Phone: 812-204-1293

         Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
                  - Master of Fine Arts in Photography

        University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN
                  - Bachelors of Science in Art with emphasis in Photography

Academic Appointments:
2017          Adjunct Art Faculty at Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA
                         Instructor for Introduction to Digital Photography (Fall 2017/ Spring 2018)
                         Instructor for Survey of New Media Art (Fall 2017/ Spring 2018)
                         Lecturer for Art Appreciation (Spring 2018)

Professional Experience:
2017          Student Teacher at Saint Vincent's Academy, Savannah, GA
2016          Intern at The Foundry, Bozeman, MT
2016          Work Study at Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2014         Intern at The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Solo Exhibitions:
2018          Transcriptions, forth coming June 2018, Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL
2017           Transcriptions: Indices from the Earth, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, GA
2016          Transcriptions: An Evaluation of Landscape, The Foundry, Bozeman, MT

Group Exhibitions:
2017          Open Boundaries, Alembic Gallery, Rome, Italy
2017          Hybrid, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA
2017          Port City ReviewAlexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA
2015          Small Works, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA
2015          Art Noir, Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Book Publications:
2018          Conceptual, a LoosenArt publication, January 2018

Lectures & Residencies:
2017         Artist talk, Transcriptions, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

Awards and Grants:
2017       Selected as part of the Critical Mass Top 50
2017       17th Annual Review Santa Fe, Center, Santa Fe, NM
2015        Elizabeth Zutt Travel Scholarship Award

Selected Press:
2016          Crusade for Art, Non-profit Organization to Promote Art, "Transcriptions of Loss by Kyra Schmidt"
2016          LoosenArt, Online Gallery and Magazine, Interview: "Kyra Schmidt"
2016          Trendland, Online Art and Culture Magazine, "The Digital 'Installations' of Kyra Schmidt"
2016          Yellowtrace, Design Inspiration for Creative and Curious Minds, "A Conceptual Evaluation of the Landscape"
2016          The Jealous Curator, Contemporary Art Blog, "Transcriptions"
2016          Flavorwire, Global Cultural Online Publication, "The Ephemeral Beauty of Nature Revealed When...."

Permanent Collections:
The Savannah College of Art and Design Permanent Collection
, Savannah, GA
NYU Langone Medical Center Art Program and Collection, New York, NY
University of Southern Indiana Private Collection, Evansville, IN
Michael Aakhus Private Collection, USI College of Liberal Arts, Evansville, IN

Society for Photographic Education - 2015-present