In the past I’ve done written retrospectives on years of my life. This year I decided to change it up and post images. This was weirdly not easier. Below are 50 of my favorite photos that I shot this year, some for work, some for fun, all for the pursuit of artistic progress. Enjoy.
A few months ago I sat down with the heads of the Nationality Rooms at Pitt for an exclusive glimpse of some rare artifacts from the program that had never been seen before. Here are some photos of the artifacts and the curator’s discussion.
Squonk Opera premiered their newest show at this year’s Three Rivers Arts Festival downtown. Here are some highlights from the show that I photographed!
Pitt recently held a European Festival celebrating international culture replete with Irish dancers, fencing from the Society for Creative Anachronism, and many colorful booths. These are some of the photos I shot from the event, one was featured on the back page of Pitt Chronicle.
Last month I photographed an immersive exhibition at Pitt that recreated the experience of being disabled or oppressed for students in attempt to broker understanding. Here are some of the photos from Boxes & Walls, the article that accompanies them can be found online at Pitt Chronicle.
Every year Pitt Chronicle features several outstanding seniors for their graduation issue. This year I photographed six brilliant students, their stories and photos can be found at http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/issues/2016-05-02
I’ve been doing a lot of portraiture lately. These shots are from a headshot session I did for a young actress. Nikki was fantastic in front of the camera, I’m sure she will go on to do great things.
Recently the University of Pittsburgh launched a new ‘Creativity Center’ in the basement of the bookstore on Fifth Ave. I was on hand for the groundbreaking party where there was a surprise flash mob, people drawing on the walls, and Chancellor Gallagher and Provost Beeson broke ground by being the first to splatter paint on…