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email: liseroostfreitas@gmail.com
instagram: thedivingsaucer

this website highlights a portfolio of select completed original works. for additional content, collaborative projects, process pictures, formal CV and letters of rec, please visit my instagram &or message me :)


CV:


Languages // ENGLISH, fluent // PORTUGUESE, fluent // DANISH, proficient


Experience

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ARCHITECTURAL INTERNSHIPs W/ JULIA M LEEMING ARCHITECT & MEG LYONS ARCHITECTS - 2020 -> Current

Site visits & client meetings, design sketching, AutoCad, SketchUp 
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ACCLARO TRANSLATION -
2020 -> CURRENT

Danish to English &
Portuguese to English translation 


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STUDIO / OPERATIONS MANAGER & CLIENT RELATIONS
- GREEN RIVER PROJECT LLC — JAN 2019 -> March 2020

Studio Management including running weekly team meetings with the studio, managing incoming orders, 3d-rendering
w/ Rhino & SketchUp, sourcing & ordering materials, generating material samples, organizing & delegating production & outside fabrication, and onsite project
management.

Operations Management including accounts receivable, generating invoices, scheduling shipments, creating / formatting / updating all documents with InDesign and maintaining
the website.

Client relations including managing the GRPLLC email & calendar, scheduling & attending client meetings, managing relations with exhibitions / fairs / furniture loans, running the
store / gallery space at Green River Project LLC and acting as liaison for GRPLLC and Bode collaborations.


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ART HANDLER & ART DIRECTER / CURATOR
- ROBERTO FREITAS AMERICAN ANTIQUES & DECORATIVE ARTS — 2010 - PRESENT

Responsible for the handling, packing, transportation, installation & curation of works
varying from furniture to paintings to porcelain. Directing the documentation and
photoshoots of all inventory.


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FURNITURE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION - SMOKE STACK STUDIO - 2018 -

Design and production of personal and commissioned works. Drafting / drawing, wood
working, cane weaving, and the documentation of finished pieces.


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STUDIO MONITOR - RISD FURNITURE DEPARTMENT — 2015 - 2018

Responsible for the management of the studio spaces, maintenance of the machines and
equipment of the department, and aiding other students with their work.


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BAKER AND PASTRY CHEF - HENDRICKX BELGIAN BREAD CRAFTERS — 2013 - 2016

Production baking and pastry at Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafters in Chicago, Il.

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Education

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HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN - 2020


The Architectural Imagination
(accredited online course via EDX)


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RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN - 2015 -> 2018

Department of Furniture Design 


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BROWN UNIVERSITY - 2015 -> 2018


Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies


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THE SCHOOL OF THE  ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO— 2013 -> 2015


Designed Objects,Art History 


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Exhibitions and Awards

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SIT ON IT!, WOODS GERRY GALLERY, PROVIDENCE RI. 2018

Thesis furniture series on display in the group show titled SIT ON IT!

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HOUSTON DESIGN WEEKEND, HOUSTON TX. 2017

Chair shown at Houston Design Weekend.

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ARTE DA PALAVRA, BROWN UNIVERSITY, PROVIDENCE RI. 2015

Award for best creative writing in the Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Department
awarded by Brown University.


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