Brooke LEVINE

brookemlevine@gmail.com

282 S. 5th St., Apt. 5C, Brooklyn, NYC, 11211


Education: 

The University of Georgia | Athens, GA | Dec. 2014

  • BFA Textile Design, BFA Art Education

UGA Study Abroad Program | Cortona, Italy | 2012

Appalachian State University | Boone, NC | 2009-10


Awards: 

ITMA Virginia Jackson Design Competition, 2014

  • print category, 2nd place

Vince Dooley Scholarship, 2014

  • UGA Textile Design nominee & recipient

ITMA Magazine Cover Competition, 2012

  • UGA Textile Design nominee

Hope Scholarship, 2010-2014

  • 3.7 GPA, maintained over 3.5 GPA

Appalachian State University, 2009

  • Women's D1 soccer scholarship, scholar athlete


ART Exhibitions:

2016  CWAS Fundraiser, art donor, Mark Jupiter Studio, Dumbo, New York 

2015  Root City Market, independent vendor, Stove Works, Atlanta, Georgia

2014  Solo Exhibition, acrylic abstract paintings on birch wood panel, Amici Italian Cafe, Athens, GA

2014  BFA Textile Design Exit Show, Authentic Expressions, Gallery 307, LDSOA, Athens, GA

2014  BFA Art Education Exit Show, Parts of a Whole, Gallery 307, LDSOA, Athens, GA

2013  Collaborative Exhibition, UGA Spotlight on the Arts, Gallery 307, LDSOA, Athens, GA

2013  UGA Fabric Design and Printmaking Exhibtion, Meyers Gallery, Athens Academy, Athens, GA

2013  Cortona Study Abroad Exhibition, Gallery 307, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

2012  Group Exhibition, scarves store display, Community Boutique of Sustainable Fashion, Athens, GA

2012  Cortona Study Abroad, La Mostra 1, Palazzo Vagniotti, Cortona, Italy 

2012  Fabric Installation, Athens Fashion Collective show, Jittery Joe's, Athens, GA

2012  Curated Group Exhibition, Athens Fashion Collective, Jittery Joe's, Athens, GA

2011   Solo Exhibition, Display of painting collection, Amici Italian Cafe, Athens, GA

2011  Collaborative textile installation, Athens Fashion Collective show, Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA


experience

WestPoint Home, LLC | Manhattan, NYC | August 2017 - current

Assistant Designer (Textiles, Bedding & Bath Products)

Textile Art Center | Brooklyn, NYC | May 2017-Aug 2017

Textile Instructor; Summer Camp Session

Creatively Wild Art Studio | Dumbo, NYC | Aug. 2016 - Aug. 2017

    Visual Arts Instructor; Camp Supervisor & Senior Instructor 

  • Managed camp sessions; supervised junior instructors and trained interns

  • Senior Art Instructor; structured and created lesson plans for all ages; capitalized on reusable materials

  • Strategized with President & Director regarding organizational systems to increase operational efficiency

  • Managed studio; accessed areas of improvement and maintained a safe and workable space for all

 

Brooke Davidson Designs | Atlanta, GA | 2015-current, part-time

    Artist, Freelance Repeat Pattern Designer 

  • Managed personal studio space at The Goat Farm in West Midtown Atlanta

  • Initiated and executed self-led painting and pattern collections

  • Developed brand concepts, business plan, marketing strategies, and client relationships

  • Utilized available resources and contacts to generate a supportive community

  • Contracted as a freelance repeat pattern designer

 

Just For Giggles | Milton, GA | Feb. 2016 - Aug. 2016

   Painting Instructor 

  • Led step-by-step painting instructions for adult and kid classes

  • Managed studio environment, payments, and inventory of material

 

Jefferson Middle School | Jefferson, GA | 2014

Winterville Elementary School | Winterville, GA | 2014

     Student Teacher (for Brent Blalock & Shana Norton) 

  • Designed and taught two separate Unit plans for grades K-8th grade;differentiated instruction

  • Developed multiple forms of assessment; implemented teaching philosophy; observed teachers

 

Lulie Wallace | Charleston, SC | 2014

   Textile Design Intern 

  • Assisted in designing repeat patterns for collection of textiles

  • Managed inventory and shipments of paintings and products

  • Coordinated digital color-ways for digitally printed textiles

 

Hable Construction | Athens, GA | 2013-14

   Textile Design Intern 

  • Created paintings for production

  • Used Photoshop to design and create repeat patterns for production

  • Assisted stylists during Martha Stuart Holiday photoshoot

  • Assisted stylists during Capel Rug photoshoot

  • Styled photoshoot for Hable Construction photoshoots

  • Managed inventory of painting collections

  • Packaged and managed inventory for incoming and outgoing shipments

  • Collaborated on projects for published book

  • Executed hand dyed silk project for published book

 

Teysha | Houstin, TX | 2013

    Freelance Graphic Design Intern 

  • Collaborated with co-founders of Teysha through long distance communication

  • Created and developed Advertismentss utilizing Adobe programs

  • Ads were used for Teysha's traveling trunk shows in 2012

 

Community Boutique | Athens, GA | 2012

   Artist Intern, Textile Design Intern

  • Collaborative, one-on-one internship position with Sanni Baugermuer

  • Initiated outreach project with a local nursing home

  • Lead outreach project with the nursing home for their Mother's Day event

  • Sourced project opportunities with local community


Leadership & Community Involvement

UGA Fiber Art Society | Athens, GA | 2010-2014

   Co-President 2013-14, member since 2010

  • Organized bi-weekly meetings

  • Solicited donations for Fabric Design Open House

  • Lead and distributed jobs to each Fiber Art society member

  • Hosted and presented fundraiser raffle and prizes

  • Participated in community outreach project with Athens Area Homeless Shelter

  • Assisted attendees of the outreach project in re-designing and screen printing on clothing items


Volunteer

New York Road Runners | NYC | 2018-current

Volunteer for Road Races

New York Cares | Brooklyn, NYC | 2017

    Volunteer 

  • volunteer on weekends; spend time with young children playing different sports and activities

 

The Archibald Project | Austin, TX | 2015

   Volunteer Artist, Advocate for orphan care 

  • Raised donations to go to Jina, Uganda

  • Raised awareness in local community on orphan care and foot related diseases

  • Sold artwork, 100% proceeds used as donations for orphan care

 

Georgia Options, Inc. | Athens, GA | 2013

   Volunteer Artist, Advocate for adults with disabilities  

  • Developed a specialized painting event for the clients of Georgia Options

  • Modified lesson and integrated differentiated instruction to meet the specific needs of each participant

  • Donated time, money, and art supplies for outreach project

 

Arbor Terrace Assisted Living | Athens, GA | 2012

   Volunteer Artist, Advocate for the Elderly 

  • Led and assisted residents in weekly creative arts activities

  • Coordinated and led painting event for the residents' Mather's Day event

  • Demonstrated and instruction step-by-step painting lesson

  • Modified lesson and integrated differentiated instruction to meet the specific needs of each client

 

American Cancer Society Gala | Alpharetta, GA | 2010

   Volunteer Artist, Advocate for Cancer patients 

  • Created design for Gala event

  • Donated art to event that was gifted to each honorary

  • Donated art for the auction at the Gala to raise money for finding a cure to cancer


PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Marathon Runner

  • 2019 (March 16th) - Atlanta Marathon