laura kicey

freelance photographer

Philadelphia, PA, USA
Currently I am working as a freelance photographer doing architectural, real estate, fine art, documentary, editorial and fashion work. I am also working at Marcolina Design as a graphic designer, doing print, motion and e-publication graphics.

Work Experience

Redhed Photo | Graphic

freelance photographer

-Architectural, real estate, creative, documentary, portraiture, fashion, travel,
event and editorial capabilities.
-Fine art licensing
-Current clients include Architectural Digest, Wall Street Journal, Terrain at Styer's, Urban Outfitters, Philadelphia Inquirer, Temple University, Mount Saint Mary's University, Pantone, AIA's Context Magazine, Lensbaby, AMC Network, Curbed Philly, Philly Weekly, Dranoff Properties, Philadelphia Suburban Development Company, and Philadelphia Magazine.
September 2004 - Pennsylvania, United States

Marcolina Design Inc.

graphic designer

Full Time Feb 2003-2007, Part Time 2007-Present
-Developing concepts and layouts for catalogs, annual reports, web sites, packaging, promotional brochures and interactive e-publications for mobile devices.
-Executing animations and opening title sequences for network television programs and interactive apps for clients including Adobe, Bravo, NBC, Cointreau, VMWare, Animal Planet, Lifetime, USA, The Discovery Channel, and ABC Family.
-Managing the development, design and animation of bi-annual editorial fashion video presentations for Motherswork Inc.
February 2003 - Pennsylvania, United States

Lukasiewicz Design Inc.

graphic/packaging designer

-Creating fine fragrance and cosmetics packaging, point of purchase displays and gifts with purchase, concept through to production.
-Clients include Elizabeth Arden, Coty, Revlon, Ralph Lauren, Bath & Body Works, and L'Oreal.
-Preparing artwork, mechanicals and digital files for output to film, in-house screening, and final printing.
-Adobe Photoshop retouching and three-dimensional renderings created in Adobe Illustrator for use in packaging comps and client presentations.
March 2000 - March 2002 New York, New York, United States


Adobe AfterEffects, Adobe Photoshop, Canon EOS, Digital Compositing, Digital Retouching, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Digital Photography, InDesign DPS, Mac OS, Photo Manipulation, SlideRocket,


Third Ward, Abandoned America, juried group exhibition
Philadelphia, PA, October 2013

Commerce Square, Spring Arts Exhibit, group exhibition
Philadelphia PA, April 2013

Gravy Studio, LOST&FOUND, solo exhibition
Philadelphia PA, April 2013

Annex 24 Gallery, group exhibition
Lancaster PA, September 2012

Annex 24 Gallery & Simplicity Gallery, Wishes Do Come True, group exhibition
Lancaster PA, January-March 2012

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Art of the State, juried group exhibition
Harrisburg, PA, June-September 2011

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Art of the State, juried group exhibition
Harrisburg, PA, June-September 2009

Skylight 307 Gallery, "Artist Friendly Exhibit", juried group exhibition, Honorable mention, Philadelphia, PA, March-April 2009

Cafe Estelle, "Living Rooms", solo exhibition
Philadelphia, PA, January 2009

Selected as Gawker artist
March 2008

FILE magazine, "constructs", featured project, November 2007

Muse Gallery, "Words", juried group exhibition
Philadelphia, PA, August 2007

Elizabeth Anne Interiors Gallery, solo exhibition,
New Cumberland, PA, June 2007

Musée de l'Elysée, We Are All Photographers Now, group exhibition
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 2007

Mugshots Coffeeshop & Café, JOINTS: The Photography of Laura Kicey & Dustin Fenstermacher, joint exhibition
Philadelphia PA, February 2007

Muse Gallery, Small Works, group exhibition
Philadelphia, December 2006

Yards Brewery, Divine Lorraine Hotel: Photographs from 60 Photographers Group exhibition
Philadelphia, December 2006

Art in the Storefront, "Out of Place", solo exhibition
Ambler, PA, September 2006-November 2006

Pace/McGill Gallery, "selfportraitr", group exhibition
New York City July-August 2006

Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia Center for the Photographic Image,
Photo Image '06, juried group exhibit
Philadelphia, PA, April 2006

Girls on Film, Photographic Projections by ahhdios productions,
Skinners Dry Goods
Philadelphia, PA, September 2005


Imagine Architecture: Artistic Visions of the Urban Realm, Editors: R. Klanten, L. Feireiss, selected pieces from the 'construct' series
Book published August 2014

Philadelphia Magazine print edition, Editorial images included in "Philadelphia's Coolest Spaces" feature article, February 2014

Philadelphia Magazine's Property Blog, Architectural and interior design photo galleries, ongoing since March 2013-present

The Wall Street Journal print and web editions, "Backyard Farming Gets Fancy" editorial images.
January, 2013

Curbed Philly, Architectural and interior design online photo galleries
October 2012-March 2013

Philadelphia Inquirer print and web editions, "Temple Exhibit Drives Home Local History" editorial images, October 2013

LA Weekly, Vine Star Marlo Meekins, editorial image, October 2013

Multiple major internationally distributed photography magazines (including Professional Photographer, PopPhoto, Shutterbug), Full page Lensbaby ad
November 2011-January 2012

Shape + Form Volume I (knitting ebook), By Cookie A (knitwear designer), Design lookbook and instructional detail photography
Published Autumn 2012

Philly Weekly print and web editions, "Meet Philly Boxer Mike Jones" editorial images
June 2011

A Book of Beds, Fine art images
Published by Foam Magazine, Spring 2011

FOCUS: LETTERS- Your World, Your Images, Fine art images
Published by Lark Books, March 2011

Boho Magazine, Fashion editorial
Autumn 2010 Print Edition

Sock. Knit. Love. (A How-To Guide book), By Cookie A (knitwear designer), Design lookbook and instructional detail photography, Published Autumn 2010

Iconography Magazine, “Philly Fly Girls”, Fashion editorial
Autumn 2010 Pride Issue

ZOO Magazine print edition, Publicity photos for artist Marlo Meekins, July 2010

Context Magazine (AIA's printed publication), photo essay on Urban spaces appropriated for sports, February 2010

Eliza Magazine, fashion editorial, Spring 2010 Issue

blindhæðir, eye to eye with iceland, self-published photo-travelogue
August 2009

Beyond Architecture: Imaginative Buildings and Fictional Cities, Editors: R. Klanten, L. Feireiss, selected pieces from the 'construct' series, book published February 2009

Context Magazine (AIA's printed publication), photo essay on local campus architecture published, February 2009

TECHMAG (Chinese printed publication), Interview and selected self-portrait works published, January 2009

Lifestyle Magazine, Cover portrait of the artist Dane Tilghman and 'construct' commission featured, January 2008

Time Out Magazine- Israel edition, live concert photo featured, May 2007

LAB magazine, "Folk Typography", photographs and essay on the writings on the home of Violet Hobaugh, May 2007

Lifestyle Magazine, Interview and accompanying photos, March 2007

LAB magazine, Self:interest, feature article on self-portrait photography and accompanying photographs, January 2007

Digital Portrait Photography and Lighting, book by Catherine Jamieson
Published August 2006, Fine art images,
May 2006, July 2006.

Picture Business Magazine, Interview and accompanying editorial photo, April 2006

Create Your Own Photoblog, book by Catherine Jamieson,
Published April 2006