Art and Publication Manager

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Desired salary: $60,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: Cassville West Virginia, United States

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Accomplished and resourceful Art Exhibit and Programs Coordinator with 15+ years of experience managing art events, researching philanthropic opportunities, securing grants, fundraising, developing content, writing, publishing, and presenting to a variety of audiences. Artistic leader possessing creative critical thinking skills, effective communication abilities, and exceptional organization skills. Support events, travel, and programs with stakeholders. Creative professional with interest in feminist/women’s art, work in advancing interdisciplinary research practices, and engaging the public in learning and sharing of the arts.


Master of Arts, Art History & Graduate Certificate, Women’s & Gender Studies

West Virginia University


Master of Public Administration, Non-Profit Management

University of Nebraska-Omaha


Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art; Minors in Art History & English

University of Nebraska-Lincoln


West Virginia University Libraries, Morgantown, WV

Exhibits & Programs Coordinator      2017 – Present

Champion art exhibitions in 3 campus spaces utilizing research, committee and stakeholder coordination, fundraising (including grants and sponsors), and outreach with campus and community partners. Chair multiple committees, providing project leadership to 4-12 professionals, formulating exhibit outlines, and preparing quarterly display and exhibit schedule for website. Control exhibit budget of $25K for 3 main campus libraries ensuring accuracy and efficiency.

  • Design and maintain 70+ exhibits and redeveloped arts program mission, inventory of spaces, and exhibition process.
  • Expanded campus-wide knowledge and awareness by leading creative projects with classes, exhibitions, and community regarding social justice and contemporary topics.
  • Enabled libraries to effectively coordinate multiple moving parts of successful exhibitions, programs, and promotions by establishing a documentation plan.
  • Generated funding for large exhibitions in 9 months by writing grants, conducting research, and fundraising.
  • Developed Virtual Program Offerings, including virtual tours, programs, and online exhibitions to maximize learning.
  • Conceptualized and presented first-ever Morgantown Public Art Guide to better promote the arts in the community.
  • Established best practices for library exhibits highlighting WVU Libraries’ collections within the WVU curriculum.

West Virginia University College of Creative Arts, Morgantown, WV

Graduate Teaching Assistant    2014 – 2016

Assisted art history professors with creating content, substituting, and tutoring students to maximize learning outcomes.

  • Collaborated with students and helped with content issues and editing of papers to achieve course completion.
  • Authored thesis paper and contacted artist to identify missing information which is now available with interviews.


Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

Instructor, Arts Administration and Grant Writing     2010 – 2012

Developed course content and presentations and taught a minimum of 10 undergraduate students about arts administration. Created and graded assignments and provided tutoring when needed to increase student success and learning outcomes.

  • Instructed students about art administration and grant writing, created course content, and graded exams.


The Reader, Omaha, NE

Arts Columnist                  2006 – 2012

Authored and published art features including “Mixed Media” weekly column. Conducted research, visited exhibitions, interviewed artists, and wrote and promoted weekly articles about current art projects and programs in the community.

  • Formed partnership with the local radio station and produced art reviews and wrote/edited longer reviews.
  • Promoted arts in the newspaper and public radio citywide to educate residents about artist exhibits and events.




Independent Writer and Scholar, 2006 – Present

Independent Curator, 2012 – Present

  • See LinkedIn for list of Articles, Essays, Publications, Exhibitions, Press Reviews/Interviews, and more.



  • Grant Reporting & Writing
  • Research & Development
  • Philanthropy
  • Fundraising
  • Writing/Publishing
  • Content Development
  • Art Writing
  • Community & Outreach Programs
  • Customer Service
  • Operations Management
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Communication Skills


    Communications, contemporary and art history, exhibitions manangement, project management, Team Management

Groups & Associations

    College Art Association, Southeast College Art Association

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