Art Leadership Skill Marketing & Advertising: Promotional Conceptualization, Branding Artistic Leadership: Graphic Design; Conceptual Direction; Photography Art Direction; Layouts & Compositions; Font & Color Management; Photo Shoot Oversight; Multimedia Development; Sound Design; Exhibition curation Awards 2014 Winner of the Celebrate Fairfax Emerging Artist Awards Program sponsored by Fairfax County and AT&T Exhibitions 2015 Redefining Black, Gallery 102, Washington DC 2014 ReadyMade@100, Katzen Gallery, Washington DC 2014 GSA ArtMoves Exhibition , U.S. General Services Administration, Washington DC 2013 In Living Color, Bus Boys & Poet Café, Washington DC Experience MyhyArt, Studio artist/Curator Present Qitup Production Inc., 2005 -Present Launched and grew Music Publishing / Multimedia company amassing a list of clients that included Berman International, EPA, SeaWorld, MTV, and the Smithsonian to name a few. Art direction and supervised labor on show site to ensure that necessary activities are performed in a timely and cost effective manner -Recommend equipment purchases, tracks inventory, guarantees secure storage, and operates; Book guests, grew, equipment, oversee budget and branding. Sony Music International, NYC, NY 2000-2005 Mastering Engineer/Artist & Repertoire Representative Responsibilities included: Transferring various optical, mag film elements, analog/digital audio & video tape and hard disk files to either 35mm magnetic stock, analog & digital audio tape or hard disk, processing and re-mastering soundtracks in real time to Archival/Print master specs as required using digital and analog processing equipment. As well as responsible for booking, producing and promoting new artist. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC 1989-1997 Director of Special Events, Duties included: coordinating the support of internal and external theater events; arranged and implemented all music and sound effects for artistically ambitious main stage production; Assist guest artist and sound designers with the production and implementation of stage and sound/lighting cues; Supported all technical dress rehearsals and shows; Served as a liaison for communicating logistical; Also responsible for providing show cost estimates, budgeting, installation, operation, inventory control and billing of equipment; As well as hiring, scheduling and training of technical staff. Education GWU Corcoran School of Art & Design, Washington, DC BA in Fine Arts, 2016 Area of Specialization: Strong concentration in Contemporary Fine Art and Photography Computer Programs
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