EDUCATION

2015                       Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Atlanta, Georgia

                               Master of Fine Arts in Photography

2012                       Old Dominion University (ODU) Norfolk, Virginia

                               Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Print Media

EXHIBITIONS

2016                       True Blue, Center for the Visually Impaired Fundraiser, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

                               Persona, deFINE ART, Laney Contemporary Fine Art, Savannah, GA

 2015                      Views of Portraiture, Group exhibition Mason Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA

                               Persona, Group exhibition Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA                               

                               Invisible to Others, Solo Thesis Exhibition, Trois Gallery Atlanta, GA

                              Transforming Community: Disability, Diversity, and Access, Westbeth Gallery National Women’s Caucus for Arts, juried exhibition, NYC, NY.

 

2014                       Open Studio, juried exhibition, SCAD, Atlanta, GA

                               Parallax Error, Group Exhibition, Atlanta Photography Group (APG) Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

                               Bokeh Collective, TULA Complex MOCA GA, Atlanta GA

                               Out To Launch, Savannah College of Art and Design Portfolio Review, Atlanta GA

 

2013                       Choice, NCWCA National Juried Exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                              Open Studio, juried exhibition, Savannah College of Arts and Design, Atlanta, GA

                              BOSSNews Auction, Atlanta GA.

                              Yesterday I Was Clever, Blue Shoes Collective, Big House Gallery, Atlanta GA

                              Gala Art Auction, National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta GA

                              Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists, Juried Exhibition, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.

 

2012                      Open Studio, juried exhibition, SCAD, Atlanta, GA

                              Exposed, Solo Exhibition, Old Dominion University Perry Library Norfolk, VA

                              Genesis, Peninsula of Fine Arts (PFAC) juried exhibition, Newport News, VA

                              5th Annual Old Dominion University Student’s Juried Exhibition, The Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries, Norfolk, VA

                              Senior exhibition, The Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries

                              Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA

 

2011                       Annual Scholarship, Juried Exhibition, The Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries Norfolk, VA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2014                      The Hair Commandments, cover imagery, Atlanta, GA

                             Uncovered Magazine, Spring Issue 3, pg 8-9. Atlanta, GA

2013                     P85 Magazine, Color of Beauty Fall Issue, Atlanta, GA

                            SCAN, SCAD Atlanta, Student Magazine, Vol. 5 No. 1, Winter edition (pg. 6,8,10)

2012                    Friends of the Libraries Newsletter, review of Exposed exhibition in Mace And Crown Vol. 54 Issue 24 and in Norfolk, VA.

2011                     XXL Magazine, HipHop on a Higher Level, Hampton Roads, VA       

AWARDS

2012-2015           Savannah College of Art and Design, academic scholarship award, Atlanta, Georgia.

2012                    Old Dominion University, Graduate Cum Lade Norfolk, VA

2008                   The Daily Press, Editor’s Choice Photography contest, Yorktown, VA

 

EMPLOYMENT

2016                    Freelance Digital Retoucher, Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA

                           Freelance Photo Assisting, Production Assisting, Creative Tutoring, Atlanta, GA

                           Stephanie M. Eley Photography LLC, independant photography business

2015                   Gwinnette Technical College, Photography Professor, Lawrenceville, GA.

                           Care.com, Peter Kottke, Household Worker, Atlanta, GA.

2014                   Tripp Lake Camp, Film Photography Counselor, Poland, ME.

                           Jarrel Williams, studio apprentice, Atlanta, GA

2013                   Fay Gold Gallery, gallery internship, Atlanta, GA

                          Lab technician, 2,500 square ft. photography studio, digital labs, dark rooms. Atlanta, GA

2012                  Chrysler Museum of Art, Judith Braun’s Lead photographer/videographer documenter for “Diamond Dust” live exhibition at Norfolk, VA

2011                   USA Discounters Annual Event, Maersk’s new naval ship drop.  Norfolk, VA

                         Virginia Toy and Novelty Co. product photographer, Virginia Beach, VA

 

TECHNICAL

Software           Adobe Photoshop CC, CS6, Adobe Bridge CS6, Light Room CS6

                         Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Hardware         Canon and Nikon digital systems, Canon and Pentax 35 mm Film systems

Lighting            Profoto/Elinchrom/Alien Bee/Broncolor Lighting Systems and Speed lights