EDUCATION

DEGREE: 
Falmouth University: BA (Hons) Photography 2020    

A-LEVELS:
Photography - A* Fine Art - A Communication and Culture - B
GCSEs: 11 GCSEs Grade B and above 1 A* 4 A 6 B     ​​​​​
EXHIBITIONS

Emergence, Institute of Photography Gallery, Falmouth, 2020.
Odds and Ends, IOP, Gallery, Falmouth, 2020.
Along the Lines, IOP Gallery, Falmouth, 2019.
Flat-Pack Exhibition, Fox Café, Falmouth, 2019.
Curator and promoter for Late Apricot exhibition group, Falmouth, 2018.
A Space Within and Other Stories, The Photography Gallery, Falmouth, 2017. 
Reclaim Photo Festival, The Lighthouse Media Centre, Birmingham/Wolverhampton, 2017.
PUBLICATIONS
Eclectic Magazine, Issue 3, Nature, 2020. [Physical Magazine].
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

2:1 BA (Hons) Photography, 2020.
AOP (Association of Photographers) Student Award Finalist, 2018.
Full, clean driving licence since April 2017.
President of University Society - Shortlisted for SU Society Event of the Year, 2020.
First in the Dissertation module of degree, 2020.
Photography Award 1st Year - Falmouth University, 2018.
Fine Art Attainment Award - Halesowen College, 2017.
Photography Attainment Award - Halesowen College, 2017.
Student Mentor GOLD Award, 2018.
NCS Graduate​​​​​​​, 2016.
Shaved my head for charity, raising £2000, 2015.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS and TRAINING

Business Administration: An Introduction [Jan 2021],
Customer Service and Care: An Introduction [Jan 2021],
Outset Cornwall: Introduction to Enterprise 6-Week Course [2020],
Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design [2020],
Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop [2020],
Adobe Certified Associate in Digital Video Using Adobe Premiere Pro [2020],
Mental Health First Aid [2019],
Adobe Certified Associate in Print & Digital Publication Using Adobe InDesign [2018]​​​​​​​.
Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop [2018],
Adobe Certified Associate in Digital Video Using Adobe Premiere Pro [2018].

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE                                       (more detail on LinkedIn)

Self-Employed | Cornwall                                                                                      July 2020 - Present.
As a graduate of Falmouth University, I have been taking time to improve upon my skills through Lockdown Learning courses and volunteering with organisations such as Arts-Well, Outset Cornwall, TPG Develop, Creative Resource and Newlyn Art Gallery.
Networking to gather information and work towards my goal of facilitating Creativity/Photography for Wellbeing workshops.

BA(Hons) Photography | Falmouth University                                                     Sept 2017 - May 2020.
* Regular group Crits developed my presentation skills, confidence and resilience.
* Self-learning, self-motivation, managing workload, prioritising and setting manageable goals, and research skills key for both practical projects and Dissertation.
* Interpersonal skills developed through negotiation with clients, models and colleagues. For example, within the Studio Set Build module, in which we had to locate models, props, build and shoot all within one week.

Tim Flach Photography | London                                                                          April 2019 - April 2019.

Working with famous commercial and animal portrait Photographer, Tim Flach, assisting in his London-based studio. I arranged this placement and my accommodation myself and navigated my way around London successfully. I gained valuable experience and knowledge in post-production, and how to guide the viewer's eye around an image, and in the professional practice of a full-time commercial photographer.


MAYN Creative Associate | Cornwall                                                                   Sept 2017 - Present.

During my studies I take on photography commissions with my University’s in-house Agency

Tempest Photography | Cornwall                                                                         July 2019 to July 2019.
Working in a fast-paced environment packaging graduation imagery during Falmouth Uni Grad Week.
Or send me an email: riesnerkatie@gmail.com
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