Carol Feinstein

Freelance Book Cover Designer & Magazine Designer

Location:Helmetta, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
Carol Jean Feinstein

Work Experience

Musical Interactive Class, Central NJ- current. I plan programs for birth-6 years olds. and work with head teachers and communicate effectively with the adults. Set up dates and times with the directors. Weekly programs last from 20 minutes to half an hour. I have done classes 45minutes, as well, combining art and music.
Michael’s Craft Store , Hamilton, N.J. Acrylic Painting Teacher November, 2011- present
Hamilton Continuing Adult Night School, Drawing instructor Hamilton N.J.
Fall 2011, Spring 2012

Plainsboro Library, Plainsboro, N.J.
November 2000-December 2010 Children’s Librarian Assistant; fine and performing art programs
Mandala workshop, 2009 , 2007
Flower Pounding workshop 2009, 2007
Home Studio, East Windsor, N.J.
2000-Current: teach basic drawing for children – ages, 7- seniors
Michael’s Craft Store, Hamilton, NJ Drawing, Acrylic Painting Instructor
Hampton Prints, New York City
1987-1991: Designer / Colorist. women’s sportswear
Maxxum Textiles New York City
1985-1987: Colorist, women’s sportswear
Montclair Public Library, Montclair, N.J.
1978-1982: Layout Artist and Designer of library brochures
Freelance Experience
Rutgers, Rain Barrel Project Designed water barrel for water conservation program & traveling exhibit in NYC - (sold in auction to NJ company) Nov. 2010
Wenczel Tiles, Trenton N.J., Tampa, Fla.
1994-1995: Designed bathroom and kitchen tiles
C and B Studios, New York City
1993-1994: Designer, sportswear
YMCA, Princeton, N.J.
Spring,1992: Designed cover of catalogue
Orinoka Mills, New York City
1992-1993: Home Furnishings, designed airplane upholstery
Waverly Fabrics, New York City
1992-1993: Designed for home furnishings
Privately commissioned1991 Designed and painted ocean scene 2004: children’s Mural
1983-1985: Fashion Institute of Technology: A.A.S., textile design, card designing
1974-1980: Montclair State University: B.F.A., graphics/illustration
Professional Skills
1 Assisting to Manage Children’s Dept., .helping patrons, desk & phones, book orders & lists
2 Designing, textile(surface) designs, execute "repeat" patterns, mixing, matching colors
3 Painting in guoache,inks, dyes, watercolors, stained-glass paint, fabric pens and paint, stamping
4 Coiling: Basket design
5 Mural & furniture painting, designing floor cloths, glassware, ceramics
6 Workshops- (ancient Cherokee art) Flower Pounding & Mandala workshop
7 Art Instructor for children and adults
Exhibits/Retail Sales
June 2003: Princeton Fete
Displayed and sold Flower Pounding Paintings
Arts Festival, Plainsboro Library
Burlington Art Show
Summer 1993: Displayed and sold watercolors, guoache paintings
Allaire State Park Art Fair
Summer 1992: Displayed and sold hand painted plates and garments
Plainfield Art Show
1991: Showcased Native American themed paintings
1 Graduate, Suma *** laude (Fashion Institute of Technology)
2 Textile Designs shown: Women’s Day Magazine, sold in Talbots, Units
3 Retailers carry designs for dresses, skirts, tops and pants, bathroom and kitchen-tile designs
4 Established, directed acting/singing troupe

Other Experience
Performing arts: Lyric Soprano/ Coloratura, acting: professional ****** Mystery Dinner Theatre & community theatre
1991-1998: Carol Jean & Co., founder, director and performer of acting troupe