Atis Puampai // Resume





2018                             Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Photography Focus. University of Hawaii at Manoa

2014                             Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art Focus. University of Hawaii at Manoa



Professional Experience

2019 Lecturer, ART107: Introduction to Photography (University of Hawai‘i at Manoa)

2018- Photographer/Digital Media Assistant (University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Art Dept.)

2018 Teacher Assistant, ART107 (Introduction to Photography) Instructor: Phil Jung

2018-                               University of Hawaii at Manoa Photography Lab Manager

2015-2017                      Electronic Arts/Digital Imaging Lab Technician,  University of Hawai'i at Manoa Art Dept.

2010-2015                    Group Shots Ultd.  Photographer, Runner, Lab worker



Solo Exhibitions

2014                             “Slit: Photographs by Atis Puampai” located at Treehouse Film Photography Shop.                                                    Honolulu, HI.                                                                                               



Group Exhibitions

2018                                 "Flesh/Water" located at the Commons Gallery at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.                                             Curator: Kelly Ciurej

2017                                  “GRRIC Contemporary Presents an After School Special” located at the Honolulu Museum of Art                                              Academy.  Honolulu, HI.  Curators:  Jan Dickey, Tera Keck.

2017                                “PhotoSpiva 2017” located at the George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Joplin, MO. Juror: Orjan                                          Henrikkson.                                                                                                                                      

2016                                "Contemporary Photography in Hawaii” located at ARTS at Mark’s Garage. Honolulu, HI                                              Juror: Jay Jensen.

2014                                “Paper House: An Appreciation of Printed Matter” located at Kakaako Agora. Honolulu, HI.

2014                                “Contemporary Photography in Hawaii” located at the Andrew Rose Gallery. Honolulu, HI    .                                         Jurors: Barbara Pope, Franco Salmoigrahi.




2014                                  “Strip HI: Adventures with Modified Strip Cameras and Photographs” by Atis Puampai

2010                                  Rollerwarehouse, Spring/Fall 2010 Catalogue, Front-Cover Photograph.



Digital Print

2017                                     Lenscratch, "Atis Puampai:  The States Project:  Hawaii" by Tara Cronin, 8/16/2017

2014                                   The Huffington Post, “For This Photographer’s Eerie Slit Scan Portraits, It’s All About Time”                                                  by James Cave, 7/18/2014.





2017                                    Online Artist Talk, ART304F Spring 2017, Instructor: C. Pacheco. Minnesota State University of                                             Moorhead.

2016                                    Artist Talk, ART101 Fall 2016, Instructor: M. Portner. University of Hawaii at Manoa.

2016                                    Featured Graduate Speaker, the Society for Photographic Education (SPE) West / Southwest                                              Conference. Tucson, Arizona.




2018                                     Scholarship -- John Young Scholarship in the Arts

2017-2018                            Scholarship – Stephen Doue Fellowship  

2017-2018                            Scholarship – Graduate Achievement Scholarship

2016-2017                            Scholarship – Stephen Doue Fellowship

2016-2017                            Fall/Spring Graduate Assistantship in Computer Labs

2015-2016                            Fall/Spring Graduate Assistantship in Computer Labs


Related Skills

- Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Audacity
- Hardware: Canon IPF series printers, Macintosh and PC computers
- Photography: Analogue / Digital cameras, D-76 film processing, Darkroom techniques
- Basic Electronics