Theresa Hayes grew up in Clifton Park, NY and attended Shenendehowa Central School. Following her undergraduate studies, she apprenticed with wedding photographers Emma Dodge Hanson of Saratoga Springs, NY and Cesar Tirado of White Plains, NY. In 2008, she began graduate work at The College of Saint Rose where she studied under the instruction of Tom Santelli. In fall of 2009, she was also given the opportunity to meet with Keith Carter to discuss her in-progress thesis.
Top Ten Master’s Class: Tomorrow’s Masters Today Exhibition, Albany, NY
Purchase award: 3rd Annual Student College Art Show
Troy Photography Center, Troy, NY
First Prize in Black and White category: 2nd Annual College Art Show, Troy Photography Center, Troy, NY
Camera Club of New York, New York State Art Teacher’s Association, Troy Photography Center Member