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Alex Friend
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United States
Alex Friend
Lake Orion, MI
-University of Michigan September 2005 – April 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts
-Washtenaw Community College September 2009 – December 2011
3D Animation Associate in Applied Science

Professional Experience:
Project Manager Museum Group at Exhibit Concepts Vandalia, OH
Dec 2015 - Present
-Oversaw projects from design to final installation.
-Collaborated with the client throughout the project
-Directed work in house to keep projects on time and within budget

Museum Group Fabricator/Site Lead at Exhibit Concepts Vandalia, OH
Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
-Solved issues on site
-Maintained the company’s reputation with strong craftsmanship and people skills
-Organized the crews, materials, and plans for exhibit installation jobs

Operations Agent at Best Buy Dayton, OH
Nov 2013- Jan 2014
-Assisted customers with a variety of computer issues over the phone
-Tracked each product that came in and out of the store for repairs
-Provided support to other employees with system and inventory issues

Sculptor at Tfreshcoln Inc in Springfield, OH
May 2013-August 2013
-Actively worked from the provided reference material to meet deadlines
-Worked independently on a wide variety of products
-Aided in the design process

Exhibit Artist Taylor Studios in Rantoul IL
Feb 2012-May 2013
-Utilized skills such as model making, sculpting, carpentry, mold making, casting, metalsmithing, and fiberglassing to complete a wide range of exhibits.
-Managed time efficiently to keep jobs on budget
-Actively solved issues with jobs by carefully considering the plans and improving upon them when necessary

Major Projects with Exhibit Concepts
National Navy Seal and UDT Museum in Fort Pierce, FL
Brukner Nature Center in Troy, OH
The Chuck and Kim Watson Museum of Sigma Chi in Evanston, IL
Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA
Red River Valley Museum in Vernon, TX
Stony Brook Watershed Center in Pennington, NJ
Fort Griffin Historic Site in Albany, TX
The Oklahoma City Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City, OK
Ecoland Early Learning Center in Kilgore, TX

Major Projects with Taylor Studios
The Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park in Austin, PA
The Watershed Stewardship Center in Parma, OH
Wickiup Learning Center in Toddville, IA

Dayton Eagles Lacrosse Team, Fantasy Football, Reading, Woodworking


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woodcarve Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2016  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav.
AlexCFriend Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2016  Professional General Artist
You bet!  Inspiring work 
aplastalimon Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
AlexCFriend Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you! I'm glad you like my work.
rosveluz Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011  Professional General Artist
AlexCFriend Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Professional General Artist
Spanglerart Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch!
AlexCFriend Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Professional General Artist
Sure thing! I look forward to seeing you new projects.
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