MS. ADELINE

2020 | Creative Direction

A short film about Ms. Adeline Wigfall-Jones, who has been cutting hair on West Washington Street in South Bend, Indiana since 1976. Produced for Corner Store in collaboration with director Chuck Fry and filmmaker Ryan Blaske.

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A JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

2021 | Creative Direction and Production

An hour-long television special made to celebrate Juneteenth in South Bend. Produced in collaboration with Dr. Marvin V. Curtis, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, director Chuck Fry, and filmmaker Ryan Blaske.

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SOUTH BEND, HERE FOR SMALL BUSINESS

2021 | Creative Direction and Production

A week-long campaign of short films telling the stories of four small business owners who received assistance from the City of South Bend during the pandemic. Produced for the City in collaboration with director Chuck Fry and filmmaker Ryan Blaske.

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SOUTH BEND MURAL

2019 | Creative Direction and Production

A mural on the north face of Madison Oyster Bar in downtown South Bend painted in support of Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign. Produced in collaboration with Helen Bauer and John Garry.

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PERMIT PENDING

2019 – Present | Creative Direction and Production

An ephemeral project presenting under-utilized spaces as proving grounds for new projects focused on art, business, food, and gathering in collaboration with Dustin Mix, and Maria Gibbs.

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SHORTEST WAY HOME

2018 | Photography

The cover photograph of Mayor Pete Buttigieg for his first book, Shortest Way Home in collaboration with W.W. Norton & Company’s Liveright imprint and designer Steve Attardo.

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SOUTH BEND ON PURPOSE

2017 – Present | Creative Direction and Production

A podcast about place, belonging, and South Bend, Indiana. Produced for West.SB in collaboration with Dustin Mix.

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SOUTH BEND CITY CHURCH

2020 – Present | Creative Direction and Cinematography

An ongoing collaborative partnership, including weekly teaching films and seasonal meditative films including A South Bend Christmas Eve, Speak What Is True: A Guided Prayer for Lent, and Daybreak at the Morris.

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VESTED INTEREST

2017 – Present | Collaboration

A 100-year old family-owned dry-cleaning facility on Sample Street in South Bend being renewed as a home for small businesses, including Tutt Street Studio.

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WEST, HOME

2016 | Creative Direction and Production

A large-scale installation featuring a rope map of South Bend’s west side populated with photos captured during two days of neighborhood bicycle rides. West, Home was built as part of The Birdsell Project’s summer residency in the basement of a former power plant.

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WEST.SB

2016 – Present | Creative Direction and Production

A blog about South Bend history, ideas, and culture. Founded in December 2016 with a photo essay documenting the morning routine of a solid waste crew on the city's west side.

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