LGBTQ Arts Administration Production & Development Specialist

Resume posted by JRVMAJESTY in Arts and Culture.

Desired position type: 'Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Contract'
Location: Chicago Illinois, United States

jrvmajesty@gmail.com
Tel:
6303622893
Mobile:
6303622893

Summary

Creative support and strategic resources for LGBTQ artists and organizations with six years of diverse project management experience including: performance events, educational workshops, literary, film, and music production. Proven ability to coordinate marketing, logistical funding and timeline-based campaigns with ongoing and emerging works.

Education

MSW in Community Health & Urban Development
Jane Addams School of Social Work – University of Illinois at Chicago (2011 – 2012)

BA in Applied Behavioral Sciences with Public Policy Concentration
National-Louis University (2010)

AA in Political Science & International Relations
Waubonsee Community College (2010)

Experience

Director of Development – The Inconvenience – Chicago, IL (2015 – Present)
Responsible for research and development of grant writing and alternative funding strategies for $150k annual budget. The Inconvenience is a community of interdisciplinary artists mixing music, theatre, dance, fine art and educational initiatives.

Creative Director – JRV MAJESTY Productions – Chicago, IL (2012 – Present)
Production and project management of independent creative, cultural and social justice focused LGBTQ works.

• High Concept Laboratories Institutional Incubation Residency Program – Chicago Queer Arts Mentorship Program
• Educational Workshops: Northwestern University, DePaul University, School of the Art Institute-Chicago
• Producer/Curator, Queer, Ill, & Okay at Links Hall Theatre (2103), Defibrillator Gallery (2014), Storefront Theater (2015)
• Production Manager, La Lune De Femme New Orleans Fringe Festival (2014), REVIVAL at Pritzker Pavilion (2013-2014)
• Producer, Queer Lexicon Oral History Series, StoryCorps Partnership, Featured on Vocalo, Exhibited in Strange Bedfellows (2013)

Teaching Artist – About Face Theatre – Chicago, IL (2012 – 2013)
Develop curriculum and conduct creative writing and performance workshops for inner-city youth.

Creative Director – Chicago IRL – Chicago, IL (2011 – 2013)
A local arts and literary digest and archive documenting Chicago’s LGBTQIA & Gender Non-Conforming populations featuring over 200+ artists. Archived at Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago’s Read/Write Museum & Gerber/Hart Library & Archives.

Social Media Creative Consultant – Heartland Alliance – Chicago, IL (2010 – 2011)
Design and facilitate implementation of social media strategy promoting educational initiatives on HIV prevention for MSM throughout Nigeria at four site locations.

Specialties

    LGBTQ Clients

Groups & Associations

    Chicago Ideas Week Co-Op Board, High Concept Laboratories Artistic Advisory Board, Howard Brown Health Center Community Advisory Board

Spoken Languages

    English (Fluent)

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail
←   |   →