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Lawrence A. Jankowski

Freelance Portrait Painter, Portrait Artist, & More

Location:Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Phone: 920-822-5883
12 Skills


Visual Communication Artist.

• Think critically, creatively and able to carry out routine tasks.
• Personable toward all stakeholders - Ability to interact with staff, managers/partners.
• Inspire others to focus on their creative abilities as a team player.
• Mechanical drawing (free-form as well as computer based artwork and graphics design)
• Digital Photography and Photo Editing.
• Art Director - Ability to bring original ideas to full concept.
• Attention to detail, composition/design, heightened sense of color

• Platforms: Macintosh OSX Operating System, Mountain Lion, and Snow Leopard.
• Tools: Adobe – Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, InDesign; Microsoft Word; QuarkXPress.

• Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, 2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI 2000 - 2012
Intro to Mac, Macintosh, OS X Computer environment and Digital Photography,
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Go Live, QuarkXPress. Wisconsin State Certification Teaching courses.
• Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, 273 East Erie Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202 1987, 1998
Fashion Photography, Photoshop 101, Free Form Drawing.
• Art Center College of Design, 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 1982 - 1986
B.F.A. Advertising Design, Illustration courses.
• U. W. Milwaukee, 3202 North Maryland Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202 1980 - 1998
Film Making, Free Form Drawing.
• Milwaukee Area Technical College, 700 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI53233 1976 – 1978
Associates Degree, Commercial Art (Night courses in Marketing)

• Neville Public Museum, Green Bay WI. 2002 - 2003
Art History lectures.
• Chicago Ad Federation - Chicago, IL. 1992
Creative Thinking Seminar
• Ad Week, Foote Cone & Belding - Chicago, IL. 1991
Creative Thinking Seminar
• Chicago Filmmakers - Chicago, IL. 1989 - 1994
Screen Writing, Creative Writing with author and writer, Julia Cameron –
titles include: “The Artists Way”, “The Vain Of Gold”.
• Art Center College of Design – Pasadena, CA. 1985
Support, recondition/maintain art studios and equipment
• Milwaukee Area Technical College 1982
Study Tour of European Art History
Course of study included visits to Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland,
Luxemburg, Belgium, and France.

• The Art Garage 2013
1 409 main Green Bay WI. 920-448-6800

Develop and teach Digital Photography, A Visual Art.
Drawing class and Basic Digital Photography class is in progress.

• Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 2006 - Present
2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay WI 54307-9042, (920) 498-5400

Adjunct Instructor
Certified under the administrative code of Wisconsin Technical Colleges, Green Bay Schools Certification Course Instruction:
• Basic Digital Photography, credited and non-credited courses.
• Introduction to Macintosh Computers, credited courses.

• Quad/Graphics 1995 - 1999
555 South 108th Street, West Allis, WI 53214 (414) 566-3500

Off-line Quality Control, Ink Jet Operator
Maintain company standards of all print material running on assigned off-line machines.

Reason for leaving: Enrolled at NWTC, Green Bay, for Continuing Studies in computers/concepts; assist in adult care of parents; help
manage family estate.

• Martin-Daylor Advertising Inc. 1988 - 1992
17 East Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194 (847) 534-0000

Art Director/Graphic Designer
Business To Business, and consumer advertising - Local, regional and national advertising. Full project lifecycle; Direct photo shoots;
Create ideas and design layouts for logos and print material for wide customer base including Electronics, computer technology,
Industrial, men’s and women’s apparel.

Reason for leaving: Position eliminated due to economic climate.

• The Milwaukee Agency Inc. 1986 - 1988
Milwaukee, WI (Owner is deceased)

Graphic Designer/Production Artist and Illustrator
Local and regional advertising - Prepare all art, and copy reproduction art for print.
Collaborated with photographers, illustrators, and printers. Provide assistance in production and editing of Television Commercials.

Client base - Cousins Subs Restaurants; Northland Cranberries Inc. (Logo’s, and annual reports.) Ewald Chrysler Plymouth, Milwaukee,
WI (Designed Corporate logo)

Reason for leaving: Accepted position as Art Director at Martin-Daylor Advertising Inc.

• Waukesha/Dresser 1978 - 1982
1000 West Saint Paul Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53188, (262) 547-3311

Technical Illustrator/Photographer
Illustrate exploded views for product/component parts supply books and service manuals Corporate Photographer Production Artist –
Create/prepare art and graphics for slide presentations, Collaborate with Engineers, Sales and Field Reps, Product Assembly
Supervisors, Company Training Personal and Mechanics, Corporate tour guide.

Reason for leaving: Accepted at the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (Pursue Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree.)

• Milwaukee Area Technical College 1976 - 1978
700 West State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233, (414) 297-6282

Art Department Assistant
Supply necessary materials/tools to classrooms/workrooms; Designed/painted super graphics throughout the campus buildings; Create
visual aid tools for classroom instruction.

Reason for leaving: Completion of Limited Term Employment upon graduation.


• Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 2010 - 2013
2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay WI 54307-9042, (920) 498-5400

Art Walk
Professional category in painting, and photography. 1st place winner, painting, in 2010
Students of my Photography classes also participated in this annual event.

• Neville Public Museum 2005, 2010, 2011
210 Museum Place, Green Bay, WI 54303-2760 (920) 448-4460

Artist in Residents in Studio – 2005, 2010, 2011
Demonstrate work and collaborate with visiting community. Participate in annual juried art show, consisting of paintings, and
Currently, work is on display in gift shops throughout the museum.

• US Air Force 1971 - 1975

Sergeant E4, Jet Engine Technician
Stationed at US Air Force bases located in Thailand, Taiwan, Philippines, and Guam, Japan.
Honorable discharge 1975.

Art galleries/museums, guitar player (open mice at coffee shops) dining out, travel, hiking.