Raised in Miami and currently residing in Queens, New York, Chelsea is a multidisciplinary artist specializing in digital design and illustration. While pursuing her BA in digital design at City College (CUNY), she has worked at several non-profit institutions such as the American Museum of Natural History and the International Print Center of New York (IPCNY). She aspires to combine her passion for teaching and her creativity in the arts to become an Exhibition Designer. Her other interests include playing bass, reading horror and science fiction books, and eating real good NY pizza.

Me@ChelseaSilva.com

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/Internships

International Print Center of New York​ New York, New York

Exhibitions Intern, ​Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

• Support staff with exhibition planning, handling and delivering art, and other general administrative duties

• Facilitate exhibition openings, patron events, etc. hosted by the gallery

American Museum of Natural History ​New York, New York

Teacher’s Assistant, S​ummer 2019

• Aid in teaching bilingual (spanish/english) elementary classes covering a variety of scientific disciplines

• Guide museum tours and ensure overall safety of students

American Museum of Natural History ​New York, New York

Genomics Laboratory Assistant, Summer 2014, 2015, 2016

• Extract DNA samples from scorpions and amblypygids and amplify through PCR

• Perform agarose gel electrophoresis, sequence, and quantify DNA

• Assist in aligning sequences and creating phylogenetic trees

American Museum of Natural History ​New York, New York

Animal Care Assistant, Summer 2014

• Assist in caring for 20+ live animals including reptiles, amphibians, insects, and rodents

• Handle animals, monitor behavior, and prepare and distribute food

/Skills

• Fluent in English and Spanish

• Proficient in Mac, Microsoft, and

Google products for email, word processing, spreadsheets, cloud storage and presentations

•Skilled in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, Affinity Designer, and Procreate

/Work Experience

Enjoy Technology​ New York, NY

Operations Associate, 11/18 – 05/19

LUSH Cosmetics​ Miami, FL

Eco Representative, 08/17 – 02/18

Tina’s Original Cakes​ Miami, FL

Education Associate, 08/16 – 03/17

RESUME

/Internships

International Print Center of New York

New York, New York

Exhibitions Intern, Fall 2019 – Present

• Support staff with exhibition planning, handling and delivering art, and other general administrative duties

• Facilitate exhibition openings, patron events, etc. hosted by the gallery

American Museum of Natural History

​New York, New York

Teacher’s Assistant, Summer 2019

• Aid in teaching bilingual (spanish/english) elementary classes covering a variety of scientific disciplines

• Guide museum tours and ensure overall safety of students

American Museum of Natural History

New York, New York

Genomics Laboratory Assistant, Summer 2014, 2015, 2016

• Extract DNA samples from scorpions and amblypygids and amplify through PCR

• Perform agarose gel electrophoresis, sequence, and quantify DNA

• Assist in aligning sequences and creating phylogenetic trees

American Museum of Natural History

​New York, New York

Animal Care Assistant, Summer 2014

• Assist in caring for 20+ live animals including reptiles, amphibians, insects, and rodents

• Handle animals, monitor behavior, and prepare and distribute food

/Skills

• Fluent in English and Spanish

• Proficient in Mac, Microsoft, and

Google products for email, word processing, spreadsheets, cloud storage and presentations

•Skilled in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, Affinity Designer, and Procreate

/Work Experience

Enjoy Technology​ New York, NY

Operations Associate11/18 – 05/19

LUSH Cosmetics​ Miami, FL

Eco Representative, 08/17 – 02/18

Tina’s Original Cakes​ Miami, FL

Education Associate, 08/16 – 03/17

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