I will perform in costume for your children as I baby-sit them! I also do birthday parties.
Skills: Writing/editing, acting, public speaking, illustration, teaching, Spanish & French language, group management; proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, and iStop Motion.
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts (VCUarts): Dual-degree, B.A. Majors: Cinema, English, Spanish. Minors: Creative Writing, French. Expected graduation May 2012.
*Honors College, School of the Arts Dean\'s list, Board of Visitors Award
*Studied in La Rochelle, France (2009) and Glasgow, Scotland (2010) during summer semester.
Grinnell College: transferred after freshman year
Honors and Awards:
USA Today, The Washington Post, International Cinematographer\'s Guild, The Poetry Society of Virginia, The National League of Pen Women, Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association, Teen Ink Magazine, VCU Student Media, VCU SGA, and other respected organizations/companies
Quail Bell Press & Productions, LLC (May 2010-Present)/Founder, Director
*Overseeing Quail Bell Magazine (www.quailbellmagazine.com)
*Supervising additional art, journalism, and multimedia projects related to fantasy, fairytales, magical realism, and historical fiction
Virginia Living Magazine (January 2010-Present)/Editorial Intern
*Writing articles for the print magazine and blog (www.virginialiving.com)
*Editing, proofreading, and fact-checking submitted articles
The Greater Washington Indie Arts Festival (April 2008-Present)/Founder, President
*Event spokesperson/promoter/fundraiser/website copywriter (www.dcindieartsfest.org)
*Event management, including advertising, recruiting artists, and scheduling
Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive (May-August 2008)/Multimedia Intern
*Wrote captions and conducted journalistic research
*Edited photographs and compiled online photo galleries for public viewing
Freelance Writer & Interdisciplinary Artist (2003-Present)
*Self-motivated writer, editor, illustrator, cartoonist, actress, model, and filmmaker
*Projects completed for a variety of clients, including award-winning musician, Dean Fields, theatrical company, Quick Pulse Productions, LLC., The Anna Julia Cooper School, and others
Additional interning/shadowing/volunteering experiences with The Smithsonian American Art Museum, VCU/UR French Film Festival, PBS, National Geographic\'s “All Roads” Film Festival, Washington Life Magazine, Georgetown University Press, Metro Stage, Richmond.com
, The Ellipse Arts Center, VCU Cabell Library, and The Grinnell Herald-Register.