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Eileen Cheong

Seeking Photojournalism Apprenticeship Eileen Cheong 116 Philip Street, Albany, NY 12202 ModestDweeb@gmail.com Phone: (917) 774-0937 Photojournalist Assistant | Event Photography, portraiture SUMMARY Art journalist with 7 years of combined experience working for various indie papers, while also providing assistance to independent artists of multiple disciplines as well as in an educational setting for both children and adolescents. Researched information for various art and public relations projects. Seeking to utilize my expertise and experiences in art, writing, business and communications in a professional and creative environment. EDUCATION BS, Visual Arts, minors in Journalism and Asian Studies 2005 State University of New York, New Paltz, NY GPA: 3.72 HS Diploma, 2001 F.H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art, New York, NY COMPUTER SKILLS Digital, b&W film, medium format, poloroid and more Exhibits: Social Justice Center 4th of July 2007 Albany, NY Art Auction “Holding Our Own” Women’s Building Albany, NY “Missing Peace” June – July 2007 Employment: AERO Alternative Education Resource Organization Conference 2007 http://www.aeroconference.com/ Event photographer Russell Sage College; Troy, NY Music photographer: Broadcast Live: hip-hop rock band www.broadcastlive.org Taina Asili: www.myspace.com/tainapoet YMCA Virtual Y Program at PS 11, Brooklyn, NY 2005-2006 Arts and Recreation Counselor for young children, assistant to the Director Contact: Nayira Polanco, Site Coordinator (718) 622-5414 ANIMAL NY Magazine & Gallery, New York, NY 2005 Intern Assisted photo shoots and head photographer’s first solo show at Splashlights, promotions, event planning, and editorial assistance Contact: Corrine Fitzpatrick (805) 368-9821 or matt@animalnewyork.com SUNY Fine Art Building, New Paltz, NY 2004-2005 Ceramics/Photo /Printmaking Tech and Office Assistant Clay making, studio maintenance & renovations, clerical work Contact: Bob Capozzi (845) 257-2855 Fine Art Fotos, Staten Island, NY 2004 Public Relations Intern Press releases, merchandise research and photo archiving Contact: Flint Gennari or Sara Signorelli, Co-Partners (718) 273-2130 Mohonk Images Gallery, New Paltz, NY 2003-2004 Gallery assistant Sales, framing, stock, photo archive and database management Contact: Mira Bowin or Steve Jordan (845) 255-6800 EXTRACURRICULAR/ VOLUNTEER Albany Free School / Harriet Tubman Free School Albany, NY Present Volunteer teaching basic photography principles and techniques to students in grades 4 through 12. Contact: Bhawin Suchak (518) 434-3072 and Leah Penniman (518) 462-3402 APICHA (Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS) New York, NY 2006 Youth Peer Project Summer Institute- Peer Counseling Training Equasian Health Retreat- for LGBTQ Youth of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Contact: Tristan M. Vizconde, Community Health Ed. Coordinator (212) 334-7940 ext. 222 The Independent News New York, NY 2006 Reporter for NYC Independent, “A free monthly paper for free people” “Friday Night with Pachamama” http://nyc.indymedia.org/en/2006/02/65588.html References available upon request

Country United Kingdom
Location In and around NYC
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