Erin McQueen . Photographer/Girl Friday


EDUCATION

BFA Studio Photography
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
President’s List x1     Dean’s List x2

[studies include] 
Design / Drawing / Ceramics / Printmaking
Alternative Processing / Silver Film Processing & Printing
Color Printing & Processing / Digital Photography


SKILLS

Working knowledge of
Photoshop, Bridge, Illustrator CS6
Corel Draw, Word, Excel

Cyanotype & Van Dyke Printing / Bookbinding
Studio lighting techniques / Research / Sketching
 Digital & Darkroom print preparation
Digital & Darkroom photo-manipulation
Food preparation & manipulation
 

INTERESTS

Independent & Foreign films
Watkin Tudor Jones AKA Ninja &
 Anri du Toit AKA Yo-Landi Vi$$er
Bret Easton Ellis / Bunnies / TV / Ukulele / Harmonizing
Coffee / Kitchen science / General know-it-allness
 

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EXPERIENCE

General Manager (April 2015 – Present)
Assistant General Manager (July 2011 – April 2015)
Galaxy Cafe / Austin, TX
Running smooth shifts, ordering all products weekly. Managing schedules & budget. Hiring, firing, & training front of house employees & managers. Weekly reporting of sales & labor, upkeeping spreadsheets containing costs of goods & invoices. Scheduling entertainment, maintining equipment. Preparing & hosting company wide presentations. Specializing in allergy awareness.

Shift Leader / Clerk (Summer 2010 – Summer 2011)
Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy / Austin, TX
Managed merchandise orders & handled opening / closing of the store. Took special orders & requests from customers. Handled registers & maintained the store during closing shifts.

Assistant Manager / Head Server (2007 – 2010)
I Love Sushi / Denton, TX
Helped create a new look for the menu by taking photos of all dishes. Designed training & study guides. Acted as liaison between store owners & various repair / restocking companies

Gallery Intern / Assistant (Summer 2008 – Spring 2009)
Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery / Dallas, TX
Hired from internship. Utilized gallery specific software to catalog artists’ information. Aided in documentation of new acquisitions. Assisted at making
artists’ digital files ready for the gallery web site. Assisted at gallery openings

Intern (Fall of 2008)
Tom Hussey Photography / Dallas, TX
Created attractive lighting settings for various commercial shoots. Assisted Tom Hussey & his associate Sean McGinty with Photoshop projects. Performed various printing jobs. Reorganized the studio's equipment & turned analog film back stock into an organized, storable digital format