experience

+ Developed and implemented brand and program strategy including managing all social media accounts, graphic design, partner collaborations, sponsorships, special projects

+ Planned, produced, and hosted the Art Over Dinner series

+ Managed art exhibit program by selecting artists, coordinating install, openings/artist talks, facilitating and fulfilling sales

+ Launched and managed art studio space, coordinating a regular schedule of classes, workshops, rentals, and special events

+ Managed and grew relationships with hundreds of artists and clients

+ Established and managed internal database of international artists

+ Developed in-depth presentations for clients, creating custom art packages for  restaurants, luxury cruise ships, hotel properties, and corporate spaces

+ Logistical management, including invoicing, purchase orders, and installation

+ Curated and installed contemporary art exhibitions on a bi-monthly basis, organized, marketed, and facilitated all events

+ Coordinated marketing efforts for Jericho, Inc. as a financial practice including website design and redevelopment, monthly newsletters, and managed all social media platforms

+ Attended community events (city meetings, farmers markets, conferences, festivals) and formed relationships with organizations in tri-county Charleston to generate outside sales and encourage arts advocacy

+ Provided superior customer service and art material knowledge to customers in-store

work, continued

Freelance Website Builder + Design Consultant

2011 - Present

I've designed and build websites using popular website builders and subsequently trained my clients so they can maintain their website independently. Contact for references.

Artist Assistant,

Jill Hooper

2015 - 2017

I assisted Jill in managing her art career, including studio management, client relations, personal assistant duties, and travel coordination. I also worked for her as a figure model.

ArtFields Art Festival,

Artist Liaison

2012 - 2013

I developed festival programming for the first year art competition, working exclusively with Southeastern artists  and assisted in installing multi-venue group showcase of 400+ artworks.

Volunteer

ArtsNOW Advisory Board

April 2017 - Present

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro ATL

February 2017 - Present

Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

December 2015 - Summer 2017

Creative Mornings, Charleston

2014 - 2015

Charleston Reg. Alliance for The Arts

Open Arts Expo 2010, 2011, 2015

SC Federation of Museums Conference: Panelist

February 2014

Arts Advocacy Day | State House, Columbia, SC  

Charleston Representative  

February 2013

Programs & Skills

Art Handling + Installation

Adobe Creative Suite:

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Brand + Logo Development

Community Outreach  

Google + Microsoft Suite Mailchimp

Sponsorships + Fundraising

Social Media Management

Project Management

Public Relations + Press Outreach

Website Design

Education

Sotheby’s Institute of Art | New York, NY 
May – August 2013   
Focus: Curatorial Studies + Gallery Management 

 

College of Charleston | Charleston, SC 
2009 – 2013   
BA Arts Management, Studio Art, + Theatre 


Cultural Education AbroadBarcelona, Spain 
January – May 2012  

Focus: Art History + Photojournalism 

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It is called Pinopolis.
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