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Megan Truax

Freelance Sci Fi Artist & Fantasy Artist

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Location:Oxford, Connecticut, United States
Phone: 9124416421
Website: http://www.megantruax.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/megantruax
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Megan Truax
MeganETruax@gmail.com
www.megantruax.com

Education/Training:
University of Hartford – West Hartford, CT 2007-2011
Hartford Art School
Summa *** Laude
Deans List/Presidents Honors List
3.93 Cumulative GPA
Major: Illustration
Minor: Visual Communication Design and Art History

Programs:
? Adobe Photoshop
? Adobe Illustrator
? Adobe InDesign
? Corel Painter
? Autodesk Maya

Skills/Techniques:
? Digital Painting
? Colored Pencils
? Charcoal / Graphite / Pen and Ink
? Watercolor / Acrylic / Oil Painting
? Sculpture
? 3D Modeling
? Identity Design / Typography / System Design

Awards/Exhibitions:
2011 Doris Kinsella Achievement Award
2011 American Graphic Design and Advertising Award for Student Complete Branding
2010 Elizabeth Capen Scholarship
2010 Regents Honors Award
Award for being in the top two of the class of the Art School.
2010 Anna Ball Pierce Scholarship
2007-2011 President's Scholarship
2007-2010 Deans List
2007-2010 Presidents Honors List
2009 Goldfarb Exhibition
2007 Freshman Art Show – 2D Art Award

Internships
Explodingdog.com – West Hartford, CT September 2007 – May 2008
Worked for the artist Sam Brown of ExplodingDog (official name Adam Culbert), organized artwork, Shipped merchandise (both local and international), cut prints, modified the website, helped create the new online stores website, contacted suppliers.

Interests and Activities
Art History, Design, Animation, Painting, Sketching, Reading, Writing, Teaching, Sketchy Business
(School representational art club)

Memberships
The Alliance of Artist Communities 2010 – Present

Employment

17 South Design and Print August 2011 - Present
Graphic Designer

University of Hartford September 2010 – May 2011
Illustration Computer Lab Technician
Help the other students with use of computers, printing, Adobe Suite Software.
Teachers Assistant
Assistant Teacher in the Auto Desk Maya course.

Rich Farm Ice Cream – Oxford, CT April 2007 – August 2011
Ice Cream Scooper/Cashier
Food service, customer service, decorating of ice cream cakes, use of cash register and dealing with money, cleaning of the ice cream shop.

K-Mart – Southbury, CT September 2006 – August 2009
Fashion Associate
Customer Service, cleaning and organizing of the fashions department, restocking the fashions department.

Michael A. Neufeld & Associates – Milford, CT June 2006 – August 2006
Legal Secretary – Full Time Summer Position
Phone calls, creating and organizing a computerized system for easy access to finding where specific legal books were in the office, creating different documents for each estate, organizing the estates, customer service use in dealing with the clients.
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Sci Fi Art
Fantasy Art