Julia Estelle Allen
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA: 2011: Master of Fine Arts in Photography
The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA: 2006
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography Graduated Summa Cum Laude
2010 Photography Department Assistantship: Full Tuition Coverage and Monthly Stipend
2009 Gallery Assistantship Full Tuition Coverage and Monthly Stipend
2013 The View From Here: Solo show, Cine Theatre and Café: Athens, GA
2011 MFA Exhibition: Lamar Dodd School of Art Athens, GA
2010 36th Annual Juried Show: Lyndon House Arts Center Athens, Georgia
2009 Annual Juried Show: Lamar Dodd School of Art Athens, Georgia 35th Annual Juried Show: Lyndon House Arts Center Athens, Georgia Fresh Blood: Mason Murer Fine Art Atlanta, Georgia Our Darlings: Lamar Dodd School of Art Photography Works: Lamar Dodd School of Art For Your Consideration: Lamar Dodd School of Art
2005 Vinerssage: Savannah College of Art and Design Lacoste, France From Lacoste: Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, Georgia
2003 Photography Night: Desoto Row Gallery Juried Show 3rd Place Winner: Savannah, Georgia
Spring 2012 Instructor of Record: Introduction to Digital Photography and Art Appreciation Gainesville State College. Gainesville, GA
2011 Instructor of Record: Introduction to Photography The University of Georgia
2010 Instructor of Record: Introduction to Photography The University of Georgia
2010 Teaching Practicum: Intermediate Photography The University of Georgia
2009 Teaching Practicum: Introduction to Photography The University of Georgia
2009 Lighting Workshop for Jewelry Portfolios The University of Georgia
Savannah College of Art and Design: Lacoste, France
Fall 2012- Present Photography Assistant to Mark Steinmetz Athens, GA
Photography/ Personal Assistant
Worked closely with fine art photographer on various projects; Scanned and edited negatives and photographs for archiving and printing purposes; Assisted with printing special edition photographs in the darkroom; Helped with formatting, researching, and producing Power Point presentations for lectures.
Fall 2009-Spring 2010 UGA Galleries Athens, GA
Assisted with promotional ideas for shows; Assisted in the curating, hanging, and openings of gallery shows; Acted as a liaison with various artists visiting the university; Helped organize and hang the annual juried show and MFA show.
Winter 2006-Fall 2007 SCAD Photography Department Savannah, GA
Assistant Operations Manager
Trained and managed work-study employees; Repaired, ordered, and installed new equipment throughout the building; Assisted with demonstrations on new equipment; Oversaw day to day operations of photography building; Researched new equipment to purchase for department
Spring 2006-Winter 2006 PhotoSCAD Savannah, GA
Managed all film and chemistry orders using inventory database; In charge of all E-6 and C-41 film processing; Cleaned, repaired and solved problems in the lab while always maintaining OSHA standards.
DeSoto Row Savannah, GA
Installed gallery artwork and organized openings; Contributed curatorial ideas for shows; oversaw design and distribution of promotional materials
-Extensive experience with studio equipment and lighting including 4x5, Mamiya RZ67, Hasselblad H1D, Canon Digital and Phase 1 Backs.
-Knowledge of all camera formats, digital and analog photography including black and white, color, alternative processes and inkjet printing.
-Mastered exhibition quality fiber based printing and archival toning
-Fluency with Adobe Photoshop, digital workflow management, and calibration of monitors, printers and projectors
-Experience with Final Cut pro and digital audio recording
-Comfortable with both Mac and PC platforms