Master of Science in Library and Information Science
Pratt Institute, New York, NY
January 2016 – May 2017
Bachelor of Humanities & Arts in History, Anthropology and Art
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
August 2005 – May 2009
Continuing Education Certificate Program, Web Design
The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
January – July 2010
Programming Languages: Python, SQL, GREL
Markup Languages: XML, JSON, HTML, CSS
Metadata and Standards and Conceptual Models: CDWA, CIDOC/CRM, LIDO, RDF, OWL, SKOS, Dublin Core,
VRA CORE, EAC-CPF, EAD, MODS, METS, MARC21/MARCXML
Content Standards: DACS, CCO, RDA
Controlled Vocabularies: AAT, LCSH, ULAN, TGM
Collections Management Systems: TMS, ArchivesSpace, PastPerfect, Omeka, ArtBase, Artsystems, FileMaker Pro
Other Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, OpenRefine, Microsoft Excel
Sotheby’s, New York, NY
May – June 2017
Researched the exhibition history and provenance of artworks by major Modern and Contemporary artists and collected object metadata for use in internal curatorial database.
Linked Open Data Fellow
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
August 2016 – May 2017
Researched and codified best practices for the creation and publication of a linked open dataset for the Whitney’s collection objects and artists, including conceptual modeling, selecting metadata schemas, data cleaning and normalization, and programming in Python, SQL, and GREL.
Laurie Anderson Studio, New York, NY
June 2016 – May 2017
Digitized and created metadata for the artist’s documentary photos, tour visuals, preparatory sketches and storyboards, and other archival materials. Created a MySQL database to organize Anderson’s archival tapes and to manage and document the process of their digitization.
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, NY
January – April 2017
Arranged, described, and rehoused the archival papers of artist Robert Rauschenberg. Created object records and finding aids for archival materials in ArchivesSpace, and assisted with digitization and metadata entry.
Collections Department Intern
Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY
May – August 2016
Indexed, relabeled, and created an updated finding aid for the Rubin’s collection object files. Created metadata for the museum’s image assets, and updated object records in the Rubin’s collections management database.
Image Archivist and Visual Resources Specialist
McKee Gallery, New York, NY
October 2012 – August 2015
Managed McKee Gallery’s digital image assists, digitized and created metadata for archival slides and transparencies, and edited, color-corrected, and reformatted images for print and web use. Maintained and published new content to the gallery’s existing website, conducted provenance research, and assisted with the creation of exhibition catalogues, artist monographs, and catalogue raisonnés.
Digital Image Asset and Print Production Manager
PosterPrint Factory, New York, NY
January – July 2012
Managed production workflow for large-scale printing company Organized image files and client orders using company backend content management system, and edited and reformatted images.
Digital Image Editor and Print Production Manager
Sunshine Photo, Brooklyn, NY
December 2010 – July 2011
Operated commercial photo printing equipment and edited and color-corrected client images using proprietary software. Digitized, edited, and restored photographs and slides.
ZieherSmith, New York, NY
January – June 2011
Entered new artworks and contacts into the gallery’s Artsystems database. Digitized photos and press materials for archival use. Photographed and edited images of artwork and installations.
Digital Assets and Web Sales Manager
Mehdi Dilmaghani & Co. Inc, Scarsdale, NY
August – December 2010
Edited and created metadata for photographs of all incoming merchandise for use online and in the company’s internal inventory database. Managed and uploaded new content to the company’s third-party retail sales site.