EDUCATION

M.A., Museology     2009     University of Florida 

B.F.A., Creative Photography, minor Art History     2003     University of Florida

 

EXPERIENCE

Exhibits CoordinatorGeorge A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida    
April 2019 – Present

Exhibits CoordinatorGeorge A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida    
January 2012 – April 2019

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.

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Florida    
January 2019 – May 2019

Designed and taught ARH6836 Exhibitions Seminar, a 3 credit, graduate level course examining exhibitions in theory and practice focusing on the work of curators, including conceptualization, selection, interpretation, outreach, and politics of display.

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Florida    
August 2017 – December 2017

Designed and taught ARH6930 Museum Technology Today, a 3 credit, graduate level course focused on current use of technology in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums.

Museum & Special Projects CoordinatorGeorge 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.

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish