Art collections administrator with previous museum experience currently looking for full time employment. Particularly interested in database/inventory work, preventive care, public/client relations, and information management technology. Interested in museum work as well as gallery, auction house, and corporate art advisory opportunities.
Aug 2009 - May 2010
Art Collections Volunteer
Responsible for assisting the Collections Librarian with the athenaeum's art collection database. Currently researching archives and enhancing the records of over 89 works of art using Microsoft Access cataloguing software.
Jan 2009 - Mar 2009
Volunteer Teacher's Assistant
Aided instructor with weekly graphic design workshop. Supervised and educated fifteen students during projects that focused on type, positive/negative space, logo design, and product design.
Oct 2007 - Jul 2008
Art Collections Manager
Responsible for the management of the permanent collection, temporary custody artwork, incoming and outgoing loans, and certificates of insurance
Respond to internal and external inquiries regarding the permanent collection
Manage installation and de-installation of all exhibitions and coordinate use of photographic and matting and framing services
Jan 2007 - Oct 2007
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Reorganized a catalogue of over 500 works by American artist J. Alden Weir (1852-1919)
Responsible for assisting the Collections Manager with the reorganization of the museum's collection database
Periodically assist with exhibition preparation
Jun 2005 - Jul 2005
Wrote condition reports for artwork to be deaccessioned; Informed the collections committee of over 75 works that were deteriorating and outside the museum's mission
Provided the initial survey and analysis of over 100 artworks to be used in a future exhibition
Aug 1994 - Aug 2004
Responsible for the design, animation, and organization of graphics for numerous shows on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, and ESPN International
Lead designer on remote production of Super Bowl XXXIII. Produced show opening animation and designed daily graphics for SportsCenter, NFL Studio Shows, and ESPNEWS
Trained and supervised new designers on computers and production techniques