Westfield State College Westfield, MA
Bachelor of Arts, May 2010
• Graduated Magna *** Laude
• Member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
• Commonwealth Honors Scholar
Completed Senior Honors Project of writing and illustrating a 15 page original
Subway of Southwick Southwick, MA
Co-Manager July 2004 – Present
Worked with customers, as well as put out new promotional materials, handled customer complaints, took care of managerial tasks such as scheduling shifts and employee conflicts.
The Springfield Republican Springfield, MA
Commission Work 2005-2006
Sold the newspaper three original comic strips that were published in The Westfield Plus
Kiwanis International/Kiwanis Club of Westfield Westfield, MA
Commission Work 2007 – Present
• Commissioned to draw the cover image for the brochure for the New England District of Kiwanis’s district convention.
• Commissioned to draw two original comic strips for the New England District of Kiwanis’s quarterly newsletter, The Yankiwanian.
Independent Writer (Karen Couture) Westfield, MA
Commission Work 2007 – 2009
Illustrated two children’s stories for a writer.
• Adobe Photoshop CS3
• Adobe Indesign CS3
• Adobe Illustrator CS3
• Microsoft Office
• QuarkXpress 8