M.A., Museology 2009 University of Florida
B.F.A., Creative Photography, minor Art History 2003 University of Florida
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Florida
August 2017 – December 2017
Taught ARH6930, a 3 credit, graduate level course focused on current use of technology in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Enrollment: 14 students.
Exhibits Coordinator, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
January 2012 – Present
Professionalized and formalized exhibitions within the Libraries with a programmatic approach that includes exhibit development and best practices training for curators. Implemented a library-wide exhibit policy, created timelines for project management, and wrote the first Style Guide for the program. Initiated formal procedures and documents for loans, including securing an insurance policy exclusively for exhibitions. Expanded technology use in the galleries and online to enhance exhibit impact and increase community engagement. Incorporated library exhibitions into university coursework, including hands-on curatorial practice and exhibit analysis.
Museum & Special Projects Coordinator, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
July 2009 - December 2011
Facilitated digitization projects and academic research in collaboration with library collections managers, university faculty, and patrons. Served as the primary liaison with museum partners, including the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. Developed online exhibits as a way to increase digital collections usage and provide greater visibility to materials. Prepared archival, library, and museum materials for digital imaging and created and edited metadata for digital objects.
English and Spanish