Massachusetts
Profile Type: Creative Business
Creative Business
Abby Epplett

Home: 508-278-3409 | Mobile: 774-462-2957 | aaepplett@gmail.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/abigailepplett

Portfolio: www.sites.google.com/site/portfolioabbyepplett

Education

Tufts University, Medford, MA                                                                  In Progress

MA:               Museum Studies, with a concentration in Education and American History

Wheaton College, Norton, MA                                                                  May 2018

Majors:           Creative Industries (graphic design, computer science, business)

                        Creative Writing & Literature with Honors

Minor:             Music Theory & Composition

Experience

Blackstone Valley Heritage, Inc.                                            January 2020—Present

“The Volunteers-in-Parks organization affiliated with Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.”

Volunteer and Practicum Intern

  • Lead children’s programing; edited video and sound editing; strolling violinist
  • Designed online exhibit and pop-up posters for “Abby Kelley Foster” exhibition.
  • Created online oral history collection project in collaboration with Brad Larson, Inc. media company.
  • Edited and featured in short documentary with Friends of the Looff Carousel.

Fairlawn Christian Reformed Church, Whitinsville, MA     March 2019—Present

“A community church belonging to the Christian Reformed Church in North America.”

Office Manager and Administrative Coordinator

  • Design print and digital materials (Office, Google Suite, MediaShout, Inkscape, Canva, Windows 10 Photo)
  • Create mass emails (Gmail, MailChimp) and print mailings
  • Update the website calendar and archives (FaithWebsites, Google Sites)
  • Manage social media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, NextDoor)
  • Maintain church records (Paper files, Microsoft Access, Planning.Center)

Freelance Marketing, Design, UX/UI Services              November 2018—Present

“The freelance work of Abigail Epplett.”

  • Created marketing plans; designed logos; formatted resumes; wrote blogs

Wheaton College, Norton, MA

“A small liberal arts college with 1,600 undergraduates and cross-registration with Brown University.”

Student Designer                                                                        September 2017—May 2018

  • Designed posters and event programs using InDesign

Archives Assistant and Organizer                                                  June 2017—May 2018

  • Created organizational system for Arts Department office and design studio.
  • Prepared art to enter college archives and hung pieces for upcoming exhibits
  • Designed woven book cover (ArahWeave for Jacquard looms)
  • Copywriter on instructional packets for laser cutter and vinyl cutter (Easy Cut Studios)
  • Assisted in creating an online portfolio for a professional artist

Norton Public Library, Norton, MA                              February 2017—May 2018

“A public library serving the town of Norton, population 19,000.”

Advertising Assistant

  • Designed print and social media content with Canva, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Organized photo database using SmugMug
  • Scheduled social media posts using Later
Additional Links: 
Tufts University Grad Blogs
Museum Studies at Tufts University Blog
Museum Studies at Tufts University Blog
A video project with Blackstone River Valley Heritage Corridor, Inc.
A video project with Blackstone River Valley Heritage Corridor, Inc and Friends of the Looff Carousel
  • Creative Business

Contact Information

First Name: 
Abigail
Job Title/Position: 
Writer, Video & Sound Editor, Illustrator, Design, Violinist
Mailing Address: 
740 Douglas St
Uxbridge, MA 01569-2003
Physical Address: 
740 Douglas St
Uxbridge, MA 01569-2003
Last Name: 
Epplett
Phone: 
7744622957

About

Profile Type: 
Creative Business
Primary Discipline: 
Media - General
Year Founded: 
2018
Populations Served: 
General Public
Institution/Business Type: 
Individual Non-Artists
Activities and Services: 
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Design Services
Exhibitions
Social Media Services
Writing Services
Geographic Reach: 
Multi-State Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
New England Museum Association (NEMA)
Education: 
MA, Museum Studies, Tufts University
BA, Wheaton College (Norton, MA)

Accessibility of Services

Accessible website and/or multimedia for people with sensory disabilities