Alyssa Kirsten
Photography, United States
 
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Brief Summary
Brooklyn, NY photographer
Native Texan
Specializes in portraits
Clients
New York, NY:       
Time Inc.
Fortune Magazine
Georg Jenson, USA
Beauxair NY

Austin, TX:
Austin Monthly Magazine
Austin Music Magazine
Austin Chronicle
Jest Jewelry
Greenscapes
Austin UMLAUF Sculpture Garden
Gerring Homes
Small Business Development Program
Kirsten Construction
L. Pearson Designs
Professional Experience
Alyssa M. Kirsten                           
www.alyssakirsten.com
alyssamkirsten@gmail.com
  
Education       
2006 B.F.A.  University of Texas at Austin, Honors, Austin, TX
2002 Bellaire High School, Honors, Bellaire, TX
 
Ongoing Works
2010 Maine Ice Fishing
2009-present  The McKibbin Loft Series, Brooklyn, NY
2005-2006 The Americans: From Austin To Vegas

Solo Exhibitions
2006
-Idylls of American Idols, The New Gallery, Austin, TX, April
-The Americans: Photographs from Austin to Vegas, Flood Gallery, Austin, TX, April

Group Exhibitions
2006
-Senior Studio Show, Creative Research Laboratory, Austin, TX
2004
-Italy Abroad Group Show, Santa Chiara, Castiglione Fiorentino, Italy, in coordination with The University of Texas at Austin

Grants and Awards
2006
-College Scholar of the College of Fine Arts, UT Austin, Austin, TX
2005
-The University of Texas Co-Op Research Scholarship for Art, The Americans Series from Austin to Vegas
2002-2006
-National Deans List

Internships
2006
-Women and their Work Gallery Intern, Austin, TX
-RARE Magazine
2002
-Dan Carter for Page Parke's Modeling Agency in Houston, TX

Publications
2010
Fortune Magazine
2009
-Williamsburg Courier, Brooklyn, NY
-Bushwick BK, Brooklyn, NY
2006-2008
-Austin Monthly Magazine, Austin, TX
-Austin Monthly HOME Magazine, Austin, TX
-Austin Music Magazine, Austin, TX
-The Austin Chronicle, Austin, TX

Skills   
Ten years of black and white darkroom experience
Four years of color darkroom experience                                                    
Eight years of digital photography: scanning negatives, retouching, and printing

Professional Experience           
2006-Present   Alyssa Kirsten Photography
Clients
New York, NY:       
Time Inc.
Fortune Magazine
Georg Jenson, USA
Beauxair NY

Austin, TX:
Austin Monthly Magazine
Austin Music Magazine
Austin Chronicle
Jest Jewelry
Greenscapes
Austin UMLAUF Sculpture Garden
Gerring Homes
Small Business Development Program
Kirsten Construction
L. Pearson Designs

2009-Present  Prop-Stylist's Assistant

January-August 2009  K&M Camera Rental Department                                                      

2006-2009 Studio and Photographer's Assistant




Awards and Recognition
UT Reasearch Grant for Photographic Series "The Americans"
College Scholar
National Dean's List
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