Julia Cury
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Location: Princeton, NJ, USA
School: Princeton University
Major: Art History

Julia Cury

EDUCATION

Princeton University GPA: 3.82 / 4.00
AB Candidate, History of Art with Certificates in European Cultural Studies and Humanistic Studies Expected Graduation: June 2019

LEADERSHIP AND EXTRACURRICULARS

Princeton Art Museum Student Advisory Board (SAB) Princeton, NJ
President, Head of Marketing and Social Media January 2016 – Present
• Develop marketing materials (posters, emails) and execute social media campaigns for 2-3 events/semester, attended by ~500 people.
o Launched a Facebook campaign mixing older museum artwork with modern captions to advertise an annual anti-Valentine’s Day event that was the highest-attended SAB event.
• Control SAB website and Facebook page, managing nearly 700 followers and overseeing 30 SAB members to ensure weekly posts.
• Incorporated Buzzfeed into SAB’s regular social media presence, directing members to write quizzes that reach 75% more Facebook users on average.

Princeton Tonight Princeton, NJ
Vice President of Marketing, Head of Branding September 2017 – Present
• Oversee the design of posters, logos, and emails to advertise monthly events attended by 100-200 people for the University’s talk show.
Project Manager, Princeton University Film Festival (PUFF) November 2017
• Spearheaded the branding of PUFF, a branch of Princeton Tonight, using similar logos and visuals to create cohesive marketing materials.
• Mentored students in designing a festival program handed to over 200 visitors, teaching technical and visual aspects of design.

Butler Gallery Board Princeton, NJ
President May 2016 – Present
• Head group of twenty students that plan, curate, and assemble themed exhibitions of student artwork, twice a semester.
• Manage a social media presence of 100 Facebook followers to market gallery openings attended by 50-100 people
o Created email campaigns to market Graffiti Night (in which students paint on gallery walls), attended by 300 people.

Princeton University Art Museum Princeton, NJ
Student Tour Guide January 2017 – Present
• Orally presented information to hundreds of museum visitors through dozens of museum tours, often directing 50 visitors at a time.
o Trained for position by researching and memorizing artworks during a week-long intensive training and evaluation program.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Princeton University Art Museum Princeton, NJ
McCrindle Academic Year Intern September 2017 – Present
• Influenced selections for a museum exhibition and collaborated with two curators to redesign spatial hanging of artworks.
• Researched artworks in exhibition in order to author five wall labels that were displayed on museum walls.
• Initiated process of evaluating British drawings collection to select and research the best ones for an upcoming exhibition.

The Huntington Library Los Angeles, CA
Civic Service Intern June 2017 – August 2017
• Composed catalogue entries for artworks after conducting curatorial research and documented artworks in the museum database.
• Brainstormed with Communications to link East Coast museum Instagram Stories with the Huntington to market to a national audience.

Murray Dodge Cafe Princeton, NJ
Manager December 2016 – May 2017
• Fostered a positive environment for workers to enjoy the creative café space while providing baked goods on tight schedules.
o Utilized posting on the café’s Facebook to boost workers’ morale and showcase team bonding.

SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Technical Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced), Adobe Creative Suite, Portuguese (Native Fluency), Social Media Management
Interests and Hobbies: Visiting Museums, Collecting Art Books, Creative Writing, Staging Artistic Photoshoots with Friends

Social media management, brand strategy, marketing (digital and traditional), Portuguese (fluent)