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Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • •Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, Master of Fine Arts, 2009
  • •Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, Bachelor of Science, 1993

Teaching Experience

  • •Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Washington State University Tri-Cities Campus, Richland, WA
  • o On campus, 2010 – 2011
  • o Online, 2011 - present
  • •Adjunct Instructor of Photography, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online Division, 2012 - 2014
  • •MFA Candidate Independent Study Mentor, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, 2010

Additional Experience & Certifications

  • •Creative Director, Michael Kloth Photography, 2007- present
  • •Licensing Specialist & Artist Development Specialist, HeARTs Speak, 2015 - 2016
  • •Advisory Council Member, HeARTs Speak, 2014 – 2015
  • •Artist Marketing Coordinator, HeARTs Speak, 2010- 2012
  • •Tucson-Pima County Public Art Council, 2015 – present
  • o At large member for Pima Animal Care Center public art project
  • •Certified Professional Photographer, 2010 – present
  • •Adobe Certified Instructor, 2014 – present
  • o Adobe Certified Expert – Premiere Pro CC 2015, 2017 – present
  • o Adobe Certified Expert – Photoshop CC, Photoshop CC 2015, 2014 – present
  • o Adobe Certified Expert – Photoshop Lightroom 5, 2014 – present

Books

  • •Shelter Puppies, Merrell Publishers Limited, October, 2011
  • •FindelKatzen, Knesebeck Publishers, German co-edition, February, 2011
  • •Shelter Cats, Merrell Publishers Limited, September, 2010

Solo and Group Exhibitions

  • •Washington State University Exhibition Center, (solo exhibition) March 2011
  • •1650 Gallery Dogs, Dogs, Dogs Exhibition, October - November 2010
  • •Projekt 30 Wild Life Exhibition, June - July 2010
  • •Kennewick Art Walk, June - July 2010
  • •Academy of Art University Spring Show, 2009
  • •Allied Arts Annual Juried Show, Spring 2010
  • •Washington State University Tri-Cities Chancellor’s Exhibition Series, Fall 2008, 2009, Spring 2009
  • •University of Kentucky/Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum
  • Glories of the Garden, 2006-2008
  • •PhotographyNOW, 2006

Recognitions

  • •International Color Awards, nominee, 2017
  • •Moscow International Foto Award, honorable mention, 2016
  • •Humanitarian Award Nominee, American Dog Magazine, 2010
  • •PDN Faces Competition, 2009
  • •Academy of Art University Spring Show, third place, fine art portfolio, 2009
  • •Rising Star of Photography, 2009
  • •PDN Photo Annual, 2008
  • •Academy of Art University President’s Honor List
  • •Paris Animal Welfare Society, third place, 2006

© Michael Kloth 2018