Courtney Strickland

Freelance Nature Animal Illustrator & Painter

Location:Marietta, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Atlanta, GA
June 2012
Illustration/Design Projects & Experience
Featured Artist
Five Seasons Brewing Co.
Landscape (Collage Project) | March 2011
Created a backdrop (lake scene) to perform a story from childhood using handmade puppets.
House Portraiture (Commission) | 2010
Paper Products Projects | 2010- 2012
Making various paper products pertaining to animals and nature.
* Egg Plant Refrigerator companion
* They Draw & Travel: Map of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens
* Bird Watchers Journal
* Holiday Greeting Cards: Mother’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day & Easter
* “Toadally” Playing Cards
* Lily Pond Stationery
* Mock-Up Designs for Atlanta Cupcake Factory: Tote Bags & Flyers
Album Covers (Commission) | 2009/2012
* KnightSong’s Album, Twentig
* Harvester’s Album, Barbaric
Other Experience
Courier 2009 – 2012
Running frequent and spontaneous courier rounds for Taylor Boone and Associates to the Secretary of States Office in Atlanta, GA.
Childcare Specialist (certified) 2006 – April 2012
Provided driving services, overnight care, pet and house sitting and frequent/ daily scheduling for afterschool activities for several families at a time, with children between the ages 9 weeks - 12 years.
Professional Skills
Watercolor, Collage, Photoshop, Acrylic, Oil, Pastels, Charcoal
Awards and Exhibitions
Open Studio Night | November 2011
Photography & Painting Event Space, Atlanta, GA
Dean’s List | 2008-2012
Volunteer Activity
Sandy Springs Christian Church
Mexico Mission ( through Amor Ministries) | 2004-2008 ( Spring Break)
VBS (Vacation Bible School) | 2008-2012
Bulletin Covers (Hanging of the Greens) | 2008/2009
Camp Counselor | 2010-2012
Skills (2) Rating
Nature Illustration