RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, MEMBERSHIPS:

Artist Residency

Book Arts Program, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah  Salt Lake City, UT  Oct 2012

Grabhorn Fellow

Arion Press, San Francisco, CA       Aug 201

APHA

American Print History Association  member

FPBA

Fine Press Book Association member

CBAA

College Book Arts Association member 

       2010 Student Scholarship Recipient

 

EDUCATION:

Brigham Young University

MFA - April 2017

Corcoran College of Art + Design

Book Arts MA  1 yr completed

Utah State University

BA - Art History  2006

BA - German  2006

 

Coursework:  Central European Art, Art Nouveau, 19th Century European Art, Early Photographic History, 19th Century Photographic Processes, Advanced B&W Photography, Book Layout & Design, Bookbinding, Letterpress, History of the Book, History of 20th Century Artist Books, Photo Books, Modern German Literature, Translation, Holocaust Studies, and Cross-Cultural Differences

                   

 

Letterpress Studio Technician

Teacher Assistant – Graduate Level Letterpress II, 

Letterpress Studio Technician:  Assist and mentor students with operation of letterpress and bindery equipment including preparation of files for film output and output to digital printers, Trouble-shoot, adjust and perform light maintenance to equipment, Process Photopolymer Plates, Order ink and supplies as needed

 

Study Abroad:  Goethe Institute, Freiburg im Brsg. Germany, Summer 2004

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Museum Archives Assistant

Brigham City Museum Gallery  -  Brigham City, UT               Aug 2011-Sept 2012

    •Inventory, catalogue, photograph, accession, process, and store collection objects

    Including: Books, photographs, manuscripts, printed matter and ephemera

    •Digitize collection photographs for use with future exhibitions and digital catalog

    •Analyze Museum database (Past Perfect) to update and correct object records

 

Artist Assistant

Sarvisberry Studio & Gallery  -  Floyd, VA               Jun 2010-Nov 2010

   Worked on a team to plan and produce fine artwork

   Digitized large format film negatives for manipulation and large format printing

   •Created digital workflow involving Photoshop presets and scripts

   Made specialty handmade paper using indigenous plant fiber

 

Pre-Press/Bindery

Herff Jones  -  Logan, UT               Jan 2007-Jun 2009

   •Edited, trouble-shot and managed Customer Proofs and generated finalized PDFs

   Interacted with bindery operators to efficiently correlate job supply and flow  

   Used a variety of digital file formats and structures in both Windows and Mac OS

 

Collections Management Intern

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum  -  Washington, DC               Jul 2006-Aug 2006

   Assisted Collections Manager in retrieval and shelving of Holocaust artifacts

   Processed newly donated artifacts for accession into museum collection

   Extracted data from hardcopy records and entered them into relational database,

    Data was in different European languages: German, Hungarian, Slavic, French

 

 Photographer/Editor

The Utah Statesmam  -  Logan, UT               Sept 2002-Jun 2006

   Lead and trained a staff of 10 student photographers

   Communicated with other editors in producing tri-weekly newspaper

   Edited all publication artwork maintaining high quality under tight deadlines

   Established and utilized digital imaging workflows and tools

 

 

SKILLS:

Adobe Creative Suite          Photography                                Archiving

Digitization                           Collections Management          Cataloging

Microsoft Office                 Exhibition Preparation               Event Support

Printmaking                          Letterpress                                   Book Binding