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Jessie Herndon

Freelance Photo Editor & Sculptor

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Location:Tempe, Arizona, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jessieherndon
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Jessie Herndon

Education:
2005-2010, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
B.F.A of Fine Arts, Sculpture with an Overall Cumulative GPA: 3.6 Deans List 4.0 GPA Fall Semester 09’ and Spring 10’

Juried Shows:
Human & Being, 2011: Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO Photography piece (Somber in Thought) from Unheard series was accepted into this Juried show in Colorado.

ISC outstanding student achievement nomination for 2011, Tempe, AZ?Nominated by ASU for the 2011 ISC award.

Shows
Through the Grain, 2011: Night Gallery, Tempe, AZ

Slide luck Potshow, 2011,: Ice House, Phoenix, AZ

The Method of Sleep, 2010: Method Art Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

People Show, 2010: Method Art Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Senior Exhibition, 2010: Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ
Anti-Matter, 2010: Icehouse, Phoenix, AZ
ASU homecoming Art exhibit, 2010: ASU homecoming, Tempe, AZ
Hot Commodity, 2009: Bragg’s Pie Factory, Phoenix, AZ
Grand Delusion, 2009: Bragg’s Pie Factory, Phoenix, AZ
Hot as Hell, 2009: Harry Wood Annex, Tempe, AZ

Internships:
Method Art Gallery:
Gaining insight to running a gallery, while furthering my photography and editing skills.Learning strategies for networking and becoming interconnected with galleries and other artists. Gaining knowledge of marketing strategies, writing and sending out press releases, creating web site layouts/designs and lots of photo editing for website. I also gained experience selling art, and helping prepare and host gallery openings and related events. I am currently still volunteering at the gallery, while also being represented by the gallery and having some of my pieces on display there.

Independent Study:
Independent apprenticeship with graduate student Nathan Lewis. Helped him create work for his Thesis Show, and gained knowledge of new methods and processes. Experienced working with another artist and exchanging ideas through collaboration.

Volunteer:
Phoenix Art Museum:
Had the privilege of helping Maya Lin install her work, Pin River, at the gallery.Had the opportunity to attend ArtPick 2010 and meet many important artists people in the field.

Phoenix Fringe Festival:
Worked box office and informed visitors of shows and performances. Gained experience working with other artists during a festival.Sold tickets and other merchandise for shows, and was in charge of promotion for shows and activities.

Night Gallery:
Helped install and de-install artist’s installations which including assembling large installations, painting, and prepping the gallery for shows.

Recent Jobs:
Flag Marketing Promotion, Phoenix, AZ
Promotion at local events, creating flyer and design layouts. Photographing marketing material at event. Promoting events around Phoenix to the Valley.

Clubs/Organizations:
S.A.V (Society for Art Video)
Organize Video Art events, and work on publicity for the shows.
Gained experience with setting up an art event, along with furthering my video skills, and knowledge of video artists.

Sculpture Club:
Raise money and host events for ASU sculpture.Shared ideas and helped each other solve problems.

Technical Skills:
Experience with press releases, marketing strategies and design layouts, and also web design

Proficient knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro and basic knowledge of dreamweaver and other design software

Welding (oxysettling, arc, mig, tig), Casting metal and foundry

Sculpture certified

Knowledge and experience with shop tools/woodshop machines and safety certified

Digital and SLR Photography, along with proficient photo and video editing skills

Art Handling/ Art Installations
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Photo Editing
Sculpting