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Ixchel Amor

Freelance Digital Artist, Logo Designer, & More

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Location:Alhambra, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ixchelamor
23
Kudos
3.0
4 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
Ixchel Marina Amor
Professional summary:
-Artist focused on overseeing projects from concept through fine
delivery. Successfully creates brand messages, strategies, and key
graphic productions.
-Highly artistic, fluent in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Consistently creates skilled, creative, and brand-specific designs.
Willingness to take added responsibilities to meet team goals; and,
successful at applying technical skills to create art that informs and
engages.
-Innovative Visual Arts instructor with experience developing curricula
that satisfy visual arts and common core standards. Proficient in Art
history and mixed media concepts and techniques.

Skills:
Design skills:
-Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Words and Power
Point.
-Technical Drawing, Illustrations, and rough sketching, by hand and
with computer.
-Line sheets, flats, item sheets, spec sheets, mood boards, color
stories, customer profiles, business plans and merchandising.
-Flat patternmaking, draping and garment sample construction.

Office skills:
-MS office
-Google Workspace
-Vendor relationships
142 W. Live Oak St. E
San Gabriel, CA 91776
1 (626) 297-3854
ixchelmarina@gmail.com
www.ixchelamor.com
www.coroflot.com/ixchel

Instructor skills:
-Proficient in teaching visual arts, art history and computer-generated
art.
-Curricula and visual art workshops creation and implementation.
-Staff and instructor training.

Professional experience:
Freelance artist: 01/2013- Current
-Fine Art portraiture (traditional painting and computer generated)
-Fine Art real state portraiture (traditional painting)
-Fine Art pet portraits (traditional painting-commissions through my
Etsy store)
-Massif, Inc/ Ashland, OR; product development, technical drawing,
line sheets. Developed design deliverables that elevated the brand
look.
The Art Studio: 01/2013 -Current
-Visual Arts instructor in the following disciplines:
Oil painting
Acrylic painting
Watercolors
Drawing/sketching
Clay sculpting
Mixed media art
Digital Art
-Developing curricula and workshops
-Virtual classes
-Art parties and workshops
Art instructor and studio manager: 01/1998-12/2012
Art Lyceum, Inc. /Alhambra, CA
-Fine Art instruction, curriculum development and implementation
-Supervise and train instructors
-Office tasks and customer service, record maintenance and student
progress/records
-Planned and executed activities to promote skill and talent
development in students
-Created and delivered lessons through distance, virtual and face to
face learning
-Plan and schedule art shows on a yearly basis
KidsArt: 05/1995-12/1997
-Fine Art instructor in the following disciplines: 2D art (painting all
Mediums, drawing/sketching, cartooning, mixed media), 3D art
(ceramics, clay modeling and papier mache), Portfolio creation for
College, Fashion Design. Summer Workshops instructor. Development
of curricula.

Education:
BA in Fine Arts, National Institute of Fine Arts INBA, Mexico City, 1989-
1992.
Certificate of Achievement Fashion Design, Visual Arts and Media
Studies Division, Pasadena City College, 2021.
Certificate of Achievement Fashion Assistant, Visual Arts and Media
Studies Division, Pasadena City College, 2021.
Occupational Skills Certificate, Visual Arts and Media Studies Division,
Fashion Historical Costume Making, 2021.

Accomplishments:
-UNESCO World Drawing and Painting Contest “Draw me Peace”,
Honorable mention. Paris, France 2002.
-Consulate General of Mexico, Los Ángeles. First place winner “This is
my Mexico” art contest. Mexico City, Mexico. 2005.
-City of Monterey Park, CA. “Education through Art” exhibition of my
art students. 2005.
-California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition as Event Sponsor
and Cultural Diversity Promotor “Third Annual Latino Heritage Month
Celebration”, 2005.
-University of Southern California “Look Ahead Study” certificate of
recognition. 2006.
-The Council of the International European Children’s Meeting “Joy of
Europe” Art Contest, Bronze Medal for my student’s artwork
collection.
Belgrade, Serbia. 2006.
-Women Making a Difference Nominee, Los Angeles Business Journal.
2006.
-Fashion Symposium, 1st prize winner for “Project re-design”. Los
Angeles, CA. 2011.

Gallery:
Represented by Chimmaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
On-line store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtOpusStudio
Other Relevant Skills:
-100% Bilingual Spanish-English.
References:
Upon request.