CV Resume

EDUCATION

 

Union Institute& University, Cincinnati, OH

Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Studies: Humanities and Culture

 

            Dissertation Title: The Reframing of Leukemia: Metaphor, Dharma Art and Illness Experience

            Nominee: Marvin B. Sussman Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Seminal                                                     Dissertation Research

 

Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

M.F.A.,  Interdisciplinary Arts: Documentary and Experimental Film

 

            Thesis Title:     Crossing Boundaries: An Experiment in Vision and Sound

 

Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

B.A., Communication

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

Flagler College

            Director of Television

            Professor of Film and Media Studies, 2014--

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts

            Chair, Cinematic Arts program, 2009--2016

            Lecturer, 2008--2016

 

The Art Institute. Jacksonville

            Lecturer of film editing theory and practice,  2012-2014

 

RFJH Studios, St. Augustine, Florida

Interdisciplinary Artist, 2003--   

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

"Illness is a Window: Reframing Leukemia through Dharma Art"

The 6th Annual Global Conference, Trauma: Practice and Theory

Budapest, Hungary 2016

ISBN#: 978-1-84888-490-8

 

"Crossing Boundaries" – digital art, The 14th Annual Academic Conference, Boundaries

Cincinnati, Oh 2013

 

"Freedom" – digital art, The 13th Annual Academic Conference, Voice, Cincinnati, Oh 2012

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

"Illness is a Window: Reframing Leukemia through Dharma Art", The 3rd Annual Arts and Humanities in Medicine Symposium at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, November 4th-5th, 2016

 

"The Structure of Illness Space: Identifying the Correlates between Illness Experience and Gaston Bachelard's The Poetics of Space", The 3rd Annual Arts and Humanities in Medicine Symposium at Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, November 4th-5th, 2016

 

"Illness is a Window: Reframing Leukemia through Dharma Art", The 6th Annual Global Conference, Trauma: Practice and Theory, Budapest, Hungary, March 11th-13th,  2016

 

“Moving Image Toward Critical Pedagogy”, World Arts Film Festival, Jacksonville, Fl, October 12th, 2013

 

“Seeing Beyond the Trees: Interdisciplinary Methods for Creative-Based Research”, Arts Schools Network, Columbia College at Chicago, Ill, October 9th-13th, 2012

 

“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Metaphor Construction”, The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, Fl. February 10th, 2012

 

"Misconceptions", Suffering: Sources, Meanings, Responses, Voice 13th Annual Academic Conference, Cincinnati, Oh. July 9th-17th 2012

 

"Humanscapes", Art as Interdisciplinary Pursuit, Engaging Ambiguities 12th Annual Academic Conference

Cincinnati, Oh. January 3rd-12th,  2011

 

"Gaming and Social Shifts", New Media Movements, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Fl. June 8th, 2007

 

"Historic Preservation and the Moving Image" Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society, Live Oak, Fl. May 12th 2006 

 

"The Independence of Independent Filmmaking", Florida Motion Picture and Television Association, Jacksonville, Fl. August 17th, 2005

 

Conferences Planned and Panels Chaired

Panel Chair, "The Body" The 6th Annual Global Conference, Trauma: Practice and Theory, Budapest, Hungary, March 11th-13th,  2016

 

GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS

2006    Florida Arts Council – Individual Artist Grant Program recipient

2004    Kodak Filmmaker's Program Fellowship

 

COLLECTIONS

2007    "Ruralscapes"

            Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society

            Live Oak, FL

 

WORKS

2016   The Structure of Illness Space – forthcoming experimental documentary

2014   The ReFraming of Leukemia - photography, video and poetry series

2013   Reclaiming Experiential Residue: Misconceptions – video and poetry series

2012   Distorted -- 3-way channel algorithm video (Max 5 / Jitter)

2011   Fragments of an Illness

           Humanscapes – photography and poetry series

           At The Crossroads of Unrest – experimental film travelogue (Egypt)

2009   Movement x Spectrum – video installation

           Crossing Boundaries: An Experiment in Vision and Sound –experimental short film

           Planting Hope – Special Program short film

           Bound – mix-media sculpture

2008   Crisis In Space – video and mix-media sculpture installation

           Find the Cost of Freedom – photography series

2007   Soul Survivor: An Evolution of Beauty – experimental documentary 

           Voyeur – experimental short film

           Handle With Care – short film                      

           Rural Riches – photography series

           Time – short film

2006   The Journey Through Dovewood – short documentary

2005   Down on Ate – experimental short film

2004   In The Shadows – experimental documentary

 

EXHIBITIONS / AWARDS

2016    6th Annual Global Conference, Trauma: Practice and Theory, Budapest, Hungary

2016    Fogartyville Arts and Media Center, Sarasota, Fl

2015    ArtWalk, St. Augustine, Fl

2014    Northeast Florida Educator's Exhibition, Jacksonville, Fl

2012    Columbia College at Chicago, Ill

2012    Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, Oh

2012    Northeast Florida Educator's Exhibition, Jacksonville, Fl

2011    Maryland Public Art Expo, Baltimore, Md.

2010    St. Augustine Public Art Installation, Fl

2009    Director’s Film Expo, New York, Ny

2009    Brainwash Film Festival, Los Angeles, Ca.

2009    EMPixx Awards                                  Best Short Film award

2009    FMPTA State Awards                         Best Director of Cinematography

2008    The Director’s Chair Film Festival, New York, Ny

2008    The Accolades                                     Best Short Film award

2008    Store 101 Gallery, Gainesville, Fl

2007    Goddard College, Plainfield, Vt

2007    Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society, Live Oak, Fl

2005    Knoxville Film Festival, Tn.

2004    Cannes Film Festival                           Best Short Film award

2004    Jacksonville First Coast Film Brigade

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Flagler College

Film History & Analysis (COM 216)

Film and Genre (COM 316)

Media Literacy (COM 213)

Television and Contemporary Society (COM 335)

 

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts

Film History & Analysis (DCP 3)

Film Theory & Criticism (DCP 7)

Introduction to Cinema Studies (DCP 1)

Short Film Production (DCP 5)

Documentary Production (DCP 6)

Screenwriting I & II (DCP 2, 4)

Digital Cinematography (DCP 8)

Directing for Film (DCP 10)

Post-Production: Theory and Practices (DCP 11)

 

Art Institute of Jacksonville

Post-Production: Theory and Practices

                        Avid Media Composer 8                     

                        Adobe Creative Suite CC

                                    Final Cut Pro

 

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSURE

Online Teaching

Florida Teaching Certification (state issued) – PreK-Primary Ed PK3 (998370)

Duval County Teaching Certification – Career Technology Education (CTE)

 

PROFESSIONAL / COMMUNITY / SERVICE

American Cancer Society

Association for Interdisciplinary Studies

Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Arts Schools Network

American Pixel Academy

College Art Association

International Documentary Association

Florida Motion Picture and Television Association

                        2007                State Vice President – FMPTA

                        2006 -2007      Executive Vice President – FMPTA: JAX       

                        2005                Vice President – FMPTA: JAX

 

© 2018 by Nicholas Quin Serenati

nqserenati@gmail.com

St. Augustine, FL