Fine Art Photography

Chicago, IL


Education

2018:
Master of Fine Arts: Photography, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2014:
Bachelor of Science: Art Education and Photography, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Lorenzo de Medici University in Florence, Italy (2013)


2018
Rewind: Works by Rebecca Griffith, Allen Moore, and Antoinette Viola, Glow Dance Studio, Chicago, IL
Fresh Out, MFA Solo Exhibition, Gallery 215, De Kalb, IL

Solo &
Small Group
Exhibitions


Selected Exhibitions

2018:
We Like Small Things v.2, Filter Photo, Chicago, IL
Pride and Prejudice: Gender Realities in the 21st Century
, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Nitty-Gritty, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Second Annual Arts Convocation, Unpacked Mobile Gallery, De Kalb, IL
To The Highest Bidder, Backspace Gallery, De Kalb, IL

2017:
MFA Preview Exhibition, NIU School of Art and Design Chicago Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
Winter Convocation, Egyptian Theatre, De Kalb, IL

2016:
Why Are You Here?, Zhuo B Art Center, Chicago, IL
Heatstroke, Gallery 215, De Kalb, IL
Selected Exhibition, President's Home at Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
 
2015:
Confluence, Gallery 215, DeKalb, IL
Selected Exhibition, President's Home at Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
 
2014:
Transubstantiation, Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy
 
2013:
Coffee House Show, The CoffeeHouse and Deli, Normal, IL
The Art of Teaching, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, IL
Student Annual Show, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, IL
      “Best in Show” scholarship recipient; “Friends of the Arts” scholarship recipient
 
2012:
Student Annual Show, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, IL


Publications/ Press

2018:
Fresh Out, Northern Illinois University, https://commons.lib.niu.edu/handle/10843/17896

Ike, Lauren. “Nitty-Gritty Coming to ARC Gallery.” The Odyssey Online, 27 Mar. 2018, www.theodysseyonline.com/nitty-gritty-coming-to-arc-gallery.

2017:
Through Rose Colored Lenses, OURS Photo Magazine's Online Gallery, www.oursphotomag.com

Featured Photographer: Antoinette Viola, Murder Moss Motel series. Blog feature on vvisions.co.uk, by Nathan Woodman

2015:
Find Rangers Camera ClubIssue #8: Grit and Grain, Find Rangers Camera Club, San Francisco, CA Publication

2014:
Transubstantiation, Newspaper Publication, Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy


Awards/
Grants

2018:
John X  Koznarek Fund (Full Academic Year), Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2016-2017:
Fine Arts Graduate Assistant Scholarship, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2015-2016:
Fine Arts Graduate Assistant Scholarship, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2013:
Best in Show Scholarship, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Friends of the Arts Scholarship, Illinois State University, Normal, IL


Gallery Experience

2018
Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL

2017
Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA


Educator Experience

2018:
Teacher of Record for undergraduate ARTD 313 (Beginning Photography: DSLR and Adobe Photoshop), Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2017:
Teacher of Record for undergraduate ARTD 313 (Beginning Photography: DSLR and Adobe Photoshop), Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
Teacher Assistant for undergraduate ARTD 413 (Intermediate Traditional Photography: Darkroom), Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2016:
Teacher of Record for undergraduate ARTD 313 (Beginning Photography: DSLR and Adobe Photoshop), Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2014-2015:
High School Art and Photography Teacher (full time), Park Ridge, IL
Digital Photography 1-3, Darkroom Photography 1-4, Art 1-4, Design and Materials 1-3

2014-present:
Middle School Art Teacher (summer school), Park Ridge, IL
Digital Photography and Art for grades 4-8