Raquel Nikfarjam

Freelance Artist & T-Shirt Designer

Location:Bronx, New York, United States
2 Skills
Raquel Nikfarjam
(516) 984-1559

Portfolio www.RaqArt.com
• Fine Arts:
o painting, drawing, three dimensional, mixed media
• Commercial Design:
o interior design, logo design, event design, illustration

Education Queens College, NY
• BA in Fine Arts, 2011
o GPA: 3.75 / 4.00

Honors & Awards
• Magna *** Laude
• Golden Key Honor Society
• Top Finalist Honorable Mention
o Long Island Art Competition at SUNY Stony Brook, 2008
• Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
• Dean’s List - all semesters

Computer Skills
• Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, InDesign
• PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks, Excel

Show Experience
• Upstream People Gallery- 8th Annual Summer All Media Juried International Art Exhibition, 2009
o Magazine Chair
o Mosaic Chair
• Artwork Network- "Anything But Green" Competition, 2009
o Two Become One

Extracurricular Activities
• Studio Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology - noncredit
• Art Club at CUNY Queens
• Personalized portraits and event designs

Work Experience
• Art Internship
o Art gallery tours, educator in small classroom settings and recruiter of fine art. Served as the publicist to the local community in preparation for new exhibits.
• Great Neck Arts Center. Great Neck, NY 11023 - Fall 2010
• Art Instructor
o Guided young artists in engaging themselves through all phases of their interests using the creative process.
• Pierce Day Camp. Roslyn, NY 11576 - Summer 2005
• Administrative Assistant
o Jewelry design, account management, inventory control and strategy development for small business.
• Yaron Gem Corp. New York, NY 10036 - September 2005 to May 2011

• Lifeguard
o Basic Life Support licensed lifeguard at local private pool.
• Wildwood Pool and Tennis Club. Kings Point, NY 11024 - Summer 2007, 2008, 2009

• English
• Spanish
• Farsi
Skills (2) Rating
T-Shirt Design