Matthew Leavitt, BA (New Media), MFA (Intermedia)

Download CV



MEd Higher Education, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 2013

MFA Intermedia, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 2011

BA New Media, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 2008

Work (related to creativity)

Waving Hand Photography & Design (Owner) ———————————————————————- October 2006 – Current

– Professional photography and web design/development, tutoring, and community outreach.

– Designs and

develop various media projects and tutorials (video, photo, other)

– Instructs new skills for clients with emphasis on listening, explaining, and reiteration

Roller Derby (Photographer) ———————————————————————- September 2011 – Current

– Head photographer for various women’s flat track roller derby leagues.

Exhibitions/Creative Engagements

2013 “Without Border VI” Lord Hall Gallery, Orono, ME (Photographer)

2013 “Knick’d.” Lord Hall Gallery, Orono, ME (Photographer)

2011 “Without Border V,” Lord Hall Gallery, Orono, ME (Featured Artist, Installation)

2011 “Best in Show,” Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersberg, FL (Photography Submission)

2011 “The Gorsedd,” Pavillion Theater, Orono, Maine (Photographer, Producer)

2010 “An Evening with Professor Enki,” Lord Hall Gallery, Orono, ME (Videographer, Producer)

2009 “Contagious Media Expo,” Student Innovation Center, Orono, ME (Art Installation Submission)

2009 “Without Borders IV,” Lord Hall Gallery, ME (Featured Artist, Installation)

2009 “Class Action,” Circuit City Building, Bangor, ME (Featured Artist, Installation)

2009 “Intermedia Open House,” Lord Hall, Orono, ME (Featured Artist, Installation)

2009 “Graduate Student Research Expo,” Orono, ME (Featured Artist, Installation)

2008 “Student Works,” Lord Hall Gallery, Orono, ME (Featured Artist, Installation)

Selected Bibliography/Media

2014 Heather Steeves Bangor Daily News, “A New Beginning for Duchess Von Ducky” March 18

2013 Lori Weiss The Huffington Post, “A University Professor Revives A Childhood Dream — Becoming A Roller Derby Queen” May 15

2012 The Weekly “New Roller Derby Team Hits Northern Maine”

2009 Jess Block, The Bangor Daily News, “UMaine art students plug into former Circuit City building ” December 14

2009 Graduate School, “Graduate Student Exposition Program: Volume 11,” April 15

Technical Skills

After Effects CS6 Dreamweaver CS6 Encore CS6 Premiere Pro CS6 Photoshop CS6 LightRoom CS6 InDesign CS6 Illustrator CS6 Bridge CS6 Fireworks CS6

  • Adobe Suite: Cloud, Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Premier, After Effects, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Encore, Illustrator, Bridge, Fireworks


  • Content Management Systems: WordPress, Drupal, Joomla
  • Programming: HTML5, CSS3

Web Portfolio

Social Media

instagramfoursquarevimeoyoutubegoogle plusfacebooksoundcloudtumblr

  • Advanced Skills & Knowledge on Social Media platforms: Instagram, FourSquare, LinkedIn, Vimeo, YouTube, Google+, Facebook, Sound Cloud, Tumblr, Reddit.

VLC2 skype rssgoogleevernote chrome3

  • Application Knowledge: VLC, Skype, RSS, Google Suite, Evernote, Dropbox, Chrome
    • Productivity & Communication Suites:
    • Microsoft (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • iLife (iMovie, iPhoto, iDVD)
    • iWorks (Keynote, Pages, Sheets)
    • Google (Drive, GMail, Hangouts)


  • Cloud Services: Dropbox, Bitcasa, SkyDrive
  • Operating Systems: Mac & PC


  • Portfolio:
  • Canon DSLRs