EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Providence, RI  2010

Certificate in Digital Photography

 

Scott Kelby’s Adobe Photoshop for Digital Photographers Workshop  2010

 

New England School of Photography, Boston, MA  2005

Advanced Contemporary Portraiture
 

Center for Women & Enterprise, Boston, MA  2005

Women’s Business Certification Program

 

University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC  2000

Coursework in black and white photography

 

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC  2000

Associates Degree, CAD Systems Management Program

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PHOTOGRAPHER/ OWNER, Rebecca Skinner Photography, Franklin, MA 2005 – present

 

CAD DRAFTER/ OWNER, Ellipse CAD Solutions, Franklin, MA 2000 – 2009

Ellipse CAD Solutions provided drafting services for engineering consultants, contractors, and architects.

 

DESIGN ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, Cutler Hammer, Asheville, NC 2000

 

CAD OPERATOR, United Engineering Group, Asheville, NC 1999-2000

 

CAD OPERATOR/ INTERNSHIP, Square D 1999

 

ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHER,  Audrey Goforth Photography, Asheville, N.C. 1997-1999

Responsibilities included photographing with medium format camera, lighting of subjects using off camera flash or reflectors, carrying equipment and clerical work such as filing, ordering, masking negatives, putting together wedding albums, and answering phone.

 

CUSTOM COLOR PRINTER,  West Star Photographic, Asheville, N.C. 1998-1999

Responsibilities included custom printing both color and black & white film, running E-6 and         C-41 through dip and dunk processors, maintaining processors, shooting internegatives, conversion negatives, and 4x5 duplicates.

           

DEPARTMENT HEAD/ CUSTOM COLOR PRINTER, J.W. Photo, Raleigh, N.C. 1994-1997

Responsibilities included making the highest quality finished color print possible, sizes ranging from wallets up to 30x40 murals, daily maintenance on RA-4 processor and inventory control.

 

MANAGER, Instant Replay / Jack Rabbit Photo, Raleigh, N.C. 1992-1994

Responsibilities included opening and closing of store, mixing chemistry, regular maintenance on C-41 processor and Noritzu machines, inventory control, machine printing B+W and color prints up to 11x14, color balancing.

 

RELATED SKILLS

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Expertise in color negative and positive/ slide processes including medium and large format

Familiar with black & white film processes including film development and printing

Comprehensive knowledge of digital camera operation

Extensive experience with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom for image development and printing

Extensive experience with ink-jet printing, specifically Epson 3800 & Epson P800

 

COMPUTER

Extensive knowledge of PC as well as familiarity with Macintosh

Knowledge of the following programs: Lightroom, Photoshop, Silver Efex Pro, Color Efex, ProShow Gold, CAD, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Experience with Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Post Industrial Impressions, True Grit Gallery, Middleborough, MA – 2017 

Yellow, Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA – 2017

New England Collective VIII, Galatea Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA – 2017

Contemporary Craft, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA - 2017

Connections, 6 Bridges Gallery, Maynard, MA - 2017

Unseen, Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, MA - 2017

White.Black.Monochrome, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA - 2017

Small Works Show, Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA - 2017

Franklin Art Association “Spring Show”, Black Box, Franklin, MA – 2017

Best in Show – The Piano

Member Prize Show, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA - 2017

Iteration, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA - 2017

The Boston Home Decor Show, The Cyclorama, Boston, MA - 2016

The Boston International Fine Art Show, The Cyclorama, Boston, MA - 2016

Divergent Thinking, Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery, Framingham, MA – 2016

Members Show, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA - 2016

            Award of Merit - Stairway

2016 Red Biennial, Kathryn Shultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2016

Out of Order, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA – 2016

Small Works Exhibition, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA – 2016

Out of the Woods: Fairy Tales Re-Imagined, Somerville, MA – 2016

22nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2016

Juried Art Exhibition, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA – 2016

Franklin Art Association “Spring Show”, Black Box, Franklin, MA – 2016

First Place – Unaccompanied

Reflection, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA – 2016

Franklin Art Association “Fall Show”, Tri-County, Franklin, MA – 2015

First Place – Desolation

Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA – 2015

Connections II, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA – 2015

All Cape Cod, Cape Cod Art Association Exhibit, Barnstable, MA – 2015

Franklin Art Association “Spring Show”, Black Box, Franklin, MA – 2015

Best in Show – Falling Down

The Photographers Show, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2015

Texture, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA – 2014

First Place – Unfinished Business

8 Visions, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA – 2014

New England Collective V, Galatea Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA – 2014

20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2014

See the Light, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA – 2014

Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA – 2014

All Cape Cod, Cape Cod Art Association Exhibit, Barnstable, MA – 2014

Franklin Art Association “Spring Show”, Dean College, Franklin, MA – 2014

First Place – Tossed

Honorable Mention - Time

Foxboro Art Association “Spring Show”, Foxboro Library, Foxboro, MA – 2014

First Place - Serenity

Wicked, Fountain Street Art Gallery, Framingham, MA – 2014

Winter Wonderland, Photography Center of Cape Cod, S. Yarmouth, MA – 2013

Member’s Exhibit, Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA - 2013

Small Works Exhibit, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA – 2013

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow, Norfolk Library, Norfolk, MA – 2013

19th Annual Juried Exhibition, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2013

Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA – 2013

What Goes Around, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA – 2013

The National, Cape Cod Art Association Exhibit, Barnstable, MA – 2013

Renewal, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA – 2013

Arts in Bloom, Cultural Arts Alliance, Hopkinton, MA – 2013

Flower Show, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA – 2013

Radius, RISD Alumni Exhibit, Keeseh Studios, Providence, RI – 2013

Secrets, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2013

Snow & Ice, Moose Hill Gallery, Sharon, MA – 2013

Solo Exhibition, Medfield Public Library, Medfield, MA – 2012

Blue, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2012

Landscape/ Seascape Show, Post Road Art Center, Marlborough, MA – 2012

Solo Exhibition, Blue Glass Café, Boston, MA – 2012

On the Threshold, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA – 2012

Grafton Fine Arts & Music Festival, Grafton Cultural Council, Grafton, MA – 2012

            Second Place – Tiny Shadows

Off the Wall, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA – 2012

18th Annual Juried Exhibition, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2012

All Cape Cod, Cape Cod Art Association Exhibit, Barnstable, MA – 2012

            First Place – Quiet Morning

Arts in Bloom, Cultural Arts Alliance, Hopkinton, MA – 2012

            First Place – Calathea Makoyana

Outwitting History, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2012

The Fine Art of Photography, Plymouth Center for the Arts, Plymouth, MA – 2012

Southern Mass. Arts Festival 2012, Mansfield, MA

First Place – The Golden Hour

Second Place – Door to Nothing or Everything

Scratching the Surface, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2012

2011 Members’ Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA – 2011

Juror’s Choice – Rusted Web

A Second Look, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2011

17th Annual Juried Exhibition, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA – 2011

Juried Portrait Show, Belmont Gallery, Belmont, MA – 2011

Southern Mass. Arts Festival 2011, Mansfield, MA

1st Place – Porthole

2nd Place – Rusted Web

Art Exhibit, Premier Image Gallery, Ashland, MA – 2011

1st Place – Rusted Web

South Shore Arts Festival, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA – 2011

2nd Place – Rusted Web

Rhythm of Nature: Explosion of Rebirth, Moose Hill Gallery, Sharon, MA – 2011

Two Person Show, Guilford Public Library, Guilford, CT – 2011

F2.8 presents “Let the Light In”, Norfolk Library, Norfolk, MA – 2011

Four Person Group Show, Woodshed Gallery, Franklin, MA – 2011

Nature & Her Ways: Two Person Show, Jane’s Frames, Franklin, MA – 2011

No Hearts, No Flowers, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2011

Show of Hearts – Cancer Benefit, Post Road Art Center, Marlborough, MA – 2011

Illuminations Gallery at Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA – 2011

Northeast Prize Show, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2011

Grafton Fine Arts & Music Festival, Grafton Cultural Council, Grafton, MA – 2011

            2nd Place – Bike

Neighborhoods of Boston Exhibition, Moakley Federal Courthouse, Boston, MA – 2010

Solo Exhibition, Dover Public Library, Dover, MA – 2010

Solo Exhibition, Dick & Jane's General Store, Walpole, MA – 2010

Solo Exhibition, Holliston Public Library, Holliston, MA – 2010

Solo Exhibition, Perks Coffeehouse, Norwood, MA – 2010

Open Art, Competition & Exhibit, Premier Image Gallery, Ashland, MA – 2010

First Place – Thistle

Journeys, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA – 2010

Neighborhoods of Boston, Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA – 2010

Illuminations Gallery at Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA – 2010

Focus, Cultural Arts Alliance, Hopkinton, MA – 2009

Second Place - Trees

Take a Closer Look, Macro Photography Exhibit, Warwick Library, Warwick, RI – 2009

Summer in the Valley, The Trustees of Reservations, Dover, MA – 2009

Most Outstanding From the Past Photograph in the Professional Class

Earth, Sea and Sky: Approaching Landscape Photography, Rhode Island School of Design Student Exhibit, Cranston Library, Cranston, RI – 2008

Summer in the Valley, The Trustees of Reservations, Dover, MA – 2008

Most Outstanding Scenic Photograph in the Professional Class

Most Outstanding Plant Life Photograph in the Professional Class

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

"9 Haunting Photos of Nature Reclaiming Forgotten Structures", article, Upworthy, 2016.

"Franklin Photographer Finds Beauty in the Lost" article, Metrowest Daily News, 2016.

“Photo exhibit at Moose Hill Gallery in Sharon captures winter’s beauty”, article, Metrowest Daily News, 2013.

Interview, Norfolk Cable Access, 2012.

“Arts in the Spotlight”, interview, Mansfield Cable Access, 2012.

"Fine Art, Friends & Frames in Franklin", article, Franklin Local Town Pages, 2011.

"Animals of the Biomes Marine Biology Center", book, Biomes, 2011.

“Illuminations”, calendar, Mass. General Hospital, 2011.

“Members Favorite Places 2009”, book, Stony Brook Camera Club of Wrentham, MA, 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS

 

Core Artist Member – Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery

Member - Photographic Resource Center at Boston University

Member - Providence Center for Photographic Arts

Member – Griffin Museum of Photography

Member – Attleboro Arts Museum

Member – Cambridge Art Association

Member – Franklin Art Association

Member – Cape Cod Art Association

Member – Hopkinton Center for the Arts

 

Juror - Annual Open Juried Exhibit, Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham, MA - 2017

Juror/ Curator - Abandoned, Lost or Forgotten Photography Exhibit, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA - 2017

Juror – Reflection Photography Exhibit, Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA – 2016

Juror – Blackstone Art Association Photography Exhibit, Uxbridge, MA – 2011