Erika Bechtel

Freelance Painter & Photo Editor

Location:Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States
2 Skills
Erika Lynn Bechtel
N8043 980th St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone: 651-253-6489

Goal: To pursue a position that allows me to express my creativity while utilizing my knowledge, interests and past experiences.

St. Cloud State University
Major: Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts; Emphasis: 2D Media
Status: Graduate in December 2013

Work Experience:
Photography Experience: 2013
• Commissioned to photograph a new born
• Commissioned to photograph 2-year old
• Learned to work with young children in changing environments

BelleVineZ Vineyard, River Falls, WI: 2012-2013
• Commissioned to paint a 6 x 7 ft mural for local winery
• Commissioned to painted other areas within winery buildings
• Learned how to paint in a very large scale while working on scaffolding

Sajan Inc. - Cleaning and Maintenance: 2007-2012
• Located in River Falls Wisconsin.
• Worked efficiently cleaning the multi-level office building
• Learned to work with employees and meet employer’s requirements

St. Cloud State University Activities:
South Africa Travel Study: Spring Semester 2010
• Interacted with diverse cultures of different countries
• Learned many group leadership skills and how to live and work with strangers
• Found new internal strengths such as; courage and self-determination through accomplishing travel goals

Art Student Union: 2012-2013
• Helped plan shows and exhibitions
• Fundraisers and club activities
• Provided support to fellow art students to get involved

Group Art Exhibitions
• Abject Objects- Gallery Vault St. Cloud, MN 2012
• Mississippi Mystery- Gallery Vault St. Cloud, MN 2013
• 47th Annual SCSU Juried Student Exhibition- Keihle Gallery St. Cloud, MN 2013
Skills (2) Rating
Photo Editing