EDUCATION   

 

Chapman University

BFA Studio Art, Minor in Women’s Studies (expected May 2015)       2011 - present

 

Irvine High School                                                                               2007 - 2011

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Chapman University Art Department

Photo Lab/Darkroom Technician                                                        2012 - 2013

 

Freelance Photographer/Designer                                                    2011 - present
                  Personal portraits, live coverage of musical

                  performances for bands’ promotional use as

                  well as poster design and branding

 

Contributing Photojournalist, DUM DUM Magazine                           2013 - present

 

Tour Photographer for band, Yeah Yeah Yeahs                                2013
            Coverage of multiple concerts internationally

 

Personal Photographer for band, The Bots                                       2013

            EP album cover, coverage of performances and travel at

                  South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference,

                  promotional photographs for record label the FADER

Official Photographer, Jubilee Music Festival, Los Angeles                        2013

Apprenticeship, Los Angeles-based Artist Amanda Charchian       2012 - 2013

            Aided in assembly of Swarovski crystal sculptures

Graphic Designer, High Tea for Alice                                                                                          2011-2012
           
Logo, business card, banner, social media, and web design

                  for independent     business

 

Irvine High School Yearbook (Citadel)                                              

Editor-in-Chief                                                                                      2010 - 2011    

Head Photo Editor                                                                               2009 - 2010

            Worked with Adobe Photoshop CS3-CS5

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Best Performance Art Piece, “Viper”                                                  2014

 

Best Photo/Video Piece, Chapman Departmental Exhibition               2013   

 

President’s Scholarship - Chapman University                                    2011

 

Medallion in Photography - Irvine High School                                    2011

            Awarded to 2 students in the graduating class

 

Medallion in Yearbook - Irvine High School                                         2011

            Awarded to 2 students in the graduating class

 

Student of Month – January – Irvine Unified School District              2011

 

Josten’s Yearbook Camp – Advanced Photography                        2009               

1st Place, Best Photo Taken                                                               

1st Place, Workshop Experience Series                                                          

2nd Place, Close-Up Photograph                                                         

1st Place, Team Award for Best Theme Concept                              

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

“Viper”, Guggenheim Gallery, Orange, CA                                           2014

“Dissection” Guggenheim Gallery, Orange. CA                                                2014

“Gallery Tally” For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA                                      2014

“OC Academy“ Irvine Fine Arts Center, CA                                          2014

"Kunstberg", SAVVY Contemporary Gallery, Berlin, Germany             2013

 

Chapman Art Department Spring Exhibition                                        2013

 

“Exhibitionist” Chapman Art Department Fall Exhibition                       2011

 

Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts, CA                                                2010

 

Reflections Contest, Irvine Unified School District                                2010

PUBLICATIONS

 

LA Weekly Los Angeles, CA                                                                2014

Bullett Media New York, NY                                                               2014

TAIL Magazine Berlin, Germany                                                         2013

OC Weekly Orange County, CA                                                                        2011

Newport Coast Visitor’s Guide Magazine Newport Beach, CA         2010



 

 

CURATORIAL WORK

“Viper”, Guggenheim Gallery                                                               2014

“MENA Viceroy”, Levantine Cultural Center                                         2013

Chapman University Fall Departmental Exhibition                                2012

 

TRAVEL

 

International Contemporary Art Studies, Berlin and Venice                2013

 

Tour of France with French Class                                                       2010

 

National Young Leaders Conference, Washington, DC                       2009