News & Events

May 14, 2014

187 Courtney was invited to present her work at IDEO, an international award-winning global design firm, as part of the companies weekly 'Tea Time' talks.  She presented the story behind Shooting Beauty and introduced the 100 Cameras Project to a room full of designers and innovators.  Thanks to Kristine Jelstrup (check out the amazing work of Kristine here!)  and Niki Howard for making this all possible!

May 11, 2014

186 If you're close to Gloucester, MA and looking for something special to do with your mom on Mother's Day ....then come on over to the Cape Ann Community Cinema for a screening of Shooting Beauty.  Courtney will present the film and wish a big Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms in the audience (including herself:-)! For more info visit:


185 TONIGHT.... Thursday, March 27, 7:00 pm
If you happen to be situated on or close to Long Island.....
Come join Courtney for a screening of Shooting Beauty and fundraiser for The 100 Cameras Project!!

At the Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY

Open to the public.  Suggested $10 donation


184 The Shooting Beauty Team's newest undertaking, The 100 Cameras Project, was recently featured in the blog by Skip Cohen.  Skip is the President of Skip Cohen University, founder of Marketing Essentials International and past president of Rangefinder Publishing, WPPI and Hasselblad USA.  He has co-authored six books on photography and actively supports dozens of projects each year involving photographic education.  Thanks so much to Skip for his support of the 100 Cameras Project! Read what Skip has to say here...


183 The Shooting Beauty team is honored to be a part of the 2014 National Association for Women in Psychology Conference in Columbus, Ohio.  Shooting Beauty will be screening on Friday, March 7, as part of the conference's film series. The theme of the 2014 AWP Conference - The Personal is Political: The Lived Experience of Disability - "revolves around how disability interfaces with multiple identities and impacts issues that many women navigate including reproductive rights, diversity, body image, beauty, violence, sexuality, aging and mental health."


182 Shooting Beauty will be screening at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, February 27, 2014, 6-8pm in the Kimball Theater.  The screening  is open to the public and is Co-sponsored with the Buddy Program.  The Shooting Beauty team is excited to have a screening in Washington State!  If you know of anyone in the area...please let them know!


181 Courtney visited Newton Country Day School and presented Shooting Beauty to 45 Senior girls.  A great conversation was started around the concept of beauty and the importance of embracing our differences.  Thanks to NCDS for a wonderful event!



Courtney and the Shooting Beauty programs featured on, a site that profiles artists that strive to celebrate the diverse perspectives of the world. was created by Michael Levinthal, educator and co-founder of, to engage the public to reconsider Neurodiversity through the inspiration of art.  Check out Courtney along with the other featured artists at


178 After a screening of Shooting Beauty and a visit from Tony Knight and Courtney, students at St. Sebastian's were inspired to raise money for a special gift for Tony.  In less than a month, the students and staff raised over $1300 to go towards the purchase of Tony's first digital camera and the Shooting Beauty team's new endeavor, the 100 Cameras Project (official launch late March).  Tony had no idea he would be receiving the camera which made the whole day that much more amazing for everyone.  To see the video and pictures of Tony receiving his camera, click here.  Thank you to the generous and warm students and staff at St. Sebastian's for all you've given back to Shooting Beauty!


Courtney is recognized for the year 2013 by MAB Community Services for her work in bringing photography to individuals with disabilities in the MAB community.  She was presented with her award by one of her photography students from the Ivy Street School.177