About Me

I am a Ringling College of Art & Design Photography and Digital Imaging graduate currently residing in Sarasota, Florida.

I consider myself a story teller, and have created stories through the use of photography, video, novels, and as part of a writing duo for a major comic project.

Experience

My photography-related work is comprised of five years at a picture production company (photographing framed artwork for a commercial catalog and website) and five months of working as a professional photographer’s assistant (Photoshop and printing).

I have years of experience in photography, and much of that experience has gone into working in Photoshop, where I can scan and optimize others’ photographs, paintings, or other works. I have frequently shot shows for Selby Gallery, and have also worked for Sarasota Magazine at both events and optimizing photographs for the magazine’s website. I have also scanned photographs of and taken photographers of others’ artwork for digital archives.

I also have two years of Digital Film experience, and have created several movies. I especially enjoy editing films and have the resources to continue doing so.

Aside from my photography and film work, I also enjoy writing. I have three published novels, with several more on the way. I spend much of my time working on my website, Valice.net, or writing on my stories.

I can also work as an assistant to other photographers. I have experience on a set, on location, and I have my own Digital SLR, flash unit, Mac Pro with Windows installed, and Photoshop. Hard drive space is never a problem for me, so I keep a copy of every file I work with.

Contact me by email, and I will gladly share my phone numbers and other information.

Awards

3rd place in Sarasota Arts Center Photo Show (2009)

2nd place Longboat Key Arts Center Exhibition (2010)

Best of Photography in Open Show at Manatee Arts Center (2010)

3rd place in Sarasota Arts Center Collaboration with Nature Show (2011)

3rd place in Venice Arts Center Nature Show juried by Clyde Butcher (2012)

Exhibitions

Senior Thesis (2007)

A shared exhibition at Allyn Gallup contemporary (2010)

Family exhibition at Ice House (2013)

Photography exhibition at Sarasota Yacht Club (2015)


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