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Associate Professor of Photography

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  • M.F.A., Studio Art/Photography, University of California, Irvine
  • B.F.A., Photography, University of Akron

Courses Taught

  • Digital Printing Methodologies
  • Experimental Black and White Photography
  • View Camera Techniques
  • Senior Thesis

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations

  • Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
  • Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
  • College Art Association
  • Society for Photographic Education

Selected Artistic Works

  • "Materials & Processes: Imaging the Elements of Photography," 2016.
  • "Spectator (Selected Works 2012-2014)," 2014.
  • "Pop Explosion: the Artist and Popular Culture," 2014.
  • "Review: Saudade," Flavorpill, Miracle Mile Art Walk: Galleries and Museums to Check Out, 2012.
  • "Review: The De-Socialized Landscape Curated by Grant Vetter," Farsited: Foundation of Art Resources, 2011.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Flight School Fellowship, The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2015
  • Commendation award winner, Fellowship 15 program, Silver Eye Center for Photography, 2014-2015
  • Residency Grant, The Vermont Studio Center, 2012
  • Pedagogical Fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2010
  • California Fellowship for the Arts, University of California, Irvine, 2010

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