Lily Elkwood
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Art History

Lily Elkwood

Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY
Candidate for Bachelor of Arts Degree, May 2022
Majors: Blockchain and the Art Market, History of Art
Minor: Visual Studies
Cornell Arts and Sciences College Scholar Program
Cornell Arts and Sciences Humanities Scholar Program

Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
Diploma 2018
High Honor Roll
GPA: 98.97/100 weighted, 96.50/100 unweighted

Relevant Courses: Curating Fashion Exhibitions, History of Photography, Legal Issues in the Arts, New Media Women's Art, Introduction to Art History, Visual Studies, Southeastern Asian Art, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Greek Literature, Latin, Networks, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and The World, Modern Western Art, Ethics in Technology, Marketing
WORK EXPERIENCE_______________________________________________________________ ____________________________
New York Art Center Gallery, Intern, Tribeca, New York Summer 2019
Recruited emerging artists to exhibit at monthly art fairs and on digital platforms using social media
Assisted the gallery director by contacting artists and organizing artwork for upcoming shows
The History Center in Tompkins County, Student Volunteer, Ithaca, NY Spring 2019-Spring 2020
Organized and cataloged collections of books, scrapbooks, historic maps, manuscripts, genealogy files, and photographs
7 for All Mankind, Sales Associate, Tinton Falls, NJ Summer 2018
Assisted customers by responding to questions, improving engagement with merchandise, and providing customer service
Monitored inventory and organized merchandise.
W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience Summer Research Program Summer 2017
Conducted research for Spinal Cord Injury Project

Cornell Arts and Sciences Humanities Scholar Program 2020-Present
1 of 30 students selected to conduct independent research and take curated courses focused on the humanities in order to produce a final capstone project
Cornell Arts and Sciences College Scholar Program 2019-Present
1 of 18 students chosen to design an interdisciplinary major and independent research project culminating in a senior honors thesis titled How Will Blockchain Affect the Players in the Art Market?
Orientation Leader Summer 2019
Mentored 20 incoming Freshmen upon their arrival to Cornell
Cornell Jewish Studies Club 2018-2019
Co-founder and Secretary of a group dedicated to encouraging undergraduate students from all backgrounds to discuss Jewish culture, religion, and history
Sigma Delta Tau Sorority 2019
Member of sorority leadership board responsible for the weekly newsletter and internal updates
Chabad 2019-Present
Organized religious events and raised funds as a member of the Executive Student Board
Slope Media Group Fall 2020-Present
Wrote articles discussing television, popular culture, and the overall Cornell student experience
Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Drawing, Painting, Writing, Research, Database Entry, Social Media Management
Art, Skiing, Traveling, Reading, Creative Writing