CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

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

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

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

 

SOLO and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

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

2016                 land/marks, Transpace Gallery, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                                              (with photographer Megan Roche)

               

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  

  2017               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

                         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

 

PRESENTATIONS

2017                “The Third Coast”, Graduate Research Symposium, 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

 

REVIEWS

2016                 60wrd/min Art Review by Lori Waxman

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2017                 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Digital Photography I and II, Heartland Community College, Normal, IL

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

2016                Instructor of Record, Photography I (Spring Semester), Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                        Instructor of Record, Photography I (Spring Semester), Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2015                Teaching Assistant, Photography I, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

    Teaching Assistant, Photography, II Illinois State University, Normal, IL

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

2014                Teaching Assistant, Photography I, 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