Vitae

Vitae
Education
M.F.A. 2004 PhotographySavannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

B.A. 1996 EnglishArmstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia

A.A.S. 1992 EducationGeorgia Military College, Kingsland, Georgia

Areas of Specialization: Analog, Alternative and Digital Photography
Minor Study: Music and Film Theory

Professional Experience
2010-
Associate Professor of Photography and Digital Imaging, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana (tenured)

2007-2014
Program Director, Studio Art, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2004-2010
Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Imaging, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2002-2003
Teaching Assistant, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, Introduction to Photography

1999
Adjunct Faculty, Valdosta State University, Kings Bay Campus, Kingsland, Georgia, Developmental Studies

Solo/’Small Group’ Exhibition Record (solo shows marked with an asterisk)
2015*
Mercurial Attraction: Recent Works, Lupke Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

*Travels in Plastic, Artlink Contemporary Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

2014
*Insidious Charms, Gallery G, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana, Invited

2013
*Through the Glass Nightly, Wunderkammer Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited (catalog)

*Through the Glass Nightly, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana, Invited

Plastic Fantastic Toy Camera Extravaganza, Feature Gallery, Artlink Contemporary Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Curator and Participant

2010
*Through the Glass Nightly, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited (catalog)

2008
The Alphabet Show, SOMA Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Phantasmagoria & Other Miscellaneous Artifacts, Fort Wayne Chamber, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Elements of Photography, John Jellico Gallery, Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO, Invited

2007
Toy Boxes: The Art of the Plastic Camera, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Educational Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, Invited

2006
Over the Edge, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, Georgia, Juried

Feminine Documentation: A Motherlode Exhibition, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Spring 2006 Exhibition, 237 Space Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, Juried

*7th Street Gallery, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, Invited

2004
*Insidious Charms: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Savannah Collegeof Art and Design, Cabaret Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2002
*Madwoman in the Attic, Half Moon Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2000
A Fistful of Photographs: New Work from Group 490, A.T. Hun Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, Invited

Selected Group Exhibition Record
2015
21st Annual Juried Show: Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts, Juried (catalog)

Alternative Processes, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, Juried (catalog)

Curious Camera: Extra-UN-Ordinary, ArtsEye Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, Juried, Honorable Mention

University of Saint Francis Faculty Exhibition, Crestwoods Fine Art, Roanoke, Indiana, Invited

Texas Photographic Society Alternative Processes Competition, Options Gallery at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas, Juried (catalog)

Soho Photo Krappy Kamera Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, New York, Juried

2014
Somerville Toy Camera Festival, Washington Street Art Center, 321 Washington Street, Somerville, Massachusetts, Juried (catalog)

AP Studio Art Invitational Exhibition 2014, Utah Arts Alliance, Salt Lake City, Utah, Invited

Fort Side Story, Wunderkammer Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

2013
Lots of Little Art, Artlink Contemporary Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried, Honorable Mention Award

AP Studio Art Invitational Exhibition 2013, The Alvin Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, Invited

The Edges of Night: Dawn and Dusk, Online Annex, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, Juried

Another Way of Seeing, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, Louisiana, Juried

Piecemeal, Wunderkammer Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Methods (Alternative), The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, Virginia, Juried (catalog)

2012
Fort Wayne 1x1: A Community Art Project, Wunderkammer Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Co-Director and Participant

9th Regional Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

Iphoneography, Rebekah Jacobs Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, Juried

2011
FemInUs: A Motherlode Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

The Kinsey Institute 2011 Juried Art Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, Indiana, Juried (purchase award)

2010
Alternative Process Competition, SOHO PHOTO Gallery, New York, New York, Juried

Three Rivers Invitational, John P. Weatherhead Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Pixels to Plates, Featured Artist, Pacific Northwest Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, Invited

2009
Lots of Little Art, Artlink, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

The Travel Show, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Juried

The Struggle Within, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Juried

Big Ideas in Small Packages: A Motherlode Exhibition, Jeffrey Krull Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

A Million Little Pictures, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Open

Being Gay: A Visual Dialogue Between Straight and GLBT Artists, Second City Council for the Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juried

2008
Pixels to Plates, International 2008, Pacific Northwest Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, Juried

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, Open

7th Regional Exhibition, Artlink, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

Photo Midwest: A Seven State Photography Competition, University of Wisconsin, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, Juried (Purchase Award)

2007
Texas Photographic Society 16: The National Competition, Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, Texas, Juried

Stacked: Artwork Inspired by Reading Material, Motherlode Group, Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

14th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Jasper Arts Center, Jasper, Indiana, Juried, Best in Show

Bike Shop: Imagination on Wheels, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, Invited

Women’s Works 2007: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Northwest Area Arts Council, Crystal Lake, Illinois, Juried

“I” The Self-Portrait, The Darkroom, New Orleans Center for the Photographic Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Juried

Fort Wayne Photographers, Artlink, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

Renewal: Celebrating Art and Community, Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

2006
Photo Midwest: A Celebration of Photography, The Center for Photography at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, Juried, (purchase award)

2006 Digital Open, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IllinoisPlaces We Call Home

2006 Photography Exhibition, Northwest Cultural Council, Barrington, Illinois, Juried

Sister Cities International Exhibition, Plock Photography Society, Zielinski Library, Plock, Poland, Invited

2-D-2 Exhibition, Energy Gallery, Online Exhibition, Juried

National Women’s Art Exhibit, ISU Women’s Studies Program, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, Juried, Merit Award

Pen and Brush Inc. Juried Photography Exhibition, Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, New York, Juried

2005
Photo Spiva 2005, George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, Missouri, Juried, (purchase award)

Photowork `05, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, Juried

2005 Bethesda International Photography Competition, Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, Juried

2004
Fort Wayne Photographers Exhibition, Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Art-a-Ment Exhibition, Cinema Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Invited

Artlink 5th Annual Regional Exhibition, Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juried

2003
Slow Exposures: An Exhibition of the Southern Landscape, Pike County Historic Preserve, Zebulon, Georgia, Juried

Outside the Box: Manipulated Art, Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, Maryland, Juried

Illuminance 2003, Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, Texas, Juried (purchase award)

The Manipulated Image, Fredericksburg Art Association, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Juried

13th Annual: Faces of Woman Exhibition, Las Vegas Arts Council, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Juried

2002
Silverworks, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, Juried (catalogue)

Expressions of Womanhood, St. Louis Artist’s Guild, St. Louis, Missouri, Juried

2nd Biennial First to See the Light 2002: An International Alternative Processes Photography Exhibition, Quay School of Art, Wanganui, New Zealand, Juried

30th Annual Juried Exhibition, Larson Gallery Guild, Yakima, Washington, Juried, (purchase award)

Alternate Visions: New Work in Alternative Processes by Savannah Photographers, Café Metropole, Savannah, Georgia, Juried

2001
Savannah College of Art and Design Pin-Up Show, Society for Photographic Education, National Conference, Savannah, Georgia, Invited

Bibliography
2014
Whatzup Magazine, ‘Beauty in the Broken’ feature article, profile with photographs, Volume 18, Number 55, pages 4 and 7.

2013
Fort Wayne Monthly Magazine, Scene, Volume 11, Issue 8, August 2013, page 8.

Fort Wayne Monthly Magazine, Casa, continued, Volume 11, Issue 6, June 2013, page 20.

f-Stop Magazine, Juxtaposition Group Exhibition, Issue 57, February-March 2013.

2012
Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age, Second Edition by Bob Hirsch, Focal Press, Page 14f.

2011
Elements of Photography, Second Edition by Angela Faris-Belt, Focal Press, Pages 250-251.

2010
American Photo, ‘On the Wall’, July/August 2010, page 30.f-Stop Magazine, Group Show, Issue #39, February 2010.

2009
Fort Wayne Monthly Magazine, ‘Welcoming and Watching: Cara Lee Wade’, profile with photographs, Volume 7, Issue 10, October 2009, pages 32-35.

Fort Wayne Reader, ‘This One’s for the Ladies’, profile with photograph, August 25, 2009 (14-15).

Art Calendar Magazine, Contributing Writer, Volume 23, Number 7, July/August, page 6.

2008
Elements of Photography by Angela Faris, Focal Press, Pages 296-299.

2007
Fort Wayne Reader, Exhibition announcement with photograph, November 2, 2007 (14-16).

Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age by Bob Hirsch, Focal Press, Page 14.

2006
Fort Wayne Woman Magazine, ‘To Inspire the Female Artist’, profile with photographs, March/April 2006, V2.2, (47-48).

Fort Wayne Reader, Artist Gallery, profile with photographs, April 6, 2006, (6).

2005
Enjoy Entertainment Guide, exhibition announcement with photograph, Poughkeepsie, New York, March 2005

2004
Queens of the Silver Screen, AIDS Charity Calendar, proceeds to benefit Savannah, Georgia First City Network

2002
Black and White Photography Magazine, Reader’s Gallery, Issue 16, December 2002, 18-19.

CYMK Magazine, Issue 17, February 2002, 34.2000
Creative Loafing, profile with photograph, Savannah, Georgia, January 8, 2000.

1999
Calliope: Journal of Art and Literature, Volume 16, 44 and 96.

Awards/Honors
2012
4th Quarter, 2011 Photography Contest, Runner Up, The Forward Thinking Museum, Online, Juried

2011
1st Annual Artlink Visual Arts Award for Photography, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Voted

2006-7
CAES, Center for Artistic and Cultural Development Grant, Fort Wayne, Indiana

1998
Lillian Spencer Award for Art, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia

Artist in Residence
2007
Lillian B. Smith Center for Creative Arts, Artist Residency Program Clayton, Georgia

2006
Journeypeople Residency Program, Elsewhere Organization, Greensboro, North Carolina

Visiting Artist Lectures/Workshops Taught
2014
Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
Visiting Artist

2013
Manchester University VIA Lecture Series, North Manchester, Indiana
Featured Speaker: Genesis of Personal Work

2012
Walter Payton College Preparatory, Chicago, Illinois
Workshop: Conceptual Contemporary Photography

University of Saint Francis, Staff Development Day, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Digital Photos 101 – Take Better Pictures

2011
IAAP, Indiana Association of Administrative Professionals, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Digital Photography 101

2010
Artlink and Fort Wayne Museum of Art Summer Workshop Series, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Photoshop Basics

CAP Grant, The Outdoor Gallery: I am Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Digital Photography and Design

2009
PBS, FWMA and ACPL present Art 21: Transformation, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Discussion Panel (Art 21)

Artlink and Fort Wayne Museum of Art Summer Workshop Series, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Cyanotype and Vandyke Brown

CAP Grant, The Outdoor Gallery: Images of Our City, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Digital Photography and Design

2008
Artlink, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Understanding Photography in the Digital Age

University of Saint Francis, Alumni Workshop Series, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Digital Photos 101 – Take Better Pictures

Artlink and Fort Wayne Museum of Art Summer Workshop Series, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Photoshop Basics

CAP Grant, The Outdoor Gallery: Images of Our City, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Workshop: Digital Photography and Design

2007
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Art Scene, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Genesis of Personal Work

Artlink and Fort Wayne Museum of Art Workshop Series, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Documenting Artwork

Boys and Girls Club of America, Fort Wayne, Indiana Chapters
Workshops: Basic Camera and Darkroom

Artlink and Fort Wayne Museum of Art Workshop Series, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Slide & Digital File Making

2006
Fort Wayne Camera Club, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Year End Photography Awards and Critique

Fort Wayne Artist’s Guild, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: Documentation Techniques

2005
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Lecture: 50 Years of Aperture Photography

2004
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Panel Discussion: The Value of Modern Art

2003
Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GeorgiaLecture: 19th Century Photographic History

2002
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
Lecture: 19th Century Photographic History

Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia
Lecture: Genesis of Personal Work

Juried/Judged
2014
Allen County Public Library: Teen Photography Competition, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Salt Lake City, Utah

2013
Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Salt Lake City, Utah

Scholastics Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2012
Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Salt Lake City, Utah

Scholastics Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2011
Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Cincinnati, Ohio

New Haven United Methodist Church presents: Photos of Faith Photography Competition, New Haven, Indiana

2010
Photography Exhibition, Honeywell Center for the Arts, Wabash, Indiana

Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Cincinnati, Ohio

Fort Wayne Camera Club: Year End Photography Contest, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Scholastics Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2009
New Haven United Methodist Church presents: Photos of Faith Photography Competition, New Haven, Indiana

Bright Night Photography Competition, Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Cincinnati, Ohio

2008
New Haven United Methodist Church presents: Photos of Faith Photography Competition, New Haven, Indiana

Village at Winona Lake Art Fair, Winona Lake, Indiana

Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Louisville, Kentucky

Scholastics Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Boys and Girls Clubs of America Fine Arts Show, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2007
Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, Louisville, Kentucky

2006
Advanced Placement (AP) Reader, The College Boards, New Jersey

New Haven United Methodist Church presents: Photos of Faith Photography Competition, New Haven, Indiana

First Annual Village at Winona Student Art Show, Winona Lake, Indiana

2006 Creative Arts Council Community Photography Exhibition, Creative Arts Council Gallery, Bluffton, Indiana

Scholastics Regional High School Art Competition and Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Professional Presentations
2014
Faculty Motivated Change, National Academic Advising Association Midwest Regional Conference, Madison, Wisconsin

2013
Making Progress: Moving from Theoretical Training to Practical, One Institutions’ Implementation of the Title III Grant, National Academic Advising Association Midwest Regional Conference, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Permanent Collections
•Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah Georgia
•University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Union Galleries, Madison, Wisconsin
•Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
•University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana
•The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction, Bloomington, Indiana

Related Affiliations
•Member SPE (Society for Photographic Education)
•Member Renaissance in Roanoke Festival Board and Collegiate Chair
•Member Artlink, Fort Wayne, Indiana•Member Artlink Board and Education Committee Chair, Fort Wayne, Indiana
•Member SCAD Alumni Career Network, Savannah, Georgia
•Member Motherlode Women’s Art Collective•Member Fort Wayne Museum of Art
•Member The Feminist Art Project, Indiana Chapter