LICHEN Shepherd

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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

Adobe

Illustrator, Photoshop, Character Animate

Microsoft

Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Teams

Google

Draw, Drive, Forms, Sheets, Slides, Meet

Sketchup-Pixlr-Zoom

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Design

with Highest Honors

1998-2002

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