Recent Graduate interested in a creative advertising career
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Location: Fredericksburg, VA, USA
School: University of Mary Washington
Field of Study: Studio Art

Recent Graduate interested in a creative advertising career

Nicole Danielle Starkey

Recent college graduate seeking hands-on experience in the artistic field of advertising. Future goals include a career in the advertising field as a designer and graphic arts specialist.
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg, VA

Bachelor’s of Art: Studio Art and Minor: Digital Studies

Varsity Tennis- letter achieved (2011-2014)
Studio Art scholarship recipient (2016)
Artwork exhibited at the following: (2016-2017)
- Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA
- DuPont Gallery in Fredericksburg, VA
- The Gallery VC in Fredericksburg, VA
Winner of UMW t-shirt design competition (2017)
Ability to creatively transform materials into art pieces given a certain criterion.
Ability to work outside of comfort zone and utilize new materials or resources.
Extensive communication and customer service skills.
Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Gallery Monitor
DuPont and Ridderhof Martin Galleries
Overlooked the gallery when visitors arrived, informed visitors of (Sept-Dec 2017)
artwork and artist.

Childress Agency
Edited ad campaigns, shadowed head Graphic Designer, and added (May-July 2017)
to my digital portfolio.

Sculptor’s Assistant
DuPont Gallery
Assisted professional sculptor, Jared Charzewski, with his exhibition (August 2015)
piece, Rat’s Nest.
Glory Days Grill
Delivered food and drinks to tables in a timely manner, learned (2013-2016)
how to work in a high stress environment, where
my customer service skills came into play.