Etta Sandry Resume

EDUCATION

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Expected Graduation 2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis in Sculpture, Performance, and Fiber and Material Studies
Presidential Merit Scholarship Recipient

Perpich Center for Arts Education – Graduated 2008
Golden Valley, MN

EXPERIENCE

Intern – Family Programs Assistant, The Art institute of Chicago, Family Education Division, Chicago, IL – Winter/Spring 2010

  • Help set up and clean up after family programs such as studio activities and story times
  • Assist in art activities and family programs such as studio activities and gallery walks
  • Monitor and maintain family room and family gallery space
  • Greet families

Usher and Workshop Assistant, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater, Minneapolis, MN – Winter 2010

  • Welcoming audience members, handing out forms and flyers, taking tickets
  • Assisting the visiting puppet artist, working with kids and helping them with puppet projects

Gardener, City Farm, Chicago, IL – Fall 2009

•   Weeding vegetable beds, washing and preparing produce, planting seeds, spreading compost

Mechanic, Working Bikes, Chicago, IL – Winter/Spring 2008/09

•   Stripping old bicycle frames, building up and overhauling bicycles to be donated and sold

Lifeguard, City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Bloomington, MN – 2006-2009

Bloomington and Richfield Community Education, Bloomington, MN – 2005-2009

•   Red Cross Certified in: CPR, Lifeguarding, Waterfront, First Aid, Water Safety Instructor

Gallery Coordinator, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN – 2006-2008

•   Arranged work entered into exhibitions

•  Oversaw gallery set-up team

•   Maintained quality of gallery

Madricha (Teaching Assistant), Shir Tikvah Congregation, Minneapolis, MN – 2006-2008

•   Religious School and Hebrew School classes

•  Worked with kindergarteners, second graders, and fifth graders

  • Helped prepare for class, lead lessons, and worked with students individually

Water Safety Aid, Bloomington and Richfield Community Education, Bloomington, MN – 2003-2007

•   Taught swimming lessons to children from pre-school to level six

  • Helped children get familiar with water, taught safety skills and stroke

SKILLS

Art: Basic Drawing and Painting, Screen Printing, Woodblock Printing, Intaglio Printing, Paper Making, Book Arts and Book Binding, Woodwork, Basic Metalsmithing, Cooking

Fibers: Hand and Machine Sewing, Knitting, Crocheting, Yarn Spinning, Dyeing

Mechanical: Basic Bicycle Overhaul

Software: Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver, Html, Website Design, and Word Processing

Certifications: CPR, Lifeguarding, Waterfront, First Aid, Water Safety Instructor

Languages: Conversational Spanish

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant Program, Golden Valley, MN

Fellowship Grant, May 2008

Shir Tikvah Federation of Temple Youth, Minneapolis, MN

President, 2006-2008

EXHIBITIONS

2009  Gifted, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL

2009  ArtBash, (Parade as part of the exhibition) School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009  Department Store, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2008  American Visions and Voices Award, Juried Show, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

2008  Grant Exhibition, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2008  Senior Installation Show, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2008  Junior/Senior Semester Show, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2008  Scholastic Art Awards, Juried Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

2008  PCAE Open Show and Sale, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2007  Senior Self Portrait Show, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2007  Junior Semester Show, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2007  Junior/Senior Semester Show, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2007  Scholastic Art Awards, Juried Show, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

2007  PCAE Open Show and Sale, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2006  Re-de-find, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2006   Antigone, Children’s Theater Company for Teens, Minneapolis, MN

2006   Junior Self Portrait Show, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

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