Anthony Washington

Freelance Photo Editor & Personal Assistant

Location:New York, New York, United States
2 Skills
Anthony D. Washington
48 St. Nicholas Ave
NewYork, NY 10031


Purchase College Conservatory of Art and Design, Purchase, NY Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society
Member: Class of 2012


Art Buying

Summer 2013
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness (, Manhattan, NY
-Performing various office tasks, re-stocking and organizing office supplies.
-Preparing binders of model talent information to be sent to clients
-Entering metadata for stock and commissioned photography/artwork/illustration into Portfolio™
-Training other interns and members of the art buying department on how to effectively use the new Portfolio™ web client.
-Organizing and archiving hard drives of commissioned photography for pharmaceutical companies such as Allergan, Astra Zeneca, American Heart Association, Merial, Durex, Pfizer, and Nestle Boost.

Photographer's Assistant
Spring 2012
Scherzi Studios (, Syracuse, NY
-Performing various office tasks such as answering phone calls, booking flights organizing paperwork/office space, running errands, data entry, taking messages for Mr. Scherzi
-Adjusting studio lighting, Hasselblad camera equipment with digital backs, Nikon DSLR cameras,
Speedotron power supplies during commercial photo shoots
-Working with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom
-Moving, lifting, and arranging photo equipment during commercial photo shoots

Illustration Intern
Fall 2011
SUNY Purchase “Indy”, Purchase, NY
-Created designs to add character to page numbers in the corners of the magazine
-Illustrated the back page of the magazine with a drawing that reflected the artistic and creative nature of the college
-Illustrated headlines for individual articles to add visual interest

SUNY Purchase College Darkroom Monitor
Photography Department, Purchase College, Purchase, NY
-Supervised digital photography labs, maintained and replaced ink cartridges for large-format Epson digital printers.
-Recorded inventory, and reported necessary supplies to Purchase Art and Design administration
-Distributed black and white photography supplies to students using the facilities
-Performed maintenance and troubleshooting on black and white photo enlargers and a photo color processor
-Prepared black and white photo developing chemicals
-Maintained an overall clean and safe environment for students using the facilities

Art Gallery Monitor
The Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY
-Greeted gallery visitors, gave background information, and answered any questions visitors had about the exhibits
-Repaired and prepared gallery walls for upcoming installations
-Transported artwork in and out of the gallery
-Swept and performed general upkeep of the gallery during operating hours

Freelance Artist/Illustrator/Designer
Self Employed, Purchase/Syracuse, NY
-Designed and painted outdoor mural for Spark Art Space gallery in Syracuse, NY (2013)
-Featured artist in “The Submission”, the Purchase College monthly art magazine (2010)
-Designed and screen printed t-shirts for “Culture Shock”, the annual music festival at Purchase College (2009)
-Created illustrations for the Rite Aid Drug Quiz Show anti-drug campaign for Syracuse City Schools (2006-2008)
-Designed and screen printed numerous advertisements for musical concerts and events taking place on and around Purchase College campus (2008-2010)
-Designed and prepared a mural in the Purchase College student center using paper and wallpaper paste (2008)

Computer Skills:

MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Internet Explorer, Portfolio Server Client, Safari, Windows, Apple

Available Upon Request