Alexa Senan

Brooklyn, New York


Master of Arts in Studio Art

CUNY Hunter College, New York City, New York

September 2022-Anticipated graduation date: May 2025

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Minor in Museum Studies- Focus area Photography

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

May 2019-May 2022


PM Photo Studio EQ Assistant
Pier59Studios, New York, New York

September 2022-Febuary 2023

  • Able to manage high volume schedules, client requests and tracking of inventory.
  • Responsible for building and breaking down EQ orders, tracking and maintaining equipment.
  • Able to sustain physical endurance and mental sharpness in long overnight shifts.

Visitor Experience Education Assistant

International Center of Photography,

 New York, New York

July 2022-September 2022

  • Initial point of contact for the school, Library and Administration.
  • Assisted with ongoing activities including class registration, welcoming visitors, and providing information about events, education programs and memberships.

Gallery Intern 
621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

January 2022- May 2022

  • Completed 150 hours from January 2022 to May 2022.
  • Helped to curate social media and blog posts for the gallery.
  • Worked on installing, uninstalling exhibitions and handled the art work.
  • Planned and assisted with events for community engagement.
  • Worked the front desk and concessions during open hours, events and First Friday.

Dark Room Intern & Monitor

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 

August 2021- May 2022

  • Organized/scheduled  appointments photography students would make for the darkroom.
  • Mixed chemicals for students for photographic development.
  • Cleaned and organized the darkroom.
  • Guided students and assisted with any questions about development, processing, enlarging, and printing.

Installation and Design Team Member

William Johnston Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

August 2021- December 2021

  • Worked on the installation and design team for “The Shape of Care” exhibition for the Museum Object class.
  • Created VR replication, using artsteps of the gallery to help design the exhibition prior to having access to the gallery.
  • Painted walls, podiums, and tables.
  • Worked to ensure the exhibition was accessible and inclusive.
  • Installed exhibition and handled the artwork.

Installation and & Design Intern

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL  

August 2021- December 2021

  • Completed 120 hrs as a Museum Studies Minor  Intern. 
  • Created Social Media Posts and Blog posts for the museum.
  • Helped frame, install, and uninstall any exhibitions.
  • Assisted in any guided tours of the museum.

Photography & Art Direction Intern

Luxe3Studio, St.Petersburg, FL  

June  2021- August 2021

  • Completed 150 hours of internship with the principal designer of the company over the summer.
  • Assisted the designer in the creative design, organizing, and styling of photoshoots for the website and social media.
  • Helped to plan and manage the project calendar. 

Darkroom & Basic Camera Repairs Employee

Same Ol’ Film Shop, Tallahassee, FL  

May 2021- May 2022

  • Developed, printed, and sent out film photos to customers. 
  • Helped guide customers with any basic camera malfunctions.
  • Ran front desk and sold cameras, film, and accessories. 

Freelance Photographer 

2019- Present

  • Photographed events, and personal projects: portrait & editorial work using  DSLR and SLR.
  • Created sets, styling & makeup for photographs.
  • 5 + years experience.


  • English: Fluent
  • Spanish: Fluent


    • Adobe Suite Certified
    • Photoshop
    • Lightroom
    • Indesign
    • Lightbox & Darkroom experience
    • Developing, enlarging, and printing film prints
    • Portraits
    • Framing experience
    • Basic camera (DSLR & SLR) repair
    • Microsoft Office
    • Gimp 2.0
    • Canva
    • Art Handling
    • Setting up and testing lights from the brands: Profoto, ARRI, Briese, Litepanel, Broncolor and others.
    • Grip & Cabling experience. 

Projects & Exhibitions

“Courage on a Human Canvas” Group Exhibition at Tom & Betty Petway Hall, University of North Florida-Jacksonville, Florida May 2019

“Listen to Me!!”:  Zine. Personal Zine compiled of photographs, collages, and my own artwork. Sold from May 2021-June 2021.

"Fantasmas": Solo Exhibition at Same Ol Film Shop- Tallahassee, FL. December 2021.

"Who We Are": Group Exhibition at 621 Gallery-

Tallahassee, FL. April 2022.

Using Format