megan schaeffer | the lowdown

+ Developed and implemented brand and program strategy including managing all social media accounts, graphic design, partner collaborations, sponsorships, special projects

+ Planned, produced, and hosted the Art Over Dinner series

+ Managed art exhibit program by selecting artists, coordinating install, openings/artist talks, facilitating and fulfilling sales

+ Launched and managed art studio space, coordinating a regular schedule of classes, workshops, rentals, and special events

+ Managed and grew relationships with hundreds of artists and clients

+ Established and managed internal database of international artists

+ Developed in-depth presentations for clients, creating custom art packages for  restaurants, luxury cruise ships, hotel properties, and corporate spaces

+ Logistical management, including invoicing, purchase orders, and installation

+ Curated and installed contemporary art exhibitions on a bi-monthly basis, organized, marketed, and facilitated all events

+ Coordinated marketing efforts for Jericho, Inc. as a financial practice including website design and redevelopment, monthly newsletters, and managed all social media platforms

+ Attended community events (city meetings, farmers markets, conferences, festivals) and formed relationships with organizations in tri-county Charleston to generate outside sales and encourage arts advocacy

+ Provided superior customer service and art material knowledge to customers in-store

  • Freelance Website Builder + Design Consultant

    2010 - Present

    • Designing and building websites using popular website builders and subsequently training clients to independently maintain their website 

    • Graphic design and brand identity 

  • Artist Assistant,

    Jill Hooper

    2015 - 2017

    • Studio management

    • Client relations

    • Personal assistant

    • Travel coordination

    • Periodic figure modeling

  • ArtFields Art Festival,

    Artist Liaison

    2012 - 2013

    • Developed festival programming working exclusively with Southeastern US artists

    • Assisted in installing multi-venue group showcase of 400+ artworks.

  • Volunteer

    ArtsNOW Advisory Board

    April 2017 - Present

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro ATL

    February 2017 - Present

    Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    December 2015 - Summer 2017

    Creative Mornings, Charleston

    2014 - 2015

    Charleston Reg. Alliance for The Arts

    Open Arts Expo 2010, 2011, 2015

    SC Federation of Museums Conference: Panelist

    February 2014

    Arts Advocacy Day | State House, Columbia, SC  

    Charleston Representative  

    February 2013

  • Programs & Skills

    Art Handling + Installation

    Adobe Creative Suite:

    Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

    Brand + Logo Development

    Community Outreach  

    Figma, Sketch

    Google + Microsoft Suite Mailchimp

    Sponsorships + Fundraising

    Social Media Management

    Project Management

    Public Relations + Press Outreach

    Website Design using Wix, Squarespace, Sitelio, Weebly, Wordpress, ArtCloud, and more

Education

Sotheby’s Institute of Art | New York, NY 
May – August 2013   
Focus: Curatorial Studies + Gallery Management 

 

College of Charleston | Charleston, SC 
2009 – 2013   
BA Arts Management, Studio Art, + Theatre 


Cultural Education AbroadBarcelona, Spain 
January – May 2012  

Focus: Art History + Photojournalism 

press

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hamilton schaeffer studio
 
A note about this font: 
It is called Pinopolis.
We purchased it from our company crush, Fuzzco.
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