Dylan Lewis Orlady
University of the South at Sewanee – 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN, 37383
6579 Ashburn Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO, 80130
Updated August of 2012
The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus in Photography (w/ Honors), May 2012
August 2008 to May 2012, worked in the photography labs of the University of the South as a work study student, eventually overseeing upkeep of the space and the direction of other work study students.
November 2011, generated visual material (posters, website images) for a student/faculty committee dedicated to increasing student awareness towards the dangers of overconsumption. The material was purely visual, and meant to encourage discussion, student to student, outside an academic setting.
January 2012 to May 2012, worked with a psychology research class to design and produce a collection of healthy food alternatives in place of culturally unhealthy recipes (provided photographs and documented the interactions between the class and the children). Presented the results of this work at an international conference in Athens, Greece, in May of 2012.
August 2011 to Present, volunteered with the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren group based in Cowan, TN, acting as a positive influence to young children in the home while ethically examining their situation through the process of social documentary photography.
August 2011 to December 2011, worked as a teaching assistant to an intro level photography class taught by Pradip Malde
April 2012, participated in ‘Portmanteau’, a group exhibit at the University Art Gallery showcasing the senior thesis work of the Art majors at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN.
April 2012, curated ‘The Space Between’, a solo Honors show of undergraduate work done while receiving secondary education at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN. Individually planned, organized, implemented and de-installed.
June 2012, created a visual record of Camp Discover, a pilot after-school program involving elementary school children (2nd-5th grade). The program was a joint venture between Scholastic, Yale Child Study Center, the Psychology department at Sewanee: The University of the South, and Tracy City Elementary School, and focused on bolstering the social resilience of children through a renewed consideration of their community, and one’s place within it.
(All photo studies completed under Pradip Malde, Professor of Photography at the University of the South)
Proficient in Adobe Lightroom.
Processed and developed negatives in the Silver gelatin style, learning standard darkroom procedures and practices.
Gained an understanding of the contemporary Platinum-Palladium style of printing, and advanced techniques involved, through extended wet lab practice.
Hogwood Scholarship from the University of the South, recurrent from 2008-2012
Shepherd Photography Award for excellence in undergraduate photography, April 2012