EDUCATION:

  • MFA- Photography -Academy of Art University (2021)
  • M.A. - Mexican-American Studies - California State University Los Angeles
  • B.A. - Sociology & Mexican American Studies - California State University Los Angeles
  • A.A - Social and Behavioral Sciences - Mt. San Antonio College

EXHIBITION:

  • MUJERES DE MAÍZ PRESENTS....“2020 VISION: PROPHECY MANIFESTED, Mujeres de Maíz (2020)
  • Weaving our Legacies thru Prayer, Mujeres de Maíz (2019)

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Pennings, Megan, F. (2017) Restoring the Mind, Body, and Spirit: Mujeres de Maíz and Social Media as a Tool of Spiritual Activism and Education for Communities. ProQuest. 138.
  • Pennings, Megan, atl. (2016) Mujeres de Maiz Oral HerStory Project. Youtube.

COMMITTEES:

  • Live Art Show Planning/Exhibition Committee, Mujeres de Maiz

VOLUNTEER:

  • Artist Mentor, Las Fotos Project
  • Photographer mentoring at Las Fotos Project, working with middle school and high school students in a community setting.
  • Co-Curator, Mujeres de Maíz
  • Organize and research art selections and documentation that support marketing communications for exhibitions. 
  • Social Media/Volunteer Coordinator, Mujeres de Maíz
  • Manage marketing and public relations for events. Create and implement posts daily. Responsible for recruiting and managing groups of volunteers, as well as individual members of a volunteer organization. 

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • LACP: Los Angeles Center of Photography
  • ASMP: American Society of Media Photographers
  • APA: American Photographic Artists