Kristi O'Meara

Freelance Illustrator & Fashion Illustrator

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Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Website: http://www.kristiomeara.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kristiomeara
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--About--

Kristi O'Meara is a freelance illustrator and designer, currently residing in Chicago, Illinois. She studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she received her B.F.A. in Painting in 2009.

Since finishing her undergraduate studies, Kristi has had the opportunity to work with many inspirational companies and designers, including The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, interior designer, Bridget Cochran, of the high-end wallcovering and textile design company, Porter Teleo, and most recently, fiber artist, Nick Cave.

Currently Kristi directs a textile and surface design blog called, The PatternBase, and is focused on completing her first publication, PatternBase: A Collection of Contemporary Textile + Surface Design, which is projected to be released during the summer of 2013.

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EDUCATION

2009, B.F.A. in Painting, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

WORK EXPERIENCE

The PatternBase, Director, Chicago, Illinois. 2011-Present
NickCaveArt, Studio Assistant, Chicago, Illinois. 2011-2012
Porter Teleo, Studio Assistant, Kansas City, Missouri. 2010
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Intern for the Imaging Services Department, Kansas City, Missouri. 2009
Kansas City Costume, Costume Artist, Kansas City, Missouri. 2009

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

How Do You Say? Solo Show at The Stairway Art Space, Kansas City, Missouri. 2009
Friendly Faces, Strange Places Solo Show at Javanaut Cafe, Kansas City, Missouri. 2009

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Stream of Consciousness, Dispatch Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. 2011
The Art of Inspired Art, South Halsted Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. 2011
Process, The Plaines Project, Chicago, Illinois. 2011
Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. 2011
mailto:, Drift Station Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska. 2011
Affordable Arts Revolution, Art.i.facts Gallery, St. Joseph, Missouri. 2010
BFA Exhibition, H&R Block Space, Kansas City, Missouri. 2009
Green with Indie '09, Fashion show and silent art auction, St. Louis, Missouri. 2009
End of Semester KCAI Painting Show, Dodge Painting Gallery at KCAI, Kansas City, Missouri. 2007, 2008, 2009
End of Semester KCAI Foundations Show, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri. 2006
Sense of Self, Stroke of the Brush Galleria, St. Joseph, Missouri. 2005

PROJECTS & COLLABORATIONS

Album artwork for I Love You’s, “Pseudodoxia”. Album produced by Faux Crooner. Chicago, Illinois. 2012
Album artwork for I Love You’s, “Feeling Bad To Feel Better”. Album produced by Faux Crooner. Chicago, Illinois. 2011
“Flashback to the 60’s” KCAI Benefit Ball, Prop Designer, Kansas City, Missouri. 2008
Performance/Dancer, Kansas City Art Institute’s Annual Drag Show. Kansas City, Missouri. 2007

PUBLICATIONS

PATTERNBASE: A Collection of Contemporary Textile + Surface Design, Chicago, Illinois. 2013
“Sprung Formal” (KCAI’s annual literary arts journal). Kansas City, Missouri. 2009

AWARDS

KCAI Competitive Scholarship 2005-2009
Scholastics Scholarship 2005-2009
Charles Gallagher Grant 2005-2009