Curriculum Vitae

MAGGIE MCLAUGHLIN
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FINE ART | DESIGN | MIXED MEDIA | PHOTOGRAPHY

Offering creativity in designs and pieces using traditional and modern tools and programs

HIGHLIGHT OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Many years of proven ability of creating innovative and engaging visual content
  • Hands on experience of conceptualizing practical uses of new and emerging technologies to drive better brand experience
  • In depth knowledge of maintaining a keen awareness of latest trends pertaining to design, color, patterns and fashion in general
  • Highly experienced in designing, organizing and presenting high quality content

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts May 2009
University of Central Missouri
Major: Studio Art Emphasis: Painting

Relevant coursework: Three drawing and design courses, Art Theory, Art History, Fashion Merchandising, Painting, Sculpture (including welding and woodworking) and Ceramics courses. Sketched with live model, conceptualized each project.

Computer Skills:  Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Social Networking, WordPress.

PAINTING EXHIBITIONS

  • Size Matters Exhibition Arts Council of Fayetteville
  • Concourse C Gallery Semi-Permanent Collection
  • 6 x 6 Show Cape Fear Studios
  • ArtsKC Small Works show
  • ArtsKC Now Showing
  • Pawn and Pint
  • Narrow Gallery
  • Belle Epoque Hair Salon-10th anniversary celebration
  • Mini Bar KC-Featured Artist
  • Westport Coffee House
  • The Brick Bar & Grill-Two First Friday openings
  • Dizzy Dames Hair Salon
  • One More Cup Coffee Shop
  • Romanelli Block Party
  • Waldo Pizza
  • University of Central Missouri

EMPLOYMENT
Exhibit Design Intern
Airborne & Special Operations Museum (Aug 2020-Present)
Art Instructor
Wine and Design (Sept 2018-Present)
Gallery Assistant
Vanessa Lacy Gallery (May 2018)
Customer Service, Social Media, Featured Artist
Pawn and Pint (Jan 2017 – April 2018)
Social Media Assistant
Noble Native (January 2016-June 2016)
Floorset Associate- Visual Merchandising
The Limited, Kansas City, MO (December 2015-December 2016)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
2004-2006
Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired – Summers 2004 – 2006 – 100 + hours, aided teachers in childcare and development for preschool through kindergarten ages
2008
Mural for dormitory, University of Central Missouri
2011
Mural for Raymore community Christian Church
2012
Album and flier artwork for local bands
Large art piece donated for auction for local artist’s child’s medical bills
2013
Painting class/demonstration for youth group, Raymore Christian Church
2014
Organized an online fundraising campaign for Kidney Disease, culminating in a live event featuring a silent auction of local art and community goods. Communicated with local band leaders and delegated duties to volunteers on the evening of the event and painted a piece auctioned off at the show. $10,000 total raised.
Volunteer aide, West 18th Street Fashion Show
2015
Model for art students’ final shows, Kansas City Art Institute
Created fliers for St. Elizabeth Catholic Church event
2016
Contributed art piece to a wedding ceremony- St. Louis