Angel Artist

Freelance Book Illustrator & Digital Artist

Location:Glendale Heights, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
I am a freelance artist who has been creating art since I was a child. I have graduated with an Associate in Arts degree and an Associate in Graphic Arts degree. Art is my passion and a gift that was given to me by God. I also specialize in drawing unique pet portraits, from photos, of other peoples pets and more.

Visual Arts / Graphic Design


-Strong desire for expansion of current qualifications/ skill set
-Extensive brainstorming and thumbnails before final execution
-Strong ability to adapt to new environments and situations/ very trainable
-Confidence in trying new ideas, media, and programs
-Strong learner threw observation and visual materials with attention to detail
-Multitasking a variety of projects at a time (time management)
-Able to get along well with co-workers


- William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL 2005-2010
Associates of Arts, Associates in Graphic Design

- James B. Conant High School, Hoffman Estates, IL 2002-2005
Technical Skills

- Indesign
-Dreamweaver CS4

- Word
-Excel (basic)

Other Programs
- ProShow Producer

Operating System
-Windows XP
-Windows 7
-Windows Vista

Art Skills

Digital Media

-Colored Pencils
- Clay
- Ink

Exhibitions and Awards

- William Rainey Harper College
Harper Collage art gallery, 2008
Harper Collage showcase 2006/2010
Art published in Tapestry book, 2005

- James B. Conant High School
Scholastic art awards, 2005
Schaumberg Library Spring Art Exhibit 2002/ 2005 second place award
Conant Ivy League, excellent effort and achievement in reading, 2005
Received honor award for perfect attendance, 2002-2005
Drawing selected for cover of summer reading pamphlet, 2004
High School Alumni Show 2006-2010

Work Experience

-Freelance, 2002 -present
Various projects for a variety of clients
such as commissioned portraits, figurines, illustrations, children's books, logos, t-shirt designs, flyers, business cards, photo corrections, CD/DVD design, and website design/

Volunteer Experience

Teacher Assistant, James B. Conant High School Art Department, 2005
Assisted in teaching and helping students, preparing photo chemicals, organizing supplies, inventory,
addressing and packing envelopes, cutting matts.
Light cleaning work
Skills (2) Rating
Book Illustration
Digital Art