EDUCATION

BFA for Photography

University of the Arts 2011-2015

Study Abroad for Bookmaking and Photography

Santa Reparata - Florence, Italy 2015

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

Fantasy + Isolation

Stockbridge Fine Art - Philadelphia, PA

2017

My Abyss Is Self Made (Photographs of My Gut, My Anxiety, My Rage, My Hope) 

Sussex County Community College - Newton, NJ

2014  

Isolations

Gush Gallery - Philadelphia, PA

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Image Flow  2nd Annual Alternative Process Photography Exhibition

Image Flow Gallery - Mill Valley, CA

The Halide Project: Living Image

Gravy Studio - Philadelphia, PA

Don't Take Picture's Online Exhibition, Cyanotypes: Beyond the Blue

2016

Soho Photo National Alternative Processes Competition

Soho Photo - New York, New York 

Out of the Blue: Explorations in Cyanotype

PhotoSynthesis - Manchester, Connecticut  

The Halide Project: Living Image

Gravy Studio - Philadelphia, PA

Photo Place Gallery: In Celebration of Trees

Middlebury, Vermont 

2015  

The Photo Review: Web Exhibition

CORE: Rendered

Alternate Photography Exhibition Denver, Colorado

2014  

Invision College Photography Competition at The Banana Factory

Honorable Mention - Bethlehem, PA

Abington Art Center Juried Photography Exhibition

Best of Show Abington, PA  

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Markeim Arts Center: Exquisite Corpse

Haddonfield, NJ

2016  

Schmidt-Dean Gallery: Philadelphia Photographers

Philadelphia, PA

Frame Works Studio and Gallery: Small Works Show

Philadelphia, PA

2015  

Schmidt-Dean Gallery: Summer Group Show

Philadelphia, PA 

Love of the Delaware River Valley

Sally D. Fancisco Gallery - Layton, NJ

Making Matters: Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft from Visiting Artists and Summer Artistic Staff

Sally D. Fracisco Gallery - Layton, NJ

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017  

Gum Printing: A Step By Step Manual, Highlighting Artists And Their Creative Practice

Christina Z. Anderson

Diffusion Magazine

One Twelve Publishing

2016  

Edge Magazine

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2015  

Silicon Fine Arts Digital Print Award

2014  

Peter’s Valley Summer Workshop Scholarship

University of the Arts Barbara Blondeau Grant

 

EXPERIENCE

Studio Assistant, Stockbridge Fine Art Print, Current

Archival pigment printing using RIP software and a large format roll printer, high quality negative scanning (flextight and flatbed), fine art documentation and reproduction, retouching and editing for print, archival dry mounting, frame and cleat construction, exhibition installation, art handling, answering phone calls, one on one client print consulting, making invoices and collecting payment, organizing and stock.

Retoucher and Printer, Steve McCurry Studios 2016 - 2017

Flatbed scanning, flex tight scanning, retouching, dust removal, color and tone correction, archival pigment printing.

Lab Technician, Photo Lounge - 2015 - 2017

Scanning and recovering negatives and prints, developing color and black and white film, retouching images, developing equipment maintenance, analogue printing, archival pigment printing, stretching canvas.

Intern, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center - 2015

Responsibilities include: Gallery prep, scanning, editing, color management and archival inkjet printing.

Glass Cold Shop Assistant, University of the Arts - 2015

Monitoring the studio, ensuring student and studio safety, maintaining a clean and organized workspace, repairing equipment, and helping to renovate the studio.

 

FREELANCE CLIENTS:

Red Bull

The Academy of Natural Sciences

Mark Campbell

David Graham 

Robert Loring

Mary Phelan

Zeke Berman

John Singletary

Stuart Watson

Jonathan Vaders

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT:

Penland School of Craft (2015)

Assisted in teaching a “Physical Photography” class, an experimental photography workshop that introduced alternative photographic processes and emphasized on the image as an object.

Peter’s Valley School of Craft (2015)

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area - Assisted the photography department for 2 months helping with workshops on rhino, digital workflow, wet-plate collodion, low light photography, and landscape photography. I also helped to organize and maintain the studio.  

University of the Arts, Printmaking Department (2015-Current)

Assisted in the teaching of a beginning and advanced non-silver printmaking class. Guided beginning and advanced students through the technical and aesthetic concerns of making van-dyke brown prints, cyanotypes, gum bichromate prints, casein, and platinum-palladium prints. This class also focuses on creating digital negatives for the aforementioned processes.

University of the Arts, Admit One (2015)

Taught a workshop on making black and white darkroom photograms. 

Gush Gallery (2014)

Assisted in a workshop on pinhole photography. I helped students create camera’s, develop images, and translate them digitally.

 

SKILLS

Camera Experience (Film and Digital):

Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad, Phase One Backs, Mamiya, Bronica, Toyo 4x5, Zone VI, Deardorf 8x10, Pinhole Cameras, Large Copy Cameras. 

General Studio Lighting Experience:

Profoto, Dynalite, Q Flash, Ranger Strobe Units, Canon and Nikon External Flashes.

Photographic/Printmaking Process Knowledge:

Black and White Film Developing (tray and reel), Lith Film Processing, Gelatin Silver Darkroom Printing, C-Printing with a Colex Processor, C-printing Digital Files using Mini-lab's (i.e. AGFA D-lab), Chromoskedasic Painting, Chemigram (soft and hard resists), Rollei Black Magic, Ag+, Wet Plate Collodion, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum-Palladium, Cyanotype, Gum Bichromate, Casein, Archival Pigment Printing, Ink-Aid, Golden Digital Ground, DASS Transfers, Digital Negative Printing, Flat Bed Scanning, Flextight Scanning, X-rite Color Management (Monitor, Printer, Paper, and Projector), Spotting, Bleaching, Toning.

Gallery:

Matting, Framing, Painting, Hanging artwork, Repairing walls, Installing A/V, Projection mapping, Lighting.

Computer Software (Mac and PC):

Microsoft Office, iWork, Mail, Capture One Pro, Bridge, Lightroom, Photoshop, Image Print, Premiere, Nik Software, i1 Profiler, Liquify, Silver Fast Scanning Software, FlexColor, Rhino, Lightspeed Point of Sale. 

Social Media Software:

Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, Youtube, Vimeo.

Glass:

Intermediate hot shop knowledge and experience. Basic flame-working knowledge. Cold shop experience with saw, flat wheel, hand lapping, lathe, belt sander, kiln casts, slumping, blow molds, sand casting, UV glueing, sandblasting, and Rayzist transfer.