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EDUCATION
College for Creative Studies BFA Communication Design 2021          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)
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  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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