Curriculum Vitae

Media
Including, but not limited to: photographic processes (digital, traditional darkroom, and alternative processes), video, book arts, and installation

Education
Master of Fine Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Continuing Education
NAPP Photoshop World Conventions (www.photoshopworld.com): 2009 – Las Vegas, 2008 – Las Vegas, 2007 – Boston, 2005 – Las Vegas
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Colorado: Finding Your Vision, Rebecca Norris Webb and Alex Webb – August 2009, Final Cut Pro, Wendy Babcox – 2007, Alternative Photographic Processes, Christopher James – July 2005, Photoshop for Educators, David Hiser – 2004, Color Photography and the Digital Darkroom, David Hiser – 2003, Alternative Photographic Processes, Betty Hahn – 2002, Digital Bookmaking, Susan kae Grant – 2002

Other photographic classes attended
Captured by the Light, David Ziser – 2010, Location Lighting Techniques, Joe McNally – 2010, Lightroom 2 Live Tour, Scott Kelby – 2008, Digital Color Management, Ron Landucci – 2008, Photoshop CS2 Power Tour, Dave Cross – 2006, Photoshop CS2 Creativity, Bert Monroy – 2005

Selected Exhibitions
Circle 8 Gallery Holiday Show, Denver, Colorado, 2010
DenMi, curated by John McEnroe, a satellite exhibition held during Art Basel, Kobe Karp temporary gallery, Miami, Florida, 2009
Body Ephemeral, Vertigo Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2009
UCD Biennial, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2009
R.S.V.P Medellin, Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, Medellin, Columbia, 2008
R.S.V.P. Paris, Clos de L’Abbaye Galerie, Paris, France, 2007
Toast, Sibell-Wolle Art Building, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007
Artnaughts Exhibition, Al Kahf Gallery, The International Center of Bethlehem, Palestine, 2006
Modulations of Light, Solo Exhibition, Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, Medellin, Columbia, 2006
Transformation: Photography of the 21st Century, Space 301, Center for the Living Arts, Mobile, Alabama, 2006
Alternative Processes Competition Exhibit, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, New York, 2006
Common Collective, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2006
Solo Exhibition, Jazz Bakery, Culver City, California, 2006
Modulations of Light, Solo Exhibition, Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, Medellin, Columbia, 2006
Alternative Borders, White Raven Studios and Art Gallery, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2005
Peace Concert Series, SGI Culture Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2005
Photography +, The Art Center, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, Colorado, 2005
Photographic Constructions, Synapse Gallery, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 2005
Show to Commemorate 2005: The Special Year in Art and Mathematics, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado, 2005
The Educated Eye, SPE Invitational, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2004
CU Denver College of Arts & Media Faculty Show, Marriott Courtyard CU Gallery, 2004
Summer Show: a collection of large color work, Gallery Sink, Denver,Colorado, 2004
Flow, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts, Boulder, Colorado, 2004
Gala Exhibition, CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado, 2004
Vessels, curated by Joseph De Mario, The Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles, California, 2004
Texas Photographic Society Alternative Processes Traveling Exhibit, curated by Christopher James, various locations, 2003-2006
NKOTB (New Kids on the Block), Santa Fe Arts Assembly, Denver, Colorado, July, 2003
Members Juried Exhibit, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado, July – August, 2003
Flow Visualization, University of Colorado Engineering Center, Boulder, Colorado, April, 2003
1 + 1 = 11, curated by Lisa Tamaris Becker, University of Colorado Fine Arts Gallery, Boulder, Colorado, April, 2003
EP Season 2, Show 2, Everything Possible Gallery, Boulder, Colorado, February 2003
Priceless, curated by Cydney Payton, Dairy Center for the Arts and Humanities, Boulder, Colorado, February-March, 2003
Make Love, Not War, Sibell Wolle Fine Arts Building, Boulder, Colorado, February, 2003
Lunatic Fringe, Workspace Gallery, Boulder, Colorado, January 2003
Second Annual Fine Arts Studios Gala, Sibelle Woole Fine Arts Building, November, 2002
Eat Your Words, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, April, 2002
Cover Art Contest, Norlin Library, Boulder, Colorado, Spring, 2001
Opulence (solo show) Workspace Gallery, Boulder, Colorado, Spring 2001
The Walls are Re(a)d, University of Colorado Graduate Student Show, Workspace Gallery, Boulder, Colorado, February 2001
Southwestern Region Graduate Student Exhibition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Fall, 2000
Performing Arts Center Exhibition, Austin, Texas, Winter, 1999
University of Texas Student Show, Austin, Texas, Fall, 1999

Curatorial Work
Aperture Unlocked, Caffe Sole, Superior, Colorado, 2003

Film/Video Festivals
Everything Possible Film/Video Festival, Flatirons Theater, Boulder, Colorado, December, 2002

Lectures
Slide Slam (slide presentation with Angie Buckley, Carol Dass, Margaret Doell, Carol Golemboski, Andrea Modica and Andrea Wallace) Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, September, 2003

Published Work
Space News, March 18, 2012 issue, Jeff Greason interview
World Tribune, published by SGI-USA, ongoing
Living Buddhism, published by SGI-USA, ongoing
2006: A Century of Life, an inspirational datebook, published by SGI-USA, 2006
Colorado Homes and Lifestyles magazine, April 2003 issue
SGI Denver Arts Group Web Page: http://groups.msn.com/SGIUSADenverArtsGroup
University of Colorado at Boulder Flow Visualization Web Page: http://www.colorado.edu/MCEN/flowvis/
Graduate Student Guide to Campus Life, 2001-02, The University of Colorado at Boulder

Awards
First Place Winner, Cover Art Contest, The University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001

Private Collections
Wildcat Untitled Three, John McEnroe, Denver, Colorado
Untitled LC3a13, The Al Kauf Gallery, Palestine
Untitled V0007, Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, Medellin, Columbia
Untitled AR01, Winston Macarenhas, Dallas, Texas
Hydra, Sharon and John Hoffman, Aspen, Colorado
Pinecone Dreams, Kelsey Couttes, Berkeley, California
Untitled 1535, Tobie Leigh Gallegos, Denver, Colorado
Wildcat 804, Jason Willome, San Antonio, Texas
Flow 1621, Crystal Listerine: Green Arc, Of Make, Mun-Chong Chang and Roy L. Weinberg, Scottsdale, Arizona
Liquid Peacock, Jane Laub, Oak Grove, Minnesota
Aspen Reflections, Alice Thomas, Houston, Texas
Gesture, Emily Vernon, Willington, Florida
Baby’s First Memory, Special Collections, University of Colorado at Boulder
Wildcat Untitled Zero, Dr. Raphiel J. Benjamin, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Videography
Moire, 2002
Liquid Pastel Musings, 1999
Silent Prayers, 1999

Employment
Freelance Photographer, Photography Tutor and Professional Artist: Crystal Lotus Studio, 2003-present. Owner and operator of a small photography business specializing in photographic education, printing services, portraits, pet portraits, events, photo restoration, matting and framing, and art documentation. Clients include: Englewood Camera, Jax Fish House, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Boulder Valley Humane Society, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and Colorado Vocational Rehabilitation. Exhibit photographic and video-based work in venues throughout the U.S. and the world. Venues include Vertigo Art Space, Denver; Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez in Medellin, Colombia; Clos de L’Abbaye Galerie, Paris; the Soho Photo Gallery, New York City; Kobe Karp Gallery, Miami; and the Jazz Bakery Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Work toured the U.S. in the Texas Photographic Society’s Alternative Processes Traveling Exhibit.

Visiting Artist Instructor: Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 2009. Taught “Today’s Camera,” a one week intensive course on the basics of digital SLR photography and Adobe Lightroom.

Photography Instructor: The University of Colorado (Boulder and Denver campuses), 2001-2009. Design and delivery of black and white, digital and alternative process photographic training; timely reporting of grades; participate on committee for BFA reviews; worked with photo lab manager to organize photo lab instruction; provide feedback to chair of department and photo head as to design of overall photo curriculum; attend committee meetings as required; hold office hours as required; writer letters of recommendation for students upon request.

Photo Lab Manager, The University of Colorado at Boulder, 2000–2001: Training, scheduling and managing a staff of 20 photo lab monitors; maintaining and orchestrating check-out of all photo lab equipment; managing and ordering chemical stocks for film development and printing; conducting hazardous waste training and reclamation for all photo facilities; darkroom orientation for approximately 250 students per semester.

Volunteer Work
Photo Bureau Chief for World Tribune, a weekly newspaper, 2008-present. Helped establish and now oversee a photography bureau for six regions covering 19 states in the central U.S. Duties include design and deliver education to approximately 40 photographers to achieve photographic consistency and quality, coordination with regional photo bureau chiefs to ensure timely and comprehensive photographic coverage. Also responsible for photographing local events. Act as a liaison between managing editor and the regional chiefs to strategize for upcoming events.

Affiliations
Professional Photographers of America (2009-present)
National Association of Photoshop Professionals (2005-present)
College Arts Association (2012-present)
Society for Photographic Education (2006-present)
Texas Photographic Society (1999-present)