Education

2020    MFA (pending), Studio Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (expected May 2020)

2015     BA, Studio Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

teaching Experience

2018

Instructor of Record, Introduction to Photography & Image Culture, University of Georgia (Fall) (forthcoming)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Photography & Image Culture, University of Georgia (Spring)

2017

Instructor, Composition & Craft, February 26 – March 4, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME

Instructor, Advanced Digital Photography, February 19 – 25, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME

Instructor, Introductory Digital Photography, February 12 – 18, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME

2016

Instructor, Introductory Digital Photography, October 16 – 22, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME

Teaching Assistant, Photography/Multimedia/Book Arts, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME

 

Professional Experience & Development

2018 – 2020

Graduate School Teaching Assistantship, University of Georgia

2017 – 2018

Graduate School Research Assistantship, University of Georgia

2017 - 

Co-founder & Editor, PHOTO-EMPHASIS

2016

Curator, (In)visible, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2015 – 2016

Gallery Assistant, Prescott Gallery

2015

Intern, Collections, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

Digital Print Lab Assistant, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2014 – 2015

Gallery Assistant, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE

President, UNL Fine Art Photo Club

2014

Curatorial participant & researcher, Landmade: Human Traces on the Land, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

2013 -

Member, Society for Photographic Education

 

Honors, Awards & Grants

2018

Rachel Sharp Decosimo Art Scholarship, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

Society for Photographic Education Student Award for Innovations in Imaging

2017 – 2020

Whitehead Graduate Art Fellowship, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

2015

Jean R. Faulkner Memorial Award, 28th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition

Nominee, Howard & Vreeland Awards Competition

Elgas Project Grant, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2014

Hixson-Lied CAST Ambassador

Howard Award of Excellence, Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition

Hixson-Lied International Study Grant

 

Exhibitions

2018

TBA (solo exhibition) (forthcoming), Suite Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Curator: Lacy Hamilton 

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes, Five Bananas Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 

The Southern Disposition, Indie Grits Labs, Columbia, SC. 

What Keeps You Up At Night? Mendocino College Art Gallery, Ukiah, CA. Juror: Tomiko Jones

2018 SPE Combined International Caucus Exhibition, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Juror: Anthony Goicolea

2018 Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS

2017

Wayfaring, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport, ME

Ironic Methods with Sincere Motivations, Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, KS

2016

What Keeps You Up At Night? California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.

2015

Changed Landscapes, Sourpuss Gallery, Lincoln, NE

Capstone Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE

28th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE. Juror: Wally Mason

(An)other, Medici Gallery, Lincoln, NE

Home and Away: Landscapes from Nebraska and Beyond, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE    

2014

Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE. Juror: Jeff Whetstone 

Laurus 2014 Visual Artists Exhibition, Dudley Baily Library, Lincoln, NE

Phostimum, The Pilgrimer, Lincoln, NE. Juror: Kathleen Robbins

 

Publications & Features

2018

Aint-Bad, "Alec Kaus", February 2018

2017

Bedspread Zine, p. 6, Issue No. 2, November 2017

Light Leaked, Constructing Narrative, May 2017

Float Photo Magazine, Home, April 2017

Streit House Space, Winter Quarter 2017

2016

FotoRoom, “Alec Kaus’ Photographs Mirror His Feelings of Unhappiness and Being Lost,” 20 October 2016

2015

Laurus Magazine, pp. 29, 42, 45, 53, 76, 100, 101, Issue No. 22, Spring 2015

Lenscratch, Family Outtakes, 26 November, 2015

2014

Laurus Magazine: After Dark, pp. 20, 25, 44, Issue No. 1, Fall 2014

Laurus Magazine, pp. 59, 100, Issue No. 21, Spring 2014

2011

Emerging Voices: Journal of Literature and Art, pp. 9, 13, 33, 35, Spring 2011

 

Conferences & presentations

2019

Radical Fictions: 2019 Historical Fictions Research Network Conference, Manchester, England (forthcoming)
Paper: "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Reevaluating Fact, Fiction, and the Archive in Christian Patterson's Redheaded Peckerwood"

 

collections

CHROMA, The Arts and CIIS, San Francisco, CA

Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY 

En Foco, Bronx, NY