Tabitha Barnard '16 headshot

Tabitha Barnard '16

Media Technician

Dept. : Photography

Tabitha is a 2016 MECA graduate, with a BFA in Photography with Honors. She helps maintain and run the facilities for the Photography, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Digital Media Programs.

In addition to managing the Photography Department’s facilities and equipment, and teaching and upholding health and safety matters, including the State of Maine’s hazardous waste procedures, Tabitha is also responsible for general maintenance, ink supply and troubleshooting of both the Graphic Design and the Illustration departments’ digital printing. She will also provide training workshops on digital printing for students, staff and faculty, and manage equipment check-out and return for departmental and college-wide use. The Media Tech also coordinates with the Continuing Studies, MFA and MAT programs. Additionally, Tabitha manages Photo Booth equipment and materials, helps to implement documentation of student work with Photo Booth, hosts seminars and info sessions for classes, trains and manages student workers, and oversees operational logistics.