Stephanie Sun is an artist, designer, and an arts marketing professional.


With experiences of working in artist studios, design companies, gallery, museum, and arts nonprofit organizations, Sun extracted the best practices from a diverse group of creative work environments. Her backgrounds in jewelry design and arts management supported her interest of exploring how people interact and communicate with art and design.


Sun received her BFA in Jewelry + Metalsmithing from Rhode Island School of Design, and her MA in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.


Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Arts Management 
with Distinction | 2016

Rhode Island School of Design

Bachelor of Fine Art in Jewelry and Metalsmithing | 2010

Skills & Expertise

​Marketing & Administration

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Google Analytics

  • E-communication platforms (MailChimp, Constant Contact, Vertical Response)

  • Website platforms (wordpress, wix, squarespace)​

  • Social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest)

Art & Design


  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Excellent sketching ability

  • Proficient with multiple medium

  • Metal Fabrication skills

  • Ceramic building & modeling

  • Plaster mold making

  • Hand-sewing

  • Basic hand woodworking

  • Glass hot casting


  • Fluent in English

  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese

Job & Project

Contemporary Craft

Marketing Manager

April 2017 - Present

  • Developed and executed marketing plan to support The Store, The Studio, exhibition, and development promotional needs

  • Created digital content and print collateral materials

  • Managed and maintained social media platforms, e-communications, and websites

  • Press relations

  • Managed marketing projects with hired consultants, including market research, strategic marketing plan, and campaigns

  • Coordinated exhibition video projects with hired videographer

  • Supported gala event planning efforts and served on event planning team for The Store seasonal events

  • Participated in marketing and programming professional development cohorts: Process Mapping, Risk Management, Bloomberg Philanthropies Arts Innovation and Management Program, etc.


  • Illustration: Pen & ink, gouache, watercolor, block printing, and digital rendering

  • Reading. Currently reading The Food Explorer by Daniel Stone and The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St. Clair

  • Listen to podcast: Radiolab, Sporkful, By the Book, and How I Built This with Guy Raz

  • Cooking and baking

  • Apartment gardening

  • Photography



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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania