Name: Keri M. Schroeder

Email: kerimschroeder@gmail.com

Address: Oakland, CA

Phone: (702) 202-7324

Summary of Skills:

- Experience in Art Administration, Event Planning, Collection Digitizing, Gallery Management
- Experienced in paper and book conservation
- Proficient with Adobe CS: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
- Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Publisher
- Trained visual artist with excellent hand skills and craftsmanship
- Fluent in German language

Education:

Master of Fine Arts, Book Art & Creative Writing 2015
Mills College, Oakland, California

Bachelor of Arts, Art History with Minor in German Language 2010
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

USAC German Language Study Abroad Program 2008-2009
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg – Niedersachsen, Germany

Workshops and Continued Education:

UNLV Libraries Special Collections Conservation Workshops 2010-2013
Workshops Completed:
Book and Paper Conservation Introduction
Book Conservation I: Basic Paper Conservation
Book Conservation II: Soft Bound Publications
Book Conservation III: Hard Bound Publications
Book Conservation IV: Clamshell Box Construction
Book Conservation Studio: Special Project

Professional Experience:

Studio Assistant 2014-present
Flying Fish Press, Berkeley, CA
- Assist Artist Julie Chen with book assembly and production
- Quality control and prioritizing special orders
- Maintain artist studio and equipment

Fiction Editor 2014-2015
580 Split, Mills College, Oakland, CA
- Selected work for publication in annual literary journal
- Solicited work from authors and artists
- Assisted with layout and design for cover and interior of journal

Teaching Assistant 2013-2015
Mills College, Oakland, CA
- Teaching Assistant, Bookbinding (2014-2015 Academic Year)
o Assisted professor in bookbinding classes
o Taught workshops for Book Art Program
o Supervised students in letterpress studio and bindery
- Teaching Assistant, Gallery Coordinator (2013-2014 Academic Year)
o Coordinated gallery openings and receptions
o Curated and installed student exhibitions

Manager of Visitor Services and Education 2010-2013
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV
- Worked with the Public Education Foundation to create and implement educational programs for special exhibitions
- Developed and researched incoming exhibitions
- Wrote monthly gallery newsletter and exhibition collateral

Gallery Assistant 2005-2010
The Fallout Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
- Assisted at opening receptions and special events
- Archived exhibition materials and press
- Promoted gallery through social media and special events
- Communicated with guests and artists and coordinated retail sales

Display Coordinator 2005-2008
Anthropologie/Urban Outfitters, Inc., Las Vegas, NV
- Designed and constructed displays to house or promote merchandise
- Worked with corporate office to ensure consistent branding
- Designed and created signage for retail outlet

Volunteerism and Special Projects:

College Book Art Association 2015-present
Member of Development Committee
- Create and implement fundraising campaigns
- Seek out and communicate with potential donors

UNLV Lied Library Special Collections, Las Vegas, NV 2011-2013
Volunteer in Special Collections Conversation Lab
- Assisted with paper and book conservation and restoration

Insert Coin(s) Videolounge Gamebar, Las Vegas, NV 2010–2011
Art Director
- Created interior design for bar and lounge
- Curated art exhibitions and special events

The Contemporary Arts Center Las Vegas 2009-2011
Gallery Intern and Volunteer
- Assisted at opening receptions and special events
- Managed volunteer database and organized membership drives
- Wrote successful grant proposals for 501(c)3 non-profit

Volunteer and Gallery Assistant 2005-2010
Whirlygig Inc., Las Vegas, NV
- Assisted at opening receptions and First Friday art events
- Handled cash and directed visitors

Valid until December 17, 2016