2016 - Present
Owner & Operator
Creative Agency that specializes in corporation/community engagement consulting, interactive art experiences, event management and creative online promotional content.
City of Palm Springs
Consultant to the Palm Springs Public Arts Commission
Scope of work to include support with planning, execution, organization, management, marketing, educating with the PS Public Arts Commission and their projects for this season.
Development of "Art Is Everywhere" Public Art Grant Program
Helps to develop and coordinate grant program from conception to delivery to execution
Event Coordinator for "Art is Here" Community Events and Programs
Helped to conceptualize and coordinate all community events and programs
Educator, Public Art Master Class at Palm Springs High School
Co-taught public art master class, guided students through designs, coordinated group art show at Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Unified School District
Co-Founder and Lead
Created and developed an art program for "at risk" female students enrolled in Palm Springs Unified School district using arts & crafts as a way to build self-esteem and community amongst middle school students. The program helps to guide the young women on a positive path and use art therapy as a way of coping and excelling in school and social settings. Also responsible for managing art materials budget, social media and staffing.
AEG Live, Goldenvoice / Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Curator, Coordinator to the Coachella Art Studios
Producer and manager to $50,000 budget. Supervision of 50 staff members and over 5,000 attendees.
Also produced similar activations with various budgets and staff members at: FYF Fest, Desert Trip, Arroyo Seco, Stagecoach, Camp Flog Gnaw, SS Coachella, Phish Festival
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Special Event Manager
Manager and coordinator to 8 special events in a condensed week long celebration.
Responsible for developing event themes
Balancing budget and maintaining contracts
Coordination of all volunteers
Communicating with all clients and sponsors
Distribution of alcohol, staffing and event logistics
Creative Content Producer
Producer to promotional commercials, photography and management of social media accounts for local businesses in the Coachella Valley.
Responsible for organizing talent, budget and photo shoot schedules
Promotional content (copyright, scheduling, imagery, styling) created for:
Hard Rock Hotel,Palm Springs Art Museum, Temple Isaiah, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Festival, Palm Springs Unified School District, Westfield Shopping Center, Palm Springs Wine Festival, Dead or Alive, Artists United Org, Artspark, Palm Springs Public Arts Commission, Barone Art Studio
Prop Styling and Production Assistant for:
Desert X, Target Corporation, Hayneedle Corporation, ESPN, Phillip K Smith III, Eric Mack
THE COACHELLA VALLEY ART SCENE
Founded and was Executive Director to the arts and culture website that served as a platform for
emerging artists in the Coachella Valley. Developed the popular blog into a thriving business and well known, multi-faceted, nonprofit organization.
Revenue Generating and Marketing of CVAS Gallery
● Established the Gallery as a premier event space, booking
numerous community and private events on a monthly basis
● Produced promotional material to entice viewership and foot
Exhibitions and Programs
● Created programs to increase admissions, awareness, revenue
● Developed festivals for CVAS such as: 111 Music Festival,
STREET, 19th Hole Block Party, Poetry Fest
● Developed ongoing programs such as: Open Mic Night, Craft
Nights, Figure Drawing Nights, Art Shows, Music Events, Yoga
Classes and much more
● Worked closely with curatorial team to hang exhibits and develop
programming in theme to evoke attract audiences to venue
● Developed a Membership and Merchandise Program that
solicited new groups of annual donors and monthly members.
● Built good standing relationships with City officials throughout
Coachella Valley. Worked closely with City of La Quinta, City of
Palm Desert and City of Palm Springs to produce events and
coordinate City marketing efforts.