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Education

2013 Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Masters of Fine Art Photography
Excelsus Laureate (Highest Honor)

2007 West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX
Bachelors of Applied Arts & Sciences in Computer Art

2004 Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX
Associates in Applied Science of Photography 

Selected Exhibitions

2015
Gathered | Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia | Atlanta, GA
MOCA Gala | Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia | Atlanta, GA

2014
SUMMUS | Minan Gallery | Los Angeles, CA
MOCA Gala | Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia | Atlanta, GA
Savannah College of Art & Design GALA | Savannah College of Art & Design | Atlanta, GA

2012
Decembrist Revival | Whitespec | Atlanta, GA
Open Studio Exhibition | Savannah College of Art & Design | Atlanta, GA
FLUX 2012 | Castleberry Hill | Atlanta, GA
A Thin Space | Twin Kittens | Atlanta, GA
Fashion Exhibition | Framers on Peachtree | Atlanta, GA
Fresh Blood | Mason Murer Gallery | Atlanta, GA
Group Exhibition | Brenda Taylor Gallery | New York, NY
Work in White | CherryLion Gallery | Atlanta, GA
deFine Arts | Savannah College of Art & Design | Atlanta, GA

2011
Silver and Ink | River Club | Savannah, GA
Small Works | Gutstein Gallery | Savannah, GA
Open Studio Exhibition | Savannah College of Art & Design | Atlanta, GA
R3: SCAD and a Sustainable Planet | Savannah College of Art & Design | Atlanta, GA

2010
Open Studio Exhibition | Savannah College of Art & Design | Atlanta, GA

2009
12x12 Exhibition | Amarillo Museum of Art | Amarillo, TX

2008
Belize: The Beauty of Hope | Canyon Clay Company | Canyon, TX
12x12 Exhibition | Amarillo Museum of Art | Amarillo, TX

2007
B.A.A.S. Senior Exhibition | West Texas A&M University | Canyon, TX

Selected Publications and Clients

The New York Times, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Nylon Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, HGTV, Turner Broadcasting, Relevant Magazine, Georgia State University Magazine, InTouch Magazine, International Schools of China, ClearChannel, iHeart Radio

Professional Experience

2007 - Current
Ben Rollins Photography, Atlanta, GA
Photographer and Videographer

2014
The Portfolio Center, Atlanta, GA
Adjunct Professor of Video Production

2012
Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA
Image Management Photography Intern

2012
SCAD Art Smarts Summer Program, Atlanta, GA
Digital Photography and Video Instructor

2011 - 2012
Chimpsy Photography Workshops, Atlanta, GA
Lead Atlanta Instructor 

2007 - 2010
Threeleaf Creative Advertising, Amarillo, TX
Director of Video

2006 - 2007
Merrick Pet Care, Amarillo, TX
Photographer

2005 - 2006
The Photo Store, Amarillo, TX
Photographer

2004 - 2005
Hertner's Camera, Amarillo, TX
Photography Lab Technician

Awards

2013
Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA
Excelsus Laureate (Highest Honor) of 2013 Class

2012

Savannah College of Art & Design GALA, Atlanta, GA
Highlight Artist

2009
American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards, Amarillo, TX
One Regional Silver, Two Local Golds including "Best in Show"

2008
American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards, Amarillo, TX
One Regional Bronze, Two Local Golds, Two Local Silvers

Collections

Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, GA
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX