ALICIA NAVARRETTE

PROJECTS + PROFESSIONAL

Communications Chair

Portland Open Studios 04/11-09/13

  • Managed communications staff
  • Facilitated annual event with 25K+ attendees and 100+ artists
  • Implemented new website, and branding
  • Attended, and reported at monthly board meetings
  • Coordinated artists with local media for publicity

Marketing/PR

Breeze Block Gallery 09/10 - 09/12

  • Supported marketing, and promotions activities
  • Created, and tracked e-mail campaigns via MailChimp
  • Developed print promotion material with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Event coordination, press releases, and gallery preparation
  • Customer service, sales, and shipping

Program & Marketing Assistant

Businesses for Culture and the Arts  08/10 – 11 /11

  • Collected input for database research and analysis of, Top Business Donors to the Arts, published in, Portland Business Journal and Oregon Business Magazine
  • Developed, and designed marketing materials for multiple programs, membership, and social media
  • Researched, and wrote grants
  • Transcribed minutes at monthly Board Meetings
  • Assisted with planning of Arts Breakfast of Champions event, including use of Eventbrite for registration and seating of 400+ attendees, and volunteer coordination and training

Artist Accommodation Assistant

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art  05/09 – 10/09

  • Developed accommodations, and itineraries for national and International artists
  • Scheduled food, and beverage service to be provided during performances
  • Maintained performance schedule
  • Developed the 2009 Artist’s Guide to Portland

Office Coordinator

Dunn Carney Law    05 /03 – 07 / 07

  • Supervised, and scheduled 3 floors of receptionists and relief staff
  • Coordinated document production, and shipments
  • Scheduled, and planned client development events, and meetings
  • Procured office supplies, furniture and maintained general office facility operations
  • Administered seminars to ensure compliance with regional, and national law practice standards

EDUCATION

MFA , Collaborative Design, Pacific Northwest College of Art  2015

  • Contributor to Untitled Magazine
  • Editor, Blight Magazine

BA , Art History, Portland State University  2009

  • Art History Association
  • Women’s Studies Teaching Assistant

HONORS

Business for Culture and the Arts: Sponsored Art of Leadership Graduate

INTERESTS

Apparel Design, Material Science, Design Research, Service Design, Experience Design, Storytelling, Print/Design Production, Copy-writing and Editing, 2D and 3D displays, Cycling and Traveling.