CurriculumVitae

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Education


2003-2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

With Honors, Summa Cum Laude

 

Areas of Expertise


Web Development

Marketing

Brand Identity

Digital and Print Media

Photography

Videography

Graphic Design

Sound Design

 

Websites


Artist Portfolio:

ValeriePhoenix.com

 

Commercial Website:

PhoenixAviary.com

 

Exhibitions


2018 “America Now”

Providence Art Club, Providence, RI


2018 “Con/textile/ized”

Jamestown Arts Center, Jamestown, RI


2014 “8 From 08”

Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI


2013 “Creatives Rising”

See.Me Exhibition Space, Long Island City, NY


2013 “Small Picture Show”

Gallery Z, Providence, RI


2012 “Photography Guild Members Exhibition”

Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI


2012 “Reconstructed Dreams”

Flipp Salon Apothecary, Providence, RI


2012 “URI Student and Alumni Show”

The Artists Cooperative Gallery, Westerly, RI


2012 “Small Picture Show”

Gallery Z, Providence, RI


2011 “Photographers and Sculptors of Our Times”

Gallery Z, Providence, RI


2011 “Sudden Occurrences” Solo Photography Exhibition

URI Fine Arts Building, Kingston, RI


2011 “Small Picture Show”

Gallery Z, Providence, RI


2010 1st Annual URI Alumni Art Exhibition

Feinstein Campus, Providence, RI


2010 Bohemian Night Grand Opening

Valerie’s Gallery, Warren, RI


2009 Mermaids: Urbane and Arcane

Firehouse 13, Providence, RI


2009 Open Juried Photography Annual

Helme House(SCAA), Kingston, RI


2009 Printmakers Biennial Student Exhibition

Boston University, Boston, MA


2008 34th Anniversary Show

Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI


2008 Yue Opera Photography Exhibition

URI Library, Kingston, RI


2008 URI Student Works

Helme House, Kingston, RI


2007 Senior Show

One Way Gallery, Narragansett, RI


2007, 2008 Selected Student Works

Carlotti Gallery, Kingston, RI


2006, 2007, 2008 Annual Juried Student Show

URI, Kingston, RI


2006 "Pulse"

Helme House Exhibition, Kingston, RI

 

Professional Experience


2008 - Present: Freelance Technology Creative

Phoenix Aviary Media

Web Development

Videography

Photography

Branding

Marketing

Sound Engineering

Performance Art

 

2013 - 2016: Communications Technology Specialist

The Keystone Group RI - North Kingstown, RI

Full Stack Web Development

Web Design

Videography

Photography

Branding

Marketing

Multi-Agency Media Archiving

Online Training System Management

 

2012 - 2013: Creative Service Coordinator

Looking Upwards - Middletown, RI

Full Stack Web Development

Web Design

Videography

Photography

Branding

Marketing

Curriculum Design - Studio 57

 

2007 - 2013: Videographer, Webmaster, Graphic Designer

Bridges, Inc. - Jamestown, RI

Full Stack Web Development

Web Design

Videography

Photography

Branding

Marketing

 

1/08 – 4/08: Gallery Internship

Hera Gallery - Wakefield, RI

Marketing

Exhibition Preparation

Sales

 

8/07-12/07: Gallery Internship

One Way Gallery - Narragansett, RI

Marketing

Exhibition Preparation

Sales

 

2005 - 2011: Photographer, Editor, Graphic Designer

Shawn Michael Photography - Warwick, RI

Photography

Photo Editing

Album Design

 

Computer Skills


Github, Arduino, Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, Aftereffects, Illustrator, Premiere, Soundtrack Pro, Audition, Sublime, Atom, Microsoft Word Suite

 

Awards


2012 2nd Place Photographers’ Guild Members’ Exhibition Newport Art Museum

2008 1st Place {Experimental Category} URI Visualizations Film Festival

2008 Excellence Award, URI Annual Juried Student Show

2008 Fidelity Investment Art Award

2007 Dean's Choice Award URI Visualizations Film Festival

2007 2nd Place {Experimental Category} URI Visualizations Film Festival

2006 People's Credit Union Art Award

2006 David Ketner Memorial Art Award for Excellence in Studio Art

 

Screenings


2008 Take-2 Student International Film Festival, Kerry, Ireland

2008 Main Street Independent Film Festival, Wakefield, Rhode Island

2007, 2008 URI Visualizations Film Festival, Kingston, RI

2007, 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, RI

 

Publications


“America, Now At Providence Art Club,” Artscope Magazine
https://artscopemagazine.com/2018/07/america-now-at-providence-art-club/


The Jamestown Press (April 26, 2018), “Explore the world of textiles at arts center”, Page 13


Mercury (March 7-13, 2018), “Art of the Cloth” Cover, Page 9


South County Independent (January 16, 2014), Page C1


RISD xyz Alumni Magazine (Spring/Summer 2011), Page 35


Quad Angles URI Alumni Magazine (Winter 2009-2010) Pages 20&21


South County Independent (July 17, 2008) Page C6


Motif (August 1-14th, 2007) Page 49