Hayden Simpson Photography

Personal Info - CV

Hayden Simpson

 
 

Education:

Undergraduate: Western Michigan University - Bachelors in Fine Arts, emphasis in Photography

International Baccalaureate Proficiency in History, English, Lee’s Summit West High School


Awards & Recognition:

2017 -  Chevon, Best of Show , Western Michigan University Annual Student Exhibition
2017 - Angie Gayman Carmer Scholarship, Western Michigan University
2017 - Walter F Enz Memorial Award, Western Michigan University
2016 - John M. Carney Scholarship, Western Michigan University
2015 - 2017 - Dean’s List, Western Michigan University
2011 - 16 Hr Short Film 3rd Place, Student Television Network Convention
2011 - Newscast Intro, 1st Place, Drury Regional Convention
2011 - Newscast Full Show, 2nd Place, Drury Regional Convention
2011 - A+ Scholarship
2011 - International Baccalaureate Award Recipient


Conferences & Memberships: 

2017 - Society for Photography Education National Conference, Hilton Orlando, Orlando, FL
2016 - pres. - Photgraphy & Intermedia Collective, Kalamazoo, MI
2011 - JEA National Convention, Kansas City, MO
2011 - Student Television National Convention, Miami, FL
2011 - Drury Regional Convention, Springfield, MO
2010 - Student Television Network, Anaheim, CA


References:

Ginger Owen
Photography & Intermedia Professor Western Michigan University
ginger.owen@wmich.edu


William Davis
Photography & Intermedia Professor Western Michigan University william.davis@wmich.edu


Joshua Stead
Macy’s Sales Manager Kalamazoo, MI
jdub0623@gmail.com

Exhibitions:

2017 - Please Talk to Me Again, Group Exhibition, Eleanor & Robert DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2017 - Steganographic, Solo Exhibition, Eleanor & Robert DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2017 - October Art Hop, Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Webster's Prime at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Kalamazoo, Michigan
2017 - Art Prize 9, Art Prize, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2017 - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Student Show, Juror - Jimmy Kuehnle, Monroe-Brown Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2017 - Light & Shadow, Photography & Intermedia Collective Spring Show, Group Exhibition, Eleanor & Robert DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2017 - Preservation/Desecration, Dual Exhibition, Eleanor & Robert DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2016 - Unseen, Photography & Intermedia Collective Fall Show, Group exhibition, Eleanor & Robert DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2016 - Annual Gwen Frostic School of Art Student Show, Juror - Bhavisha Laxmi Panchia Monroe-Brown Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2016 - Uncovered, April Art Hop, True North 432, Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI
2016 - Uncovered, Khorman Hall Gallery, Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2015 - Annual Student Printmaking Show, DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2015 - Annual Student Foundation Show, DeVries Student Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2015 - Modern Painters Society Winter Exhibition, Winston’s, Kalamazoo, MI
2015The Illustrated Accordion, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Park Trades Center, Kalamazoo, MI


Work & Volunteer:

2017 - pres. - President, Photography & Intermedia Collective
2017
 - Vice President, Photography & Intermedia Collective
2016 - pres. - Photography Content Manager, Office for Sustainability, Western Michigan University
2012 - pres. - Merchandise Specialist, Macy’s
2016 - Merchandising Opportunities Design Association Photographer
2016 - Treasurer, Photography & Intermedia Collective, Western Michigan University
2016 - Media Liaison, Photography & Intermedia Collective, Western Michigan University
2016 - pres. - Photography Lab Technician & Monitor, Western Michigan University
2015 - Wedding Photographer & Videographer, Shelby, MI
2012 - 2014 - Commercial Videographer & Editor, Cecelia’s Marketplace
2008 - 2011 - Commercial Director, Mini Gym Co., Belton, MO


Technical Skills: 

Traditional Processes: Black & White film processing; small & medium format, silver gelatin & fiber print
Alternative Processes: Van Dyke, Cyanotype, Xerox transfer, Gum Print
Presentation: matting, dry mounting, framing
Lighting Studio: strobes, portraits, still life, artwork documentation
Digital Imaging: Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Lightroom, Digital SLR, scanning negatives & slides
Video & Sound: Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Premier CC, iMovie, iDVD, Garageband, Logic CC Web Design: Dreamweaver, HTML, Flash