Artist & Photographer

Curriculum Vitae

Erick Guzman

b. 1994 Downey, CA

Education:

Brown University, BA with Honors, Visual Arts, 2016

BA, Health & Human Biology, 2016

Rhode Island School of Design, advanced courses in photography, 2013-2016 

Brown University, MD candidate, 2016-2018

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2016

Sangre Por Sangre, List Art Center at Brown University, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015

Nature Reflections, List Art Center at Brown University, Brown University, Providence, RI

Dance For the Aging Population, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI 

2014

Animagus,  List Art Center at Brown University, Brown University, Providence, RI 

Group Exhibitions:

2018

Teaching Assistant Group Show, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

2017

Third Annual Alpert Medical School Art Council Showcase, 222 Richmond Gallery, Brown University Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI

2016

Third Honours Exhibition, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Annual Student ExhibitionThe David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015

Infinity November Gallery Show, The Underground, Brown University, Providence, RI

GREY°AREA: An Honors Group Show, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

SUPR!SE: An Honors Group Show, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

On the Border of Whimsy, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Student Showcase, Red Eye Gallery at The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Rising Senior ShowList Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

2014

Print Your Dreams,  List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI 

Annual Student ExhibitionThe David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University Providence RI (juried by Kelly Rae Adams and Susan Lichtman)

2013

Art First: Disability and Artistic Expression, Glenn and Darcy Weiner Hillel Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Blurred Lines, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Publications:

MURMUR, Fall 2017

Somos, Fall 2014

Photographs used in The Triple Helix, Fall 2013

Magazine Cover Photo, The Sketch Book, Volume VI, Issue 2, Spring 2013

Online Article, Art Fucks Me, November 3, 2014

 

Distinctions, Awards & Scholarships:

2017

Summer Assistantship for “4.4% Latino Physicians in the US”, Narrative Medicine Scholarly Concentration at Warren Alpert Medical School

2016

Summer Research Assistantship in Emergency Medicine, Brown University Program in Liberal Medical Education 

2015

Julie Sloane Memorial Fund Award 2015, Brown University Visual Art Department

2014

Honorable Mention, Annual Student Exhibition, The David Winton Bell Gallery,  Providence, RI

Karen T. Romer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRA, Brown University

 

Work Experience: 

Brown University - Teaching Assistant/Black & White Photography for the Department of Visual Art

September 2018 - Current

Readying classroom/studio space for the work of the semester. Oversight of student work and instruction assistance. Providing independent research for lectures outside of class time. Giving technical demonstrations to students. Supervision and chaperoning field trips that may be held outside of regularly scheduled class time. Assisting classroom/studio readiness and clean up at the beginning and end of each class period. Serve as lab monitor outside of class hours as needed. Assisting with the end of semester studio/classroom clean up. Work with staff in the Visual Art Dept. & other academic units to support course operations and development of student work. Maintain and update course websites as needed.

Brown University - Digital Print Lab Monitor & Event Photographer Part-time

August 2013 - 2016

Provided student assistance, as well as attended to safety and facility upkeep; became responsible for group work environment. Operated and maintained high grade printers to produce prints from digital files. Processed and edited images to ensure high print quality using several editing software applications including Adobe Photoshop and ExpressDigital Darkroom to edit images for social media. Inspected and maintained inventory of Canon DSLR cameras, flashes and other camera accessories. Assisted and trained students in the usage of the lighting studio equipment. Scanned and edited images

Brown University - Teaching Assistant/Creative Consultant , Part-time

February 2014 - 2016

With the help from the Karen T. Romer Undergraduate Teaching and Research award (UTRA), I helped to develop the course “Artists and Scientists as Partners” during which I performed in depth literature reviews and meta-analysis on current research looking at how dance and the visual arts affect people diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and Autism. I was then responsible with creating the website asap-brown.org for the organization. After creating the syllabus for this course I then assisted with course teaching and gave guest lectures on Parkinson's research. While serving as the "Creative Consultant," I have been in charge of creating all of the logos for ASaP and updating the organization's website and social media.

Camp Starlight - Photographer/ Photography Specialist Counselor,  Full time

April 2015 - August 2015

I Worked with children between the ages of 9-16, during which I instructed the campers in basic photography techniques in shooting, lighting, and post-process. I Looked after and instructed more than 300 campers over the course of the summer. In addition to instruction, I took and edited daily photographs for the camp website.

Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite, Teaching Experience, Leadership Skills, Childcare Experience, Conflict-Resolution Skills, Photography, Print Design, , Microsoft Office Spanish (read, write, & speak), Metal & Wood Fabrication, Light Studio Knowledge, Customer Service Skills, Web Design and Creation, Course Developing

Related Experiences:

  • Brown University Men's Rugby Team, Team Member and Photographer

  • Fashion @ Brown, Photographer

  • Latino Medical Student Association (President)

  • Murmur (Co-Founder/Design & Layout Editor) - MURMUR is the student blog of the Warren

    Alpert Medical School intended to showcase the creative output of students across all

    disciplines. We are run 100% for students and by students. Alpertmurmur.org

  • Alpert Medical School Art Council (Member)

Press:

  • Folkmade, Featured Artist, Promotes artists in Providence, RI (folkmade.org), 2014

  • Art Fucks Me, Featured Artist, A Vice Affiliated website which is dedicated to the exposure of contemporary artwork.  

  • I Need a Guide, Featured Artist, A website dedicated to the exposure of new contemporary artwork.