Danielle Pontus

Working photographer & artist for over twenty years.

Extensive experience teaching high school photography courses, writing curriculum, planning artist lectures and college portfolio reviews. Instructor for teacher summer professional development.

 

Proficiency in Adobe CC Programs: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, & Illustrator; knowledge of Premiere Pro & Character Animator. Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge & use of online website developing programs.

 

Skilled in Canon, Sony, and Nikon DSLRs , as well as medium format & full frame cameras. Proficiency in large format ink-jet printers, drawing tablets, lighting kits. tethering devices, & scanners. Proficiency in dual platform computer use. 

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Arts // F.A.V
Rhode Island School of Design
1999-2003

Masters of Arts & Teaching // MAT
Tuft’s University - Boston Campus 
2005-2006

EXPERIENCE

Lead Photographer

DoJo Management, Houston, TX

www.dojoproductions.com

2013-Current

Photographer/ Historian

Texas Art Education Association, Houston, TX

www.TAEA.org

2008-Current

Head Formulator/ Creative Director

Dirty Dames Soaps, Houston, TX

www.dirtydamessoaps.com

2016- Current

Art/Technology/Photography Instructor

Alief, Pasadena, and Houston Independent School District

2006-2017

Shop Manager/ Studio Photographer

Secret Tattoo Studio

2016-2017

Studio Photographer

Mare Photography Studios. East Providence, RI

www.marestudios.com

1999-2005