Sarah Engel-Barnett

Education
MFA    Emphasis in Photography, University of Oklahoma, School of Art and Art History.   GPA 4.0/4.0. Graduated May 2014
BFA     Media Arts, Minor in Art History, University of Oklahoma, School of Art and Art  History. GPA 3.70/4.0. Graduated May 2011

Teaching
Spring 2017        Digital Imaging (CORE III Technology Studio) OU
                           American Art and Culture (Online) Rose State College
                            Fundamentals of Visual Art, Rose State College
Winter 2017        Art of the Everyday Photo, FAC
Fall 2016             Photojournalism, Rose State College
Spring 2016        World Art and Culture (Online), Rose State College
                            American Art and Culture (Online) Rose State College
                            Fundamentals of Visual Art, Rose State College
Winter 2016        Digital Editing, FAC
                            Digital Photography, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma  Department of Veterans Affairs Pilot Program        
Fall 2015             Photojournalism, Rose State College
                            Digital Photography: Oklahoma's Photographic Past & Present, FAC
Summer 2015     Digital Photography: Light and Place, FAC
Spring 2015         Introduction to Adobe Photoshop, FAC
                            Digital Photography for Children, FAC          
Winter 2015         Contemporary Digital Photography: Narrative, FAC
Fall 2014              Digital Photography, FAC
Spring 2014         ATC 4863+ A community based photography and new media course, OU
Fall 2013              ATC 2853 Intro to photography presented in the scope of  contemporary media and new media practices, OU
Spring 2013         Introduction to Photography+, OU
Fall 2011              Darkroom Photography for Non Majors+, OU

+ Teaching Assistant (Otherwise, Always as Instructor of Record) FAC= Firehouse Art Center, Norman, OK, OU= University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Select Exhibitions
2017      Evolve, Nesting Instincts,  Collaboration with Suzanne Thomas, February 9 – March 26, Current Studio, Small Juried Group Show, OKC
2016      Utopia, November 3 - December 31, Current Studio, OKC
              Thunderbird, Solo Show, Visit Norman, Norman, OK
              Firehouse Art Center Faculty Show, April 8- May 28, 2016, Firehouse Art Center, Norman, OK
2015      Stories and Secrets, November 24-December 18, Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery Online
              Neighbors, SPESC Educators' Exhibit, September 1-28, 2015, Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK
              New Genre Arts Festival, Juried Small Group Show, September 4-22, 2015, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
              Firehouse Art Center Faculty Show, June 5- July 25, 2015, Firehouse Art Center,  Norman, OK
2014      Dreams, Fantasies, and Illusions, October -November 2014 ,Vermont PhotoPlace, Middlebury, VT
              OKC125, December 5, 2014- February 27 2015, OKC, OK
              MFA Thesis Exhibition, April –May 2014 Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK
              Imagined Realities, February –March 2014, Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery Online
2013      The Thunderbird, Solo show of photographs documenting Lake Thunderbird during the 2012-2013 drought. Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK.          

              December 13, 2013-January 13, 2014
              National Weather Center Biennale, April 21- June 2 2013, National Weather         Center, Norman, OK
              University of Oklahoma MFA Student Show, September 2013
              University of Oklahoma 99th Annual Student Exhibition, January –February 2013
2012     Momentum OKC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, March 9-10, 2012
             University of Oklahoma MFA Student Show, September 2012
             University of Oklahoma 98th Annual Student Exhibition, January - February, 2012
2011     Cigar Box Guitar Stars: Return of the Homebuilt Musical Instrument, Multimedia  Solo Show, April 1-April 28 2011, Sonder Music, Dance and  

             Art, Norman, OK
             University of Oklahoma MFA Student Show, September 2011
             Momentum OKC, Spotlight Artist, March 4-5, 201, OKC, OK

Select Awards and Honors
2016    O. Gaile Poole Memorial Travel Grant, Norman Arts Council
2014    Individual Artist Award, Norman Arts Council 
2013    Excellence in Photography Award, University of Oklahoma Art Students’  Exhibition
            OVAC Student Award of Excellence, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Grant
            Robberson Research Grant, University of Oklahoma Graduate College 
2012    Visual Art Student Association Award, University of Oklahoma Art Students’   Exhibition
2011    Elmer Capshaw Outstanding Senior Award in Media, University of Oklahoma
            Undergraduate Research Day Award for Excellence, University of Oklahoma
2010    Momentum Spotlight Artist, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Award
            OVAC Student Award of Excellence, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Grant 
            Undergraduate Research Opportunities Grant, University of Oklahoma Honors  College Project Specific Research Grant
2009    Art and Technology Award, University of Oklahoma Art Students' Exhibition

Select Speaking Engagements
2016    Oklahoma Arts and the Military Summit, Oklahoma Arts Conference, Stillwater,  OK, October 24, 2016
2015    Society for Photographic Education South Central Regional Conference, OKC &  Norman, OK, September 25-26, 2015
            New Genre Festival, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK, Gallery Talk, September 4, 2015
2013    Oklahoma City Museum of Art Photography Slam, May 2013
            University of Oklahoma Art Students’ Exhibition: Artists' Tour, January 2013
2012    Cigar Box Guitar Workshop, Art Moves event with the OKC Arts Council
            University of Oklahoma Photography Slam, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
2011    The Future of Music Symposium. Cigar Box Guitar Nation: The Re-emergence  Homebuilt Musical Instruments as Significant Cultural Objects in        

           American  Society. Sonder Music, Art and Dance, Norman, OK
           Momentum OKC Artist's Talk, Art Moves event with the OKC Arts Council

Professional Organizations
Society for Photographic Education, Member 2010-2017
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Member 2009-2017

Curatorial Experience
2016    Veterans in Focus, Work from Oklahoma Arts Council/ Oklahoma  Department of Veterans Affairs Pilot Program, February 12- May 30, 2016.


2015    Norman Musings II, Collaboration between the Firehouse Art Center Photography Program and VisitNorman, Show features Firehouse students'  

            work. November 13, 2015-January 31-2016 

            Humans of Norman, Collaboration between the Firehouse Art Center  Photography Program and VisitNorman, Show features Firehouse students'  

            work. August 14-October 31, 

            Norman Musings, Collaboration between the Firehouse Art Center Photography  Program and VisitNorman, Show  features Firehouse students'  

            work.  April 11-July 31

Hardware and Software Experience
Hardware: Digital and Film Cameras, HD Video Cameras, Black and White Darkroom Chemistry, Objet and Makerbot 3D Printers, Professional Studio Lighting Kits, Micro Computers

Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premier, Illustrator, InDesign), Final Cut Pro X, Microsoft Office, Form Z, D2L, Web CMS ProgramsType your paragraph here.

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