CV


Education

2011 MFA Photography; Academy of Art University; San Francisco, CA.
2010 Joshua Lutz; Mentorship/Directed Study; New York, NY.
2010 Brian Ulrich; Mentorship/Directed Study; Chicago, IL.
2010 Sasha Bezzubov; Mentorship/Directed Study; New York, NY.
2010 Chris Hedges; Mentorship/Directed Study; New York, NY.
2004 BA Fashion Business; Istituto Marangoni; Milan, Italy.

Professional Experience

2011-Present Freelance Photographer
2012-2014 Photo Instructor at Harvey Milk Photo Center; San Francisco, CA. 
2012-2012 Studio Intern at Jim Goldberg Studio; San Francisco, CA.
2012-2012 Docent at Pier 24 Photography; San Francisco, CA
2011-2012 Mentor with SF Camerawork/First Exposures; Underserved youth ages 11-18.
2005--2009 Art Director/Founder of three Cultural Associations/Clubs; Naples/Rome, Italy.
2005-2009 Photo Editor for Rising Republic, free press magazine; Naples/Rome, Italy.

Lectures

2014 Invited to lecture at San Jose State University; San Jose, CA
2012 Invited to lecture at The International Center of Photography; New York, NY.   

Exhibition Record (* marks solo shows)

2015 Athens Photo Festival - The Photobook Exhibition; Athens, Greece
2014 Post-Portrait; San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA.
2014 Der Greif-A Process; Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus; Augsburg, Germany.  
2013 Photo ID; Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA. 
2013 Forward; Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA. 
2012 Forward; Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. 
2012 MOHG #4; SFPhoto Booth, San Francisco, CA.
2011 7 1/2; 688 Sutter Gallery; San Francisco, CA.
2011 Open Show Retrospective; Rayko Gallery; San Francisco, CA.
2010 Quiet Lands; ATA Gallery; San Francisco, CA.
2010 AAU Spring Show; 3rd Place; San Francisco, CA. 
2008 Red Lights; Rising South; Naples, Italy. (photo Installation)*
2007 Dying in Nepal; Rising Mutiny; Naples, Italy.
2006 Industrial Landscape ; Rising South; Naples, Italy. (photo installation)

Bibliography

2015 Photoeye; Book Review by George Slade.
2014 Conscientious; Book Review by Jorg Colberg.
2014 This is a Cult; Work Showcase and Article.
2014 Mull It Over; Work Showcase and Interview. 
2014 F-Stop Magazine; Book Review; June.
2014 GUP; Book Review; June.
2014 Juxtapoz; Work Showcase and Article; June.
2014 Der Greif - A Process; Exhibition Book.
2014 Creative Review - The Trends Issue - July; Article and Interview. 
2014 One, No One and One Hundred Thousand; Artist Monograph; Published by
Schilt Publishing.
2014 Time Magazine. Article and interview on LightBox.
2012 Forward Exhibition Catalog. Center for Fine Art Photography.
2012 Image on home page of Society for Photographic Education.
2012 Featured artist by Adidas; Online interview.
2012 Academy of Art University video interview regarding my project One, No One and One Hundred Thousand.
2011 Rayko Gallery website; Open Show Retrospective announcement with my image.
2009 Naples Street Style Online interview.

Publications

2015 Darwin Magazine; Issue 7
2014 Creative Review; The Trends Issue; July.
2013 Creative Quarterly; Issue 32
2012 MOHG Magazine; Feature Story; Image on cover; Issue 4.
2010 CMYK Magazine; Issue 47; Issue 49 1st Place.
2010 Dust Magazine; Issues 1 and 2.
2007 Rising Republic; Issues 1,3,4,10,12

Professional Organizations

College Art Association
Society for Photographic Education

Exhibitions Curated

2008 Kick The Trash
2007 SKIN - Body Art Festival
2007 Dyscrasia
2006 Caravaggio: La Conversione di Un Cavallo
2006 The Seven Red Roses
2006 Avviso ai Naviganti

Professional Service

2011-2012 First Exposures; Helping underserved youth ages 11-18 in the Bay Area. Served as a mentor with
a non profit organization dedicated to youth empowerment through education and photography.
2007-2008 I-Ken; Collaboration with I-Ken Onlus promoting social awareness around homosexual culture in southern Italy. I provided a venue and artistic direction for events and social debate in Naples, Italy. The collaboration resulted in a monthly appointment where the Gay Lesbian culture could, through artistic expression, defeat the cultural boundaries existing in Naples.
2007-2008 Rising Pellicola; Founder and Art Director of a biweekly appointment promoting Italian cinema. Entrance was free for all students and members. On occasion the directors would hold a brief symposium at the end of their screening.

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