CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2017               Illinois State University, Normal, IL, Master of Fine Arts in Photography

2011                Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Photography

2009              Austin College, Sherman, TX, Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS    

2018                 SOLO EXHIBITION, The Third Coast, Filter Space, Chicago, IL

2017                 SOLO EXHIBITION, The Third Coast, Old University Gallery, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                        Color, F-Stop Magazine #83, June 2017 Lens 2017, (on-line exhibition)

                        Lens 2017, Perspective Group and Photography Gallery, Evanston, IL

                        You're Welcome to Come, New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY

                        MFA Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2016                America, Light Leaked, November 2016

                        TWO-PERSON EXHIBITION, land/marks, Transpace Gallery, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                        LAND, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS

2015                Utopia, Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                        901, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                        MFA Biennial, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

 

AWARDS and GRANTS

2017               Ada Bell Clark Welsh Scholarship, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

     Irving S. Tick Award in Photography, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

     Jurors Award, Lens 2017, Perspective Group and Photography Gallery, Evanston, IL

2016               Fred and Lois Mills Grant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                       Exhibition Development Grant, awarded by Friends of the Arts, Normal, IL

2015               Exhibition Development Grant, awarded by Friends of the Arts, Normal, IL

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2015               American Faces: Portraits by Mike Disfarmer, Milner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017                Graduate Research Symposium, “The Third Coast”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL  

2016                Graduate Research Symposium, “American Faces: Portraits by Mike Disfarmer", Illinois State University, Normal, IL  

2015                “American Faces: Portraits by Mike Disfarmer”, Graduate Research Symposium, Illinois State University, Normal IL  

                        Disfarmer: A Portrait of America, round-table discussion panel, University Galleries, Normal, IL

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

2018               Adjunct Professor, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX

2017               Adjunct Professor, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX

                     Adjunct Professor, Heartland Community College, Normal, IL

    Lab Manager, Darkroom and Digital Labs, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2016              Instructor of Record, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2015              Teaching Assistant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

    Lab Manager, Darkroom and Digital Labs, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2014               Teaching Assistant, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                       Lab Manager, Darkroom and Digital Labs, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

    High School Campus Administrator, Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dallas, TX

2013               High School Campus Administrator, Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dallas, TX

    Elementary Art Teacher, Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dallas, TX

2012               Elementary Art Teacher, Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dallas, TX

2011                Photo Lab Assistant, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA