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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

Additional Studies

2022

Picture Editing – Mountain Workshops, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY US

2013    

DSLR Storytelling – Brian Kaufman | Maine Media Workshop, Rockport, ME US

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

2022-Current

Adjunct Professor – Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN US

2009-15

Assistant Professor – Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, TN US

1995-2009

Adjunct Instructor – Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN US

2007

Graduate Teaching Assistant – East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

1995-1996

Adjunct ProfessorLincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN US

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

Solo Exhibitions

2022

One Season – Mildred Haun Conference, Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN US

Selected Group Exhibitions

Ongoing

Looking at Appalachia – West Virginia University Libraries, Morgantown, VA US

2022

One Two Five Anniversary Art Exhibit – Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN US

2021

Knoxville Photo 2021, Emporium Center Juror: Joe Longobardi, Knoxville, TN US

2020

Dolly: Positive/ Negative 35 Exhibition – Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University,

             Johnson City, TN US

2017

Our Appalachia Community & Innovations I – Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University,

             Johnson City, TN US

Our Appalachia Community & Innovations II – Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State      University, Johnson City, TN US

Looking at Appalachia – Taylor Books, Charleston, WV US

Looking at Appalachia – Scarborough Library, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV US

Looking at Appalachia – Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, North Carolina US 

2016

Looking at Appalachia -Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, WV US  

Looking at Appalachia – Covington Gallery, Radford University, Radford, VA US

Looking at Appalachia – Wheatley Center Media Arts Gallery, Robert Morris University,

            Moon Township, PA US

Looking at Appalachia – Valade Gallery, Adrian College, Adrian, MI US

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,

NC US

Arts at the Airport – Arts in the Airport, Fall 2015, McGhee Tyson Airport: Juror: Stephen Wicks, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN US

Looking at Appalachia – Blue Ridge Business Development Center, Sparta, NC US

Looking at Appalachia – Spartanburg County Public Libraries, Spartanburg, SC US

Knoxville Photo 2021, Emporium Center Juror: David Simchock, Knoxville, TN US

2014

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

Knoxville Photo 2014 – Emporium Center Juror: Joe Longobardi, Knoxville, TN US

2013

ONWARD Compé 2013 – Project Basho Juror: Mark Steinmetz, Philadelphia, PA US

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

2012

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

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

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

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 Counsel, Johnson City, TN US

Marks: Graduate Student Exhibition – Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

 Photographs – Tipton Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2007

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

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          

Mockingbird Exhibit – Slocomb Art Galleries, East Tennessee State University,

Johnson City, TN US

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                                   

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

The Bank Show – Johnson City Arts Council, 2004, 2003, 2002, 1999, 1998, & 1997

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

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

Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition – Dogwood Arts, Knoxville, TN US   

1986

Honolulu Magazine December– Pacific Basin Communications, Honolulu, HI US

1982                                         

Graduation Exhibit – Abraham Lincoln Museum, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN US

Juried Portfolio Reviews

2013

Project Basho – Peter Barberie, Stephen Perloff and Chris Gianunzio, Philadelphia, PA US 

2012

Atlanta Celebrates Photography – Brett Abbott, Arnika Dawkins, Paul Stanek, and Chip Simone, Atlanta, GA US 

2010

Atlanta Celebrates Photography – Susan Todd-Raque, Stella Kramer, Sylvie Fortin, Laura Moya, and Paula Tognarelli, Atlanta, GA US

Grants | Awards

2020

Selected as a Critical Mass 2022 Finalist – Photolucida, Portland, OR US

2006

Graduate Students Research Grant Award – East Tennessee State University, Johnson City,

TN US

Students Honors Exhibit – Honorable Mention, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

Mockingbird – Honorable Mention, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN US

2002

Johnson City Arts Council – Award of Merit, Johnson City, TN US

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

Inter-Service Photography Competition – Naval Support Mid-South, Best of Show, Millington, TN US

1986

Honolulu Magazine December – 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 #19Anthology of Appalachian Photographers – Underwood, David & Susan. Jefferson City, 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

Visiting Artist – Mars Hill University, Mars Hill, NC US

2003

Visiting Artist | Polaroid Transfer Alternative Process – East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN US

2011-15

Faculty Senate – Pellissippi State Community College                               

Faculty Advisor – Ultimate Frisbee Club, Pellissippi State Community College

2013-15  

Martin L. King Committee – Pellissippi State Community College

Faculty Co-Advisor, Photography Club – Pellissippi State Community College

2010  

Faculty Advisor – Student Chapter of American Institute of Graphic Artists, Pellissippi State Community College   

Reviewer – Tested Tegrity and Camtasia Relay teaching software, Pellissippi State Community College