K Tverbakk – Resume

Resume posted by ktverbakk in Arts and Culture.
Desired position type: Full-Time.

ktverbakk@gmail.com
Mobile:
7135343847
www.ktverbakk.com

Summary

I will be graduating from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in December 2016 with a BFA and an emphasis in Painting. I have experience with sales, installing work in a gallery setting, art handling, working in a wood and metal shop, assisting in gallery administration, as well as digital imaging and printing.

Specialties

  • Collaboration,
  • Gallery Administration,
  • Independent Work,
  • painting,
  • Photography,
  • Printing,
  • public speaking,
  • Visual Art,
  • writing

Skills

  • – Adobe CS5 Suite; proficient in Photoshop, Premiere, and InDesign
  • – Painting with acrylics, oils, spray paint, and watercolors
  • – Digital and film photography; darkroom development and printing
  • – Metal [welding] and woodshop
  • – Written and oral communication
  • – Art handling and gallery installation
  • – Printing on various machines and printer maintenance
  • – General office work, organization, and creative problem solving

Spoken Languages

  • English,
  • Norwegian

Education

Minneapolis College of Art and Design / 2013 – 2016
Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Painting

Took courses in:
– Papermaking
– Drawing and painting
– 3D, wood and metal
– Art history
– Installation and Performance
– Web and multimedia

University of Houston / 2012 – 2014
General studies with an emphasis in Graphic Design

Took courses in:
– Adobe programs
– Drawing

Experience

January 2016 – August 2016
Employer: Patrick Pryor, Kolman & Pryor Gallery
Title: Studio Assistant
Responsibilities: Helped built and stretch canvasses up to 10ft, primed and sanded painting surfaces, mixed colors, created underpaintings, art handling and packaging for transportation, installing work in a gallery and other professional settings for commissioned work, provided critique, social media upkeep, and general studio cleanup.

October 2015 – January 2016
Employer: Walker Art Center
Title: Visual Arts Intern
Responsibilities: Aided the assistant curators in gallery mockups, correspondence with artists and galleries, travel itinerary and hotel bookings for guests, mailing exhibition catalogues, organizing exhibition memorabilia, research on artists and their works, and organizing/responding to proposals.

June 2014 – February 2015
Employer: Students Helping Honduras
Title: Graphic Design Intern
Responsibilities: Designing banners, informational posters in english and spanish, and a wall mural for schools being built in Honduras.

December 2014 – Current
Employer: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Service Bureau
Title: Print Technician
Responsibilities: Helping students, faculty, and staff with digital printing, providing knowledge on various papers and printers, help with Adobe programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, and printer maintenance.