Long Beach, California

- Textile print design from concept to pre-production
- Understanding of fabric structures: weaving, machine and hand knitting
- Knowledge of printing procedures and dye processes
- Repeat patterns: two-way, all-over, placement, and engineered prints
- Color and trend research
- Line development
- Experience with a variety of 2D media including acrylic paint, watercolor, dyes, gouache, drawing (graphite, charcoal, etc.), collage
- Experience with a variety of printmaking processes including relief, stamping, screenprint, intaglio, lithography, monotype/monoprint

- Adobe Photoshop: color adjustment, color reduction (index), layer styles, layer masking, filters
- Adobe Illustrator: drawing, rendering, repeat patterns
- Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
- Adobe Acrobat

FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising), Los Angeles, CA, 2017 
  Associates of Arts, Professional Designation: Textile and Surface Design
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 2009/2010
  Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts: Printmaking
California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 2005 
  Bachelor of Fine Arts: Printmaking

Art Center Program Supervisor, 2015-present
Exceptional Children’s Foundation, San Pedro, CA
- Oversee the production of artwork by the students at the Art Center.
- Supervise Art Center staff including instructors, volunteers, and student workers.
- Responsible for management reports including expenses, billing, payroll, attendance, and evaluations.
- Manage daily operations of the art studios including inventory, budget, safety, and maintenance.
- Act as public relations/community outreach spokesperson for the Art Center.

Art Instructor (Printmaking), 2010-2015
Exceptional Children’s Foundation, Downtown LA/Culver City/San Pedro, CA
- Taught adult artists with developmental disabilities including drawing, painting, and printmaking.
- Managed the printmaking studio including maintenance, inventory, and purchasing.
- Created lesson plans and behavioral plans for students.
- Evaluated the progress of students by submitting monthly progress reports.
- Curated exhibitions of artwork created by Art Center students and community artists.

Lab Technician, Printmaking Studios, 2007-2010
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
- Maintained the space, equipment, tools, and inventory of the printmaking studios.
- Oversaw the department budget through purchasing, collecting lab fees, and tracking receipts.
- Monitored the safe use of chemicals, tools, and equipment in the printmaking studios.
- Wrote health/safety (MSDS) manuals to be utilized by the printmaking department.

Teaching Assistant, Printmaking, 2007-2010
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
- Instructed classes within the printmaking department.
- Wrote course materials and lab manuals to be implemented in the department curriculum.
Facilitated large-scale projects, critiques, and demonstrations for faculty members and visiting artists.

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