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Ali McCahon

Freelance Illustrator & Sculptor

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Location:Portland, Maine, United States
Website: http://www.alimccahon.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/alimccahon
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Alison McCahon
http://www.alimccahon.com
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ali-mccahon/29/b18/a9
401 Cumberland Avenue #1101, Portland, ME 04101
amccahon@MECA.edu
978 758 4463

Education

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME — BFA, 2008 - 2012 (expected)
Chelmsford High School, Chelmsford, MA — 2004 – 2008
Massachusetts College of Art + Design, Boston, MA — Oct 2007 - Dec 2007
Advanced Senior Studios
Massachusetts College of Art + Design, Boston, MA — July 2006 - Aug 2006
Pre-College courses in 2D/3D, Art History, Painting, Metals/Jewelry

Recent Work Experience

Sotheby’s, New York, NY / June 2011
Accepted into the intern program in the design department
Portland Velocipede, Portland, ME / May 2011
Freelance poster promoting the use of bicycles (currently hanging there)
Forest City Cleaning, Portland, ME / April 2010 - Aug 2010
Cleaning for law offices in the Old Port area
Percy Inn, Portland ME/ May 2009 – Aug 2009
Housekeeping duties, breakfast prep, and other jobs as needed
Temp/Mailing Assistant, ConforMIS, Burlington, MA / June 2008 - Aug 2008
Jobs as needed including but not limited to: putting together promo kits, filing, prepping products for mailing, shipping, brainstorming for B-reels, e-newsletter layouts, literature/brochure design editing

Recognition

• Chosen to curate a showcase of Maine College of Art’s Illustration department (window display/sale of work) (2011)
• Work shown in “2010: A Space Oddity” at Sanctuary Tattoo, Portland, ME (2010)
• Work shown in Maine College of Art’s Merit Show (2010), Holiday Sale (2009), “Food, Hunger, Justice” charity show (2008)
• Maine College of Art’s Presidential Scholarship (2008), Rubello Art Scholarship (2008)
• First Place in Sculpture; Chelmsford Art Society contest (2008)
• Showings in two Chelmsford Youth Art Month shows (2008)
• Chelmsford High Art Department’s Art Achievement Award (2008)

Additional Skills
• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (most experience in CS4 versions, but can adapt)
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• IWork (Pages, Numbers)
• 5+ years experience with a Kenmore sewing machine
• Basic bookbinding techniques & knowledge
• Basic digital photography and photo editing skills
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Illustration
Sculpting