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EDUCATION

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Providence, RI
BFA: Furniture Design, June 2013

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Cambridge, MA
Visiting student in Media Arts & Sciences, 2011-2012

BROWN UNIVERSITY
Providence, RI
Supplementary Studies, 2010-2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
North Kingstown, RI
2005 – 2009



SKILLS

DESIGN
Strong ability to research, conceptualize, and ideate through sketching and model making. Skilled at architectural drafting, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, SolidWorks.
Cursory knowledge of Rhinoceros +Grasshopper, HTML, Arduino, and Processing

MAKE
Extensive knowledge of wood, woodworking, and metal fabrication. Proficient skills in photography and various casting techniques.



EXPERIENCE

SHOP MONITOR
Responsible for the general safety and operations of the Furniture Department’s wood and metal shops
[November 2011 - Present]

RISD OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Research assistant assigned to collect and analyze information pertinent to office-sponsored events and initiatives, like STEMtoSTEAM (www.stemtosteam.com)
[June 2011 - Present]

RISD ALL-NIGHTER
Writer & Photographer for the official RISD online newspaper (www.all-nighter.com)
[October 2010 - Present]

RISD CONTINUING EDUCATION + FOUNDATION STUDIES
Teaching Assistant for design, fine art, and furniture classes
[June 2010 - Present]



LEADERSHIP

STUDENT ALLIANCE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE SECRETARY
Responsible for maintaining correspondence, planning meetings, documenting meeting minutes, organizing events, and representing the RISD undergraduate student body
[May 2011 - Present]

RISD STEAM CLUB
Founder and primary leader; Coordinates recruitment and events, maintains web presence and general contacts
[Spring 2011 - Present]

ORIENTATION LEADER
Chosen by the RISD Office of Student Life to guide and assist in the acclimation of freshman to the college [September 2010]

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE
Worked with RISD faculty, staff, and students to research, discuss, and debate issues pertinent to “Life
At and After RISD” as part of a campus-wide effort to create an actionable five-year plan for RISD
[Winter 2010]



VOLUNTEER

JAMESTOWN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Team member, responsible for opening and maintaining public shelters in the event of emergency situations in Jamestown, RI [2006 - Present]
*Red Cross certified in Shelter Operations, Shelter Simulation, Mass Care, Standard First Aid, Adult and Child CPR/AED, Infant CPR

BIF-7 COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION SUMMIT
Volunteer for the Business Innovation Factory’s seventh annual Collaborative Innovation Summit [September 2011]

A BETTER WORLD BY DESIGN CONFERENCE
Volunteer, proctored the Core 77 Design Challenge, aided with registration, and setup of events [2010, 2011]



HONORS

YOUNGEST GUNS
Dwell Magazine
Highlighted as one of "the youngest and most promising designing minds at work today."
[May 2012]

FINE FURNISHINGS & FINE CRAFT SHOW
Rhode Island Convention Center Work selected by a panel of faculty to represent RISD
[October 2011]

HONOR STUDENT
Rhode Island School of Design
[Fall 2010 - Present]

ADMISSIONS OFFICE INSTALLATION
Rhode Island School of Design
[November 2010 - November 2011]

TRUSTEES MEETING EXHIBITION
Rhode Island School of Design
[February 2010]

CONANICUT ISLAND ART ASSOCIATION SPRING
EXHIBITION
Art displayed as a scholarship recipient, Jamestown, RI
[June 2009]