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EDUCATION

    

 2010       Master of Fine Arts, Photography

                 East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

 2001-02 Graduate Study, Photography

                  Vermont College, Montpelier, VT US

1985         Army Advanced Photojournalism Course

                  University of South Carolina

                  College of Journalism, Columbia, SC US

1982         Bachelor of Arts, Photography                      

                   Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN US

                    Visual Arts Award

 

ADDITIONAL STUDIES

 

2013   DSLR Storytelling – Brian Kaufman

            Maine Media Workshop, Rockport, ME US

2013     Fine Art Inkjet Printing – Kylie Wright

            Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA US

2012     Adobe Lightroom – Tim Grey

            Maine Media Workshop, Rockport, ME US

2009     Digital Printing – John Cone

            East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2002     Photographing People – Mark Goodman

            Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, TN US

2001     Intimate Portrait – Joyce Tenneson

            Maine Photographic Workshop, Rockport, ME US

2000     Documentary Photograph – Mary Ellen Mark

            Maine Photographic Workshop, Rockport, ME US

1990     Photography Teachers Workshop 

            Christopher James and Craig Stevens

            Maine Photographic Workshop, Rockport, ME US

1986     The Portrait – Marsha Burns

            Honolulu Printmakers Workshop, Honolulu, HI US

1982     View Camera & the Fine Print – John Sexton

            Maine Photographic Workshop, Rockport, ME US

 

TEACHING 

     

2009-15    Pellissippi State Community College, (PSCC) Knoxville, TN US

                   Assistant Professor, Photography Department

1995-09    Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN US

                   Adjunct Instructor, Art Department – Photography

2007          East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

                   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Art Department – Photography 

1995-96     Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN US

                   Adjunct Instructor, Art Department – Photography

 

INSTRUCTIONAL WORKSHOPS

2010        Photoshop Essentials, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts,

                 Gatlinburg, TN US

2005        The Color Landscape, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts,

                  Gatlinburg, TN US

1987-93    Black & White Community Photography Classes,

                   Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN US

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Ongoing      Looking at Appalachia, West Virginia University Libraries

                      Morgantown, VA US

2017             Our Appalachia: Community & Innovations I, Slocomb Art Galleries

                      East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2017            Our Appalachia: Community & Innovations II, Slocomb Art Galleries

                     East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2017             Looking at Appalachia, Taylor Books

                     Charleston, WV US

2017            Looking at Appalachia, Scarborough Library

                    Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV US 

2017            Looking at Appalachia, Levine Museum of the New South

                    Charlotte, North Carolina US   

2016           Looking at Appalachia, Carnegie Hall

                    Lewisburg, WV US 

2016           Looking at Appalachia, Covington Gallery

                    Radford University, Radford, VA US 

2016           Looking at Appalachia, Wheatley Center Media Arts Gallery

                    Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA US

2016           Looking at Appalachia, Valade Gallery

                   Adrian College, Adrian, MI US

2016          National Exhibit 2016, The Arts & Culture Alliance

                   Juror: Samantha Andrews, Knoxville, TN US

2015         Looking at Appalachia, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery

                 University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC US

2015         Arts in the Airport, Fall 2015, McGhee Tyson Airport

                Juror: Stephen Wicks, Knoxville Museum of Art,  Knoxville, TN US

2015      Looking at Appalachia, Blue Ridge Business Development Center

               Sparta, NC US

2015      Looking at Appalachia, Spartanburg County Public Libraries 

               Spartanburg, SC US

2015      Knoxville Photo 2015, The Arts & Culture Alliance

              Juror: David Simchock, Knoxville, TN US

2014      Faculty Exhibition, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN US

2014      Knoxville Photo 2014, The Arts & Culture Alliance

              Juror: Joe Longobardi, Knoxville, TN US    

2013     ONWARD Compé 2013, Project Basho

              Juror: Mark Steinmetz, Philadelphia, PA US

2013     Faculty Exhibition, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN US

2012     Best of 2012, 2 Many Pixels Gallery, Knoxville, TN US

2012     Faculty Exhibition, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN US

2012      Sports – New Views, 2 Many Pixels Gallery, Knoxville, TN US

2012      Arts in the Airport, Winter 2012, McGhee Tyson Airport

               Juror: Stephen Wicks, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN US

2011      Arts in the Airport, Spring 2011, McGhee Tyson Airport

              Juror: Stephen Wicks, Knoxville Museum of Art,  Knoxville, TN US

2010     Faculty Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN US

2008    Appalachian People, Johnson City Arts Council, Johnson City, TN US

2008    Marks: Graduate Student Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum

              East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2008     Photographs, Tipton Gallery

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2007     Adjunxtaposition, Slocomb Art Galleries

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2007     McFarlands | One Season, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition

              Slocomb Art Galleries,  East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2006    The Bank Show, Johnson City Arts Council

             Carroll Reece Museum,  East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2006     Mockingbird Exhibit, Slocomb Art Galleries

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2006      Student Honors Exhibition, Slocomb Art Galleries

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2005      New Works, Nelson Fine Art Center, Johnson City, TN US        

2005      New Works, Carroll Reece Museum

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

Multiple  KMA Exhibit, Knoxville Museum of Art

                 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, & 2000

                 Knoxville, TN US

Multiple  The Bank Show, Johnson City Arts Council

                   2004, 2003, 2002, 1999, 1998, & 1997

                  Carroll Reece Museum,  East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

Multiple  National Juried Annual Exhibition,

                 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts – 2002, 1998,1992, & 1990

                 Gatlinburg, TN US

1997        New Works, Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN US

1986-87 Inter-Service Photography Competition, Naval Support Mid-South

                Millington, TN US

1987       Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts

                Knoxville, TN US

1986       Honolulu Magazine 1986, Pacific Basin Communications

                Honolulu, HI US

1982      Graduation Exhibit, Abraham Lincoln Museum

               Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN US

 

 

GRANTS and AWARDS

2006     Graduate Students Research Grant Award,

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2006     Students Honors Exhibit, Honorable Mention

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2006     Mockingbird, Honorable Mention

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2002     Johnson City Arts Council, Award of Merit

              Johnson City, TN US

2002    Scholarship Arts Award,

             Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN US

1997     Johnson City Arts Council, 3rd Place

            Johnson City, TN US

1990   Juror’s Award

           Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN US

1987  Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts

          Best of Show, Knoxville, TN US 

1987 Inter-Service Photography Competition, Naval Support Mid-South

          Best of Show, Millington, TN US

1986 Honolulu Magazine 1986, Pacific Basin Communications

          Best of Show, Honolulu, HI US

1981  Visual Arts Award, Lincoln Memorial University

           Harrogate, TN US

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017      Still: The Journal #24, Special Feature, Berea, KY US

2016      Soul of Athens, Featured Artist, Athens, OH US

2015      Still: The Journal #19, Featured Artist, Berea, KY US

2015      Anthology of Appalachian Photographers, Underwood, David & Susan. Tennessee: Sapling Grove Press 

2014      Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, NC US June 7, 2014

2007     Fiber Arts Magazine, New York, NY US Nov/Dec

2006     Mockingbird 2006,

               East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2004      Tennessee 24/7, Cohen, David, & Smolan, Rick. New York, NY US

                DK Publishing

2003      America 24/7, Cohen, David, & Smolan, Rick. New York, NY US

                DK Publishing

 

LECTURES | VISITS | JUROR 

  

 2017   Bearden High First Friday Annual Art Show, Awaken Coffee Gallery

             Bearden High School, Knoxville, TN US

            Juror

2014   Fabricated Reality – Indie Wrestling, Faculty Lecture Series

            Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN US

2013   Lecturer, Covenant Health Media Team

           Knoxville, TN US

2010  Visiting Artist, Bearden High School

            Knoxville, TN US

2010  Visiting Artist, Mars Hill University

            Mars Hill, NC US

2003   Visiting Artist | Polaroid Transfer Alternative Process,

            East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

 

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION / COLLEGE

2011-15     Faculty Senate, PSCC

2011-15    Faculty Advisor, Ultimate Frisbee Club, PSCC

2013-15     Martin L. King Committee, PSCC

2013-15     Faculty Co-Advisor, Photography Club, PSCC

2010          Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of American Institute of Graphic Artists, PSCC

2010         Reviewer, Tested Tegrity and Camtasia Relay teaching software

 

COLLEGE COURSES

 

PSCC

PHO 1000* Basic Photography

PHO 1100 Advanced Photography

PHO 1200* History of Photography | Classroom & Online

PHO 1700* Introduction to Studio Photography

PHO 2010* Digital Imaging & Workflow

PHO 2060 Advanced Digital Imaging Techniques

PHO 2400* Photojournalism

PHO 2500* Wedding & Event Photography

PHO 2700* Video HD & Still Photography

MDT 2100 Photoshop Essentials | Classroom & Online

* New Course Development and redesigns