EDUCATION

Bradley University, Peoria, IL

BS in Fine Arts: Photography

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2004 – 2005 : Peoria Art Guild

            • Visitor Services/Art Rental/Photographer

            • Compiled photographic inventory

            • Creation of web based art rental galleries

2002 – 2005 : Gallery Photographer, Bradley University

            • Photographic recording of gallery installations

            • Event photographer

2002 – 2005 : Heuser Photo Lab Aid

            • Mixing of chemicals

            • Upkeep of equipment and lab

2004 – 2005 : Assistant Photo Editor, Bradley Scout Newspaper

            • Current events photography

            • Digital editing and compilation

2005 : Exhibition PR and Design

            • Show card and poster design for Photo the 13th exhibition

            • Exhibition layout and reception planning

2004 : Exhibition PR and Design

            • Show card design for OverSees exhibition

            • Exhibition layout 

2004 : Photographer’s Assistant, Bradley University

            • Assisted on admission catalogue shoot

2002 – 2003 : Photographer’s Assistant, McCay Photography

            • Studio and location shoots

            • Handling of equipment

            • Minor photography

            • Clients included: Hummer, Jayco, Airstream

Experience in both PC and MAC operating systems.

Extensive knowledge in: Adobe Photoshop 7, CS, CSII; Quark Express;

Adobe Illustrator 9, 10; Microsoft Office Suite

Dreamweaver  

 

AWARDS / RECOGNITIONS

2005 : Illinois Collegiate Artist Competition – Illinois Community College Board Purchase Award

2005 : Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts Outstanding Student in Exhibitions and Curatorial Experience

2005 : Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts Outstanding Student in Photography

2004 : Dean’s List, Bradley University

2004 : Best in Photography Award, 2004 Bradley University Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition

2002 : Honorable Mention, Drawing, 2002 Bradley University Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition

 

EXHIBITIONS

2005 : Modern Romance, Solo Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2005 : Illinois Board of Higher Education 2005 Annual Collegiate Artist Competition, Belleville, IL

2005 : Photo the 13th, Senior Photographic Portfolio Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2005 : The Unicorn Show, Group Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2004 : OverSees, Solo Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2004 : The Masculine Eye, Group Reaction Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2004 : The Peoria Art Guild’s Members Exhibit, The Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL

2004 : Bradley University Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2003 : Spectrum Art Exhibit, Group Exhibition, Art Squared Gallery, Peoria, IL

2003 : Bradley University Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2002 : Spectrum Art Exhibit, Group Exhibition, Art Squared Gallery, Peoria, IL

2002 : Bradley University Undergraduate Student Juried Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

 

CURATORIAL / GALLERY ASSISTANT EXPIERIENCE

2005 : Andres Serrano: America, The Peoria Art Guild

2005 : 30th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University

2005 : Mythopians Artist Group, Group Exhibition, Bradley University

2004 : Pigment, Contemporary Painting Group Exhibition, Bradley University

2004 : Michael Barnes, Cradle Oak Visiting Artist Exhibition, Bradley University

2004 : In A Birds Eye, Ken Hoffman Retrospective, Bradley University

2004 : Writes of Passage, Group Exhibition, Bradley University

2004 : The Feminine Eye, Group Exhibition, Bradley University

2004 : Maggie Taylor, Bunn Lectureship Exhibition, Bradley University

2003 : The Me in Team, International Group Exhibition, Bradley University

2003 : Karen Kunc, Cradle Oak Visiting Artist Exhibition, Bradley University

2002 : 29th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University