Megan hogeman

Pyrographer & resin artist

OBJECTIVE

Art & design

Passionate artist, eager to practice full use of my skills and knowledge. My aim is to find a challenging job position in the Visual Arts field & perform at my highest level. My goal is to expand & adapt to all new responsibilities & exciting opportunities.

Dedicated freelance & freehand artist specializing in custom pyrography and epoxy resin creations. I am a lover of all things creative & can be found at many regional artisan fairs helping to support all local makers & crafters. You may have seen me at:

-Harrisburg Artsfest

-Merry Midtown Arts Festival

-Art the Inn

-Woo de La Kitchen & Market

-Dover Antique Mall

-http://www.artnglow.com - Featured Artist

SKILLS

-Proficient in multi-platform social media influencing.

-Skilled in the logistics and organization of coordinating multiple shared calendars to successfully manage & operate a small business.

epoxy resin experience

ORIGINAL DESIGN MAKER 1/2017 - CURRENT

-Proficient in Alcohol Ink, Mica & Glow Powders & Acrylic Paint blending

-Silicone Mold, Floral & Embellishment Casting of all scales

-Perfected doming, sanding, edging & all finishing techniques 

-Taught paid courses on creating Alcohol Ink & Epoxy Resin Petri Coaster Sets

-3D depth layering and casting of numerous original designs

-Proud Owner of an ever evolving Resin & Wood Burning Etsy Shop

pyrography experience

ORIGINAL DESIGN MAKER 1/2015 - CURRENT

-Commissioned Pyrography, Original & Hand-drawn Designs

-Razertip SS D-10 Wire-nib temperature control wood burning pen & tips

-Skillful measuring, scaling, planing, sanding & finishing of all projects

-Pyrography Design of all scales & species of wood

managing experience

ENGLEWOOD BARN & BREWERY - MANAGER/BARTENDER 5/2020 - 11/2020

-Managed & provided bartending services for restaurant guests & parties

-Provided training for all new staff members according to all company policies

-Produced sales & accounting reports for record reconciliation and handled daily cash & check deposits

-Maintained high standards for all company policies, food safety & Pennsylvania Liquor Laws

WOO DE LA KITCHEN CATERING - CATERING MANAGER 7/2017 - 9/2019

-Responsible for all catering & event booking & coordination

-Managed all necessary staffing & event logistics

-Scheduled & coordinated all festival & community events

-Organized new & innovative events & community activities to build brand awareness & to generate new business

MCGRATHS PUB & RESTAURANT - MANAGER/BARTENDER 9/2004 - 7/2017

-Managed & provided bartending services for restaurant guests & parties

-Provided training for all new staff members according to all company policies

-Produced sales & accounting reports for record reconciliation and handled daily cash & check deposits

-Maintained high standards for all company policies, food safety & Pennsylvania Liquor Laws

MEGAN ASHMAN ART GALLERY - GALLERY MANAGER 1/2021 - 4/2021

-Managed all websites & social media platforms

-A Featured Artist at the Gallery Storefront

-Coordinated the Gallery room layout/wall Art placement

-Worked with local Art School students & interns on how to manage/operate a successful Art Gallery

-Organized & created an in-house workshop/classroom

-Set-up accounts & built relationships with local magazines, neighboring Art Galleries & online Lancaster City websites