E D U C A T I O N
BFA in Graphic Design, Minor in Art History • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN • 2005 - 2009
Summa Cum Laude, GPA 3.9
Printmaking and Bookmaking Intensive • Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy • Summer 2009
W O R K E X P E R I E N C E
Studio Technician • Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN • Summer 2019 - Present
Press maintenance, shop organization, inventory management.
Press Operator • Bench Pressed, Minneapolis, MN • Winter 2015/2016 - Present
Printing, die-cutting, and scoring jobs on the Heidelberg Windmill, trimming, inventory management and shop organization, press maintenance.
Press Operator • Printerette Press, Minneapolis, MN • Winter 2014/2015 - Summer 2017
Printed, die-cut, and foil-stamped jobs on the Heidelberg Windmill, platemaking, finishing, trimming, inventory management and shop organization.
Volunteer • Lunalux, Minneapolis, MN • Winter 2014/2015 - November 2016
Designed and printed jobs, organized type, organized and packaged inventory for the store, assisted retail customers, helped keep the shop clean and organized.
Post Production Assistant • Spark Letterpress, Minneapolis, MN • Winter 2014/2015 - Fall 2015
Platemaking, finishing, packing and shipping.
Shop Manager and Printer • Mayonnaise Press, Fishers Island, NY • Summer 2014
Designed and printed jobs, kept the shop clean, stocked, and organized, maintained equipment, assisted artists in residence with print projects, assisted in design and launch of new web site and branding, managed sales through local vendors, managed interns, designed and developed new products.
Shop Manager and Printer • the Living Letter Press, Champaign, IL • Summer 2011 - Spring 2014
Designed and printed jobs, kept the shop clean, stocked, and organized, maintained equipment, taught letterpress workshops, managed social networking accounts, managed sales online and through local vendors, managed interns, designed and developed new products.
Graphic Designer • Bonadies Creative and Mpress Interactive, Champaign, IL • Spring 2011 - Spring 2014
Designed and prepared files for the LetterMpress and SimplyMpress apps, digitized 25 fonts of wood type from the Living Letter Press' collection into OpenType fonts, designed other various print materials.
Letterpress Shop Monitor • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN • 2008 - 2009
Assisted students with letterpress projects, kept the shop clean and organized.
Freelance Designer • Spirit of ‘68 Promotions and the Bishop Bar, Bloomington, IN • 2007 - 2010
Designed promotional print materials for local and regional music events.
Intern • Hatch Show Print, Nashville, TN • Summer 2007
Designed and printed posters, invitations, and announcements, worked directly with clients small and large.
S K I L L S A N D I N T E R E S T S
Extensive letterpress printing experience with hand-set type and plates on various press models including Vandercook, Chandler and Price, Pilot, Kelsey, and Heidelberg Windmill
Press maintenance experience on various press models including Vandercook, Chandler and Price, Pilot, Kelsey, and Heidelberg Windmill
Foil stamping, die cutting, trimming, screen printing, linocut, intaglio, and bookmaking experience
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
A C T I V I T I E S A N D H O N O R S
Board Member and Volunteer, Proof Public • Minneapolis, MN • January 2017- Present
Contributor, Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters • Spring 2015
Kseniya Thomas and Jessica C. White, Princeton Architectural Press
Co-Organizer, Tandem: Bikes and Art • Champaign, IL • Fall 2012 and Summer 2013
Co-created, organized, and installed a community art show focusing on bicycles, with profits split between artists and a local bike charity.
Honoree, Murals on Glass • Urbana, IL • on display Fall 2013 - Fall 2014
Recipient of community award to beautify the city streetscape of downtown Urbana.
Hamilton Wood Type Wayzgoose Conference Attendee • Two Rivers, WI • 2010 - 2019
Ladies of Letterpress Wayzgoose Conference Attendee • Asheville, NC and Mt. Pleasant, IA • 2011, 2013
Founder’s Day Honors List (Dean’s List) • Indiana University • 2005 - 2009
Graphic Design Area Award • Indiana University • Winter 2008
Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society Inductee • Indiana University • Winter 2008
S E L E C T E D E X H I B I T I O N S
Posters for Parks, Minneapolis, MN, 2018
Artcrank, Minneapolis, MN, 2016, 2015
Music and Lyrics, Hamilton Ink Spot, St. Paul, MN, 2015
abCU: A Showcase of Handcrafted Letterforms, Champaign, IL, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Tandem: Bikes and Art, Champaign, IL, 2013, 2012
Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum Benefit, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2012
Eye Candy: Sweet Letterpress Art Inspired by Social Work, Champaign, IL, 2012
Spirit of '68 Gallery Retrospective, Bloomington, IN, 2011