Dominic DiPaolo

Adjunct Professor

University of Central Florida

School of Visual Arts and Design

www.dominicdipaolo.com

www.dipaolostudios.com                                     

 EDUCATION:

 2015                          Emerging Media MFA – University of Central Florida  

                                    Studio Art and the Computer Track

                                    Photography Specialization

 

Thesis Title: At Face Value: Investigating Perception Through Photographs, 2015,

                     University of Central Florida Library

 

2011                          BS in Photography – The Art Institute of Philadelphia

 

AWARDS

The Presidential Scholarship

Awarded by the Art Institute of Philadelphia                                  January 2011

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Academic Appointments:

2015- Present         University of Central Florida, Adjunct Faculty Member, Orlando, FL.

 

2013-2015               University of Central Florida, Graduate Teaching Associate, Orlando, FL.

 

TEACHING RECORD

 LIST OF COURSES TAUGHT:

 Spring 2016 – Course Load:

                                    Digital Imaging Fundamentals Lab section (6 lab sections per semester)

 Fall 2015 – Course Load:

                                       Digital Imaging Fundamentals Lecture and Lab section

 Spring 2015 – Course Load

                                       Digital Imaging Fundamentals Lecture and Lab section

 Spring 2015 – Course Load

                                    Beginning Photography (1 section per semester)  

                                    Digital Imaging Fundamentals Lecture and Lab section

 Fall 2014 – Course Load:

                                 Beginning Photography (1 section each semester)  

                                 Digital Imaging Fundamentals Lab section (3 lab sections per semester)

 Course Outlines:

Beginning Photography

Photographic Design

Introduction to Photographic Lighting

Introduction to Two Dimensional Foundations Design

                                   

Relevant Professional Experience

 

2013-Present          Owner/Photographer. DiPaolo Studios, Orlando, FL.                     

Responsible for freelance photography business, photographing clients needs in various settings

  2011-12                  Photographer. Blue Horse Boutique. Devon, PA.

photographing products for online sale, website administration, managing print campaigns, shipping & receiving orders, training new employees, photographic retouching, photographic lighting & design, managing website & physical inventory, managing CMS system, use of ftp to upload files to the web

 

2010-11                  Photographer. DrDenim. Philadelphia, PA.

photographing products for online sale, website administration, shipping & receiving orders, training new employees, photographic retouching, photographic lighting & design, managing website inventory, managing CMS system, use of ftp to upload files to the web

 

2010-11                    Photographer’s Assistant. Episcopo Studios. Philadelphia, PA.                                                                             

                                Assisted photographer in production of imagery and design,studio maintenance, photographic editing

 

CREATIVE AND SCHOLARLY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

 EXHIBITION RECORD:

 JURIED, CURATED OR INVITED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2015        Creative City Project.  Group exhibition featuring Project Darkroom. A fully functional black and white darkroom built inside of a POD shipping container. Invited by Cole NeSmith, founder of Creative City Project. Orange Avenue. Orlando FL.  October 17th 2015

 2015        Art In Odd Places Orlando Tone.  Group exhibition featuring Project Darkroom. A fully functional black and white darkroom built inside of a POD shipping container.  Sponsored by The Downtown Arts District of Orlando. Invited by Ed Woodham, founder of Art In Odd Places.  Orlando Regional History Center Plaza. Orlando FL. September 17th 2015 – September 20th 2015. 

 2015        Snap You Are Here Georgia: Portraits with Dominic DiPaolo.  Solo exhibition featuring Georgia portrait series.  Sponsored by Snap! Orlando. Invited by Patrick Kahn, owner/curator.  Downtown Credo. Orlando FL. May 5th 2015 – July 2015. 

 2015        Snap You Are Here Americana photography installation with Dominic DiPaolo. Solo exhibition featuring Cub Scout and Quilting Club portrait series.  Sponsored by Snap! Orlando. Invited by Patrick Kahn, owner/curator.  Timucua White House. Orlando FL. May 3rd 2015 - June 2015.

2014        TRiP: The Commuters.  Group exhibition Featured works from local Orlando photographers documenting life on public transit in the city.  Sponsored by Orlando Arts District. Invited by Pat Greene curator.  The Gallery at Avalon Island. Orlando FL. August 21st - September 13th 2014.

 2014        The Red Clay Survey. Regional Juried Exhibition. 1,500 entries submitted, 90 works by 72 artists represent 11 Southern states. Juried by Susanna Coffey. Invited by David Reyes Curator of exhibitions and collections. August 17 – October 26, 2014

 2013        Medium Rare.  Group exhibition involving UCF MFA Cohort.  Gallery 500 Orlando FL July 1st 2013 – July 27th, 2013

 2009      Fifty at Fifty.   Group exhibition involving students from Temple University, The University of the Arts, and The Art Institute of Philadelphia featuring work about city arts projects. 1622 Chestnut Street Gallery. Philadelphia PA October 29th, 2009- January 8th, 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

 2014-2016               CAA College Art Association                 

2011-2016               ASMP – American Society of Media Photographer

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software                                                                         Hardware

Mac & Pc Proficient                                                     Nikon Camera Systems

Adobe Photoshop CC                                                 Canon Camera Systems

Adobe Illustrator CC                                                   Hasselblad Camera System

Microsoft Office                                                          Tungsten & Halogen Lighting Systems

Adobe Lightroom                                                        Strobe Lighting Systems

Aperture                                                                       Nikon Creative Light System

                                                                                      Wet Darkroom