012
Fictions | Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2012
Introducing Myself | Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan, Buckhannon, WV, 2011
Fictions | Milburn Stone Theatre Gallery, Cecil College, North East, MD, 2010
Beta Fictions | Craft Studio Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2009
The Redhead Alliance | E.J. Belloq Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, 2009
Beta Fictions | 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA, 2009
Beta Fictions | SRO Photo Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2008

Maine Media Workshops | Artist Presentation, Rockport, ME, July 8, 2014
University of Arkansas at Little Rock | Artist Presentation, Little Rock, AR, April 23, 2014
Northern Illinois University | Artist Presentation, DeKalb, IL, April 22, 2014
Colorado Mountain College | Artist Presentation, Glenwood Springs, CO, April 4, 2014
Boston College | Artist Presentation, Boston, MA, March 31, 2014
Southern Illinois University | Artist Presentation, Carbondale, IL, March 27, 2014
Everett Community College | Artist Presentation, Everett, WA, March 19, 2014
Lesley University | Artist Presentation, Boston, MA, March 18, 2014
jpeg2RAW | Special Guest Interview, Video Podcast, February 11, 2014
Livaudais Studio | Gallery Talk, Monroe, LA, February 6, 2014
Robert Morris University | Artist Presentation, Pittsburgh, PA, January 27, 2014
West Virginia Wesleyan | Gallery Talk, Buckhannon, WV, November 14, 2013
SPE Midwest Regional Conference | Guest Speaker, Lincoln, NE, October 25, 2013
SPE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference | Guest Speaker, Asbury Park, NJ, October 19, 2013
SPE Southeast Regional Conference | Guest Speaker, Charlotte, NC, October 18, 2013
SPE West Regional Conference | Guest Speaker, Eureka, CA, October 10, 2013
Darkroom Gallery | Artist Presentation, Essex Junction, VT, July 6, 2013
1078 Gallery | Artist Presentation, Chico, CA, June 8, 2013
UT San Antonio | Artist Presentation, San Antonio, TX, May 29, 2013
Cecil College | Artist Skype Presentation, North East, MD, April 4, 2013
West Virginia University | Artist Presentation, Morgantown, WV, March 13, 2013
Point Park University | Artist Presentation, Pittsburgh, PA, February 9, 2013
Lawrence Technological University | Artist Skype Presentation, Southfield, MI, December 10, 2012
South Carolina University | Artist Presentation, Columbia, SC, October 11, 2012
West Virginia Wesleyan | Gallery Talk, Buckhannon, WV, September 4, 2012
West Virginia Wesleyan | Commencement Dinner Speaker, Buckhannon, WV, May 4, 2012
Hagedorn Foundation Gallery | Artist Presentation, Atlanta, GA, April 19, 2012
Gwinnett Technical College | Artist Presentation, Lawrenceville, GA, April 19, 2012
University of Rochester | Artist Presentation, Rochester, NY, March 21, 2012
East Carolina University | Artist Presentation, Greenville, NC, February 23, 2012
Snow College | Artist Presentation, Ephraim, UT, February 2, 2012
Blue Door Cafe | Artist Presentation, Greencastle, IN, November 19, 2011
SPE South West Regional Conference | Guest Speaker, Santa Fe, NM, November 12, 2011
Cazenovia College | Artist Presentation, Cazenovia, NY, November 3, 2011
SPE South Central Regional Conference | Guest Speaker, San Antonio, TX, October 1, 2011
West Virginia Wesleyan | Artist Presentation, Buckhannon, WV, September 27, 2011
Youngstown State University | Artist Skype Presentation, Youngstown, OH, April 4, 2011
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne | Artist Presentation, Fort Wayne, IN, March 24, 2011
SPE National Conference | Panel Presentation, Atlanta, GA, March 12, 2011
Cecil College | Artist Presentation, North East, MD, March 31, 2010
Paducah School of Art | Artist Presentation, Paducah, KY, May 8, 2009
Southeast Missouri State University | Artist Presentation, Cape Girardeau, MO, March 9, 2009
SPE South Central Regional Conference | Graduate Speaker, Memphis, TN, November 1, 2008

Group Exhibits
Observing Connections: Photographs from the Teaching Collection & Invited Photographers | Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ, Curators: Geanna Merola and John Vigg, 2014
Annual Auction | Light Factory, Charlotte, NC, 2014
Group Exhibit | Parish Press, Ruston, LA, Curator: Tess Stickney, 2014
Faculty and Students | Maine Media Gallery, Rockport, ME, Curator: Sarah Whitling, 2014
Portraiture | Studio Gallery, Washington, DC, Curator: Iwan Bagus, 2013
SPE Mid-Atlantic Region Members Exhibition | Gallery 13, Asbury Park, NJ, 2013
A Sense of Place | Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, 2013
Spinning Yarns: Photographic Storytellers | Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA, Curators: Libby Rowe and Anne Massoni, 2013
2013 Faculty Biennale | Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan, Buckhannon, WV, 2013
SPE Mid-Atlantic Region Members Exhibition | New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, 2012
Generations: Six of the Best | Sewickley Arts Initiative, Sewickley, PA, 2012
2012 SPE Multi Cultural Caucus Film and Video Festival | San Francisco, CA, Curator: Neil Chowdhury, 2012
Photographic Truths and Other Illusions | Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM, Curator: Clark Baughan, 2011
Populus | Reisman Hall Art Gallery, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY, Curator: Jennifer Pepper, 2011
Digital Concept/Digital Construct | Vermont Photo Space Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT, Juror: Suzette Troche-Stapp, 2011
Spinning Yarns: Photographic Storytellers | Kendall Gallery and Gallery 114, Kendall College of Art and Design, Ferris University, Grand Rapids, MI, Curators: Libby Rowe and Anne Massoni, 2011
Death is Easy, Comedy is Hard | Red Door Gallery, Oakland, CA, Jurors: Lauren Odell Usher and Heidi Forssell, 2009
Guilty Pleasures | Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Juror: Helen Meyrick, 2009
6th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition | Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Juror: Robert ParkeHarrison, 2009
2008 North American Graduate Art Survey | Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Juror: Christopher Atkins, 2009
Best of Show | Philadelphia's University of the Arts' Gallery 1401, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Four Feet: The Proxemics of Personal Space | Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA, Juror: Zig Jackson, 2008
Blow-Up | Bromfield Gallery. Boston, MA, Juror: Harvey Stein, 2008
The Camera Club Juried Show | The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, Juror: Larry Fink, 2008
1078 Gallery's Juried Show 2008 | 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA, Juror: Scott Shields, 2008
Texas National 2008 Exhibition | The Art @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, Juror: Roger Shimomura, 2008
FotoFest Transformation Exhibition | Lone Star College-Kingwood, Kingwood, TX, Juror: Clint Willour, 2008
21st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper | Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, Juror: Elizabeth Dunbar, 2008
35th Annual Juried Competition | Masur Museum, Monroe, LA, Juror: Carole Robb, 2008
7th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibit | Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, Juror: Lisa Hostetler, 2008
Louisiana's Finest | Arender Gallery, Monroe, LA, Juror: Brad Arender, 2007
50th Annual Delta Exhibition | Townsend Wolfe Gallery, Little Rock, AR, Juror: James Surls, 2007
34th Annual Juried Competition | Masur Museum, Monroe, LA, Juror: Marilyn Kushner, 2007

Creative Quarterly | Issue #34 online, 2014
PDNedu | Spring 2013, 2013
Maine Media Workshops | various promotional materials, 2013
Creative Quarterly | Issue #28 online, 2012
Creative Quarterly | Issue #27, 2012
Digital Concept/Digital Construct | Vermont Photo Space Gallery, Catalog, 2011
Soura Magazine | Issue #31, 2011
Spinning Yarns: Photographic Storytellers | Catalog, 2011
Creative Quarterly | Issue #20, 2010
Creative Quarterly | Issue #19 online, 2010
Creative Quarterly | Issue #15 online, 2009
2009 SRO Photography Gallery | Texas Tech University, Brochure, 2009
Best of College Photography Annual 2009, 2009
Light Leaks Magazine | Issue #11, 2008
Creative Quarterly | Issue #13, 2008
21st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition | Catalog, 2008
The Photo Review 2008 Competition Issue, 2008
Best of Photography Annual 2008, 2008
Creative Quarterly | Issue #12, 2008
iReport | CNN International Television Program, April 12-13, 2008
Creative Quarterly | Issue #11, 2008

Maine Media Workshops | Instructor | 2009-
West Virginia Wesleyan | Assistant Professor of Art | 2011-14
Cecil College | Assistant Professor of Photography | 2010-11

Visiting Artist
Bossier Arts Council, 2014
Southern Illinois University, 2014
Darkroom Gallery, 2013
1078 Gallery, 2013
UT San Antonio, 2013
University of South Carolina, 2012
Gwinnett Technical College, 2012
East Carolina University, 2012
Snow College, 2012

Software Expertise
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Bridge
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Audition
Hand coded HTML
FTP software
Apple Final Cut Pro
Apple Aperture
Video software (Quicktime, Handbrake, iDVD)
Microsoft Office

Hardware Expertise
DSLR Cameras
35mm Film Cameras
4" x 5" View Cameras
Digital Video Cameras
Epson and Canon Professional Printers
Epson and Canon Scanners
Macintosh and Windows Computers
Professional Studio Lighting
Wacom Tablets
Video Hot Lighting
HDSLR video rigs


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Growing up, I turned to my imagination for activity. This playful, creative approach to life extended to my adulthood, where it took form in photographic storytelling. Creating what I consider photographs made through a smirking camera, my personal work has appeared throughout the world in numerous group and solo exhibitions, publications, and online media.

Based in Burlington, Vermont, I am active as an educator each year at the Maine Media Workshops, and special lecture events at schools and galleries across the country. In addition I actively seek out commercial opportunities to transform client ideas into creative realities, from the unique portrait to the elaborately constructed narrative. I am also available for retouching services.

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