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EDUCATION

2010 MFA | Photography East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.
2001-2002 Graduate Study Vermont College, Montpelier, VT
1985 Army Advanced Photojournalism Course, University of South Carolina,
College of Journalism, Columbia, SC
1982 BA | Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN

FURTHER STUDY
2013 DSLR Storytelling with Brian Kaufman, Maine Media Workshop
2013 Project Basho, Portfolio Review Presented to Peter Barberie, Stephen Perloff,and Chris Gianunzio
2013 Fine Art Inkjet Printing with Kylie Wright
2012 Atlanta Celebrates Photography Juried Portfolio Review
| Presented to Brett Abbott, Arnika Dawkins, Paul Stanek, and Chip Simone
2012 Lightroom Photo Project with Tim Grey, Maine Media Workshop
2011 The Photo Book Workshop with Laurie Shock, Atlanta, GA
2010 Atlanta Celebrates Photography Juried Portfolio Review | Presented to Susan Todd-Raque, Stella Kramer, Sylvie Fortin, Laura Moya, and Paula Tognarelli
2002 Photographing People with Mark Goodman, Arrowmont School of Art
2001 Intimate Portrait with Joyce Tenneson, Maine Photographic Workshop
2000 Documentary Photograph with Mary Ellen Mark, Maine Photographic Workshop
1990 The Photography Teacher’s Workshop with Christopher James & Craig Stevens, Maine Photographic Workshop
1986 The Portrait with Marsha Burns, Honolulu Printmakers Workshop
1982 View Camera & The Fine Print with John Sexton, Maine Photographic Workshop

TEACHING

2009-2015 | Assistant Professor | Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN
2010 Visiting Artist Mars Hill University, Mars Hill, NC
2010 Summer | Instructor Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
1995-2009 Adjunct Instructor Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN
2005 Graduate Teaching Assistant, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2005 Instructor Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
2003 Visiting Artist East TN State University, Johnson City, TN.
1987-1993 Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts Community Workshops. Gatlinburg, TN.

GRANTS and AWARDS

2013 Nominated for the Excellence in Teaching Award, Pellissippi State Community College
2006 Graduate Students Research Grant Award
2002 Arrowmont School of Arts Scholarship Award
1981 Visual Arts Award, Lincoln Memorial University

EXHIBITIONS

Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, West Virginia Libraries, Morgantown, West Virginia, May 2016 – June 2017
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, North Carolina, Nov 2016 – May- 2017
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, The Art Museum at the Covington Center , Radford University, Virginia, March 24 – May 4, 2016
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, West Virginia, May – June 2016
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, October 2-29, 2016
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Wheatley Center Media Arts Gallery , Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pennsylvania February 18 – March 11, 2016
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Valade Gallery, Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan January 12 – February 7, 2016
Juried Exhibition, National Juried Exhibition of 2016, The Emporium Center, Juror: Samantha Andrews. Knoxville, TN February 5-26, 2016
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina at Asheville, Owen Hall, UNCA, Asheville, North Carolina. November 3 – November 17, 2015
Juried Exhibition, Arts in the Airport Fall 2015, McGhee Tyson Airport, Juror: Stephen Wicks, Curator: Knoxville Museum of Art. Maryville, Tennessee. October 2015
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Blue Ridge Business Development Center, Sparta, North Carolina September 19 – October 31, 2015
Juried Exhibition, Knoxville Photo 2015, The Emporium Center, First Place, Juror: David J. Simchock. Knoxville, TN June 5-27, 2015
Group Exhibition, Looking at Appalachia, Spartanburg, South Carolina, May 21 – June 26, 2015
Faculty Exhibition 2014, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN Nov 17-Dec 12, 2014
Juried Exhibition, Knoxville Photo 2014, Juror: Joe Longobardi. Knoxville, TN April 2014
Juried Exhibition, International, ONWARD Compé 2013, Juror: Mark Steinmetz, Guggenheim Fellow | Photography. Philadelphia, PA April 2013
Faculty Exhibition,
Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN Nov 16-Dec 11, 2013
Group Exhibition, Best of 2012, 2 Many Pixels Gallery. Knoxville, TN Dec 2012-Jan 2013
Faculty Exhibition2012, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN Dec 2012
Group Exhibition, Sports Photography, 2 Many Pixels Gallery. Knoxville, TN Jul-Aug 2012
Juried Exhibition, National, Arts & Culture Alliance, Juror: Neely Hyde, Digital Media Artist. Knoxville, Tennessee. Nov 2011
Juried Exhibition, Arts in the Airport Fall 2011, McGhee Tyson Airport, Juror: Dorothy Habel, Professor of Art History and Director of the School of Art at the University of Tennessee, Maryville, Tennessee. Nov 2011
Group Exhibition, Little Pleasures of Life, 2 Many Pixels Gallery. Knoxville, TN Nov 2011, Two Juror’s Awards
Juried Exhibition, Arts in the Airport Spring 2011, McGhee Tyson Airport, Juror: Stephen Wicks, Curator: Knoxville Museum of Art. Maryville, Tennessee. May 2011
Faculty Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. Aug 2010
Group Exhibition, Appalachian People, Johnson City Arts Council, Johnson City, TN. Oct 2008
Group Exhibition, Marks: Graduate Student Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN. Apr 2008
Group Exhibition, Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, TN. Aug 2007
Adjunxtaposition, Group Exhibition, Slocomb Art Galleries, Johnson City, TN. Jul 2007
MFA Exhibition, Slocomb Art Galleries, Johnson City, TN NOV 2007
Group Exhibition, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2007
Group Exhibition, Catron Art Gallery, Morristown, TN 2007, Curator
Group Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN Apr 2006
Mockingbird: ETSU Award Winning Art and Literary Magazine. Honorable Mention 2006
Student Honors Show,Group Exhibition, East Tennessee State University, Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City, TN 2005
Juried Exhibition, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005
Juried Exhibition, Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University,
Johnson City Area Arts Council, Third Place-1997, 1998, 1999,
Award of Merit-2002, 2003, 2004
National Juried Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
1998, 1990 Juror’s Award, 1992, 2002 Scholarship Award
Group Exhibition, Tusculum College, Greeneville Arts Council, Greeneville, TN 1997
Interservice Photography Competition, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, & Coast Guard
Best of Show 1986-1987
Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Magazine, Honolulu, Hawaii 1986 Best of Show

RECENTLY PUBLISHED WORK

Still: The Journal, #19 Fall 2015, Featured Artist, October 2015
Underwood, David & Susan. (2015) Anthology of Appalachian Photographers. Tennessee: Sapling Grove Press
Winston-Salem Journal,
Winston-Salem, NC, June 7, 2014
JPG Magazine Online; Issue 19, 2008 www.jpgmag.com/photos/858439
FiberArts Magazine,
New York, New York Nov/Dec 2007
Mockingbird 2006, ETSU,
Johnson City, TN 2006
Cohen, David, & Smolan, Rick. (2004). Tennessee 24/7. New York: DK Publishing.
Cohen, David, & Smolan, Rick. (2003). America 24/7. New York: DK Publishing.