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updated: 2012/07/23

I am an artist/designer with a strong background in Fine Art, Computer Science, and Design. My vast skill set, communication skills, and dedication to the creative field affords me a unique multi-disciplinary perspective which proves extremely valuable in the contemporary design world.

EDUCATION

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, July 2009-May 2012
Masters Of Architecture

Carnegie Mellon University, August 2005- May 2009
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, 3.79 QPA
Major in Fine Art/Electronic Time Based Art and Computer Science

EXPERIENCE

The School of the Art Inst. of Chicago, Faculty, Continuing Studies, May 2012 – Present
Chicago, Illinois
Developed and taught Architecture camp; introducing pre-teens to architectural practice
Instructed students on various CAD software, model fabrication, hand drawing and conceptualization

The School of the Art Inst. of Chicago, Animator/Producer, January 2011- May 2011
Chicago, Illinois
Created a promotional animation for a proposed green wall project in downtown Chicago
Developed the storyboard, rendering techniques, and animation strategies
Used Autodesk’s Maya, Final Cut Pro, and Mental Ray to produce and composite

The School of the Art Inst. of Chicago, Graduate Teaching Assistant, June 2010 – Dec. 2010
Chicago, Illinois
Responsible for one-on-one tutoring regarding labs and design problems
Taught essential software skills in Rhino, Adobe Suite, and AutoCad
Instructed students on model fabrication and rendering techniques

Carnegie Mellon Graphics Lab, Artist/Researcher, June 2007- May 2009
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Assisted with the production of multiple 3d animations from conception to execution
Developed rendering techniques for 3D animation and modeling
Created and implemented unique methods of motion capture techniques
Directed motion capture sessions with actors and actresses

SKILLS

Video+Animation

Autodesk’s Maya
Vicon I.Q.
Maxwell
Final Cut Pro
After Effects
DVD Studio Pro

Document+Web Design

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Dreamweaver
Flash
Microsoft Office

Programming

Java
C, C++
Mel
HTML

Drafting+Modeling

Rhino
AutoCAD
Autodesk’s Maya
Grasshopper
Ecotect

EXHIBITIONS

Schiff Fellowship Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2012
Schiff Fellowship Finalist, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2012
The Rosen & Edes Foundation Prize Finalist, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2012
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Outstanding Leader, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2011, 2012
GFRY Studio, Paso Moya Sede Sociale, Talca, Chile, June 2011
Motion Pictures, Art Loft, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2009
Film Festival, Laznia Center for Contemporary Art, Poland, June 2009
From the Vault, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2009
Caught Looking, PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2009
International Animation Day, Brazil, October 2008
20x20x20: A Compact Competition, Baton Rouge, LA, Spring 2008
Pittsburgh Flux 14, Pittsburgh, PA, Spring 2007