Emilie Alpert

ealpert18@gmail.com / ArtContraStudio@gmail.com

Skills & Qualifications

  • English as a primary language/knowledge of basic American Sign Language (ASL) & some Spanish
  • Valid NJ Drivers’ License
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent computer skills (IT/Windows/PC/Microsoft Office)
  • Types 60 WPM
  • Event Planning experience
  • Production / Project Management
  • Advanced accounting and budgeting skills
  • 8 years of Human Services Management in corporate & community environments
  • 2 years of experience as an actress and photographer/DP
  • Experienced in managing small production company
  • Advanced skills in Adobe (Photoshop, Premiere CC Pro 2014)
  • Experience working with Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 60D
  • Knowledge of Lighting and Sound design


9/2007-5/2009 Union County College. Major: Education

Graduated 2006 North Plainfield High School. High School Diploma

Work Experience

July, 2014-Present Manager & Art Director

Art Contra Studio

Newark, NJ

All aspects of running a small business in photography and video production. Managing professional home studio; In charge of communication with clients and freelancers, advertising, bookings, budgeting/accounting, social media marketing, web design, project management, art direction and set design, wardrobe styling, photo retouching, and video editing. Currently a workers’ co-op.

www.ArtContraStudio.com / IG: @ArtContraStudio


  • Nippy Lavern Boutique Lookbook – Brooklyn, NY –  July, 2014
  • Runway the Real Way at Yotel, NYC – Fresh Annointings & Niq Nicole – May 10, 2014
  • Runway the Real Way at Yotel, NYC – Marco Hall & Niq Nicole – March 8, 2014
  • ShopOhSoFab.com Online Catalog – Spring, 2014
  • Moetic Magazine – Print (2 page spread) – March, 2014
  • Overstock.com / Sears.com Online Catalog – Spring, 2014
  • Full Blossom Magazine Issue 14 – Print (3 page spread) – February, 2014
  • Face The Sweet Fashion Show by Full Blossom Magazine – New York, NY – Feb. 9, 2014
  • Runway the Real Way at Yotel, NYC – NYFW – Feb. 8, 2014
  • Real Size Magazine’s “Grown Woman’s Closet” Fashion Show – Willingsboro, NJ
  • Queen Size Magazine – Print – December, 2013 issue
  • Evolution of Curves National Tour Finale Show – Runway Model – New York,  NY
  • Energy Up! Spokesmodel for High Voltage – Yotel Brunch – New York, NY
  • Full Blossom Magazine – Print – Issue 11
  • Fashion With A Passion Runway Show – Runway Model – New York, NY
  • Mad! Couture Runway Show – New York Fashion Week 2013
  • “Energy Up” Yo! Brunch hosted by Catherine Schuller – New York, NY
  • Ashley Stewart Denim Explosion (In-Store Event) – Bronx, NY
  • Unik Couture Runway Show – Brooklyn, NY
  • Yo! Brunch Bridal Runway Event hosted by Catherine Schuller- New York, NY
  • Unique Blend Models – Contact: Andrene Williams
  • Gramercy Models NYC (Fit Division) – Contact: Vicki Sasso – October 2012-October 2013

Special Training & Skills

  • Bicoastal Fitting Models – Exclusive for Fit – April, 2014
  • Runway Modeling: Unique Blend Models – November 2013-March, 2014
  • Fit Modeling: Vicki Sasso (Gramercy Models, NYC) Oct 2012-Oct 2013
  • Acting:
    • Stars of Tomorrow
    • Michel Goldberg
  • Voice: Sharon Reynolds
  • Dance: Cindy Smith Dance Studio
  • Drums: Russ Moy
  • NJ Drivers’ License
  • Languages: Basic Spanish and American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Sewing, crochet, and Pattern Making



  1. love your cemetery shots the best. i am the photographer that you will be working with in december hopefully we can get to talk about other things you’d like to add to your port in the furture

  2. They are nice. Hope to see more.

  3. I liked most of these shots, hope to see more.


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