OBJECTIVES: Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate in Animation, minor in Sculpture, searching for position to highlight artistic ability and cooperation skills. Ten years’ experience and exponential growth in fine art, sculptural practices, and digital media. During school learned valuable techniques to work as part of a team, both in and out of workplace, as well as resources to further artistic advancement.
SKILLS: Proficient in most fine art media and their techniques including: charcoal, graphite, colored pencil, chalk pastel, oil pastel, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylic, and oil paint. Knowledgeable in multiple sculptural practices as well, including: potter’s wheel, ceramic forming techniques, MIG and resistance welding, warm glass slumping, steel forging, mold making, various wood and metal forming practices. Also proficient in many forms of digital media including: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Macromedia Flash, and Autodesk Maya. Extensive people skills including: public speaking, peer tutoring, constructive art criticism/critiquing, and teaching.
EXPERIENCE: FREELANCE ARTIST 2007-2010
Multiple Parties; Princeton/Collingswood/Sewell, NJ
Played multiple roles in freelance art including: ad designer, asset designer, and promotional artist. Gained an understanding of art in marketing and advertisement. Worked closely with members of respective projects to produce appropriate work.
PEER TUTOR 2010-2011
Savannah College of Art and Design; Savannah, GA
Worked as peer tutor in Anatomy, Psychology, and Animation during last few years of school. Helped fellow students through tutoring, time management, test taking and note taking skills coaching. Learned valuable skills in communication with peers and was trained in effective methods of problem solving in professional environments. Became a tutor certified by the College Reading and Learning Association in the winter of 2011.
PRELOADER June 2012-August 2012
United Parcel Service (UPS); Philadelphia, PA
Worked as a preloader for UPS. Gained a sense of renewed patience and humility while working in a supportive role in a company.
PHOTOGRAPHER August 2012-December 2012
Lifetouch National School Studios; Pitman, NJ
Working as a school photographer, learned the skills of large scale time management and
multi-tasking to achieve consistent results. Work to instill a sense of self-confidence through photography to children.
AWARDS: SAND ARTS FESTIVAL: WIND SCULPTURE, Savannah, GA; Third Place
EDUCATION: SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
Savannah, GA – Bachelor of Fine Arts: Animation, Minor: Sculpture. Cumulative GPA 3.5
COURSES INCLUDED: Drawing I, Drawing II, Drawing for Storyboarding, Life Drawing, 2D Design, 3D Design, Color Theory, Beginning Sculptural Practices I, Beginning Sculptural Practices II, Intermediate Sculptural Practice, Introduction to Sculptural Procedures: Warm Glass, Introduction to Forging, Moldmaking and Casting Sculptural Practices.
REFERENCES: Available upon request.