Liv Ferguson

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Academy of Art University - San Francisco, California                June 2015 - December 2018

     Master of Fine Art, Photography

Cabrillo College - Aptos, California                          September 2014 - May 2015


University of California, Santa Cruz                        September 2010 - June 2014

     Bachelor of Arts, English Literature; Minor in Italian Studies

     Semester Study Abroad: Bangkok, Thailand and Rome, Italy



Greenpeace USA - Washington, DC                June 2016 - Present

     Contributing Photographer

          As the photo intern, I assisted the Photo Editor and Director of Communications with daily assignments; developed a personal photography project; managed the online photo database; photographed Greenpeace actions as well as rallies, protests, and major newsworthy events on the East coast; and collaborated with the Communications department on behalf of the Photo Team. Since the end of my internship, I have photographed Greenpeace actions and related events that have taken place nationwide and abroad.

de Young Museum and Legion of Honor - San Francisco, California                  April 2016 - June 2016

     Event Programs Photographer

        I photographed the weekly "Friday Nights at the de Young" events, as well as the installation and de-installations in the Kimball Gallery for the monthly Artist-in-Residence. 

Click Scan Share - Lafayette, California                October 2015 - May 2016

     Photo Technician

       I was in charge of the entirety of the Photo Department, and my daily duties involved digitizing photos and album pages; scanning slides and negatives; and editing and restoring old photos. I assisted coworkers in other departments when they needed help and I was expected to assist customers by answering their questions, assembling their projects, and working with them on the kiosks. 

Freelance Photographer                                           April 2015 - April 2016

     Music and Event photographer



Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, InDesign, Bridge), Photo Mechanic, Cyberduck, Studio Lighting, Video, Wordpress, Mailchimp, Social Media Management (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), Microsoft Office Suite



Women Photojournalists of Washington                            April 2018 - Present


I am responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of WPOW’s communications; maintaining a databases of members, donors, and interested individuals; taking minutes at all meetings of the Board; and sending general announcements via a quarterly email newsletter and WPOW social media pages.

American Society of Media Photographers                        January 2018 - Present

National Press Photographer’s Association                      August 2016 - Present



Holga Out of the Box Exhibition - Dallas, Texas                  September - December 2016

Cabrillo College Spring Show - Aptos, California                        May - June 2015



WPOW Portfolio Review - Washington, DC February 2019


Women in Visual Journalism Conference - Denver, Colorado September 2018


Magnum Photography Workshop - London, United Kingdom              March 2017

     With David Alan Harvey