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EDUCATION

William Patterson University
Graphic Design Certification Program, certified in use of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator April 2016, Wayne, NJ

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
BFA in Visual Arts, Photography Concentration
New Brunswick, NJ, 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lifetouch Photography, Assistant Manager/Photographer/Sales Specialist
April 2016 – Present, Watchung, NJ, and Bridgewater, NJ
Posing, lighting, and photographing subjects; specializing in different types of portraiture including families and children; creating custom photo packages for customers; managing sales and scheduling.

DMNDR Music, Photo Intern
July 2015 – present, New York, NY
Covering performances as a press photographer, editing and formatting images, writing reviews

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Shop Assistant/Security Guard
May 2013 – September 2013, New Brunswick, NJ
Assisted in installation and de-installation of shows; handled artworks of varied sizes and media; guided and assisted patrons; completed basic secretarial responsibilities

Studio of Sharon Louden, Project Assistant for “Merge” at the University of Connecticut
December 2012 – January 2013, Brooklyn, NY, and Storrs, CT
Assisted the artist in creating compositions and installing them as part of a permanent installation.

Brenda Taylor Gallery, Intern
January 2011 – May 2011, New York, NY
Took dictation for contracts and correspondence; managed communication with clients; managed gallery listings; composed artist bios; assisted with hanging and installing work.

Freelance Photographer & Photo Editor
May 2009 – Present, Warren, NJ
Coordinating photo shoots, digitally editing images; credits include second shooting the opening sequence for The Real World Las Vegas Reunion, Artifactuality, MTV, New York, NY (2011)

Rutgers University Department of Visual Arts, Photography Department Assistant
September 2008 – September 2011, New Brunswick, NJ
Cleaned, repaired, and maintained photographic shooting and developing equipment; monitored digital labs, analog labs, and dark rooms.

PUBLICATIONS

2014 "Deconstructing the Criminal/Procreative Binary in Consensual BDSM", Dialogues@RU Journal, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2011 Chance, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Manifest Home Drip Coffee Gallery Space, Morristown, NJ
2014 Sons of Someone Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Faces of the Rutgers Queer Community Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013 Lenscratch Family Exhibition Lenscratch.com
2013 The Rutgers Review, Photo Issue Launch, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
2013 Canon, Mason Gross Undergraduate Project Space, New Brunswick, NJ
2012 Words & Systems, Mason Gross BFA Annual Exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ
2012 Heavy Petting, Mason Gross BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ
2010 Intimate Space, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2010 Exposure, Rutgers Photography Club, New Brunswick, NJ
2009 Me, You, & Us, New Brunswick Art House, New Brunswick, NJ