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Education

 

 

MFA in Photography

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA                                                               2012 – Present

 

BFA in Studio Art – Photography, Minor in Communication

California State University of Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA                                             2007 – 2009

 

AA double major in Digital Art and Fine Art

Certificate of Achievement: Digital Art

Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA                                                                              2004 – 2007

 

Experience

 

Public Access/Education Assistant - Tejon Ranch Conservancy                                    Lebec, CA, 2018 - Present

• Lead Public tours and hikes on the Tejon Ranch.

• Assist in any public access events within the conservancy.

• Assist in developing and leading the art education program.

 

Photographer – Bakersfield Magazine                                                                            Bakersfield, CA 2016- 2018

• Photographing events around town for the Party Chatter section.

• Photographing Editorials for the featured articles.

 

Docent – Tejon Ranch Conservancy                                                                               Lebec, CA, 2015 - 2018

• Volunteer and assist the Conservancy with their service programs,

Education and Art program, hikes/tours and citizen science on the ranch.

 

Photo Editor – Welcome Newborn                                                                                   Bakersfield, CA, 2018

• Editing and retouching photos. Design and assemble photo books.

 

Newborn Photographer/District Manager – Welcome Newborn                                     Bakersfield, CA, 2010 - 2017

• Photograph Newborn babies at Mercy Southwest Hospital.

• Manage Sales, printing, deposits, and inventory.

• Manage, oversee and train photographers at two different hospitals.

 

Internship – Tejon Ranch Conservancy                                                                           Lebec, CA, 2016

• Photo monitoring the landscapes of the Tejon Ranch to help

Creating a better stewardship management plan.

• Research the historical photographs of the Ranch and create a database of the photos.

 

Photographer/Graphic Designer – Kern Green                                                               Bakersfield, CA, 2012 - 2017

• Member of the Kern Green Banquet Award committee.

• Photographing events for the organization. Creating graphics such as flyers and brochures.

 

Help Desk ITA – CSUB Help Desk                                                                                   Bakersfield, CA, Summer 2009

• Worked on the campus faculty computer refresh, backing up old computers and installing newer ones.

• Software installation and computer imaging.

• Over the phone Assistance.

 

Media Lab Students’ Assistant – CSUB Media Production Lab                                      Bakersfield, CA, 2008 - 2009

• Assist Students and Faculty in scanning, printing, digital imaging, and video editing.

• Converting old format media to DVD or to upload on the school’s website.

 

Skills

 

• California Naturalist Certified. 2015

• Bilingual (English, Arabic)

• CPR and First Aid Certified

• Off Road and 4-Wheel driving experience

• Will be Obtaining California Commercial Drivers License this year.

 

Organizations

 

• Rising Tide, Tuesdays Together                                                                                    2018 - Present

• Kern Creatives                                                                                                               2018 - Present

• Ladies Design & Wine - Bakersfield                                                                              2018 - Present

• Shutter Clique                                                                                                                2010 - 2015

• Kern Photographers Association                                                                                   2011 - 2015

• CSUB Art Club                                                                                                               2007 - 2009

• Bakersfield Emerging Contemporary Artists.                                                                2008 - 2011

 

Exhibitions

 

Solo Show

 

• Nature As We Know It, Kern Arts Council                                                                      August 2018

 

Group Show

 

• Artist In Residence Group Show, Heritage Square Museum                                         April 2018

• ArtMix, Bakersfield Museum of Arts March 2018

• Work Play, 1 Negative Word + 1 Positive Word = One Photography _ The Foundry.    February 2011

• Graduating Seniors Art Exhibition “Art-clectic Visions” – Todd Madigan Gallery.         May 2009

• One Thousand Words: Photography, Film, and literature _ The Basement.                  May 2009

• Students’ Art Exhibition – CSUB Dining Commons.                                                       2009

• CSUB Art League Juried Art Show, Todd Madigan Gallery.                                          January 2008

• Taste of the Art, The Albertsons’ Room- CSUB Art League.                                          November 2007

 

Public Art and Activities

 

• Panama Park Arts Project                                                                                              2018

• David Nelson Park, East Bakersfield Mural                                                                   2018

• Bakersfield Annual Via Arte, Italian Street Painting Festival.                                         2008 – Present

• Scott Kelby’s Annual Photo Walk.                                                                                  2011

• Help-Portrait.                                                                                                                  2011

• Painting Bakersfield Californian Newspaper Dispenser.                                               2009

• Clay Signs for Martin Luther Community Center, Master Garden Korners’.                  2008-2009

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reemahammadphotography@gmail.com

Downtown Bakersfield, CA 93301

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