Professional Resume of April Tracey
 
2015-Current Secretary/Treasurer, Creative Director, Bill Davison Consulting (BDC) Inc., Greater NYC area
Strategic planning for the artful small business entrepreneur. 
 
2015-Current Professional Teaching Artist, New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center Paediatric Oncology Unit, New York City, NY
Working in a therapeutic role for the patients of the medical center.
 

2014-2015 Executive Director, Artists Mentoring Group, Maplewood, NJ
Report directly to the Board of Directors.  Responsible for the strategic plan of the organization, overseeing the administration, curriculum design of the Studio Arts, Art & Technology, and Art Business Skills Development programs. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.
 
2013-Current Proprietor, April Tracey Visual Arts, Greater NYC area
Visual artist, curator of art exhibitions, art instruction, art critiquing services, art business consulting.
 
1998-2012 Proprietor, For Every Season, permanent locations; Kingston, Toronto, On, temporary locations; Ottawa, Peterborough, Toronto, On
Designer boutique specializing in handmade original art and metalwork for home and garden.
 
1995-2009 Co-Owner, Iron Age Originals, Kingston, On  
Original design, manufacturing, wholesale & retail of wrought iron for home and garden.
Show locations; Philadelphia Flower Show, New England Flower Show, Atlanta Flower Show, Chicago Flower Show, Newport Rhode Island Flower Show, Washington Home & Garden Show, Richmond Home & Garden Show, Canada Blooms, Peterborough Garden Show, Ottawa Home & Garden Show, Kingston Flower Show, One of a Kind Show, Ottawa Signatures Show, Toronto Signatures Show, High Point Furniture Show, Merchandise Mart Chicago Gift Show, New York Gift Show, Atlanta Gift Show, Toronto Gift Show, Toronto Garden Expo
 
1993-Current Original Secretary/Treasurer, Shareholder, Tri-Art Manufacturing Incorporated, Kingston, On
Manufacturer and wholesaler of artist’s acrylic paints.
 
1988-1994 Co-Owner, Art Noise, Kingston, On
Art gallery, art school, retail art & graphic supply store.
 
Skills and Expertise curated over 100+ fine art shows; developed art programming for ages 4 years to adult including teacher workshops in the school systems; understand all facets of the gift trade industry including but not limited to wholesale, retail, manufacturing, import, export, product design and development, marketing, merchandising, sales management, strategic planning; visual artist
 
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