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Education

2012               Certificate of Achievement, Woman’s Initiative Simple Steps Program, San Jose, California

2008              Master of Fine Art: Photography, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

2004             Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art, Photography, California State University,

                     San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California

2000             Associate of Arts & Associate of Science: Mathematics and Sciences,

                       Riverside Community College, Riverside, California

Experience

2014-currently Adjunct Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, Hartnell College, Salinas, CA

2014              Photography Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, Intermediate Photography:

                       Portrait Photography, Introduction to Adobe Lightroom, Landscape Photography, San Jose

                       Learning Center, San Jose, CA

                       Wedding Photographer, Gettin’ Hitched Studio, Santa Cruz, CA

2013              Boudoir Photographer, Bottoms Up Photography, Santa Cruz, CA

Freelance Photographer, Product Photography, Photojojo.com San Francisco, CA

                       Freelance Photographer, Product Photography, Design Octaves, Santa Cruz, CA

Photography Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, Intermediate Photography,

                       Portrait Photography, Introduction to Adobe Lightroom, Landscape Photography, San Jose

                       Learning Center, San Jose, CA

                       Photography Tutor, Private Instruction, San Jose Learning Center, San Jose, CA                         

2012              Photography Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography: Travel Photography, San Jose

                       Learning Center, San Jose, CA

   Wedding Photographer, Gettin’ Hitched Studio, Santa Cruz, CA

   Freelance Photographer, Montgomery’s Barber Shop Calendar, Santa Cruz, CA

                        Artist Lecture, Introduction to Video Art, Instructor Greg Mettler, Cabrillo Community

                        College, Santa Cruz, CA

2011                Photography Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography: Travel Photography, San Jose

                        Learning Center, San Jose, CA

            Artist Lecture, Introduction to Digital Photography, Instructor Greg Mettler, Cabrillo

                        Community College, Santa Cruz, CA

2008             Artist Panel Lecture, Framing an Identity (with Clifford Pun and Margo Jones), Society for

Photographic Education-West Conference, San Francisco, CA

                        Organizing Assistant to Curator Nomi Talisman, “Show Starts on the Sidewalk- An Outdoor

Screening Series, part of Intervene! Interrupt! Rethinking Art as Social Practice”,

                        University of Santa Cruz Art Intervention Conference, San Jose Event, San Jose, California

Instructor of Record, Photo 40: Beginning Digital Photography, Spring 2008, San Jose  

                        State University, San Jose, CA

2007              Adjunct Professor, Photo 40: Beginning Digital Photography, Fall 2007, San Jose State 

                        University, San Jose, CA

                        Teaching Assistant, Image and Idea with Valerie Mendoza, Spring 2007, San Jose State

University, San Jose, CA

2006             Teaching Assistant, Color Photography with Reed Estabrook, Fall 2006, San Jose State           

University, San Jose, CA

2002-2005  Freelance Photographer, Skinnie Magazine, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

Exhibitions            (solo shows marked with*)

2018                 *The Source Project, A Solo Show, Miss Mae’s House of Beauty, Santa Cruz, CA

                Artists as Teachers, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

2017                Color: Photography Now, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

                2017 International Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

                Nasty Woman, Gallery 3, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AK

                 Nasty Woman, Russell Fine Arts Gallery, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AK

2014                Hartnell Faculty Show, Hartnell College Gallery, Hartnell College, Salinas, CA

2010               Women About Women: A Broad Introspective Retrospective, Blue Door Gallery,

                        Yonkers, New York

2009              The Hot Dog Project (Street Performance), invited artist by San Jose Institute of

                       Contemporary Art, The 2nd Annual SubZero Art Festival, San Jose, California

Lift Off 2009, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California

2008              *What Nourishes Me Destroys Me, MFA Thesis Show, Gallery 2, San Jose State

                       University, San Jose, California

                       Inspiration: Multi Media Film Festival, Society for Photographic Education West Conference,

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California

                       New Work Studio Reception, “Fine Art Video Shorts”, 2016 Sunset Photographic Art Studio,

Pacific Grove, California

                       Come Out and Play, “Supermasochist”, organized by Sheree Rose, Apexart Gallery, New York,

New York

                       React, a Social Happening Around Performance, Art and Community Interaction, “The     

                       Hot Dog Project”, Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Company, Santa Cruz, California

                       San Jose State Archival Lounge, Creative Lunch, University of Santa Cruz Art Intervention

Conference, Santa Cruz, California

                       Show Starts on the Sidewalk- An Outdoor Screening Series, part of Intervene! Interrupt!                

Rethinking Art as Social Practice, University of Santa Cruz Art Intervention Conference, Santa

Cruz, California

                        Show Starts on the Sidewalk- An Outdoor Screening Series, part of Intervene! Interrupt!

Rethinking Art as Social Practice, University of Santa Cruz Art Intervention Conference, San

Francisco, California

                        *A Series of Performance Videos, Black Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

                        Best of ATA Film and Video Festival, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, California

2007              ATA Film and Video Festival 2007, Artist Television Access, San Francisco, California

I Have a Friend Like Her, Women Center, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

*Skin Deep, Black Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

Awards

2008              Catherine Urban Scholarship, San Jose State University, Graduate Program

2004              California State University, San Bernardino, Photography Program

                       35th Annual Student Art Show-Award in Fine Art Photography

2003              California State University, San Bernardino, Photography Program

                        34th Annual Student Art Show-Award in Documentary Photography

Publications

2018               Exhibition Catalog, Artists as Teachers, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA

2016               Basket Case Magazine, Issue 2

2014               Santa Cruz Pin Ups Calendar 2014

2013               Show Class Magazine, Issue 21, Volume 4

2013               Delicious Dolls Magazine, Volume 15, April 2013

                        Classy Keen Magazine, Issue 6, June 2013, Bottoms Up Photography

2012               Montgomery’s Barber Shop Calendar, Bottoms Up Photography, Santa Cruz, CA

2010              Adam Wright Publications, Contributing Photographer, Fourth Edition.

2008             Erin Goodwin-Guerrero, “Here Come the Candidates, ATC Offers Some Promising                             

Previews Of The MFA Candidates”, ArtShift San Jose, www.artshiftsanjose.com

2007              Mike Everleth, “2007 ATA Film and Video Festival”, Bad Lit, Underground Films and Indie

Comics:It’s All Good, www.badlit.com, October 2007

2005              Warped Tour: Pomona, CA,  Skinnie Magazine. August 2005, Issue 7 Vol. 4. pp. 42.

                         The Rebirth of Pauly Shore and The Death of The Weasel,  Skinnie Magazine. July 2005,

                         Issue 6 Vol. 4. pp. 40.

2004              Hobbits and Metal Hair, Skinnie Magazine. December 2004, Issue 11 Vol. 3.  pp. 16.

                         The Vandals: Age is Just a Number/ Michael MooreManntis, Skinnie Magazine.

                         November 2004, Issue 10 Vol. 3. pp. 18/28/52.

                         Al Borda Skin Industries, Skinnie Magazine. October 2004, Issue 9 Vol. 3. pp. 33.

                        Vendetta Red, Skinnie Magazine. January 2004, Issue 12 Vol. 3.  pp.