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Dystonia-A neurological movement disorder
Resume'
"A highly qualified and experienced professional, skilled in many aspects of the business and photography fields."
 SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
* Published freelance photographer and photojournalist.
*Former small business operator, with multiple management and office skills.
* Published needlework/craft designer.
*Ability of relate to people at any level of business and management.
*Able to meet deadlines.
*Skilled at handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
*Organized and works as a team player.

 EDUCATION
*Associates Degree in Specialized Business from Duff's Business Institute, Pittsburgh
*Graduated with honors from Elizabeth-Forward High School, Elizabeth, Pa.
*Self-taught photographer, working as a professional since 1996.
*Self-taught photojournalist, working as a professional since 1999.
*Self-taught needlework/craft designer, published since 1986.

 EXPERIENCE
Freelance Photographer/Photojournalist, Panama City, FL-1997 to present
*Works with individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations by providing on-site photography services for personal, advertising and Web site use.
*Provides photography and produces Goodwill Good News, a monthly newsletter of the Gulf Coast Division of Goodwill Industries-Big Bend, Inc.
*Produces Connections, a monthly newsletter of the Greater Downtown Association.
*Periodically worked as an outside contractor for Panama City's The News Herald.  Duties include formulating copy from leads, or initiating story ideas with the managing editor and providing copies for publication.
*Produced the Downtowner, a monthly newsletter for the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board. Duties included editing copy from press releases and staff, formulating copy on Main Street topics, layout and production.
Beach Pelican Post, Panama City Beach, Fla.-Jan. 1999-June 2000
*Part-time staff photojournalist in charge of selecting news and events to cover for publication.  Provided weekly copy and photography.
The Frame Shed, Panama City, Fla.-1986 to 2002
*Worked hand-on with all duties of a small business operation including store management, customer service, purchasing, merchandising, promotion, display, construction, inventory, office and bookkeeping duties.  Also work with individuals, military and corporate clients in coordinating matting and framing for homes, offices, public and private buildings.
Freelance Needlework/Craft Designer-1986 to 2000
*Freelance counted cross-stich and craft designer, with over 40 designs published in national needlework and craft magazines.  Clients include Crafts'n Things, Woman's Circle Counted Cross-Stitch, Pack-o-Fun and many others.  Self-published over 10 designs that were distributed internationally through Hoffman Distributing Company in Birmingham.


PUBLISHED WORKS, PHOTOGRAPHY

Newspapers/Newsletters
The News Herald, Panama City, Fla.
The Beach Pelican Post, Panama City Beach, Fla.
Coastal Currents, Tallahassee, Fla.
Images, Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida
Bay Parents & Family, Panama City, Fla.
Locals, Panama City, Fla.
Connections, Greater Downtown Association
Goodwill Good News, Goodwill Industries-Big Bend, Inc.

Magazines
Florida International Magazine
U.S. Airways Attaché' Magazine
Symbol of the South Magazine
Hoffman Distributing Company catalog, Birmingham, Ala.
Bay Arts & Entertainment, Panama City, Fla.

Miscellaneous
Gulf Coast Community College 2002-2003 catalogue, and billboard
BellSouth telephone directory covers for 2000 and 2001, and billboard
BellSouth promotional photos for 2001
Pelican Tracks, Panhandle Writers' Guild book cover, Panama City, Fla.
Brochure for Jr. Museum of Bay County, Panama City, Fla.
Brochure for Life Management Center's At Home on Beach Drive home tour-2000-2002
Bay County Humane Society pet calendar photo for both 1999 and 2001
Photo transposed onto afghan for the Bay County on Aging, Panama City, Fla.
Cover photo for local author Bill Tant's book, Retirement Heaven or Hell?, St. Andrews, Fla.
Promotional brochure for historic St. Andrews, Florida
Photos  in Postcards from Pottersville Anthology, Panama City, Fla.-Sept. 2001



 SELECT AWARDS

*2002 Second Place-Best Overall-Black & White, Faces & Facets Photography Competition
                                          and Exhibition, Panama City, FL
*2002 Best of Category-Still Life, Faces & Facets
*2001 Best of Category-Special Effects,  Faces & Facets
*2000 Best in Journalism, Faces & Facets
*1999 Best of Show, Photography, Bay County Fair, Panama City, Fla.
*1998 Best of Show, Photography, Bay County Fair, Panama City, Fla.
*1997 Best of Show, Overall Color Category, Faces & Facets
* 1997 Best of Flora/Fauna, Faces & Facets



 PHOTOGRAPHY CLIENTS

Bay Council on Aging, Panama City, Fla.
Bay County Federal Courthouse, Panama City, Fla.
Bay Medical Center, Panama City, Fla.
BellSouth, Atlanta, Ga.
City of Panama City
Mary Darrah, ASID, Interior Design, Panama City, Fla.
Charlotte Dudinsky, ASID, Panama City, Fla.
Gallery of Art, Panama City, Fla
Goodwill Industries-Big Bend, Inc.-The Gulf Coast Division
Greater Downtown Association, Panama City, Fla.
Dennis Hill Studios, Panama City, Fla.
Jr. Museum of Bay County, Panama City, Fla.
Life Management Center, Panama City, Fla.
The News Herald, Panama City, Fla.
Panama City Downtown Improvement Board, Panama City, Fla.
Panama City Institute of Art, Panama City, Fla.
Manpower, Panama City, Fla.
St. Andrews Waterfront Partnership, St. Andrews, Fla.
Ken Sizemore, Folk Musician
Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Panama City, Fla.



MEMBERSHIPS (PRESENT & FORMER)

National Press Photographers Association
Society of Professional Journalists
Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida
Greater Downtown Association
Panhandle Writers' Guild
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation



GALLERIES

Eagle Trading Company, Cottondale, Fla.
Gallery of Art, Panama City, Fla.
Illusions Gallery, Panama City, Fla.
Newbill Collection by the Sea, Seaside, Fla.
Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida's Gift Shoppe



COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
*As a member and volunteer of the Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, served at the 1998 and 1999 chairperson of the Faces & Facets Photography Competition and Exhibition.  Also served as co-chairperson of  the Stitchery Showcase exhibit held in 1993 and 1995.
*Judged arts,  photography and craft exhibits for the Woman's Club of Bay County, Panama City Women's Club, Gulf Coast Shell Club, Beach Bay Optimist Club, Panama City Institute of Art, Bay Medical Center and Nature's Gallery.
* 1998 and 1999-Distinquished Service Award, Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida.
*1999-Nominated for the Jr. Woman's Club Outstanding Young Woman of the Year Award.



AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
References and Exhibitions