Education

B.S. STUDIO ART
NAZARETH COLLEGE, ROCHESTER, NY
Concentration of study: computer graphics + illustration

Professional Associations

ROCHESTER ADVERTISING FEDERATION
2013 – Present : Member

ROCHESTER ADVERTISING FEDERATION
2013 – 2016 : Board of Directors, Education Chair

AIGA
2012 – Present : Member

Teaching Experience

NAZARETH COLLEGE, ROCHESTER, NY :
2014 – Present : Program Director, Visual Communication Design Program, Art Department

2012 – Present : Assistant Professor, Visual Communication Design Program, Art Department
Courses taught: 2D Design, Typography I*, Typography II*, Graphic Design I, Graphic Design II, Senior Portfolio + Presentation*, Issues in Contemporary Design*, Social Design*
* developed new course curriculum

2000 – 2003; 2011 – 2012 : Adjunct Instructor, Art Department
Courses taught: Typography I*, Graphic Design II, Advertising Design*
* developed new course curriculum

Professional Experience

Present : Freelance Designer and Illustrator

2011 – 2012 : MIRUS GROUP, PITTSFORD, NY : Creative Director

2005 – 2011 : MARTINO FLYNN, LLC, PITTSFORD, NY : Senior Art Director

1999 – 2005 : MASON MARKETING, PENFIELD, NY : Creative Supervisor

1997 – 1999 : ICE, INC., ROCHESTER, NY : Prepress Graphic Artist

Honors + Awards

University and College Designer’s Association Design Competition
2016 : Award of Excellence : Nazareth College Visual and Performing Arts Poster

Rochester Advertising Federation ADDY Awards
2016 : Gold ADDY : Park Ave Summer Art Fest Poster
2016 : Silver ADDY : Nazareth College Visual and Performing Arts Poster
2015 : Gold ADDY : Cohber Press FUEL Calendar “Spot” Illustration
2013 : Silver ADDY : Hochstein School of Music & Dance “Speakeasy” Event Poster
2011 : Gold ADDY : Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester “Redefining Pink” Illustration (Martino Flynn, agency)
2011 : Silver ADDY : Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester “Redefining Pink” Poster (Martino Flynn, agency)
2011 : Silver ADDY : Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester “Will Not Define Me” Ad (Martino Flynn, agency)
2011 : Silver ADDY : Martino Flynn “Crazy” Self-Promotional Ad (Martino Flynn, agency)

American Advertising Federation D2 Northeast Region ADDY Awards
2011 : Silver ADDY : Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester “Redefining Pink” Illustration (Martino Flynn, agency)

Advisor Appreciation Award, Nazareth College
2017 : 2 award nominations
2015 : 1 award nomination

Exhibitions

Oct. 2016 : “The Greater Good” Social Design Invitational Exhibition, Arts Center Gallery, Nazareth College : Group Exhibition, Juried

March 2015 : “Women Bear It All” Art Exhibition, Institut Franco Américain, Rennes, France : Group Exhibition

Nov. 2014 : “Continuity” Art Alumni Exhibition, Arts Center Gallery, Nazareth College : Group Exhibition, Juried

Oct. 2014 : 3rd Intangible Cultural Heritage Expo, Jinan, Shandong Provence, China : Group Exhibition

Jan. 2013 : “Design in the Working World” Graphic Design Alumni Exhibition, Colacino Gallery, Nazareth College : Group Exhibition, Juried

Aug. 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 : Faculty Art Show, Arts Center Gallery, Nazareth College : Group Exhibition

Scholarly + Professional Service

March 2017 : AIGA Upstate Student Design Challenge : Faculty Mentor

Oct. 2016  : “The Greater Good” Social Design Invitational Exhibition, Arts Center Gallery, Nazareth College : Co-curator

May 2016, 2017 : EMCC BOCES Visual Communications & Photography Program, Fairport, NY : NOCTI National Exam Proctor and Evaluator

April 2016 : Rochester Business Journal “Best of the Web” Awards : Judge and Panel Discussant

2013-2016 : Colleges Against Cancer Student Club, Nazareth College : Faculty Advisor

Nov. 2015 : Calligraphy Workshop with Kris Holmes, Nazareth College : Event Coordinator

April 2015 : Creative Activity and Research Showcase (CARS), Nazareth College : Judge

March 2015 : “Women Bear It All” Art Exhibition, Institut Franco Américain, Rennes, France : Curator

March 2015 : “The Words Behind the Work” Exhibition Video, Institut Franco Américain, Rennes, France : Co-Producer and Director

2014 : AIGA Student Portfolio Review, Monroe Community College : Professional Reviewer

Guest Lectures + Workshops

May 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 : “Graphic Letters Workshop: Designing the Way Words Look” – Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival, Nazareth College : Presenter

Feb. 2016 : “Using Visuals to Communicate”, ART.Q-104 Visual Strategies, Nazareth College : Guest Speaker to Non-Art Majors

April 2015 : “Design For Consumer Audiences”, MKT-365 Consumer Behavior, Nazareth College : Guest Speaker

Oct. 2014 : “Top 10: Personal Work” Faculty Colloquium Presentation, Nazareth College : Presenter

Committees + Task Forces

2015 – Present : Academic Advising Council, Nazareth College : Council Member

2015 – Present : Professional Advisory Board, M.S. Integrated Marketing Communications, School OF Management, Nazareth College : Advisory Board Member

2017 : Search Committee, Assistant Professor in Metals/Gallery Director, College of Arts & Sciences, Nazareth College : Committee Member

2016 : Search Committee, Assistant Director of Internships, Center For Life’s Work, Nazareth College : Committee Member

2015 : Search Committee, Assistant Professor in Visual Communication Design, College of Arts & Sciences, Nazareth College : Committee Member

2014 : Professional Advisory Board, EMCC BOCES Visual Communications & Photography Program, Fairport, NY : Advisory Board Member

2013 : Professional Advisory Board, A.A.S. Graphic Design, Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY : Advisory Board Member

 
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