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Lawrence E. Miller

3016 Lynn Ave S. # 1C
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-929-2732
Mixed@ix.netcom.com


OBJECTIVE: To support the arts and culture with my work.
 

QUALIFICATIONS
 

Versatile employee with management skills and experience.  A focus on people skills, communication and customer service is apparent.  Strong organizational skills balanced by an ability to deal with timely concerns.  A long standing interest and participation in the arts.  Experience using both Macintosh and PC based computers for database management, word processing and web design.
EDUCATION

1997-1998   BA Arts & Administration, Metropolitan State University, MN
1988-1992   Completed Sociology Major & Studio Arts Minor,
                       University of Minnesota
 

EMPLOYMENT

1998-2001   Supervisor/Attendant, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN
                      Security of center, light maintenance, sign making and art hanging.

6/00-9/00      Interim Arts Coordinator, Hopkins Center for the Arts (HCA), Hopkins, MN
                      Responsible for visual arts programming at HCA including:
                      Curatorial- researched and designed “6 Senses” and “8 Honorees” art shows with educational
                      components, aided in selection and hanging of work and filled gaps in galleries‘ schedule.
                      Correspondence- database management of patrons and art shows, supplemental “call for
                      artists”, press releases, and arts information and drafted newsletter.
                      Governance- reported to and worked with Visual Arts Committee, Hopkins Area Arts
                      Association, Hopkins School District 270, artists, arts groups and HCA staff and volunteers.

4/00-5/00     Acting Scheduling Coordinator, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, MN
                      Used EMS scheduling program to manage bookings and payments for various rooms at HCA.
                      Collaborated with Stages Theater Company and Hopkins School District to work on 2000-2001
                      season.
 

1997-2000   Sales, Art Materials Inc., Minneapolis, MN
                      Sales & customer service, creation of window and sales displays.

1999-1999   Freelance Web Design, Resources & Counseling for the Arts, St. Paul, MN
                      Redesigned and promoted web page.

1995-1996   Retail Manager, The Book Market Inc.  St. Louis Park, MN (NY headquarter)
                      Hired, trained, managed and scheduled employees.
                      Seasonal store reached #1 in sales in top 5 for three weeks.
 

INTERNSHIPS

1997              Web Design/Marketing Intern, Minnesota Alliance for the Arts
1997              Production Assistant/ Marketing Internship, Bright Star Images
 

TEACHING

1990              Directed Instruction/Teaching Assistant- Studio Arts 1401
                       University of Minnesota
 

AWARDS

1988              Deans List, General College, University of Minnesota
1986              Employee of the Month, Norrell Services
1985              Scholarship/Work Study, Minnesota Jazz Dance

V0LUNTEERISM

2000-2001    Curator, Eight Honorees- Hopkins Center for the Arts
1992              Curator, Art BECAUSE- BECAUSE Conference, University of Minnesota
1990-1991    Vice President/ Board Member, Student’s Co-op.

INTERESTS

                        Photography
                        Mixed Media Arts
                        Performance
                        Web Design

CULTURAL & NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WORKED OR INTERNED FOR
1984-1996

Walker Art Center, Northrop Auditorium, Campus Outreach Opportunity  League, Aliveness Project, Minnesota Society for the Blind, Minneapolis  Institute of Arts, Music Box Theater, World/Fitzgerald Theater, Ordway Center  for the Performing Arts, Science Museum of Minnesota