Curriculum Vitae
 

Education

Arizona State University, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Tempe, AZ

MA in Art History, LACMA-ASU Fellowship in Art History Program, Expected graduation 2021

BFA in Painting, BA in Art History, May 2016.

International Studies Institute of Florence, Florence, Italy       

Experience

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, Assistant Registrar  July 2016 - Present

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, Windgate Registration Intern     Aug 2015-May 2016

  • Implement, maintain, and enforce the Museum’s collection management policies and procedures, assuring their ethical integrity and effectiveness with regards to art objects and collection management standards.

  • Guide objects through the accessions process involving the administration of Deed of Gift and Gift in Kind forms, creating provenance files, issuing object numbers, labeling objects and finding appropriate storage.

  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing loan and exhibition logistics, overseeing transportation, packing, shipping, and storage.

  • Condition works of art as they are received by the museum as loans and accessions, allowing for the examination and handling of a variety of art media.

  • Independently identify and solve collection conservation problems including poor storage materials, problems with art objects, insect infestations and dirt/dust problems.

  • Monitor gallery and storage environments related to the collection and exhibitions

  • Manage and organize object, constituent, exhibition and loan records in The Museum System (TMS) database

  • Administer legal forms (loan agreement, incoming/outgoing receipt, etc.), as well as other appropriate forms, contracts, and logs related to the collection.

  • Communicate with artists, lenders, and donors via email and phone, while also closely working with members of museum staff on a daily basis.

  • Courier outgoing loaned objects in international exhibitions in order to ensure safe and secure arrival of artwork and proper installation.

  • Draft, oversee, and maintain the Museum’s Disaster Response Plan for collections, safety of staff and visitors

  • Advise staff on matters concerning storage, insurance, loan, security and display of objects, condition, as well as other collection or exhibition issues

  • Assist preparators in gallery turn over and movement of artwork when needed.

 ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, Assistant to the Curator of Education     May 2013-Aug 2015

  • Plan, prep and teach workshops to children, young adults and participating parents during monthly events that corresponded to works within the museum while making most efficient use of the museum's supplies.

  • Help visiting artists execute their projects at family programs by teaching and communicating the artist’s vision to children.

  • Conduct research on art works and artists within ongoing exhibitions in order to give tours to a range of visitors, from preschoolers to the university’s group of trusted donors.

  • Partake in various outreach opportunities at schools and events within the community, informing the public about the museum’s ongoing family programs and exhibitions through means of presentation and project making.

Curatorial and Arizona State University Gallery 100 Experience     June 2015-May 2015

  • Organized and executed senior capstone exhibition involving exhibition design, marketing to target audiences, installing artwork in the gallery space, planning and throwing an opening and deinstalling the exhibition.

  • Curated an exhibition entitled Luminous for the ASU Herberger Institute School of Art’s Harry Wood Annex involving the creation of a call for art, keeping an open line of communication with the artists, overseeing artist drop off and pick-up of work, designing the display case and installing/de-installing exhibition.

  • Served as a gallery attendant for Gallery 100 in Tempe, AZ. Tasks included greeting and informing visitors about the current exhibition, overlooking the gallery and ensuring art works were safe and displayed properly.

Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ, Smithsonian Young Ambassador Intern     June 2012-Aug 2012

  • Selected to attend a seminar in Washington D.C., gaining leadership and networking experience while visiting various museums and Capitol Hill to discuss and understand the role of Latinos in the arts, sciences and humanities.

  • Designed multidisciplinary project based on an ongoing sustainability exhibition that incorporated art into a scientific environment.

  • Interviewed individuals that worked in various departments in the Science Center to understand their interdisciplinary roles in meeting the Museum’s mission and how their community of staff worked together.

Exhibitions  

July 2019 Florecer Aquí y Allá desde Phoenix, CO+HOOTS, Phoenix, AZ, Group show

June 2019 All Art Arizona 2019, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ, Group Show

May 2019 2019 Congressional Art Competition hosted by Representative Greg Stanton- Arizona’s 9th District, Judge

June 2018     Flowerchild, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Two person show

Mar 2018       Deck'd, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Group Show

Oct 2017        Senses, New City Studio, Phoenix, AZ, Group Show

Aug 2017       The Art of Science, First Studio, Phoenix, AZ, Group Show

Sept 2016      The Nature of Things, New City Studio, Phoenix, AZ, Two person show

Mar 2016       The Blissful Body, Phoenix, AZ, Solo show

Feb 2016       Familiar: BFA Drawing and Painting Exhibition, Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ, Group Show

Oct 2015       The Florence Experience: Drawings by ASU Students in Italy, Wong Studio, Tempe, AZ

 Jan 2015      Boys & Girl’s Club National Fine Art Exhibition, Arizona Mills Mall, Tempe, AZ, Judge

 Nov 2014     Painting Class Exhibition, Art Building West Annex, Tempe, AZ, Group show

                         (Sur)face Tricks, Harry Wood Annex, Tempe, AZ, Group show

  Mar 2013    Art on the Lawn, Hayden Lawn, Tempe, AZ, Group show

  Jan 2012   Undergrad Juried Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ, Group show

Bibliography

Jan 2019 Ever Eden Literary Journal, Issue 01, Spring 2019, Cover art

Dec 2018 Herberger Institute News, “LACMA-ASU: Meet the Future of Art Museum Leadership,” https://herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/news/blog/lacma-asu-meet-future-art-museum-leadership

Sep 2018 Voyage Phoenix, “Check out Ariana Enriquez’s Artwork,” September 2018

Jan 2017      Golonka, Margaret, MARIA Arts & Culture Zine, Vol. 1, https://issuu.com/stmariamag/docs/issuu_layout

Aug 2016     Trimble, Lynn, "13 Free Shows You Should See in Metro Phoenix This Week," Phoenix New Times.

Mar 2016      Lux Undergraduate Creative Review, Vol. 12, https://luxmag.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/lux-2016-template-pdf.pdf            

July 2012     East Valley Tribune, "Chandler High School Graduate Picked as Smithsonian Ambassador."

May 2012     Mai, Tram, AZ Central Channel 12 interview on being an Art of Dairy contest finalist.

Feb 2012     Fehr-Snyder, Kerry, "Chandler student's cow will be up for vote," Arizona Republic and AZCentral.com

Professional Development

May 2019                   Congressional Art Competition hosted by Representative Greg Stanton, 9th District, Judge

May 2018                   American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & Museum Expo, Conference

July 2017                 Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service, Protecting Cultural Collections Workshop

Jan 2017                   Museum Hack Audience Engagement Workshop                                       

Jan 2015 Boys & Girl’s Club National Fine Art Exhibition, Arizona Mills Mall, Tempe, AZ, Judge

Awards and Honors

Aug 2018 Inaugural LACMA-ASU Fellowship in Art History

May 2016                      Summa Cum Laude graduate from Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Mar 2016                       Moeur Award Recipient 

Aug 2013-May 2014      Jack Breckenridge Prize in Art History Recipient 

Aug 2012-May 2016      Regent High Honors Endorsement Recipient

June 2012     Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassador, Washington, D.C. 

 Feb 2012 City of Chandler Centennial Birthday Card Cover Design Winner, 9th -12th grade division

Jan 2011 Nationwide Lucerne Art of Dairy Contest Finalist