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


  2. They are nice. Hope to see more.

  3. 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

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