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									                                   Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

                                   Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design, Graduation: May 2010
                                   Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0
                                   University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
                                   Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in English, Studio Art, Graduation: May 2005
                                   Cumulative GPA: 3.89/4.0

                                   Intercontinental Hotels Group, Atlanta, GA

                                   Design Specialist, Summer 2009--Spring 2010
                                   Designed and implemented comprehensive interior refresh for hotel brand’s high-
                                   end extended stay suites. Created custom design solutions, supervised model suite
                                   installations, and reviewed shop drawings. Presented to Global Brand Management
                                   team and hotel owners. Developed design literature for meetings and promotions.
                                   Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
                                   Assistant Instructor, Spring 2010
                                   Stimulated design thinking and critical reflection through lectures and workshops
                                   for conceptually-focused undergraduate studio. Created presentation materials.
                                   Campbell Design Group, Savannah, GA
                                   Intern, Fall 2008
                                   Collaborated with principal of high-end interior design firm to design commercial
                                   and residential projects. Selected interior finishes and fixtures, drafted schematic
                                   plans and elevations, and updated materials library.
                                   The Art Box, Charlottesville, VA
                                   Store Manager, Spring 2005--Summer 2007
                                   Directed daily operations of art supply store. Revised layout to maximize space
                                   and appeal; designed product displays. Created ads and newsletters. Hired and
                                   trained employees; maintained payroll and schedule.
                                   University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
                                   Aunspaugh Fellow, Fall 2005--Spring 2006
                                   Received grant for intensive studio production and service to UVa’s Art Department.
                                   Worked on self-directed painting project culminating in thesis exhibit. Served as
                                   teaching assistant for collaborative printmaking studio and for mural painting studio.

                                   University Trustees, Charlottesville, VA

                                   Reunions Chair, Fall 2004--Present
                                   Plan five-year reunion for University of Virginia graduates in conjunction with alumni
                                   office, overseeing 250-person committee. Create class events and networking strategy.
                                   Boys and Girls Club, Jasper County, SC
                                   Art Instructor, Summer 2008
                                   Introduced underprivileged children to drawing, painting, and collage techniques.
                                   Created lesson plans focused on fine arts education and multicultural projects.
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athens, ga 30606                   Proficient in Revit, AutoCad, Microstation, Photoshop, InDesign, and Excel.

434.989.5238                       Strong communicator adept at writing, hand-rendering, and quick-sketching.                 Flexible leader that is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and a creative problem solver.
                                   Savannah College of Art and Design, Outstanding MFA Thesis Award Recipient,
                      OF NOTE

                                   Outstanding Academic Achievement Award Recipient, and Academic Honors Fellow
                                   Interior Design Educators Council, 2010 National Conference Scholarship Recipient
                                   International Interior Design Association, Student Member
                                   Phi Beta Kappa Honor Fraternity, Member
                                   University of Virginia, Lawn Resident and Aunspaugh Fellow

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