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Mary Varnier

Freelance Portrait Painter & Artist

Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. 2010-2012
Bachelors of Fine Arts.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, PA. 2006-2010
Certificate in Painting.
Constructed, curated, and hung artwork in two separate Annual Student Exhibitions.

Related Work Experience
Philadelphia Police Department – 6th District. Philadelphia, PA. Feb 2013 - Present.
Works as a Civilian Operations Room Assistant.

Barnes and Noble Booksellers. Philadelphia, PA. Aug 2008 - Feb 2013

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Work Study. Philadelphia, PA. Aug 2006 - May 2010
Responsibilities as a Classroom Monitor included directly assisting the
instructor, constructing the model's poses, making sure the model was comfortable,
and managing necessary classroom equipment before, throughout, and after each
class session.
Performed administrative tasks in the offices of PAFA that included data input
and organization.

Additional Skills and Experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.
Basic language skills in American Sign Language; studies to be continued.
Organized, quick-witted, and versatile.
Acquires new skills deftly as needed.

Awards and Accomplishments
Petersburg Art League group exhibition Spring 2014
109th Annual Student Exhibition at PAFA. Spring 2010
August Cook Prize for Excellence in Drawing. Spring 2010
108th Annual Student Exhibition at PAFA. Spring 2009
The Sylvia S. and Miron M. Walley Memorial Scholarship. Spring 2009
Fred and Naomi Hazel Art Award. Spring 2009
Skills (2) Rating
Portrait Painting