EDITORIAL & DESIGN EXPERIENCE
Managing Editor + Lead Graphic Designer
MERDE Magazine
Los Angeles CA: 2023–present
Fashion Editor; Research & Development
MERDE Magazine, Paris FR / Brooklyn NY: 2020–2022
Graphic Designer for Special "Devour" Project
Edible Manhattan/Brooklyn

New York, NY: Aug. 2022–Jan. 2023
Graphic Designer + Social Media
The 1881 Club
Pasadena CA: 2018–2022
Co-Editor
Printing Fashion N°1
Parsons Paris: The New School, Paris FR: Spring 2020
Arts & Poetry Editor
Inscape Literary Journal
Pasadena City College, Pasadena CA: Spring 2019
Nonfiction Editor
Inscape Literary Journal
Pasadena City College, Pasadena CA: Fall 2018
Senior Editor
Y.E.S. House Biannual Newsletter
Youth Educational Services, House 91, Arcata CA: 2014

AWARDS & GRANTS
Student Opportunity Grant
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah GA: 2021
Student Achievement Honor Scholarship Award
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah GA: 2020
International Student Merit Grant
Parsons Paris: The New School, Paris FR: 2019
C.A.H.S.S. Travel Funding Award: SPE National Conference
Society for Photographic Education, Baltimore MD: 2014
Undergraduate "Research in a Creative Activity" Fellowship Award
California State Polytechnic University: Humboldt, C.A.H.S.S. Arcata CA: 2013
Presidential Volunteer Gold Service Award
former U.S. President Barack Obama, Washington DC: 2013
Student Travel Grant: SPE National Conference
Society for Photographic Education, Chicago, IL: 2013
Al Elpusan Award for Student Activism, Nominee
California State Polytechnic University: Humboldt, Arcata CA: 2012
EXHIBITIONS
MERDE Magazine: Issue IV: Nostalgia in "A Magazine Show"
Dec. 2021 - Jan. 2022, Miriam Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
"A Fashion Issue: Interrogating the Influence of Fashion Publishing"
Dec. 2019 Glassbox Espace d’Art, Paris, France
Summer Arts Photography Showcase
Cal State Monterey Bay, Seaside CA: 2011
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Teaching Assistant, Digital Photography
California State Polytechnic University: Humboldt, Arcata CA: 2011-2012
Student Teacher, CSU Summer Arts Photography Session
Cal State Monterey Bay, Seaside CA: 2013
COMMITTEE SERVICE
Welcoming Committee, Printing Fashion Festival
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris FR: 2020
Student Representative, Parsons Paris Administrative Group
Parsons Paris, The New School, Paris FR: 2019-2020
Graphic Design Committee, Residential Academic Mentoring Program
California State Polytechnic University: Humboldt, Arcata CA: 2013-2014
Governing Body, Youth Educational Services
California State Polytechnic University: Humboldt, Arcata CA: 2012
EDUCATION
MFA Creative Writing (in progress)
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah GA
MA Fashion Studies
(interrupted due to COVID-19)
Parsons Paris, The New School, Paris FR
BA Studio Art & Psychology
California State Polytechnic University: Humboldt, Arcata CA
INTERNSHIPS
Publishers Office / Production Intern
Red Hen Press, Pasadena, CA: Jan 2022 – May 2022
Digital Couture Librarian
Editorial-Based Contemporary Vintage
Byronesque, London UK / Paris FR: Summer 2020
Runway Correspondent
Paris Fashion Week
Fashionweek.Pro, New York NY / Paris FR: Fall 2019 – Winter 2020
MEMBERSHIP
Americorps Alumni
Association of Writers & Writing Programs
Business of Fashion Professionals
Los Angeles Library Zine Club
Martin Parr Foundation
Psi Chi International Honors Society in Psychology
Society for Photographic Education
World Hope Forum
Worth Global Style Network
Wunderman Thompson Intelligence
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