Education

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

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

 

teaching Experience

2019 / Instructor of Record, Introduction to Photography & Image Culture, University of Georgia (Spring, forthcoming)

2018 / Instructor of Record, Introduction to Photography & Image Culture, University of Georgia (Fall)

2018 / Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Photography & Image Culture, University of Georgia (Spring)

2017 / Instructor, Composition & Craft, Feb. 26–March 4, Maine Media Workshops + College, Rockport, ME

2017 / Instructor, Advanced Digital Photography, Feb. 19–25, Maine Media Workshops + College

2017 / Instructor, Introductory Digital Photography, Feb. 12–18, Maine Media Workshops + College

2016 / Instructor, Introductory Digital Photography, Oct. 16–22, Maine Media Workshops + College

2016 / Teaching Assistant, Photography/Multimedia/Book Arts, Maine Media Workshops + College (Summer & Fall)

 

Professional Experience & Development

2019 / Curator: Fade Like a Sigh, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA (forthcoming)

2018–2020 / Graduate School Teaching Assistantship, University of Georgia

2017–2018 / Graduate School Research Assistantship, University of Georgia

2017–present / 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

2015 / Digital Print Lab Assistant, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2014–2015 / Gallery Assistant, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2014–2015 / President, UNL Fine Art Photo Club

2014 / Curatorial participant & researcher: Landmade: Human Traces on the Land, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

2013–present / Member, Society for Photographic Education

 

Honors, Awards & Grants

2018 / Rachel Sharp Decosimo Art Scholarship, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

2018 / 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

2015 / Nominee, Howard & Vreeland Awards Competition

2015 / Elgas Project Grant, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2014 / Hixson-Lied CAST Ambassador

2014 / Howard Award of Excellence, Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art Exhibition

2014 / Hixson-Lied International Study Grant

 

Exhibitions

2019 / Between Here and There, Glass Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA (forthcoming)

2019 / What Keeps You Up At Night? Centre College, Danville, KY. Juror: Tomiko Jones * (forthcoming)

2019 / MFA: The Next Generation, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Athens, GA (forthcoming)

2018 / Soap Box 3: The Democratic Press, School of Art & Design, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2018 / Solo Exhibition: Haunts and Related Incidents, Suite Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA. Curator: Lacy Hamilton

2018 / From Here On Out, Object Space Gallery, Spokane, WA. Curated by June T Sanders and Julie Gautier-Downes

2018 / Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes, Five Bananas Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA. 

2018 / The Southern Disposition, Indie Grits Labs, Columbia, SC 

2018 / What Keeps You Up At Night? 
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November 1-4, University of New Mexico Honors College, Albuquerque, NM
- October 7-12, Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
- March 7-9, Mendocino College Art Gallery, Ukiah, CA

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

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

2017 / Wayfaring, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport, ME

2017 / 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 / Two-Person Exhibition: Changed Landscapes, Sourpuss Gallery, Lincoln, NE (with artist Michela Bridger Hunt)

2015 / Capstone Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2015 / 28th Annual Undergraduate Studio Art Competition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE. Juror: Wally Mason

2015 / (An)other, Medici Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2015 / 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 

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

2014 / Phostimum, The Pilgrimer, Lincoln, NE. Juror: Kathleen Robbins 

* What Keeps You Up At Night? is an editioned traveling portfolio/group exhibition of works by members of the Society for Photographic Education Multi-Cultural Caucus, organized by Tomiko Jones in 2016.

 

Publications & Features

2018 / VICE, “Thirty One Photographers Share Their Spookiest Images in Time for Halloween,” October 2018. Written & curated by Jon Feinstein.

2018 / i-D China, "A Fanzine About Bed," September 2018

2018 / Ampersand Magazine, "Dogs, Camera, Action!", Summer 2018

2018 / Aint-Bad, "Alec Kaus", February 2018

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

2017 / Light Leaked, Constructing Narrative, May 2017

2017 / Float Photo Magazine, Home, April 2017

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

2015 / Lenscratch, Family Outtakes, 26 November, 2015

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

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

 

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