Master of Science in Information and Library Science
Master of Science in Theory, Criticism, and History of Art, Design, and Architecture

Advanced Certificate in Archival Management
With Distinction, May 2011
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Arts Management
Minor:  Asian Studies
Summa Cum Laude, May 2005
College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
Archivist, March 2015-Present

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Digital Resources and Instructional Librarian, Thomas J. Watson Library, September 2013-March 2015

  • Developed instructional programs and online tutorials, led classes on the use of the library’s collection, provided outreach to museum research staff, and provided reference service in Watson and Nolen Libraries
  • Participated in the evaluation, documentation and management of subscription databases, collected and analyzed usage statistics, updated content on the library’s portal, and contributed to the library’s digitization efforts

Inger McCabe Elliott, New York, NY
Archivist, December 2013-September 2014

  • Evaluated and reorganized the archives of a photojournalist with over 50 years of work, consisting of photographic prints, negatives, contact sheets, clippings and other ephemera
  • Prepared finding aids and other documentation to make collections more discoverable and accessible

Private Art Collector, New York, NY
Art Librarian, May 2013-October 2013

  • Performed collection development for a private research library, including identifying and sourcing books for acquisition
  • Inventoried current holdings and reorganized the physical library space

Private Art Collector, New York, NY
Art Librarian and Collections Assistant, September 2012-March 2013

  • Selected and launched a database to manage a museum quality art collection and trained users
  • Researched and wrote about works in the collection, which consisted of modern, contemporary, and African art
  • Library collection development, including identifying and acquiring books for a private art library

American Express Publishing, New York, NY
Metadata Specialist, Digital Assets and Rights Management, April 2012-May 2013

  • Created and proofread metadata for a high volume of image files according to internal standards using XMP metadata fields in Adobe Bridge, as well as the MediaBeacon DAM interface, developed and documented keywording standards, prepared assets for upload to the DAM, and completed other projects as assigned

German Traces NYC, GeoStoryteller Project, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Research Assistant, August 2011-June 2012

  • Researched, wrote and edited Podcast transcripts, created Podcast video files for the Internet, managed digital content, and supervised two graduate assistants for a digital humanities project regarding German history in New York City funded by the Goethe Institute
  • Designed and executed a screencast-style instructional tutorial for the GeoStoryteller platform

Q and A NJ, New Jersey Library Network
Volunteer Virtual Reference Librarian, July 2011-September 2011

  • Provided virtual reference services using OCLC’s QuestionPoint software

School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Graduate Assistant, December 2008-April 2011

  • Contributed to faculty research studies, developed course resources, exercises, and instructional tools, supervised web content, designed presentations, and tested software applications for classroom use
  • Supervised new graduate assistants, organized tours and one-on-one tutorials for prospective students and recently accepted students, advised and registered new students

Department of Research and Instruction, Barnard College Library, New York, NY
Intern, July-August 2010

  • Adapted and updated a web-based plagiarism tutorial from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for use on the Barnard Library website using knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Gained experience in academic library roles including reference, collection management, and research

Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Curatorial Internship , September 2009-January 2010

  • Researched artists for a proposed photography exhibition
  • Researched and wrote justifications for works of art under consideration for accession

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England
Art Library Fellowship, June-August 2009

    • Processed papers and ephemera from the East Wing Collection, a biennial contemporary art exhibition, following the standards set forth in ISAD(g)
    • Re-labeled boxes and updated the finding aid for the Sir Anthony Blunt papers
    • Provided virtual reference service

Richard McMahan’s miniMuseum, Charleston, SC
Project Archivist, Registrar, and Installation Manager, October 2007-July 2008

  • Created a detailed inventory and Filemaker Pro database and digitized the artwork of Florida-based artist Richard McMahan, whose collection includes over 1100 two- and three-dimensional works of art in miniature
  • Researched and verified titles, artist names, dates, and collections of the original works of art and selected images for the website and publication
  • Coordinated, supervised and assisted in the installation and de-installation of the exhibition and contributed to the exhibition design and layout

Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston, Clemson University, Charleston, SC
Administrative Assistant, January 2007-July 2008

  • Managed facilities, supervised all maintenance and repairs, and acted as on-site technical support for all equipment, including printers and plotters, a laser cutter, and all network computers
  • Maintained the budget and accounting, coordinated annual lecture series, and assisted with the needs of faculty, students, and the director

Force of Nature Exhibition
Project Manager, January 2006-May 2007

  • Managed all aspects of the Force of Nature exhibition, which included the collaboration of seven partner institutions, and acted as the central point of communication between partner institutions and artists
  • Wrote successful grants to the NEA and Henry Luce Foundation, managed a $250k exhibition budget, and oversaw remittances to artists, vendors, and contractors
  • Aided in the production and editing of the accompanying publication and supervised the production and distribution of mailings to the press and general public
  • Researched issues such as installation materials, exhibition venues, as well as tax and immigration law

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Membership Coordinator, January 2006-January 2007

  • Processed new memberships, including the distribution of membership materials and making deposits, maintained the gallery email list, and sent email updates to members
  • Assisted in exhibition installations and other general gallery functions

Proficient in WordPress, Filemaker Pro, Drupal, Artsystems, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Bridge, and Photoshop, Atlas.ti, Camtasia, Oxygen XML Editor, Innovate Interface’s Millennium ILS, GarageBand, and Microsoft Office Suite
MAC and PC proficient
Experience with HTML, XML, CSS, and metadata standards, including DACS, EAD, CCO, and Dublin Core
Reading proficiency in French

Teaching Experience
Creating an E-Portfolio, Workshop Instructor, Pratt Institute, 2013-May 2015
Creating Podcasts for the Internet using GarageBand, Workshop Instructor, Pratt Institute, 2012-2013
Creating a Screencast-Style Job Talk Using Camtasia, Workshop Instructor, Pratt Institute, 2013

Honors & Awards
Pratt Circle Award for Academic Achievement, May 2011
SILS Merit Scholarship, Fall 2008-Spring 2009, Fall 2009
Courtauld Institute Art Library Fellowship, Summer 2009
Dean’s List, Fall 2001-Spring 2005
Sigma Alpha Phi, College of Charleston Honor Society
Arts Management Program, Departmental Honors, May 2005
Art History Program, Departmental Honors, May 2005
Art History Program, Outstanding Student Award, May 2005
College of Charleston Summer Undergraduate Research Grant, Summer 2004