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Catherine Stiny

Freelance Illustrator, Fashion Illustrator, & More

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Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
Website: http://catherine-stiny.squarespace.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/catherinestiny
102
Kudos
3.8
8 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
EDUCATION

- School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL (September 2012 - May 2016)
- School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College Program, Chicago, IL (June - July 2011)
- New Hampshire Institute of Art Pre-College Summer Program, Manchester, NH (July 2010)
- Art Institute of Boston Pre-College Summer Program, Boston, MA (July 2009)

WORK EXPERIENCE

- Intern, Elaya Vaughn, Chicago IL (February 2016 – May 2016)
Hand sewing, cutting patterns, steaming and embellishing gowns; illustrating and digitizing flats

- Intern, Green Star Movement, Chicago IL (September 2015 - November 2015)
Cut and set tiles on murals; assisted with instructing and monitoring students from the Helen Pierce Elementary School and the After School Matters program

- Intern, The Chicago Mosaic School, Chicago, IL (February 2015 - May 2015)
Office work; shadow classes; assist teachers in classes

- Intern, Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline, MA (July 2014 - August 2014)
Designed and painted window displays for rotating puppet shows

COURSE WORK

Painting and Drawing:
[Early College Program] Summer Institute; Painting Practice; Painting Studio: Multi Level; Painting Studio: Painting ?& Seeing; Figure Drawing; Drawing Materials and Techniques; Painting Studio: Perceptual

Fiber & Material Studies:
Stitch, Stitch (Independent study)

Fashion:
Fashion Illustration, Fashion Illustration II: Costume, 3-D Embellishment, Illustration: Fashion Objects/Lifestyle

Sculpture:
Concepts, Materials, Processes

Ceramics:
Materials/Processes On/Off Wheel

Art History:
World Cultures and Civilizations: Prehistory to the Nineteenth Century; Survey of Modern to Contemporary Art and ?Architecture; Asian Art Now; Seeing Hitchcock; Modes of Comedy

Liberal Arts:
Buddha, Jesus, Muhammed; Utopias: Views Nowhere; Literature In Historical Contexts; The Art of Detection; History of Opera; Art of Forensics; Animal Behavior; US Since 1945; Wandering Uterus; Creative Writing; Monsters

SKILLS

Painting & Drawing:
oil, acrylic, watercolor, India ink, charcoal, oil pastel, chalk, graphite

Sculpture:
wood (with woodshop tools), found objects, wire

Fiber & Materials:
sewing (hand sewing, basic machine sewing), knitting, basic quilting, embellishing

Writing:
analytical, critical, creative

Computer skills:
Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint; Microsoft Excel

AWARDS AND HONORS

- Merit Scholarship for undergraduate studies School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) (June 2012)
- Valedictorian, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall High School, Waltham, MA (June 2012)
- Art All-State (Massachusetts) award for 2-day intensive art workshop for high school juniors state-wide (May 2011)