Film set design, scenic painting, fine arts painting, digital works, exhibition design, tshirt design, greeting cards, fabric and pattern design, art education.

Work Samples

  • FIGURATIVE

  • LARGE SCALE PAINTINGS

  • Tshirt design project ADORATEUR PART 2-Weeping Chandelier

Work History

  • Interior Decorating / Sales

    • Home Interior Warehouse
    • Sep 2012 - Apr 2013 (7 months)

    Visual merchandising, sales associate

  • Scenic Painter

    • "Parts Per Billion"
    • Nov 2012 - Dec 2012 (1 month)

    Feature Film, Detroit MI
    Production Designer - Theresa Guleserian
    Director/Writer - Brian Horiuchi
    Producer - Molly Hassel
    Producer - Rosario Dawson

  • Set Designer / Production Assistant

    • PWSFTViT Lodz Film School
    • Nov 2010 - Jul 2012 (1 year 8 months)

    •Designing and executing the overall visual aspects of a film set, i.e. selecting furnishings and props
    •Overseeing sets and managing all aspects of film production: budget management, logistics, contracts with other departments, equipment rental
    •Using knowledge of different materials, artistic experience and creativity to paint backdrops, treat various surfaces, apply finishes, etc.

  • CELTA Certified English Teacher

    • Academy of New York, Warsaw and Lloyd Woodley Language School in Lodz, Poland
    • Jun 2010 - Feb 2012 (1 year 8 months)

    Taught English as Second Language to adults and teens, all levels

  • Art Production Assistant

    • "Moj Rower"
    • Jul 2011 - Sep 2011 (2 months)

    Feature Film, Warsaw Poland
    Director - Piotr Trzaskalski

  • Project Manager / Event Coordinator

    • Galeria Manhattan
    • Dec 2009 - Jun 2010 (6 months)

    •Administering and coordinating all aspects involved in creating exhibitions and art events
    •Managing the gallery’s extensive archive by implementing efficient archiving strategies
    •Working in liaison with cultural organizations, government institutions, and arts individuals as part of promoting and executing the gallery’s curatorial program

  • Front Desk Manager / Sales of Edition Art

    • Haunch of Venison
    • Jun 2008 - Sep 2009 (1 year 3 months)

    •Managing the bookshop, tracking inventory, and conducting sales of catalogues and edition works
    •Assisting the public’s variety of enquiries as first point of contact in the gallery

  • PR Assistant / Photo Archivist

    • The Pace Gallery LLC
    • Jun 2005 - Aug 2007 (2 years 2 months)

    •Assisting the public relations department in coordinating and hosting largely attended events such as art openings, book signings, charity auctions, etc.
    •Providing gallery visitors with knowledgeable information about the showcased art
    •Liaising with the sales staff and with the research department in assisting clients and researching past projects and exhibitions for the gallery’s archive
    •Archiving and managing the gallery’s database of photography of various artworks and art installations

  • Office Manager / PA

    • Thunderdog Studios
    • 2004 - 2005 (1 year)

    • Assisting the president with: travel arrangements, conducting company meetings, communicating with clients and vendors, and with preparation of exhibitions of artwork
    • Implementing new organization systems and job orders for filing and tracking information
    • Managing accounts payable and receivable
    • Overseeing current projects, managing employee work hours, organizing weekly meetings and creating meeting agendas

Education

  • Goldsmiths College, U. of London

    • MA Contemporary Art Theory
    • 2008 - 2009
  • BFA, College for Creative Studies

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Painting
    • 1998 - 2002

Specialties

Awards

Michigan Competitive Scholarship Dean's List Recipient 1999-2002 Michigan Association for the Arts Scholarship CCS Academic Scholarship 1998-2002

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