Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Bachelor of the Arts, Visual Arts & Art History
Concentration in Sculpture, Contemporary & Italian Art
Certification in Historic Preservation
John Cabot University, Rome, Italy
Art History Study Abroad
Jewelry Model Maker & Studio Assistant
Carolina Design, New York, NY
June 2013 - Present
•Develop product prototypes from concept to creation; from carving wax models to finalizing finished metal works.
•Handle web design, social media, and outgoing print media graphic design.
•Manage press requests, sales, and offer administrative assistance.
Roni Blanshay Designs, New York, NY
February 2013 - June 2013
•Develop product prototypes from concept to creation by
interpreting conceptual product ideas, drafting various designs, carving wax models, and finalizing finished metal works.
•Manage sales and offer administrative assistance.
Architectural Ornament Sculptor
Hyde Park Mouldings, Hauppauge, NY
August 2011 - December 2012
•Design custom moldings inspired by historical precedences.
•Clay modeling, mold-making, and architectural ornamentation casting for the decoration of public spaces, commercial businesses, and private residences.
•Design logos, layouts, business cards, posters, and packaging.
Historical Art Executive, Archivist, & Graphic Designer
Ukrainian Historical & Educational Center of New Jersey,
September 2008 - August 2011
•Create the museum’s digital database.
•Photograph, edit, and archive the extensive art collection.
•Lead art conservation and restoration.
•Direct graphic design and media output.
Avatar Pottery, Somerset, NJ
September 2007- March 2008
•Instruct slab, coil and wheel thrown ceramic techniques.
•Slip cast original pottery pieces for paint on pottery customers.