Last updated July 2016. Please contact me for a more up-to-date one!

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EDUCATION

2012-expected Fall 2016
BFA in Progress: Major: Art & Design-Photography; Double Minor: Art History and Religious Studies; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), Milwaukee, WI

2012-2013
Uncompleted BFA: Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), Milwaukee, WI

2008-2012
Mounds View High School (MVHS), Arden Hills, MN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

June 2016 - July 2016
Studio RM, Intern, London, England, United Kingdom

December 2015 - present
UWM Focus Photography Club, Focus Officer, Milwaukee, WI

October 2015 - present
Golden Key Honour Society - UWM Chapter, Secretary Officer, Milwaukee, WI

July 2015 - present
Freelance, Photographer and Production Designer, Milwaukee, WI

October 2014 - present
UWM Peck School of the Arts Black and Gold Committee, Milwaukee, WI

September 2014 - present
UWM Photography Lab, Technician, Milwaukee, WI

January 2016 - May 2016
UWM Research Assistantship with Joseph Mougel, Milwaukee, WI

October 2015 - May 2016
The Creative Trust, Photographer, Milwaukee, WI

WORKSHOPS AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

June 2016 - July 2016
Dream Careers, London, England, United Kingdom

April 2016
UWM Visioneers, Milwaukee, WI

April 2016
UWM Kenilworth Open Studios Tintype Portrait Workshop, Milwaukee, WI

March 2016
Society of Photographic Education (SPE) National Conference, Las Vegas, NV

September 2015 - present
UWM Classroom Assistantship for Introduction to Photography, Classroom Assistant, Milwaukee, WI

January 2015 - present
UWM Studio Assistantship with Joseph Mougel, Studio Assistant, Milwaukee, WI

January 2015 - May 2015
UWM Supplemental Instruction with Christopher Willey for Art 118 - Digital Arts: Culture, Theory, & Practice Lab, Supplemental Instructor (SI), Milwaukee, WI

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of
           Nebraska–Lincoln City
           Jurors: Deborah Luster, Nicole Pietrantoni, and Shoko Teruyama

UWM Fine Arts Club 'Duomo' Publication Release Show, Lucky Cat Gallery                         

3rd Annual UWM Focus Photography Club Juried Exhibition, Gallerie M
           Juror: Christy Karpinski

Kenilworth Open Studios, Kenilworth Square East, UWM

43rd Annual Juried Show, Union Art Gallery, UWM
           Jurors: Nirmal Raja, Eddee Daniel, and Keith Nelson

Junior Scholarship Competition, Arts Center Gallery, UWM


2015
Young Space’s Remote View: A Pop-Up Show, Green Bay, WI, Main Street Commons
           Jurors: Claire Abitz and Kate Mothes

Focus Fest Flash Juried Show, UWM Focus Photography Club Focus Fest, UWM, Milwaukee, WI
           Jurors: Kyle Seis and Sarah Stankey

Crossing Over Show, Union Art Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

42nd Annual Juried Show, Union Art Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI
           Jurors: Tia Richardson, Jamal Currie, and Andrea Avery

Sophomore Pop-Up Show, Kenilworth Square East, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

2nd Annual UWM Focus Photography Club Juried Exhibition, Gallerie M, Milwaukee, WI
           Juror: Kyohei Abe

Sophomore Scholarship Competition, Arts Center Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI


2014 
Kenilworth Open Studios, Kenilworth Square East, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

41st Annual Juried Show, Union Art Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI
             Jurors: Anna Helgeson, Patrick Smyckzek, and Shalina Ali

First Year Exhibition, Union Art Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

FILM PROJECTS

March 2016 - May 2016
Gemütlichkeit - By Grant Brown, Art Consultant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

September 2015 - May 2016
Eyes on You - By Travis Rademacher, Production Designer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

January 2015 - August 2015
Dear Coward on the Moon - Shaky Balloon Productions’ Project written by Carol Brandt, Assistant Art Director, Wisconsin, United States

October 2014 - December 2014
Kyrie - UWM Student Film Project By Grant Brown and Samuel Kasper, Production Designer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
UWM 68th Student Film and Video Festival - Official Selection - Premiere

November 2014
(untitled)
- UWM Student Film Project By Daniel Larson and Katy DeZellar, Production Designer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

UWM 67th Student Film and Video Festival - Official Selection - Premiere

2013
Gai - Independent UWM Student Film Project by Blair Wright; Still Photographer, Publicity, Set Designer, Boom Operator; Wisconsin, United States
Cannes 2014 - Short Film Corner - Premiere

HONORS

2016
Elsa Ulbricht Scholarship recipient
         
SURF Grant recipient for Research Assisting with Joseph Mougel, Spring 2016


2015
Photographer's Forum magazine's 36th Annual College & High School Photography Contest - Finalist

P.S. Burn This Note…, public art project on UWM campus
          -Precious Lives Podcast Interview ‘Should Guns Be Allowed Inside Campus Buildings?’
          -Featured on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WUWM 89.7, and WNOV 860AM
          -Article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about part of the project 
being stolen

Katy says ‘Join Focus’, 2015 photo
          -Advertisement for the 2015 Annual Focus Fest by UWM Focus Photography Club

Mind Series ‘Untitled (Mind #8)’, 2015 photo series
          -'Untitled (Mind #8)' used as advertisement for the Crossing Over Show at UWM Union Art Gallery
          -'Untitled (Mind #4)' featured in the Third Annual Publication 
of 'Duomo,' made by the Fine Arts
                       Club.
          -'Untitled (Mind #4)' featured in Best of College & High School Photography 2016 Book made by
                       Photographer’s Forum magazine

Untitled (Chain #2), 2014 photo series
          -1st Runner-Up Winner for 42nd Annual Juried Show
          -UWM Union Art Gallery Audio Archive Interview
          -UWM Union Art Gallery’s Permanent Art Collection
          -Permanent Installation in UWM Union’s Fireside Lounge

UWM Student Housing Administrative Council (SHAC) Scholarship recipient

Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Dorothy G. and Ruth M. Smith Scholarship recipient

UWM Dean’s List, Spring 2013 - present

OTHER ACTIVITIES

October 2014 - present
UWM Peck School of the Arts Black and Gold Committee - Photography representative

September 2014 - present
UWM Focus Photography Club, Officer

August 2014 - present
UWM Interdisciplinary Arts Club - One of the founding members

January 2014 - present
Golden Key International Honour Society at UWM - Secretary Officer

January 2014 - present
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars at UWM

2015 - 2016
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

2012 - 2013
UWM Honors College