curriculum vitae- Cocoa Laney

education

MFA in photography, Studio Arts College International

Magnum intensive documentary photography workshop, London College of Communication

BA in commercial photography, University of Montevallo

2018       

2017    

2012-2016

teaching experience

Introductory black and white photography, teaching assistant to Professor Romeo Di Loreto

Intermeditate to advanced black and white photography, teaching assistant to Professor Romeo Di Loreto

Digital color photography, teaching assistant to Professor Romeo Di Loreto

2018

2018

2017
 

exhibitions

MFA in photography exhibition, SACI gallery. New York, NY, USA

Penombra, Il Ponte. Florence, Italy

Gli Anelli Mancanti, Gli Anelli Mancanti. Florence, Italy

Gli Anelli Mancanti, Jules Maidoff Gallery. Florence, Italy

Il Filo Degli Altri, SACI gallery. Florence, Italy.

Gaps, Lowe Mill. Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Tempo e Silenzio, Tethys Gallery. Florence, Italy

Memories Un(told), Carta Vetra. Florence, Italy

fall exhibition, Jules Maidoff Gallery. Florence, Italy

Body Archives, Museo di Storia Naturale. Florence, Italy

Bloch Party, The Gallery in Bloch Hall. Montevallo, Alabama, USA

2018

2018

2018

2018

2018

2017      

2017           

2017     

2016    

2016  

2015      

professional experience

Owner of Cocoa L. Photography LLC in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Staff photographer for Gigi’s Fabulous Kids’ Fashions and Toys

Photographer for the 30A Songwriters Festival, Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County

Freelance work for Organic Gardening magazine

Freelance work for Coastal Living magazine

2011-present

2011-2016

2012-2016

2014      

2012        

Publications

2018

2017      

2017

2016      

2014            

2012        

2012

Portfolio published in L'Œil de la Photographie magazine, February. Digital.

Artist feature in FUL magazine, November issue. Print.

Artist feature in The Florentine Magazine, October issue. Print.

Work featured in VIE magazine, January issue. Print.

Work featured in The Alabamian, February issue. Print.

Artist feature in 30A Review magazine, December issue. Print.

Artist feature in Rosemary Thymes magazine, August issue. Print.

awards and nominations

Royal Photographic Society International Photography Exhibition 161, shortlisted

Athens Photo Festival, shortlisted

2018

2018

lectures and presentations

2018

Guest lecture for the course Photojournalism: Exploring Italian Society, NYU Florence. Florence, Italy