Work Experience

3.2020—present Graphic Designer, Block Club, Buffalo, NY
1.2020—3.2020 Freelance Graphic Designer, Mower, Buffalo, NY
9.2019—12.2019 Graphic Design Intern, White Bicycle, Buffalo, NY
6.2019—8.2019 Graphic Design Intern, Gelia, Buffalo, NY
1.2019—5.2019 Graphic Design Intern, Mr. Smith Agency, Buffalo, NY
5.2018—7.2018 Graphic Design Intern, Mower Agency, Buffalo, NY

*Freelance agencies and clients include Launch Media, Purus Air, Simplified Solutions Digital Marketing Agency, Mower, Buffalo Botanical Gardens, and Mountain Surf Paddle Sports.

Education

2019 BFA, Communication Design, SUNY Buffalo State
2019 BA, Art, SUNY Buffalo State
Accademia dell’Arte, Florence, Italy, 4-week Fresco Painting course 

Skills

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe After Effects  
Adobe Premiere
Procreate
Rough Animator
Illustration
Painting
Google Web Designer (basic)
Blender (basic) 
HTML5/CSS3 (basic) 

Awards & Achievements

2020 Dean’s Award for Excellence, Art & Design, SUNY Buffalo State
2020 Silver ADDY: Illustration Campaign, American Advertising Federation Buffalo
2020 Silver ADDY: Integrated Branding Campaign, American Advertising Federation Buffalo
2019 Honorable Mention, Don Nichols Scholarship, American Advertising Federation Buffalo
2015—2019 Dean’s List, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 3rd Place, Portfolio Review, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2018 Hyatt’s Award for Excellence, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 1st Place Team, BrandHack, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2017 Recipient, Small Research Grant, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 Recipient, Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 2nd Place, University Heights Arts Association, Beauty in Our Backyard Competition 
2015 Hollow, Hyatt’s Award for Creativity, SCVA Exhibit, University of Buffalo

Affiliations

2018—2019 Student Liaison, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2017—2019 Student Member, American Advertising Federation Buffalo 
2018 Member, National Honor Society of Leadership and Success 
2016 Member, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Exhibitions

2021 Selected Participant, Buffalo Art Movement Maze, The Witches Ball, Buffalo, NY
2019 Solo Exhibition, Storytime, Sugar City, Buffalo, NY
2018 Works Selected, Art & Design Student Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 Work Selected, Annual Design Foundations Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2018 Curator, Visual Arts Board Juried Student Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2017 Work Selected, Fine Arts Student Exhibition, SUNY Buffalo State 
2016 Works Selected, Women’s Week Art Show, 515 Main St. Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
2015 Work Selected, SCVA Exhibit, University of Buffalo 
2015 Work Selected, AK Teens Future Curators Show, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
2015 Work Selected, Monster 5.0: Invasion Show, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY