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Visual Artist

CV

Education

2018 In-progress
The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Master of Fine Arts, Photography

2009
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography

Teaching Experience

2016 Through Present
The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
GTA, Instructor of Record: ART 244 Introduction to Photographic Practices and Visual Thinking

2014 Through 2015
The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
Instructor: Introduction to DSLR, Summer Camps: Making Killer Photos, Photojournalism, My Photo Story

2011 Through 2015
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
Adjunct Instructor: ART 112 Introduction to Fine Arts, ART 113 Introduction to Fine Arts Portfolio, ART 205 Photo Media Studies, ART 281 Computer Imaging, ART 364 Digital Photography, ART 472 Editorial Photography, ART 483 Experimental Video, ART 483 Advanced Digital Photography, ART 573 Photography Thesis Project, ART 574 Photography Thesis Exhibition

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Spin, Span, Spun, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC

2010
Reflect, Educate, Inspire, Lewandowski Gallery, Rock Hill, SC

Collaborative Two-Person Exhibition 

2017
Perception // Disconnection, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2016
West by Wester, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Group Exhibitions

2017
By Now We Are There, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Someone to Ride The River With, CFA Downtown Studio, Albuquerque, NM

2016
Someone to Ride The River With, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ
Where We Met, Exploded View Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Someone to Ride The River With, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Variance, The Loft Cinemas, Tucson, AZ
The Mix, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Infuse: A Showcase, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2015
MFA Group Exhibition, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2013
CVPA Faculty Exhibition, Rutledge Gallery, Rock Hill, SC
Juried Competition, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
Fantasy Island, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC

2012
Click 646 Scholastic Invitational, Greenwood, SC
Collection, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC

2011
Click 646 Scholastic Invitational, Greenwood, SC

2009
Home is Where the Heart Is, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
Voices of Homelessness, Rutledge Gallery, Rock Hill, SC

Public Art Installations 

2011
Banners, Winthrop University Archives, Rock Hill, SC
Mixed Media Artworks, Winthrop University Owens Hall, Rock Hill, SC
Fabric Abstracts, Winthrop University Owens Hall, Rock Hill, SC

2010
Mural Restoration, First Ward Elementary, Charlotte, NC
We are First Ward, Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte, NC
Children of First Ward, First Ward Community Fund, Charlotte, NC
Photography Series, Winthrop University Campus Center, Rock Hill, SC

2009
Regional Roots, Winthrop University Carroll Hall, Rock Hill, SC

Speaking Engagements 

2017
By Now We Are There, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ
– Group artist talks and symposium
Perception // Disconnection, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ
– Artist talk

2016
PFC: Programa de Fotografía Contemporánea, Tijuana, Mexico – Group artist talks between PFC Tijuana and The University of Arizona

2015
The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
Engaging the 20- to 30-Year Old Demographic

2014
North Carolina Museum of Art Fall Educator Expo, Charlotte, NC
Power in Focus

2013
SC Art Education Association Conference, Beaufort, SC
Critical Thinking, Technology, and Innovation – Catching up to K12
Winthrop Fine Arts Faculty Retreat, Rock Hill, SC
Winthrop University Fine Arts Technology Initiative

2011
South Carolina Education Conference for Arts, Greenville, SC
– General Session Panel Discussions, Integrating the Arts throughout STEAM Careers

2010
CHA Today TV Broad Cast, Charlotte, NC
– Art and the First Ward Community

2009
Fox News Rising, TV Broad Cast, Charlotte, NC
– Art related to First Ward and First Night event
South Carolina Education Conference for Arts, Myrtle Beach, SC
The importance of art and the community
Arts Talk during Lyceum, Clinton Jr College, Rock Hill, SC
Home is Where the Heart is: Stories of Struggle and Survival
South Carolina Education Conference, Rock Hill, SC
– The importance of student teachers
Winthrop Alumni Annual Association, Rock Hill, SC
– My experiences volunteering and working on community art projects
Straight Talk Radio Broadcast, Rock Hill, SC
– Voices of Homelessness community art project

Visiting Artist/ Workshops Taught

2015
The Light Factory and ACS, Charlotte, NC
– Visiting Artist, Photography for Social Change, Myers Park HS, South Mecklenburg HS, and Garinger HS

2014
Catawba River Art Guild, Rock Hill, SC
– Workshop, The Digital Portfolio
Sunday Fun Day, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC
– Workshop, Digital Pinhole Demo

2013
National Art Honor Society Student Conference, Columbia, SC
– Workshop, Disposable Camera’s for a Creative and Collaborative Outcome
– Workshop, The Digital Portfolio

2012
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
– Workshop, Portfolio Building 101
ST-Arts Program, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
– Artist-in-Residence, One week of art classes
National Art Honor Society Student Conference, Columbia, S
– Workshop, Workshop: The Digital Portfolio for High School Students

2011
South Carolina Education Conference for Arts, Greenville, SC
– Workshop, The Digital Portfolios
National Art Honors Society SC State Conference, Rock Hill, SC
– Workshop, Cover Shot, Portrait Photography Demonstration

2010
Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte, NC
Workshops, One month of weekend art workshops

2009
First Ward Elementary, Charlotte, NC
– Workshop, Art workshop involving the entire school
Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC
– Workshop, classes for the blind
A Place for Hope, Rock Hill, SC
– Workshops, Classes to the community

Awards/Grants/Scholarships 

2017
Tuition Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
The Graduate Assistantship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
College of Fine Arts Small Grants, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Medici Scholar, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
John Fredric Conaway Memorial, Tucson, AZ
Edward Francis Dunn Scholarship, Tucson, AZ

2016
The Graduate Assistantship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Graduate Tuition Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Misto-Ertz Scholarship Studio Art, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
George Grant Photography Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Ari Blattstein Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
The Graduate Assistantship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2015
Graduate Tuition Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2009
Most Outstanding Fine Arts Student, Winthrop University, Fine Arts Department
Most Outstanding Fine Arts Student, Winthrop University, Major in Photography

Link to Article 

https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/american-west-construction-illusion