IRVINE ART MUSEUM: “HEAVENLY HORSES 2000 Years Years of Chinese & Japanese Equine Art” Catalog Project. Contact James Irvine Swinden: 949-244-2358. Principal Photographer in charge of documenting museum artifacts for catalog publication. Published through the Joan Irvine Smith Asian Art Collection. Spring 2014  ISBN 978-0-692-21352-0

THE KNOHL COLLECTION: January 2014 - Present. Contact Carol Eastman: 714-309-701 New and exclusive photographer in charge of photographing the private Art collection of Dr Howard Knohl. The Knohl Collection is a assemblage of hundreds of paintings and thousands of decorative art objects that span centuries and cross continents. With over 80,000 pieces, it includes a wide variety of art forms rarely seen in any single private collection.

NELLIE GAIL MOULTON FAMILY TRUST: LEGACY PROJECT: January 2104 - Present. Contact Jared Mathis: 202-236-1530  Exclusive photographer documenting the landscape paintings of the late Nellie Gail Moulton. Images to be used for family and museum archives.

RON DIER STUDIOS: PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE: IN HOUSE PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHER Spring 2013 to Present. Contact Ron Dier: 714-534-1266 . In house photographer providing creative and fine art imagery of hi-end furniture and home accessories. Images are created for web content and design archive. 

INSTRUCTOR: PROFESSOR of DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: Laguna College of Art and Design Fall Semester 2012, Fall Semester 2013, Spring Semester 2014, Scheduled for Fall 2014. Contact Catharin Eure; Chair of Graphic Design: 949-376-6000

SANDOW MEDIA  LUXE INTERIORS + DESIGN MAGAZINE: Editorial Portraiture. Summer 2012 - Present Contact Olivia Lambert: Photo Director at Sandow Media 561-869-1267  Photographer contracted to photograph designers and business owners for the “Style Makers” features in their work and studio environments.

CONDE NAST PUBLISHING: ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST October 2011 - Present. Contact Jennifer Lanzarone: 646-413-0031 . Photographer assigned to west coast events for Architectural Digest: Candid and editorial portraiture, event documentation.

THE BOWERS MUSEUM of  CULTURAL ART: In-house  photographer summer 2011 - present. Contact Chief Curator: Julie Lee: 714.567.3600   Nancy Johnson; Director of Marketing and Branding: 714.567.3600. Photographer in charge of documenting exhibits and special events: VIP black tie galas, orchestral and other musical and cultural performances.

ELIZABETH TURK: 2011 MAC ARTHUR FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENT 2008- Present Contact Elizabeth Turk: 917-679-6225   Personal photographer / collaborator providing images for catalog production and international media. Working in studio capturing editorial / action portraits and production of art work. Directing studio shoots to create museum quality reproductions of finished work for Hirschl & Adler Modern in NY, NY.

ORANGE COAST COLLEGE: Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion Fall 2008- Summer 2011.  Contact Andrea Harris: 714.812.6678   Photographer in charge of documenting all exhibits and events for catalog and promotional materials. Other responsibilities: Gallery administration assistance, art handling, art installation, and curatorial assistance. Published Through Orange Coast College: Impact: The Big Print Show (Art’s Pavilion Press) 2009 John Paul Jones: A Retrospective (Art’s Pavilion Press) 2009

LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN  Fall 2008- present Contact Executive Assistant to Academic Deans; Kerri Redeker: 949.376.6000  Documentation of annual special events, and art reproduction photography for catalog and promotional materials.

LAGUNA BEACH ART MUSEUM  Fall 2008- present Contact:  Curator of Exhibitions; Grace Kook     Anderson 949.494.8971  Director of special events: Sara Strozza:     949.494.8971 x219  Documentation of special events, museum &     exhibitions for catalog and promotional materials. Published through Laguna Art Museum: Collecting     California: Selections from the Permanent Collection (Typecraft Wood and Jones) 2009

WOLLNER DESIGN STUDIOS: REST Magazine, COLOR & AROMA Magazine Fall 2007- present.  Contact Owner & Creative Director: Michael Wollner 714.264.7336  Principal editorial photojournalist providing creative content for feature magazine stories, marketing campaigns, web development projects, and product & advertising photography.

GRAND CENTRAL ARTS CENTER and CAL STATE UNIVERSITY FULLERTON:  October 2005-October 2011.  Contact Tracy Gayer: 714.768.1047   Andrea Harris: 714.812.6678,   Principal photographer/photojournalist and editor/archiver assigned to all event documentation: Gallery openings, performances (theatre/music, etc.), community events, fashion shows etc.Catalog’s published through Grand Central Press:  Free Trade Ensambladura; Maximo Corvalan, 2006 Delusionarium; Group Exhibition, 2006 Progress; Michael Davis & Stephen Moore, 2007 Exorb: And One Day We Didn’t Have to Breathe; Laurie Hassold, 2007 Beautiful Mutants; Mark Mothersbaugh, 2008 Primordial Images of a Modern Mystic; Myron Conan Dyal, 2008  Humana Ex Machina; Group Show, 2008  The Contempt Mandala; Richard Turner, 2008 Allegedly; Hugh Brown, 2009  Domestic Departures, Group Exhibition, 2009 Redefining the Line; Art Nouveau and the Female Figure, 2010, Suggestivism; Group Exhibition, 2010, The Curiosities of Janice Lowry, 2010

SCION UNITED Sept 2006 - August 2008. Contact Division Director: Karen DaVanzo: 503.297.2506. Principal photographer for SCION arts division and traveling exhibitions. Contracted to photograph, sculptures, paintings, and other various works of art for advertising design, catalogs, and other promotional materials.

PACIFIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA EUROPEAN TOUR March 17th - 30th,  2006 Assignment: Exclusive photojournalist on the inaugural European Tour of the Pacific Symphony of Orange County. Responsible for documenting a thorough and artistic representation of “life on tour” through nine major European cities. The resulting body of work was published as a catalog and distributed internationally, as well as featured daily in the Arts section of the Orange County Register and on MSNBC during the run of the Tour.

LAGUNA LIFE AND PEOPLE MAGAZINE: June 2005-August 2007, Contact Editor: Ray Wyman:     714.997.3808   Principal photojournalist assigned to monthly lifestyle stories     of outstanding members of the community; Capturing, in a candid manner, the daily lives and routines of     people in home, work, and in the studio.

[seven-degrees] ART’S AND EVENTS GALLERY: LAGUNA BEACH, CA June 2004-August 2005. Contact Director: Dora Wexell 949.376.1555 dora@seven-degrees.comPrincipal Photographer and provider of creative content for web and advertising materials, as well as wedding and event promotions. Active engagement in daily shoots of events, patrons, and resident artists at [seven-degrees]. Ongoing collaboration with owner / architect to document the interplay of architecture, natural and staged lighting, and venue decor that changed weekly. Other responsibilities: Photo editor/archiver, content writer for website and press releases, media/press liason, event rigging (lighting/sound) editing of photo archive.

FREELANCE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER: 2000-present. The experience of being a wedding     photographer working in a photojournalistic style has been invaluable in my development as a professional.  Creativity, spontaneity, and adaptability to any given situation are the skills I have developed over the years.  Being a good wedding photographer means having the ability to read any combination of people and     environment, and transform it into a photographic ideal.

EDUCATION Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, California, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Summa cum Laude Drawing and Painting 1999


Group Exhibitions:

F+ Gallery: Stones Throw Art Show, May 2014

Mount San Antonio College: Sense & Sensibility II,  November 2013

Laguna Beach Art Museum: California Underground,  February 2013

Orange Coast College / Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion: Photo Environment,  September-October 2010

Grand Central Arts Center: 100 Artists See Satan,  June-August 2010

Grand Central Arts Center: 10 Grand Years,  February 2009

Orange Coast College / Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion: Natural Connections, November-December 2008

Grand Central Arts Center: Our Place; Graduate Residents Show,  December 2007

[seven-degrees] Laguna Beach: Laguna College of Art and Design Alumni Exhibit, 2006

[seven-degrees] Laguna Beach: Vorstellen Collective / Group Show,  July 2004

[seven-degrees] Laguna Beach: Vorstellen Collective / Group Show,  April 2002