Courses

  • Digital Photography 1 & 2, Juniata College

  • Introduction to Photography, Penn State University

  • A Chronological Survey of Photography, Penn State University

  • Photographic Narratives, Penn State University

  • Introduction to Chemical Photography, TA, Penn State University

  • Introduction to Photography/LEAP Writing, TA, Penn State University

Education

M.F.A  Photography, The Pennsylvania State University                           2012-2014         

B.F.A.   Photography, The Pennsylvania State University                          2007-2011

            Minor in Human Development and Family Studies

 

Teaching Experience

  • Centre Learning Community Charter School, State College, PA                                                                September 2018 – May 2019 

  • The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Continuing Education, University Park, PA                    August 2014 – Dec. 2017

  • Juniata College, Department of Art, Huntingdon, PA                                                                                         August 2016 – May 2017

  • The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts and Architecture, University Park, PA                         January 2013 – May 2014

Photo Lab Experience

  • Darkroom Lab Monitor Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                              2010-2011, 2013-2014

  • Digital Print Lab Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                              2010-2011

Other Experience

  • Voices of Central PA Staff Photographer, State College, PA                                                                                                      2011-2013

  • Justice League Activate Staff Photographer, State College, PA                                                                                                2010-2012

Exhibitions

  • Hub Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                                                               April 2014

  • Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                                                  March 3-7, 2014

  • Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                                           October 14-25, 2013

  • Philadelphia Crane Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                                July 3-20, 2013

  • Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                                           February 4-15, 2013

  • Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA                                                                          January 21-28, 2011

  • Sozo Institute of the Arts, State College, PA                                                                                                                  March 26-28, 2009

 

Publications/Awards

  • Kara D. Berggren Award for Outstanding Art Work                                                                                                                            2010

  • “Students’ artwork selected by NYC curator.” The Daily Collegian                                                                                January 28, 2011

  • Numerous photographs published in Voices of Central PA                                                                                                      2011-2013

Professional Development

  • Literacy Through Photography, FotoFest International                                                                                                              June 2016

 

Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Photography Association

  • Society for Photographic Education

  • Photographic Society of America

 

Limited Edition Books

  • Homeless Shelter Residents in Centre County                 2010

  • Beyond the Shelter                                                              2011

  • Abandonment                                                                       2009

  • Handle with Care                                                                  2014

 

Skills                           

  • Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro

  • Digital: DSLR cameras, Imacon Flextight 848 Scanner, Epson Expression 1000xl Scanner, Epson Stylus Pro 9900, 4880, 3800, 3880, Image Print, SilverFast Ai

  • Darkroom Practices: 35mm and 4x5 view cameras, Silver Gelatin Processes, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, and Gum Bichromate