Dakota Harr

Freelance Digital Artist & Animal Illustrator

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/dakotaharr
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Science Illustration, Exhibits, and Graphic Designer, Five Sisters Zoo December 2015 ­ current
West Calder, Scotland
I design interpretive panels, ground maps, and illustrate various species for exhibit display, pamphlets, coloring books, and educational material.
­refining skills in exhibit design, graphic design and educational material development.

Science Illustration Masters Certificate­ 2014­2015
California State University, Monterey Bay
­developed skills in informative graphics
­developed skills in scientific illustration and accuracy ­developed skills in zoological illustration
­developed skills in digital media and web design ­developed skills in graphic design
­developed skills in exhibit display
­developed skills in logo design

Science Illustration, Entomology Department, Smithsonian National History Museum
Washington DC­Oct.11th ­Dec.10th 2015
I illustrated accurate and realistic images of a flea beetle needed for a research project.
­Developed and refined skills with entomological illustration, realistic rendering, camera lucida, and microscopy.

Science Illustration, Exhibits, and Graphic Design Intern, the Smithsonian National Zoo
Washington DC­ Oct.11th­ Dec.10th 2015
I designed interpretive panels, infographics, and animal IDs for the Great Ape House.
­Developed and refined skills in graphic design, exhibit design, working with a graphic design/exhibit design crew, and incorporating educational objectives into design.

Science Illustration, Exhibits, and Graphic Design Intern, Five Sisters Zoo
West Calder, Scotland September 1st­ 30th 2015
I designed interpretive panels, ground maps, and illustrated over sixty different species during my time there.
­developed and refined skills in exhibit design, graphic design and educational material development.

Science Illustrator Internship, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Tacoma, WA — 2012­1013
I designed fifteen fish IDs for display in the PDZA’s community tank exhibit that are currently on display. I worked closely with the Zoo’s aquarists and graphic design department.
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Digital Art
Animal Illustration