CONTACT

Emilee Louise Graverson

emilee.grav@gmail.com

EDUCATION

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

EXPERIENCE

The Noguchi Museum (February 2017- present), Queens, NYC

Gallery Attendant

  • 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

Curatorial Intern

  • 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

Gallery Assistant

  • 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

Education Intern

  • 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

Instructional Assistant

  • 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.

SKILLS

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