I am a recent graduate of Syracuse University, with a BFA Illustration. My abilities range from creative drawing to realistic painting. I currently work as a part-time Pet Portrait Artist and live in New York City. I am an advanced Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop user.
Morgan Sarah Spicer
• Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY), B.F.A. 2012, Major: Illustration
• Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (Rumson, NJ), 2008
• Artists Guild – Figure Drawing Classes (Little Silver, NJ), 2004-2008
• Artist’s Studio – Figure Drawing Classes (Red Bank, NJ), 2004-2008.
• Pre-College Program at Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY), Summer 2007
• Intern at Animotion Studios (Syracuse, NY), Spring 2010
• Intern at KOMAR, Kids (NY, NY), Summer 2010
• Designer for Chatty Straps Co. (Freelance), 2009-present
• Successful Self-Employed Pet Portrait Artist (watercolor/oil)
• Window Muralist
• Video on the Ritz and Distinctive Toys (Fair Haven, NJ), Retail, 2005-present
Hostess at Mccloone’s Pier House (Long Branch, NJ) Summer 2011
Designer for Wowopolis (freelance)
• Pet Caricaturist for Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (“SPCA”) (Monmouth County, NJ), 2004-2008
• Volunteer Dog Walker at SPCA (Monmouth County, NJ), 2005-2008
• Volunteer for Rescue Ridge Non-profit Animal Shelter (Freehold, NJ), 2005- 2008
• Member of Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority
• Member of Syracuse Animal Rights Organization (“SARO”)
• Illustrator for the Syracuse Paper Student Voice
• Illustrator for the Syracuse Paper Equal Time
• Currently working on a Children’s Book with a Teacher
• Logo Designer: “Purple Cow Ice Cream” (Lawrenceville, NJ)
• Drawing with pencils, pen and ink, pen, markers.
• Painting primarily watercolor and occasionally oil
• Advanced Adobe Illustrator abilities
• Basic Computer skills and advanced Typing ability
• Advanced Photoshop skills
• Basic knowledge of Adobe Flash
• Basic Photography Skills
*Note: Hardworking, great with multitasking, passionate, works well in a group, can take on leadership roles when appropriate.