2017 / Double Major BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO_Filmmaking/Creative Writing
2013 / MediaBistro, Copywriting: Creative Ad Writing
2009 / University of Chicago, Chicago, IL_Creative Writing Workshop
2011-Present / Author & Content Creator
Author of Paint. Perform consulting, freelance work, and weekly content for Medium and Youtube.
2018-Present / ESL Tutor
ESL tutor for Children in China.
2018 / MakerSpace Facilitator
Did digital fabrication and managed A/V equipment. Trained visitors in Adobe CC, Corel and Tinkercad. Introduced a VR component to events, added Adobe CC training to LMS and automated introduction to 3D printing.
2017 / Homework Help Tutor/Assistant Instructor
Worked as an after school tutor for a program funded by AMC, and also worked as an assistant instructor for Kumon Math and Reading.
2016-2017 / Writer/Director, Delta Phi
Produced and edited original feature film.
2016 / Line Producer, KCPT
Interned as a producer and production assistant for interfaith documentary. Did outreach and script supervision.
2016 / Sound Designer/Recordist, Migrant and Refugee Services of NE KC
Sound designer, recordist and voiceover talent for tutorial videos.
2008-2012 / Content Writer
Wrote content for promotional literature and events. Did art direction for Elementia.
/ FILMOGRAPHY (vimeo.com/shethewriter)
/ 2019 / Burnt Ends (Rondevu Pictures)
/ 2017 / Delta Phi
/ 2016 / Real Boy, an Allegory
Beyond Belief (PBS)
/ 2015 / Boy Found In
So What are You About
/ 2014 / Fearsome Pole
/ 2013 / Novelist
/ SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
/ 2017 / Five Steps to Writing Compelling Characters-(Kansas City Art Institute, Avila University)
Making Metafiction-(H&R Block Artspace)
/ 2018 / Five Steps to Writing Compelling Characters-(JCL Writer’s Conference)
Work/Write Balance panel-(JCL Writer’s Conference)
/ 2019 / Radio appearance to introduce metafiction (KKFI 90.1)
/ 2018 Paint-Novel
/ 2017 Say You're Sorry-Short fiction
/ 2014 A Birthday Card.-Commercial (Target/Threadless Paper Greetings)
Dust to Dust-Short fiction (Kawsmouth)
/ 2009 Canon-Poetry (Elementia)
/ 2008 Boy was on a Cloud-Poetry (Elementia)
/ 2007 Talking with Teens-Non-fiction (Muslim Girl Magazine)
Dim-Short fiction (No Roses Magazine/Elementia)
In Which Jamie Has a Nightmare-Short fiction (No Roses Magazine)
/ JURIED EXHIBITIONS (vimeo.com/shethewriter)
/ 2018 Novelist (2013)-KC Film Fest
/ 2017 Fearsome Pole (2014)-KC Film Fest
This Map Is Not Real. (2017)-2017 Annual BFA Exhibition
Five Apples Today (2016)-Spring 2017 KCAI Student Exhibition
/ 2014 Dictum (2014)-Alamo Student Exhibition
Perimeter (2014)-Alamo Student Exhibition
/ 2015 Boy Found In (2015)-Alamo Student Exhibition
Fearsome Pole (2014)-Middle of the Map Fest
So What Are You About (2015)-Alamo Student Exhibition
/ AWARDS AND HONORS
2017 / Regional Emmy Nomination
2013 / KCAI Merit Scholarship
2009 / Alphapointe Student Honoree
2009 / NaNoWriMo winner
2009 / Presidential Service Award
_Writing (fiction, screenplay, journalism, copywriting, correspondence)
_Adobe Creative Cloud