Yusef Abonamah

Freelance Comic Artist & Illustrator

1906
Location:Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
Website: http://yusefabonamah.daportfolio.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/yusefabonamah
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Objective:
Searching for a job as an illustrator, storyboard artist, and graphic designer.

Education:
Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA), 2010
-Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration, GPA 3. 587
Dubai American Academy, 2003-2006
-Highschool diploma

Skills:
Illustration, Graphic Novels, Comics, Fiction Writing, Screenwriting, Photoshop, Indesign, Flash, Premier, Sequential Art, Cintiq tablet

Experience:
Storyboard and concept artist for Two Car Parade’s feature film Madtown, 2010-
Mint Brook Meadow's Hobbit tea boxes, 2009-2010
-Illustrations and designs based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit
Saint Luke’s Foundation, 2010
-Illustration for annual report
Art and design for Cleveland Institute of Music's (CIM) holiday card, 2009-2010
Writing tutor at Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA), 2009
Computer Lab Assistant, CIA, 2009
-Ran large scale printer and provided help with computer programs

Related Work:
Wrote, drew, designed, and published the comic Avalon: The Hammer, 2009- 2010
Animation, character design, story for Veggie Vengeance PC game, 2009
Directed a short film, The 8th Wonder, 2009
Adapted the legend of Cuchulain into cinematic storyboards, 2009
Illustrated Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky, 2009
Integrated Media Environment Art Show, 2009
-3 pieces of art selected
Illustration Department Show, 2009
-4 pieces of art selected

Accomplishments:
Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis defense, 2010
-presentation defending year long thesis project
Cleveland Institute of Art President’s List, 2009-2010
-for a 4.0 GPA
Interviewed by Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper, 2010
CIA Portfolio Scholarship, 2006- 2010
Fine Arts Festival, 2005
-Selected for festival in Beirut, Lebanon

Interests:
Storytelling, mythology, film, comics, illustration, painting, teaching,
art history, animation
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Comic Art
Illustration