Naomi Bear

Freelance Drawer & Illustrator

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Location:Houston, Texas, United States
Website: http://www.knowmefaraway.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/naomibear
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EDUCATION:

2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with specialization in Printmaking
Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

2001 Certificate IV in Fine Arts
New South Wales Technical and Further Education (TAFE), Kempsey, NSW, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Feb 2012 Always On My Mind, An exhibition of bike themed work by Houston artists, MegaHost Gallery at Houston Fixed Gear, Houston, Texas

August 2011 Printers Ball, An exhibition of Houston and nearby printmakers, Black Swan Screen Printing, Houston, Texas

July 2011 The Way Things Oughta Be, An exhibition of Houston female artists, MegaHost Gallery, Houston, Texas

June 2011 PrintMatters Houston: An exhibition of current members of the PrintMatters Houston organization, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas

May 2010 Senior Thesis Exhibition, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

September 2009 The Art is Here, Lackluster & 1836 Ink, San Marcos, Texas

August 2009 6202: An exhibition of Houston and San Marcos Artists, Houston, Texas

August 2009 Texas State Printmakers, Walkers Gallery, San Marcos, Texas

April 2009 Texas State Printmakers, Wake the Dead Coffee House, San Marcos, Texas

December 2007, Naught So Radical, Austin Figurative Gallery, Austin, Texas

November 2001 TAFE Student Exhibition, Kempsey, NSW.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

August 2008 New Work by Naomi Song Bear, Joe on the Go, San Marcos, Texas

ORGANIZATIONS:

Ongoing - PSST... Printmakers Secret Society of Texas, Established 2007, Fellow Master and Member
2011 - Current PrintMatters, Member, Houston, Texas
2007-Current - PROOF! Texas State Printmakers, Member, San Marcos, Texas
2007 - 2009 - Texas State University Fine Art Student Association, Member, San Marcos, Texas
2007 - 2009 - Southern Graphics Council, Member
2008 - Austin Museum of Art, Member, Austin, Texas

WORK EXPERIENCE

2010 - Current - Knowme Bear, Houston, Texas. Freelance illustration.

2010 - Current - Graphic Designer, Printegrity, Houston, Texas. Laying out hospital and small clinic patient forms and marketing materials, such as brochures and business cards, as well as designing and/or resetting of logos through the use of Adobe Creative Suite.

2008 - 2010 - Teaching Assistant, Printmaking, Texas State University. Helping students with projects and maintaining shop etiquette.

2002-2004 - Layout Artist, Commercial Printing Co., Greenville, Kentucky. Customer service and basic desktop publishing.

1997-1999 - Press Operator Trainee and Finishing, Blake Printing & Publishing, San Luis Obispo, California. Inspection of wine labels to determine registration, packaging duties; trained on die-cutting, kiss-cutting, and numbering presses.
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