Joanna Harris





2008                Bachelor of Fine Arts Double major in Studio Arts & Art History, Minor in Spanish.  University of Memphis, Memphis, TN




2009                EyeSight  (photography exhibition)

                        Concept Gallery, Memphis, TN

2009                26th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

                        Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

                        Juror:  Lois Renner (Photographer, Vienna, Austria)

2008                BFA Senior Art Exhibition

                        Jones Hall Gallery at The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

2008                Unrelated Relations

                        AAA Gallery, Memphis, TN

2008                25th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

                        Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Juror: Chakaia Booker (Sculptor, New York, NY)

2007                24th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

                        Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Juror: Gail Roberts (Professor, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA)

2006                FLOW (solo painting exhibition)

                        Otherlands, Memphis, TN

2005                Art and Wine (solo painting exhibition)

                        Bistro Aroma, Memphis, TN


Art Related Employment______________________________________


2005 –             Freelance Videographer/Photographer/Editor

current           Weddings & Special Events


2001 –             Freelance Photography/Design

current           Clients include:

                        Advantage Printing                         Inside Sounds Record Label

Bagel Company of Memphis         Live From Memphis

Benjamin Hooks Institute               Memphis Boychoir

Beverage & Food Group Inc.         Saint Francis Hospital

Color Retouching                            Stein World

Event One Media                             Transworld                          

Halko Incentives                              Worldwide Mortgage        



Jobs include catalogs, menus, CD covers, posters, brochures, invitations, websites, banners, logos, advertisements, photo retouching & restoration, print preparation, etc.


2000 –             Art Director, Inside Sounds Record Label; Memphis, TN

current           Promotions, graphic design, photography, marketing,     



Temporary Backdrop Painter

2005                Steinworld Furniture Showroom, High Point, NC

2004                Memphis Belles Concert, Cannon Performing Arts Center,

Memphis, TN


Film Related Employment_____________________________________


2009                Art Director “Kick Arse”

                        Set Dresser/Production Photographer “Lawn Murder”

                        Set Dresser/Production Photographer “Loophole”

                        Set Dresser “Snipe Huntin’”

                        Set Dresser “The Tavern”

2008                Set Dresser “A Life Connected”

2007                Production Assistant/Editor “Tell Tale Heart”

                        Production Photographer “King vs. King”

2006                Art Department Production Assistant “War Eagle”

                        Scenic painting, set dressing, graphic design.

                        Writer/Producer “Plenty 4 Days”

                        Editor, co-writer, wardrobe, set dressing.

2005                Production Photographer “The Other Side of the Pillow”


Company Employment________________________________________


1999 – 2000    Office Manager, Aqua Construction; Memphis, TN

                        Accounting, customer service, vendor communications.


Volunteer Experience_________________________________________


2007 – 2009   Council Member, Green Committee; First Congregation Church;

            Memphis, TN

Research daily living choices that affect both indoor and outdoor environment & health, counsel building facilities and educate the community.

2007 – 2008    Council Member, Art Research and Travel Studies Group,

                        Memphis, TN

2005 – 2006    Teacher, Ace Academy; Benjamin-Hooks Institute; Memphis, TN

                        Taught photography and art workshops to kids aged 13-16.




Published Photographs________________________________________


2007                “Living Blues” November 2007

“Downtowner Magazine,” August 2007, pg. 29

 “Juke Blues Magazine,” Spring 2007, pg. 28 & 30

2005                “American Legacy,” Summer 2005



Software Proficiency__________________________________________


                        Adobe Illustrator

                        Adobe Photoshop



                        Microsoft Office: Word, Publisher, Powerpoint, Access


Software Knowledge__________________________________________


                        Final Cut Pro


                        Html basics








2008                Costa Rica