Shanna Hickman

Professional Experience
2019-present: Freelance Photographer, Blended Sense.  Studio manager and hired for various photography collaborations including product and lifestyle projects.  Clients: Petal, CubbieKit, Pharhoa Jewelry, Cocina 54, CeCe's Veggie Co., Sanara Skincare, Mindfulbellie, Goodness With G, Sips By, and The Fussy Mama
2018-present:  Freelance Photographer, Upwork.  Hired in multiple areas of photographic design on a freelance basis.
2019-present:   Freelance Photographer, Dish n’ Dames.  Showcasing women in the culinary field and the dishes they create for multiple media platforms.  Birdies, Doers Vodka, Casero, Milpa, Storehouse Market & Eatery, Two Hives, Wu Chow, Fonda San Miguel, Rosedale Kitchen + Bar, Juliet Italian Kitchen, Olamaie, Roots Chicken Shak, Dai Due, Salt Traders, La Flaca, Fluff Meringues & More, Epicerie, Bakery Lorraine, Holy Roller, Launderette, Eberly, Four Seasons, Mixtli, Caracol, Eden East, Seersucker Southern Distillery, Uchiko,  Juniper, Bento Picnic, Independence Brewery, Viva Villa, Pharm Table, and Fluff Bake Bar.​​​​​​​
2019: Product Photography, Ecopliant.  Commissioned to produce product and lifestyle images for a line of commercial compostable containers.
2018- 2019:  Product Photography, Smokey’s Naturals. (on-going)  Commissioned to produce product and lifestyle photography.
2018:  Product Photography, Wood & Stone.  Commissioned to produce product and lifestyle photography.
2018:  Product Photographer, 420 Science.  Commissioned to produce product photography for e-commerce business.
2018:  Still Photographer, The Belles Sounds.  Commissioned to produce behind the scene images and portraits for a music video, “Like A Villain”.
2018:  Internship, Jody Horton.  Studied and assisted with various photo shoots and organize web content for website and social media accounts.
2017– 2018:  Photo Assistant, Melissa Brisko Studios.  Photo assistant on various photo shoots for an editorial layout for Texas Coop Magazine.
2016:  Photographer, Ology Restaurant.  Commissioned to produce photographic images for a restaurant showcase.
2015– 2017:  Photographer, YMCA of Williamson County.  Commissioned to produce photographic images for the redesign of the Child Development Center.  Also commissioned to produce portrait images of the children for the Child Development Center.

2018:   Bachelor of Fine Art, The Art Institute of Austin, Major: Photography and Digital Media.

2015 Juror’s Choice Award, The Art Institute of Austin Photo Annual.

Juried Exhibitions
The Art Institute Photo Annual, Austin, TX. Curated by Amy Cooper.  2017
512 Exhibition, Lewis Carnegie Gallery, Curated by Sean & Wendy Carnegie. 2017
The Art Institute Photo Annual, Austin, TX.  Curated by Maggie Faircloth. 2016
Bennu Coffee/Little Pink Monster, Austin, TX.  Curated by Annie Wells.  2015
The Art Institute Photo Annual, Austin, TX.  Curated by Kimberly Davis. 2015
The Art Institute Photo Annual, Austin, TX.  Curated by Robert Bradshaw.  2014
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