Anna Ladd

annaladdphoto@gmail.com


Education

Experience

The University of the Arts
BFA Photography
Dean's List all semesters
Graduated with honors
2012 — 2016

Social Media Management + Content Creation
Freelance
August 2016 — Present
Foxboro, MA

  • Managing social platforms for local businesses and artisans including Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest
  • Creating photo and video content for social media campaigns
  • Setting up websites for local businesses using tools such as Format and Squarespace
  • Setting up Etsy stores using product photography, and knowledge of Etsy's search system and tagging

Social Media + Gallery Intern
Eilandarts Center
May 2016 — August 2016
Merchantville, NJ

  • Creating photo and video content to advertise Eilandarts programming through social media campaigns
  • Assisting with planning and executing art exhibitions, hanging work, and maintaining the gallery space

Teacher's Assistant
UArts Precollege Program
February 2015 — August 2016
Philadelphia, PA

  • Assisting the teacher in photography courses for high school students, including one-on-one and group instruction, from both technical and creative perspectives
  • Photo I: composition, exposure, aperture, shutter speed
  • Experimental Photography: cyanotype, pinhole cameras, photograms, polaroids
  • Street Photography: street portraiture, cityscape

Research Intern
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
February 2016 — April 2016
Philadelphia, PA

  • Researching the works of Joseph Beuys to assist the resident artist and project coordinator

Photography Intern
Campus Philly
September 2014 — December 2014
September 2015 — December 2015
Philadelphia, PA

  • Creating photo and video content at Campus Philly events to promote the company mission online and in print
  • Developing images for the Campus Philly annual report and social media, such as portraits of college students who found internships through Campus Philly

Photography + Design Intern
Profugo
February 2014 — September 2014
Ardmore, PA

  • Using product photography, graphic design, and video editing to launch seasonal nonprofit campaigns that benefit a community in rural India
  • Designing tags for merchandise and informative postcards

Media Intern
The Franklin Institute
June 2014 — August 2014
Philadelphia, PA

  • Creating and distributing weekly 8-10 page newsletters by making images, writing articles, and designing the layout
  • Updating the Discovery Camp Facebook page with videos and daily images
  • "Volunteer of the Month" in July

Intern + Studio Assistant
Steven and William
May 2013 — August 2013
New York, NY

  • Hands on work producing fine art sculptural pieces for solo and group museum shows (Mingei International Museum, Parrish Art Museum, Essl Museum, The Contemporary Museum)

Awards + Scholarships

Exhibitions

  • Critical Inquiry Award, May 2016
  • Nikon/Ben Rose Award, May 2016
  • James Welling Masterclass, Oct 2015
  • Peter's Valley Craft Center Education Award, May 2015
  • Avery Scholarship, June 2013
  • Shades of Paper Award for Digital Printing, May 2013
  • Promising Young Artist Scholarship, June 2012

Press


  • Huffington Post
  • Bust Magazine
  • Beautiful Decay
  • iGNANT
  • Absolute Magazine
  • Fubiz
  • Ozon Magazine
  • Philebrity
  • Atwood Magazine
  • WXPN The Key
  • The Le Sigh

Published


  • Radical Softness
  • Underground Pool
  • Field Notes
  • Under the Gum Tree

Solo

Bear Hunt V
United by Blue
December — February 2015
Philadelphia, PA

Firkin Friday
Cook & Shaker

September 2015
Philadelphia, PA

Self worth, as defined by how many deep breaths I took this week
Open Gallery

March 2015
Nashville, TN

Group

Sketchbook Show
Gallery One
November 2016
Philadelphia, PA

Aspirations
Eilandarts Center
June 2016 — August 2016
Merchantville, NJ

Kitchen Sink
Arronson Gallery
April 2016
Philadelphia, PA

Magpie
Little Berlin
April 2016
Philadelphia, PA

December Holiday Variety Show
Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art
December 2015
Philadelphia, PA

Joint
Hamilton Hall at The University of the Arts
October 2015
Philadelphia, PA

XX XY
Confluence Gallery
March 2015
Twisp, WA

Loudoun Startup Artists Show
Mason Enterprise Center
August 2014
Leesburg, VA

Walla Fest
The Center Theater
July 2014
Norristown, PA

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