Work Samples

  • ReGlow Lamp

  • Physical Models

Work History

INDIANAPOLIS ART CENTER Indianapolis, IN (Fall 2013-Present) Instructor: "Power Tools for Sissies", "SketchUp for Woodworkers" THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis, IN Exhibit Graphic Designer (Winter 2008-Summer 2013) Design and production of museum exhibits, graphics, signage and rapid 3D prototyping THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis, IN Exhibit Graphic Design Intern (Fall 2008-Winter 2008) Design and production of museum signage FREELANCE DESIGNER West Lafayette, IN (Winter 2007-present) Designed business cards and event announcements for multiple professionals using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop VIKING EQUITY PARTNERS Chicago, IL Graphic Designer (Spring 2007) Designed new company logo using Adobe Illustrator KAYAK POOLS Indianapolis, IN Sales Associate (Summer 2005) Conducted phone sales and set up sales schedules THARP-PERRIN GINDHART ARTISTS Indianapolis, IN Teacher's Assistant (Spring 2004) Co-led art activities to promote self-expression for ESL adolescents INDIANA STATE MUSEUM Indianapolis, IN Exhibit Docent (Spring 2003) Facilitated art activities for visitors at the American Indian interactive cultural exhibit INDIANAPOLIS ART CENTER Indianapolis, IN Studio Monitor (Spring 2002, Fall 2003) Assisted professionals with exhibits/Provided administrative support in daily office routines. Organized ceramics studios. Monitored production areas to maintain quality and attendance Computer Skills Design Applications: Rhinoceros, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Alias ImageStudio, 3D Studio Max, Google SketchUp Microsoft Office Applications: PowerPoint / Word / Excel / Outlook

Education

  • Herron School of Art and Design

    • Master of Fine Arts Furniture Design
    • 2013 - 2015
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette IN

    • Bachelor of Arts Industrial Design
    • 2004 - 2008

    Completed 129 course hours, 20 design based courses with in major GPA of 3.19

Specialties

Awards

-Exhibited wood vases in Uncommon Denominator @ Herron (Fall 2013) -Exhibited butcher block table in Annual Student Show @ Indianapolis Art Center (Winter 2013) -Exhibited wood carving in Annual Student Show @ Indianapolis Art Center (Winter 2009) -Featured designer on blog.cartelagency.com (Fall 2008) -Featured designer on yankodesign.com (Fall 2008) -Purdue University Academic Honors (Spring 2008) -Awarded...
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