Professional Resume

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ERIN KENDRICK
ARTIST/DESIGNER/ARTS EDUCATOR
Jacksonville, Florida/904.612.6443/hello@eriniscreative.co
Visual Art: http://www.eriniscreative.co
Event Stylist/Graphic Design: http://www.estreetdesignco.com
Studio: Mixon Studios, Jacksonville, Florida

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Visual Artist/Graphic Designer
  • Experienced Arts Educator with 15 years of experience
  • Experienced Event Designer
  • Personable, relatable instructor with strong leadership skills
  • Results-oriented, student-focused teaching style
  • Skilled in Higher Ed Faculty & Staff development
  • Skilled in branding, marketing, business identity & development
  • Thorough knowledge of events management/design industry
  • Creative problem solver
  • Proven ability to model, plan, and execute projects on time and within budget
  • High productivity working independently or within groups
  • Ability to evaluate progress, outcomes and identify effective solutions
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign, Microsoft Office, WordPress & Social Media Marketing Platforms

EVENT/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

2014 – Present – Program & Event Coordinator, Office of Faculty Enhancement, 
University  of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

  •  Plan, coordinate & manage university events focused on faculty achievement and development.
  • Plan and manage 3-6 events per month including Annual Convocation, New Faculty Orientation, Annual Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Symposium, bi-annual Promotion & Tenure, Course ReDesign for Effective Learning, and other workshops, lectures, seminars & events.
  • Ensure optimal guest experience and proposed outcomes are met.
  • Manage all event logistics and production, itineraries, graphic design/marketing, day of execution and evaluation/follow-up.
  • Manage OFE budget and accounting including purchasing, contracts, monthly reconciliation and record keeping.
  • Design & create all Faculty Enhancement marketing and event collateral.

2014 – Present – Adjunct Professor, Columbia College, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Course: Art Appreciation (ARTS 105) – Teach students to examine art from various perspectives, explore formal characteristics of 2-D and 3-D art, identify art media and concepts, develop a vocabulary of artistic terms that can be utilized in discussing art and to explore art in its various natural habitats.

2009 – Present – Owner, E. Street Design Co., Jacksonville, Florida

  • Plan, develop, & execute all visual and design concepts for events and programs for small to large events, 2-3 events per month
  • Stationer/Graphic Designer – Custom invitation, stationery and party good designs for private and business clientele as well as all branding, business identity, and marketing collateral and product lines for E. Street Events.
  • Creative Director/Graphic Designer, The Adventures of Moxie McGriff
  • Proficient in management of event production such as client service and management, budget management and planning timelines, venue procurement, resource/vendor procurement, audio/visual, lighting, space planning & design, client and vendor itineraries, day of run of show, program development and execution, and event evaluation
  • Managed staff of 2-20 paid workers and volunteers (depending on event size)

2013 – 2016 – Instructor, Painting with a Twist, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Instruct weekly art classes where in which patrons start and finish a painting during the class.

2010-2011 – Instructor, Art League of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Courses: Intro to Watercolor, Drawing & Painting
  • Taught students a wide variety of Artistic techniques, as well as, art concepts, terms, vocabulary, and Art History

2009-2011 – Art Teacher, Mayport Middle School, Atlantic Beach, Florida

  • Classes – Introduction to Art, Advanced 2D/3D Art
  • Develop and implement lesson plans according to the State of FL Dept. of Education standards
  • Coordinate with elementary and high school art teachers to develop linear teaching strategies and progressive goals for both art application and theory

2005-2009 – Art Teacher, Banneker High School, College Park, Georgia

  • Banneker High School “Teacher of the Year” 08-09
  • Classes – AP 2D Design, AP Drawing, Drawing & Painting, Computer Art, & Intro to Art
  • Develop and implement lesson plans according to the State of GA Dept. of Education standards
  • Coordinate with elementary and high school art teachers to develop linear teaching strategies and progressive goals for both art application and theory
  • School Arts Program In-School Coordinator

2002-2003 – Instructor, Atlanta College of Arts, Community Education, Atlanta, Georgia
(Currently Savannah College of Art & Design/Atlanta)

  • Courses – Drawing I, Drawing II, Basic Makeup Artistry
  • Taught students a wide variety of Artistic techniques, as well as, art concepts, terms, vocabulary, and Art History

2002-2003 – Graduate Teaching Assistant, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Courses – Drawing I, Drawing II, Basic Makeup Artistry

2002 – Instructor, Southwest Arts Center, Atlanta Georgia

  • Classes – Drawing I, Drawing II
  • Taught students a wide variety of Artistic techniques, as well as, art concepts, terms, vocabulary, and Art History

ORGANIZATIONS
AIGA, Jacksonville, FL Chapter

EDUCATION

2008    Certificate, Event Planning & Management

  • Georgia Perimeter College Continuing Education, Clarkston, Georgia

2003    MFA, Drawing & Painting

  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

1999    BFA, Studio Art

  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

AWARDS/RECOGNITION

2017     Artist-in-Residence, Lift Every Student – Any Given Child/Cathedral Arts Project
2017     Community First Foundation Art Ventures Individual Artist Grant
2017     Feature Artist, Jacksonville Cultural Council’s Annual Art Awards

CERTIFICATIONS/SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

2017     Mapping the Journey: Planning Effective Residencies for Students,                 Artists as Educators Seminar, hosted by Cathedral Art Project,        Jacksonville, FL

2015     Marketing Matters, Jacksonville Women’s Business Center

2014     Financial Matters, Jacksonville Women’s Business Center

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS

2017     Workshop, The Art of Business – How to Market your Art and your            Business, Jax Makerspace, Jacksonville Public Library, Jacksonville, FL

2017     Presentation, Jump. Fall. Fly. – The Creative’s Guide to Life,              I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Women’s Conference, Riverside House, Jacksonville, FL

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