EDUCATION University of Georgia, Athens, GA Graduated May 2019 Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studio Arts; Minor in Religion Studies GPA:3.42/4.0 University of Georgia, Cum Laude, Athens, GA Graduated May 2018 Bachelors of Arts in Romance Languages Universidade do Sul do Santa Catarina, Language Immersion Program, FLAS Fellowship, Florianópolis, Brazil Jun-Aug 2016 -Studied Brazilian Portuguese and Brazilian culture; volunteered at a gang rescue and youth support organization Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton, GA , Aug 2012-May 2015 - Pursued dual associate degree in psychology and art. Honors & Scholarships: FLAS Fellowship (UGA’s language and area study fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year, covers full tuition and 5K stipend for living expenses and travel) Summer FLAS Fellowship (Prestigious scholarship for students committed to learning Brazilian Portuguese and Latin American studies, covers full cost of attendance, 10K award); Goizueta Foundation Scholarship (Scholarship for fluent Spanish speakers who demonstrate financial need, 8K), Maria Jones Girtman Art Scholarship (Spring 2015, Art department scholarship granted to one student who demonstrate excellence in the arts, 1K), College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) (One year scholarship granted to migrant first generation students who demonstrate outstanding academic abilities, 5K). Dean’s List (Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Sumer 2018)
INTERNSHIPS Oasis Catolico Santa Rafaela, Tutor Aug 2018-May 2019 -Tutored immigrant children K-4th grade in Math, Science and English. Serve as a positive role model to underrepresented minorities and potential first-generation college students. U-Lead Athens, Tutor Aug 2017-May 2018 -Mentored underserved/DACA students twice a week. Aided with homework and preparation for the SAT World Leaders, Orientation Leader Aug 2017-May 2018 -Attended leadership and diversity discussions biweekly semester prior to the International Orientation, served as a peer leader and served as a resource and guide for 400+ international students in a week-long introductory orientation to the University of Georgia. Fundacao Vidal Ramos, Florianopolis, Brazil, Volunteer Jun 2016-Aug 2016 -Coached (soccer) low-income, at risk youth, ages 7-12.
LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVISM Town and Gown Theater Company, Actor Aug 2018-Jan 2018 – Protagonist character in the play Sweat’ Rehearsed 5 times/week and performed live seven nights Black Theater Ensemble at UGA, Performer Jan 2018-May 2019 - Promote social and economic justice through the performance of short plays written by minorities. Saazish Bollywood Infusion Dance Team at UGA, Performer Aug 2017-Dec 2018 - Exhibited the cultural beauty of dance through dance in different competitions around the United States - Collaborated with teammates in the creation of choreography Undocumented Student Alliance at UGA, Executive Board Member Aug 2017-May 2018 - Led information sessions about undocumented students’ inability to attend UGA; visited local immigrant detention center Fashion Design Student Association at UGA, Model Jan 2017-Dec 2017 -Modeled Blake Morris fashion creations ART EXHIBITIONS AXA Art Prize Contest, Chicago, San Fracisco, New York Jul-Nov 2019 Be Still, Lamar Dodd School of Art- Senior Exit Show, Athens, Ga Apr 2019 Phantasgmagorick IV Art show, Wonder Bar, Athens, GA May 2018 Heart to Heart Art Show, Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village Feb-Apr 2016 Annual Art Exhibition at ABAC, Tifton, GA Apr 2013,2014, 2015
WORK EXPERIENCE University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, Server Apr 2018-Dec 2018 Earth Fare, Athens, Ga, Assistant Baker Summer 2018 UGA Food Services, Student Worker August 2016-May 2017 Stallions Magazine, Tifton, GA, Front Cover Designer Jan 2014-May 2015 Science Department at ABAC, Tifton, GA, Scientific Illustrator Aug 2014-May 2015 El Cazador Mexican Restaurant, Tifton, GA, Host and Server Jan-Aug 2015 Carlton Center and Library,Tifton Ga, Main Desk Assistant Feb 2013- Dec 2015
SKILLS Artistic: Mutimedia Artist; video and photography, oil and acrylic painting, graphite and ink, 3D design. Foreign Languages:Mexican Spanish, Spain Spanish, Proficient in Portuguese. Working knowledge of French Performance Arts: Basic knowledge of Mexican folklore and dance, afrobeats, hip hop and latin American dance. Basic knowledge in theater and screen acting, Working on accents acquisition. Computer: Intermediate knowledge of Lightroom and Premiere. Working knowledge of basic lightning techniques, stop motion animation and 2D animation. Cultural: Culturally aware, sensitive and inclusive. Basic knowledge of African, Latin and Asian cultures. Studied Hinduism, East Asian Religions, and African Religions of the Diaspora. Working on knowledge of Islam and Native American Religions.