Alexandra Sweeney

14 Patricia Lane Newtown, CT 06470

203.885.3374

aesweeneyphoto@gmail.com

Objective

      Seeking employment with a excellent, innovative photography department, as a Photography Assistant that can utilize exceptional photography and technical skills

Education:

 Western Connecticut State University, Danbury Connecticut

      Major: Art Option: Photography

      Graduated May 2015

Brookfield High School, Brookfield Connecticut

      Graduated 2011

2010-January 2011:Laurie Klein Mentoring Program

        Produced a series of photographs for a gallery exhibition.

Related Experience:

Malan Breton New York, New York

Title: Personal Assistant: September 2015 - Present

  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Holiday Windows at Madame Paulette's December 8th 2015

Malan Breton New York, New York

Intern: January 2015 - August 2015

      Production Assistant on his Spring 2015 Show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

      Graphic Design Work

      Photographed Fittings

      Assisted in Social Media Management of his Twitter and Instagram

      Graphics for his documentary titled “Malan Breton: A Journey To Taiwan” at the New York City International Film Festival 2015

      Assistant to him at his New York Fashion Week Bridal Show in April 2015

      Social Media Manager for his New York Fashion Week Mens Show in July 2015

 

Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT

January 2014- April 2014: Gallery Assistant at Higgins Hall Gallery in Danbury, CT

September 2014- December 2014: Gallery Assistant at VPA Gallery in Danbury,CT

Knowledge of installing shows, hanging frames, and curating shows.

Installed and Curated It’s Only Rock and Roll Gallery in February 2014

Installed and Curated MFA Thesis Exhibition 2014.

Installed and Curated Corrugated Worlds: The Art of James Grashowin September 2014.

Fashion News Live, New York, New York

2012-September 2014: Videographer

      Videotaped every other runway show at New York Fashion Week

Freelance Photography Various Locations

      Street Style Fashion, 2013-2014

      Wedding, August 2012

      Engagement Shoot, April 2012

      Wedding, August 2014

Other Experience:

Starbucks Danbury, Connecticut

September 2012- December 2014

      Cash handling

      Customer service

      Barista Trainer

Skills:

      Photoshop CS

       Studio Lighting

      Video Editing

      Darkroom Black and White printing & developing

Exhibitions:

      April 2014: Western Connecticut State University Senior Thesis Show

      Spring 2013: Western Connecticut State University Focus Photography Club Show

      Fall 2013: Western Connecticut State University Focus Photography Club Show

      Spring 2012: Western Connecticut State University Focus Photography Club Show

      January 2011: Laurie Klein Mentoring Program Six Views Gallery