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Raised on Whidbey Island, WA

Lives and works in greater Los Angeles area, CA

 

 

EDUCATION


2013    

Master of Fine Arts  Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

 

2011    

Bachelor of Arts  Studio Art, emphasis Graphic Design, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

 

2010    

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (Study abroad studio art course in Japan)

 

2007   

Rollins College, Winter Park, FL (Transferred after one year)

 

 

EXPERIENCE


2013 June-Present

Freelance Graphic Designer, University of Redlands Marketing Department, Redlands, CA

 

2011-13   

Graphic Design Assistant, Claremont Graduate University Communications Office, Claremont, CA

Design Editor, Foothill: a journal of poetry, Claremont, CA

 

2012

Teaching Assistant, Pomona College, Claremont, CA (Advanced Topics in Contemporary Art)

 

2012

Teaching Assistant, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA (2D Design)

 

2011

Creative Team Graphic Design Intern, University of Redlands Marketing Department, Redlands, CA 

(Summer)

 

2010

Freelance Designer, BCA Breast Cancer Action Organization, San Francisco, CA

 

 

EXHIBITIONS


2013

Plastic Sunshine, Los Angeles, CA

 

2013

Trilateral Exchange, Pomona, CA

 

Solo Exhibition, iSolated INFINITE, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont GraduateUniversity, Claremont, CA

 

2012

While You Were Out, CGU Second Year Show, Claremont, CA

Trilateral Exchange, Pomona, CA

 

2011

27+3, CGU First Year Show, Claremont, CA

Senior Art Show, Redlands, CA



SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS/HONORS


2013

Suzanne Gibbs Notes on Art Blog, artist interview, Claremont, CA

 

2013

American Advertising Federation Silver Award, Redlands, CA

Foothill: a journal of poetry, featured artist, Claremont, CA (Spring)

The Claremont Journal of Religion, featured artist, Claremont, CA (Spring)

 

2012

Claremont Graduate University Art Fellowship, Claremont, CA

 

2011

Peppers Art Scholarship, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

 

2009-11

Citrograph Endowed Graphic Design Scholarship, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

Achievement Award, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

University of Redlands Scholar-Athlete, Redlands, CA

Dean’s List, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

 


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


University and College Designers Association (UCDA)

American Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA)



TECHNICAL ABILITIES


Proficiency in following skill sets:

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Bridge

Final Cut Pro

Microsoft Office

Working knowledge of Dreamweaver

Operational and safety knowledge of a variety of woodworking power tools, 

such as: table, radial-arm, jig and band saws, planers, drills and sanders