@mderpth (Michelle Devlin)

artist-designer-researcher taking it easy so there's smthg to smile about :~)

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       Exceptional organizational, intercultural, writing, and research skills

       Advanced Adobe CC skills: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
       Intermediate font design skills: Robofont, Glyphs
       Beginner Korean language skills


       2021–2022, MRes, Royal College of Art, Communication Design, London, UK  

       2021, Postgraduate Certificate, Type West, Letterform Archive, Online   

      2020–2021, Postgraduate Certificate, Expert class Type Design, Plantin Institute, Online     
      2014–2018, BFA, RISD, Graphic Design, History, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Providence, RI, USA

Work Experience

      2021–, Design Research Apprentice, Firebrand Creative House, Online
      2019–2020, Cash Posting Associate, Nuvance Health, Lagrangeville, New York, USA
      2018, Type & Image, RISD Film/Animation/Video, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
      2017–2018, Teaching Assistant, RISD Graphic Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
      2017, Design Intern, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
      2016, Design Intern, Alouit New York, Online

      2016–2018, Computer Lab Monitor, RISD IT, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

      2014–2015, Office Support, RISD Admissions, Providence, Rhode Island, USA


      2020–, Alphabettes Mentorship Program, font design mentee to Chorong Kim, online
      2021, Royal College of Art's Export Radio, Volunteer Designer, London, England
      2020, AsianAndLGBTQ+, Volunteer Creative Director, San Francisco, California

      2019–2021, Barrett Art Center, Graphic Design Volunteer, Poughkeepsie, New York

      2018, Brown University Journal of Philosophy, Politics, & Economics, Design Volunteer, Providence, Rhode Island

      2017, Better World by Design, Graphics-Web Volunteer, Providence, Rhode Island

      2015–2016, The Cook Book Art + Food Zine, President volunteer (2016), Providence, Rhode Island

      2016, Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Design volunteer, online

Exhibited Works

     2021, Paradox of a Paradise: A Visual Exploration of the Entangled Roles of Militarism and Tourism on the Island of Guam, talk, Sensorial Landscapes: The Marine Frontier hosted by the Royal College of Art, Online

     2021, (off script): The Work of Michelle Devlin, article written by Sam Vickers, ATB Mag, Torino, Italy :: LINK

     2021, Balancing Type Design with Language Learning (Hangeul/Korean), talk, TypeWknd, Online

     2021, Family portraits (series), drawing, The Virtual Art Fair: Prize Exhibition, Online
      2021, Optique Display (옵티크 디스플레이), review, Typographica, Online

     2020, Ribbon, typeface, Alphacrit @ ATypI All Over 2020, Online

     2020, Paradox-Paradise: A Meditation on Guam’s History with Acculturation, talk, TypeWknd, Online
     2020, Phoenix feathers, painting, The Art Effect Alum Show & Auction, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
     2020, Singularity pt. 4, drawing, Dark Collective: Obscurum, Online
     2020, Phoenix feathers, painting, Dwell time, Online
     2020, Online protest, drawing, American Gothic: A 90th Year Appreciation, Online
     2020, Singularity (series), drawing, The Virtual Art Fair, Online
     2020, Singularity + Florence + Mariposa, mixed media, Absynthe Gallery: Featured, Online
     2020, Phoenix feathers, painting, Issue 4: The conceptual art issue, Haus-A-Rest, Online
     2020, Phoenix feathers, painting, Luxembourg Art Prize (Participant), Luxembourg, Belgium
     2020, The color of wallpaper, essay, A FOUNTAIN, Online
     2020, i feel like an onion., essay, Broken English, Royal College of Art, Online
     2020, Singularity (series), drawing , inReference: Virtual Pop Up Show, Barrett Art Center, Online
     2020, Phoenix Feathers, painting, Stay Home, Make Art!, Dorsky Museum, Online
     2019, Jack’s Garage Door, painting, Plein-Air: Paint-out, D&H Canal Museum, High Falls, NY, USA
     2018, Quantum, lettering, Brooklyn Academy of Music Animation Block Party, Brooklyn, NY, USA
     2018, Quantum, lettering, Animated Arizona Film Festival, Tucson, AZ, USA
     2018, Quantum, lettering, Catacumba Film Festival, Cine Capitolio Godella, Godella, Spain
     2018, Quantum, lettering, ROS Film Festival, Las Naves, Innovation Center, Valencia, Spain
     2018, Quantum, lettering, Wasteland Film Festival, Wasteland Weekend, Edwards, CA, USA
     2018, Paradox-Paradise, design, Degree Projects, RISD Graphic Design, Providence, RI, USA
     2018, Queer Artists & Musicians, interview, RISD Graphic Design, Providence, RI, USA
     2018, Soul Magazine, interview, RISD Graphic Design, Providence, RI, USA
     2018, BOXES + MREs, book design, The Graphic Order, Woods-Gerry, Providence, RI, USA
     2017, Greetings from Guam, lettering, Our Americana, RISD Museum, Providence, RI, USA  
     2016, Ladybug, industrial design, Foundations Triennial, RISD Museum, Providence, RI, USA
     2016, The Cook Book: Recipe Cards, Eat The World by RISD Global Initiative, Providence, RI, USA


       2021, Korean Intermediate 1, Brown University, Online   
      2021, Korean Beginner 1, Coursera: Yonsei University, Online

      2020, Python Specialization, Coursera: University of Michigan, Online

      2020, Intro to Modern Type Design, Letterform Archive: TypeWest, Online

      2020, Entrepreneurship Specialization, Coursera: University of Pennsylvania, Online

      2020, Basics of Design Research, openSAP, Online

      2019, Moralities of Everyday Life, Coursera: Yale University, Online


     2021, Virtual Art Fair: Prize Edition, 3rd Place among 135 artists, Birmingham, England
     2020, Type West, received scholarship for font design course, San Francisco, California
     2020, Nuvance Health, Employee of the Month for superb performance, Lagrangeville, New York
     2018, Rhode Island School of Design, completed Concentration, Providence, Rhode Island
     2016, Rhode Island School of Design, William Steele Scholarship, Providence, Rhode Island
     2015 - 2018, Rhode Island School of Design, Honors Designation, Providence, Rhode Island
     2015, Rhode Island School of Design, Elizabeth Jones Scholarship, Providence, Rhode Island


      Last updated: 2021-11-14

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