CV

Training, Certificates and Skills

PhD in Art Production and Investigation,

Transgender Identities in Postmedia Audivisual Narratives

Universitat Politecnica Valencia (December 2019)

 

MFA in Media/Virtual Realities; National College of Art & Design, Dublin Ireland (2006)

BA cum laude honors, Central Michigan University (1998)

Major: Cultural Business and Facilities Management

Dual Minors in Fine Art and Entrepreneurship

 

Registered Small Business Consultant, SBA

Registered TEFL instructor, Arizona, USA

 

Business Spanish, Mongolian

Basic French, Italian; familiarity with Hungarian, German, Japanese, Korean

Management and Administrative Experience

Director, Independent Museum of Contemporary Arts – 2007-2018 (www.imoca.ie)
Oversight of Administrative, Operational, clerical and legal duties
Facilitation and recruitment for curatorial and educational programmes

Fundraising and external support development

Liaise with administration and department heads from local art colleges and courses
Overseeing of Exhibition, Facilities and Operations Technical Staff

Founding Board Member and Consultant, Moxie Studios, Ireland (2005-2010)
Developed M.S. into largest art studio complex in Ireland (118 studios, 5 galleries)

Exhibition calendar development and execution
Grant and funding acquisition, accounts, operations oversight
Project and event management, consultation

Interim Operations Director; XacBank, Mongolia (2001-2002)
Oversaw consolidation and redundancies of two staffs during country’s first corporate merger
Acquisition and negotiations of services for new headquarters and local branches
Oversaw Operations department of 50+ personnel, including IT and customer services

 

Consultant, Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art

Gallery layout and flow design; Site renovation and Health & Safety monitoring during building development. (1998)

 
Teaching and Facilitation

Consultant and mentor for exhibiting student groups and visiting artists, projects and training

IMOCA galleries and art centers (2008 – 2018)

 

Guest Graduate Reviewer, Universitat Politecnic Valencia, MA Graduate Workshop (2015)

 

Computer Aided Illustration & Design, digital documentation skills
Part-time lecturer, National College of Art and Design, Ireland (1st term, 2005, 2006)

Alternative Media guest lecturer, Part-time; Vincennes University
Indiana Teen Institute, Indiana, USA (1997-2006)

Guest Lecturer, Community Art Activism, Indiana County Schools, USA (May 2005)

Guest Artist/Curator, Art & Technology Festival
DePauw University, Indiana, USA (October 2004)

Guest Lecturer on Alternative Visual Media and Community Art Activism
University of Pennsylvania, National Conference of Idea List (November 2003)

Guest Artist for Public Performance and Installation Art, Peace & Justice Week
DePauw University, Indiana, USA (November 2003)

 

English / ESL Teacher, US Peace Corps Mongolia (2000-2001)

Writing Experience and Publication

Contributing author, TransMedia Selves, Freeman & Dalby eds. Routledge (ETA 2020)

 

Editing author, Out of Equilibrium. Introvert Press, Dublin. (2018)

 

Composer and performer, Aldona’s Daughter audio CD / ISRC for nine tracks, Moxie Studios (2017)

 

Contributor, GCN print magazine, The Outmost online magazine, Dublin (2012-2018)

 

Consultant, Ulaanbaatar English Language Newspaper, Mongolia (2001)
Content Editor, Audiophile magazine, Tucson AZ, USA (1998-2000; 2003-2004)

 

Editor in Chief, Greyscale Press Literary Arts Quarterly, MI (1996-1998)

 

Layout and Copy Editor, Minerva Arts Quarterly, IN (1993 -1994)

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