Topic ID #34442 - posted 1/14/2015 9:43 AM

Recent B.A. Graduate Dual Major in History and Art and Design


 My name is Anthony Brown. I recently graduated from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania with a dual major in History and Art & Design concentrating on public history and graphic design.

I have had two consecutive internships at the Seminary Ridge Museum in Gettysburg, PA where I focused on exhibit design.
I have also worked as a volunteer at the Shippensburg Historical Society and done some field experience at the Cumberland County Historical Society.

I am currently looking for employment in the public history sector.

I have a website at, my resume is posted there as well as some of my recent projects.

A  Anthony M. Brown

416 Crossroad School Rd. Carlisle, PA 17015   (717) 776-4245


Bachelor of Arts

Dual Major in History and Art & Design   GPA: 3.96

Concentration in Public History

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, PA 17257


Professional Skills

Graphic Design and Art - Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; iDVD; Photography;

Gallery Installation; Sculpture; Painting; Ceramics

History and Entrepreneurial - Historical research; Exhibit design and development; Artifact care and processing with Past Perfect; General construction and carpentry; Leadership; Business Management



Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, PA 17325    May 2013 - August 2013 and May 2014 - August 2014


Designed graphic interpretive panels; Installed museum's temporary exhibits; Selected and prepared               artifacts; Collaborated with museum staff for museum's grand opening; Photographed and organized artifacts in museum's database (Past Perfect); Produced publication for potential travelling exhibit; Adjusted and secured lighting, display cases and signage


Shippensburg Historical Society, Shippensburg, PA 17257                     September 2013 - January 2014


Designed, printed, and installed graphic panels for museum's changing exhibit; Selected and prepared artifacts for the exhibit; Assisted customers with microfilm, Past Perfect, and other research resources


Anthony Brown Carpentry, Carlisle, PA 17015                                           October 2007 - January 2010

Owner/ Carpenter                                                                  

Drafted custom designs; Prepared and Submitted quotes and invoices to customers; Managed accounting and record keeping; Constructed projects ranging from rough framing to finished carpentry; Ordered and secured materials


Subway Restaurant, Mount Holly Springs, PA 17065                                               May 2005 - June 2008

Owner/ Manager                                                                              

Employee management; Customer relations; Quality assurance; Hiring, training, and promotion of staff (averaged 10 employees); Managed payroll accounts and tax transactions; Advertised and marketed business; Participated in fundraising for community; Increased overall sales by 70% in 3 years; Sold business in 2008


Awards and Recognitions

Summa Cum Laude; Member of Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, and Pinnacle National Honor Society; Participated in Celebration of Student Research Conference 2013; Artwork featured in Shippensburg University Magazine 2011; Appeared on website banner as featured student 2013-2014; Featured in Shippensburg Slate Newspaper 2013 and 2014; Featured student in Fall 2014 College of Arts and Sciences Newsletter; Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2014-2015


Gallery Showings and Exhibitions

The Hunt - Luhr's Center, Shippensburg, PA 2011; Battle-Ready - Kaufmann Gallery, Shippensburg, PA and Century Link Headquarters, Carlisle, PA 2013; Forward Shift - Borland Gallery, State College, PA 2014, Within These Walls - Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, PA 2013; Reunion/ Reconciliation - Seminary Ridge Museum 2014; Life On the Border - Shippensburg Historical Society, Shippensburg, PA 2014

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