Latoya is a Multimedia Producer, Projection Mapping Artist and Photographer. She currently works at the Field Museum in Chicago as a Exhibition Media Producer; where she collaborate with exhibit designers, content developers, motion graphic artists, and music composers to conceptualize and produce immersive multimedia experiences for traveling and permanent exhibitions. Latoya recently produced a light show for the SUE Experience, highlighting scientific discoveries of the world’s most complete T.rex skeleton through projection mapping.
She formerly worked at the Adler Planetarium as a Media Producer, where she created installations for temporary and permanent exhibitions. She used her experience in documentary filmmaking to produce a series of short videos featuring archival footage from Apollo 8, Apollo 11, and the Gemini Space program for the Mission Moon exhibition.
Latoya graduated from the School of Visual Arts and received an MFA in Social Documentary Film. She worked on the critically acclaimed documentaries; The Interrupters, A Good Man, and Running from Crazy executive produced by Kartemquin and Cabin Creek Films. Her short documentary Derby Girls, was featured in the group exhibition The Sports Show curated by the School of Visual Arts Alumni Society.
Latoya’s photography work was featured in the RAW Chicago Artist Exhibition. RAW showcases indie talent in visual art, film, fashion, music, performance art, and photography around the world. She’s currently a freelance photographer for the Adler Planetarium; where her photographs are used for the Adler’s social media outlets, marketing and Adler Star Magazine. Latoya’s goal is to continue collaborating with various artists to produce immersive multimedia for museums.