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  • Catherine Strachan

    Junior Designer and Content Editor

    New York, NY

I am an artist and designer with a wide range of skills in fields from graphic arts and illustration to brand identity. I graduated cum laude in May of 2011 from the Arts Conservatory of the State University of New York at Purchase College and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design.

Work Samples

  • Type Textbook

  • Typographic Investigations

  • Reidentification

Work History

  • Content Editor

    Contribute to website and social media pages
    Create postings about special events
    Write educational material for members
    Collaborate on creation of content for events

  • Museum Guide

    • The Museum of the American Gangster
    • New York, NY
    • Mar 2013 - Present (4 years 7 months)

    Graphic asset management
    Design business cards and posters
    Present historical tours on organized crime in America

  • Gallery Steward

    • Neuburger Museum of Art
    • Purchase, NY
    • Sep 2010 - May 2011 (8 months)

    Elaborated artist statements and exhibit theses to museum patrons
    Aided in designing educational material for classes on African art and culture
    Designed presentations for distrubution to public schools
    Content research and development

  • Art+Design Office Intern

    • SUNY Purchase
    • Purchase, NY
    • Jan 2008 - May 2008 (4 months)

    Created an internship to help the dean’s office in day to day management
    Aided in the orginization of office supplies and office layouts

Education

  • State University of New York College at Purchase

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Graphic Design
    • 2007 - 2011

Specialties

Affiliations

New York 19th Century Society

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