I am a photographic educator and fine art photographer interested in creating photography through digital capture and historical photographic printing processes. I currently teach photography courses in San Francisco, CA.
Rayko Photo Center | San Francisco, CA | 2013 - present
Creating, teaching, and implementing historical printing processes and photography at a dedicated photographic center and gallery in the heart of San Francisco.
The Art Institute of California | Sunnyvale, CA | 2013 - 2015
Creating, teaching, and implementing photography and graphic design courses at the undergraduate level to students of all ages at a private institution.
Home Trends, QCI Direct, Inc. | Rochester, NY | 2009 - 2011
Studio photographer shooting products and designing layouts for three distinct catalogs that reach more than 45 million customers.
Responsibilities include working under tight weekly deadlines to achieve successful imagery across catalogs, adapting to new situations, and communicating properly with merchandisers, art directors, and graphic designers on a daily basis.
Adobe Creative Suite
Mac and Windows OS
Canon Digital SLR systems
Nikon Digital SLR systems
Large and medium format digital and analog systems
Large format printing
Color management and profiling
Analog camera systems
Traditional B&W wet darkroom
Historical printing processes
Van Dyke Brown
Wet Plate Collodion
Contemporary printing processes
Genesee Center for the Arts | Rochester, NY | 2008 - 2011
Instructed students of all ages and educational backgrounds in the basics of digital photography and digital photo manipulation using Adobe Photoshop.
Academy of Art University | San Francisco, CA | 2011 - 2013
Master of Fine Arts degree in photography with honors.
Some highlights include:
Graduate Student Representative for MFA Photography Program.
Teacher's assistant for historical photographic printing class.
Held a solo exhibition of Another Me in San Francisco, CA.
Society for Photographic Education
American Photographic Artists
Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, NY | 2006 - 2009
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Professional Photographic Illustration with honors