Mission Statement: To ambitiously utilize my illustrative, design and writing talents through freelance opportunities. "Simplicity is the greatest sophistication." -Leonardo DiVinci
Biography: Education: Columbus College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Illustration Major/ Writing Minor Work Experience: Below is a selection of the larger freelance projects I have done for companies. Please email to inquire about freelance jobs completed for individuals. February 08 Rocky Brands 39 E. Canal St. Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 www.rockyboots.com 740-753-9100 Black and white pen and ink illustration of pheasant hunting to appear on packaging of new product line. October 07 Zumfoot 39 E. Canal St. Nelsonville, OH 45764 www.zumfoot.com 740-753-9100 17 black and white pen and ink anatomical drawings; 3 full color digital illustrations of stretch poses. April 06 Rocky Outdoor Gear 39 E. Canal St. Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 www.rockyboots.com 740-753-9100 Full color watercolor painting of a character logo for a new line of clothing. Less than 24 hour turn around. May 05 Writers Exchange E-publishing Queensland, Australia www.writers-exchange.com Editor Sandy Cummins 16 full color illustrations for a children’s book, “Percy the Big Red Rooster” by Marjorie Hitt. April 05 Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Los Angeles, California scbwi.com Black and white spot illustration for the interior of the SCBWI Bulletin magazine. Jun-Nov04 Solid Light Group 7787 Graphics Way Lewis Center, Ohio 43035 www.solidlightco.com 1-800-726-9606 Created designs and illustrations for catalog to be screen printed on clothing with Christian and inspirational subject matter; created designs and logos for company clients, separated colors to be screen printed; printed separated colors to vellum. Spring 04 Columbus Museum of Art 480 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43215 614-629-0354 Designed logos, promotional handouts, slide show presentations and activity handouts. Volunteer Work: -Assistant teacher of kindergarten, Youth Group Coordinator, Puppeteer, Co-Founder of Church Teen Choir, Hospital Volunteer Media and Communications Skills: -Mac and IBM familiar. -Competent in Quark, Photoshop, Freehand, Illustrator, Painter, Word, Excel, Windows. -Separated colors (spot and process) for screen printing -Confidently presented and discussed projects with clients. -ImageSetter familiar; printed color separations to film and vellum -35mm (Minolta) familiar; photographed action, local sport and candid shots. Public Relations Skills: -Oversaw the distribution of work duties among group members. -Controlled a group’s cash flow. -Learned to work with diverse populations. -Responsible for contacting clients to meet deadlines/ requirements. Organizational Skills: -Demonstrated multi-tasking skills. -Organized and executed events and outreach programs for on-campus youth group. -Consistently met tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Awards , Honors and Groups: -National Honor Society Member -Graduated Cum Laude from CCAD -Received the Presidential Award Scholarship from CCAD -Awarded the Minerva First Christian Church Scholarship -Member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators References Available Upon Request
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