A Photo Blog

Education:

1995-2000 Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
B.A., Photography at SI Newhouse School of Communications

2000 - RSA/Cambridge CELTA
certificate in teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Awards & Publications:

2006 - Eyes on the World; Cohber Press
1999 - The Alexia Foundation for World Peace
Awarded 2nd place in student competition in 1999. Proposed documentary
titled, East Asian Immigrants in London.
1998 - Celebrating 70: Mark McGwire's Historic Season; Andrews McMeel Pub
1995 - Photographer's Forum, Best of College Photography, Honorable Mention

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Stories that Drive Change
2013 - 25cpw Gallery, New York, NY

Eyes on the World
2008 - Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Portage District Library, Portage, Michigan
Foto Trek Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
SU London Program, London, UK
2007 - United Nations Information Centre, Tokyo, Japan
2006 - General Assembly Lobby United Nations Headquarters, NY, NY
Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

Experience:

2014 - Founder - Red Carpet USA, LLC - Headquartered in St. Louis, MO
Event photography and experiential marketing company exclusively serving the non-profit fundraising community.
www.redcarpet-usa.com

2008-Present Photographer/Owner - Wesley Law, LLC - St. Louis, MO
Freelance photographer for various commercial and editorial clients such as:
Jack Daniels, Rolling Stone, Marie Claire Magazine, "O" The Oprah Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler & Rodale
Alive Magazine, St. Louis Magazine, Ladue News, Feast Magazine

2008 - Full Time Assistant - Commercial Photography Studio - St. Louis, MO
Oversaw the operations of a newly acquired 8000+sqft building and constructed their event space as well as assisted the 3 contract commercial photographers who regularly shot for the company.

2000-2008 - Freelance Photographer's Assistant/Filmmaker - NY, NY
Freelance assistant for notable photographers such as:
Steven Meisel, Michael O'Neill, Michael Thompson, Steven Klein, Michel Comte, Stuart Shining, Clang, Danielle Levitt and Stephen Wilkes.
Worked in the independent film industry as a Gaffer, Camera Loader and 2nd Assistant Camera for directors such as:
John Lathan, Leonardo Ricagni and Greg Pak

2005 - Freelance Photographer's Assistant - Los Angeles, CA
Freelance assistant for notable photographers such as: Kwaku Alston and Art Streiber

1999-2000 - The Independent Magazine - London, UK
Freelance photographer for The Independent Newspaper's weekend magazine

1999 - Jessops Camera - London, UK
Sales position at the UK's largest high-street camera retailer in London

1998 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Paid summer internship at the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper covering everything
from spot news, features, business to sports.