Julia Estelle Allen

email: juliaestelleallen@gmail.com

Education

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


Awards

2010 Photography Department Assistantship: Full Tuition Coverage and Monthly Stipend

2009 Gallery Assistantship Full Tuition Coverage and Monthly Stipend


Exhibitions

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


Teaching Experience

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


Workshops/Demonstrations

2009  Lighting Workshop for Jewelry Portfolios The University of Georgia


Collections

“Mountain Flight”

Savannah College of Art and Design: Lacoste, France


Experience

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

Gallery Assistant

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

Lab Technician

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

Gallery Assistant

Installed gallery artwork and organized openings; Contributed curatorial ideas for shows; oversaw design and distribution of promotional materials


Skills

-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