Education

I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Emphasis in Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

Awards

  • SAIC Dean's List Recipient (2015)
  • Beverly Guild of Artists Scholarship Recipient (2013)
  • SAIC Merit Scholarship Recipient (2013)
  • BHS Award for Excellence in Art (2011-2013)
  • Beverly City Hall Recognition For Solo Exhibition (2012)
  • Congressional Award (2012)
  • Boston Globe Gold Key (2012 & 2013)
  • Boston Globe Scholastic Silver Key (2011)

Work Experience

Family Programs Intern (Ongoing)

Works as an intern in the Family Programs department in the Art Institute of Chicago. Duties include prep, assisting with open arts and crafts in the Family Room, assisting with Mini Masters, Family, and Tween workshops, and working weekend festivals. 

Arts & Crafts Teacher (2014)    

Worked as a teacher and managed the Arts & Crafts portion of a sleep-away camp. Created projects and lesson plans and taught classes. Worked with children ages 7-16 for two four week sessions.

SAIC Spring Art Sale (2014)

Created and sold one of a kind accessories, toys, and artworks at the annual Spring Art Sale. 

Intern at Kollabora, Inc. (2013)

Worked as a social media intern, project designer, and product photographer for Kollabora. Created artistic content for the website and for Buzzfeed partnership, photographed products and projects, and helped manage social media for the company.

Assistant to Nicole Thomas (2013-2014)  

Worked as an assistant to the head photography of a a small photography company. Assisted on shoots, cleaned, worked the desk, and worked with children and customers. 

Etsy Shop Owner (2012-present)   

Created and maintained and online shop selling handmade goods and one of a kind artworks on etsy.com. 

Beverly Arts Fest Artist Vendor (2011-present) 

Participated in the annual Beverly Arts Fest gallery show and sell prints on Cabot Street. 

Freelance Photographer (2010-present)                 

Photographed weddings, retirement parties, school functions, family portraits, high school portraits, family events, community events, bands, and store photos.

Exhibitions/Publications

  • Blick Winter Wonderland Art Show (2015)
  • "Unfamiliarity" Siragusa Gallery Show (2015)
  • Art Bash (2014)
  • All You Magazine (2013)
  • Solo Exhibition at the Beverly Farms Library (2013)
  • Crane Estate Juried Exhibition (2011-2013) 
  • Boston Globe Scholastic Gold Key Exhibit (2012-2013)
  • Arts Fest Community Exhibit (2012-2013)
  • NAHS News (2012-2013)
  • Congressional Award Exhibit (2012)
  • Getty Images Contributor (2011)
  • Boston Globe Scholastic Silver Key Exhibit (2011)  
  • Saknade by Merethe Lindstrom Book Cover (2011)
  • Wenham Museum Show (2011)
  • Eclat Magazine July Issue (2011)
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