Resume

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EDUCATION

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (December 2009) San Marcos, TX
Bachelors of Fine Art with an emphasis in Photography
Graduated Cum-Laude, with honors, and with a GPA of 3.55. Advanced coursework included multiple fine art photography courses, film processing, darkroom processing, advance digital photography enhancement and production, studio lit and natural lit photography.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Proficient understanding of digital editing and color correcting using Photoshop & Lightroom
  • Extensive training and experience with professional grade camera equipment and lenses
  • Advance understanding of lighting (natural, flash and studio)
  • Advanced work with film processing and darkroom printing (35 mm, medium format and large format)
  • Advanced work with digital high resolution printing
  • Ability to remain organized and work efficiently under pressure

ART EXHIBITS

ARTE DE ENID (Feb – April 2013) Rincon, PR
Exhibit features a collection of local artists. Two digitally printed photographs shown.

THE TREMENDOUS FAMILY (Feb 2011) Austin, TX
Exhibit featured a collection of local photographers. Six digitally printed photographs shown.

STILL AND STILL MOVING (Dec 2010) San Marcos, TX
Exhibit featured a collection of local artists. Ten digitally printed photographs shown.

SABINALIA (Feb 2008) San Marcos, TX
Juried photography exhibition. One gelatin-silver print shown.

HUNGARIES (April 2005) Houston, TX
Juried photography exhibition for young artists. Two gelatin silver prints shown.

AWARDS

NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC AWARDS (2005) Cypress, TX
Alliance for Young Artists and Writers Contest. Received a Silver Metal for photography portfolio

HAL FULGHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (2005) Cypress, TX
Juried competition. Scholarship awarded for fine art photography portfolio.

COMMERCIAL FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY

ARF OF RINCON (May 2013) Rincon, PR

Volunteer Lead Photographer. Photographed street animals to help get them adopted. Managed all post-shoot editing and sizing. Photographs used on the web and marketing material.

MARGARET GOMEZ CAMPAIGN, TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONER (March 2011) Austin, TX

Campaign Photographer. Directed and photographed all direct mail and marketing photos for the primary and general election. Digital albums were created to allow campaign staff to seamlessly integrate photographs in all digital and print collateral. Blue Roots Strategies, the political consulting firm managing the campaign, stated the Direct Mail campaign was the primary reason the Commissioner was re-elected.

FOR GOODNESS SAKE NATURAL FOOD STORE (March 2009) New Braunfels, TX

Director and Lead Photographer. Directed and photographed a series of marketing photos for a local food store. Maintained full creative control over staging, lighting, and direction of store employees and company

ADAM’S EXTRACT (June 2008) Gonzalez, TX

Lead Photographer. Responsible for photographing, lighting, and staging of bulk spice goods for use in marketing and tradeshow collateral. Managed and processed all post-production digital media while working directly with Adam’s Extract’s Creative Director at Ammo Advertising LLC.