Gallery Director & Adjunct Professor
College of Art and Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY 2015-present

Managing Director
Rockport Film Festival
Rockport, TX 2007-2015

Visual Arts Director & Curator
Rockport Center for the Arts
Rockport, TX 2007-2015


Curatorial Assistant
Dyer Arts Center
Rochester, NY 2004-6

Shutters Open: The Gesture of Photography. Afterimage: the Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism; Vol. 41 No. 2.

The Devil's Playground: More on Chris Sauter. Glasstire, January 15, 2014.

Sauter's Doubt. Glasstire, January 5, 2014.

Pulse New York, Jeff Koons, and William Wegman. Glasstire, June 29, 2013.

Frieze New York, or How I Learned What You Can Get Away With. Glasstire, June 3, 2013.

David Johndrow, Bill Hicks and Jim Beam (An Interview). March 17, 2013.

Scrapdaddy in Beeville. Glasstire, February 15, 2013.

We Begin With Equality: Lincoln and Django Unchained. Glasstire, January 3, 2013.

The Film Festival Summit. Glasstire, December 22, 2012.

The Comedy. Glasstire, December 10, 2012.

James Surls and the Rocky Mountain Art High (Part 2).  August 13, 2012.

James Surls and the Rocky Mountain Art High (Part 1).  August 7, 2012.

Watered Down at K Space Contemporary. Glasstire, July 15, 2012.

Glenn Downing, Nam June Paik, and Jackelope (An Interview.) Glasstire, June 4, 2012.

The Big Impact of a Small Film Festival: HCFF in Fredericksburg. Glasstire, May 8, 2012.

90s Nostalgia: Lamenting the Loss of the Mega Bookstore. Glasstire, May 2, 2012.

Fiesta Arts Fair @ Southwest School of Art. Glasstire, April 29, 2012.

Thomas Kinkade, Disney, and NASCAR. Glasstire, April 12, 2012.

Shotgun Odyssey: Sketches in the West by Carol Koutnik.
(Foreword) Blurb press, 2011.

"Other People's Projections" by Elizabeth Reese. Art Lies Weekly Reviews; Issue 66, September 4, 2010.

"Expanding Art's Scope" by Elizabeth Reese. Corpus Christi Caller Times; September 25, 2009.

Glasstire: Fall Preview 2009: Preview of (un)natural worlds.
by Rainey Knudson;; September 2009.

Sprawling Out in Dallas. Afterimage: the Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism; Vol. 36  No. 6.

"Renowned Sculptors' Show" by Elizabeth Reese. Corpus Christi Caller Times; May 22, 2009.

"Cowan's Sporting Tradition on Display" by Elizabeth Reese. Corpus Christi Caller Times; April 17, 2009.

"Making Sense of Religious Imagery and Carved Books at Buffalo Arts Studio" by Colin Dabkowski. Buffalo News; January 30, 2009.

Sacred_Profane: Alicia Ross. Exhibition Catalogue Essay, 2008.

Elwira Jaglowska: Free State Prisoners, Contact Sheet: the 2008 Light Work Annual.

"Exploring Possibilities" by Elizabeth Reese. Corpus Christi Caller-Times; November 5, 2008.

"Director Defines His Vision for the Community of Rockport" Corpus Christi Business Journal, June 12, 2008.

Abstracts: CAA 2008
College Art Association 96th Annual Conference

Impact: CIAS. RIT Publication, 2007

Artforum International (ad/image publication)
September Issue 2006

Icons, Mercury Print Productions, 2006

"conVerge: Partnership Forms for MFA Show”
RIT News & Events, March 9, 2006

“Fawick Gallery Showcases trans_ fix” by Gary Jacobson. The Exponent; Feb 1, 2006

Draft Issue 2, winter 2006


Plastic Crucible, curated by Clay Patrick McBride
Makers Gallery & Studio, Rochester, NY, 2016.

Rising Eyes of Texas (curator/founder)
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX 2008-15.

Washed Ashore (curator)
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, 2013.

Visiting Artist, University of Texas at Arlington, April 2013.

Shutters Open: the Gesture of Photography (Lecture)
Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Chicago, IL, March 2013.

Four Course Fare (solo exhibition)
Riley Photography Gallery at the University of Notre Dame, IN, 2013.

Third Coast National, juried by Christina Rees
K Space Contemporary, 2012.

Breaking the Mold (curator)
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, 2012

My Education | Mister 1986 (Music Video)
A Drink For All My Friends
, 2012.

Curatorial Insights (panelist)
Gallery Nord, San Antonio, TX, 2012.

500XPO, juried by Aaron Parazette
500x Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2012.

Think Art Conference (panelist)
Boston University, Boston, MA, 2011.

Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY, 2011.

Community Landscape, curated by Jesus De La Rosa
Bill Bailey Art Gallery, Texas A&M Kingsville, TX, 2010.

Cinesol 36-hour Film Race (juror)
Harlingen, TX, 2010.

OPP (Other People's Projections)
K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX, 2010.

Independents Show (juror)
Art Center of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, 2010.

(un)natural worlds (curator)
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, 2009.

Jesus Moroles & Kent Ullberg (curator)
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX 2009.

Eternal Now, curated by Cori Wolff (solo exhibition)
Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY, 2009.

Ritual and Repetition, curated by Adriane Little
CEPA Gallery (International Video Programs) Buffalo, NY, 2009.

wood/metal/glass (curator)
Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX, 2008.

New Arte Nuevo, curated by Benito Huerta and Kathy Vargas
UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX, 2008.

Video Art Session: moderated by Bart Weiss (panelist)
College Art Association National Conference, Dallas, TX, 2008.

Romanticism Restaged, curated by Therese Mulligan
SPAS Gallery, Rochester, NY, 2007.

Visiting Artist Talk
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX, 2007.

Liquid Room: Digital Long Island Media Festival
IMAC Theatre, Huntington, NY, 2007.

Vernacular Spectacular, curated by Colette Copeland
In Liquid Gallery, International House, Philadelphia, PA, 2007.

Summer Reading, curated by Joseph Carroll
Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA, 2007.

Thomas Barrow: Image Maker, Image Taker (Guest Lecture)
Richland College, Dallas, TX, 2007.

The Moving Photograph in a Digital World, presented by Patti Ambrogi
Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Miami, FL, 2007.

Ritual & Repetition, curated by Adrienne Little
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI, 2007.

Tenth Annual Film & Video Festival
Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI, 2007.

Still Life in Motion: Daniel Cosentino’s Video Works (Guest Talk)
Image-Movement-Sound Festival Auditions, Rochester, NY, 2006.

FRAME: Intl. Video Festival
Escola das Artes - Catholic University, Porto, Portugal, 2006.

Vernacular Spectacular
Meyerson Hall - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

John Aäsp, MFA Thesis Exhibition.
SPAS Gallery, Rochester, NY, 2006.

Hindsight: The Moving Image and the Post-Photographic (Artist Talk)
Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Nashville, TN, 2006.

Recent Work (w Primrose Ltd.)
Studio 434, Rochester, NY, 2006

Door 7 Collective - Season Three Invitational
Clinton Avenue Temporary Space, Rochester, NY, 2006.

1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 2006.

Indiana Intl. Video Art & Architecture Festival
Indiana Univ. Art Gallery, Kokomo, IN, 2006.

Temporary Identities
Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2006.

conVerge (curator and exhibitor)
SPAS Gallery, Rochester, NY, 2006.

Door 7 Collective - South Wedge Debut
South Wedge Temporary Space, Rochester, NY, 2006.

trans_ fix (co-curator and exhibitor)
Fawick Art Gallery, Berea, OH, 2006.

GRAD 1.2.3. SPAS Gallery, Rochester, NY, 2005.

New Work: & stances of
RIT Open Studio
Rochester, NY, 2005.

Breaking the Ice
Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY; Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY, 2005.

Insert Adjective
Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA, 2004.

Recent Work: Conscience Fictitious
Public Space One, Iowa City, IA, 2004.

Public Screen: Recent Video Work
Public Space One, Iowa City, IA, 2004.

Recent Work
University of Iowa International Center, Iowa City, IA, 2004.


MFA, Photography and Related Media
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

BA, Art
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

University of North Texas
Denton, TX

BA, Communication
Angelo State University
San Angelo, TX


Adjunct Professor

  • Curating and Managing Art Spaces
  • Art Exhibition Critique
  • Business Practices for Artists
  • Introduction to Visual Culture
  • Visual Culture Theory

Rochester Institute of Technology

Instructor of Record
Introduction to Photography for Non-Majors
Rochester Institute of Technology

Instructor of Record
Still Photo I
Rochester Institute of Technology


Media Editor, Fusion Productions
Webster, NY 2006

Video Specialist, Rochester Rotary Club
Rochester, NY 2006

Intern, George Eastman House
Rochester, NY 2005

Darkroom Assistant, University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA, 2003-4

Photographer, Interstate Studios
Austin, TX 2001-2

SXSW Film Festival Volunteer
Austin, TX 2001