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Address: Pittsburgh, PA, 15212



Select Exhibitions & Publications

Buff, Collaboration with Lenore Thomas, Union Hall, Pittsburgh PA
Artistic License, Curated by Josè Carlos Diaz, Sift, Pittsburgh Artist Registry, Online

The Expanded Caribbean: Contemporary Photography at the Crossroads, Curated by Susanna Gold, Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania's People and Places, Curated by David Oresick, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

DIGS: Sexism in the Arts, Curated by Carolyn Pierotti, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA

Casual Encounters Skateboard, Collaboration with Lenore Thomas and Shawn Beeks, Slapstick Skateboards

Re-vision: New Directions in Traditional Genres, Furman University, Greenville, SC

Unseen, Faculty Exhibition, Robert Morris University, Moon, PA



Postcards from Derr, Faculty Show, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA

Our Love Is Like Every Fleetwood Mac Song, Video, New Members AAP Exhibition, Mine Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

John Riegert Project, Curated by Brett Yasko, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 105th Annual Exhibition, Curated by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Three Rivers Portraits: Photographs celebrating the life of Pittsburgh, Curated by Philip Prodger, Sponorsed by Magenta Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Images from Unseen, Mayor Bill Peduto's Office, City Council Building, Pittsburgh, PA 

Fresh + Flash + Photographic, Curated by Jennifer Riley, IUCA+D Gallery, Indiana University, Columbus, IN

Publication: Everything Changed, Then Changed Again in Fraction Magazine, Issue 82, January 2016



Interview: A Different Kind of Portraiture in Ivette Spradlin’s “Unseen” Series, By Marky Ramone, November 4, Resource Magazine

Memories, Stories, Histories, Selected by Amy Galpin, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2015, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Pittsburgh Women Photographers, Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

You Are Gone, I Am Here, Winner of Best In Show, Unseen/Unheard, Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Juried by Astria Suparak, Pittsburgh, PA

You Are Gone, I Am Here, Screening, Film Kitchen, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, PA

Start with Art, Project Created by Matthew Conboy, Pittsburgh, PA

Incadensent: A Color Film Zine, Issue Seven, Pine Island Press


Unseen, Pittsburgh Biennial, Curated by Adam Welch, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA

The Oval Portrait, Magneta Pop: Pittsburgh, Triangle Park, Pittsburgh, PA

fünf: Five Years of Art on the Walls, The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, PA

Home, Curated by Viginia Fabbri Butera, Ph. D., Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

Silience Screening, Transmodern Film Festival, Baltimore, MD

The Swap, Portrait Swap with Aaron Blum, Project Created by Stuart Pilkington, Featured on the BBC



Carbon first, then light, Solo show, Art on the Walls program, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, Pittsburgh, PA

Carrie Furnace: Contemporary Views, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

A La Creme, 2 Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Parralax-Women's Photography Exhibition, Juried by Marta Madigan, Gromley Gallery, Norte Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD



Next Level Magazine, Issue #22: Pittsburgh, UK based Contemporary Photography Magazine

In The Dark, Slideluck, Potshow Pittsburgh, Curated by Ellen Fleurov and Evan Mirapaul

Everything Changed, Then Changed Again,  Solo show, Curated by Amie Potsic, The Center for Emerging Visual  Artists, Philadelphia, PA

Everything Changed, Then Changed Again,  Solo show, Curated by Adam Welch, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery,  Pittsburgh, PA


Even When You Go, You Remain, Stratasphere Gallery, Philadelphia, PA




Professional  Experience

Adjunct Professor

​2006 - present


Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Chatham University, Tyler School of Art, The College of New Jersey, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Duquesne University, Robert Morris University, Delaware County Community College


Introduction to Photography: Black and White 1, Digital Imaging, Color Photography and Output, Foundations: Computer in Art, Photoshop Foundations, Basic Digital Photography, Intermediate Digital Photography, Advanced Digital Photography, The Art of Photography, Photography On Location (Self-Designed Course), Sequencing and Series: The Photobook (Self-Designed Course), Landscape Photography


2009 - present

Workshop: Photographing Artwork

Leader of multiple Photo Safaris at Carrie Furnace, Silver Eye Center for Photography and Rivers of Steel, Pittsburgh, PA

Lecturer, Making an Online Photo Book, Conversation Series, Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Resident Teaching Artist, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

Resident Teaching Artist, ArtsPath, Indiana, PA

Photography Project Coordinator, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Philadelphia, PA

Tutor to Private Clients


2000 - present

Exhibitions Coordinator for the Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Visual Arts Exhibition, The Cultural Trust

Board Member and Photography Coordinator for the Rivers of Steel Arts Programming

Creator of a permanent Camera Obscura at the Carrie Furnaces

Videographer / Editor / Director of Photography / Animator

Video and Photographic Documentation of Artworks

Editorial Photographer

Personal Assistant, Karen Kilimnik, Philadelphia, PA

Photographer/Assistant/Tech, Burn Studio, Atlanta, GA

Bookbinder, Conservation and Restoration of Rare Books, Anne Krawitz Bindery, Philadelphia, PA

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

MFA Photography, 2007


Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

BFA Photography, 2000


Professional Development

2015   Flash Powder Retreat, Highlands, NC

2013   Flight School / Creative Capital Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA

2003   Women's Studio Workshop Internship, Rosendale, NY

2000 - 2002 Nexus Press Internship, The Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

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