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

Press Operator • Bench Pressed, St. Paul, MN • Winter 2015/2016 - Present
Printing jobs on the Heidelberg Windmill, trimming, finishing.

Press Operator • Printerette Press, Minneapolis, MN • Winter 2014/2015 - Summer 2017
Printing, foil stamping, and die cutting jobs on the Heidelberg Windmill, platemaking, trimming, finishing.

Volunteer • Lunalux, Minneapolis, MN • Winter 2014/2015 - Present
Design and print jobs, sort type, organize and package inventory for the store, assist retail customers, help 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
Printed jobs, designed and developed new products including greeting cards and stationery, assisted artists in residence with print projects, assisted in design and launch of new website and branding, managed sales through local vendors, managed interns, kept the shop clean, stocked, and organized.

Shop Manager and Printer • the Living Letter Press, Champaign, IL • Summer 2011 - Spring 2014
Printed jobs, designed and developed new products including greeting cards, invitations, announcements, and posters, taught letterpress workshops, managed interns, managed social network accounts, managed sales online and through local vendors, kept the shop clean, stocked, and organized.

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 using hand-set type and plates
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

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 GlassUrbana, 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 - 2016

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

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