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Chelsea Walter

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

EMAIL: cswalter.digitalantiquity@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2014
MA, Art History, Arizona State University, 4.0 GPA
Concentration: Ancient Greek and Cypriote Art

2010
BA, Anthropology - magna cum laude, Arizona State University

2010
BA, Art History - magnum cum laude, Arizona State University Senior Thesis: "The Ognissanti Madonna, An Exemplary Work of Giotto's Naturalistic and Innovative Ideas"


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

2013-2016
Board of Director, Udinotti Museum of Figurative Art

2013-2016
Program Coordinator, Archaeological Institute of America, Central Arizona Society

2011-2014
Arizona State University Graduate Support Mentor, Art History

2011-2013
Vice President, Council of Graduate Art Historians

2012
Assembly Representative of Humanities, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University


WORK EXPERIENCE

2015-Present
Adjunct Professor of Art History, Benedictine University 
Introductory and specialized courses

2016-Present
Digital Curator, BAER Engineering and Environmental Resources
Metadata entry, project design, and resource cataloging for the United States Government

2012-2016
Private Art Collections Management
Cataloging, database entry and photography of multiple private art collections.Types of art include: archaeological objects, lithographs, paintings and antique furniture

2012-2013
Research Assistant, Princeton's Archaelogical Research Team, Cyprus
Recording, housing and organizing of Princeton's archaeological collection including inventory, Photoshop, database entry and maintenance of objects and their accompanying photographs

2011-2013
Teaching Assistant, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Three courses completed with an average of 70 students/class. Includes grading, one-on-one student appointments, class lectures and study groups

2010-2012
Contract Work for Heard Museum's Library and Archives
Included cataloging, housing design, photographing and OCLC database entry of collections.


PRESENTATIONS AND PAPERS

2014
Master Thesis
Horse and Rider Figurines from Ancient Marion
Arizona State University Online Resources

2013
American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Conference
Paper: "Fire, Water, Clay: The Horsemen of Marion and the Near Eastern Connection to the Equine Aesthetic of Ancient Cyprus"

2013
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference
Paper: "Sexualized, Fetishized, Objectified: Women and Fur in Renaissance Portraiture"

2012
Classics Fall Forum, Arizona State University
Presentation: "Castles and Kingdoms: Strongholds of Ancient Cyprus"


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2012-2015
Apples for Archaeology Workshops
Brings hands-on activities to elementary and junior high schools; allowing students to become more involved with, and to better understand, archaeology and art history.

2012-2015
AIA Archaeological Fair

2010
Arizona State University Museums, Galleries and Collections

2009-2010
Mel Chin "Fundred" Dollar Bill Project

2009
Exhibition Curation, Defining Sustainability: From the ASU Art Museum Collection


HONORS AND AWARDS

2012-2013
Special Talent Scholarship, School of Art, Arizona State University

2012-2013
Travel Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Arizona State University

2012-2013
Student Enrichment Grant, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

2012-2013
Student Enrichment rant, School of Art, Arizona State University

2011
Academic Scholarship, School of Art, Arizona State University

2010
Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts Scholarship

2010
Dean's List in recognition of exemplary academic performance

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Upcoming Events

Feb
20
M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa
Mesa Branch Campus
6:00 PM
Event Details

M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa

Date: February 20

Time: 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa,Region - Arizona

Location: Online - RSVP for Instructions

Contact: Amy Drew    adrew@ben.edu

Feb
23
Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: February 23

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Alan Daniels    (602) 888-5504    adaniels@ben.edu

Event Description:

Experience BenU Mesa First-Hand.

Chat with a faculty member for your major. Get a financial aid assessment tailored to your needs. Meet other students. Check out beautiful downtown Mesa. 

Every Friday, we make time to meet with students like you who are preparing for their college experience. Schedule your visit today and find out more about what makes BenU Mesa a place where you can grow as a person while you prepare to lead in your career.

What to expect during your visit:

  • A campus tour given by one of our current students
  • The opportunity to meet the faculty and Student Life staff who help to make the BenU Mesa experience unique
  • An individual meeting with your Admissions Counselor to discuss your goals and plans, including:
    • Your college major and developing your future career
    • Financial aid and scholarships available to you
    • Student activities and athletics to pursue your interests
    • Campus ministry and service work at BenU Mesa

Click here to schedule your visit!

Feb
24-9
Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition

Date: February 24

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Michael Tole    (480) 878-6708    mtole@ben.edu

Event Description:

Purpose

  • To give young Arizona artists an opportunity to exhibit their artwork to the public.
  • To help make a college education affordable for young Arizona artists.

Why Apply?

  • Exhibit your artwork in a selective professionally juried show.
  • Win a scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.
  • Gain prestige by having you work added to the permanent collection of a major university museum.

Three jurors will select a maximum of 100 works for the Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition at Benedictine University Mesa. From those 100 finalists, jurors will then select the prize winners.

Eligibility

All high school and community college students who currently reside in Arizona.

Categories

  • High School -- Fine Art & Graphic Design
  • Community College -- Fine Art & Graphic Design

Specifications

Each student may submit up to three original works of art in any media. Specify art or design.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight, Feb. 3, 2018
  • Finalists Announced: Feb. 9, 2018
  • Deliver Artwork: Feb. 16-17, 2018
  • Opening Reception: 3-5pm, Feb. 24, 2018
  • Exhibition: Feb. 24 - March 9, 2018
  • Pick-Up Artwork: 8-5pm, March 9-10

Awards

Best Fine Art Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

Best Graphic Design Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

2nd Prize, High School: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

2nd Prize, Community College: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

Feb
25
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes

Date: February 25

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

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