Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

Madison College (MATC)

Full-Time Faculty Madison, WI  .  2010 - Present

Instructor in the Visual Communication department for software development specializing in the Creative Suite, Mac OS, Interface Design and design for emerging technologies. Breaks down complex tasks and explores the tools and overall understanding of these systems.

Education

Parsons The New School for Design,

M.F.A.    Design & Technology

University of Wisconsin - Madison

B.S.    Fine Art / Graphic Design

Rock Valley College

A.S.    Microbiology

Courses

Instructional Media Systems, Madison College, Visual Communications, 2010 - present

MultiMedia Presentation, Madison College, Visual Communications, 2010 - present Related: MMP Blog   » Link

Interface Design, Madison College, Visual Communications, Hybrid, 2010 - present

Advanced Web Animation, Madison College, Web Design Certificate, 2010 - present

Portfolio, Madison College, Visual Communications and Graphic Design, 2010 - present

Introduction to Computer Graphics, Madison College, Visual Communications and Graphic Design, 2010 - present

Visual Design, Summer Intensive 2006, MFA Design and Technology Bootcamp, Parsons School for Design
Related: Section Awesome Blog   » Link

Design Workshops: Adobe Illustrator, Web Management/HTML. Summer/Fall 2006, M.F.A., Undergraduate Workshops, Parsons The New School for Design

Sophomore Production, Spring 2007, Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate Course, Parsons The New School for Design

Teaching Assistant, Spring 1994, Rockton Grade School, 4th Grade Math and Science

Honors & Awards

  SIGGRAPH   Space-Time International Competition 2007, Second Place Winner, Interactive Program

  Project Grant - A7 Engineering, Inc., 2006

  Parsons The New School for Design Bootcamp Grant, 2006

  Dean’s Academic Scholarship, 2006 & 2007

Publications:

Papers / Podcasts /
Blogs / Editorial

  Cultural Interfaces Networks: Flows, Borders, and Identities; A solution to the breakdown social of networks and the family dynamic,  May 2006

   Contributions to Computer Science, 3 episodes: Countess Ada Lovelace, Admiral Grace Hopper, and Dr. Angela Belcher, Podcast, May 2006

   Computation - UnResistorable; Electronic new media and programming, Video demos, Blog. Jan. 2006

   Blog/Reblog; Programmed to collect web-bot comments, Blog began April 2007

  Clientside; Islands in the Stream, web published May 2006, Paper. In 2002, Macromedia introduced the Flash Communication Server MX to the world. It allowed for several in-demand Internet-based applications. Among those was a player application for streaming video media. Yet, four years later, the new and improved Flash Server 2 still struggles for presence on the web.   >> Link

  The Daily Cardinal University Paper, University of Wisconsin, Graphics Editor, 1999, Assistant Graphics Editor, 1998

Gallery Exhibitions

Madison College, Faculty Art Show, Gallery 211, May 2014

New York University, Administrative Management Council Art Show, Salmagundi Club Gallery, May 2008

MAKE MAGAZINE BLOG, Featured Sept. 12, 2007

MFADT EXHIBITION May 31–June 9, 2007 Chelsea Art Museum, NYC

PROCESS Bendheim Gallery, June 2007, Greenwich, CT

Purchase College Exhibition June, 2005


Educational Design

Literacy / Sentence Structure / Writing for Fun
Target Age: Middle School: 10-13
Problem: Inability to understand basic sentence structure and writing skills
Proposal: Spy Blog, Secret codes for understanding language and grammar


Designing for Playful Learning; Adaption of existing video games
Directions and Map Reading,
Proposal: Paper prototype played using “Burnout 3”, or similar driving/racing game.


Basic concepts of electricity through educational DIY.
Target Age: Adult.
Proposal: DIY Community Blog, Electricity 101.

University Experience

New York University

College of Arts and Science New York, NY  .  2007 - 2009

Web Site Administrator

The New School University

Communications and External Affairs

New York, NY  .  2005 - 2006

Designer for School Branding

State University of New York

Purchase College Purchase, NY  .  2002 - 2005

Publications Manager

University of Vermont

Department of Medical Photography Burlington, VT  .  2002

Project Programmer and Technology Consultant

University of Wisconsin - Madison

College of Law - Continuing Education Madison, WI 1998 - 2000

Technical Consultant

University System

U.W. Madison Madison, WI . 1998 - 1999

Design and Project Management

Printing Services

U.W. Madison Madison, WI . 1998

Customer Service, Production

Associated Students of Madison Press

U.W. Madison Madison, WI . 1997-1998

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