EDUCATION

Parsons School of Design
BFA Fine Arts, Art History Minor
Aug 2016 – May 2019

Occidental College
Chemistry
Aug 2012 – Dec 2014

AWARDS
Eugene Lang Social Science Fellow | May 2018 – Jan 2019
Eugene Lang Global Ambassador | May 2018 – May 2019
Eugene Lang Opportunity Award Recipient | Jan 2018 – Jun 2018

ART EXHIBITIONS + PUBLICATIONS

Gallery MC, “Art 52nd Street 2019,” New York, NY. | Jul 2019

367 Gallery, “Gregor, Huang, Karjalainen: Three Painters,” Brooklyn, NY. | May 2019

Parsons School of Design, “Senior Thesis Show,” New York, NY. | May 2019

Parsons School of Design, “AMT Show,” New York, NY. | May 2019

The New School, “Public Privacy,” New York, NY | May 2019

Parsons School of Design, “Beyond Landscape,” New York, NY. | Apr 2019

New York Poetry Society, “Milk Newsletter,” New York, NY. | Mar 2019

Parsons School of Design, “BFA Senior Open Studios,” New York, NY. | Mar 2019

Matthew Gallery, “Translation | Transmigration: Reading and Discussion,” New York, NY. | Feb 2019

12th Street Journal Cover Art, New York, NY. | May 2018

Triangle Arts Association, “Philosophy of the Encounter: Film Screening,” Brooklyn, NY. | Sep 2018

Wythe Hotel, “Outsider: Women in Alternative Animation,” Brooklyn, NY. | Oct 2017

CURATION EXPERIENCE

Eugene Lang College, “Land, Water, Flesh,” New York, NY.
Aug 2018 – Dec 2018
Designed, promoted, juried, and installed an exhibition along with twelve other students and Professor Alhena Katsof.

Parsons School of Design, “Fire in the Wet Lab,” New York, NY.
Jan 2018 – May 2018
Curated and installed an exhibition of works by Parsons BFA Juniors.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant to Professor Selena Kimball
Parsons School of Design, Department of Art, Media, and Technology
Jan 2018 – May 2019
Conduct preliminary research for upcoming art projects, digitally archive large-scale collages by scanning and editing in Photoshop.

Student Assistant
Parsons School of Design, Metal and Wood Shops
Aug 2017 – May 2019
Provide support for shop technicians and professors by supervising and teaching students as they use fabrication machines to realize their design and fine arts projects.

Installation Assistant
Leigh Davis, Artist
March 2019
Helped construct and install the installation “Final Reunions” at EFA Project Space.

Student Administrative Assistant
The New School, Office of the Provost
Aug 2017 – Nov 2018
Conducted research, digitally archived university curriculum, filed important documents, compiled expense report, maintained inventory of supplies, and kept the office tidy.

Curatorial Intern
The Museum of the City of New York, Future City Lab
May 2018 – Jun 2018
Performed research on current NYC policy for the curator and director of the Future City Lab, an interactive gallery in which visitors can learn about problems that face NYC in the present and future.

Education Intern
The Rubin Museum of Art, Department of School and Family Programs
Jan 2018 – Jun 2018
Coordinated and taught Math & Mandalas, an interdisciplinary public school program that applies mathematical concepts to art-making techniques. Taught student art workshops, led tours of the Rubin’s collection, and developed art workshop curriculum.

Studio Assistant
Tatiana Istomina’s Studio
Jan 2017 – Jul 2017
Collaborated with Tatiana in performing and filming “Philosophy of the Encounter: Helene’s Story”.

Barista
Intelligentsia Coffee
Aug 2016 – Aug 2017
Served and prepared beverages, worked the cash register, and maintained a clean environment within a coffee company that partners with farmers in developing countries to encourage sustainability and fair pay.

Prospect Researcher
Occidental College
Dec 2014 – Nov 2015
Researched potential major gift prospects by gathering and interpreting financial and philanthropic data on individuals, companies, and private foundations.

LANGUAGES
English: Native language
Italian: Speak, read, and write with basic competence
Spanish: Speak, read, and write with basic competence

SKILLS
MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects, Audible)
Social Media Management (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
Academic Writing and Research
Wood Fabrication (Table saw, panel saw, chop saw, planer, jointer)
Metal Fabrication (MIG welding, angle and die grinders, belt sanders)
Canvas stretching and priming