Emilee Louise Graverson
New York University (September 2017- May 2019) New York City, NY
MA, Visual Arts Administration, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
University of California (September 2010- June 2014) Santa Cruz, CA
BA, History of Art and Visual Culture
The Noguchi Museum (February 2017- present), Queens, NYC
Customer service and front desk responsibilities including: ticket sales, membership sales, informing guests about exhibitions, museum rules and expectations.
Maintaining gallery spaces, ensuring that the artwork is safe, answering queries about the museum and its history.
Furthering museum’s mission by actively engaging guests in dialogue and speaking about Noguchi’s life and work.
Queens Museum (September 2018- December 2018), Queens, NYC
Assisted in the installation process of Queens International: Volumes (Biennial)
Design assistance for signage for Queens International and label preparation and installation.
Coordination and communication with artists and collaborators.
Copy editing of exhibition materials, texts, signage, and layouts.
Thinkery - The New Austin Children's Museum (February 2015 - June 2017), Austin, TX
Lead Educator - STEAM (September 2016- June 2017)
Lead educator focused on STEAM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), engaging visitors in hands on inquiry based learning.
Lead educator for drop-in activities in Space 8, a maker lab. Taught young learners 8 years old and up skills in woodworking, sewing, graphic design, electronics, circuitry, printmaking, animation, and robotics.
Designed curriculum for after school program focusing on Arduino programming, graphic design, digital fabrication, and sustainable local ecology.
Facilitated workshops in collaboration with PBS (KLRU Austin) involving Scratch programming.
Facilitated and designed activities that took place during special public programs such as Thinkery21 events hosted for adults after hours.
Daily management of gallery spaces and delegating tasks to staff.
Daily overseeing of gallery education programs.
Assisted marketing department in illustrations for special programming such as t-shirt designs and marketing materials.
Assisted in Thinkery programming at outreach events such as SXSW 2016 and 2017, SXSW Edu, and Whole Foods Market.
Direct Service Staff (February 2016-September 2016)
Customer service, selling admission tickets and memberships.
Communicating museum policy and mission to visitors.
Facilitating exhibits and engaging visitors in hands on inquiry based learning.
Boîte Noire Gallery (April 2014- February 2015) West Hollywood, CA
Organize and host gallery events such as openings, outreach events and collaborative WEHO Art Walk.
Designed marketing material for exhibitions, and designed gallery website.
Managed sales of artwork in communication with clients and artists.
Managed guest lists, email contact, and media contact.
Assisted with social media outreach, marketing and content.
Assisted in the installation of artworks, labeling and signage. As well as the packaging, and shipping of artworks.
Jeffrey Campbell Shoes (March 2014- June 2014) Culver City, CA
Graphic Design Intern
Created graphics and additional content for email newsletters.
Edited and retouched product and lifestyle photos to fit company brand.
Actively participated with social media accounts, maintained brand and learned basic online and ecommerce business strategies.
The Fowler Museum at UCLA (June 2013- August 2013) Westwood, CA
Designed curriculum for at the kids summer camp “Dress To Impress” where I taught techniques for sewing, making textiles, costumes and camouflage.
Assisted with gallery tours for school groups.
Produced and designed interactive components for exhibition “Fowler at Fifty”.
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (September 2011- June 2013) Santa Cruz, CA
Community Programs, Youth Programs and Education Intern
Guided elementary and middle school children through history and art galleries.
Participated in the Bringing the Museum to the Schools program that involved local elementary schools directly with the art exhibit and allowed student work to be shown at the museum.
Planned large community events that take place once a month at the museum. Each event brings community and art together through performances, crafts, demonstrations and interactive museum exhibits.
Directly involved in family programming, working with community members to better provide unique family experiences at the museum.
University of California, Santa Cruz (September 2012- December 2012) Santa Cruz, CA
Lead two discussion sections for a UCSC Freshman writing class.
Taught basic writing skills, helped students analyze required readings, and facilitated discussions based on the required texts.
Tutored the students outside of class in analytical essay writing.
Worked alongside a UCSC professor to create lesson plans and curriculum.
WRITING: Creative and academic writing skills.
LANGUAGE: English, some Spanish, some German
COMPUTER: Microsoft office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, basic HTML
LEADERSHIP: teaching, public speaking, group management skills
ARTISTIC: Graphic design, illustration, typography, photography