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Chrissy Abbott

Freelance Photographer

chrissyabbott@gmail.com • www.chrissyabbott.com

 

Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD

B.A. – Visual Arts with double concentrations in Photography and Graphic Design, Art History Minor

Graduated August 2009, GPA: 3.70 Presidents List – fall 2006, spring 2006, Deans List – fall 2006 – summer 2009

Academic Honors – fall 2006 – fall 2007

 

University of Houston, Houston, TX

Visual Communications, 2005-2006

 

Relevant Experience

City Paper, Baltimore, MD, August 2014 – Present

Photographer

 

Pixilated Photobooth, Baltimore, MD, May 2014 – Present

Photographer

 

Nations Photo Lab, Hunt Valley, MD, November 2010 – July 2012

Lab Assistant

 

Urbanite Magazine, Baltimore, MD, May – October 2009

Production Intern – Photography and Lead Design Intern

 

UMBC  Student Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 2008

Curator

 

Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, Baltimore, MD, September 2006 – August 2009

Catalog & Special Collections Assistant

 

UMBC Darkroom & Photography Cage, Baltimore, MD, September 2008 – August 2009

Darkroom Technician & Aide

 

Classic Photography and Imaging, Hanover, MD, April – August 2008

On-site Portrait Photographer

 

Exhibitions

Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland, April 13, 2012

Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland, April 1, 2011

Small Victories, Little Mountain Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, September 14 – 26, 2010

Small Victories, Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong, China, May 20 – 27, 2010

Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland, April 9, 2010

Photo Trickery, Student Gallery, UMBC, April 2009

Art Week, The Commons, UMBC, March 2009

Best of ’08, Student Gallery, UMBC, December 2008 – January 2009

Bailout: Group Show, The Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD, October 7 – November 8, 2008

Size, Student Gallery, UMBC, November 2008

Pinhole Portfolio, Student Gallery, UMBC, September 2008

Looking Now: BMA Digital Photography Project, Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, April 23 – June 8, 2008

Art Week, The Commons, UMBC, April 2008

Free for All, Student Gallery, UMBC, December 2007 – January 2008

Art Week, The Commons, UMBC, April 2007

Rock the Vote, Student Gallery, UMBC, April 2007

Made by Hand, Student Gallery, UMBC, April 2007

Perspectives, Student Gallery, UMBC, March 2007

 

Honors and Awards

Finalist – Photographer’s Forum 30th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Spring 2010

Winner – University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Photography Department Big Three Competition, Fall 2008

 

Publications

The Baltimore City Paper

The Chicago Reader

Noisey by Vice

FACT Magazine

Best of Photography 2010 published by Photographer’s Forum Magazine 2010

Horrtorr Photography Blog

Urbanite Magazine

Brooklyn Vegan

Pitchfork Media

UMBC Senior Catalog 2009

UMBC “Hallspace” Student Gallery Catalog 2008