Resume

 

Education

University of Texas at Austin

B.A. Studio Art & English – English Honors Program
           Graduated Summa Cum Laude
           Distinguished College Scholar

Fall 2009 - Spring 2013

Spring, 2013


Experience

Transform Arts

Arts branch of Cru, a faith-based non-profit

Artist-in-Residence

  • Created a body of work and exhibited locally
  • Led a weekly artist discussion group and planned regular community building events for artists
  • Taught weekly arts and craft classes at the Bowery Mission Women’s Center through Hope for New York

Part-Time Staff

  • Coached artists-in-residence and developed programming
  • Directed NYC summer arts programs for college students nation-wide addressing professional and leadership development
  • Partnered with other arts & community service non-profits, including ongoing involvement with the Bowery Mission Women's Center

2013 - 2015

Thrive Collective

Teaching Artist

  • Co-lead a collaborative mural project with students at I.S. 117X & TYWLS Bronx
    • Planned and taught art classes covering basic painting skills and expressing ideas visually
    • Organized mural design based on student contributions
    • Managed student and volunteer execution of final painting
  • Volunteered with other murals across the city, including Coney Art Walls

2015 - Present

Walls-Ortiz Gallery & Center

City Seminary

Intern

  • Assisted in exhibition programming for "Who Is My Neighbor? NYC," leading art workshops and community conversations
  • Interacted with the public about the work as a gallery attendant

Fall 2015

Slow Art Day

    Intern

    • Interviewed museum representatives and researched relevent articles for blog
    • Created content for the blog daily and managed social media

    Spring 2012

    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    Intern

    • Updated membership and event databases
    • Assisted at front desk  and gallery attendant
    • Assisted in artwork installation

    Summer 2011



    Affiliations

    Astoria Community Church

    Long Island City Artists

    2014 - Present; 2014 - 2016

    2014 - Present

    Member; Outreach Team (Community Service) Leader

    Member


    Other Skills

    Native Mandarin Speaker

    Language

    Photoshop, Illustrator

    Digital Media


    Contact Information

     

    23-12 31st Ave Apt 3F, Astoria, NY 11106

    nkuo19@gmail.com

    713-302-3015