Photography

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Master of Fine Arts- Photography— Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 2017

Bachelors Degree- Mass Media Communications— The University of Akron, 2006  


Exhibitions

  • MassArt MFA Thesis Exhibition- Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design- Boston, MA, April 20-May 10, 2017
  • PCNW Juried Photography Exhibition - Photography Center Northwest - Seattle, WA, March-June 2017
  • Context 2017- Filter Photo-Filter Space, Chicago, IL, March-April 2017
  • Resistance Culture- Juried Exhibition- MassArt Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA, February 2017
  • The Work of Being Here- MassArt Graduate Student Show- Graduate Gallery, Boston, MA, May 2016
  • Evidence and Advocacy- SPE Northeast Member Juried Exhibition- Photographic Resource Center, Boston MA, November 5, 2015- January 10, 2016
  • Rust Belt Rations - Solo exhibition- Square Records Gallery, Akron, OH, February 2015
  • Present Tense - A juried show in print- November 2014 
  • Rust Belt Rations - Solo exhibition- Projects Gallery, The University of Akron, October 2014
  • Photo III: Color- Group Exhibition- Projects Gallery, The University of Akron, OH, 2014

Professional Experience

  • MassArt Instructor- Introduction to Digital Photography for Non-Majors, Fall 2016, Spring 2017
  • Visiting Artist Liaison, Spring 2017
  • MassArt Teaching Assistant, 2015-2017
    • Sophomore Major Studio for Laura Mcphee
    • Junior Major Studio for Matthew Monteith
  • MassArt Photography Technical Assistant, 2015-2017
    • Maintain cameras and camera equipment, darkroom equipment, computers and computer software
    • Prepared new 2016 graduate studio space
  • QuickSand- Co-curator- Popup show- The New Art Center, Newton, MA, May 2016
  • Society of Photographic Educators (SPE) conference student volunteer, Baltimore, MD, 2014
  • Nordonia High School, Northfield, OH -Assistant Track and Cross Country Coach, 2014-2015
  • Ohio Sports Chiropractic, Northfield, OH- Co-owner and Licensed Massage Therapist, 2012- 2016
  • The University of Akron, Akron, OH- Volunteer Assistant Track and Cross Country Coach, 2011-2012
  • Second Sole, Akron, OH- Manger, 2011-2013
  • West Stride, Atlanta, GA- Assistant Manager, 2008-2011
  • The University of Akron, Akron, OH- Graduate Assistant in Academic Advising, 2007-2008

Awards and Achievements

  • Woman-of-the-Year Nominee by Woman’s History Project of the Akron Area, Akron, OH, 2006
  • The University of Akron Dean’s List, Akron, OH,  All semesters, 2001-2006 
  • Golf Writers Scholarship in Journalism, 2005-2006
  • Partners In Excellence Program Scholarship, 2001-2006
  • Sumner, Jason & Corrine Scholarship, 2002- 2005
  • National Dean’s List, 2005
  • Academic All-MAC Indoor Track, 2006
  • SAAC Vice President and publicity chairperson, 2004-05
  • University of Akron Director’s Award for Track and Field, 2005
  • NCAA Academic All-District Track Team, 2005
  • ESPN The Magazine District IV All-Academic Track, 2005
  • Outstanding Woman ofWomen in Higher Education, 2003
  • The University of Akron Track and Field Captain, 2003-2005
  • Folk Endowment Scholarship, 2001-2002
  • Mu Beta chapter of Lambda Pi Eta Member, the official honorary society of the National Communication Association