EDUCATION

2017-20

Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Arts with a focus in Photography

School of Art, Architecture, and Design

Indiana University at Bloomington, IN

 

2013-17

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography with a Minor in Art History

Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Magna Cum Laude


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Medium, Midwest SPE Juried Student Show, Atrium Gallery, School of Art and Visual Studies at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Lytro Macro Photography, Lotus Festival Big Tent Group Exhibition, Bloomington, Indiana

Surfaces, LoosenArt, Millepiani Exhibition Space, Insternational Group Exhibition, Rome, Italy

F-Stop Magazine Issue no. 90: Land, Sea, Air, Online Group Exhibition

School's Out for the Summer: Student PhotographyDon't Smile, Online Group Exhibition for women artists

Memories, LoosenArt, Millepiani Exhibtion Space, International Group Exhibtion, Rome, Italy

Home, Juried by Davida Carta, Don't Smile's 8th Quarterly Online Group Exhibition for women artists

MFA BFA Group Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

F-Stop Magazine Issue #87: Beauty, Online Group Exhibition

Set In Motion, Hosted by The Fuller Projects, Fuller Gallery at The McCalla School, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

2017

F-Stop Magazine, Issue #85: Home, Online Group Exhibition

Re)Access, Hosted by The Fuller Projects, Fuller Gallery at The McCalla School, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Flora, Don't Take Pictures Magazine, Online Group Exhibition

2017 Hot New Pics Show, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS

F-Stop Magazine, Issue #83: Color, Online Group Exhibition

Best in Class Exhibition, Rust Hall Upper Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

2017 Spring BFA Exhibition, Rust Hall Upper Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Killin' It, Curated by the Memphis College of Art Photography Class of 2017, West Memorials, Memphis TN

Exhibition Momentum, Curated by the CODA Fellows at Rhodes College, Evergreen Presbyterian Church Memphis, TN

MWCP Juried Exhibition, Juried by Linda Robinson, Center Gallery, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS

4th Louisiana Biennial, LA Tech University School of Design, Juried by Rachel Cook, F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA

 

2016

Night Photography:Dusk to Dawn, Juried by Lance Keimig, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

Best in Class Exhibition, Rust Hall Upper Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

The Fourth Annual Best of Memphis, Juried by Lauren Kennedy, The Box Gallery, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

 

2015

Analog: Black and White Photography, No Exit Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Earth and Fire: Ceramics Exhibition, Lower Gallery at Rust Hall, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN


ARTIST LECTURES

2018

Artist Presentation, IU Textiles: Soft Sculpture class, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN, 9/24/18

2017

Artist Presentation, Myers Auditorium, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN, 4/18/17


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018

Graduate Assistant Instructor with Elizabeth Claffey, Intro to Photography for Non-Majors (SOAD-N 198), Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN

Developed and directed Portraiture: One Light Set-ups demonstration, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington IN

Developed and directed How to use a Digital Camera demonstration with customized powerpoint and handout, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN

Designed and directed Photo Transfers: Gel Medium Transfer demonstration with customized syllabus, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN

2017

Developed a Micro-Teaching session, outlined and prepared a History of Color Film and Photography lecture for beginners with customized syllabus, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN

Sexual Misconduct Policies, Procedures, and Resources: Graduate Student Training Workshop, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN

AI Training: Teaching Demonstration, Responsibilities, Syllabi Development, Intro to Assignment Design and Rubrics, Grading and Informal Assessment, Lecture, Voice, and Best Practices, Critique and Addressing challenging moments in the classroom, Classroom Climate Workshop, Indiana University SOAAD, Bloomington, IN


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018-19

Gallery and Installation Assistant, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University , Bloomington, IN

Social Media Director and Photographer for Master of Fine Arts Organization

2018

Backdrop Design and Installation collaboration for Lotus Festival 2018, Bloomington, IN

Commissioned Senior Portrait Photographer, Memphis, TN

Commissioned Studio Photographer for Alexander Landerman Illustrations, Bloomington, IN

Commissioned Photographer by Alexander Landerman Illustrations for Graphite Magazine, Bloomington, IN

 

2017-18

Founding President of Photo Guild at Indiana University SOAD, Bloomington, IN

 

2017

Event Photographer for Moth Scholarship Drag Show at Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Commissioned Event Photographer for Town Village Senior Living Community, Memphis, TN

Freelance/Event Photographer for Memphis Fashion Week at Crosstown Concourse, Memphis, TN

Social Media Intern for Memphis Heritage Inc. Non-Profit Organization, Memphis, TN

Freelance/Event Photographer for the Memphis Grizzlies Foundation, Memphis, TN

 

2016-2017

Freelance/Event Photographer for Memphis Fashion Week at Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Hospital Newborn Photographer for Lasting Expressions Portrait Studio, Memphis, TN

Externship/Event Photographer with the Memphis Grizzlies Foundation, Memphis, TN

Photographic Assistant for Media Day Event at the FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN

Event Photographer for New Ballet Memphis, Memphis, TN

Event Photographer for Memphis Athletics Ministries, Memphis, TN

Event Photographer for Hatiloo Theater, Memphis, TN

Event Photographer for Big Brother Big Sister, Memphis, TN

Event Photographer for Freedom Prep School, Memphis, TN

Event Photographer for Girl's Summit at the FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN

 

2016

Gallery Assistant for Edge Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN


SOCIAL MEDIa

2018

Feature on Indiana University Art, Architecture, and Design Instagram, @iuartanddesign, 10/31/18

Featured on Indiana University Masters of Fine Arts Organization Instagram, @mfao_iu, 10/16/18

Float Photo Magazine Instagram Takeover, 12/5-12/8/18

2017

Featured on Indiana University Photo Department Instagram, @iu_photo, 10/14/17

Photograph featured on Memphis College of Art Instagram and Facebook, @memphiscollegeofart, 10/6/17

Photograph featured on Memphis Grizzlies Foundation Instagram, @grizzcommunity, 06/20/17

Photograph featured on Memphis College of Art Instagram and Facebook, @memphiscollegeofart, 06/19/17

Photograph featured on Memphis Grizzlies Foundation Instagram, @grizzcommunity, 06/15/17

Featured on Memphis College of Art Instagram, @memphiscollegeofart, 05/14/17

Feature on Memphis College of Art Instagram and Facebook, Student of the Week, @memphiscollegeofart, 02/27/17

 

2016

Photograph featured on Mattress of the Day Instagram, @mattress_of_the_day, 10/30/16

Featured on Memphis College of Art Instagram and Facebook, Class of the Week, @memphiscollegeofart, 10/20/16


AWARDS AND HONORS

Split Lip Magazine Honorarium

Carte Blanche Honorarium

Photography Excellence Award presented by Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Indiana University School of Art, Architecture, and Design Graduate Fellowship, Bloomington, IN

Saul and Mildred Brown Memorial Scholarship, Memphis, TN

Memphis College of Art Presidential Scholarship, Memphis, TN

Tennessee Lottery Scholarship, Memphis, TN


Publications

Glassworks Magazine, online and print magazine

Don't Smile: Year Three Zine, April 2019

THAT Literary Review, Issue no. 4, March 2019

Genre: Urban Arts, Issue no. 7 print, online and print magazine, 2018

Blue Mesa Review: Winter Issue, online literary magazine, Winter 2018

Ink & Voices, Featured Artist in online gallery, November 2018

Split Lip Magazine, Art Interview and Feature Blog, online magazine, September 2018

HCE Review, Issue no. IV Vol. ii, online literary and art journal, August 2018

Split Lip Magazine, online magazine, August/September 2018

Up the Staircase Quarterly, Issue no. 42, online magazine, August 2018

Float Photo Magazine,  Artist Portfolio Feature, online and print magazine, July 2018

Borrowed Solace, a journal of literary ramblings, online journal, August 2018

carte blanche, Issue no.33, online magazine, June 2018

Lunch Ticket, Issue no. 13: Summer/Fall 2018, online magazine, June 2018

River River, Issue no. 7, online magazine, spring 2018

Don't Smile: Year Two Zine, April 2018

Nostalgic Shock, Zno Photo Books, May 2017

Night Photography; Dusk to Dawn, Blurb, spring 2016

Taper, Fade, or Neither, Blurb, December 2015


Volunteer

2018

70’s Portraiture, Photographer, Indiana University SOAAD Open Studios Event, Bloomington, IN


2017

Liaison for Master of Fine Arts Organization Art Auction at Global and International Studies building, Bloomington, IN

Printmaking and Photography Department’s Photo Booth Collaboration, Photographer, Indiana University SOAAD First Thursday Event, Bloomington, IN

Photography Artwork Monitor for Indiana University SOAAD Open Studios Event, Bloomington, IN