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Spirited artist and creative, whose work spans a wide spectrum of creative media and industries. My energetic attitude and focused leadership contribute to a creative environment, ensuring that all parties involved can benefit from my professionalism and skill. Comfortable in a wide array of work environments including studios, schools, classrooms, offices, shops, and set locations. A critical thinker, highly attentive to detail and accustomed to high-pressure settings. My personal philosophy is to cultivate and sustain an appreciation of the arts amongst others, as well as to spread my passion and a bit of magic to those around me.

It is most important to me, to be creating. To continually share with others what I have learned through my multifaceted and adventurous past, in both formal education, as well as my work/life experiences. Whether it is with fellow artists or creatives, students from any age and all socio-economic backgrounds, or even non-creatives, my goals remain to inspire by showing untypical ways of approaching discovery. I am satisfied when my broad skill set is able to aid others in the ways they desire, that best fit their needs.

By staying involved in any creative industry, I look forward to sharing with the world my unique and cultured abilities in art and education. Old-fashioned skill, craft, tangible, hands-on-art and creation is what makes me glow. I strive to be challenged, to challenge, to learn alongside others, to be a source of joy, empathy, creativity, unparalleled curiosity, understanding, awareness, and most importantly, to bring more otherworldliness to others and to funkify the mainstream.
ExperienceRTT USA INC. Royal Oak, MI
Studio coordinator/creative for this 3-D visualization studio, providing support for the Creative Services function, with a focus on trafficking of Creative Service projects, digital asset management, and review scheduling. An integral part of the creative structure, working directly with Executive Producers, Producers, Art Directors, Creative Directors, Team Leads and Artists. Services the creative needs for various internal departments including Content, Production, Professional Services, Sales, Marketing and the Chief Executive.
February 2012 - Current

BASIL TWIST STUDIO New York, NY
Build and fabrication artist intern for the established puppeteer Basil Twist during the projects
of ‘Arias with a Twist’ and Broadway’s ‘The Addams Family’ touring show.
April 2011 - June 2011

HELLER GALLERY New York, NY
Worked as a seasonal gallery technician and art handler in a high-end fine arts gallery, specializing in world-renowned glass work.
September 2010 - November 2010

AMERICA READS / AMERICA COUNTS- NYU DIVISION New York, NY
An educational tutor, in both elementary and high school settings. Assisted educators and staff while working independently with students, tailoring curriculums to individual needs while promoting educational and personal growth in a variety of school placements.
January 2009
Education NEW YORK UNIVERSITY New York, NY
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
MA: Art Education / K-12 Certification
2008 - 2010

COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Columbus, OH
BFA: Illustration / Creative Writing Minor
Magna Cum Laude
2001 - 2005

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN Los Angeles, CA
Semester Abroad toward BFA: 3-D Illustration
Fall 2003

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY Lansing, MI
Semester toward BA Art Education
Spring 2008
SpecialityFabricator - Sculpture, stop motion, mixed media - familiar with working in all applicable mediums, conventional and not.
Fine Artist/Creative/Director - From ideation, concept to completion.
Creative Writer- Applies across the board in many creative and organizational settings.
Coordinator/Producer - Vast experience in studios as well as educational settings, combined with artistic talents allow for effective and organized coordinating, scheduling and production on projects and creation of content - While always focusing on morale and spirit of environment to produce the best quality of work in a creative and inspiring atmosphere.

Hardware ProficiencyBoth Mac and PC proficient, as well as using all applicable hardware for transferring, backing up, organizing, etc.

*In terms of the historical usage of the word 'hardware' as it applies to art creation, I am familiar and highly proficient in using just about any type of hardware, from wire to chain-saw, to create and fabricate my 2D and 3D pieces in studio settings.
Software ProficiencyPhotoshop CS6
Illustrator
Final Cut Pro
Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Excel, Word

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