Education


Boston University
M.F.A. Graphic Design
September 2013—May 2015 • Boston, MA

West Liberty State College
B.S. Graphic Design
September 2003—May 2007 • West Liberty, WV


Résumé, etc.


2018—

March—Present • Volunteer Reader for Read to a Child.

Present • Studio Skiffle, freelance design

March—July • Design Mentor for AIGA Boston's Mentorship Program.

2017—

December—Present • Graphic Designer at MIT, Resource Development, Office of Communications.

2017, November • MarCom Design Award
Awarded: Platinum
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume Two, Issue Three of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s publication, Spark

2017, November • MarCom Design Award
Awarded: Gold
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume Three, Issue One of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s publication

2017, November • MarCom Design Award
Awarded: Gold
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume Two, Issue One of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s publication, Spark

2017, November • MarCom Design Award
Awarded: Gold
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume Two, Issue Two of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s Publication, Spark

2016—

November • MarCom Design Award, Platinum
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume One, Issue One of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s Publication, Spark

November • MarCom Design Award, Gold
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume One, Issue Two of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s Publication, Spark

November • MarCom Design Award, Gold
Category: Educational Institution Publication
Project: Volume Two, Issue One of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s Publication, Spark

October • Print Magazine's Regional Design Annual Winner
Project: metaLAB @ Harvard's A Bit in the Abyss Postcard Design • View winning project and other winning pieces.

September • Graphic Design USA American Design Award for the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s Publication, Spark

July • UCDA Award of Excellence for the College of Fine Arts at Boston University’s Publication, Spark

June • Bookmaking Workshop at Simmons College with metaLAB @ Harvard • At metaLAB, Curiosity meets Whimsy; Photo essay by Kris Snibbe.

June • Conditional Design Exercise with at Berkman Klein Center with metaLAB @ Harvard

May • Poster Installation for metaLAB (at) Harvard at Harvard Art Museums, Your Story Has Touched My Heart

May 2016—June 2016
VASI (Visual Arts Summer Institute) Graphic Design Adjunct Professor

April • Changed business name from The Marshall Creative (c.2008) to Studio Skiffle

April • West Virginia MAD (Media, Arts and design) Fest, Design Juror and Main Presenter • West Liberty University , West Liberty, WV • Article published in West Liberty publication, The Trumpet.

March • Workshop with Sarah Newman& metaLAB (at) Harvard, The Future of Secrets

January 2016—May 2016 • Adjunct Professor of Web Design at the College of Fine arts at Boston University

January–February Design Thinking Exercises at Berkman Klein Center with metaLAB @ Harvard

January • Juror for the Bookbuilders of Boston's 2016 New England Book Show

January • Bookmaking workshop with metaLAB (at) Harvard: Using Form as a Constraint to Express Non-linear Narratives

2015—

November • Installation at metaLAB (at) Harvard, Anechoic Chamber

October • Installation at Illuminus Boston with metaLAB (at) Harvard, A Bit in the Abyss

July • Workshop with metaLAB (at) Harvard, Beautiful Data II

May 2015—September 2016
metaLAB (at) Harvard

May • Graphic Design guest critic at the College of Fine arts at Boston University

May • MFA Thesis book published in Design Observer's Thesis Book Project

May • Graphic Design USA In-House Design Award for the College of Fine arts at Boston University’s MFA Thesis Catalogue

April • Boston University Thesis Exhibition, Zero Plus Two Equals One  

March • Collaborative installation at the College of Fine arts at Boston University, Improviposter

March • Interactive installation at the College of Fine arts at Boston University, If I Die Before I Wake

2014—

May • Graphic Design guest critic at the College of Fine arts at Boston University

May • Illustrations published in L'ADN Magazine

February • Installation at corner of Commonwealth Ave. and Boston University Bridge, The Sky Is Falling

September 2014—May 2015
Graphic Designer for BU School of Visual Arts, Communications

September • Surprise elevator door (internal) poster installation for E Roon Kang presentation at the College of Fine arts at Boston University

January 2014—May 2015 • Boston University, Sophomore Design Studio Teaching Assistantship

January 2014—May 2015 • Boston University, Junior Typography Teaching Assistantship

 

2013—

September 2013—December 2015 • Editorial Board for Alston Purvis; History of Graphic Design, 6th Edition

September 2013—May 2015
Web Design Teaching Assistantship

March—September
Charles Ryan Associates
Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Front End Developer

January–May • Adjunct Professor of Advanced Typography at West Liberty University

2009—

November 2009—March 2013
Beyond Marketing
Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Front End Developer

2007—

September 2008—October 2009
Direct Results Marketing
Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Front End Developer

2007—

June 2007—August 2008
Shirts ‘n More, Inc.
Graphic Designer

2006—

Summer 2006
Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Graphic Design Internship