EDUCATION

MFA, Photography, Savannah College of Art & Design, 2005
BS, Technical Photography, Appalachian State University, cum laude, 2002

Teaching APPOINTMENTS

2016-present   Part-Time Faculty, Department of Art, Boise State University, Boise, ID
2014-2015        Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2012-2014        Instructor, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2006-2010       Assistant Professor of Art, Shorter College, Department of Fine Arts, Rome, GA
2006                 Adjunct Professor of Art, Shorter College, Department of Fine Arts, Rome, GA

Related PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-present   Creative Services Manager, Office of Communications and Marketing, Boise State University, Boise, ID
2011-2014        Director of Creative Design and Communications, Enrollment Services, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2010-2011        Associate Director of Communications, Office of Admissions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2010                 Assistant Director of E-Recruitment, Office of Admissions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2002-2003     Assistant Photographer, Michael Harrison Photography, Charlotte, NC
2002-2003     Assistant Photographer, Dustin Peck Photography, Charlotte, NC
2000-2002     Photo Lab Monitor, Department of Technology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016    
SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition | Juror: Aline Smithson, | Red Rock Resort’s Cherry Nightclub, Las Vegas, NV

2015    
Photo Shoot (Open Theme) Exhibition | Juror: Todd Johnson | Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
5th Annual Exposure Award Exhibition – The Body Collection | Digital Display at the Louvre Museum, Paris

2014    
SPE South Central Juried Member Exhibition | Murfreesboro Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro, TN
*Positive Negatives, Selected works of Crystal McBrayer, Lindsy Barquist, and Kat Wilson | The Depot, Fayetteville, AR

2013
SPE South Central Juried Member Exhibition | College of the Mainland Art Gallery, Texas City, TX
Visiting Artists & Adjunct Faculty Exhibition | Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR
A Collaboration - Nothing Ventured/Nothing Gained Group Exhibition | Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
F Stop: A Collaborative Photography Exhibition | LalaLand Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2012
*Southern Landscapes | BHK Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2010
*Southern Landscapes | The Art Place, Marietta, GA

2007
*Crystal McBrayer & Rob McDonald | Arnold Gallery, Rome, GA
*Solo Exhibition | Blue Sky, Cartersville, GA

2006
Legacy Fine Arts Show | Cartersville, GA

2005
Silverworks 2005 | May Poetter Gallery, Savannah, GA
*Tactile Expansion | MFA Thesis Exhibition, la galerie bleue, Savannah, GA
A Gathering of the Minds | Group 404, Studio 220, Savannah, GA

2004
Juried Student Exhibition | Starland Contemporary Center for Art, Savannah, GA
3rd Annual Instant Gratification Polaroid Show | desotOrow Gallery, Savannah, GA

2002
Juried Student Exhibition | Appalachian State University Fine Arts Gallery, Boone, NC

2001
Large Format Show | Appalachian State University Fine Arts Gallery, Boone, NC

*Solo, two, or three artist exhibitions

Bibliography

"Birds, Bones and Other Living Things" | Artist interview on Muybridge's Horse, 2015
"Specimen #24: Artifact of Investigation" | Chosen for The Body Collection, Exposure Award Books, 2015
Cover Image and Design | All In: Expanding Access Through Nationally Competitive Awards, McCray, Suzanne (Editor), The University of Arkansas Press, 2013
"String Field" | Silverworks, 2005

GRANTS & AWARDS

2013     SPE South Central Adjunct Faculty Assistance Grant
2008    Shorter College, Faculty Travel Grant

CONFERENCE/Professional PRESENTATIONS

2017   
Workshop in Non-toxic(ish) Processes, SPE Northwest Regional Conference, Corvallis, OR
Creative Brand Alignment, Panel Discussant, Message and Marketing Summit, Boise State University, Boise, ID

2016   
Possibilities in Non-toxic(ish) Processes, SPE Northwest Regional Conference, Seattle, WA
Integrating the Smartphone into Photographic Curriculum, Panel Discussant, SPE National Conference, Las Vegas, NV 

2015   
Possibilities in Organic Photographic Methods, SPE Northwest Regional Conference, Portland, OR 

2014    
The Continuing Democratization of Photography: Smart Phone Media, Panel Discussant, Mid-America College Art Association Conference, San Antonio, TX
Organic, Non-Toxic Dying and Toning Workshop, Engaging Possibilites, SPE South Central Regional Conference, Murfreesboro, TN
Communication Design Strategies, Presentation for Graduate Enrollment Services Course, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2013    
A Brief History and Demonstration of the Anthotype Printing Process, Refining Humanity: Photography & Empathy, SPESC Regional Conference, Houston, TX
Anthotype Workshop, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Communication Design Strategies, Presentation for University Relations, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2012     Engaging Students with Design, Presentation for Graduate Enrollment Services Course, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2011     Facilitating an online academic scholarship application and letter of recommendation campaign in Connect, Hobsons University Conference, Baltimore, MD
2010    Advanced Educational Uses of Social Networking, Shorter College
2009    Incorporating Social Networking into the Educational Setting, Shorter College
2008    Moodle Applications Faculty Workshop, Shorter College
2007    Artist Lecture, Arnold Gallery, Rome, GA

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2008    “Mechanisms: Not Known,” Jennifer Jenkins, Arnold Gallery, Rome, GA
2007    “In Between the Dust,” Joanna Knox and Mandy Springer, Arnold Gallery, Rome, GA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Boise State University - Senior Studio Seminar
University of Arkansas - Graduate Photography, Photography 1, Digital Photography, Professional Development
Shorter College - Photo 1 (Black & White Photography), Advanced B&W, Alternative Processes, Digital Photo, Advanced Photography, Digital Imaging 1, Web Design for Artists, Advanced Digital Imaging, Fiber Arts 1, Professional Practices, Art Appreciation, Art Appreciation - Sequential Arts, Art Survey 1, Art Survey 2, American Art, Modern Art, Post-Modern Art
SCAD (TA) - Digital Imaging 1, Digital Printmaking, 3D Fibers

Professional SERVICE

2017
NW Treasurer – Society for Photographic Education
SPENW Conference Regional Planning Committee
SCAD Alumni Advisory Board, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

2016
NW Treasurer – Society for Photographic Education
SPENW Conference Regional Planning Committee
Portfolio Reviewer – SPE National, Las Vegas, NV
Portfolio Reviewer – SPE Northwest, Seattle, WA
SCAD Alumni Advisory Board, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

2015
NW Treasurer – Society for Photographic Education
Portfolio Reviewer – SPE National, New Orleans, LA
Search Committee Member – Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Recruitment Committee – Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Advisor to Student Photo Club, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
SCAD Alumni Advisory Board, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

2014
Search Committee Chair – Associate Director for Information Management, Office of Admissions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Recruitment Committee – Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Homepage Website Redesign Committee – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Web Content Committee – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Web Masters Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Social Media Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Web Governance Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
SCAD Alumni Advisory Board – Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

2013
Search Committee Chair – Assistant Director of Digital Communications, Office of Admissions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Search Committee Member – Assistant Director for Nationally Competitive Awards, Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Search Committee Member – Associate Director for Orientation, Office of Admissions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
MFA Brown Bag Discussion – Artist Resources, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Guest Artist – BFA Critiques, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Recruitment Committee – Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Homepage Website Redesign Committee – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Web Content Committee – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Web Masters Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Social Media Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Web Governance Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2012
Web Governance Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Social Media Committee Member – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Search Committee Member – Regional Director of Advancement, Advancement Division, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Guest Artist – BFA Critiques, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2011
Social Media Group – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Guest Artist – BFA Critiques, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2010
Regional Conference Volunteer – SPE South Central Regional Conference, Fayetteville, AR
Guest Artist – BFA Critiques, Department of Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Provost's Advisory Council on Assessment Policy and Review, Shorter College, Rome, GA
TLTR (Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable) Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
General Education Assessment Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Media Advisory Board, Shorter College, Rome, GA
President, Shorter Art Association, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Arts in Medicine Advisory Board, Rome, GA
Shorter Scholars Program Interview Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Faculty Artistic Advisor for The Chimes, a literary and art publication, Shorter College, Rome, GA

2009
Provost's Advisory Council on Assessment Policy and Review, Shorter College, Rome, GA
TLTR (Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable) Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
General Education Assessment Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Atlanta Celebrates Art Volunteer, Atlanta, GA
Portfolio Reviewer, SPE Southeast Conference
Media Advisory Board, Shorter College, Rome, GA
President, Shorter Art Association, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Arts in Medicine Advisory Board, Rome, GA
Shorter Scholars Program Interview Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Faculty Artistic Advisor for The Chimes, a literary and art publication, Shorter College, Rome, GA

2008
Provost's Advisory Council on Assessment Policy and Review, Shorter College, Rome, GA
TLTR (Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable) Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
General Education Assessment Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Media Advisory Board, Shorter College, Rome, GA
President, Shorter Art Association, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Arts in Medicine Advisory Board, Rome, GA
Shorter Scholars Program Interview Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Faculty Artistic Advisor for The Chimes, a literary and art publication, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Juror, Pine Log Arts Festival, Pine Log, GA
Atlanta Celebrates Art Volunteer, Atlanta, GA

2007
TLTR (Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable) Committee, Shorter College, Rome, GA
President, Shorter Art Association, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Arts in Medicine Advisory Board, Rome, GA

2006
Portfolio Reviewer, SPE Southeast Conference
President, Shorter Art Association, Shorter College, Rome, GA
Arts in Medicine Advisory Board, Rome, GA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Photographic Education – current member (since 2002)
Mid-America College Art Association – current member
Atlanta Photo Group – member 2005-2010