Masters of Fine Arts, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK. May 2010. Major fields: (Double) Photography and Printmaking. Master’s Thesis: Patchwork Circumstance. May 2010. GPA 4.0. Member of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL. 2005. Major fields: (Double) Computer Art & Design and Studio Art, with concentration in Graphic Design and Photography. Study Abroad: Paris, France. Thesis: Beyond Seeing Red. May 2005. Summa *** Laude. GPA 4.0. Member of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi.
2010 – Current Adjunct Professor, Roger State University, Claremore, OK
Art Foundation I ART 1103, Native Americans of Oklahoma NAMS 2233, B&W Photography I & II ART 1833 & 2033, Photographic Applications I & II ART 3946 & 4243, Studies at Large: Italy Summer 2011: Digital Photography & Printmaking. In charge of intern(s)/student(s) working in the Black & White print and film labs. Mentor senior students in their final University Capstone projects.
2009 - Current Graphic Designer, Freelance, Dewar, OK
Design promotional and business materials, like business cards, postcards and banners, for business in Oklahoma. Use graphic skills to help communicate clients specific message and focus, while creating a harmonious design through concept, design, composition, typography and color theory.
2009 – 2011 Graphic Designer, The Corridor Magazine, Stroud, OK
In charge of designing and producing advertisements in magazine for different organizations and companies. Help communicate their specific message and focus, while creating a harmonious design through concept, design, composition, typography and color theory. Creates page layout/design for editorials using word processing files & camera-ready art including graphics, clip-art, drawings, photographs and digital drawings. Created hand drawings to digital art for reoccurring editorial, Delilah’s Dilemma’s by Diane Brown. Designed promotional media advertising brochure & materials.
2009 Graphics and Design, Acura Neon, Inc., Broken Arrow, OK.
Developed and designed new logos and artwork for companies looking for signage for their business. Designed and re-designed signs for store fronts, poles or interior, while working with sales, the customer, and the perimeters of permitting for particular cities.
2005-2009 Program Director/Graphic Designer, The National Indian Monument & Institute, Inc, (NIMI) Tulsa, OK.
Supervision, including scheduling, delivery and infrastructure of NIMI community arts programs. Assisted with curriculum development for NIMI programs.
Organized cooperative learning activities and field trips for youth programs for after-school and summer. Helped incorporate the Fine Arts into Cultural Arts by working with local artists to help share their experience and knowledge. Wrote and worked with Federal and non-Federal grants for programming.
Graphic Designer- Created and Design all marketing/promotional material about the organization & programs
Experience in design programs, Photoshop, Illustrator, Image Ready, Flash and InDesign. Have experience using Quark, Quick Books, Word, and Excel. Trained in varies forms of photography and printmaking, Traditional B&W, Digital, Alternative Process, Intaglio, and Serigraph (Screen Printing), along with Drawing techniques. Skilled in Native American arts, i.e., patchwork, beading and sewing, and combining them with the Fine Arts.