Curriculum Vita

Education

  • 2018   MFA, Photography: University of Arizona

  • 2011    MA, Art and Design: Photography University of Northern Colorado

  • 2005  BA, Graphic Arts: Photography and Art History, University of Northern Colorado

Professional Experience

2017-2018          

  • GTA, Instructor of Record: Art 246: Introduction to Darkroom Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Graduate Assistantship: Marketing and Web Development, Graduate College, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Graduate Assistantship: Grader: Art 242: Contemporary Trends of Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Digital Asset Management Internship, Center for Creative Photography Archives, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2016-2017          

  • GTA, Instructor of Record: Art 100C: First Year Experience: Gaze, Foundations in Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • External Relations Internship, Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Photography Instructor, University of Northern Colorado, Summer Enrichment Program

2015-2016          

  • GTA, Instructor of Record: Art 100C: First Year Experience: Gaze, Foundations in Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

  • Teaching Practicum: Art 100E: First Year Experience: Experience, Foundations in Sound, Video and Performance, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2011-15              

  • Marketing Specialist, University of Northern Colorado, Graduate School & International Admissions, Greeley, CO

2010-2012                

  • Adjunct Professor, Photojournalism, Aims Community College, Greeley, CO

  • Assistant Web Developer, University of Northern Colorado, Web Communications, University Relations, Greeley, CO

2009-10

  • Program Manager, Center for Integrated Arts Education, University of Northern Colorado

2005-2008          

  • Photography Instructor, University of Northern Colorado, Summer Enrichment Program

Solo Exhibitions

2011

  • The Scavengers, Images from the Managua Municipal Trash Dump, Oak Room Gallery, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

2010         

  • Fabretto Children’s Foundation: Night for Niños Exhibit, Tribeca Rooftop, New York, NY

2009         

  • Fabretto Children’s Foundation: Night for Niños Exhibit, Human Rights Campaign, Washington D.C.

2008  

  • Joy, Lift, Love, Margies Java Joint, Greeley, CO

Group Exhibitions

2018

  • namesake. Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

2017

  • By Now We Art There: Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, Tucson, AZ

  • Bookish: 17th Annual Artist Book Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

  • By Now We Art There: Graduate Student and Alumni 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 Cinema, Tucson, AZ 

  • The Mix, Pop-up show, Graduate Gallery, Tucson, AZ

  • Infuse, La Cocina, Tucson, AZ

2015         

  • Alternative Photo Processing, Oak Room Gallery, Greeley, CO

  • Garden Show, Madison and Main Gallery, Greeley, CO

2013         

  • 47... A Dennis Morimoto Invitational, Mariani Gallery, Greeley, CO

2010         

  • The Sweet Spot: Artist Look at Baseball, Mariani Gallery, Greeley, CO

2009         

  • Pingyao Photo Festival, Breaking Boundaries II Exhibit, Pingyao, China

  • Soho Photo National Photography Competition Exhibit, New York, NY

  • Fabretto Children’s Foundation:  Night for Niños, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY

2006         

  • University of Northern Colorado, Best in Graduate Work, Student Show, Greeley, CO

2005         

  • University of Northern Colorado, Student Show, Best in Photography, Greeley, CO

2004

  • University of Northern Colorado, Student Show, Best in Photography, Greeley, CO

  • University of Northern Colorado, Research Day Exhibit

Speaking Engagements

2018

  • Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference: Creating an Icon: The Iconography of Colin Kaepernick, Albuquerque, NM.

2017

  • 27th Annual Graduate Student Symposium: Magic and Mechanic: Exploring the Interior Mysteries of Art and its Histories: “Archives of Fear: Racism and Bigotry in New Technologies.” University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

2016

  • Lecture/ Presentation, Contemporary Trends in Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

2010         

  • University of Northern Colorado Research Day Presentation: The Scavengers

2009         

  • Rotary Club International: The Scavenger, Greeley, Colorado

2008         

  • Greeley Central High School Arts Gala, Alumnus Talk 

Awards/Grants/Scholarships

2017-18     Paperworks Scholarship

                  Edward Francis Dunn Scholarship

                  Student Faculty Interaction Grant

2016-17     Art Tuition Scholarship

                  Hrudka Art Scholarship

                  Peggy Speed Scholarship

                  Student Faculty Interaction Grant

2015-16     School of Art Grant

                  Art Tuition Scholarship

                  Fine Arts Graduate College Fellowship

                  Hrudka Art Scholarship

                  Society for Photographic Education South West Region Graduate

                  Travel Scholarship

2010          University of Northern Colorado, Graduate Student Association Research Grant

2009          ArtsAlive! Community Foundation of Weld County, Individual Artist Grant

                  University of Northern Colorado, Graduate Student Association Research Grant

2004          Best Feature Photograph of the Year: The Mirror, University of Northern

                  Colorado Student Newspaper

                  The Best of College Photography, Finalist