About

Robert Goss-Kennedy

Robert Goss-Kennedy

email: robert@robertgosskennedy.com

WEBSITE: http://www.robertgosskennedy.com

Professional Summary

  • MFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University

  • Highly skilled photographer in both film and digital formats

  • Experienced in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier Dreamweaver, Maya, ARTstor, CAMIO

  • Experienced in darkroom techniques and management

  • Experienced in web site design and management

  • Extensive portfolio of work including portrait, photo journalism, fine art photography and mixed media installation

  • Able to work under pressure and to complete projects on time and within a defined budget

Experience

2003–Present Freelance Photographer Boston, MA

  • Working on a freelance basis focusing on opportunities to create fine art images exploring many sociopolitical themes
  • Fine art portraiture
  • Photojournalism and “street photography”: focusing on the idea of “found images” and capturing everyday experience in a new light.

2007–2008 School of The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

Teaching Assistant

  • Worked with faculty to develop curriculum for a class using alternative photographic techniques
  • Completed class preparation including provision of supplies, reading materials etc
  • Assisted in the grading of student work
  • In the absence of the professor I was required to teach the class

2006 – 2007 School of The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

Technical Assistant – Visual Resource Library

  • Worked closely with the head Librarian in the Visual Resources Library

  • Required to assist faculty and students in the use of computerized systems for digital images

  • Involved in the development of the entire Electronic Visual Resources Collection

  • Use of MAC and PC formats for general office and library resources

2004 – 2005 The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

Dark Room Assistant

  • Managed the darkroom unsupervised on a shift basis

  • Maintained all equipment including cameras, lighting, papers and chemicals

  • Provided instruction in darkroom use as required

  • Provided instruction in lighting use and camera use as required

2003 – 2006 Ted Hewit Photography                            Tucson, AZ

Assistant Photographer

  • Assisted professional wedding photographer on multiple shoots including weddings, special events and portraiture.

Education

2006–2010 SMFA/Tufts Boston, MA

  • MFA, Studio Art

2003–2006 The University of Arizona Boston, MA

  • BFA, Studio Art

1994–1998 Seattle University Seattle, WA

  • BA, Communications

EXHIBITS

2012                    Potter Mill Gallery                                     Beverly, MA

  • Juried group show
  • Occupy #4
  • 20 x 24 Giclée print

2010 Tufts University Gallery Boston, MA

  • Group show
  • Meditations of the Abyss
  • Large scale mixed media installation

2007 SMFA Gallery Boston, MA

  • Juried show
  • Agave Blossom
  • 16×20 Giclée print

2006 The Todd Walker Gallery Tucson, AZ

  • Solo show
  • Political Sins
  • 4 16×20 C-41 prints

2006 The Kachina Gallery Tucson, AZ

  • Solo show
  • a fluid mnemonic
  • 10: 16×20 C-41 prints

2006 Union Memorial Gallery Tucson, AZ

  • Group show
  • 16×20 Giclée print

2002 Flash Gallery Tucson, AZ

  • Group show
  • Hidden
  • Mixed media with photos on cloth

 

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