New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH — Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, 2012
INDEPENDENT WORK EXPERIENCE
Wrote, illustrated, inked, colored, lettered, and self-published 6 one-shot and ongoing graphic novels in full color and black-and-white. Created draft images and panel outlines, then created final images to fit comic book industry standards for standard graphic novel sizing. Distributed and sold graphic novels through physical retail stores and online retailers, and through social media promotions.
Current titles are: A Way to the Stars, Aftermath, Don’t Know Jack
Other Published Titles
9mm Comics also aides others in self-publishing other titles. Layout, text, proofreading, some spot illustration, and final version of titles were produced.
Current titles are: Anthology of Lost Memoirs, Harbingers of Innocence, Friends, Foes, & Lovers
Designed mockups and built HTML and CSS websites for business clients including apparel companies and night clubs. Produced original marketing materials such as business cards and monthly promotion fliers, as well as posters.
Gallery Director, The Steez Gallery, Nashua, NH : 2010-2012
Curated events for local and international artists to display works through a non-traditional gallery setting. Designed marketing materials for monthly and bi-monthly events. Created, organized, and promoted exhibitions through social media and the web, as well as traditional print media. Negotiated consignment agreements with artists; utilized spreadsheet documents to ensure accurate pricing and gallery commission.
ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Responsible for web development from start to finish for all elements of the life of a website: design, presentation of design and organization, implementation, installation, and launch. Responsible for management of both created and additional “inherited” websites, including up-time monitoring, developmental bug research and resolution, hosting and server setup, migrations, page optimization using best standard practices, and more. Also responsible for creating, researching, maintaining and updating current Google algorithm standards for search engine optimization in regards to on-page content, meta fields, schema, and other SERP ranking practices. Additional responsibilities include the creation of content, “ghost writing”, and reviewing/proofreading for keyword density, placement, and other best practices.
Duties include: web content drafting/ finalization, backend setup, web design, graphic design for marketing and advertising, blogging content and editing (ghost writing), social media promotion, social media/ email blast drafting and scheduling, report compiling, competitor, keyword/meta research and implementation.
Previously: Online Marketing Manager, 2014-2017
Responsible for lead sourcing, creation, design, and invoicing for non-profit 501© online and print newspaper advertisements. Manages and collects listings for regional business directory. Edits and posts public notices, notice to bid, and planning board notices.
Senior Teller, Citizens Financial Group, Derry, NH : 2010-2017
Coordinates and oversees workflow of teller staff. Ensures staff compliance with bank policies and procedures while reviewing compliance in books and previously filed items. Orders monthly supplies for the branch. Duties include: Training of new teller staff, preparing and verifying currency shipments, opening and closing, identifying and correcting teller discrepancies, supervises proof items and recap.
Community Projects & Outreach Shows
2015 “AstroPyramidic” mural for Dover Rotary Skatepark beautification project by Wrong Brain, Dover, NH
2011 “Le Chat L’Space” mural for Cat Alley beautification project, Manchester, NH
2011 “Unknown Artists” show, Derry, NH
2010 “Musique” mural for Adam D. Curtis Skate Park beautification project, Manchester, NH
2010 2 Sided paint panel for Eagle Eyes; scheduled to rotate through local businesses for 2 years: Manchester/Hooksett, NH
2010 “Art on the Sidewalk” show, Derry, NH
2017 “Professional Pumpkins Person” All-over Costume T-Shirt for Design by Humans
2016 “The Black Hole Triptych” Artist Series Limited Edition Decks for Devil Street Decks, NYC
2016 “Artist Series Calendar: Nature” 2017 Calendar, Curator and Art
2015 “Artist Series Calendar: Tales” 2016 Calendar, Curator and Art
2014 “Bones” Artist Series Limited Edition 3 deck design for Devil Street Decks, NYC
2011 CASA Holiday Greeting Card Project, “Gingerbread Cookies”
2013 Cover Image, Alex Svartsman, “A Better Tomorrow”
NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS & BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018 The Moon Zine #33 “Hypnopompic Hallucination”
2018 Chubby Anthology Vol 4. “In Space No One Can Hear You…”
2017 Artist Interview with Les Femmes Folles Women in Art
2016 “Border Crossings” Art Feature, Section 8 Magazine
2012 Creative Quarterly 28 Runner Up, “Porthole”, Cqjournal.com
2010 December 2-8: The Hippo Press, “Local Color: In defense of digital”
Solo & Group Exhibitions
2018 “New England Art Reach Summer-Winter 2018“, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, MA
2018 “Summer Exhibition“, Regency Gallery and Framing, Gloucestershire, England, UK
2018 “You Are Here“, Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA
2017 “Nasty Women Boston“, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA
2017 “SQUARE“, The Lyceum Gallery, Manchester, NH
2017 “Love, Lust. & Desire IX“, McGowan Fine Art Gallery, Concord, NH
2016 “Born to Fly“, Aviation Museum of New Hampshire, Londonderry, NH
2015 New England Art Reach Program, Summer 2015, St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, NH
2012 “Overview”, NHIA Permanent Collection, Manchester, NH
2012 “Sk8 & CrE8 with Pour It Now!”, Hope and Union, Charleston, SC
2012 “Kickflip”, Rendition Gallery, Fort Collins, CO
2011 “Back to School Skate Jam and Original Deck Art Show”, Granite Skate, Nashua, NH
2011 “Hand and Mouse”, With Sam Paolini & Daniel Beauvais, The Wine Studio, Manchester, NH
2010 “Emerging Artists, 30 Under 30”, Exeter Town Hall, Exeter, NH
2009 “The Figure Illuminated”, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, BBEdit, iLife, iWork
Design: Page Layout, Mockup, Image Resolution, Image Formats, Logo and Stationary, Digital Typesetting, Proofreading, Typography, Digital & Traditional Inking, Livetracing, Paper Bleed, Process Colors (CMYK), Screen Colors (RGB), Web Colors, Color Separations
Content Management: FTP, WordPress, HTML, CSS, PERL, PHP
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Vimeo, LinkedIN, Yelp, Google+, Pinterest, Houzz, Instagram, Ello, SnapChat