SUMMARY
Accomplished artist and designer with a ride range of media experience, a keen strategic mind, and an abundance of visionary ideas. Seasoned leader with recognized skills in productive collaboration, project and people management, organization and communication.

EXPERIENCE
Studio Artist - October 2021 to present
- Solo show, ‘Retrofits’ at The Park Circle Gallery in Charleston, SC : July 2022
- Residency and site specific sculpture installation ‘Whale Club’ at The Good Supply in Pemaquid, ME : August 2022
- GAP Gallery Group Shows in Charleston, SC: October and December 2021, July 2022
- Piccolo Spoleto Juried Show at the City Gallery in Charleston, SC: June 2022
- North Charleston Arts Fest Judged Fine Art & Photography Competition in Charleston, SC: May 2022
- 'Recycled Art Show' at The Port Royal Sound Foundation, Beaufort, SC : November 2021
- ‘Chalktoberfest’ Community Chalk Art Competition, 3rd place. Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. October 2021
Freelance Commercial Artist and Marketing Consultant - January 2016 to present
- Murals commissioned by The Town of Hilton Head Island : painted mural for Hilton Head Elementary School (2022), Sidewalk chalk murals for Crescendo Art Festival (2021 & 2019), Chalk Mural for Island Rec Center Grand Opening (2020), 450’ digital illustration mural for Pope Avenue Park Work Site (2019), painted pole murals at 7 beach access points (2022).
- Collaborative mural with disabled adults from Pockets Full of Sunshine at The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head, SC (2022).
- Painted murals for local businesses: Move Fitness, Bluffton, SC (2019). Hilton Head Brewing Company (2020).
- Non-profit Marketing: The Outside Foundation, Hilton Head, SC (2016-2022)
Full spectrum marketing for growing non-profit, including strategic planning, budgeting, design, illustration, events, education, public relations and communication building.
- Event Design and Direction: The Hilton Head Island Boat Show, Hilton Head, SC: 2016-2017
Ran every aspect of 3,000+ attendee event including vendor and sponsor procurement and management, volunteer recruitment and direction, strategic marketing, graphic design, and event budget.
- Branding, design and illustration: The Good Supply, Pemaquid, ME (2016-2022)
Led several branding retreats in order to create brand standards, business strategy, aesthetic, verbiage, event concepts and e-commerce planning for retail art gallery. Created multitude of illustrations and designs, assisted with event design, and liaised with artists on multi-level marketing and branding campaigns.
- Music Videos: Jevon Daly & The Lowcountry Boil Band, Hilton Head, SC (2016-2020)
Ideated, shot, edited and published ten music videos. Collaborated on Facebook live performances drawing chalk murals to accompany live music.
Director of Marketing - May 2011-December 2015 & January 2019 - October 2021. Outside Brands, Hilton Head Island, SC.
- Built a marketing department for a multi-division medium size business in the outdoor recreation, specialty retail and corporate travel industries.
- Oversaw comprehensive marketing strategies, plans, budgets for every aspect of the business, which contributed to a five-fold increase in revenues during my tenure.
- Executed all marketing activity, either personally or by managing third party vendors. Including branding, graphic design, digital advertising, photo and video shoots/production, social media, public relations, events, web design and management, e-commerce, partnerships,
- Managed other team members focused in public relations, social media and community relationships.

EDUCATION
2004-2006: BA in Studio Art & BA in Art History: College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
2002-2004: BFA Candidate in Painting and Printmaking: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
2000-2002: Arts Enhanced High School Diploma in Visual Arts: South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities, Greenville, SC.

PROFICIENCIES
Art Mediums: oil painting, acrylic painting, mural painting, life drawing, installation, illustration, graphic design, chalk, lithograpy, block printing, etching, basic wood working, pastel, pencil, ink, dye, batik, weaving/fabrics, plaster and casting, found object sculpture, interior design, videography, editing.
Digital programs: Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, PremierPro, Portfolio, Acrobat, Lightroom, Muse. Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, Access. Apple: iMovie, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, GarageBand, iPhotos. Website, Publishing & Ecommerce: Wordpress, Shopify, Fareharbor, Lightspeed, Wix, Squarespace, Google Analytics, Google Search Central. Internet tools: entire Google Suite, Skype, Asana, Slack. Digital Advertising: Google Ads, Metaverse Advertising, Programmatic Digital Advertising. Social Media: strategic planning and content creation for Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube.
Skills: Research, creative problem solving, concepting and ideation, planning and budgeting, managing individuals and teams, managing third party contractors, writing and editing, diplomacy
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