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CURRICULUM VITAE
Arleen Thaler
Socially Engaged Photojournalist
Marketing/PR/Social Media Specialist

CONTACT
Website: http://www.arleenthalerphotography.com
Email: arleen.thaler@gmail.com
PH : 1.585.705.6116
Address: 34 Third Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612

EDUCATION
Currently: Working on Master of Arts in Liberal Studies at Empire State College concentration: Photojournalism, Community Advocacy. Expected completion 2017
2016 January: Completed Bachelor of Arts; Photojournalism, Empire State College, NY
2013 December: Completed Associate Alcohol and Chemical Dependency,
Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY
1988 December: Completed Associate Visual Communications, Rochester, NY,
Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

EMPLOYMENT
2014-Present: Photographer at POST Rochester Magazine; Photojournalist
2015-Present: Flower City AmeriCorps; Northwest Team Leader; Community Outreach, Social Engagement
2013-Present: Instructor, Social Reportage, The Community Darkroom; Instructor engaging students in capturing and raising an awareness of social issues in Rochester, NY.

SELECTED AWARDS / GRANTS
2016 NYC Arts in Education Roundtable attendance grant
2013 Holocaust Genocide Project, Washington, DC
2012 Philanthropic Educational Opportunity (P.E.O) Award to pursue photojournalism

RESIDENCIES
9/2016-2017 Genesee Center for the Arts and Education, Photography Artist in Resident

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions
Unity Health, “Faces of Poverty” Rochester, NY 2016
– St. John the Evangelist, Brighton, Exhibiting “Prayer-ful Photographs of Our Poor” March 2013. New York
– Artisan Church, Brighton, “Homelessness in Rochester” May 2013. New York
– South Wedge Mission, “Street Photography of Arleen Hodge” March 2013. New York
– The Grass Roots Gallery, “Herman, Heavy and Harlem” May 2012. New York

Group Shows
Sodus, NY, “Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers”
Rochester International School, “New Americans” August 2016 Rochester, NY
– Asbury Church, “Poverty in Rochester” May 2016 Rochester, NY
– Image City Gallery, “Barakoa” June 2015 Rochester, NY
– The Community Darkroom, “Farm to Table” November 2015 Rochester, NY
– The Community Darkroom, Rochester,  “The New Americans” October 2014 Rochester, NY
– The Community Darkroom, Rochester,  “Rochester Raw” September 2013 Rochester, NY

Projected Exhibitions
– Roberts Wesleyan College, “Childhood Poverty” March 2017
– Roncone’s, “Life on Lyell” Late Autumn 2016

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