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CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Wild Nature, Peabody Essex Museum Art & Nature Center, Salem, MA, May 26, 2018 - Spring 2019


PROFESSIONAL PROFILES

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RECENT EXHIBITIONS


RESUME / CV

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Education

Continuing professional development, TechShop Chandler, 2014-2017

Technologies: laser cutting, etching, engraving with rotary attachment; CNC long arm HD Avante 18 quilter, FlowJet 60,000 PSI waterjet, Lincoln 50-ton ironworker, Juki industrial straight stitch, Juki industrial walking foot, Juki industrial serger, Janome embroiderer, Janome serger, Babylock serger, Janome multi-stitch sewing machine, basic soldering, powder coating, cold saw, horizontal band saw, vertical band saw, finger break, turret punch, hydraulic tubing bender, shear, Beverly shear, panel saw, oscillating spindle sander, belt sander, disc sander, sand blaster/sand blasting, Saw Stop table saw, basic soldering and electronics, blacksmithing.

Post-baccalaureate courses, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2008-2013

Focus: fine art, including design, printmaking, ceramics, and drawing; natural resources/bioenergy

Bachelor of Science, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, March 2007

Major: Human Physiology
Minors: Clark Honors College and Chemistry; GPA: 3.61
Academic Honors: Dean’s List (2 terms)
Leadership positions: Honors Halls Advisory Board, Residence Life, Clark Honors College Student Association, Asklepiads Pre-Medical Society, swimming and women’s Ultimate Frisbee club sports team member
Additional courses: glassblowing, First Aid, CPR/AED, trampoline, yoga, judo

High school diploma, Chugiak High School, Eagle River, AK, June 2003

Advanced Placement courses: Literature, US Government, World Government, Calculus
Activities: Letter athlete and team captain in swimming, cross-country skiing, and track and field
Rotary Youth Exchange student in Johannesburg, South Africa from July 2011-July 2012
Additional courses: Emergency Trauma Technician

Experience

Freelance Designer, ongoing

Selected exhibitor, 37th Annual Contemporary Crafts Show, Mesa Center for the Arts, Mesa, Arizona. February 12-April 24, 2016
Selected exhibitor, All Alaska Biennial, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska. February 5-April 10, 2016
ABBA Annual Members Show, Oct. 5-23, 2014, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University School of Art, Tempe, Arizona
My Mother group exhibition at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, Alaska. September 4-26, 2015
Artist in Residence, TechShop Chandler, Chandler, Arizona, February-June 2015
Designer, Art Walk Palmer, ongoing poster art, second Saturdays, Palmer Museum of History and Art, Palmer, Alaska. 2013-2015
Sculptor, Hygroscopic/Gyroscopic, Chandler Fashion Center, Chandler, Arizona, April 1-July 31, 2015
Exhibited functional pottery, paintings, prints, and jewelry at the Dena’ina Center Arts & Crafts Emporium, Anchorage, AK, Dec. 2009, 2010, 2014
STRAT-O-GRAPHIC, ABBA Members Show, Oct.-Nov. 2014, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
Exhibitor, Sewing and Baking departments, Alaska State Fair, August-Sept., ongoing, 2001-2015, Palmer, Alaska.
Bishop's Attic mural, June 2014, Palmer, Alaska
OBJECT RUNWAY at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, February 7--21, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska.
Entrant, No Big Heads national self-portrait exhibition, University of Alaska Anchorage Student Union Gallery, October 28, 2013
Exhibitor, Sewing, and Baking departments, Alaska State Fair, August-Sept., 2013, Palmer Alaska.
"Bringin' It Home" community mural project, Palmer Midsummer Garden & Art Faire, July 2013, Palmer, Alaska
The Handbag Show, Hugi-Lewis Gallery, May 2013, Anchorage, Alaska
Who Let the Girls Out, Fancy hat workshop as part of the Garden Party at Rusty's, April 2013, Palmer, Alaska
"Monoprint Mandalas," monotype prints at Midnight Sun Yoga Studio, April 2013, Palmer, Alaska
"BIG POTS" on display at the Blue Hollomon Gallery, Anchorage, AK - March - April 2013
"C-4," ceramic sculpture, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK, Apr. 2013
Exhibition with Suzanne Dvorak, "Net~works," ceramic sculpture, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK, Mar. 2013
Entrant, Object Runway wearable art competition, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK, Jan. 2013
Solo exhibition, "Touch Me," ceramic sculpture, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, Sept. 2012
Web, print, and logo design for consultant Out of a Jam Solutions, Palmer, AK, 2010-2011
People’s choice award at 2012 Object Runway competition, Anchorage, AK
Exhibited functional pottery, paintings, prints, and jewelry at the Dena’ina Center Arts & Crafts Emporium, Anchorage, AK, Dec. 2009-2010
3-D Invitational, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2009, 2012
Claybody Invitational, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2009, 2012

TechShop Instructor, November 2015 - June 2017

HQ18 Avante CNC Long Arm Quilter, Art & Stitch software, ProStitcher software, safety and basic use instructor. Logo design, coptic bookbinding and Sonobe origami workshop instructor, TechShop Chandler, Chandler, Arizona. 2015

Graphic Designer, The Alaska Club, Anchorage, AK, Sept. 2013 - June 2014

Integrating in-house client and business patron feedback into programming and communication media
Creating web and print materials using Hubspot COS, large-format printing, and local print vendors

Manager, Mat-Su Nutrition Counseling, Palmer, AK, July 2013 - Sept. 2013

Managed insurance billing, finances, customer service, marketing, and daily operations in main office
Created print and web content for Dietitian Today

Graphic designer & project manager, Out of a Jam Solutions, Palmer, AK, Sept. 1, 2012 - June 15, 2013

Managed finances, customer service, marketing, and daily operations in main office
Created print and web content for corporate, small business, non-profit, and individual clients

Executive Assistant, Alaska Farmland Trust, September 2011 - February 2012

Assisted director with community outreach, nonprofit bookkeeping, and publications

Manager, Country Garden Farms, Palmer, June 2003 - July 2011

Managed operations, customer service, sales, product shipping, development of new services, and accounting
Maintained company website, bookkeeping, and sales office
Supervised and scheduled summer staff of 13
Developed statewide workshops and programs for improved marketing and local production of native plants in conjunction with public and private stakeholders
Applied Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, TurboTax, Web & social networking skills

Point Bonita Lighthouse intern, National Park Service, Sausalito, CA, Nov. 2008-Mar. 2009

Assisted with visitor center operations, park educational programs and tours, and volunteers-in-parks in conjunction with park rangers, staff, exhibiting artists, and community members

Senior Bookseller, Title Wave Books, Anchorage, March-Sept. 2008

Displayed and retailed new and used books, music, and gifts
Utilized databases and point-of-sale software to maintain inventory and register sales, assist local and international customers, and anticipate industry trends

Customer Service Specialist, University of Oregon Scheduling & Event Services, Sept. 2005-March 2007

Worked with students, faculty, and staff to schedule and coordinate non-academic events
Trained new employees in use of scheduling software and University policy and procedures

Resident assistant, University of Oregon Housing, Sept. 2004-June 2005

Advised 65 first-year students and residents in a housing unit of 750
Planned, publicized, and executed academic and social events
Collaborated with complex director, 10 student staff, faculty, and police to ensure campus health and safety

Volunteer service

TechShop Chandler - donated graphic design and instruction, 2014-2017
Palmer Museum of History and Art - donated graphic design services, 2010-ongoing
Envision Mat-Su, Palmer, AK---donated graphic design services, 2012-2013
Why Not Tri, Wasilla, AK – participant, 2012, 2013
Beans Café, Anchorage, AK – Bowls for Beans fundraiser, 2010, 2012
Clay Body, Student Life, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2009-2012
Print Club, Student Life, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 2012
Alaska Farmland Trust, Palmer, AK – graphic design and day-of event services, 2011-ongoing
Alaska State Fair, Palmer, AK - Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off, Taste of Alaska Challenge, Sewing judge and exhibitor, 2011-ongoing
Blood Bank of Alaska, Anchorage, AK - HERO donor, 2003-current
Friday Fling, Palmer, AK – Web design, logo development, and graphic design
Alaska Sewlutions, Palmer, AK – Alaska State Fair exhibition, 2010
Gold Nugget Triathlon, Anchorage, AK – volunteer & participant, 2003-current
Headlands Institute, Sausalito, CA – education support for science charter school students & volunteers, 2010
Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery, Sausalito, CA – cultivation, planting, & volunteer support, 2009-2010
Redwood Creek Native Plant Nursery, Sausalito, CA – cultivation, planting, & volunteer support, 2009-2010
SAVE Recycling Program, Helena, MT – plastic recycling drive, 2009
Sacred Heart Medical Center, Eugene, OR – staff support, 2005-2007
Intramural sports athletic training program, Eugene, OR – first responder, 2007
HIV Alliance, Eugene, OR – outreach with Sana Needle Exchange, 2006
Food for Lane County, Eugene, OR, 2006-2007
Honors College Student Association, Clark Honors College, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2003-2007
Honors Hall Advisory Board, Residence Life, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2003-2006
Rotary Youth Exchange, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2001-2002
ALPAR, Spring Clean Up, Anchorage, AK, 1990-2003

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