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Savannah College of Art and Design
, Savannah, GA
Master of Fine Arts in Photography, May 2009
GPA: 3.94 / 4.0

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Professional Photographic Illustration, November 2006

Dokkyo University, Saitama, Japan
Bachelor of Arts in English, March 2004
Courses Related: International Education and Cultural Studies

Award / Grant: 

New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship
2013 Fellow in Photography

Grant to support the Great East Japan Earthquake related Art
Association for Corporate Support for the Arts
Grantee in 2012

Architectural Photographer of the Year, 2012
Photographer of the Year, Finalist, 2012
International Photography Awards

Camera Club of New York Annual Juried Competition
Honorable Mention, 2014

16th Annual “No Dead Artists”, Juried Exhibition

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
(Juror: Eric Shiner – Director of The Andy Warhol Museum)
August 28th to September 28th 2012

Soho Photo National Competition, Juried Exhibition
Soho Photo Gallery
July to August 2012

Arles Photography Open Salon, Juried Exhibition
Galerie Huit
July to September 2012

Combined Honors Scholarship
Savannah College of Art and Design,
June 2007 to May 2009

The Photo Review Competition 2009
Honorable Mention 


Camera Formats; Large / Medium Format, 35mm (Film/ Digital), Adobe Photoshop (Windows/ MAC), Adobe Dreamweaver (Windows/MAC), Photographic Printing (Inkjet/ Black & White & Color Darkroom), Color Management, Film Scanning (Imacon/ Epson), MS Word (English Typing/ Japanese Typing)

Work Experiences: 

(As a Photo editor / Retoucher / Printer)

Newport Jazz Festival 60th Anniversary Program Book (2014)
Book Designer 

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 25 Years Anniversary Book Project (2012)
"In the Spirit of Swing - The First 25 Years of Jazz at Lincoln Center"

Co - Photography Editor / Scanning and Retouching

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Photography Exhibition (2012)
Office of Jazz at Lincoln Center
Retoucher / Printer

Traveling Full Circle (2011)
Photography Exhibition by Frank Stewart
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Retoucher / Printer

(As a Photographer)

Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY
Photography Intern/ (Occasional) Staff Photographer Following Internship
March 2006 to May 2006, May 2006 to Present (Freelance)
-Photograph concerts for their brochures and website

Newport Festivals Foundation, New York NY
(Occasional) Staff Photographer
August 2010 to Present
-Photograph concerts for various publications

Tectonic Theater Project, New York NY
-Photograph Shows
June 2013

El Museo Del Barrio, New York NY
-Photograph Events
November 2010 to Present

New York City Ballet, New York, NY
-Photograph Events
October 2009 to Present

Urban Bush Women, New York, NY
-Photograph Shows and Events
August 2009 to Present

Ballet Hispanico, New York, NY
-Photograph Shows and Events

Photographer / Retoucher / Printer, New York, NY
July 2007 to Present

Savannah Morning News, Savannah, GA
Photography Internship, January 2008 to March 2008
-Various photograph assignment

Savannah Music Festival, Savannah, GA 
Internship / (Occasional) Staff Photographer, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013

Wynton Marsalis Presents Celebrate Jazz!
Benefiting the Rebuild of the Soul of America, New Orleans, LA
Photographer, 2006

Teaching Experiences: 

Teaching Assistant
International Center of Photography, New York, NY 
June 2014 to December 2014

Senior Seminar II (Photography),
Teaching Assistant, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

General Education,
Private Tutor, Saitama, Japan
2000 to 2003

Solo Exhibitions:

"Schools in Tohoku" Sponsored by Nikon

Gallery Civic (Bunkyo Civic Hall), Tokyo, JAPAN
March 2016

“CM (centimeters) to Japan”
Naomi Silva Gallery (Tula Art Center), Atlanta, GA
May 22, 2009 to June 13, 2009

“Music and Dance”
Seasons of Japan, Bistro, Savannah, GA
March 2008 to March 2010

Group Exhibitions: 

NYFA Group Exhibition at McKinsey & Company New York Office

October 18th, 2015 to March 18th, 2016

Savannah College of Art and Design Open Studio, Atlanta, GA
November 13, 2008

“Earthly Objects”
Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA
February 5, 2009 to March 7, 2009

“Street Shots / NYC”
South Street Seaport Museum, New York, NY
December, 2012 to April, 2013

Private Collections:

“Seagulls Following Shrimp Boat”
Judy Lampert, Atlanta, GA

“Congo Square”
“Hank Jones and Joe Lovano at Dizzy’s”
“Todo Tango with ALJO”
“Grand Reunion”
“Harlem Boys Choir”
“Jeff and Wynton”
“Vincent Gardner and Cuban Student”
“Essentially Ellington”
“Wynton Dancing”
Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY