Education: 

University of Connecticut, Storrs Mansfied, CT
Master of Fine Arts Candidate
Concentration in Photo/Video, Performance, Installation

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2014
Concentration in Photography, Minor in Psychology


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019
Directed Dreaming, AS220, Providence, RI
Place Setting, Presented by Politits: Art Coalition at The Yards, Rochester, NY

2018     
Permeable Boundaries, Plexus Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Don't try to Boil the Ocean, Artspace, Hartford, CT
DUSKLIT Interactive Art Festival, Sugarloaf, NY
Dream Logic, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Avery Point, CT
(Inter)National, Atlantic Wharf Gallery, Boston, MA
Cartographies of the Body: Subversions. Surveillance. Crossings, Panelist, Borderlands Symposium, Storrs, CT

2016    
Touched with Fire, Kaviar Forge Gallery, Louisville, KY
10 Years, Eternal Gallery, Louisville, KY

2015    
Herbal Medicine, Meridian, Louisville, KY
Multicultural Caucus Video Exhibit, SPE, New Orleans, LA

2014    
Handmade: Alternative Photo, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
Biennial Student Show, Hite Gallery, Louisville, KY
BFA Thesis, Hite Gallery, Louisville, KY
Engaging the World, Schneider Gallery, Louisville, KY

2013  
Embark
, Weber Gallery, Louisville, KY

2012    
Mindfulness, Eternal Gallery, Louisville, KY
Phoneography, 930 Gallery, Louisville, KY


Curatorial:

2019
Being Without Being, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Avery Point, CT


Featured Publications:

2019
Embracing the Third Self, Boston Art Review, Print

2017  
Mara Ahmed, Art and film at UConn, Online
Float Magazine, Halloween, Online
Hyperallergic, Meet the Newest Members of UConn’s Graduate Studio Art Program, Online

2014   
LEO Magazine, Print
Hand Magazine, Print & Online
Artbella, Online

Contributor: 

2017  
Counterproof Press, Storrs, CT, Online

2015  
Cupid's Packing Heat, The MothLouisville, KY, Online
End of Coal, Louisville Magazine, Louisville, KY, Print & Online
Welcome to Bourbon Town, Louisville, KY, Print & Online
The West End Right Now, Louisville, KY, Print & Online
141 Derby Experts, Louisville, KY, Print & Online


Grants & Awards:

2019
Graduate Fellowships Summer Writing Institute, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Crandall-Cordero Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Graduate Fellowship, Department of Art and Art History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2018   
Women’s Leadership Center Scholarship, The Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
Crandall-Cordero Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Graduate Fellowship, Department of Art and Art History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2017  
Crandall-Cordero Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Graduate Fellowship, Department of Art and Art History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2015  
Color Photography 3rd Place, "Dancing in the Liminal," Literary LEO Magazine
Black & White Photography 3rd Place, "Down by the River," Literary LEO Magazine

2014  
Barbara Bullitt Christian Memorial Scholarship in Photography, Louisville, KY
Deans List, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
University of Louisville Travel Grant, SPE National Conference, Baltimore, MD

2013  
University of Louisville Travel Grant, SPE National Conference, Chicago, IL
Deans List, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2012  
Deans List, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Internships & Volunteer:

2015   Kentucky Refugee Ministry, Wall Together Initiative, Volunteer, Louisville, KY

2014   Museum for the American Printing House for the Blind,  Archival & Preservation Intern,  Louisville, KY

2013   National Alliance on Mental Illness, Social Media & Photography Intern, Louisville, KY 


Assistantships: 

2018  
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Intermediate Photography -Darkroom, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Lab Assistant, Coordinator Daniel buttery, Digital Art Service Lab, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


2017    
Artist's Assistant, Artist Michael Benjamin, Wall Drawing #867, Sol LeWitt Foundation, Storrs, CT
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Professor Frank Noelker, Basic Studio Photography, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Lab Assistant, Coordinator Daniel Buttrey, Digital Art Service Lab, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


Permanent Collections:

Erin Kock Smith

University of Louisville

Meridian


Professional: 

2017-2019

    University of Connecticut, Instructor of Record - Basic Studio Photography and Video Art, Storrs, CT

2016 - 2017

     Freelance Social Media & Website Management, Storrs, CT 

2015 - 2016  

     Speed Art Museum, Development Coordinator, Louisville, KY

2014 - Current

      International Yoga Instructor, Registered, 500 HR Certified, Bali, Peru, KY, CT

2014            

      Goodall Gallery, Assistant Art Consultant, Louisville, KY   

2012 - Current  

      Freelance Photography, Chicago, DC, Louisville, Hartford


Skills & Interest: 

Database: PastPerfect, Altru
Adobe (Cloud) CS: Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge
Microsoft Office: Excel
Photo: Darkroom development and printing, DSLR, Alternative Processes - Cyanotype, Tintype
Video: Advanced in FinalCut Pro, Intermediate Adobe Premiere
Languages: Beginner Arabic, Beginner Spanish, Beginner Urdu
Interest: Floral design, styling, set/scene design, curatorial, teaching yoga and guided meditation