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Jenny Acosta

Experience
Baltimore, MD, USA
Aug 2013Present
Maryland Institute College of Art
Student Activities | Program Manager
- Responsible for planning, implementing, & marketing enriching programs for the college campus community
- Orientation Leader for first-year students throughout the year
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Jun 2013Aug 2013
Graphics Intern
- Assistant in web, print, illustration, marketing, & textile design (especially graphic tees)
- Assistant in conceptualizing./installing store window displays
Brooklyn, NY, USA
May 2013Aug 2013
MultiDisciplinary Intern
- Assistant in installation, publicity, & retail of summer
“Pattern Pop-Up” shop in South St. Seaport
- Assistant in wallpaper design/screen-printing, sampling,
& social media presence.
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Dec 2011Jan 2014
Fulfillment Intern, Model, & Tattly Hacker
- Responsible for fulfillment of wholesale & individual packaging
- Creator of “Tattly Hacks,” a personal project building new
Tattlys with parts of pre-existing Tattlys.
Baltimore, MD, USA
20112014
Jonathan Latiano, Rachel Beach
Artist's Assistant
- Assistant in the fabrication & promotion of various site-specific
installations and sculpture.
Jonathan Latiano : “Points of Contention”, “Compacting Factors”, "Flight of the Baiji"
Rachel Beach : "Long Standing"
Williamsburg, NY, USA
JunAug 2012
Jewelry Design & Photography Intern
- Completed metalsmithing tasks & refined bench skills for one-of-a-kind jewelry
- Organized inventory and packaged orders for large-scale sales such as Fab.com flash sale.
- Photographed various products for online website.
New York, NY, USA
JunSep 2011
Graphic Design, Photography, & Social Media Intern
- Designed & Silkscreen printed t-shirts for Artseeka interns and promotions.
- Assigned as a group leader for neighborhood events to capture street art, art in museums & galleries, & creative happenings in the chosen areas.
New York, NY, USA
MayJun 2011
Stillspotting NYC Exhibition Artistic Therapist
- Artistic therapist for exhibit attendee "patients" at artist Pedro Reyes' "Sanatorium" exhibit during “Stillspotting NYC,” a two-year multidisciplinary project that takes the museum’s Architecture & Urban Studies programming into the five boroughs.
New York, NY, USA
20102011
Designer & Printmaker
- Increased sales through introduction of limited edition apparel designs & prints.
- Generated publicity of brand via web & public street advertising.
- Participated in designing, silkscreen printing, and packaging.
Brooklyn, NY, USA
JunOct 2009
Intern, Exhibiting Artist & Festival Tourguide
- Created awareness of the local arts through hosting walking tours during Dumbo’s yearly Arts festival.
- Exhibited an installation “Cloud 9” during the Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival 2009.
New York, NY, USA
20052007
Igicom LLC
HTML Production Intern
- Managed comprehensive mailing campaign for Charitybuzz auction site.
Volunteer
2013 : Maryland Film Festival | Theater Ambassador
2012 : The Taste of DC | Festival Volunteer
2012 : Madeline Cutrona | Artist's Performer for "These Instructions Impart Information"
2011-2012 : Food Network | Food & Wine Festival Volunteer
2009 : Stephen Nguyen & Wade Kavanaugh | Artist's Assistant for "The Experience of Green"
2007-2009 : New York Cares | Public School Mural Painter
2006-2007 : NYC CultureFest | Festival Volunteer with Merrill Lynch & Sesame Street
Education
Baltimore, MD, USA
Aug 2010May 2014
B.F.A - Interdisciplinary Sculpture
Seoul, Korea, South
Jun 2012Jul 2012
MICA Summer Abroad Program
NY, USA
Sep 2006Jun 2010
Fiorello LaGuardia Arts for Music & Art & Performing Arts
Visual Art
NY, USA
20072009
Group Exhibitions & Awards
Featured Artist in The Runcible Spoon "The Bland Issue" | April 2014
Featured Artist in Ingredient Club Food Zine | April 2014

Bowtie Textile Designer for MICA's President Fred Lazarus Legacy Celebration

1st Runner-Up Winner Brooklyn Industries Community T-shirt Contest
-- Men's design : http://bit.ly/1aaKhjs
-- Women's design : http://bit.ly/19A8rmB | May 2013

Featured on Behance Student Show | 2012
Featured on MICA Behance Portfolios | 2013
Dean’s List | 2010 – 2014 (all semesters)
Bank of America J. Martin Scholarship & Fanny B. Thalheimer Scholarship | ‘10 –‘14

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2014 : Maryland Institute College of Art Senior Commencement Exhibition | May
2014 : Maker's Dozen Pop-Up Shop @ Artifact Coffee | Baltimore, MD, April
2014 : Baltimore Flea, Featured Artists - Maker's Dozen | Baltimore, MD, April
2014 : Publications & Multiples Fair | D Center, Baltimore, MD, March
2013 : Casual Friday | Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD, October
2013 : Worldy Wise | Brown Center Gallery 3, Baltimore, MD, February
2012 : Cloth of Action | Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD, September
2012 : Mixed Company | Gallery 175, Seoul, South Korea, July
2011 : Introduction to Sculpture Department Exhibition | Maryland Institute College of Art / Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD, December
2011 : Foundation Exhibition | Maryland Institute College of Art / Pinkard Gallery, August - September
2011 : Art13 Exhibition + Art Auction | Lombard Fried Projects, New York, NY, June
2011 : CONNECTIONS | Fox Building Gallery, April
2010 : AP Drawing II & Painting II Show | Maryland Institute College of Art / Fox Building Gallery, November
2010 : "Identity" Exhibition | Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD, October
2010 : Senior Art Show #5: "Plead the Fifth" | Fiorello H. LaGuardia H.S. Gallery, New York, NY, May - June
2009 : Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival | Brooklyn, NY, September
Skills
 
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Basic Html, Basic Woodshop Tools, Bench Skills (Jewelry), Bookbinding, Ceramics (Wheel-Throwing & Hand Building), Cooking, Creative Problem Solving, Digital Textile Printing, Drawing, Feltmaking, Food Illustration, Illustration, Letterpress (typesetting & Photopolymer), Printmaking (Silkscreen), Public Event Programming, Repeat Pattern Making, Sewing Machine Work, Social Media Networking, Watercolor