Leah Rose Kolakowski
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
Bachelor's Degree of Fine Art - Photography
Keweenaw Bay Community College
Native American Studies
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
Certified Makeup Artist through Sephora Corporation
Experience on photoshoots, weddings, & film production
God and Industry at the Stahr Center - Lancaster, PA August 2011
Daydreams & Fevers at the Demuth Museum - Lancaster, PA April 2012
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's Senior Show & Celebration - May 2013
Head Hunters Collective Show at the Chashama Gallery - Brooklyn, NYC - May 2013
Bring Her Home at All My Relations Gallery - Minneapolis, MN - Feb-April 2018
The Heard Museum Indian Market - Phoenix, Arizona - March 2018
SWAIA - Santa Fe Indian Market - Santa Fe, New Mexico - August 2017 & August 2018
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. 2012
Assists on photoshoots & post-processing of files.
Organizes files, designs business & greeting cards.
Apprentice for Cara Romero 2017- 2018
Apprentice under Indigenous Photgrapher Cara Romero
through the Native Arts & Culture foundation.
Assistance on photoshoots & post production.
Prepration for art shows and markets.
Vigore! Magazine Fall/Winter 2013
En Vie Magazine January 2014
Peversion Magazine June 2014