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    EDUCATION    

College for Creative Studies  (2017-2021)   
BFA in Communication Design
  Minors: Art Therapy, Art Practice (Printmaking), 
Craft and Material Studies (shared between Fibers & Textiles and Ceramics)



    ACCOLADES     
                                                                                    Hagopian Rug Design Competition (3rd place, 2021)                                             
Ford Opal Scholar (2020)                              
AIGA Worldstudio Scholarship (Honorable Mention, 2021)                                        
CCS Student Exbihition (2018, 2019, 2021)       
Richard & Jean Coyne Family Foundation
Scholarship 
(2017-2019)   

CCS Ohio Governer’s Scholarship (2017-2021)                  
Ohio Governer’s Youth Art Exhibition (2017)             
Sit & Tell Exhibition (2017)    
Focus Art Show (2017)
    INVOLVEMENT   
Carthartic Collective (Co-founder)    Student Government Representative
CCS AIGA  
CCS Residential Assistant
CCS Leads

    SKILLS   
Design Research + Thinking
Brand Strategy 
Print + Pattern Design
Publication Design
Interactive Installations
HTML + CSS
Printmaking
Bookbinding 
Screenprinting
Risograph printing 
Ceramics (slipcasting, handbuilding & wheel throwing)
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator,InDesign, AfterEffects, Lightroom, XD, etc)
    EXPERIENCE     
Crown Media Global Networks- (Aug. 2021-Present) Associate Print and Digital Designer on the Brand Team at Crown Media / The Hallmark Channel

Creates print and digital marketing assets for all Crown Media businesses, including Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Hallmark Movies Now and Hallmark Publishing.
Life Remodeled Sponsored Project- 2020Worked with a team of 26 other designers to rebrand Life Remodeled and delevop a heirarchy between their focused projects like the Durfee Innovation Society.         
InsideOut Sponsored Project- 2020
Worked with a team of 16 other designers to develop a new brand system for web, print and motion to celebrate their 25th anniversary. InsideOut a local Detroit non-profit that brings poetry to the youth all over Michigan.  

CCS Peer Tutor (Aug. 2019-May 2021) Assist students with research, writing, Communication Design skills and Adobe Creative Suite programs.

CCS Resident Assistant (Aug. 2020-May 2021)
Facillitate monthly meetings with residents, plan various programs around campus for residents and commutors *trained in CPR, mediation, QPR (Question, Persaude and Refer a suicide prevention program), & empathy
CCS Imaging Center (Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020) Processed digital files to the laser printer, as well as performing wire and plastic coil binding. 

CCS 24-Hour Lab Proctor (Aug. 2019-Dec. 2019)
Refilled paper and ink in various printers, helped troubleshoot printing issues and taught peers the best way to print their files effectively. 


CCS Precollege Mentor
(July 2019)
 
Supervised and mentored high school students while they experienced a taste of what CCS and living in Detroit is like.   
    TIDBITS OF KNOWLEDGE    *workshops & lectures
The Cooper Union’s Anti-Racism in Thesis Workshop (Feb. 27 2021)

Linda Lopez (Dec. 07 2020)

Pathways in Craft and Creative Practice with Liz Collins, Sarah Heitmeyer, & Charlotte Potter (Dec. 3 2020)

Ayumi Horie (Dec. 3 2020)

Ian McDonald (Nov. 30 2020)

Eddie Opara (Nov. 11 2020)

Post-Radical Design Pedagogy Lecture Series with Lauren Williams and John Jennings (Oct. 26 2020)

Bruce Mau Designing Massive Change (Oct. 14 2020)

Type Design A-Z  class with Lynne Yun (Summer 2020)


AIGA Propel Program (June-July 2020)

Saki Mafundikwa (Oct. 07 2019)

IBM Design Portfolio Workshop (Jan. 24 2019)


Eileen Tjan Workshop (4.04.19)
Kat Holmes Workshop (9.20.18)
Aaron Draplin (Oct. 5 2016)
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