AVD

Amy VanDonsel

Resume & CV

ART
Fiber, natural dyes, botanical alchemy, mixed media, painting, installation, public art, community art projects. Commissioned illustration, specializing in illustrating academic research.

BUSINESS
Professional experience includes marketing, development, event management, public relations, and support to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and non-profits, as well as a variety of creative projects. Specialties: communications, social media, curation, business development, project coordination, marketing strategy, event planning & management, art + tech.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Program Manager, Pikazo Inc., 2016-2017
Director of Public Relations, Special Events Coordinator, Baileys’ Restaurants, 2014-2016
Director of Development and Marketing, SCOSAG (Saint Louis City Open Studio & Gallery), 2010-2012
Marketing Coordinator, Murray Company, 2007-2010
Marketing Director, Wm French, 2006
Marketing Coordinator, Automotive Product Consultants, 2003-2006
Scenic Artist & Theatre Technician, 1999-2003

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Board of Directors, Poetry Scores, 2011-2012

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 SOHA Gallery, Saint Louis
2012 Art Dimensions Gallery, Saint Louis
2011 Choose Your Own Adventure: The Mirage of Materiality, Minimalist Hypertext for the Very Literal Minded, Concrete
Ocean Art Gallery, Saint Louis
2010 Heterarchy: An Ordinary Adventure, Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, Saint Louis

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 The Shape of a Man, (Featured artist,) Mad Art Gallery, Saint Louis
2011 The Clean-Up, Aisle 1 Gallery, Saint Louis
“Incantata,” by Paul Muldoon, Poetry Scores Art Invitational, Mad Art Gallery, Saint Louis
10th Anniversary Celebration, Art Dimensions Gallery, Saint Louis
Grand Opening, SOHA Gallery, Saint Louis
Show Me Your Tax Bracket, Aisle 1 Gallery, Saint Louis
2010 “Jack Ruby’s America,” Poetry Scores Art Invitational, Mad Art Gallery, Saint Louis
City-Wide Open Studio Tours, Contemporary Art Museum of Saint Louis
Spring Group Exhibition, Art Dimensions Gallery, Saint Louis
This Page Intentionally Left Blank, Cherokee Street, Saint Louis
Bricaluer-ing, and corresponding public art intervention “Wrapped,” Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts and
corner of Cherokee & Jefferson Streets, Saint Louis
2009 Large and In Charge, (Awarded best in show,) Flax Gallery, Saint Louis
Let Them Eat Art, City of Maplewood
City-Wide Open Studio Tours, Contemporary Art Museum of Saint Louis
“The Sydney Highrise Variations,” The Luminary Center for the Arts, Saint Louis
2008 “Nailed Seraphim,” Hoffman LaChance Contemporary, Saint Louis
As Above, So Below, 2101 Locust, Saint Louis

COLLECTIONS
The Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis
Warrick County Public Education Foundation

PUBLICATIONS
2012 Cover Illustration, Journal of Microbiology (Forthcoming)
2009 Cover Illustration: “A Soft Touch in DNA Remodeling,” Molecular Cell 35(1)