Project Hope Art, Oakland, CA
February 2012 – Current
Helping with fundraising by providing services as needed, including working as Chef’s Helper at donor dinners, writing recipe contributions for their book “There Grows the Neighborhood: A Gardening and Cooking Guide from Project Hope Art” (http://projecthopeart.org/art-and-nutrition/), and creating art for auctions.
Fire Art Safety Crew
Summer 2009, 2010
Volunteered for fire safety crew at The Crucible’s Fire Art Festival (Oakland, CA) and The Flaming Lotus Girls’ SOMA (Burning Man, NV). Attended fire safety orientation taught by Dave X.
Flux Foundation, Oakland, CA
Summer 2009, 2010, 2011
Volunteered on three projects with the Flux Foundation. For Fishbug/Chimera Sententia (2009, http://fluxfoundation.org/portfolio/fishbug/) and The Temple of Flux (2010, Burning Man), I painted exterior metal and wood for both projects. Also, provided moral support and humor for the crew. For BrollyFlock (2011, http://fluxfoundation.org/portfolio/brollyflock/), sewed umbrella shells for the piece.
Interlock Media – Web Designer
March 2007 – September 2009
Lyric House – Assistant Instructor, San Francisco, CA
September 2005 – January 2006
Volunteered as an Assistant Instructor for Lyric House, a program designed for the students at high-need elementary schools to help develop there creativity and communication skills by writing their own lyrics and performing their songs. In this way, with music, the young students were able to share their emotions and struggles with a greater audience in a therapeutic and educational way.