© 2014 Josh Birnbaum



Biography
Josh Birnbaum (b. 1985, Los Angeles, Calif.) is a photographer and educator currently living on the southeastern edge of Ohio. He is a visiting instructor at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication, teaching photography, picture editing, digital imaging, and multimedia storytelling courses. Josh likes fluid mechanics, unicorns, bluegrass music, and cheese.

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching
2012 - present : Ohio University : Visiting Instructor : Athens, Ohio
2014 - present : Paper Circle : Visiting Artist : Nelsonville, Ohio
2010 - 2012 : The Athens Photographic Project : Visiting Artist : Athens, Ohio

Education
2010 : Ohio University - M.A. Photography
2008 : University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - B.S. Aerospace Engineering

Work Experience
2010 : Dallas Morning News : Dallas, Texas : Photojournalist Intern
2009 : Peoria Journal Star : Peoria, Ill. : Photojournalist Intern
2008 : James Nachtwey Studio : New York, N.Y. : Studio Intern
2008 : Omaha World-Herald : Omaha, Neb. : Photojournalist Intern
2007 : Pittsburgh Tribune-Review : Pittsburgh, Pa. : Photojournalist Intern
2006 : Oakland Tribune : Oakland, Calif. : Photojournalist Intern
2004 - 2008 : Daily Illini : Urbana-Champaign, Ill. : Staff Photographer
2005 - 2006 : Silvio's Photoworks : Torrance, Calif. : Employee
2004 - 2006 : Bates Camera : Urbana-Champaign, Ill. : Employee

Workshops
2014 : ADP Workshop : Co-producer
2014 : The Story Next Door : Faculty Advisor
2008, 2012, 2013 : ADP Workshop : Participant
2006 : Eddie Adams Workshop XIX : Participant

Group Exhibitions
2012, 2013 : ADP Workshop, Pittsburgh and Braddock, Pa.
2012 : Celebrate Forests at Frostburg State and the Dairy Barn
2011 : Athens Voices at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio
2010 : Appalachia! at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio

Fellowships
2011 : International Year of the Forest Photography Fellowship
2010 : The Paul Schutzer Memorial Award, Ohio University

Clients
The Wall Street Journal : New York, N.Y.
Ohio University - Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine : Athens, Ohio
National Network of Forest Practitioners : Athens, Ohio
National Association of State Foresters : Washington D.C.
The Columbus Dispatch : Columbus, Ohio
The Athens News : Athens, Ohio
The New Individualist : Washington D.C.
The Chicago Tribune : Chicago, Ill.
The News-Gazette : Champaign, Ill.
The University of Illinois : Champaign, Ill.
The University of Illinois Alumni Association : Urbana, Ill.
Sports 'N Spokes : Phoenix, Az.