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Sam Mackey photographer self portrait on black and white 35mm film. Photography by Sam Mackey.

INFO: Sam Mackey is a freelance photographer and teaching artist based in Albany, NY & New York City with a passion for exploring the mundane through images and capturing the energy of a place, primarily focusing on photojournalism and music. She works in both digital and 35mm film formats and enjoys creating multimedia work. Her professional experience includes her position as an AmeriCorps Resident Teaching Artist in a NYC public school, integrating photography into core curriculum with original lessons and advocating for art opportunities. She also teaches a variety of art forms and hosts workshops for youth and adults. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Photojournalism from St. John's University, and works with creative agencies including Converse All Stars and Adolescent Content. 

- Bachelor of Science in Photojournalism from St. John's University (2019)
- Minor in International Studies

- Senior Photography Teaching Artist / AmeriCorps: ArtistYear
- Art Instructor / Living Resources
- Concert Photographer / The Luna Collective
- Photo Contributor , Music Review Writer / Nippertown 

- Content Creator, TikTok & Instagram Host / Adolescent Content 
- Film Lab Intern / Bushwick Community Darkroom 
- Photographer, Music Review Writer, Creative Strategist / Pure Nowhere Mag
- Creative / Converse All Stars

IG: Sammackey.tif
Resume available upon request.

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