Shannon Adams

Shannon Adams

Fresno, CA, US




Teter Architects & Engineers, Fresno, CA, US, Marketing Assistant

Graphic Design, Market Research; Interview and Proposal Preparation Materials

Jan 2013 - current

National Park Service, Fresno, CA, US, Consultant

Development of Foundation Document for Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in Elverson, PA.

Aug 2012 - Nov 2012

Student Conservation Association & AmeriCorps, Elverson, PA, US, Parks for the People Intern

Intern at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site with SCA and AmeriCorps, as an extension of the Parks for the People Competition (a collaboration between the U.S. National Park Service, Van Alen Institute, and the National Parks Conservation Association, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy) and a project of Designing the Parks.

The internship included the development of Hopewell Furnace NHS General Management Plan, Foundation Document, trail analysis, grant writing, ecological guidebook, graphic design and illustrations for Fitness trail brochure and Junior Ranger Program, in conjunction with Pratt Institute and Rutger's studio proposals.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Taylor Teter Partnership, Fresno, CA, US, Interior Design Assistant

Development of color boards, hand rendering, hand and computer drafting, AutoCAD and managing resource library.
Worked alongside architects and engineers on multiple K-12 Education, Higher Education, and Commercial TI projects.

Nov 2007 - Jul 2010

Fresno Equipment Company, Fresno, CA, US, Office Assistant

Accounting, filing, calculating sales commission reports.

Jun 2002 - Oct 2007


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Student in the Exhibition Design Intensive (EDI) Program, an alternative to thesis. The studio worked in conjunction with Ralph Applebaum Associates (RAA).

Worked on two team projects during the final semester:
Parks for the People competition (project manager, team member) - Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in Elverson, PA.
Long Island Children's Museum (team member)

Aug 2010 - May 2012

California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Minor in Entrepreneurship

Aug 2006 - Dec 2009


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - Friends of Hopewell Furnace, Grant


University Hope Winning Design, Award


Areas of Specialization 


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