Resume

 

SELECTED EXHIBITION RECORD

Solo

2015     Panoptica: A Merging World, Barco Law Library - University of Pittsburgh

2008     Anonymous Interstices, selections, Butler Wick & Co., Inc. - Howland, OH

2006     Anonymous Interstices, thesis exhibition - Ohio University

Two-Person

2007     Double Narrative, curated by John Noga, Trumbull Art Gallery - Warren, OH

Juried Group

2015     Selections, juried by George Magalios - Robert Morris University, PA

2013     Carrie Furnaces: Contemporary Views, Silver Eye Center for Photography - PA

2013     Tryps, Tiny Harris Gallery - Pittsburgh, PA

2010     Urban Dreams, juried by Kathleen Simbicki, Fein Art Gallery - Pittsburgh, PA

2005     5th National Juried Exhibition, juried by Stella Johnson, Stepping Stone Gallery  - Huntington, NY

2005   30 Under 30, juried by Craig Melvin, Ruta Marino, and Joseph LoSchiavo, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts - St. Bonaventure, NY

Group

2014     Ag Works Group Show, Hoyt Center for the Arts - New Castle, PA

2012     Reframing Research, Robert Morris University - PA

2011    The Art of Giving, collaboration between Kane regional Center residents and Milestone Center artists, Kane Regional Center - Pittsburgh, PA

2005     Elusive Photography, Impromptu - Huntington, NY

2002     Emerging Visions, “A” Space Gallery - Akron, OH

 

HONORS / COLLECTIONS

2011     Jefferson Award recipient for volunteer photography instructor at Milestone Centers, Inc. - Integrative & Deaf Services

Three Sheep Gallery - Boardman, OH

Staghorn Garden Café - Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Shop

Kane Regional Center - Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Robert A. Walton, D.D.S. - Warren, OH

Rockport College

Ohio University

 

LECTURES / PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2014     Guest Speaker at Digital Imagers - Pittsburgh, PA

2014     Guest Speaker at Penn Arts Association - Pittsburgh, PA

2011     Visiting Lecturer - Point Park University - Pittsburgh, PA

2010     Guest Speaker at Point Park University’s Speaking Light series

2010     Visiting Lecturer - Community College of Allegheny County

 

TEACHING

2012-2015    Adjunct Professor, Department of Media Arts - Robert Morris University - Pittsburgh, PA

2011-2013        Photography Instructor, adult and teen workshops - Silver Eye Center for Photography - Pittsburgh, PA

2010-2013     Volunteer Photo Instructor, Gilda’s Club - Pittsburgh, PA

2008-2014, 2017     Volunteer Photo Instructor, Milestone Integrative & Deaf Services - Wilkinsburg, PA

2007-2012     Photography Instructor, Media Arts - The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

2006-2007     Photography Instructor, Antonelli College - Cincinnati, OH

2005-2006     Volunteer Photo Instructor, adult and teen classes, The Athens Photographic Project - Athens, OH

2004-2005     Instructor of Record - Ohio University

2004-2006     Teaching Associate - Ohio University

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008     All City Arts Showcase juror - Pittsburgh, PA

2007     Midwest SPE Conference portfolio reviewer - Flint, MI

2006     Prescreening Committee, Athens International Film & Video Festival - Athens, OH

2001-2002     Assistant Photographer, Benson Photography - Akron, OH

1994-1998     Petty Officer Third Class, Machinist’s Mate, Honorable discharge - United States Navy, Pacific Fleet

 

EDUCATION

2006     Ohio University, School of Art - MFA

Graduate Tuition Scholarship; Teaching Assistant; Instructor of Record

2003     Rockport College, ME - Professional Certificate in Photography

2002     Kent State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communication - BS, cum laude

Dean’s List 12 semesters

Minor in Geography