Lise Prown

218 Walnut St..

Peekskill, NY  10566

(914) 734-9092  Modem/Fax (914) 734-9092


employment experience

SUNY/Westchester Community College, 27 North Division St., Peekskill, NY 10566
Computer Center Manager/Westchester Gallery Coordinator

Set-up and operation of state-of-art computer graphics and multimedia lab with 107 workstations, 5 servers, ethernet network, and peripherals. Responsible for all software and hardware installations and upgrades. Earned Apple Service and Support Certification July 1995 for Apple equipment repair, upgrades and maintenance. Programming of computer related lectures each semester. Providing technical support and training for faculty and students. Supervision of Lab support staff.

Additionally this position includes coordination and programming of exhibitions for the Westchester Gallery/Peekskill, with a concentration on computer related art.

1995 - presentApple Hardware Certification ACDT up to date.

1989-93Function Thru Form, 7O7 Washington St., NY, NY 1OO14
Electronic Operations

This position required a thorough technical knowledge for Macintosh computers including an ethernet LAN
(12 stations), color scanners and scans, various printers, color and B/W, 14,400 baud modem, syquest drives, DAT drives and software relating to systems maintenance and LAN management.
Daily electronic maintenance and DTP production. Training for new employees and freelancers on Network protocol and software updates.

This studio specializes in Electronic Book Production for two and four color textbooks, 200 to 1200 pages in length; including style sheets, creation of master documents, library items. Production primarily in Quark using scanned art as well as art generated in Adobe Illustrator.and Adobe Photoshop.

1990-to 1994Freelance Graphic Designer,
Clients include:

Four Walls Eight Windows Publishing Co., P.O. Box 548, Village Station, NY, NY 10014—Design and typesetting of advertisements, brochures, book interiors and covers.

Swiss Institute, 35 West 67th St. NY, NY-Typesetting and Design of Annual Reports 1992and 1993, Gallery announcements, and collateral

Soncino Press, 123 Ditmas Avenue, Brooklyn Book Cover Design

Bronx Council for the Arts, Annual Report, Gallery Announcements

Bronx Museum of Art, Exhibition Catalog

Andreé Lockwood and Associates, Newsletter and Corporate Identity

1990Independent Consultant,
Coyle, McConnell & O’Brien, 1090 Vermont Ave. N.W. Wash.D.C. Set up in-house desktop publishing system for a direct mail fundraising organization.

1990Independent Textbook Production
140 page history workbook: including set up and production in Quark, artwork including tables, charts, graphs and crossword puzzles in Adobe Illustrator ’88 as well as prepress of files. Subcontracted through Bill Smith Studio, Fifth Ave., NY, NY

1990Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ,
Consultant—advised on setup of inhouse High School Spanish workbook project to be produced in Quark 3.0 and sent to Scitex for prepress color production, May 1990.

1988-89Frierson + Mee, 22O West 19th St., NY, NY 1OO11
Freelance Typesetter/Designer for Macintosh System-Desktop Publishing for busy design firm using Pagemaker 3.O, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word 3.O, and Freehand 2.O to produce brochures, magazines, corporate annual reports and newsletters.

1988-89MacTemps, Inc. 156O Broadway, NY, NY 1OO36
A variety of temporary positions using Macintosh programs including Pagemaker 3.O, Quark Express, Ready, Set, Go, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word 3.O, Freehand 2.O, Excel, Cricket Graph and other programs at various corporate offices in Manhattan.

1988Connoisseur Magazine, 179O Broadway, NY, NY 1OO19
Computer Training Consultant—Teaching Desktop publishing and general computer skills to the magazines’ design department including how to use Mac II, laser printer, tape backup system and scanner as well as dtp software programs

1988Function Thru Form, 7O7 Washington St., NY, NY 1OO14

Freelance Typesetter—using Macintosh System, Desktop Publishing for text books- using Pagemaker 3.O, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word 3.O.

1987MacDowell Colony, 163 E. 81 St.., NY, NY 1OO21
Computer Training Consultant—set up IBM PC system and teach staff how to use MS-DOS, Word Perfect, database and commun-cations software.

other related work experience

1985-88Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 42 Broadway, New York, NY 1OOO4
Inhouse Computer Coordinator—installing Macintosh network, teaching computer applications to staff, acted as ongoing advisor on database usage and desktop publishing applications in the office.

1982-83Grey House Publishing, Inc., 2O9 East 79th St.,NY, NY 1OO21

Administrative Assistant—daily administration of small publishing firm, set up computer system and implemented computerized office procedures (i.e. billing, correspondence, bookkeeping)


Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT,  M.F.A.—1982

Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art,

    New York, NY—1979-80

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN   B.F.A.—1979

Washington University, St. Louis, MO—1975-77

Software Skills: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Dreamweaver, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office, Apple iLife Suite, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple OS X Server, Apple OS X Desktop, Apple Remote Access, Retrospect, Vicomsoft Gateway, Keyserver and others