Education 

2019 (candidate)  BFA in Studio, Photography, Baylor University, Waco, TX (expected graduation: May 2019)

2017 SACI College of Art & Design, Florence, Italy (fall semester)

Academic Scholarships

2018 Harold Simmons Art Scholarship 

2018 Baylor University’s Dean’s List 

2017 Ruth and Lawrence McMillan Award 

2015 – 2019 Baylor University President’s Gold Scholarship Recipient 

2015 Baylor University Freshman Art Scholarship 

Awards/Honors

2019 Best of Painting, Baylor Art Student Exhibition, juried by Tish Brewer, Waco, TX

2018 3rd Place, Transitions, nationally juried by Alison Hearst, Waco, TX

2018 Honorable Mention Award, Transitions, nationally juried by Alison Hearst, Waco, TX 

2018 1st Place, Baylor Study Abroad Photo Contest, Waco, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2019 Baylor Art Student Exhibition, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX (curated by Tish Brewer, owner of The Center for Art Conservation in Dallas )

2018 Baylor Study Abroad Photo Contest, Baylor University, Waco, TX (curated by Study Abroad Department)

2018 Transitions, Art Center of Waco, Waco, TX (curated by Alison Hearst, Associate Curator of Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)

2017 Annual Baylor Art Student Exhibition, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX (curated by Alison Hearst, Associate Curator of Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)

Invitational Exhibitions

2017 Craft Exhibition, Fugi Studio, Florence, Italy 

2017 2D, 3D and Photography Exhibition SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy 

Publications

2018 Baylor Magazine

2017 Kaleo Missions Website

 Additional Professional Experience 

2014 – Present Ellie Thorne Photography, wedding/portrait Photography 

2017 – 2018 Kaleo Missions, Urban Missions Organization

  •  Photographer – traveled nationwide to 5 cities 

  •  Intern - Lead and host teams to partner with local organizations

2017 Pokey O’s of Arlington, Dessert Food Truck, photographer and social media assistant 

2016 – 2017 The Round Up, Baylor University Yearbook, photographer

 Activities and Volunteer 

2019 Talitha Koum, children’s trauma daycare, volunteer

2016 - 2018 Buttoned Bears, online fashion blog, photographer 

2016 – 2019 Delta Delta Delta Sorority, member

2016 Mindset, multiple sclerosis center, photographer

2017 Elementary School in Florence, Italy, English teacher

2016 – 2017 Campus Crusade (CRU), college ministry,small group leader

2016 – 2017 Crossroads of Arlington Church, small group leader/ camp counselor 

Additional Skills 

Software – Lightroom, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Premiere 

Photography – DSLR, Wet Lab, medium/large format film, 35 mm film 

Language – Intermediate Italian