RESUME

Job Experience

2017 - present - m schainker fine art - New York - Owner/Fine Artist

  • Creation of original art for sale via studio, galleries and commission

  • Running all operations and promotions

  • Hiring of models and temporary help

  • Web design and creation of promotional material, both web and print

  • Maintaining gallery and press relations 

2007-2011 - Optimist International - Saint Louis - Design Manager

  • Responsible for all designed publications, web and print content, consistent with company brand and mission

  • Redesigned Magazine layout in both English and French

  • Provided new designs for old website

  • Coordinated printing of all materials for organization

  • Branding for annual conventions and other programs as needed

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2006 - PBS - Saint Louis - Scheduling Coordinator

  • Assisted in scheduling of freelance camera, audio and production for local commercials and over-all station coordination

  • Also aided in production and assistant directing

2005-2011 - Self - Saint Louis, MO - Freelance Designer

  • Designed for a variety of clients on a project-basis

  • Clients Include - Save-A-Lot Grocery Stores, Cjeka Search, Mist Day Spa, The Jewish Light​​​​​

2004-2006 - Intaglio Creative - Saint Louis, MO - Graphic Designer

  • Worked mostly in a print-capacity for a variety of clients, both for profit and not-for-profit

Exhibitions

2001 - Juried Student Exhibition, University of Southern Indiana, drawing

2003 - Juried Student Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, silversmithing

2004 - Senior Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, mixed media thesis show

2017 - Solo Exhibition, Mellow Yellow Cafe, New York, NY, drawing

2018 - Group Show, “Calicornicopia 7” at Calico Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, drawing

2020 - Group Show, "Art for Food Auction" Raising funds for Food Bank for New York City​

2020 - Group Show, "Colors, Shapes & Shadows" at Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY, drawing

2020 - Group Show, “Under the Mask, A Metamorphosis” at Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY, drawing

2020 - Group Show, “Quo Vadis” at Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY, drawing and painting

2021 - Group Show, “A New Beginning” at Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, “Mardi Gras” at NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, “HERStory: Moving Forward” at Viridian Artists, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, “A Visual Culture” at Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, “SWAN week - women's show” at NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, painting and drawing

2021 - Group Show, “5 Borough Art Fair” at NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, painting and drawing

2021 - Group Show, “Nostalgia” at The Holy Art, London, UK, painting

2021 - Group Show, “NYC Art Movement” at NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, painting and drawing

2021 - Pop-Up Show, "Rich and Sexy Brunch" with Damagevents New York, NY, painting and drawing

2021 - Pop-Up Show, "PYNK Social Experience" Norwood Club New York, NY, painting and drawing

2021 - Group Show, “Art Out” at DorDor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY painting

2021 - Group Show, "Romantica, Shape of My Art" at M.A.D.S. Milano, Milan, IT, painting

2021 - Group Show/Featured Artist, "Soho Art Walks" at NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, drawing and painting

2021 - Group Show, “Ultra Local” at Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, "Philo-Poem" at M.A.D.S. Milano, Milan, IT, painting

2021 - Featured Artist, DaJuice Gallery, New York, NY

2021 - Solo Show, Triangle Loft/Bento on Hudson in coordination with Art Apple NYC, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, "Miami Art Walks" at Wyn317, Miami, FL, painting

2021 - Pop Up, "Sunset Soiree" with Damagevents, New York, NY, painting 

2021 - Group Show, "Summer in the City" at NYC Arts Empire, painting and drawing

2021 - Pop-Up Show, "PYNK Mixer" Starta Studios New York, NY, painting 

2021 - Group Show/Live Painting, "Soho Art Walks" in coordination with TMJ Arts Collective and Sponsored by Kate Spade NY, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, "The No Theme Show" at NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Mural/Public Art, "NYC Mural Festival" in coordination with TMJ Arts Collective in Radial Park, New York, NY, mural

2021 - Group Show, "Atlanta Art Walks" in coordination with TMJ Arts Collective, at Fa$t Life Society, Atlanta, GA

2021 - Pop Up Group Show/co-curator, "The Love of Art" at the Lofts at Prince in coordination with Guerrilla Art Shows, New York, NY, painting  

2021 - Group Show, "Bowery Derby Sticker Show" at The Bowery Union, New York, NY, stickers

2021 - Art Fair, "Affordable Art Fair NY" New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, “Aura” at The Holy Art, London, UK, painting

2021 - Group Show/Mural/Public Art/co-curator, "0h10 Mike and Friends Sticker Show" at First Street Green Art Park, New York, NY, mural, stickers

2021 - Group Show/Live Painting at Plaza Vzla NY in coordination with Venezuela Art Fair and sponsored by City Artist Corps, Long Island City, NY, painting

2021 - Auction, "Artful Autumn for Autism Awareness" at Fountain House Gallery in coordination with Special Citizens, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, "A Show of Violence" at Another Planet Studios, Brooklyn, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show/Live Painting, "Soho Art Walks, Halloween Edition" in coordination with TMJ Arts Collective and Sponsored by Kate Spade NY, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, "Crypto Art Fair" sponsored by Pollinate Art, NFT Magazine, Superworld, Cstmhaus and Nervos Network CKB, Times Square and Meatpacking, New York, NY, AR and NFT art

2021 - Group Show, "0h10 M1ke and Friends Sticker Show" at 17 Frost Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, stickers

2021 - Solo Show, Triangle Loft in coordination with Guerrilla Art Shows and Richard Ponzi, New York, NY, painting, drawing 

2021 - Group Show, "Interior Vybes" at Normann Copenhagen + Parasol Projects, curated by NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY, painting 

2021 - Group Show, "Polychromatic" at Blue Gallery NYC curated by Guerrilla Art Shows and Mr. John Wright, New York, NY, painting 

2021 - Group Show, "The Gift" Viridian's 51st Holiday Invitational Show at Viridian Artists, New York, NY, painting

2021 - Group Show, Miami Art Week, curated by Pollinate Art, Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, Miami, FL, NFT and AR art

2021 - Pop-up/Artist Talk/Duet exhibition with Android Oi, "Brunch + Bubbly" at Triangle Loft, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "Post-Holiday Exhibition" at Blue Gallery NYC curated by NYC Arts Empire + Guerrilla Art Shows, New York, NY, painting 

2022 - Group Show, “New York Artists for the Bronx” at West Chelsea Contemporary, benefiting the Bronx Fire Fund and curated by Elisse Geberth, New York, NY, painting 

2022 - Group Show, "Crypto Nights" curated by TMJ Arts Collective at Clockwork XIV, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "Could be a Duck" curated by Adrian Bermeo at IVY House Studio, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "Sustaining Self" curated by Studio 3 NYC at Brooklyn Space Modern Furniture, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, curated by TMJ Arts Collective at Spyscape Museum, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "Community vs. Everything" curated by TMJ Arts Collective at Clockwork XIV, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "INERTIA catharsis" curated by Queen of Hearts Global at One Art Space, New York, NY and Brassworks Gallery, Portland, OR, painting

2022 - Group Show, "Beyond the Brush" at Alfa Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, painting

2022 - Group Show,  "Living Colors" curated by 88 Events at Brooklyn Art Cave, Brooklyn, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show,  "Spring 2022 Exhibition" curated by Pr0file the Show at Foley Gallery, New York, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "Movement" at Art Apple NYC curated by Guerrilla Art Shows, Brooklyn, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, Yonkers Artists Showcase at Yonkers Arts Project Space, Yonkers, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, "You, Goddess" at Gia Gelato & Cafe curated by Guaicora Studios, Jersey City, NJ, drawing

2022 - Group Show, Yonkers Arts Weekend at Riverfront Library, Yonkers, NY, painting

2022 - Group Show, 6th Annual Creative Chicks Art Event curated by Hello Tittie, Brooklyn, NY, painting

Speaking Engagements

2021 - "Promotion for Women in Fine Art" at Kollision NYC hosted by NYC Arts Empire and Minika Ko, an art + fashion + technology event

2021 - Artist Talk with Hueman Palette, IGTV interview and live painting

2021- Artist Interview at Pink Mixer, Starta Studios, New York, NY

2022 - Life Drawing Host at Blue Gallery NYC coordinated by ​NYC Arts Empire, New York, NY

Events

2021 - Live Painting “Smokes and Jokes” in collaboration with Da Juice Gallery and Unruly Collective

2021 - Live Drawing “Smokes and Jokes” in collaboration with Da Juice Gallery and Unruly Collective

2022- Soho Open Studios presented by NYC Arts Empire

Education

2000-2002 University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

  • Presidential Scholar

  • Sol and Arlene Bronstein Scholarship for most promising painting student

2002-2004 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

Bachelor of Art, Graphic Design, Minor in Painting​

  • transferred from USI​

  • Provost transfer scholar

  • graduated cum laude

  • Golden Key International Honor Society​​


2010-2012 Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

  • worked towards MFA in Web Design and New Media

  • started online and ended studies on campus

  • stopped coursework when first child was born​