Throughout my art career within the field of creative directing and promotion of upcoming artists, I instill in people the vibes, rhythm and passion that lies within the arts in order to connect individuals from all backgrounds.
Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI December 2018
Bachelor of Fine Arts Studio Art (Painting & Photography Concentration)
Minor in Arts & Cultural Management 2018
#Hashtag Gallery; Toronto, ON Canada June 2018- July 2018
Study Abroad Program Participant
Summer Gallery Intern
Curated gallery exhibitions for local artists of Toronto & international artists.
Promoted upcoming art shows & weekly gallery events.
Maintained updates on websites and social media.
Assisted with gallery sales & maintenance.
Townhouse; Detroit, MI Jan. 2019- Current
Created reservations using Resy/Open Table for guests and set up parties ranging from 1-30+ people
Greeted, assisted and created the best experience for guests upon entering the restaurant
Lansing Art Gallery; East Lansing, MI Jan. 2018- April 2018
Participated in artwork intake, inventory, installation, promotions and gallery receptions.
Planned & designed activities for the Education Center’s summer art programs.
The Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum; East Lansing, MI Aug. 2016- Aug. 2018
Art Camp Intern
Lead groups of campers through arts-related camp activities each day including studio, gallery, & outdoor activities.
Gained experience in arts integration, studio teaching, & teaching with contemporary art, as well as classroom management and communication skills.
Observed art patrons throughout galleries while answering questions, directing visitors and protecting artwork.
Contributed to event set up/take down, cleaning & maintenance.
N2 Publishing; East Lansing, MI Oct. 2015- April 2016
Graphic Designer Intern
Created new and revised ads for Lansing's private magazines.
Accommodated personal clients by orchestrating meetings to discuss layout & upcoming designs or changes to ads.
Residential Education & Housing Services; East Lansing, MI Feb. 2015- Dec. 2018
Service Representative/ Receptionist
Serviced staff and/or students with any issues (key access, complaints, and packages) within the Michigan State University apartments.
Evaluated key and package audits daily.
Foot Locker; Southfield, MI Aug. 2013- Jan. 2020
Began as a cashier, promoted to sales floor associate then manager.
Visual merchandising apparel and shoe displays.
Delivered sales, customer experience, merchandising, visual, and operational expectations.
Ensured high levels of customer satisfaction by being knowledgeable on all products offered, and teaming up with co-workers to provide excellent sales service.
2018 Michigan State University Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
“Best of Show” Winner
International Association of Venue Managers Trained Crowd Manager
Various employees employed by a venue for daily measures or special events and are not limited to security, ushers, or other employees traditionally associated with crowd control.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Studio Artist (mediums include Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, & Photography)