Ari Eshoo

 ari92@me.com | Mobile: 203-494-8013

524 3rd Avenue | Brooklyn, NY 11215

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts                                May 2014                                                                                                                                                                         New York, NY

GPA:  3.98

Honors/Awards: Honors and Dean’s List

Professional Experience

Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York, NY    August, 2014 to Present

A Museum dedicated to art and artifacts from around the world.  

Team Leader of Visitor Services

Supervises Great Hall Information Desk and assists visitors with questions related to the museum and NYC tourism.  Creates schedules for part time staff and frequently assists volunteers with their daily tasks.  

  • Trained staff in new ticketing software, Tessitura, when we changed operations in January 2015. 

Luca Buvoli Studio – Harlem, NY    May, 2014 to August 2014

New York City based artist.

Studio Assistant

Assisted in making wire sculptures and shaped canvases.  Edited emails and frequently updated mailing list.  

  • Proficient with wood working tools and color matching with paint.

School of Visual Arts – New York, NY    January 2013 to May 2014

University dedicated to the arts.  

Teacher’s Assistant

Worked in foundation sculpture courses with college freshman and high school students. Helped professor plan lessons, prepare materials and guide critiques. Ensured student safety while helping teach basic sculpture skills. 

  • Guided critiques and helped students feel confident talking about art.  

Asya Geisberg Gallery – New York, NY    May 2013 to August 2013

Fine Arts Gallery. 

Intern

Assisted in deinstalling and packaging artworks for storage.  Created artist look-books using InDesign and managed client list with excel.  

  • Demonstrated excellent customer service during exhibition openings and daily hours of operation.   

 

Group Exhibitions

2013    Greenpoint Gallery “Small Works” Brooklyn, NY

2014    Wong and Wright Gallery “Nothing Else” New York, NY

2014    Wong and Wright Gallery “ Throwing Like a Girl” New York, NY

2015    Wong and Wright Gallery “A Supper” Brooklyn, NY

             Brooklyn Art Space “Gowanus Open Studios” Brooklyn, NY

2016    Brooklyn Art Space “Laughing Out Loud” Brooklyn, NY

Awards

2010    Elizabeth Greeley Memorial Portfolio Competition Award 

2010    Jeffery Spencer 3rd Memorial Art Scholarship

2010    J.L. Lefevre Memorial Art Scholarship 

Residencies

2014    Brooklyn Art Space/Trestle Open Studio Residency; Brooklyn, NY