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Last updated January 2019. Please contact me for a more up-to-date one!

www.katydezellar.com


EDUCATION

2012-2016
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

May 2018 - present
Saint Paul Neighborhood Network - "Generations", Crew and Co-moderator, Inver Grove Heights

May 2018 - present
Town Square Television - "It's a Woman's World" and "Women of the World", Crew and Co-moderator, Inver Grove Heights

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

October 2015 - July 2017
The Creative Trust, Photographer, Milwaukee, WI

September 2014 - December 2016 
UWM Photography Lab, Technician, Milwaukee, WI

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

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

WORKSHOPS AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

October 2016
Society of Photographic Education (SPE) Midwest Conference, Speaker, St. Louis, MO

June 2016 - July 2016
Dream Careers, Intern/Student, London, England, United Kingdom

April 2016
UWM Visioneers, Studio Assistant, Milwaukee, WI

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

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

January 2015 - January 2016 
UWM Studio Assistantship with Joseph Mougel, Studio Assistant, Milwaukee, WI

September 2015 - December 2015
UWM Classroom Assistantship for Introduction to Photography, Classroom 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

2018
One Gun Gone: Thoughts and Prayers are Not Enough Juried Exhibition, Rhode Island for
           Photographic Arts, Providence, RI
           Juror: Boris Bally

2016
Fall 2016 BFA Exhibition, Art Center Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

Residue - Photography BFA Show, Live Artist Studio, Milwaukee, WI

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

Woven Images, Kenilworth Square East, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

SPE Midwest Regional Multi-Caucus Juried Exhibition, McNamee Gallery, St. Louis University,
           St. Louis, MO
           Jurors: Martina Brief, Amy Bautz, Dr. Bradley Bailey, and Deb Douglas

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

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS AND INSTALLATIONS

On This Day (Select Images), UWM Photography and Imaging Print Collection

Untitled (Chain #2), Permanent Installation in UWM Union’s Fireside Lounge, UWM Union Art Gallery’s Permanent Art Collection

FILM PROJECTS

February 2017
Thanatos - Human is Contagious Productions' Film Short by Austin Rogers, Still Photographer,
          Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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

PUBLICATIONS, INTERVIEWS, AND ADVERTISEMENTS

2018
Giordana, Nadia. "On This Day: Photographer Captures Mass Shootings in Unique Way.”
             WINK: Writers in the Know, 8 May 2018, pp. 12–13. <https://www.winkwriters.com/,
             www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1452690>.

“Photography: An Artist At Work.” It’s A Woman’s World, It’s A Woman’s World. Video Interview.
             16 Feb. 2018, Web. <http://www.iawwtv.org/2018/02/16/photography-an-artist-

              at-work/>.


2017
“2016-17 UWM PSOA Student Artist in Residence Ian McKibbon and his friends from
             Eastcastle Place in heated discussion after visiting the Black Cat Alley mural exhibit, in
             which Ian had a painting.” Digital image. The Creative Trust - Milwaukee. The Creative
             Trust - Milwaukee. 2017. Web. <http://creativetrustmke.com/projects/>.

On This Day (Select Images), Club. Duomo Issue No. 4, p. unknown.


2016

Katy says ‘Join Focus’, Advertisement for the 2016 Annual Focus Fest by UWM Focus 
Photography Club.

“Student Mari Marks works with seniors on an adult coloring book project.” Digital image.
               Newswise. Newswise, Inc., 16 June 2016. Web. <http://www.newswise.com/articles/uw-
               milwaukee-arts-students-collaborate-with-older-residents-to-create-and-enjoy-art>.

Untitled (Mind #4), Club. Duomo Issue No. 3, p. 14.


Untitled (Mind #4), Photographer’s Forum. Best of College & High School Photography 2016,
              Serbin Communications, p. 64.


2015
P.S. Burn This Note…, ‘Should Guns Be Allowed Inside Campus Buildings?’ Precious Lives 
Project.
               Podcast Interview. Featured on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WUWM 89.7,
               and WNOV 860AM. Web. <http://preciouslivesproject.org/episodes/should-guns-
               inside-
campus-buildings>.


P.S. Burn This Note…, Article about my project included in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
               9 December 2015. Web. <http://archive.jsonline.com/blogs/news/361339161.html>.


Untitled (Mind #8), Used as the advertisement for the Crossing Over Show at UWM Union Art Gallery.

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


2014
Untitled (Chain #2) Interviews: “Photographing people”; “Imagery and letting it happen”;
              “Process of ‘Untitled (Chain #2)’”; “Features of the ordinary”, UWM Union Art Gallery
               Audio Archive Interview. Web. <http://uagarchive.tumblr.com/search/katy+dezellar>.

HONORS

2016
Speech about series On This Day at 2016 SPE Midwest, St. Louis, MO

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

Untitled (Chain #2), 2014 photo series - 42nd Annual Juried Show -1st Runner-Up

UWM Student Housing Administrative Council (SHAC) Scholarship recipient

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

OTHER ACTIVITIES

October 2014 - 2016
UWM Peck School of the Arts Black and Gold Committee - Photography representative

September 2014 - 2016
UWM Focus Photography Club, Officer

August 2014 - 2016
UWM Interdisciplinary Arts Club "Club" - One of the founding members

January 2014 - 2016
Golden Key International Honour Society at UWM - Secretary Officer

January 2014 - 2016
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars at UWM

2015 - 2016
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

2012 - 2013
UWM Honors College