Resume

Julie Higgins -Artist

Current – 2018  Mendocino, CA, Media Consultant – Web and Print

Dancing Dog Loft – Functional Movement Studio

Current – 2017  Fort Bragg, CA Administrative Assistant – Promotions and Social Media Manager

Nicole Fish – Mendocino Ayurveda

Current – 2017 Mendocino, CA   Media Consultant – Web and Print

Audarya – A Non Profit Micro Dairy and Ashram

Current – 2016 Philo, CA

Administrative AssistantQuickbooks, Account Edgepro, Mailchimp

  • Manage customer relations, calls, emails, newsletter, monthly billing, and deliveries
Thanksgiving Coffee Company

2016 – 2015                Fort Bragg, CA

Community Development for Mendocino Countyworking with WordPress, Illustrator, Photoshop, Powerpoint

  • Cause Coffee Coordinator -National Clients include: Friends of the Earth, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, American Birding Association, Defenders of Wildlife, plus 8 local non-profits
  • Bee Bold Mendocino (BBM) Facilitator
    • Grass roots movement to preserve and protect Mendocino County’s pollinators
  • B Corp – B Keeper for International B Corp Community & MCBC (Mendocino County B Corps)
Rivendell Homestead

2016 – 2002                Albion, CA

Mother/Teacher – Natural Builder, Sustainable Homesteader, Problem Solver, Home Solar Power System, Solar Water System, Organic Garden

Studio 131

2010 – 2008                Fort Bragg, CA

Co Owner / Operator, Graphic Design, Audio Design, Video Design

California Poets in the Schools

2007 – 2009                Mendocino, Fort Bragg, CA

Poet Teacher in Grammar School and High School

Lavender Grace Productions

2011 – 2004                Mendocino, CA

Owner / Operator, Performer, Writer, PR, Web Design & Maintenance

(Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Digital Performer, Live Sound)

MacCallum House Inn and Restaurant

2002 – 2008                 Mendocino, CA

Assistant Operations Manager, Customer Relations, Training/Education

Kiehl’s Since 1851, Inc

2003 – 1999                 New York, San Francisco, Boston

Educator & Trainer, Customer Representative in Flagship Store,  Phone Sales

Servi Sound, Inc.

1999 – 1997                 New York, NY

Recording Engineer – Clients included: National Geographic, RCA Records, Lifetime Television, The New Yorker, Global Japan, & Dove

Moxie Films

1997-1999                New York, NY

Personal assistant to owner and operator of Moxie Films.

Reno – NY Comedian

1995-1997                 New York, NY

Personal Assistant to Reno with performances and the making of HBO special “Reno Finds Her Mom”, manage accounts, mail, fan base etc.


Education

2017-2106       Audarya Ashram and Micro Dairy     Philo, CA

Small farm management, accounting, Natural bee keeping

 

2016                B Corp      Sebastopol, Fort Bragg, Ukiah, CA

NorthBay B’s gathering, MCBC brainstorm and workshops

 

2018 – 2007    Middle East Music and Dance Camp  Mendocino, CA

Study of World Rhythms, Music, Traditional Song and Ethnic World Dance

 

2012 – 2003    Mendocino Community Center   Mendocino, CA

Study of North African/Middle Eastern Dance and Percussion

 

2009 – 2005    Northern California Women’s Herbal Symposium Laytonville, CA

Plant Identification, Green Medicine, Traditional Mayan Medicine, Wild Crafting, Solar Systems

 

2004                Solar Living Institute  Hopland, CA

Straw Bail Construction, Home Solar Systems

 

2003                Emerald Earth   Philo, CA

Cobb, Natural Plasters, Intentional Communities

 

2002                Aum Construction   Albion, CA

Natural Building Techniques, Timber Framing, Woodchip and Clay Infill

 

2001-2002       The Open Center  New York, NY

Green Medicine, Wild Crafting, Plant Identification, Natural Pharmacy

 

1998 – 2000    Will Kent Construction  Point Reyes, CA

Traditional Building Technique with an emphasis on Tidal Foundations

 

1998                Zeppelin Films  Porte Allegre, Brazil

Study of Jazz, Percussion, and the Effects of Poverty on the Brazilian Community

 

1997                The New School for Social Research  New York, NY

Jazz Improvisation, World Rhythms, Jazz Vocalization

 

1994     The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Glasgow, Scotland

World Theater, Performance Technique

 

1994-1991       The Santa Rosa Junior College  – Santa Rosa, CA

General Education with Emphasis on Language, Performance and Musicality

 

1990       Western Europe  –Amsterdam, Belgium, France, Italy, England, Scotland, Ireland

6 Month Cultural Tour through Music, Food and Dance