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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

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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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

HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN -The Architectural Imagination
accredited online course via The Department of Architecture
2020

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN - Department of Furniture Design 2015 - 2018


BROWN UNIVERSITY - Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies 2015 - 2018


THE SCHOOL OF THE  ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO— Designed Objects, Art History 2013 - 2015

Exhibitions and Awards


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

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

HOUSTON DESIGN WEEKEND, HOUSTON TX. 2017

Chair shown at Houston Design Weekend.

ARTE DA PALAVRA, BROWN UNIVERSITY, PROVIDENCE RI. 2015

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