Sharon Sanchez

Sharon Sanchez

Chicago, IL, US



I am a designer and exhibitions manager with a strong focus in designing environmental graphics and branded environments for architecture firms, civic and cultural organizations. Seasoned professional with over fifteen years of managerial experience ranging from retail, project management and office administration; to exhibition management and art registration.


Patti's Popcorn, Chicago, IL, US, Freelance Graphic Designer

Design + Branding:

Providing branding and design services for small popcorn brand including rebranding of business identity, logo, packaging, promotional materials, clothing, stationary and business cards.

Jan 2015 - current

TweakedStyle Consulting, Chicago, IL, US, Freelance Graphic Designer

Design + Branding:

Providing branding and design services for a lifestyle and styling consulting brand including rebranding of business identity, logo, website, promotional materials, stationary and business cards.

Jan 2014 - May 2015

Cultural Media Inc, Chicago, IL, US, Production and Graphic Design Intern

Design + Production:

Managed production of print and digital editions of museum member magazines in the U.S. including: the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Fine Art Boston.

Designed marketing and sales collateral, corporate identity materials, digital edition formatting, advertorial pages, and advertising creative.

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015

Your Trademark Counsel, Chicago, IL, US, Freelance Graphic Designer

Logo Design:

Designed and updated company brand identity for a legal consulting organization that helps to protect intellectual property. Updated logo, typography, tagline, business cards and website home page.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, US, Audience Development Coordinator: One year fellowship

Museum + Gallery :

Manager of membership and supervisor of fine print sales and museum online shop.

Designed museum letterheads, press and advertisements of museum news and events, contact sheets and PowerPoint presentations for external organizations and advertising channels.

Sep 2013 - May 2014

Department of Exhibition + Performance Spaces, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, US, Curatorial + Exhibitions Assistant, Collections Manager

Academic Gallery:

Worked closely with exhibition manager to execute upcoming exhibitions and supported visiting artists with various installation projects and documented exhibitions by photographing artwork.

Managed the college's collection of 2,000+ artworks, maintained collection database, performed registration duties, installation and removal of loaned artworks, and the transportation and preservation of works.

Aug 2010 - Jul 2013

Barnes Jewish Hospital, Chicago, IL, US, Executive Administrator and Fellowship Coordinator

Management: Department of Obstetrics + Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Organized daily activities for Division Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Supervised fellowship program, a five-year residency program consisting of six fellows who have completed a four-year residency.

Managed the distribution of extra call duties, monitored duty hours, attended monthly meetings and tracked mandatory requirements needed for Continuing Education credits and licensure.

Sep 2008 - Jul 2009

NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, US, Executive Administrator and Fellowship Coordinator

Management: Epilepsy Neurodiagnostic Lab, Department of Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

Provided managerial support for Epilepsy Department.

Established close communication with physicians and secured confidential information regarding patient treatments, medications and test results.

Supervisor of Clinical Neurophysiology program for NYU Medical Center. A four-year program consisting of eight fellows with two specialty tracks.

Coordination of boarding process, monitored fellow schedules and managed reimbursements for expenses, reappointment contracts and licensure.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2008


Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Graphic Design

Earned BFA in Graphic Design and minor in Visual Arts Management. Expertise in graphic design for print media, branding strategy and large graphics for exhibition spaces. Skills in project management of art exhibitions and installation design.

Sep 2009 - May 2015

Areas of Specialization