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Daina Swagerty

Daina Swagerty

Los Angeles, CA

 

About 

Exhibitions, Installations, & Interviews:

-  “How Small is too small?” Exhibition, May 31, 2013 - August 2, 2013 LA Forum - WUHO Gallery Los Angeles

- “How Small is too small?” Exhibition, August 20, 2013 - August 31, 2013 Univserity of Southern California

- 2011-2012 Superjury Thesis Exhibition, Summer 2012, Syracuse University

 

Involvements:

-  Guest Juror, Spring 2014, Northeastern University School of Architecture

-  Guest Juror in Architecture, Spring 2014, NAACP ACT-SO Boston Competition

-  Judge, Spring 2013, Rotch Travelling Scholarship Preliminary Competition , Boston Society of         Architects

-  Graduate Architecture Students, 2009 - 2012 SU School of Architecture

-  Student Member, 2011-2012, SU School of Architecture Advisory Board

-  Graduate Representative, 2009-2010/ 2011-2012, SU School of Architecture Faculty Search Committee

-  Graduate Representative, 2009-2010, SU School of Architecture Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee

      

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Maryann Thompson Architects, Cambridge, MA, US, Associate / Project Manager

Sep 2012 - Aug 2014
 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant for Freshman BArch Design Studio

Aug 2011 - May 2012
 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, Research Assistant

- Assisted with patterning and fabrication research for Munly Brown Studios
- Constructed diagrammatic drawings and photographic video collages
- Edited design development drawings for WiFiCommune in Sierra Leone
- Explored working graphics and illustrations for Feminist Practices by Lori A. Brown

Aug 2010 - May 2011
 

CO.co, Syracuse, NY, US, Project Assistant

“PROJECTions” THE WINDOWS PROJECT 2009

- Assisted with exhibition component assembly
- Installed project through completion

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Tz.Co., Syracuse, NY, US, Project Assistant

“PETAL PROJECT” DESCOURS 2008, AIA NEW ORLEANS

- Researched and established relationships with vendors for material inquiries and specifications
- Conducted material and fabrication tests toward final installation

Aug 2008 - Dec 2008
 

University Hospitals/ SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, US, Purchasing Assistant

- Processed incoming requisitions and purchases
- Reviewed processes and contracts for purchasing of capital assets

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Global Novations LLC, Boston, MA, Intern

- Researched and designed graphic strategies for corporate materials and publications
- Supported management team with administrative assistance and marketing
- Documented needs-assessment proceedings and evaluations

May 2004 - Aug 2005
 

Education 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2012
 

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, US, Bachelors, Studio Art

Concentration in Printmaking (woodcut and linocut) and mixed media

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

Awards 

2012
 

Dean's Thesis Citation, Honorable Mention

2012
 

Syracuse University School of Architecture: Citation for Excellent Thesis Design, Honorable Mention

2011
 

Graduate Research and Creative Works Grant, Grant

Research: Nomad Now! Pneumatics and Utopian Global Systems

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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