Education
August 2015 – Present, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
• Master of Fine Arts, Photography
May 2009, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
• Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography

Teaching Experience
January 2016 – Present, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
• Instructor of Record, 244 Intro to Photographic Practices and Visual Thinking
June 2014 – July 2015, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
• Instructor, Introduction to DSLR, Summer Camps: Making Killer Photos, Photojournalism, My Photo Story
January 2011 – May 2015, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
• Adjunct Instructor, 112 Introduction to Fine Arts, 113 Introduction to Fine Arts Portfolio, 205 Photo Media Studies, 281 Computer Imaging, 364 Digital Photography, 472 Editorial Photography, 483 Experimental Video, 483 Advanced Digital Photography, 573 Photography Thesis Project, 574 Photography Thesis Exhibition

Speaking Engagements 
November 2016, PFC: Programa de Fotografía Contemporánea, Tijuana, Mexico
•Group artist talks between PFC Tijuana and The University of Arizona
 April 2015, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
• Engaging the 20-to 30-Year Old Demographic
October 2014, North Carolina Museum of Art Fall Educator Expo, Charlotte, NC
• Power in Focus, Three Rules of Photography
October 2013, SC Art Education Association Conference, Beaufort, SC
• Critical Thinking, Technology, and Innovation – Catching up to K12
August 2013, Winthrop Fine Arts Faculty Retreat, Rock Hill, SC
• Winthrop University Fine Arts Technology Initiative
October 2011, South Carolina Education Conference for Arts, Greenville, SC
• General Session Panel Discussions, Integrating The Arts Throughout Steam Careers
• The Digital Portfolio
May 2010, CHA Today TV Broad Cast, Charlotte, NC
• Art and The First Ward Community
December 2009, Fox News Rising, TV Broad Cast, Charlotte, NC
• Art related to First Ward and First Night event
October 2009, South Carolina Education Conference for Arts, Myrtle Beach, SC
• The importance of art and the community
October 2009, Arts Talk during Lyceum, Clinton Jr College, Rock Hill, SC
• “Home is Where the Heart is”: Stories of Struggle and Survival
April 2009, South Carolina Education Conference, Rock Hill, SC
• The importance of student teachers
March 2009, Winthrop Alumni Annual Association, Rock Hill, SC
• My experiences volunteering and working on community art projects
March 2009, Straight Talk Radio Broadcast, Rock Hill, SC
• Voices of Homelessness community art project

Visiting Artist/Workshops Taught
January 2015 – May 2015, The Light Factory and ACS, Charlotte, NC
• Visiting Artist, Photography for Social Change, Myers Park HS, South Mecklenburg HS, Garinger HS
October 2014, Catawba River Art Guild, Rock Hill, SC
• Workshop: The Digital Portfolio
May 2014 – Sunday Fun Day, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC
• Digital Pinhole Demo, Art Workshop
March 2013, National Art Honor Society Student Conference, Columbia, SC
• Disposable Camera Workshop for a Creative and Collaborative Outcome
• Workshop: The Digital Portfolio
December 2012, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
• Workshop: Portfolio Building 101
June 2012 – ST-Arts Program, Winthrop University
• Artist-in-Residence, One week of art classes
March 2012, National Art Honor Society Student Conference, Columbia, SC
• Workshop: The Digital Portfolio for High School Students
March 2011, National Art Honors Society SC State Conference, Rock Hill, SC
• Cover Shot, Portrait Photography Demonstration
December 2009 – January 2010, Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte, NC
• One month of weekend art workshops
December 2009, First Ward Elementary, Charlotte, NC
• Art workshop involving the entire school
September 2009 – December 2009, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC
• Teaching art classes for the blind
August 2008 – May 2009, A Place for Hope, Rock Hill, SC
• Volunteering, Teaching art classes to the community

Solo Exhibitions
September 2014, “Spin, Span, Spun”, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
May 2010, “Reflect, Educate, Inspire”, Lewandowski Gallery, Rock Hill, SC

Group Exhibitions
February 2017, “Perception // Disconnections”, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ
February 2017, Someone To Ride The River With, CFA Downtown Studio, Albuquerque, NM
December 2016, Someone To Ride The River With, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ
December 2016, Where We Met, Exploded View Gallery, Tucson, AZ
November 2016, Someone To Ride The River With, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, A
October 2016, “West by Wester”, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ
May 2016, “Spin/Spun”, Variance, The Loft Cinemas, Tucson, AZ
May 2016, “Looking West”, The Mix, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ
January 2016, “American Glitter”, Infuse: A Showcase, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ
September 2015, “Forget-me-nots”, MFA Group Exhibition, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tucson, AZ
June 2015, “Momma Alice in 1982”, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
October 2014, “Spin, Span, Spun”, Art Night In Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC
November 2013, “2013 CVPA Faculty Exhibition”, Rutledge Gallery, Rock Hill, SC
August 2013, “Juried Competition”, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
June 2013, “Fantasy Island”, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC
October 2012, “Gods Promise”, Click 646 Scholastic Invitational, Greenwood, SC
September 2012, “Collection”, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
September 2011, “On-Stage”, Click 646 Scholastic Invitational, Greenwood, SC
August 2009, “Home is Where the Heart is”, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
April 2009, “Voices of Homelessness”, Rutledge Gallery, Rock Hill, SC

Public Art Installations 
November 2011, “Banners”, Winthrop University Archives, Rock Hill, SC
January 2011, “Mixed Media Art”, Winthrop University Owens Hall, Rock Hill, SC
January 2011, “Fabric Abstracts”, Winthrop University Owens Hall, Rock Hill, SC
October 2010, “Mural Restoration”, First Ward Elementary, Charlotte, NC
August 2010, “We are First Ward”, Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte, NC
August 2010, “Children of First Ward”, First Ward Community Fund, Charlotte, NC
July 2010, “Photography Series”, Winthrop University Campus Center, Rock Hill, SC
July 2009, “Regional Roots”, Winthrop University Carroll Hall, Rock Hill, SC

Awards/Grants/Scholarships 
August 2016, Graduate Tuition Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
August 2016, Misto-Ertz Scholarship Studio Art, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
August 2016, George Grant Photography Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
August 2016, Ari Blattstein Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
August 2015, Graduate Tuition Scholarship, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
May 2009, Most Outstanding Fine Arts Student, Winthrop University, Fine Arts Department
May 2009, Most Outstanding Fine Arts Student, Winthrop University, Major in Photography

Professional Applications
Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Bridge CC, Lightroom CC, Final Cut Pro