Liv Ferguson

• (310) 897-1764 • livrferguson@gmail.com • 

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EDUCATION

Academy of Art University - San Francisco, California                December 2018

     Master of Fine Art, Photography

Cabrillo College - Aptos, California                          September 2014 - May 2015

     Photography

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

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Greenpeace USA - Washington, DC / San Francisco, CA                June 2016 - Present

     Photography Intern / Contributing Photographer

          - Assisted the Photo Editor and Director of Communications with daily assignments

          - Developed a personal photography project

          - Managed online photo database, and scanned slides and negatives from the archives

          - Photographed staff portraits, Greenpeace actions, and rallies, demonstrations, and protests around DC area

          - Participated in departmental meetings to stay up to date on current GP campaigns

          - Collaborated with the Communications department on behalf of the Photo Team

          - Currently photographing Greenpeace actions and related events that take place nationwide

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

     Event Programs Photographer

          - Photographed weekly Friday night events

          - Photographed 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

          - Organized and managed customer projects and files

          - Digitized photos and album pages using Kodak, Epson, and Konica scanners

          - Scanned slides and negatives

          - Edited and restored photos in Photoshop

          - Assisted the Video and Printing Departments with their work

Freelance Photographer                                           April 2015 - April 2016

     Music and Event photographer

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SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Bridge), Photo Mechanic, Cyberduck, Studio Lighting, Video

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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Women Photojournalists of Washington                            April 2018 - Present

American Society of Media Photographers                        January 2018 - Present

National Press Photographer’s Association                      August 2016 - Present

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EXHIBITIONS

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

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

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OTHER

Magnum Photography Workshop - London, United Kingdom              March 2017

     With David Alan Harvey 

Women in Visual Journalism Conference - Denver, Colorado September 2018

Attendee