Event Production & Performance 2015-2022
-Organize student art shows for school communities. Design display methods, traffic flow, auctions and generating fundraising income for programs.
-In conjunction with WHAM Art Center arrange annual art festivals, including contests, marketing materials, food trucks, vendors & children’s activities.
-Coordinate creative workshops & sensory retreats that restore, inspire & create unity. Collaborate with event venues, instructors, performers, chefs & suppliers.
-Award winning performer of storytelling & stand up locally & across the country. Produce & host story slams shows under my brand: Secret Story Show. My shows brings together vetted storytellers to tell true personal stories around a theme tapping into the human need for community. I manage the venues, performers, ticket sales, sound, marketing & promotion.
Teaching Experience 2011-2022
Crafting viable marketable creative humans at charter, public & private campuses.
Lead & mentor students with designed instruction & presentations for art encompassing specificities in sculpture, public art, animation, storytelling, drawing, painting, digital art, graphic design, art history & ceramics.
Manage & facilitate personnel, supplies, distribution in a face-paced fluid environment.
Identify & pivot on needs for differentiation based on data. Conduct projects that develop & sustain creativity for 10-1000 people orchestrating supply ordering, distribution, time constraints, display & storage while monitoring & managing progress of each individual.
Create public art projects, art shows & yearbooks by collaborating with vendors & cross disciplinary educators.
Guide students through process to produce successful fundraisers, yearbooks & public shared spaces.
Utilize my education as a masterful problem solver & person of action to inspire & promote creativity as a universal language.
Design Experience 2002-2011
Lichen Frank Design was founded in Atlanta, GA. We provided florals, printed goods & preferred vendor network for special events as well as branding.
-Grew revenue over 100% each year through internally designed advertising, editorial, referrals & loyal customers generated from superb customer service.
-Led & managed staff of full-time employees, interns & contractors. Met imperative timelines for all events through accurate planning, flexible & calculated quick decision making.
-Produced estimates, created bids & presentations, managed payroll & vendor contracts. Established strong relationships with clients through event decór tailored to their personalities, preferences & budget while orchestrating event logistics.
-Designed & delivered outstanding creative concepts framed to specific restraints while maintaining cohesiveness through web graphics, stationery, collateral, packaging & visual systems.
Applications & Systems
Illustrator, Photoshop, Character Animate
Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Teams
Draw, Drive, Forms, Sheets, Slides, Meet
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Design
with Highest Honors