Topic ID #32750 - posted 5/25/2014 3:04 PM

Stefani Schulte resume - collections management, registration, installation - willing to relocate



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EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE

Ship Art Denver, Storage Registrar/HR Administrator, November 2010-Present

- Responsible for oversight of financial and locational records for storage of private art collections

- Successfully restructured storage database (Microsoft Access) to enhance operational efficiency and accuracy, resulting in higher customer satisfaction and increases in revenue

- Advanced condition reporting skills due to conservation background, resulting in multiple savings opportunities for clients and the company

- Additional experience with visitor supervision and assistance, financials, billing, and estimating for transport and storage of major corporate, private, and museum art collections

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History June 2013-August 2013

- Successfully developed and implemented program to increase student engagement with museum collection

- Utilized innovative technologies to integrate exhibitions with social and mobile media

- Provided additional program support through curatorial tasks including research, drafting exhibit content, photography, and the development of interdepartmental relationships
 

Denver Art Museum, Modern and Contemporary Department, Intern, June 2012-August 2012

- Researched and wrote Modern and Contemporary Department acquisition reports for monthly collection meetings

- Created records for loaned and permanent objects in ARGUS with all relevant associated information

- Assisted in creation of upcoming exhibition mock-ups using scaled recreations of artworks

Victoria H. Myhren Gallery at University of Denver, Art Collections Manager, April 2010-July 2011

- Provided supervision of all on- and off-site work regarding the removal of the art inventory at the Lawrence C. Phipps Memorial Conference Center

- Initiated development of Collections Management Policies for the University Art Collections

- Improved valuation and collection database accuracy through updated records for objects in PastPerfect 5, including professional-grade photography

History Colorado, Collections Move Assistant, October 2009-April 2010

- Responsible for Framed Works collection for relocation of entire CHS collection to storage facility

- Led a group of volunteers and staff to pack over 1000 artworks for off-site storage

- Ensured object preservation and presentation met industry standards through the creation of mounts using archival materials for both archaeological artifacts and hanging artworks

- Contract position offered based on successful work as volunteer in Archaeology department

Paulette Reading Textile Conservation, Intern, May 2008-January 2010

- Assisted with “Designing Women of Post-War Britain” exhibition at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

- Aided with treatment and mounting of privately owned textiles and costumes, including condition and treatment reports with photographic documentation

Victoria H. Myhren Gallery at University of Denver, Project Assistant, September 2007-November 2009

- Assisted with gallery organization and public engagement through miscellaneous duties including bookkeeping

- Maintained donor relationships through prompt and effective communication

- Helped staff with collections management tasks, gallery installations, and maintenance

- Re-housed the Semyon Fridlyand collection, consisting of 24,000 photographs, negatives, and related documents

University Art Collections, University of Denver, Art Conservation Intern, June 2007-August 2009

- Partners in Scholarship competitive apprentice program

- Assisted with research, cleaning and restoration of 1929 John Thompson mural, also 1890 painted plaster cast of Venus de Milo

- Maintained digital documentation on mural restoration progress using Microsoft Word and Photoshop CS3

- Developed educational presentations on project, plus interviews for University publications

- Selected as summer 2009 mentor for pre-art conservation majors

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Installation Assistant, September 2008

(Related to Paulette Reading internship)

- Aided in the installation of textiles for the show “Designing Women of Post-War Britain”

- Executed minor textile repairs on-site at the CSFAC using approved conservation-grade materials

- Light administrative assistance including catalogue edits and documentation

Denver Art Museum, Department of Conservation, Intern, September 2007-June 2008

- Aided museum staff with conservation treatments, including condition and treatment reports with conservation-grade photographic documentation

- Conducted research on food in art including general foods, the chemistry of chocolate, and practical experiments

- Food art project was presented at the MFA/BFA exhibition at the University of Denver’s Victoria H. Myhren Gallery

VOLUNTEER WORK

Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art, Research Volunteer, September 2010-May 2011

- Researched Colorado artists for the exhibition “15 Colorado Artists: Breaking with Tradition”

- Photographed artist groups’ historic journals and documents for research files

Lakewood Heritage Center, Volunteer, December 2008-January 2009

- Assisted with the assembling and dressing of mannequins in late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century wedding garments for the show “Orange Blossoms & Illusion: Wedding Costumes from 1885-1960”

- Executed minor costume repairs on-site

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite
File Management
Adobe Creative Suite
PastPerfect 4, 5

ARGUS
Research and Writing
FileMaker Pro
Mac and PC

Printmaking
Digital photography
Textiles
Painting

Crafts
Customer Service
Public Speaking
Italian and French

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Art History, 2013

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Thesis: The Surrealistic Art of Phyllis Hutchinson Montrose: Modern Art, Minor History, and Gender in the        American West

Professional Certificate in Museology, 2014

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pre-Art Conservation, 2008

(Equivalent to majors in Art and Art History, minor in Chemistry)

University Of Denver, Denver, Colorado

Art Conservation and History Classes, Fall 2006

Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Alliance of Museums

Collections Management Group of Denver






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