Shanequa Thompson

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator & Cartoonist

Location:Amityville, New York, United States
2 Skills
Shanequa Thompson

(516) 633-0672 ? ?

?Professional New York Certification in Art Education, PreK- 12th

Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY 9/12 - Present
Educational Leadership -Post Masters

Hofstra University: Hempstead, NY? 5/06
Master of Science in Art Education (PreK-12th grade)
Member of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society - Overall G.P.A. 3.87

Access Computers: Hicksville, NY? 8/01- 3/02
Course Study: Graphic/Web Design

School of Visual Arts: Manhattan, NY? 5/99
?Bachelor of Fine Art in Cartooning and Illustration

Teaching Experience:

Art Teacher
Freeport High School, Freeport, NY 9/06 – Present
Create and teach art lessons for high school Studio Art and Studio Craft classes. Students participate, create, and analyze while gaining knowledge and an understanding of the diverse cultural scopes and contributions of the arts.

FHS Art Club Advisor 9/06 – Present

Art Teacher
Atkinson Elementary School, Freeport, NY? Summers of 7/06 – 8/12
Worked with elementary students in a summer arts academy doing arts and crafts. Students work with each
other to create vocal, musical, and visual art culminating in a final project.
Other Experience: ?
?Supervisor/ Photographer?8/03- 8/06? ? Empire Classics, Lynbrook, NY ?
Supervised and managed a crew of 13 photographers.

Graphic Artist/ Assistant Editor??6/00-9/00
The African American Media Network, Roosevelt, NY?
Awarded Certificate of Merit from Thomas S. Gulotta for Distinguished Service.

Professional Freelance Artist ? 6/99-Present
Drawing, painting, storyboarding, cartooning, illustration, airbrushing, and photography

Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator