Artist and Designer

Resume posted by Zoe Blair-Schlagenhauf in Arts and Culture.

Desired position type: 'Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Contract'
Location: Los Angeles California, United States

zoe.blair302@gmail.com
Tel:
8606171780
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Summary

Hi, I’m an artist and designer who recently relocated from New Orleans to Los Angeles. I am independent, driven, and looking to get my start at a creative company or organization. I am a creative problem solver, and am adept with the Adobe Suite and other artistic softwares. I have experience with print and web design, as well as product design and typography.

Education

Loyola University New Orleans

Graduated Class of 2018

GPA 3.85, Magna Cum Laude

Bachelors of Fine Arts

Art History Minor

Experience

design assistant at Manuka Textiles, local wallpaper company

I recently started working at Manuka Textiles part time, I help the lead designer photograph work, design print and web graphics, keep the website up to date, as well as cut and prepare samples, tear sheets, and run errands.

co-founder and head designer of tenderness lit 2016 to present

Tenderness Lit is an online literary magazine and publishing house that focuses on publishing the work of LGBTQ and POC ­writers. I oversee website and book design, illustrations, and what we ­publish. I also help organize readings and performances across the country, as well as try to get our books into local stores. Find out more at tendernesslit.com.

studio assistant to sculptor Mark Grote 2014 to 2017

Ran administrative and studio happenings for artist Mark Grote at Loyola University, including work in the wood and metal shops as well as organizing the office and library.

curatorial assistant at PARSE gallery 2016 to 2017

Helped to curate exhibitions as well as the prep work leading up to them at local gallery space and nonprofit PARSE. Working closely with their in house graphic designer, I designed many print materials for their exhibitions, as well as organized and created databases for their artist and curator residency program.

untitled visual arts collective

President from 2016 to 2018. As a collective we organize and curate shows at Loyola University as well as the greater New Orleans area with the intention of fostering a community for young artists. With Untitled, I organized dozens of shows and events for artists and people who love art alike.

exhibition assistant at AIGA New Orleans 2015

Worked with Betsy Vardell and Jessica Helfand of Design Observer at their 2015 book exhibition at AIGA New Orleans.

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite (5 years experience)
  • Web Design, html, arduino, processing.
  • Book Design and Binding
  • Screen Printing
  • Lithography
  • Block Printing
  • Illustration
  • Logo Design
  • Branding
  • Any gallery work

Spoken Languages

    English

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