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Valerie Brea Ross

347.276.7318



Experience:


Valerie Brea Ross Photography, New York, NY

Photographer, P.S. 29 & Cobble Hill Playgroup, Brooklyn, NY, 2006-present

•Photograph art and events for website content and promotional material

In-house Theater Photographer, Ensemble Studio Theater, 1985-1994

•Photographed numerous full-length productions and Marathon play festivals

Freelance Theater and Dance Photographer,  1987-present

•Lincoln  Center, Naked Angels, UBU Repertory, Douglas Dunn Dance Company, Paper Bag

Players, Sarah Lawrence College


Print International/DOTS, New York, NY, 1997-2002

Project Manager and Sales Executive at Printing and Prepress Company

•Managed all phases of production of print projects for clients including Feld Entertainment,

Macysonline catalog, Hopkins Baumann, Kids Discover & Creative Classroom Magazines,

         Badgerworldwide Advertising, Mikasa

•Liaison between client and company regarding client instructions, quality, billing, and scheduling


Vesey Vanderburgh Studio, New York, NY, 1991-1998

1st Assistant

•Assisted photographer in all aspects of production by acting as technical assistant, casting assistant, and stylist on commercial photography shoots with an emphasis on children’s products

•Production assistant on several Nickelodeon television commercials


Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY, 1995-1997

Public Relations Manager

•Created and developed marketing and press strategy for annual arts festival and art

exhibitions

•Designed concept, layout, and photography for all promotional materials

•Managed outreach and press by developing contacts.


Fred Charles Studio, New York, NY, 1991

Photo Assistant & Administrative Assistant

•Assisted photographer on architectural and interior editorial work on location

•Edited slides for magazine submission


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1990

Administrative Assistant

•Assisted researchers and processed the sale of images and rights to reproduce them


Mimi Gross, New York, NY, 1989

Artist’s Assistant

•Assisted in fabrication and installation of Public Art Project in Tribeca, NYC


Ronald Bladen Estate, New York, NY, 1988-1989

Photographer & Assistant

•Assisted in gallery installation and provided photo documentation 


Education

•Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with honors, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 1988

•Bachelor Degree candidate, University of Michigan, 1984-1985


Skills

•Macintosh computer and software skills including Adobe Photoshop CS3

•Digital photography, file preparation, color correction

•Fluent in French & Spanish

•Sewing and working with sewing patterns


Press

Theater Photographs

•Published works in The New York Times, The New York Post, Variety, The Village Voice,

Bomb Magazine

•Television: NBC Headliners & Legends and e!Entertainment Television’s features of Macauley

Culkin