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Objective

I am a creative and dedicated individual seeking employment in a Museum. I have experience in the fine arts arena producing and promoting my own shows as well as working for a number of galleries and museums in varied positions. I hope to combine my previous experience with my passion for fine art.

Activities

  • Senior Exhibition, Fall 2005 - Spring 2006
  • Hollins Art Club; founding member, Treasurer, 2005-2006
  • Hollins Juried Show, Coordinator, 2006
  • Fall Formal Decoration Committee, Coordinator, Fall 2005
  • Hollins Juried Show, Coordinator, 2005

References

Janet Carty

Nancy Dahlstrom

Janice Knipe

Some examples of my work:

Awards

  • Hollins Juried Show, 2007 - 2nd place winner
  • Frances Niederer Scholar 2005 - Awarded to junior art history and art majors who have demonstrated scholastic ability and whose work is considered meritorious by the art faculty.

Work experience

2006Present

Professional Artist

  • Member of ArtExposure, Hampstead, North Carolina
  • Small Treasures, Group Show, ArtExposure, Hampstead, North Carolina, December 2010- January 2011
  • Indian Art: Transcriptions and Interpretations, Solo Show, Wyndham Robertson Library, Roanoke Virginia, May 2010
  • Hollins Juried Show, Roanoke Virginia, 2007
  • Senior Exhibition - Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Roanoke Virginia, 2006
  • Hollins Juried Show, Roanoke Virginia, 2006
  • Hollins Juried Show, Roanoke Virginia, 2005
2006Present

Administrative Assistant/ Office Manager

Read to Achieve LLC
  • Maintained a record of current and potential clients 
  • Processed requests for company information
  • Increased office efficiency
  • Administered computer-based learning program for children with special needs
Feb 2008Jun 2008

Substitute Teacher

Roanoke County Public Schools
  • Conducted daily lessons plans as a substitute teacher for grades Pre-K through 12th grade.
  • Actively encouraged and engaged students.
  • Communicated with other staff members to identify and resolve behavioral issues when necessary.
Feb 2007Mar 2007

Museum Intern

The Taubman Museum of Art
  • Responsible for cataloging  the Museum Library
  • Assisted in the preparation of museum shows
  • Assisted the Education Department through a variety of interesting and educational activities for children
Jun 2006Jul 2006

Contract Designer

Gomadic Corp
  •  Responsible for interpreting, creating, and presenting 3D clay models of novel electronic devices according to technical specifications
  • Directly reported to the Director of Engineering
  • Presented final designs to the CEO
  • Chosen designs were sent to a manufacturing plant for production and distribution.

    oExample: www.gomadic.com/chargingstation.html

Contact: Donald Cayelli, CEO Gomadic Corp.(703) 437 9319 ext. 115

[email protected]

Feb 2006Jun 2006

Museum Assistant

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum
  •  Initiated and maintained contact with galleries regarding upcoming shows
  • Correspondence Assistant
  • P.A. to artist Anne Kesler Shields (June 2006)
  • Responsible for cleaning, painting, and preparing the museum for Anne           Kesler Shields’ “View from the Towers” exhibition.
  • Installed and reviewed details of installation of shows including:

oJan Baltzell exhibition, February 2006

oRalph Grant Collection, April 2006

oSenior Exhibition, May 2006

Contact: Janet Carty, Preparator & Collections Coordinator

(540) 362-6081

[email protected]

Nov 2000Aug 2003

Server/Hostess

Silver Diner
  • Handled money quickly and efficiently
  • Developed strong interpersonal skills
  • Recieved Employee of the  Month, May 2001

Contact: Shirley Bala Smith, Manager

(703) 742-0801

Feb 2002May 2002

Intern

Embassy of the Republic of Suriname
  • Performed administrative duties including but not limited to:

oFiling of inner office documents, immigration papers, and general correspondence (completed in English and Dutch)

oResearched information pertaining to the creation of the embassy website.

Education

20022006

B.A in Studio Art and B.A in Psychology

Hollins University