creative problem solver
meticulous attention to detail
Awards & Scholarships
Rhode Island School of Design Secondary School Artist Award (June 2013)
Nominated for work in Senior Winter Art Show
Janssen Grant, Loyola University
4 year tuition scholarship
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (2015- exp. 2017)
BA, Studio Arts, concentration in photography
Loyola University New Orleans (2013- 2015)
Major in Fine and Studio Arts, Minor in Music Industry Studies
The Urban School of San Francisco (2009-2013)
High School Diploma with a focus in Visual Arts
Sales Coordinator, M. S. Rau Antiques, New Orleans (Aug 2017-present)
Handled many aspects of day to day operations in a luxury art and antiques gallery, including but not limited to sales support, logistical operations, coordinating trade show operations, creating marketing content, and researching inventory.
Studio Assistant, Julie Neill Designs, New Orleans (May 2017-August 2017)
Oversaw production of products from initial order to shipping to client. Coordinated with salespeople, artists, electricians, and shipping company. Photographed all products upon completion. Sent weekly reminders of upcoming deadlines to salespeople, sent outreach packages to potential clients on behalf of salespeople. Printed and filed monthly invoices and receipts, placed orders for supplies, organized materials.
Digital Archive Assistant, Tulane University, New Orleans (August 2016-May 2017)
Organized, captioned, categorized, and added IPTC metadata to photographs from the Tulane University Archives; prepared photographs for upload to Resource Space Digital Asset Management system.
Photographer, Tulane University, New Orleans (August 2016-May 2017)
Photographed lectures and events on campus for the University Archives and various publications, including the New Wave newsletter.
President, Tulane/Newcomb Art Student Association, New Orleans (August 2016-May 2017)
Planned and led executive board meetings, handled club finances & supply orders, planned events and workshops, maintained correspondence with members, managed social media presence
Paintings Conservation Intern, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco (Summer 2016)
Completed a pre-program internship in the Conservation department of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco at the DeYoung Museum. Responsibilities included documentation of works in normal light, ultraviolet light, infrared light, as well as taking x-radiographs and diagnostic tests such as X-ray fluorescence (XRF).
Photographer, GradImages, California and Louisiana (Spring and Summer 2014 and 2015)
Photographed graduates for professional photography company at Universities in Northern California and Louisiana, including San Francisco State University, UC Santa Cruz, and University of Lafayette.
Editorial Intern at San Francisco Cottages and Gardens Magazine (May-December 2014)
Assisted in many capacities including product scouting, supervising photoshoots, email correspondence, event photography, and article submission.
Kathi O’Leary Summerfoto Photography Camp (Summer 2011, 2012, & 2013)
Teaching assistant in full day photography school, 30hrs/week, avg. 10 kids/ week; taught photography skills, organized database of student work, organized final show of student work.
Miller Children’s Hospital “Artful Healing” Therapy Program (Summer 2010)
Program assistant to resident artist, prepared materials for and led art projects with hospitalized adolescent patients and their families
Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy (Summer 2015)
Studied Art Conservation under Roberta Lapucci, with a focus on renaissance oil paintings, and also studied metalworking, jewelry design, and fabrication
Berklee College of Music Five Week Performance Program (June-July 2012)
Jazz Vocal Program
Blue Bear School of Music (2011-2013)
Weekly private voice lessons
Parson's School of Design/The New School (June-July 2012)
Summer Pre-College Academy in Paris, received college credit in Digital Photography
San Francisco Art Institute (January-March 2010)
Young Artist's Program: Drawing from Observation
The Oxbow School Summer Program (July 2009 and July 2010)
Intensive Summer Art Immersion Program, exhibited Sculpture and Photography in final show
San Francisco Girls Chorus School (2002-2008)
6 hours per week of Formal Chorus training including Music Theory and sight reading practice
Photographer, Gulf Restoration Network (2016)
Participated in field mapping projects involving aerial photography in the gulf with balloon rigs cast off from small boats. Utilized organizational skills to sort and tag photos on GRN Flickr database.
Photographer, National Park Service (2016)
Systematically archived headstones though photography at the Chalmette National Cemetery and Battlefield that are decaying rapidly due to toxic byproducts from nearby industrial plants.
Kids Versus Global Warming (I Matter Movement/Our Children’s Trust) (2011-2015)
A named plaintiff in the “Atmospheric Trust Lawsuit” (Alec L., et.al vs. US EPA, Department of Interior and Department of Agriculture) in the US District Court. The lawsuit, brought by minors, argues that the Federal Government is not protecting the atmosphere for future generations because it has taken insufficient action to reduce global warming. Case was dismissed in May 2012, appealed, and dismissed again in 2015 before it could reach the Supreme Court.
My involvement included writing a personal declaration stating my own opinion of the negative impacts of climate change, planning meetings for lobbying efforts in Washington DC, attending a court hearing in the US District Court in San Francisco, and writing an op-ed about the lawsuit published in a national online newspaper “New American Media” in May 2012.
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco (2010-2015)
Support for MOW housebound client. Buy groceries, pick up medicines, put away groceries, visit with client, help with miscellaneous household tasks
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (June 9, 2012)
Out of the Darkness Overnight. Walked 18 miles over the course of one night and raised $1600 to fund suicide prevention advocacy, research, education, and awareness (Jun 9, 2012).
San Francisco SPCA. (2012-2014)
High School Volunteer Program. Attended training classes and volunteered weekly working with shelter dogs, assisting with their direct care, and being available to answer the public’s questions about adoption.