BA in Art Practice – University of California Berkeley 2016
Co-Founder, LITTLE GREENIE, Creative Community, East Bay
Responsibilities include; coordinating artists, musicians, equipment, venues, installations, prep-work, and schedules for events and shows, website management, curating shows and spaces, researching grant and residency opportunities, organizing fundraisers for charity, facilitating community organizational meetings to effectively maintain an autonomous creative platform.
Artist in Residence and Intern, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota
April 2017 – July 2017
Create and install large-scale public artwork, create and manage project budget, source raw materials. Intern responsibilities included leading youth STEM and design workshops for a non-profit organization, assisting fellowship artists, and park/sculpture maintenance.
On Site Sculpture Installation, Chiodo Art, Napa, CA
Responsibilities include; installation of large-scale sculpture in commercial business, making scaled templates, prepping equipment/surfaces, trouble-shooting/problem solving installation methods, assisting scissor lift operations, safety oversight.
PR/Preparator Intern, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
September 2016 – December 2016
PR Responsibilities include; Arts calendar management, creating press for upcoming shows and events, developing posters and flyers with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, broadcasting and publishing events to news outlets and local calendars in media, generating content for gallery Facebook page, and conducting interviews with artists.
Preparator responsibilities include; Construction of gallery display walls (framing and drywalling), building and repairing shelves and pedestals, hanging, packaging, storing, moving, unpacking, and installing artworks. Training new interns on delicate handling procedures.
Research Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks
May 2016 – July 2016, Nepal
Collecting georeferenced population assessment data on bird species roosting and nesting in urban places across Nepal, specifically looking to identify birds nesting inside of shops and restaurants. I was a member of a small team of data collectors, working in conjunction with Falk Huettman, an adviser from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. We are currently working to synthesize the data using GIS and Machine Learning techniques.
Trained in Graphic Design at Mira Costa College, San Diego.
Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Final Cut Pro, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Trained in Woodworking and Furniture Design at Mira Costa College, San Diego.
Proficient in: Drafting scaled project plans, construction/art geometry, joinery techniques, table saw, band saw, routers, jig making, jointer and planar, pneumatic tools, hand tools, steel fabrication, and stick welding.
Skilled painter using oils, acrylic, enamels, staining, and varnishing.
Experienced operating scissor lifts, and pallet jacks.
2016 Honors studio awardee - UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice
2016 Excellence in Sculpture - UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice
2015 Independent Honors - UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice