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Larrea A Young

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator & Fashion Illustrator

Location:United States
2 Skills
Indiana University- Bloomington, IN Expected graduation: Dec. 2013
Dual Degree: Fashion Design B.A. / Textile B.F.A G.P.A. 3.9/4.0
Minor: French / Art History


Pip and Bean (children’s wear)- Design Assistant (Bloomington, IN)
January 2012-Present
• Pattern drafting, pre-production, sourcing/buying
• Design and production for Halloween Costume line for Fall 2012
• Graphic design for website and advertisements

The Tailored Fit- Pattern specialist and alterations (Bloomington, IN)
August 2011-Present
• Alterations on garments for customers, maintain shop, pattern drafting, fittings

Indiana University Teaching Assistant- Fashion Illustration, Fashion Ideation (Bloomington, IN) Spring 2011-Spring 2012
• Grade student work, help develop student’s illustration and design skills

Indiana University Musical Arts Center- Opera Costume Shop Assistant (Bloomington, IN) 2009-2011
• Constructed, altered, fitted, and repaired costumes
• Organized and dressed performers before, during, and after shows


Textile Artist Association-Treasurer (Indiana University, Bloomington, IN)
August 2011-Present
• Participate in various gallery shows, work with visiting artists, organize fundraisers
• Manage group account, collect dues, and pay for group activities

Study Abroad- Printmaking/Bookmaking (Venice, Italy)
June-July 2012

Japan National Cultural Festival- (Tokushima, Japan)
November 2012
• Studying and participating in traditional indigo dying and production

Retail Studies Organization Fashion Show– Garment and Graphic Designer (Bloomington, IN) April 2012

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Thangka Painting Collection- (Ann Arbor, MI) November 2012
• Dyed indigo textiles to replace damaged backgrounds on historical Thangka paintings

School of Fine Arts: Overseas Study Exhibit- (Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN) November 2012

The Kaleidoscope Show- (The Lodge, Bloomington, IN)
April 2012

Midwest Fashion Week- (Madame Walker Theatre, Indianapolis, IN)
March 2012
• Featured as winner of fashion show on Indy Style TV

BFA Area Show- (Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN)
February 2012

Bloomington Trashion Refashion Show- (Bloomington, IN)
Spring 2011

Fuller Show- (Bloomington, IN)
Fall 2011, Fall 2012


• Winner of Midwest Fashion Week competitive show
• Bill Blass Scholarship
• La Verda Graham Rood Scholarship
• Direct Admit to Hope School of Fine Arts
• Area Prize in Textiles
• Marcy Murphy Printmaking Overseas Study Fellowship
• Edward L. Hutton Intl Experiences Program Grant
• Pygmalion’s Award
• Founders Scholar
• College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List
• Hutton Honors College
• IU Excellence Scholarship
• Phi Beta Kappa
• AMID (Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design) Departmental Award
• Provost Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity
• AMID Honors

Computer: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Office, Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects Autodesk Software
Language: Conversational fluency in French
Technical: Pattern drafting/execution, technical flats, hand and machine stitching, industrial machine experience, garment alterations, silkscreen, floor loom, hand beading, synthetic and natural dyes and dying techniques