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EDUCATION University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2005
Concentration: Graphic Design and Animation
Award for Outstanding work in Foundations Program 2001
Cumulative GPA: 3.7
Deans List - All semesters
Arisia Art Show Judges Choice - January 2008 & 2003 - Boston, MA
UMass Art Department Junior/Senior Internal Jury Award - 2005
UMass Arts Council Grant - 2005 (for "Pursuing Inspiration")
Finalist - Arisia Student Art Contest 2000 - Boston, MA
Boston Globe Gold Key - Spring 2000 - Boston, MA
EXHIBITIONS Artist Guest of Honor Exhibit at Pi-Con (2014). Variety of oil paintings, linoleum prints, watercolors with colored pencils, archival reproduction prints, and four ballgowns
I...You...We...Robot (2010). Space 242. Two silkscreened and hand painted prints
WorldCon/Anticipation 2009. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Seven reproduction prints
Arisia 2003-2015. Westin Waterfront (2011-2015), Boston Park Plaza Hotel (2003-2006), Hyatt Regency Cambridge (2007-2010). Various pieces (drawings, paintings, relief prints, reproduction prints)
Boskone 2006 & 2010-2011. Westin Boston Waterfront (2010), Sheraton Boston Hotel (2006). Linoleum prints and reproduction prints
Junior/Senior Show 2005 - Herter Gallery (UMass). Four pieces from Pursuing Inspiration
Pursuing Inspiration (Spring 2005) Student Union Gallery (UMass). Seven watercolor/colored pencil pieces
9.11 (2001). Student Union Gallery (UMass). One mixed media
Foundations Show 2001. Herter Gallery (UMass). Multiple pieces in various media
Arisia 2000. Boston Park Plaza Hotel. One painting
Boston Globe Awards Show, 2000. City Place, Boston. One charcoal drawing
SKILLS Art: Watercolor paints, colored pencils, graphite pencils, acrylic paints, oil paints, cutting and assembling mat frames, relief printmaking, pen and ink.
Computer: Familiar with Windows, Linux and Macintosh platforms, e-mail, internet, HTML. Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Freehand, The Gimp, Macromedia Flash, Sodipodi and Inkscape (vector graphics).
EXPERIENCE Sales Manager, Utrecht Art Supplies / Blick Art Materials, June 2013 - present
  • Opening/Closing Store
  • Cash Office Operations
  • Cash Register, Merchandise receiving/stocking
  • Assisting customers with art supplies and drafting supplies
  • Interviewing, supervising and training staff
  • Coordinating class kits with faculty, as well as donations to schools and community events
Assistant Manager II, Utrecht Art Supplies, June 2005 - June 2013
  • Opening/Closing Store
  • Cash Office Operations
  • Cash Register, Merchandise receiving/stocking
  • Assisting customers with art supplies, drafting supplies, and custom framing orders
  • Supervising and training staff
Cashier, University Store Art Department, Amherst, MA, January 2003 - June 2005
  • Operate cash register
  • Assist customers in choosing paints, paper, and other art tools
  • Arrange displays and make signs
  • Stock shelves, receive merchandise, price merchandise
Intern, FableVision, Watertown, MA, Summer 2004
  • Compose and animate a short animation
  • Assist in studio projects
Painter, Housing Services, UMass, Amherst, MA, Summer 2002 and 2003
  • Painted walls, banisters, door and window frames in campus dormitories
Cashier, CVS, Newton, MA, Summer 2000 - August 2002
  • Operated cash register
  • Stocked shelves, maintained store front
Available upon request.

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