Education

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY | DOUBLE DEGREE
East Lansing, MI | August 2013 - December 2017 | 3.99 GPA
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, Studio Art
        1st Concentration in Painting | 2nd Concentration in Ceramics | Minor in Graphic Design
BACHELOR OF ARTS, Arts & Humanities


“ART & LIFE WITH KAITLYN HERIFORD” | SEPTEMBER 2018
VoyageATL Magazine

Publications


CHATEAU d’ORQUEVAUX INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS & WRITERS RESIDENCE | MAY 2019
2 Week Program | Denise Diderot A-i-R Grant
18 Grande Rue, Orquevaux 52700, France

Artist-in-Residence


Solo Exhibitions

NOTE TO SELF: | November 2019 - January 2020
The Olds Gallery, Riverview Church - REO Town Venue
1115 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910

CHILD OF LIGHT | July - October 2019
The Corridor Gallery, Riverview Church - Holt Venue
3585 Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI 48842

DWELLING PLACE, BFA SOLO EXHIBITION | November 2017
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
Gallery 114, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI


Group Exhibitions

MICHIGAN MADE | HOLIDAY ART EXHIBITION | 2018
Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, Lansing, MI

AAHD 2018 UNDERGRADUATE EXHIBITION | 2018
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
(SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

GIRL GAZE | 2017
Sometimes Art House | AA Creative Corridor, Lansing, MI

AAHD JURIED CERAMICS EXHIBITION | 2017
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
Gallery 101, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

SNYDER HALL JURIED DISPLAY CASES | 2017
Residential College in the Arts & Humanities | Michigan State University
2nd Floor Hallway, Snyder Hall, East Lansing, MI

AAHD JURIED DRAWING MARATHON EXHIBITION | 2016
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
Gallery 101, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

AAHD JURIED HALLWAY DISPLAY CASES | 2016
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
Lower Level, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

AAHD JURIED HALLWAY DISPLAY CASES | 2015
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
1st Floor & Lower Level, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

AAHD JURIED FOUNDATIONS EXHIBITION | 2015
Department of Art, Art History, and Design | Michigan State University
Gallery 101, Kresge Art Center, East Lansing, MI

RCAH JURIED FALL SEMESTER STUDENT EXHIBITION | 2014
Residential College in the Arts & Humanities | Michigan State University
LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Hall, East Lansing, MI

RCAH JURIED SPRING SEMESTER STUDENT EXHIBITION | 2014
Residential College in the Arts & Humanities | Michigan State University
LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Hall, East Lansing, MI


2ND BEST OF SHOW, AAHD 2018 UNDERGRADUATE EXHIBITION | 2018
Department of Art, Art History, and Design Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

DEAN’S LIST | Fall 2013 - Fall 2017
Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

LIBRARY ART COMPETITION AWARDEE | 2016
Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

MICHIGAN COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIP | Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

ROBERT L. FIORE STUDENT BOOK SCHOLARSHIP | 2015
College of Arts & Letters, Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

JAMES R. HOFFA SCHOLARSHIP | 2013
James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund | Teamsters Union

JASON PLITE MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP | 2013
Jason Plite Memorial Fund | Grand Ledge, MI

ROBERT HOLMES SCHOLARSHIP | 2013
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan | Teamsters Union

Awards & Honors


RETAIL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR | SEPTEMBER 2017 - JULY 2019
Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University | East Lansing, Michigan
Serve as representative of the Director of Facilities at designated times and maintain a working knowledge of daily building usage and staffing schedules. Ensure excellent museum presentation and provide continuous communication to facilities staff for necessary updates. Responsible for retail inventory management and rotations of retail displays, Altru data collection for various programs including Family Day events and Summer Art Camp, and posting museum events on community calendars in a timely fashion.

STUDENT SUPERVISOR | MAY 2015 - PRESENT
Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University | East Lansing, Michigan
Supervise and lead a team of gallery guides to ensure that every guide serves our diverse population of visitors with excellence and professionalism in order to maintain a unique, positive experience for all guests. Serve as a public assistant at the visitor services desk, while managing gallery guide rotation and break schedules, retail sales, hourly attendance, and general museum presentation.

GALLERY GUIDE | SEPTEMBER 2013 - MAY 2015
Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University | East Lansing, Michigan
Engaged with visitors through meaningful dialogue to provide a welcoming and informative experience in relation to the contemporary art on exhibition. Protected art from harm and maintained a presentable environment with various museum opening and closing duties.

GALLERY MONITOR | SEPTEMBER 2013 - MAY 2015
LookOut! Gallery at Michigan State University | East Lansing, Michigan
Assured the safety of exhibited artwork at all times, while serving as a liaison between the art and visitors by lending guidance and knowledge about the exhibitions to visitors.

Professional Experience


ART HISTORY ASSOCIATION MEMBER | Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

PHI BETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY MEMBER | Spring 2016 - Present
Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

TOURISM AMBASSADOR | 2016 - 2017
Greater Lansing Tourism Program | Lansing, MI

RCAH STUDENT AMBASSADOR | Fall 2014 - Spring 2017
Residential College in the Arts & Humanities, Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

LANSING ART GALLERY RCAH INTERN | Spring 2015
Residential College in the Arts & Humanities, Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI

Activities