EXHIBITIONS 

June 2017, A Surreal Vision, LoosenArt, Rome, Italy

May 2017, Keen Eye and Soft Focus: Pictorialism Revisited, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport, Maine

2017, Honoring Trees, PhotoPlace Gallery, Online Annex

2017, Keen Eye and Soft Focus: Pictorialism Revisited, PhoPa Gallery, Portland, Maine

2017, The Visual Armistice, Plates to Pixels, Online Exhibition

2017, Spring Show curated by Jessica Roscio, The Curated Fridge, Somerville, Massachusetts 

2017, Process: Alternative, Light Leaked, Online Exhibition

2017, Windows: Looking Out, Looking In, Don't Take Pictures, Online Exhibition

2016, Postage Required, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, Vermont

2016, The Discarded Ones (solo exhibition), Ohio University Southern Gallery, Ironton, Ohio

2016, Glass and Tin, Don't Take Pictures, online exhibition

2016, InPrint-Is, Blanco Negro, Sydney, Australia

2016, Photography Re-imagined V: The Artist's Hand, Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

2016, Dead Man Walking (art film edited for Sanjoy Bose), Kolkata International Performance Festival, Kolkata, India

2015-2016, Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia

2015, Ohio State Fair (OSF) Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio

2015, Sharing a Core, ACTINIC Festival, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland

2015, Through the Lens, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky

2015, What’s Old Is New Again: Alternative Photographic Processes, PhotoSynthesis, Manchester, Connecticut

2015, Sense of Self, Delaware Cultural Arts Center, Delaware, Ohio

2014, OSF Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio

2014, Dreams, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport, Maine

2014, Honors of Excellence Gallery, WPPI, Las Vegas, Nevada 

2013, Leap of Faith (solo exhibition), Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio

2013, Indian Coffeehouse (solo), Village Coffee, Granville, Ohio

2012, PPA National Exhibition: New Orleans, Louisiana

2011, Epson Creative Asia Gallery, Canon Creative Asia Conference, Hong Kong, China

2011, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (video), Solstice Theatre Company, Columbus, Ohio

2009, Sparkspace (solo), Columbus, Ohio

2006, Visions of Metroparks, High Road Gallery, Worthington, Ohio

2005, Myths, Mystery, and Ritual: A Portal into the Night, Caladan Gallery, Online Exhibition

  

TEACHING AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS  

2017, Pecha Kucha Midcoast, South Thomaston, Maine

2016-2017, The ArtLoft, Rockland, Maine

2016, Promoting Passion Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado

2015, Light Pro, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

2015, After Dark (AD) Education, Madison, Wisconsin

2014, Finding Beauty in the World Around You, YES Club Teen Community Workshop, Newark, Ohio

2014, AD Education, St. Louis, Missouri 

2014, AD Intensive, St. Louis, Missouri

2013, Professional Photographers of Ohio, Dublin, Ohio

2013, Professional Photographers of Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2013, AD Education, St. Louis, Missouri

2013, American Center Pavilion within Kolkata Book Fair, The American Center, Kolkata, India

2013, Finding Beauty in the World Around You, Blossomy Workshop, Kolkata, India

2013, Co-Juror for Artspace Lima photography exhibit, Lima, Ohio

2012-2013, Featured Photographer on Photovision (6 episodes) 

2012, Professional Photographers of Southwest Ohio, Dayton, Ohio

2012, AD Education, Kansas City, Missouri

2012, AD Education, Charlotte, North Carolina

2012, AD Education, Dallas, Texas

2011, AD Education, Tucson, Arizona

2011, AD Education, Charlotte, North Carolina

2011, PhotoCamp Ohio, Westerville, Ohio

2011, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Super Monday Program, Columbus, Ohio

2011, Columbus College of Art & Design, Photography Portfolio course guest speaker

2010, PPA Super Monday Program, Columbus, Ohio

2010, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Photo Ignite Program: Las Vegas, Nevada

2010, Asuka Book within WPPI Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada

2010, Panel Member for Ohio Growth Summit roundtable on personal branding, Columbus, Ohio 

2009-present, Mentorships, tutoring and independent classes & workshops, Central Ohio and Midcoast Maine

2003, Society for the Study of Midwest Literature, Annual Conference Student Presenter,  Ann Arbor, Michigan

AWARDS

2015, Juror's Choice Award, OSF Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio

2015, 3rd Place, Yeiser Art Center Through the Lens, Paducah, Kentucky

2015, Top Four Selection, InPrint-IS, Sydney, Australia

2014, Julia Margaret Cameron Award (single image) and invitation to exhibit in Malaga, Spain, 6th Ed. JM Cameron Awards

2014, Second Prize (fine art series) and invitation to exhibit in Malaga, Spain, 6th Ed. JM Cameron Awards

2014, 2nd Best of Show, OSF Fine Arts Award, Columbus, Ohio 

2014, Finalist, Crusade for Art Engagement Grant

2014, Silver Distinction Award, WPPI International Photography Competition

2014, Silver Award (photo book), WPPI International Photography Competition

2013, Grand Prize (film), Maine Media College DREAMS Competition

2013, 3 Accolades of Excellence, WPPI International Photography Competition

2012, 2 Merited Portraits, Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Northeast District Photographic Competition

2012, 2 Accolades of Excellence, WPPI International Photography Competition

2011, Best in Portrait, WPPI International Photography Competition

2011, Finalist, Canon Creative Asia Photography Competition

2011, 4 Honorable Mentions, International Photography Awards (IPA)

2010, First Place, WPPI International Photography Competition

2010, 3 Accolades of Excellence, WPPI International Photography Competition

2009, Best in Portrait, Asuka Book Design Competition

2008, Design Finalist, Hallmark Greeting Cards 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA COVERAGE 

Summer 2017, Solitude, Light: A Journal of Photography & Poetry

2017, The Itinerant Artist' Takes Stock, The Courier-Gazette

2017, Home & Away, One Coin Press

2017, Issue #16, The Hand Magazine

2017, Stray Birds (poetry), Amy Parrish

2017, Issue #15, The Hand Magazine

2016, UnderExposed Magazine

2016, Femme Fotale Volume III: Film & Alternative Process

2016, Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice, Christina Z Anderson, Focal Press/Routledge

2015, Issue #10, The Hand Magazine

2015, InPrint-Is, Publisher Dawne Fahey

2015, Issue #9, The Hand Magazine

2015, Process, Obscura Press

2015, Issue #8, The Hand Magazine

2014, Synchrodestiny, Blossom Magazine

2013, Inspiration in Photography, Brooke Shaden, Focal Press/Ilex

2013, Chris Spielman: A Football Life, NFL Network

2013, Facebook Profile Photos are Serious Business, Huffington Post

2012, Leap of Faith promotional materials, The Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine

2012, Broadway + Thresher Magazine contributing writer/photographer

2011, Gallery Hop event coverage at Amy Parrish Photography studio, WBNS 10TV

2010, Ohio’s Woman, Ohio News Network

2010, Ohio and Company, Ohio News Network

2009, Best of Ohio, Ohio Magazine

2009, Disorder, Funding to Fight it Both Rare, Columbus Dispatch

2006-2008, CBUS Magazine contributing photographer

2006, Pregnant Poses, Columbus Dispatch

 

EDUCATION & PARTICIPATIONS

Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, Maine 

        -19th & 20th Century History of Photography, Projects I, Alternative Processing, 2014-2015

        -Alternative Processing and Advanced Alternative Processing workshops with Brenton Hamilton, 2014

        -Navigating the Grant World workshop with Donna McNeil, 2014

        -Photographing from the Heart workshop with Joyce Tenneson, 2012

 Denison University, Granville, Ohio

        -Community Scholar Program

        -Studio Art Foundation with Ben Kinsley, 2014

        -Human Rights, Development and NGOs, 2013

Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio

        -Alternative Photo Processes workshop with Hiroshi Hayakawa, 2012

Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio, 1999-2003

-BA in Speech Communication with English Minor

-Strong concentration in video production and creative nonfiction writing

-Graduated cum laude and with Honors (accelerated courses and research program) 

-Received "Highest Honors" award within the Honors program

 
RESIDENCIES & IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

2017, Director of Operations and Photography Instructor, The Light Space, Chiang Rai, Thailand

2016-2017, Artist in Residence, 26 Split Rock Cove, South Thomaston, Maine

2016, Artist in Residence, New Albany Symphony Orchestra, New Albany, Ohio

2015-2016, Director of Operations and Photography Instructor, The Light Space, Kolkata, India

2015, Artist in Residence, 26 Split Rock Cove, South Thomaston, Maine

2006-2007, Gallery Volunteer, Ohio Art League, Columbus, Ohio


WEB & SOCIAL MEDIA

2016, Interview and studio visit for the ArtLoft blog

2016, Interview feature for Jeff Leisawitz's Not F*ing Around blog on creativity

2016, Selection for @FeatureShoot Instagram feed

2016, Guest Curator for @Crusade4Art Instagram account

2016, Instagram Takeover for Maine Media Workshops +College

2013, Guest Blogger for BroadwayWorld.com ARTS page

2012, Interview for the Frameworthy Shot blog

2011-2012, Guest Blogger for The Photo Collective

2011, Book Design webinar for Asuka Book