​    © 2018 by Brandy Sebastian

Resume & Stuff

Solo Exhibitions

2016   “#HappyBirthdayPookers”        The Glass and Mirror Shoppe          Carlsbad, CA

2015   “Bijou”                                       The Glass and Mirror Shoppe          Carlsbad, CA

2014   “Fragmented”                            The Glass and Mirror Shoppe         Carlsbad, CA

1992   “Eclectic Mind”                          Huntington Beach Library                Huntington Beach, CA

 

Group Exhibitions      

2018   “All the Little Things”             “ELEMENTS”                                    The Hearth Gallery, San Marcos, CA

2018   “Giver”                                   “Water Worlds”                                  The Photographer’s Eye Gallery

2018   1 Images                               International Photography Exhibition       Del Mar Fair, CA

2017   4 Images                               Enlightened Lens-Juried                    Vista Civic Center, CA

2015  “Ketel One Citroen”               Student Showcase                              Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, CA

2015   “Weed Garden” 3-D Book    Light Sensitive-Juried                          Art Intersection Gallery, Gilbert, AZ

2015   3 Images                               Enlightened Lens-Juried                    San Marcos Civic Center, CA

2014   3 Images                               Enlightened Lens-Juried                    Escondido Municipal Art Gallery, CA

2014    Lift Series & Cypress Knee Typology      Coastal Collective Group Exhibition        

                                                                                                             Hillstreet Country Club Gallery Space Oceanside, CA

2014   “Backyard #1”                       APA Untitled Exhibition-Juried            3rd Space San Diego, CA

2014   “Yermo Trees”                       Best Shot-Juried                                 City of Vista Civic Center, CA

2014   “Untitled” VanDyke & Cyano          Hearth Gallery-Juried                San Marcos Community Center, CA

2014   Multiple Images Exhibited     Jack Iskin Gallery                               Palomar Photo Building, CA

2014   3 Images                               International Photography Exhibition       Del Mar Fair, CA

2013   “Death Valley Junction”         Hearth Gallery-Juried                          San Marcos Community Center, CA

2013   2 Images & 1 3-D Piece        Enlightened Lens-Juried                     San Marcos Civic Center, CA

2013   2 Images & 1 3-D Piece        Enlightened Lens-Juried                     Escondido Municipal Art Gallery, CA

2013   2 Images                               International Photography Exhibition       Del Mar Fair, CA

2013   2 Images                               Student Showcase                              Del Mar Fair, CA

2013  “Mini Church” Yuma, AZ        Student Showcase                              Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, CA

2013   “Pop & Tub”                          Light Sensitive-Juried                         Art Intersection Gallery, Gilbert, AZ

2013   5 Images                               Slideshow-Juried                                MOPA, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

2013   Multiple Images Exhibited    Jack Iskin Gallery                                Palomar Photo Building, CA

2012   2 Images                              Student Showcase                              Del Mar Fair, CA       

2012   Multiple Images Exhibited    Jack Iskin Gallery                                Palomar Photo Building, CA

2012   “Rock View, Cows”               Student Showcase                              Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, CA

2012   2 Images & 1 3-D Image      Enlightened Lens-Juried                     San Marcos Civic Center, CA

2012   2 Images & 1 3-D Image      Enlightened Lens-Juried                     Escondido Municipal Art Gallery, CA

2010   “Egyptian Spice Bazaar”      Visual Expression 2010-Juried           The Gallery at the Merc, CA           

2003   “Eclectic Mind”                     Art Splash                                           Carlsbad, CA

2002   “Eclectic Mind”                     Carlsbad Arts & Crafts Show              Carlsbad, CA

1998   “Eclectic Mind”                     Yorba Linda Street Fair                       Yorba Linda, CA

 

           

 

Bodies of Work

2018-Present             1 in 10 – Project Endo

2018                           Doll Study

2018                           Giver

2018                           All the Little Things

2017-Present             Relationships

2017                           Figures

2016                           #HappyBirthdayPookers                            

2015                           Vessels-pottery with photographs

2014                           Bijou   

2014                           Lost Innocence

2013                           Land of OZ

2012                           Fragmented

2012                           Soul Meets Body

           

In The Collection Of

Penny W. Kachuck, Vista, California

Gary & Lisa Sebastian, Azle, Texas

Starr Cruise, Shelbyville, Tennessee

Bessie & Gene Wentz, Fernley, Nevada

Jennifer Jorgenson, Ephraim, Utah

Victoria Cooper, Menifee, California

Erin Schweda, Jackson, Michigan

Stacey Sebastian, Kihei, Hawaii

Jacqueline Ramirez, San Diego, California

Jade McConnell, Ramona, California

Brian Korec, Ramona, California

Lori Carlson, Ramona, California

Donna Cosentino, Escondido, California

Lora Williams, San Diego, CA

Cheyenne, Oceanside, CA

Priscilla, San Diego, CA

“Izzy”, San Diego, CA

           

Publications

2017                           Timeless Idols: Pinups & Pin Stripes         2017 Immortalized Zine               Arthatch, Escondido, CA

2017                            Multiple Images Published                       Bravura Magazine                        Palomar College, CA

2016                           Timeless Idols: Pinups & Pin Stripes         2016 Immortalized Zine               Arthatch, Escondido, CA

2015                            Photo Spread-The Nightmare in Wonderland, Part II                                    Miroir Magazine         

2015                            Multiple Images Published                       Bravura Magazine                        Palomar College, CA

2015-April                   Group Show Article                                   Phoenix New Times Blog             Art Intersection, AZ

2015-April                   Image Published                                       San Diego Home & Garden          Distinction Gallery, CA

2015                           Timeless Idols: Pinups & Pin Stripes         2015 Immortalized Zine               Arthatch, Escondido, CA

2014                           Timeless Idols: Pinups & Pin Stripes         2014 Immortalized Zine               Arthatch, Escondido, CA

2014-December          Multiple Images Published                       Telescope Newspaper                  Palomar College, CA

2013                            Multiple Images Published                       Bravura Magazine                        Palomar College, CA

2013 Winter Issue       Multiple Images Published                       Impact Magazine                          Palomar College, CA

2013 Summer/Fall Issue  Multiple Images Published                  Impact Magazine                          Palomar College, CA

2013-May                    Single Image Published                           Telescope Newspaper                  Palomar College, CA

2013-January              Single Image Published                           Telescope Newspaper                   Palomar College, CA

2012   Poster Cover    “Owl Wisdom” Photo Composite              Palomar College, Enlightened Lens

2012-September         Photo Essay-Napoleon Perdis                 Beauty Fashion Magazine, New York

2010-January             Write-up-Visual Expressions                     The Californian, Riverside County

2008-Spring                Cover Image-Business Action                  San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

2008                            Photo Essay-Intelligent Beauty                Cosmetic World, New York

2007-December          Photo Essay-Elizabeth Arden                   Beauty Fashion Magazine, New York

 

Awards

2017   1stPlace                                       Cell Phone Image                       Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2017   Best of Show                                Cell Phone Image                       Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2014   Honorable Mention                       Alternative Photography             Del Mar Fair International Show

2014   4thPlace-State Convention Award                      Magazine Photo-Impact/Palomar College      JACC

2014   4thPlace-State Convention Award                      Magazine Cover Design-Impact/Palomar       JACC

2014   2ndPlace-SoCal Conference Award                    Magazine Cover Design-Impact/Palomar      JACC

2014   3rdPlace-SoCal Conference Award                     Magazine Photo-Impact/Palomar College     JACC

2014   4thPlace-SoCal Conference Award                     Magazine Photo-Impact/Palomar College     JACC

2014   1stPlace-Excellence in Journalism                      Magazine Cover Design                                San Diego Press Club

2014   1stPlace-State Convention Award                       Magazine Photo-Impact/Palomar College     JACC

2013   Honorable MentionDigital Photographic Composition                      Del Mar Fair International Show

2013   3rdPlace-SoCal Conference Award                      Magazine Photo-Impact/Palomar College    JACC

2013   1stPlace                                       Monochrome                                Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2013   2ndPlace                                      Creative Photography                  Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2012   Best of Show                                Restore                                        Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2012   Best of Class                                Restore                                        Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2012   1stPlace                                       Restore                                        Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2012   1stPlace                                       Creative Photography                  Del Mar Fair Student Showcase

2010   2ndPlace                                      Photography                                The Arts Council of Temecula Valley

2002   Honorable Mention                       Photography/Jewelry                  Carlsbad Arts & Crafts Fair

 

Education

2011-2017               Palomar College                             AA in Photography

                                                                                       Certificates: Fine Art

                                                                                       Commercial Photography

2008-2010                Fallbrook School of the Arts          Ceramics

AA       1999             Cypress College                            Liberal Arts

1993-1994                Northern Arizona University          Art

 

Studied Under

Robert Barry                         Digital Darkroom & Large Format                                    San Marcos, CA

Donna Cosentino                 Alternative Process, Creative Photography, Landscape, Landscape & Culture and Portfolio                                                                                                                                           San Marcos, CA 

Annie Limoux                       Beginning Black & White Photography                             San Marcos, CA

Jacqueline Ramirez             Intermediate Black & White Photography                         San Marcos, CA

Raymond Elstad                  Digital Photography & Studio Assist                                  San Marcos & Del Mar, CA

Will Gibson                          Portrait & Commercial Photography                                  San Marcos, CA

 

Scholarships

2013   Distinction Gallery Scholarship        Palomar College

1993   Art Scholarship                                Northern Arizona University

           

 

Experience

2013-2014                Medium Festival of Photography                        Volunteer

Responsibilities included greeting participants, setting up Medium Festival expo booth, running expo booth, answering questions about festival activities, time keeper for portfolio reviews and fill in where ever needed.

 

2006-Present          SebastianPhoto.net                                              Owner/Photographer

Day to day business functions: advertising, marketing, networking, maintained websites and social media, all print and album ordering. Skills also include development of prices lists, operation manuals, slideshow presentations, all retouching of images and designs layouts for print montages, collages and albums for weddings and babies first year. Design creative holiday cards and announcements for a variety of events with unique one-of-a kind designs.

 

2010-2013                Local Focus Photography                                   Photographer

Main photographer and handler of logistics of event set up for corporate parties, executive headshots, print onsite as well as photo booth set up for holiday couples and family photos.

 

2009-2012                3 Hot Shoes Sports Photography                       Co-Founder & Photographer

Significant role in design and function of the sports photography company that documented a multitude of race events from Marathons, Duathlons, Mud Runs, Young Adult Team Sports to Junior Life Guard Programs. Key person in all Marketing and promotional materials for company as well as logistics for booth set up and design. Shared facilitator duties for groups of photographers to properly capture an event for online sales of images. Key program troubleshooter; in orchestrating mass image upload within a 48-72 hour time period for post race production. Maintained websites for client viewing as well as social media sites. Handled most complaint letters and refunds. Oversaw work efficiency for better workflow, equipment usage and managed employees. Created an Operations Manual to assist contractors in having continued success in post-production, photo shoots, packaging and photo mail outs. Designed commemoratives and all artwork to promote each specific race or program as well as specific order forms for parent ordering of images and photo related products.

 

2001-2012                Herr Photography                                       Photographer

Main Photographer for Corporate Functions which include Expos, Conferences and Breakout Meetings, Weddings, A Variety of different types of Portrait Sessions from families, Individuals, Executive headshots to newborns, Print On Site Events, Large Group Photos from 5-200 people, Special Engagements such as Private Parties, Anniversaries and Birthdays.

Experience in client contact, writing contracts, job quotes, logistics, set design, post-production, album design, minor retouching and color calibration.

Skills also include: troubleshooting on site printing issues with Mitsubishi Dye Sub Printers and Express Digital Software, Lighting Scenarios with Multi light set up, Logistics of event flow and set up, as well as training of onsite print staff and photographers.