C.V

Education

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fibers, Minor in Art History, Concentration in Curatorial Studies.

Summer Travel Intensive, Summer 2015 Turkey.

Foundation Diploma on Art and Design UAL awarding body, Fall 2010- Spring 2011

Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts, Cambridge, UK.

Professional Experience

2016-2018: Assistant Designer at Mercado global, Guatemala.

2016 Fall: Enrou, Art Director Assistant Internship, Los Angeles CA

2016 Summer: Anchal Project, Natural Dyes and Product Design Intern at Dyescape, Louisville KY

2016 Spring: Introduction to Fiber with Piper Shepard, Teaching Assistant, Baltimore MD

2015: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Education in Families and Communities Intern, Philadelphia PA

2014-2015: France-Merrick Fellowship, France-Merrick Fellow, Baltimore MD

2013-2014: MICA’s Resident Life, Resident Assistant, Baltimore, MD

2012-2013: MICA’s Community Arts and Service Community Site Leader, Baltimore, MD

Leadership Experience

2015-2016: Senior Advisory Council Member, Baltimore, MD,

2014-2015: MICA’s Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS), Education team, Baltimore, MD

2014:Refugee Youth Project (RYP), Summer Education Intern, Baltimore MD, 

2014: Art with a Heart, Summer Community Service Intern, Baltimore, MD

2012-2013: Youth with a Mission, Discipleship Training School, Volunteer, Kona HI, Pemba Mozambique.

Awards

2012-Present: Dean’s List, Baltimore, MD

2015: Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Baltimore, MD

2015: Meyerhoff Internship Fellowship Fund, Baltimore, MD

2014-2015: France-Merrick Fellowship Scholarship Fellow Baltimore, MD

2013: Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Baltimore MD

Skills

Textiles:

Weaving: Footloom (4 to 8 harness looms) and Backstrap weaving. Reading and creating weaving drafts.

Surface design: Shibori, MX, Acid dyes. Natural dyeing and Batik.

Sewing: Machine and hand sewing. Patterning for the body and objects.

Knitting: Machine and hand knitting.

Off the loom techniques: Embroidery, crochet, macrame and basketry.

Tech: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Fashion CAD. Microsoft Office Suite, Arduino and smart textiles, DSLR Photography

Tools: Power tools wood and metal.

Languages: Fluent in Spanish and English. Intermediate in French.