Courtney Ross

67 Rolling Hills Drive, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

throughcourtneyseyes (at)



THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY                    Ewing, NJ

Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Visual Arts: Major in Photography, Minor in Graphic Design                    May 2019

Academics: 3.198 GPA, Dean’s List Spring 2016, Fall 2016 and Fall 2017

Ewing, NJ
September 2016-Present

· Check equipment requested by a student to ensure all parts are included and that it is in proper

working condition

· Oversee returns and notify students when their equipment is overdue

· Check equipment upon return to ensure all items are included and that it is in proper working


Product Photographer, EARTHEN SOUL POTTERY,
Wayne, NJ
June 2016-Present

· Photograph ceramic pieces for website and print on an ongoing, as needed basis.

Event Photographer, SYNERGY DANCE COMPANY, at TCNJ
Ewing, NJ
April 2018

· Took various portrait photographs and dance routine videos during the annual Spring recital.

Photography Assistant, JESSIELYN PHOTOGRAPHY,
Bay Head, NJ
June 2018-August 2018, December 2018-August 2019

· Prepared, set up and broke down studio equipment

· Assisted with light/light diffuser/reflector during shoots

·  Performed color correction for contact sheet photos and created and distributed contact sheets

· Edited client’s chosen photographs

· Assisted with general studio tasks and managed studio emails

Photography Assistant, JESSIELYN PHOTOGRAPHY,
The 2019 Miss New Jersey USA and Miss New Jersey Teen USA Competition
November 17-18, 2018

· Assisted with photograph package order placement

· Photographed crowning ceremonies

· Assisted with photo shoot of Miss New Jersey and Miss Teen New Jersey


Art Recognitions

  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • AdobeInDesign
  • Adobe Final Cut Pro
  • Darkroom Processing
  • Featured artist at Trenton City Museum, February 2018
  • Hopewell Valley Arts Council Photography Show: SecondPlace Fall Harvest Category, October 2017
  • Boonton Dog Days of Summer in 2015, 2016 and 2017:Created a design which was sponsored by a local business and put into action ona life-sized fiberglass dog 
  • Gold Key Scholastic Art & Writing Award 2015 forExcellence in Visual Arts presented by The Montclair Art Museum and TheAlliance for Young Artists and Writers 
  • St. Catherine of Bologna Annual Photography, Art andPoetry Exhibition: Honorable Mention-Photography 2014, Honorable Mention-Photography201, Honorable Mention-Nature/Landscape-Photography and Judges Choice Award-Photography 2019 
  • Catskills Outdoor Photo Contest (Watershed Mention- featured in the Catskills Outdoor Guide 2014, 2017
  • Featured Artist ay ArtStart Art Exhibition atWilliam Paterson University 2014