Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, Rhode Island School of Design — Providence, RI 2008 to 2012 Master of Fine Arts, Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts — New York, NY 2018 to Current
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Visual Designer, Henri Bendel — New York, NY 2013 to 2015
Created and installed window display artwork for specified brand identities each week throughout the Henri Bendel flash ship store on 5th avenue. Responsible for handling and displaying high-end merchandise in an artistic fashion in the flagship store windows and within the store. Utilized a variety of tools and materials to create eye-catching and brand appropriate showcases, including carpentry, 3D sculpting, scenic painting, and digital design.
Visitors Services , The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) — New York, NY 2015
Facilitated visitor experiences of the multi-modal Bjork exhibition, “Songlines". Directed visitor interaction with constructed spaces and explained the audio applications and tools for visitor engagement in the film, audio and performance installation throughout the museum.
Prop Designer, Spaeth Design — Woodside, NY 2016 to 2017
Collaborated with a large design team to create elaborate, animated holiday window displays for Lord and Taylor, Saks 5th Avenue, Tiffany’s, Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdales throughout the US and Canada. Utilized industrial tools including a vacuum form machine and roto-caster while building large and small scale scenery, figures and accessories for multiple client projects. Artistic techniques were completed for each client in a consistent, budget conscious, and timely manner.
Tishman Speyer, Temp Administrative Assistant — New York, NY 2017 to 2018
Temporary assigned at the office of Tishman Speyer to assist with accounting administrative duties and general office management. A few of the duties included mailings, calendar scheduling, overseeing maintenance requests, fulfilling general employee requests, Dun & Bradstreet research, and employee and vendor check distribution.
Frieze Art Fair, VIP Assistant — New York, NY 2018
2018 Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company Summer Intensive, Ga’aton, Israel 2016 Art Kibbutz: International Jewish Art Residency, Governors Island, NY 2015 Painting and Mixed Media Residency, School of Visual Arts, NY
2014 Painting Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2018 Head, The Factory, Long Island City, NY
2017 Group show, Van der Plas Gallery, New York, NY
2016 NYFW, Art Hearts Fashion, New York, NY
2016 Open16, Front Art Space, New York, NY
2014 Color, Brooklyn Water Front Artist Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Flesh & Bone: Figure Painting, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC 2013 Bound, Women’s Caucus for Art, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY 2012 Picture This! Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA