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Professional Work Experience

2004-present McCarthy Graphics (Paris, France)
Photographer & Graphic Designer
Specialities include travel photography and fine art photography (including portraits, nudes, architectural and landscape imagery). Graphic design projects include identity packages, annual reports, display graphics as well as photography reproduction (including high resolution scanning, art reproduction and page layout).
2015 American University in Paris (Paris, France)
Photography & Photo HIstory Instructor
Teach digital photography and photo history classes to art and non-art majors.
2010-2014 Wells College-Arts in Paris (Paris, France)
Photography & Photo HIstory Instructor
Taught beginning to advanced black and white and alternative process photography as well as printmaking and photography history classes.
2001-2011 Santa Reparata International School of Art (Florence, Italy)
Digital Imaging & Photography Instructor
Taught beginnning to advanced photography and digital imaging classes to art and non-art majors.  Photo instruction included standard black and white, color, alternative processes such as cyanotype, gum bichoromate as well as photo history.  Digital classes covered Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and others for fine art and design applications for print and the web.  Responsible for maintenance of darkroom and computer lab.
2008-2010 Parsons-Paris School of Art & Design (Paris, France)
Photography Instructor & Head Technician of Photo Department
Taught beginning to advanced photography classes (including work done in digital, black and white, non-silver and experimental presentation methods (video projection and installation art) to art and photo majors.  Also Responsible for maintenance/upgrade of darkroom, studio lighting equipment and digital print lab with large format Epson printer as well as maintenance and repair of photo department equipment, research and purchasing of supplies and equipment (including analog and digital cameras, video cameras, computer and digital printer equipment, studio flash units and accessories as well as equipment and supplies for traditional black and white darkroom). Led frequent personal and group training of other faculty members in the photo department and occasionally from other departments in the use of photo department computer lab, the large format Epson digital printers as well as digital scanners, computer color profiler equipment, digital video cameras as well as studio flash kits.
2006-2008 Hellenic International Studies in the Arts (Paros, Greece)
Digital Imaging, Photography & Mixed Media Instructor
Taught beginnning to advanced photography, digital imaging and mixed media classes to art, photo and non-art majors.  Photo instruction includes standard black and white, color, alternative processes such as cyanotype, gum bichoromate as well as photo history.  Digital classes focus on Photoshop and Illustrator for fine art and design applications. Responsible for maintenance/upgrade of darkroom and computer lab.
2005-2006
Onondaga Community College (Syracuse, New York)
Digital Imaging & Photography Assistant Professor, Photo Area Coordinator
Taught beginnning to advanced photography and digital imaging classes to art and non-art majors.  Photo instruction included standard black and white, color, alternative processes such as cyanotype, gum bichoromate as well as photo history.  Digital class focused on Photoshop and Illustrator for fine art and design applications.  Coordinator respnsibilities included reorganization and rewriting of photography curriculum (3 new courses, three major revisions), implementing facility upgrades to both digital and analog labs, hiring and supervising adjunct professors and technicians as well as general oversight of photo and digital facilities. 
2002
University of Georgia (Cortona, Italy)
Photography Instructor
Taught beginning to advanced black and white photo classes to photo and art majors.  Responsible for darkroom maintenance.
1997-2000
Studio Z (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Web & Graphic Designer
Created identity packages, exhibiton/conference posters, web sites (inliquid.com), slide presentations and digital photo reproductions and illustrations.
1997-2000
Ursinus College (Collegeville, Pennsylvania)
Photography & Printmaking Instructor
Developed new photo program at liberal arts college. Moved from small closet darkroom to one of the most popular courses on campus and a brand new $100,000 darkroom. I undertook all the research, design, planning and ordering of equipment for new space. Instruction included black and white, color, alternative processes and photo history.

Education

Temple University in Rome Rome, Italy

Tyler School of Art (Elkins Park, Pennsylvania)
Master of Fine Arts, Photography

Université de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris, France)
Diplôme de Langue Française

University of Vermont (Burlington, Vermont)
Bachelor of Arts, History

American College in Paris Paris, France

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