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Michelle M. White

Freelance Illustrator, Book Illustrator, & More

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Location:Canton, Massachusetts, United States
Website: http://michellewhiteillustration.tumblr.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/michellemwhite
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SKILLS

• Expertise in computer programs such as Corel Painter, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign for Mac and Windows
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
• Ability to create, sketch, and process concepts to final layout

EDUCATION

Moore College of Art & Design – Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Illustration – May 2010

HONORS

Madame Butterfly Exhibition, 2010
The Kimmel Center – Philadelphia, PA
The Madame Butterfly competition was held at Moore College of Art and Design, where more than 15 competitors designed full-scale kimonos inspired by the famous opera. Entry was personally chosen as the winner by Madame Butterfly Head Costume Designer Richard St. Clair to be displayed at the Madame Butterfly Exhibition at the Kimmel Center, where the opera was featured in the Fall 2010 season. The Kimmel Center is the largest and most prestigious performing arts venue in Philadelphia.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Illustrator, Muralist, and Designer, 2010–present
• Create artwork for clients in various concepts and purposes
• Design innovative and imaginative illustrations with a strong focus in storytelling
• Skilled in mediums such as digital artistry, oil and acrylic paint, colored pencil, and graphite pencil
• Work includes:
• Realistic portraits of people and pets
• Greeting cards for holidays, special occasions, and ‘Just Because’ themes
• Floor-to-ceiling murals for children’s nurseries

Martin Lawrence Gallery – Boston, MA
Gallery Intern, 2013
• Hand-selected featured artwork
• Configured gallery space using negative and positive visual spatial reasoning, with emphasis on lighting and shadow technique
• Oversaw logistics of curating including logging of artwork specifications, artist contract details, and more
• Assembled and disassembled installations
• Handled receiving and sending of artwork
• Held and co-hosted open studios to the general public
• Provided office support including telecommunications, database management, and gallery maintenance

Paper Source Stationery – Wellesley, MA
Sales Associate, 2012
• Demonstrated knowledge of paper and craft material
• Wrapped and decorated gifts for clients
• Provided excellent customer service and telephone support
• Maintained clean and welcoming store environment