Assistant Graphic Designer and copy editor to ensure accuracy for publications and flyers.
Used precise manual dexterity in fabricating exhibit labels, text and image panels, etc.
Used heavy machinery to build pedestals, object mounts, and move heavy artwork while maintaining the safety of gallery workers and artwork.
Extensive fine art handling experience and packing fine art to ensure safe transportation.
Scheduled artwork shipments, unpacked/packed artwork, inspected shipments for missing items or damages, took documentation photographs when necessary.
Maintained exhibition images on shared drive.
Trained new gallery employees.
2016Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, ILGPA: GPA: 4.0
Curatorial Practice: Gained excellent project management skills through executing exhibit conceptualization, design, and fabrication. Resulted in an award winning traveling exhibition: Brewing Identity: The Art of Craft Beer
Preventative Conservation Seminar- Learned about object handling and identifying environmental hazards as well as other safety issues.
Collections Management- Focused on all facets of working with a museum collection. Presented a lecture on Integrated Pest Management and Environmental Safety Concerns.
Museum Education- Learned about various techniques in museum education. Conducted three on-site research visits to museums to observe education styles.
Exhibition and Interpretation- Collaborated with The Ellwood House Museum to create a temporary exhibit focused on curiosity cabinets and collecting throughout the years.
Museum Administration- Learned how to write a mission and vision statement, create annual fundraising material, organize a budget, and compose a strategic planning document.
Museum Practicum- Collections Move Intern at the Pick Museum of Anthropology at NIU.
Bachelor of Arts : Sculpture, 2014Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, ILGPA: Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
*Illinois Association of Museums, Museum Studies Graduate Student of the Year
Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Awards: Illinois Association of Museums, Museum Studies Graduate Student of the Year
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint