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About the Works
I create artifacts of time. My photographs speak to memories and a webbing of moments made permanent yet malleable in our minds. Some moments stretching and changing over time while others remain forever burned into the substance of our minds. I shoot mostly in film because it requires that I, the artist, slow down and fully integrate with the present while immersing myself in the past. The frames are limited and the moments fleeting. Each previous frame, each lesson learned, and each moment filled with emotions influence the results in the frozen frame. In an age of digital where hundreds of moments become millions of pixels stored with the idea of permanence and yet remaining temporary, film remains a tangible object, an original unchanged moment, an artifact that can be held living on after the spirit has left the body. I encourage conversations with my images. Each viewer brings their own timelines into the discussions. Much like a Rorschach Test different moments in our past influencing what is seen, remaining individual yet melding together into a new moment shared with the artist.
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About the Artist (CV)
Sierra Nevada College, NV -Bachelors of Fine Arts Photography, December 2015
Lake Tahoe Community College, CA -Associates in Arts, Liberal Arts Degree June 2012
Certificate of Photography June 2012
2014 November 1-14, “Forever Altered, Never the Same,” Sierra Nevada College
Tahoe Gallery, Incline Village, NV
2011 October-December - “Neglected and Forgotten” Film Photography
Theater Foyer, Lake Tahoe Community College, CA
2014 Annual Student Art Exhibition, Sierra Nevada College, Tahoe Gallery, Incline Village, NV
2013 Midway Exhibition (Junior Art Portfolio Review), Sierra Nevada College
Reference Gallery, Incline Village, NV, March 25- April 4, 2013
2011 Annual Student Art Exhibition, Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC), CA May 2011
2010 Annual Student Art Exhibition, Lake Tahoe Community College, CA May 2010
Annual Faculty Art Display, Lake Tahoe Community College, CA January 2010
2009 Awards Winner’s Art Exhibition, Lake Tahoe Community College, CA September 2009
Annual Student Art Exhibition, Lake Tahoe Community College, CA May 2009
2008 Elevations’ Local Art Exhibition, Stateline, NV Every Monday, August- September 2008
2003 Annual Student Art Exhibition, Lake Tahoe Community College, CA May 2003
Awards and Scholarships
2014 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges Nomination
2014 Winner Annual Student Art Exhibition, Sierra Nevada College, NV
Award, Sierra Nevada College
2013 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges Nomination
Gallery Award, Sierra Nevada College, NV
2012 Full Tuition Scholarship to Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Tahoe Art League Scholarship
2011 Best Black and White Photograph, Annual Student Art Exhibition, LTCC, CA
First Place, Honorable Mention Design, Annual Student Art Exhibition, LTCC, CA
2011 Second Place Figure Sculpture, Annual Student Art Exhibition, LTCC, CA
First Place Color Film Photography, Annual Student Art Exhibition, LTCC, CA
2010 Best Traditional Photographic Print, Annual Student Art Exhibition, LTCC, CA
2009 Third Place Digital Art, Annual Student Art Exhibition, LTCC, CA
2009-Present, Professional Photographer, S. Lake Tahoe, CA
Weddings, Portraits, Gallery Documentation, Professional Portfolio Compilations
2015, Gallery Assistant, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Documentation, Gallery Installation, Gallery Coordination, Upcoming Exhibition
2014, Photographic Restoration and Digitization
2013-2015, Gallery Assistant, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Documentation, Gallery Installation, Shipments of Artwork
2012-2015, Two Dimensional Lab Technician, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Facility Maintenance, Chemical Preparation and Education, Equipment Training
2009 Commercial Photographer, Heavenly Catering and Special Events, S. Lake Tahoe, CA
2008-2013, Instructional Aide II- Lake Tahoe Community College Photography Department
S. Lake Tahoe, CA, Photographic Darkroom Instruction, Chemical Preparation, Maintenance of Equipment, Substitute Teacher
2014 Sierra Nevada Review Cover Image, Ice Sculpture #2
Sierra Nevada College MFA Program Showcard
2013 Guest Magazine Cover Image, August 2013 Issue, Reno-Tahoe Helicopters
2011 Tahoe Tribune, June 2011 Issue, Fire Academy Graduation
2010 Black and White Magazine, Online, 2010 Portfolio Contest
2009 Heavenly Ski Resort Catering and Special Events, HYPERLINK "http://www.skiheavenly.com" www.skiheavenly.com
2014-2015 Help-Portrait, Incline Village, NV Chapter
2010-2013 Help Portrait, South Lake Tahoe, CA Chapter
Donation of Professional Equipment, Time and Skill towards family photographs for the local community. Visit HYPERLINK "http://www.Help-Portrait.com" www.Help-Portrait.com for more information.
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