Curriculum Vitae

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2010 - 2014             Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

                    Master of Fine Arts in Photography

2002 - 2006           State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

                    Bachelor of Science in Arts Education


Teaching Experience

2014                         Visiting Artist in Visual Arts

                                 Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

                                       Courses Taught: Introduction to Digital Imaging


2014                         Workshop Instructor in Alternative Processes

                                 Minneapolis Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN

Courses Taught: Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Salt Paper Print, Wet Plate Collodion, The Digital Negative


2007 - 2013            Full time Instructor in Media Arts

                    North High School, North St. Paul, MN

Courses Taught: Introductory Photography, Advanced Photography, Independent Study Advisor, Introductory Video Production, Advanced Video Production, Introductory Graphic Design, and Advanced Graphic Design


Exhibition Record


2015                        Others : Gender, 625 Sutter Gallery

                    San Francisco CA

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2014                        Critical Mass, PhotoLucida (finalist)

                    Portland, OR

2014                        Spring Show, Academy of Art University

                                San Francisco, CA

2012                        Spring Show, Academy of Art University

                                The Cannery, San Francisco, CA


2015-18                  First Thursdays, Northrup King Building #256

                               Minneapolis MN

2016-17                  Art-A-Whirl, Northrup King Building #256

                               Minneapolis MN

2017                       Art Attack, Northrup King Building #256

                               Minneapolis MN

Selected Press

2014                        Huffington Post, 'Others: Gender,' Brian Reda Photography Project, Documents Trans And Genderqueer Individuals

2014                        HuffPost Germany, Mann oder Frau? Diese Transgender-Körper machen die Entscheidung ganz schön schwierig

2014                        PolicyMic, 16 Powerful Portraits That Will Challenge the Way You Think About Gender

2014                        BuzzFeed, This Guy Might Be The Coolest Stay-At-Home Dad Ever

2014                        Huffington Post, Stay-At-Home Dad's Photos Prove Parenthood Totally Rocks

2014                        DailyMail, Rock 'n' roll dad hits back: Father criticized for 'metal' sign in baby picture does it again, and again, and again

2014                        EllenTV, ‘Metal Dad’ Makes Being a Stay-at-Home Dad Rock

2014                        TODAY, 'Metal Dad': Why being a stay-at-home dad is totally hardcore


Professional Memberships

2011 - 2015            Minneapolis Photo Center

2015                       Society of Photographic Education


Technical Skills

     Adobe Photoshop CC, Lightroom, Illustrator CC, Premiere CC

                 Wet Plate Collodion


    Van Dyke Brown

    Alternative Photographic Processing

    Inkjet Printing

    Small, Medium, and Large Format Cameras

    Black and White Film Processing


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