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EDUCATION

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TheRealReal - Secaucus, NJ January 2018 to Present
Product photography; product styling; high volume shooting; captured tether; studio lighting

Freelance Photographer/Photo Editor
Nutley, NJ
May 2009 to Present
Researching topics and methods; coordinating photo shoots; digitally editing and manipulating images for print and online; developing creative marketing strategies

Assistant Manager/Photographer/Sales Specialist
Lifetouch Photography - Bridgewater, NJ April 2016 to May 2017
Posed, lit, and photographed subjects; specialized in different types of portraiture including families and children; creating custom photo packages for customers; managed sales and scheduling.

Photo Intern
DMNDR Music - NewYork, NY May 2015 to September 2015
Covered performances as a press photographer, edited and formatted images within strict deadlines, wrote performance reviews

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

Project Assistant
Studio of Sharon Louden - Brooklyn, NY December 2012 to January 2013
Assisted the artist in creating compositions and installing them as part of a permanent installation.

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

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

CERTIFICATIONS

Photo Retouching Certification
February 2018
Noble Desktop, NY, New York
Certified in advanced retouching skills; masking, color correction, image manipulation, text and graphics

Graphic Design Certification
May 2016
William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey Adobe CS; Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

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