Lydia Billings
607-279-3679 // lydiabillings@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
 

 To maintain a position working with a highly creative team making original and professional level photographic/multimedia prints,
 related publications and exhibitions, which impact community and culture.

 

EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology
Fine Art Photography, BFA
Minor – Deaf Cultural Studies

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, American Sign Language

 

EXPERIENCE

 

AmeriCorps VISTA
Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School
July 2013 to August 2014

Website & Operations Coordinator
100cameras
March 2012 to Present

  Social Media Manager
JustTell
June 2013 to Present

Production Assistant & Social Media
dirty sugar photography
Feb 2012 to Present

 

Photo Editor/Blog Manager
Project Unbreakable
March 2012 to June 2013

Resident Advisor
Rochester Institute of Technology
Aug 2012 to May 2013

Campus Life Photographer
Rochester Institute of Technology
Sept 2012 to Feb 2013

PUBLICATIONS/EXHIBITIONS
 

Bushwick Open Studios
Gallery Show - dirty sugar photography July, 2012

If I Had A Camera...Re-imagining Film & Media Through A Feminist Lens
Sage Art Center - University of Rochester
February 5 - 15, 2013

F.L.O.A.T.
Senior Photographic Exhibition
SPAS Gallery - Rochester Institute of Technology
March 14 - April 5, 2013

People’s Power
WITR 89.7
Rochester Institute of Technology
March 30 & 31, 2013

ArtAwake
25 Franklin St. University of Rochester
April 20, 2013

Honors Show
School of Photographic Arts & Sciences - Rochester Institute of Technology 
May 13, 2013 - September 2013

Glamour Magazine 
July 2013 
Rapists: You’ve Met Your Match  (Project Unbreakable)

Trigger Warning
at Rochester Brainery
November 2013

Art Gala 2013
GlobeMed at Rochester
Art Museum of Rochester
December 2013

Feature Shoot
December 2013

The Huffington Post
December 2013

Daily Mail
December 2013

 

MEMBERSHIPS
 

Sigma Sigma Sigma National Organization
Epsilon Psi Chapter (President, Membership & Recruitment Director)

College Panhellenic Council
Rochester Institute of Technology (President, Vice President of Recruitment)

AWARDS

 

Howard Ward Commendation for Community
Service 2013-2013
Center for Residence Life
Rochester Institute of Technology 

President's Award
Sigma Sigma Sigma - Epsilon Psi Chapter
2009-2010

 

Outstanding Executive Board Member of the Year
College Panhellenic Council
Rochester Institute of Technology
2012-2013

Violet of the Year
Sigma Sigma Sigma - Epsilon Psi Chapter
2009-2010

 

REFERENCES
 

Grace Brown
Founder, Project Unbreakable
grace@project-unbreakable.org

JP Pullos
Owner, JP Teaches Photo
jp@jpteachesphoto.com
 

Additional references available upon request.