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Teaching Experience

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

  • Spring 2012: PH 698/PH 498 Collabrative Digital Magazine

Book Collaborations

  • 2011 The Story of Eat Retreat by Laura Brunow Miner - Buy a copy
  • 2010 Photo Op (US) | 52 Photographic Projects (UK) by Kevin Meredith - Buy a copy
  • 2006 unConventional, YearlyKos: Citizens, Focus and Action

Speaking Engagements

  • Jun 2010 :: Open Show (SF)
  • Mar 2009 :: Academy of Art University (SF)
  • Oct 2008 :: Camera Owners of The Bay Area (COBA)

Ongoing and Permanent Exhibitions

  • Title IX: Women & Sports, since Sept 2007
    Calif. Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), 5th Floor 505 Van Ness at McAllister, San Francisco, CA
  • Photos of CA Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rev. Cecil Williams of Glide Foundation :: Original Exhibition Feb 2009
    Harvard Celebrates Beauty, Diversity, and Strength Photography Show - Cambridge, MA Harvard Kennedy School (Permanent Collection)

Past Exhibits

  • Feb 2012       :: Bolt | Peters Celebrate 10 Years! - Group show, SF
  • Oct 2011       :: Open Show Retrospective (Oct.20) - SF
  • Mar 2011       :: AAU Alumni and Staff Fine Art Photography Auction -  SF
  • Spring 2010   :: One Year Later -  African American Arts and Culture Complex - SF
  • Mar 2010       :: Chillin' Production 12th Anniversary  - SF
  • Mar 2010       :: AAU Alumni and Staff Fine Art Photography Auction -  SF
  • Feb 2009        :: Harvard Celebrates Beauty, Diversity, and Strength - Cambridge, MA - Harvard Kennedy School  
  • Sept 2008       :: AAU Photography Exhibition: A Tribute to John Vano - SF
  • Dec 2007        :: Gen Art Ignition! presented by Nokia NSeries - SF
  • Nov 2007        :: Gen Art Ignition! presented by Nokia NSeries - SF
  • Summer 2007  :: Title IX - Mill Valley, CA  
  • Aug 2007        :: Collective - Yelpers’ Reflections on City Life & Community - SF
  • Summer 2007  :: Title IX - San Francisco Women & Politics: San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White 
  • 2006 to 2007  :: SEE Six Stories of Diversity group show: "Fouzia & Saleema" - SF

Awards & Honors

  • Phootcamp, attendee
    2011 - Marfa, Texas
    2010 - Malibu, Calif.
    2009 - China Camp, Marin Co., Calif
  • Spring 2010 - Spring Let's Do Lunch Honorable mention
  • Spring Show 2007 - Academy of Art University Women & Politics: San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White 1st prize category winner in Documentary Portfolio 

Education

  • BS Marketing. Auburn University, Auburn, Ala. 1998
  • BFA Documentary Photography. Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Calif. 2006

In The Press

  • 04.10.10 :: "It seemed more like a campaign stop for a presidential candidate. Famous political photographer Mona T. Brooks was on the scene anyway, among the paparazzi" 
  • 01.20.09 :: The Bull 100.9 Augusta, GA. Interviewed live with Steve Wheeller regarding Mona's experience at President Obama's Inauguration
  • Fall 2008 :: Mona T. Brooks: Photographer at the '08 Democratic National Convention 
  • Aug 2007 :: Academy Graduate Mona T. Brooks Appointed Lead Photographer for San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris 0
  • 06.27.07 ::  Photographer Mona Brooks’ Career Explodes 
  • 4.26.07 :: San Francisco Chronicle :: Flickr Picker 
  • April 2007 :: San Francisco Chronicle Handpicks Academy of Art University Alum As Their “Flickr Pickr”
  • 10.15.06 :: PhotoMedia Magazine :: People in the news 
  • Summer 2006 :: Tango Diva :: Ten Tips for Finer Photography

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