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Lawrence A. Jankowski

Freelance Portrait Painter, Portrait Artist, & More

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Location:Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Phone: 920-822-5883
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lawrenceajankowski
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Lawrence A. JANKOWSKI

OBJECTIVE

Visual Communication Artist.

QUALIFICATIONS
• 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
configurations/concepts.

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

EDUCATION
• 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)

PROFESIONAL TRAINING
• 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

Instructor
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.

ART SHOWS - EXHIBITS

• 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
photography.
Currently, work is on display in gift shops throughout the museum.

MILITARY SERVICE
• 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.


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