Harvard University. Museum Studies and Photography Courses, Cambridge, MA. 2002-05.
New York University. Steinhardt School of Art, Education, and Community Practice. NY, NY. 1993-94.
Tufts University/School of Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA. Painting and Printmaking, BFA. 1985-1990.
CURATORIAL, ARTS ADMINISTRATION, and NEW MEDIA
Lead Producer, Virtual Reality
Ship in the Woods, Escondido, CA.
Create concept and treatment. Manage budget. Lead creative team to produce virtual reality project about High Place Phenomenon. Project being considered for the 2017 Without Walls Festival produced by the La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego.
Film and New Media Curator, ArtPower Film at UCSD
Founder, ArtPower Filmatic Festival at UCSD
UC San Diego. San Diego, CA.
Founder and director of award-winning film program for ArtPower at UCSD. Founder and director of ArtPower Student New Media Festival and Annual Filmatic Festival. Managed budget for film and arts programming including the ArtPower Filmatic Festival and student engagement. Managed student staff. Created film related experiences including guest speakers, films, and interactive experiences such as immersive video and performance, virtual and augmented reality events, food and music. Created campus and community partnerships to foster educational opportunities through film screenings and film production. Collaborated with artists, scientists, filmmakers in a multi-disciplinary environment to present work at the intersection of science, cinema, and technology. Curated multi-media, public art, and plastic arts. Liaised with artists, performers and agents. Prepared and executed artist contracts. Built donor relationships for funding film programming. Designed and executed annual programming assessments. Performed monthly public speaking presentations.
Film Festival Juror
Oceanside International Film Festival (Short Films) 2011
San Diego Jewish Film Festival (Joyce Forum Short Films) 2015
UC San Diego ArtPower Student Film Festival (Short Films) 2008-2016
TEACHING: Photography and Multi-media Instructor
UCSD. Practicum (co-instructor): Multi Arts Management in Pedagogy and Practice. Spring 2016.
UCSD. Media Sketchbook. Fall 2014.
UCSD/High Tech High Media Arts. Practicum (instructor advisor): Edgeland Futurism. Spring 2013.
UCSD/High Tech High Media Arts. Practicum (co-instructor): Filmmaking: Narrative and Authenticity. Spring 2013.
UCSD/High Tech High Media Arts. Practicum (co-instructor): Filmmaking: Narrative and Authenticity. Spring 2012.
UCSD Super Computer Center: Teacher Tech Series. Spring 2011.
UCSD Super Computer Center: Photoshop for Teens. Summer 2011.
UCSD Extension. Environmental Portraiture, Narrative Photography, Portfolio Building, Digital Photo 101, Portraiture. 2009-2016.
Managing Editor, International Organization
Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.
Produced peer-reviewed international relations journal, managed office and finances, directed freelancers, served as liaison between board members and editors, created and managed annual budget and editorial reports, executed monthly statistical analyses of manuscript flow, implemented and maintained web-based submission system for authors and reviewers, and designed and managed intranet.
New Media Producer
iVillage. NY, NY.
Edited video segments, designed and produced interactive health and entertainment components for major women’s web (www.ivillage.com), and managed New Media department.
Senior Editor, Health
iVillage. NY, NY.
Directed team of health information producers and writers for a major women’s web site (www.ivillage.com), wrote promotional pieces for health website, designed interactive tools, wrote and edited feature articles.
New Line Cinema: The Hub @ America Online (AOL). NY, NY.
Produced weekly web segments for various online “shows” such as Live Girl. Tasks included photo editing, creating interactive tools, writing code, and designing AOL pages.
Hachette Filipacchi. NY, NY.
Produced online segments for America Online such as Car and Driver and Popular Photography. Tasks included interactive content creation and photo editing.
New Media Editor
@radical.media. NY, NY.
Produced weekly web segments for online “shows” for young adults. Tasks included web design, writing code and photo editing.
PHOTOGRAPHY: SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Executive Board, A Ship in the Woods. July 2016- Present
Advisory Board, High Tech High Media Arts. June 2016- Present
Advisory board co-chair, Outside the Lens. June 2014-2016
MS Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Editing, Lightroom
Calit2/QualComm Institute 2014
Calit2/Qualcomm Institute 2015
Calit2/Qualcomm Institute 2016
La Jolla Light 2016
La Jolla Light 2016
Riviera Magazine 2014
Riviera Magazine 2016
San Diego Reader 2012
San Diego City Beat 2014
San Diego Union Tribune 2008
San Diego Union Tribune 2014
San Diego Union Tribune 2016
The Independent 2015
Times of San Diego 2014
UCSD Extension 2013
UCSD Extension 2014
UCSD News 2014
UCSD News 2015
UCSD Visual Arts
UCSD Alumni Magazine
Available upon request