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Highly motivated and versatile graphic artist, illustrator, with extensive experience helping others realize their creative vision.
Adept in visual storytelling and creating engaging, original artwork that captures the attention and sparks the imagination of serious and casual audiences alike.
Highly skilled, Interdisciplinary artist with 20 years creative experience and the ability to work in a variety of traditional and digital media and styles.
Graphic Arts Experience
December 1999 - Present Freelance Artist and Illustrator @ SHillustration-Los Angeles
Concurrent with the creative and educational positions I have helthroughout my career, I work to maintain a rigorous studio practice and exhibition record. A wide selection personal projects and collaborative works can be viewed on my website, scotthassell.com/shillustration
Freelance work includes editorial and product illustration, storyboards, background painting, character design, integrated illustrations for music, film, and television clients.
Clients include FOX Television, Adult Swim, Netflix, Vox Media, Polygon.com, Revana and Faesthetic Magazine.
June 2016 - Present Lead Background Artist @ Adult Swim-Los Angeles
As Lead Background Artist for the first season of Dreamcorp LLC for Adult Swim, I worked closely with the Art director to develop the look and feel of all 2-d matte painted environments and props for the 6 episode season.
Designed and painted matte backgrounds, objects and textures for several animated sequences
April 2007 - December 2011 Artist Assistant @ Mabry/Pulitzer Studios-Los Angeles
As Contract Artist for LA based sculptor Nathan Mabry, I was instrumental in the production of numerous 2-D works on paper for multiple international gallery shows, museum exhibitions and art fairs. Examples available on request.
Responsible for studio organization, managing production deadlines, and conducting art related research.
Digital photo manipulation in Photoshop. maintaining digital Photo catalogue of the artists process.
Regularly assisted in the creation and completion of various sculptural works in ceramic, rubber, and bronze.
April 2006 - April 2007 Master Printer @ Gemini G.E.L.- Los Angeles
Produced plates and editioned fine art prints for some of the most established artists in the world including Richard Serra, Ed Ruscha, Bruce Nauman, and Ann Hamilton.
Mastered and implemented many traditional and printmaking techniques including lithography, etching, screen-printing, woodcut and worked with a wide variety of tools and materials.
October 2000 - May 2002 Art Director & Custom Production Artist @ The Custom Kid- Kansas City
As Art Director and Customization Artist I designed and applied graphics to a wide variety of products in a fast-paced, deadline driven, environment. All designs were illustrative in nature and required working knowledge of various traditional techniques and materials.
January 2015 - Present Illustration Faculty @ Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA
August 2002 - May 2016 Printmaking and Drawing Faculty @ Santa Barbara City College - Santa Barbara, CA
April 2015 - January 2016 Design Faculty @ University of California Los Angeles Extension, Los Angeles
September 2010 - April 2014 Illustration and Foundations Faculty @ The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles
January - April 2008 Interim Fine Arts Chair and Instructor @ Yeshiva University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles
September 2002 - December 2005 Graduate Teaching Fellow- Drawing @ Arizona State University- Tempe, AZ