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BEE KAGELMAYER

Email: bee.kagel@gmail.com | Website: https://beekagel.wixsite.com/cvportfolio

Currently based in Wilmington, DE

 

EDUCATION

University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne (Fall 2016 – May 2020)

  • Majors: Museum Studies and Art History, Minor: 2D Studio Arts

  • GPA: 3.57

  • Relevant Courses: Curation Practicums I & II, Registrar and Collections Management Practicum, Exhibition Design, Financial and Cultural Management, Contemporary Art History, Art History Abroad, Public Speaking

 

WORK AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Head of Curation and Exhibition Design: Keepers of Bohemia (Feb. 2018 – present)

  • Concept design, curation, and exhibition design

  • Communication with artists and venue owners

  • Installation and de-installation of artworks and design elements

  • Paperwork for exhibitions and artworks such as condition reports

 

Curatorial and Collections Management Internship: Fort Wayne Museum of Art (Aug. 2019 – Present)

  • Assisted in the reorganization of the paintings and works on paper in the museum’s collections storage

  • Unframed works on paper and moved them to an updated storage system

  • Assisted in curatorial, exhibition design, installation and de-installation tasks

 

Curation & Exhibition Design Intern: South Bend Museum of Art (May 2017 – August 2017 & May 2019 – August 2019)

  • Assisted in curation, design, installation, and de-installation of exhibitions

  • Design and fabrication exhibition elements

  • Wrote and designed educational materials

  • Assisted with / coordinated artists and organizations involved with exhibitions

EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT INVOLVEMENT

  • Head of Curation, Exhibition Design, and Marketing – Keepers of Bohemia

    • Black and White- The Cube House – Fort Wayne, IN. March 2019, 2018

    • Crimson Underground- Crimson Knight Tattoo and Fire Art Gallery – Fort Wayne, IN. April 14, 2018

    • I Must Be Dreaming- University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center – Fort Wayne, IN. April 28, 2018

    • Beats Around the Bushes- T.A.G. Art Tea Garden – Fort Wayne, IN. May 25, 2019

    • Dark is the Knight- Crimson Knight Tattoo and Fine Art Gallery – Fort Wayne, IN. May 25, 2019

  • Curatorial Assistant

    • Sightlines | 2019 – 2021- South Bend Museum of Art. Aug. 3 – Oct. 3, 2019

    • Light Bringer: Three Artists, Two Continents, One Human Story- South Bend Museum of Art. August 3 – October, 2019

    • Biennial 3- South Bend Museum of Art, July 27 – Sept. 29, 2019

    • Art.Write.Now.- 2018 National Exhibition, South Bend Museum of Art. April 5 – June 30, 2019.

    • Beyond Ink- South Bend Museum of Art. July 21 – Oct. 7, 2018.

    • Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar- Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Sept. 29, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019

    • American Series: The Funnies Vintage Comics 1940s – 1960s. South Bend Museum of Art. Nov. – Dec. 31, 2017.

    • The Studios at Logan: Finding a Voice, Collaborating Together- South Bend Museum of Art. May 27 – Aug. 6, 2017.

    • Biennial 29- South Bend Museum of Art. July 8 – Oct. 1, 2017.

    • James Volkert: Re: Imagining American Art- South Bend Museum of Art. July 22 – Oct. 1, 2017

    • The Art of Valor- South Bend Museum of Art. Aug. 26 – Nov. 12, 2017

    • Becoming Present: Louis I. Kahn and the Arts United Center- Fort Wayne Museum of Art. July 22 – Oc. 29, 2017

  • Registrar Assistant

    • David Shapiro: Origin and Return- Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Oct. 6 – Oct. 21, 2018

    • Winslow Homer: From Poetry to Fiction, The Engraved Works- Fort Wayne Museum of Art. July 28 – Sept. 2018.

    • The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018- Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Fort Wayne Museum of Art. April 21 – July 8, 2018.

    • Outlaws of Print: The History and Artists of the Underground Collective- Fort Wayne Museum of Art. April 21 – July 8, 2018.

 

ARTWORK EXHIBITED  

  • University of Saint Francis’ Student Exhibition. 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.

  • Beyond Ink. South Bend Museum of Art. July 21 – Oct. 7, 2018.

  • Group work display. The General, South Bend, IN. August – November, 2019

  • Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards- South Bend Museum of Art. 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

  • National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards- Parson School of Design, Traveling Exhibition. 2014

  • St. Joseph Public Library Annual Show 2013, 2014, 2015

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • President of the Dead Artists Society (Museum Studies and Art History Club) 2016 – 2020

  • Member of the USFFW Social Justice League 2016-2018

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • High Achievement in Art History Award 2017 – 2018

  • Dr. Kristen Utter-Fedders Memorial Scholarship Award 2017 – 2018

  • High Achievement in Museum Studies 2016 – 2017

  • SOCA Freshman Achiever Award 2016 – 2017

  • USF Leadership Award 2016 – 2017

COMPUTER AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Adobe creative suite

  • Microsoft suite

  • Mimsy collections management software

 

LANGUAGES

  • Intermediate French

  • Elementary German