Curriculum Vitae

Mike Koppa
Viroqua, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Born 28 January 1969, 5:30 a.m.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

Chronological Timeline of Life Experience

1982-1987
Stock boy, deli boy, delivery boy, cashier, book keeper, Sunday morning baked ham master, general janitorial and maintenace team, and sign maker.
Koppa’s Farwell Foods, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1988-1989
Pizza delivery man
Uncle Jim’s Pizza, Madison, WI

1989
Picture Framer
D&R U-Frame-It, Madison

1990
Picture Framer
Glaeve Art & Frame, Madison

1990-1991
Linotype operator and commercial letterpress printer
Madison Typesetting, Guess Where

1991
Bachelor of Science, Art
University of Wisconsin-Madison

1993-1997
Manager, Koppa’s Farwell Foods and Fulbeli Deli

1993-present
Proprietor, The Heavy Duty Press

1997-1998
Owner, Lakefront Art & Frame, Milwaukee

1998-2001
Deli Manager, Koppa’s Fulbeli Deli

2001-2002
Cook and waiter, The .300 Club, Milwaukee

2002
Merchandiser, Beer Capitol Distributors, Milwaukee

2002
Weed puller, Prairie Future Seed Co., Sussex, WI

2002-2003
Junior High Language Arts Teacher, St. Veronica School, Milwaukee

2003-2004
Waiter, The Milwaukee Athletic Club

2004-2010
Graphic Designer, Organic Valley, La Farge, WI

2010-2011
Interactive Content Editor, Organic Valley

2011-present
Organizer, Viroqua Creative Workshop

2011-present
Sandman, Viroqua Stone Lettering

2012-present
Volunteer Radio DJ, WDRT Viroqua, 91.9 FM

2014-present
Alderperson, Ward 5, Viroqua, Wisconsin

2016-present
Stock man
(part-time, seasonal), Village Market
Viroqua, Wisconsin

 

Exhibition history available upon request.

Contact.