EDUCATION

University of Arizona School of Art  |  2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis in Graphic Design

Tucson, Arizona

Santa Reparata International School of Art  |  Fall 2017

Florence, Italy

Penland School of Crafts  |  Summer 2017

Penland, North Carolina

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Music City Center

Communications & Graphics
Coordinator  |  April 2019–Present

Design print and digital materials, develop social media campaigns, and photograph the variety of events hosted by the Music City Center 

MASS MoCA

Graphic Design Intern  |  September 2018–December 2018

Assist in day-to-day tasks of the museum’s in-house design studio, working directly with the senior and junior graphic designers

Southwoods

Arts Program Director  |  June 2018–August 2018

Directed the arts program through managing a team and and planning program activities, while leading the ceramic activities

Center for Creative Photography

Graphic Designer  |  January 2017–May 2018

Design print and digital materials to promote the premiere research collection of American photographic fine art and archives

University of Arizona Museum of Art

Marketing & Design Intern  |  May 2016–May 2018

Develop promotional materials for exhibiting artists and museum events to engage audiences and inspire storytelling 

University of Arizona Books Arts & Letterpress Lab

Studio Monitor  |  January 2018–May 2018

Assisted new printers through projects and helped maintain the materials and equipment in the studio

University of Arizona Marketing & Brand Management

Student Visual Designer  |  June 2016–July 2017

Articulated the University brand through consistent designs of logo suites, brochures, and advertisements

"Vast Vicinities" Art Exhibition, Gallery Management 

Curator, Marketer, Event Planner, Designer  |  April 2017

Organized a local gallery exhibition and opening showcasing works from various emerging artists

University of Arizona Student Union Gallery

Gallery Assistant  |  August 2016–December 2016

Handled artworks, adjusted lighting, assembled exhibitions, and assisted visitors 

Salpointe Catholic High School

Art Assistant  |  August 2015–May 2016

Prepared classrooms with prepped materials and organized art exhibitions 

The Garden Kitchen

Photography Intern  |  January 2015–August 2015

Captured the spirit and experience of organization by documenting classes, food, and special events  

EXHIBITIONS

2018

BFA Art Exhibition

Lionel Rombach Gallery

Lorem Ipsum Senior Capstone Show

Boathouse Gallery

UA Broadside Contest

School of Art, Book Art and Letterpress Lab

2017

Penland Summer Auction Show

Penland School of Crafts

2016

"Best in Show" in Illustration + Design

Awards Exhibition

Lionel Rombach Gallery

Centennial Youth Art Show

Saguaro National Park

2015

"Best Beginning Design" in Illustration

+ Design Awards Exhibition

Lionel Rombach Gallery

AWARDS & HONORS

  • College of Fine Arts
    Academic Distinction
    (2014–2018)

  • Wildcat Excellence Tuition Award

  • Paul Hayden and Ginger S. Duensing 
    Full Scholarship to Penland

  • Samuel Latta Kingan Scholarship in 
    Illustration + Design

  • Sandy Truett Memorial Scholarship

  • Albert M Haldeman Illustration 
    + Design Scholarship

  • University of Arizona Travel
    Merit Grant

SKILLS

Software

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Experience Design

Microsoft Office

Visual Arts

Illustration

Photography

Letterpress

Silk Screen Printing

 © Anna Petronella