Sarah Nesbitt
www.sarahnesbitt.com
snesbitt1@gmail.com

 

Education
2009-2011
Master of Fine Arts in Photography. School of Visual Arts. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. Summa Cum Laude.

2003-2006
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Drawing. School of Arts. State University of New York, College at Oswego, Oswego, New York. Cum Laude.

2001-2003
Associate in Arts. Humanities and Social Sciences Department. Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York.

 

Career Experience

Fall 2016-Present
Assistant Professor of Photography and Art History. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan. Instruction of AH202: World Survey of Art, AH370: 20th and 21st Century Art History, AH355: History of Women Artists, ART276/376: Photography I+II, ART105: Introduction to Studio Art, ART171x: Art and Technology and IS-100: Cristo Rey High School’s College Immersion Program Arts + Community Activism courses, monitoring the computer lab, rebuilding and monitoring the lighting studio and darkroom spaces.

Fall 2012- Present
Photographer and Videographer. University of Michigan, Orion Photo Group, George Street Photo and Video. Freelance Photographic work for web and print based media for Orion Photo Group, George Street Photo and Video, the Ann Arbor Film Festival and various departments/institutions throughout the University of Michigan, including: the Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan Health System, Stamps School of Art and Design, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, the Multidisciplinary Design Program, the Library, the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, the Wilson Student Team Project Center, Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.

Spring 2017-Present
Production Artist.  
HOUR Media, Troy, Michigan. Aiding in the production of photographic content for HOUR Detroit, Somerset Collection and dBusiness Publications.

Fall 2011-Fall 2016
Communications Coordinator, Creative Many Michigan. Served as a Communications Coordinator of Creative Many Michigan, a statewide nonprofit organization leading advocacy for the arts, design, culture and arts education and the transformative power of the creative industries in Michigan. I developed a database of artist exhibition opportunities, jobs and event postings for artists to hone on their professional practice, provided photographic documentation of events hosted by the organization, in addition to managing their website, social media pages and online/print communciations. In addition to working closely with Kresge Artist Fellows, artists working within the state of Michigan, non-profit and for profit institutions in the field of art, design, business, law, economic development, community development, politics and education.

Fall 2014-Summer 2016
Adjunct Professor of Photography and Art History. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan. Instruction of AH202: World Survey of Art, AH370: 20th and 21st Century Art History, AH355: History of Women Artists, ART276/376: Photography I+II, ART491-03: Photographic Trends in Criminal Justice, ART491-08: Experimental Photography and IS-100: Cristo Rey High School’s College Immersion Program Arts + Community Activism courses, monitoring the computer lab, rebuilding and monitoring the lighting studio and darkroom spaces.

2016
Executive Board Member. Marygrove Community Association. Aiding in the development and execution of collaborate neighborhood improvement projects.

Summer 2014-Fall 2014
Media Assistant, University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute, Climate Center. Aiding in the media and communications needs of the Climate Center.

Spring 2014- Fall 2014
Studio and Media Assistant. Flutter and Wow Museum Projects. Aiding in general office assistance including filing, organizing, research, 3-D modeling of exhibition designs and record-keeping. Primarily responsible for managing the print, web, and social media presence.

Spring 2014
Teaching Assistant.
Ann Arbor Art Center. Spring and Summer Creativity Camps. Aided Instructors in the supervision and instruction of Collaboration and Multimedia Art Classes for 5-7 year olds.

Spring 2011
Digitization Technician, Learning as Playing: An Animated, Interactive Archive of 17th-19th Century Narrative Media For and By Children. Pennsylvania State University, Rare Books and Manuscripts. National Endowment for The Humanities Level II Start- Up Grant proposed by Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, Professor of Education, Language and Literacy Education at Pennsylvania State University and Andrea Immel, curator of the Cotsen Library at Princeton University. Responsible for concept for web. Scanned and edited 1814 Metamorphosis and 1833 German Metamorphosis books for the development of online, interactive content.

Fall 2010- Spring 2011
Instructor, Department of Arts and Architecture, Pennsylvania State University. Instruction of ART 390: Introduction Into Chemical Photography and held the position of Darkroom Lab Monitor.

Summer 2010
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Arts and Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, Assisted Jean Saunders with the instruction of ART 090: Introduction to Visual Studies.

Fall 2009, Spring 2010
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Arts and Architecture, Pennsylvania State University. Assisted Professor Lonnie Graham with instruction of Introduction Into Chemical Photography and held the position of Darkroom Lab Monitor.

2006
Teaching Assistant, Department of Art, State University of New York at Oswego. Assisted Paul Pearce with instruction of Photography I (two sections) and Photography II (one section). Assisted in individual and group student project development, critiques, and prepared setting up for demonstrations.

2004-2006
Photography Lab Monitor, Department of Art, State University of New York at Oswego. Tasks included helping students on projects when needed, general organization and maintenance of the darkroom, and mixing black and white photography chemicals.

2005
Teaching Assistant/Peer Educator, Foundations Area, Department of Art, State University of New York at Oswego. Assisted Foundations Coordinator, Professor Richard Metzgar, with instruction of 2 Dimensional Design I (two sections). Participated in student project development and critiques, generated vocabulary/concepts quizzes, evaluated exams, and prepared slide presentations. Additionally, evaluated student projects with Professor Metzgar.

Assistant. Aided visiting artists Cynthia Pachikara and Charles Gick in assembling their Multimedia Installations. Locations: Four Multimedia Installations. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York.

Assistant Coordinator. Coordinated About Face: A Contemporary Approach to the Portrait. Hat Factory Artists Space, Oswego, New York.

2000
Assistant. Success by Six Program. Hastings-Mallory Elementary, Hastings, New York. Assisted coordinator by instructing, aiding, and disciplining students 4-6 years old in the development of their primary education.

 

Speaking Engagements/Workshops

Upcoming Fall 2017
Feeling Blue? Cyanotype Printing Workshop. Michigan Art Education Association Conference Detroit, Michigan.

2017
Making Sense of What We Have. Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center. Alexandria, Virginia.

2014
Festival Internacional de Arte & Tecnologia 404Universidad Nacional de Rosario. University Cultural Centre (E.C.U), San Martín 750. Rosario, Argentina. August 30

2013
Masters Class. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan. Invited by James Lutomski, Associate Professor of Art/Gallery Director of Marygrove College.

2011
Co-Instructor, Wet Plate Collodion Workshop. Department of Arts and Architecture, Pennsylvania State University.

2010
Co-Instructor, Pennsylvania State University. Assisted Photographer Cody Goddard in the instruction of Wet Plate Collodion Workshop.

 

Awards and Honors

2017
Finalist. 10th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers in the Fine Art Category, Individual Images. Invited to exhibit in Barcelona, Spain.

2015-2016
Detroit Lollo Playground Public Art Grant. Awarded by Beaumont Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.

2013
Second Place Award. Codicology: The Art and Study of the Book. Cultural Arts Building, University of North Carolina Wilmington. Juried by Book Sculptor Daniel Essig.

2010
Finalist. 30th Annual Spring Photography Contest. Photographer’s Forum. Publication in Best Of Photography 2010.

2009
Full Graduate Assistantship. Awarded by School of Visual Arts at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

2007
Honorable Mention. Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition. Art Association of Oswego. Oswego, New York.

2006
President’s List. State University of New York College at Oswego, Oswego, New York. 4.0 GPA

Critic’s Choice. 2006 Spring Student Art Exhibition. Gallery State University Plaza, Albany, New York. Invitation from Faculty Sponsor. Chosen for placement for Best of Show State University of New York Art Exhibition.

Grant Arnold Award. Bachelor of Fine Arts Student Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York

Best of Show. 10th Annual Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition. Art Association of Oswego. Oswego, New York.

Al Bremmer Art Award. Awarded by Emeritus Professor of SUNY Oswego, Al Bremmer. 43rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York.

Society for Photographic Education Conference Scholarship. Awarded by Jim Ramer, Associate Chair/Director of Graduate Studies in Department of Photography at Parsons School of Design.

Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant (SCAC) 2005-2006. Six Degrees Of Separation and Attending the Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Awarded by the State University of New York, College at Oswego SCAC Committee.

2005
Presidential Purchase Award. 42nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York.

 

Exhibitions

Upcoming 2018
The Prague Foto Biennale. 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography. Prague, Czech Republic.

Upcoming Fall 2017
104th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition. Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan. Juried by Dennis Nawrocki, Writer and Art Critic.

2017
2017 Photography Exhibition. Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan. Juried by Cynthia Greig, Visual Artist.

10th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards Exhibition. Barcelona, Spain. Valid Foto BCN Gallery.

Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We Have. Solo Exhibition. Alexandria, Virginia. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Target Gallery.

The Incinerator Show. Ocelot Print Shop, Detroit, Michigan. 

Punctum. PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary. Juried by Zsolt Bátori, founder and artistic director of PH21 Gallery.

Marygrove Art Department Playground Reclamation Documentary. Beyond Words Gallery. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan.

2016
Gold Medal Exhibition. Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan. Juried by Elizabeth Youngblood, artist, educator, designer and maker.

Smallish 2- A Small Works Holiday Show. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan. 

Still Life: Past, Present and Future. uBe Art, Berkeley, California.

A Six Mile Connection: An Exhibit Opening Reception. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan.

Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition. Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2015
Smallish- A Small Works Holiday Show, Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan.

Art Department Faculty Show. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan.

Across Voices: Video/Media Art Show, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, South Korea.

2014-2015
Local Perspectives, Global Reach. Mercedes-Benz Research & Development, North America, Inc. Redford, Michigan.

2014
International Symposium on Electronic Art. Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Biannual All Media Exhibition 2014Detroit Artists Market Detroit, Michigan. Juried by Timothy van Laar, Professor and Chairman of Fine Arts at the College for Creative Studies.

Art Department Faculty Show. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan.

2014 Photography and Digital Imagery ShowMarygrove College, Detroit, Michigan.

2013
Collaborate, Connect, Reconnect. Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan. Invited by James Lutomski, Associate Professor of Art/Galley Director of Marygrove College.

Fall Common Room Display. University of Michigan, Institute for the Humanities, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Invited by Amanda Krugliak, Curator of the Institute for the Humanities.

Mapping: Borders, Bodies, Memories. Filter Photo Festival, David Weinberg Photography, Chicago, Illinois. Juried by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director of the Griffin Museum of Art.

Griffin Museum of Photography’s 19th Juried Exhibition. Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts Juried by Kathy Ryan, Photo Editor of The New York Times Magazine.

Festival Internacional de Arte & Tecnologia 404. Universidad Nacional de Rosario. University Cultural Centre (E.C.U), San Martín 750. Rosario, Argentina.

NEWSPACE 2013 Juried ExhibitionNewspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon. Juried by Sarah Stolfa, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.

PPAC’S 4th Annual Contemporary Photography Competition and Exhibition. Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Juried by Lesley Martin, Publisher of the Aperture Book Program and Andy Adams, Creator of FlakPhoto.com

Codicology: The Art and Study of the Book. Cultural Arts Building, University of North Carolina Wilmington. Juried by Book Sculptor Daniel Essig. Second Place Award.

Straight Trippin’. Altered Esthetics. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2012
Sum of Parts. Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography. Detroit, Michigan.

Oswego Art Alums Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York.

2nd Annual National and International Juried Photography Exhibition. Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, New York. Juried by Jennifer Blessing, Curator of Photography at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Where We Are: Tectonic Shifts and Dissolution of Boundaries [Exploring the Tension and Transitions in Contemporary Visual Art Today] Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri. Juried by Elaine A. King, Ph.D. Art Historian at Carnegie Mellon University, Critic and Curator.

Illusion and Chemistry: The Alternative Process. The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, Virginia. Juried by Christopher James, Author of The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes.

2011
Making Sense of What We Have. Two-Person Exhibition. Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

2010
Soho Photo Alternative Process Competition. Soho Photo, Tribeca, New York. Juried by France Scully Osterman, educator at Scully and Osterman Studio and Mark Osterman, process historian at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film both specializing in the Wet-Plate Collodion Process.

Second Year MFA Exhibition. Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Unbound. Coleman Burke Gallery, New York, Chelsea, New York.

5th National Juried Exhibition. Axis Gallery, Sacramento, California. Juried by Joe Amrhein, Director of Pierog Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

Photos With Words. Vermont Photography Workplace, Middlebury, Vermont. Juried by Liz Lee, Department Chair of Visual Arts and New Media at the State University of New York at Fredonia.

Made In New York 2010 Exhibition. Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York. Juried by Joan Lyons, Founding Director of the Visual Studies Workshop Press and John von Bergen, co-founder of Sculpture Space in Utica, New York.

Graduate Research Exhibition. Hetzel Union Building Art Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Free Ice Cream- Second First Year MFA Exhibition. Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Focal_Resolution_01. Climate Gallery, Long Island City, New York.

First Year Masters In Fine Arts Exhibition. Borland Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

2009
Made In New York 2009 Exhibition. Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York. Juried by Todd McGrain, Associate Professor of Art at Cornell University and Sylvia de Swaan, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow 1994, 2000 and 2006.

Momento Mori: Contemporary Manifestations. Claypool-Young Art Building. Morehead State University. Morehead, Kentucky. Juried by Eleanor Heartney, Contemporary Art Critic and Scholar.

2008
2008 Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition. Art Association of Oswego, New York.

2007
Made In New York 2007 Exhibition. Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York. Juried by Michael A. Sickler, Professor of Art and Art History at Syracuse University and Buzz Spector, former Professor and Chair of the Department of Art at Cornell University (at the time of exhibition).

2007 Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition. Art Association of Oswego, New York. Honorable Mention.

2006
Autumn Annual Juried Show 2006. Worcester Artist Group Gallery. Worcester, Massachusetts. Juried by Nato Thompson, curator of Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MOCA)

National Photography Exhibition ’06. Main Street Gallery. Groton, New York. Juried by Nicolai Klimaszewski, Chairman of the Photography Department, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY and Roger Smith, Director of The Main Street Gallery.

Bodyscapes: Exploring the Multidimensional Aspects of The Human Figure. Studio 7 Gallery. Rockaway Center for the Arts. Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area, Rockaway, Queens, New York.

Best of Show State University of New York Art Exhibition. New York State Museum, Albany, New York. Juried by State University of New York Chancellor.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Student Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York. Approved by Faculty. Grant Arnold Award.

Quest Student Grant Exhibition. Hewitt Student Union, State University of New York College at Oswego, Oswego, New York.

2006 Spring Student Art Exhibition. Gallery State University Plaza, Albany, New York. Invitation from Faculty Sponsor. Critic’s Choice.

2006 Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition. Art Association of Oswego. Oswego, New York. Juried by Richard Zakin and Helen Zakin, Head of the Art Department of State University of New York at Oswego. Best of Show.

43rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York. Al Bremmer Art Award.

2005
Appendix: 15th Annual Member’s Exhibition. Rochester Contemporary Gallery. Rochester, New York.

2005 Society for Photographic Education Northeast Regional Conference: Students from Central New York Exhibition. Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Oswego Independent Art & Music Exhibition. State University of New York College at Oswego, Oswego, New York.

Everyday Dream: Translating the Moment with Hat Factory Art Collective of Oswego. Art Association of Oswego, Oswego, New York.

About Face: A Contemporary Approach to the Portrait. Hat Factory Artists Space, Oswego, New York.

2nd Annual Great Lakes Emerging Artist Competition. Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, Fredonia, New York. Juried by Louis Grachos, Director of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

42nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York. Juried by Kathryn Martini, associate curator at the Everson Museum in Syracuse, and Elizabeth Brownell, a graphics art professor at Finger Lakes Community College. Presidential Purchase Award.

2004
Convergences. Artist’s Palette Gallery, Oswego, New York.

41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York. Juried by Elizabeth McDade, executive director of the Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, and Cara Thompson, a professor at Bryant & Stratton in Syracuse.

 

Publications

2017
Students Protest Marygrove College Dropping Undergrad Programs. Image from protest. C and G News. Article by Brendan Losinski. Print.

In the Galleries. Art Review of Solo Exhibition. The Washington Post. Article by Mark Jenkins. Print.

Detroit Home. Edited images for print. HOUR Media. August/September 2017. Print. p. 15, 82, 83

Our View: Discovering the Hidden Gems of Alexandria. Alexandria Times. Article by Editoral Staff. Print. p. 22

Art Review: Sarah Nesbitt grasps Truth of Matter. Alexandria Times. Article by Evan Berkowitz. Print. p. 13, 17

Navigating Manufactured Truths In New Target Gallery Exhibition. DC Style is Real. Online.

Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, July 6-13, 2017. The Washington Post. Compiled by Ria Manglapus and Lisa Bolton. Print.

Target Gallery Presents Sarah Nesbitt Making Sense of What We HaveEast City Art. Online.

Navigating Manufactured Truths In New Target Gallery Exhibition. Alexandria News. Online.

A Festival Explodes Expectations of Queer Dance at JACK. Hyperallergic. Article by Benjamin Sutton. Images from the performance of we [still] queer here 4.5, Confetti Sunrise. Online.

Explode! queer dance festival Flyer. Image from the performance of we [still] queer here 4.5, Confetti Sunrise. Print.

Meanings and Makings of Queer Dance. Croft, Clare. Images from the performance of we [still] queer here 4.5, Confetti Sunrise. Oxford University Press. Print. p. 2, 42, 58, 174, 178, 192, 219

Creative Class: Sarah Nesbitt. HYE Times. Article by Ara Topouzian. Online.

How does Grand Rapids become stronger? By ensuring other cities do too. Rapid Growth Media. Article by Allison Spooner. Online.

A Page from Our Handbook: Designing and Building Your Artist SiteCreative Capital. Article by Holly AjalaOnline.

2017 Michigan House Promotion. Middle West and Creative Many Michigan. Photos by Samantha Danhoff Vanderlist, Sarah Nesbitt, and Shawn Jordan. Video.

Winter 2016- Winter 2011
Creative Many Michigan Website. Researched and provided content for the entire website. Online.

2016
∞ mile Year 3 Anthology: December 2015 – November 2016. Edited by Jennifer Junkermeier, stephen garrett dewyer, and Ryan Harte. Images from the Art and Race Conference. Print. p. 10-11

Our History of the Telephone. Scarab Club Gold Medal Gallery. Online.

Scarab Club Annual Publication. Scarab Club. Print. p. 102

Fall Event Program Guide: Sept-Dec 2016. Creative Many Michigan. Print. p. 5, 6, 16, 20, 21

Creative State Michigan: 2016 Creative Industries Report. Creative Many Michigan and Kerr Smith Design. September. Print. p. 19, 22, 98, 106-110, 130

Dancing toward Queer Horizons. Croft, Clare. Theatre Topics, John Hopkins University Press. Print. p. 59-60

Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez. Weschler, Lawrence. Documentation of Michigan Cut Outs. April 12. Print. p. 116-117

New Recordings by Heaters, ONEFREQ, In Tall Buildings: The ArtPrize Sessions, Michigan House-Austin. Sinkevics, John. Local Spins. March 18. Online.

Any Holder but a Pot Holder. Levester Williams Website. Online.

Art and Race Conference. Infinite Mile Detroit. Online.

2015
The State of the Creative Economy in Michigan. Wasacz, Walter. Rapid Growth Media. December 10. Online.

The ‘60 wrd/min art critic’ comes to Hamtramck. Detroit Metro Times. December 1. Online.

Making Sense with Sarah Nesbitt. Breakfast with the Artist. Interview with Rosie Sharp. Online.

Great Lakes Adaptation Assessment for Cities: Project Evaluation Report. Project Staff. Grace, Ashlee. Climate Center, University of Michigan. October. Print. p. 17

2014-15 Annual Report. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Summer 2015. Print. p. 2, 4, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24

How much is a city’s culture worth? Quantifying the economic impact of the arts in Detroit. Knight Arts Detroit Blog. Article by Rosie Sharp. Online.

JoySavage, Anne C. Eclecta Blog- Progressive News and Commentary. Online.

[도서] 뉴 미디어 아트 2015: New Media Art 2015. Kim, Leejin. Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, South Korea. Print. p. 32-35, 100

Book of Alternative Photographic Processes. Third Edition. James, Christopher. Image of Working Harder to Reclaim That Context and Losing the Collection. Delmar Cengage, New York, New York. Print. p. 465, 790

The Year in Life Writing – Year in Review. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Edited by Donald Harrison, Provided Stills for Video. May 19. Video.

Acknowledgements with Great Appreciation! Creative Convergence 2015 Program Guide. Arts Alliance of Washtenaw County. March 19. Print. p. 4

Feeling at Home with Alison Bechdel. Hyperallergic. Article by Sarah Rose Sharp. Online.

[Exhibition] Across Voices – Whispers: About the Artist About Featured Artists. CICA Museum. Online.

Heidi Kumao Exhibits in Korea. Stamps School of Art and Design, University of Michigan. Online.

Phase of domestic and international new media art, “New Media Art 2015” published. Design Jungle Magazine. Online.

Across Voices 속삭임 CICA 미술관 비디오 / 뉴미디어 아트 국제展 2015_0321 ▶ 2015_0621 / 월~목요일 휴관 Neolook. Online.

New Media Art 2015: Across Voices – 속삭임. Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, South Korea. Video.

The Year of Life Writing Fall Highlights. Michigan Humanities. Provided Still Photos for Video. March 19. Video.

Highlights of Alison Bechdel’s “Dykes, Dads, and Moms To Watch Out For” Exhibition. Video by Donald Harrison, Provided Still Photos for Video. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. February 18. Video.

Business Leaders in the News. Detroit Free Press, January 18. Print. p. 3B

Design My Diabetes Solution Workshop. Health Design by US. Online.

Design Workshop for Improving Communication. Health Design by US. Online.

Health Virtual Reality Apps By Us. Health Design by US. Online.

Innovations in Diabetes Education. Health Design by US. Online.

Our Work. Health Design by US. Online.

Resident Sign-Out Deserves Great Design. Health Design by US. Online.

Who We Are. Health Design by US. Online.

Making Health. Wilson, Allison. Medicine at Michigan. Fall-Winter 2015 Online.

2014
∞ mile Year 1 Anthology: December 2013 – November 2014. Edited by Jennifer Junkermeier, stephen garrett dewyer, and Ryan Harte. Print. p. 154-170

Creative Many moves HQ to TechTown Detroit, sets sights on Grand Rapids for 2015. Rapid Growth Media. Article by Anya Zentmeyer. Online.

Levure Litteraire. Accueil: Numéro 10, November 2014. Online.

Marygrove staff shows its colors in the 2014 Faculty Exhibition. Knight Arts. Article by Rose Sharp. Online.

Local Perspectives, Global Reach. 2014-2015 Art Exhibition Catalog. Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. Print. p. 23, 24

Soldier’s Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan- Jennifer Karady Exhibition Catalog. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. September 25. Print. Inside Flap.

Photo Gallery: ArtServe Michigan Presents PDP Workshops in Ann Arbor and Detroit. Creative Capital. Article by Maura Guyote. Online.

Helping Kids Manage Diabetes with Video Games. Emergence Magazine UM Stamps School of Art and Design Summer 2014. Print. p. 13

2013-14 Annual Report. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. 2014. Print. p. 1, 2, 9, 11, 12, 16, 18, 23, 27

A Campaign Conversation with Dean James Hilton. University of Michigan Library Spring 2014 Development Newsletter. Spring 2014. Print. p. 1

Our Collaboration with Dr. Joyce Lee and the University Medical Community Continues. University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design Tumblr. Online.

Making A Difference Video Games that Help Kids Manage Diabetes. Stamps School of Art and Design. Article by Katherine Weider. Online.

INSIGHT 7 Magazine. Photomedia Center- Contemporary Imagemakers 2013. Print. p. 12-17

Lost and Found: Making Art from Migrants’ Trash. A Growing Movement. Amin, Sameen. Al Jazeera America. May 26 Online.

Detroit Art Shakers: Ongoing Project of my Journey to Meeting Detroit Artists + Not Abandoned: Just Taking the Deserved Weekend Off. ∞ mile, issue 05: April 2014. Online.

Sarah Nesbitt: Making Sense of What We HavePhotomedia Center, Contemporary Imagemakers Program. In the running for Photomedia Center’s micro-grant, in addition to series of publications brought forth by the Photomedia Center. Online.

Chris Hyndman, No-Touching Zone. Slideshows. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. April 10. Online.

State of Exception: Richard Barnes, Jason De León, Amanda Krugliak. Slideshows. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Online.

2014 State of Exception: Richard Barnes, Jason De León, Amanda Krugliak. Tumblr Blog. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Online.

2013
IMD Facilitates Outreach Art Exhibit Tour/Lecture. Marygrove Campus News. Online.

Filter Photo Festival Catalog. Filter Photo. September 23. Print. p.18

404 10º Festival Internacional de Arte y Tecnologia Catalog. 404 Festival. August 31. Print. p.14

404 Festival Internacional de Arte y Tecnología. Universidad Nacional de Rosario VlogTV. Video.

404 Festival 2013. 404 Festival Website. Video.

Recontrucción de la Memoria de Otro. 404 Festival Website. Online.

Alumni Exhibit Success in All-Oswego Show. Oswego Magazine. Article by Shane M. Liebler. Print. p. 26

2012-13 Annual Report. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Print. p. 10, 12, 23

Powertools, Arduino Boards, and Oil Spills: Installing (in)Habitation at MOCAD. Play, UM Stamps School of Art & Design. Provided footage for Video. June 20. Video.

Interview with Artist Lynne Avadenka. Daub, Peggy. University of Michigan Library. Online.

Institute for the Humanities Exhibit Explores Intersection of Text and Image. Cantu, John Carlos. Ann Arbor News, mLive. May 10. Online.

Visiting Artist Lynne Avadenka’s 1-credit mini-course “The Book: Body and Soul”. Slideshows. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. April 16. Online.

Sibande on Campus. Slideshows. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. April 10. Online.

The Zarazua Family. Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Huron Valley. Hope Away from Home. Spring 2013. Print. p. 3

Language Comes After the Artist: The Work of Lynne Avadenka Exhibition Catalog. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. Print. p. 4, 12

Language Comes After the Artist: The Work of Lynne Avadenka. Slideshows. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. March 31. Online.

Jason Ferguson Faculty Artwork. Eastern Michigan University. Online.

Griffin Opening! What Makes it Great? What Will You Remember? Article by Elin Spring. Online.

Challenges and Opportunities of Art Coverage in the Age of Media Convergence. Motown Review of Art. Article by Vince Carducci. Online.

Internal Review, Saturday, Feb. 1. MHeal Website. Online.

About Us. Woven Wind Website. Online.

State of Exception: The Undocumented Migration Project at the University of Michigan. Rybak, Sarah. U-Loop Politics-News University of Michigan. Online.

2012
Sum of Parts at DCCP. ArtHopper.com Exhibition Review by Ron Scott. Online

Multidisciplinary Design Minor Brochure. University of Michigan Engineering. Print. p. 1, 2

Remainders: The Banned Book Project/Nigel Poor Exhibition: Remainders: god, sex and animals talking. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel, Provided Video Footage. Michigan Humanities. Nov 16. Video.

Artist Nigel Poor’s Workshop with Lloyd Hall Students in Collaboration with Arts at Michigan. Slideshows. Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan. November 8. Online.

Student Engagement and the Academic Library. Quoted in a chapter named: Undergraduates of Opportunity: Capitalizing on Talent and Crafting Undergraduate Projects at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries. Libraries Unlimited, Santa Barbara, CA. Print. p. 68-69

Reframing Photography Theory and Practice. Resources: Artists: Sarah Nesbitt. Website by Rebekah Modrak and Bill Anthes. Online.

Time After Time. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel, Provided Video Footage. Michigan Humanities. Sep 18. Video.

A Crash Course in Creativity. Hensel, Jennifer Judge. Michigan Engineering News Stories. August 28. Online.

Detroit: An Artist’s Perspective. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel, Provided Video Footage. Michigan Humanities. Aug 17. Video.

Illusion and Chemistry: The Alternative Process, exhibition catalog. Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA. Blurb Publishing. Print. p. 52

“plant” 3D Video Installation by OpenEndedGroup. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel, Provided Video Footage. University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities. April 23. Video.

Charles Atlas Installation at U-M. Edited by Sharad Kant Patel, Provided Video Footage. Michigan Humanities. Mar 23. Video.

2010
Best of Photography 2010. Photographer’s Forum, Santa Barbara, CA. Serbin Communications. Print. p. 189

Winners Gallery- Best of Photography-Finalists. Photography Forum Magazine.com, Image of Working Harder To Reclaim That Context. Online.

Exhibit features work of students, recent graduates of MFA program. Live psu.edu, July 22. Online.

MFA Students and Recent Alumni Emerge in UnBound Exhibition. Arts and Architecture.psu.edu, July 22. Online.

5th National Juried Exhibition, exhibition catalog. Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA. Print.

Unbound, Exhibition Catalog. Coleman Burke Gallery, Chelsea, New York City, New York.

Photos With Words, exhibition catalog. Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Blurb Publishing. Print. p. 22, 62

Focal_Resolution_01, exhibition catalog. Climate Gallery, New York, NY. Blurb Publishing. Print. p. 26

First-Year MFA Students to Show Their Boundaries in Borland Exhibition. Arts and Architecture PSU.edu, January 26. Online.

Graduate research displayed in HUB. The Daily Collegian, March 29. Online.

Master of Fine Arts Students Show Work in Borland Exhibition. Live psu.edu, January 27. Online.

Portfolios/Sarah Nesbitt. Alternative Art and Culture Magazine, Spring 2010. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Print. p. 56-65

2009
Made in New York. Art Calendar. The Post-Standard/Stars. June 7. Print. p. 10

2007
State Artists’ Exhibit. Art Calendar. The Post-Standard/Neighbors Cayuga. July 5. Print. p. 14

2006
People in Action. Campus Update- State University of New York at Oswego. Volume 17, Number 18, July 12. Print. p. 2

People in Action. Campus Update Volume 17, Number 16, May 3. Print. p. 2

Fine Arts- Oswego State Students Exhibit Their Crafts. The Post-Standard/Neighbors Oswego. April 27. Print. p. 1

Quest ‘06 A Symposium Catalog. State University of New York at Oswego. April 19. Print. p. 9

Tyler Art Gallery Features Student Exhibition. Oswego State University website news. April 13. Online.

AAO Announces Lakeside Art Show Winners. DiscoverOswego.com, April 3. Online.

In Print. Campus Update- State University of New York at Oswego. Volume 17, Number 13, March 22. Print. p. 1

Funded Student Scholarly, Creative Work Sees Big Jump This Year. Campus Update. Volume 17, Number 12, March 8. Print. p. 2

 

Collections

Kristin Kelly, Real Estate Agent for RE/MAX. Purchased Our Influences.

Pennsylvania State University Library, Eberly Family Special Collections Library, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Purchased a print and the book from Working Harder to Reclaim That Context.

Charles Garoian, Professor of Art and Art Education at Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania. Acquired Working Harder To Reclaim That Context.

B. Stephen Carpenter II, Professor of Art Education at Pennsylvania State University. State College, Pennsylvania. Purchased Reinterpreting Interpretation.

Graham Sullivan, Director of the School of Visual Arts at Pennsylvania State University. State College, Pennsylvania. Purchased Quickly Disappearing.

Deborah Stanley, President of the State University of New York at Oswego. Oswego, New York. Purchased Bathing.

Paul Pearce, Instructor of Photography at the State University of New York at Oswego. Oswego, New York. Purchased Under Construction.

Daniel Rioz, Instructor of Foundations at the University of Northern Colorado. Greeley, Colorado. Purchased Inner Frustration.

Michael Moncibiaz, Cofounder of The Sweet Meat Co. Artist Collective. Rochester, New York. Purchased Inner Frustration.

 

Skills/Experience
In areas of: Photography, Video, Augmented Reality, 3D Modeling, Painting, 2-Dimensional Design, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, and 3-Dimensional Design. Trained in Chemical Safety and follows OSHA requirements.

Analog Photography/Printmaking Experience
Hasselblad Medium Format Cameras, 35mm and Large Format Photography, Silver Gelatin Processes, Darkroom Color Print Processing, Wet Plate Collodion Process, Cyanotype, Gum Bichromate, Serigraph, Woodblock, Intaglio, and Palladium Printing.

Communications
Keeping donors, sponsors, partners, and viewers updated on a non-profit organization’s mission and activity.

Keeping media outlets updated on upcoming events and activities of the organization.

Managing and providing content for Social Media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, Snapchat and youTube.

Managing Social Media and Website Monitoring Sites: TweetReach, Goggle Analytics, Facebook Analytics

Setting up newsletters through sites such as Mailchimp and Campaigner

Managing and providing content for online Photo Sharing: Flickr, Picasa, SmugMug, Photobucket, Instagram

Digital Art Experience
Equipment:
Imacon Flextight 848 Scanner, Better Light Super 6K-HS Digital Scanning Back, Epson Expression 10000xl Photo Scanner, a wide array of Digital SLR Cameras (still and video), including: Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 7D, Sony Digital Handycam Video Camcorder, Sony Mini DV/HDV Camcorder, and the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1: 60fps. 44” HP Designjet z3100ps GP Photo, Epson Stylus Pro 9900, Epson Stylus Pro 7600, Epson Stylus Pro 4880, and Epson 3880 printers. Epilog 50W laser cutter.

Digital Software:
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Bridge, Final Cut Pro, Layar (Augmented Reality), SilverFast Ai. Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Adobe Acrobat, SketchUp Make, Autodesk 123D Design, Autodesk 123D Make.

Painting Experience
Working with Oil, Acrylic, and Latex paints, Watercolor, Small Scale to Mural sizes/projects. This includes managing community art-based painting projects in the Detroit Community and working with community leaders to execute and collaborate on neighborhood improvement projects.

Teaching Experience
Instructing, managing, leading and educating of up to 30 students in a single class in higher education, high school and kindergarten levels in the field of art, photography and art history.

Grant Writing for individual and group creative projects

Evaluation of artistic, project-based assignments, studio visits and research papers for at least 40 students during the fall semester and 70 students for the winter semester.

Website Development
Having the ability to read and edit pages through CSS, HTML and PHP Languages, content management systems (CMS) including, Dreamweaver, Weebly, WordPress, Joomla and Drupal.