Resume

RACHEL E. DRESSEL

Charlotte, NC

(919) 649-3339 | dresselrachel@gmail.com

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EDUCATION:

2016 | MA (History of Art) | Bryn Mawr College

2013 | BA (Art and History of Art) | University of North Carolina at Charlotte

2012 | Kingston University Summer School | London, United Kingdom

WORK EXPERIENCE:

January 2019 – Present | Editorial Assistant – QC Exclusive Magazine

August 2018 – Present | Assistant – Mackenzie Bryant & Co.

February 2018 – May 2018 | Associate Producer – Wonderful Machine

July 2016 – February 2018 | Visitor Services Assistant – Philadelphia Museum of Art

February 2017 – December 2017 | Exhibition Coordinator – Philadelphia Museum of Art

June 2015 – October 2015 | Friends of the Library Graduate Assistant – Bryn Mawr College

June 2015 – September 2015 | Library Assistant – Bryn Mawr College

September 2013-December 2013 | Intern – Mint Museum Randolph, J.A Jones Reference Library

WRITING ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND AWARDS:

May 2016 | “Sites of Uncertainty: The Interplay between Body and Architecture in VALIE EXPORT’s Body Configurations, 1972-82”

  • Completed Master’s Thesis at Bryn Mawr College under Advisor Dr. Homay King

May 2013 | Senior of the Year, UNC-Charlotte Department of Art History

April 2013 | “Orlan, Chris Burden, and Gendered Performance Art”

  • Awarded First Place in Art History for presentation at UNCC Undergraduate Research Conference
  • Received Honorable Mention for Atkins Library Research Award
  • Paper selected by UNC-Charlotte research panel to participate in UNCC Undergraduate Research Conference, 2013

March 2013 | “Vibeke Tandberg: Refacing Identity”

  • Archived in J.A. Jones Reference Library
  • Selected by UNCC professors to present paper at the Mint Museum Annual Regional Collegiate Symposium, March 2013

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

  • Experience in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Familiarity with databases – Jstor, ProQuest, WorldCat, and ArtStor
  • Reading proficient in French and German
  • Communication skills focused in customer service and education
  • Multitasking skills – able to manage multiple projects in a timely manner