American, b. 1986, Waterloo, Iowa based in Jacksonville, Florida.
Columbia College Chicago
2005-2007 Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography
Harrington College of Design
2007-2008 Chicago, Illinois
Associate of Applied Science in Photography
2019 Every Woman Biennial Group Exhibition Los Angeles, CA
2012 Smash Box Studios "Face Off" Group Exhibition Los Angeles, CA
WORKSHOPS & RESIDENCIES
2019 Photographer Alec Soth presented by FOTOFILMIC storytellling workshop in Vancouver, Canada.
GRANTS & AWARDS
2018 Community First Cares Foundation presented by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Grant Winner
2019 Edible Magazine “Sharley Smith”
2018 Edible Magazine “Farmers’ Markets”
2018 Flaming Magazine "Made in full bloom."
2018 Void Magazine "Arts: The Bigger Picture."
2017 Jacksonville Magazine "Space Available."
2016 Flamingo Magazine "Little Red Corvette."
2016 Flamingo Magazine "War and Peace."
2016 Perversion Magazine "Press Play."
2016 Perversion Magazine "The Ghost Songs I've Recorded in Lavilla."
2016 Flavor Magazine "New Flavor Feature."
2015 Astonish Magazine "The Carmen Lips."
2014 Disfunkshion Magazine "Jillian Rose Reed, Making It Awkward."
2013 Disfunkshion Magazine "Whitney Eve Port."
2013 Disfunkshion Magazine "Castles Made of Sand."
PUBLIC TALKS, PANELS AND PRESS
2018 I Heart Media apple podcast interview by Cox Media Group.
2018 Liquid Social NYC featured digital interview.
2018 Panel Discussion participant at Camp Climp Creative Women's Conference, New Liberty, Iowa.
2018 Panel Discussion participant "Why Jacksonville?" with FGI Fashion Group International private members event, Jacksonville, Florida.
2018 First Coast Connect radio interview with NPR station WJCT Jacksonville, Florida.
2017 Feature Interview with Babes Who Hustle Digital Media Community.
2017-Thriving in Your Passion: The Intersection of Art, Tech & Entrepreneurship panel discussion at Space 42 Jacksonville, Florida
TEACHING AND VISITING ARTIST
2018 Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida. (Artist Talk)
2009 Adjunct Photography Instructor Black Hawk College, Davenport, Iowa.
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICE
2019-St Mark's Episodical Day School Annual Art Gala Artist Curator Jacksonville, Florida.
2016-2018 Museum of Contemporary Art Contemporaries Board Member Jacksonville, Florida.
2017-2018 Art & Technology Summit Board Member Jacksonville, Florida.