Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Boulder, Colorado
303-842-7209
alexis.lund@colorado.edu
@LexieDarlingg

Education

University of Colorado Boulder, Bachelor of Fine Arts                                                         2014 - 2018

Emphasis in Ceramics
Minor in Art History
Certificate in Technology, Arts, and Media                                          

 University of Colorado Boulder, Ceramics Area Post-Baccalaureate program                          Fall 2018, Spring 2019                 

 

Professional Experience

(non art-related experience is available upon request)

University of Colorado, Teaching Assistant, Boulder, CO

January 2019 – Current

  • Assisting Jeanne Quinn in teaching CU Boulder’s Beginning Wheel Throwing Class

  • Working with college students in-depth to help them master the technique of throwing pottery on the wheel, and realize their artistic visions in the most positive, fun, and educational way possible.

 

Heart and Hands Clay Studio, Teaching Assistant, Boulder, CO

October 2018 – Current

  • Assisting Sue Allman in teaching an after-school class of children various clay-working skills.

  • Building relationships with students and working with them in-depth to help realize their artistic visions in the most positive, fun, and educational way possible.

Design and Build, Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, Colorado

June 11 - August 3, 2018

  • Under the creative vision of the artist collective Prismajic, Lexie worked alongside nine other interns to help build an immersive arts experience titled Natura Obscura, opening January 2019.

  • Assisted with and headed various sculpting and casting projects

    • Slip casting, resin casting.

    • Assisted in creation of multimedia resin floor, crystal growing

  • Assisting the Natura Obscura and Prismajic marketing team in recording the experience of the program through writing, photographing, and blogging, authoring the Natura Obscura blog, The Crystal Review, documenting the 8-week internship experience

    • http://www.naturaobscura.org/moa-blog-2/

  • Social Media Team Member

    • Helped create, edit, select, and write about content that was then posted on the Natura Obscura Instagram, @NaturaOb

 

Museum of Outdoor Arts, Private Contractor, Englewood, CO                    

August 2018- October 2018

  • Assisted with and completing various sculpting and casting projects

  • Social Media Team Member

    • Helped create, edit, select, and write about content that is posted on the Natura Obscura Instagram, @NaturaOb

 

Visual Resource Assistant, Visual Resources Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, Visual Arts Complex, Boulder, Colorado

August 2015 - current

  • Slide film and print image digitization

  • Cataloguing digital collections housed online in LUNA software

Ceramics Area Undergraduate Representative, Student Advisory Board, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado                                        

August 2017 - current

  • Advocating for ceramic area involvement within the Art and Art History department

  • Assisting in planning and executing department hosted events such as Open Studios and Kings Exhibition

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Intern in Special Collections and Archives, Norlin Library, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado                                               

January 2018 - current

  • Completing condition reports on photography portfolios and collections

  • Assessing condition of nitrate negatives to appropriately rehouse and preserve the collection of Charles F. Snow

  • Processing and cataloguing collections

 

Exhibitions

2015-2016                Hearing America: Sound Art of Daily Life, Cape Town, South Africa, Bogota, Columbia, and Bethlehem-Palestine

March 30, 2018                  Open Wall, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado

April 12-15, 2018                 Open Studios/King Exhibition, Visual Arts Complex, The University of Colorado, Boulder

April 2018                Synchronicity, Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, The University of Colorado Art Museum, Boulder

October 2018              GLDN Social, Pop-Up Gallery, Golden, Colorado

March-April 2019  Colorado Vibes: Volume 3, A Locally Grown Art Experience, Spectra Art Space, Denver, Colorado

 

 

Awards and Grants/Scholarships

Deans List, University of Colorado Boulder                                                                        Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Spring 2017
Bershenyi Art History Scholarship                                                                                                       2016-2017
Byrne Memorial Art Scholarship                                                                                                           2016-2017
Maria Elkin Art Scholarship                                                                                                                   2016-2017
First Generation Scholars Grant                                                                                                           2014-2018
CU Promise Grant                                                                                                                                 2014-2018
Janau Noerdlinger Scholarship                                                                                                                2018
King Exhibition Competition/Scholarship Award Recipient                                                                     2018
Colorado Vibes: Volume 3, A Locally Grown Art Experience                                            2019
Best in Show- Jurors’ Choice