Name

Sasha De Koninck

About

Sasha de Koninck
310/650/9012
s.dekoninck@gmail.com
sdekoninck@mica.edu

Education

Maryland Institute College of Art, (MICA), Baltimore, MD
BFA Candidate Fibers Major, Creative Writing Minor

Awards

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, American Visions Award, Apparel Design, 2009
MICA Scholastic Award Scholarship, 2009
MICA Presidential Scholarship, 2009
Dean’s List, 2010

Skills

Computer:
Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Audiomulch, Logic

Studio:
Fibers: dying fabric, silkscreen, batik, resist printing, embroidery, knitting, sewing, felting, spinning, machine embroidery, basic pattern making

Administrative:
Organized, people person, helpful, dependable, careful, creative problem solving, friendly, dedicated, strong-willed, fast learner

Exhibitions

“B-More Soundbox” Windup Space, Baltimore, MD upcoming May 2011
“RobotFest” National Electronic Museum, Linthicum, MD, upcoming April 2011
“The Vigil” Cohen Plaza, MICA, Baltimore, MD 2011
“Not Your Father’s Trousers” Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD 2011
“Foundation Show” Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD 2010
“SWAG” See Line Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2008

Experience

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, Santa Monica, CA
Volunteer, 2007-09
Assisted with donations, sorting, steaming, pricing, and merchandising.
Organized the floor, merchandised, prepared the window displays.
Worked the cash register, and closed the store in the evenings.
Helped at fundraising charity events like Relay for Life

New Roads School, Santa Monica, CA
Costume Design, 2008-09
Was in charge of costumes for school productions.
Purchased clothes, altered clothes, fit clothes to actors.
Worked with the actors to develop character through costumes
Also worked on set design.

Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Volunteer, 2010
Volunteered at ‘Cause for Creativity’ bicycle ride
Set up booths, worked with vendors.
Helped visitors find their way around.
Made sure no food and beverages got into the gallery.
Handed out fliers.

A Window Between Worlds, Pasadena, CA
Volunteer, 2010
Volunteered at fundraising event.
Was in charge of band- communicating with, and setting up.
Worked with vendors in setting up booths.

Specialties

  • Fibers
  • Sound
  • Writing

Skills

  • Dying fabric
  • Surface Resist Dying
  • Silkscreening
  • Embroidery
  • Machine Embroidery
  • Sewing
  • Clothing Construction
  • Flat Felting
  • Needle Felting
  • Basic Welding
  • Soldering
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Garage Band
  • Audiomulch
  • Ableton Live
  • iMovie
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator