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Claire Wood

Claire Wood

New York, NY, US

 

About 

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E x p e r i e n c e:
SkB ARCHITECTS, Seattle WA, March - July 2011
Design Intern : Work on various office projects, in all phases of design

SITU STUDIO, New York, NY, Oct 2010 - March 2011
Design Intern : Design and installation for a project located in the Brooklyn Museum

MONTGOMERY WOOD ARCHITECT, Vancouver, BC 2004 – 2009
Architectural Assistant : Duties included site visits and analysis, concept design proposals, construction documentation, client meetings

RISD Department of Liberal Arts, Providence, RI 2009
Teaching Assistant : Position involved leading discussion and authoring class activities for freshman History in Art course.

RISD Department of Architecture, Providence, RI 2007 – 2008
Solar Decathlon Graduate Assistant : Assistantship work was RISD sponsored application for Solar Decathlon

WRKS DVSN gallery, Vancouver, BC 2005 – 2006
Gallery coordinator : WRKS DVSN was a small artist-run gallery and studio. Experience includes
curatorial, installation, administration/publicity, bureaucracy, management.


E d u c a t i o n
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, M.Arch., 2007 – 2010
• RISD fellowship 2007-2010
• Graduate Studies Grant 2010

University of British Columbia Tokyo Program, Tokyo, Japan, M.Arch. program Fall 2008

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., M.Arch. program 2006 – 2007

University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., BFA Honors in Visual Arts 1998 - 2002
• Helen Pitt Graduate Award 2002
• Heather Cragg Memorial scholarship 1999 – 2001


S k i l l s
Working Skills
• Excellent manual craftsmanship
• Good hand drawing, draughting, sketching
• Light construction experience, understanding of diverse materials through model and construction
• Digital applications Mac & PC, Adobe suite, Architectural draughting & rendering software. MS Office

Personal skills:
• Organized, self motivated, resourceful, team oriented, leadership and listening skills
• Languages: French (fluent), Spanish
• Have traveled to Europe, Japan, Central America, Iran

A r t E x h i b i t i o n s
Meta/mimetic/mnemonic, group show, Bayard Ewing Gallery, RISD 2010
Nowadays, Dear, Installation and painting at the WRKS DVSN gallery 2006
The Bedazzling of Andreas Vesalius, Solo Painting Show at the Rogue Gallery, Victoria, BC 2004
Up against the Wall, group show at the 1.6 gallery, Vancouver, BC 2003
Decisions & Porcelain, solo show at the Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, BC 2003

Elsewhere:

Employment 

SkB Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Designer

Work on various office projects, in all phases of design.

Mar 2011 - Jul 2011
 

SITU Studio, Brooklyn, Intern

Design and installation for a project located in the Brooklyn Museum

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
 

Montgomery Wood Architect, Vancouver, BC, CA, Design Intern

Duties included site visits and analysis, concept design proposals, construction documentation, client meetings

Jan 2004 - Oct 2009
 


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