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Available for F/T or contract hire: photography, writing/editing, curating

Available for F/T or contract hire: photography, writing/editing, curating

Available for F/T or contract hire: photography, writing/editing, curatingAvailable for F/T or contract hire: photography, writing/editing, curatingAvailable for F/T or contract hire: photography, writing/editing, curating

About Astrud

Available For Hire @ 405-863-1752

Photography, all types

  • Professionally Trained
  • Credentialed Media Photographer
  • Extensive experience in Action, Music, Product, Portrait, Architectural photography
  • Cinematographer with superb scene / site scouting skills

Writing / Editing / Design / Social Media Management

  • Corporate 
  • Media
  • Fine Arts
  • Research / History
  • Creative

Curating (Native Curator)

  • Native American Art & Artifacts
  • Contemporary
  • Photography
  • Film
  • Mesoamerican
  • Cultural / Anthropological / Ethnography
  • Environmental
  • Public / Street Art

Portfolio & Professional Interests

For Portfolio, click on the link or the three bars at the top of this page (depending on viewing device.)


• Curator, photographer, strategist, marketing analyst, writer, urban planner, environmental scientist, and community activist 

• Passionate about community engagement, enhancement, and  empowerment. No one should be left out. No idea is insignificant. We are stronger and happier citizens when we work together. 

•  I believe participatory art and education, along with evolving urban design techniques, are paramount.Contact ASTRUD REED to hire for photography, writing / editing, & curating.


https://www.linkedin.com/in/astrud-reed-2159779


https://www.instagram.com/AstrudReed/


https://steemit.com/@greeneyedgirl


http://www.ealla.org/astrudreed

Research

The following projects are currently being prepared for publication and presentation:


“Tactical Urbanism and the Dynamic Shift to Embrace Deviance and Diversity: The Beauty and Tone of LA Street Art in Twenty-first Century Communities”


"Cultural Thought and Ethical Practices in Indigenous Museum and Research Collections"


 "Specialized Skills and Procedures for Pathology Documentation, Publication, and Digitized Collections Management of Indigenous Bone, Teeth, and Artifact Photography” 

Presentations

Battling Americana: Taking the Indian Out of the Cupboard


Solo, student-curated exhibit from June - September 2014

James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection Curatorial Intern

for heather ahtone, Associate Curator

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art 



Traditional Themes in Contemporary Cherokee Art


Design and Senior Thesis Project with University of Oklahoma School of Visual Arts professors, Mary Jo Watson and Eric Anderson



Changing Public Perceptions of LA Street Art - University of Oklahoma Master of Arts Presentation 

Battling Americana Exhibit by Astrud Reed (pdf)

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A. Reed Recommendation from FJJMA (pdf)

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Changing Public Perceptions of LA Street Art - OU Masters Presentation (pdf)

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Traditional Themes in Contemporary Cherokee Art - OU Senior Design and Thesis Project (pdf)

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Preparing for Publication / Exhibition

"Specialized Skills and Procedures for Pathology Documentation, Publication, and

Digitized Collections Management of Indigenous Bone, Teeth, and Artifact Photography”


A sample of the journal article based on research with University of Oklahoma,

 Department of Anthropology Professor Emerita, Lesley Rankin-Hill


Additional Project Mentors:

UCLA Information Studies Professor and Center for Information as Evidence Director, Anne Gilliland


University of Oklahoma Professor and Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History Director, Michael Mares


Preparing for Publication / Exhibition

"21st Century Landscape Photography: Designs for the Environment"


"Three Centuries of Landscape Photography in the American West: 

Evolution of a Genre from Inception to Social Movement"

Landscape Photography-19th Century, A.Reed (pdf)

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Landscape Photography-20th Century, A.Reed (pdf)

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Contact Astrud

For more information or to schedule an appointment:

Astrud Reed

Contact ASTRUD REED at 405-863-1752 or astrudreed@gmail.com

3175 Adeline Street #3961 • Berkeley, CA 94703

(405) 863-1752