© 2012 Josh Birnbaum



Biography
Josh Birnbaum (b. 1985, Los Angeles, Calif.) is a photographer and rocket scientist 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 audio/video courses. Josh likes fluid mechanics, unicorns, bluegrass music, and cheese.

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching
2012 - ? : Ohio University, School of Visual Communication : Athens, Ohio
2010 - 2012 : The Athens Photographic Project : 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

Workshops
2008, 2012, 2013 : ADP Workshop
2006 : Eddie Adams Workshop XIX

Group Exhibitions
2012-2013 : ADP Workshop, Pittsburgh, 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
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.