EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Arts

University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California, 2004

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 2000

EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS:

2011 Face to Face: The Changing Face of Portraiture, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

2010 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washinton D.C.
16th Juried Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
National Competition Exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washinton D.C.
DAWG: Portraits from Echo Park, (Solo Exhibition) Bandit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art Exchange Public Portfolio Viewing, College Art Association, Los Angeles, CA

2008 Juried Photography Invitational Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
Animals in Photography, lecture by Stephen Perloff, James A. Michener Art Museum, Dolyestown, PA
powerHouse Portfolio Review, powerHouse Books, Brooklyn, New York
Rocky Road, Lincoln Road Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida
National Portfolio Review, Center, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Work in Progress, 18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA
2006 Mensaje Latino, 555 Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
2005 Ladyfest, Voz Alta, Downtown San Diego

2004 Vanilla Bomb, California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art
Dog Days of Summer, UCR/California Museum of Photography
Supersonic, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
Couple (solo exhibition), Herbert Marcuse Gallery, UCSD
Pasale, Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana Mexico

2003 9th Floor Relocation Project, Beverly Hills, California
FIU Alumni: 25 Years of Photography, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Miami
Proofs: Evidence, Experiment and Record, Marcuse Gallery, UCSD

2002 Love Hotel, Pillow Lavas Collective, San Diego, California
Open Studios, Visual Arts Facility, UCSD
Casual and Familiar, (Solo Exhibition) Herbert Marcuse Gallery, UCSD

2001 Current Work, (Solo Exhibition) Now Art, Hollywood, Florida
Free Forum, University of Miami, Florida
Optic Nerve II, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
An Independent Film Expo, The Wallflower Gallery, Dwntwn Miami

2000 Optic Nerve, Museum Of Contemporary Art, North Miami
Annual Student Show, The Art Museum, FIU
BFA Exhibition, The Art Museum, FIU
Performance Space 742, Little Havana, Miami

AWARDS:

2010 3rd Place People's Choice Award, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
2009 Finalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
2008 Finalist, Photographer's Forum Magazine: 28th Annual Spring Photography Competition
Jurors Choice, Juried Photography Invitational Exhibition, Monmouth Museum
2006 Selected Participant Critical Mass Portfolio Review, national competition
2004 Russell Foundation Grant
2003 Elected member of admissions committee, UCSD MFA Program
2001 Full Tuition Scholarship, Visual Arts Department, UCSD
2000 1st Prize Indifest2000 Film Festival, FIU

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2008/09 Adjunct Professor of Photography, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
2006/07 Digital Photography Instructor, Belmont High School, Los Angeles
2005 History of Photography Readership for Roberto Tejada
2004 Introduction to Media Teaching Assistant to Jordan Crandall
Beginning Photography Teaching Assistant to Amy Jorgenson
2003 Adjunct Professor of Photography, Southwestern College, Chula Vista
History of Cinema Teaching Assistant to Jean-Pierre Gorin
Contemporary Digital Art Readership for Amy Alexander
2002 History of Photography Readership for Grant Kester
Beginning Photography Teaching Assistant to Danielle Michaelis
Beginning Photography Teaching Assistant to Fred Lonidier
2001 History of Cinema Teaching Assistant to Leslie Stern