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Ava Leanne Berman

Freelance Comic Artist & Cartoonist

Location:Cross River, New York, United States
2 Skills
I am a comic artist, a cartoonist and an illustrator. I am best suited for any job that requires drawing in a stylized way and I am most skilled in Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6, but I also know Flash CS6. I have graduated from the School of Visual Arts in May of 2013 with a BFA in Cartooning.

• School of Visual Arts, New York, NY May 9, 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Cartooning

• Professional cartooning skills
• Experienced with Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6
• Experienced with Flash CS6
• Digital coloring
• Storyboarding
• Traditional and digital inking
• Competent in After Affects CS6 and Mocha AE

• Currently: Commissioned and contracted for a six issue comic
• Currently: Commissioned to illustrate a children’s cookbook
• Currently: Working on personal comic
• 2013: Summer internship at Underboss/Undergirl Productions: designer and artist
• 2012: Summer internship at Archie Comics Enterprises: scans and packaging
• 2011: Summer job as a newspaper ad illustrator for Robin McCormick Jewelry and Design
• 2010: Commissioned and contracted to draw a 13 page comic
• 2007-2009: Created cartoons for the John Jay High School Focus newspaper

Academic Honors

• Archie Goodwin Scholarship 2012
• The Nancy Mongillo Art Scholarship 2009
• National Federal Press of Women 2009 At-Large High School Competition Cartooning: First place
• The Journal News High School Journalism Award 2007-2008 Cartooning: Third place

• Robin McCormick (Robin McCormick Inc.)
• Shawn P. Murphy (Independent Writer)
• David Cohen (Underboss/Undergirl)
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Comic Art