CV/Resumé

Below is a selection from my CV. You can download the whole thing in a PDF, too.

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Edgewood College, Madison, WI: August 2012-future

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

MFA, Visual Studies, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY: 2011

BA, Art: Commercial Design, Photography/Electronic Media, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA: 2005

RESIDENCIES

Listhús Ólafsfjördur, Iceland: June 2017

Hafnarborg Centre of Culture and Fine Art Hafnarfjörður, Iceland: July 2017

Gullkistan Center for Creativity Laugarvatn, Iceland: June-July 2015

Westbury Studios Milton Keynes, England, UK: December 2011-February 2012

Digital Arts Studios Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK: October-November 2011

Public Art Academy Williamsport, PA: July 2011

EXHIBITIONS + PRESENTATIONS

Synaesthesia and Cross-Modal Perception Conference Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland: April 21-23, 2016

11th Annual Conference of the American Synesthesia Association University of Miami, Miami, Florida: October 2-4, 2015

13th Biennial Colloquium of Dominican College and Universities Molloy College, Rockville, NY: June 12-15, 2014. DIS/CLOSURE: Visualizing Chronic Pain and its Side Effects - Compassion and Art, Art/Poster Presentation.

8th UK Synaesthesia Association Conference Goldsmiths University, London, England: April 12-13, 2014. Belfast in My Colours and The Guidebook of New Punctuation: Synesthesia in Graphic Design, Presentation.

DIS/CLOSURE: Visualizing Chronic Pain and its Side Effects In collaboration with Ellen Rogers, Edgewood College Gallery, Madison, WI: November 21, 2013 - January 24, 2014

10th Annual Conference of the American Synesthesia Association Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: May 31-June 2, 2013

Synaesthesia Series Art Laboratory, Berlin, Germany: January-March 2013

Lycoming College 2011 Juried Art Exhibition Snowden Library Gallery, Williamsport, PA: October 2011

Harvest Gallery Williamsport Frame Shop, Williamsport, PA: August 2011

2011 Public Art Academy Artists in Residence Exhibition Pajama Factory, Williamsport, PA: July 2011

Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference Aula Magna Hall, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden: May 2011."Northern Lights: Expanding the Lexicon of Synesthesia" Workshop Presenter, Multimedia Synesthetic Art, Concurrent Presenter, and Art Exhibition Participant.

Synexperience, MFA Thesis Solo Show CEPA, Buffalo, NY: April 2011

Panel Member, Workshop, and Mini-Exhibition Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY: April 2011

6th UK Synaesthesia Association Conference University of East London, London, England: March 25-27, 2011. Multimedia Synesthetic Art, Presentation, March 26, 2011

Tasting the Universe, author Maureen Seaberg, photism photo selected, release date and one-night show in New York City: March 17, 2011

ATTN: ARTGOERS, mART Collaborative ArtSpace, Buffalo, NY: November 2010

8th Annual Conference of the American Synesthesia Association Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN: October 1-3, 2010

Zoetrope: First Year MFA Exhibition University at Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo, NY: April-May 2010

PUBLICATIONS

"The Guidebook of New Punctuation." Author and designer. 20 pages. 2012.

Belfast in My Colours: A Synaesthetic Exploration of My Temporary Home.”Author and designer. ISBN 978-1-4709-7530-2. 42 pages. 2011.

MEDIA PRESENCE

"The Amazing Technicolor Synesthesia Coat: Carrie C. Firman at the forefront of synesthetic arts renaissance," by Maureen Seaberg. Nonfiction, feature article, PsychologyToday Synesthesia blog. 23 Jan 2012.

Tasting the Universe,” by Maureen Seaberg. Nonfiction. Photograph. 2011

Synesthesia: Union of the Senses,” Sybil Drew, director. Video interview. 2011.

The Color of Normal,” by Allison MacLachlan. Nonfiction, feature article, Scope (MIT). 2011. 

DESIGN INDUSTRY + ACADEMIA EXPERIENCE

Freelance Artist and Designer: 2011-present

Adjunct/Lecturer Casual, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY: 2011

Instructor, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY: 2009-2011

Production Manager/Graphic Artist, Impact Advertising, Williamsport, PA: 2006-2009

Graphic Designer, Brodart Library Supplies & Furnishings, McElhattan, PA: 2005-2006

ACADEMIC HONORS + AWARDS

Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award: 2011

Mark Diamond Research Fund Award Recipient, University at Buffalo: 2011

Dean’s Fellowship, University at Buffalo: 2009-2011

Teaching Assistantship, University at Buffalo: 2009-2011

Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Lycoming College: 2005

Art Department Honors, Lycoming College: 2005

Commercial Design Award, Lycoming College: 2005

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society Inductee: 2004

Art, Music, and Valedictorian Scholarships, Lycoming College: 2001-2005

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Whenever possible, I donate my time and talent to organizations I support with design needs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe CC InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash Pro, Acrobat Pro

Audacity Open-source sound editing

FontLab Studio 5 Font-making and editing

Pre-press standards Separations, spot colors, mechanicals

SLR/DSLR photography and scanning protocol

Epson + HP large format professional imaging software and hardware

Web hosting

Mac OSX Troubleshooting, file structure, and connectivity