Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Innovative Photographer successful at experimenting with new approaches, techniques, software and lenses. Enjoys sharing photographic passion and is inspired by an artistic challenge.

Core Qualifications
  • Curriculum Development
  • Event Planning
  • Motivating Students
  • Proficient Communicator
  • Media Master Professional
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Art Composition
  • Visual Product Development
Fine Art Photographer, 03/2004 to Current
MckinseySeattle, WA,
  • Incorporated photography and advanced darkroom techniques to create black and white landscape and still life silver gelatin prints for exhibition and sale.
  • Conceptualized and successfully resolved a range of complex artistic development issues including visualization, staging, composition, and marketing.
  • Consistently managed schedules and met deadlines for all projects and submissions.
  • Communicated with curators, gallery directors and exhibition staff.
  • Exhibited in 3 solo shows and over 16 group shows in the past 13 years.
  • Created temporary public art display for Main Plaza, San Antonio.
  • Experimented and implemented alternative photographic techniques including Encaustic, Platinum Palladium, Photogravure and Mixed Media.
  • Designed and launched a web site.

Contract Photography Instructor, 02/2011 to Current
Green Spaces AllianceCity, STATE,
  • Introduced photographic methods and techniques aimed at elementary and weekend Picture Your World participants.
  • Created collaborative classroom experience through visual demonstration and critical evaluation.
  • Promoted an engaging educational experience.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color-balance for student images to be used in teaching presentation.
  • Judged student images for year-end photography competition.

Substitute Instructor, Saturday Morning Discovery, 2011 to Current
Southwest School Of ArtCity, STATE,
  • Taught pinhole photography and introductory darkroom techniques to participating children and parents.
  • Nurtured creativity and imagination through hands-on instruction and evaluation.

Recruiting Administrator, 07/1988 to 01/1999
Hughes & Luce, LLPCity, STATE,
  • Managed a successful recruiting program for large Texas law firm.
  • Responsible for coordination of all attorney hiring including candidate screening, interview processes and evaluation review.
  • Planned events to promote summer internship program.
  • Coordinated hiring efforts among law schools and recruiting firms.
  • Collected and conducted research on statistics such as law firm diversity, demographics, salaries, hiring practices and trends.

Bachelor of Arts: Art History, Expected in 1987
Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX
Certificate Program Graduate: Photography, Expected in 2010
Southwest School of Art - San Antonio, TX
Community Involvement
  • McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
  • Docent (2001 - present)
  • Say Si, San Antonio, TX
  • Participating Artist, Small Scale Work for a Larger Cause (2008 - present)
  • Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX
  • Participating Artist, Gala Art Sale (2004, 2006, 2008, 2012)
  • Women of St. Luke's Episcopal, San Antonio, TX
  • Christian Giving Chairwoman (2006-2009)

Texas Photographic Society

Houston Center for Photography

Member and Board Member (2005-2010), Southwest School of Art

McNay Art Museum

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