SUMMARY A team player with a dedicated work ethic. Classically trained in dance, piano, visual art. I’ve worked within media, marketing, and communications since 2006. I’ve worked within the arts since 1999. I pursued a graduate degree to become an educator to serve future generations a solid foundational and critical thinking skills. My philosophy fosters individual aptitudes and supports respectful interdependence.


EXPERIENCE

2008 – now ARTIST & CREATIVE PRODUCER  | Freelance – On-site, Online

From conception to completion with physical installations, digital techniques in companies, education, and community settings. Consulting, content production, installations and events, creative direction, web design, photo, video, editing, writing, design, brand representation. Clients: Temoco, BBC, Kastel Shoes, Nordre Aker, Smeltverket, Isbre, Follain, Ekebergparken, Barnas Open House Oslo, Boffi Studio, Outdoor Illinois Wildlife, The Cook Chicago, JB Chicago, Akasha Yoga Studio, iTeach iOS, Driven Realty, 22nd Century Media, Department of Natural Resources, Jesse Bornstein Architecture, PXS Architecture.

 

2016 – now  PHOTO REVIEWER | LensCulture – Online

Over 400 art photography reviews supporting creative development.

 

2012 – now  MOVEMENT INSTRUCTOR | Yoto Studio – LA, Chicago, Oslo 

Leading mind/body movement courses for all ages. Workshops relating body to environment. Yoto is a form of movement combining dance, tai chi, yoga, Chinese Medicine philosophy.

 

2016 – 2017 ADMISSIONS COUNSELLOR | Otis College – Los Angeles, California

Counselled graduate and undergrad applicants. Grow enrolment through portfolio reviews and presentations in national/international travel. Maintained CRM database and admissions records.

 

2013 – 2015  TEACHING ASSISTANT | Otis College – Los Angeles, California

Materials preparation, assisting critique, research, student studio and lab work for Graduate Modernism to Conceptualism, Undergraduate Advanced Photography.

 

2012 – 2013  GALLERY MANAGER | College of Lake County – Grayslake, Illinois

Managed gallery sales shop. Developed inventory sales system, gallery shop policies, artist contracts. Grew sales and community trust with student logo and juried photo contest. Managed public events and fundraiser with over 200 attendees and 30 artists in cooperation with facilities, biology, accounting. Led meditation and yoga for professors, faculty, and staff.


EDUCATION

2013 – 2015 MASTER FINE ART | Otis College of Art and Design – Los Angeles 

Art history from 1800s, modern & post-modern theory, studio art, critique

 

2003 – 2006 BACHELOR ART | Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg 

Interior Design, Advertising Communications. Dean/President Honours

 

2017 -2019 JAPANESE CULTURE | Keio Univerity & University of Oslo 

Courses: Rare Books, Washi Paper, Butoh Dance, Music Moves

 

2015 NORWEGIAN | Rosenhof Voksensopplæring – Oslo 

 

2013 PHOTOGRAPHY | College of Lake County – Grayslake

Courses: History of Photography and Darkroom

 

2013 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY | Ehime University – Japan


SKILLS

HARDWARE Mac/PC, Digital/Film Cameras 

SOFTWARE  Apple/Google/Microsoft, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, iMovie, YouTube, WordPress/WebDevelopment 

CREATIVE  Photo, writing, illustration, styling, singing, music composition, dance

INSTRUCTION Movement, meditation and breathing, dance, art/theory

SOCIAL MEDIA LinkedIn.com/in/rachelwolfe | BeHance.net/atelierwolfe |    Instagram.com/atelierwolfe   


REFERENCES

ANNETTA KAPON | Graduate Chair, Otis College

T: +1 (310) 665-6848  E: akapon@otis.edu

 

ERICK ROWE | Graduate Chair, Otis College

T: +1 (847) 543-2552  E: erowe@clcillinois.edu

 

CHRIS SISSON | Graduate Chair, Otis College

T: +1 (815) 632-7984  E: CiSisson@rockford.edu

 

JOHN WAGNER | Facilities Manager, AS3

T: +47 911 14 551   E: jw250454@gmail.com