Texile Designer

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Education

 State University of New York College at Buffalo (Buffalo State College) 2013

Bachelor of Science in Fibers Design     

University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2007-2008

Coursework in Fine Arts

British School of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2006

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Awards at Buffalo State College

Nancy Belfer Sterling Scholarship (2012 also 2013)
Undergraduate Small Research Grant, Introspective Tapestry Research 2012
John J. Jauquet Award for Creative Excellence in Fibers Design 2012
Dean of Arts and Humanities Invitational Exhibition 2012

 

Group Memberships

Buffalo Society of Artists (juried) 2014

Workshops Attended

Contemporary Textile Co-op, Toronto, Canada, Natural Dye Pigment Printing Workshop with Thea Haines 2015
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, Tapestry Workshop with Marcel Marois 2012
Canada Crafting Sustainability Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2015
 

Workshops Taught

Tapestry Weaving Workshop, at Camanance (sudio textil), San Jose Costa Rica 2016
Eco-printing Workshop, at Camanance (sudio textil), San Jose Costa Rica 2017
Wool Felting Workshop, at Camanance (sudio textil), San Jose Costa Rica 2016
Indigo Dyeing Introduction Class, for Children with Learning Disabilities at Starlight Studios, Buffalo, NY 2015
Natural Dyeing Workshop I, at The Foundry, Buffalo, NY 2015

 Related experience

Blue Spirit Retreat Center, Nosara, Costa Rica 2015-2016  

Gift Shop Manager/Sales Rep.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 2011-present

         Art Teacher/Teacher Assistant (First-Friday's and Seasonal Art camps)

Buffalo Board of Education, Buffalo, NY

Substitute Teacher at Buffalo Public Schools

         Fibers Studio Monitor, Buffalo State College, 2012-2013

        Czurles- Nelson Gallery, Buffalo State College, Gallery monitor 2009-2010