Louisa Clarke

Freelance Sculptor & Artist

Location:Olney, Maryland, United States
2 Skills
953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850; 901 Tucker Ln., Ashton, MD 20861
(301) 570-5633

Ithaca College, Ithaca NY
Bachelor of Art in Cultural Anthropology December 2013
- GPA: 3.1
Minor: Bachelor of Art in Art
- Flora Brown Award

South Asia: India & Neighbors
Africa thru Film
War, Hunger, & Genocide
North American Indians
Intro to Buddhism
Intermediate Drawing & Sculpture

Intern at U.S. Peace Boat, NYC, NY June 2012
Organizing files, Co-creating events and fundraisers, working on Excel and Word docs, Writing grants, Writing for their Newsletter, Attending youth NGO meetings
Intern at Telegraph 21, NYC, NY June 2011
Organization and Outreach, Using media to attract followers, Attending film events related to social issues

Work Study at Mighty Yoga, Ithaca, NY August 2013
Setting up for classes, Cleaning, attending faculty meetings, in exchange for free practice of yoga-classes/workshops weekly
Work Study- Community Acupuncture, Ithaca, NY August 2013
Handling cash and check transactions with patients; Recording sales transactions, invoices, and payments in online programs and patient charts; Answering phones, returning calls, and scheduling patient appointments; Light office tidying, folding hand towels, washing cups, etc.

Attended a Cross-Cultural Leadership Retreat through Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs
Students for Social Justice (School Organization)
Varsity Soccer, Indoor and Outdoor Track (Captain)
Participation in STAND student demonstrations against
Genocide in Darfur (at Sudanese Embassy)
Participation in Climate Change Rally (with Students Against Fracking) in DC against Keystone XL Tar sands Pipeline
Participant in Tabla ensemble (through ethnomusicology lab- learned how to play and perform the tabla, an Indian sacred drum)
Attended group meditations at on-campus chapel through IC Buddhist Community
Blake Beat (Blake Student Newspaper)- Features Editor
Vice President: Students Taking Action Now: Darfur

Traveled to Nicaragua in 2009 with STAND chapter at James Madison University; built latrines, built a house, taught health education at schools, etc.
Hosted fundraisers for Pennies for Patients & Supplies for Soldiers
Volunteered at SHARE farm (Strengthening Haudenosaunee American Relations through Education) in the Cayuga land claim area (land repatriated back to the Cayuga people) worked in medicinal herb garden, learned oral history of the Iroquois peoples, attended clean up at Great Gully, etc.
Volunteered at Ten Thousand Villages; free-trade organization that aided developing nations with economic growth
Cross Cultural Leadership Retreat- OSEMA at IC
Montgomery County Teen Court Volunteer four sessions; Served as juror in numerous cases, introduced the cases, etc.
Blake Beat (Blake Student Newspaper)- Features Editor
Vice President: Students Taking Action Now: Darfur
Wanderlust Volunteer Coordinator 2013
Delfest Academy Volunteer Coordinator 2013

Referee, Olney Boys and Girls Club
Ashton Recreation Club Cahier
Hostess at the Olney Ale House
Food Runner/ Server at The Greene Turtle
Multi-faceted Minerals, Ithaca NY
Nanny/ Babysitter for 3 and 1 yr old (4 months)

Mentors/ References:

Brian Karafin- bkarafin@ithaca.edu
Denise Nuttall- dnuttall@ithaca.edu
Brooke Hansen- bkhansen@ithaca.edu
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