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Assistant Manager, Museum Store

The Barnes Foundation – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About the Barnes The Barnes Foundation, established in 1922, promotes appreciation of the arts and horticultural science, through the preservation, presentation, and interpretation of the collections of Albert C. and …

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InFusion Coffee & Tea Gallery – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Shift manager, Barista, and Gallery Coordinator for busy neighborhood café in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. Coordinated monthly art exhibits showing local artists. Supervised baristas and counter sales associates …

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The Purple Feather Dessert Café – Provincetown, Massachusetts

During the late summer and fall of 2009, I worked as barista and manager-in-training of this popular dessert café in the seaside resort of Provincetown on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The …

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Freelance Graphic Designer – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Beginning in 2009, I started designing products for an online marketplace for print-on-demand products ( I now own several shops on, with over 2,000 products combined, that continue to …

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Amoeba Art Shops – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Owner and operator of independent art materials business with two locations in Philadelphia, PA totaling 5,000 square feet and an e-Commerce website with over 50,000 product SKUs. Managed 12 full- …

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Freelance Mac Computer Specialist – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

While I was working at Need in Deed, I was frequently called upon to give one-on-one computer training/troubleshooting to private clients. Often, these clients were elderly or new to using …

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Need in Deed – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Need in Deed is a non-profit service-learning organization serving the children and teachers of Philadelphia (and beyond) for over 25 years. With huge school loans looming over me and an …

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Master of Fine Arts

I earned my MFA in Glass from Tyler School of Art (then located on the Elkins Park estate of Sara Elkins Tyler; now relocated to Temple University’s main campus in …

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The Patrick Allan-Fraser of Hospitalfield Trust – Arbroath, Angus, Scotland

Hospitalfield House, the inspiration for Monksbarns in Sir Walter Scott’s The Antiquary, is a largely 19th century gentleman’s estate built upon foundations of a 13th century hospital for plague and …

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BFA in Drawing and Painting

Bachelor of Arts Major: Drawing and Painting Minor: Speech Communications Magna cum laude (4.0 GPA) Honors and Awards: Finalist, Rickert-Ziebold Trust Awards, 1997 Panelist, Glass Arts Society Conference (Tucson, AZ), …

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Research Glassblowing Facility, SIUC – Carbondale, Illinois

When I moved to Carbondale to go to college, I moved a few months early so I could be classified as a resident of Illinois to lower my tuition. I …

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AlphaGraphics PrintShops of the Future – Dallas, Texas

As Marketing Director for AlphaGraphics‘ seven company-owned stores in Texas, I was responsible for creating promotions, buying ads (including print, outdoor, and radio), and marketing for seven busy print/copy shops …

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The Container Store – Dallas, Texas

(Part-time, seasonal) Working the night shift (usually from midnight to 4:00 am or 8:00 am), I worked in a tightly controlled team responsible for restocking and visual merchandising of The …

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Mobil Oil Research & Development Laboratory – Farmers Branch, Texas

My primary function at the Mobil Oil R&D lab was in the mailroom ( under the aegis of Office Services department, which also provided duplicating, binding and facsimile services to …

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North Garland High School

Activities: President, Troupe #2426 International Thespian Society, 1985-1986 The Diary of Anne Frank, Peter van Daan Flowers for Algernon, Burt The Crucible, Reverend Paris The Elephant Man, Ensemble The Real …

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Pier 1 Imports – Richardson, Texas

Part-time Assistant Manager of retail Pier 1 Imports store in Richardson, Texas. Responsible for opening and closing the store, supervising staff in manager’s absence, customer service, visual merchandising,  receiving shipments, …

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United Artists Northstar 8 Cinema – Garland, Texas

I saw lots of movies that summer, including Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Prizzi’s Honor, Desperately Seeking Susan, The Black Cauldron, Return to Oz, St. Elmo’s Fire, Back to the Future, …

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Webb Middle School – Garland, Texas


Bayles Elementary School – Dallas, Texas

Bayles Elementary was the first school in Dallas (established 1856). I was a student there from kindergarten through fifth grade. Highlights TAG (Talented and Gifted) Program, 4th and 5th grades …

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