Asheville, NC

Overview:  Creative problem solver. Intelligent, Enthusiastic and Competent, especially in new

situations. Punctual and Organized. Possesses good work ethic. Quick learner. Deals and relates well with all kinds of people.


Interests:   Painting, Drawing, Design, Scenic Artistry, Backpacking, Kayaking and Sports



October 2005 – Current Decorative Painter, Scenic Artist, Graphic Designer; Self Employed Subcontractor; Julie K. Ross, Inc., Asheville, NC

October 2005 -- 2015 Scenic Designer & Scenic Charge; Asheville Lyric Opera Productions, Asheville, NC

February 2012 -- November 2014 Product Development/ Packaging Designer; i play., inc, Asheville, NC

October 2005 -- 2019 Electrician, Carpenter & Backstage Hand; Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville, NC

May 2009 -- July 2009 Scenic Charge; Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, Conway, AR


May 2005 – August 2005 Scenic Charge; Capital Playhouse, Olympia, WA


May 2004, September 2004 -- October 2004 Scenic Charge; Flat Rock Playhouse, Flat Rock, NC


January 2004 – March 2004  Artisan (Props Department); Center Stage theater company, Baltimore, MD


Education and Training:

          Graduated Lincoln High School May 1999


            Graduated Florida State University (FSU) December 2003

Academics: Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Technical Theater (Double Major), 3.72 GPA,

 Dean’s List, Honor’s Program Graduate, Magna Cum Laude

Activities and Clubs:  Intramural Athletics, Outdoor Pursuits, Phi Eta Sigma, National Society of

 Collegiate Scholars, FSU Women’s Rugby, FSU Theater Program


           Fall Protection, 2016 -- 2020

            Aerial Work Platform Operator, 2016 -- Present

            Advanced Wilderness First Aid, 2002 -- 2015

                Heartsaver CPR Certification, 2002 -- 2018

            First Responder Certification, 1999 – May 2004

            Lifeguard Certification, 1999 – May 2004

CPR- PR Certification, 1999 – May 2002

WSI (Water Safety Instructor) Certification, 1999 – May 2002

            AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Certification, 2000 – May 2002


Other Experience:

Scenic Art:  Competent in sprayers, airbrush & brushwork. Free-hand drawing skills. Color-matching, Backdrops: frame, floor, cut and scrim drops. Faux finishes, historical painting techniques and plaster, Trompe L’oeil, UV painting, 3D sculpting

Computer Skills:  Competent in Macintosh & PC (Microsoft Office: Word, Spreadsheet, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) Outlook, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Illustrator CS4, Solidworks, DraftSight;  some experience in Adobe InDesign, AutoCAD, Quickbooks

Photography: Proficient at Black and White photography, film developing, and photo printing

Sewing: Skilled in basic sewing and upholstery


* Letters of Reference Available Upon Request