MINA SYSTEM                                                         legal name: MICHAEL MAUGHAN YUTA LEE

mina.system@nyu.edu                                                                                                         http://mina.systems

Interdisciplinary Artist                  Art Instructor                   Designer                   Social Media Manager

EDUCATION

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development           New York, NY
Masters of Fine Art, Studio Art                                                                                                     May 2021

Brigham Young University                                                                                                            Provo, UT
Bachelor of Fine Art, Studio Art                                                                                                  Aug 2015

CREATIVE TECH SKILLS
Web:
Content Management Systems, HTML, CSS, Figma, Principle, Adobe XD

Print:
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator

Communication:
Hootsuite, Slack, Google Suite, Zoom

Video and Motion Graphics:
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Maya, Z-Brush

Sound Design:
Adobe Audition, Garage Band, Musescore

EXPERIENCE

NYU Steinhardt                                                                                                                       New York, NY
Drawing Instructor                                                                                                                     2019 - 2020
- Fine art education for undergraduate non-major drawing fundamentals
- Pedagogical design of visual arts syllabi for classes of 18-20
- Explored drawing techniques contextualized within art history
- Gave individual feedback, facilitated group critiques in person/online
- 100% approval rating on online professor rating service

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA)                                                  Salt Lake City, UT
Artist in Residence Program                                                                                                     2015 - 2016
- Collaborated with museum to install, deinstall solo sculpture exhibition
- Managed art handling, studio maintenance, hiring 4 studio assistants
- Published in multiple publications including 15bytes, and UMOCA

BYU Department of Art                                                                                                            Provo, UT
Graphic Designer                                                                                                                        2014 - 2015
- Improved graphic design for dozens of posters for visiting artist series
- Interfaced with lecturers and prominent guests as student liaison
Videographer 2014 - 2015
- Instituted the video production of seminars and events
- Documented artist lecture series with BYU Museum of Art
- Prepared videos for web publishing by encoding, compressing

BYU Creative Services                                                                                                                Provo, UT
Graphic Designer                                                                                                                        2014 - 2015
- Designed multiple large scale print materials for commercial bookstore
- Enhanced installation and 3D design of three store front displays

Suncrest Diamonds                                                                                                                    Orem, UT
Graphic Designer                                                                                                                                   2011
- Improved marketing with brand image, product packaging, print design
- Implemented diamond identification database for quality control
- Improved workflow for processing thousands of diamonds


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Southeast Market                                                                                                            Salt Lake City, UT
Social Media/Assistant Manager                                                                                             2016 - 2018
- Designed social media, digital/print store materials
- Utilized Hootsuite and other media management tools
- Created custom POS system with over 10,000 items using NCR Silver
- Managed of tight knit team of 10+ individuals, including hiring interviews

Camille Henrot Studio                                                                                                         New York, NY
Intern/Research Assistant                                                                                                                  2015
- Production assistance, art handling, packaging, receiving, and shipping
- Visual research, compilation of reference images for painting
- Conducted field research looking for rare big cats and hybrid animals

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints                                                                 Fukuoka, JPN
Full-time Volunteer Missionary                                                                                             2011 - 2013
- Held administrative positions in local church/missionary leadership
- Oversaw diverse congregations of up to 300 spanning southern Japan
- Created curriculums for open enrollment English Conversation Course
- Counselled neurodiverse persons to improve quality of life