curriculum vitae
Work Experience
2000-Present McCarthy Graphics (Ithaca, New York)
Photographer & Graphic Designer
Opened own graphics company in 2000 to independently pursue commercial projects in photography and graphic design. 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).
Onondaga Community College (Syracuse, New York)
Digital Imaging & Photography 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. 
Studio Z (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Web & Graphic Designer
Created identity packages, exhibiton/conference posters, web sites (, slide presentations and digital photo reproductions and illustrations.
Ursinus College (Collegeville, Pennsylvania)
Photography & Printmaking Professor
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.
Moore College of Art & Design (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Computer Graphics Instructor
Taught continuing education computer classes to adults wishing to make career shifts into computer graphics careers.  Offered instruction in working with Macintosh computers, MS Word, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress and graphic design principles.
Antonelli Institute of Art & Photography (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Computer Graphics Instructor
Taught continuing education computer classes to adults wishing to make career shifts into computer graphics careers.  Offered instruction in Adobe Photoshop and graphic design principles.
Disc Makers (Pennsauken, New Jersey)
Graphic Designer
Troubleshooting of customer digital files before printing to film for offset printing.  Also created original graphic design for CD packaging.
Pennsylvania School of Art & Design (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Photography & Computer Graphics Instructor
Taught beginning and intermediate Photography and Digital Imaging classes to art and photo majors.
Lancaster Ultra-Graphics (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Macintosh Operator
Operated high end black and white scanner, prepared and did troubleshooting on digital files for trapping in preparation for printing film for offset printing.
Ganser Gallery, Millersville University (Millersville, Pennsylvania)
Assistant Gallery Director
Worked in all areas of gallery responsibility:  writing press releases, designing invitations, communicating with artists, arranging shipping and installing art work
Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Photography Instructor
Taught beginning Black and White Photography class to art and photo majors.



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