Janel Rouge

Freelance Sculptor & Portrait Artist

Location:Dallas, Sunnyvale, Rockwall, Garland, Mesquite, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Janel Rouge

97’-01’ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts
2009 Dallas Parks & Recreation
Taught Fine Arts & Tai Chi Martial Arts

04’-09’ Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art, Chicago IL
Sculpture Department Head

Previous Sparkman/Hillcrest
Life Agent State of Texas
Monument design
Life Insurance sales & marketing

2001-Current Rouge Portrait Sculpture
Principle Founder
Portrait Sculpture/Art critique and analysis
Public and private sculpture commissions

06’-07’ Rainforest Learning Center/School of Environmental Arts
Art Director
Development and implementation of arts curriculum
Organization of Fundraising events

05’-07’ Victoria B. Fuller Art Studio, Chicago IL
Contract Artist
Creating molds and wax positives for the 250k+ project
Project entitled “World Garden” a 34’ bronze commissioned by the Sound Transit of Seattle WA

03’-04’ Superior Aviation, Kingsford MI
Assistant to Director of Ops/Professional Aircraft Upholsterer
Constructed and installed aircraft upholstery in private airplanes
Promoted to Assistant Director of Operations/Public Relations
Event planning, Chamber of Commerce rep., Customer Service

01’-02’ Black Market Minerals, Tempe AZ
Key Holder
Sold minerals and Balinese art for the world’s largest distributor
Executing and faxing daily financial reports to headquarters

00’-01’ Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago IL
Master Artist Coordinator Wrote, and won, several grants for the non-profit arts organization
Represented District 23, Mayor Daley’s after school art programs
Promotions and writing of press releases for gallery openings
Organized 01’ Woman’s Caucus for the Arts Chicago events

1999 John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago IL
Fabrication Specialist
Creation/Installation of silk plants in exhibit “Amazon Rising”
Creating molds for interactive display kiosks

98’ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship, and Residency Coordinator

97’ Nordstrom, 3 Chicago Area Locations
Brass Plum Fashion Board Representative
Organized Fashion Shows
Ambassador for the BP brand
Runway Model

Honors and Awards
2009 Interviewed by News Hour with Jim Lehrer as an entrepreneurial artist
2003 Show Judge, Northwoods Wood Sculptors Guild, Iron Mountain MI
2001 3 Purchasing awards Pine Mountain Art Show. Northern Trust Bank
2000 Performed Martial Arts, Chicago Cultural Center, Field Museum
99’ Ox Bow, SAIC Summer School, Saugatuck MI. Fellowship Recipient
Skills (2) Rating
Portrait Art