SHANNON HUNTER STRICKLAND
Communication Arts
Location: Wilmington, NC, USA
University: Savannah College of Art And Design
Major: Communication Arts

SHANNON HUNTER STRICKLAND

SHANNON HUNTER STRICKLAND
173 Prospect Hill Rd, Canaan, NH, 03741
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PROFILE
Results-oriented and creative professional with experience in office management, business, and marketing.
Work experience includes art direction, photography, studio marketing, fine art production, office
management, and business. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Adept at managing
projects requiring attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, as well as working collaboratively. Proficient
in programs including, MS Suite, Photoshop CS6, InDesign CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Capture
One, Power Point, Acrobat, Excel, and Social Media.

SKILLS SUMMARY:

Skilled teacher in fine arts + photography
Marketing + Production
Graphic design for print + Social Media
Photo selection + Archiving
Relationship building
Print + Social media
Self-manager and collaborative team player
Office management + Project management
Art Direction
Organized in time management
Interpersonal + Customer relations
Event + Retreat coordination
Business + Finance
Please see:
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EDUCATION:

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, SAVANNAH, GA Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Photography and Communication Arts Degree

COLUMBIA COLLEGE, COLUMBIA, SC
Liberal Arts / Focus in Fine Arts

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
S.T.HUNTER CO. (2014-2019)
CEO,Creative services including studio based, home interior, lifestyle photography, brand, catalog, marketing
design, photo styling, photo assisting, scheduling, client accommodation, and budgeting
- Clients include: Sofft Shoe, L.L.Bean, Ralph Lauren, Chuck Martin Productions, Stretch Studio, MarkRockwood Photography, Comforttiva, David Hume Kennerly, Russel French Photography, Wink Lewis Photography, Toad & Co., Keurig, Dennis Welch Photography, Darren Setlow Photography, Portland Prop House, Jeff Stevens Photography, and Dharma Craft.

VENN + MAKER (2018)
Studio Assistant/ Fine Art Gallery

COLOR WHEEL ART CAMP (Summer 2017)
Owner and Founder, art camp for grades 4-8
- Focus on practicing drawing skills and inspiration
-Watercolor and painting technique
- Display of art at local coffee shop upon completion

GREG DAY LIGHTING (2016-2017)
Studio Marketing Director
-Project management, budgeting, social media marketing, troubleshooting, relationship building.

GALLERY AT THE GRAND, KENNEBUNK, ME (2013-2014)
Art Gallery Manager
- Helped to execute opening activities and grand opening event of new fine art gallery
- Oversight of gallery staff including training and scheduling
- Researched and collaborated with prospective Maine artists for gallery exhibitions
- Marketing and promotion, including curation, graphic design, printing, direct mail, and community relations
- Developed collaborative relationships with area galleries, hotels, and other businesses to promote gallery

RICHARDSON & ASSOCIATES, SACO, ME (2012-2013)
Office Manager
- Responsible for overall management of front office activities and assisting a staff of 8 landscape
architects + designers, time and organization management of office calendar
- Plan, coordinate, execute office events and meetings
- Continuous additions and edits to database
- Marketing and project work involving graphic design

STRETCH STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY, PORTLAND, ME(2012-2015)
Studio Assistant
- Management of client schedules and accommodations for clients in studio
- Assistance with styling, shot set up, and lighting, shot lists, editing of images, and archiving

NH HOME MAGAZINE, MANCHESTER, NH (2009 - 2013)
Assistant to Photo Editor and Contributing Photographer
- Style and prepare architectural spaces for professional photographs
- Successfully resolved challenging lighting situations
- Stylist for home and food photo shoots

THE OLIVARIAN SCHOOL, PIKE, NH (2011-2012)
Photography Teacher (part-time)
- Basics of digital photography and editing
- Composition
- Art History in photography
- Photography show at end of semester

CARDIGAN MOUNTAIN SCHOOL, CANAAN, NH (2010 - 2012)
Art Teacher, Sailing Coach, and Dorm Parent
- Basics-intermediate techniques of drawing and watercolors
- Work towards a gallery show at end of summer
- Teach students how to sail every day
- Be a Mentor, and pseudo-parent to teenage girls

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
2015 - present New Leaders Council (NLC), Maine Chapter - Fellow of first Maine graduating class
Mission: to recruit, train, and promote the next generation of progressive leaders.
2016 AD Club of Maine

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