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Program Coordinator / Assistant Professor

Fine Arts Department – University of New Orleans (2017- current)

  • Manage NASAD accreditation process – Produced 2019 departmental self-study
  • Insuring that faculty workloads meet university standards
  • Working with other departmental coordinators and the director to develop class schedules each semester.
  • Coordinating with the college’s academic advisors to meet students’ needs for academic success
  • Advising the director on all matters concerning the department
  • Serving as a member of the School of the Arts Faculty Council
  • Overseeing hiring procedures for the Fine Arts Department
  • Scholarship assignment and monitoring
  • Organizing and leading departmental faculty meetings
  • Work with faculty to develop a direction for hybrid learning platforms in relation to the arts
  • Assigning and overseeing departmental faculty committees
  • Evaluate and lead the development process for curriculum
  • Instructor for advanced digital media and design

Operations Manager / Instructor

Fine Arts Department – University of New Orleans (2008-2017)

My position in the UNO Fine Arts department was split into two parts.  The first of which focused on managing all administrative aspects of the department.  The other half of my position is as a participating faculty member and head of technology and web-based curriculum.

  • Handled all aspects of the Fine Arts departmental budget
  • Write and maintain reports related to our NASAD accreditation
  • Developed new digital media based curriculum within the Fine Arts department
  • Set up and managed all hiring processes, including preparing travel plans for visiting interviewees
  • Managed all correspondence between the university and the department
  • Managed all departmental advertising, preparing traditional print and web-based advertising content
  • Work with outside partners to make digital fabrication equipment available to advanced level students.
  • Teach two classes a semester that deal with web and graphic design
  • Managed large format printing and 3-D printing facilities within the department
  • Worked to create video tutorials related to software instruction used within the department

Grants

2015 – PI for the Creation of a Digital Animation Studio grant – Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana

CON000000002264 – $94,728

CHART (Center for Hazard Assessment, Response and Technology)– Art Director

University of New Orleans (2011-17)

This position involved being the art director and head graphic designer in charge of creating artwork for publications related to hazard response.  The publications were designed for early readers and had to communicate complicated ideas using minimal language.

2018 Louisiana State Hazard Mitigation Guide / Art Director and Lead Designer

(2018-current)

I am currently designing a document for the state of Louisiana that brings together all of the states necessary planning information as it relates to existing hazards related to water and natural disasters.  This is a 700 page index that will be used by parish officials all over the state in regards to hazard preparedness.

Exhibition History

  • Small Treasures – Juried Exhibition  – 7/2018
  • Inverness Centre for the Arts, Nova Scotia,CA
  • Praying to the Giant Orange Head, Group Exhibition – 6/2017
  • Box 13 Gallery, Houston TX
  • Invisible Like Gravity – Group Exhibition – 4/2017
  • Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA
  • Materialized 3d – Juried Exhibition – 2/2017
  • Central Michigan University,
  • 4th Louisiana Biennial – Juried Exhibition – 2/2017
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibit – Juried Exhibition – 2/2017
  • Middles Tennessee State University, Martin, TN
  • Beyond Printmaking 5 – Juried Exhibition – 1/2017
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Surrogate – Solo Exhibition – 1/2016
  • Goodchildren Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Electron Salon – Invitational Exhibition – 1/2016
  • L.A. Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Second Round of the 2015 Hariban Award Exhibition – 7/2015
  • Put on by the Society for Photographic Education
  • 2014 First street gallery national juried exhibition – Juried Exhibition –  3/2014
  • First Street Gallery, New York, NY
  • Black and White Exhibition – juried exhibition – 9/2014
  • Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
  • Doleful – Solo Exhibition – 9/2013
  • UNO – St. Claude gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Falling Down – Solo Exhibition – 11/2012
  • Ten Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Taint Modern – 1/7/2012
  • The Big Top Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Southern Open – Juried Exhibition 5/14/2011
  • Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA
  • Fit for Consumption – 5/14/2011
  • Goodchildren Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Roadhouse – 12/10/2009
  • The Front, New Orleans, LA
  • 100 Days – 7/4/2009
  • Gallery Im Andechshof, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Things Fall Apart – 2/18/2009
  • Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Payoff – 1/10/2009
  • UNO St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans
  • The First Round – 11/1/2008
  • The Front, New Orleans, LA
  • St. Claude Collective – 11/1/2008
  • Universal Furniture Space, New Orleans, LA
  • Supernova – Juried Exhibition – 8/13/2009
  • Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • Wooly Mammoth – Solo Exhibition – 3/2008
  • University of New Orleans Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • This House is Made of Water  – Group show – 3/24/2006
  • Stealth Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL