Tuomi J. Forrest

tjf4b@virginia.edu



Education

University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA
M.A. in English August, 1996
Concentration in American Studies

Haverford College, Haverford PA
B.A. in Political Science, May, 1992
Graduated with Honors

Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
Spring semester, 1991




Experience

HTML writer/editor, Charlottesville, VA
September1995--Present
Virginia Association of Museums

Created web pages for The Valentine Museum and The Museum of the Confederacy.

American Studies @ UVA

Contributed to the construction of the American Studies at the University of Virginia website. See Hypertext Portfolio.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in HTML and UNIX.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop 3.0, OmniPage Pro, and DeskScan.
  • Working experience in both Macintosh and Windows operating systems.


    
    
    Freelance Photographer/Assistant, Philadelphia, PA
    March 1994--Aug 1995

    Collaborated with Tom Crane on commercial projects and on the book Historic House Museums of Philadelphia (working title), written by Dr. Roger Moss, director of the Philadelphia Athenaeum.

    Worked through The Support Group Agency with many commercial photographers in the Philadelphia area.

    
    
    John Yost Photography, Albuquerque, NM
    Nov 1992--Jan 1994
    Apprentice/Assistant

    Managed studio for and assisted John Yost, Photographer.

    Photographed projects for studio clients.

    Researched potential clients; expanded client base.

    Personal Photographic Work

    Published photographs in New Mexico Business Journal, Jan. 1994; Patagonia Catalog Spring, 1994; Allé Spring, 1995.

    Exhibited photographs at Camera Graphics Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994.


    	
    
    
    New Mexico Public Interest Research Group, Albuquerque, NM
    June 1992--Oct 1992
    Field Director

    Directed canvassing campaigns on environmental issues.

    Trained summer staff.

    Helped plan and direct fund-raising operations around state.

    Instituted business outreach program to support recycling legislation.


    
    
    

    Other

    Awarded Charles A. Dana scholarship for "Leadership and Academic Promise," 1990 and 1991.

    Four year letterman in Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Track, 1988-1992.

    Customsperson (First-year student oreintation), 1989-1990.

    Fluent in Spanish.


    
    
    
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