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Betsy Cole

Betsy Cole

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

I grew up in Seal Beach, California.  I enjoy beautiful and ugly things.  I'm super talented and creative.  I promise.  I recently completed my Masters of Architecture from SCI-Arc.  

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Extraordinary Real Estate, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

As a designer, I am charged with designing and preparing plan sets for renovations on homes represented by Extraordinary Real Estate.

Jan 2012 - current
 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, US, Volunteer

As a volunteer for the LACMA, I act as a greeter, source of visitor information and liaison for membership sales. This allows me to be involved in one of the most extensive institutions of modern art and to spend as much time as possible with the museum and its programs.

May 2011 - current
 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant for the following courses:
DID High School Summer Program 2011
Architecture Culture 2010
Programs for Practice 2010
Making + Meaning Summer Program 2009
Critical Studies 2009

Jun 2009 - Aug 2011
 

Matter Management, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

I participated in competition entries, including organizing and preparing work samples, and preparing and finishing final renderings for Juan Azulay.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010
 

BCBG Max Azria, Inc., Vernon, CA, US, Executive Assistant to Sr. VP of Legal, General Counsel

My duties included managing the legal department’s administrative aspects including billing. I also acted as liaison between the company and outside counsel in immigration, trademark and real estate matters as well as assisting two attorneys with their workloads including preparing responses and fielding contracts, organizing litigation, and handling employee matters.

Sep 2007 - Sep 2008
 

BCBG Max Azria, Inc., Vernon, CA, US, Administrative Assistant to Director of Construction

My duties included assisting the Director of Construction with paperwork, communications and maintaining organizational charts of job budgets, schedules, lease information, contractor, vendor, architect and subcontractor information and payment schedules for each as well as keeping in phone and email contact with each. In addition, I managed the collection of Tenant Improvement Allowances for the company.

Sep 2006 - Sep 2007
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Studios:
Alexis Rochas, David Ross, Wes Jones, Juan Azulay, Coy Howard, Robert Mangurian, Peter Zellner

Additional Programs Completed at SCI-Arc:
M+M: Making and Meaning Summer Program in Architecture, 2008
Design is One: Italian Design Summer Seminar, Milan, Italy, 2009

Featured Work:
House for the Lonely Sailor, Mangurian Studio Project, featured in End of Year Exhibition, Spring 2011
Essay, “The Simulacrum, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Wes Jones,” featured in OnRamp 2011, a SCI-Arc publication of student work

Installation Participation:
SCI-Arc Graduation Pavilion, Alexis Rochas, 2008
Disco Silencio, Barbara Bestor, SCI-Arc Gallery, 2010

Teaching Assistant:
M+M: Making and Meaning Summer Program in Architecture, 2009
Critical Studies, 2009
Architecture Culture, 2010
Programs for Practice, 2010
DID: Design Immersion Days High School Summer Program in Design, 2011

Jun 2008 - Sep 2011
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Career Discovery Summer Program in Architecture

Introduction and portfolio preparation for architecture majors, held by the Graduate School of Design and taught by GSD thesis students.

Instructor: Andrew Atwood

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006
 

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), Santa Cruz, CA, US, Bachelors, History of Art and Visual Culture

Concentration in History of Modern Architecture

Sep 2004 - Jun 2006
 

Awards 

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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