Experience:

  • The Hair Tales | Art Intern | October 2021- Present

  • In Silk, A Columbia College Chicago Practicum Film | Costume Designer | Spring 2021

  • Brother Vellies | Summer Intern | June 2020- August 2020

  • Collina Strada | Summer Intern | June 2020- August 2020

  • SAIC Fashion Department | Fashion Technician | August 2019- December 2020

    • Servicing Industrial Straight Stitch, Serger, Zig Zag, & Coverstitch Machines

    • Servicing the Industrial Shoe and Finishings Lab

    • Organizing the office space

  • Levi Strauss & Co. | Tailor & Stylist | August 2017-now

    • Inventory & cycle counts

    • Alterations (Hems & Tapering)

    • Patch & Stud Work

    • Designed & embroiderd with Consew chainstich machine

  • iyomi | Fashion Designer | June 2016-now

    • Coordinate fashion shows

    • Design & produce collections

    • Create custom peices for clients

  • DPHS FIDM Fashion Club | Founder & President | August 2015- May 2018

    • Scout/ have audition panels for models

    • Coordinate fashion show schedule

    • Create all digital media including: ticket design, flyers, blogposts

    • Host & plan meetings

 

Education:

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago | BFA | 2018-2022

    • With a focus in Fashion Design, Fibers, & Photography.

  • Parsons School of Design | Summer Intensive Program | 2017

  • Dr. Philips High School | 2014-2018

    • With a focus in Visual Arts.

 

Skills:

  • Photoshop

  • InDesign

  • Illustrator

  • Google Suite

  • Video Editing

  • Photography

  • Sewing

  • Illustrating

  • Organizing

 

Events & Shows:

  • House, Fashion and the Pursuit of _ | SAIC Fashion, Virtual Presentation | 2021

  • Guest Artist at LaGrange Art League | 2021

  • An Open Space @ Homan Gardens | 2020

    • Curator & Participating Artist

  • DPHS Fashion Show | 2016, 2017, & 2018

    • Fashion Show Planner & Participating Designer

  • Orlando Fashion Week, Junior Competition | 2017

  • Winter Garden Art Festival | 2016

 

Awards & Honors:

  • CFDA COVID Relief Fund Scholarship | 2021

  • COACH Dream It Real x CFDA Design Scholarship | 2021

  • SAIC Fashion, Junior Awards | Honorable Mention | 2021

  • Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design | Finalist | 2021

  • Distinguished Merit Scholarship | SAIC | 2018-2022

  • Orlando Fashion Week | Winner of Junior Competition | 2017