Education

New Jersey Institute of Technology                                                               Moore College of Art & Design
Newark, New Jersey                                                                                         Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Master of Architecture                                                                                       Bachelor of Fine Arts  

Other Education / Residencies

      Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Artist-In-Residency.  Assisi, Italy                                                                                   2016

      University of the Arts, Certificate in Digital Photography.  Philadelphia, PA                                                      2014

  Non-Profit Experience

      Awamaki – Ollantaytambo, Peru                                                                                                                           2014
         Documented the impoverished Quechua women weavers living in remote mountains of Peru.
         The photographs were used by the non-profit Awamaki, in their marketing materials
         and annual report, to illustrate the programs and the women who benefitted from them.

      C.H.A.I. – Darjeeling, India                                                                                                                                    2012
         
Documented the women working on tea plantations in Darjeeling, India. The photographs
         were used by C.H.A.I. (Community Health and Advancement Initiative), a non-profit under
          Mercy Corps, which provides aid to the tea plantation workers and their families.

      Global Language Project - New York, NY                                                                                                             2011
          
Photographed various fund-raising events and student programs. Global Language Project
          provides the opportunity to learn a second language at the elementary school level, in
          underserved public schools in the U.S.

      American Red Cross - Princeton, NJ                                                                                                            2010 - 2011
          
Documented families receiving services from the Red Cross after a disaster; photographed
          various fund-raising and awards events.

Awards / Recognitions

  • Graduated Valedictorian, Cum Laude - Moore College of Art & Design
  • Darjeeling Tea Estate, my exhibit of the tea plantation workers in India was selected
         as a "Highlight of 2012" by Social Documentary Network
  • Peruvian Weavers, my exhibit of the Quechua women weavers of Peru was selected to honor
         women on International Women's Day 2016 by Social Documentary Network 

 Professional Membership

      American Society of Media Photographers