LEHIGH UNIVERSITY

Bachelors of Arts in Fine Arts

August 2019

 

Present

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale

  • Dean’s List (Fall 2019, Spring 2020)

  • Relevant Coursework: Figure; Graphic Design; 2-D Design; Advanced Studio; Painting II; Plein Air; Human Physiology; Cell Biology

  • Computer Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign

  • Teaching Experience: Teacher’s assistant for Drawing II class [Spring 2020]

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science and Sustainability

August 2014

 

May 2018

[Concentration in Evolutionary Biology and Applied Ecology]

Minor in Horticulture with a Focus in the Botanical Arts

ART EXHIBITION/

COMMISSIONED WORK

Visualizing Brain Functions 

(Textbook & Exhibition)

May 2020

 

Present

EW Fairchild-Martindale Library at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

  • Collaborated with Professor Jennifer Swann to create 10-15 medical/scientific illustrations and digital animations for her open-source neuroanatomy textbook

  • Ensured client (Professor Swann) satisfaction with both accuracy and effectiveness of textbook illustrations and improved work based on client’s constructive feedback

  • Created additional more artistic endeavors inspired by the brain to complement the more informational illustrations   

Commissioned Skeletal Anatomy Illustrations

August 2018

 

June 2019

EDUCATION

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale

  • Graduated with Research Honors Dean’s List (Fall 2015, Spring 2018)

  • Relevant Coursework: Advanced Ecology; Physiological Ecology;, Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, & Evolution; Dynamics of Marine Ecosystem; Oceanography; Field Biology; DNA, Genetics, & Genetic Diversity; Sustainable Development; Microbes & the Environment; Herpetology; Plant Science & Systems; The Art of Plant Anatomy; Study in Botanical Illustrations; Economics of Environment & Natural Resources; General Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Calculus I; Calculus II; Statistical Theory & Application; and Fundamentals of Physics

  • Computer Software: R, Python, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Certifications: CPR, First Aid, Completed Agricultural Worker Protection Standard Training 

  • Planned out complex, multi-canvas wall mural and directly painted wall mural illustrating and emphasizing the immense biodiversity in terrestrial, wetland, intertidal, and marine underground/underwater ecosystems

  • Executed canvas paintings at a set timeline pace to ensure timely completion

  • Communicated with library representatives to ensure client satisfaction of ongoing project 

  • Worked with lead PI of the EEB Teaching Labs to create cat and fox skeletal anatomy illustrations for publication in future class laboratory manuals

  • Ensured satisfactory completion of accurate and aesthetically pleasing diagrams to be used as future teaching material in a timely manner  

Nature Themed Murals

August 2017

 

May 2018

Albert R. Mann Library at

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Teaching Labs at Princeton University, Princeton NJ

ART TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teacher's Assistant

Drawing II class at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

January 2020

 

May 2020

ART GRANT

FUNDING

  • Humanities Lab Research Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation [$10,000]: 2020 

  • Prepared, organized and maintained class materials

  • Photographed, installed, and archived art exhibitions

  • Contributed to teaching students in class with one-on-one informal critiques and demonstrations 

Children's Art Teacher

The Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

April 2020

 

Present

  • Created engaging art lesson plans for elementary-aged children

  • Maintained all necessary materials and demonstrated different techniques

  • Entertained and kept students engaged in the entire lesson with additional projects and prompts 

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