Bio & EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Hampshire College Amherst, MA B.A. Art History and Art Production, Merit Scholar 2004

Concentrations: Art History, Multimedia, Video & Sculpture

Brown University Paris, France exchange with Vincennes-St. Denis 2002 – 2003

Phillips Academy  Andover, MA 1999
Graduated summa cum laude and with honors in art

RECENT GRANTS & AWARDS

2004Culture, Brain and Development grant for “La Specola: Medicine and the Mythology of the Vagina Dentata” interactive multimedia installation, Hampshire College & The Foundation for Psycho-Cultural Research 
1999-2004Johnson Merit Scholarship for Academic Achievement, Hampshire College                                                               
2004, 2001H.I.P. grant for performance art & exhibition                                       
2004Collective Image grant for photographic art 
2003Community Partnerships for Social Change internship grant 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Development AssociateNew York, NY, August 2004 – PresentArtists SpaceGrant writing and research, special events coordination 
Editorial AssistantBrooklyn, NY, July 2004 – Present Cabinet MagazineResearch, website maintenance, copy-editing, design, image retouching
Studio AssistantBrooklyn, NY, July 2004 – Present Martha Rosler StudioResearch, archive coordination, video editing, website maintenance
Freelance Graphic and Web DesignNorthampton, MA, 2002 – presentPhotography, graphic design, web design, illustration. Recent clients include Smith College Museum of Art, Hampshire College Philosophy Program, the Culture Brain & Development Program, and Documentary Videographer Liz Miller. Portfolio by request and viewable at www.membrana.us
Media ConsultantAmherst, MA, 2004 Hampshire College Advanced Media LabProvided troubleshooting & instruction in professional video & audio soft/hardware. 
DesignerAmherst, MA, 2003Amherst Center for Stage & ScreenEstablished graphic consistency of materials and publications for development, redesign of website www.amherststagescreen.org 
Community Partnerships for Social Change Grant, InternChicago, IL, 2003Women in the Director’s ChairCurated program “Gorge: Films about Food,” chosen as critic’s choice by the Chicago Reader; transformation of video archive into searchable online database and barcoded library; redesign of website www.widc.org. 
Photography Archive AssistantParis, France, 2003 Musée Dupuytren 19th c. Medical MuseumClassification & preparation of images for library
Production & Distribution AssistantNorthampton, MA, 2001 – 2002                                   Media Education FoundationConducted research, contributed to concepts, and assisted with production of media criticism videos; website maintenance & content generation; assisted with sales, distribution, and marketing of educational videos; customer service. 
Research ConsultantNorthampton, MA, 2001 American Farmland Trust
Digital Video InstructorBelchertown, MA, 2001Chestnut Community Middle School Afterschool Program 

 

 

SKILLS & TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

– Energetic, hardworking and responsible (with a sense of humour)

– Clear and eloquent writer

– Strong ability to work independently and collaboratively

– Fine verbal communication and proficiency in human behaviour

– Skilled client / customer interaction

– Native English speaker bilingual in French

– Specialties in the following fields:

Arts & Business Administration, Web Design, Digital Imaging & Archiving, Graphic Design, Art History / Theory, Digital and Analog Video, Sculpture, Photography

– Familiarity with a variety of computer interfaces and software including:

Mac/PC troubleshooting, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Acrobat Pro, Final Cut Pro, Director, PHP, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, Flash, Dreamweaver, Powerpoint, Filemaker, Quickbooks, Access, Excel, database structuring, Word, Appleworks, knowledge of current multimedia hardware & software configuration

RECENT SCREENINGS & EXHIBITIONS = Exhibition,  S = Screening, P = Performance, W = Workshop 
200525th annual Women in the Director’s Chair Festival, Chicago, IL (S/E) 
 55th annual Berlinale International Film Festival, Talent Campus, Berlin, Germany (S) 
 18th annual Stuttgarter Filmwinter New Media Festival, Stuttgart, Germany (E) 
 Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (S) 
 Corriente Hipermediatica Experimental Latinoamericana, Bueno Aires, Argentina (S) 
 Encuentro Internacional de Espacios Independientes, Valparaiso, Chile (S) 
2004404 Electronic Art Festival Sao Paulo, Brazil (S) 
 Waywood Gallery & Side Cinema, Newcastle, UK (S)“We Are Transparent” Group Exhibition & Screening 
 9th annual L.A. Freewaves Festival, Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (S) 
 The Kitchen, New York, NY (W)9th Annual Street Fair 
 gender-f.com (S/E)“gender [f]” Group Exhibition curated by Deb King of Markszine 
 Diamonds & Texas Ballroom, Chicago, IL (E)“Pilot TV” 4-day Conference 
 MediaCentre at Le Musée di-visioniste (S/E)“VideoChannel: Violence XP” Group Programme 
 Gallery TK, Northampton, MA (S/E)Solo Exhibition:La Specola: Medical Examination & Archetypes of the Vagina Dentata 
 Hampshire College Main Gallery & Main Lecture Hall, Amherst, MA (S/E)Solo Exhibiton: La Specola: Medical Examination & Archetypes of the Vagina Dentata 
 The Frying Pan, New York, NY (S)“Robot Nautical Convention” 
 18th Annual Reproductive Rights Conference, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA (S) 
 Hampshire College Main Dance Studio, Amherst, MA (P)Winter Dance Concert 
2003Women in the Director’s Chair, Chicago, IL (S)“Gorge: Films about Food” Program curation & screening 
 Place Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France (E/P)“Rencontres A3” Group Exhibition with Alain Bernardini, Orlan, Pierre & Gilles, and other artists 
2002Hampshire College Franklin Patterson Hall, Amherst, MA (E)Solo Exhibition: c(h)arta 
2001Hampshire College, Amherst, MA (E)“Visual Responses to September 11” Group Exhibition

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