Art Industry Professional

Resume posted by Krista Kietzman in Museum and Gallery.

Desired position type: Any
Location: New York New York, United States

kristakietz@gmail.com
Tel:
Mobile:
(850)728-0116

Summary

New resident of New York previously held positions by the Florida Department of Corrections seeks a career change into the art industry. I have already completed three internships; one in a gallery and two in a fine arts museum.

Education

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida May 2011 – December 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Art History with a minor in Museum Studies, graduated cum laude.
Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, Florida January 2007 – April 2011
Associate in Arts in General Studies, graduated with honors.
Lively Technical Center, Tallahassee, Florida August 2000 – May 2002
Certificate of Completion in Commercial Photography

Experience

Denis Gardarin Gallery
New York, NY
Intern May 2015 – May 2015
• Worked on the special exhibition Diamants by artist Mathieu Mercier.
• Greeted visitors, escorted them to the exhibition space, and guided them through it while explaining the artwork.
• Assisted in the development of the gallery’s social media standing.

Florida Department of Corrections
Tallahassee, FL
Correctional Sentence Specialist May 2007 – December 2014
• Reviewed sentencing documents for inmates to ensure accuracy within the Department of Corrections database.
• Frequently chosen to handle special projects by management.
• Managed the correspondence with Florida jails regarding the transportation of inmates whenever the supervisor was unavailable to handle them.
• Handled phone calls with attorneys and family members of inmates discussing their sentence and the procedures within the Department of Corrections in adherence to Florida statutes.

Tim Yoho Photography & Awards
Tallahassee, FL
Photographer March 2005 – December 2014
• Provided photography services in addition to answering questions regarding purchasing options.
• Assisted customers in finding resolutions whenever they were unhappy with a product.
• Maintained control in situations with large groups of adults and children.

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts
Tallahassee, FL
Intern August 2014 – December 2014
• Worked under the exhibition designer and preparator.
• Gained knowledge on art handling.
• Documented the condition of incoming and outgoing artworks.
• Assisted with exhibition installations.
• Developed the skill of installing vinyl lettering to walls.

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts
Tallahassee, FL
Intern May 2014 – August 2014
• Worked in the Education department.
• Conducted research in preparation of a future exhibition.
• Assisted in the development of an educational packet for an exhibition to assist teachers at local schools.
• Guided a group of children through an exhibition and lead activities related to the exhibition.

Florida Department of Corrections
Tallahassee, FL
Correctional Sentence Technician July 2006 – May 2007
• Handled the incoming and outgoing mail process, including correspondence received over the fax machine.
• Tracked the movement of subjects sentenced to prison that were still in the jail’s custody.
• Assisted with incoming phone calls.

Florida Department of Corrections
Tallahassee, FL
Executive Secretary September 2005 – July 2006
• Provided secretarial support for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Community Corrections and Re-Entry.
• Answered multi-line phones, assisted my supervisors with organizing their emails, process the incoming/outgoing mail, filed documents, and copied.
• Processed purchase request for needed office supplies.
• Handled the distribution of badges and kept a log recording those actions.
• Made travel arrangements for my supervisors, and processed travel reimbursements.

Florida Department of Corrections
Tallahassee, FL
Staff Assistant May 2004 – September 2005
• Answered multi-lined phones, filed, typed, and copied.
• Created reports on a weekly and monthly basis using the Excel program.
• Coordinated with county jails regarding the transportation of inmates to Department of Corrections custody.
• Handled responding to correspondence from inmates or relatives.

Florida Department of Corrections
Tallahassee, FL
Secretary Specialist September 2002 – May 2004
• Answered multi-lined phones, filed, typed, and copied.
• Used a program specific to the Department of Corrections to input data, and track the process of correspondence.

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in art handling
  • Planning/coordinating
  • Excellent research skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Experience in customer service
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience in educational programs
  • Understanding of multi-line phones
  • Proficient with PC & Mac Operating Systems

Groups & Associations

    Phi Beta Kappa

Spoken Languages

    English

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