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Ashlyn Davis

Ashlyn Davis

Graduate Grant and Workshop Coordinator

Program for Excellence in Engineering Communication, University of Texas, Austin

Austin, TX

I am an arts and publishing professional with grant writing, fundraising, event planning, copywriting, advertising, and editorial experience. Currently, I am completing my Master's in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where I am focusing on the history of photography and American art. I am a passionate be...

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Copywriting Event Planning Fundraising Grant Writing
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building relationships and revenue for creative organizations, engaging and expanding communities through art, films, lectures, music, and books, and using art to expand the way we view our communities and in turn, how our communities view and experience the world.

I love inspiring people through public programming. Most recently, I had the opportunity to plan a lecture by the writer and activist Rebecca Solnit. I enjoyed every aspect from fundraising, to marketing, to event planning, and introducing her at the Harry Ransom Center. My dream job would allow me to participate in all these aspects of communit...

The End of Austin

Editorial Board Member

TEOA is a digital humanities project that explores urban identity in Austin, Texas.

Program for Excellence in Engineering Communication, University of Texas, Austin

Graduate Research Assistant, Grant and Workshop Coordinator

• Organized and implemented graduate writing workshops
• Collected and assembled workshop-related data for fundraising purposes
• Researched and wrote grant for the program

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The University of Texas at Austin

Fundraiser and Event Coordinator

Rebecca Solnit talk and related events
• Organized, executed and marketed the lecture across Austin
• Fundraised across Austin to raise over $4,000 for the event
• Introduced Solnit before her talk at the Harry Ransom Center
• Organized, executed and moderated a lunch and discussion with Solnit and graduate students

Career

Newspace Center for Photogaphy

Summer Development Intern

• Conducted research to identify potential new funding sources
• Prepared and submitted proposals to foundations, corporations, and government agencies
• Prepared and submitted grant reports
• Wrote, directed, and managed a successful Kickstarter campaign to establish Newspace’s first Curatorial Program

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Penguin Group USA

Ad/Promo Coordinator/Copywriter for Viking + Penguin

• Wrote copy for promotional items, advertisements, and online content
• Developed and executed promotional campaigns with the Executive Art Director
• Implemented and coordinated workflow for ten person department
• Managed budgeting database and processed invoices for department

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Penguin Group USA

Ad/Promo Assistant for Viking + Penguin

• Wrote didactic and promotional materials for libraries, bookstores, and general consumers
• Assisted with social media campaigns
• Maintained the budget files for the department
• Managed the Penguin Classics Annotated Catalog

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The Bushwick Starr

Music Programmer

-Curator/Creator of the monthly Music Showcase Series for emerging artists

The Aperture Foundation

Development Work Scholar

• Wrote didactic and promotional materials for libraries, bookstores, and general consumers
• Assisted with social media campaigns
• Maintained the budget files for the department
• Managed the Penguin Classics Annotated Catalog

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Horton Gallery

Intern

• Created press materials for exhibitions
• Coordinated the installation and de-installation of exhibitions

Houston Center for Photography

Intern

Assisted with exhibition schedules, gallery installation, donor research, and board meetings

The University of Texas at Austin

Master of Arts (M.A.), American Studies

Pratt Institute

BA, History of Art and Design

Langham Creek High School