Leah Rose Kolakowski


Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
Bachelor's Degree of Fine Art - Photography

Photography Skills
Black & white darkroom, color darkroom, studio lighting
Alternative processes Cyanotype and VanDyke brown
dSLR, medium and large-format equipment
Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Premiere, and Lightroom

Makup Artistry
Certified Makeup Artist through Sephora Corporation
Experience on photoshoots, weddings & film production


SPLINTER Pop-Up Show at the Keppel - Lancaster, PA July 2010
SPLINTER Pop-Up Show at the Shooting Gallery in the Stahr Center - Lancaster, PA September 2010
SPLINTER Pop-Up Show at Annex 24 - Lancaster, PA November 2010
Exchange Show at Concoran - Baltimore, MD Spring 2011
Exchange Show at UArts - Philadelphia, PA Spring 2011
God and Industry at the Stahr Center - Lancaster, PA August 2011
Square One – Lancaster, PA October 2011
Freedom Gallery Halloween Exhibition - Lancaster, PA October 2011
Exchange Show at UArts - Philadelphia, PA Fall 2012
Daydreams & Fevers at the Demuth Museum - Lancaster, PA April 2012
The Pillar - Lancaster, PA July 2012
Prince St. Cafe - March 2013

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's Senior Show & Celebration - May 2013
Head Hunters Collective Show at the Chashama Gallery - Brooklyn, NYC - May 2013

Job Experience
Photographer & Editor for Weddings & Beyond 2009
Responsible for principle photography & digital post-processing

Darkroom Technician 2011
Managed 4,000 square foot photography lab space including
black & white and color darkrooms, lighting studio, and equipment cage.

Intern at Toby Richards Studio. May 2012 - Present
Assists on photoshoots & post-processing of files.
Organizes files, designs business & greeting cards.

Vigore! Magazine Fall/Winter 2013 
En Vie Magazine January 2014
Peversion Magazine June 2014