Resume

EDUCATION

August 2009-December 2013 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

     Bachelor of Fine Art, Photography and Film

     Minors:  General Business, Art History

January 2012- April 2012 Studio Art Centers International (SACI), Florence Italy

Relevant Coursework:

Studio Photography                                     Dark Room Processing                       Digital Photography

Location Lighting                                    Web Management                                    Basic Video

Studio art                                                       Art History                                           Photographing Historical Sites

EXHIBITION EXPERIENCE

1/2014-3/2014 Presence, Solo show at Capitol One Gallery in Richmond, VA

1/2014-2/2014 Work Displayed at Circle, Square Salon in Richmond, VA

6/2014 RAW Natural Born Talent, RVA show at the Canal Club in Richmond, VA

5/2013 …From Looking, VCU BFA Photography Show at Art 6 in Richmond, VA

4/2011 Light Space and Time Online Gallery (www.lightspacetime.com), Botanicals Exhibition

6/2009 – 1/2010 Local Artist Display, Virginia Artist in Action, Charlottesville, VA

  • Submitted four pieces of work, all four prints selected by jury
  • Juried by local artists including photographers and painters

2008 2nd Street Gallery video exhibition

5/2007 Charlottesville Photography Contest, Charlottesville, VA

  • Submitted five images and all made the show

       AWARDS

           2013 RAWards, Best Richmond Photographer of 2013

           2011 Light Space and Time Botanicals Exhibition Honorable Mention

            2007 Charlottesville Photography Contest Landscapes 1st Place

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2012 Look 3 Festival of the Photograph Volunteer

2011-Present, Studio Assistant

Michelle Gagliano, Charlottesville, VA

  • Panel and painting preparation
  • Crating and Shipping works of art domestically and internationally
  • Photographed inventory and archived artwork
  • Interfaced with gallery personnel and artists
  • Performed website management and updated media
  • Assisted with office management, including tax information, expenses, keeping track of residency and grant deadlines

2011-Present, Private Portrait Photographer

  • Photographing senior and family portraits

RELEVANT SKILLS

  • Adobe Photoshop & Bridge
  • Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
  • Hand cut matting for framing
  • Lighting in a studio and on location