This is me   

Besides the obvious love for all things creative, clever and imaginative; these are some things that make me me...


CRV


Traveling keeps me alive.  Here are some of my favorite photos...


CRV

PRESENT

 Burgeon Group. Phoenix, AZ  2013-present.  Fabrication Artist.  Work with team to produce interactive learning space for children in public libraries; work with wood, metal, and plastics.

EXPERIENCE 2003-2008

 Part of the Flock. Thesis Show. Bloomington, IN 2008                                     Artist.  Created a unique body of work; designed, organized, promoted & installed show from start to finish.

 Alternative Photo BFA Show. Bloomington, IN 2007                           Artist & Design.  Worked with a team to create, design, & promote art show; featured work; installation & lighting

 

 

 

 Habitat for Humanity. Guarai, Brazil 2007 Global Village Team Co-Leader.  Received leadership training; organized and managed 18 volunteers on international trip.

 Other Shows & Achievements. 2006-08    Canvas Creative Arts Magazine. published Open Studio Sculpture Show           Roberts Photography Award Winner   Area Photography Show              Alternative Processes Photography Show 

 Other Volunteer Experience       Hurricane Katrina Relief. New Orleans, LA Habitat for Humanity. Lusaka, Zambia Urakuwayku Organic Farm, La Merced, Ecuador

SKILL SET    

-Proficient with Mac and Microsoft Office Suite                                                              -Photoshop & Illustrator                               -Digital imaging and large format printing  -Woodworking and metal shop experience                                                      -Understand and follow design plans                                                               -Installation and lighting of artwork             -Setup & maintenance of photo darkroom

.Alternative processes of photography such as cyanotypes, van dykes, salt prints, gum prints, liquid light and photograms

.Use of 4x5 and pinhole cameras

.Chromogenic color printing

.Experience with plastic, plaster, clay

.Painting and Drawing

.Simple mechanics and electrical motors

.Basic masonry work

.Organic farming

.Working with volunteers

.Speak and write Intermediate Spanish

EDUCATION

 Indiana University. Bloomington, IN 2003-2008 Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography                  Minor in Sculpture.                                                GPA:  3.78/4.0

                                                                              EXPERIENCE 2008-2013

 I have spent the past few years after graduation collecting experiences and skills through volunteer work, travel, and work. The following are some highlights from my journey.

 Vietnam Friendship Village. Hanoi, Vietnam 2008 Education Volunteer. Lived and worked with handi- capped children; assisted with education and supervision in classrooms.

 Heifer International Ranch. Perryville, AR 2009 Education & Gardens Volunteer. Managed ‘real life’ educational programs with students of all ages learning about different cultures, hunger & poverty.

 Art Miami, Int’l Contemporary & Modern Art Fair 2012. Intern & Assistant. Assisted exhibitor services manager; worked with curators & artists to prepare & organize for the fair.

 Swartzendruber Hardwood Creations. Goshen, IN 2010. Office Administrator.  General administrative duties, receptionist & experience with Microsoft Suite Programs.

 Jose Mejia Centro de Educacion. Montinita, Ecuador 2011.  Teacher. Taught English to elementary and middle school students.



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