Arts Administrator

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Desired salary: $57,000.00
Desired position type: Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Contract
Location: Miami Florida, United States


Cultural arts administrator of visual, literary, and performing arts programs, holder of a Master of Fine Arts degree skilled in arts programming, grant writing, Art Education, and curating. Strong background in community programs, grant service and administration, and event planning.



Florida International University, Miami, Florida

  • Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking and Mixed Media

Moore College of Art and Design for Women, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting

DeVos Institute of Arts Management, Miami, Florida

  • Strategic Planning and the Arts seminar, January 2013
  • Capacity Building in the Arts with Michael M. Kaiser of the Kennedy Center, January 2011


Cultural Arts Curator and Exhibit Specialist, May 2012-present

The Deering Estate, Miami, Florida

  • Develops, curates, and administers multi-disciplinary events, including: historic and contemporary art exhibitions, Artist-in-Residence Programs, and performing arts events
  • Creates project proposals, curatorial narratives, museum interpretive materials, postcard and catalogue content and press releases; Plans related social media platform messaging and posts
  • Collaboratively manages a grant-funded budget of up to $250,000; Responsible for preparing and securing grant funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the State of Florida
  • Creates key relationships in the South Florida arts community and works with 15 partners and 200 multidisciplinary artists annually; Increased exhibition event attendance by 200%
  • Negotiates contractual agreements to exhibit $500,000 of art-on-loan annually; Specially-trained and experienced in handling fine art, historic documents, photographs, and ephemera

Artist in Residence Program Liaison, June 2010-May 2012

The Deering Estate, Miami, Florida

  • Pioneered a new model for the Artist-in-Residence program which increased visibility and utilization of historic studio facilities and encouraged public interaction with artists
  • Integrated the Artist-in-Residence program into special and community events, developed the Art Shorts and Art Take-Away programs, and increased Cultural Arts scholastic outreach

Visual Artist, 1989-present

  • Mixed-media artist and printmaker; Works include project-based collaborations with choreographers, composers, and writers
  • Artwork is held in the collections of the Frost Museum of Art, Miami, Florida; the Girls Club Collection-Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and the Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Art History and Studio Art Instructor, August 2008-September 2012

  • Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida, August 2010-September 2012; Designed and implemented syllabus for a unique art-appreciation course that emphasized historic and contemporary art history and theory, and included compelling projects for a diverse student population
  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida, August 2008-April 2010; As Graduate Instructor/Teacher of Record, instructed foundations art courses in Basic Design and Drawing, and supported departmental critiques, special projects, and daily operations

Fitness Manager and Instructor, Special Events Art Director

Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center, Miami, Florida, June 2001-May 2012

  • Responsible for daily fitness center operations, and scheduling and evaluation of 27 employees
  • Independently contracted and retained over 60 long-term personal training clients.
  • Planned, coordinated, and directed 6 consecutive, annual, art-focused special needs fundraisers


  • Grant Writing- 6 years
  • Art Program Development- 6 years
  • Exhibition Curator- 8 years
  • Arts Marketing, Social Media- 6 Years
  • Teaching- 8 Years


    Art Consulting, Grant Writing, visual arts

Spoken Languages

    Some Spanish