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Education

2015-2019
Bachelor of art in photography, minor in mass media/journalism. Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US.

Teaching

2019
Photography 2. Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US. Undergraduate teaching assistant to Jin Lee.

Presentations and lectures

2019
Bradley University Photo Club, Peoria, IL, US, March 25.

Workshops

2019
ISU Photo Club landscape workshop, Starved Rock State Park, Deer Park, IL, US, March 23.

2018
ISU Photo Club landscape workshop, Lake Evergreen, Hudson, IL, US.

Current employers

2018
WGLT, Normal, IL, US.

Past employers

2018-2019
The Daily Vidette, Normal, IL, US
Illinois State University Marketing, Normal, IL, US.

2015-2019
Illinois State University Music Business Organization, Normal IL, US.
DECK Records, Normal, IL, US.

2017-2018
The Castle Theatre, Bloomington, IL, US.

Commissions

Private
2018
Widmer Interiors, Bloomington, IL, US.

Exhibitions

Solo
2019
Moth. Open Space Galleries, Ottawa, IL, US, February 25 - March 22.

Group
2019
Illinois State University School of Art Student Annual, University Galleries, Normal, IL, US, April 10-May 12.
The Other Art Fair. The Print Swap and Saatchi Art, Feature Shoot affiliate, Australian Technology Park, Eveliegh, Sydney, AU, March 14 - 17.
ISU Photography Majors Class of 2019 Group Exhibition, Transpace Galleries, ISU, Normal, IL, US, March 5 - 8.
The 92nd Annual Amateur Exhibition, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL, US, March 1 - April 5.
ISU Photo Club Exhibition, Tanspace Galleries, ISU, Normal, IL, US, February 19-22.
Your Favorite Photograph in 2018. Lenscratch, online exhibition.

2018
Illinois State University School of Art Student Annual, University Galleries, Normal, IL, US, April 12 - May 13.

2016
Illinois State University School of Art Student Annual, University Galleries, Normal, IL, US, April 14 - May 8.
Bloomington Public Library ISU student showcase, Bloomington Public Library, Bloomington, IL, US, February.

Features

2019
Feature Shoot.
The Print Swap (Feature Shoot affiliate).

Publications

2019
Activator Magazine, April 2019 free issue.

Awards

Individual Awards
2019
Second Place, Photography, University level, 92nd Annual Amateur Exhibition, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL, US, March 9.

Group and team awards
2019
Outstanding News Operation, WGLT, Associated Press Broadcasters Association
Best Digital Presence (Second Place), WGLT, Associated Press Broadcasters Association
Best Sports Report (Second Place): Eric Stock (photos by Jeff Smudde): Friday Night Lights Out: Football’s Uncertain Future, WGLT, Associated Press Broadcasters Association
Best series or Documentary (Second Place): Skipping School: Illinois Teacher Shortage, WGLT, Associated Press Broadcasters Association

Grants

2019
Friends of the Arts. For ISU Photography Majors Class of 2019 Group Exhibition.

Collections

2018
WGLT: GLT’s Best Photos of 2018.

Professional affiliations

2018-current
Shoot On Tour.

Books

2019
The Bill Book,
with Izabela Batko, Brianna Kaleel, and Lucas/Nadia Stiegman, self-published
Arbor, Neighbor, self-published