Columbia University, New York, NY, 2017-present

B.A. Visual Arts and B.A. Computer Science, GPA 3.6


Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism, Spring 2021, “Intimacy” (photo)

French Fries Magazine, January 2019, “Shibuya” (model, stylist)


McClellan Arts Award for distinction in the arts, Class of 2017


Software: Lightroom CC and Classic, Photoshop, Bridge, InDesign, Capture One, Silverfast 8, Ableton Live 11, Audacity, djay, Microsoft Office, website design (Cargo, WordPress)

Language: English, French (fluent), Korean (conversational)

Programming: C, C++, UNIX shell, Java, HTML, Raspberry Pi, Arduino

Photography: 35mm film and digital photography; darkroom workflow: develop black and white film, contact sheets, gelatin silver printmaking; scan & archive film; digital retouching

Creative: creative direction and production; fashion stylist; model; lighting design, set design


Portraiture with Minimal Lighting and Photoshop I, International Center of Photography, 2020

Independent Study, Professor Delphine Fawundu, Columbia University, 2020

Refined personal body of work, culminating in artist statement and portfolio

Photobook, Columbia University, 2020

Fundamentals of book sequencing, design, layout and production; handmade artist’s book, edition of 15, 40 pages

Advanced Programming, Professor Jae Woo Lee, Columbia University, 2020

UNIX systems programming, C and C++, TCP/IP networking, sockets API, HTTP protocol; programmed web server from scratch

Digital Music, Columbia University, 2020

Ableton Live: synths, MIDI, vocal recording and processing, mixing, composition, and production; produced original pieces for critique

© EM SIELER 2020